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uk folkies

peterp 23 May 99 - 06:17 PM
Llanfair 23 May 99 - 06:24 PM
Jo Taylor 23 May 99 - 07:28 PM
The Shambles 23 May 99 - 07:32 PM
Penny S. 23 May 99 - 07:35 PM
katlaughing 23 May 99 - 07:36 PM
The Shambles 23 May 99 - 08:07 PM
bill\sables 23 May 99 - 08:09 PM
Bulldog 24 May 99 - 01:31 AM
Lonesome EJ 24 May 99 - 02:13 AM
Pete Fletcher 24 May 99 - 03:08 AM
Ian Stephenson 24 May 99 - 04:35 AM
Roger the zimmer 24 May 99 - 04:40 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 24 May 99 - 05:32 AM
Sophie 24 May 99 - 06:00 AM
KingBrilliant 24 May 99 - 06:14 AM
SueH 24 May 99 - 06:26 AM
danl 24 May 99 - 06:55 AM
AndyG 24 May 99 - 07:40 AM
danl 24 May 99 - 07:55 AM
Steve Parkes 24 May 99 - 08:22 AM
Ian 24 May 99 - 08:28 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 24 May 99 - 08:38 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 24 May 99 - 08:55 AM
AndyG 24 May 99 - 10:51 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 24 May 99 - 10:59 AM
Cat a Tonic (inactive) 24 May 99 - 02:38 PM
The Shambles 24 May 99 - 03:06 PM
Sue Donnellan 24 May 99 - 05:44 PM
JB3 (inactive) 25 May 99 - 02:12 AM
SueH 25 May 99 - 04:15 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 25 May 99 - 05:12 AM
danl 25 May 99 - 06:28 AM
danl 25 May 99 - 06:37 AM
AndyG 25 May 99 - 07:43 AM
The_one_and_only_Dai 25 May 99 - 07:51 AM
Ian 25 May 99 - 08:03 AM
AndyG 25 May 99 - 08:35 AM
Sam Hudson 25 May 99 - 10:18 AM
danl 25 May 99 - 11:37 AM
Alan B 25 May 99 - 12:01 PM
Ian 25 May 99 - 12:01 PM
The Shambles 25 May 99 - 12:53 PM
SueH 25 May 99 - 01:10 PM
The Shambles 25 May 99 - 02:23 PM
The Shambles 25 May 99 - 02:34 PM
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Subject: uk folkies
From: peterp
Date: 23 May 99 - 06:17 PM

how many UK folkies are on mudcat


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Llanfair
Date: 23 May 99 - 06:24 PM

I'm one, living in Mid-Wales. Where are you? Hwyl Bron


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Jo Taylor
Date: 23 May 99 - 07:28 PM

...and I'm one living in France. There are quite a few of us ex-patriates, we've been missing AlistairUK recently (he's in Brazil) but where's Pete M? (New Zealand)???? I haven't been into many threads recently owing to a terminally ill computer (borrowed a friend's, very very kind of him) but have seen no sign of Pete. Anyone?

Jo


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 23 May 99 - 07:32 PM

I ent him an ICQ message last week, but he has not replied?


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Penny S.
Date: 23 May 99 - 07:35 PM

I had a message from Pete M on the 11th, the last day he posted in the threads. He said he was going back to work, but I don't know if that meant away from the computer or not.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: katlaughing
Date: 23 May 99 - 07:36 PM

PeteM emailed me about 2-3 weeks ago and said his time would be very limited for quite awhile as he'd got a new contract which would require fulltime input from him. Good to have the work, I'm sure, but I still miss his postings.

katlaughing ( we exchange critter stories)


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 23 May 99 - 08:07 PM

This BLUE CLICKY THING will tell you all about who lives where and what the weather is like and more. At the end of that thread there is a link to PART 2, with room on for you to tell us who, where, and what underwear you prefer.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: bill\sables
Date: 23 May 99 - 08:09 PM

I'm a uk catter living in Selby North Yorks Sam Pirt is in Hull and Mike Cahill is in Castleford West Yorks Graham Pirt(Sams Dad) is in Goole and Ian Stephenson is in Selby Cheers Bill


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Bulldog
Date: 24 May 99 - 01:31 AM

