A new Singers and
musicians session at the Three Horse Shoes, Scotton
starts on Saturday February 9th. Andsecond Saturday of the month after that.
Those of a certain age will remember the excellent evenings at the Three
Horse Shoes in the 1980s and 90s. It would nice to see history repeat itself.
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Unfortunately, the venue
for the Reely Grim Folk Dance Club, Rothwell,
is no longer available due to renovations at the Blacksmith's Arms. They will
not be meeting in the immediate future, but will let you know of any
developments for a new venue
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Ferry Folk Moves
Ferry Folk, formerly Third
Thursday at the Crooked Billet in Owston Ferry has
now closed and has now moved to Wroot, at The Cross
Keys,under the name Axholme Ferry Folkon . Fourth Wednesday every month starting at Singers and Musicians Session. 01427 728643
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Morris is recruiting. They meet on Sunday evenings at The Half Moon Inn
Alford. Call Patrick on 07712 107957.for more
Singaround in Kirton in Lindey
With the Closure of Scanlon’s in
Brigg a new singaround is being trialled at The
Queen's Head, King Edward St, Kirton in
4NF. The folk nights will be on the second Wednesday of each
month starting at , the first one will be the second Wednesday in July, that is 11th July 2018. If you want to know more
please email Geoff on email@example.com
and ask him to add you to the email group for regular notifications. You can
also ring him on 01652 648589.
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Folk Nights Closes
the closure of the Nelthorpe Arms in Brigg
Scanlon’s Folk nights have now ended. Dating back to 1990 when the pub was
in the hands of Miles Scanlon the folk nights have proved a popular event
over the years . However it looks as though the
closure of the pub is permanent and that the folk nights will not be
Shanty Blast Closes
The Shanty Blast, held attheMuseum
of Lincolnshire Life on the
first Saturday of the month has now closed. With the introduction of room
charges the event is no longer viable. I have no information on other sessions
and events held at the museum, you are advised to check with the organisers
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Funding and Creative Bursaries from EFDSS
EFDSS have announced that
Funding and Creative
Bursaries are now open for 2018.
The EFDSS Creative Seed Funding is an award
of £750 to be given to new and emerging
artists/groups of artists who wish to explore new creative ideas in the
genre of English folk music.
The EFDSS Creative Bursary and Residency Programme, now
in its 6th year, aims to support artists in exploring new creative ideas
inspired by and sourced from traditional English folk music. This
programme provides artists with an opportunity to undertake creative exploration
without the pressure of a final product.
The Award offers a bursary of up to £2,000, to
cover costs and expenses, research facilities at the Vaughan Williams
Memorial Library and up to five days of rehearsal space at Cecil Sharp
House to an individual, existing band, or new cohort of artists wishing
to undertake research and development into a creative exploration of
English folk music.
There are three awards to be made for each
For more information please see the Artists'
Bursaries page on the EFDSS site.
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New Folk Music Show on Doncaster Radio
The Invisible Folk Club is a new
radio show recently signed up by Sine FM in Doncaster
for an hour of folk and acoustic music, poetry and discussion every Monday
night from to Tuesday.
The show is presented by folk singer and songwriter Jon Bickley
and produced by film producer and chorister Steve Yarwood. The
show has already featured Only Human (aka Tom Bickley) a multi instrumentalist based in Sheffield
and will soon be devoting a podcast to Oz Hardwick
the Leeds poet.