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December Sat 02 December
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jimís glorious voice, accordion, charm & humour bring the traditional songs of Devon to life. He also writes his own excellent songs & makes tunes for the poems of his ancestor Charles Causley. A delightful seasonal performance.
Jim will give us two forty-five minute spots and the rest of the... more

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Sat 09 December
@ Alfriston War Memorial Hall
Swing to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and others of the big band era.

Alfriston and Cuckmere Valley Twinning Association promise an evening of live music and songs sung by Jo Kimber. Cash bar and raffle with super prizes.

Take advantage of the £2ticket discount if you buy... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
A selection of beautiful old West Gallery carols from Sussex villages accompanied by flute, fiddle, serpent, bassoon, clarinet, concertina & recorder. Between the carols are readings about Christmas in Sussex in the past, and the musicians play lively dance tunes from old Sussex manuscripts. There... more
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Sun 10 December
@ Christs Church Hall
Come to Christ Church for a selection of beautiful old West Gallery carols from Sussex villages in glorious vocal harmony accompanied by flute, fiddle, bassoon, serpent, clarinet, whistles, recorders and concertina. Between the carols are readings about Christmas in Sussex in the past, and the... more
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Thu 14 December
@ The Con Club
This month's gig sees the brilliant independent singer-songwriter, Ella Clayton headlining and Harry Nye supporting.
Ella is making waves on the live music scene, with sold-out headline shows and she was selected by George Ezra to perform at Lattitude.
Her breathtaking voice casts powerful... more

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Sat 16 December
@ The Con Club
Lewes Record Fair returns, with a great selection of dealers selling all genres of Vinyl & CD's.
There will be something available to suit all pockets.
The bar will be open all day along with the huge sunny garden.
Parking is £1 all day 5 mins up the road at the Council... more

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@ All Saints Centre
Funk, Soul and Reggae music for grown up party people! Half price bar before 8.30pm. Enthralling party visuals. Great atmosphere.
Be sure to buy tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Robb is one of the most powerful & prolific songwriters of his generation & a dynamic guitarist. His songs have warmth, passion, humanity & humour. Theyíre both political & personal.
Robb will give us two forty-five minute spots and the rest of the evening is filled by members of the audience... more

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Sat 23 December
@ The Elephant and Castle
We light the open fire and a blaze of candles and serve home-made mince pies. Ballgowns are optional. Bring a seasonal party piece or choose a carol for everyone to join in from our own carol book. We always finish with 'Shepherds Arise' sung by firelight and candlelight alone.
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Sat 30 December
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring winter songs & tunes, unexploded carols, Christmas cracker jokes, complaints about your family, or anything remotely seasonal. A good night to try performing in public for the first time. Instrumental & vocal groups welcome.
Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to sing or play. We... more

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January Sat 06 January
@ Lewes Town Hall
East Sussex Bach Choir, directed by John Hancorn, will perform excerpts from "Solomon" & "Theodora" & the coronation Anthem "The King Shall Rejoice". The Baroque Collective (leader Alison Bury) will also perform the Concerto Grosso opus 3 no 2. Soloists are Sofia Ticciati (soprano) & Bethany... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
The Copper Family of Rottingdean in Sussex sing the songs their family has loved and preserved for at least seven generations - songs of farming, sailing, love, drink, war, sport, drama and comedy. They use the vocal harmonies handed down through the generations as well. They are as Sussex as chalk... more
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Sun 07 January
@ St Michaels Church
A selection of beautiful old West Gallery carols from Sussex villages in glorious vocal harmony accompanied by flute, fiddle, bassoon, serpent, clarinet, and concertina. Between the carols are readings about Christmas in Sussex in the past, and the musicians play lively dance tunes from old Sussex... more
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Sat 13 January
@ The Elephant and Castle
We light the log fire and the candles tonight. Bring songs and tunes for winter and wassailing.
Bring a long twig from your own apple tree for our indoor wassailing ceremony to share in any blessing it might give.
We'll be serving Twelfth Cake, (orange peel, crystallised ginger, honey,... more

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Sat 20 January
@ The Elephant and Castle
The day begins as usual with an hour of join-in tunes from 11:00 a.m. while people arrive. Singing starts at noon; ballads and the occasional instrumental party piece will be very welcome. We will light the open fire and bring in candles for the last couple of hours.
Tea & coffee will be... more

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Sat 27 January
@ The Elephant and Castle
Sebastian is a fine young singer of traditional songs & ballads, Uilean piper & whistle player. He has a splendid voice, winning the singing competition at Stainsby Folk Festival 2022, & the Best Shantyman competition & the Future of Folk Award at Bromyard Festival.
Sebastian will give us two... more

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