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Saltburn folk festival 2019

04 Mar 19 - 05:42 PM (#3980213)
Subject: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Folkie

Delighted to see that the Saltburn Folk Festival www.saltburnfolkfestival.com is running this year after the sad loss of John Taylor.   Last year was the first time I'd been and am hoping to go again this year, work & holidays permitting.
Does anyone know if the autoharp/concertina duo who played in the Con club last year during the Music Hall are booked again for this year please? I'd love to hear them again, the whole festival was a joy, and they were the highlight for me.


06 Mar 19 - 12:02 PM (#3980559)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: Mr Red

9/10/11 August
Saltburn FF website


06 Mar 19 - 12:07 PM (#3980561)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: Mr Red

website says ceilidh, programme doesn't. Go figure.


06 Mar 19 - 01:52 PM (#3980578)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Yes the Saltburn ff is ON in 2019 ~ under new management

I hope to be there although the Fred Jordan competition is suspended at least one year until it returns to a stable position

Hope to see at least some of you there once again

Ray


06 Mar 19 - 04:38 PM (#3980594)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Folkie

Thanks for the link Mr Red :) ... the artist list looks great though as I don't know what the duo were called I'm none the wiser... will just have to go to the music hall events and hope they're there. The programme page seems to show last year's listings, probably far too early for this year's to have been sorted out.


07 Mar 19 - 03:51 AM (#3980668)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Yes the programme list is last years but will give a basic timetable and understanding of 2019 aim

Ray


07 Mar 19 - 03:41 PM (#3980813)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,JHW

Guest Folkie the pair you describe are indeed wonderful, he autoharp, she concertina but my aged brain won't come up with their names right now. Try an email to someone at the Cutty Wren Folk Club, maybe George Featherstone.


08 Mar 19 - 01:58 PM (#3980968)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: Mr Red

If the programme on the website is last years, wouldn't the names be familiar - or descriptions of their style?


09 Mar 19 - 04:13 AM (#3981047)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,A&D

Hello Folkie and JHW, thanks for the lovely compliments :) just had it confirmed that we'll be joining Trevor Taylor again this year so please come and say hello and we can fit faces to names. We weren't in the programme last year, it was a bit a of a last minute arrangement but Trevor's going to give us a mention as his "backing group & hecklers" in this year's festival advert :). Ann & David


12 Mar 19 - 03:17 AM (#3981584)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Folkie

Will certainly say hello :) thank you


23 Mar 19 - 05:23 PM (#3984199)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Guest Old Traddie

I'e heard those wonderful slow and steady sessions will be happening again this year. They have been running for the past 3 years or more. It's great to go to a session where everyone is made so welcome and tunes are played at a gentle pace. It certainly boosts confidence and stresses that we are all learning together. They are run by Angie who was the organiser of the wonderful Four Fools Folk Festival along with hubby Ken. That totally unique festival that truly lived up to its name of 'the little festival with the big heart'. We still miss it even now.


08 Apr 19 - 05:44 PM (#3986542)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Folkie

Might have wangled the Friday night & Saturday off work :) have got a B&B in Redcar lined up and the buses/trains look good to get to & from Saltburn, taxis were reasonable last year too. Just saving up for the ticket, food, beer and of course pressies to take back for the family for letting me out for the festival ..... folk music is not their thing but they indulge my whimsy :)


09 Apr 19 - 09:22 AM (#3986586)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Myrtle's cook

All details now up on the new festival website: http://saltburnfolkfestival.com/

Looks like a great line up - a fitting tribute to John Taylor


09 Apr 19 - 10:53 AM (#3986592)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Well no ~sorry to disappoint but ~ it says guests INVITED

Ray


09 Apr 19 - 02:25 PM (#3986627)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: MoorleyMan

Yes, Ray, I see the distinction, especially considering that your name isn't listed... summat wrong there for sure.


10 Apr 19 - 11:03 AM (#3986766)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

What it is, is that Ken Hall {of Ken and Marion} has picked up the task of keeping Saltburn ff going!

Last I was advised was that all who wish to appear as agreed will make the updated Guest list later ~ probably June? or July

Ray


16 Jul 19 - 11:48 AM (#4000946)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Myrtle's cook

Draft programme and line up now at: https://saltburnfolkfestival.com/

Bill Adair, Steve Turner, Edwina Hayes, Pete Morton, John Wrightson Band, Alan Reid, and Paul Lucas & Alan Young have been added.

Should be another great festival - well deserving of support.


16 Jul 19 - 03:21 PM (#4000968)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: Raggytash

The autoharp/concertina duo would be David and Ann Coulter from Whitby. I am reasonably sure they will be there again. Give our regards if you would. Nick and Christine


18 Jul 19 - 01:40 PM (#4001100)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: The Sandman

Hope the festival is a success


19 Jul 19 - 10:11 AM (#4001175)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Yes I am there too ~ no competitions though!

