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Thread #14166   Message #120119
Posted By: POLESDEN@aol.com
02-Oct-99 - 05:44 PM
Thread Name: Tanners Hatch - Finding old friends
Subject: Tanners Harch - Finding old friends
My name is Bob Merrett (sometimes known as ferret) and have been going to folk sessions at a Youth Hostel called Tanners Hatch near Dorking, Surrey for the past 30 years. This Hostel has been having folk/singarounds for even longer then I have been going! Over the years I have lost contact with a number of people who used to come to these great gigs and I would like to contact them as I have recently been 'sorting out' and compiling tapes I recorded at many of these nights into a 'best of' set of 4 tapes. I intend to make about about 50 copies which I will to all my friends who I still see at Tanners folk nights but also to all those who used to come but for various reasons I have lost contact with. A lot of them I don't know their sur-names so I will give the names I know them by.

They are:-

All members of a medieval folk band called 'Antic Hey', Tony Harbour, Dick and Mel, Dago Pete, Mary Fookes, Rowan, Carol Gardener and any others who remember those folk nights of 20 to 30 years ago. If any of the above, or people who might know any of the above are wondering who (or how many) of the old crowd are still going to Tanners the following might jog their memories.

Andy Ive(Randy Andy), Geoff Chapman, Ned Clamp(Fluff), Lorna and Sue, Tim Dowd, Paul Flannery, Sean, Babs, Anna, Ann, Jenny(Tits),John(J.B.), Roy, Julie and many others who still turn up now and then.

As a final word, if any one wishes to attend these singarounds, they are still being on the 2nd. saturday of every month from September through to May at Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel, Dorking, Surrey (the last folk in Semtember finished at 7-30 on Sunday morning!)

All are welcome.

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