Sent: 12 April 2012 18:47
Subject: Pignews: 2012 Folk Ale
now open for the 2012 Folk Ale.
The Festival will run from Thursday 7th June through Sunday 10th June.
Details and on-line ticket purchasing are on www.grantrule.org/folkale Folkale 2012
The full programme will be published shortly, but as well as all the usual
sessions, singarounds etc., the highlights are:
Thursday 7th June, Markbeech Village Hall
Ceilidh with Round House Folk
Friday 8th June, Marquee
Concert with PHIL BEER, supported by local duo GREG MCDONALD &
GEMMA GAYNER and our own LYNDSEY RULE
Saturday 9th June, Marquee
"Fruitful Harvest": official launch of the new album by
THE TY WATLING BAND
"Friends of the Folk Ale": all day concert rounded off in
fine style by SALLY IRONMONGER and local folk-rockers, FATE THE
Sunday 10th June:
The traditional Sunday afternoon comedy spot is taken by the man who started
the tradition - the inimitable DOUG HUDSON
And bringing things to a rousing finale, we have HOT RATS.
We hope you will be able to join us.
I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Keith and Lyndsey who have put
this fantastic line-up together and are working hard behind the scenes, and
also to all those who have offered their help in running the festival.
Without this support, it just wouldn't be happening this year.