Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ 8.00 pm
http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/
LOYALTY CARD: 6 visits = £5 credit.

JUL 15 SALLY IRONMONGER & BRIAN CARTER £6
JUL 22 BOB FOX £10 BOB FOX: SONGS OF THE PITMEN POETS WORKSHOP
http://www.bobfoxmusic.com
10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Bob is a fine singer & brilliant guitarist from the North East with a huge range of songs from the area. He tours extensively in the UK, USA, Australia & Europe.
Since 1975 he has performed & recorded with Tom McConville, Stu Luckley, Vin Garbutt, Billy Mitchell of Lindisfarne, John Tams & Benny Graham as well as solo. Since 2011 Bob has played The Songman in the West End show War Horse (music by John Tams).
Bob also tours with Jez Lowe, Billy Mitchell & Benny Graham in the superb show The Pitmen Poets. This workshop will give participants the chance to learn some of the songs written by the Pitmen Poets of the North East & to learn about their background.
Details and booking forms available from the club

IN THE EVENING BOB FOX PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club.
JUL 29 PETER COLLINS £6
Fine & much-loved unaccompanied singer of old & new songs with a magnificent, rich & expressive voice.
AUG 5 COME ALL YE with Derek Seed £3
'ONWARD, EVER DOWNWARD'
At The Dorset Arms, 22 Malling St. Lewes BN7 2RD
Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
AUG 12 COME ALL YE with Don & Di Morgan £3
'TRUE FRIENDS & FALSE'
Bring songs, tunes, poems & readings.
AUG 19 COME ALL YE with Brad & Carole Chick £3
'WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE'
Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
AUG 26 COME ALL YE with Diane & Steve Nevill £3
'SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW'
Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
SEP 2 THE WATERGRAIN BAND
https://thewatergrainband.wordpress.com/
Ben Paley (fiddle), Pip Ives (accordion, concertina), Geoff Sandiford (double bass) & Martin Young (voice, guitar).
Trad & written songs & tunes.
SEP 9 HARVEST FESTIVAL £4
We serve home-made harvest loaves, English cheeses & apples. Bring songs, tunes, verses & readings for harvest time.
SEP 16 PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY
PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY WORKSHOP
http://purcells-party.swan-dyer.co.uk/index.html
Saturday 16th. September 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Purcell's Polyphonic Party are Vicki Swan (nyckelharpas) Jonny Dyer (harpsichord, guitars) & John Dipper (viola d'amore). They offer a light-hearted programme of 17th. & 18th. Century music, seamlessly blending Classical/Baroque styles with English & Swedish folk traditions.
The workshop will focus on that bridge between classical & folk: helping classical musicians to access folk music, and enabling folk musicians to find new harmonies & accompaniments by exploring the structures of Baroque polyphony. Some music will be sent in advance.
Details and booking forms available from the club.

VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER NYCKELHARPA & SCANDI WORKSHOP
http://www.swan-dyer.co.uk/
SUNDAY 17th. September 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer have developed a reputation for inspired & enchanting performances.
Vicki plays the Swedish nyckelharpa, an instrument attracting a growing following in this country. See http://www.nyckelharpa.me.uk/. Jonny plays guitar, accordion & spinet.
The workshop will take you on a journey from the early modal Swedish music of the moraharpa and säckpipa, through the legendary nyckelharpa player Byss-Calle, and end up with more complicated tunes. Some nyckelharpas are available to borrow: book early to reserve an instrument. Any chromatic instrument is also welcome.
Music will be sent in advance
Details and booking forms available from the club.

IN THE EVENING PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club.