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1. Saffron Summerfield: Meet of the Tongue - Tonight! sussex
2. Horsham Folk Club Programme for MARCH. SUSSEX
3. Brighton Acoustic Session: PAUL DOWNES Monday March 5th. SUSSEX
4. Spyboy: 2012 Eastbourne Festival shows April. SUSSEX

From: saffron summerfield <saffron_at_motherearthmusic_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 1 March 2012 17:48:55 GMT
To: Network SEFAN <admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk>
Subject: late gig!!!

Saffron Summerfield is playing at

Meet of the Tongue
a storytelling,poetry and music event
Mistletoe Barn
Hurst Green
Sussex. TN19 7PX

at 8pm on
For Directions contact 01580 860528

Saffron Summerfield
Digital Stories


From: "jbyng" <jbyng_at_btinternet_dot_com>
Date: 1 March 2012 00:21:46 GMT
Subject: Horsham Folk Club and Ukulele Support Group


Sunday 4th March  Song & Dance  
Songs, tunes and poems from members & guests plus dancing to our excellent ceilidh band.  Beginners and experts alike are welcome and our experienced callers ensure everyone can work their way through the dances with enjoyment.  Perhaps some of our Ukulele players will join the band.
Admission ?2 (members ?1) under 21s Free

Sunday 11th March Wendy Arrowsmith
Born and raised in the suburbs of Glasgow, Wendy has been singing for as long as she can remember. Her musical influences as a child were mostly Trad Jazz or Church hymns! Although she learnt Burns and other traditional Scottish songs at school, it wasn?t until she moved to England to marry that she began to delve deeply into traditional folk music.
In just over two years performing on the folk music scene, Wendy has delighted audiences across the UK from as far a field as Aberdeen to Kent. She is not only recognised for her fine interpretations of traditional songs but also for her own award-winning song-writing. Wendy accompanies herself mainly on guitar, and also plays accordion, mandolin, whistles and bodhran although she really sees herself as "a singer who plays some other instruments!"     
Admission ?5 (members ?3) Under 21s free.

Sunday 18th March   Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman
Dave and Anni made their duo debut on stage at the Eisteddfod Festival in Dartmouth Massachusetts in 1993 to begin a very successful career as a harmony duo, working largely acapella and featuring mainly traditional and traditional idiom material. They have worked extensively in the UK and the USA to much acclaim and now have five albums of their own to set alongside the Beggars Velvet recording, which is still in demand after many pressings.
As well as touring concert venues, clubs and festivals Dave and Anni have also been involved in a number of special musical and dramatic productions on both sides of the Atlantic. They toured provincial theatres in England in 96/97 taking substantial singing and acting roles in the stage musical "The Widows Uniform" a fully dramatised production of Rudyard Kipling's Barrack Room Ballads. And more recently, in the USA, they took the parts of Henry and Susannah in Peter Bellamy's Ballad opera "The Transports".
Dave and Anni have featured on both local and national radio in Britain and also performed a live concert (with studio audience) for Radio WGBH in Boston, USA.
Although Dave and Anni perform substantially at home in the UK they also make at least one trip each year to the United States, where they have an established following and have also performed in Holland, Denmark and Finland.
Anni has developed a specialist repertoire of songs originating from her native North East, and Dave has been writing songs in traditional vein since 1982 many of these are widely sung and have become part of the general song repertoire of singers all over the world. Dave Webber has that rare gift of writing songs that sound traditiona
Admission ?5 (members ?3)

Sunday 25th March Open Floor
Everyone is welcome to perform songs, tunes and readings in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The club has its own bar and plenty of free parking.
Admission ?2 (members ?1)


From: "Stuart Reed" <sr_at_stureed_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 29 February 2012 18:06:33 GMT

Subject: What's On

The Brighton Acoustic Session.

Monday March 5th


One of the British folk scene?s finest guitarists,
he has played in concert with Pete Seeger, recorded with Richard Thompson
and is a long-standing collaborator of Show of Hands.

The Lord Nelson, Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
a real ale pub 100 metres from Brighton Station.
The atmosphere is informal so if you?re a singer or musician
you?ll be guaranteed a floor spot before the main act of the evening.
We start at 8.30 and admission is free (with a collection.)

For news, audio & video & contact details go to

Next Guest:
April 2nd Ewan D Rogers.   


Spyboy 2012 Eastbourne Festival shows

Booking now open for our  2012 Eastbourne Festival shows
(again ONLY by phoning 01323 841414).

This year there will be nine Spyboy shows during the three weeks of the Festival
Sunday 8th April - Martin Carthy & Lucy Ward - Underground Theatre
Friday 13th April - Rag Mama Rag - Upstairs at the Lamb
Saturday 14th April - Roy Bailey & Tony Benn "The Writing on the Wall" - Birley Centre
Sunday 15th April - Jacqui Dankworth - Birley Centre
Saturday 21st April - Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart - Upstairs at the Lamb
Sunday 22nd April - Albert Lee and Hogan's Heroes - Eastbourne College Theatre
Wednesday 25th April - Phil Beer - Underground Theatre
Saturday 28th April - ZULU - Underground Theatre
Sunday 29th April - Juan Martin's Musica Alhambra - All Saints Chapel, Meads

Further details of these and all Spyboy shows can be seen at



Cross Currents logo                 and link

The finale of the whole project will be performed at
The Hawth, Crawley on Friday March 2nd 2012.

Come along to hear music from the participants / the 1st piece, composed Summer 2011 and the brand new major piece created cooperatively

by Robert Jarvis, the core musicians and the community musicians taking part in the project.

Tickets ?10 / child ?5  Box Office:  Telephone Bookings: 01293 553636

Supported by

Arts                       Council EnglandCrawley Borough Council
in association with The Hawth, the Celtic & Irish Cultural Society and the Gurjar Hindu Union in Crawley
Project Leader: Adam Bushell at: crosscurrents_at_f2s_dot_com


Penny Allen  -  General Manager

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