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Lichfield Arts Newsletter September 2013

Welcome to the September 2013 edition of the Lichfield Arts Newsletter.

The Lichfield Arts autumn season is upon us and we have a super start in September:

We have a great calendar of events lined up for 2013 which you will find in our new Autumn & Winter 2013 programme or on our website. Here is a taste of our first two concerts at the Guildhall in September followed by the ever popular Autumn Beer & Wine Festival at the end of the month and L2F - The Lichfield Festival of Folk - which takes place 25th-27th October.

Calendar dates for September 2013...

For full details of all events and to book tickets please visit www.lichfieldarts.org.uk.

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Friday 20th September - The Young 'Uns

The Young 'Uns - with just announced: support from Sunjay Brayne. This charismatic and captivating Teesside trio interweave traditional shanties and working songs with original material, all delivered with great humour and rapport. Aged just 18 and already a BBC Young Folk Award nominee, Sunjay Brayne is rapidly developing into one of the best solo performers on the English scene.Read more...

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Sunday 22nd September - Kieran Goss

One of Ireland's eminent performers, Kieran Goss combines wonderfully uplifting songs with a relaxed stage presence. His songs have been recorded by some of Ireland's finest including Mary Black and Christy Moore. Read more...

Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September - Autumn Beer Festival

Winter Beer and Wine Festival

The Guildhall: Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September

The festival offers more that 30 real ales, many of them from local brewers, traditional ciders and specialist bottled beers. Plus, of course, our "famous" pork pies!

Live musical entertainment will be provided on both Friday and Saturday night...

Friday night's entertainment is courtesy of The Strumtroopers - A multi-instrumental ukulele-based band specialising in irreverent re-imaginings of rock an pop classics from ABBA to The Specials

On Saturday night the Juke Joint Jammers deliver covers of Rock'n'Roll, Blues, and Country classics, all performed with style and humour - guaranteed to get feet tapping!

Full details and Ale lists will be available by visiting Lichfield Arts Autumn Beer Festival

Don't forget L2F - The Lichfield Festival of Folk that takes place 25-27 October.

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In our opinion it offers one of the best value Festivals around especially when you look at the quality performers we have throughout including Kimbers Men, John Kirkpatrick, Les Barker, The Jigantics, Folklaw and PIG. In addition to a tremendous line-up we have Fringe events which are generally free. You really won't be disappointed and with £38 for a full festival ticket or day tickets from £12.50 it offers a great opportunity for quality entertainment at an affordable price.

New for this year the L2F Festival Market! Take the opportunity to stock up on some early Christmas presents at our quality craft market in the Guildroom on Saturday 26 October. Just ask any of the volunteers accompanying the morris sides, mummers and Jack in the Green performing in the city centre during the morning for directions to what promises to become a real gem in the Festival calendar.

For full details, line up and tickets, please Read more on the Lichfield Arts Website

Job Opportunity

Lichfield Arts is recruiting for an Administration Manager.

We are looking for someone who will be able to:

  • Oversees and co-ordinates administration activities
  • Leads a team of office-based volunteers
  • Supports the Director in the organisation of the wider volunteer team
  • Responsibility for the maintenance and security of electronic and paper-based data, including financial data

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to become part of the Lichfield Arts team, then please Visit our Job Opportunities page for full details and how to apply.

Look forward to seeing you at a concert soon...

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