Folk in the Barn
Gig Diary

The Albion Christmas Band - SOLD OUT!

Wednesday December 18th 2019

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Will Pound

Sunday 12th January 2020

The Black Robin Inn, Kingston, nr Canterbury

Winter Wilson

Sunday 19th January 2020

The Black Robin Inn, Kingston, nr Canterbury


Sunday 26th January 2020

The Black Robin Inn, Kingston, nr Canterbury

Tim Edey with support from Rudy Warman (solo)

Sunday 9th February 2020

Gulbenkian, Canterbury


Steve Knightley - SOLD OUT !!

Friday 21st September 2012

Kingston Barn

Tickets £16 in advance
£17 on the door
Doors 7.15pm for 8pm start

Steve Knightley is the songwriting force behind Show of Hands, widely acclaimed as the finest acoustic roots duo in England and with three Royal Albert Hall sell-outs to their name.

The Exeter-based singer-songwriter writes the majority of material for the band, which also features multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer, and together they won the Best Live Act title in the 2004 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – the only category voted for by the public.

But Steve is also enjoying success as a solo artist. In June 2007 he released the understated but powerful Cruel River, his first solo album in seven years and in May 09 released Track of Words-Retraced, so called as it subtly revisits and deconstructs his more mainstream-sounding album of the same name from a decade ago.

He is renowned for his strong, trademark narrative songs which reflect the escapades, hopes and fears not only of people in his native West Country but beyond and he pulls no punches when writing highly literate songs about bigger, global issues.

Well known to Folk in the Barn audiences after many visits from Steve, with Jenna, Martyn Joseph, Seth Lakeman and of course with Show of Hands.  Here is a rare chance to see him in concert entirely on his own.
“One of England’s greatest singer songwriters”
– Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2

- Date Added 13/09/2012