Article, Foggy Furze Folk Club, Friday, 28 March 2014
Well, I hope you’re ready. Just two weeks today, Friday, 11 April 2014 sees the beginning of the Hartlepool Folk Festival, based on the Headland. The whole event kicks off at 5.00 at the Cosmopolitan when tickets purchased can be collected and you can sign in and listen or (shock, horror) join in the songs and tunes that get the event underway.
For tickets and to view the programme please visit www.theyounguns.co.uk/festival or telephone 07581 550 903.
Artists performing include Ciaran Algar and Greg Russell, Radio 2 Horizon Award winners 2014, The Wilsons, Brasy from Poland, The Bailey Sisters, Mrs Trevor’s Deep Freeze Secrets, Hartlepool’s own The Young ‘Uns and lots of participants from local folk clubs such as Steve Dawes and Helen Pitt, Dogwatch, The Mad Hatters and Fiddlyn Man Doris to name but a few.
You have two weeks to brush up your folkie credentials and get ready by visiting the local clubs:- Mondays is Pools Folk and Acoustic Club in The Nursery Inn, Hopps Street, Hartlepool; Tuesday is the Foggy Furze Folk Club, held in the Athanaeum Club, Church Street, Hartlepool; the next session of The Headland Folk Club is held on Friday, 4 April 2014 at the Harbour of Refuge (Pot House).
If you want further information regarding any of the above, you can stay in touch using www.foggyfurzefolk,com or, alternatively, get in touch with me on email@example.com. Over at the FFFC it’s £1 now till mid-May.