Advanced Style & Repertoire (Mixed Instruments) @ Ushaw College, Durham
Jul 12 – Jul 14 all-day
Advanced Style & Repertoire (Mixed Instruments) @ Ushaw College, Durham | Grantham | United Kingdom

Advanced Style & Repertoire (Mixed Instruments)

12th – 14th July 2019.
Ushaw College, Durham, DH7 9RH

Join Stewart in the beautiful surroundings of Ushaw College in Durham, for a weekend of intensive tuition. This workshop will focus on compositions by Stewart himself, with a chance to learn some of his traditional style tunes, their groove and nuances. Advanced Courses are open to proficient players of any instrument (including transposing instruments) who possess good to high technical competence. Participants may have some of the following experience and skills:

  • – playing folk tunes at dance tempo
  • – attending folk music sessions and joining in or leading sets of tunes
  • – playing for dancing and/or in concert bands
  • – teaching music
  • – attending other advanced tutorials/workshops

The workshop will typically take between 8 and 12 people from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon. All tuition, resources, accommodation, food and daytime refreshments are included. Sheet music and mp3 files of the tunes covered are sent out in advance, and recordings of exercises from the course are sent on to you afterwards.

Places on Advanced courses are available on application. For further information or to express your interest in this course, please email Ali (jsarts@stewarthardy.co.uk)

Geordie Music Night 2019 @ Seaton Sluice Community Centre
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm
Geordie Music Night 2019 @ Seaton Sluice Community Centre

Geordie Music Night 2019
Saturday 2nd November
Seaton Sluice Community Centre NE26 4QX
7.30 pm (Doors 7.00 pm)
Featuring Jim Mageean, Stu Luckley, Stewart Hardy, George Welch, Barry & Ingrid Temple and Laura Connolly

£10 Adults. Please book tickets in advance.

Tickets available online via the shop
Tickets are also available to reserve by phone on 0191 298 0323  or  0191 237 1136.

Funds raised will support restoration of the Village Bell.

Holly & Ivy Roadshow – Jarrow @ Jarrow Hall
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm
Holly & Ivy Roadshow - Jarrow @ Jarrow Hall

Holly & Ivy Roadshow
Friday 13th December
Jarrow Hall, Church Bank, Jarrow, South Tyneside, NE32 3DY
5.30 pm (until approx 6.30 pm)

Join David Oliver, Laura Connolly and Stewart Hardy for this lively, informal and participatory celebration of songs, stories, dances and customs associated with Midwinter, Christmas and the New Year.

Holly & Ivy Roadshow – London @ Cecil Sharp House
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm
Holly & Ivy Roadshow - London @ Cecil Sharp House

Holly & Ivy Roadshow at the Festive Gathering 2019

 – Cecil Sharp House, London

Christmas concert with a folk twist.

This year special guests Holly & Ivy will bring their festive magic from the North East of England.  Performers Stewart Hardy, David Oliver and Laura Connolly will join Cecil Sharp House Choir on a lively and exciting journey through the midwinter customs and traditions of Britain. Join us for our annual yuletide celebration crammed with song, dance, music and good cheer.