The 5th 
Sovereign Seas Folk Festival 2018

Thursday 5th April, Saturday 7th April and Sunday 8th April 2018



All proceeds to R.N.L.I. Newhaven
At Free events there will be an opportunity to donate to the work of the R.N.L.I. Newhaven

Something for everyone
Other than the Saturday afternoon concert, this year’s festival will not be specifically maritime although maritime items/sets are welcome throughout.
For full list of performers please see our 2018 Performers page

Tickets
All-day Saturday 7st April £10.00
All-festival £18.00
Individual concerts as priced below.

Last year the Saturday evening concert was near capacity and Sunday afternoon was full. Advance booking therefore is strongly advised. 

Tickets from rnlinewhaven.society@hotmail.co.uk or Derek Seed on 01323 484244 leaving your name and PHONE NUMBER.

Venues
Seaford British Legion (upstairs), 70 Claremont Road, Seaford, BN25 2BJ
Newhaven Lifeboat House, West Quay, Newhaven, BN9 9BT, first floor venue via staircase.
The Ark, Riverside, Newhaven, BN9 9BP
The Ship Inn (Upstairs), 6 High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PE, first floor venue via staircase.

EVENTS

Pre-event 
Thursday 5th April 20.00-22.45. Pre-Festival Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Derek Seed
@ Seaford British Legion. FREE EVENT

The Festival
Saturday 7th April 

Event 1
11.00 Songs, Tunes and Dance Display Session, with Knots of May and Hunter’s Moon, M.C. Earwig Corner
11.00 Greet and sing
12.00 Dance Display
12.30 Tunes session with some songs
13.50 Dance Display
14.20 Continue music session or make for lifeboat house
@ The Ship Inn (upstairs). FREE EVENT.

Event 2
14.40-16.50, Maritime and Morris Concert with Ramekins and Charlotte and Spong. Dance display with Knots of May and Hunter’s Moon 
M.C. Roger Case
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £4.00

Event 3
17.00-17.30. Dance Display with Knots of May and Hunter’s Moon
@ The Ark, outside, FREE EVENT.

Event 4
17.30-19.10. Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Ramekins
@ The Ark, rear bar area, FREE EVENT

Event 5
19.30-22.30. Contemporary Concert with John Cave, John and Di Cullen, Kevin Barber and Ron Turner and Eclectrix. M.C. John Cave
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £8.00

The Festival
Sunday 8th April

Event 6
10.00 (weather permitting), Maritime Heritage Walk with Janet-Elizabeth Rimmington.
Meet at the Lifeboat House.
Various length options. FREE EVENT

Event 7
12.00-13.10. Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Roger Resch
@ The Ship Inn (upstairs). FREE EVENT.

Event 8
13.30-14.30. Chorus Convention. Warm up singing along with Marilyn Bennett, Lizzie Bennett, Jan Creaye, and Derek Seed
MC Derek Seed.
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, for Event 9 ticket holders only and at no charge.

Event 9
14.40-17.20. Final Afternoon Concert with John Morgan, Steve and Diane Nevill, Twagger Quartet and Mike Nicholson
M.C. Steve Nevill
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £10.00

Event 10
17:45 -? Survivors’ Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Roger Resch
@ The Ark, rear bar area, FREE EVENT







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