peterh2009’s forty-five comments

  • Black Swan

    Mainly but not exclusively Irish Session on 1st Wednesday of the month from 8pm. Friendly and enthusiastic group of experienced musicians. Not recommended for beginners or singers. more…

  • Re: The Black Bull

    It's moved again and since 6th September 2017 it has been at the Black Swan in Belford from 8pm. more…

  • Invasion by Multi Talented Youngsters

    Last night's Irish Session was taken over by the children of Steve Quilley (on holiday from Canada), his NE based sisters and Ewan Porter. Till they decided to retire to bed at about 9.30 they filled the room with bouncy jigs, reels and polkas and brought... more…

  • A Bit Like Old Times

    Thanks all who came to the Cumberland last night. Good that visitor from Norwich Darren found us and was able to join forces with Maurice on guitar. Early on it was briefly a bit like old times when I as the only tune player was being accompanied by two g... more…

  • Last Night’s Session

    Thanks to all who came to the Irish Session last night. A really nice convivial get-together I thought. more…

  • Wednesday Irish Session

    Last week's was a pleasant affair with semi rare appearances of Maurice C, Andy S and Steven H joining Kevin D, Bob M, Gillian T. Gerry M, Joe C and me to knock off a fair range of tunes though Gerry seemed to think there was a preponderance of reels. It ... more…

  • A Good Turnout

    Particularly strong session last Wednesday (16th Nov) as can be seen here.https://youtu.be/he4yJTQznRw more…

  • New Blood!!

    Great to have Mick Bramich on anglo concertina back at the session on one of his semi regular visits from Devon. There were no shortage of tunes played as a result and many with interesting variations. Another tremendous feature of last night's session wa... more…

  • Session Update

    The last session (28th Sept), when Andy Seagroatt made a rare appearance and we were also favoured with a visit from Martin and Liz from the far north, was a joyous occasion. I'm sure this week's (Wed 12th October) will be equally good. See you there from... more…

  • Re: The Cross Keys

    Just to say from the "lovely visitors" that we really enjoyed ourselves on Thursday. Thanks to Dave, Sue and Rosie for making us so welcome. Mary, Emma and Peter more…