From: "Stuart Reed" <sr_at_stureed_dot_co_dot_uk>Date: 24 October 2009 22:55:29 BDT
Date: 26 October 2009 18:03:33 GMTSubject: Lewes Saturday Folk Club in NovemberOCT 31 HALLOWEEN BY FIRELIGHT & CANDLELIGHT (£3)We'll be using the club-room fireplace & lighting candles to add to the atmosphere. Bring songs & tunes to suit. Home-made soul cakes will be served.NOV 7 BILL WHALEY & DAVE FLETCHER http://www.whaleyfletcher.co.uk/ (£6)Glorious singing with deep harmonies, magnificent concertina (both English and McCann) accompaniment & splendid choice of songs.NOV 14 VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER (£6)Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer (http://www.smallpiper.co.uk/) are young performers currently taking the folk world by storm. Both sing. Vicki plays Scottish Smallpipes, Swedish nyckelharpa, flute & electric double bass; Jonny plays guitar, accordion & low whistle. They play British traditional, Swedish & new music.
Lewes Elephant Folk Music Workshop No. 119VICKI SWAN SCOTTISH SMALLPIPES WORKSHOP10.45 a.m. - 4.45.p.m. Places £25Vicki has a Royal College of Music degree & is a much-respected, innovative smallpiper. The workshop will cover bellows technique, tuning, correct posture, practice technique, playing together in harmony & a gracenotes surgery. Music will be sent in advance.NOV 21 TOM & BARBARA BROWN (£5)Tom & Barbara (http://www.umbermusic.co.uk/tandb/tandbframe.htm) are fine singers firmly rooted in the musical traditions of the West Country, & also folklore experts. Tom plays concertina, melodeon, mandola & guitar.
Lewes Elephant Folk Music Workshop No. 120
TOM & BARBARA BROWN: BALLAD FORUM10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £20You are invited to bring at least one traditional or modern ballad to sing & talk about: choose your ballad in advance so that you can be sure no-one else will be allowed to nick it. Ballads chosen so far areThe Gaberlunzie Man,The Parson & The Student (modern), Tis My Delight of a Summer's Day, The Laird o' Drum, The Dragon of Wantley (didn't get out last time), The Witch of Berkeley, The Cruel Sister, Barbara Allen, Spirits of George's Bank, Broomfield Hill, Lowlands of Holland, The Tithe Pig, The Flying Cloud.NOV 28 BOB FOX http://www.bobfoxmusic.com/main/news.htm (£6)AT THE CROWN INN , 191 HIGH STREET, LEWES BN7 2NATraditional & written songs from the North-East beautifully sung with elegant guitar accompaniment.
We now have unspeakably beautiful enamel lapel badges for sale featuring our heraldic chequered elephant. They are £2 each (£2.61 plus p&p, cheques payable to 'Lewes Arms Folk Club' (still the account name).Valmai Goodyear
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL
Lewes Saturday Folk Club, Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ
Residents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl, Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins, Steve & Diane Nevill, George Oakley, Robert O'Mahony, Denise & Stuart Savage, Derek Seed
LEWES ELEPHANT FOLK MUSIC WORKSHOPS 2009
The workshops last a full Saturday and the tutor performs at the pub in the evening.
Booking forms can be printed from the website about four months before the event.
14 Nov Vicki Swan Scottish smallpipes
21 Nov Tom & Barbara Brown Ballad forum
5 Dec Billy Teare Storytelling
5 Dec Kathleen O'Sullivan Irish song
SPARE PARTS CONCERTINA BAND
Bryan Creer, Suzanne Higgins, Valmai Goodyear