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Thread #106539 Message #3039016
Posted By: Vic Smith
23-Nov-10 - 06:17 PM
Thread Name: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Subject: RE: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
FOLK AT THE ROYAL OAK
Station Street, Lewes
Enquiries: - (01273) 478124 or 881316
Email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Here is our programme until the end of January
Nov 25th * £6.00 * SYLVIA BARNES, ALAN & CAROLE PRIOR
Three of the most highly-rated Scottish voices will perform their excellent joint and solo repertoires
Dec 02nd * free admission * LATE NIGHT SHOPPING OPEN NIGHT
We particularly welcome new performers to the Royal Oak on these occasions so come and share your skills with us.
Dec 09th * £6.00 * OLIVER MULLIGAN & BRENDAN McAULEY
The delightful combination of Oliver's mellifluous singing and the exhilaration of Brendan's superb uillean piping
Dec 16th * £6.00 * ELSIE'S BAND & THE COWDEN MUMMERS
Music and song from that lovely quartet of Tony Deane, Iris Bishop, David Watts and John Hills plus their hilarious mummer's play
Dec 23rd * free admission * CHRISTMAS PARTY SONG & DANCE NIGHT
We put the chairs back and mix up the songs and dances – singers, dance callers and musicians all welcome for a great party atmosphere.
Dec 30th Closed
Jan 06th * £6.00 * MARTYN WYNDHAM-READ & IRIS BISHOP
We like to start off the new year with something really good – and they don't come much better than these two.
Jan 13th * £6.00 * ARCHIE FISHER
We are delighted to be able to present for the first time, a man who has been an iconic figure in Scottish song over four decades.
Jan 20th * £6.00 * GEORGE PAPAVGERIS
Here's a man who has been turning a lot of heads with his incisive songwriting and mesmeric performances. His first time at the Royal Oak
Jan 27th * £6.00 * THE TWAGGER BAND
Traditional Music and song with Joy Lewis, Derrick Hughes, Sue Evans, Ian Chisholm and Will Duke. Count how many instruments they play!
Feb 03rd * £6.00 * PETE MORTON
One of the best songwriters that the folk scene has produced and one of its most engaging performers.
Our Future Guests will include:-
MAGGIE BOYLE & MANDY MURRAY, STEVE TURNER, GAVIN & JULIE ATKIN, JIM BAINBRIDGE, NORMA WATERSON, MARTIN CARTHY & CHRIS PARKINSON, PETE COOPER & RICHARD BOLTON, JEZ LOWE, DANA & SUSAN ROBINSON, NANCY KERR & JAMES FAGAN, ZOOX.
On the Royal Oak Myspace site at http://www.myspace.com/royaloakfolklewes you can hear the following tracks by coming guests:-
Sylvia Barnes [with Alan & Carole Prior] - "Lonely Waterloo" - (November 25th)
Elsie's Band - "Following The Old Oss" - (December 16th)
George Papavgeris - "Serendipity" - (January 20th)
Pete Morton - "The Two Brothers" - (February 3rd)
Mandy Murray [with Maggie Boyle] - "Drogheda Lasses" - (February 10th)
Maggie Boyle [with Mandy Murray] - "Lady Margaret" - (February 10th)
Steve Turner - "The Isle of St. Helena" - (February 17th)
Jim Bainbridge - "East End Girls/The Bellingham Boat/Elsie Marley - (March 3rd)
Martin Carthy, Norma Waterson & Chris Parkinson - "Boston Burglar" - (March 31st)
Pete Cooper & Richard Bolton - "Roadrage Berserk" - (April 4th)
(After each gig the tracks will drop off to be replaced with another by an upcoming guest.) [/b]
Our websites are at
Those of you who arrange listings are politely requested to include all of the above.