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festivals

Before we know it this winter will transform into spring, summer and autumn! And here is an array of festivals of all genres of creativity near and far, to nourish you as the weather improves.

Broadstairs Folk Week 9th to 16th August

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hether you are a family looking for child-friendly events, have lots of energy to burn off dancing, or singers and musicians seeking out a session – with around 70 events a day, you’ll find something to entertain you from early till late at the festival. Two fine examples of the quality of music on offer are Megson and Kitty Macfarlane. Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music. The husband & wife duo of Debs Hanna (vocals, whistle and piano accordion) and Stu Hanna (guitar, mandola and banjo) bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Kitty Macfarlane is a Bristol-based songwriter and accomplished guitar player. Her sharply observed narrative songs are pure poetry, rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye – bound loosely by the theme of mankind’s relationship with the wild. Visit broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk for all the details. top: Kitty Macfarlane, photo by Richard Mitchell; right: MILOŠ, (Petworth Festival) photo by Andy Earl, Mercury Classics

ingénu/e magazine – south downs and high weald : issue 24

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ingénu/e magazine, issue 24, Spring 2019  

arts & culture magazine for emerging & re-emerging creative talent of all genres & platform for all things creative - visual arts; contempor...

ingénu/e magazine, issue 24, Spring 2019  

arts & culture magazine for emerging & re-emerging creative talent of all genres & platform for all things creative - visual arts; contempor...