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In the Arts Centre, Washington.

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.


Latest News ....   2014 -  the Davy Lamp's 40th year
 

Next event  is on 25th October Dick Gaughan & Jim Page

                                          (click on the events tab for details)

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Membership for 2014 is now available at the very reasonable price of £8  per person.
You can save  quite a lot if you come more than half a dozen times in the year.  See Terri on the door for details.
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If you'd like to see some of the goings on at the Christmas Party, go to our Facebook page (link below) and click on the youtube video of 'Wor 'Orse'.   
We've got Bob Fox worried!  
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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.
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A free Gutenburg eBook! Reissued. Just click the link for loads of great song lyrics from the Newcastle Song Book.

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Here's another new link to videos of some of the club regulars:- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIHKDQbwpYMUp5IjEhk8GvL2RTR8so 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.






Arts Centre Washington offers FREE rehearsal time, recording opportunities and music workshops for children and young people.
These can be accessed on:
Tuesdays, 6.30 – 9.30pm, Community Music Space for ages 16 – 24 years
Wednesdays, 6 – 8pm, Remix for ages 12 – 19 years
Saturdays 10 – 11.30am, Beat It, drum circle for 8 – 12 year olds

* You can now 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   
If you have any suggestions or comments, please email us at: