Dreamers Folk

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


I hope everyone enjoyed the Shanty Festival in spite of the rather erratic weather from a heatwave on Friday to rain and high winds (to the point where some outdoor events had to be paused) on the Saturday and then just damp and rather chilly on the Sunday. But great to see so many people in the streets and venues and to hear some great singing again. Well done to all and, especially, to the organisers. The Golowan Festival in...

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Newsletter. A big week as we head into the Falmouth Shanty Festival this weekend. The forecast is distinctly variable as I write this so let’s hope it turns out fine. The official opening ceremony is on Events Square at 6.30 p.m. but before that there’s a “Breton Bash in the Square from 1.00 till 6.30. The Groups Festival Parade is back again this year, scheduled for Saturday 18th June, starting at The...

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Barron/Brady


Posted By on Jun 15, 2022

Ros & Si at Dreamers Folk The photo may be poor quality but the performance by Barron/Brady at Dreamers Folk last Sunday evening was exemplary. Self-penned songs of their Devon home were beautifully crafted and performed with sublime guitar from Si and whistle from Ros and then brought to life with two soft, subtle voices that joined together in glorious harmony. Barron/Brady were made welcome by an enthusiastic audience,...

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Hi and welcome to this week’s Newsletter returning after a week’s holiday. I hope everyone enjoyed the long Jubilee Bank Holiday. More guests at Dreamers this coming Sunday, 12th June with Barron Brady – stories, legends and folklore of the South West. If you want a preview of their offerings, there are samples on their website at Home (barronbrady.com). After this Sunday some Singers Nights and then Mike Silver in July and Nick...

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Last nights entertainment was wonderful. Lots of new faces in the audience and lots of great chorus singing. Ably choreographed by our MC Alistair, we were treated to songs of joy, passion, sadness, songs of Cornwall, Scotland ,Ireland, the US. There was lots of humorous banter before ,during and after the performances. With close on 40 singers, the room was filled with the joy of singing from start to finish. The reason the Folk Club...

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Welcome to this week’s Newsletter. Good to hear that last Sunday’s Ukraine Appeal night at the Club with Baldricks Plan was a great success with well over £300 raised (including later donations). Well done to all involved. It sounds as though Baldricks were in great voice too, only sorry that health issues over the weekend meant we couldn’t join in. A couple of Singers nights this coming Sunday and the next and after that, on 12th...

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