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…and so it begins!

The Mitcheldean Fete & Folk Festival 2017 has started with its usual Friday night entertainment at the Brewery Tap, but this year has seen a new twist with a Beer Festival (the biggest ever in the Forest of Dean according … Continue reading

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…and they did, too!

Tom Atkinson started the proceedings at our Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap on June 3rd, and set the bar very high for the other acts to follow. All his songs are easy to sing along to, and he … Continue reading

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A Pearl Of Great Value

The first time I saw Jane Pearl perform was at our Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap earlier this month. Boy have I missed out! Are they all like that in Kentucky? Her performance was full of life, energy … Continue reading

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Silky smooth melodies

If you were at our Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap on June 3rd you will have seen and heard the remarkable Lila J. If you weren’t then you missed a treat! Live music is usually great, and never … Continue reading

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Quite a feat

Our headline act from the Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap on Saturday June 3rd was The Six Foot Way. We had already had nearly four hours of high quality music, and the band rounded off the evening with … Continue reading

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A drop of Nelson’s blood

Last night we enjoyed the Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap, Mitcheldean, with 8 fantastic acts performing over 5 hours of live music. Well done to everyone who performed, you were brilliant! While we were so wonderfully entertained, people … Continue reading

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It’s nearly time!

It’s almost time for the first concert – our Warm Up concert at the Brewery Tap on Saturday 3rd June, starting at 7PM. The line-up of artists looks great; those I have heard before I am looking forward to hearing … Continue reading

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Matty Groves

I’ve just realised that this website was seriously lacking in the Matty Groves department. I mean, no self-respecting Folk website would be missing a version of this well known song, am I right? Don’t worry  – it is fixed now! … Continue reading

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Concert Applications for 2017 now open!

As of 10th March 2017 Applications are now closed. Mitcheldean Folk Festival Concerts are entry-free and will showcase local and visiting acts and provide opportunities to perform and promote music (all types), songs, and dances. As part of the 2017 … Continue reading

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Leaving The Table

The great singer/poet/writer Leonard Cohen has died today, aged 82. It seems appropriate to mark his passing with a version of perhaps his most famous song – Hallelujah – which was recorded in the bar of the Brewery Tap in … Continue reading

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