Folk in the Barn
Gig Diary

Cara Dillon

Friday 9th September 2022

Colyer-Fergusson Hall, Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Turin Brakes

Sunday 16th October 2022

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Monday 31st October 2022

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Los Pacaminos

Sunday 13th November 2022

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Calan

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

GIG DIARY ARCHIVE

Steve Knightley - Date changed to Sat 25th Feb 2023


Third time lucky.  The date change due to Covid has now been altered again due to an unforeseen clash.  This concert will now take place on Saturday 25th February 2023.  At least it's now not so long to wait :) Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £20 On the door ...Read more >>

Scott Doonican Solo


Folk in the Barn - The Tea Cosy Sessions 2023 Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets £15 online £17 on the door £8 under 25s ABOUT SCOTT DOONICAN As the charismatic frontman of the UK's hardest-working comedy band, 'The Bar-Steward Sons of Val ...Read more >>

Coracle


Folk in the Barn - The Tea Cosy Sessions 2023 Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets £15 online £17 on the door £8 under 25s ​CORACLE ARE PAUL HUTCHINSON, KAREN WIMHURST, ANNA TAM Coracle brings together the talents, imagination and creativity of three art...Read more >>

Albion Christmas Band


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  Full Price £23 Under 25 £11 Book Online Here Book By Email Here The Albion Christmas Band The traditional end to the Folk in the Barn year.  No better way to spend it than in the company of these four legends of the folk sc...Read more >>

St Agnes Fountain


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £20 On the Door £23 U25 £10 Christmas, as they say, starts with St. Agnes Fountain Carols with a Curve Since their first get together, to record the eponymous St Agnes Fountain album in 2001, the qu...Read more >>

The Sandy Denny Project


We are sorry to announce that this concert has to be postponed due to illness and will now take place on Sunday 4th December.  Please contact the Gulbenkian Box Office by email boxoffice@kent.ac.co.uk to confirm attendance or request a refund. Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Ful...Read more >>

Calan


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £18 Under 25s £9 BOOK ONLINE HERE   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE Calan "A Storming juggernaut of cool power-folk with a jaw-dropping repertoire. You can't help but marvel at their astounding musicianship."  Folk Wal...Read more >>

Los Pacaminos


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  Full Price  £22 U25s  £11 BOOK ONLINE HERE BOOK BY EMAIL HERE Placing themselves squarely in the Americana genre that is fast gaining popularity, Los Pacaminos must be the first Tex-Mex band to have formed in the ...Read more >>

Beth Nielsen Chapman


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £32.50 U25s £16 Box Office:   01227 769075     BOOK ONLINE HERE Beth Nielsen Chapman – CrazyTown If you are going to a Beth Nielsen Chapman concert get ready to laugh and cry an...Read more >>

Turin Brakes


BOOKING OPEN NOW Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £25 U25s £20 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK ONLINE HERE OR BY EMAIL HERE TURIN BRAKES 2022 sees Turin Brakes release their ninth studio album - Wide-Eyed...Read more >>

Cara Dillon


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £24 Under 25s £12 Book Online HERE boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    Cara Dillon Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating au...Read more >>

Richard Thompson


Rescheduled from July 2020, and July 2021....#thirdtimelucky! Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £35 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE   Book online HERE      Folk in the Barn is beyond excited to pr...Read more >>

Gerry Colvin Band


Re-scheduled for Thursday 21st July 2022 Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £16 Under 25s  £8   BOOK ONLINE HERE Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    www.thegulbenkian.co.uk   Note - for those tha...Read more >>

Summer Garden Party with Megson


Doors 4pm for 5pm start Music finishes approx 8pm Edge of Beyond The Street, Barham, Canterbury, Kent  CT4 6NY Being a private garden concert we're unable to sell tickets in advance Email Here to reserve your places We suggest a voluntary contribution of £18 per person...Read more >>

Oysterband


SOLD OUT Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  Full Price  £26 U25s  £15 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE   Book online HERE  Rescheduled from 10th March 2021 due to Covid-19 Oysterband Cla...Read more >>

Teddy Thompson, with Zak Hobbs


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £25 U25s £12 BOOK ONLINE HERE BOOK BY EMAIL HERE “Here’s the thing,” Teddy Thompson sings frankly on his new album, “you don’t love me anymore. I can tell you’ve got one foot o...Read more >>

Fairport Convention Spring Tour 2022


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £28 £14 under 25s Tickets subject to venue booking fee £1.25 each Book Online Here Covid guide-lines. There is no longer any requirement to wear a mask in the venue. We have had feedback that some concert attendees feel much happier...Read more >>

Albert Lee - SOLD OUT!


