Portland Folk Club Folk day
Sunday June 10th 2012 @ The Portland Arms - £5 (evening)
The second annual Folk Day will take place on the 10th June at the portland arms. There will be the usual sessions in the afternoon in the beer garden from 12:30pm to which every one is welcome with a concert in the evening after 7.30pm as usual featuring local folk artists Carl Hogsden, Barbara Wibbelmann , Sylvie Snowden and Pete Barrett. Proceeds will go to the NSPCC and the local charity talking in tune.
Whistle player Sylvie Snowden and bodhran player Pete Barrett are known for their foot-stomping renditions of traditional Irish tunes. Unaccompanied singer Barbara Wibbleman performs traditional Scottish ballads in her beautiful and haunting voice. Carl Hogsden re-interprets traditional English songs and tunes in an evocative and distinctive style.