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

Sun 24 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - 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 [...]

EMILY MAGUIRE: Thought-provoking lyrics and ‘supremely expressive vocals’ with Christian Dunham

Sun 17 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Emily Maguire’s story is a remarkable one. Classically trained as a child on cello, piano, flute and recorder, she taught herself the guitar and started writing songs when she found herself stuck at home with a chronic illness called fibromyalgia pain syndrome. A few years later, back on her feet and fed up with grey [...]

Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

Sun 10 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Sue Graves, one of the resident singers at TwickFolk, says: “All the music at TwickFolk is live and our singarounds give everyone a chance to sing, play an instrument, recite a poem or tell a story. “If you just want to sit back and listen, that’s also fine. In fact listening, and paying attention to [...]

SUNTRAP: Folk-inspired four-piece featuring our own Sue Graves

Sun 03 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Suntrap are a 4 piece folk-inspired group with beautiful entrancing vocal harmonies on original, contemporary and traditional material. Sara Byers (Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Banjo & Whistle), Mary Wilson (Vocals & Violin) and John Sandall (Violin & Viola) have recently been joined by TwickFolk's ukulele-slinger Sue Graves, known as the 'Surrey Nightingale'. Sara and Mary began [...]

Closed for the summer break: why not visit a folk festival? Click on this link for festival suggestions. Then come back and tell us who you discovered – maybe we’ll book them!

Sun 30 Jul 2017 - Sun 27 Aug 2017 @ All Day - Here's a few folky ones... 21st - 23rd July: Village Pump - Priming The Pump 27th - 30th July: Cambridge Folk Festival 4th - 11th August: Sidmouth Folk Week 10th - 12th August: Fairport's Cropredy Convention 11th - 18th August: Broadstairs Folk Week 18th - 20th August: Beautiful Days 19th - 25th August: Whitby Folk [...]

Singers’ Night (with stage, lights and PA system)

Sun 23 Jul 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - 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, [...]

ERIC BRACE & THOMM JUTZ: Nashville Folk via the C & O Canal + The Good Intentions

Sun 16 Jul 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Eric Brace has appeared at TwickFolk a couple of times already, alongside fellow songwriter Peter Cooper. This summer however, he is bringing Thomm Jutz as part of a new duo. However, as Eric explains: "The new duo - Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz - is not really new at all. We've recorded and toured together [...]

JENI HANKINS – Appalachian songwriter now based in the UK + Biscuits ‘n Gravy

Sun 25 Jun 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Jeni Hankins became an instant TwickFolk favourite after her first appearance with Billy Kemp in 2013. This year sees a new chapter in her career and a return to the Cabbage Patch. Jeni grew up in the coalfields of Appalachian in Southwest Virginia among a family of miners, moonshiners, and journalists. Her writing pulls the [...]