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"As for Mike Nicholson, what can I say... brilliant!, is what I can say! For me, this man was a revelation - superb voice, wonderful song choices, warm presentation - the epitome of a folk singer and one who thoroughly appreciated and enjoyed copious chorus returns from his listeners. My highlight of the night." Eric Payne, Chairman of Somers Folklife

 

2018

6th January 2018 - Billingshurst Folk Club at the Chaoel, West Sussex

8th April 2018 - Sovereign Seas Folk Festival, Newhaven Lifeboat House, Newhaven, East Sussex

21st April 2018- Mickleby Folk Club, North Yorkshire

22nd April 2018- Guisborough Folk Club, Cleveland

21st November 2018 - Dorking Folk Club, Surrey


2017

24th February 2017 - Oxford Folk Club

5th March 2017- The Revels Revisited - St Dunstans Church, West Peckham, Kent commencing at 6.30pm

31st March 2017 - Black Diamond Folk Club, Birmingham

3rd April 2017 - Mansfield Folk Club

19th May 2017 - Swindon Folk Singers Club

20th to 21st May 2017 - Bobbing Concert and Sing, Kent (pre booked invitation only)

8th July 2017 - Horsham Festival - Carfax 12.00 noon

9th July 2017 - Horsham Festival - Capital Theatre

19th July 2017 - Dorking Folk club, Surrey - showcase evening

11th to 18th August 2017 - Broadstairs Folk Week, Kent

23rd September 2017 - Lewes Saturday Folk Club at the Elephant and Castle

19th October 2017 - Orpington Folk Club, Kent

19th December 2017 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex

20th December 2017 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex

 

2016

Graeme Miles was a one-man folk tradition and one of the finest songwriters of his generation. Following his passing in 2013, The Unthanks, Wilsons and Young’uns and others committed to biennial concerts to celebrate and explore his work, and to raise money for the Graeme Miles Bursary. The bursary (in association with EFDSS) provides development opportunities for young North East artists. This year, the proceeds of the concerts will be shared between the bursary and the Redcar Steelworkers Fund.

There are two concerts as under :-

12th February 2016 - Middlesborough Town Hall, Albert RoadTS1 2QT
13th February 2016 - The Band on the Wall 25 Swan Street , Manchester M4 5JZ


A contemporary of Ewan MacColl, Miles wrote hundreds of songs about Teesside, finding poetry and beauty in the industrial landscape of Middlesbrough and the surrounding Cleveland hills and dales. With many of his songs still to be unearthed, and many of today’s folk exponents keen to shine further light on his work, Graeme Miles’ legacy burns brightly.

3rd April 2016 - Sovereign Seas Folk Festival, Newhaven Lifeboat House, Newhaven, East Sussex

23rd April 2016 - The Three Peaks Folk Club,Settle, North Yorkshire

27th May 2016 - Whistable Folk Cub, 12 Belmont Road Whitstable CT5 1QP

17th/18th/19th June 2016- Alcester Folk Festival

5th to 12th August 2016 - Broadstairs Folk Week, Kent

1st September 2016 - Wivenhoe Folk Club, Essex

3rd September 2016- Faversham Hop Festival, Kent

28th September, 2016 - Faversham Folk Club, Kent

9th October 2016 - Dreamers Folk Club, Four Lanes, Cornwall

19th to 23rd December 2016 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex

23rd December 2016 - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey


2015


21st March 2015 -Lewes Saturday Folk Club, East Sussex
22rd March 2015- Grand Union Folk Club, Loughborough - 01509 813566

7th to 14th August 2015 - Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent
13th September 2015 - Horsham Folk Club, West Sussex
9th to 11th October 2015 - Banbury Folk Festival, Oxfordshire (web site - www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk)
17th October 2015 - Sangboc Day of Folk, The Royal Oak, Wineham, West S
ussex
22nd November 2015 - Folk in the Chapel, Westgate Chapel ,Lewes Sussex
14th to 16th December 2015 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex
23rd December - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey

2014

14th March 2014 - Seaford Folk Club, East Sussex
21st to 23rd March 2014 - March Merry Meet, Wigan Lancashire
25th March 2014- Sharps Folk Club, Cecil Sharp House, London

25th April 2014 - Unicorn Folk Club, Ivetsey Bank, Staffordshire
26th April 2014- Mickleby Folk Club, North Yorkshire

28th April 2014- Stockton Folk Club, Stockton on Tees
28th May 2014 - Faversham Folk Club, Kent
17th July 2014 - The Drum Folk Club, Hythe, Kent
8th to 15th August 2014 - Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent

31st July 2014 - Folk in the Village, Telscombe, West Sussex
2nd October 2014 - Wivenhoe Folk Club, Essex
6th October 2014 - Grant Baynam & friends charity night, The midway Folk Club, Stockport,heshire
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5th to 17th December 2014 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex
22nd December 2014 - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey

2013

8/9th March 2013 - March Merry Meet, Wigan Lancashire
16th March 2013 - Elsies, "The Queens Arms",Cowden Pound, Kent, TN8 5NP
23rd May 2013 - Royal Oak Folk Club, Lewes, West Sussex

21st to 23rd June 2013 - Alcester Folk Festival
10th to 16th August 2013 - Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent

29th September 2013 - Grimsby Folk Club
30th September 2013 - Mansfield Folk Club
1st October 2013 - St Neots Folk Club

18th November 2013 - Nellie's Folk Club, Tonbridge. Kent

"The Unthanks + The Wilsons + The Young Uns + Martyn Wyndham-Read + Iris Bishop + Mike Nicholson + Robin Dale"

22nd November 2013 - A Celebration of Graeme Miles at Saltburn Theatre , Albion Street - 01287 624997

23nd November 2013 - A Celebration of Graeme Miles at Cecil Sharp House London - 020 7485 2206

Graeme Miles was a one-man folk tradition and one of the finest songwriters of his generation. Following his passing away earlier this year, some of the country’s most respected names in folk come together to perform his work in these very special concerts.


