Events

Phantasmagorical

Phantasmagorical

Date: 17/05/2019 to 17/05/2019


Phantasmagorical is a supernatural spectacle of stories and magic, swirling with dark whimsy. Storytelling, drama and magic combine to resonate long after the performance is over. Does Sylvia Sceptre have the gift of second sight or is it the Victorian affliction of hysteria? Is she half crazed by laudanum or a talented magician conjuring spirits?

Gaz Coombes

Gaz Coombes

Date: 29/05/2019 to 29/05/2019


Seventeen years in the same band, and you can start to forget things. Gaz Coombes is recovering a feeling – the moment you first realise that music can give you goose-bumps, make your hair stand on end. He got it aged fourteen, and he’s getting it again now. It was a “new emotion,” he recalls.

Songwriting Workshop by Boo Hewerdine and Dan Whitehouse

Songwriting Workshop by Boo Hewerdine and Dan Whitehouse

Date: 21/09/2019 to 21/09/2019


Lead by singer songwriter Boo Hewerdine and Dan Whitehouse this is a songwriting workshop designed to unlock writer’s block and provide stimulus and motivation to generate new and original raw material. Working by ear, and improvisation, not music theory based, the immersion method aims to re-connect writers with their inner-child creative self and consists of

Faustus

Faustus

Date: 19/10/2019 to 19/10/2019


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 of musicianship and testosterone. Rooted

LADY MAISERY

LADY MAISERY

Date: 22/11/2019 to 22/11/2019


In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene”. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions,