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Fundraising concert for Yorkshire Dales village hall
12:34pm Friday 21st February 2014 in News
FUNDRAISING for the refurbishment of Reeth Memorial Hall continues on Saturday, March 8, with an evening of traditional folk music and stories.
Zeke Deighton will present a variety of folk songs, readings and anecdotes covering his memories of growing up in a small Yorkshire village in the 1940s.
His show, Country Life - A Country Childhood in Words and Song, is a glimpse into a way of life which had hardly changed for centuries but is now gone forever; a world before television, motorways and the hustle and bustle of the 21st century, where life and work proceeded at the pace of the heavy horses that powered it.
Tickets are £5 in advance or £6 on the door (under 16s half price). They are on sale at Reeth Post Office or by contacting John Little 01748-884759. The concert starts at 8pm and all profits are for the hall.