Cathy Lesurf

b. London, England. Lesurf was a member of the Kent-based Fiddler's Dram and the vocalist on their 1979 folk-flavoured hit, ‘Daytrip To Bangor’. With the band she recorded To See The Play (1978) and…
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b. London, England. Lesurf was a member of the Kent-based Fiddler's Dram and the vocalist on their 1979 folk-flavoured hit, ‘Daytrip To Bangor’. With the band she recorded To See The Play (1978) and Fiddler’s Dram (1980). Other members comprised Alan Prosser, Chris Taylor and Ian Telfer.

Lesurf then joined Oyster Ceilidh Band (later Oysterband), sang on their first two albums, Jack‘s Alive (1980) and English Rock ‘N’ Roll - The Early Years 1800-1850 (1982), and worked as their ‘caller’ at dances. In the early 80s she became a member of the Albion Band and in 1985 moved to Fairport Convention for Gladys Leap (1985). Consequently, her solo album contained many well known electric folk musicians.

In the 90s, Lesurf concentrated on writing plays for the theatre. In the 00s she was organiser for the annual World In One County festival in Nottinghamshire.