Category Archives: Traditional and old fashioned songs, dances and tunes in mid-Kent

PIP IVES AT THE CASTLE INN, TUNES WORKSHOPS, TUNES SESSION, AND NOVEMBER DANCE DATE

  • Pip is our guest this month at the Castle Inn, Brenchley session at 8pm on Sunday the 27th. Please come along for songs, tunes and a bit of a laugh.
  • The next tunes workshop is scheduled for 8pm on Tuesday the 15th October. We will look at a short list of the tunes for the November barndance, including: Sussex Cotillion; Gypsy Princess; Captain Pugwash; The Kirkgate Hornpipe; Dingle Regatta; Litchfield Tattoo; Caddam Woods.
  • The next tunes session at the Gun and Spitroast, Horsmonden starts at 7.30pm on Sunday the 3rd November. (Note the change of start time!)
  • The November workshop barndance is at Brenchley Memorial Hall on the 23rd November (see poster below)  – please put it in your diary, bring your friends and tell as many people as you can – it’s a smashing, informal evening. (Again, note the change of start time!)

For information email gmatkin@gmail.com or call 07985 522734.

JOE WATERS AT THE CASTLE INN, TUNES WORKSHOPS AND SESSION, TENTERDEN FF, AND NOVEMBER DANCE DATE

Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested!

  • Our pal Joe is our guest at the Castle Inn, Brenchley session at 8pm on Sunday the 29th. Please come along for songs, tunes and a bit of a laugh.
  • The next tunes workshop is scheduled for 8pm on Tuesday the 1st October. Two tunes will be up shortly on the workshops page at Singdanceandplay.net – see the workshops page for info
  • At Tenterden Folk Festival Julie and I will be running a session at the White Lion on Sunday lunchtime  (6th October) from 12noon-2.30pm. Please come and swell the sound! 
  • Also at Tenterden, as usual I’ll be running a tunes workshop at the Glebe from 10.30-12.30am on the Saturday (5th October)
  • The next tunes session is at 8pm on Sunday the 6th October, at the Gun and Spitroast, Horsmonden
  • The November workshop barndance is at Brenchley Memorial Hall on the 23rd November – please put it in your diary, bring your friends and tell as many people as you can – it’s a smashing, informal evening

The SINGDANCEANDPLAY season Starts AGAIN with SESSIONS and workshops

It’s September and time for a new season of events including:

  • Popular twice monthly tunes workshops at the Gun, Horsmonden, 8PM (from 17th September – see workshops page for two tunes and workshop info)
  • song and tunes sessions at the Castle, (at 8pm from 29th September, guest Joe Waters)
  • the November barndance dance (Brenchley Memorial Hall, 24 November)
  • old local Christmas carols (look out for messages)

For information email gmatkin@gmail.com or call 07985 522734