John Kirkpatrick: Caroling & Crumpets
Start Date: 03/12/2019 19:30
End Date: 03/12/2019 21:30
Location: Ibberton Village Hall
Booking Essential: No
Description: One of the most prolific figures on the English folk scene, John Kirkpatrick presents a heart-warming look at the timeless rituals and folklore of midwinter England. Mysterious and magical songs of wassailing, wren-hunting, stirring the fire and incessant feasting come dressed up in a glittering finery of toe-tapping tunes and cracking choruses. With a smattering of hilarious original songs and a sprinkling of carols both familiar and unfamiliar, all are stirred up with John’s usual panache and supported by his scintillating skill on squeezeboxes, creating the perfect recipe for a rattling good sing, guaranteed to keep the spirits cheery and the cold at bay. A master of the melodeon, button accordion and anglo concertina, John also has an enviable reputation as a fine singer and interpreter of English folk music. Touring Dorset with Artsreach, the counties touring arts charity.
“Kirkpatrick’s buoyant presence and lust for this music sounds more rampant than ever” fRoots Magazine
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