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Honey and the Bear

The British folk and roots inspired duo combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with powerful guitar riffs, foot stomping rhythms and catchy melodies.

Between them, Jon Hart and Lucy Sampson play guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, banjo and percussion. They have played various UK folk festivals and toured Germany.

WHY? The amalgamation of both their unique musical styles makes for a dynamic and ever-changing live performance



Honey and The Bear's website


Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis

Multi-award winning folk singers and musicians Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis share a common interest in roots music.

They are two of the most well respected and innovative musicians on the UK folk scene. The duo are also the main writing partnership behind the hit folk band Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys.

WHY? Expect inventive interpretations of songs and tunes in between humorous anecdotes and stories of their misadventures



Sam Kelly's website
Jamie Francis's website


Spring Ceilidh

You’ll be in safe hands with the expert calling and playing from our band Nedron’s Jig.

The band formed specially for Norden Farm's Ceilidhs and between them play Squeezebox, Fiddle, Mandola and Bass. The four musicians consist of two from the folk super-group Feast of Fiddles and two from the band Phungus.

Caller Brian Jones will be on hand to guide you through all the dances. Brian has been involved in Folk Dance for many years, he calls not only the traditional favourites, but also his own original routines. His dances are used by dance callers right across the British Isles!

Dances include the likes of Nottingham Swing, Cumberland Square 8, Virginia Reel, Bridge at Athlone, Gay Gorden’s, Dashing White Sgt and The Willow Tree. Expect familiar tunes including Atholl Highlanders, Rogue’s March and Dashing White Sergeant.

WHY? A social evening of dance in our atmospheric 18th century Long Barn - no experience necessary!

Long Barn
£15 (£13 conc)


Edgelarks - Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

BBC award-winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are now Edgelarks.

They are firmly established on the roots and acoustic scene. The duo blend British traditional and original songs with Indian classical slide guitar, stomping beatbox, harmonica and fiddle to blistering effect. Their new album takes the idea that thresholds, despite often being places of marginalisation, are also places of change – and therefore places of hope.

WHY? ‘Bravely original’ The Guardian



Phillip & Hannah's website


Lady Maisery

Vocal trio Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice.

They have a unique approach to harmony singing with intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions.

The trio are also one of the foremost English proponents of mouth music, or ‘diddling’ – singing without words.

WHY? ‘Create some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene’ ★★★★ The Guardian

£14 (Supporters £12)


Lady Maisery's website


The Shackleton Trio

An exciting blend of Americana, folk and self-penned material.

Georgia Shackleton accompanies herself on fiddle. She teams up with guitar powerhouse Aaren Bennett and mandolin ace Nic Zuppardi.

Together they have toured the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands, appeared at Rotterdam Bluegrass Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Towersey Festival and Broadstairs Folk Week.

WHY? ‘Sparky, charismatic and intensely assured’ fRoots

£14 (£12 conc)


The Shakleton Trio's website


Show of Hands - Where We're Bound

Steve Knightley and Phil Beer are two extraordinary craftsmen with one unique sound.

Show of Hands weave story and melody to create a spellbinding display of consummate musicianship. They are multi-award winning, with five sell-out Royal Albert Hall shows under their belts. Steve and Phil’s special guest is compelling musician Geoff Lakeman, chieftain of the brilliant Lakeman tribe.

WHY? An unmissable celebration of the duo’s enduring impact on roots, acoustic and folk music

Courtyard Theatre


Show of Hands's website

  •   6 Apr SOLD OUT

Gilmore & Roberts

The contemporary folk/acoustic duo combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship.

Their trademark harmonies create a powerful wall of sound. Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) have been nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. They have toured with Fairport Convention and won countless accolades for their genre-spanning work.

WHY? 'Hot property' fRoots


about 15 hours ago Check out the sublime sound of Honey & The Bear through the link below... The amalgamation the duo's unique...

about 15 hours ago Check out the sublime sound of Honey & The Bear through the link below... The amalgamation the duo's unique musical styles makes for a dynamic and ever-changing live performance. Don't miss them in our Studio tomorrow (Sun 18 Feb) at 7.30pm. Tickets are only £12 -->

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