Old Fire Station Theatre, George Street, Oxford
Telling The Bees (6.15-7.15)
supported by Jon Fletcher (5.15-6)
and Steph West (4.15-5)
Colin and Jane will join me for part of the set, expect songs old and new..
Info/tickets from: http://folk-arts-oxford.co.uk/jon-fletcher.html
Old Museum, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford
Guitar Workshop: Bored of strumming the same old chords to accompany songs and tunes? This workshop will explore some tips, tricks and ideas to bring your playing alive, with a focus on accompanying traditional music. Some basic chord knowledge assumed, bring a guitar.
Old Fire Station, George St, Oxford
A night of music, poetry and dancing at the Old Fire Station as part of the Oxford Canal Heritage Launch Day. Help us celebrate the Oxford Canal with special guests and contributions from local musicians.
Lisa Fitzgibbon and the PowerFolk Quartet, Jericho Singers, Steph Pirrie, Jane Rouse and Tim Christian, Charlie Henry, Benji Ming.
Part of a range of events funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. For more information about the Canal Art competition, Radio Plays, Canal heritage Day and much more, visit the project web site: www.oxfordcanalheritage.org.uk
Tickets, venue info: http://www.oldfirestation.org.uk/event/a-celebration-of-the-oxford-canal/
Cholsey Pavilion, Station Road OX10 9PT
Free fun for the whole family. Crown the May King and Queen and attendants, May Pole dancing, Fun Run, childrens games and entertainer, Car Boot Sale, live music, BBQ, Bar and cream teas available for a small charge.
the live music bit, that's me with the Power Folk Quartet ;-)
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BX
At the personal invitation of John and Jon, Magpie Lane will be supporting Spiers and Boden on the Oxford leg of their "farewell tour". Concert starts at 7.30 (this is 45 minutes earlier than previously advertised). Should be a great night.
Eynsham Village Hall, Back Lane, Eynsham, Oxfordshire OX29 4QW
In concert at this new festival: Magpie Lane and the Mellstock Band
James Street Tavern
I'll be doing a solo set on the James Street Tavern stage- also appearing are:
Sarah Fell, Rui Hollande, Howling Taildraggers, Manny & the coloured sky,Frankie the Gambler, Edd Donavan & the Wandering Moles,One Wing Left and Megan Henwood
And there'll be loads, loads more happening
Full event details here:
The Horse And Groom, Caulcott
the Power Folk Quartet (Lisa Fitzgibbon, Jane Griffiths, Colin Fletcher and myself) will be playing a set during the Saturday afternoon, as part of the Horse And Groom's Bastille Day and Beer Festival weekend.
18 real ales, 4 scrumpy cider, live music played all week end, and barbeque . We will raise money through the sell of our festival glass to Catherine Hospice House
Kirtlington Village Hall, 1 South Green, Kirtlington, Kidlington OX5 3HJ
More details to follow
Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6LU
Full programme details and tickets at: http://lichfieldarts.org.uk/festivals/lichfield-festival-of-folk/
Wolvercote Village Hall, OX2 8AB
Celebrate the Day of the Dead and the Kicking the Bucket festival by dancing together. Dance with the living. Dance for the dead. Kismet www.kismet-music.co.uk play a mix of traditional Scottish and Irish tunes, Eastern European numbers and their own compositions, all with energy and passion. They bring something special for the Day of the Dead theme. All the dances are called and everyone’s welcome including children. “Hard times require furious dancing” says writer, Alice Walker. Soft drinks available. Bring a bottle.
Dressing up welcomed and may even be rewarded. See you there.
Booking - £12/10 Under 18s £5 | 01865 305305 - book online
The White House, 38 Abingdon Rd Oxford, OX1 4PD
A long-overdue return visit to our local folk club:
details : http://www.oxfordfolkclub.com/
Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, OX4 3NH
Jali Fily Cissokho, Senegalese Kora maestro will be launching his freshly recorded new album 'Diatakendiya' https://www.facebook.com/jali.cissokho (with tracks featuring Natureboy on guitar) who will be joining him on stage for a few numbers.
I'll be joined by Colin and Jane and we'll be doing songs from my forthcoming difficult second album, as well as some old favourites.
Towcester Town Hall, Market Square, Towcester NN12 6BS
Thus year we'll be taking the Christmas show to Towecester for the first time. Advance tickets available from :
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