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £25 Under 25s  £15 Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE Rescheduled from May 2020 Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen, Double Grammy Award Winner Albert Lee is also an accomplished ...Read more >>

Daphne's Flight


Re-scheduled from 2020 Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £18 Offline (Cash or cheque in advance) £19 Pay on the Door £20 Under 25 yrs  £9   Chris While       Miranda Sykes       Helen Wats...Read more >>

Show of Hands - The Dog Show Sessions


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £26 Under 25s  £13 BOOK ONLINE HERE Box Office Email boxoffice@kent.ac.uk  SHOW OF HANDS AND TRACK DOGS UNITE FOR ULTIMATE WEST COUNTRY-MEETS-MADRID  SPRING TOUR IN UK’S FIRST ‘THE D...Read more >>

The Gigspanner Big Band


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £20 Offline £21 Door £23 Under 25s   £10 The Gigspanner Big Band are a unique force in British folk music... Their high-energy, virtuosic performances appeal equally ...Read more >>

Belshazzar's Feast


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £15 Offline £16 Door £17 Under 25s £7 That’s All Folkies! Farewell album & last concerts from Belshazzar’s Feast After almost 30 years making music and performing toget...Read more >>

Luke Jackson - Sold Out!


Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets £15 online £16 offline £17 on the door £8 under 25s Luke Jackson is a Singer-Songwriter from Canterbury. Most Folk in the Barners need no introduction to Luke, he was 10 when his reputation first reached our ears...Read more >>

Fairport Convention Winter Tour 2022


DUE TO COVID, THIS WILL NOW BE MOVED TO 28TH FEBRUARY. THE VENUE WILL CONTACT ALL TICKETS HOLDERS  Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £30 Under 25s  £15 Some previously sold returns now available  book online HERE Book by email at boxoffice@k...Read more >>

Miranda Sykes


Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start Note later start time than usual Tickets £14 online £16 on the door £7 under 25s FOLK IN THE BARN COVID REQUIREMENTS Seeing as the number of deaths from Covid isn't falling and cases are still high, we shall be continuing with our ...Read more >>

Smith & Brewer


Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets £15 online £17 on the door £8 under 25s As with all our concerts, admission will require a Covid pass (proof of vax or neg lat flo test).  Please stay away if you are feeling at all unwell or have been with someone that is,...Read more >>

Simon Mayor & Hilary James


Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets £15 online £17 on the door £8 under 25s We've been requesting a covid pass for admission to concerts. As time passes it seems to me that the most effective safety measure is a negative lateral flow test.  Please test be...Read more >>

The Albion Christmas Band


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets  £23 Students £11 Box Office:   01227 769075 Book Online HERE Book By Email HERE  The Albion Christmas Band The Albion Christmas Show is a very popular show appealing to all ages. The tour sells out all over the co...Read more >>

St Agnes Fountain


Note change of Venue Book Online HERE Book by Email HERE Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £19 U25 £10 21st Anniversary Tour Celebrating their 21st Anniversary, St Agnes Fountain have been called THE Christmas band for their constantly evol...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Booking open now!  Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £18 online £19 offline £20 on the door £9 under 25s Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip...Read more >>

Usher's Island


Doors 7.15pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price      £24 Under 25s    £12 BOOK ONLINE HERE BOOK BY EMAIL HERE Box Office 01227 769075 Usher’s Island featuring Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Michael McGoldrick an...Read more >>

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican


Doors 7.45pm for 8pm start (half an hour later than originally advertised) Tickets Full Price      £17 Under 25s    £8 Book Online HERE   Or By Email HERE Box Office 01227 769075 Re-scheduled from November 2020 Put on yer ...Read more >>

Declan O'Rourke


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £18 Offline* £19 Door £20 Under 25s £9 ONLINE BOOKING WILL CLOSE AT MIDDAY, BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR.  COVID PREVENTION MEASURES WILL BE IN PLACE.  NO ADMISSION ...Read more >>

Show of Hands - The Best One Yet


ONLINE BOOKING NOW CLOSED,  BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON THE DOOR, CASH ONLY .  DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR COVID PASS AND MASK, MANY THANKS Doors 7pm for 7.45pm start Tickets Online £28 Offline £29 Door £32 Under 25 yrs  £15 B...Read more >>

Le Vent du Nord - BOOKING OPEN NOW!


