Harbury Folk Club - News

Last updated: 5 July 2019

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Somerville Gentlemen's Band 40th Anniversary Concert - September 21st, 2019

2019 sees the 40th anniversary of the Somerville Gentlemen's Band's LP "Far From Home", coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Warwick Folk Festival. To celebrate the occasion, all members of the band, past and present, will appear on the same stage for the first time in many a long year, along with some special guests.  For more information on the band, see: www.somervillegentlemen.co.uk

To celebrate the 40th anniversary, original members Martin Cole and Dan Dorning are joining the current line-up of Ted Crum, Jem Patterson and Phil Ferrar, with new Harbury Gent, Peter McDonald, for a 40th Anniversary Jubilee concert on Saturday 21st September at the Bridge House Theatre, Warwick, at 7:30pm.

Tickets 10 from the box office: phone 01926 776438 or online booking at www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

The Gentlemen cordially invite you to accompany them on this historical musical tour of songs and stories from their 40-year journey. "We want it to be a gathering of friends of the band, so please come and say hello! We really hope you can make it!"

2019 is also the 40th anniversary of the splendid Warwick Folk Festival on July 27th/28th. The six-piece ensemble of the Gentlemen is on bill. Check the website for details www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk

Festival of Voices – October 5th, 2019
Once again, Harbury Folk Club Choir has been invited to take part in the 'Festival of Voices' in Warwick Hall on October 5th, 2019.  We shall be joining six other choirs, 250 singers in total, demonstrating the diversity of choral singing in the area.  For more information, please see Divertimento's flyer.

Past news:

Harbury Folk Club's 'Elements' Concert - January 26th, 2019

Following the success of our seven previous annual concerts, Harbury Folk Club presented another sell-out concert in Harbury Village Hall on Saturday 26th January 2019.  The performers were the Harbury Folk Club Choir and Orchestra, The Harvesters, Ted & Sue Crum, Maureen Darby, Peter McDonald, Pete & Liz Bones, Rumble-o, Morris Oxford and the Daft Dames with MC, Debbie Ellis.  In total, the eight Folk Club concerts have now raised well over 6000 for Harbury Village Hall.

Christmas Eve Carol Service
For the 32nd successive year, the Harbury Folk Club Choir contributed two carols to the Carol Service in Harbury Church, on December 24th.  This year, the songs were the traditional 'My Dancing Day' followed by 'For to us a Child is Born' from the musical 'The Inn Crowd' by Roger Jones.

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