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Subject: SEFAN 2010-02-25_02 EVENTS in March from Lewes Saturday Folk Club - The Room In The Elephant. SUSSEX


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From: ValmaiGoodyear_at_aol_dot_com
Date: 24 February 2010 18:51:56 GMT
Subject: Lewes Saturday Folk Club in March - The Room In The Elephant

Dear Everyone,

 

Coope Boyes & Simpson's vocal harmony workshop and evening performance on Saturday February 27th are both sold out with long waiting lists. Do ring or email about returns: don't turn up without a ticket as we don't want to disappoint you. We still have places available for Georgina Boyes's talk on folklore in the Crown that afternoon.

 

Ben Paley's fiddle workshop on 27th. March is also sold out with a waiting list, but tickets for his solo performance that evening are still available.
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 125
GEORGINA BOYES: ENGLISH FOLKLORE: AN INTRODUCTION
a talk with participation
2.00 -4.30 p.m.            Places £8.00 in advance,  £10 on the door
The Crown Inn, 191 High St, Lewes BN7 2NA
Georgina Boyes is a folklorist whose depth of scholarship is combined with a lively & entertaining presentational style. Her talk will introduce the fascinating range of traditions covered by English Folklore Studies & will appeal to beginners as well as those with some knowledge of the subject.
MARCH 6      JIM GLOVER & CHRIS SKINNER (£4)
Two well-loved singers from West Sussex with a good range of traditional & more recent songs.
MARCH 13    DAMIEN BARBER & MIKE WILSON  (£6)
Damien (The Demon Barbers) & Mike (The Wilson Family) combine fine singing, concertina & guitar playing with good humour.
MARCH 20    MATT QUINN & TOM MOORE  http://www.myspace.com/mattquinnfolk  (£5)
Two splendid young musicians: melodeon, fiddles, mandolin & voice.
  
MARCH 27
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 125
BEN PALEY: FIDDLE WORKSHOP - SOLD OUT BUT CONTACT US TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.  Places £25
Steeped in traditional music since childhood, Ben is a dazzling player of American, Swedish, Irish & Klezmer styles. He plays with his father Tom Paley in the New Deal String Band & also with Sara Grey & Kieron Means. The workshop will explore tunes from the USA, Sweden & Ireland. Some music will be sent in advance.
 IN THE EVENING BEN PALEY PERFORMS AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE (£5, advance tickets still available from club or website.)

 

NEWS FLASH FROM VIC SMITH,  THE ROYAL OAK, THURSDAY 25TH. FEBRUARY
'Tomorrow's (Thursday 25th February) appearance by Ken Hall & Peta Webb at the Royal Oak in Lewes has had to be postponed because of a family crisis and hospitalisation. Given the late nature of this, we will not be trying to book an alternative guest but will be having a Free Admission Open Night as an alternative. We will, of course, be offering Peta & Ken an alternative date when they can see their way clear to think about these things. Our thoughts are with Ken at this very difficult time.'

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS IN SUSSEX & SURREY: WEB PAGE MANAGED BY BRYAN CREER http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/LAFC/Sessions.php
Let Bryan know if you have sessions to be added to this.

 

JOHN HARVEY TUNES SESSION, TUESDAY 2nd. March,  8.00 - 11.00 PM
John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard, Lewes BN7 2AN (opposite Harveys Brewery in Cliffe High Street)
            If you'd like to lead one of these sessions, which are always on the first Tuesday of the month, let me know. You can set your own guidelines if you want to, such as asking people to play the first time through a tune on their own or insisting on no more than two polka sets in succession.

 

TREVOR ARMS TUNES SESSION, SUNDAY 7th. March, 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,  TUESDAY 9th. March, 8.00 - 11.00 PM
ELEPHANT & CASTLE CLUB-ROOM, Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ www.elephantandcastlelewes.co.uk/
This is Bryan Creer's regular free session for concertina players of all systems and abilities on the second Tuesday 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. There are a number of three-part settings of tunes available in pdf, abc  and midi form on the Spare Parts website http://www.sparepartsband.co.uk/SPTunes.php; let us know if you'd like to have a bash at any of these.

 

LEWES FAVOURITES ENGLISH TUNES PRACTICE SESSION,  TUESDAY 23rd. March, 8.00 - 11.00 PM
ELEPHANT & CASTLE CLUB-ROOM, Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ www.elephantandcastlelewes.co.uk/
This is the free practice on the fourth Tuesday of the month 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 Saturday Folk Club website www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/.
People are also welcome to bring tunes they'd like us all to try.

 


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

01273 476757

Lewes Saturday Folk Club, Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/ 
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 SATURDAY FOLK CLUB MUSIC WORKSHOPS 2010
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.

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
31 Oct MARTIN CARTHY Guitar
13 Nov FRANKIE ARMSTRONG Singing & vocal techniques
20 Nov TIM LAYCOCK Concertina (all systems)

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

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