NOW OPEN FOR BOOKING Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  Full Price  £18 U25s  £9 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK ONLINE HERE BOOK BY EMAIL HERE   The award winning and highly acclaimed Le Vent du Nord is a leading forc...Read more >>

Eddi Reader


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £24 U25s £12 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE     Rescheduled from Oct 2020 EDDI READER ‘40 Years Live’ - concert tour   Eddi Reader is per...Read more >>

Thea Gilmore - With Support from Simon Nicol


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £20 Under 25s  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE Rescheduled from Sept 2020 Thea Gilmore takes to the road for her first EVER tour performing completely solo. Fo...Read more >>

Dave Bainbridge & Sally Minnear


This event is re-arranged from August 2020.  Those who booked tickets for 2020, they will still apply. Doors 2.30pm for 3pm start Tickets Full Price £20 U25 £10 Under 12's Free Email me to reserve a space and I will reply with ways to pay. debs @ folk in the barn do...Read more >>

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £17.50 £8 under 25s BOOK TICKETS HERE We're thrilled and grateful to have the use of this beautiful new Canterbury venue to bring you a couple of special summer concerts. Despite being held after July 19th (Freedom Day) this concert will...Read more >>

Ross Ainslie & Tim Edey


The concert will now be available to view all week at your leisure. Tickets Minimum £10 Book HERE You will need to register with this 'MyPlayer' app if you haven't already. Please make sure you do this in advance so you don't miss the start of the performance.  Ross Ainslie &am...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £18 online £19 offline £20 on the door £9 under 25s Choice of booking options on www.folkinthebarn.co.uk  Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer song...Read more >>

Tim Edey with support from Rudy Warman (solo)


Trying to reschedule this for sometime in 2021.  New date tbc Doors 7pm Concert Starts 7.30pm Tickets Full price £14 Under 25s  £7 Box Office:   01227 769075 Book by email HERE Book online HERE   Tim Edey - BBC R2 Folk Awards Musician Of The...Read more >>

Calan


This Event has been re-scheduled from Wednesday 29th April 2020 to 2021- due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  DATE TBC All tickets will stand for the new date, or refunds available should you not be able to make the new date.   Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £16 Under 2...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Still a few spaces left for this concert. Doors 2pm Show 2.30pm Tickets Full Price £20 U25s £10 As with all our recent out door concerts, this is subject to the weather but this one also is dependent upon the numbers.  Martyn will be coming from Wales to play for...Read more >>

Dulcima & Tom - A Rare Duo Concert (Coco & the Butterfields)


Dulcima & Tom ....of Coco & the Butterfields Doors 2.30pm, show start 3pm Tickets £20 Email me to reserve your safely distanced spaces. Please include the names and phone numbers of all ticket holders. I will reply asap with venue details including safe ways to pay for ...Read more >>

Edgelarks


Doors 2pm, show start 2.30pm Suggested online donation £25 per place - limited places available. Email me to register interest and reserve your safely distanced spaces.  I will reply asap with more details including safe ways to donate online for those spaces.   ...Read more >>

Gerry Colvin 2 Tickets now avail!


Doors 2.30pm, show start 3pm Suggested online donation £25 per place - Only 26 places available. Email me to register interest and reserve your safely distanced spaces.  I will reply asap with more details including safe ways to donate online for those spaces.  ...Read more >>

Sally Barker


1 space left at 11am Doors 2pm, show start 2.30pm Suggested online donation £25 per place, Only 26 places available. Just email me to register interest and reserve your safely distanced spaces.  I will reply asap with more details including safe ways to donate online for those ...Read more >>

Damian Wilson SOLD OUT!


Doors 3pm, show start 3.30pm Suggested online donation £25 per place Email debs 'at sign' folk in the barn dot co dot uk to reserve a place and receive further booking information Damian Wilson is an English musician, songwriter and vocalist who has appeared on over 70 separate albu...Read more >>

Alan Prosser


Doors 12.30pm, 1pm start  (Earlier than usual due to meteorological opportunities) Suggested online donation £25 per place Email debs 'at sign' folk in the barn dot co dot uk to reserve a place and receive further booking information Alan Prosser Come and join us for a safe...Read more >>

Luke Jackson SOLD OUT!


