THIS PAGE WILL SHOW THE PROGRAMME FOR 2017 to give some idea of what you can expect in 2018

 

LICHFIELD FOLK FESTIVAL 2017

Programme subject to minor adjustments.

Festival base:-  King Edward School & Leisure Centre

(click this link for a map) 

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WHERE  NECESSARY

 

KES B =  KING Edward School Bader Hall,  KES GYM =  KING Edward School  Gym

KELC = King Edward Leisure Centre Sports Hall, KELC ACT = King Edward Leisure Centre Activity Room
W = Workshop; P = Playford English dance style; A = American dance style; M = Mixed dance styles.

 

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FRIDAY 16th JUNE

 

     

 

Event

Caller/ Band/ Workshop Leader                                  

Venue

Style

Ref

17.30 - 22.00

Office Open

 

KE Leisure Centre, 1st Floor Seymour Suite, by Bar

 

 

From 17.30

Meals at KES dining annex

 

 

 

 

19.15 - 22.30

Earlybird Dance

Mike Courthold with 3D

KELC Sports Hall

M

1.1

19.45- 22.45

Welcome Dance  

Rosemary Hunt with Folkus Pocus

KES Bader Hall

M

1.2

 

SATURDAY 17th JUNE

 

 

 

 

09.00 -10.30

 

Office Open

Also open 12.30-1300,

 After 13.00 pre-paid  tickets may be collected from steward manning door to Sports Hall

KE Leisure Centre, 1st Floor Seymour Suite, by Bar

 

 

09.30 - 10.45

Dance Workshop

 "Revived, reviewed, revered" : specially selected18th century dance favourites for your delectation

Robert Moir with Orion’s Ring

KES Bader Hall

WP

2.1

09.30 - 10.45

Dance Workshop:-"From Square to Contra" the influence of square dance on modern contra choreography.

Geoff Cubitt with Vertical Expression

KELC Sports Hall

WA

2.2 

09.30 - 11.00

Music  Workshop

"Music of Pat Shaw"

Chris Dewhurst

KELC Activity Room

MU

2.3

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop

"Continental Brew" a selection of dances from European choreographers

Rosemary Hunt with Orion’s Ring

KES Bader Hall

WP

2.4

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop 

"Running Set"

Mike Courthold with Vertical Expression

KELC Sports Hall

WA

2.5

11.00 - 12.15

Dance Workshop

"Orly's Celebrations" 

Orly Krasner with Paul & Fiona

KES Gym

WP

2.6

11.30 - 13.00

Music Workshop

To prepare for playing in Festival Band

Maggie Kaye

 KELC Activity  Room 

 MU

2.7

12.00- 14.00 Shanty singing session at the King's Head  Bird Street Lichfield / just beyond Sandford Street.      

13.00 - 14.15

 Dance workshop:  "Home Grown"

Geof Owen with Chris & Julie

KES Bader Hall

 WP

2.8

13.00- 14.15

Dance Workshop

"Zesty Playford"

Jen Morgan with Paul & Fiona

KES Gym

 WP

2.9

14.30 - 16.00

Dance Workshop

"Commemorating Charles Bolton"

Orly Krasner with Deo Volente

KELC Sports Hall

 WP

2.10

14.45 - 16.15

 Tea Dance

Mike Courthold with Festival Band

KES Bader Hall

A

2.11

16:15 - 1645 Using Facebook to Publicise your Dance Jen Morgan KELC Activity  Room    2.11A

16.45-1830

Early Evening Dance

"High Tea with Rosemary & the Stars"

Rosemary Hunt with Orion’s Ring

KES Bader Hall

P

2.12

19.30-22.30

Dance

Robert Moir with Deo Volente

KES GYM

P

2.13

19.30 - 22.30

Dance Playford Style

Orly Krasner with Paul & Fiona

 KELC Sports Hall

P

2.14

19.45 - 22.45

 Contra Dance

Geoff Cubitt with Vertical Expression

KES Bader Hall

A

2.15

 

SUNDAY 18th JUNE

 

     

09.00 - 9.30

Folk Service. 

Christine Polhill, Chaplain to the Festival. With the Silver Trees Band

KELC First Floor

Activity Room

   

09.30 - 10.45

Dance workshop :Contra.

"Knowing who you are dancing with"

Jen Morgan with Vertical Expression

 KES Bader Hall

WA

 3.1

09.30-10.45

Dance workshop: 

A "Rash " selection - some of Rosemary's creations

Rosemary Hunt with Orion’s Ring

 KELC Sports Hall

 WP

3.2

10.00 - 11.30

*Music workshop :-

"For Come All YE"

Chris Dewhurst

KELC Activity Room

 MU

3.3 

11.00 - 12.15

Squares Workshop:-" A pocket full of Squares"

from southern style squares to exploding squares.

Geoff Cubitt with Vertical Expression

KES Bader Hall

WA 3.4
11.00 -12.15

Dance Workshop

"Fried de Metz Herman's dances"

Orly Krasner with Orion’s Ring

KELC Sports Hall

WP 3.5

11.00 - 12.30

Dance workshop

 "A Man for All Dancers

Pat Shaw - 100, not out!"

Robert Moir with Deo Volente

 KES GYM

WP

3.6

12.00- 13.30

Music workshop

 

Paul Hutchinson

 KELC Activity Room

MU

3.7

12.45-14.00

Dance workshop

"American Contras from Both Sides of the Pond"

 Mike Courthold with 3D

KES Bader Hall

WA

3.8

12.45- 14.00

Dance Workshop:-

Dance Workshop "Dance creations from down South of the Thames!"

Rosemary Hunt with Deo Volente

KES  Gym

WP

3.9

14.15 - 15.45

Dance Workshop 

"More Celebrations!"

Orly Krasner with Paul & Fiona

KELC Sports Hall

W P

3.10

14.45 - 17.00

Come All Ye
 

Hosted by Geof Owen,  All callers with Festival Band led by  3D

KES Bader Hall

M/MU

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.