Want to be part of Cleckheaton Folk Festival? Want to join the riotous Matthew’s Coffee House Band?
We’re putting a band of joyful noisemakers together for a street performance at this year’s Cleckheaton Folk Festival.
If you’re an experienced musician, do come join us, if you’ve never done anything like this before and fancy having a go, do come join us. We’ll be learning simple songs about Food and Drink and then performing for the assembled throng as part of the festival’s Family Sunday.
We’re running open rehearsals in Cleckheaton leading up to the Folk Festival and you are invited.
Wednesday 24th June 6.30-8.30pm The Activity Room, Church Grange, Church Street (fully accessible space) BD19 3RE
Friday 26th June 2-4pm Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street (first floor)BD19 3RT
Wednesday 1st July 6.30-8.30pm The Activity Room, Church Grange, Church Street (fully accessible space) BD19 3RE
Friday 3rd July 2-4pm Matthew’s Coffee House, Market Street (first floor)BD19 3RT
The performance will be on Sunday July 5th 1:40pm until 2:00pm and 2:30pm until 2:50pm. At Savoy Square opposite the town hall.
The sessions will be led by musicians Jacqui Wicks and Ralph Dartford, Matthew’s Coffee House Band is a Creative Scene project started in Feb 2015 that anyone regardless of age or ability can join. You don’t need to be able to play an instrument, just turn up and join in the fun. If you own an instrument bring it, if you don’t we’ll find you something to play. We’ll be singing jolly up-tempo songs about Food and Drink.
Copies of the songbook will be provided at rehearsals or you can download your own copy here SONGBOOK