Nov
2
Sat
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.

Jan
6
Mon
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Blyth @ Royal Northumberland Yacht Club Music Night
Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Blyth @ Royal Northumberland Yacht Club Music Night

George is a North East institution known for hilarious stories, driving tunes on guitar and moving songs in a fine baritone voice – the quintessential folk club entertainer! I am delighted to be joining him again, this time on board a floating Lightship! Join us at the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club Music Night in the South Harbour, Blyth.

Feb
1
Sat
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Washington @ Davy Lamp Folk Club
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Washington @ Davy Lamp Folk Club

George is a North East institution known for hilarious stories, driving tunes on guitar and moving songs in a fine baritone voice – the quintessential folk club entertainer! I am delighted to be joining him again as we return to the fantastic Davy Lamp Folk Club at Washington Arts Centre. See you there!

Feb
19
Wed
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Cramlington @ Cramlington Folk Club
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
George Welch & Stewart Hardy / Cramlington @ Cramlington Folk Club

George and I will be returning to the fabulous Cramlington Folk Club again this year, on Weds 19th Feb. Join us for some more of George’s moving songs and hilarious stories. I’ll be doing my best to keep up!

 

 

Once you have heard George perform his songs, accompanied by his guitar playing with Stewart’s fiddle, there is no doubt that the success of this highly entertaining duo is built on solid musical foundations

Oct
3
Sat
October Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
October Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom | Grantham | United Kingdom

October Workshops
Fiddle Workshop 1

This workshop will provide a warm-up, technical session and will teach a tune which illustrates the use of the technique explored. Suitable for players from competent beginners to upper intermediates. Full worksheets will be provided, with the tune, bowing and ornamentation, along with audio files of the tune, in advance. A recording of the live call will be available for those who experience technical difficulties, or who find themselves unable to attend the live Zoom call.

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 3rd October: 10:00 – 12:00

For full details, please see the October Workshops page.
A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Email Ali to book your place.

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.

Dec
5
Sat
December Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
December Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom | Grantham | United Kingdom

December Workshops
Fiddle Workshop 1

This workshop will provide a warm-up, technical session and will teach a tune which illustrates the use of the technique explored. Suitable for players from competent beginners to upper intermediates. Full worksheets will be provided, with the tune, bowing and ornamentation, along with audio files of the tune, in advance. A recording of the live call will be available for those who experience technical difficulties, or who find themselves unable to attend the live Zoom call.

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 4th December: 10:00 – 12:00

For full details, please see the December Workshops page.
A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Book your place by purchasing through the Shop.

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.

Jan
30
Sat
January 2021 Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
January 2021 Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom | Grantham | United Kingdom

January 2021 Workshops
Fiddle Workshop 1

This workshop will provide a warm-up, technical session and will teach a tune which illustrates the use of the technique explored. Suitable for players from competent beginners to upper intermediates. Full worksheets will be provided, with the tune, bowing and ornamentation, along with audio files of the tune, in advance. A recording of the live call will be available for those who experience technical difficulties, or who find themselves unable to attend the live Zoom call.

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 30th January: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

For full details, please see the Janauary Workshops page.
A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Book your place by purchasing through the Shop.

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.

Mar
27
Sat
March 2021 Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 2021 Workshops: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom | Grantham | United Kingdom

March 2021 Workshops
Fiddle Workshop 1

Maurice Manley’s Polka

A very popular session tune which is great for applying ‘pulse bowing’ and practicing your polka groove. It has also been selected as a great introduction to playing chords on the fiddle – the shapes to use and some effective rhythms to apply. Suitable for players from competent beginners to upper intermediates. Full worksheets will be provided, with the tune, bowing and ornamentation, along with audio files of the tune, in advance. A recording of the live call will be available for those who experience technical difficulties, or who find themselves unable to attend the live Zoom call.

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 27th March: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

For full details, please see the March Workshops page.
A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Book your place by purchasing through the Shop.

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.

May
22
Sat
May Workshops 2021: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

May Workshops 2021
Fiddle Workshop 1

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 22nd May: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Competent Beginner to Upper Intermediate level

Marino Casino (John Sheahan)

In this morning workshop there is an opportunity to learn John Sheahan’s beautiful, lyrical tune Marino Casino, which provides an excellent case study for using simple techniques to overcome awkward melodic passages – once you know the trick you’ll wonder what the problem ever was.

A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Bookings open now

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.

Sep
25
Sat
September Workshops 2021: Fiddle Workshop 1 @ Online - on Zoom
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

September Workshops 2021
Fiddle Workshop 1

Zoom Workshop
Saturday 25th Sept: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Competent Beginner to Upper Intermediate level

The Peacock’s Feather

In this morning workshop there is an opportunity to learn a classic Irish hornpipe, The Peacock’s Feather, which Stewart fell in love with the moment he first heard it on Frankie Gavin and Alec Finn’s classic eponymous 1977 LP.

A single workshop is £20, attend two for £35 or all three for £50.
Bookings open now

If you haven’t attended a music workshop on Zoom before, here is a page of Zoom Workshop Tips to get the most out of your experience. A strong and reliable internet connection, plus headphones or an external speaker are recommended.