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BROCKWEIR EVENTS : Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir, NP16 7NW

 

AUTUMN PROGRAMME 2017

 

ROBIN & BINA WILLIAMSON. Saturday 16th September 7.30 for 8.00

Robin and Bina Williamson draw  on a wide variety of original and traditional songs stories and music from Celtic, English, and Old Timey roots; celebrating the turning year and the mystery of being alive.

Robin is legendary worldwide as musician, storyteller, writer and painter. He has fore fronted many genres over his 50 year career. He plays harp and guitar. Bina is an inspired and gifted singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in her own right. She plays bowed psaltery, plucked psaltery, auto harp and long neck dulcimer. Their soulful performances as a duo feature their East West vocal harmonies and their own unique interweave of songs, stories and music.  www.pigswhiskermusic.co.uk

 

REG MEUROSS. Saturday 21st October  7.30 for 8.00. www.regmeuross.com

A welcome return for Reg Meuross - award-winning singer songwriter. Reg is a regular headliner at folk clubs and festivals up and down the country and his songs fit perfectly in the folk genre. They tell stories of real people and real situations in a way that is direct and accessible. His melodies are instantly catchy, often with a good chorus. He will be singing songs from his provocative new album Faraway People.

Support by No Boundary

 

NOT ABOUT HEROES*. Friday 3rd November 7.30 for 8.00.  www.seabrightproductions.com

Stephen Macdonald’s Fringe First winning play about the unique friendship between Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon when they met at Craiglockhart Hospital in 1917and the bonds made from a mutual hatred of war and their love of poetry. This production won Best Actor accolade at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017.

 

RED SHOES. Saturday 25th November at 7.30 for 8.00.

www.redshoes-music.com

Wonderful musicianship, thoughtful lyrics, moving songs, great vocals- all delivered with warmth and friendliness by folk-rock duo Carolyn and Mark Evans. Their first critically acclaimed album Ring Around the Land was produced by Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention and since then they have produced two more of equal appeal.

 

Advance notice of events for Spring 2018

SONGS OF THE ARCTIC Early February TBC

KATHRYN ROBERTS AND SEAN LAKEMAN*. Friday 23rd February. 7.30 for 8.00. www.midnightmango.co.uk

GREN BARTLEY TRIO. Friday 9th March. 7.30 for 8.00. www.grenbartley.com

NINEBARROW*. Friday 20th April. 7.30 for 8.00. www.ninebarrow.co.uk

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from brockweirevent@gmail.com. Or Adrian Birch 01291 689812. £12 on the door. .* Supported by Air in G.

Refreshments available but BYO alcohol. See the Mackenzie Hall website for more information.www.brockweirvillagehall.co.uk