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New Folk Club in Blackheath

melodeonboy 22 Sep 09 - 03:22 PM
Mick Woods 22 Sep 09 - 10:40 AM
Mick Woods 21 Sep 09 - 11:34 PM
melodeonboy 21 Sep 09 - 08:03 PM
Tug the Cox 21 Apr 09 - 06:43 AM
Girl Friday 19 Apr 09 - 05:28 PM
Girl Friday 19 Apr 09 - 04:43 PM
Girl Friday 19 Apr 09 - 04:41 PM
GUEST,John from Elsie`s Band 19 Apr 09 - 12:16 PM
Tug the Cox 19 Apr 09 - 11:59 AM
GUEST,woodsie 19 Apr 09 - 10:53 AM
Ian Fyvie 15 Mar 09 - 09:21 PM
GUEST,Neil C 15 Mar 09 - 05:55 PM
Girl Friday 09 Dec 08 - 05:54 PM
Mr Red 09 Dec 08 - 12:20 PM
GUEST,Rafflesbear 09 Dec 08 - 08:01 AM
GUEST,Rafflesbear 08 Dec 08 - 01:23 PM
GUEST,Rafflesbear 07 Dec 08 - 04:25 PM
Girl Friday 11 Nov 08 - 06:33 PM
Mick Woods 08 Nov 08 - 12:12 PM
GUEST,Neil 08 Sep 08 - 03:15 PM
Mr Red 02 Jul 08 - 07:41 AM
GUEST,Andy 02 Jul 08 - 05:35 AM
Dave Illingworth 23 Jun 08 - 10:02 AM
Richard Bridge 18 Jun 08 - 11:57 AM
Dave Illingworth 18 Jun 08 - 09:50 AM
GUEST,woodsie 22 May 08 - 05:32 AM
GUEST,Pete the hat 15 May 08 - 05:54 PM
GUEST,Pete the Hat. 15 May 08 - 02:38 PM
GUEST,The Mole Catcher's unplugged Apprentice 01 May 08 - 05:24 PM
Richard Bridge 01 May 08 - 04:43 PM
GUEST,The Mole catcher's unplugged Apprentice 01 May 08 - 04:36 PM
Mick Woods 01 May 08 - 04:27 PM
GUEST,Essex Girl 01 May 08 - 09:08 AM
Richard Bridge 30 Apr 08 - 02:34 PM
GUEST,Theresa Findlay 30 Apr 08 - 10:55 AM
The Sandman 23 Apr 08 - 06:18 PM
GUEST,Theresa Findlay 22 Apr 08 - 08:06 PM
Mick Woods 18 Apr 08 - 04:59 AM
GUEST,woodsie 17 Apr 08 - 02:36 PM
Mr Red 17 Apr 08 - 01:12 PM
GUEST,woodsie 17 Apr 08 - 11:56 AM
GUEST,Peter 17 Apr 08 - 07:53 AM
GUEST,theresa findlay 16 Apr 08 - 07:32 PM
GUEST,woodsie 16 Apr 08 - 11:51 AM
GUEST,Essex Girl 16 Apr 08 - 08:18 AM
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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: melodeonboy
Date: 22 Sep 09 - 03:22 PM

Yeh, but when's Michael Fish on?


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mick Woods
Date: 22 Sep 09 - 10:40 AM

We have the wonderful Fiddlefit appearing tonight - free entry and floor spots to first come first served!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mick Woods
Date: 21 Sep 09 - 11:34 PM

Mchael Fsh?


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: melodeonboy
Date: 21 Sep 09 - 08:03 PM

'ere, Woodsie, what's all this I've been hearing about your having Michael Fish as guest artist at your Blackheath Club?


