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Folkworks Hexham Gathering 2013
Hexham Gathering brings top folk and traditional performers together with some of the brightest rising stars in the new generation of folk musicians.
It is the leading UK festival providing performance opportunities for a host of hugely talented young singers, dancers and instrumentalists. Hundreds of performers converge on Hexham each year providing a vibrant kaleidoscope of music and spectacle throughout the town centre and at a variety of other venues across Tynedale.
With some stunning performances by professional artists, this is a true highlight of the folk year with concerts, ceilidhs, sessions, informal performances and more.
Tickets for all events available from Queens Hall Arts Centre Box Office on 01434 652477. www.queenshall.co.uk
Any young performers of traditional music, song or dance wishing to get involved and participate in this event should contact email@example.com for more information.
Hexham Gathering is a partnership between Folkworks at Sage Gateshead and Queens Hall Arts Centre.
Past events in this festival
Ben Church and Kat Davidson
Fantastically percussive folk guitar style and the well known local traditional singer
The Teacups are a vibrant folk vocal quartet based in Newcastle, featuring Alex Cumming, Kate...
Blair Dunlop, winner of the Horizon Award in the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, is a captivating...
Winner of several awards including the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award, Ewan McLennan is an emerging...
Songs, dancing and tunes throughout Hexham with outdoor performances from a huge variety of school...
Ceilidh at The Bandstand
Join us in informal outdoor ceilidh around the bandstand with plenty of room to dance. Jigs, reels...
Soloists, duos, bands and more in a fast flowing afternoon of acoustic music. h2....
Karine Polwart, Calum Stewart & Lauren MaColl
A delightful shared bill featuring a wealth of Scottish talent. Calum Stewart and Lauren MacColl...
Hexham Gathering Ceilidh
Put on your dancing shoes and join us in a giant ceilidh. The music comes from some of the hottest...
Down in the Attic: Stocksfield Stompers and Highline
Queen's Hall has a history producing of exciting folk ensembles. This concert features the current...