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Presenting live acoustic music in Twickenham most Sundays, usually at Patchworks, The Cabbage Patch pub, at 8pm (doors open 7.45pm)

Coming up at TwickFolk:

24 September: CATHRYN CRAIG & BRIAN WILLOUGHBY: Transatlantic partnership of voice and guitar

Tickets £12 on the door or £12 + £1.20 booking fee if booked online

Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby met in Michael Snow’s recording studio in Nashville. Brian and he had written the song Hard Luck Café…Michael said he knew just the person to sing it!

Cathryn is from Richmond, Virginia and has built a strong reputation as both singer and songwriter. She is no stranger to Tennessee’s Nashville recording studios, working with Chet Atkins, The Righteous Brothers, Shel Silverstein and Jorma Kaukonen.

Brian is best known for his virtuoso performances on electric and acoustic guitar, with progressive folk/rock band Strawbs. He has also played with Mary Hopkin, Joe Brown, New World, Roger Whittaker, Bridget St.John, Jim Diamond and Monty Python.

When Brian came to record the first album of his own songs, Black & White (which includes Hard Luck Café), he invited Cathryn to sing. Together they wrote The Fire, Alice’s Song
and Black & White. Thus, the duo of Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby was born…
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1 October: Singers’ Night (with stage, lights and PA system)

Tickets £3 on the door or £3 + 30p booking fee if booked online

Encore at the Singers' Night, April 2016, by Janet Gover

Finale at the Singers’ Night, April 2016 by Janet Gover


Another of our popular singers’ nights – giving our regulars a chance to perform on stage with amplification and lighting.
Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known songs, less known songs and some performers will take requests on the night.
For performers, a spot on a Singers Night consists of two songs (or maybe 3 very short pieces). Performing on stage in front of an expectant audience puts us firmly in the spotlight and necessitates more practice and preparation.
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