There’s some other, more chatty, news over on my News page, or just read on for gigs. 2018 was mad with festival gigs, so 2019 is of course, much quieter!
Saturday 16th February 2019: Ceilidhs on the Move, Clopton, Suffolk – Valiant Dance Band
Wednesday 27th February 2019: “All My Life’s Buried Here” – film about the composer and folk song collector George Butterworth, at the DissCorn Hall, Norfolk. I will be talking briefly after the evening showing about Butterworth’s trip to collect folk songs in the countryside around Diss. Information about the film here.
Friday 8th March 2019: Norfolk Ceilidhs, Norwich, Norfolk – Valiant Dance Band
Sunday 5th May 2019: “All My Life’s Buried Here” – film about the composer and folk song collector George Butterworth, at the Aldeburgh Cinema, Suffolk, at 4pm. I will be talking briefly after the film about Butterworth’s trip to collect folk songs from the Hurr brothers in Southwold. Information about the film here.
Saturday 11th May 2019: Traditional Song Forum, Ely. Showing of “The Barley Mow” film made in Blaxhall in the 1950s, with background, commentary and songs from Alvar Smith.
Saturday 8th June 2019: Private party, Herefordshire – PolkaWorks
Saturday 27th July 2019: Private party, Suffolk – Valiant Dance Band
Saturday 3rd August – Thursday 8th August 2019: Sidmouth Folk Festival, Devon. Various spots including Squeezebox Concert, 3pm-5pm on Tuesday 6th August in the Bedford Hotel.
Saturday 5th October 2019: GBH Ceilidhs, Godalming, Surrey – Valiant Dance Band
Friday 11th October 2019: Unicorn Ceilidhs, Baldock, Hertfordshire – Valiant Dance Band
Saturday 23rd November 2019: Private party, Suffolk – Valiant Dance Band
Friday 3rd April 2020: Dance Folkus, Woodbridge, Suffolk – PolkaWorks
Saturday 4th April 2020: Ceilidh, Wymondham, Norfolk – PolkaWorks
Saturday 16th May 2020: Borough Ceilidhs, Godalming, Surrey – PolkaWorks