Some quality PigNews for your delight and delectation:
Saturday 16th April, show starts at 8:00pm.
Crayside Live, The Seven Stars, Foots Cray High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14
Pigs Ear are headlining a session at this fairly new and very
promising venue, and it would be great to see a few faces we know in the
crowd. Check out their website www.craysidefolk.co.uk/live.htm.
Saturday 30th April - Monday 2nd May
Rochester Sweeps Festival
Saturday 30th April is also Publication Date for
Shaihen Heritage Book 3: Spirit of Shehaios
by S.A. ('Pigstrings') Rule
We'll be at our usual spot outside the City Wall Wine Bar in Rochester High
Street throughout the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend. Music starts around 11.00
am and runs through till somewhere between 4.00 and 5.00 pm Sat & Sun,
2.30 pm Monday.
Pigs Ear will be on Saturday afternoon from 1.30 - 3.00; Sunday
morning 11.00 - 12.00 and Sunday afternoon 2.25 - 3.15; and Monday 11.00 -
In between, we have some great guest spots from No Worries, Dan and The Two
Tone Funke, Foolproof, Loose Change Theory, Contentibus, Border Crossing,
Louise Jordan, Hog Eye Man, Rustic Ramblers, Rosie Eade and Stern John.
PLUS - signed copies of Sue's latest epic, Spirit of Shehaios will
be on sale hot off the press!!
Friday 3rd June - Sunday 5th June
(pre-festival evenings at the
Kentish Horse Weds & Thurs)
The Annual Pig's Ear Kentish Horse Folk Ale
PLEASE BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE!! WE MAY WELL REACH CAPACITY THIS YEAR!!
Tickets now on sale from www.folkale.co.uk
If you don't like buying on-line send cheques payable to S. Rule to Folk Ale,
St. Clares, Mill Hill, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5DQ. Write to us or check the
website for ticket prices and camping charges.
Guests include Dave Cousins and Ian Cutler, Les Barker, RTB & The
Strangers, Moveable Feast, Potiphar's Apprentice...and too many
wonderful, wonderful Friends of the Folk Ale to mention. Take a look at www.folkale.co.uk if you don't believe
me. Better still, be there. But buy a ticket!!! (even if you mostly go
to the sessions - it costs money to put on the folk ale and we need your
MAYPOLE - Saturday 28th May & at the Folk Ale
"The singers in the chorus
are ready to join in..."
If you'd like to join Lyndsey's team of merrie pole dancers, sorry, maypole
dancers, please get in touch. We'll be out with Roundhouse Folk and the
Maypole on Saturday 28th May to launch the Eden Valley Festival - come along
to Edenbridge High Street to have a go and maybe sign up for the team.
Coming up later in the year -
· Kent Festival of Wildlife
· Tenterden Festival
· Eastbourne Folk Club
· Hartfield Fete
· Spirit of Shehaios Book Launch - The Story and the Song
All for now - see you soon.
Cracklin' Good Folk
Sue, Grant, Keith and Lyndsey