Traditional song and music at the Lewes Saturday Club, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes, Sussex

Lewes Saturday Folk Club

Elephant and Castle

White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.

8:00 to 11:00 every Saturday evening


Our interest is mainly (but not exclusively) in British traditional music and song and contemporary folk music/song derived from the tradition.
Entry is usually £3 for Come-All-Ye's and between £5 and £7 for guest nights but see the programme for details.
No membership necessary.
Floor singers and musicians very welcome.

SHEPHERDS ARISE IS BACK!
SUSSEX FOLK CAROLS
from SUSSEX CHURCH MSS BOOKS


For this Christmas's performances, click here.


For tunes contributed to our regular Zoom tunes session, click HERE
We are tentatively emerging into the light.
We will reopen the club when it is safe to do so.

5 March BOB FOX £10
https://www.bobfoxmusic.com/
BOB FOX has long been regarded as one of 'the iconic voices' of British folk song.
Deeply influenced by the working class culture and industrial folk song prevalent in his native County Durham he has become a first rate exponent of storytelling through song.

WORKSHOPS 2022 (10.45 am - 4.45 pm) £35
The tutor performs at the club in the evening. Booking forms from club website about four months in advance. Half-price places for 2 under-25 year-olds.
 
9 April RHEINGANS SISTERS: FIDDLE
Details and booking
 
30 April DAOIRÍ FARRELL: BOUZOUKI
Details and booking
 
11 June EMANUEL PARISELLE & DIDIER OLIVER
DANCE MUSIC from GASCONY
 
9 July JIM MAGEAN, BARRIE & INGRID TEMPLE
THE SEA: A PLACE OF WORK & SONG
 
23 July JOHN KIRKPATRICK: CONCERT BAND
24 July JOHN KIRKPATRICK: VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS
 
17 Sept ALISTAIR ANDERSON: NORTHUMBRIAN TUNES
17 Sept DAN WALSH: CLAWHAMMER BANJO
 
15 Oct ANDY CUTTING; MELODEON
15 Oct ROB HARBRON: CONCERTINA
16 Oct SAM SWEENEY: FIDDLE
 
22 Oct SARAH GREY & KIERON MEANS
evening performance
 
29 Oct BEN PALEY: FIDDLE
 
19 Nov RILEY BAUGUS: US OLD-TIME BANJO


Residents:
Brad Chick, Carole Chick, Bryan Creer,
Dave Earl, Valmai Goodyear, Don Morgan,
Diane & Steve Nevill and Derek Seed.

If you would like to be put on our mailing list to receive our newsletters about forthcoming events, email Valmai Goodyear.
If you have a particular interest (song, instrumental, specific instrument) let us know so we can tell you about workshops that might suit you.

The Lewes Favourites tune book is now available.

Click for details.

Stop Press
We are now offering two half-price places per workshop to under-25's. Contact Valmai (contacts) in advance to secure a place.

Last amended 18/02/21
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