The 4th 
Sovereign Seas Folk Festival  2017

Friday 31 March to Sunday  2nd April 2017



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 2017 Performers page

Tickets
All-day Saturday 1st 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
The Ark, Riverside, Newhaven, BN9 9BP
The Ship Inn (Upstairs), 6 High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PE

EVENTS

Pre-event 
Friday 31st March 20.00-22.45. Pre-Festival Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Derek Seed
@ Seaford British Legion. FREE EVENT

The Festival
Saturday 1st April 

Event 1
11.00-13.30 Songs, Tunes and Dance Display Session, with Marlings Clog, other dancers to be finalised, M.C. to be finalised
@ The Ship Inn (upstairs). FREE EVENT.

Event 2
14.00-16.45, Maritime and Morris Concert, with Malcolm Ward, Ramekins, Impressed, Marley Clogs, A.N. Other.
M.C. Roger Resch
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £5.00

Event 3
17.00-17.30. Dance Display, dancers to be finalised, 
@ The Ark, outside, FREE EVENT.

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

Event 5
19.30-22.40. Seaford Souvenir Concert with John Morgan, Steve and Diane Nevill, Jon Heslop and Joy Lewis and Derrick Hughes, M.C. John Cave
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £7.00

The Festival
Sunday 2nd April

Event 6
10.00 (weather permitting), Maritime Heritage Walk with Janet-Elizabeth Rimmington.
Meet @ The Jolly Boatman, 133 Lewes Road, Newhaven on the corner of Elphick Road and Lewes Road.
3 miles approx., with shorter and flatter options. FREE EVENT

Event 7
12.00-13.00. Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Ramekins
@ The Ship Inn (upstairs). FREE EVENT.

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

Event 9
14.45-17.30. Final Afternoon Concert with Charlotte and Spong, John Heslop, Roy Clinging and Martyn Wyndam-Reed. M.C. Roger Case (Ramekins)
@ Newhaven Lifeboat House, Tickets £10.00

Event 10
18.00 -? Survivors’ Songs and Tunes Session, M.C. Ramekins
@ The Ark, rear bar area, FREE EVENT







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