The Carnival Band presents A Carnival of Carols

The Carnival Band presents A Carnival of Carols

Thursday 14 December, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Price: £6.96 – £13.33

Seasonal music from one of the UK’s best-loved early-music/folk bands. From Medieval England to ‘le jazz cool’ via Latin rhythms and Cajun beats, The Carnival Band go beyond the spirit of Christmas to the spirit of celebration the world over. These five musical explorers, well-known for their recordings with Maddy Prior, perform here in their own right playing a cornucopia of instruments and delighting with rich vocal harmony. The perfect start to the festive season. Suitable for all ages.

Steve Banks: drums, percussion, fiddle, vocals
Jub Davis: double bass, vocals
Giles Lewin: fiddle, shawm, medieval bagpipes, recorders, vocals
Steno Vitale: cittern, acoustic and electric guitar, vocals
Andy Watts: flemish bagpipes, shawm, recorders, clarinet, melodica, vocals

‘The band is terrific’ (Lancashire Evening Post)

‘An entirely enjoyable evening’ (The Guardian)

Doors open at 7.00 pm

Please note:  The Old Church bar is cash only

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