Cecil Sharp House
- Website www.cecilsharphouse.org
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Cajun Xmas Party With The Bearcats
File Gumbo Xmas party with live Cajun music from 8.00-10.50pm The Bearcat Cajun Playboys are arguably the best traditional Cajun band in the UK, led by the legendary Chris Hall. Support, from 8pm, is by the New River Cajun Ramblers playing their debut gig at File Gumbo.
The amateur choir performs a broad selection of songs from jazz, soul, pop and other genres.
With a wonderful band and a caller who will let you know the steps, no experience is necessary, just turn up and have a go.
Three hours of dancing to a live band and a caller.
The country folk singer performs songs from his album Maraqopa.
The Cecil Sharp House Choir performs seasonal songs and carols, plus support from Tim van Eyken.
Fleetwood Cave At Cecil Sharp House
Bringing their Spring Tour to a close, singer/songwriter duo Fleetwood Cave make their first appearance at Cecil Sharp House. In the intimate surroundings of Trefusis Hall, join them to celebrate the launch of their album 'People Like Us'. With some very special guests to be announced. www.fleetwoodcave.com
Great Gatsby Christmas Party With The Art Deco Orchestra
Live jazz returns to the Cecil Sharp House for another Great Gatsby Christmas Party.
Wed 28 Dec
Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.
The Massive Violins
Seven singing cellists perform a selection of covers of conic rock and pop songs; from Good Vibrations to All About That Bass, plus some classical works for good measure.
Monday Folk Choir Workshops
Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment in fortnightly sessions. Promoted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
New Years Eve Ceilidh
See in the New Year in the company of a traditional folk dance band, performing country-dances from around the British Isles.
Owen Jones On Optimism
From Trump to Brexit, Syria to ISIS, we live in dark and turbulent times. Hardly a day passes without new stories of terrorism, tragedy and turmoil somewhere around the globe, while our own nation has never looked more divided or uncertain of its place in the world. Faced with such a grim picture on every newsfeed and…
Owen Jones on Optimism at The School of Life
Owen Jones discusses how, despite turbulent political times, there may still be something to feel cheerful about.
Philosophy and Rhetoric: Companions or Rivals?
A study and discussion of Plato's The Gorgias.
Mon 12 Dec
Scottish Dancing And Ceilidh
A Ceilidh evening. Three hours of the best entertainment you'll ever experience.
Sharp's Folk Club
Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.
We need to talk about Lionel Shriver
Psychologist Tanya Byron discusses the author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, Lionel Shriver.
A Winter Union
Jade Ward, Debbie Hanna, Ben Savage, Hannah Sanders, Cliff Ward and Stu Hanna collaborate on a selection of festive folk songs.