Top 10 New Year Folk Plans!

1. Why not try sword dancing, clog dancing, or morris dancing?Cardiff Morris have started their practice season and you can find them at the Owain Glyndwr at 8pm on Tuesdays! Meanwhile, clog sides Cobblers Awl and Clocs Canton would love new, young blood to get in touch.

Clocs Canton: https://www.facebook.com/groups/57243147963/  

Cobblers Awl: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cobblers-Awl-Clog-Dancers/730123787053703

2. Watch Taff Rapper performing at the Ruff Ceilidh on Saturday January 17th. Why not ask them about joining the team? http://ruffceilidhs.org 3. See the delightful Tom Fitton at the Owl’s Nest on Wednesday January 7th.

https://www.facebook.com/tom.fitton1?fref=ts

4. Hear Anne Lister and Mary Mc Laughlin singing as Anonyma at a house concert in Cardiff on Saturday January 10th. Pm the band on Facebook for further details. Anonyma: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anonyma/254807490176

5. Take a trip to the Llantrisant Folk Club on Wednesday January 14th to see John Alderslade perform stories, jokes, and lots of chorus songs. John has been performing for 35 years and has even sung at a sewage pumping station! Llantrisant Folk Club: http://www.folkwales.org.uk/folk.html

6. And why not visit again on January 28th to listen to the wonderful Meg and Dave Cox? Dave is manager of Marcus Music in Newport’s Tredegar House, while Meg is now a student of master fiddler Mike Lease of Cwmbran.  Oh, and the duo are also father and daughter!

7. See DnA (Delyth & Angharad Jenkins) at Pontardawe Folk Club on January 16th. http://www.pontardawefolkclub.co.uk

8. Visit again on January 30th for their Open Night! The club would love everyone to sing, play, recite or just enjoy the music!

9. Fancy a trip near the Welsh border? The annual Chepstow Wassail Mari Lwyd is on Saturday January 17th. Get ready for mumming, morris dancing, and other strange capers! http://chepstowwassailmari.co.uk

10. Go along to Robert May’s new Cardiff Folk Music Session! All instruments, voices and abilities welcome!

See Cardiff Folk Music Session on Facebook for venue updates. https://www.facebook.com/CardiffFolkSession

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