The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #106539   Message #2829685
Posted By: Vic Smith
04-Feb-10 - 06:11 AM
Thread Name: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Subject: RE: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
ROYAL OAK
Station Street, Lewes
Enquiries:- (01273) 478124 or 881316

Email tinvic@globalnet.co.uk.
THURSDAYS 8.pm START
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Here is our programme for the next couple of months:-

February 4th * 6.00 * MARTYN WYNDHAM READ & IRIS BISHOP
One of the finest voices on the folk scene in the company of one of the most talented and sensitive accompanists.

February 11th * 6.00 * JEZ LOWE
The golden-voiced singer from the North-East returns with another selection of his superb compositions.

February 18th * 6.00 * CHRIS BARTRAM, NEIL BROOKES & TONY WEATHERALL
An exciting evening in prospect with this trio from Shropshire. Chris is a really engaging singer with a great repertoire of songs and Neil's fiddle and Tony's melodeon blend in an exciting manner.

February 25th * 6.00 * PETA WEBB & KEN HALL
Two great singers whose voices combine wonderfully well. Their repertoire of songs come from England, Ireland and America and they are noted experts on traditional singing.

March 4th * 6.00 * ANDY TURNER & MAT GREEN
A welcome return for this talented pair. Andy sings and plays melodeon and anglo-concertina. Mat dances morris jigs and plays fiddle. Their playing really creates sparks of excitement.

March 11th * 7.00 * TIM VAN EYKEN
Following his great success at the National Theatre and the West End in "War Horse", Tim returns to solo performing and this will be one of his first gigs since doing so. Ex-Waterson:Carthy

March 18th * 10.00 * MARTIN CARTHY, NORMA WATERSON & CHRIS PARKINSON
>>>ADVANCE TICKET ONLY<<< This tremendous trio provided one of our best nights ever when they visited last year. These three have been amongst the top names on the folk scene for decades now.

March 25th * 6.00 * JIM McFARLAND
One of Ireland's top singers of traditional songs is making a short English tour from his home in Derry. Jim has a great voice, many excellent songs and he decorates his singing in a beautiful way

Our Future Guests will include:-
CHRIS COE & JOHN ADAMS * JEFF WARNER * DEBBIE McCLATCHY * JOHN KIRKPATRICK

Our websites are at
http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~tinvic and
http://www.myspace.com/royaloakfolklewes

Free Sunday afternoon song & tune sessions in the bar last Sunday of the month 3.30 to 5.30pm January 30th -
February 28th - March 28th.