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12th Annual Carrying Stream Festival

Johnny J 19 Oct 13 - 01:39 PM
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Subject: 12th Annual Carrying Stream Festival
From: Johnny J
Date: 19 Oct 13 - 01:39 PM

2th Annual Carrying Stream Festival
12th CARRYING STREAM FESTIVAL (6-13th November inclusive)

This is Edinburgh Folk Club's annual tribute to the great Scottish
poet, songwriter, and folklorist.... Hamish Henderson.

Here's a brief outline of our programme which features Martin Simpson –
twice voted Artist of the Year at the BBC Folk Awards (6 Nov), the
legendary Irish singer Len Graham (13 Nov), fiddler Dave Swarbrick of
Fairport Convention fame (8 Nov).

Also featured is Jimmy MacGregor, whose sparkling career as a folk
singer and broadcaster spans more than 50 years – and not everyone can
boast having played a gig with The Beatles as support act!

A feast of traditional singing is in store with Fife singers Chris
Miles, Jimmy Hutchison, Peter Shepherd and Arthur Watson on 9 Nov,
while Margaret Bennett hosts Yorkshire singer Anna Shannon and the
James Brothers (the Scots-Aussie combination Jamie McClennan and James

Sheena Wellington will give the annual Hamish Henderson Lecture in the
City Chambers (9 Nov).

Wed 6/11 Martin Simpson (£12/10/8)

Thu 7/11 Jimmy MacGregor "The John Muir Story"(£ 15/13/10)

Fri 8/11 Dave Swarbrick and Friends (£12/10/8)

Sat 9/11 Hamish Henderson Lecture – Sheena Wellington
Plus "Fife Singers' Night" – Jimmy Hutchison, Chris Miles, Peter
Shepheard, Arthur Watson

Sun 10 /11 Margaret Bennett, Anna Shannon, The James Brothers

Tue 12/11 TMSA Singing Session (Canon's Gait)

Wed 13/11 Len Graham

See also for a background to
this event and history of previous festivals.

Also, our regular website

Tickets available at Coda on The Mound, from Edinburgh Folk Club on
club nights, and

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Subject: RE: 12th Annual Carrying Stream Festival
From: Johnny J
Date: 01 Nov 13 - 08:56 AM

Just a reminder that it all kicks off next week.

We would like to welcome you all to The Scottish Capital.

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