Steamchicken

Steamchicken

Ceilidh-swing swing veterans Steamchicken return to the concert circuit with a re-invented set, a new hard hitting sound and the fabulous Amy Kakoura on vocals. Folk with a twist, with huge dollop of blues and ska, the powerful four-piece horn section drives a set featuring mostly original material together with their own take on aContinue Reading

The Exmouth Shanty Men

The Exmouth Shanty Men

Devon’s ‘original buoy band’ first burst on to the folk scene in 2007 and their continually growing reputation has been founded on the authenticity and integrity of their performance. They have played the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth & the Tall Ships Regatta in both Waterford (Eire) & Falmouth (England); and many Festivals across the UKContinue Reading

Keith Donnelly

Keith Donnelly by John S Wright

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 most fantasticContinue Reading

Ian Bland

Ian Bland

Melbourne based singer songwriter – musical influences include country, celtic, and folk with stories drawn from rural and urban Australia. A career spanning over thirty years, the words and music of Ian Bland are an intrinsic part of the fabric of Melbourne’s music scene. He has been playing and recording his own unique brand ofContinue Reading

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 from long before their involvement inContinue Reading

Hand to Mouth Theatre

Equally loved by adults and children, Hand To Mouth Theatre is Martin Bridle and Su Eaton. Together, they have been creating and performing high quality, intelligent and popular puppet and shadow puppet theatre for more than 30 years. They combine acting, music and puppets to create shows for family audiences. A must see. This year theyContinue Reading

Lasair

Lasair

Lasair are a West based ceilidh band. They are one of the fastest rising English ceilidh bands on the folk scene at present. They have previously given showstopping ceilidhs at Warwick, Folk East, Towersey Festival and Bromyard Folk Festival they are very much on the map as one of the most in-demand ceilidh dance bandsContinue Reading

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 circus.