Greetings from Canada. One of the UK's biggest exports was people.... Folk music was, and is still, popular in Lancashire where I come from. Gracie Fields Hometown. Regards: dave.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 24 May 99 - 02:13 AM

Steve Parkes is a brit as well.And Bert. Oh,and my wife "Lion" is from Christchurch, Dorset.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Pete Fletcher
Date: 24 May 99 - 03:08 AM

From Beverley, East Yorks. How about a 'catters mini-meet at Beverley festival. Come and watch me make a fool of myself at my "Folk on the Net" workshop. Pete


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ian Stephenson
Date: 24 May 99 - 04:35 AM

Hiya Pete + everyone. I'll see you at that workshop at Beverley Folk Festival, and I'll try and Drag Sam Pirt along with me aswell!! See You There!
Ian


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Roger the zimmer
Date: 24 May 99 - 04:40 AM

Well, I'm in the UK but I'm more of a jazz & blues person than a folkie but being on Mudcat has revived my interest in things folk, to the extent of relistening to old records and buying some new ones.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 24 May 99 - 05:32 AM

I'm an expat Welshman in the 'other place' - here, as if I haven't posted this link on every thread since last year...


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Sophie
Date: 24 May 99 - 06:00 AM

Here we go again...alrighty then, I'm in Brighton, East-Sussex ona grey day. Soophs


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: KingBrilliant
Date: 24 May 99 - 06:14 AM

I am in Reading. Will be going to Sidmouth Folk Festival for the first time this year (and staying on to view the eclipse). Anyone else going?

Kris


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: SueH
Date: 24 May 99 - 06:26 AM

I'm in Hertfordshire. Fairly well served around the area for folk clubs & sessions, additionally we run a folk club in Letchworth. We have the MacCalmans next week - I'd suggest you all came along, but you're all miles away!

SueH


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: danl
Date: 24 May 99 - 06:55 AM

ah, now this is a good thread! did anyone else when they first started mudcatting wonder why it said things like 6:30 AM when it was actualy about quarter to 12 in the late morning? no? well perhaps that was just me being ignorant then.

im not really based in any one place, spending term time in gloustershire (unfortunatly) and the rest of my time in either cambridge or leigh - on - sea, essex (yes, an essex girl... . i do know all the jokes), and weekends all over the place because im part of the re-enactment group the Sealed Knot which takes me to some very far flung corners of this isle.

anyway, is anyone likely to be at the cambridge folk festival this year? im going for the first time and prehaps if anyone else is we could come face to face with each other.... very scary.

love ivy b.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: AndyG
Date: 24 May 99 - 07:40 AM

Ivy<
Well if you look in at the Club Tent between Mid-day and six on the Saturday you'll see a short-arsed, balded, beardish, bloke running about backstage, chivvying folk on and off stage.
This is me, the tall one isn't me. The Club is The Mayflower Folk Club, (Portland Arms, Tuesday Nights).
I can't claim to be that impressed by this years line-up but Sunday looks good. (John Tams Band, Kate (sigh) Rusby).

Andy
Who did his time in the ECWS but that was long ago.
G


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: danl
Date: 24 May 99 - 07:55 AM

andy g

will do.

(ECWS?! damned spliters. bah humbug.)

ivy b.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Steve Parkes
Date: 24 May 99 - 08:22 AM

LEJ is correct: I'm English (specifically), but I work in Milton Keynes.

Steve


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ian
Date: 24 May 99 - 08:28 AM

I'm from Ashwell, Herts. We havew a village session (mainly singing) at the Rose & Crown on the 1st Monday of the month.

Didn't know there was a folk club in Letchworth, Sue. Where and when??

Ian


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 24 May 99 - 08:38 AM

Blue Clicky Thing


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 24 May 99 - 08:55 AM

Peterp: try here as well.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: AndyG
Date: 24 May 99 - 10:51 AM

Splitters ?
Nah! the Great Rebellion Society they were splitters. :)

AndyG
KAotW, KA, RA (life member), ECWS.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 24 May 99 - 10:59 AM

"Double your files, by your bringers up" = "Form an amoeba and panic!"

