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Shoreham-by-sea is a nexus for folk music. Regular Shoreham based events include a round-table session and a performance night each month, a two-day annual festival and a Christmas special. Keep in touch through this meetup if you want to perform, or if you are just an appreciative supporter who wants to listen. All are welcome.

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The Golden Slipper Club

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The GOLDEN SLIPPER CLUB
will meet at The Crabtree, Shoreham-by-sea
on the first Thursday of each month.

The format is short spots (2-3 songs/tunes) by local performers,
with the house band starting and finishing the evening.
Free entry for performers and listeners.

Ping me an email at [masked] if you'd like me to reserve a spot to play.

The Golden Slipper Club

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The GOLDEN SLIPPER CLUB
will meet at The Crabtree, 6 Buckingham Rd, Shoreham-by-sea, BN43 5UA on the first Thursday of each month, 8.30ish.

The format is short spots (2-3 songs/tunes) by local performers,
with the house band starting and finishing the evening.

We play in a spacious room separate to the bar. The pub is close to the station and on bus routes. Free entry for performers and listeners.

Ping me an email at [masked] if you'd like me to reserve a spot to play.

FOLK OFF THE RAIL -- Two days of folk in Shoreham!

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FOLK OFF THE RAILS .. !

Sat 9 & Sun 10 July 2022

We are pleased to announce 'Folk Off The Rails', a two-day mini-festival of music mainly in the folk style, played by local bands, to be held in the garden of the historic Crabtree public house near Shoreham-by-sea railway station.

The event will feature bands playing 30 minute spots
Saturday 9 July 2pm - 9pm
Sunday 10 July 2pm - 7pm

CURRENTLY BOOKED ACTS INCLUDE -

SATURDAY: The Rude Mechanicals; Martin Allen;
Ukelele Country; The Mighty Meddlers; Wellington Wailers;
Diddlyjig; Kevin Barber; Fiery Clockface
Woody Woddhams; Alfonso the Magnificent

SUNDAY: Slipjig; Ian, Alan and Annette; Temporary Measured Morris Side
Diana & Wolfie; Annie Mason and John de Little
Five Shades of Grey; The Valentinos; John Finch; The Fiery Clockface

There will also be an impromptu session after the formal programme each day.

A few spots are still available for those able and willing
to play a 30 minuteperformance. We give preference to those that have supported our music nights.

GOOD MUSIC - GOOD BEER - GOOD FOOD - GOOD COMPANY ....
the Folk Dream Ticket!

The Crabtree is at 6 Buckingham Rd, Shoreham by Sea, BN43 5UA, 2 minutes walk from
Shoreham-by-sea station and fast trains to and from all parts of the country.... allegedly!!!!

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The Shoreham Folk Music Session

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The Shoreham Folk Session
at The Crabtree, 6 Buckingham Rd, Shoreham-by-sea, BN43 5UA
on The third Monday of every month, 8.30ish.

This is the original Shoreham folk tune and song session, taking place in various Shoreham pubs for over 25 years.
Traditional songs and tunes on acoustic instruments You might hear accordion, whistles, fiddle, guitar, concertina, hurdy-gurdy, melodion, and many others, also traditional songs.
Musicians take it in turns to lead a tune or a song with others
joining in or listening as they wish.
Appreciative audience members welcome too!
No charge, but please buy a drink (or two) at the bar.

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The Shoreham Folk Music Session

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