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February 2018   View all months
Name: Megson
Date: Friday, 16th February 2018
Time: 20.00
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music. The husband & wife duo create an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Comprising Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting and intelligent songwriting, but for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour. As fRoots Magazine puts it ‘if you don’t like the music here then you have a problem’. The most original duo on the British folk scene.’(The Guardian); ‘A force in the folk revival’ (The Observer); ‘Simply Brilliant’ (The Sunday Express).
Ticket are £14 in advance (£16 on the door) - under 16s half price. Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/


Name: Drop in coffee morning
Date: Saturday, 17th February 2018
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.
Everyone welcome. No charge.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/


Name: Farm Buildings of the Heart of Teesdale
Date: Wednesday, 28th February 2018
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Harmby village hall
Venue Postcode: DL8 5PG
Event Information: Upper Dales Family History Group talk.
Jennifer Deadman - Farm Buildings of the Heart of Teesdale. Jennifer Deadman is a historic building surveyor and will be talking about several of the farmsteads which she recorded with a volunteer historic buildings survey group, training them not only to record the fabric of the buildings but also, through documentary research, to place them in their landscape setting and in their local historic context.
Meeting starts at 2pm. The Upper Dales Group is a branch of the Cleveland Family History Society; entry is free for members and non-members are very welcome at £2 each.
Event Email: moverley.yorkshire@outlook.com
Event Web Link: http://www.upperdalesfhg.org.uk/