Kays article 23/08/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 26 August 2016

The Headland Folk Club, held in the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk, Hartlepool, are having their meeting this evening and would welcome your attendance at their fortnightly gathering.  They’re open from 8 till 11 every other week.

The Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club, held in the Nursery, Hopps Street, Hartlepool, are open each Monday, even on Bank Holidays, even this Monday, from 8 pm onwards.  Their session is preceded by a drum club so you can beat out your own tempo all evening every Monday

The Foggy Furze Folk Club meets each Tuesday evening from about 8.00 pm till 11.00 in the Causeway in Stranton, Harlepool.  At the moment, we’re halfway through our programme of guests for the summer and our next visitors are to be Steve and Kristi Nebel from Tahoma, Washington State who will be with us on Tuesday, 13 September 2016.  They’ve visited us before and we can vouch for the wonderful musicality of their great songs.

At the Foggy Furze Folk Club, it’s £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.  You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  Over at the FFFC, we start at 8.00 pm each Tuesday and look forward to seeing you.

Kays article 3rd June 16

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 3rd June 2016

Loads to tell you about the Foggy Furze Folk Club’s forthcoming programme of events but just before that.

Don’t forget you can catch up with the Headland Folk Club this very evening over at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the Headland, where Paul O’Neill will be back from his jaunt to welcome you in.

Over at the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street, Hartlepool, Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club will be looking forward to the enlivening effects of having had Serious Sam Barrett play for them this week.  Yorkie Gibson will be there to head up the cast of singers and musicians who regularly attend and lead you all in the evening’s events.

But over at the Foggy Furze Folk Club, which meets at the Causeway Inn in Stranton, Hartlepool, and starts at 8.0 pm each Tuesday, they’re looking forward to their first in a programme of 4 guests this summer, when Anthony John Clarke (www.anthonyjohnclarke.com) will be performing on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.  It’s only £2 entry but quite a bijou venue so get there early for a good seat.  For details about the rest of the programmed guests, please visit www.foggyfurzefolk.com in the coming days.

 

You can also get in touch with me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.  Remember you’re always welcome at any of the venues, it’s usually just a £1 to get in and this goes towards paying for guests to attend.  Guest nights it’s often only £2.

Kays article and news around 22/04/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 22 April 2016

Hey there, what’s happening on the folkie front in Hartlepool?                                         Well, this evening you can take yourself off to the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk over on the Headland where Paul O’Neill will be ready to help you start the weekend with a song.  The Headland Folk Club meets every two weeks and starts at 8.00 pm.

Over at the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street, Hartlepool each Monday at 8.30, Yorkie and his crew are ready to help you cope with the fact that it’s the first day of the working week by hosting Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club.  There are regular jam sessions, more instruments than you can shake a stick at and a good camaraderie.

And in the Causeway in Stranton, each Tuesday at 8.00 the Foggy Furze Folk Club meets for their regular helping of folk – English, Traditional, Irish and American.  There your writer, Kay De ‘Ath, is waiting to guide you through a great evening among cherished friends.  No obligation to play or sing and we’re very good at creating  an enjoyable selection of songs, with some verse thrown in for good measure.

Come along and enjoy the evening.  Over at the Foggy Furze Folk Club we charge £1 on a club night for a singaround and £2 for a guest night. You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.

Kays article and news around 08/04/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 8 April 2016

Is everybody ready for the new spring festivals and the long sunny days ahead?  No?  Well, best get a couple of new songs in your repertoire while the days are warming up.       As research you could visit any one of the local folk clubs over the next couple of weeks.  Your first source of inspiration could be the Headland Folk Club tonight, held at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the headland.  They’ll be ready for you at 8.00 so get along there.                                                                                                              Alternatively, you can visit the Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club in the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street, Hartlepool, where Yorkie will be pleased to host the regular Monday evening slot.  There’s some rocking good stuff goes on there each week.                                               With a range of English and Irish folk, Americana, sixties pop and Northumbrian piping, we never have the same night twice at the Foggy Furze Folk Club, held from 8.00 pm in the Causeway Inn on Stranton in Hartlepool every Tuesday.               You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  It’s only £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night at the FFFC.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.

Kays article and news round 23/03/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 25 March 2016

Got all your Easter/spring songs ready – we’ve hit a new season.

Over at the Duke of Cleveland you can gather with the Headland Folk Club to start the Easter holiday on Good Friday, this evening, in Church Walk on the headland where Paul and Barrie will play host for the evening.  Get yourself along and have fun.

Now, yes, Monday is a bank holiday but Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club is open even when it’s a bank holiday so get yourself along to the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street in Hartlepool for a great evening of music and banter with Yorkie and his fellow musicians.

And by Tuesday most of us will be back at work relating tales of our various escapades over the break.  Why not come along to the Foggy Furze Folk Club and let us know what you got up to.  We meet each Tuesday over at the Causeway in Stranton in Hartlepool and start at about 8.00 pm.  We’re always open to visitors, either those who wish to perform or those who simply wish to listen and enjoy the music.

You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  It’s only £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night at the FFFC.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.

Kays article and new around 09/03/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 11 March 2016

Remember to celebrate your favourite saint next week on the 17th with a glass or two of black stout.  (I’m sure several options are available.)  ‘Top of the morning to ya’ won’t be quite the same this year with no Terry Wogan to respond, ‘And the rest of the day to yourself!’.

