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January 2019
Name: New Year Fireworks display
Date: Tuesday, 1st January 2019
Time: 19.00
Venue: Reeth green
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Family firework display on the village green.
No admission charge but a collection is taken to support future village events.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Martin Carthy & John Kirkpatrick
Date: Friday, 18th January 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: For more than 40 years, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it.

John Kirkpatrick is one of the most prolific figures on the English folk scene, performing solo, in duos, acoustic groups and electric bands, and has established a reputation as an instrumental virtuoso on melodeon, Anglo concertina and button accordion. He has been a member of the Albion Country Band, Magic Lantern, The Richard Thompson Band, Umps and Dumps, Steeleye Span, Brass Monkey, Trans-Europe Diatonique, and Band of Hope, as well as numerous ceilidh bands and is known to many for his appearances on BBC’s Victorian Farm.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £16 in advance, £18 on the door, under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Coffee Morning
Date: Saturday, 19th January 2019
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.
Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

February 2019
Name: Symbio
Date: Friday, 1st February 2019 - Monday, 11th February 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Swedish duo Symbio consists of Johannes Geworkian-Hellman (hurdy-gurdy) and Larsemil Öjeberget (accordion), both graduates of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

Named Best New Artists of the Year at the Swedish Folk & World Music Awards 2016 the duo have a strong stage presence and take their audience on a moving and dreamy musical journey through the magical combination of hurdy-gurdy and accordion.
Tickets are £12 in advance (£14 on the door). Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: DARK SKIES FESTIVAL 2019
Date: Friday, 15th February 2019 - Thursday, 28th February 2019
Venue:
Venue Postcode:
Event Information: The Dark Skies Festival 2019 is taking place again in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale AONB, there are events taking place all over the Yorkshire Dales.
Talks and presentations by famous astronomers and spectacular locations,
Dark Skies walks, magical moonlit runs, night-time bike rides, photography, movie nights, awesome planetariums, celestial stargazing parties, planet trials, amazing rocket making, and starry night kids crafts.

For more information and detail on these events go to the website: http://www.darkskiesnationalparks.org.uk/yorkshire-dales-events
Event Email: tourism@yorkshiredales.org.uk
Event Web Link: http://www.darkskiesnationalparks.org.uk/yorkshire-dales-events

 

Name: Coffee Morning
Date: Saturday, 16th February 2019
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.
Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

Name: Other Roads
Date: Thursday, 21st February 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: One of the finest of the UK's contemporary folk bands, the trio Other Roads make a welcome return to Reeth Memorial Hall. Regular, continuous touring across Europe and 'down under' in New Zealand has given the band an ever-tighter sound and stage presence.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri
Date: Friday, 22nd February 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: In over 50 years as a recording artist Kiki Dee has released 40 singles, three EPs and 12 albums. With Elton John, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” topped the UK chart for six weeks, enjoyed a 4 week run at No.1 on the US charts as well as reaching No.1 in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Italy.

Carmelo Luggeri, born in England of Italian parents is a guitarist, composer and producer who has worked with Bill Wyman, Billy Connolly, Andy Williams, Chris Rea and Ralph McTell, to name but a few!

We are delighted to welcome Kiki & Carmelo back to Reeth for their third visit.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £17 (£19 door) under 16s half price
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Upper Dales Family History Group
Date: Wednesday, 27th February 2019
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Harmby Village Hall
Venue Postcode: DL8 5PG
Event Information: A discussion meeting: ? “Meet the ancestors”
Was your ancestor a butcher, baker or candlestick maker?
Bring along any information you have about an ancestor's occupation and tell us how you found out about it.
2pm. Non-members welcome £2.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: https://upperdales.weebly.com/

 

March 2019
Name: Peter Knight & John Spiers
Date: Saturday, 9th March 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Peter Knight, legendary violinist and ex-member of folk-rock band Steeleye Span teams up with leading melodeon player and ex-Bellowhead member, John Spiers for one of the most intriguing and exciting collaborations on today's folk scene.

Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets are £15 in advance (£17 on the door) under 16s half price
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Rag Mama Rag
Date: Friday, 15th March 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Formed in 1991, this English duo have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europe’s finest Country Blues acts, playing Henderson Acoustic Guitar, National & Dobro Resonator Bottleneck Guitar, Weissenborn Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar, ukulele, harmonica, washboard and percussion in addition to fine vocals.

Their repertoire is 20s and 30s Blues based,
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets are £13 in advance, £15 on the door (under 16s half price).
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Coffee Morning
Date: Saturday, 16th March 2019
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.
Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

Name: Upper Dales Family History Group
Date: Wednesday, 27th March 2019
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Fremington Sunday School
Venue Postcode: DL11 6AR
Event Information: Val Slater - The Walls clan of Coverdale – from The Foresters’ Arms to The Somme.
Non-members welcome £2.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: https://upperdales.weebly.com/

 

April 2019
Name: Chris Bannister performs the music of John Denver
Date: Friday, 12th April 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Chris’s uncanny ability to recreate the sound of John Denver has brought him widespread acclaim since he began touring in 2010 with his solo show ‘The Music of John Denver’, celebrating the life and work of the legendary singer/songwriter in his own unique way.

