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Subject: SEFAN:2006-11-22:02. ANNOUNCE. Laura Hewison _at_ Lewes Arms, Saturday 25th. November

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From: ValmaiGoodyear_at_aol_dot_com
Date: 21 November 2006 18:24:29 GMT
Subject: Laura Hewison _at_ Lewes Arms, Saturday 25th. November

The Lewes Arms Folk Club is delighted to welcome Laura as our guest on Saturday 25th. November.


Laura Hewison is a young musician who combines voice and cello to produce innovative and expressive arrangements of both traditional and original songs. Laura has performed extensively regionally and beyond and as well as solo performing, she is involved in a number of bands and ensembles, two of which (Bmused and The Art of Kissing) were chosen to perform at the Sound 05 festival at The Sage, Gateshead. As a member of folkESTRA North!, directed by Kathryn Tickell, Laura's interest in traditional music grew and she performed at festivals such as Sidmouth and Towersey.


As a winner of New Roots 2006, Laura performed at Sidmouth Folk Week and various folk clubs throughout the country. New Roots judges' comments were:
"Laura is a charismatic performer and her presence captures the audience", "Lots of energy", "Totally involved in the music", "Fearlessly adventurous arrangements", "Terrific potential!"


Laura is studying Folk and Traditional Music at Newcastle University.


Laura also performs with Sarah Miller as part of the duo 'The Evil Sweeties' and with the band 'The Red Letter Suits'.


Valmai Goodyear
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL

01273 476757

Lewes Arms Folk Club, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH
Residents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl, Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins, Steve & Diane Nevill, George Oakley, Robert O'Mahony, Derek Seed

Workshops last a full Saturday and the tutor performs at the club in the evening. Booking forms are available from the club and can be printed from the website.

Mick Ryan & Pete Harris - Songwriting & folk drama, 18th. February
Coope Boyes & Simpson  - Vocal harmony, 1st. April
Georgina Boyes  - Early song collectors in Sussex, 1st. April (p.m.)
Gavin Bird, Melodeon, 3rd. June
Martin Carthy -  Guitar & song, 10th. June
Sandra Kerr -  Concertina (all systems) 8th. July
John Kirkpatrick  - Anglo concertina, 16th. September
Nancy Kerr  - Fiddle, 7th. October
James Fagan  - Bouzouki & cittern, 7th. October
Alistair Anderson - Concertina (all systems) 28th. October (a.m.)
Dave Townsend & Phil Humphries  - West Gallery Carols, Saturday 18th. November
Dave Townsend  - Sacred Harp, Sunday 19th. November
Phil Humphries  - Early Music for Folk Musicians, Sunday 19th. November
Brian Peters  - Melodeon, 2nd. December
Gordon Tyrrall - Whistle & Flute, 2nd. December
Brian Peters - Ballad Forum, Sunday 3rd. December

Penny Allen      /      Anthony John Allen

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