Previous Methera performances

Friday 13th October 2017

Christ Church, New Market Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0DQ

Concert at 7:30pm, refreshments in interval. Tickets £10, under 12's free

Tickets from: http://www.wegottickets.com/methera

Info: 01453 757353

 

Thursday 12th October 2017

Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY. Doors at 7:30pm, concert at 8pm. Tickets £12/£8 from Hebden Bridge Town Hall, tel: 07816 445 255, or http://www.wegottickets.com/methera

 

Wednesday 11th October 2017

House concert, Gateshead. 

For info and tickets contact theo.gibb@gmail.com 

 

Tuesday 10th October 2017

The Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton, Northumberland, NE65 7ND - 7:30pm - tickets £10 (under 14s free). Bring your own refreshments. Advance tickets available from http://www.wegottickets.com/methera 


Sunday 19th March 2017

The Kirkgate Centre, Shipley

Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3EH.

7:30pm (doors 7:00pm), tickets £8.50 from wegottickets.com or call 07817 853 505. Facebook event can be found here.

 

Friday 17th March 2017

House Concert

House Concert near Stratford upon Avon - a few places available, get in touch for contact details to the host.

 

November Tour 2016

 

To download our tour flyer please click here.

 

25th November 2016

Ruskin Mill

Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA.
http://www.rmt.org/ruskinmillcollege/events/music-methera/

Tickets £15/£12 available from events@rmc.rmt.org / tel: 01453 837537 / text: 07977 174729

 

24th November 2016

Corpus Christi College, Oxford

MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi College, Merton St, Oxford OX1 4JF.

 7:30pm, tickets £10/£8 from wegottickets.com or on the door subject to capacity. Refreshments for purchase during the interval.

 

23rd November 2016

Cecil Sharp House, London

7.30pm, tickets £12/£10 - available here

 

22nd November 2016

St Martin's Church, Stoney Middleton

The Nook, Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S32 4TU.

7:30pm (doors 7:00pm), tickets £10 from wegottickets.com or 01433 631490 / 07974 569343. Ticket includes interval glass of wine.

 

21st November 2016

St James Church, Riding Mill

Church Lane, Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AT.
7.30pm, advance tickets £8 from wegottickets.com or Malcolm Reid: 01434 682678 /m.reid678@btinternet.com. Tickets also available on the doorsubject to capacity. Interval with refreshments (donations welcome).

 

20th November 2016

Gregson Arts Centre, Lancaster

33 Moorgate, Lancaster LA1 3PY

7.30pm, tickets £10/£8 from 01524 849959 or gregsoncentre@hotmail.co.uk, or on the door subject to capacity. Refreshments for purchase before concert and during interval.

 

19th November 2016

Private house concert - nr Penrith - e-mail lucythecellist@gmail.com for details.

 

18th November 2016

Embleton Village Hall, nr Alnwick

W T Stead Rd, Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3UP

7.30pm, tickets £8 from wegottickets.com/methera or on the door subject to capacity. Refreshmentsfor purchase before concert and during interval.

 

Tuesday 12th April 2016

Private house concert, Norfolk.

 

11th-14th April 2016

Methera will be recording their third album in a beautiful converted barn in the midst of Norfolk. Release date 4th Nov 2016. 

 

Sunday 10th April, 5pm
House concert in Yaxham, Dereham, Norfolk
Info and tickets (£10/£5 under-18’s) from Angela, mmoore5738@aol.com
Please confirm attendance by 31st March as seats are limited.

 

Sunday 22nd November 2015 

Market Hall, Appleby, Cumbria 

Tickets available from North Westmorland Arts - http://www.appleby-concerts.org.uk 

 

Saturday 21st November 2015 

Cambridgeshire 

Private House Concert 

 

Friday 20th November 2015 

Suffolk 

Private House Concert 

 

Sunday 15th November 2015 

Norfolk 

Private House Concert 

 

Saturday 14th November 2015 

Cheap Street Church, Sherbourne, Dorset 

7:30pm. Tickets from 01460 221368 or http://www.wegottickets.com/event/337634 

 

Friday 13th November 2015 

Ruskin Mill, Gloucestershire 

8pm. Concert to be held in the gallery. Tickets from 01453 837500. Concessions available for under 25s. 