It is a testimony to his talent that he now has an international reputation and no surprise to learn that he regularly performs in Aspen Colorado to sell out audiences.

Chris has also worked alongside long serving members of John Denver’s own band including saxophonist and flautist Jim Horn and lead guitar player Steve Weisberg, who played on hits like ‘Annie’s Song’ ‘Back Home Again’ and ‘Grandma’s Feather Bed’.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets are £12 in advance (£14 on the door) from Reeth Post Office or ring 01748-884759. Under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Coffee Morning
Date: Saturday, 13th April 2019
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.
Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

Name: Upper Dales Family History Group
Date: Wednesday, 24th April 2019
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Harmby Village Hall
Venue Postcode: DL8 5PG
Event Information: Penelope Hemingway and David Hunt – The Women’s Land Army in Yorkshire
Penelope works at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming near York, which holds a large collection of documents relating to the Land Army. The speakers will bring along items from the museum and explain what documents they have in their archives. Please bring along any photographs of land girls and lumber jills from your family collections.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: https://upperdales.weebly.com/

 

Name: The Baldy Holly Band
Date: Friday, 26th April 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: The Baldy Holly Band are a gutsy Rock ‘n’ Roll outfit based in the North East of England, who play a variety of 1950s classics from the likes of Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran, mixed in with the great ballads of the day. Using the original and authentic line-up of rhythm, lead, drums and double bass, The Baldy Holly Band re-produce Rock ‘n’ Roll in its truest energetic form. They have become a sensation on YouTube, gaining well over a million hits, recorded two albums and have featured on Tyne Tees Television.

You can either put on your dancing shoes or just sit back and listen!
Tickets are £12 in advance (£14 on the door) - under 16s half price. Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

May 2019
Name: Upper Dales Family History Group
Date: Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Fremington Sunday School
Venue Postcode: DL11 6AR
Event Information: Carol Dougherty – Barnard Castle Market Place, the stories behind the shops
Carol has had a lifelong interest in local history and archaeology and created the 'historic town trail' guided walk for Barnard Castle.
Free to members of Cleveland FHS; visitors £2.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: https://upperdales.weebly.com/

 

Name: Landermason
Date: Friday, 24th May 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Landermason are multi instrumentalist Fiona Lander (vocals, piano, whistles, saxes, clarinet and recorder) and Paul Mason (guitar, ukulele and vocals). They combine both traditional and contemporary folk with jazz and other styles in their beautiful compositions and striking arrangements.

Their five studio albums, EP and charity single have enjoyed airplay on BBC Radio 2, 3, 4 and elsewhere. Their version of ‘Dance to Your Daddy‘ was used on BBC 1’s Antiques Road Show, whilst their track ‘Somalia‘ featured in 'Escape From the World's Most Dangerous Places', a TV documentary narrated by Scarlett Johansson. They were also commissioned to write the sound track for 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin', a puppet show staged at the Up-Front Puppet Theatre, based on Michael Morpurgo’s recent adaptation of the well known children's classic.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £12 (door £14) under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

June 2019
Name: Upper Dales Family History Group
Date: Wednesday, 26th June 2019
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Harmby Village Hall
Venue Postcode: DL8 5PG
Event Information: Sylvia Valentine - The story of the Dawson Orphans
How to think laterally and use a wide variety of sources in researching.
Non-members are very welcome at £2 each.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: https://upperdales.weebly.com/

 

Name: Martin Simpson
Date: Friday, 28th June 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Forty years after he recorded his first album, Golden Vanity, in 1976, Martin Simpson is known as a guitarist of formidable talent. Equally at home playing English traditional folk, American folk and blues and his own compositions, he is consistently named as one of the very finest fingerstyle guitar players in the world. He is listed in Gibson Guitars’ Top 30 Acoustic Guitarists of all time, and Acoustic Guitar readers voted him number 12 guitarist in the world in 2005.

Universally acclaimed as one of the finest ever acoustic and slide guitar players, and a fine banjo-picker to boot, his solo shows bear witness to an artist at the very top of his game. Whether interpreting material from tradition or singing his own potent self-penned songs, Simpson is a remarkable storyteller: captivating and profoundly moving. His own songwriting produced the poignant ‘Never Any Good’, from Prodigal Son, 2007’s Folk Album of the Year.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £15 in advance, £17 on the door. Under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

July 2019
Name: An Evening with the Dreamers
Date: Friday, 12th July 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Enjoy a blast from the past with An Evening with the Dreamers! Alan Mosca, a former member of ‘Freddie and the Dreamers’ will be joined by brothers Steven and Colin Temple and recent recruit Nicky Walker in a show featuring all the favourite Dreamers’ songs plus numbers from The Beatles and The Everly Brothers and many of the popular songs of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Alan has been a member of both bands for over 40 years while Steven and Colin are seasoned professionals in their own right having toured extensively with their Everly Brothers tribute show and the Midnight Dynamos rock and roll band.

