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Bowes Park Folk Club

All are welcome at the monthly folk club evenings - singers, players, reciters, join-in-the-chorusers!

We now meet online via our Facebook page.

In normal times we meet once a month from 8-11pm, normally on the first Thursday and usually at Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, N22 8NG. Admission charge is £6/7 for guest performers and £5 for all comers evenings. Meals available from Mum's Mediterranean-inspired menu.

Contact us at bowesparkfolk@gmail.com.

Location: Bowes Park, North London
Members: 11
Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2018

First Thursdays at the Club ...

The Folk Club is now meeting online via its Facebook page.

You don't need a Facebook account to view. Just visit our Facebook page on the night and click on the latest posts.

Thursday 2 July, 8.15pm - our FOURTH virtual folk club: Keeping the folk.
 

8.15pm      Live-streaming some local (and not so local) floor singers. Just visit www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub and click to watch the live stream with us.

Then back to the Facebook page and click on the most recent post for --

9.00pm     Premiere of the Second Half video. This month's contributors will include Stuart Marson, Helen North and Ben Church, with a 3-song feature spot from Russ Chandler.

We'd love you to watch along with us, applaud, cheer and sing along. If you have a Facebook account do log in so that you can comment, 'like' and 'love'.

Click on the most recent post on the Facebook page and you should be fine. 

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If you want to see how this looked in May, here's the first post with the live stream:
https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub/

And here's the second post with the video premiere:
https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub/videos/237220024048417/

To join our email list, drop a line to bowesparkfolk@gmail.com.

  

One day we’ll be back at Mum’s !

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LOOKING BACK

Granny's Attic gave us a great evening in February - varied, spirited, brilliantly performed songs old and new.

We kicked off 2019 with two of our finest, Nick Siepmann and Ian Coles - well done lads!

October -

Pete Morton

Our favourite troubadour returned!

September -

the Big Green Bookshop Campfire Crew

Oka Vanga, the Hertford duo, gave us a lovely evening in June.

Steve Turner, our genial guest performer on 3 May, gave us brilliant songs with a focus on the sea, accompanied on the guitar, concertina and ukelele.

In April Cosgrave and Banks gave us a great evening of their own and traditional pieces played on many instruments.

On 1 March Stuart Marson, one of the finest singers and most original songwriters on the UK folk scene,gave us a genial evening with a fine range of songs and stories.

The Cruel Mothers,Carol Burtt and Sarah Jones, gave us a great evening of songs from the darker side of the folk tradition. Theirstunning harmonies and sensitive guitar accompaniment (and the fact that they are perfectly nice people!) softened this plunge into themes of betrayal, death and madness.

 

To kick off 2018, Tom Lewis gave us a splendid  evening of songs and stories of the sea old and new, accompanying himself on button accordion and ukulele.

The Goat Roper Rodeo Band

The band gave us an enormously energetic evening - "wonderfully executed acoustic country blues with two guitars, a double bass and plaintive striking harmonies". Some people not previously country fans were quite won over!

 

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Comment by Catharine Perry on February 10, 2018 at 10:58

Ca't wait to hear this!

 

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