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:


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. .


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 .

                    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 

                    "Fabulous and wild!"    "Really Grand Fun"    " That was like a dream !"

                   "One of the best family afternoons we’ve had – fantastic!"

                    (Audience comments)


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.




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Past Events - 2008