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 […]

Daphne’s Flight 17th May 2017


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Christine Collister (Gregson & Collister, The Richard Thompson Band) Melanie Harrold (Harrold & Blanchflower, The Hank Wangford Band, Joanna Carline) Julie Matthews (While & Matthews, St Agnes Fountain) Helen Watson (Burden of Paradise, The Love Notes) Chris While(While & Matthews, St Agnes Fountain, Chris & Kellie While)   Twenty one years after their debut self […]

Oysters 3 2nd March 2017


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OYSTERS 3   Oysterband from a different angle…  By popular demand, Oysters 3 take to the road again in 2017.   John Jones, Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer, the three founder members and creative heart of folk-rock legends Oysterband, invite you to an evening of fresh acoustic performance and off-the-wall stories   –    an […]