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Diary

For earlier events click here, H1'16 ; H2'16 ; H1'17 ; Q3'17

2nd Oct Singaround
9th Oct

Bert Draycott -- we're very sad to learn that Bertie has died suddenly at home a few weeks short of his 87th birthday. We're not trying to replace him as our guest tonight but propose to make this a night to remember him and celebrate the joie de vivre he showed in his performances. (Free entry) A collection and raffle for Age UK raised over £200 which the Club has topped up to £250. Thanks to all who attended our Remembering Bertie night and who donated.

16th Oct Singaround
23rd Oct Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage - a first visit for a delightful duo who bring a mix of contemporary, traditional and Americana material. "Spellbinding ... Hannah and Ben were born to sing and play together" [fRoots]
30th Oct Singaround
6th Nov Matt Quinn - An outstanding melodeon player and singer from Sussex, Matt first visited us as a Newcastle student. He is also a dab hand at the duet concertina and the mandolin. More recently he has acquired a reputation as a singer, particularly for his mastering the big story-songs. "... traditional music is in safe hands" [Bright Young Folk]
13th Nov Singaround
20th Nov Martyn Wyndham-Read - An old favourite, Martyn is a warm, hypnotic singer who enhances a great range of songs with excellent, unobtrusive guitar. He is well known as an ambassador for Australian folk songs but is also a champion for Graeme Miles.
27th Nov Singaround
4th Dec Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham - details to follow
11th Dec Jim Bainbridge - details to follow
18th Dec

Christmas party - FREE if you bring food and / or come in fancy dress

25th Dec Christmas Day - Club closed

 

Listings for other clubs in the north east can be found in "Folk Roundabout", for sale at the club or from the editor, Mike Hughes (see contact page).

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