The 2019 programme will be published in the New Year

LICHFIELD FOLK FESTIVAL 2018 WILL BE LEFT TO GIVE AN IDEA OF WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019

Programme subject to minor adjustments.

Festival base:-  King Edward School & Leisure Centre

(click  link for a map) 

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WHERE  NECESSARY


 

 

STYLE KEY

 

VENUE

     

A

 American dance style

KES B 

KING Edward School Bader Hall    

WA

Workshop American

KESC

King Edward Sports Centre    

M

Mixed dance styles

KES GYM

KING Edward School  Gym    

MU

Music Workshop

KELC ACT

King Edward Leisure Centre First Floor Activity Room

   

M/MU

Mixed  with Music from Festival Band        

P

Playford Dance        

WP

Workshop Playford        

 

ADMINISTRATION

       

FRIDAY

 

Staff      
17.30-22.00 Office Open Office & Organisers KESports Centre, 1st Floor Seymour Suite, by Bar    
17.30- 20.00 Meals Bader Hall Caterers at KES dining annex    

Saturday

 

Staff      

09.00 - 10.30

12.30 -13.00

Office Open

After 13.00 pre-paid tickets may be collected from the stewards on the door of KELC Sports Hall

John & Barbara Smith plus helpers

     

Sunday 

 

Staff & Band

     
09.00 - 09.30 Folk Service Christine Polhill, Chaplain to the Festival, with the Silver Trees Band KESC First Floor
Seymour Suite
   
 

DANCE PROGRAMME

       

 

Event

Caller/ Band/ Workshop Leader                                  

Venue

Style

Ref

FRIDAY

15th JUNE

       

19.15 - 22.30

Earlybird Dance

Ivan Aitken with 3D

        KESC 

M

1.1

19.45- 22.45

Welcome Dance  

Victoria Yeomans with

Kendal Green

        KES B

M

1.2

SATURDAY

16th JUNE

 

 

 

 

09.30 - 10.45

Dance Workshop

Contras from America 1

Sue Rosen with Bruce & Graham

        KES B

A

2.1

09.30 - 10.45

Dance Workshop:- Three for all

Ian Jones with Knotted  Chord

        KESC 

P

2.2 

09.30 - 10.45 Dance Workshop -: Teacup Chains

Colin Hume with 

Keeping Thyme

        KES Gym

A 2.3

09.30 - 11.00

Music  Workshop

For Festival band

Maggie Kaye

         KESC Activity Room

MU

2.4

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop - American

"Sets in Order"

 

Ivan Aitken with 

Bruce & Graham

        KES B

A

2.5

11.00 - 12.30

Dance Workshop 

 “Home Grown”

Victoria Yeomans with

Knotted Chord

        KESC 

P

2.6

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop

"Making Heys"

Brooke Friendly with

Keeping Thyme

       KES Gym

P

2.7

13.00- 14.15

Music Workshop

"Playing for Contras"

 Bruce & Graham

        KES Room 10

 MU

2.8

12.30- 14.00 Shanty singing session at the King's Head 

Bird Street Lichfield / just beyond Sandford Street.

     

13.00 - 14.15

 Dance workshop:  "Stapledonia"

Ian Jones with Kendal Green 

        KES B

P

 

2.9

13.00- 14.15

Dance Workshop :- "Calculated Figures"

 

Ivan Aitken with 3D

       KES Gym

P

2.10

14.30 - 16.00 Dance w/s "The music will tell you what to do"

Brooke Friendly with

Knotted Chord

       KESC  P 2.11

14.45 - 16.15

Tea Dance 

 

Victoria Yeomans with

Festival Band

       KES B

M

2.12

16.45-18.30

Early Evening Dance

 

Ivan Aitken with 3D

       KES B

M

2.13

19.30-22.30

Dance "English Country Dance Party"

Brooke Friendly with

Knotted Chord

       KES GYM

P

2.14

19.30 - 22.30

Dance "That special relationship"

Ian Jones with Keeping Thyme

       KESC 

M

2.15

19.45 - 22.45

 Contra Dance

 

Sue Rosen with

Bruce & Graham

       KES B

A

2.16

SUNDAY

17th JUNE 

 

     

09.30 - 10.45

Dance workshop 

 “Hilary’s Humours”

Victoria Yeomans with 3D

       KES B

P

 

 3.1

09.30-10.45

Dance workshop: 

American "Contras from America 2"

Sue Rosen with

Bruce & Graham

       KESC 

A

 

3.2

10.00 - 11.30

*Music workshop :-

"For Come All Ye"

Keeping Thyme

       KESC Activity Room

MU

 

3.3 

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop " Scottish Impropriety"

 

Brooke Friendly with 3D

 

       KES B

 

 

3.4
11.00 -12.15

Dance Workshop :- "Modern Contras and Squares"

 

Ivan Aitken with

Bruce & Graham

       KESC 

A 3.5

11.00 - 12.15

Dance workshop " Lunchtime Maggots"

 

Ian Jones with Kendal Green

       KES GYM

P

3.6

12.00- 13.30

Music workshop "Dance Tunes with Harmony"

 

Knotted Chord

       KESC Activity Room

MU

3.7

12.45-14.00

Dance workshop

Contras from America 3

 

 Sue Rosen with Keeping Thyme

       KES B

A

3.8

12.45- 14.00

Dance Workshop:-

 “Location, Location, Location”

Victoria Yeomans with 

Kendal Green

       KES  Gym

P

3.9

14.15 - 15.45

Dance Workshop 

"Impropriety"

Brooke Friendly with

Knotted Chord

       KESC 

P

3.10

14.45 - 17.00

Come All Ye
 

Hosted by Frances Richardson,  All callers with Festival Band led by  Keeping Thyme

       KES B

M

3.11

 

Impromptu music sessions can be held in the Seymour suite or Activity Room when otherwise not in use. 

Please look at the information on the NOTES page.