Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend

When:
June 9, 2019 – June 11, 2019 all-day
2019-06-09T00:00:00+01:00
2019-06-12T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Robin Hoods Bay
Robin Hood's Bay
Whitby YO22
UK

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band