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SUSSEX FOLK GUIDE

Folk Music - Listings for July 21st until the end of August 2016

Thursday 21st July

Friday 22nd July

Saturday 23rd July

  • JACK HOGSDEN & TOM EVANS 5:30 – 11:00 pm Free entry - . Sandra & Valmai's birthday bash. Two splendid young singers & players with guitar, accordion, melodeon, concertina. We'll meet upstairs in the Elly at 5.30 p.m. for a cold buffet & a chat, with informal tunes & songs from 6.30- 8.00. The club will run broadly as normal in the evening. Everyone's welcome. Bring voices & instruments but no food. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 24th July

  • LEWES FOLK IN THE CHAPEL CONCERTS - Regular folk concerts on the 4th Sunday of the month in Lewes. 2.30pm. This concert features:- RUDE MECHANICALS, VIC & TINA SMITH, DAN QUINN All proceeds to support THE OYSTER PROJECT. - FOLK IN THE CHAPEL, The Westgate Chapel, 92a High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XH Details:- 01273 478124 or email

Monday 25th July

Tuesday 26th July

  • UCKFIELD ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB - ***NEW VENUE*** - The Alma Arms, Framfield Road , Uckfield. Details 01825 765779 or 07964 147805 or 07892 658439
  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • SINGERS' NIGHT - THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 27th July

  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 28th July

  • CHICHESTER PICKERS - THE CHICHESTER INN, 38 West Street PO19 1RP

Friday 29th July

Saturday 30th July

  • BOB LEWIS - . A genuine Sussex traditional singer with a beautiful, expressive voice & a repertoire of fine & unusual old songs. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 31st July

Monday 1st August

Tuesday 2nd August

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - Featuring Janice Reed. - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 3rd August

  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 4th August

Friday 5th August

Saturday 6th August

  • COME ALL YE with Don & Di Morgan: ‘FORGET ME NOT' - . Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 7th August

Monday 8th August

Tuesday 9th August

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - Featuring Summer Buttons. - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • FOLK AT THE STAR with BARBER & TAYLOR and GORDON ALLEN - The Star, Aifriston Details email
  • SINGERS' NIGHT - THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 10th August

  • MANNING HEATH DANCE - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION, Goldings Lane, Mannings Heath, RH13 6JU. Details 01403 750844
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 11th August

  • CHICHESTER PICKERS - THE CHICHESTER INN, 38 West Street PO19 1RP

Friday 12th August

Saturday 13th August

  • "HOMEGROAN" - ELSIE'S, The Queen's Arms, Cowden Pound, Kent TN8 5NP Details: 01732 862862
  • COME ALL YE with Brad & Carole Chick: ‘IN SICKNESS & IN HEALTH' - . Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 14th August

Monday 15th August

  • NAOMI BEDFORD with PAUL SIMMONDS - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB - Ye Olde Chequers Inn, 122 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1AS.
  • MID SUSSEX CHORUS & HARMONY NIGHT - The CHEQUER INN, Steyning. Enquiries - 01444 443280

Tuesday 16th August

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 17th August

  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 18th August

Friday 19th August

Saturday 20th August

  • COME ALL YE with Sandra Goddard: ‘GREEN, GREEN, GREEN' - . Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 21st August

Monday 22nd August

Tuesday 23rd August

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - Feature Night "Vote For Me". - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • SINGERS' NIGHT - THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 24th August

  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 25th August

  • CHICHESTER PICKERS - THE CHICHESTER INN, 38 West Street PO19 1RP

Friday 26th August

Saturday 27th August

  • COME ALL YE with Diane & Steve Nevill: ‘TRAVEL & TRAVELLERS' - . Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • THE BARRA MacNEILS - . Celebrating three decades in 2016, Cape Breton based family group The Barra MacNeils have been thrilling audiences of all ages with their sparkling repertoire, stunning vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship. The MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. The family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. Their music features multiple lead vocals, beautiful sibling harmonies, and superb instrumental skill on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments. Blended together with dancing, storytelling, Gaelic songs and a journey through ancient culture, this is folk music and entertainment at its best. With support from acclaimed Sussex folk musician Stuart Reed. - ROPETACKLE ARTS CENTRE, Elephant and Castle, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5EG DetailS:- 01273 464440 or email

Sunday 28th August

Monday 29th August

Tuesday 30th August

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • UCKFIELD ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB - ***NEW VENUE*** - The Alma Arms, Framfield Road , Uckfield. Details 01825 765779 or 07964 147805 or 07892 658439

Wednesday 31st August

  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, BN1 4AP, Brighton. Details 01273 590850
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

    To book a barn dance or ceilidh band for events in this area, contact The Sussex Pistols - email here or have a look at their website. Book the band for your event now before all the dates go. They already have a number of bookings for prominent dates in 2016

    Credits

    This page has been produced by VIC SMITH, email here

    Most of the information is from the (paper) The Folk Diary , which is currently edited and produced by: Paul Brazier, 98 Hythe Road, Brighton BN1 6JS (Tel/Fax: 01273 559750) and Vic Smith, 26 Ferrers Road, Lewes BN7 1PZ (Tel/Fax: 01273 478124) The Folk Diary is free and is available at most of the events listed here, plus information centres, libraries and tourist information offices. If you have difficulty in obtaining a copy, send an SAE to either Paul or Vic.

    Copy date for next issue of The Folk Diary:
    August 31st for the October/November 2016 issue.
    Next update of this page will be on August 18th

 
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