Christchurch Folk Music Club

Remembering Past President Ian Costello 9th June 2024

Close to our heart as regular performer and attendee at club concert's, his contribution on the committee of the folk Club, as well as time served as Club President. Ian was recognised as a hardworking and dedicated musician, that brought much happiness and toe...

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Inside the Hair tribe, 1972 – Rosa Shiels

I was a teenager with my head in the clouds and Dylan songs on my brain and guitar when I first heard this chorus on the radio: “Gliddy glub gloopy nibby nabby noopy la la la lo lo/ Sabba sibby sabba nooby aba naba le le lo lo/ Tooby ooby wala nooby aba naba/ Early...

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Irish Society Backdrop

The Irish Society Hall's Backdrop Showing an artistic talent few expected, commercial painter Nicky McMullan created this widely admired painted scene on canvas in late 1961 from his imagination. The castle does not exist but the skilful composition evokes mystique....

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