 

Sunday 5th May 2013 

The Sage Gateshead

5:15pm. This will be the premier performance of a new collaboration with Swedish storyteller Mats Rehnman and is part of the Fiddles on Fire festival - should be an exciting and inspiring weekend. You can buy tickets just for this performance or for the whole weekend of events from The Sage Gateshead website or by calling 0191 443 4661. 

 

Sunday 14th April 2013 

Market Hall, Appleby, Cumbria 

7:30pm, tickets £10 available from Appleby concert series website or call 017684 83777. 

 

Friday 12th April 2013 

Ruskin Mill, Gloucestershire 

8pm. Concert to be held in the gallery. Concessions available for under 25s.  

 

Thursday 11th April 2013 

Ettington, near Stratford-upon-Avon 

House concert and supper, 7pm. For tickets and details please e-mail ant@theoldshed.f2s.com   

 

Wednesday 10th April 2013 

Bedfordshire 

Private House Concert 

 

Saturday 15th September 2012 

Forsby Kvarn Musikscen  , Enkoping, SWEDEN 

7pm. Methera concert in an intimate cafe setting in a water mill. 

 

Friday, 14th September 2012 

Stallet , Stallgatan 7, Stockholm, SWEDEN 

8pm. Methera concert at Stockholm's folk music venue. 

 

Tuesday, 11th September 2012 

Orjanskolan, Järna, SWEDEN 

School concerts and workshops. 

 

Saturday 8th September 2012 

Brogärdet, Järna, SWEDEN 

Methera workshop 10am-1pm - Getting inside an English tune - explore an English melody through finding the dance groove, looking t ornamentation, phrasing and harmony. All instruments welcome. Snack included. Price 250kr. For info call 0046 (0) 73-7782788 

 

Friday, 7th September 2012 

Brogärdet, Järna, SWEDEN 

7:30pm. Methera concert and playing for dancing in a wonderful barn. For info call 0046 (0) 73-7782788 

 

Monday  14 Nov 2011

Yorkshire. 

Private house concert. 

 

Sunday  13 Nov 2011. 

Poynton Community Centre  , Cheshire. 

An afternoon of fiddle workshops   with Emma Reid & John Dipper, followed by a Methera concert in the evening. Concert tickets £8 or £4 concessions. Doors open at 7:30pm. See the website   or call Tom Kitching on 07788 993 127 for details. 

 

Friday  11 Nov 2011. 

Riding Mill Parish Hall, Northumberland. 

7:30pm start. Double Bill concert with Methera and Daniel & Emma  . Call 01434 682678 or contact methera   for details. 

 

Monday  7 Nov 2011. 

St Mary Magdalene Church, Woodborough. 

7:30pm start. Tickets £10 or £5 for children. Call 01672 851332 for tickets and information or e-mail music@methera.co.uk . 

 

Sunday  6 Nov 2011. 

Ruskin Mill  , Gloucestershire. 

7pm start. Tickets £10 or £8. See the Ruskin Mill website   or call 01453 837537 for the box office. Some of our favourite concerts have been at Ruskin Mill in previous years and we're really looking forward to being there again, it's a magical place. 

 

Sunday  14 Nov 2010. 

Appleby-in-Westmorland  , Cumbria. 

See North Westmorland Arts website   or call 017684 83777 for details. 

 

Saturday  13 Nov 2010. 

Mellor Brook  , Lancashire. 

8pm start. Tickets £10. See Mellor Brook website   or call 01254 812131 for details. 

 

Friday  12 Nov 2010. 

The Forge @ The Anvil  , Basingstoke. 

8pm start. Tickets £14 (£12 concessions). See Anvil Arts website   or call 01256 844244 for details. 

 

Thursday  11 Nov 2010. 

The Guildford Institute  , Surrey. 

See Electric Voices website   or call 01483 871 443 for details. 

 

Wednesday  10 Nov 2010. 

Holywell Music Room, Oxford. 

8pm start. Tickets £10. E-mail jed @ fiddleon.co.uk   or call 01865 374 624 for details. 

 

Sunday  7 Nov 2010. 

Church of St Illog  , Hirnant, Oswestry. 

7:30pm start. Tickets £7. Call 01691 791626 for details and reservations. 

 

Sunday  7 Nov 2010. 

Wales Millenium Centre  , Cardiff. 

