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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Klezmer Night 11th December 2010

Klezmer Music, Dance and Story-Telling

Sat 11th December 2010

An evening Klezmer dance with a Yiddish story-teller - and afternoon

Klezmer music workshop


The Gregson Community and Arts Centre, Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 3PR

7.30 p.m. - 11.00 p.m. Klezmer dance, with the Klatsch, callers

Judith Plowman and Sue Cooper, with interval entertainment from

spell-binding Yiddish storyteller Shonaleigh - official consort to the

Story-Teller Laureate.

£7.50/£5.00 (lower price for Gregson members, concessions, and people attending in the afternoon)

Afternoon workshop and film

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm in the main hall - Klezmer Music workshop with The Klatsch. All welcome, any instrument. Some tunes will be learned by ear, others with music.

£5.00/£4.00 (lower price for Gregson members, concessions).

6.30 p.m. A FREE showing of the short film 'Hannah Frank, The Spark Divine' - by Sarah Thomas, film maker who was based at Lancaster until recently. Hannah Frank, 1908-2008, was a Glasgow artist whose eerie

black and white prints are showing in the Gregson bar during December. Order a meal from the Gregson's varied menu and eat it in the hall as you watch the film.

Organised by Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community and the WEA Folk to Folk class.

For further information email Fiona Frank at or Sian Phillips on or phone 07778 737681.

Get your tickets in advance for the evening dance from the Gregson on 01524 849959 or just turn up.

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