Folkworks Durham Gathering: A Lindisfarne Gospel: Alistair Anderson Band

Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham

Tickets will be available to purchase at the venue

Alistair Anderson: Concertina & Northumbrian pipes
Emily Ball: Fiddle & Viola
Sophy Ball: Fiddle
Fiona Beyer: Cello
Andy May: Northumbrian Pipes & Whistles
Rachel Newton: Harp

To celebrate the Lindisfarne Gospels returning to the North East, Folkworks’ Durham Gathering presents a special concert from Folkworks’ co-founder, Alistair Anderson and Band.

Listen to Alistair Anderson on ‘In Tune’ via BBC iPlayer. (36’15” to 54’40”)

A Lindisfarne Gospel

A Lindisfarne Gospel is a musical reflection on the Lindisfarne Gospels and the island where it was created. The interweaving musical lines draw on the roots of Northumbrian traditional music and reflect the designs of the illuminated pages of the Gospels; emotive slow airs evoke the wide-skied landscapes of Lindisfarne.
Alistair Anderson, internationally acknowledged as the master of the English Concertina, is joined by Andy May, Rachel Newton, Emily Stephenson, Sophy Ball, and Fiona Beyer.

Festival Pass

Festival Pass £30, Concessions £24 (Covers Thursday 8pm, Friday 5pm, Saturday 5.30pm and 8pm.)

Summer Schools Participants Ticket Offer
Participants can buy one ticket for each concert (available at Ticket Office only)
Adult participant full price £7
Adult concession participant £5
Youth Summer School participant £5

Part of Folkworks Durham Gathering 2013

Tickets available at the venue for all events Thursday 8th – Saturday 10th August Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham Folkworks Durham Gathering is a festival that has sprung from the wealth of folk and traditional musicians working as tutors at the Folkworks Summer Schools, taking...

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