Doors 4pm for 4.30pm start Suggested online donation £25 per place Email debs 'at sign' folk in the barn dot co dot uk to reserve a place and receive further booking information Luke Jackson Come and join us for a safe and socially distanced,  outdoor musical afternoon in the be...Read more >>

Edwina Hayes


Doors 3.50pm for 4.20pm start Suggested online donation £25 per place Edwina Hayes Come and join us for a safe and socially distanced,  outdoor musical afternoon in the beautiful Elham Valley. I chose Edwina for this first Folk in the Barn Alfresco gig as I wanted to try an...Read more >>

Oysters 3 cancelled


Sadly this tour now won't be happening for the foreseeable future.. Doors 7pm for 7.40pm start Tickets Online £15 Offline (from Fitb at gigs or by post) £16 On the Door £17 Under 25 £8 On a rare tour, the 3 original members of Oysterband open their t...Read more >>

Fairport Convention Acoustic Tour 2020 - SADLY CANCELLED


Sadly, but inevitably, this event has now been cancelled Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £25 online £27 offline £28 on the door £14 under 25s Fairport Convention has been entertaining music lovers for over half a century. During that time the ban...Read more >>

Skipinnish POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 NEW DATE COMING SOON


POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19.  A NEW DATE IS BEING ARRANGED Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £20 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE   Book online HERE Skipinnish are hitting new heights! Thei...Read more >>

FiBFEST 2020 POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19


NOW POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HOPEFULLY RE-SCHEDULED SAME TIME NEXT YEAR! WILL BE IN TOUCH Doors 1pm - midnight Tickets Full £42 12-25 £24 Under 12 Free Earlybird Prices (Before the 1st December) Full £35 12-25 £20 Box Office:   01227 769075...Read more >>

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £13 online £14 offline £15 on the door £7 under 25s Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar joined forces in 2011. Combining Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar style with Algar’s All-Ireland winning fiddle...Read more >>

Fairport Convention WinTour 2020


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £26    Under 25s  £13  Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE   Book Online HERE WinTour 2020 Fairport Convention has been entertaining music lovers for over half ...Read more >>

Glymjack SOLD OUT


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door U25s £6    SOLD OUT Glymjack is the folk-roots project of songwriter Greg McDonald, described as “enough to remind you why you got into music in the firs...Read more >>

Winter Wilson


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door U25s £6 ONLINE BOOKING CLOSED, STILL A FEW AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR!  Winter Wilson hit 2018 at full speed with the stunning new album “Far Off on the Hori...Read more >>

Will Pound


Ticket Prices for Folk in the Barn 'Even Cosier' are the same for the 7th year in a row. Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door  ”Will Pound is a master of the mouth harp”– UNCUT Magazine ...Read more >>

The Albion Christmas Band - SOLD OUT!


BOOKING OPEN NOW Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets  £20 Students £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE    Book online HERE The Albion Christmas Band The Albion Christmas Band concert is a very popular show app...Read more >>

St Agnes Fountain - SOLD OUT!


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £19 Offline £20 (cash or cheque in advance) Door £22 Under 25s £10 Book by email debs@folkinthebarn.co.uk Or Online below   St Agnes Fountain is the annual seasonal gathering of  fou...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start *Note later than usual start time Tickets Full Price £17.50 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book Online HERE Book by email HERE   MARTYN JOSEPH - WINTER TOUR 2019 Martyn Joseph is a unique and mind blowing arti...Read more >>

The Gigspanner Big Band


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £19 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE Gigspanner Big Band Periodically, the pairing of two acts, each with their own unique identity, produces an electrifying ...Read more >>

The Pitmen Poets


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £20 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE   Book Online HERE The Pitmen Poets FROM BILLY ELLIOT TO AUF WIEDERSEHEN PET, FROM WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN - TO THE LIKE...Read more >>

Skerryvore


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets   Full £18 U25s  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE SKERRYVORE create a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and Americana that represents all the different personalities...Read more >>

The Peatbog Faeries - SOLD OUT!


tHIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT, PLEASE CONTACT BOX OFFICE TO GO ON A WAITING LIST Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £17.50 Students  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email HERE Book Online HERE The Peatbog Faeries celebrated the...Read more >>

Chris While & Julie Matthews


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £15 Offline (from Fitb at gigs or by post) £16 On the Door £17 Under 25 £8 In 2019 Chris While & Julie Matthews celebrate 25 years as one of the best and most loved Duos on the British and World stages. ...Read more >>

