Dec 13: Inn on the Green, Ladbroke Grove, West London
A return to this venue's 'West Meets East' night for a fun and lively evening.
Venue details: www.iotg.co.uk
Dec 5: Dance Mush Launch Party, Brixton, South London
LGO were the special guests launching this new club night at the stylish
Dex Club, at which we also joined guitarist Ben in celebrating his birthday.
Oct 26: Molten Diversity Arts Festival, Barking, East London
As part of this festival's wonderfully diverse Sunday evening events at the
Broadway Theatre, we performed with great energy to an appreciative crowd,
with special guest belly dancer Cynthia. The evening's programme featured
the acclaimed 'The Imagined Village' project. See www. lbbd.gov.uk/molten .
June 14: Music Club Night, St Gabriels Church, Wanstead, East London
Also a concert for Gypsy Roma Traveller History month, and our third
performance in two days! The evening featured also guitar/violin duo
Ten String Fever, Toot Sweets, and a Flamenco dance group. A lovely
setting and fantastic audience, with great dancing and spontaneous
joining in. Photos now in the Gallery.
Thanks for the lovely feedback received:
“Thank you for the wonderful Music Club Night - one of the best evening’s
entertainments we have ever had! The Gypsy Orchestra was quite brilliant”.
" Everyone is talking about the evening" "The music was out of this world”.
June 14: Pulse Festival, South Bank, London
An afternoon appearance by the LGO at this summer outdoor festival
of Central and Eastern European music. Part of the Coin Street Festival,
held in Bernie Spain Gardens. See www.pulse-festival.com .
We then set off for our evening concert - see above! See some photos on
the main Gallery page.
June 13: Blackheath Concert Halls, Blackheath, London
A special concert for Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month, which the LGO
were very proud to perform for. Lovely acoustics and setting in the elegant
Recital Room, and an emotional evening for many, with songs performed
and joined in with that are not normally heard outside particular countries
or Roma communities. See two pages of photos in the Gallery.
Feb 17: Cecil Sharp House - Family Concert
'A Dance through the Magic Forest' - a special concert to cater for the
many requests we have had for a children's event. Thanks to all the
children who came (bringing along their big friends and parents),
who were a delight with their enthusiasm, and displayed some superb
and very entertaining dancing. Special guests were puppetters The
Marionettears, who were followed around the room with great
excitement and fascination. See www.myspace.com/marionettears
"Fabulous and wild!" "Really Grand Fun" " That was like a dream !"
"One of the best family afternoons we’ve had – fantastic!"
Jan 13: Gypsy Jam and Balkan Ceilidh at Favela Chic
Our New Year jam/dance, featuring this time Romanian dances
and tunes. Gundula led the music with members of the LGO, while
Toni Gutman led the dances. Guest DJ was Aidan Love.