Dreamers Folk

"We are the musicmakers & we are the dreamers of dreams"

Sunday 27th January 2019 at the Sportsmans Arms in Fourlanes, the audience were treated to an avalanche of great songs & music from the off. The subtle tones from Micks voice allied to the complimenting harmony from Paul and a dazzling digital display, up and down the fretboard from Mr Downes, combined beautifully to augment the finely crafted stories in each song. “The Road to Dorchester ” got the roomful of eager...

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Dreamers guests on Sunday 6th January were that ageing Cornish “boyband” Rum & Shrub Shantymen. Fine voices all, their repertoire has grown over the years and we were given some old standards that have stood the test of time, such as “South Australia” but also included in the mix some newer songs that have the “swagger” of a shanty and response lines on which the Dreamers voices could ”...

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Dreamers Folk Weekend 2019

Posted By on Jan 1, 2019

A few people are planning ahead and are asking for the date of our annual Folk weekend. We are happy to announce that it will be the weekend of Friday 21st June through to Sunday 23rd June 2019. We will have the usual Ceilidh and sing on Friday 21st, Workshops & sessions through the day and an evening concert on Saturday 22nd, our regular gospel session on Sunday morning, afternoon sessions culminating in our Weekend Finale...

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As ever, we have had a great year at Dreamers Folk, lots of good guest performers and lots of wonderful singers nights/open houses. Geoff Lakeman kicked the year off in style aided & abetted by Saskia, Jeni Hankins, John Connolly, Squirrel Hillbillies, Will Finn & Rosie Calvert,Nasdrovia, Hattie Briggs, Winter Wilson, Alden Patterson & Dashwood, Alistair & Peter, and finishing with a flourish and the superb Beverly...

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Beverly Smith stole our hearts

Posted By on Nov 26, 2018

A full house at Dreamers Folk enjoyed the music & songs of Beverly Smith last night at the Sportsmans Arms. On her first solo tour, Beverly won us over with her genuine charm and obvious musical talents as she switched effortlessly between guitar, banjo and fiddle. Spending her early years in California and finding music when her older sister took to playing the guitar, Beverly has migrated to North Carolina and along the way has...

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Alistair Brown & Peter Wray

Posted By on Nov 12, 2018

A super evening at Dreamers last night, “local lads”!! Alistair & Peter gave us a great collection of songs, supported with fine music and harmonic arrangements. Our MC, John Heath led us through some wonderful songs & music from the band of support performers, including an impromptu performance from Ben Greenland, back in the County to support his course at Bournemouth University. A couple of lovely, self penned...

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