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Stroud Ceilidh

 
Saturday, 03 December 2016, 20:00 - 23:00
by Robin Phillips

Stroud Ceilidhs at Stroud Subscription Rooms  George Street (GL5 1AE ) Tel 01453 760900

A Ceilidh with a difference
Melrose Ceilidh Band will be using singing as well as instruments to play for the dancing at the Stroud Subscription Rooms at  on Saturday 3rd December at 8pm.

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan will be joined by legendary Sheffield Duo Richard and Jess Arrowsmith and top Bass man Nigel Holmes.

Nancy Kerr is one of the most celebrated folk musicians of her generation, and has to date won 6 Folk Awards from BBC Radio 2. She and James Fagan are one of the most established and respected duos on the folk scene and have won BBC Radio 2 Folk Award   Best Duo award on two occasions. Nancy was Folk Singer of The Year in 2015.

Jess and Richard Arrowsmith are established dance musicians. Jess's self-penned songs have been performed and recorded by a range of other artists.

This will be a dance to remember, with pumping box, powerful bouzouki and twin fiddle tunes as well as a few vocal surprises from these glorious harmony singers!

English Ceilidh is energetic, upbeat barn dancing. It is fast, friendly, great fun and a wonderful way to meet new people.

You don’t need to bring a partner and it doesn’t matter if you haven’t done it before. The caller, Fee Lock, will walk you through every dance and prompt you as you dance.

Tickets in advance £11  concessions £10.  On the Door £12 (£11)

 

Location: Subscription Rooms, Stroud
Address: Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud,  GL5 1AE
Contact: 01453 760900