Lewes Folk Festival 2017

Festival Programme


1 Friday 13th October 7.00 - 8.30 p.m. OPENING SONG & TUNE SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Compere BRAD CHICK
Free with Collection
 
2 Friday 13th October 9.00 - 11.00 p.m. CONCERT -
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Featured Acts MARTYN WYNDHAM-READ & IRIS BISHOP
Compere VIC SMITH
£10
 
3 Saturday 14th 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
BLACK POWDER MORRIS
BROADWOOD MORRIS
DORSET BUTTONS RAPPER
OLD SPECKLED HEN
FLEUR DE LYS
SOMPTING MEN
SOMPTING WOMEN
MYTHAGO
BERKSHIRE BEDLAM
BRIGHTON MORRIS MEN
SUSSEX JUNCTION
CUCKOO'S NEST
DITCHLING MORRIS
MARTLET MORRIS
SEVEN CHAMPIONS MOLLY DANCERS
MAYFLOWER MORRIS
KNOCKHUNDRED SHUTTLES
THE KNOTS OF MAY
EKEN MORRIS
HUNTER'S MOON
TEMPORARY MEASURED
Free with collection.
 
4 Saturday 14th October 11.00 am - 12.30 pm SUSSEX TRADITIONS PRESENTATION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Vic and Tina Smith
Free with collection. News of the fascinating work done by this exciting charity http://sussextraditions.org/.
 
5 Saturday 14th October 12.00 - 4.00 p.m. TUNE SESSION
The Lamb, 10 Fisher Street, BN7 2DG Led by TREVOR CURRY & TONY DUNN
Free with collection
 
6 Saturday 14th October 1.00 - 3.00 p.m. BALLAD SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Led by GAYNOR GILBERT & CAROLE CHICK
Free with collection
 
7 Saturday 14th October 1.00 - 3.00 p.m. SINGAROUND
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA Led by JEAN JONES
Also featuring WILL DUKE
Free with collection.
 
8 Saturday 14th 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
 
9 Saturday 14th October 4.00 - 6.00 p.m. SINGAROUND
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Led by and featuring STEVE & DIANE NEVILL
Free with collection.
 
10 Saturday 14th October 4.00 - 5.30 p.m. FIDDLE WORKSHOP
Royal Oak, Station Street BN7 2DA Led by JACKIE OATES
£10 (Book in Advance) English - mainly Cornish - Dance Tunes
 
11 Saturday 14th October 4.30 - 6.00 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 14th October 8.00 - 11.00 p.m. CONCERT with
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ JACKIE OATES with TRISTAN SEUME
with support from
With support from JOHN & DI CULLEN,
DAN QUINN,
BOB LEWIS,
MANDY & AISLING MURRAY
SOLD OUT
Comperes ? CAROLE & BRAD CHICK
 
13 Saturday 14th October 8.00 - 11.00 p.m. AMERICAN OLD TIME TUNE SESSION
The Dorset, Malling Street BN7 2RD Led by GUY HAYES
Free with collection
 
14 Sunday 15th 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 15th October 12.00 - 2.30 p.m. ENGLISH TUNE SESSION
The Lamb, 10 Fisher Street, BN7 2DG led by MARY MOTLEY
Free with collection
 
16 Sunday 15th 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
 
17 Sunday 15th October 2.00 - 3.00 pm THE DARKER SHADES OF SUN STREET
The Westgate Chapel, 92a High Street, BN7 1XH Lewes social history from the 19th. Century from newspapers, with music
Joint venture by Lewes History Group, Lewes Little Theatre & Lewes Saturday Folk Club
£3 on the door.
 
18 Sunday 15th October 2.30 - 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!!
 
19 Sunday 15th October 3.30 - 4.30 p.m. CONCERT with
The Westgate Chapel, 92a High Street, BN7 1XH THE YOUNG COPPERS
£10 (Book in Advance
 
20 Sunday 15th 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
 
21 Sunday 15th October 5.00 - 6.00 p.m. CONCERT
The Westgate Chapel, 92a High Street, BN7 1XH AN HOUR WITH SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY
SOLD OUT
 
22 Sunday 15th October 8.00 - 10.30 p.m. FAREWELL SESSION
Elephant & Castle, White Hill BN7 2DJ Featuring the Brisk Young Ploughboys from Sweden
Led by CAROLE CHICK & TINA SMITH
Free with collection.
 


Last updated 07/07/2017