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John Kirkpatrick
John Kirkpatrick
  • 1001227
  • dy Maisery Monday 20th November 7.30pm
  • Carolling & Crumpets - Please note there is no support
  • Promoted in Association with Black Swan Folk Club
  • Monday 18 December | 7.30pm
    John Kirkpatrick
    Carolling & Crumpets
    Please note there is no support
    £15.00 (concs. £13.00, u35 £5.00 limited availability)

    Taking its title from a song telling the Nativity story from the point of view of the animals in the stable, this show is 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.  Add a smattering of hilarious original songs and a sprinkling of carols both familiar and unfamiliar, all stirred up with John’s usual panache and supported by his scintillating skill on squeezeboxes, and you have the recipe for a rattling good sing, guaranteed to keep the spirits cheery and the cold at bay.

    Kirkpatrick’s buoyant presence and lust for this music sounds more rampant than ever - Colin Irwin in fRoots Magazine

    John delivers all the boisterous bonhomie and seasonal good cheer anyone could want - English Dance & Song

    My favourite of all the English singers … he can move me to tears with a song (and) he's also the funniest man around.  A great musician and performer, utterly without pretension – Shirley Collins in fRoots Magazine

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