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.
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
Laura is studying Folk and Traditional Music at
Laura also performs with Sarah Miller as part of the
duo 'The Evil Sweeties' and with the band 'The Red Letter Suits'.
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL
Lewes Arms Folk Club, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7
Residents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl,
Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins, Steve & Diane Nevill,
George Oakley, Robert O'Mahony, Derek Seed
LEWES ARMS FOLK CLUB
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)
John Kirkpatrick - Anglo concertina, 16th.
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.
Gordon Tyrrall - Whistle & Flute, 2nd. December
Peters - Ballad Forum, Sunday 3rd.