Lunchtime concert on the Glanfa stage, free entrance. See WMC website   or call 029 2063 6464 for details. 

 

Saturday  6 Nov 2010. 

Aust Church  , Gloucestershire. 

8pm start. Tickets £10 (£9 concessions). See Aust Church website   or call 01454 632 306 for details. 

 

Thursday  4 Nov 2010. 

Corbridge Pianos  , Northumbria. 

7:30pm start. Tickets £10 ( advance booking only ). See Corbridge Pianos   or call 01434 632 968 for details. 

 

Saturday  17 October 2009. 

Cecil Sharp House  , Camden, London. 

Double-bill with the fabulous trio Kerr Fagan Harbron  . 8pm start. Tickets £11/£14 available to  book online   or call 020 7485 2206. Part of a day organised by EFDSS and BBC Radio 3 Late Junction  presenter Verity Sharp to celebrate Apple Day 2009. 

 

Friday  16 October 2009. 

Gloucestershire. 

Private House Concert. 

 

Thursday  15 October 2009. 

Chilson, Somerset. 

House concert. For information call 01460 221368 or e-mail music@methera.co.uk. 

 

Tuesday  13 October 2009. 

Northumbria. 

Private house concert. 

 

Sunday  11 October 2009. 

Berrier, Cumbria. 

Private afternoon house concert. E-mail music@methera.co.uk for details. 

 

Saturday  10 October 2009. 

Hungarton Village Hall, Leicestershire. 

8pm start. Tickets £8. Tickets and information available from James 01162 595669 or e-mail music@methera.co.uk 

 

Friday  9 October 2009. 

Ruskin Mill  , Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. 

8pm start. Tickets £10. For full details call Ruskin Mill to book tickets on 01453 837537. 

 

Thursday  8 October 2009. 

Bridgwater Arts Centre  , Somerset. 

Double-bill with the fabulous trio Kerr Fagan Harbron  . 8pm start. Tickets £11/£9, available to book online   or call the box office on 01278 422700. 

 

Wednesday  7 October 2009. 

Digby Memorial Hall, Sherborne, North Dorset. 

8pm start. Tickets and information available from Miranda 07751 123812 or e-mail music@methera.co.uk. 

 

Tuesday  6 October 2009. 

Matthews Hall, Topsham, Devon. 

Doors open 7:30pm. Tickets and information available from Adrian 01392 874718 or e-mail music@methera.co.uk. 

 

Sunday  4 October 2009. 

Electric Palace, Bridport 

Doors open 7.15pm, 8pm start. Tickets £7/£5. For full details see here   or call the box office to book tickets on 01308 428354.  

 

Friday  2 October 2009. 

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon 

8pm start. Tickets £12/£11/£10/£6, available to book online   or call the box office on 01225 860 100. 

 

Friday  5 June 2009. 

Conygre Hall, Timsbury. 

Evening concert as part of Bath International Music Festival   'on tour'. Tickets can be booked now through the website   or by calling the box office on 01225 463362. Concert starts at 7:30pm, tickets £8 (concessions available). 

 

Thursday  4 June 2009. 

Mission Theatre, Bath. 

Late evening concert as part of Bath International Music Festival  . Tickets can be booked now through the website   or by calling the box office on 01225 463362. Concert starts at 9:30pm, tickets £10 (concessions available). 

 

Sunday  3 May 2009. 

Powerstock, Dorset. 

Evening performance in Powerstock Church. 7:00pm start, tickets £7.00 adults, £5.00 under-18s. See the artsreach website   for details. 

 

Friday  1 May 2009. 

Prema, Uley, Gloucestershire. 

Evening performance at Prema Arts Centre  , near Stroud. Concert starts at 8pm, tickets £12.00 (£9.00 concessions), available from Prema on 01453 860 703. 

 

Thursday  30 April 2009. 

Chilson, Somerset. 

House concert. Details available from music@methera.co.uk  

 

Saturday  18 April 2009. 

King's Place, London 

A day of workshops and afternoon concerts as part of the Folkworks: Fiddles on Fire   event including performances by Ilana Cravitz   (Klezmer Fiddle), Karnatic Violin, and Jessica Duchen & Philippe Graffin (Hungarian Dances). Methera on-stage 2:15pm, call the box office on 020 7520 1490 or visit the website   to book tickets.

