From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 27 June 2008 11:41
Subject: SEFAN 2008-06-27_04 ANNOUNCE 2 x items from Lewes Arms
1. Lewes Arms Folk Club - July
2. English tunes & Harveys beer in July

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From: ValmaiGoodyear_at_aol_dot_com
Date: 27 June 2008 10:58:53 BDT
Subject: Lewes Arms Folk Club, July

28 JUNE         ALAN & CAROL PRIOR    (£5)
Scottish songs superbly delivered; these two were guests at the Inishowen singing festival last year.

5 JULY           WILL DUKE             (£5)
Songs & tunes from a master of the Anglo concertina. Tickets are still available for the evening, but Will's all-day workshop on the tunes of Scan Tester for instrument is sold out; we're keeping a waiting list.
His new CD ' Out of the Box' can be ordered using this form: http://www.lewesarmsfolkclub.org/LAFC/WS94CD.html

12 JULY         BOB LEWIS  (£5)
One of Sussex's finest traditional singers.

19 JULY         Lewes Arms workshops no. 95 & 96
MICK WEST: SCOTTISH SONG   
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p. m.                                    Places £25
Mick (http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=93285195) is widely considered to be one of the best singers of Scottish traditional song. The workshop will cover sources of traditional Scots song & its background but the emphasis will be on singing & participants should learn some new & enjoyable songs.
                       
FRANK McLAUGHLIN : SCOTTISH MUSIC FOR GUITAR
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p. m.                                    Places £25
The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2DA

A first class guitarist & piper, Frank (www.myspace.com/frankmclaughlin) has worked with many top Scottish musicians. The workshop will cover a range of techniques for playing & accompanying traditional tunes & songs. Music & guitar tab available for all pieces.

IN THE EVENING MICK WEST & FRANK McLAUGHLIN  PERFORM AT THE LEWES  ARMS  (£6)
Advance tickets & booking forms available from the club & the website.

26 JULY         THE MIGHTY QUINNS( http://homepage.ntlworld.com/rebe.cleveland/hebeweb.htm)   (£5)
Father & son Dan & Matt play English tunes on melodeons, fiddle, mandolin & mandolin-banjo in a crisp & cheery style. They sing, too.
 

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Date: 27 June 2008 10:59:04 BDT
Subject: English tunes & Harveys beer in July

Dear Everyone,
JOHN HARVEY TUNES SESSION, TUESDAY 1st. JULY,  8.00 - 11.00 PM
John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard, Lewes BN7 2AN (opposite Harveys Brewery in Cliffe High Street)
This month Dan and Matt Quinn ('The Mighty Quinns'http://homepage.ntlworld.com/rebe.cleveland/hebeweb.htm) lead tunes on melodeon, fiddle, banjo & mandolin.
If you'd like to lead one of these sessions, which are always on the first Tuesday of the month, let me know. Alan Day will lead in October.
TREVOR ARMS TUNES SESSION, SUNDAY 6th JULY, 3.30 - 5.30 p.m.
The Trevor Arms, Glynde, East Sussex BN8 6SS (next to Glynde railway station)
 Meic Goodyear leads on fiddle. 
CONCERTINAS ANONYMOUS
LEWES ARMS CLUB-ROOM, MONDAY 7th. JULY, 8.00 - 11.00 PM
This is Bryan Creer's regular free session for concertina players of all systems and abilities on the first Monday of the month. What happens depends largely on who turns up, but there's usually some part-playing at some stage and a few session tunes get severely beaten up.
   
LEWES FAVOURITES ENGLISH TUNES PRACTICE SESSION, LEWES ARMS CLUB-ROOM, WEDNESDAY 15th. JULY , 8.00 - 11.00 PM
This is the monthly free practice for anyone wanting to practice tunes popular in local English sessions on any instrument. Andy Warburton has compiled two unbound supplements, one of a further 33 trendy tunes and another with a small selection of Scan Testerís material; both are available to people coming to the practice sessions for the not unreasonable sum of £30p, but limited to one copy per person. They can also be downloaded from the Lewes Arms Folk Club website http://www.lewesarmsfolkclub.org/

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

01273 476757

Lewes Arms Folk Club, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH
http://www.lewesarmsfolkclub.org/
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 2008
The workshops last a full Saturday and the tutor performs at the club in the evening.
Booking forms can be printed from the website about four months before the event.

15th March     Alistair Anderson     Northumbrian music (any instrument) 
19th April     Martin Carthy     Guitar & song 
7th June     Cloudstreet     Vocal harmony
5th. July     Will Duke     Scan Tester's tunes
19th July     Mick West     Scottish song
19th July     Frank McLaughlin     Scottish music for guitar
6th Sept Marian Button Ballad forum
20th Sept     Mary Humphreys & Anahata     Fenland tunes (any instrument)
18th Oct     Coope Boyes & Simpson     Vocal harmony 
18th Oct     Georgina Boyes     Seminar: Wassails, Carols & Winter Customs (pm)
25th Oct     John Kirkpatrick     Modes (any instrument)
22nd Nov     Roy Clinging & Neil Brookes     Cheshire tunes (any instrument)
6th Dec     Paul Hutchinson     Accordion
6th Dec     Paul Sartin     Fiddle
                Belshazzar's Feast (evening)

SPARE PARTS CONCERTINA BAND
Bryan Creer, Suzanne Higgins, Valmai Goodyear
http://www.sparepartsband.co.uk/ 

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Penny Allen  -    General Manager
Anthony John Allen - Chair of the board


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