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Vishtèn

Vishtèn

For over a decade, the Acadian trio Vishtèn has dazzled audiences with its fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals that fuse Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility and indie-folk influences. Lauded as “traditional but fiercely up-to-the- moment”…

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Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith

Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith

Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith are a highly acclaimed folk duo who play traditional and original music of the British Isles. Over the last three years they have built a reputation on the UK folk scene for arresting and moving performances. The songs themselves are always given centre stage but…

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She Shanties

She Shanties

We are a women's shanty crew. We are women. We sing shanties. In 2011 we got together through a love of singing and shanties and we haven't stopped. Sally Gall Sadie Price Ruthie Boycott-Garnett Ruth Price Rachel Hamer Kate Gessey Jo Ellis Freyja Boycott-Garnett Esther…

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Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe

A double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for best singer and best new song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other…

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Keith Donnelly by John S Wright

Keith Donnelly

Keith can make you laugh, cry or do anything you may or may not want to do. He is an accomplished singer guitarist and writer of national fame. An incomparable funny man, as Jasper Carrot once said 'Keith could make sheep laugh'. There really is no-one else like Keith Donnelly. He tells the…

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Ian Bland

Ian Bland

My performances are packed with rhyme, rhythm, fun and interaction with children and families. Listening and interacting with my work acts as a great inspiration to children in writing workshops. The whole idea of my workshops is to give the children an opportunity to plan, write, edit and perform…

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Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul & Liz are singers, organisers and activists who are involved in a number of projects. These range from song performances to dance, music and publishing on many things in the folk tradition. Although involved in the folk scene since the 1960s, Paul and Liz both have singing connections…

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Relentless

Relentless

We are the relentless ceilidh band, blurring the line between traditional and contemporary dance music. Unceasing in enthusiasm, musical adrenaline and fun we try to inject as much of our personal energy into the music we create. We create this atmosphere by bouncing off ourselves to create…

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Panic Circus

Panic Circus

His flexible teams of versatile Performers and work shoppers are all committed to his people friendly and child centred style. Panic Circus is a new wave non-animal circus-clown-theatre outfit steeped in the continuously evolving tradition of travelling…

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Baby Bops and Toddle Bops

Baby Bops and Toddle Bops is a fun music group for babies (0-12 months), toddlers and their carers. Come and let yourself go with the…

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Dan The Hat

Dan The Hat

Let Dan the Hat take you on a frenzied journey of amazing skills and top notch hilarity. His performances have taken him all over the world ,working in front of thousands of people at thousands of events. Dan the Hat provides skill based trickery and "On the Button" Improvisational Comedy, both…

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