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Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches

11 May 11 - 05:35 PM (#3152353)
Subject: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

How does this sound to you? Folk session weekend and Ceilidh in Knucklas near Knighton, Powys 22nd Oct.
Same format as The Salwey weekends but just over the border in beautiful Wales. The Castle Inn is near the mid Wales railway line so access is easy.
Can you let me know if the date is ok. It's to coincide with the local Art Week
Sal


12 May 11 - 09:14 AM (#3152689)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Mr Happy

Sounds good to me!


12 May 11 - 10:13 AM (#3152716)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Chris in Portland

The Joneses from Oregon will be in Dolgellau that weekend! And it looks to me that your event is near 3 places we'd like to see - Llananno, The Pales, and Presteigne - from the great book - Wales: the 100 places to see before you die. Please keep us up to date, so that we can make your event and see the others too! No plans to die right yet, though.
Hwyl, Chris


12 May 11 - 10:56 AM (#3152742)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Square The Circle

We should be alright for that one Sal, I think your pushing it calling it the Marches though.
Terry & Ann


12 May 11 - 05:19 PM (#3152979)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Didn't want people to think Wales was too far. It's on Offa's Dyke so not too wild!
Can't think why Presteigne is a place you must see in particular, it's a cliquey 'fashionable' small market town full of in-comers. I don't think it's special at all. Sorry.
Sal


13 May 11 - 07:49 AM (#3153269)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Refreshing this because I need to make a decision.
Sal


13 May 11 - 10:46 AM (#3153345)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Chris in Portland

Sal, John Davies recommends Prestaigne for
St. Andrews Church and
Judge's Lodging, plus a side trip to see the Llananno Screen!
Could be a great day, along with your session, if not raining too hard.
Chris


13 May 11 - 10:51 AM (#3153352)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Trevor

Sal's being snobby about Presteigne! Its lovely. What about Raps at this do Sal?


14 May 11 - 04:38 AM (#3153837)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Square the Circle

Sal, any way of contacting the regulars, Bob & Vanessa, Mando tim, Graham C.


15 May 11 - 07:26 AM (#3154383)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

I don't know who they are i'm afraid. I only do faces. Any more clues?

Trev: Raps are very very welcome, but the only book artists are the ceilidh band for the dance. It's just one BIG music and song session ALL weekend.

Nice try Trev!

x


17 May 11 - 04:48 PM (#3155916)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

just asking you to put this on your calendar

sal


21 May 11 - 03:47 PM (#3158320)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

22nd October folk weekend with Ceilidh in Knucklas near Knighton.


22 May 11 - 04:14 AM (#3158540)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Marilyn

Would like to come if we're free that weekend (have an enquiry in for a ceilidh on the Saturday but the organiser hasn't confirmed and it's been a while!)

Will there be anywhere for us to stay in our motor home? (bigger than a camper van - taller and wider but not much longer)


22 May 11 - 04:52 AM (#3158547)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Paul Burke

What are camping arrangements and what does it cost?
Where's the loo?
Is the pub the only venue? How many rooms does it have, and are the natives friendly?
Is there a shop within 75 miles?
Any spare wimmin?


22 May 11 - 04:49 PM (#3158835)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,ifor

And if you are in Wales why not drop in at the Valley Folk Club in Pontardawe near Swansea [venue; The Ivy Bush, Brecon Rd ]. We have a singers night on the first friday of each month and a guest night on the third friday.Our next guest is the wonderful Stompin' Dave Allen who is appearing on friday the 17th June.All welcome!
IFOR


23 May 11 - 02:18 PM (#3159261)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Mrs Scarecrow

Unfortunately we're committed to something else taht weekend, but if it is anything like the Sawley weekends I can thoroughly reccomend it


29 May 11 - 04:21 AM (#3162000)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Meeting with the pub etc next week to post out details. It will be on the same lines as The Salwey. When it comes to 'spare women' ... I'll put out a warning!
Watch this space to find out about places to put camper vans and tents etc.
Sal


29 May 11 - 06:35 PM (#3162310)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: John J

It's on the calendar!

JJ


29 May 11 - 07:29 PM (#3162333)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Seayaker

Would be interested if there's camping.


30 May 11 - 08:02 PM (#3162857)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

There's be a meeting next week so will have more details.

sal


31 May 11 - 05:42 PM (#3163348)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Just reminding you again really.

sal


22 Jul 11 - 07:32 PM (#3193111)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

most of the information is posted on Facebook

Sal


22 Jul 11 - 10:15 PM (#3193213)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Crowhugger

It may not be ideal to assume 'catters are on facebook. Many are, many aren't.


