Robin Hood’s Bay

Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

9th - 10th - 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND

of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds

in and around the 'famed city of Robin Hood's Bay'

on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.


OUTLINE PROGRAMME: These are the Organised? Events.

You will find informal performances - the Acoustic Cafe Dash - by singers & musicians

Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 - 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 - Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 - 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 -ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 - 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 - booking essential - Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 - 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 - Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

- Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by "Four's Company" with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 - 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop - Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

- all songs taught by ear, words displayed - rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 - 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 - 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

AND THE BIG RAFFLE DRAW at 2.30 pm

And for those who still have not had enough . . .

from 8.30 - ish: Last Survivor’s Session in the bottom bar of the Bay Hotel


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   For ACCOMMODATION see the Bed & Breakfast and Holiday Cottages

and Camping & Caravan pages on the Bayfair Website at www.bayfair.co.uk


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The Bay Folk Club meets every Friday Evening in the big room of Ye Dolphin,

a characterful pub on King Street in the old village of Robin Hood’s Bay,

where we keep alive the local tradition of music and singing.

We usually start between 8.30 and 9.00 p.m.

Check the Guest List on the Folk Club page of the Bayfair Website at www.bayfair.co.uk


N.B. *S&M means Singers and Musicians !

Bay Folk Weekend

June 9 - 10 - 11  2017

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Diary Dates: 2018 Robin Hood's Bay Folk Weekend:

June 8th 9th, & 10th 2018