Dreamers Folk

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Folk Weekend 2018


Posted By on Jul 6, 2018

What a weekend that was, from Friday to Sunday there were many highlights to savour. The Ceilidh was hot, with the Carnkie Cloggers Band and caller getting us galloping and doh-ce-dohing to exhaustion!                                 The Saturday morning instrument making workshop produced some interesting items, Mike Walford made a banjar/guitjo from a cake tin! and there were a couple of whistles that probably made a great sound,...

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Saving the best to last, the Squirrel Hillbillies finished their UK tour in style at the Sportsmans Arms in Four Lanes, Redruth. Hillbillies by name, they live on Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh, USA, but not by nature, their music came from the heart and was far removed from anything that Granny, Jethro or Elly Mae might have produced ( those of you under 50 might not get the reference to that 1960’s comedy “The Beverly...

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Once a year Dreamers glide up the A30 to visit our musical friends at Bodmin Folk Club. This year the date has been set for Friday 25th May 2018. Bodmin are celebrating their 50th year of bringing the best of folk roots & acoustic musicians and singers to this westerly outpost of the UK. They have a fantastic extravaganza lined up for Saturday May19th at the Wadebridge Town Hall. Two concerts, one in the afternoon and a grand...

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Fantastic John Conolly


Posted By on Apr 23, 2018

John Conolly came to Dreamers Folk last evening and had a full house of eager singers in the palm of his hand! We expected the beautifully crafted songs, such as “Fiddlers Green” & “Punch & Judy Man”, but he blew us away with his honest, engaging and entertaining stage presence. Honed by many years of touring, his on-stage persona was immediately charming and sincere, effortlessly moving between songs...

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Dreamers Folk extended a warm welcome to our friends from Penzance Folk Club last Sunday evening. The Sportsmans Arms in Four Lanes was buzzing last Sunday with a room chock full of singers wanting a good time. When the room is full there is always a tingle of excitement especially with new faces, new performers and a fresh vibe to the proceedings. Some great songs were given an airing, we had “Hard Times Come Again No...

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Here we go!! We’ve set the date, we’ve ordered the “portaloo” for the Camping field, we’ve got a great venue with good beer & good food and we’ve asked for great weather for the weekend, all we need now, to make it a runaway success, is yourselves!! Dreamers Folk Weekend starts on Friday evening with our Dreamers Ceilidh with a live band + caller, followed by a sing around song session...

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