As a reflection of the imminent celebration, I’m guessing there will lots of Irish tunes being sung and played over the next week or so at all three of our local clubs.

Why not get yourself along to the Headland Folk Club tonight, over in Church Walk on the Headland and just check out the diddly diddly music quota?  They’re there from about 8 till late

And in the Nursery, Hopps Street, Hartlepool, the Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club will be rolling out lots of tunes to tap your feet to and think of leaping about.

But at the Foggy Furze Folk Club, held from 8.00 pm each Tuesday in the Causeway, Stranton, Hartlepool, I have no doubt we’ll be celebrating with gusto.  I’m sure there’ll be a green, white and gold shimmer over the room.

Obviously, in all instances, other genres of music will genially listened to but there’ll be extra attention paid to any tunes of an emerald hue.

You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  It’s only £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night at the FFFC.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.

kays Article and news around 12 Feb 2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 12 February 2016

Well, there’s an update on Hartlepool Folk Festival’s facebook page which will let you see something of their planned venues for this year’s festival in mid-October.  All very exciting and giving us something to look forward to at the end of the festival season and there are still about six weeks before it even starts.  Don’t forget to support your local folkies – most of them are rickety, one way or another!

Over at the headland this evening, you can give full voice if you wish at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the headland.  Paul O’Neill will be there to gather you all in and conduct the proceedings.  Get yourself there from 8.00 till late.

On Monday each week you’re welcomed with open arms at the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street, Hartlepool by mien hosts, Ian and Debbie and club organiser for the Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club, Yorkie Gibson, We have some cracking evenings in there, you need to get yourselves along.

And each Tuesday, you’re welcome to come along to the Causeway in in Stranton, Hartlepool to join the Foggy Furze Folk Club in their regular session of varied folk.You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  At the Foggy Furze Folk Club, it’s £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.  We start at 8.00 pm each Tuesday and look forward to seeing you.

Kays article 29/01/2016

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 29 January 2016

Have you been inspired by watching Steve Knightley this Wednesday?  We have several arenas in which you can experience more of the same in your home town.Over at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the Headland this evening from 8.00 pm, there is the regular, fortnightly meeting of the Headland Folk Club, hosted by Paul O’Neill.

Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club meets up at the Nursery Inn, Hopps Street, Hartlepool each Monday and is a venue for listening and playing folk, acoustic, Americana, blues, just about anything you want to air.  Your host on Mondays is Yorkie Gibson.

At the Causeway in Stranton, Hartlepool, the Foggy Furze Folk Club gathers each Tuesday, run by your writer, Kay De ‘Ath.  The FFFC begin about 8.00 pm.  Our regulars often air their own songs or contribute covers from many different types of folk and regularly sing chorus songs which let everyone join in.  It creates a warm, jovial atmosphere to which you’re invited.            At the Foggy Furze Folk Club, it’s £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com. You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Kays Article and News round 02/12/2015

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 4 December 2015

 

There’s a meeting of the Headland Folk Club over at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the headland this evening.  Their last meeting of the year is to be on 18 December 2015.  The next date after that is open to disccusssion at the moment so please look on their facebook page for further information.  I’m sure Paul and Barrie will keep you updated once they work it out.

At the Nursery Inn in Hopps Street, Yorkie is looking forward to introducing you to Serious Sam Barrett for the Christmas party evening for Pools Folk and Acoustic Music Club.  That’s to be on 21 December 2015, ticket price to be advised.  However, before then you’ve got two weeks to come and enjoy the ambience of a Monday evening singaround session.

In the Causeway in Stranton, we’re looking forward to a seasonal visit from Just Us Kitchy Retro on 15 December 2015 and the regulars from the Foggy Furze Folk Club will be hosting a Christmas carol singalong on Tuesday, 23 December 2015, to start the festive proceedings.  Can’t wait.

You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing.  At the Foggy Furze Folk Club, it’s £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night.  You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com.  We start at 8.00 pm each Tuesday and look forward to seeing you.

Kays article and weekly news around

Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 20 November 2015

So, what to talk about? All over town, musicians are starting to seriously get to grips with their Christmas repertoire, determined to give of their best.

Over at the Duke of Cleveland in Church Walk on the headland this evening you can join the Headland Folk Club in their regular fortnightly get together when Paul or Barrie will co-ordinate the evening. Their next club evening after tonight will be 4 December 2015.

And in the Nursery Inn, Hopps Street, Hartlepool, the Pools Folk and Acoustic Club will be pleased to see you on any Monday you choose to visit. They are proud to boast that they are open on any Monday, even a Bank Holiday Monday so that could be worth noting for 28 December 2015 and 4 January 2016. Yorkie will be there to oversee the gathering.

Call in at the Causeway Inn in Stranton any Tuesday and you have the option of enjoying an evening with the members of the Foggy Furze Folk Club. And if you’re in the Causeway on 23 December 2015, there’s to be a carol/Christmas song service to initiate the Yuletide celebrations for the locals.

You’re welcome in any of the clubs, whether it’s just to listen or play or sing. At the Foggy Furze Folk Club, it’s £1 per evening for a singaround and £2 for a guest night. You can contact me on kay@foggyfurzefolk.com or read this article again on www.foggyfurzefolk.com. We start at 8.00 pm each Tuesday and look forward to seeing you.