All are welcome at the Horsmonden trad music class’s end of term session from 8pm on Wednesday at the Gun & Spitroast, Horsmonden, Kent!
We’ll be playing many of the tunes we’ve learnt in the class during the year, but there will likely also be stepdancing and few songs – we’re hoping to be joined by Rosie Davis, singer John Morgan and Morris dancing pals Weald of Kent after their regular Wednesday evening dance out.
It should be a fun, informal opportunity to find out what the classes are all about!
‘I think he is absolutely terrific – and so will you’ Shreds & Patches
‘One of the most endearing voices to emerge in recent times’ Folking.com
Credit: Barry Jones Photography
Talented young Devon singer Jim Causley will be appearing with friends Rosie Davis, and Julie and Gavin Atkin at the White Lion, in Tenterden’s picturesque High Street on the 22nd April 2011, starting at 8pm.
Jim’s a dynamic and engaging performer, with a great gift for telling the story of a song, and just happens to have one of the best baritone voices you’re likely to hear anywhere.
Rosie Davis is a highly respected musician and singer with a beguiling mixture of British and American traditional songs, and also an outstanding dancer who will no doubt present both old fashioned Southern English stepdancing and Appalachian styles.
Julie and Gavin Atkin sing and play old fashioned and traditional songs and tunes. Gavin uses a concertina to accompany Julie’s singing of old popular songs, plays tunes on fiddle and melodeon, and does a bit of singing himself.
Download our poster: Jim Causley 22nd April show Tenterden
The show will take place in the Saddlery room, and is promoted jointly by the Frittenden Sessions (see the Sessions tab above) and Tenterden Folk Festival. Tickets are £6.00 in advance (tel 07985 522734, email firstname.lastname@example.org), and £7.00 on the door.
Invited weekend performers include Will Duke, Andy Turner, Annie Dearman and Steve Harrison, and Peter Collins.
STOP PRESS – we’ve just learned that the pub will be doing meals from 7pm, which might well be useful to anyone who is staying through to the evening!
An atmospheric and old-fashioned social evening at Frittenden’s Memorial Hall from 7.30pm including songs, music from the Horsmonden Wednesday night Traditional Music Class and friends, old-fashioned dances led by Rosie Davis, and party games, entry £7/£4
•Tunes and songs at 12 noon at the Bell & Jorrocks featuring Frittenden session regulars, guests and friends
•Stepdancing with Kerry Fletcher and Rosie Davis at the Memorial Hall 2.30–4.00pm, entry £2.50/£1.50
•Learn old fashioned dances (eg, The Veleta, The St Bernard’s Waltz, The Heel & Toe Polka), Memorial Hall 4.30–6.00pm, entry £2.50/£1.50
The regular B&J songs and tunes session with Peta Webb and
Ken Hall from 8pm, free