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Alison Rowley
Fiddle player ~ violinist ~ caller ~ music teacher ~ workshop leader ~ composer. Former creative artist in residence for EFDSS at Cecil Sharp House, London.
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Alison Rowley May 18
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BristolCeilidhBCQ May 11
We're featured at the start of the latest GlosTrad podcast, playing some Gloucestershire tunes for the heritage lottery-funded Single Gloucester project in 2016:
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Alison Rowley May 8
Now enjoying a few days of admin, teaching and rehearsals (and laundry!) before my next gig - Lilting Banshees at on Friday night!
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Alison Rowley May 7
Maypole tour day 7: another sunny day at Spring Live!
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Alison Rowley May 6
Maypole tour day 6: calling an incredibly energetic ceilidh for a teenage residential course in Cheshunt (3rd year running)
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Alison Rowley May 6
Maypole tour day 6: Spring Live with the mAy team (although I've been on music duty as I've still lost my voice)
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Alison Rowley May 6
Maypole tour day 5 (Saturday): no maypole, but instead a trip to Cambridge for a ceilidh with the Cunning Plan Ceilidh Band
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Alison Rowley May 4
Maypole tour day 4: enjoying a cuppa at my parents' house after a day of dancing near Maldon.
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Alison Rowley May 3
Maypole tour day 3: sunny skies and soggy boots in Arundel
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Alison Rowley May 2
Maypole tour day 2: in Colchester, armed with a lemsip and my new best friend (part of the feeble 'amplify-what-you-have-left-of-your-voice' technique).
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Alison Rowley May 1
Maypole tour day 1: 5.30am drive to Dudley
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BristolCeilidhBCQ Apr 30
Only 116 days until we get to play for some keen ceilidh dancers at ! (It's 10 degrees in Bristol right now so who can blame us for wistfully counting down the days?!)
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BristolCeilidhBCQ Apr 30
We had such fun getting into character to play for an event at Charlton House in Greenwich last month, along with caller Hannah Moore. Thanks to YouLARP for the photo:
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Alison Rowley Apr 29
I've been making a few improvements to my maypole crown in preparation for what I'm calling my next week! 4 school workshops, 2 ceilidhs and 2 days at Spring Live with
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Alison Rowley Apr 29
Replying to @sophparkes
Haha yeah it's a strange headline! But there aren't that many places that sell maypoles (who knew?!) so it can't have been difficult to come across the information...
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Alison Rowley Apr 29
Maypole sales are up as May Day celebrations come back into style
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EFDSS Apr 27
Are you involved in a youth dance group, or do you know someone who is? Here's an exciting opportunity to take part in a new and exciting youth dance commission created by Photo by Brian Slater, courtesy of One Dance UK.
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Alison Rowley Apr 17
Replying to @carol120662
Uh oh! I am renowned for having a bit of a travel curse (Hurricane Sandy, mega East Coast snowstorm, UK storm on day of flight, etc) but we had lovely weather pretty much all weekend and no flooding!
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Alison Rowley Apr 16
I just enjoyed a wonderful birthday weekend in Venice! I love being around boats and water so it was basically three days of agreeing that 'this place is really really cool'
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Alison Rowley Apr 16
A very powerful video with an important message. This is hitting a little close to home this month so I felt I needed to share it.
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