Sunday, 15 August 2010

Not my normal blog

The Folly Charity Folk n Boat n Beer Weekend takes place over the 20th, 21st and 22nd August 2010 in aid of JJ's Memorial Fund, a locally based charity dedicated to raising money to help injured paratroopers and support the families of those lost in combat.

The Event is taking place at The Folly, Folly Lane, Napton, CV47 8NZ

It is essentially a FREE event but aims to raise as much money as possible for the charity so please dig deep into your pockets for this worthy cause.

The Program: (subject to change)

FRIDAY 20th August, Evening:

The event, commencing at 5pm on Friday 20th August, presents a varied and professional line-up of musical artists mainly from the world of folk.

5.00 -   5.30 Show opens
5.30  -  6.00 African Drumming 
6.00  -  6-50 Red Shoes
7.00  -  7.50 Maggie Coleman & Three Men In A Boat
8.00  -  8-50 Neil & Julie Smith
9.00  -  9.50 Linda Watkins/Mike Moyse
10.00 - 11.00 The Woodshed Band

SATURDAY 21st August:

We commence the Saturday morning with breakfast served at The Folly between 8.30 and 10.30 am for boaters and campers, and anybody else who feels the need, to start the day with a fabulous range of locally sourced food supplied by Skylark Fields Farm Shop, Staverton.

A varied selection of Stallholders will open from 10.00 including homemade crafts and fare.

The afternoon will be crammed packed full of music along with the stallholders. The Pig Roast, Buffalo Burgers, Hot Dogs will be sizzling throughout - with Vegetarian options from "Birds Nest".

Saturday Evening sees another highly respected group of musicians, most of whom are giving their time and talents for free to enable us to raise as much money as possible for JJ's memorial Fund. Please give generously.

                  Tim Howes and Helen
1.00  -  2.00 Tom The Tale Teller - Traditional Tales From Around The Land
2.00  -  2.50 Washboard Bill's Jug Stompers
3.00  -  3.50 Lucifer & Gabriel
4.00  -  4.50 One Night Stand
5.00  -  5.50 Bill Bates (compare)
6.00  -  6-50 Tinkers Cuss
7.00  -  7.50 Life and Times
8.00  -  8-50 Martin Ledner
9.00  -  9.50 Scarecrow
10.00 - 10.50 The Red Hills
11.00 - 12.00+ The Fins

SUNDAY 22nd August:

To aid recovery from the excesses of the previous evening, breakfast will once again be served at The Folly from 8.30 until 10.30. An opportunity then exists to revisit the stalls or take a look around the local area.

11am sees the start of the Sing-around session. Everybody is invited to join in with instruments and vocals

The stage will then come alive again in the afternoon with more performances  from

1.00  -  2.00 Badger 
2.00  -  2.50 Ella Kenrick
3.00  -  3.50 Two Giraffes

4.00 Raffle draw and Auction

And to end the event performers and audience are invited to re-convene in the Folly to continue the Folk sing around session.

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