Tunes session 3rd Nov, workshops 5th and 19th, barndance 23rd, Adrian O 24th, join us for carolling

– Our grateful thanks go to Pip Ives for giving us a great Castle Inn evening on Sunday with some outstanding playing… We’re so lucky to have such talented, hard working and generous pals. Next month our visiting friend is wonderful East Kent storyteller and singer Adrian O on the 24th November

– The usual first Sunday tunes session will be from 7.30pm at the Gun and Spitroast on Sunday 3rd NovemberTunes workshops on the 5th and 19th will focus on the tunes we’ll be playing at the workshop barndance on the 23rd November with caller Fee Lock – and Julie promises to sing The Teddy Bears’ picnic. Bears will be provided for the bear-less, but bring your favourite bear if possible. Don’t miss this lovely do… email me at gmatkin@gmail.com for tickets

– If you’d like to join us in practising some old local carols, please email me or call 07985 522734. We’ll be singing at the West End Tavern, Marden, on Sunday 22nd December from 3pm and on Sunday 29th at the Castle Inn, Brenchley from 8pm (bring instruments as usual for the Sunday session and we’ll likely get a play in too!)

– There are some other dates for carollers to talk about, including a carol service – so please let me know if you’re interested in those
Please pass this message on to anyone who might be interested in these events
Gavin gmatkin@gmail.com

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