Bring your dancing shoes or just sit back and enjoy.
Tickets are £15 in advance (£17 on the door) - under 16s half price. Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Johnny Cash Revisited
Date: Friday, 26th July 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: A two hour roller coaster of classic Rock ‘n Roll, Country and Rockabilly music featuring Rick McKay as Johnny Cash, Jodie McKay as June Carter Cash and their fabulous band, Starkville.
Tickets are £15 in advance (£17 on the door)- u16’s half price) Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

August 2019
Name: Village Songs of Praise
Date: Sunday, 25th August 2019
Time: 15.00-16.00
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Open air Songs of Praise with Reeth Brass Band on the village green - in the Memorial Hall if wet.
No charge but a collection is taken for future village events.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: 3hattrio
Date: Thursday, 29th August 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: The 3hattrio play American Desert Music inspired by the natural world of their homeland near Zion National Park in Utah. Hal Cannon sings lead vocals and plays banjo and guitar. Eli Wrankle, just 20 years old, combines playing fiddle with studying music at Southern Utah University. Reg Istock plays the stand-up bass, foot percussion and sings, having spent 30 years exploring Caribbean music. All three 3hat albums were recorded in his painting studio.
Their latest CD, 'Lord of the Desert' has been described as 'Fascinatingly original' (Magnet Magazine) and 'A highly original and inspired album' (Cowboys and Indians Magazine).

Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Ticket are £13 in advance (£15 on the door) - under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

September 2019
Name: Gaelforce
Date: Friday, 27th September 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: 1990s Celtic Rock Band `Gaelforce` are back. They are now a four piece with fiddle, electric guitar, bass, drums & vocals, playing rocked up Trad Irish songs & tunes (jig and reels) as well as self-composed songs. Gaelforce are somewhere between Jethro Tull & Fairport Convention!

The current line up is:
Chris Dyson – fiddle/voc – ex Mike Harding Band
Geoff Taylor – electric guitars – ex Duncan McFarland Band
Eddy Green – bass – ex Dave Burland Band (Shagpile)
Matt Kirton – drums/voc/keyboards – ex Shane McGowan Band.
£12 in advance, £14 on the door, under 16s half price. Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

October 2019
Name: John Tams & Barry Coope
Date: Friday, 25th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: John Tams described by Mojo as 'one of the ultimate British songwriters' has had a career spanning four decades in every medium. A member of the Albion Band and Home Service he is perhaps best known for his work at the National Theatre and as Rifleman Daniel Hagman in the Sharpe television series. He also worked as a music consultant on War Horse at the National Theatre. War Horse received six nominations for the Olivier Awards, including one for the Best Sound, for Tams and fellow team members Chris Shutt and Adrian Sutton. He is a five times winner of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Barry Coope is one part of the vocal folk trio, Coope, Boyes and Simpson. Formed around 1990, their sound is rich and often includes unusual vocal harmonies.

Together, Tams & Coope are an award-winning duo.

They've sold out so far in advance for their last two appearances in Reeth that this time they're coming back for two consecutive nights!
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £15 in advance, £17 on the door, under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

November 2019
Name: Family Fireworks and Bonfire
Date: Tuesday, 5th November 2019
Time: 19.00-19.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: The village bonfire and fireworks display is held on the village green.
The judging of the guys begins at 6pm, with the bonfire being lit at 6.30. The fireworks display begins at 7pm and a barbecue is available throughout the evening. Admission is free and a collection is taken.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

December 2019
Name: Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman ​Celtic Christmas Strings
Date: Friday, 13th December 2019
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: There’s something magical about harps, and particularly at Christmas, though Máire and Chris’s alchemy on harp and guitar creates a very special magic at all times. Individually famed for originality, innovation and virtuosity on their respective instruments, together they have created one of the most distinctive sounds in modern acoustic music and brought their unique musical vision to venues large and small in 22 countries on five continents. Their many recordings express both the depth of their commitment to tradition and an eternally playful, curious and adventurous spirit. Their new Christmas show features a breathtaking blend of traditional Irish music, swing jazz and bluegrass, plus festive favourites given a fresh voice with arrangements that are intricate, inventive, moving and beautiful, and performed in their characteristically heart-warming style – a spellbinding treat for mid-winter.
Tickets £13 (£15 door)
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

January 2020
Name: New Year Fireworks
Date: Wednesday, 1st January 2020
Time: 19.00-19.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Family firework display on the village green, with a barbecue run by local scouts.
7pm start. No admission charge but a collection is taken to support future village events.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 1748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/