Leadenham puts on a feast for folk fans

Day of Lincolnshire Folk at The George at Leadenham. Clarity Sough performing. EMN-140608-100851001
Day of Lincolnshire Folk at The George at Leadenham. Clarity Sough performing. EMN-140608-100851001
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Leadenham village is once again hosting a major event in the Lincolnshire Folk calendar – and it is set to draw in audiences of at least 1,000 folk fans over two days.

It is the Seventh Annual ‘Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music, Dance and Song’, an event which has massively increased in popularity year after year.

This fabulous two-day festival takes place in and around the George Hotel, High Street, in the village 
of Leadenham on Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7.

This year’s event starts on the Saturday night, in the Stable Bar, with a concert featuring Internationally acclaimed Lincolnshire Singer Songwriter John Conolly (starts at 7.30pm, Entrance £6)

The Sunday events runs from 11am until late and comprises of concerts on two stages, a total of 32 acts, singarounds, tune sessions, workshops on singing, finger-picking style of guitar playing, Morris dancing, French dancing and ukelele for beginners.

Everything on the Sunday is free, apart from the food and drink.

Musicians taking part include the well-known Winter Wilson, Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher, Lil’ Ian Goodsman, Pennyless, Tourdion and many more. Jono Brine from BBC Radio Lincolnshire will be there recording some of the artistes for his programme ‘The Music’.

There will be stalls, a barbecue, food and drink plus a choice of over 600 whiskeys.

For more information go to www.facebook.com/600Whiskies or www.600whiskies.co.uk