Events to celebrate Pat Shaw's Centenary are listed below.
Join in the celebrations! Organisers, please get in touch and let us know your plans. Email us details using the link below.
If you would like to discuss your ideas then please call Robert Moir +44 (0) 1594 510276 or send us an email
Caller(s): Madeleine Smith supported by 6 regular callers TBA
Band: Liza and Graham O’Connor
Weekend normally has longsword workshop too.
Contact Judith Inman 01628 486845
Celebrate the centenary of the birth of Pat Shaw who contributed to many aspects of music, song and dance during his lifetime. His influence opened the door to his successors in the folk community, particularly dance composers.
Buy a day ticket and enjoy three great events, or come along to just one:
|Illustrated Talk by Derek Schofield:||10.30am – 12.00 noon|
|Dance with Robert Moir & The Assembly Players:||1.30pm – 5.30pm|
|Concert: 7.15pm – 10.15pm||MC: Derek Schofield|
|Music of the Countryside:||David Fleming – Williams & Friends playing Pat’s music|
|Pat’s Quartet:||Mike Wilson-Jones and The London Folk Occasionals|
|Jonathan Cohen:||Conducting & accompanying West London Voices & the audience|
|Young Dance Group:||Carrying on the Tradition|
|Sing for Pleasure:||The Grove Singers|
|Papa Stour Sword Dancers:||From Shetland|
Tickets and information from:
Cecil Sharp House:
Tel. 020 7485 2206 (add £2.50 per transaction)
Online at cecilsharphouse.org (add £2 per transaction)
In person at Cecil Sharp House
Brenda Godrich: email@example.com Tel: 07976 204613
All Day – £27.50
Talk – £7.50
Dance – £12.50
Concert – £15
Hot meals available if pre-ordered from Brenda Godrich.
Cold food available util 9.00pm
Callers: Robert Moir & Bruce Hamilton
Band: Chris and Julie Dewhurst
An experienced team come together to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Pat Shaw who contributed to many aspects of music, song and dance during his lifetime. His influence opened the door to his successors in the folk community particularly dance composers.
Following on from the day of celebration by EFDSS at Cecil Sharp House on the 24 September, this dance course will concentrate on many aspects of Pat’s compositions and research. During the day each workshop will look at particular aspects of Pat’s prolific production. The evening dance sessions will offer a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy many well-known items from the repertoire. Musicians who would like to join in playing during the final evening dance are encouraged to bring their instruments. (Practice sessions will be provided)
Who’s it for?
Dancers with some knowledge of English Country Dance will benefit from the course which will aim to stretch their abilities.
Contact: Halsway Manor, 01984 618 274
Caller: Bruce Hamilton
Band: Deo Volente
Following on from the Pat Shaw Centenary at Cecil Sharp House and the Celebration week at Halsway Manor, well known U.S. caller Bruce Hamilton teams with Deo Volente for this special evening that recognises the many influences left by Pat Shaw on our dancing.
Tickets: £10. Numbers are restricted so tickets MUST be pre-ordered.
Contact: Clive Harman, 01793 725825
Callers: Wil van den Berg and Marieke van Leersum
Band: Triple Time
Workshop English Country Dancing learning most of the dances on the CD “Pat Shaw and More” played by Triple Time. Most of the dances on the CD are made by Pat Shaw.
Ticket Price: € 18,50 Workshop or € 35,- Workshop and CD
For further information contact Liesbeth Krijgsman Email: firstname.lastname@example.org