Turin Brakes Acoustic


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £22.50 U25s £18 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book By Email HERE  Book Online HERE TURIN BRAKES ACOUSTIC The estimable London 4-piece Turin Brakes are delighted to announce a UK Acoustic Tou...Read more >>

Duncan Chisholm


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £17 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE    BOOK ONLINE HERE  Duncan Chisholm UPDATE - Duncan will be joined in his band by Folk in the Barn friend - Megan Hen...Read more >>

John Paul White Trio with support from Luke Jackson


 Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £16 U25s £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE Book Online HERE John Paul White  We are thrilled to announce that John Paul White, with his Trio will be making his first ...Read more >>

Old Man Luedecke


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £13 online £14 offline £15 on the door £7 under 25s Old Man Luedecke is the recording and performing name of multiple award-winning Canadian roots singer-songwriter Christopher Luedecke. Born in Toronto, but now based in Nov...Read more >>

End of Summer Season Garden Party - with Chris Leslie - SOLD OUT!


Doors 4.30pm for 5pm start Edge of Beyond, The Street, Barham, Canterbury, Kent  CT4 6NY SOLD OUT - UNLESS THE FORECAST IS DRY ON THE DAY IN WHICH CASE THERE IS ROOM FOR A FEW MORE!   As a private house/garden concert we're unable to sell tickets in advance,  but...Read more >>

Gerry Colvin Band - Sold Out


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm  Tickets £14  Online £15 Offline £16  Door U25s £7 "Gerry Colvin is a writer of great substance who is able to give us something that has been largely missing in English Music for a long time. His subjects and char...Read more >>

Sharon Shannon, Seckou Keita


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full   £24 Under 25s  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by Email Here Book Online Here Legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon brings a new live show on UK tour 2019. Joined by her band, Jim ...Read more >>

Fairport Convention - Spring Tour 2019


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets        £24 Under 25s   £12    Box Office:   01303 223925 Book Online HERE Fairport Convention have been touring and making great music for over 50 years. Credited with origi...Read more >>

Tide Lines


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full   £15 Under 25s  £8 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE Book online HERE Tide Lines are 4 young guys originally from the Highlands of Scotland. Their roots run from Hebridean I...Read more >>

Flook


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £16 - booking link below Offline £17 - Info HERE Door £18 Under 25s £8    FLOOK ARE BACK! We are very excited to announce this first for Folk in the Barn, Canterbury. We are thrilled to be promoting a ...Read more >>

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £15 Under 25s  £8 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE Book online HERE "The greatest thing to come out of Barnsley, since the A61 to Sheffield" Jarvis Cocker, musician ​"...Read more >>

Moya Brennan - The Voice of Clannad


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £25 Under 25s £15 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email HERE Book online HERE “..one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced”  Bono Moya Bre...Read more >>

Phil Beer Band


Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start   PLEASE NOTE LATER START TIME THAN PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED Tickets Full price £19 Under 25s  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075     Book by email HERE   Book Online Here Phil Beer, best known ...Read more >>

Edgelarks


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full   £14 Under 25s  £7 Box Office:   01227 769075  Book by email HERE  Book Online Here In April 2018, Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) retreated to a remote cottage in Ulpha, Western C...Read more >>

Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton's 'Symbiosis'


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets   £16 Under 25s  £8 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book by email here Book Online Here Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton’s “Symbiosis” After much anticipation and encouragement from fellow m...Read more >>

Chris Wood


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £15 online £16 offline £17 on the door £7 under 25s Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tr...Read more >>

Fairport Convention


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £26    Students £13 (limited number) BOOK ONLINE HERE BY PHONE 01227 769075   BY EMAIL Essential Building works in the Gulbenkian Auditorium mean the the concerts will be held next door (same entrance) in th...Read more >>

Steve Knightley - Roadworks 2019


SOLD OUT, BUT CHECK THE WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK LATER  IN CASE OF AVAILABILITY ON THE DOOR!  Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £18 online £19 offline £20 on the door £10 under 25s Steve Knightley announces 2019 solo tour ‘Roadworks’ As ...Read more >>

annA rydeR


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door Anna is a superb singer-songwriter and talented multi-instrumentalist whose songs are consistently original and inventive. She combines a captivating stage presence with an ende...Read more >>

Reg Meuross - SOLD OUT!


