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Folk of the Woods – Hoedown Ceilidh – Fri 15 Apr

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 

Folk of the Wood & Ceilidh – Fri 12th Feb

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 enough, the band also recently won FRoots magazine’s coveted Critic’s Poll Folk Album Of The Year award!
This is set to be a particularly groovy night of ceilidh dancing with Ceilidh Tree featuring foot stomping fiddles and caller Louise Wells to show you the moves plus live music from one of the UK folk scene’s hottest bands! Licensed bar with scrumpy, wine and local ale to keep you reeling. Plus food by Beamish & McGlue.
Early booking is advised… Full details and tickets at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/stick.html Earlybird tickets before 4th Feb – £8 adults, £6 concession. Thereafter £10 adult, £8 concession and more on the door.
And also coming up….
18th March – St Patrick’s Ceili – www.folkofthewood.co.uk/patricks.html
With Ceilidh Tree, guest Irish dance troupe and guinness at the bar!
15th April – Hoedown – www.folkofthewood.co.uk/hoedown.html
With banjo maestro Stompin’ Dave Allen, bourbon at the bar and old time tunes and dances with Ceilidh Tree

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

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 15th Jan Burns Night Piper Calum Galleitch
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 caller Chris Faulkner to show you the moves. Delight in the classic scottish dances including Strip The Willow, Dashing White Sergeant and The Gay Gordons alongside some of our raucous favourites like Djatchko Kolo, Ninepins and Suicide Square – no prior dancing experience required!
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We’re also welcoming the acclaimed Edinburgh Tattoo bagpiper Calum Galleitch who has performed for members of the Royal family and will be piping in the haggis for us! We’ve also got scottish orator Kevin McGlue to rouse the spirit of the great Burns with the Address and Ode To The Haggis whilst the said “chieftain of the pudding race” will be served up by fab local deli Beamish & McGlue alongside the requisite neaps and tatties!
There’ll also be whiskey bar, mulled wine, scrumpy & craft ales to keep you reeling… Support comes from trad troupe The Green Ravens.
STOP PRESS…..!!!  Prize for best tartan and fluffiest sporran!
Advance booking highly recommended it’s £8 adult, £6 concession (before 8th Jan) then £10 adult, £7 concession and more on the door.
Details and tickets at www.folkofthewood.co.uk

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

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”

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We’ve also got the stupendously talented Sea Shanty Choir and Ceilidh Tree with pirate caller and some nautical dances! Tickets are starting to run low and we do expect this event to sell out fairly shortly – if you’re planning to board, booking soon is highly recommended!
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Discount tickets for our regulars available at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/subscribers.html  – it’s £7 adults, £5 concessions and £4 under 18s. Thereafter it’ll be £9 / £7 / £6 & more on the door.Oooharghh!  

Full details and tickets at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/pirate.htmlPlease check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/folkofthewood for pictures and event details.

The Portico Gallery, 23a Knight’s Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0HS – 0208 761 7612

Folk of the Wood & Ceilidh – Fri 16th Oct

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 moves! Simon Prager and Kevin Stenson will be playing classic blues from the Wandle Delta with ragtime guitar and harmonica. Hosts Ceilidh Tree and caller Chris Faulkner will be providing a merry ceilidh chock full of stripped willows, dashed sergeants and blazing fiddles! Plus there’ll be local ales, scrumpy and wine alongside food by Beamish & McGlue to keep you reeling…
Discount tickets for our regulars available at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/subscribers.html  – it’s £7 adults, £5 concessions and £4 under 18s. Thereafter it’ll be £9 / £7 / £6 & more on the door.Oooharghh! PIRATE CEILIDH coming soon! The good ship Portico’s 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! Full details and tickets at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/pirate.htmlPlease check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/folkofthewood for pictures and event details.

Look forward to hopefully seeing you all soon!

Adios,

Will & Folk Of The Wood

PS there’s some other great stuff happening at the Portico Gallery this month – including the Feast Film Nights on 10th Oct and Mambista on Fri 23rd Oct!

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

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.

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This will be the last ceilidh before the summer break and it’s set to be a mind bendingly spectacular affair – miss it at your peril!  Full details at www.folkofthewood.co.uk

It’s £9 Adults, £7 Concessions and £5 under 18s – thereafter it’ll be £10, £8, £6 on the door – if available as we often sell-out before the gig.

To subscribe or get more info just go to www.folkofthewood.co.uk

Folk of the Wood – Hoedown Ceilidh

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

stompin dave small-FoTW hoedown

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 from the line and square dance traditions so dust off the gingham and cowboy boots – prizes for best dressed wild west!
There’ll be bourbon, scrumpy and ales at the bar, chowder and pulled pork at the grill courtesy of Beamish & McGlue.
Earlybird subscribers ticket at www.folkofthewood.co.uk/subscribers.html until end of Friday 10th April only! It’s £8 Adults, £6 Concessions and £5 under 18s – thereafter it’ll be £10, £7, £6 and more on the door – if available – there’s already been quite a demand for this one.
To subscribe or get more info just go to www.folkofthewood.co.uk