Pastime with the Pastons

'A celebration of the Paston dynasty in dance'

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For those interested in music, dance and history Norwich Historical Dance, in association with Swaffham Arts are performing a celebration in dance of the famous Norfolk dynasty, the Pastons, known for their intriguing and informative letters. In part the performance is based around the unusual 17th century painting, now in Norwich Castle Museum, which is known as the 'Paston Treasure'.

Weybourne Folk Weekend 2020

Weybourne Annual Folk Weekend 7th, 8th & 9th August 2020 at the Village Hall ,Weybourne NR25 7AH

 Friday Night 7th August 7.30pm until 11pm
Kieran Halpin
Anto Morra
 
Saturday afternoon 8th August ,2.00pm until 6.30pm
John Conolly
Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher
 
Saturday evening 8th August,
8pm until 11pm Ceilidh/Barndance (Village Hall)  £7.00
8pm until 11pm Singaround at the Ship Inn
 
Sunday afternoon 9th August, 1.30pm until 7.00pm
Paul Downes
Tony Hall
Jamie McCoan
Blakeney Old Wild Rovers
 
All events at the Village Hall apart from the Saturday Night Ceilidh ( £7.00) are free.We have a bar (Beer only) but you may bring your own drinks/food if you wish.We run a raffle every day.
 
Full programme by e-mail is available from Tony Baylis 01263 588781 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blues at the Barns 2020

 Top US Blues star announced as Blues at the Barns 2020 headliner

 

CANCELLED

CHARISMATIC American blues star ALVIN YOUNGBLOOD HART has been announced as the headline act for May's Blues at the Barns 2020 festival. Promoters of Essex's acclaimed festival of acoustic blues, folk-roots and Americana,scheduled for Sunday, May 3, at Creeksea Place Barns, Creeksea, near Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, have confirmed singer and guitarist Hart to head an exciting international  lineup for the fourth annual event.

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Beccles Folk Workshop Day - 25th April

 

RESCHEDULED  APRIL 24 2021

Wind & Strings Folk Workshop Day

For any woodwind instrument, and bowed & plucked melody string instruments 

 Date: Saturday 25th April 2020
Time: 10.00 am - 4.30 pm 
Venue: Beccles Station Cafe & Community Rooms, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9QJ 
Cost per person: £30 Limited number of places (Sorry, but this workshop day is not suitable for beginner instrumentalists, or guitars)
Booking a place: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Pakefield Acoustic Music Day 2020

“Early Bird” Tickets on sale now!

The second Pakefield Acoustic Music Day will be held on Saturday 18th April 2020 and “Early Bird” Tickets are now on sale.As for the first event, the day will be divided into 2 sessions in the afternoon and evening. Brief details of the artistes appearing are:-

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Evening session: - The Askew Sisters , Emily and Hazel, rework and reinterpret songs, creating breath-taking arrangements, which allow words that are hundreds of years old to resonate profoundly with contemporary audiences. Expert multi-instrumentalists, they use fiddles, melodeons, concertina and cello to bring their music to life.

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