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door Reg’s clever and imaginative lyrics have earned him the title of  “Master Storyteller” (PennyBlack Music) and led Mike Harding to introduce him onto the...Read more >>

The Hut People - Sold Out!


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door To begin our brand new 2019 Programme we once again have our very popular series of intimate concerts - Folk in the Barn 'Even Cosier'  at The Black Robin in Kingston ju...Read more >>

Cara Dillon - Upon a Winter's Night - SOLD OUT


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £22 12-25  £15 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE  BOOK ONLINE HERE Cara Dillon, possessed of one of the most celebrated folk voices to have come out of Ireland, will be tourin...Read more >>

St Agnes Fountain - SOLD OUT!


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £18 online £19.50 offline (cash or cheque in advance) £21 on the door unreserved seating     St Agnes Fountain is the annual gathering of  four of modern acoustic music's brightest stars.  Singer...Read more >>

Albion Christmas Band - SOLD OUT


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets  £18 Students £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE BOOK ONLINE HERE  The Albion Christmas Band Now as much an essential part of the build up to Christmas as the local Village Christmas...Read more >>

Lau


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £17 Box Office:   01227 769075   Book Tickets by Email HERE BOOK ONLINE HERE Scottish folk pioneers Lau return with their first new music since 2015’s ‘The Bell That Never Rang’  (Album of The Year - T...Read more >>

Oysterband - SOLD OUT!


SOLD OUT - EMAIL OR RING BOX OFFICE TO GO ON WAITING LIST FOR RETURNS Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets   Full  £25.50 12-25 yrs  £15 Box Office:   01227 769075    BOOK BY EMAIL BOOK ONLINE Oysterband 40th Celebration  S...Read more >>

The Ballads of Child Migration - SOLD OUT!


SOLD OUT! CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST FOR RETURNS Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £20 Full Price £15 12-25s Box Office 01227 769075 BOOK BY EMAIL HERE BOOK ONLINE HERE   7digital presents The Ballads of Child Migration All-star cast on UK ...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £17 Full Price £10 12-25s BOX OFFICE 01227 769075 BOOK BY EMAIL HERE BOOK ONLINE HERE Martyn Joseph is a unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For on...Read more >>

Celestial Fire


Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start   **later start than usual  Tickets Full price £16 12 – 25 yrs £8 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE  BOOK ONLINE HERE Celestial Fire were formed in 2015 after the release of Dave Bainbri...Read more >>

Daphne's Flight


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £18 12 - 25 yrs £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE    BOOK ONLINE HERE Daphne's Flight Back in 1995, five of the finest folk, blues and soul singers of their generation found ...Read more >>

Will Varley - Supported by Sam Brothers


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £14.50 Students £10  Box Office:   01227 769075    EMAIL HERE   BOOK ONLINE HERE In March 2015 Will Varley walked out on stage at the Royal Albert Hall, shortly after signing a record deal with independent mus...Read more >>

McGoldrick, McCusker, Doyle - Rearranged from March


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £16.50 12-25 £8 Box Office:   01227 769075    Book by email HERE Book Online HERE John Doyle, John McCusker and Mike McGoldrick first crossed paths as teenagers. Quarter of a century later, the fired-up folk live-wire...Read more >>

Arcelia


Doors 4.30pm for 5pm start As a private house concert we're unable to sell tickets in advance, but can reserve places and suggest a voluntary donation on the day   for each place of £15 Under 18s £8 If it wasn’t for the snow and the re-scheduled McCusker McGoldri...Read more >>

Heidi Talbot & John McCusker


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £16 online (plus bkg fee) £17 offline £18 on the door £6 under 25s “One of the UK’s most gifted and versatile musicians in any genre, John McCusker is equally in demand as a multi-instrumentalist, producer and...Read more >>

Blair Dunlop spt Tom & Dulcima of Coco & the Butterfields - SOLD OUT!


