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?
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.
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
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
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,