Show of Hands - Saturday 1st July 2017

Summer Family Concert at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Come and see Show of Hands and friends. Full line up below.

Nominated for best album 2016 - BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Access to Gardens from 10am, arena open 1:30pm, music starts 3pm and the event runs until 9pm

Find out more on the Show of Hands website.

Note also included in the ticket price is access to Abbotsbury Swannery, Children’s Farm and Subtropical Gardens on the 1st & 2nd July 2017.

Saturday 2nd July 2016


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Come and see Show Of Hands & Friends

See full line up below.

SOH poster 2015

Click here for tickets

Note also included in the ticket price is access to Abbotsbury Swannery, Children’s Farm and Subtropical Gardens on the 2nd & 3rd of July 2016

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‘Norminated for best album 2016′
– BBC Radio 2’ Folk Awards

Access to Gardens from 10am, Arena open 1:30pm, music starts 3pm and the event runs to 9pm

Find out more on the Show of Hands website.

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Ninebarrow

NINEBARROW are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as sounding ‘damn fine’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. Not only exceptional singers and musicians, Ninebarrow are also equally passionate about the stories behind their songs  – combining their music with history, folklore and storytelling.

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Mawkin

Since their formation in 2002, Mawkin have grown into one of brit-folks brightest new guns: a blistering 5-piece band fusing folk, blues and rock, they are no strangers to the cutting edge of the contemporary music scene while still reigning all the verve and mystique of ancient folk music traditions from across the globe. Forged out of the electric partnership of brothers Jamie and David DelarreMawkin are a concoction of brilliantly inventive musicianship and uninhibited energy. Initially coming together as a 3-piece the Delarre brothers enlisted the help of good friend and rock bassist Danny Crump

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Megan Henwood

It’s been nearly four years since the award-winning singer-songwriter released her debut album, and while much in her life has changed, the only difference in how Megan approaches her work is that, if anything, she’s even more determined to make music that defies the boundaries and boxes others have sometimes tried to place around this most singular and distinctive of new British voices.

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Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston.

In the space of a few short years, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston have emerged to become one of the most sought after duos on the English folk & roots scene. The striking combination of the flame headed double bass player & virtuoso mandolin player create music that Folk Roots say is: “A musical partnership made in heaven. Scintillating, sensitive and brilliant!”

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