 

Sunday  12 April 2009. 

The Sage Gateshead.   

Double-header concert with Emma Reid & Ellika Frisell as part of the Fiddles on Fire festival. 6:00pm start, tickets from £5.00 to £10.00. 

 

Friday  17 October 2008 

The Sage Gateshead 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron

8:00pm start, tickets from £7 to £13.50. Call 0191 443 4661 or visit the website   for further details. 

 

Thursday  16 October 2008 

Glasshouse Theatre, Stourbridge

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron 

7:30pm start. Call 01384 399430 or visit the website  for further details. 

 

Sunday  12 October 2008 

Portesham Village Hall

 Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron

7:30pm start. Visit the website   for further details. 

 

Saturday  11 October 2008 

Plough Arts Centre  , Great Torrington. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron

Call 01805 624624 or visit the website   for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Friday  10 October 2008 

Stour Provost Church, Dorset. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron  

7:30pm start. 

 

Thursday  9 October 2008 

Theatre Mwldan  , Cardigan. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron

 7:30pm start, tickets £12 (£10 conc.), call 01239 621200 or visit the website   for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Tuesday  7 October 2008 

Farnham Maltings  , Farnham. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron  . 

8:00pm start, advance tickets £12, call 01252 745444 or visit the website   for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Sunday  5 October 2008 

Bath Folk Club  , Widcombe Social Club, Bath. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron  

 7:30pm start, tickets £10, call 01225 463362 or visit the  website   for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Saturday  4 October 2008 

Angel Ballroom, Brigg, Lincolnshire. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron 

8:00pm start, call 01507 603049 for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Friday  3 October 2008 

Centre for Early Music  , York. 

Double bill tour with Kerr Fagan Harbron

 7:30pm start, tickets £12 (£10 conc.), call 01904 658338 or visit the  website   for further details or to book tickets. 

 

Saturday  24 May 2008 

Chippenham Folk Festival  , Wiltshire.   

The Cause - Auditorium - 14:30-16:00 and The Olympiad Concerts (Studio Hall) - 20:00-23:45 with Vicky Swan, Jonny Dyer, Pete Coe, Mick Ryan & Paul Downes and Kerr, Fagan, Harbron. See www.chippfolk.co.uk   for more information or call 01249 657190. 

 

Thursday  22 May 2008 

Ridgeway Hall, Langport, Somerset.  

Tickets£7 adult, £3 child including tea, coffee and cakes after the concert. Info and ticket reservations from Miranda, 07751 123812. 

 

Tuesday  20 May 2008 

West End Barn, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. 

Tickets £10/£7/£3 (adult/conc/child) including tea, coffee and cakes after the concert. Info and ticket reservations from Miranda, 07751 123812.  

 

Monday  19 May 2008 

Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. 

House concert. Tickets £10. Info and ticket reservations from Gareth, 01252 842276. 

 

Sunday  18 May 2008 

Saffron Walden, Cambridge, Essex.   

House Concert. Tickets £10, concessions available. Info and reservations from David, 01799 531831. 

 

Saturday  17 May 2008 

East Dereham, Norfolk.   

House concert. Tickets £10, concessions available. Info and reservations from Angela, 01362 820617 or MMoore5738[at]aol.com. 

 

Friday  16 May 2008 

Norfolk.   

Private house concert 

 

Tuesday  13 May 2008 

Chilson, Somerset. 

House concert.Tickets £10 includes simple supper, available from Elizabeth, 01460 221368.   

 

Monday  12 May 2008 

Leigh, Dorset. 

House concert. Tickets £10 including wine and nibbles, available from Miranda, 07751 123812.   

 

Sunday  11 May 2008 

Jubilee Hall, Winsham, Somerset.  

Tickets £5, available from Winsham Village Stores, info on 01460 30283. Licensed bar and interval. 

 

Saturday  10 May 2008

Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.   

Info and ticket reservations from 01453 837 537.  

 

Friday  9 May 2008 

Allendale Village Hall, Northumberland. 

Northumbrian Music Nights, Allendale Village Hall, Allendale, Hexham, Northumberland. Tickets £8/£6, available from Larry, 01434 685047.  

 

Wednesday  7 May 2008 

Berrier, Cumbria. 

Private house concert. 

