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


Harvest Weekend in Celebration of Pat Shaw

Start date: September 22, 2017

End date: September 24, 2017

Location: Halsway Manor, Halsway Ln, Crowcombe, Taunton,, Somerset, TA4 4BD, UK

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
Email judithinman@btinternet.com

Pat Shaw Centenary Day of Celebration

Date: September 24, 2017

Time: 10.30-22.15

Location: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Rd London, NW1 7AY, UK

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

Concert Programme

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
David Butson: Soloist
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

or

Brenda Godrich: brendagodrich@gmail.com Tel: 07976 204613

Ticket Prices
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

Halsway Manor Midweek Event – Celebrating Pat Shaw

Start date: September 25, 2017

End date: September 29, 2017

Location: Halsway Manor, Halsway Ln, Crowcombe, Taunton,, Somerset, TA4 4BD, UK

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

Wroughton FDC Pat Shaw Celebration

Date: September 30, 2017

Time: 19.30 - 22.30

Location: Memorial Hall, Station Road Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, SN4 8EN, UK

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

Pat Shaw and More – Workshop English Country Dancing

Date: September 30, 2017

Time: 10.30-16.30

Location: Het Zuidhonk, Zuidplaslaan 52, 2743 DZ Waddinxveen, holland

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: liesbethkrijgsman@live.nl