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Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter

GUEST,MC Fat 01 Apr 11 - 05:20 AM
GUEST,Chris P 01 Apr 11 - 05:57 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 01 Apr 11 - 06:24 AM
GUEST 01 Apr 11 - 12:40 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 02 Apr 11 - 05:48 AM
r.padgett 03 Apr 11 - 01:28 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 03 Apr 11 - 07:50 AM
GUEST,Foggers 03 Apr 11 - 11:24 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 03 Apr 11 - 01:58 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 04 Apr 11 - 04:35 AM
JulieF 04 Apr 11 - 08:03 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 05 Apr 11 - 05:59 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 06 Apr 11 - 04:45 AM
JP2 06 Apr 11 - 07:26 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 06 Apr 11 - 07:42 AM
JulieF 06 Apr 11 - 09:08 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 07 Apr 11 - 05:06 AM
JP2 07 Apr 11 - 12:40 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 08 Apr 11 - 06:22 AM
JP2 08 Apr 11 - 05:25 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 10 Apr 11 - 06:31 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 11 Apr 11 - 08:10 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 12 Apr 11 - 03:16 AM
GUEST,GUEST. 12 Apr 11 - 11:51 AM
GUEST,Folkiedave 12 Apr 11 - 06:48 PM
JP2 13 Apr 11 - 03:12 AM
GUEST,Folkiedave 13 Apr 11 - 05:46 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 13 Apr 11 - 06:26 AM
JP2 13 Apr 11 - 06:55 AM
mally 13 Apr 11 - 01:58 PM
GUEST,folkiedave 13 Apr 11 - 04:05 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 14 Apr 11 - 04:56 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 14 Apr 11 - 08:23 AM
GUEST,folkiedave 14 Apr 11 - 10:30 AM
GUEST,folkiedave 14 Apr 11 - 04:52 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Apr 11 - 04:35 AM
JP2 15 Apr 11 - 03:59 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 16 Apr 11 - 04:46 AM
JP2 16 Apr 11 - 10:28 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 17 Apr 11 - 04:58 AM
mally 17 Apr 11 - 02:02 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 17 Apr 11 - 02:07 PM
GUEST,Homeless 18 Apr 11 - 03:43 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 18 Apr 11 - 05:40 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 19 Apr 11 - 05:36 AM
GUEST,Folkiedave 20 Apr 11 - 04:21 AM
JP2 20 Apr 11 - 05:39 AM
Folkiedave 20 Apr 11 - 11:29 AM
Pulseroom 20 Apr 11 - 12:15 PM
GUEST,Homeless 20 Apr 11 - 02:34 PM
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Subject: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 01 Apr 11 - 05:20 AM

Printed trogramme and posters now out but the basic deatils are as follows
FRIDAY April 22nd
        
1        Welcome Session        Kelham Island Tavern 3.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
A mixed session. A wide selections of tunes and songs. Led by Jim McDonald and Richard Arrowsmith
2        Music and Song Session        Hillsborough Hotel        8.00p.m.-11.00p.m.        
A more musically based session with melodeons, fiddles and other instruments of torture but will also feature some singing
Richard Arrowsmith
3        Singaround        University Arms        8.00p.m.-11.00p.m.        
Does what it says on the tin !! Round the room in song mainly. In the capable hands of Ray Padgett and Judy Knight
4        Fagans        Session        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Regular Fagans session the lead musician is the very excellent Brian Gilmer
5        Grapes        Irish Session        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Regular Irish Music Sesssion
6        Late Night Extra        Kelham Island Tavern        11.30p.m.-2.00a.m.        Anything goes in the wee small hours. Song tunes and lots of beer Jim McDonald
Pubs available : NEW BARRACK TAVERN (Afternoon); HARLEQUIN (Afternoon): UNIVERSITY ARMS (Afternoon)
SATURDAY April 23rd
        
1        Music and Song Session        Kelham Island Tavern        3.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
More music mainly in the English style led by
Richard Arrowsmith
2        Folk Club        Hillsborough Hotel        3.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        A chance to perform is a session held together by ace Sheffield musician Robin Garside
3        Singaround        Fagans        2.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
Always a favourite afternoon in previous years. A veritable feast of song (and sometimes monologues) in the safe hands of Ray Padgett & Judy Knight
4        Irish Session        Riverside        2.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
A session of Irish music with Sheffield Band Crazy Crow
5        Irish Session        Grapes        2.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
A session of Irish music
6        'Iced Gems' Songs & Stuff        University Arms        8.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Iced Gems is a more loose session anything and any style goes
7        Music and Song Session        Hillsborough Hotel        8.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Reels to left the left of me, Jigs to the right here you are stuck in the middle will be Val Huzzard
8        Fagans        Session        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Fagans regular Saturday night session with Sheffield legend Hugh Waller
9        Grapes        Irish Session        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Irish music session
10        Late Night Extra        Kelham Island Tavern        11.30p.m.-2.00a.m.        
It's a tough job but someone has to sing and play tunes till when in the morning ?
Pubs available : NEW BARRACK TAVERN (Afternoon); HARLEQUIN (Afternoon) UNIVERSITY ARMS (Afternoon)

