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Subject: SEFEN:2006-0821:01. Cyril Tawney Memorial Event

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From: "Rosemary Tawney" <tawney_at_britishlibrary_dot_net>
Date: 19 August 2006 12:38:19 BDT
Subject: Cyril Tawney Memorial Event

"CELEBRATING CYRIL" will be held on Saturday 14th April 2007 at Cecil Sharp
House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1 7AY - to remember the life and work
of Cyril Tawney, who died in April 2005, and to raise funds for the
preservation of his archive of writing, field recordings and folk
memorabilia, which will be housed in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
in Cecil Sharp House, which is the headquarters of the English Folk Dance
and Song Society. Among the many friends and colleagues taking part will be
Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, Louis Killen, Mike Waterson, Shep Woolley,
Roy Harris, Doc Rowe, Martyn Wyndham-Read and Iris Bishop, Roy Clinging, Les
Barker, Tim Laycock, Heather Wood, and a contingent from the West of
England, including the Dartmoor Pixie Band with their caller Sarah Bazeley,
Jim Causley, Ed Rennie, Tim van Eyken, Hanging Johnny, The Claque and Graham
O'Callaghan. In the afternoon, a Westcountry Revel with entertainment by the
Westcountry performers including dancing to the Dartmoor Pixie Band, will
highlight Cyril's strong regional connections. Following this, Shep Woolley
and friends will present "Hands to Dance and Skylark", Shep's programme
about Cyril's seminal work on the traditional songs of the modern Royal
Navy. The bill for the evening concert will include many of England's
leading performers of traditional songs and music. Throughout the day Doc
Rowe's audiovisual exhibition, which documents aspects of Cyril and his
work, will be on display and there will be ample opportunity to socialise at
singarounds and in the bar.

General enquiries to jsteel_at_clara_dot_co_dot_uk

Afternoon (12 - 6.30pm) 12;

Evening Concert (8 - 11pm) 15;

Combined ticket 25.

Tickets will be on sale in October from:

"Celebrating Cyril"

c/o English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cecil Sharp House

2, Regent's Park Road

London NW1 7AY

Cheques payable to "EFDSS". Envelopes to be marked "Celebrating Cyril".

For credit card payments contact EFDSS: Telephone 020 7485 2206 or email:

Penny Allen      /      Anthony John Allen

South East Folk Arts Network:
Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 5114495 registered in Cardiff

Meltdown English Ceilidhs:

89 Hollingbury Park Avenue, Brighton,  BN1 7JQ
Tel.  +44 (0)1273 541453
Fax. +44 (0)1273 554189