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2002
A special welcome and happy new year to all our members.
For your enjoyment and delectation.....

 
3rd
CAPELLA

Capella.Capella are Tony Petty and Lesley Massey. Living in south east London and performing together since 1996, they are well known at clubs and festivals across the country for a unique blend of voices which mesh in harmonies that have brought them considerable acclaim and continues to keep them much in demand with organisers and audiences alike.

Capella sing in two part a cappella harmony with, just occasionally, the addition of percussion and guitars. With a large repertoire of traditional and contemporary songs, their performances also contain songs from the Music Hall and some hilarious and, at times, risque folk parodies.

Their unique sound comes as a result of the clever interweaving of Tony’s innovative harmonies with the deep, velvety sound of Lesley’s female tenor voice. They enjoy and encourage audience participation which, along with their great sense of - humour and many anecdotal stories and life observations, allows them to move effortlessly from spine-tingling ballads to side-splitting comic songs.

Since forming, they have played at clubs from Banbury to Seaford and Newport to Maidstone and have recently made their first international appearance in Holland. Previous festival bookings include Crediton, Bedworth, Banbury, Baddlesmere, Walton on the Naze, Warehaxn Wail, Broadstairs Folk Week, Cotswold Capers, The Adur Festival.

Debut CD Common Ground now available
 

24th SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT
 
17th

HILARY SPENCER
Hilary Spencer.Something for Everyone
Hilary Spencer is already well- known as the Voice of award-winning acappella trio Artisan, but over the last three years she has been steadily making a name for herself as a solo artiste of considerable power. She draws her songs from almost every genre of music, wowing audiences with her style and sincerity as she sings traditional ballads, comic songs and contemporary classics with equal relish. Hilary simply loves to sing!

 
Hilary Spencer has requested that people do not smoke during her performance.
Thank You.
 
 

“A wonderful evening with
  a quite remarkable singer”
  -Mike Everett-
  Bridge f.c. Newcastle on Tyne UK

“Hilary wowed us with her wonderfully   rich voice, telling stories in song from   tragedy to comedy”


  -Diane Tugs-

  Boston f.c. UK

Hilary Spencer More...
 

“Hilary Spencer ‘s voice is worth crossing
  deserts and mountains to hear!”
  -Steve Edge-
  Rogue f.c. Vancouver B.C. Canada

"It is hard to find a performer who sings   well, entertains well, has a wide
  repertoire,   has big personality and who   communicates   with an audience.
 
You do all of these.”
  -Dave Minikin-
  Organiser,Bridge f.c. Newcastle on Tyne

24th SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT
 
31st
DAVE PLANE
Multi instrumentalist, folk, blues and country music, contemporary and old time.
Dave Plane @ Orpington Folk Club.