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Tooting Folk on Tooting Bec Common 3rd July 2021

Hi all,

The last outdoor Tooting Folk on Tooting Common was a great success and so – again weather permitting – we’re going to do another one on 3rd July!

Bring a picnic, bring some drinks and bring something to sit on if you can – would recommend camping chairs which you can buy for around £10 in Asda and probably other stores too.

Let’s aim to meet at the shaded area just southwest of the cafe from 2pm – here is the link on Google Maps:

https://goo.gl/maps/jhBYa8etAhbZgdgn7

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If you have any questions, message me on 07951163434.

Look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible!

FB event: https://fb.me/e/PpemPe33

Alex & Sarah

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Tooting Folk on Tooting Bec Common 5th June 2021

Hi all!

Assuming the weather is good and with rules on outdoor gatherings being loosened, on 5th June we are going to attempt to do a singaround in Tooting Common!

Bring a picnic, bring some drinks and bring something to sit on if you can – would recommend camping chairs which you can buy for around £10 in Asda and probably other stores too.

Let’s aim to meet at the shaded area just southwest of the cafe from 2pm – here is the link on Google Maps:

https://goo.gl/maps/jhBYa8etAhbZgdgn7

Screenshot:


If you have any questions, message me on 07951163434.

Look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible!

FB event: https://fb.me/e/4pv4KOVLq

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3rd April Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

One more Zoom singaround at least on 3rd April – but hopefully we might be able to transition back to physical singing sooner rather than later!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85243968653?pwd=WHUyRmNBQ21LaWpDUURXMEJGMjkvQT09

When prompted, type this password: 307789

Meeting ID: 852 4396 8653

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events.

We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom.

If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

FB event: https://fb.me/e/1ulCVNK60

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6th February Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

Dry January is over and Tooting Folk is back for another Zoom singaround on 6th February!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81151097092…

When prompted, type this password: 265412

Meeting ID: 811 5109 7092

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up.

Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events.

We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom.

If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!Any questions, send a message on 07951163434

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7th November Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all,

Sorry guys, I know it’s been a while since we’ve had a Tooting Folk session, for a variety of reasons. I had hoped to be working on setting up some live gigs again but, alas, it was not to be.

So, since we’re going back into lockdown I thought I’d restart the sessions on a monthly basis on the first Saturday of the month, like the live gigs used to be.

The set-up is the same as before – if you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83120637357?pwd=QTJlRkFjYnp5bjRhNU1yQmJOTE1yUT09

When prompted, type this password: 736760

Meeting ID: 831 2063 7357

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

Hope to see some of you there!

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17th July Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

Once again, this Friday 17th July we will indeed be hosting another Zoom singaround.

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83484132829?pwd=a29KeWJKRG9CVHlGVzF4U250MnZ5QT09

When prompted, type this password: 333775

Meeting ID: 834 8413 2829

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.
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29th May Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Once again this Friday 29th May we’re going to have another Zoom singaround, so get your banjos tuned, polished and ready!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89502910402?pwd=TzFRMTVqM1M1eUVnR3QxUkQ2RlpFQT09

When prompted, type this password: 702409

Meeting ID: 895 0291 0402

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting. Zoom has upped its security recently due to various unsavoury people hijacking links!

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check that your microphone on your device doesn’t have “noise cancellation” enabled. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

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1st February featuring Bird in the Belly plus floorspots

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Greetings all,

February is upon us, dry January is over (if it ever started!) and we’ve got another great act at the Gorringe Park for Tooting Folk.

Bird in the Belly is a Brighton-based group composed of folk-duo Hickory Signals (Laura Ward and Adam Ronchetti), alt-folk singer-songwriter Ben Webb (Jinnwoo, Green Ribbons), and multi-instrumentalist and producer Tom Pryor.

They create what have been described as “hypnotically original compositions” based on little known and forgotten lyrics, poems and stories from around the UK.

As always there will also be floor spots! Those who want to perform should come along at 7:30pm to put your name on the list.

Doors 7:30pm. Music starts at 8pm. Entry £6.

Upstairs at the Gorringe Park, 29 London Road, Tooting, SW17 9JR

See y’all there!

Any queries, call/message 07375481959 (Sarah) or 07951163434 (Alex)

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2546144559045036

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4th January featuring Karandash plus floorspots

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Hi all,

2020 is upon us and we’re kicking off the folk year with Karandash on 4th January!

Based in Brighton, Karandash play traditional Eastern European and Balkan folk music from the Danube to the Volga.

Balalaika, accordion, guitar and sweeping harmonies combine to create exciting music spanning Rebetika, Macedonian dance, funeral ballads, Jewish wedding songs and gypsy folk.

As usual there will also be floor spots! Those who want to perform should come along at 7:30pm to put your name on the list.

Doors 7:30pm. Music starts at 8pm. Entry £6.

Upstairs at the Gorringe Park, 29 London Road, Tooting, SW17 9JR

See y’all there!

Any queries, call/message 07375481959 (Sarah) or 07951163434 (Alex)

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1024411521226850/

7th December featuring the Nunhead Folk Circle plus floorspots

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Hi everyone,

Winterval is coming and we have our last Tooting Folk of the year on 7th December!

This month we’ve got the Nunhead Folk Circle as the featured artists.

The Nunhead Folk Circle blend African, Latin and Old English musics with humour, rhythmical power and lyrical intrigue, producing an idiosyncratic folk brew.

As usual there will also be floor spots! Those who want to perform should come along at 7:30pm to put your name on the list.

Doors 7:30pm. Music starts at 8pm. Entry £6.

Upstairs at the Gorringe Park, 29 London Road, Tooting, SW17 9JR

See y’all there!

Any queries, call/message 07375481959 (Sarah) or 07951163434 (Alex)

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1023289728019360/