Category Archives: David Harley

Thomas Anderson [demo]

[Original article first published on the Wheal Alice blog, expanded and updated, July 2016, updated again in August 2016. Reproduced here October 2018, since it seems appropriate enough content. Actually more appropriate here than Wheal Alice, which is focused on my … Continue reading

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Wrekin [demo]

I don’t usually put stuff relating to my own music here, but in view of the subject matter in this case, I figured why not? If you’re familiar with the Welsh Marches Line, it probably won’t surprise you that the … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Before Xmas

Or ‘Make mine a snowball’. Something a little different for Sabrinaflu, though some of my Facebook friends will have heard it before. Compliments of the season to all our readers. 🙂 Continue reading

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New Twang

Another resource for lovers of bluegrass and other Americana in and around Shrewsbury: New Twang Promotions have put on a number of interesting events in Shrewsbury in recent years (they seem to be concerts rather than session-y things). According to the New Twang … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury Folk not dead yet

Last week I went to the 50th anniversary reunion of Shrewsbury Folk Club, which hasn’t run as a weekly event for many years, but still manages to get swarms of the old crew back together from time to time for some … Continue reading

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March diary [beta]

Now posted to this page. The information was accurate (errors and omissions excepted…) – to the best of my knowledge – as of 15th February 2015. (If you spot any errors or want us to add something, there’s a contact form. … Continue reading

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Pauline Fisk

Sad to hear of the death of Pauline Fisk, whose book Behind Closed Doors in an English County Town I reviewed here last autumn, on 25th January after a short illness. I’m sorry, too, that I never had the chance to meet … Continue reading

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