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £14  Online £15 Offline £16  Door  £7 12-25 yrs Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist, has now released 3 albums 2 ep’s and toured widely around the globe. ...Read more >>

Urban Folk Quartet


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £15.50 12-25  £8 Box Office:   01227 769075   BOOK BY EMAIL HERE BOOK ONLINE HERE Joe Broughton's Urban Folk Quartet - UFQ Joe Broughton, Paloma Trigás, Tom Chapman and Dan Walsh are Urban Fo...Read more >>

Fairport Convention Spring Tour 2018


Doors 7pm for 7.45pm start Tickets Online (Wegottickets) £22.50 Offline (from Fitb at gigs or by post) £24 On the Door £26 12 – 25 £12 ONLINE TICKET PURCHASING NOW CLOSED.  TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR FROM 7PM. Fairport Convention Spri...Read more >>

Albert Lee


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £23.50 12-25  £15 Box Office:   01227 769075  boxoffice@kent.ac.uk BOOK ONLINE HERE Double Grammy Award Winner Albert Lee returns to the UK, this time accompanied by his great Electric Band. Undoubtedl...Read more >>

Peter Knight's Gigspanner


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £16.50 Students  £8 Box Office:   01227 769075  boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    BOOK ONLINE HERE "Peter Knight's Gigspanner were amazing. I can only think of a handful of folk musicians world-wide that have t...Read more >>

Calan


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £15.50 12-25 £8 Box Office:   01227 769075    BOOK BY EMAIL BOOK ONLINE HERE Calan - Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life This international award winning band from Wales...Read more >>

FibFEST!


Doors 2pm - midnight Tickets Full £48 12-25 £24  Box Office:   01227 769075    Email Here      BOOK ONLINE HERE  To Celebrate the 15th Birthday of Folk in the Barn Show of Hands, Gerry Colvin Band, Luke Jackson and many more...Read more >>

Moya Brennan


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £20 online £21.50 offline (cash or cheque in advance at other FitB gigs) £24 on the door  “Growing up, long before I’d fallen into the wonderful world of folk music, one of my favourite things on Top of the P...Read more >>

Skerryvore


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets   Full £17.50 12-25 yrs £10 Box Office:   01227 769075  Book by Email HERE  Book Online HERE Live Act of the Year 2016 Twice winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music ‘Live Act of the Year...Read more >>

Fairport Convention Winter Tour 2018


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £25.50 Box Office:   01227 769075 Book Online HERE   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years.  Credited with originating British folk-rock music, there is...Read more >>

Sarah McQuaid SOLD OUT!


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets  £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door  “The precision and sophistication of the writing and playing blows me away. I am so glad to be involved,” writes guitar legend Michael Chapman in his int...Read more >>

Miranda Sykes


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets  £13 online   £14 cash or cheque in advance £15 on the door Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during whi...Read more >>

Fraser Nimmo


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets  £10 online £11 cash or cheque in advance £12 on the door  Fraser Nimmo is a Scottish singer, songwriter and actor who combines traditional songs with his own material in an organic melange of Celtic musicality. His son...Read more >>

Ewan McLennan


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 cash or cheque in advance £14 on the door    Ewan McLennan has come to be known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a si...Read more >>

Albion Christmas Band - SOLD OUT


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets  £18 Students £10 Box office 01227 769075 Book Online HERE This gig is sold out, please apply to the Gulbenkian Box office to be put on the waiting list in case of returns. The Albion Christmas Band Founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span ...Read more >>

St Agnes Fountain - SOLD OUT


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £18 online £19.50 offline (cash or cheque  in advance) £21 on the door    01227 831493     Now sold out. Please email debs at folkinthebarn.co.uk to join the waiting list in case of returns. Te...Read more >>

Cara Dillon - Upon a Winter's Night


7.30pm start Tickets  £20 full price £15 12-25 years Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     Book Online HERE Folk in the Barn are pleased to invite the exceptional Cara Dillon back to Canterbury for a  night...Read more >>

Peggy & AJ


TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £12 Online £13 Offline £14 On the Door   £6 Under 18s    An Evening of Mirth and Mischief When musical virtuoso Dave Pegg, sporting decades of experience in bands such as Fai...Read more >>

Steeleye Span


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets Full price £25.50 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    Book Online HERE No self-respecting Folk Rock promoter’s programme would be complete without this legendary band in their line-up.&nbs...Read more >>

Elephant Sessions supported by CCCU Students S3A, Eviette and Megan Wardroper


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 offline £14 on the door £6 Students Recently nominated as Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016, fiery Highland five-piece Elephant Sessions are a musical powerhouse, welding wea...Read more >>

Martyn Joseph


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets £16 online £17 offline (cash or cheque in advance) £18 on the door £8 Students  Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer and songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyri...Read more >>

Breabach


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full £15 Students £10 Box Office:   01227 769075    boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     BOOK ONLINE HERE Walking away with the accolades ‘Folk Band of the Year’ and ‘Album of Year&rsquo...Read more >>

