Saturday 6 July 2019 South Brent Folk Day. South Brent Folk presents the 8th annual South Brent Folk Day with singing, music, dancing, workshops and concerts around the village.
This years Poetry Competition, whose winner will be announced at the folk day, has the theme of 'Dartmoor Seasons’. If you would like to enter, download the form from the website (available soon); entry £2.50 per poem or £1 for Junior (under 15) section; closing date Saturday 22 June 2019.
The headline evening concert is at 7.30pm in the Village Hall (with Reel Ale bar) featuring:
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman: Dartmoor-based husband and wife duo who have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. An enviable class act of imaginative song-writing and musicianship, they have twice won the coveted Best Duo title at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2016 & 2013).
Granny’s Attic: Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), George Sansome (Guitar, Vocals) and Lewis Wood (Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals) – are a folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. Three exceptional musicians and fine singers, who have been heralded for their lively performances playing English traditional and original music and their delivery and selection of traditional songs.
Tickets £12 in advance (to include afternoon and evening concerts) or £12 on the door for the evening concert.