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HARTLEPOOL R. NAVAL MUSEUM  22nd 7.30pm £6.50 TEESSIDE FOLKIE BOOK LAUNCH WITH PERFORMERS:    ROBIN DALE, a native of Teesside, moving documentary photographer and rubato singer of the songs of his great friend, the bard of Teesside, Graeme Miles.         AILSA MACKENZIE, Teesside player of haunting tunes on celtic harp and dulcimer and superb singer who includes songs of Graeme Miles in her   GEORGE UNTHANK, Middlesbrough-originating folk singer of deservedly high repute, well-known as a member of the Keelers, a group who sing both shanties and songs of the North-East.    REDCAR SWORD DANCERS perform traditional English longsword dances from the North East of England and revived the Greatham Sword Dance and mummers play.   ELIZA MOOD, author, to read from her debut novel, 'O M

Hartlepool Museum Book Launch tomorrow night, 22nd

Jolly chat on t'blower with Bob Fischer @BobFischer @BBCTees last night. Museum info under events. Tickets on the door or in advance at   Hartlepool underwater? What goings on. Much jollity at the event predicted. Stairwell Books will have a stall with some proper gems. And they're having a year of publishing women. Yay!
Looking forward to chatting to Bob Fischer of BBC Radio Tees briefly this evening at 8.45pm.  Bob Fischer, Radio Tees We'll talk climate matters and the booklaunch for 'O Man of Clay' in Hartlepool on Saturday night 22nd Feb at Hartlepool Museum of the Royal Navy (see events).   The booklaunch will be hosted by the fabulous Stairwell Books who will run a bookstall. Rose Drew of Stairwell will compere. Amazing guests: singers, musicians, even Redcar Sword Dancers who appear in a chapter of the book.