From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 11 February 2010 14:04
Subject: SEFAN 2010-02-11_02_ EVENTS (3 posts) various counties
1. CBS Lewes workshop & evening sold out 27 Feb. Sussex
2. from Michael Wright - Gewgaw Gig Guide 2010. Jew's Harp performances.  various
3. Members gigs for FEBRUARY Gleaned from Rick Townend's Bluegrass Round-up. various

From: ValmaiGoodyear_at_aol_dot_com
Date: 11 February 2010 13:25:47 GMT
Subject: CBS Lewes workshop & evening sold out 27 Feb

Coope Boyes & Simpson's all-day vocal harmony workshop for the Lewes Saturday Folk Club on Saturday 27th. February is sold out,
as is their evening performance at the folk club. To go on the waiting list for tickets or workshop places, please email me.
We still have places for Georgina Boyes's participatory talk on English folklore from 2.00 -4.30 in the Crown Inn the same afternoon.
All the best,
Valmai Goodyear
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL

01273 476757

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

Workshops last a full day. The tutor performs at the club on the Saturday evening.
Booking forms can be printed from the website about four months before the event.

20 Feb STEVE TURNER Concertinas for song accompaniment
27 Feb COOPE BOYES & SIMPSON Vocal harmony
27 Feb GEORGINA BOYES Folklore seminar (pm)
27 March BEN PALEY Fiddle
17 April SHIRLEY COLLINS Trad song masterclass
18 April SHIRLEY COLLINS Trad song masterclass
24 April ISSY EMENEY Melodeon
22 May JOE PENLAND North Carolina song & society
5 June MIKE O'CONNOR & BARBARA GRIGGS Cornish tunes from source manuscripts
6 June MIKE O'CONNOR Songwriting in the tradition
10 July KAREN TWEED O'Carolan's music (any instrument)
18 Sept MOOR MUSIC Dartmoor music (any instrument)
9 Oct JOHN ADAMS Village Music Project (any instrument)
10 Oct CHRIS COE Ballad forum
13 Nov FRANKIE ARMSTRONG Singing & vocal techniques
20 Nov TIM LAYCOCK Concertina (all systems)

Bryan Creer, Suzanne Higgins, Valmai Goodyear

From: "Wright, Michael - Oxford" <michael_dot_wright_at_wiley_dot_com>
Date: 11 February 2010 10:07:15 GMT
Subject: Gewgaw Gig Guide 2010

Gigs are starting to come thick and fast, so this is the first list for 2010.
Saturday, 20th February – The Wright Family, supporting Bartram, Brookes & Weatherall at the Kit & Cutter, The Deptford Arms, 52 Deptford High Street, London SE8 4RT. Nearest transport: BR Deptford (easy from London Bridge). Times: doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8.30. Entry: £5.

Tuesday, 9th March – ‘Mouth Harp Mayhem – trad to mad’. IoNAJHA members, Sam Lee, Peter Hope Evans, Jonathon Cope and The Wright Family in concert, plus Moyle’ (improvised sound art ensemble) and with a special performance by Kirtlington Morris. At the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH, starting 7.45pm to 10pm Tickets: £10 (£8 concession).

Tuesday, 28th April – ‘Jews Harp Café Oto’, with Peter Hope Evans and Michael Wright (plus possible others) at Café Oto, 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL 020 7923 1231. Organised by the Asian Music Circuit, see for further information (nothing up yet).

Friday, 7th May – AcornFolk, The Wright Family in concert with Jeff Warner, at the Acorn Theatre, Queen Street, Worksop,
Nottinghamshire S80 2AN. See for details and ticket information.

Friday, 18th - Sunday 20th June - English Country Music Weekend, Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Michael and Lucy Wright, see for details and ticket information.

Sunday,  27th June – Jew’s harp ‘Talk and Taster Session’ at Crawley Folk Festival, by Michael Wright. Talk: ‘Jew’s harp and the Law: witches, murderers and villains who played the Jew’s harp’, followed by a 'hands-on' introduction to the Jew’s harp. Starting 12noon, see for ticket information.

Saturday, 22nd - Friday, 27th August – The Wright Family at Whitby Folk Week, performances and workshops. See for ticket information.
Hopefully we’ll see you at some of them.

3. Member's gigs FOR February Gleaned from Rick Townend's Bluegrass Round-up

February 2010:

Sat 13
Foolproof (Sue Hudson & Cliff Baylis) Sackville School Lewes Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3TY - 01342 410 140

Tue 16
Eight Bells, Hawkhurst Moor TN18 4NX (1m S of Hawkhurst centre)

Wed 17
Session with Jason French & friends - 077 5456 8584 Frimhurst Family Home, Guildford Road, Frimley Green, Surrey, GU16 6NU

Thu 18
JigJaw  Islington Folk Club. The Horseshoe, 24 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1R 0AG - (020) 7253 6068

Fri 19
Extra Railroad Songs night - 'the Round-Trip' - with special guests the Acoustic Astronuts - 07951 571198 for details
St Julians Club, Sevenoaks TN15 0RX - 01732 458261

Reminder Sun 28

Haiti Earthquake relief concert with A Band  Like Alice, the Acoustic Astronauts, The Grasshoppers and many others - details/tickets from 07545326534  The Good Shepherd Hall, Station Approach Road, Tadworth KT20 5AH (Margaret Fox - 01737 350452

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