Category: Artist

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan
Artist, Performer
Nancy Kerr and James Fagan

Long standing, well loved Anglo-Australian duo. Multi BBC Folk award winners including the inaugural Horizon award and Best Duo 2003 and 2011. The sheer abundance of distilled poetry on display is inspiring. And when it unravels in such a moving lyrical way, such as this, it will remain in the audience’s minds for a long

Will Pound's A Day Will Come
Artist, Performer
Will Pound’s A Day Will Come

Acclaimed harmonica and melodeon player Will Pound is embarking on a musical journey across the states of the European Union, to discover and unveil the diversity and common ground of their traditional music and song. From the lively Swedish polska to the upbeat Italian tarantella, the lilt of the Irish jig, to buoyant French bourées,

Nancy Kerr
Artist, Headliner
Nancy Kerr

Already a respected interpreter of traditional material, Nancy’s emergence as a writer of rare style has drawn comparisons to William Blake in her reawakening of a radical folk mythology as a backdrop for contemporary narratives about love and conflict, motherhood, migration, hardship and jubilation, and the tensions between rural and urban life. Nancy is one

The Young 'Uns
Artist, Headliner
The Young’uns (Saturday)

Teesside trio The Young’uns have always had the human touch. In the space of little more than a decade – and just five years after giving up their day jobs – they have become one of UK folk music’s hottest properties and best- loved acts. Stockton Folk Club’s star graduates clinched the BBC Radio 2

Seth Lakeman in concert
Artist, Headliner
Seth Lakeman (Thursday)

2020 marks the 400th anniversary of The Mayflower ship setting off to the Americas. The ship carried British and Dutch passengers with hopes of fresh settlement, and who were famously met by the Wampanoag first nation tribe upon their arrival. Bottling the spirit of the 17th century pilgrimage, Seth has written and performed a selection

Show of Hands
Artist, Headliner
Show of Hands (Friday)

The trio has expanded to include master percussionist Cormac Byrne who returns with his blistering additions by popular demand. There’s no doubt that Show of Hands the four-piece, now something of a supergroup, and their combined musicianship is guaranteed to sound nothing short of magical. This will be a performance spent immersed in the talents

Artist, Family, Saturday, Sunday
Hand to Mouth Theatre

Equally loved by adults and children, Hand To Mouth Theatre is Martin Bridle and Su Eaton have been intriguing and entertaining children and adults in schools, theatres, and at festivals and celebrations around the UK and abroad since 1980, and are guaranteed to deliver a thoughtful, witty and enchanting performance. This year they are will be

Artist, Family, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Baby Bops and Toddle Bops

Baby Bops – Crafted for babies under 1! Feed your babies expression and creativity through songs, rhymes, shakers, bubbles, parachutes, puppets and sensory surprises! Toddle Bops – Music mayhem for kids under 5! Singing, dancing, rhyme and silliness will have everyone up and grooving with rainbow ribbons, sensory shakers, parachutes, bubbles and much more! The