Miskin - Nr. Llantrisant - South Wales
Some of the friends so far invited include
(Click on underlined names for more details and samples)
Roy Harris ~ Mainbrace ~
Calennig ~ Siwsann George
And representing the thriving South Wales Folk Club Scene
~ Jeff Hankins ~ Ned Clamp ~
~ Phil Millichip ~ Geoff & Linda Sherriff ~
~ Roy Zeal ~ Terry & Anne Parsons ~
Plus, of course, many of our regular club floor singers
Dance Sides from Wales and beyond
have again been invited for what has become a premier Dance weekend
A full program for the weekend is now avaliable as image files here, each day seperately, simply select an image to view and click Back on your browser to return to this page.
This will be another very special weekend. Last year we had to cancel the weekend due to the danger of spreading Foot and Mouth Disease. Having had such a succesful weekend the Easter before it was generally agreed to keep to Easter and do it all again this year !!
Once again we will be having the special Easter Sunday Family Breakfast,and a Pace Egging Ceremony.
The Sunday Morning Parade of Dance teams and Children's bonnets will again be a high spot of the weekend. All the children seemed to win last time, what will happen this year I wonder ?
There will of course be plenty of chance to see our ever popular Dance Displays as these will be taking place throughout the weekend, with Dance sides from Wales and beyond keen as ever to weave their particular brand of Miskin Magic.
The weekend kicks off on Friday lunchtime with a
Welcome Session, a chance to renew friendships and get yourself in the mood for the Evening
Mill Cottage Folk Club
* Special attraction this year only * ( I hope ! )
Save your cash friday - bring your own bevvies ( No licence for the bar, it's Good Friday )
Saturday's events include ( An open Bar for a start !!)
Old Time Music Hall
With your Master of Ceremonies - Professor Roger Evans
Afternoon Celebrity Folk Concert
And in the Evening
Grand Easter Saturday Ceilidh
The Rarebits Ceilidh Band
As well as workshops and sessions and of course the Cottage Folk Club
And be prepared to stay up for Stories through Midnight
Easter Sunday itself should be really special starting with a
Traditional Easter Family Breakfast
Followed by the
All dance sides welcome, in costume please, and any children in fancy dress may even get a special prize.
Then Back to The Mill for
~ Pace-Egging Ceremony ~
~ Dance Displays ~ Pub Sessions ~ Concerts ~
~ Easter games~ etc. ~
Storytelling will again play its important part in the weekend . We have our regular storytellers, thereby hangs a tale or two , I'll be bound ! Be prepared to stay up late Friday and Saturday evenings for the Tales through Midnight Specials.
We will have exclusive use of the whole of the Miskin Mill Scout Village. The Mill Kitchen will be in full swing courtesy of John Loughlin with BFUS Catering. He will be providing for all meals from Breakfast through to supper. An extensive menu will be available with meals to suit all tastes, all at reasonable prices.
In the same building will be "Nellie Dean's Bar", providing the usual range of real ales and other drinks. The main room of the Mill ( right next to the bar ) with its log fire and carved oak beams, will be the perfect setting for music sessions, in time honoured Miskin Style.
The Cottage will be the venue for the evening Folk Clubs, Stories. If you have been to the mill before you will remember the superb acoustics, a real joy to sing there.