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Chester UK Session Shift

Mr Happy 13 Sep 07 - 08:52 AM
Bru 13 Sep 07 - 06:20 PM
Mr Happy 14 Sep 07 - 07:35 AM
Jim I 14 Sep 07 - 12:31 PM
Bru 14 Sep 07 - 03:00 PM
Emma B 14 Sep 07 - 03:38 PM
terrier 14 Sep 07 - 08:26 PM
Emma B 14 Sep 07 - 08:35 PM
terrier 14 Sep 07 - 08:38 PM
Emma B 14 Sep 07 - 08:42 PM
terrier 14 Sep 07 - 08:48 PM
Mr Happy 15 Sep 07 - 07:45 AM
Mr Happy 15 Sep 07 - 07:47 AM
Bru 15 Sep 07 - 10:54 AM
Mr Happy 16 Sep 07 - 05:00 AM
Bru 16 Sep 07 - 09:22 AM
Mr Happy 17 Sep 07 - 10:48 AM
Mr Happy 17 Sep 07 - 10:55 AM
Mr Happy 04 Oct 07 - 05:42 AM
Les in Chorlton 04 Oct 07 - 10:38 AM
stallion 04 Oct 07 - 10:46 AM
Mr Happy 05 Oct 07 - 06:42 AM
Mo the caller 05 Oct 07 - 02:50 PM
Mr Happy 08 Oct 07 - 10:59 AM
Mo the caller 09 Oct 07 - 08:56 AM
GUEST,David R Superstar) 22 Apr 08 - 07:00 PM
Mr Happy 31 Aug 08 - 11:52 AM
Mr Happy 12 Oct 08 - 09:49 AM
johnadams 12 Oct 08 - 09:55 AM
Mr Happy 12 Oct 08 - 10:04 AM
Mr Happy 13 Oct 08 - 07:49 AM
terrier 13 Oct 08 - 04:45 PM
Mo the caller 14 Oct 08 - 08:58 AM
terrier 14 Oct 08 - 12:01 PM
Mr Happy 14 Oct 08 - 03:30 PM
Mo the caller 15 Oct 08 - 11:17 AM
Mr Red 15 Oct 08 - 01:01 PM
GUEST,Dave MacKenzie 15 Oct 08 - 07:14 PM
Mr Happy 16 Oct 08 - 04:48 AM
Mr Happy 16 Oct 08 - 06:07 AM
GUEST,Arnie at work 16 Oct 08 - 03:05 PM
GUEST,Dave MacKenzie 16 Oct 08 - 07:58 PM
Les in Chorlton 17 Oct 08 - 02:35 AM
Mr Happy 17 Oct 08 - 03:30 AM
Les in Chorlton 17 Oct 08 - 04:29 AM
terrier 17 Oct 08 - 04:47 PM
Les in Chorlton 18 Oct 08 - 04:15 AM
GUEST,Cindy 18 Oct 08 - 06:36 AM
Mr Happy 10 Feb 09 - 08:17 AM
terrier 10 Feb 09 - 11:03 AM
Mr Happy 10 Feb 09 - 11:08 AM
Mr Happy 06 Aug 09 - 08:48 AM
Mr Happy 07 Aug 09 - 06:36 AM
Mr Happy 18 Sep 09 - 05:18 AM
Dave MacKenzie 18 Sep 09 - 07:48 PM
Mr Happy 20 Sep 09 - 07:25 AM
Dave MacKenzie 20 Sep 09 - 06:27 PM
Dave Roberts 21 Sep 09 - 03:59 PM
Mr Happy 22 Sep 09 - 06:18 AM
Mr Happy 22 Sep 09 - 07:40 AM
Mr Happy 02 Dec 10 - 06:47 AM
GUEST 02 Dec 10 - 10:04 AM
Mr Happy 02 Dec 10 - 10:31 AM
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Subject: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 13 Sep 07 - 08:52 AM

Due to unforseen circumstances at the Union Vaults[Big Screen Footie], Mr Happy & fiends were prevented from their weakly sinaround & adjourned to the Royal Oak in Faulkener Street, Hoole, Chester, where the 'Come-All-Ye' took place.

