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Gateshead Beer Festival • George Welch and Christine Jeans 

Sunday 29 August 2021 • 12 - 2pm

Gateshead RFC
Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5UB

info@gatesheadbeerfestival.co.uk

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Sheltered sessions in the garden until we can get out and about again...
with added out-takes for a laugh..
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGAQAJBbAG8&list=PLkcFZw1NOfbrLLKHJaXNnMLNk91uiym9v

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Garden sessions until we can get out and about again...
with added out-takes for a laugh...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6eNw5ZR7JI&list=PLkcFZw1NOfbqB0fsioZwCa7OZJde-WJUA

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Shady sessions in the garden until we can get out and about again...
with added out-takes for a laugh...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUE5RKCpQs&list=PLkcFZw1NOfbpEk6CYYReNED8Jau9Ck4Am

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YouTube playlist • George Welch • The Chronicles

George reading from his poetry book "The agent gets the ten percent'...

 

In these days of social distancing this was an experiment to film George on FaceTime from the computer screen and the connection wasn't great but I think it does the job in the circumstances...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfqiLBARJQk&list=PLkcFZw1NOfbqXk5o56dwh-EA36Fnt3tjw

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Past events below...

 

some of the places we've played before...

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Old Low Light Heritage Centre - Table top sale

Saturday 19 June 2021
The Old Low Light, Clifford’s Fort, North Shields, NE30 1JA

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans can be found playing outside the café from 10am to 1pm. Come along if you fancy a nice cuppa and some lovely tunes and songs... and buy something at the table-top sale to raise funds for the Heritage Centre...

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George Welch and Christine Jeans • Live streamed concert from The Globe

Friday 5 March 2021

https://theglobenewcastle.bar/product/george-welch-and-christine-jeans/?fbclid=IwAR2Ez-FnKtAhm3mUzrn-DrUgb01c3alTf7CA2guU_33iPRZ6lsQC2ciEQiU

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Old Low Light Heritage Centre Café Postponed until restrictions are lifted

Most Sundays at The Old Low Light, Clifford’s Fort, North Shields, NE30 1JA

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans can be found playing here most Sunday afternoons from 1pm. Come along if you fancy a nice cuppa and some lovely tunes and songs... and a laugh...

Check to see when we're playing...

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North Tyneside Ukulele Festival • Online Festival

Saturday 9 November 2020

The Spanish City Dome, Whitley Bay

  • 19:00 – George Welch and Christine Jeans

  • 20:00 – Opera-Lele

  • 21:00 – The Hedge Inspectors

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South Shields Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans Postponed

Sunday 5 April 2020 • 7.30pm

 

South Tyneside Indoor Bowls and Social Club

Jack Clark Park, Horsley Hill Road

South Shields NE33 3HE

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Cramlington Folk Club • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Wednesday 19 February 2020 • 7.30pm

 

The Benedictine Social Centre

Glenluce Drive, Southfield Green, Cramlington

Northumberland NE23 6YA

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Britannia Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Tuesday 18 February 2020

 

1 Archer Street
Darlington

Co Durham DL3 6LR

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Davy Lamp Folk Club • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Saturday 1 February 2020

 

Washington Arts Centre
Biddick Lane, Fatfield, District 7
Washington, Tyne & Wear NE38 8AB 

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Blyth Lightship • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Monday 6 January 2020 • 7.30pm

 

South Harbour Middle Jetty
Blyth NE24 3PB

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Ashington Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 5 December 2019 • 8pm

 

Ashington Cricket Club

Langwell Crescent

NE63 8AB

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Live Theatre

Sunday 31 October Halloween Special

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans supporting Birds of Chicago

Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Quayside

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ

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Cheviot Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Saturday 19 October 2019

 

Cross Keys

Thropton

Northumberland NE65 7HX

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Monkey Junk Blues Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 17 October 2019

 

The Carriage

Archbold Terrace

Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1DB

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St Gabriel's Arts and Crafts Festival

Friday 27 September 2019

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans will be playing at 1.30 - 2.15pm

St Gabriel's Church, Heaton

Newcastle upon Tyne

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South Shields folk club • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Sunday 15 September 2019 • 7.30pm

 

The Customs House

Mill Dam
South Shields NE33 1ES

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Sunderland Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 25 July 2019 • 7.30pm

 

The Blue Bell
Fulwell
Sunderland SR6 9AD

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Newcastle Arts Centre • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Wednesday 3 July 2019 • 2 - 4pm

 

The Jazz Cafe Mezzanine
Newcastle Arts Centre
67 Westgate Road NE1 1SG

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Bridge Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Monday 24 June 2019 • 8pm

 

The Bridge Hotel
Castle Garth
Newcastle NE1 1RQ

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Whitby Moor and Coast Session

22 June 2019 • 7.30pm • £15

 

George Welch and Stewart Hardy, Anthony John Clark, The Hunch

Whitby Rugby Club, 9 Windsor Terrace

Whitby YO21 1ET

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Seaton Sluice Festival of Music • One small step

Saturday 8 June 2019 • 12.30 - 5.30pm

 

Event celebrating 50 years since the first moon landing. 

Local musicians • George Welch and Christine Jeans, Mike Waller,  Ken Phillipson, Doug Wood
£5 • proceeds to support Musical theatre classes for local children.