SUNDAY April 24th
        
1        Music and Song Session        Kelham Island Tavern        1.00p.m.-3.00p.m.        
Regular Sunday session mix of music (including Irish) plus songs led by Mike Wild and Mike Lydgate
2        Folk Club        Hillsborough Hotel        3.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
A chance to listen a perhaps play with Black Hares (TBC)
3        Shanty Session        Gardeners Rest        3.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
A traditional afternoon of Songs from the Seven Seas. So expect lots of 'Hanging Johnies' and 'Bring Em Down'. Your Shanty leader is the talented Tegwen Roberts
4        Irish Session        Grapes        2.00p.m.-6.00p.m.        
Irish session
5        Songs and Tunes        Hillsborough Hotel        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Songs and tunes of varying styles
Jim McDonald and Dave Young
6        The Big Sing        Kelham Island Tavern        8.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
It's 'voices only' in the famed popular monthly session the main man is Richard Arrowsmith
7        Grapes        Irish Session        9.00p.m.-11.30p.m.        
Irish session
8        Late Night Extra and Farewell        Kelham Island Tavern        11.30p.m.-2.00a.m.        
A last chance to sing, play, sing chorus songs, recite, dance drink and blame the Lib Dems for everything
Pubs available : NEW BARRACK TAVERN (Afternoon); HARLEQUIN (Afternoon)

Space for Campervans at £5 a night £15 for weekend

All events free !!!!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Chris P
Date: 01 Apr 11 - 05:57 AM

Sounds interesting. What will be the best places for English tune sessions. There are loads of youngsters (under 40 ;-)) in the Sheffield area playing English Ceilidh, I suppose they are catered for somehow?


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 01 Apr 11 - 06:24 AM

Would suggest Friday night at Hillsborough Hotel; Saturday afternoon at Kelham Saturday Night at Hillsborough.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST
Date: 01 Apr 11 - 12:40 PM

Yep, I hope some of the younger element (and lots of more mature) will come to those sessions.

Rich


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 02 Apr 11 - 05:48 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: r.padgett
Date: 03 Apr 11 - 01:28 AM

Should be good and I do hope that the old Barnsley supporters can make it too

Ray


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 03 Apr 11 - 07:50 AM

Thanks raymundo for all your help. Just taken first campervan booking


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Foggers
Date: 03 Apr 11 - 11:24 AM

Sounds grand! Where can we pick up a prog? And how will the folk club work, just turn up and ask for a slot?


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 03 Apr 11 - 01:58 PM

Progs at Hillsborough Hotel, Kelham Island Tavern, Harlequin, Riverside, Gardeners Rest, New Barracks Tavern, can send a pdf of prog


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 04 Apr 11 - 04:35 AM

Keep to the top


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JulieF
Date: 04 Apr 11 - 08:03 AM

Hi Jim

Can you get in touch as Riverside session is unlikely as we stopped playing there a few months ago and moved to the Dog

Julie


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 05 Apr 11 - 05:59 AM

Spoke to Chris (barber) and he said it was sorted for the Riverside can you check Julie ?


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 06 Apr 11 - 04:45 AM

reeeeeefresh


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 06 Apr 11 - 07:26 AM

A clue as to the whereabouts of the Motorhome camping area would be very useful please Jim.

Thank you.

JP2.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 06 Apr 11 - 07:42 AM

On the corner of Russell Street and Bowling Green Street/Green Lane almost opposite the Kelham Island Tavern. It's site up for sale as a potential car park. Flat site surrounded by railings.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JulieF
Date: 06 Apr 11 - 09:08 AM

Hi Jim

Managed to pin Chris down - who admitted that your conversation has slipped his mind when he reply to my email. If the Riverside is all set then we will be there at 2 on the Saturday to give our support to the festival

Julie


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 07 Apr 11 - 05:06 AM

No problem Julie. have a good un


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 07 Apr 11 - 12:40 PM

That's a bit of a step from the Motorhome corral to the Kelham Island Tavern Jim,has a minibus been arranged and is a timetable available?
Keep smiling!