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 21 Apr 09 - 06:43 AM

The Green Man on Blackheath Hill! Great jazz pub, and Young's ale, which was hard to find in S.E. London then.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Girl Friday
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 05:28 PM

And it should read Dartford High road not Street


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Girl Friday
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 04:43 PM

That's not the Blackheath Club, before someone thinks it is, forgot to say that it's what was The Fox And Hounds, Romney Street.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Girl Friday
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 04:41 PM

Hello John. We're moving the club to Wilmington
Great News Folks


The Folk Club has a brand new venue, and it's not too far away from the old one. Lovely Pete has arranged for us to go to his local, The Foresters in Wilmington. It's address is 235 Dartford High Street, but that's at the pretty end!

We start there on Monday 4th May. I know it's a Bank Holiday, but please make an effort to be there. We want to create a good impression. I have spoken to the landlady, Katy, she seems very nice and keen to have us there. We'll probably coming straight from Rochester Sweeps Festival.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&hl=en&tab=wl

Thats the Google Map and directions from Eynsford


So,let's make a date for Mondays at 8.30 starting with a singaround .


Sue


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,John from Elsie`s Band
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 12:16 PM

Robin Gray and I used to run the folk club in the early 70`s in "The Green Man" at the top of Blackheath Hill. I`ve still got the poster for the Paul Simon night. The place closed during that decade and some poncy flats are now on the site. I hope they didn`t blame us!.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 11:59 AM

Well done. I remember the Blackheath folk club in the pub by the railway station inn the early seventies, and loads of sessions at the much mussed Three Tuns. Funny about the Royal Oak, though, we went in after a Blackheath Morris practice and started singing only to be told that there was no music, as the customers didn't like it. The customers were actually joining in lustily, and complained when we had to srop. We all the spoke, loudly in Unison, the wild rover. The landlord didn't see the funnyb side and threw us out. That was 35 years or so ago, so the rules have obviously shanged. The beer was always good, though, the Courage best was delivered in 54 gallon Hogsheads.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 10:53 AM

A year old and going strong!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Ian Fyvie
Date: 15 Mar 09 - 09:21 PM

Best of luck for your Irish Night. After our singaround tonight one of our supporters said he would be along to our tuesday singaround after he'd been to a St Patrick's night in the City centre.

Of course we look forward to seeing him, but I suspect he'll find the St Patrick's Night goes on a lot longer than our SIngaround!

Anyone in Brighton on a Tuesday off is welcome to come along to Cellarfolk; our singaround at The Round Georges pub in Sutherland Road. We gather from around 8.20pm.

Ian Fyvie


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Neil C
Date: 15 Mar 09 - 05:55 PM

Irish-themed night this Tuesday, for St. Patrick's night. Bring along your best Irish songs!

http://www.blackheathoakfolk.blogspot.com/


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Girl Friday
Date: 09 Dec 08 - 05:54 PM

So sorry we didn't make it. I think Trevor wore himself out wandering round shops today. He came over dizzy and feeling a bit sick. He's asleep at present. I'm sure it was a great night.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mr Red
Date: 09 Dec 08 - 12:20 PM

blickie to http://www.blackheathoakfolk.blogspot.com/


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Rafflesbear
Date: 09 Dec 08 - 08:01 AM

See you there tonight - it's going to be a cracker !


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Rafflesbear
Date: 08 Dec 08 - 01:23 PM

There are currently four videos of the Folkmob show on YouTube

Fiddler's Green
The Islander
Draft Dodger Rag
Dogger Bank


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Rafflesbear
Date: 07 Dec 08 - 04:25 PM

A great night in prospect at the British Oak in Old Dover Road Blackheath this Tuesday 9th with a visit from Norcsalordie.

They were at Eltham Folkmob back in October and this is their much anticipated return to Blackheath - 8pm start

Bring your smiley face and your dancing shoes it's going to be that sort of evening !


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Girl Friday
Date: 11 Nov 08 - 06:33 PM

Off topic but re Trevor. He had a bad heart attack on Monday morning, it ptobably started Sunday afternoon . Swift treatment at Kings. No more fags and no driving for a month.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mick Woods
Date: 08 Nov 08 - 12:12 PM

Refresh


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Neil
Date: 08 Sep 08 - 03:15 PM

This seems to be the new link: http://www.blackheathoakfolk.blogspot.com/


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mr Red
Date: 02 Jul 08 - 07:41 AM

I take it that the website error 404 is temporary, innit?


