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February 2015

Folk Of The Wood Blues Ceilidh Night

February 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Ceilidh Tree and caller Chris Faulkner will be performing a special extended set of dancing so a great chance to jig, polka, reel and poussette away those Winter blues for good! Specifically of a gospel, New-Orleans and ragtime inspired flavour, our special guest this month is bluesman extraordinaire Simon Prager ("Distinctive and engaging... beautifully crafted guitar work" - Blues Matters)…and with the help of harmonica maestro "Doc" Stenson we'll be providing the perfect mid-ceilidh entertainment.  With support from The Green Ravens, there'll also be a bar…

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March 2015

Folk of the Wood – St Patrick’s Ceili

March 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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To Friday 20th March then, our first St Patrick's Ceili at The Portico Gallery complete with Guinness at the bar, Irish Stew from Beamish & McGlue and the sweetest jigs, reels and songs this side of Killarney! Ceilidh Tree will be journeying far across the Cork and Kerry mountains (or should that be Croydon) to bring you the greatest craic yet! We've also got the stupendously talented TEYR who will be performing a set of cutting edge Celtic inspired tunes…

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April 2015

Folk of the Wood – Hoedown Ceilidh

April 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Yee-haw y'all!  We'll be hosting Folk Of The Wood's Hoedown Ceilidh next Friday 17th April! We're welcoming legendary banjo & step dancer Stompin' Dave Allen - "One of the world's greatest performers" - Maverick Magazine and "A master of all kinds of American roots" - The Telegraph. He's sure to rock the gallery so miss this at your peril! Full details at www.folkofthewood.co.uk Hosts Ceilidh Tree and caller Chris Faulkner will be playing the swellest old time, bluegrass and Appalachian fiddle tunes for dancing and we'll be debuting some dances…

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May 2015

Folk of the Wood – Summer of Love Ceilidh – Fri 15th May

May 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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FAR-OUT! We're gearing up for our 1960's inspired Summer of Love Ceilidh on the evening of Fri 15th May - a feast of psychedelic, blissed out goodness! Groovy times abound with far-out sounds from Simo Lagnawi master of morroccan Gnawa music. There'll also be a tranced-out set of dancing with The Wild Hunt Bedlam - it's morris, Jim, but not as you know it!  Ceilidh Tree & caller will be providing a loved-up psychedelia-infused ceilidh. This will be the last ceilidh before the summer break and…

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October 2015

Folk of the Wood & Ceilidh – Fri 16th Oct

October 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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OLA! We've a **very special** ceilidh next Friday 16th Oct at SE27's Portico Gallery to celebrate 2 years of FOTW! Starring ace Flamenco dance troupe Flamenco Olivar, fab blues duo Simon Prager and Kevin Stenson plus hosts Ceilidh Tree! Details below and at www.folkofthewood.co.uk - early bird tickets until this Thursday only - already looking set to be a busy one so please book early! Flamenco Olivar (above) will be wowing us with their Andalusian inspired dance magic and giving you a chance to learn some Flamenco…

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November 2015

Folk of the Wood & Pirate Ceilidh – Fri 20th Nov 2015

November 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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The good ship Portico sets sail once more for a night of nautical mayhem with the awesome SEA SHANTY CHOIR plus BBC award winning pirate band THE SALTS, Ceilidh dancing with guest pirate caller, grog, rum punch and an anamatronic shark or two! We've got some very special stowaways next Friday 20th November for our Pirate Ceilidh including The Salts (pictured) - "Twenty first century folk fires a respectful broadside at the traditional"   We've also got the stupendously talented Sea Shanty Choir…

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January 2016

Folk of the Wood Burns Night Ceilidh – Fri 15 Jan 2016

January 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Our Burns Night is one of our most popular events and not to be missed! Starring Ceilidh Tree, scottish bagpiper Calum Galleitch, scottish orator Kevin McGlue plus haggis and whiskey bar! Full details at www.folkofthewood.co.uk Folk Of The Wood's Burns Night Ceilidh Friday 15th Jan 2016, 7pm - 11pm, The Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill, SE27 0HS, www.folkofthewood.co.uk "Well worth travelling to West Norwood for" - Time Out The event is hosted by Ceilidh Tree featuring foot stomping fiddles and guest…

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February 2016

Folk of the Wood & Ceilidh – Fri 12th Feb

February 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Starring Stick In The Wheel Friday 12th February 2016, 7pm - 11pm The Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill, SE27 0HS  www.folkofthewood.co.uk  "Well worth travelling to West Norwood for" - Time Out We're stupendously thrilled to be welcoming highly acclaimed band Stick In The Wheel to perform at our Folk Of The Wood ceilidh this February! "Inspirationally abrasive" (said The Guardian),"Splendidly pugnacious" (said The Telegraph), "The best thing to happen to English folk music for decades" said FRoots - if that weren't…

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April 2016

Folk of the Woods – Hoedown Ceilidh – Fri 15 Apr

April 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portico Gallery, 23A Knights Hill
London, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Yee-haw y'all! Folk Of The Wood's Hoedown Ceilidh at SE27's Portico Gallery is Friday 15th April! We're welcoming legendary banjo & appalachian dance maestro Stompin' Dave Allen - "One of the world's greatest performers" - Maverick Magazine / "A masterof all kinds of American roots" - TheTelegraph. As this will be the last Portico ceilidh before we break for the summer, we're aiming to go out in style! Full details including earlybird subscribers £7 / £6 tickets below & at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/subscribers.html 

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October 2017
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Folk Of The Wood’s Bollywood Ceilidh, Friday 20th October

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Folk Of The Wood's Bollywood Ceilidh, Friday 20th October 2017, 7pm - 11pm, at Portico Gallery, SE27 0HS  We're back with our most ambitious ceilidh yet - joining forces with the ace troupe at Absolute Bollywood for a one off spectacular should be a fitting way to celebrate FOTW's 4th birthday! Dance celtic-fusion with Ceilidh Tree (plus caller and guest tabla player), try out some Bollywood moves with workshop and performances from the experts! Far flung ales and scrumpy at…

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