Song Guests

JIB

JIB (Jim Mageean, Ingrid & Barrie Temple)

Jim, Ingrid & Barrie are all from the Newcastle upon Tyne area. They have all been singing for many years, and perform maritime and traditional songs from all over the world, songs from their native north-east, as well as some songs written by Barrie.

Moira&Carolyn

MOIRA CRAIG & CAROLYN ROBSON

Moira and Carolyn have both been singing for many  years. They started performing together with Sarah Morgan as Craig:Morgan:Robson. Following Sarah's untimely death Moira and Carolyn have continued singing together with a repertoire is mostly Scottish and Northumbrian traditional songs. They also run harmony workshops.

JessRichard

JESS & RICHARD ARROWSMITH

Powerful vocals, subtle accompaniments, lively tunes and a broad range of predominantly traditional English material that will have audiences laughing, weeping, tapping their feet, and joining in the choruses.
https://arrowsmithmusic.co.uk/

JackRutter

JACK RUTTER

Jack grew up in the Holme Valley area of West Yorkshire, a place steeped in a wealth of traditional song. He is a highly respected folk singer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, and has forged a successful career playing music across the UK and Europe. He also plays in the celebrated instrumental trio Moore Moss Rutter.
https://jackruttermusic.com/

GraemeKnights

GRAEME KNIGHTS

Graeme is joining us this year in the role of M/C, but will also get the opportunity to sing a song or three. His  involvement with folk music goes back over 30 years, and has a repertoire includes Shanties, Traditional Love Songs, Mining Songs, Gospels, Drinking and Music Hall Songs and some more recently written contemporary songs.

MalcolmAustin

MALCOLM AUSTIN

Malcolm is also joining us as an M/C this year. Malcolm brings his own unique style to all he does, whether it be singing, writing, M/Cing or as an auctioneer!

DeniseDryburgh

DENISE DRYBURGH

Denise will lead the lunchtime sings in the Bell. She has an easy style which encourages even the most timid performer, whilst effortlessly building a session to a rousing crescendo. Laughter & smiles abound in the Big Sings.

KittyDerek

KITTY VERNON & DEREK BURGESS

Kitty & Derek are both fine singers and most genial hosts of our Friday night singaround. Their voices blend subtly and harmoniously together, as can be heard at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and on their CD, "The Sound of Singing"

BillMcKinnon

BILL McKINNON

Bill has 30 years experience and enjoyment of traditional music, playing 5-string banjo, tenor banjo, guitar, mandolin and melodeon (& probably too many other instruments to mention!). Bill will host the Friday night and Sunday lunchtime sessions.