Folk Ale 2016 Programme

The Teacups – Touch The Earth – Stanley Accrington
Jim Radford – Larkspur – The Twagger Band

Silk Purse, Bob Kenward, Hard Pressed, Alan Austen & Linda Smith, Greensand Ridge, Round House Folk, Les Elvin, Roger the Chorister, House of Lost Souls, Ian Petrie, Triage, John & Di Cullen, Fiddle & Faff, A Band Called Dave, Foot Down, Free Range Folk, Voicebox, Dave & Sophie, Tone Deaf Leopard, Revival, Sue Rule, Border Crossing

Workshop leaders: Sarah Benton, Lyndsey Rule

  • We’re running “Later” evening concerts featuring local artists on both Friday and Saturday this year. Friday features The Twagger Band and Saturday features Larkspur.
  • Royal Liberty Morris will be dancing at various times through the weekend
  • Look out for Lyndsey’s Friday evening workshop on Music & Landscape, based on her MMus thesis looking at nature references in local folksong
  • We’ll also be running our popular Singing for Non-Singers workshop again, with Sarah Benton
  • Our final session on Sunday evening Sing for John will be dedicated to the memory of our dear friend and stalwart Folk Ale supporter, John Barden.
  • …and we open as usual on Thursday with a Dance for Grant in Markbeech Village Hall.

Time

Marquee

Bar

Village Hall

Other

Thursday 2nd June

 

 

20:00

 

Singaround

Dance for Grant

Caller Alan Austen, music by Round House Folk

 

Friday 3rd June

 

 

 

12:00

Open Mic hosted by Tone Deaf Leopard

 

 

 

15:30

Friends of the Folk Ale Concert with
Silk Purse, Bob Kenward, Hard Pressed, Ron Trueman-Border

 

 

 

18:00

 

 

Workshop: Music & Landscape with Lyndsey Rule

Contribute the songs, lyrics, poems or pieces of music that conjur up landscapes for you.

 

19:00

Touch The Earth in concert

 

 

 

21:00

 

Singaround

 

 

22:00

Late concert:

The Twagger
Band

 

 

 

Saturday 4th June

 

 

11:00

Friends of the Folk Ale Concert

Alan Austen & Linda Smith
Greensand Ridge
Round House Folk
Les Elvin
Roger the Chorister
House of Lost Souls
Ian Petrie
Triage
John & Di Cullen
Fiddle & Faff
A Band Called Dave

 

 

13:00

 

 

 

Craft Fair in the pub garden

13:00

 

 

Singing for non singers (Pt 1) Workshop with Sarah Benton

 

17:30

 

 

Songs of Peace & Songs of the Sea with Jim Radford

 

19:00

19:50

20:25

The Teacups 

Foot Down

The Teacups 

 

 

 

21:00

 

Singaround

 

 

22:00

Later with…Larkspur

 

 

 

Sunday 5th June

 

 

10:30

Singing for Non-Singers Workshop
Pt 2

 

 

 

11:30

Friends of the Folk Ale Concert –

Free Range Folk
Voicebox
Dave & Sophie
Tone Deaf Leopard
Revival
Sue Rule
Border Crossing
 

 

 

13:00

 

 

 

Maypole Dancing in the pub garden

14:15

Comedy Spot with Stanley Accrington

 

 

 

17:10

Jim Radford

 

 

 

19:30

 

Sing For John

Raise the rafters in memory of our dear friend John Barden