THOMAS McCARTHY TRAVELLER LIFE, SONGS & STORIES WORKSHOP
Sunday 8th. December 2019
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35. Booking form available here.
(£17 for two under 25-year olds)
The Elephant & Castle,
Thomas McCarthy is an Irish traveller, singer & storyteller. He comes from Birr in County Offaly in Ireland. His family are the McCarthys who settled there generations ago. Thomas comes from a long line of old traditional singers & musicians who kept the tradition of singing strong.
The workshop will cover traditional traveller songs, stories old & new, and the realities of traveller life today together with its history. As well as being a spellbinding performer, Thomas is a gifted teacher in great demand at schools, festivals and traditional music venues at home & abroad.
ON SATURDAY 7th. DECEMBER THOMAS McCARTHY PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £8; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance if requested.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear