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Dates flagged as NEW below have been added since the last issue of Folk in Cornwall was published
NEW - Saturday 14th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Scottish folk icon Dougie MacLean headlines the opening night of the 2019 St Ives September Festival at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £25.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Monday 16th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Alistair Brown, who has traveled the world singing songs, and telling his stories, at St Ives Arts Club TR26 2DY £8.50
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Wednesday 18th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £22.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Friday 20th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Iconic globetrotting Irish band Dervish return to the scene of their 2015 sell-out, at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £22.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Monday 23rd September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow, from the band Sheelanagig at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £12.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Wednesday 25th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- West Cornwall folk duo Katie Kirk and Rick Williams at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £12.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Friday 27th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Geoff Lakeman, father of the famous Lakeman folk family, at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £12.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Sunday 28th September 10am - 4pm
FOLK GUITAR WORKSHOPS -- Shortlanesend Village Hall, School Hill, Truro, TR4 9DU. Leaders Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst present insights into the elements of Bert Jansch's guitar playing and advice on how to achieve them. £25 for each workshop (Students £15).
CONTACTS: James 07854 026880 or parkinjames@hotmail.co.uk
NEW - Saturday 28th September 8pm
ST IVES FESTIVAL CONCERT -- Festival patrons Show of Hands with special guests The Lost Sound Dartmoor folk choir at St Ives Guildhall TR26 2NE £27.
CONTACTS: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
NEW - Saturday 5th October 2:30 - 4:00pm
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE -- The Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD. Come and enjoy an afternoon of fun dances, very suitable for new and less experienced Scottish Country dancers. All dances will be walked and talked through. This is a wonderful opportunity to dance and listen to live Scottish Country Dancing Music played at its best by Sandy Nixon and His Band. Everyone welcome. Tickets are an incredible £5 which includes a Cornish Cream Tea.
CONTACTS: Dawn 01840 261708
NEW - Saturday 5th October 7.30pm
CEILIDH -- at Tregullas Farm, Lighthouse Road, The Lizard, TR12 7NG with THE OTHER BAND.
CONTACTS: Details 01326 291198
NEW - Saturday 2nd November 7:30pm
CONCERT -- Sarah McQuaid. At Praa Sands Community Centre, Pengersick Ln, Praa Sands, Penzance TR20 9SR. Tickets £11
CONTACTS: 01392 581070 www.sarahmcquaid.com/tour
NEW - Friday to Sunday 15th - 17th November
SOLID ENTERTAINMENTS BUDE FOLK FESTIVAL -- Penstowe Manor Resort, Penstowe Road, Kilkhampton, EX23 9QY. THree day event Headline acts The Strawbs, Cara Dillon, Steve Harley Acoustic Trio. See website for details and ticket options.
CONTACTS: 01472 349222 www.solidentertainments.com/folk/bude/index.html
NEW - Friday 22nd November 8pm
FRADDON FOLK DANCE CLUB -- will be holding their annual pre-Christmas Dance with The Dartmoor Pixie Band and Sarah Bazeley at Fraddon Village Hall. TR9 6NT Bring and share supper and raffle £6.00.
CONTACTS: Beryl Jukes on 01209 772357 or Judith on 01726 816613
NEW - Saturday 30th November 7:30pm
CONCERT -- Sarah McQuaid. At Sterts Upton Cross, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 5AZ. Tickets £10
CONTACTS: 01579 362382 www.sarahmcquaid.com/tour
NEW - Saturday 4th January 8pm
FRADDON FOLK DANCE CLUB -- A nearly New Year Dance at Fraddon Village Hall TR9 6NT. Live music from our resident band, Jig & Reel and Beryl Jukes calling. Bring and share supper and raffle. £5.00.
CONTACTS: Beryl Jukes on 01209 772357 or Judith on 01726 816613
NEW - Saturday 18th January 9:30 to 4:30
FRADDON FOLK DANCE CLUB -- Callers Swap at Fraddon Village Hall TR9 6NT. The cost will be £4.00 all day or £2.50 for the morning or afternoon session. The cost includes tea or coffee and biscuits. Bring a packed lunch if you want to stay all day. There will be a chance for you to try your hand at calling if you would like, or just come along for a dance.
CONTACTS:
Saturday 21st September
TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB -- Annual Club Dance at Kea Community Centre, Playing Place. Truro TR3 6ET Music with The Weston Country Dance Band. Caller Jane Thomas.
CONTACTS: trurofolkdanceclub@hotmail.co.uk TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB
Saturday 5th October 8pm
TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB -- Charity dance at Kea Community Centre, Playing Place. Truro TR3 6ET to raise funds for Marie Curie (Cornwall). Callers Howard Burrows and Beryl Jukes. Bring and Share supper. Raffle. £5 admission on the door. Everyone welcome.
CONTACTS: trurofolkdanceclub@hotmail.co.uk TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB
Saturday 26th October 8pm to 11pm
BARN DANCE -- The Perranwell Centre, School Hill, Perranwell Station, TR3 7JU. Live music with Jig & Reel, caller Beryl Jukes. Tickets £5 on the door. Bring and share supper.
CONTACTS: 01872 864011 / 01872 863825
Tuesday 31st December 8pm
TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB -- Fancy Dress New Years Eve dance at Kea Community Centre, Playing Place. Truro TR36ET. Music with Chris Toyne. Calling with our resident callers. Bring and Share supper. Raffle. admission £6 on the door. All welcome to see in 2020.
CONTACTS: trurofolkdanceclub@hotmail.co.uk TRURO FOLK DANCE CLUB