From watching Eddi Reader in 2010 to performing as a main act on the same night as her in 2017, Sarah Shiels’ development and journey with Beverley Folk Festival is wonderful. You can read Sarah’s Beverley Folk Festival journey below:
“8 years ago I started my involvement with Beverley Folk Festival by watching Eddi Reader, who is for me, the most brilliant singer to come out of Scotland and probably the rest of the world.
Humber Film is previewing their Hull music video A Place They Called Forgotten Town next Tuesday (28 February) evening ahead of its online release.
Featuring community groups from around Hull, the film has been produced for Not Forgotten Town, one of 60 projects funded through Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.
A major music video shoot for Humber Film’s Hull City of Culture 2017 – Creative Communities Programme will take place in the Old Fruit Market in Hull.
The song ‘A Place They Called Forgotten Town’ is a musical and lyrical reworking by Hull-born Henry Priestman of his late 1980’s chart hit ‘Forgotten Town’ by The Christians which was written about the state of the country at the time (the North especially), which particularly affected his home town.
Medieval and Renaissance style musicians York Waits and folk musicians Henry Priestman and Nick Rooke are all set to perform at the Christmas Festival of Food & Drink on Saturday 30th November in Beverley Minster.
For 29 years, the Beverley Folk Festival has helped to put Beverley on the music map. With past acts ranging from Paul Carrack and Billy Bragg, to Steeleye Span and Joe Brown, the ever-popular event has become a hit with both local residents and festival-goers from further afiel