 

Tuesday  6 May 2008 

St. Nicholas Church , Market Place, Durham. 

Tickets £9/£6, available from Theo, 0191 488 8832.  

 

Sunday  5 August 2007 

Sidmouth Folk Week   

Two concerts in one day! 2:00pm @ the Parish Church and 8:00pm at the Manor Pavillion. See Sidmouth Folk Week website   for tickets and further details. 

 

Sunday  27th May 2007 

Priory Barn, Bradford on Avon 

Doors open 7:30pm, tickets £10/£7/£3 (Adult/Conc/Child). Limited availability, contact 07751 123 812. Tea, coffee and cakes after the concert. 

 

27-29  April 2007 

The Sage Gateshead    

Members of Methera will be leading workshops as part of Folkworks "Fiddles on Fire" festival. See The Sage Gateshead  website for further details. 

 

Friday  27 April 2007 

The Sage Gateshead    

Double Bill: Methera Quartet and Northern Sinfonia as part of Folkworks "Fiddles on Fire" festival. Hall 2, 10:00pm - http://www.thesagegateshead.org/

 

Thursday  26 April 2007 

King's Hall , Armstrong Building, Newcastle University 

Lunchtime concert, 1pm, see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/  for details 

 

Saturday  14 April 2007 

The Town Hall  , Loughborough 

Distil Showcase, 8pm, see http://www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk for further details or to book tickets 

 

Friday  15 December 2006 

Private Concert 

 

 Thursday  14 December 2006 

Private Concert 

 

Wednesday  13 December 2006 

Home Farm, Chilson 

House concert with supper at 7.00 and concert to follow.  For more information please contact Elizabeth Rutter 01460 221368 or mirandarutter@onetel.com    

 

Tuesday  12 December 2006 

Mayflower Folk Club, Cambridge 

Supporting Chris Wood & Andy Cutting. Tickets in advance only, tel: 01954 205433 or email dp251@foundation.cam.ac.uk   

 

Monday  11 December 2006 

Norwich Arts Centre   

Double bill with Karen Tweed & Roger Wilson. 8pm, tickets ?10/?8. Call 01603 660352 or see Norwich Arts Centre website for more details or book online  

 

Saturday  9 December 2006 

Pocklington Arts Centre, Pocklington, East Yorkshire 

Double bill with Karen Tweed & Roger Wilson. 8pm, tickets £10/£8. Call 01759 301547 or see Pocklington Arts Centre website   for more details 

 

 9-10 December 2006 

Pocklington Arts Centre  , Pocklington, East Yorkshire 

Adventures in Music course, open to any instrument. Tutors include all members of Methera, Karen Tweed & Roger Wilson. Fee £75 including Saturday night concert, concessions and scholarships available. See  www.karentweed.dk for more details 

 

 Friday  8 December 2006 

Burnlaw, Whitfield, Hexham, Northumberland 

Concert in the round, 8pm. Tickets £8/£5 on the door. Nibbles and session afterwards - bring instruments. For more information contact Garry Villiers-Stuart, tel: 01434 345 359 

 

Thursday  7 December 2006 

Greenfield House, St. Cuthbert's Road, Marley Hill, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

House concert, 8pm. For more information contact Theo Gibb, tel: 0191 488 8832, e-mail: methera@theogibb.co.uk   

 

Saturday  12 August 2006 

Durham Gathering 

Emma, Miranda & Lucy will be performing a teatime concert as a trio during the Durham Gathering. 5:30pm, venue tbc. Contact Folkworks for further information on 0191 443 4661 

 

Friday  24 February 2006 

Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth 

Call 01453 837 537 to book tickets or for more information 

 

Wednesday  22 February 2006 

Berrier, Cumbria 

Studio concert - email lucy@jdlk.co.uk for details  

 

Tuesday  21 February 2006 

Burnlaw, Northumberland 

House concert in an intimate and friendly setting - call 01434 345 359 for details 

 

Methera

Comments from the gig book

 Double Bill with Kerr Fagan Harbron

   Cecil Sharp House, 17th October 2009.

 "As always exquisite in every sense of the word. How we all play in our dreams....." 

"Beautifully polished and note-perfect but with all the spirit and dance of traditional music" 

"A wonderful new presentation nof our traditionoal music. Brilliant!"