Dai, Earl of Northampton's Regt of Foote (SK)


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Cat a Tonic (inactive)
Date: 24 May 99 - 02:38 PM

I'm not from the UK (but I've been a couple of times and loved it). My hubby was in the UK performing for 8 days and will be heading back for another tour mid June - Aug) If anyone is interested (and I hope I'm not being too forward) I can send you his itenerary and if you see him, you can introduce yrself and say hi from me and the kitties. His name is Mose Scarlett and he plays acoustic guitar and sings tunes from the 20's thru the 40's. p.s. he loves it there too!


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 24 May 99 - 03:06 PM

I shall be spending this week-end (mostly) at The Chippenham Folk Festival......... Any one else?


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Sue Donnellan
Date: 24 May 99 - 05:44 PM

Well I'm a lass from Cumbria (Westmorland originally, in the good ol' days, of Irish descent, but living in London now and playing at sessions in Richmond and Middlesex, and dying to get back oop North.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: JB3 (inactive)
Date: 25 May 99 - 02:12 AM

My husband and I have arranged to exchange houses with a couple from Southhampton, England for 3 weeks, starting August 4th. I'm more into folk than he, but would love to hit some folk clubs in that area. Any suggestions?

Thanks, UK 'Catters!

June


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: SueH
Date: 25 May 99 - 04:15 AM

Hi Ian

You're just up the road! I knew there was a session at Ashwell but we haven't been along yet.

The folk club at Letchworth is fairly new, my husband runs it & so far we have had Martin Wyndham-Read, Jez Lowe, & this Friday it is The MacCalmans. Basically it's on the 4th Friday of every month. There will be a break for July & Aug, when most clubs close. We started it up to try & get in more traditional artists, it's getting known that's the difficulty.

There's also a very good session on the 4th Wednesday of every month (ie tomorrow) at The Greyhound pub, St Ippollyts (just outside Hitchin on the Codicote Road). This encompasses a range of instruments (fiddle, concertina, accordian. melodeon, bodhran, guitars, hammer dulcimer, bouzouki etc etc) & singing too. It's run by Barry Goodman, who is half of Life & Times & also a member of Time of Your Life. It's a very friendly session.

Our phone number is 01462 438373 if you want to get in contact with us.

SueH


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 25 May 99 - 05:12 AM

bill\sables,Sam,Mike,Graham,Ian: Do any of you ever get up to Skipton? I was listening to a CD last night by a guy called Dave Moss (band called Bannoffi [sic]). Brilliant.

I believe he attends a session there - if you see him, pass on my compliments.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: danl
Date: 25 May 99 - 06:28 AM

one and only dai - damn me i hate coincidences. how long have you been in northamptons then? coz im not sure i recognise your name and im just about to start my 6th season in our illustrious green machine ... it could be just me being a bit slow so early in the mornig .but this could also be where you extract a rather unfashionable confession out of me about the fact that 'ivy' is not a name that figures on the regiments list at all. go on, guess! if you get it right ill buy you a pint this weekend at sudeley! (if your going that is...!)

love ... er... ivy b.

more beer, more shouting, resistance is futile.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: danl
Date: 25 May 99 - 06:37 AM

andy g

ok, maybe it is too early in the morning for me (11:30, still officially morning so the excuse still stands) but ive got ECWS and obviously know what SK stands for but KAotW, KA and RA? now im lost with the abriviations.

anyway, didnt the ECWS do something at whitny and blow up 60 of the public's cars and burn down a feild? no, my mistake, perhaps that was us. think thats the only time we dont mind being confused though...!

love ivy b.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: AndyG
Date: 25 May 99 - 07:43 AM

Ivy,

KAotW: The King's Army of the West (the original splitters [Hopton's & Lunsfords IIRC]:-)
KA: The King's Army - More splitters left the Knot !
RA: The Roundhead Association - The original opposition to the Brig's Edgehill Garden Party
These two (KA & RA) incorporated to form the ECWS.

AndyG


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The_one_and_only_Dai
Date: 25 May 99 - 07:51 AM

Ivy - just you ask Cap'n Bob about his uncle Dai.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ian
Date: 25 May 99 - 08:03 AM

SueH

Thanx. I know Barry G and the Greyhound session. For a good list of Herts/Essex sessions etc. you can try my Friend Kevin's site at

http://www.macgrath.freeserve.co.uk

It also has some of his songs (I like the Marmite one).

May see you at Letchworth soon, though I'm restoring bells at Orton Waterville this Friday so not much chance then.

