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

Sun 07 Jan 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 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 [...]

Singaround in aid of Crisis for Christmas

Sun 17 Dec 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - For our last event of the year, we have our annual Christmas Singaround, and once more we'll be donating all of the admission money to Crisis at Christmas. Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. They are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change. Bring a song or a [...]

BLACK*SCARR (Johnny Black and Emma Scarr): Nashville feel, London lyrics and a sprinkle of coal dust

Sun 10 Dec 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Black*Scarr return to TwickFolk, 3 years after their last appearance. Black*Scarr is an East London duo, Black is Johnny Black, a Nuneaton-raised Geordie who was once frontman of now cult 80s Midlands pop outfit The Kidda Band and whose CV also includes work as an album sleeves model, newspaper columnist and 90s TV personality. He [...]

The Exchange in partnership with TwickFolk presents CHRIS WOOD – So Much To Defend

Thu 07 Dec 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm - Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the unofficial history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and songwriter, Chris is a lifelong autodidact whose independent streak shines through everything he does. Always direct and unafraid [...]

JANE ROTHFIELD (USA): Fiddler & banjo player accompanied by Paul Martin

Sun 03 Dec 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Janie Rothfield (from the USA) is an internationally known traditional fiddler, clawhammer banjo player, tune composer, dance musician, band leader and teacher who has been playing traditional music since her teens! She has fans from around the world of her lively, spirited and soulful playing and singing and she has performed throughout the USA, Canada, [...]

LISA KNAPP: The Guardian says she’s a south London folk-Bjork

Sun 26 Nov 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Lisa Knapp emerged in 2007 with a remarkable debut ‘Wild And Undaunted’, a radiant style of traditional folk and self-penned song, with fiddle, hammer dulcimer, strings and banjo and sonic delights from the technological age. She was born and grew up in south London. Her musical development led her through drum and bass, teenage raves, [...]

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

Sun 19 Nov 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, [...]

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

Sun 12 Nov 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 [...]

The Exchange in partnership with TwickFolk presents NANCY KERR & The Sweet Visitor Band

Thu 09 Nov 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm - A writer of rare style Kerr’s music has drawn comparisons to William Blake in her reawakening of a radical folk mythology as a backdrop for contemporary narratives and has inspired some to call her “Folk’s Poet Laureate”. Nominated ‘Best Original Track’ with ‘Fragile Water’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017. BBC Radio 2 Folk [...]