   

House concert, South Woodchester, 16th October 2009.

 "So uplifting and refreshing - you are brilliant."

   

House concert, Chilson, 15th October 2009.

 "Wonderful evening, fantastic music, such fine interweaving." 

   

House concert, Riding Mill, 13th October 2009.

"You go from strength to strength! Many congratulations - I so much enjoyed it." 

"Exciting, sensitive, powerful, with extraordinary arrangements that multiply the musicians by 4. Stepping stones was brilliant - fantastic percussive striking exchanges - more please!"

   

House concert, Berrier, 11th October 2009.

 "What an exciting, original sound and such infectious energy as well." 

"A perfectly balanced ensemble of talent and enjoyment, long may you keep playing!" 

"A great way to spend an afternoon. Would love to repeat the experience!" 

"Just wonderful. Have never heard anything like it."

   

Hungarton Village Hall, 10th October 2009.

 "Spellbinding - of another world." 

   

Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, 9th October 2009.

"Oh my goodness, what can I say? Wonderful... speechless" 

"Beatiful music - countryside, history - favourite elements - loved the 1st track [Frenchy Set] very much indeed!" 

"The music was cool" 

"Thank you for giving us such joy and helping us to move inwardly. Really lovely." 

"An absolute treat, joyful, really joyful."

   

Double bill with Kerr Fagan Harbron
   Bridgwater Arts Centre, 8th October 2009

"Loved the music. Very inventive and accomplished. I would much prefer it if you didn't sit with your back to the audience." 

"We love you sitting in a circle and playing off each other." 

"What a treat! Wow!

   

Digby Memorial Hall, 7th October 2009.

"As exciting as the first bird songs in spring! Brilliant." 

"Inspired - such energy and enthusiasm!"

   

Matthews Hall, Topsham, 6th October 2009.

"Finding it impossible to sit still!" 

"Loved the vitality and the originality, wonderful." 

"Another wonderful evening in the moment."

   

Electric Palace, Bridport, 4th October 2009.

"Hey - certainly made my heart sing." 

"A lovely, peaceful experience. Sitting in the round was a bit like listening to good music in your living room!" 

"So accomplished and so joyful - thank you very much. P.S. Loved your dancing shoes."

   

Wiltshire Music Centre, 2nd October 2009.

"Close playing, close group and so cheerful! Thank you for such an absorbing evening." 

"The non-stop communication, movement and sense of joy was absolutely lovely. Thank you!" 

"Totally exquisite - lovely to see such fine musicianship!" 

"Sublime stuff."

   

Bath International Festival, 4th & 5th June 2009.

"What a delight to listen and watch - so energetic and uplifting. Thank you for beautiful playing. Awesome passion."

   

Kings Place, April 18th 2009

"What a brilliant ensemble! Wonderful music making." 

"Welcome to London. A real joy to listen to you all. Come back soon!"

   

Chippenham Folk Festival, May 24th 2008

"Wow!" 

"What a wonderfully vital, resourceful beast the string quartet proves to be! This mix of sonorities can't be beat, really; and the musicianship of each and every one of you satisfies - or should - the toughest of critics. You play beautifully." 

"I loved the playful precision of your rhythms, and the column of sound that rose up from the middle of the square. Thank you!"

   

Ridgway Hall, Langport, May 22nd 2008

"Absolutely loved it. Fascinating to hear the traditional quartet instrumentation playing different (non-classical) sounds. Hurrah!" 

"A real fix of string sound with a fabulous set of tunes (trad and ultra new) - all must last for aeons!"

   

West Barn, Bradford on Avon, May 20th 2008

"You were superb. That you are creating new tunes inspired by the landscape is thrilling to me - new songlines!"

   

House concert, Hartley Wintney, May 19th 2008

"Captivating! A tapestry of sound." 

"I was very moved by Copernicus; generally the music has a haunting quality about it appealing directly to the deeper emotions." 

Thank you for a feast of strings - most enjoyable with some haunting passages." 

"Exquisite - in every sense of the word - taking traditional music into totally new and extremely tasteful areas" 

"The musical equivalent of Thai food - fresh, delicious, surprising - and the moment you finished, I wanted more! Looking forward to the next time..." 

"Well done - a very special evening with an intimate atmosphere. Such a treat!"

