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SUSSEX FOLK GUIDE

Folk Music - Listings from September 18th until the end of October 2014

The Folk DiaryThe listings on this page are taken from the paper magazine The Folk Diary. This paper magazine is now also available on line and each issue will be on-line as soon as it is prepared. As well as the listings, The Folk Diary has lots of useful adverts for folk festivals, shops and services as well as pages of reviews of recent folk and world music albums. Click on the symbol to go to the on-line version

Click HERE for details of the free, regular sessions of tunes, songs (or both!) in this area. Generally these are weekly or monthly sessions, but the webmaster will also help to publicise one-off sessions.

At the moment, it is not possible to update this page with last minute changes of programme/venue/cancellations etc. However all such changes are notes on the Facebook page of THE FOLK DIARY. Click HERE to go to it. Some late arranged gigs are also announced there.

Thursday 18th September

Friday 19th September
GRUFF RHYS - - REVELATION, . Ashford.
SINGERS/MUSICIANS EVENING- Always full of surprises – come and share your songs or poems or just listen. - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 20th September
SEAFORD TEA DANCE - Annecy School with DOUG & SUE EATON - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01424 753684
DAMIEN BARBER & MIKE WILSON - Powerful, compelling singing of English traditional & traditional-style songs with two fine voices, concertina & guitar. Damien's ‘Lock-In' has just appeared at Glastonbury. Mike has recently performed & recorded with The Wilsons on Sting's ‘The Last Ship'. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
FLORIDA - Barn Dance. - REVELATION, . Ashford.

Sunday 21st September
LYNNE HERAUD & PAT TURNER - Individually, and in combination with a variety of well-known singers and bands, Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner have both served long apprenticeships on the shop-floor of folk music. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 22nd September
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
STEVE ASHLEY - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795
PARTRIDGE FOLK - THE PARTRIDGE Partridge. Green. Details: 07768 934263 or email

Tuesday 23rd September
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 24th September
OPEN MIC NIGHT - The New Sussex Hotel, 182 South Street, Lancing
Phone 01903 763344
TRADITIONAL FRENCH DANCES FOR BEGINNERS - - PATCHAM MEMORIAL HALL, Old London Road, Patcham, Brighton. BN1 8XR
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 25th September
CARRIE ELKIN BAND - Wonderful songs from Austin, Texas. - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The CON CLUB, Lewes.

Friday 26th September
MARK & CINDY LEMAIRE- Their songs are both personal and universal. Mark is a master of the guitar, and adds a magical quality to their lovely vocals. - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email
THE DOVETAIL TRIO - - Rosie Hood, Matt Quinn, Jamie Roberts ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
SOUTH DOWNS FOLK FESTIVAL - Full Details of this huge event with many top names on their website - The Regis Centre, Bognor.

Saturday 27th September
MAGHAM DOWN TEA DANCE - Hellingly Village Hall 7.70pm - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01323 841127
SET ON THE DOWNS - Four young musicians & singers of Irish, English and American traditional music, each with an impressive musical pedigree. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
KEN NICOL & BECKY MILLS - GRAYSHOTT FOLK CLUB, Grayshott Social Club, GU26 6HL Details: 01428 604798
OYSTERBAND - featuring JUNE TABOR and SAM CARTER - DE LA WARR PAVILION Bexhill. Enquiries - 01424 229111
SOUTH DOWNS FOLK FESTIVAL - Full Details of this huge event with many top names on their website - The Regis Centre, Bognor.

Sunday 28th September
CHAS & DAVE - GLIVE, London Road, Guildford. GU1 2AA. Ticket Desk: 0844 7701 787
OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
SOUTH DOWNS FOLK FESTIVAL - Full Details of this huge event with many top names on their website - The Regis Centre, Bognor.

Monday 29th September
ISLA ST. CLAIR - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 30th September
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779

Wednesday 1st October
SUPERSTRINGS - The Willows welcomes back this acoustic supergroup! Superstrings have developed a huge following in Sussex, and it's easy to see why - the band are a combination of several leading lights from the local acoustic music scene, teamed up together to create a diverse and energised sound that has found a home at a variety of clubs, festivals and other venues across the south. EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 2nd October
TENTERDEN FOLK FESTIVAL -   Details:- 01233 626805 or email

Friday 3rd October
JACKIE OATES & TRISTRAN SEUME - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
POLICE DOG HOGAN - Album launch - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The ALL SAINTS CENTRE, Lewes.
TENTERDEN FOLK FESTIVAL -   Details:- 01233 626805 or email
DAVE GIBB- In his own words: Left handed, balding, middle-aged, songwriting folky from Scotland's highest village. Dave is a fine interpreter or traditional and contemporary songs, with a unique finger picking style. - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 4th October
TERRY MASTERSON - *** This week at The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA *** Traditional Irish songs with guitar & unaccompanied, presented with wit & charm. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
SHOREHAM DANCE - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01903 742542
EASTBOURNE AUTUMN DANCE - Upperton URC Hall - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01323 732948
TENTERDEN FOLK FESTIVAL -   Details:- 01233 626805 or email
BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS - Double reed workshop for oboe and bassoon players - Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email

