From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 21 March 2009 12:19
Subject: SEFAN 2009-03-21_01 EVENTS (3 posts)
1. Drum n bRass" workshops. Basingstoke. HANTS
2. Latest from Three Heads in  Well - StoryTelling roundup. SURREY
3. Horsham Folk Club Sunday 29th March The Biggin Hillbillies. SUSSEX

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From: "Drum Runners" <info_at_drumrunners_dot_org>
Date: 20 March 2009 12:05:20 GMT
Subject: Drum n bRass - Reminder

Just a quick reminder about the event starting this coming Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Venue: The Light Lounge, London Street, Basingstoke, RG21 7NT See Map Link (Parking/Bus and Train Stations all nearby)

From 25th March until 20th May we will be running FREE "Drum n bRass" workshops at The Light Lounge, who knows what will happen after that but we are aiming to make a performance group so why not join us on either drums or brass.

See link for more details and weekly dates

Drum Runners Trading

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Date: 20 March 2009 12:19:29 GMT
Subject: Surrey Storytelling reminders for THIW 27th March + other local story events

Hi Folks
Reminders  for
1.     27 March- Three Heads in a Well Storytelling Club with Christine Stone
2.    14th April – Waxing Lyrical – storytelling practice and coaching group
3.           28th March – Tales of the Surrey Hills at Newlands Corner with Janet Dowling
4.           7th & 16th April - Horrible Ewell Story Walks with David Brooks

Please feel free to pass onto your networks!
March 27th 7.30pm to 9.30 PM
Featured Storyteller Christine Stone, brings you
'Of Life, Love and Longing'.
Stories of life’s journeying, of dreams and yearning . . . .  a weaving of tales amidst these timeless themes that touch upon us all; tales old and new that bring mystery and wisdom and a gladdening of the heart!
Come and explore the ancient oral art of storytelling for adults. 
Come as a Teller or as a Listener.
Explore the World of Stories from the Weird to the Wonderful, 
From the Everyday to the Enchanted, from Surrey to Surinam.

Each evening will include a featured storyteller, and 10 minute 
open mike /floor spots for anyone with a story to tell. 
No reading aloud allowed!
Contact Alex on 07958 576258 or Janet on 07834 194215
Email: alexandersomerville_at_hotmail_dot_com or 

PRICE: £5/£3 CONCESSIONS (Light refreshments provided)
Good access for people with disabilities
***** NEW NEW NEW *****
2.   Waxing Lyrical- a storytelling practice and coaching session.
Are you a storyteller beginner who wants to tell a story in a more informal setting? Are you a more experienced  storyteller and want feedback on something you are working on ? Then this is for you!
Each evening will include an opportunity to practice some or all of your story (max 5 mins), And get feedback  and coaching on your storytelling
We aim to run this as a pilot for four months. If there is sufficient interest we will continue it in the autumn.
2nd Tuesday of every month starting 14th April, 
And then 12th  May, 9th June, 14th July
7.30pm to 9.30pm
PRICE: £5/£3 CONCESSIONS (Light refreshments provided)

For more details contact Janet at 
JanetTells_at_gmail_dot_com Or 07834 194215
3. Tales of the Surrey Hills- Don’t mention the flying pigs!
Come and listen to tales of the Surrey Hills at Newlands Corner Visitor Centre on Saturday 28th March at 11am and 1pm.
Professional storyteller Janet Dowling brings you tales of our foremothers and forefathers as they lived on the land and tried to make sense of what they could see. Listen to tales of the Surrey Hills, with a landscape of giants, dragons, winged horses, magic fish, the odd witch or two, even the devil – not to mention the flying pigs!
This free event, has been supported by the Surrey Hills Sustainable Development Fund and Surrey Wildlife Trust.
Stories are suitable for a family audience.
Newlands Corner Visitor Centre: (grid ref TQ 044494)
Shere Road, Albury, GU4 8SE
- Bus route is Arriva 21.
- The nearest railway station is Chilworth 1.5 miles away.
- There is car park off the A25 with toilets, visitor centre and refreshments.
Organised by: The Surrey Hills Sustainable Development Fund
4.     Horrible Ewell Story Walk
A Story Walk for youngsters age 8 + with David Brookes of Bourne Hall Museum Club
Tuesday, 7 April 2009 - 10.00am to 12.00pm
Thursday, 16 April 2009 - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Visit the graveyard of Old St Mary’s and discover folk who lived locally and just won’t stay dead!
Hear tales of witches and horrible murder, the funeral without a body, exploding gunpowder mills and coach crashes!
The Resurrection Men and the vicar who pulled down his own church!
Our tour ends with a visit to Ewell’s historic jail and a chance to find out first hand what an 18th century prison was like!
The tour will be limited to 25 places at £3 each - parents are welcome . Contact David Brookes to book a place 020 8394 1734
Meet at the entrance to Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, EwellKT17 1UF.

From: "john Byng" <jbyng_at_btinternet_dot_com>
Date: 20 March 2009 15:25:51 GMT
Subject: What's On Horsham Folk Club

Sunday 29th March The Biggin Hillbillies  The  Biggin Hillbillies are a four piece band, with mandolin, banjo, guitar, and double bass. Their repertoire extends into folk music, early pop, country, bluegrass, blues and jazz. They are a lively, cheery band who have been making music almost every day for decades for sheer fun of it and entertaining people at their home venue in Farningham, Kent and at concerts, pub gigs, club events, barn dances, weddings, barbecues and festivals in England, Scotland and Wales.  Admission £5 (£3 for members). Under 18 free. 

Announcing the 
Regional Strategic Conference for the Folk / Roots / World Sector March 2009
supported by the National Lottery  through Arts Council England
Penny Allen  -    General Manager
Anthony John Allen - Chair of the Board

Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
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