JP2.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 08 Apr 11 - 06:22 AM

Yeah sorry about that it will take you all off.....2 minutes. I'll arrange for Lewis at the Kelham to have his heritage bus available. Stop Press news Sunday Folk Club event at Hillsborough now hosted by Jack's Rake (not Black Hares)


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 08 Apr 11 - 05:25 PM

And does this bus have a Stannah Express Stair Lift so that we can get on the top deck before we forget what we were going up there for?
I think that us Bus Pass holders should be told.
Nil carborundun desperandum!

JP2


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 10 Apr 11 - 06:31 AM

That would be the Number 69 or is it 666 Alzeimers Express to Sleepytown


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 11 Apr 11 - 08:10 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 12 Apr 11 - 03:16 AM

KEEP TO THE TOP


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,GUEST.
Date: 12 Apr 11 - 11:51 AM

Nothing on Easter Monday? Or will people be all folked-out by then?


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Folkiedave
Date: 12 Apr 11 - 06:48 PM

There are loads of quality pubs in Sheffield that allow music. Just tell us where you expect to be!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 03:12 AM

Having got the vexed question of transport between the Motorhome park and the pub out of the way,is anyone else taking their Motorhome or we going to spend the week in splendid isolation?

JP2,off to B & Q as it's 10% discount day for crumblies!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Folkiedave
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 05:46 AM

I know of at least one other van.

And we intend to pop in and see you!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 06:26 AM

I don't think you are alone John. Should be company for you like the odd urban fox !!!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 06:55 AM

Better ensure that we're stocked up with ice,lemons,tonic and cheap(ish)Gin then!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: mally
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 01:58 PM

I know another van that'll be there if I can get on late Sat afternoon,do ya think there'll be room then MCFat?

         Mally


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,folkiedave
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 04:05 PM

Cheapish gin? Huh!!


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 14 Apr 11 - 04:56 AM

There's going to be room for everyone in the world (almost)


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 14 Apr 11 - 08:23 AM

Web site up and running courtesy of Matt Crum and sponsored by Crwon Brewery www.sheffieldfolkfestival.co.uk


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,folkiedave
Date: 14 Apr 11 - 10:30 AM

A pedant writes:

I suspect that that is the Crown Brewery (!!) based at "The Hillsborough Hotel".


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,folkiedave
Date: 14 Apr 11 - 04:52 PM

And aforementioned MCFat will be making an appearance on "Thank Goodness It's Folk" tomorrow morning around 11.15 and talking about the festival.

See Permathread for full details but www.sheffieldlive.org and 93.2fm for locals.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Apr 11 - 04:35 AM

I'm told I have a good face for radio


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 15 Apr 11 - 03:59 PM

I'll second that!

JP2.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 16 Apr 11 - 04:46 AM

Interview went well


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 16 Apr 11 - 10:28 AM

Well done Jim!
So that's about three motorhomes so far,I hope we all get on otherwise it'll be very lonely.

JP2.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 17 Apr 11 - 04:58 AM

You will not be alone another motorhome booked today


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: mally
Date: 17 Apr 11 - 02:02 PM

Do I have to book my van on,if so how do I go about it?

       Mally


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 17 Apr 11 - 02:07 PM

Should be ok when you intending to arrive


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Homeless
Date: 18 Apr 11 - 03:43 AM

Hi There

I was thinking of coming along but I don't have a motor home

Is there a camp site in the middle of Sheffield? - only joking

Or some indoor camping

Or any floor to lay on

I am a singer, so I was heading for the singing sessions Friday & Sunday

I've PM'd MC if that's any help


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 18 Apr 11 - 05:40 AM

No indoor camping this year didn't have enough time. Have not reset my cookie so the PM wont get to me. Will ask around but perhaps someone reading might be able to help. lots of Travelodges etc in centre and Hillsborough Hotel does B & B


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 19 Apr 11 - 05:36 AM

REFRESH


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Folkiedave
Date: 20 Apr 11 - 04:21 AM

Jp2 - what time are you intending to arrive?

I need to get the lime cold.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: JP2
Date: 20 Apr 11 - 05:39 AM

We'll probably be there mid-afternoonish depending on traffic,finding the pub,highway robbery etc.

Are you camping or do you live too close to bother?


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: Folkiedave
Date: 20 Apr 11 - 11:29 AM

I do indeed live close. Long walk or a short tram ride. I shall probably go for the latter since I have walked once this week already. I shall assume gin o'clock as an early time then. I'll try and get there around five-ish.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: Pulseroom
Date: 20 Apr 11 - 12:15 PM

I can confirm I'll be at the festival, travelling by train and tram. Looking forward to some Acorn Brewery beers so Hillsborough Hotel sounds good to me. I do hope there's plenty of trains/trams throughout the Easter Break.


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Subject: RE: Sheffield Folk Session Festival Easter
From: GUEST,Homeless
Date: 20 Apr 11 - 02:34 PM

Cheers for all the advice, information & help

I'm not coming


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