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  Hi Members and Friends,

 Hope to see you at the club soon !

Peta & Ken





 Friday 15th June

Racker Donnelly & Luke Cheevers celebrate Bloomsday 

Racker Donnelly is noted for his own take on Irish history expressed in hilarious

poetry performances and is joined on 15th June by traditional singer and raconteur Luke Cheevers, direct from Dublin. The two will celebrate Bloomsday (after Joyce's epic tale) in song and rhyme.

With Brendan McAuley (uilleann pipes)


Friday 20th July - Jim & Lynette Eldon

Traditional singer and fiddle player Jim brings songs from East Yorkshire, many collected

from travellers, while champion clog dancer Lynette does some nifty and immaculate footwork. with The Rakes


Club re-opens:

Friday 7th September

Rosie Davis, Joe Locker & Bob Winquist

American old-time songs and tunes with Rosie's sparkling Appalachian "flatfoot" dancing.




The King & Queen, 1 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL (junction of Foley Street and Cleveland Street) Nearest tube: Goodge Street / Warren Street/ Great Portland Street.  Parking OK after 6.30 on Fridays.  Club runs 8-11pm. Admission : ?7,concs. ?5  ( Members ?6, concs ?4) petawebken_at_aol_dot_com    



Many thanks to all who played and sang at the KEITH SUMMERS GATHERING on 19th May - it was a great party! The collection raised ?265, of which ?65 has been donated to Macmillan Cancer Support, the charity supported by The King & Queen. The  remainder will go towards funding the next KEITH SUMMERS FESTIVAL, over the weekend of 17-19th May 2013.

 We have also had some individual donations for the festival. Do get in touch if you would like to sponsor a guest or contribute generally.

Peta & Ken       petawebken_at_aol_dot_com



  For photos of performers at Keith Summers Festival and Musical Traditions Club, have a look at these links :

thanks to Peter Crabbe-Wyke (Folk London ), photos of several years of the club and Keith Summers Festival


thanks to Kevin McDonnell  







Peta Webb & Ken Hall at Sharp's Folk Club Tuesday 19th June in the bar at Cecil Sharp House adm. ?5 on the door (cash only) 8pm
01689 825263 |

English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY

SWINGTIME SERENADERS swinging jazz for your listening pleasure with vocals by Peta Webb Thursday 19th July

starting 7.30 in the RADA Foyer Bar RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), Malet Street entrance, LONDON WC1E 7JN ADMISSION FREE


The Rakes Barn Dance Cecil Sharp House

27th June 2012 8:00:PM
One of the most influential country dance bands of the past half century. Reg Hall, Michael Plunkett and Paul Gross have been playing their distinctive, exciting music for country dances for more than 50 years and have influenced generations of dance musicians. They are joined by Steve Roud, one of the country's leading authorities on English traditional song as well as being a great dance caller. Plus Ken Lees on banjo and piano. 0208 527 8419 Tickets ?6 (adv) ?7 (door) FolkShop Musiglue English Folk Dance and Song Society
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY
Tel: 020 7485 2206 | Email: info_at_efdss_dot_org *******************************************************************************************************

Lots of Irish Music happening around London. If you are not already on her mailing list, contact Karen Ryan, k.ryan_at_virgin_dot_net Her group The London Lasses with Pete Quinn support The Chieftains at the Albert Hall on 8th June !


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