Ray


21 Jul 19 - 03:58 AM (#4001341)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Not too long now

Ray


23 Jul 19 - 01:23 PM (#4001794)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: The Sandman

REFRESH


25 Jul 19 - 09:39 PM (#4002081)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Jo-Jo

I will be there too - there is a big singaround in the Marine pub on the front on Thursday as a preamble to the Fest run by Cutty Wren. All parking along the front is FREE for whole weekend so bring your campers!! See you there Ray and all and sundry.
Jo


27 Jul 19 - 08:08 AM (#4002280)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Old Traddie

Spare a little thought for others as well please. Maybe using the festival campsite for your campers (would certainly help the festival more)? It's not a lot for those who have purchased festival tickets. Be truthful now, how many of you are going to support the festival and how many are just going for a free weekend which the festival is putting together?? Interesting thought please debate, truthfully now.


27 Jul 19 - 08:56 AM (#4002285)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Jo-Jo

The answer for me is "Both"
I go for the freebies, but generously donate in the collecting bins.
I appreciate all the work that goes into putting this on - and I love it !!


28 Jul 19 - 06:48 AM (#4002380)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,henryp

Free events and free parking on the front for the weekend. That must be worth the cost of a couple of pints a day!


01 Aug 19 - 10:47 PM (#4003027)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Jo-Jo

Incidentally, have looked at website and I feel that the camping fee of 17.50 per night is outrageously expensive !!

AND there is not much in the way of singarounds this year.


02 Aug 19 - 01:08 AM (#4003032)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

80 w/ed ticket + 17.50 for 4 nights camping (one payment)

No w/ed ticket 17.50 per night and buy your own beer!

the camp site has security on board too

Singaround hrs Friday 8hrs, ~ Saturday up to 7hrs with Maritime sing

Sunday afternoon 4hrs pus evening as usual

Plenty of time and a number of concerts

Check the programme!! on line ~ with musicians sessions etc

Ray


02 Aug 19 - 02:07 PM (#4003057)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: JHW

In the 'good old days' ie my youth(ish) a big proportion of attenders at free singarounds especially did not indeed subscribe towards say Holmfirth Festival more than the fee for the Campsite. Few campervans then, not the money. Even at St.Chartier folks might push-bike (to the middle of France) just to be there but not go in to a paying event.

Sure they contributed little financially to keeping the show on the road but I enjoyed their company and they added to the music and colour of the festival.


04 Aug 19 - 02:18 AM (#4003223)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Yes always a good idea to puta few coppers (or notes) into the bucket collection

Ray


05 Aug 19 - 06:36 PM (#4003531)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Jo-Jo

Thanks Ray, obviously didnt read programme very well, its not very easy on my phone, having to expand the text to a reasonable size, then having to slide left and right and up and down et cetera ! Hope to be at the Shanties sesh - see you there. Jo


07 Aug 19 - 05:25 AM (#4003639)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: JHW

The programme I've seen is like an ancient archaeological period timeline. The sort that killed off the dinosaurs.


12 Aug 19 - 10:24 AM (#4004254)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: The Sandman

so how did it go?


12 Aug 19 - 02:24 PM (#4004287)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

Well it was a well attended festival ~ concert on the Friday night MC eed by me ~ well full

I was struggling with coughing ~ just held out!!

Saturday singaround had concerts elsewhere ~ thanks to Heather Woodhead, Ann Curran and Sue and Mark aka the Leeds Grove lot ~ Glenn and Lorna and dog and some quieter singers ~ all afternoon ~ lady from Dorset and others ~ all afternoon

Sunday still suffering had a great 2hr session with Shanties and similar with a good turn up and support from Glenn and Lorna, Graham and Lucinde Metcalfe, Monkey's Fist, Tom Smith and a duo (not sure where from) and John and Debbie Eaves and others

smallish venue but well worth it

No idea about anything else!
Ray


12 Aug 19 - 02:34 PM (#4004290)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Folkie

It was great despite torrential downpours on the Friday night but as I was at the Emanuel Hall for the evening concert it didn't matter. Maybe not as busy as last year but just as friendly and great performances from everyone, saw all the people I'd hoped to see and had a lovely couple of days. My thanks to the organisers, mc's, stewards, sound engineers and especially all the singers, musicians and dancers, definitely coming again if the festival's on next year.


12 Aug 19 - 03:51 PM (#4004304)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: The Sandman

Ken hall did ok then


13 Aug 19 - 08:17 AM (#4004415)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: r.padgett

I am told plans for another Saltburn ff 2020 going ahead

Ray


13 Aug 19 - 11:00 AM (#4004440)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: GUEST,Myrtle's cook

Ken did a fantastic job, as did those who supported him (including wife Mariane), the MCs, stewards etc. The festival was intended as a celebration of John Taylor's life and work in establishing and running he festival (and many other things folk, besides)and was certainly a worthy tribute to him.

We had a great festival from the Thursday 'pre-meet' hosted by the Cutty Wren in the Marine Hotel through to the final sing around on Sunday evening. Some great singers, singing and songs at both those and other events.

In between, some great concerts, meet the artist events etc. Hard to pick favourites, although Bill Adair, Beth Burrows, Marie Little (as ever!) come immediately to mind.

We understand that a new website will 'go live' in December with any details for Saltbnrun 2020 ff released then.


13 Aug 19 - 03:56 PM (#4004480)
Subject: RE: Saltburn folk festival 2019
From: JHW

The Marine was indeed good on Thursday, full and many good songa well sung. Less so was the new venue Post Box minipub Friday night. Good beer and congenial for a few singers but too small to stand the usual exit of folks before 10pm to the Cons for the Wilsons late show. The Post Box event folded then. I just had to drink beer till the last train.