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January Sat 26
@ The Elephant and Castle
SteveTurner (www.steve-turner.co.uk) is a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments, with dazzling technique & musical insight, & a fine singer. He also plays cittern, mandolin & banjo. Steve sings traditional songs & some newer ones mainly from Britain & the USA. His... more
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February Sat 02
@ The Elephant and Castle
Robb Johnson (www.robbjohnson.co.uk) is a fine singer, guitarist & writer of intelligent, satirical, amusing & compassionate songs about our lives & times. He has performed alongside Leon Rosselson & Roy Bailey. His latest CD, 'Ordinary Giants', is a song suite based on the life of his father - a... more
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Sat 09
@ The Elephant and Castle
Ramskyte (https://www.facebook.com/Ramskyte-528399307508163/) are John Bartlett, John Thornton & Pete Luscombe, a three-part vocal harmony group from Hampshire singing mainly English traditional songs & some written by John Bartlett. They have a strong, rich style of singing & always bring plenty... more
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Sat 16
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring songs, tunes, readings and poems. Vocal & instrumental groups are welcome. A good night to try performing for the first time.
Milly Murphy, clarinet player, singer, dancer & songwriter with the Knots of May, Sussex Harmony & Shepherds Arise, will give us a spotlight feature of her own... more

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Sat 23
@ The Elephant and Castle
The Twagger Band (www.twaggerband.co.uk) are Will Duke, Joy Lewis, Derrick Hughes, Ian Chisholm & Sue Evans. They sing & play a glorious mixture of traditional music from England, Scotland, Ireland, the US, France & Sweden on hammered dulcimers, concertinas, guitars, harp, whistles, bouzouki,... more
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March Sat 02
@ The Elephant and Castle
Elsie's Band (www.elsiesband.com) are David Watts (voice) Iris Bishop (duet concertina, accordion) & John Hills (voice, songwriting, guitar, mandolin, harmonice) offer unusual traditional & more recent songs in fine style.

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

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Sat 09
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bond of Union (www.bondofunion.co.uk) are Richard Inman, Benjamin Board & Johnny Hewes, from Brighton. They sing in powerful, sensitive unaccompanied harmony about heroism & injustice, struggle & superstition, soldiers & revolutionaries, but always about the bonds of union that connect... more
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Sat 16
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 264
TOM McCONVILLE FIDDLE & SONG WORKSHOP
http://www.tommcconville.co.uk/
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 16th. March 2019 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
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‘Tom is a brilliant fiddler & great singer; a wonderful ambassador of the James Hill musical tradition.’ (Aly Bain). Tom’s ground-breaking fiddle playing has had a huge influence on his contemporaries. The traditional sounds of Newcastle, Scotland, Ireland & America are fused with classical, jazz... more
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Sat 23
@ The Elephant and Castle
Elye Cuthbertson https://www.facebook.com/elye.cuthbertson.1 is a splendid young melodeon player, a finalist in the New Roots Competition 2018. His playing is inventive, skilful and humorous. He's bringing some friends with him tonight.

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Sat 30
@ The Elephant and Castle
Shirley’s love, knowledge & understanding of English traditional song are second to none. A singer of great authority, she is also an illuminating writer on traditional music. Ian Kearey is her musical director & accompanist; he produced her award-winning Lodestar album & its follow-up, due for... more
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Sun 31
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 265
SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY
ENGLISH FOLK SONG & ACCOMPANIMENT
www.shirleycollins.co.uk
Sunday 31st. March 2019 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
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April Sat 06
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jack Hogsden (https://www.facebook.com/jackhogsdenmusic/) is a dazzling young melodeon player, singer & guitarist from Sussex. His father Leon sings & plays a stylish guitar & mandola. They play & sing mainly English traditional music. Both dance, play and are mummers with Ditchling... more
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Sat 13
@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 266
COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE MELODEON WORKSHOP
htpps://cohenbk.com
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 13th. April 2019 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
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Cohen (htpps://cohenbk.com) is a young, brilliant & inventive melodeon & anglo concertina player & a glorious singer with a deep understanding of traditional music & a powerful, compelling style of his own. He’s in great demand at folk music festivals & clubs as a solo performer & with the trio... more
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