Folk

Upcoming Events


The Leylines
The Leylines - Fri 10th September, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

West-country collective established in 2013, with a genre-defying, eclectic sound that ranges from traditional folk to full blown festival rock. The Leylines are: Steve Mitchell (Vocals/Guitar), Hannah Johns (Violin), Dan Thompson (Electric Guitar), Sean Booth (Bass) and Dave Burbidge (Drums). The Leylines was founded by a group of musicians in ...

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Phil Beer
Phil Beer - Thu 23rd September, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Charming, disarming and exceptionally talented, multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer is something of a national treasure on the folk, roots and acoustic scene. One-half of award-winning powerhouse Show of Hands, Beer is equally as in demand for his solo shows. Phil sets out to share some of his most-loved songs at carefully ...

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Sam Carter - Home Waters Album Tour plus support, Tomato/Tomato
Sam Carter - Home Waters Album Tour plus support, Tomato/Tomato - Wed 29th September, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

‘Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection’ Songlines ‘A singer who can hold the audience spellbound all by himself’ R2 In the ten years since winning Best Newcomer at the 2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam Carter has ...

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Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin - Debut Tour 2021
Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin - Debut Tour 2021 - Thu 30th September, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In this exciting new collaboration from two of British folk's finest voices, Miranda Sykes (Show of Hands) and Hannah Martin (Edgelarks, Gigspanner Big Band) join forces to present a set of songs that take them back to their shared roots. Having played together on numerous occasions, including in Steve Knightley's ...

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Glymjack
Glymjack - Thu 7th October, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“As good as contemporary folk comes” – Acoustic “Folk with attitude” – Froots “Life-affirming” - Folk Radio Glymjack is one of the most exciting emerging artists in UK folk music. Featuring Show of Hands legends Phil Beer and Steve Knightley, debut album Light the Evening Fire showcases songs BBC DJ ...

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Tannahill Weavers
Tannahill Weavers - Sun 24th October, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers are one of the world’s premier Celtic bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received ...

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Noble Jacks
Noble Jacks - Fri 29th October, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE A STANDING GIG With the fiddle leading the charge, Noble Jacks are out to take no prisoners with their high-energy footstompin’ rhythms, which have taken crowds by storm across the UK. Noble Jacks’ debut album What the Hammer released to much acclaim. A fiddle driven ...

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Martin Simpson - A Master of His Art (Nearly Sold Out!)
Martin Simpson - A Master of His Art (Nearly Sold Out!) - Thu 11th November, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a masterclass. He travels the length and breadth of the UK ...

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The Little Unsaid
The Little Unsaid - Fri 12th November, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

New album, full band, un-lockdown tour 2021. The Little Unsaid began life when West-Yorkshire born producer and songwriter John Elliott started recording music in his garage with an old PC and a £5 microphone. In the years that followed the band has toured the UK and Europe extensively, performed at ...

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Emma Stevens
Emma Stevens - Thu 25th November, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Bringing a refreshing glimmer of hope and an abundance of heart and positivity, British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emma Stevens first picked up a guitar at the age of two and has since learnt cello, piano, banjo, ukulele, mandolin and bass. Emma achieved four consecutive play-listed singles on BBC Radio 2, ...

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Lewis Clark
Lewis Clark - Thu 13th January, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Lewis Clark is a Wiltshire based musician occupying the realms of folk, jazz and blues with unique lyrical renderings across a virtuosic range of artistic intentions. He is the resident musician at Pound Arts Centre in Corsham and his distinctive musical style draws on a love of rhythm and blues ...

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Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow
Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow - Sun 6th February, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

January 2020 marks thirty years since Brooks Williams’ first album came out. Thirty years since the Washington Post’s glowing review of that album. Thirty years since National Public Radio’s Noah Adams interviewed him about that album. It’s where it all began. The subsequent twenty-eight recordings, the countless international tours and ...

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Martin Carthy
Martin Carthy - Wed 16th February, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him ...

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Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn present Life and the Land
Ben Walker and Kirsty Merryn present Life and the Land - Thu 24th February, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

BBC Folk Award winner Ben Walker joins forces with highly acclaimed singer and pianist Kirsty Merryn to create a fresh take on a tradition ripe for rediscovery. Life and the Land is a celebration of England’s harvest tradition, reimagining songs born out of our agricultural past. Focusing on songs from ...

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Faustus
Faustus - Fri 4th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Faustus are three of the leading lights of their generation: Benji Kirkpatrick (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead), Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy, Whapweazel) and Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast). They have a plethora of experience between them, brought together here in a virtuosic display ...

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Chris Wood
Chris Wood - Wed 9th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and song writer, Chris is a lifelong autodidact whose independent streak shines through everything ...

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Nick Hart
Nick Hart - Thu 10th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Nick Hart is a folk singer deeply rooted in the English tradition. Raised in a family of morris dancers, Nick played instrumental music for many years before discovering his passion for traditional song. Whilst studying for an ethnomusicology degree, he began to explore the large body of recordings of traditional ...

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Roving Crows
Roving Crows - Sat 12th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

International Artist of the Year – Australian Celtic Music Awards 2017 Band of the Year – FATEA Music Awards 2014 Best Live Act – Spiral Earth Awards 2014 Top Celtic Rock Band – Irish Music Association Awards 2012 Top Fiddle Player – Caitlin Barrett – Irish Music Association Awards 2012 ...

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Joshua Burnell Band
Joshua Burnell Band - Fri 18th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Singer-songwriter, storyteller and Hammond organ donor, Joshua Burnell grew up in various locations between France and Scotland. He now resides in York, but everyone assumes he's from Rivendell. At some point, English folk, prog, contemporary classical, and vintage pop-rock all got mixed up and everyone had a great time so ...

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Track Dogs
Track Dogs - Thu 24th March, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Track Dogs have been barnstorming the UK with some major festival appearances and collaborations. It has been a pivotal year including playing to a heaving, rocking Trafalgar Square and surprise on-stage participation of Show of Hands’ Steve Knightley and Seth Lakeman at Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Well-established in Spain where they ...

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