• Event Start: 7:00 pm
  • New Horizons Stage
  • Admission: £18
Additional details:
  • This performance will take place on the New Horizons Stage (outdoor covered marquee). With support

Wakefire: A Midsummer Celebration 
Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith present a show in development – this new show is an essential incantation to the summertime and all that it holds.

On the longest day of the year, anything can happen… Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith invite you into their next alchemic collaboration!


A hearty bean chilli, suitable for vegans and meat eaters alike, with nachos, guac, sour cream and cheese. Present your meal ticket at the on site café between 5.30 & 6.30pm .  Click here to book your table. If you have any allergies, please contact Angie at SNAC on

Having bewitched and galvanised audiences through many cold Decembers with their much loved wintertime tour ‘Awake Arise’, which twice sold out St George’s in Bristol and filled  venues around the country, “two of the most engaging and inventive acts on the current folk scene” (FRUK) return with a brand new show for the summer!

With more folk songs historically collected about May than about any other time apart from Christmas, the charismatic 5-piece embark on a journey to mark this season in song. And being the kind of artists they are, ‘as I walked out…’ is just the beginning. There is of course morris, mayday, migration and magic. There is also ritual, rave and cider with Rosie. There are countryside hares and city foxes. There is the fear for our warming planet alongside the promise of ripening fruit. There is class struggle, cuckoo calls, beaches and barbecues. As with their celebrated winter work, the Awake Arise show is an essential incantation to the summertime and all that it holds.

Award winning trio Lady Maisery (Hannah James, Rowan Rheingans and Hazel Askew) have for nearly a decade produced ‘some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene’ –  The Guardian

The beguiling musical partnership of Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith complete the powerful line-up, bringing the outstanding vocals, sensitive instrumentation and powerful social conscience that has won them widespread critical acclaim.

‘Rousing stuff’  – The Observer.

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