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1. TRADITIONAL SONG FORUM - Sussex Songs Day. 19.05.12. SUSSEX
2. Southampton Folk Orchestra - Series of six workshops starting 20.05.12. HANTS
3. Blue Coconut Club Blakewood. - Upcoming in May. SUSSEX

From: "Mike Tristram" <mike.tristram_at_dsl_dot_pipex_dot_com>
Date: 24 April 2012 08:56:42 GMT+01:00
Subject: 19th May Tradsong Forum Sussex Day


Saturday 19th May
Royal Oak Lewes. Sussex

FREE - donations welcome on the day to help with costs.                  
OPEN TO ALL - you do not have to be a member. Come either for the full day, or just the afternoon.                                                 

Full details on

If you can email mike.tristram_at_dsl_dot_pipex_dot_com in advance it will help us.
9:30 for 10.00 start:  TSF Business and networking session
                          -   TSF Members and local guests share progress on personal projects, share ideas, seek help, etc.

12:00   Lunch:    -     Pub lunch (book in advance), Sale of books, CDs etc

13:30-17.30   Open Forum: Folk Song in Sussex
Circumventing the Collectors. - A preliminary investigation of singers' own manuscript songbooks and other out-of-the-way sources (mostly in Sussex) - Steve Roud
Michael Blann, Shepherd of the Downs. - Colin Andrews
Shirley Collins in conversation with Steve Roud
Johnny Doughty - an appreciation. - Vic Smith

Best regards

Mike Tristram
Stable Cottage
Binsted, Arundel
West Sussex BN18 0LL
01243 551635
07771 897613


From: "Cath Watkins" <cath_at_meltingpot_dot_org_dot_uk>
Date: 23 April 2012 22:05:31 GMT+01:00
Subject: Southampton Folk Orchestra

Southampton Folk Orchestra
?       Play some fantastic tunes
?       Create musical arrangements
?       Perform for a festival audience
?       Make music with others
?       Learn about our musical heritage

A series of six workshops learning traditional tunes, many with connections to the local area. We will work out arrangements together and perform them live at Romsey Beggars Fair on 14 July.

Southampton Folk Orchestra welcomes all players of acoustic instruments from confident experienced musicians to beginners - even if you can only play a few notes! We'll learn tunes and arrangements from music or by ear, whichever you prefer.

Bitterne Manor Community Centre, Vespasian Road, Southampton SO18 1AX

Six sessions on Sundays from 10:30am to 12:30pm
20th, 27th May. 10th, 17th June. 1st, 8th July 2012
Performance on Saturday 14 July 2012

?42 full waged / ?30 low waged
Advance booking essential


From: <jimlee_at_blakewood_dot_co_dot_uk>

The Blue Coconut Club
Blakewood, Blackgate Lane, Pulborough RH20 1DD

Friday 11th May at 8 pm
The legendary......Arthur Brown..... God of Hellfire
to appear in a ?one off' ? performance

Arthur headlined at Glastonbury last year and regularly appears at sell out prestige rock concerts all over the world.
Arthur, a long time friend of owner, Jimmy Lee, loves the Blue Coconut Club and returns for his 3rd impromptu appearance.
Hold on to your seats, he always gives a most wonderful and spellbinding performance !

?10 on the door or reserve 07771 966435 or e-mail jimlee_at_blakewood_dot_co_dot_uk


Thursday May 17th at 8 pm
Peter Knights.............from Steeleyespan
The Fantastic !!!
It is music played with a love and vibrancy that leaves audiences spellbound.
Whatever your musical leanings, there is something here to nurture your soul.
Peter is joined by Guitarist Roger Flack, and Percussionist Vincent Salzfaas, two extraordinary and powerful musicians in their own right.

reserve 07771 966435 or e-mail jimlee_at_blakewood_dot_co_dot_uk


Penny Allen  -  General Manager

Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 5114495 registered in Cardiff


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