LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB PROGRAMME

August September October Home
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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.
   
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SEP 2 THE WATERGRAIN BAND £7
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
Featuring Moose Rosser.
We serve home-made harvest loaves, English cheeses & apples. Bring songs, tunes, verses & readings for harvest time.
SEP 16 PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY £8
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.
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
IN THE EVENING PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
SEP 23 MIKE NICHOLSON £6
Singer of old & new songs with a glorious voice (99% cocoa solids) and occasional guitar.
SEP 30 SING A SONG OF SUSSEX £4
Written songs about Sussex by local songwriters old and new: Charlotte Oliver, Milly Murphy, Don Morgan, Jim Glover, Chris Skinner, Diane & Steve Nevill, Dave Middleton & Valmai Goodyear will sing. There will also be songs by Kipling, Belloc, Maria Cunningham & Ranna Hurst. Bring Sussex songs you have written or found. Home-made Plum Heavies & Claverham Potato Cakes (Sussex specialities) will be served.
   
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OCT 7 SONGS OF THE SEA £3
The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Don Morgan leads this popular evening. Bring songs and tunes about the sea & seafaring: not only shanties, but the wider range of beautiful, stirring & thoughtful music inspired by man’s relationship with the oceans.
OCT 13-15 LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL http://www.lewesfolkfest.org/LFFindex.php
with Martyn Wyndham-Read, Iris Bishop, Jackie Oates, Tristan Seume, The Young Coppers, Shirley Collins, Ian Kearey. Dance displays by 21 sides, tune & song sessions, workshops & more.
OCT 14 JACKIE OATES & TRISTAN SEUME £12
Concert with support from John & Di Cullen, Dan Quinn, Bob Lewis, Mandy & Aisling Murray. http://www.lewesfolkfest.org/LFFtickets.php
OCT 21 THE ASKEW SISTERS http://www.askewsisters.co.uk/ £8
Emily & Hazel Askew are a dazzling young duo using fiddle, voices, melodeon & concertina to breathtaking effect. Dark ballads & dance tunes are played & sung with driving energy. They also play Early Music.
ASKEW SISTERS: EARLY MUSIC FOR FOLK MUSICIANS WORKSHOP (voices too)
10.45 am –4 .45 pm. Places £35 (2 under-25s £17) For any instrument
The workshop will focus on a dynamic range of mediaeval & Renaissance music that is often not far from folk music. Music will be sent in advance
Details and booking forms available from the club and here

IN THE EVENING THE ASKEW SISTERS PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.
OCT 28 DOVETAIL TRIO http://www.dovetailtrio.com/ £7
Jamie Roberts (voice, guitar) Rosie Hood (voice) & Matt Quinn (voice, duet concertina) bring youth & brilliance to English traditional songs.