23 Jul 11 - 04:56 PM (#3193788)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

For those who don't use Facebook:
This is a weekend of music, song, local art exhibitions, walks, talks and a ceilidh. You can arrive on Friday if you wish. There's camping, hardstanding for caravans and camper vans, showers and toilets...all mod cons! You can arrive by train or bus. You'll have to pay for the ceilidh and spend as much money as you can afford in the The Castle Inn public house on food and real ale.

Sal


29 Jul 11 - 06:29 PM (#3198177)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

I'm refreshing this... If that's ok

Sal


30 Jul 11 - 01:48 PM (#3198569)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST

Once you've got everything sorted - landlords, camping etc - please can you put all details on here AND on Facebook [with link if you can]? As an aside - some schools west of the border have asked staff NOT to use Facebook because of the inherent danger of putting their feet in their careers etc, so some of your potential audience ISN'T on Facebook.
Will spread the word - there's a session every third Saturday at the Harp in Glasbury,on the Wye west of Hay, run by the jolly nice chap Phil Tipton.
Susie
Village Quire


30 Jul 11 - 03:03 PM (#3198608)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Ok me deario, I will do just that. I know about Glasbury, we should tell more people on mudcat.

Sal


03 Aug 11 - 01:04 PM (#3201029)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Just incase you're planning your October


08 Sep 11 - 09:26 PM (#3220397)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

So this event is getting closer now. There will be camping, hard standing, toilets and showers. Sue Harris' band, Bandomania are doing the ceilidh. There is a charge on the door for it. arrive Friday night and stay till Sunday.

I'm finding out about dogs, but not too hopeful...I don't know yet. Probably ok if youmhave a caravan or camper van but not if you have a tent, cos the campsite is on the playing field. I'll confirm when I know more.

Sal


09 Sep 11 - 03:12 AM (#3220481)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Llanfair

I'm going to pencil that one in, though I can only do the Sunday .cos of the market. Hi, Sal, how.s it going?


09 Sep 11 - 12:16 PM (#3220681)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

I'm very well, thank you. Lovely to see you ba k here again. Are you on Facebook too?


12 Sep 11 - 02:45 PM (#3222088)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Not interested? Ah well.


12 Sep 11 - 03:51 PM (#3222129)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Llanfair

Sorry, blinked and missed that one. I haven't really got into facebook yet, but I will soon.
Cheers, Bron.


13 Oct 11 - 02:20 AM (#3238212)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

Just a reminder.


17 Oct 11 - 11:06 AM (#3240246)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Someone intending to go

We have phoned the numbers given at http://www.powysartsmonth.org.uk/whats-on/artists-details/artist/folk-down-the-track-at-knucklas.html

We were told to park on a part finished housing estate opposite the pub. They seemed unsure how many were turning up. We are assuming it is from before lunch on the Saturday until after lunch on the Sunday.


21 Oct 11 - 08:23 PM (#3242765)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

That sounds about right.
See you there, who ever you are!


24 Oct 11 - 10:01 AM (#3243912)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: Mr Happy

Pity couldn't make - how was it?


25 Oct 11 - 12:28 PM (#3244582)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Mikey

It seems terribly quiet, did it happen?

Did anyone go?

M


25 Oct 11 - 12:37 PM (#3244589)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,Noreen at work

Yes, it did happen, and reports are good.

I couldn't be there due to a family event but would be interested at another time- there just isn't enough free time...

Hope you enjoyed it too, Sally.

N


25 Oct 11 - 07:40 PM (#3244812)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: John J

I got the wrong end of the stick on this one, I thought Sal was organising it - she didn't attend and was involved only in an advisory capacity.

We were unable to get there - family illness. Again.

Ho hum.

Fingers crossed for the next one!

John


26 Oct 11 - 05:36 AM (#3244954)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: GUEST,RWJ

I was there from Sat afternoon untill Sun afternoon and apart from forgeting words I enjoyed it. It split into 2 sesions on Sat evening in addition to the ceilidh. Sal was there but not on Friday.


30 Oct 11 - 08:48 PM (#3247347)
Subject: RE: Music and song wkend; Welsh Marches
From: the lemonade lady

It's true, I was there all day Saturday till about 1am. It was well attended and I think for a first one these guys have organised, it went well. I have suggested they do another in four months time, but I fear they are cold footed about it. We'll see, I may do it myself, altho they are a bit possessive about their village. Watch this space.
Sal