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May Sat 25
@ 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. Diane & Steve Nevill are your hosts.

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June Sat 01
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jerry has a fine voice & a compelling way of putting a song over, especially ballads. He mostly sings traditional songs but also writes his own in the traditional style. he's been a stalwart of the Sussex folk scene & beyond for many years. Jerry has recently recorded a CD, 'The Leaves of Life' &... more
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Sat 08
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 268
JEZ LOWE WORKSHOP: SONGWRITING IN TRADITIONAL STYLE
www.jezlowe.com
Places 35 (2 under-25-year-olds 17)
Saturday 8th. June 2019 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Jez Lowe (www.jezlowe.com) is one of England's finest singer-songwriters, producing powerful, moving & often humorous songs using the traditional styles of his North-East home about working people, especially miners, shipbuilders and deep-sea fishermen (Back in Durham Gaol, Old Bones, The Bonny... more
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Sat 15
@ The Elephant and Castle
Charlie has a beautiful, expressive voice & a fine repertoire of traditional songs in English, with a few in Scots Gaelic. Originally from Framfield in Sussex, he now lives in Inverness & incidentally swings a mean scythe. Many people will have heard him at our All-Day Sussex Singarounds in... more
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Sat 22
@ The Elephant and Castle
Sandra Kerr has long been a brilliant & influential singer & player of the English concertina, since with her days with Ewan MacColl's Critics Group. Sandra also plays guitar & autoharp. A versatile musician with a fine, expressive voice, she is also an accomplished songwriter & has been a core... more
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Sun 23
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 269
SANDRA KERR CONCERTINA & SONG WORKSHOP
(any system)
www.sandrakerr.net
Places 35 (2 under-25-year-olds 17)
Sunday 23rd. June 2019 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ

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Sat 29
@ The Elephant and Castle
Tony & Lesley Petty (www.facebook.com/capellafolk/) sing in beautiful & unusual vocal harmony with plenty of laughs & song subjects ranging from the traditional through to social injustice, TV chefs & dodgy accountants.

Tony & Lesley will give us two forty-five minute sets. Everyone is... more

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July Sat 06
@ The Elephant and Castle
Suntrap (www.suntrap.org) are a folk-inspired group with entrancing, slip-sliding vocal harmonies on a wide range of songs, some of which they have written themselves. They are Sarah Byers (vocals, guitar, accordion, banjo, whistle) Mary Wilson (vocals, violin) Sue Graves (vocals, guitar, ukulele)... more
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Sat 13
@ The Elephant and Castle
Sussex singers Jim Glover & Chris Skinner sing traditional & tradition-infused songs with conviction, charm & plenty of choruses.

Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to sing or play. We mostly sing and play traditional music from the British Isles, but we enjoy other styles as... more

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Sat 20
@ The Elephant and Castle
Dave & Anni (www.oldandnewtradition.com/daveandanni) bring glorious, rich vocal harmony in traditional songs & many written by Dave, unaccompanied & with concertina. Anni has developed a specialist repertoire of songs originating from her native North East, and Dave has been writing songs in... more
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Sat 27
@ The Elephant and Castle
Peter is a fine Sussex singer of songs in traditional style, with plenty of choruses & some surprises. He runs the hugely popular singing sessions in the Neptune during Broadstairs Folk Week.

Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to sing or play. We mostly sing and play traditional... more

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