Sunday 5th October
TENTERDEN FOLK FESTIVAL -   Details:- 01233 626805 or email
FLOSSIE MALAVIALLE - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 6th October
ELSIE'S BAND - Lightning fast guitar picking & uproarious banter - Brighton Acoustic at THE LORD NELSON Trafalgar St, Brighton (100 yards from Brighton Stn.)
SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795
JAYNE INGLIS - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
NICK DOW - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB The Foresters Arms 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2RT 8pm Details: 01892 822945 or email

Tuesday 7th October
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 8th October
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 9th October

Friday 10th October
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, OPENING SONG & TUNE SESSION Event 1 - Compere TINA SMITH Featured Acts - STEVE & DIANE NEVILL, WILL DUKE. MARILYN BENNETT - The Elephant & Castle, White Hill Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
SINGERS/MUSICIANS EVENING- Always full of surprises – come and share your songs or poems or just listen. - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 11th October
HATFUL OF RAIN - plus support - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The CON CLUB, Lewes.
CHICHESTER DANCE - - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01343 552539
HEATHFIELD DANCE - - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01435 873551
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 2 LEWES DAY OF DANCE 11am - 4pm - THE KNOTS OF MAY * BRIGHTON MORRIS * BROADWOOD MORRIS * SEVEN CHAMPIONS * MAGOG * CUCKOO'S NEST * DITCHLING MORRIS * RAGGED PHOENIX * RAMPANT ROOSTER * DORSET BUTTONS * SOMPTING VILLAGE MORRIS (2 sides) * PENNY ROYAL * SPIRIMAWGUS * BLACK POWDER MORRIS ` - Dance Display in four locations 1] John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard 2] Cliffe Precinct 3] The Snowdrop, South Street,4] The Dorset, Malling Street Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 3 - Comperes - BRYAN CREER, VIC SMITH, BRAD CHICK & CAROLE HANSON -The Elephant & Castle, White Hill Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 4 TUNE SESSION 12 - 5pm - Led by TONY DUNN & TREVOR CURRY - The Lamb, Fisher Street Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 5 NYCKELHARPA SESSION 3 - 6pm - Led by CHRISTINE DYER -The Rights of Man, High Street. Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 6 POST DAY OF DANCE MUSIC SESSION 4-6pm - - The Dorset, Malling Street Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 7 POST DAY OF DANCE MUSIC SESSION 4 - 6pm - -The John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 8 HARVEST SUPPER JOHN BARLEYCORN EVENING 8 - 11pm - Harvest Supper with home-made harvest loaves, English cheeses & apples in the presence of John Barleycorn. Bring songs, tunes & readings for harvest time -The Elephant & Castle, White Hill Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS - Music from The Sistine Chapel - For reasonably experienced choral singers. - Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
THE LUCY WARD BAND - Support - THE FOXGLOVE TRIO GRAYSHOTT FOLK CLUB, Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6TZ Details: 01428 604798

Sunday 12th October
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 9 ALL DAY SINGAROUND 11 - 6pm - Comperes - VALMAI GOODYEAR, STUART REED, DAVE EARL -The Elephant & Castle, White Hill Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 10 OLD TIME TUNE SESSION 12 - 3pm - Led by MICHI MATHIAS - The Lamb, Fisher Street Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 11 ENGLISH TUNE SESSION 3-6pm - Led by BRYAN CREER - The Lamb, Fisher Street Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL, Event 12 FAREWELL SESSION 7.30 - 10.30pm. - Compere VIC SMITH -The Elephant & Castle, White Hill Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
SONG & DANCE - Songs, tunes and poems from members & guests plus dancing to our excellent ceilidh band. Beginners and experts alike are welcome and our experienced callers ensure everyone can work their way through the dances with enjoyment - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 13th October
JEZ LOWE - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795
IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
SANGBOC FOLK CLUB - The second Monday of every month. - The Royal Oak, Wineham BN5 9AY

Tuesday 14th October
BANJO DAVE - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 15th October
JAYWALKERS - An exciting young bluegrass trio! Jaywalkers have taken the worlds of folk and bluegrass by storm with their dynamic sound and engaging live performances. Formed in 2008, the band enjoyed success almost immediately, earning a Finalist's place at the 2009 BBC Young Folk Awards, and have continued to go from strength to strength since that time. - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 16th October
SUNJAY BRAYNE - - Reminiscent of Ralph McTell and John Martyn, Sunjay has developed into a major talent with a rare mix of youth (he’s just 20) and a seemingly effortless mastery of the acoustic guitar. A BBC Young Folk nominee, he is at the forefront of “new generation blues-folk”. “An amazing picker, a must see” – Terry Reid. EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm

Friday 17th October
EWAN McLENNAN - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
THE SNAPES- This popular duo from the north west of England are two fine performers and are noted for well crafted arrangements of traditional songs and songs that recapture the atmosphere of the Lancashire music hall. Barbara sings in a lovely direct way while Peter’s melodeon and guitar accompaniment enhances the character of both song and singer.- SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 18th October
NORTH WEST (CLOG) MORRIS WORKSHOP - Washington Village Hall, West Sussex RH20 4AP 9am - 4pm - Chanctonbury Ring Morris, Details: email
THE TWAGGER BAND - Mostly traditional music & song with concertinas, dulcimers, bagpipes, whistles, psaltery, harmonium, recorders, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar, serpent & crumhorn. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS - The Road to Monserrat, a half-day workshop for voices and instruments. - Details - 01273 478124 or 476757 or email
PANJANDRUM and caller GRAHAM POTTS - MELTDOWN CEILIDHS, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. Details: 01273 541453 or email

Sunday 19th October
OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 20th October
SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795
SONGS FROM 1964 - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
THE SNAPES - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB The Foresters Arms 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2RT 8pm Details: 01892 822945 or email
MID SUSSEX CHORUS & HARMONY NIGHT - THE CHEQUER INN, Steyning 01444 443280

Tuesday 21st October
KNOTS OF MAY DANCE WORKSHOP - If you think you might like to join us, or if you just feel like having a go, do come along. Dancers need to be female and over 14 - Details - 01273 476711 or 557398 or email
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 22nd October
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 23rd October

Friday 24th October
DAVE BURLAND - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
SINGERS/MUSICIANS EVENING- Always full of surprises – come and share your songs or poems or just listen. - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 25th October
MÁIRE NÍ CHATHASAIGH IRISH HARP WORKSHOP - 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Many times an All-Ireland and Pan-Celtic award winner, Maire has developed profoundly influential techniques for harp performance of traditional Irish music. She gives regular workshops in Ireland, the UK, USA and Europe. Learn some lovely tunes from the Irish tradition and discuss appropriate rhythm, phrasing, ornamentation and accompaniment - primarily by ear and imitation, though written music will be provided. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
CHRIS NEWMAN GUITAR WORKSHOP - 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. *** at The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA *** Chris's playing is full of grace, brilliance & humour. As well as being steeped in traditional music he has played with Diz Disley & Stéphane Grappelli & Fred Wedlock. He is the guitar tutor on the Newcastle University traditional music degree course. The workshop will cover technical exercises, ways of playing cleanly and economically, and a look at several different musical styles. Music will be sent out in advance. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
MÁIRE NÍ CHATHASAIGH & CHRIS NEWMAN - Virtuoso Irish harp & guitar playing & singing. Entrancing. . - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 26th October
SUSFA SUNDAY WORKSHOP - Pulborough - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01243 265010
ENSEMBLE MUSIC WORKSHOP FOR MIXED INSTRUMENTS - Les by Paul Hutchinson 10 - 4pm - BRIGHTON Details:- email
OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 27th October
PARTRIDGE FOLK - THE PARTRIDGE Partridge. Green. Details: 07768 934263 or email
MAGGIE BOYLE & PAUL DOWNES - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795
IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email

Tuesday 28th October
PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 29th October
CRAOBH RUA - Pulse-pounding Irish music from this outstanding band! With many sell-out gigs and high-profile festival appearances to their name, it wouldn't be an overestimation to describe Craobh Rua as legendary amongst fans of Celtic music. - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 30th October

Friday 31st October
MOIRAI - Jo Freya, Melanie Biggs & Sarah Matthews - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
PHIL HARE- Phil is an accomplished guitarist and his songs are finely crafted and often socially aware with great choruses. ‘If folk song is history from underneath, then Phil’s songs are today’s broadsides.’ Ian Wells, Daily Telegraph - SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

To book a barn dance or ceilidh band for events in this area, contact The Sussex Pistols - email here or have a look at their website. Once again, they will be playing for the huge Midwinter Ceilidh at the Corn Exchange in Brighton on Monday 22nd December.

Credits

This page has been produced by VIC SMITH, email here

Most of the information is from the (paper) The Folk Diary , which is edited and produced by: Jim Marshall, 3 Chester Terrace, Brighton BN1 6GB (Tel/Fax: 01273 559750) and Vic Smith, 26 Ferrers Road, Lewes BN7 1PZ (Tel/Fax: 01273 478124) The Folk Diary is free and is available at most of the events listed here, plus information centres, libraries and tourist information offices. If you have difficulty in obtaining a copy, send an SAE to either Jim or Vic.

Copy date for next issue of The Folk Diary:
October 31st for the December 2014/January 2015 issue.
Next update of this page will be on October 23rd 2014

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