Following the Government announcement on Mon 22 Feb 2021 all Bristol Beacon Presents events up until 17 May 2021 are being rescheduled or cancelled. We are currently working hard to reschedule this event and will be contacting customers when a new date is confirmed, or if the event has to cancel.
Transporting us to a rare time in Britain’s history, three of the UK’s most innovative, award-winning folk artists reinvent a collection of broadsides – daily song sheets sold for pence. Lisa Knapp, Marry Waterson and Nathaniel Mann lead a five-piece band who have scoured the collection at the Bodleian Libraries and beyond to bring the tradition to a new generation.
Successful in their own individual careers, this collaboration is a sparkling rarity that gets back brings the heart of old fashioned folk into the modern-day.
This is not nostalgia but rather, a look at the music that made us.
Age: 16+ (Under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)
This is an unreserved seated show at Bristol Folk House, 40a Park St, Bristol BS1 5JG
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.