LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB PROGRAMME

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AUG 1 COME ALL YE : NO BOUNDARIES £3
With DIANE & STEVE NEVILL. Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
AUG 8 COME ALL YE £3
With DEREK SEED. Bring songs & tunes to share.
AUG 15 COME ALL YE: POLITICAL CORRECTNESS £3
With BRAD & CAROLE CHICK Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
AUG 22 COME ALL YE: THE DARK & THE LIGHT £3
Spotlight on GAYNOR & JOHN LAMB
MC SANDRA GODDARD. Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
AUG 29 COME ALL YE: ALL ROUND THE GARDEN £3
With BRYAN CREER & VALMAI GOODYEAR. Bring songs & tunes to fit the theme.
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SEP 5 DICK MILES http://www.dickmiles.com £6
Traditional songs & tunes from East Anglia & Ireland on English concertina & guitar. Dick also writes songs about the sea in traditional style.
SEP 12 LADY MAISERY http://www.ladymaisery.com/ £8
Hannah James, Hazel Askew & Rowan Rheingans sing in harmony with accordion, harp, fiddle, banjo & concertina. Hannah also step-dances. They draw on the music of the British Isles, America & Scandinavia.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

LADY MAISERY VOCAL HARMONY WORKSHOP
Saturday 12 September 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35
The workshop will cover warming up, tune singing (diddling) arrangement and harmony techniques and using the voice as an instrument. Their previous workshop for us sold out fast. Booking forms from the club & website.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
SEP 19 ALMA FIDDLES http://www.almafiddles.co.uk/ £7
Emily Askew, Sarah Jones, Nicola Lyons & guitarist Adrian Lever are inspired by fiddle traditions from England & across Europe. At the heart of their music is the bright & vibrant sound of three fiddles in harmony.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

ALMA: FIDDLES IN HARMONY WORKSHOP
Saturday 19 September 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35
A day for fiddlers to revel in playing together in harmony, with guidance & inspiration from four fine players with their own distinctive styles. Some music will be available in advance. Booking forms from the club & website.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
SEP 26 CAPELLA CANCELLED
At The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Unfortunately, Capella have had to cancel this date. Look out for them next year. In the meantime, watch this space for further announcements.
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OCT 3 COME ALL YE with SANDRA GODDARD £3
At the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
OCT 10 COPPER FAMILY http://www.thecopperfamily.com/ £10
with BOB LEWIS, WILL DUKE, VIC & TINA SMITH, JIM WARD
At the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
A concert celebration of Sussex traditional singers & musicians.
A Lewes Folk Festival event. Tickets on the door or via http://www.lewesfolkfest.org/LFFindex.php
OCT 17 JIM BAINBRIDGE £7
Geordie melodeon player & singer with influences from the London Irish, Scotland & things off the wireless.
OCT 24 WILL DUKE £6
Superb Anglo concertina player with a style all his own, singing traditional & music-hall songs.
OCT 31 HALLOWEEN £4
We light the open fire and the candles and serve home-made soul cakes, traditionally given to children who knocked on the door and sang for them. Bring songs, tunes & tales to suit the evening.
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NOV 7 TIM LAYCOCK http://www.timlaycock.co.uk/ £8
Magnificent singer, duet concertina player, & storyteller from Dorset. One of the most popular performers of folk music; spellbinding.
NOV 14 SARA GREY & KEIRON MEANS http://www.saragrey.net/ £8
Sara's unique frailing banjo style & her son Kieron's blues-inflected guitar are perfect for accompanying the real old music of America. Both are fine singers. Kieron also writes songs in traditional style.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

SARA GREY & KIERON MEANS WORKSHOP:
ACCOMPANYING OLD SONGS & BALLADS with BANJO & GUITAR
Saturday 14 November 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35
Sara & Keiron look at making accompaniments with banjo & guitar, using their deep understanding of US musical traditions & their own intuition. Bring a song you are finding difficult! Teaching by ear.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
NOV 21 GRAEME KNIGHTS & JIM MAGEEAN http://folkfax.co.uk/gk/index-p=1_3_Graeme-Knights-and-Jim-Mageean.php.html £7
Two of the country's best singers of sea songs, shanties & other work songs, favourites at maritime festivals at home & abroad.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

GRAEME KNIGHTS & JIM MAGEEAN SEA SONG & SHANTY WORKSHOP
Saturday 21 November 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £25
The history & usage of these great songs what they are, where they come from, how they are used & sung. An informative, instructive and, sometimes, hilarious workshop culminating in a big singing session. Audience participation essential!
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
NOV 28 ALISTAIR ANDERSON http://www.alistairanderson.com/ £8
Dazzling master of the English concertina & Northumbrian pipes, playing music from Northumberland & beyond. His performance is by turns beautiful, exciting & humourous. Unmissable.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

TWO-DAY 'HIDDEN HEXHAM SUITE' WORKSHOP with ALISTAIR ANDERSON
Saturday & Sunday 28 & 28 Nov 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35 1 day, £60 2 days
A very rare opportunity to spend two days working with Alistair Anderson on his Hidden Hexham Suite with a final performance early on the Sunday evening (£3 for listeners) & an informal session afterwards.
Notation & MP3s available in advance. For any instrument.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
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DEC 5 Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner
DEC 19 Christmas Party
JAN 02 Shepherds Arise
JAN 09 Wassail
JAN 16 Sussex Sing
At the Royal Oak, Barcombe.