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Andy
Date: 02 Jul 08 - 05:35 AM

Made my first visit to this club yesterday evening - it won't be my last. Very friendly & welcoming with good beer as well. A neat little PA that wasn't overpowering, too.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Dave Illingworth
Date: 23 Jun 08 - 10:02 AM

Gentle reminder:-

BARRY GOLLOP/STEVE VAN-DELLER/DAVE ILLINGWORTH
at Blackheath Folk Club in the British Oak (see address above)
TUESDAY 24th JUNE.
Plus, of course, the fine local floor-singers.

Thanks, Richard, for the name suggestion. Not sure anything elvish or hobbit-wise fits our music (although I do like Tolkien).
We will get around to a name eventually.
In the meantime, I look forward to meeting again a few old friends who I haven't seen for a while, and have promised to come.
I hear from one of them that the British Oak beer is good - so that's a good start.........

             Cheers, Dave Illingworth


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 18 Jun 08 - 11:57 AM

Try "Gol-del-in" - sounds vaguely hobbit-ish


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Dave Illingworth
Date: 18 Jun 08 - 09:50 AM

Our trio, provisionally (but clumsily) named GOLLOP/VAN-DELLER/ILLINGWORTH will be playing two half hour (or so)sets at the Blackheath Folk Club (in bar of British Oak, 109 Old Dover Road,
Blackheath SE3 8SU) on Tuesday 24th June.

Line-up:-

Barry Gollop (acoustic lead-guitar/vocals)
Steve Van-Deller (mandolin/10-string cuatro/slide-guitar/vocals)
Dave Illingworth (rhythm-guitar/vocals)

Material comes from the 1920s onwards, American & British, sad songs and good-time blues, by well-known and lesser known writers plus the odd original and a touch of "traditional". Basically songs we like to sing and play.

Thanks Lynne for letting us do it.

                                  Dave Illingworth


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 22 May 08 - 05:32 AM

The club has taken off well with between 15 and 20 musicians turning up each week and a dozen or so audience who have come to listen making total attendance 25 - 35 people. Thanks to everyone who has supported us so far - may it continue!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Pete the hat
Date: 15 May 08 - 05:54 PM

The word Chav these days is not in any way connected with the old word. Teenagers refere to it has C.H.A.V.Council House and Violent? Which is absolute bunkcum.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Pete the Hat.
Date: 15 May 08 - 02:38 PM

Blackheath folk club is great with good singers/players and a nice friendly place in regards to the locals and the staff.
"We want Fred Dylans" Excellent>


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,The Mole Catcher's unplugged Apprentice
Date: 01 May 08 - 05:24 PM

Fortunately, via my dad, I've heard of Blue Cheer, and heard that particular version of the song, must say I do prefer the Eddie Cochran version. the band and I performed the song in the Eddie Cochran style one night (and yes we used electric instruments), there were those that got it, and those that didn't, but it was alot of fun nonetheless.

Charlotte R


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 01 May 08 - 04:43 PM

I should explain, Charlotte. Mick has heard me do stuff from at one end of the scale, Famous Flower of Serving Men or Knight William, to, at the other end, of the scale, Play with Fire and Summertime Blues (a bit like the way Blue Cheer did it)


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,The Mole catcher's unplugged Apprentice
Date: 01 May 08 - 04:36 PM

Try playing in a crowded bar without a PA system, sorry it doesn't work, in my experience. Oh dear, I can't be playing folk music then....*LOL*

Charlotte R


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mick Woods
Date: 01 May 08 - 04:27 PM

Our original intention was for an acoustic sing - around. This is still our aim. A small PA will be used for visiting guests if they require it and on nights when the bar is crowded - which has been the case the last three weeks - all there for the music as well!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Essex Girl
Date: 01 May 08 - 09:08 AM

The P.A in the British Oak is a small one and is only really necessary when the pub gets crowded and noisy towards the end of the evening. (As most do). This is not a "folk club" as such, but an open mike (or not) session in the large bar. The only problem I can see with P.A is that it will attract more non-folk musicians and singers.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 30 Apr 08 - 02:34 PM

Folk club? PA?


