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Thread #93449   Message #1801087
Posted By: Effsee
03-Aug-06 - 10:09 PM
Thread Name: EFDSS Role in the 21st Century
Subject: RE: EFDSS Role in the 21st Century
This seems to be an appropriate place to add this :-

"CELEBRATING CYRIL" will be held on Saturday 14th April 2007 at Cecil Sharp
House - to remember Cyril Tawney's life and work and to raise funds for the
preservation of his archive of writing, field recordings, and folk
memorabilia, which will be housed in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
Among the many friends and colleagues taking part will be Martin Carthy and
Norma Waterson, Louis Killen, Mike Waterson, Shep Woolley, Roy Harris, Doc
Rowe, Martyn Wyndham-Read and Iris Bishop, Roy Clinging, Les Barker, Tim
Laycock, Heather Wood, and a contingent from the West of England, including
the Dartmoor Pixie Band with their caller Sarah Bazeley, Jim Causley, Ed
Rennie, Tim van Eyken, Hanging Johnny, The Claque and Graham O'Callaghan. In
the afternoon, a Westcountry Revel with entertainment by the Westcountry
performers including dancing to the Dartmoor Pixie Band, will highlight
Cyril's strong regional connections. Following this, Shep Woolley and
friends will present "Hands to Dance and Skylark", Shep's programme about
Cyril's seminal work on the traditional songs of the modern Royal Navy. The
above listing will tell you what you need to know about the evening concert.
Throughout the day Doc Rowe's audiovisual exhibition will be on display and
there will be plenty of opportunities to socialise at singarounds and in the

General enquiries to

Afternoon (12 - 6.30pm) £12;

Evening Concert (8 - 11pm) £15;

Combined ticket £25.

Tickets will be on sale in October from:

"Celebrating Cyril"

c/o English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cecil Sharp House

2, Regent's Park Road

London NW1 7AY

Cheques payable to "EFDSS".

Please be sure to mark your envelope "Celebrating Cyril"