The landlord was very welcoming & we'll be going there next Wednesday as well.

Not sure yet if this will be a permanent move, but will keep all concerned posted.

Meself & chums felt it was a pretty poor show on the part of the Vaults management not to have informed us that our session would be disrupted in this way, after all we'd only been there every Wednesday [inc Xmas & Boxing Day] for the last 7 years.

The previous licensee was folk inclined & always let us know of any changes well in advance, letting us use a different room etc.

I've seen similar tales of woe about shortsighted pub licencees abruptly ceasing long running regular acoustic events for no other reason than to satisfy 'flash in the pan' situations like this.

Anyone else got experiences like this?


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Bru
Date: 13 Sep 07 - 06:20 PM

I'm sure there are plenty of them, Mr Happy. Widescreen football brings in the boozers.

I know where Faulkner Stret is - but which one's The Vaults? Is that somewhere behind the old leadworks. I did't even know there was a folk singaround in Chester currently. In days of yore a few of us used to meet in the Cross Foxes.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 07:35 AM

'Widescreen football brings in the boozers'

Yes, that's true, but with what sort've frequency?

Certainly, the landlady? could fil the room once in a blue moon when there's a big game on, but have an almost empty pub every other mid-week night, instead've being guaranteed regular multiple bums on seats every week.

********

Regarding folking in Chester, I was also a regular at the Black Diamonds FC in the Cross Foxes way back in the mists of time & am still active in the several sessions in the town & its environs.

Are you living around the area?

If so & you want to go any do's, have a squint here:http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/events.htm

& here:http://myspace.virgin.net/h.armstrong/index.htm


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Jim I
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 12:31 PM

I've been 'seriously' considering coming down one Wednesday for the singaround for absolutely ages and yet I never seem to get organised enough to do it.

Now that you've changed it to a 'sinaround' I'll be there as soon as possible or even before!


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Bru
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 03:00 PM

I'm not a football fan, and it wouldn't bother me all that much if it wasn't shown anywhere.

I do live in Chester, though - on the Wrexham side. I take one of my 12 stringers to a weekly singaround venue just outside Mold. Good fun, but I can't sing/don't sing until the landlord wants everone out at closing time.

I was going to post this one separately, but you might be able to help. Late 60's - even possibly 1970 or '71 - my wife or myself bought the Black Diamond Folk Group LP, presumaby from of the the folk meets. I can't remember buying it, but I've still got it. There are no sleeve notes on the LP, which has a Red Cover with white lettering. There is a picture of the Black Diamonds on the front cover, and that's about it.

Are they still about? I've not been in touch with the Folk Circuit for donkey's years until recently. Just wondering.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Emma B
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 03:38 PM

P.M. sent Bru re Black Diamonds


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 08:26 PM

Bru, where's the sesh near Mold? I live just up the hill.
Mr.H. Now that pubs have breathable air, all I have to do is get over my terminal apathy and get back to what I enjoy. Things have been a bit hectic lately but I'm not done for yet. Keep me posted if a move from the Vaults is likely. Hope to see you soon.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Emma B
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 08:35 PM

LOL terrier! - you've obviously never experienced the smokey fire in the Three Stags Head!


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 08:38 PM

Oh YES I have AND I avoided being shot by the lanlord after singing 'Fields of Athenry'


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Emma B
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 08:42 PM

Thanks terrier - that's cheered me up no end!
I always knew Graham had good taste in beer - glad it extends to music too:)


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 14 Sep 07 - 08:48 PM

Forwarned is forarmed for next year,eh! I won't risk singing that again in that pub. Target practice behind the bar was a bit worrying.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 15 Sep 07 - 07:45 AM

Bru,

I also have a copy of the Black Diamond Folk Group LP.

