Jávea U3A
 

Not Just
Folk Music

Group Leader Ian Mackenzie
Email Addr folk.music@u3ajavea.org
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Meeting Venue Inn on the Green (Jávea Bowls Club) on
Trav Cansalades.
Meeting Day and Time Normally last Monday of the month,
meeting at 19:00 for 19:30 start, and
concluding around 22:30 - 22:45.
folk music pic

The Not Just Folk Music Group continues to grow in both size and performance. Although we originally called ourselves a folk group, we have never restricted ourselves to purely traditional or contemporary folk music. Blues, Country, amusing musical ditties, and even 60s/70s pop may be heard. Indeed, any acoustic music is most welcome at any of our sessions.

 

Report on the NJFM Barbeque Evening

 

Good Day to you all,

 

A great night last night. I wish to thank you all for coming. These evenings only happen if the support is there. Clearly last night showed that you were up for a good time.

 

I would also like to thank the Guys and Girls who sang and played last night. The entertainment was excellent and was enjoyed by all.  ( Peter can you thank Geoff.) We will all remember being taken back to the golden days of the Shadows.

 

The next event will be on Monday 25th September, when we will start again.

 

I wish to thank those of you have sent me kind e-mails regarding the evening and your comments have been taken gratefully on board. I will pass on your thanks to the staff at The Inn on The Green.

 

So..... enjoy the summer folks. See you later in the year.
Kind regards and Best wishes

 

Ian & Maggie

 

 

 

Our already active and enthusiastic group of singers and musicians, who enjoy either playing, singing, or just joining in with music from a variety of backgrounds, are continuing to attend and enjoy the monthly sessions. The aim of the group is for members to join in and enjoy impromptu sessions of music which can be from almost any section of the musical spectrum. Contributions of any sort are always welcomed, and a wide-ranging variety of musical renditions are already being given and enjoyed by members of the group.

The format will be to have individual artistes performing in the first half of the evening. The second half of the evening will again be individuals giving of their skills culminating in a number of the guys with guitars getting together with other vocalists for a good old fashioned sing song.

Any U3A members who have guitars, accordions, violins, tin whistles, spoons, or whatever tucked away in cupboards gathering dust, should take this opportunity to get together with other like-minded ‘musicians’ and ‘singers’ for informal and impromptu sessions of music. If you are not able to play an instrument, you may like to sing unaccompanied, or even just give a monologue or read some poetry. Not everyone attending need sing or play an instrument, but all are welcome to attend, if only to listen, hopefully enjoy some music in a relaxed atmosphere, and perhaps join in a chorus or two.


We look forward to welcoming all past members of the group, and any new members that would like to join us at the next meeting.

Anyone interested in joining the group should contact the Group Leader in the first instance by e-mail on the address above and we look forward to hopefully seeing some new faces at our sessions during the months ahead.


Photos from the Summer BBQ June 2016.

Photos from the Christmas 2014 Session.

Photos from the Christmas 2013 Show. Not suitable for children

Photos of the Barbeque at the Inn On The Green in June 2013.

Photos of the last session in 2012 - a Christmas Cracker.

Photos of the Barbeque at the Inn On The Green in June 2012.

Photos of the meeting on 24th March 2010, with guest singer Pam Dentith.

Photos of the very first meeting on 28th January 2009.