The Young'uns Supported by The Hut People


Doors 6.45pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £15 online £16 offline (cash or cheque in advance) £18 on the door  The Young’uns have proved themselves a unique proposition – writing and performing a cappella or subtly accompanied songs that tell it how i...Read more >>

The Phil Beer Band supported by The Hawthornes


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £19 Students  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    BOOK ONLINE HERE Phil Beer, best known for his multi-instrumental wizardry as one half of England’s top acoustic...Read more >>

Charlie Dore & Julian Littman


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Online £13 Offline £14 On the door £15 Under 18s £5 ‘A gift for melody, brave, poignant, entertaining, original' Guardian ★★★★  A very special evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore, one of the UK&...Read more >>

Martin Simpson supported by James Riley


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  Full price £15 Students  £7 Box Office  01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     Book Online HERE Martin Simpson – A Master of His Art “Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly...Read more >>

TRADarrr


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online £15 Offline £16 Door £17 Full Time Students £7 It’s 45 years since  Liege & Lief  almost single-handedly created the genre folk-rock. Since then, that simple marriage of traditional music and elec...Read more >>

Joe Topping & Scott Poley


Doors 4.30pm for 5pm start Suggested Donation £15 Under 18s half price To Reserve a space 01227 831493 debs@folkinthebarn.co.uk Joe Topping - the best male voice on the Folk Scene – Chris While Joe first realised the power of music when he had his trousers stolen in...Read more >>

Cara with support Emily Watts


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £15 Students  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    Book Online Here One of the most sought after bands within Germany, Cara are touring England to promote their latest a...Read more >>

Fairport Convention @50 Spring Tour 2017 - with Support from Luke Jackson


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Online (Wegottickets) £22.50 Offline (from Fitb at gigs or by post) £24 On the Door £26 Fairport Convention 50th Anniversary Spring Tour 2017 “As much a British Summer Institution as Wimbledon” The Guardian Enjoy a...Read more >>

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £14 Students  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk Book Online HERE Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most re...Read more >>

Daphne's Flight


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start  Tickets Full price £18 Students  £10 Box Office:   Ring... 01227 769075   Email..  boxoffice@kent.ac.uk  Book Online... www.thegulbenkian.co.uk Daphne’s Flight Christine Collister (Gregson & Collister...Read more >>

Luke Daniels


Doors 6pm for 6.30pm start Tickets £12 online £13 offline (cash or cheque in advance) £14 on the door  Described by Songlines as “a future classic” and by Acoustic Magazine as “an enchanting delight” ★★★★ award-winning singer and compos...Read more >>

The Mighty Doonans


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full price £16 Students  £10 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk    www.thegulbenkian.co.uk The Mighty Doonans have a deserved reputation for their imaginative and innovative interpretat...Read more >>

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start   Tickets £12 online £13 offline £14 on the door  Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar met in 2011. Soon after, the duo were signed to Fellside Records and in July 2012 released their debut album, The Queen’s Lover. Numerous to...Read more >>

Sam Kelly & Friends


THIS EVENT FORMS PART OF CANTERBURY ARTS COUNCIL'S 50th. ANNIVERSARY SHOWCASE www.canterburyartscouncil.org.uk Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start  Tickets Full price £14 Students  £10 BOOK ONLINE HERE EMAIL PHONE 01227 769075 Sam Kelly is a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning...Read more >>

Turin Brakes


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets Full Price £20 Students £18 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     www.thegulbenkian.co.uk TURIN BRAKES: LOST PROPERTY While many of the rest of the class of 2000 seem forever frozen into the faces i...Read more >>

Sally Barker & Vicki Genfan - CANCELLED, SORRY!


UNFORTUNATELY A CHANGE OF TRAVEL PLANS HAS MEANT THAT SALLY HAS HAD TO CANCEL THIS DATE. WE HOPE TO RE-ARRANGE SOME OTHER TIME. Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Suggested Donation £14 Reserve your seat HERE Sally Barker -  the Voice that made Sir Tom Jones cry Millions of viewers tun...Read more >>

Fairport Convention at 50


Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start Tickets  £25 Box Office:   01227 769075   boxoffice@kent.ac.uk     www.thegulbenkian.co.uk Fairport Convention celebrate 50th Anniversary with album and UK winter tour  “Impressive musicians with a great back cat...Read more >>