1st December 2013 - Horsham Folk Club, West Sussex

16th to 18th December 2013 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex
23th December 2013 - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey

2012

12th January 2012 - Folk at the Drum Hythe, Kent - (Alchemy)
11th February 2012 - West Chiltington Dramatic Society Members Evening, West Sussex
19th February 2012 - Woolston and Bursledon Folk Club, Hampshire - (Alchemy)
1st March 2012 - Wivenhoe Folk Club - 01206 827759
8th March 2012 - Milford Folk Club, Hampshire - 01590 643404

9th & 10th March 2012 - March Merry Meet, Wigan Lancashire
13th to 15th April 2012 - The Crediton Folk Weekend, Devon - 01363 775695 - (Alchemy)
24th May 2012 - Brewood Acoustic Music Club
, South Staffordshire - 01902 845400
25th May 2012 - Frodsham Folk Club, Cheshire - 01928 731493
28th May 2012 - Skipton Folk Club, Yorkshire - 01535 665889

6th to 8th July 2012 - West Somerset Folk Festival - 01643 841597 - (Alchemy)
16th July 2012 - Tudor Folk Club, Chesham, Bucks. - 01494 785593
23rd July 2012 - The Beacon Folk Club. Tunbridge Wells - 01892 782326

10th to 17th August 2012, Broadstairs Folk Week, Kent
1st September 2012 - Sangboc Day of Folk, The Royal Oak, Wineham, West Sussex
9th September 2012 - Readifolk. Reading. Berks - 0118 961 3586
9th December 2012 - Maypoles to Mistletoe,Cecil Sharp House
14th December 2012 - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey
17th to 19th December 2012 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex

2011

15th January 2011 - Kennet Morrismen Ladies Night, Berkshire
23rd January 2011 - Horsham Folk Club - 01403 251188
9th March 2011 - Hambledon Folk Club, Hampshire - 023 92 632504
26th March 2011 - Dartford Visitor Centre/Cafe Preview, Central Park, Dartford,Kent
31st March 2011 - Brewood Acoustic Music Club Club
, South Staffordshire - 01902 845400
2nd April 2011 - Mickleby Folk Club - 0191 207135
3rd April 2011 - Guisborough Folk Club, Cleveland - 01642 475471
4th April 2011 - The Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle - 0191 2376249
3rd June 2011 - Black Diamond Folk Club, Birmingham
5th June 2011 - The Wooden Horse Folk Club, Rainford - 01772 452782
17th to 19th June 2011 - Alcester Folk Festival
28th June 2011 - Bracknell Folk Club, Windlesham Surrey - (Alchemy)
3rd July 2011 - Mottingham Festival, The Tarn Eltham SE9 - (Alchemy)
20th July 2011 - Dorking Folk Club, Surrey- (Alchemy)
5th to 12th August 2011 - Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent
25th August 2011 - Telscombe Village Club, East Sussex - 01273 585462
27th August 2011 - The Wickedbrew Music Festivsl, Wichhambreaux, Kent - (Alchemy)
4th September 2011 - The Fox Revived Garden Party, Horley, Surrey - 01293 862312
7th October 2011 - Waveny Folk Club, Lowestoft, Suffolk - 01502 567049

14th October 2011 - The Goose is Out, East Dulwich SE22 (Upstairs at the Mag) - (Alchemy)
16th November 2011 - Highworth Folk Club, Wiltshire
20th November 2011 - Wheal Dream Folk Club, Cornwall
12th to 14th December 2011 - Maypoles To Mistletoe, The Hawth Theatre Crawley, Sussex

19th December 2011 - Mapoles To Mistletoe, The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey

2010


27th January 2010- Faversham Folk Club, Kent - (Alchemy)
2nd February 2010 - Britannia Folk Club Darlington - 01325 319406
3rd February 2010 - Birtley Folk Club - 0191 417 5266
6th February 2010- Lewes saturday Folk Club - 01273 476757
1st March 2010 - Nellie's Folk Club, Tonbridge - 01892 529737 - (Alchemy)
2nd March 2010 - Great Knight Folk Cub, Northampton
4th March 2010 - Wivenhoe Folk Club - 01206 827759
17th April 2010 - The Star Inn, St Mary in the Marsh, Romney Marsh - (Alchemy)
1st May 2010 - Rochester Sweeps Festival, Kent
20th May 2010 - Derby Goal Folk Club, Derby
21st May 2010 - Swindon Folk Singers Club - 01793 521301
26th May 2010 - Penzance Folk Club
at the Admiral Benbow, Cornwall - 01736 763339
11th June 2010 - Orpington Friday Folk Club, Kent - 01689 838077 - (Alchemy)
17th June 2010 - Common Folk , Pelsall - 01922 68556
18th to 20th June 2010 - Alcester Folk Festival
23rd June 2010 - Dunfermline Folk Club - 01383 725872
6th to 13th August 2010 - Broadstairs Folk Week , Kent
2nd September 2010 - Maidenhead Folk Club - 0118 9448269
20th September 2010 - Grand Union Folk Club, Loughborough - 01509 813566
1st to 3rd October 2010 - Tenterden Folk Festival, Kent - (Alchemy)
15th October 2010 - Friday Folk Club, Deal - (Alchemy
)
22nd October 2010 - Fo'c'sle Folk Club, Southampton - 02380 456337