The weekend kicks off on
Nelly Deans Bar is open
a chance to renew friendships
with a chat and a few beers
Then into the Cottage for
First Stirrings of Spring
say and play session to celebrate the start of a new festival
Even more informal than
a folk club and really a chance to relax after the journey and
get to know a few new friends
Early evening -
a Special Presentation
and Carol Davies and Friends
into English Gypsy Music
based on Gwilym's first-hand
experience of English traveller music and his interactive workshop
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Evening Sessions and Folk Club
in the Cottage and Nelly Deans Lounge
Saturday's events include
on from last year with a few more tips to achieve a more polished
Lace Making was popular last year so Jillie, Anna and Helen will be back with a simple introduction to this craft.
Dolly making with Lucy Burrow.
join us last year Lucy will be back this year. There was definately
a gap last year without her and her lovely family.
fascinating country craft still kept alive by enthusiastic people
like Lucy. Come and have a go and have something really special
to take home with you.
A choice of concerts in the afternoon
In the Cottage
and the highly successful
All Electric concert
in the Scout Hall
Look out for Story telling sessions throughout the day and of course almost continous song and music sessions in Nelli Deans
And in the Evening
Grand Easter Saturday Ceilidh
The Tarrantella Ceilidh Band
Wo gave us such a dazzling evening last year
Mill Cottage Folk Concert Club
With comperes Lynne and Ted Tann-Watson
who describe it as a sort of Ashby-de-La-Zouche Folk Club comes to Miskin. This is part of the world tour that regularly takes in the Volunteer Garden in Sidmouth ( Including 2005!!).
A subtle cross between the formality of a concert and the relaxed atmosphere of a club session. Designed to allow an occasional longer spot.
Another busy day starting with the
Traditional Easter Family Breakfast
bring your chocolate Eggies and make the Day really special
Early morning Song Workshop to get ready for
Easter Gospel Session
with "Daniels Band"
Gibson, Kathy Wallis and Jon Heslop and Hilary Ward
Who will then join the
Bring your own or make
one during the weekend
Costumes Dance Kit,fancy Dress, batman even. Just dress up!
Jan has something special planned I know so don't miss this.
And to Celebrate more Easter traditions
~ Pace-Egging Ceremony ~
~ Egg and spoon races ~
will happen this year. They got lost amongst all the other jollities
last year but we are back on course this year.
In the Cottage
in the Scout
And perhaps a chance to catch the guest you missed yesterday
~ Music and Song
In the evening
The Easter Special
"Ceilidh of Our
A requested feature of our weekend,
this is a chance to be part of a ceilidh band for the first time
or perhaps to have a go at calling a dance.
Whatever happens it is always
a lot of fun.
Sessions continue in Nellie Deans Lounge
Folk Concert Club in the cottage
Please clear the Mill site as early as possible to give us a chance to clean up by midday !!
We move to
The Windsor Hotel
and hand over to the
Llantrisant Folk Club
of song and music arounds - Concert spots and the usual Llantrisant
chance for a chat and to get that last song out of your system