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Mike O'Connor songwriting w'shop, Lewes

Valmai Goodyear 01 Mar 10 - 03:23 PM
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Subject: Mike O'Connor songwriting w'shop, Lewes
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 01 Mar 10 - 03:23 PM

Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Workshop No 132

MIKE O'CONNOR: SONGWRITING IN THE TRADITION
Website
Sunday 6th. June 2010 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £25
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ   

            Mike (fiddle, Anglo concertina & voice) is a fine songwriter, singer, storyteller & a bard of the Gorseth of Cornwall. His style is distinctive but rooted firmly in the tradition. His songs (The White Shepherd, The Best of Autumn, Unite, Unite, etc) have been recorded by Martyn Wyndham-Read, Johnny Collins, Sarah Morgan, Mike Nicholson & many more. He produced & directed the iconic folk operas The Cry of Tin & Unsung Heroes & recently took part in the production Cornish Lads.
            The workshop will cover the art & craft of songwriting: the first reasons for writing, the tools & materials available for following a traditional style, & polishing & performing.

ON SATURDAY 5TH. JUNE MIKE O'CONNOR & BARBARA GRIGGS PERFORM AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Admission £6. Advance tickets from address at end of this form.

Provisional Timetable
10.45   Registration & coffee; order lunch refreshments not included)
11.00    Motivation, inspiration & the building blocks of traditional song.
12.30   Lunch
13.30   Crafting the song: words, music & performance.
15.00   Tea/coffee break
15.45 - 16.45 Sing out! The songwriter, the singer, the listeners.

N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Maps & accommodation lists will be sent on request.

MIKE O'CONNOR:SONGWRITING IN THE TRADITION
Sunday 6th. June 2010
BOOKING FORM

I would like to attend the workshop. I enclose a cheque for £25.00 (refreshments not included).



Name:



Address:













Telephone:



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Tick for map:    Tick for accommodation list:



No. of tickets @ £6 for evening performance (include SAE for these):

Please make cheques payable to Lewes Arms Folk Club (that's right) and send with this booking form to: Valmai Goodyear,20, St. John's Terrace, LEWES,East Sussex BN7 2DL


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Subject: RE: Mike O'Connor songwriting w'shop, Lewes
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 01 Mar 10 - 05:32 PM

The two threads are bound to become separated, but I should make it clear that on the Saturday Mike and Barbara are leading an all-day workshop on Cornish tunes from manuscript sources.

Valmai


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Subject: RE: Mike O'Connor songwriting w'shop, Lewes
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 19 May 10 - 09:57 AM

Carrying Nelson Home and Shining Down on Sennen are two more of Mike's excellent songs.

Valmai


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Subject: RE: Mike O'Connor songwriting w'shop, Lewes
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 25 May 10 - 02:47 AM

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