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January Sat 25
@ The Elephant and Castle
Dom Prag (www.domprag.com) is a fine, compelling young singer & stylish guitarist with a wide range of traditional & more recent songs from Richard Thompson, Christy Moore & Paul Davenport, plus some intelligent & varied songs of his own.

Dom will give us two forty-five minute spots and... more

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February Sat 01
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes musicians & singers Vic & Tina Smith (wwwusers.globalnet.co.uk/~tinvic) of the Sussex Pistols & Folk at the Royal Oak bring a multi-media show celebrating our feathered friends in song, tune, verse & folklore, with many illustrations. The live performance will be interspersed with a few... more
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Sat 08
@ The Elephant and Castle
Sound Tradition (www.soundtradition.co.uk) are an a cappella folk foursome (David, Linda, Catherine & Moose) singing in glorious harmony. Their varied repertoire ranges from lively chorus songs to lilting ballads, & from medieval time to the modern day, but always with the flavours of the English... more
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Sat 15
@ The Elephant and Castle
Martyn (https://dandadesign.co.uk/about/) has a spellbindingly beautiful voice & sings old & new songs from the British Isles & Australia, where he worked on a sheep station. He adds a sprinkling of anecdotes & monologues, & delicate guitar accompaniment.. He’s a festival headliner. Iris... more
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Sat 22
@ The Elephant and Castle
Understory (https://understory.band/) are three fine young musicians from England & Scotland: Heather McAslan (mandolin, piano, words) John Sandall (little fiddle, big fiddles, stringy things) & Tom Evans (accordion, slide guitar, feet, potentially anything). They grew up absorbing folk tunes... more
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Sat 29
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jim (www.jim-murray.co.uk) a founder member of Hedgehog Pie, plays guitar & sings songs from Tyneside & ones he's written in his local style. The songs are often humorous, always inventive & ingenious, & often with a social point to make. Jim's son Luke plays fiddle. They are joined by The Too Good... more
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March Sat 07
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 279
NARTHEN VOCAL HARMONY WORKSHOP
Haremusicagency/narthen
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 7th. March 2020 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ

Narthen are Jim Causley (Devil’s Interval, Mawkin... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Narthen are Jim Causley (Devil’s Interval, Mawkin Causley) Barry Coope (Coope Boyes & Simpson) Jo Freya (Blowzabella, Moirai) & Fi Fraser (The Old-Fashioned, Polka Works). They offer songs to touch your heart, make you think, & thrill your ears. They are known for their 4-part harmony, but also... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Narthen are Jim Causley (Devil’s Interval, Mawkin Causley) Barry Coope (Coope Boyes & Simpson) Jo Freya (Blowzabella, Moirai) & Fi Fraser (The Old-Fashioned, Polka Works). They offer songs to touch your heart, make you think, & thrill your ears. They are known for their 4-part harmony, but also... more
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Sat 14
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jack Rutter (www.jackruttermusic.com) is a fine young singer of traditional songs, accompanying brilliantly on guitar, bouzouki & duet concertina. Kathryn Tickell writes of his CD 'Gold of Scar & Shale' , ‘In the spirit of the old traditional singers, Jack Rutter takes a song, shapes it, lives... more
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Sat 21
@ The Elephant and Castle
Emily & Hazel Askew (askewsisters.co.uk) are two of the foremost performers & interpreters of English folk music. They both sing. Between them they play fiddle, melodeon, concertina & cello.

Their live performances brim with the depth and connection not only of two sisters, but also of two... more

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Sat 28
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 280
DAOIRÌ FARRELL BOUZOUKI WORKSHOP
www.daoiri.com
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 28th. March 2020 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Dublin-born Daoirì is a fine singer of Irish traditional song & turns the bouzouki into a force of nature, with a range from powerful to subtle & always in sympathy with the song. He began singing in the famous Góilin Singers Club & has accompanied Christy Moore, Dónal Luny, Martin Hayes, Dennis... more
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April 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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@ The Elephant and Castle
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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