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DIARY DATES

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There are further details of our regular monthly singing sessions here.


June
Wednesday 7th7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Thursday 15th7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
Saturday 17thsinging at 1.00pm & 3.00pmBrighton Museum, 'Happy Sussex Day' (two sets), further details here.
Tuesday 20th7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
July
Sunday 2nd12.30pmFerring Open Gardens, further details here.
Wednesday 5th7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Sunday 9th12.45pmDanny Park (near Hurstpierpoint), 18th century cricket match celebrating 300 years of cricket in Hurstpierpoint (two sets). First set at 1.00pm with our food served after, second set at Cricket tea interval. Further details here.
Tuesday 18th12.45pmHeathland Reunited, singing at Tullecombe, further details here.
 7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
Thursday 20th7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
Sunday 23rdMeet 10.00 - 10.30am Harbour Office BN17 5LRLittlehampton Waterfront Festival: 2 to 4 short sets during main part of day at the 'Look & Sea'/RNLI etc. for singers up to speed on the songs learned at recent shanty workshops and during the Secret Shore Project, or just come along to join in the choruses and enjoy the other activities.
August
Wednesday 2nd7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Sunday 6thN.T. Bateman's, Burwash, 'WW1 Remembrance Weekend', two sets, times TBC but probably as last year. Please arrive at Bateman's from 10.00am and before 11.00am. Further details here.
Tuesday 15th7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
Thursday 17th7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
Bank Holiday, Sunday 27thmiddayArundel Festival, Tarrant Street between 'Fanny Adams' and Nineveh Chapel at widest part. A flexible hour between midday and 1.00pm, so a couple of shorter sets with a 10 minute break in-between.
In addition to our regular monthly sessions, we expect to be singing at the events listed below. Please be aware that some of this may be provisional information and subject to change.

September
Wednesday 6th7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Sunday 17thHurstpierpoint Village, 'Hurst Festival Village Day', two sets either on the Green (covered/amplified) or at the New Inn garden.
Tuesday 19th7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
Thursday 21st7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
Saturday 23rdmiddayBognor Regis, 'Southdowns Folk Festival' a folk day at the William Hardwicke with Emily doing a relaxed informal shanty workshop between midday - 1.15pm and SDFS+ singing a set between 1.30 - 2.15pm. There are promised to be no clashes with other performers and the rear windows covered this year so we can choose to sing indoors or outside in the pedestrianised High Street depending on inclination or weather.
October
Wednesday 4th7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Saturday 7thSullington Church, near Storrington, 'Poems, Songs & Pints' Evening performance as last year, but with more planned integration of themes of the poems and anecdotes, with the songs to be drafted with the church community at a meeting at the end of June.
Tuesday 17th7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
Thursday 19th7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
November
Wednesday 1st7.30pmWorthing Wednesday at the Beechwood Hall Hotel
Thursday 16th7.45pmChichester Thursday at The Chichester Inn
Tuesday 21st7.30pmLewes Tuesday at The John Harvey Tavern
Sunday 26thWeald and Downland Living Museum 'Christmas Market', two sets as usual, 120+ stalls and the new HLF-funded 'Gateway' buildings opened with the displaced traditional buildings re-located/interpreted.

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