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Picture of the Trophy Welcome to the website of the

Davy Lamp Folk Club

Winner of the BBC2 "Folk Club of the Year" Award 2001.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our dear friend, Frank O'Neill, after a long and difficult battle with cancer.

Our love and condolences go out to Frank's wife, Beryl at this difficult time.

Please visit our Facebook Page  for more details

Our next  event :
(click on the Events tab above for more details)
Ed Pickford has finally got round to setting up his own webpage.   In it you'll find all the words to his songs - a veritable treasure trove!  Check it out here.
 If you'd like to see some of the goings on at 2016's Christmas Party, go to our Facebook page (link below) and click on the video of the 'Winlows of Wearside'.
If you still haven't seen the previous year's, go to Youtube and type in Davy Lamp 'Wor 'Orse'.   
Roots of the World is a regular monthly podcast of folk music which covers the local scene. Here's a link to the podcast.
The programme usually features artists who play at the Davy Lamp.
A free Gutenburg eBook! Reissued. Just click the link for loads of great song lyrics from the Newcastle Song Book.


Here's another new link to videos of some of the club regulars:- XuR&feature=view_all (thanks to Alan Chapman)

and a clip of the The Freeman Family playing in one of the Split Festival sessions. It's the Moving On Song written by Ewan McColl

and a couple more links to Youtube, featuring our MC Eric - Le Voyeur (thanks to Ian Gardner) and Bernard Wrigley - The Yawning Song (thanks to Michael Martin).

You can find more clips of the Club and Sunderland Festival on Youtube, courtesy of Ian Gardner and others.

Search for us under davylampfolkclub, Folk Club or Sunderland Folk Festival,
or click on the Davy Lamp below.


* You can  follow our shy and retiring MC, Eric, on Twitter for details of what's hot and what's not at the the Davy Lamp. He's @DavyLampFolk 

We also have a Facebook page   
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