Lewes Folk Festival 2018

Festival Programme


1 Friday 12th October 7.00 - 8.30 p.m. OPENING SONG & TUNE SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ
Free with Collection
 
2 Friday 12th October 9.00 - 11.00 p.m. CONCERT -
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Featuring ALISTAIR ANDERSON
Compere BRYAN CREER
£10 Two * 45mins with interval.
 
3 Saturday 13th October 11.00 - 4.00 p.m. DANCE DISPLAYS AT 4 LOCATIONS.
1] The John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard BN7 2AN
2] Cliffe Precinct, BN7 2AP
3] The Snowdrop,
South Street BN7 2BU
4] The Dorset Arms,
Malling Street BN7 2RD
TEMPORARY MEASURED
MAD JACKS MEN
MAD JACKS WOMEN
HUNTER'S MOON
BLACK POWDER MORRIS
SOMPTING MEN
SOMPTING WOMEN
MARTLET MORRIS
MYTHAGO
THE KNOTS OF MAY
CUCKOO'S NEST
DITCHLING MORRIS
BERKSHIRE BEDLAM
SEVEN CHAMPIONS MOLLY DANCERS
DEVIZES JUBILEE
BRIGHTON MORRIS MEN
KNOCKHUNDRED SHUTTLES
DORSET BUTTONS RAPPER
CHELMSFORD MEN
CHELMSFORD WOMEN
EKEN MORRIS
Free with collection.
 
4 Saturday 13th October 11.00 am - 12.30 pm SUSSEX TRADITIONS PRESENTATION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Lizzie Bennet
Free with collection. News of the fascinating work done by this exciting charity http://sussextraditions.org/.
 
5 Saturday 13th October 12.00 - 4.00 p.m. TUNE SESSION
The Lamb, 10 Fisher Street, BN7 2DG Led by Gill Adams and Graham Currie
Also featuring WILL DUKE
Free with collection
 
6 Saturday 13th October 12.00 - 1.30 p.m. ATKINSON AND TAYLOR TUNES - Workshop for all instruments
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA ALISTAIR ANDERSON
£10 on the door
 
7 Saturday 13th October 1.00 - 3.00 p.m. BALLAD SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Led by CAROLE CHICK
Free with collection
 
8 Saturday 13th October 1.00 - 3.00 p.m. SINGAROUND
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA Led by JEAN JONES and STEVE MILES
Also featuring STEVE AND DIANE NEVILL
Free with collection.
 
9 Saturday 13th October 3.00 - 6.00pm NYCKELHARPA & SCANDINAVIAN TUNE SESSION
The Rights of Man, High Street. BN7 1YE Led by CHRISTINE DYER
Free with collection. Some music available at the session
 
10 Saturday 13th October 4.00 - 6.00 p.m. PRESENTATION THE POETRY OF CHARLES CAUSELY
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Led by and featuring JIM CAUSELY
£8
 
11 Saturday 13th October 4.00 - 7.00 p.m. AFTER DANCE SONG & TUNE SESSION
The Dorset, Malling Street BN7 2RD
Free Mainly aimed at the singers and musicians in the dance display sides but all are welcome.
 
12 Saturday 13th October 8.00 - 11.00 p.m. CONCERT with
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ JIM CAUSLEY
with support from
Vic & Tina Smith
Lizzie Bennet
Charlotte & Spong
Rowan Piggott
£12
 
13 Saturday 13th October 8.00 - 11.00 p.m. IRISH TUNE SESSION
The Dorset, Malling Street BN7 2RD Led by GILL EMERSON
Free with collection
 
14 Sunday 14th October 11.00 a.m - 12.30 p.m. SUSSEX TUNES PLAYED IN PARTS
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ With – VALMAI GOODYEAR & BRYAN CREER
Free with collection. Music available in advance
 
15 Sunday 14th October 11.30 - 1.00 p.m. STORYTELLING SESSION
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA led by RUTH COOKE
Free with collection
 
16 Sunday 14th October 12.00 - 2.30 p.m. ENGLISH TUNE SESSION
The Lamb, 10 Fisher Street, BN7 2DG led by MARY MOTLEY
Free with collection
 
17 Sunday 14th October 1.15 - 2.45 p.m. TUDOR DANCE WORKSHOP
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA led by
Free with collection
 
18 Sunday 14th October 1.45 - 3.45 pm SONGS OF THE SEA
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Led by DEREK SEED
Free with collection. Contributions from the floor welcome
 
19 Sunday 14th October 3.30 - 5.00 p.m. Ascending to the gallery . . . and beyond . . .
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA SUSSEX HARMONY
Free with collection. Workshop with Sussex Harmony using music researched mainly from the MacDermot Collection manuscripts and also from further afield.
Musicians and singers needed for the quire and band.
Come and find out what friends and neighbours would have been singing and playing all those years ago when TV wasn’t even a twinkle in anyone’s eye!!
 
20 Sunday 14th October 4.30 - 6.00 p.m. Performance based on the Songhive Project
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ With – ROWAN PIGGOTT
Free with collection.
 
21 Sunday 14th October 4.00 - 6.00 p.m. LEWES BONFIRE BOYS SING
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ With – VALMAI GOODYEAR
Free with collection. For broadminded adults only
 
22 Sunday 14th October 8.00 - 10.30 p.m. FINAL SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Featuring the Brisk Young Ploughboys from Sweden
Led by CAROLE CHICK
Free with collection.
 
23 Sunday 14th October 8 - 11.00 p.m. Tune Session led by
The Laughing Fish, Isfield, TN22 5XB WILL DUKE
Free Will's regular monthly tune session.
 


Last updated 12/07/2018