Events from 2018
Saturday 6thJanuary 2018: singing at TAAG as part of their fortnight for voluntary organisations
Sunday 7thJanuary 2018: singing at the official opening of the Dawlish Countryside Park
Friday 9thMarch 2018: St Michael’s Church, Teignmouth “One Whose Name Was Writ in Water” - a celebration of Keats in Teignmouth, 200 years on from the poet’s visit in March 1818. With “Flute Cake” (flute trio) and Alfie Pugh (percussion).
Tuesday 13thMarch 2018: Ford Primary School KS2 Spring event
Friday 16thMarch 2018: Ermington Parish Church “Keats Coffee and Cake” – more or less a repeat of the previous week’s concert but without Flute Cake, with David and Alfie playing additional pieces on the piano and with Ant Veal from the Met Office talking about the weather during Keats’ visit to Devon in the spring of 1818 and the Modbury weather diary.
19thMarch to 29th April 2018: David’s sabbatical. Teignmouth choir taken in his absence by David Davies and Ivybridge choir taken by David Davies (one session), Stephen Tanner (one session) and Alfie Pugh (two sessions).
Saturday 28thApril 2018: performance at Sefton Hall of the songs learned during David’s absence (David Davies leading and accompanying)
Tuesday 1stMay 2018: performance at Douro Court of the songs learned during David’s absence (Alfie Pugh leading and accompanying)
Thursday 25thMay 2018: singing “Tree” at Science Café to illustrate talk
Saturday 2ndJune 2018: singing gardening and nature-related songs at the Garden Fayre at Buckfast Abbey
Wednesday 6thJune 2018: singing at St Bartholomew’s Church in Plymouth with children from Ford Primary School as part of the service of commemoration of the birth of Robert Falcon Scott on 6thJune 1868
Saturday 7thJuly 2018: “Food Glorious Food!” Summer event at Kenton Victory Hall – short performance of food-related songs followed by supper and entertainment by gypsy jazz-style duo of Alfie Pugh (piano) and David Jones (guitar)