The Lyceum Folk & Acoustic Club

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2011 Events

These are events we hosted in our inaugural year.




The Harry Browns of Bristol
Harry Browns

The Harrys went down a storm on their return to the Lyceum and showed off a couple of new crew.

Sadly, although she came along to provide moral support and help with the actions in a couple of the songs, Helen the fiddle player was hors de jeu and was unable to play or sing due to illness.  We wish her a speedy recovery.

24th November 2011

Steve Tippings

Celebrating Steve Tippings Life

Many of Steve’s friends and family came to the Lyceum to celebrate and remember what made Steve special to so many people.

We raised 250 on the night and presented a cheque to Ann and Greg Tippings for Children in Squash.

Thanks to everyone who turned up to make it a truly memorable evening.

10th November 2011

Whitefern Mountain String Band
Whitefern Mountain

 7 lads from Resolven and suburbs who have two things in  common. They all own at least one instrument. And they like to play them ‘til their fingers bleed, only there were six of them because one of them was on shift.  Still a cracking night, though.

20th October 2011

Huw Chidgey & Catherine Handley
Huw & Cath

Huw & Cath entertained us in their inimitable style.

29th September 2011

Dana & Susan Robinson
Dana & Susan Robinson

New to Newport but not South Wales (Last time they visited the Llantrisant Club).
This couple from Ashville North Carolina played a good mix of self-penned and other people’s music.

They are back with us for 2013

04 August 2011

Chris Moreton
Chris Moreton

This popular local multi-instrumentalist kept us amused all evening and even came back the following week to see Dana & Susan Robinson

28 July 2011

Martin Carthy MBE
Martin Carthy

Folk Music Legend

Martin did us proud.  Despite problems with the PA in the first half, he kept going and the audience were served up a treat.  Very well received.

19 May 2011

Jellyroll Jones Band
Jellyroll Jones

Local acoustic blues band did a short set in May that led us to ask them back for a full set in December.

12 May &
8 December 2011


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