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#1 Valmai Goodyear

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 12:09 PM

On Saturday 3rd. March next year Rob leads an all-day workshop in Lewes and performs in the evening at the Lewes Saturday Folk Club with the Fay Hield Trio, Fay Hield (voice) and Sam Sweeney (fiddle). Fay and Sam are also leading all-day workshops on English traditional song and fiddle. Any of these would make a wonderful Christmas present for a singer, concertina player or fiddler. Full details and downloadable booking forms are also on the club website.
Best wishes for a merry Christmas and a happy New Year,

Valmai

Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 154
ROBERT HARBRON
http://www.robertharbron.co.uk/
CONCERTINA WORKSHOP

Places £35
Saturday 3rd. March 2012
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
The Crown Inn, 191, High St, Lewes, BN7 2NA www.crowninn-lewes.co.uk/

Rob is widely considered the most important concertina player of his generation. He is known for his work with Dr. Faustus, Tim van Eyken, The English Acoustic Collective, Emma Reid, Kerr Fagan Harbon & the Fay Hield Trio. He has been a popular tutor for Folkworks, Hands-On Music, the International Concertina Association & a great many more.
The workshop will look at a number of techniques involved in developing a personal style of playing – phrasing, pulse, dynamics, ornamentation, fingering & use of the bellows. We will also look at some approaches to chords & harmony. Rob’s technical knowledge is mostly centered on the English system, but players of all systems are welcome as many aspects of the workshop apply to other types of concertina.

IN THE EVENING ROB PLAYS WITH THE FAY HIELD TRIO AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(£9: tickets available from website, club & address at the end of this form)

ROBERT HARBRON CONCERTINA WORKSHOP
Saturday 3rd. March 2012
Provisional Timetable

10.45 Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments not included).
11.00 Getting the basics right – posture, fingering, phrasing & the bellows
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Chords & harmony – three complimentary approaches
15.00 Tea/coffee break
15.15 Ornamentation & twiddly bits, and putting it all together
16.45 Finish

N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Music, maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance.

ROBERT HARBRON CONCERTINA WORKSHOP
Saturday 3rd. March 2012
BOOKING FORM

I enclose a cheque for £35.00 for workshop fees (refreshments not included).

Name:

Address:




Concertina system:

No. of tickets for evening performance (£9 each, include SAE for these):

Telephone:

E-mail address:

Tick for map: Tick for accommodation list:



Please make cheques payable to Lewes Arms Folk Club (that's right) and send with this booking form to:

Valmai Goodyear, 20, St. John's Terrace,
LEWES, East Sussex BN7 2DL
Tel. (01273) 476757

valmaigoodyear@aol.com

www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/

Edited by Valmai Goodyear, 07 December 2011 - 12:12 PM.


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Posted 08 January 2012 - 07:11 AM

The workshop is now half-full; there are plenty of evening tickets available. Happy New Year!

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 08:20 AM

Ooh yes, must send in my booking form. I'll catch the trio in Bristol on the Friday night and probably get a 6am train on Saturday to get to the workshop. Not looking forward to that early start!

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 07:40 AM

Would love to come. What's accomodation like in Lewes? B&B or Travelodge etc.

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:09 PM

Would love to come. What's accomodation like in Lewes? B&B or Travelodge etc.


my best advice is to avoid the crown hotel

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:12 AM

Would love to come. What's accomodation like in Lewes? B&B or Travelodge etc.


Sorry not to have replied before, I've only just picked this up. There are a lot of good b&bs in Lewes. I recommend this site: http://www.lewesband...uk/lewes-town/. I also recommend The Black Horse, 55 Western Road, Lewes BN7 1RS (http://www.bedandbre...ls.asp?cid=1778)especially as there will be an English tunes session there on Sunday 4th. March from noon - 2.30 p.m. led by Bryan Creer.

We have three workshop places left, and plenty of evening tickets.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:46 AM

Ooh yes, must send in my booking form. I'll catch the trio in Bristol on the Friday night and probably get a 6am train on Saturday to get to the workshop. Not looking forward to that early start!


Hello, have you booked yet? I don't know what your real name is. There are two places left.

All the best,

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 08:27 AM

Will be sending the form this weekend. I sent you a message here the other day. I'm Peter

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 08:48 AM

Will be sending the form this weekend. I sent you a message here the other day. I'm Peter


Ah , yes, all is now clear. I look forward to receiving your form.

All the best,

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 10:05 AM

Posted form yesterday! And thanks fro the nod about accomodation. Nice chap from Doncaster originally!

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 03:02 AM

Rob's workshop is sold out but we can put any other interested people on a waiting list. Evening tickets are still available. There are several places left for Fay Hield's English traditional song workshop, and just one for Sam Sweeney's English fiddle workshop, so it's going to be a busy and exciting day.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 12:06 PM

Looking forward to visiting your lovely looking town, Roll on the weekend.!:P

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 04:12 PM

I'm looking forward to it, too. Sam's fiddle workshop, like Rob's, is sold out with a waiting list but we've still got a few places for Fay's English traditional song workshop. There are about 15 evening tickets left at the moment.

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 05:52 AM

Anything going on , on Friday evening?

Also is there any way to avoid the M25 coming from T'North? or a nice scenic route.

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 06:15 AM

Wotcha! Not being a driver I don't know if there's a way of avoiding the dreaded M25 unless you go by sea.

There isn't anything in Lewes that night, but there's a folk club in Seaford: http://www.seafordfolkclub.com/ about eight miles away. They have the Scottish band North Sea Gas (http://nsg.gplrank.info/) on Friday 2nd. March. I haven't heard them live but I believe they are very entertaining.

This is going to be a very exciting weekend. Rob's and Sam's workshops are full with waiting lists, there are only four places left in Fay's, and only seven tickets left for the evening performance at the Lewes Saturday Folk Club. I think we must have filled all the reasonably-priced b&bs in Lewes.

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 07:15 AM

I'm really looking forward to this weekend. Fay Hield Trio in Bristol on Friday; workshop on Saturday; then the strange music thing and bellowhead on Sunday. Phew. A weekend stalking Rob Harbron. Huzzah.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 04:41 AM

A great weekend thanks to all who worked hard to make it so good.




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