The sleeve notes were on a separate paper leaflet, will dig it out & post for your info.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 15 Sep 07 - 07:47 AM

Terrier,Emma B et al,

Re 3 Sags Heads, we may be off there again in the autumn, prob on the half term weakend.

Will keep y'all posted.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Bru
Date: 15 Sep 07 - 10:54 AM

You might well even know the venue, Terrier.
It's in The New Inn. Not actually Mold, but Pontblyddyn. Head out of Mold on the Wrexham road, and when you get to Pontblyddyn village, turn left towards Corwen & Pontybodkin. If you don't know the New Inn, it's a couple of hundred yards up the hill on the left hand side. Not very far from Mold.
Meetings are every Tuesday. Most people start arriving around 8.45 - 9.00 pm. but if you want the sort of seat you can sit in and play the guitar, it's worth getting there first. I've only been going for a few months, but it's a fun, friendly place.
Last couple of weeks there's only been five or six of us.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 16 Sep 07 - 05:00 AM

Bru,

Terrier is a frequent visitor to the Pontyblodwyn sesh at New Inn, so you may've seen him there.

Me & the fiends go occasionally too.


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Subject: RE: Folklore: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Bru
Date: 16 Sep 07 - 09:22 AM

Thanks, Mr Happy. You weren't along about a month ago where you? I remember a couple of visitors (possibly three) I hadn't seen before - one, I think, from Manchester. Had Martins. Probably had my old Epiphone 12 stringer with me that night.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 17 Sep 07 - 10:48 AM

No, not that recently.

We were there last around June.

My fiends Belfast Jim plays a Martin, & Barbie has a Tacoma.

Mine's a Yamaha + melodeon, whistles, & gob irons.

You'll spot us easy enough if we do pop in as Barby's hole is in an unusual place!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 17 Sep 07 - 10:55 AM

For explanation of above, see here:


http://www.tacomaguitars.com/products/search.php?partno=0381000721


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 04 Oct 07 - 05:42 AM

It's now OFFICIAL!

Mr Happy's Come All Ye (formerly at Union Vaults) has moved permanently to

The Royal Oak,
Faulkener Street,
Hoole,
Chester

Every Wednesday 8.30 til late!

Real Ales + Mystery Guest every week!

Come on down!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Les in Chorlton
Date: 04 Oct 07 - 10:38 AM

What's that near then?


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: stallion
Date: 04 Oct 07 - 10:46 AM

We once got turfed out of our room at the T&S for a wedding party, we were allocated a space under the big screen playing England V somebody in the world cup, England lost and telly was turned of, I then sang "Cheers Boys Cheers" with a line ".....Farewell England much as we may love thee......" went down a storm!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 05 Oct 07 - 06:42 AM

Here's location & directions for Royal Oak.

It's just a stone's throw from the main railway station.


http://www.pub-explorer.com/olpg/theroyal-oak/hoole/index.htm


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mo the caller
Date: 05 Oct 07 - 02:50 PM

chordin to that website you clash with the quiz night,
It didn't work in the Morris Dancer, Kelsall (to which we were warmly invited). That was why we moved up the hill to Farmers Arms for the 2nd Tues Session.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 08 Oct 07 - 10:59 AM

Mo,

The pub's changed hands since that website was put on.

Wednesdays are: Sinaround/Session in one of front rooms, poker in other front room, telly etc in main room.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mo the caller
Date: 09 Oct 07 - 08:56 AM

Anyone coming to The Farmer's Arms, Kelsall tonight? 8ish (maybe a bit later)
All sorts of singing and playing and joining in welcome.
Nice room too, with a TV in, but we turn it off.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST,David R Superstar)
Date: 22 Apr 08 - 07:00 PM

Hate to spoil the fun, but the session at the Union Vaults on 12 September went ahead withgout Mr Happy and friends - the football was just finishing when they peered through the window, and the football crowd stood up (as one) and left on the final whistle. The Union Vaults still hosts a session every Wednesday (now known as Craic n Blues) and we should be doing our best to support the ever diminishing number of licensees who are prepared to make the room available for singers and musicians of whatever level and provide a cracking pint of Deuchar's IPA plus 2 other real ales.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shifts Again!!
From: Mr Happy
Date: 31 Aug 08 - 11:52 AM

Hi Folk Fans!

