Thursday Night

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The Adventures of Andy Kershaw

The Adventures of Andy Kershaw

Andy’s one-man show, The Adventures of Andy Kershaw, has become a hugely successful highlight of many literary festivals - including a sold-out appearance at Hay on Wye - and a popular draw at theatres and arts centres around the UK. Fascinating and often hilarious, the two hour audio-visual…

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PIAF The Songs

PIAF The Songs

Thursday Night Eve Loiseau sings the songs of Edith Piaf with Fiona Barrow, violin + Murray Grainger, accordion completely enamoured … you leave desperately wanting to be young and in love and in Paris’ 5-star Three Weeks ‘all of Piaf's best-loved songs, each performed impeccably and…

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Elephant Sessions

Elephant Sessions

Winners of scots trad awards ‘up and coming act of the year 2014’, the elephant sessions create a progressive blend of intricate tunes, engulfing guitars, monsterous bass and pounding drums. Already renowned for their breathtaking live shows, the band climb to new heights with the release of…

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Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis

“Widely acknowledged as North America's finest exponent of contemporary nautical songs” (it sez 'ere) (Canadian Society for Traditional Music), Tom Lewis brings to the stage wry humour, button accordion, ukulele, a great voice and his unique experience of more than 40 years bridging the…

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Rob Barratt

Rob Barratt

Rob Barratt is a Dudley-born comic poet, humourist and singer from North Cornwall, appearing at folk, literature and arts festivals all over the UK and in Australia and Ireland. His act combines clever word-play with satire, verse, song and audience participation. He deal with such important…

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Amy Kakoura & Andrew Sharpe

Amy Kakoura & Andrew Sharpe

Amy and Andrew are best known on the folk scene as the singer and pianist with the band Steamchicken .  Both have been writing and arranging with Steamchicken, including   Oh Mary and Western Approaches . The met in 2012 and have been performing as a duo since, initially as they…

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The Johnny Collins Legacy

Long-time friends and admirers of the late, great, Johnny Collins: JIM MAGEEAN and TOM LEWIS; present a concert of some of Johnny’s most memorable songs. Dredged from the 1960’s, through to Johnny’s untimely passing in 2009, Jim and Tom - plus several of their friends - will lead the audience…

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