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Theresa Findlay
Date: 30 Apr 08 - 10:55 AM

Great night once again, we're now doing a raffle - proceeds to a new PA - tickets 50p each, so that's not bad is it? Look forward to seeing you all again next Tuesday 6 May. Keep up the practice.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: The Sandman
Date: 23 Apr 08 - 06:18 PM

Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mr Red - PM
Date: 17 Apr 08 - 01:12 PM

I take it Blackheath is in London innit.
london SE3,However,Kent used to play some of there cricket matches there.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Theresa Findlay
Date: 22 Apr 08 - 08:06 PM

Tuesday 22 April - another great night - thanks again to everyone who came to the British Oak for the second week of our new Folk Club (we'll get rid of the "new" soon!) We had a great selection of music and and musical instruments. Lynne, myself and Woodsie are so pleased that it has taken off and its all down to you. Cheers - see you next Tuesday 29th.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mick Woods
Date: 18 Apr 08 - 04:59 AM

Follow the LINK for more info Please turn up early if you want a floorspot!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 17 Apr 08 - 02:36 PM

'Tis - t'other one is in Oz!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Mr Red
Date: 17 Apr 08 - 01:12 PM

I take it Blackheath is in London innit.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 17 Apr 08 - 11:56 AM

When is nest week? I know it must be sometime in spring!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Peter
Date: 17 Apr 08 - 07:53 AM

I hope I can make it nest week. I hear Dave Kenningham was there.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,theresa findlay
Date: 16 Apr 08 - 07:32 PM

Thanks to everyone who turned up for our new folk club. Me, Woodsie and Lynne could not have wished for a better start and hopefully the beginning of a long love affair with The British Oak. Thanks also to Pete the landlord for letting us use his pub. See you all next Tuesday at 7.30. Cheers.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 16 Apr 08 - 11:51 AM

What a great turnout! Well done everybody who played and sang and thanks to all that came along to listen - there's more next week!


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,Essex Girl
Date: 16 Apr 08 - 08:18 AM

Excellent night. Well done Lynne. A large audience and some very good singers and musicians - some Tudor Barn regulars but a lot of new (to us) talent. Great selection of real ale and friendly staff. A session well worth a visit.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: GUEST,jojofolkagogo
Date: 15 Apr 08 - 01:56 PM

Got your e-mail about this new club, Woodsie,

All the best of luck with it,
it's just a little too far for me to go, what with the price of petral these days . . .

Still might get there one day

All the best
Jo-Jo


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Patart
Date: 15 Apr 08 - 08:08 AM

We're far enough away to not cause confusion but the Blackheath Folk has celebrated its 15th birthday this year at Blackheath on the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia. We meet on the first Thursday of the month, with floor spots [a few poets perhaps] and a featured performer. If you're ever in our area please come along.   
Patrick


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: Ruth Archer
Date: 14 Apr 08 - 07:57 AM

I want to know if Mick wears gorblimey trousers or Jaysusandbegorrah trousers... :D

I hate the word Chav, both because of its etymology and because it seems like another stick with which to beat the working classes. Yes, there are yobs and louts in every town, but when kids at public schools are having Chav Parties, it's not really very nice. This was a good article:

Bottom of the class

In any case, the term Chav seems to be a bit passe now, which is a good thing IMHO.


Good luck with the new folk club - that's the second one I've heard avbout this week, the first being in East Dulwich. Well done to all those flying the flag.


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Subject: RE: New Folk Club in Blackheath
From: The Sandman
Date: 14 Apr 08 - 07:55 AM

I live in Ireland so that is difficult and also expensive.please feel free to visit my website,where youcan hear me singing
best of luck with the clubhttp://www.dickmiles.com


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