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April Sat 11
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring songs, tunes, readings and poems to suit the theme. Vocal & instrumental groups are welcome, as well as soloists. A good night to try performing for the first time. We serve traditional home-made Easter biscuits, with a crisp sugar coating, lemon & currants.

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Sat 18
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 281
JIB WORKSHOP: THE SEA- A PLACE OF WORK & SONG
(Jim Mageean, Ingrid & Barrie Temple)
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 18th. April 2020 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ

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JIB are Jim Mageean & Ingrid & Barrie Temple, three terrific singers from the North-East. All have a powerful & extensive repertoire of sea songs & shanties, some traditional & some written by Barrie. They generate mighty, ringing vocal harmonies & are much in demand at maritime & other... more
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Sat 25
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 282
BEN PALEY FIDDLE WORKSHOP
www.benpaley.com
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 25th. April 2020 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
Ben is a natural & scintillating musician who has been... more

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Ben is a natural & scintillating musician who has been playing the fiddle music of the USA, Sweden & Ireland since he was six. He has toured widely with his father Tom Paley, The Long Hill Ramblers, Tab Hunter, The New Deal String Band & Sarah Grey & Kieron Means. He has recorded with Damon Albarn,... more
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May Sat 02
@ The Elephant and Castle
Zak is a brilliant Anglo concertina player in the unique South African style. He’s entertaining, delightful & informative. He features on the influential ‘Anglo International’ double CD compilation of the best players in the world. Zak was born in 1933 in Cape Town and first played guitar and mouth... more
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Sat 09
@ The Elephant and Castle
A fine local singer & guitarist, Caroline (https://carolinekendall.bandcamp.com/) sings a wide range of traditional & new songs including some she has written herself; intelligent, engaging music.

Caroline will give us two forty-five minutes sets and the rest of the evening is filled by... more

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Sat 16
@ The Elephant and Castle
Peter and Barbara Snape (https://www.thesnapes.org.uk/) have a great love of traditional British folk music especially that of the north of England where they live. Unusual traditional & music hall songs & tunes with Barbara’s lively, entertaining voice & Peter’s magnificent collection of... more
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Sat 23
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring songs, tunes, stories & poems . This is a good night to try singing or playing in public for the first time to a friendly, welcoming group of people. Instrumental & vocal groups are welcome, too. Brad & Carole Chick are in the chair.

Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to... more

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Sat 30
@ The Elephant and Castle
Peter is a fine Sussex singer with a rich yet subtle voice & a wonderful range of unaccompanied songs in traditional style – some humorous, some touching, & all completely engaging. Lots of choruses to join in.. He runs the hugely popular singing sessions in the Neptune during Broadstairs Folk... more
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June Sat 06
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 283
WILSON FAMILY WORKSHOP:SINGING THE WILSON WAY
www.thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk/
Saturday 6th June 2020
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
The glorious, powerful vocal harmony of The... more

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Sat 13
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 284
EMMANUEL PARISELLE& DIDIER OLIVER:
DANCE MUSIC of GASCONY & SOUTH-WEST FRANCE WORKSHOP for any instrument
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 13th. June 2020 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 284
EMMANUEL PARISELLE& DIDIER OLIVER:
DANCE MUSIC of GASCONY & SOUTH-WEST FRANCE WORKSHOP for any instrument
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 13th. June 2020 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
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Emmanuel is one of the best melodeon players in France, a singer & an expert in French regional dance music. He also plays a specially-designed ‘Franglo’ concertina. He has taught at Hands-On Music & regularly leads melodeon-building weeks in England. Didier is a superb fiddler & also dazzles on... more
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July Sat 11
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 285
ALISTAIR ANDERSON: NORTHUMBRIAN TUNESMITHS WORKSHOP for any instrument
http://www.alistairanderson.com/
Saturday 11th. July 2020
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year olds)
The Elephant & Castle,White Hill, Lewes BN7... more

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Alistair Anderson has been at the forefront of the performance of traditional music for over three decades, starting as a teenage prodigy in the High Level Ranters band. He plays English concertina & Northumbrian pipes. Dan Walsh is a brilliant, innovative young clawhammer banjo player, singer and... more
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