   

Little Chesterford, May 18th 2008

"Absolutely wonderful - we expected it to be good, but this exceeded our best hopes." 

"Thank you pimp-a-bumfit times!" 

"Never seen anything quite like this before - wonderful! V. inspiring. Fantastic interaction between players." 

"I didn't think I would enjoy it, but I was wrong. Congratulations."

   

House Concert, The Moore's House, May 17th 2008

"A lovely intimate evening and a joy to see and hear such wonderful musicianship at close quarters. Amazing talent and rapport. Thank you and very best wishes!" 

"A treat for the soul! A joyous and inspirational evening we shall remember always." 

"Just brilliant - shivers up and down my spine." 

"It was just like a Thomas Hardy novel, travelling musicians playing in a thatched cottage. Beautiful playing with excellent dynamics and interesting seating arrangements." 

"Beautiful instruments. Beautiful music. Beautifully played by beautiful musicians."

   

House concert, Diss, May 16th 2008

"Absolutely wonderful - a string quartet playing the f-word!" 

"A really special, emotional experience - 4 as 1!" 

"Splendid stuff - a real treat!"

   

House concert, Leigh, May 12th 2008

"You built landscapes in the room in front of us, some with sun on old stone and some with mist drifting in the valleys. Many thanks." 

"What a longing to dance! Beautiful life in your music!"

   

Jubilee Hall, Winsham, 11th 2008

"A glorious evening and one of a handful that we get to experience that feed your soul." 

"...beautifully meditative and refreshing. Dive into it and swim!"

   

Allendale Village Hall, May 9th 2008

"We are enthused! Many thanks for a nice gig. Keep circling!" 

"Very emotional and sublime. Thank you for an uplifting evening. Just lacking somewhere to dance!" 

"Your playing evoked so many memories - thank you!" 

"Truly mesmerising, wonderful! Really excellent; beautiful and inspiring."

   

St Nicholas Church, May 6th 2008

"Great fun of the very best kind - thank you for sharing it!" 

"It's wonderful to hear such a range of music played so well, modern and traditional - and it sounds so fresh and alive. Love your sound. Love the energy!"

   

Home Farm Recording, August 21st 2007

"What an utterly delightful evening!" 

"A superb evening, wonderful rhytms and tunes and real harmony in an exicting quartet, thank you!" 

"Yan tan tethera methera... this sounds familiar... green and orange SILVER and GOLD and bottle green... I saw so many colours when you were playing... Thank you!"

   

Priory Barn, Bradford on Avon, May 27th 2007

"Your music is so beautiful and your communication together fabulous - a quartet so without ego you didn't even introduce yourselves!"

   

Fiddles on Fire @ The Sage Gateshead, April 27th 2007

"Superb, beautiful experience" 

"A wonderful night"

 

House Concert, Nailsworth, December 14th 2006

"I felt it was a real privilege listening to your vibrant music in such a lovely setting" 

"You played together like one instrument and created beautiful harmonies and exciting rhythms." 

"The most delightful evening I have spent for a long, long time. Your lovely playing and energy was wonderful and I just sat there and thought I couldn't imagine being anywhere better" 

"The joie de vivre shines through and I love the way this is a living tradition" 

"What a wonderful evening. Music full of pictures and bounce!"

 

House Concert, Chilson, December 13th 2006

"A wonderful evening of spontaneous music-making. You so obviously loved what you were doing and there was a palpable 'good-feeling' atmosphere from an enthralled audience. May you go from strength to strength." 

"Moving, and inspiring - you play so beautifully together." 

"Lovely music with so many possibilities - hope to hear you again soon" 

"Absolutely fantastic! Loved every minute & could have gone on listening to you for hours! Very special evening." 

"Wonderful playing - wanted to dance."

 

Mayflower Folk Club, December 12th 2006

"Brilliant, very unusual and lovely to hear. Never heard cello played so quickly."

 

Norwich Arts Centre, December 11th 2006

"That was amazing, you have to come back again." 

"Very uplifting. A real pleasure. Thanks for coming to Norwich!" 

"Excellent set! Come again." 

"Now I like morris tunes!"

 

Burnlaw, December 8th 2006

"Loved every minute of it. Keep playing." 

"Rhythms-colours-dance on a dark December evening. Glad I came - thank you!" 

"Lovely to see you playing! What a great evening!"

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