Dai

Yes, my wife was born a few miles from Skipton so we get there now and again. Never been to that session, though.

This is getting to look like a series of mixed up conversations. Maybe we should start a new thread or 2.

(ps I was a member of the King's Army about 1977. Sir Thomas Tyldesley's Regiment of Foot. Great singing with the RA.)


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: AndyG
Date: 25 May 99 - 08:35 AM

My, my, my, isn't it a small world !
Ian, which bit of Tyldesley's Regt ? I hadn't been dismissed from the KA for "persistant malignacy" in 1977 :)

AndyG
(sergeant of musket, Sir William Manwairings Company)


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Sam Hudson
Date: 25 May 99 - 10:18 AM

Hello from Nottingham; I shall be on the door at Keyworth Folk Club tonight where Anna Ryder is our guest. And on Friday night my tent will be up for the first time this year at Cleethorpes!


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: danl
Date: 25 May 99 - 11:37 AM

now im intriged....! would you know Mim Bower then by chance? it was thanks to her and others that i first became intrested in folk to start with. im trying to work this all out but yes, may have to ask Bob this weekend!

this thread is certainly becoming intresting and seems to have thrown up quite a few re-enactors, though perhaps this is not such a coincidence after all.

love ivy b.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Alan B
Date: 25 May 99 - 12:01 PM

Pete Fletcher - Will see you at Beverley. I'm sure your folk on the will be fascinating!!!


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ian
Date: 25 May 99 - 12:01 PM

Andy

Univ. Newcastle bit ... exported from Manchester.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 25 May 99 - 12:53 PM

JB3

Fo'c'sle Folk Club
Friday
The Duke of Wellington, Bugle St, Southampton.
TEL Jane Allison 01703 456 337

Woolston Folk Club
Friday
The Obliisk, Oblisk Rd, Woolston, Southampton
TEL Sandy Satyandhan 01703 434209

This may help too Folk-On-Tap.


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: SueH
Date: 25 May 99 - 01:10 PM

Hi Ian again

We are on Kevin's web site (St Ipps session, Letchworth gigs, Nail La Mad Nanny! & Tam Lin (my husband's bands).

How long since you looked at his site????????

I have tried putting all the above on a few others, but most of them are like black holes - you send the info & never get a response. However the Tam Lin site should be up & running v. soon, having got started at last I am getting on with it fairly quickly; and I shall be putting as many links on as I can think of.

Shame about Friday. You might enjoy the sessions though, they really are v. friendly, as you might expect with Barry running them!

Sue


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 25 May 99 - 02:23 PM

There is also this one for those in the UK http://www.mudcat.org/thread.CFM?threadID=5704.

Let us not exclude the rest of the world too much, these threads must be pretty boring for them?


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: The Shambles
Date: 25 May 99 - 02:34 PM

Ivy B and AndyG.

Could you start a new thread explaining all about your re-enactment stuff. I'm sure that there will be a lot of people here who would be interested, as I for one am, but I feel I have come in, in the middle of it and I am a bit lost. Could you start at the beginning for me?


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Sam Pirt
Date: 25 May 99 - 03:03 PM

Hi I don't need to say this(Ian and Bill have said this already)My names Sam Pirt and I live in the UK and funly enought I am off to Beverly. I may ewll pop accross to the workshop and see you.

Cheers, Sam


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ian
Date: 26 May 99 - 08:25 AM

Sue

Can't get to Kevin's site at the moment. My employer's firewall comes up with "Access Denied" (categories SEX)


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: Ash the 'Liza Carthy follower
Date: 26 May 99 - 10:33 AM

Just me.

In my hat

It's very colourful.

Here's my site : http;//members.xoom.com/Elizanet


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Subject: RE: uk folkies
From: katlaughing
Date: 26 May 99 - 10:41 AM

I'm not from the UK, either, but feel as though I should be. I noticed nobody responded to Cat A Tonic, so I thought I would. CatAT, why don't yougo ahead and list his intinerary; that way everyone can check it out to see if they might attend.

Also, I second the request for a thread about reenactments. Sounds really interesting.

katlaughing, descended from UK's Hudsons, Forsyths, Crawfords, Sutherlands, Fountains, Ewings, Youmans, and a few more!


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