Once again our weakly sinaround & tunes sesh has moved, due to the recent closure of the pub we'd been using since Sept 2007.


Mr Happy's Come-All-Ye has now settled into its new home at:

The Egerton Arms
Brook Street
Newtown
Chester

Every Wednesday 9pm

Led by Mr Happy & the Gloom Band

With Mysery Guest every week!!

All welcome!

Bring voices, instruments & your very good company!!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 12 Oct 08 - 09:49 AM

Latest News!!

Mr Happy's travelling roadshow has moved on once again!

For various reasons including very loud jukebox, we've now left the Egerton Arms & from next Wednesday 15th October 08, will be setting up shop at:

The Carlton Tavern,
Hartington Street,
Handbridge,
Chester

Every Wednesday 9pm

Led by Mr Happy & the Gloom Band

With Free Butties & Mysery Guest every week!!

All welcome!

Bring voices, instruments & your very good company!!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: johnadams
Date: 12 Oct 08 - 09:55 AM

Mysery Guest? Is that to balance out Mr Happy's presence? :-)


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 12 Oct 08 - 10:04 AM

Exactly!!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 13 Oct 08 - 07:49 AM

Here's a piccie of our new venue.

http://www.britishpubguide.com/cgi-bin/pub.cgi?results:Cheshire:100962


There's also a regular monthly sesh there, 2nd Fridays


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 13 Oct 08 - 04:45 PM

Every time I've been there, the mysery guest hasn't turned up.. a sort of mysery ghost! Now, it's not many sessions that can close a pub down in only a few weeks :) Sorry, only joking, mean to get along there soon, don't change venue 'till I get there.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mo the caller
Date: 14 Oct 08 - 08:58 AM

If you live near enough to Chester to be reading this thread pop into the Farmer's Arms at Kelsall for tonights session (second Tues of every month) and be OUR mystery guest.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 14 Oct 08 - 12:01 PM

Do you have to live near Chester to read this thread Mo ??? :D


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 14 Oct 08 - 03:30 PM

I'm close enough to write and read this thread from where I sit!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mo the caller
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 11:17 AM

Why would you bother if not? I don't read threads about sessions in Newcastle (or New York).


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Red
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 01:01 PM

is it the big white building at the north end of the road?


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST,Dave MacKenzie
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 07:14 PM

It's nice to know where Mr Happy's Wrist-slashing Session is this week. The Union Vaults (just round the corner from Chester Station) is still going, and Charlie the barman hasn't stopped smiling since you walked out.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 16 Oct 08 - 04:48 AM

Mr Red,

Yes it is! Great link - Thanks!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 16 Oct 08 - 06:07 AM

........& Tom the Terrier!

Many thanks for being the mysery gust on our opening night at the Carlton - a super night * weren't the butties luvly!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST,Arnie at work
Date: 16 Oct 08 - 03:05 PM

My wife's from Chester - can't remember the name of the district but it's the bit over the bridge near a bakers shop called Weinholts. We live on the south coast now, but went to a folk club in a pub opposite Chester station about 20yrs ago - would that be the Union Vaults mentioned by Dave?? I still remember the session now, it was a friendly place and we were made very welcome by the regulars - can't remember what I sang though...


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST,Dave MacKenzie
Date: 16 Oct 08 - 07:58 PM

The bit over the bridge is called Handbridge, where you'll find the Carlton, which used to have a reputation for being the pub that everybody drank in that was barred from the other pubs in Handbidge, though it sems to have changed - still haven't worked out where the old regulars have gone.

