Tryckster

Chris Bridgman

Rocking into the Christmas spirit with the much-loved Cumbrian folk outfit. Expect some seasonal songs, some old favourites, and maybe the odd surprise. Tryckster is a six-piece west Cumbrian Folk-rock band peddling original folk tune-driven songs with a social conscience. Tryckster provided the soundtrack to a lot of late night carousing in the early noughties, releasing an album on Fellside …

An Evening with Jim Causley

Chris Bridgman

More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter, musician and proud Devonian Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer. His ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire and modern songs, as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the …

An Evening with Jim Causley

Chris Bridgman

More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter, musician and proud Devonian Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer. His ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire and modern songs, as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the …

The Furrows

The Furrow Collective

Zoe Warren

‘Best Group’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017   November 2018 sees the release of the third album by award-winning and acclaimed folk group The Furrow Collective. Their new album ‘Fathoms’ was produced in Powys and Oxfordshire by honorary fifth-Furrow Andy Bell and sees the group build further on their substantial reputation for breathing new life into traditional songs. …

Folkus Music Workshop – Fiddle

Zoe Warren

Music Workshops Registration from 10am           Workshops 10.30am – 4pm   Come to play & learn: Fiddle with Carolyn Francis Whistle with Bev Whelan Guitar with Derek Gifford Adults £20           U18 £15 (Beginners or existing players welcome)

Keston Cobblers Club

Katie Gentry

An Evening With Keston Cobblers Club   The 10 Year Anniversary Special Join The Cobblers for a one-of-a-kind concert, celebrating their ten years of making and performing music together. With two halves of the Cobblers (no support), all of the favourite tracks from the past ten years in chronological order and a few surprises along the way; expect an evening …

daoiri farrell

Daoirí Farrell

Zoe Warren

Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell is described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent decades. It’s been a whirlwind for Daoirí over the last three years, and his is now a name to conjure with in folk music circles, at home …

Martin Carthy

Zoe Warren

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but …

Charlie Dore Songwriters Workshop Week

Songwriters Workshop Week

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We are inviting emerging songwriters to attend a week of intensive tuition and development at The Kirkgate Centre, in Cockermouth. You will experience a variety of skills workshops to help you hone your craft, meet other like-minded songwriters and get the opportunity to write and record demos.

The week commences Monday 25th February and completes Friday 1st March 2019 with a final evening public performance in the Kirkgate Theatre on Friday 1st March 2019.