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Tanfield Railway Mining Heritage Weekend

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2019

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans playing some mining songs, folky songs and lovely tunes...

Saturday and Sunday

11.45am to 12.15pm, 1.30pm to 2pm, 3pm to 3.30pm

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Gateshead Beer Festival • George Welch and Christine Jeans Postponed

Saturday 5 May 2019 • 12 - 2pm

Gateshead RFC
Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5UB

info@gatesheadbeerfestival.co.uk

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South Shields Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Sunday 14 April 2019 • 7.30pm

 

The Customs House

Mill Dam
South Shields NE33 1ES

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Old Cinema Launderette • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Friday 12 April 2019 • doors open 7pm

 

38 Marshall Terrace
Gilesgate Moor
Durham DH1 2HX

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Britannia Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Tuesday 10 April 2018 • 8.00pm

 

The Britannia
1 Archer Street, Darlington
County Durham, DL3 6LR 

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Holy Smoke, Linden Hall • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Friday 29 March 2019 • 7.30pm

 

Linden Hall Golf and Country Club

Longhorsley

Northumberland NE65 8XF

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Stockton Folk Club • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Monday 25 February 2019

 

The George and Dragon

109 High Street

Norton TS20 1AA

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Cramlington Folk Club • George Welch and Stewart Hardy

Wednesday 20 February 2019

 

The Benedictine Social Centre

Glenluce Drive, Southfield Green, Cramlington

Northumberland NE23 6YA

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Tynefolk • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 17 January 2019

 

Bridge Street
Blaydon
Tyne and Wear NE21 4JJ

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Update...

 

Well he's out of hospital...

Have uke will travel see you all soon...

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Update...

You wait for ages for a new heart valve then they have to get one from New Zealand... all done and dusted. Done up like a kipper... Home soon... 

Penguins in sandals make a flying visit to the Freeman...

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Update...

George still waiting for teeth so he made his own...

Waiting to be transferred to the Freeman for heart valve surgery...

Doesn't like being captive...

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George is in hospital so...

 

All postponed for the time being ...

nice line in illuminated earrings... Comfortable as an old armchair... Would rather have been at Allen Valleys Festival... Being kept in until they've done his heart surgery... Last days with teeth... unused toothbrush for sale on Gumtree... Haven't removed his sense of humour...

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North Tyneside Ukulele Festival

Friday 9 - Sunday 11 November 2018

Friday 9 November at The Spanish City Dome, Whitley Bay
7.00pm Cherrypickers

7.30pm George Welch and Christine Jeans - George out of action for the time being...

8.30pm The Cornshacks

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Allen Valleys Folk Festival

Sunday 30 September 2018 • 1.30pm

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans

Allendale Village Hall - George out of action for the time being...

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St Gabriel's Arts and Crafts Festival

Friday 28 September 2018

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans - George out of action for the time being...

St Gabriel's Church, Heaton

Newcastle upon Tyne

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Heritage reunion at the Butterfly Cabinet

Tuesday 11 September 2018 • 7-10pm

 

Butterfly Cabinet, 200 Heaton Road, NE6 5HP

In times long ago... Heritage ran folk clubs at the Darnell and the Ford Arms. Our last performance was 45 years ago. We got back together to do it all again so, if you enjoy singing, come along... it’s time for these old songs to come back... Pay what you feel  7 - 10pm... before the carers come to collect us

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Cullercoats Festival of the Sea Folk Concert

Saturday 8 September • 7.30pm

 

Pegleg Ferret • George Welch and Christine Jeans • Another Penny

St Georges Church, Cullercoats

Tickets available from Phoenix Folk

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Dry Water Arts Centre, Amble

Saturday 8 September 2018 • 12-4pm

 

Dry Water Arts Centre Official opening.
Music, arts and much more...

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St Hilda's Pithead Open Day, South Shields

Thursday 23 August 2018 • 11-4pm

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans will be playing some music... 

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Tanfield Railway Mining Heritage Weekend

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans playing some mining songs, folky songs and lovely tunes...

Saturday - East Tanfield Station • 1.30 - 2.00pm, 3.00 - 3.30pm

Sunday - East Tanfield Station• 11.45am - 12.15pm, 1.30 - 2.00pm, 3.00 - 3.30pm

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Shoe Tree Café • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Sunday 8 July 2018 • 7.30-9.30pm

150 Heaton Park Road

Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5NR

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Acoustic Room • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 31 May 2018

 

The Magnesia Bank

1 Camden Street

North Shields NE30 1NH

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Gateshead Beer Festival

Sunday 6 May 2018 • 12-2pm

 

George Welch and Christine Jeans  • Playing in the bar area

Gateshead RFC, Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5UB

info@gatesheadbeerfestival.co.uk

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Cluny2

Thursday 26 April 2018 • 8pm

 

George Welch  and Christine Jeans supporting

Sheesham, Lotus and Son

https://thecluny.com/listing/sheesham-lotus-son/

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Sunderland Folk Club • George Welch and Christine Jeans

Thursday 29 March 2018 • 7.30pm

 

The Blue Bell
Fulwell
Sunderland SR6 9AD