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Tykes´ News Winter IssueWelcome to Winter Tykes News
Your hard-working magazine typesetter is still recovering from moving house, and hasn't been able to produce the usual brief summary of what's in the magazine.
This is the webmaster stepping in with a brief reassurance that the web site hasn't died, and neither has the magazine. The Winter issue of Tykes' News has, of course, been out since the beginning of December as usual.
What's in the Winter Issue - a Very Brief Summary
Editor Nigel Schofield was laid low with a virus at the critical time (he's better now, thank goodness), and Jim Ellison stepped in to write an editorial for us.
- News and Club News
- Interviews: Winter Wilson, Hebric, Iota
- Articles: Rosecastle's Rambles, My First Folk Club, Palestine
- Reviews: Bob Pegg Book, numerous CDs
- Filofolk: What's on where and when
- Tune Spot: Anahata - Chelmsford Assembly
- Rhyme Time: Candles and Poppies
- Backtrack: The Maid Freed from the Gallows and other Cliff-hangers
- Obit: Maarten Allcock, Tommy Peoples
- …and more…
About Tykes News
Copy DatesSPRING:20th January
SPRING:Mar /Apr /May
SUMMER:June /July /Aug
AUTUMN:Sept /Oct /Nov
WINTER:Dec /Jan /Feb
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