Several pubs near the station have had sessions or folk clubs over the years and I wasn't in Chester 20 years ago, so I can't help.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Les in Chorlton
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 02:35 AM

I think the far famed Jones's Ale started around 68 in The Railway, near I believe, the station and moved to that pub by the race course around 71 or 2.

Chiz
Les


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 03:30 AM

The pub opposite the station where there was a session years ago is currently named 'The Town Crier'

When it hosted the sesh back in the late 70's, it was called 'The Albion Hotel' [not to be confused with 'The "Little" Albion' which is in another part of the city]

Jones's Ale was indeed in that pub by the race course; 'The Watergate Inn'


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Les in Chorlton
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 04:29 AM

Ah yes the Watergate. Many a brilliant evening of songs!

L in C


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 04:47 PM

cor!! Memories ay what. I've got a pic of some very young looking long haired folkies/hippies called Telfords something or other round about that time. Mandolin and accordeon feature strongly I think :)
Remember the lass who yous't to go to the Watergate sesh with her collection of pink hippos? Sadly a lot of Watergateons not with us any longer, but it's good to remember those times.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Les in Chorlton
Date: 18 Oct 08 - 04:15 AM

Wow, I am amazed that anyone remembers but you have outed me I was in Telford Basin with Lesley, Dave and Jen. So who are you Terrier?

Chiz
Les


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST,Cindy
Date: 18 Oct 08 - 06:36 AM

A really great opening night at the Carlton Mr Happy. I think its a long time since I enjoyed a session as much. Good to see some old friends too.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 10 Feb 09 - 08:17 AM

Handbridge pubs seem to be getting increasingly popular as folky venues.

Besides our weakly extravaganda in the Carlton each Wednesday [& don't forget it's monthly 2nd Friday bash!(this Friday 13th!!)], the Raven FC, hosted by Full House have moved to the Grosvenor Arms.

More luvly music, butties & comfort - Yee-hah!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 10 Feb 09 - 11:03 AM

Didn't know about the second Friday bash? So who runs that?
Seems we got two Cheshire session threads going on now, it's getting complicated. How do we get them gelled into one???????


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 10 Feb 09 - 11:08 AM

2nd Friday's Helen Armstrong fiddler [of Thyme Bandits & lots other bands]

This threads purely about Chester do's, the Cheshire one's more generic


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 06 Aug 09 - 08:48 AM

Due to unforeseen events, Mr Happy's Come All Ye was unable to take place at the Carlton last night.

When we & our acolytes arrived there, the place was closed & scaffolding & red/white barrier tapes around it.

A notice on the doors saying the pub had sustained some damage & was unsafe, for the moment.

We had a quick look at the rear & saw the back of the pub had suffered some quite severe structural damage, possibly from a vehicle collision.

Anyhow, a quick consensus was taken amongst ourselves & we decided to try first the Bear & Billet as an alternative venue & left a note on the door of the Carlton to say where we'd gone.

Arriving at the B & B proved fruitless as another event was on there.

Plan B resulted in our trying our luck at Ye Olde Customs House, whose management we very welcoming & happily we were able to have our sinaround in the upstairs function room.

I did a quick ringaround to let others know where we were, & we ended up with about a dozen of our regulars, concluding with a fine selection of songs & tunes!

I've not yet been able to contact anyone at The Carlton to find if we're able to re-convene there next week, but I'll post news here [or maybe start a separate thread] to let all know what's happening.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 07 Aug 09 - 06:36 AM

Latest news!

Had an email from Carlton landlord today:

********************************

Hi John, The Pub had a 26 ton truck back into it yesterday.

The structural engineer didn't show up until 5 and refused to issue a site safety certificut until today so we had to remain closed.

As I didn't have any of your phone numbers I couldn't contact you.

We are open for business as usual from now on.

Cheers

Chris [Landlord]

********************************


So all back to normal from next Wednesday on


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 18 Sep 09 - 05:18 AM

Yet another sesh shift!

