St Agnes Fountain 14th December 2018 – SOLD OUT


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The traditional start to the Christmas festivities is always uplifting and fun – not to be missed. Since their first get together, to record the eponymous St Agnes Fountain album in 2001, the quartet; David Hughes, Fairport Convention’s Chris Leslie and multi award winning duo Chris While and Julie Matthews, have brought musical invention and laughter to the star-dust atmosphere of […]

Ray Cooper 17th November 2018


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  We are delighted to welcome Ray back to present songs from his excellent new album ‘Between the Golden Age and the Promised Land’. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Rays works his his brief biography. Ray Cooper is a Scottish/English songwriter currently living in Sweden. When Cooper left art school in Brighton […]

Daphne’s Flight 12th September 2018


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Following the success of their tour in 2017 we welcome back this fabulous group DAPHNE’S FLIGHT Are Christine Collister, Chris While, Julie Matthews, Helen Watson and Melanie Harrold www.daphnesflight.com                                        www.facebook.com/daphnesflight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8V8CMXrho0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE0EgKub5x0   “This is solid gold standard dream-team music-making. A key album of this year already, and no mistake” froots   Back with a […]

While and Matthews 17th May 2018


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  We are delighted to welcome Chris and Julie back for their fabulous duo show. Just in case you haven’t heard their stunning music before here’s the biography ‘Winners in the Best Duo category at the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and nine times nominated since 2001 in the Best Duo, Best Song & Best Live […]

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman 28th April 2018


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BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo – 2016 & 2013 With their landmark 5th album, ‘Personae’, husband and wife duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman introduce us to a host of new characters and stories from their fertile and energetic musical imaginations. Drawing upon the British folk tradition’s natural backdrops whilst weaving in […]

Gigspanner Big Band 5th April 2018


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As a trio, Gigspanner, formed by Steeleye Span’s erstwhile fiddle player Peter Knight, has built a massive reputation for dismantling traditional music and song and reassembling it into “music of intelligently crafted brilliance” (Songlines). BBC Folk Award winners (Best Duo) Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are described by The Guardian as being “Subtle, bravely original…a […]

Martin Simpson 2nd February 2018


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We are thrilled to welcome Martin back with his outstanding world class music. Nominated for Musician of the Year and for Best Album with ‘Vagrant Stanzas’ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 There is no doubt that after 35 years as a professional musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one […]

St Agnes Fountain 16th December 2017


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The traditional start to the Christmas festivities featuring Chris While Julie Matthews, Chris Leslie and David Hughes is always uplifting and fun – not to be missed.     St Agnes Fountain are about to embark on their 16th consecutive sell-out Christmas tour. Since their first get together, to record the eponymous St Agnes Fountain album […]

Lau 27th November 2017


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Brilliant musicians, thrilling performers, free-thinking visionaries and all-round good chaps as well…small wonder Lau are regarded as the epicentre of the new folk boom. And they’ve got shelves groaning with awards (BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARD WINNERS, BEST BAND, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2015 THE HERALD), a forest’s worth of ecstatic […]