News / The Ballads of Child Migration – All-star cast on UK tour in November 2018

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In November 2018, a collective of brilliant and respected musicians and singers are taking to the road to tell the moving story of Britain’s forced child migrants. The concert, presented as a series of songs, narration, slides, audio and film clips, premiered at last year’s Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, where it was described as… Read more »

News / Jon Cleary New Album ‘Dyna-Mite’ Out July 13 2018

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New Orleans piano player and songwriter Jon Cleary is widely regarded as one of great heirs to the city’s world-changing music heritage – an outsider from Kent, England who has improbably become a beloved personality in his adopted hometown. From a young age, Cleary’s love for the city was insatiable, with the records of Earl… Read more »

News / Lucy Ward – Pretty Warnings – Released 15th June 2018

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Pretty Warnings is the captivating fourth studio album from Lucy Ward. Rich with tradition and exquisitely penned original songs, this album weaves it’s way effortlessly through matters of love, darkness, longing and joy. It confirms what we already knew – that Ward’s unique ability to inhabit the very heart of a song is bewitching, beguiling… Read more »

News / Folk in the Field festival returns for a third year

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East Yorkshire village fund raising folk festival ‘Folk in the Field’ returns for a third year Buoyed by the success of the 2017 event, the Folk in the Field Festival returns to Shiptonthorpe, East Yorkshire playing fields with two new artists for 2018. The third Folk in the Field festival takes place on June 30… Read more »

News / Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy record new album, ‘Anchor’

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Acclaimed singers Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy have recently recorded a new album, ‘Anchor’ produced by Neill MacColl which will be released by Topic Records in June 2018. The release will be supported by a small number of high-profile concerts featuring an exciting, stellar line-up with Eliza Carthy & The Gift Band, plus a very… Read more »

News / The Nest Collective Presents…Campfire Club 2018

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Campfire Club brings unamplified, outdoor concerts into hidden green spaces city-wide for a fourth season of fireside listening. Filling London’s green spaces with music, unamplified, outdoors, around a fire .A unique path for discovering music and London’s hidden green spaces, The Nest Collective’s Campfire Club returns this summer, running until September, taking you on a… Read more »

News / Cara Dillon ‘Upon a Winters Night’ Christmas Tour 2018

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Cara Dillon, possessed of one of the most celebrated folk voices to have come out of Ireland, will be touring her Christmas show “Upon A Winter’s Night” for a third year running this December (2018). The overwhelming success of previous tours cementing this magical and memorable festive experience as a firm tradition for many years… Read more »

News / Ward & Parker, of Nizlopi and Willows fame, release single

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John Parker; previously of Nizlopi (JCB Song fame) and Cliff Ward, Co-founding member of The Willows,  are a duo that now seem like an act that destiny brought together. Between them they hold many years experience on the stage and are excited to be performing together. Their first encounter was through Stu Hanna performing as… Read more »