Big Mac's Wednesday bash at the Union Vaults has changed day!

The 'Craic & Blues' night has finally been rationalised, & will now take place every Friday, still at the Union Vaults.


**********

All other Chester events continue as normal:

Regular Weekly Events:

Sundays:
The Raven Folk Club, The Bear & Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester
8.30 pm. (phone 01244 343788 or e-mail raven @ ravenfolk.org.uk)
Telford's Warehouse, Tower Wharf, Chester
Open mic session. 8 pm (phone 01244 390090)

Mondays:
Chester City Morris Men, Community Centre, Tower Road, Chester
Practice night. New members welcome. 8 pm.
   (phone 01244 350275 or e-mail pete.lorna.jones @ plj.myzen.co.uk)

Tuesdays:
Alexander's, Rufus Court, Northgate Street, Chester
'Tuesday Unplugged'. 8 pm (phone 01244 340005)

Wednesdays:
The Carlton Tavern, Hartington Street, Handbridge, Chester
'Mr Happy's Come All Ye'. 9 pm (phone 01244 675860)

Thursdays:
Ye Gardener's Arms, Boughton, Chester
Informal Session. 9 pm (phone 01244 319132)

Fridays:
Union Vaults, Egerton Street, Chester
Craic 'n' Blues. 9.30 pm (phone 01244 376081)


More here: http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/events.htm


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Dave MacKenzie
Date: 18 Sep 09 - 07:48 PM

Any rumours that "craic 'n' blues" has been ratioanlised are completely without foundation. We shall continue to be as irrational as ever!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 20 Sep 09 - 07:25 AM

'ratio analised??

Hmmnn, sez it all really! 8-)


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Dave MacKenzie
Date: 20 Sep 09 - 06:27 PM

Why do you think I got out of IT?

Of course, as Mr Happy dropped in on Friday, it was even more irrational than usual.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Dave Roberts
Date: 21 Sep 09 - 03:59 PM

Mr H,

I trust you are still performing your amazing version of 'Old McDonald'?


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 22 Sep 09 - 06:18 AM

Dave Roberts,

Absolutely, & wait for it, I'm working on a sequel!!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 22 Sep 09 - 07:40 AM

.......& if you're at Ian M's 50th next weak, I'll do me level best to accommodate!


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 02 Dec 10 - 06:47 AM

Due to unforeseen events, last nights Come All Ye couldn't take place in its normal venue at the Carlton in Handbridge.

Instead, we held the evening in the Customs House pub in Watergate Street.

After doing a quick ringaround of most folk,I posted info on the door of the Carlton for anyone else.

Apologies to any of our regulars who couldn't be contacted about this abrupt change & congrats to those select few who struggled through the snowdrops for their weakly dose of jovial sinaround!

There'd been a burst water pipe at the Carlton, so the place was closed.

Normal service will be resumed for next week & onwards.


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Dec 10 - 10:04 AM

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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 02 Dec 10 - 10:31 AM

That link don't work, this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mold,_Flintshire one does, tho' I don't savvy the connection?


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: terrier
Date: 02 Dec 10 - 01:19 PM

Well maybe it's The Black Terror ??
Still don't see the connection with yr Wyddgrug..


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mr Happy
Date: 06 Apr 14 - 11:24 AM

.......and the never-ending dire tripe diatribe continues- aaaaaaaaaaarrrrgghhhh!!

Yes, you've guessed it!

Mr Happy's Come All Ye music & song session is on the move once more.

The Carlton closed suddenly last week due to management issues.

Consequently, Mr Happy's Come All Ye Music & Song Session every Wednesday will now take place at

St Werburgh's Parish Centre, The Bowling Green, Brook Street, Chester.

Every Wednesday 830pm

All welcome!

Bring instruments, voices and your very good company!!


St Werb's


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Subject: RE: Chester UK Session Shift
From: Mo the caller
Date: 06 Apr 14 - 11:34 AM

Tell us about parking, John.
And about your Monday sesh


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