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Folkworks Hexham Gathering 2017
The annual Hexham Gathering sees hundreds of performers converge on Tyne Valley to celebrate traditional music, song and dance in a four day folk spectacular.
Young players will be at the forefront of performances in Hexham town centre whilst Queen’s Hall will be full of music throughout the weekend as it hosts concerts, workshops and The Big Gig – headlined by the young Scottish powerhouse RURA!
New for 2017, the festival will be visiting venues across the Tyne Valley with a Magnetic North East Village Hall Tour, led by award-winning Northumbrian pipe and fiddle player Kathryn Tickell.
With a packed programme inside and out there’s something to tempt all folk!
Hexham Gathering is sponsored by Red Hot Property.
Past events in this festival
Folkworks Hexham Gathering Village Hall Tour with Magnetic North East
Magnetic North East showcase the best of the regions young instrumentalists and singers in this...
Hexham Town Centre Takeover
Enjoy music, song and dance throughout the day with performances from a huge variety of school and...
The Big Gig: RURA / Superfolkus + Kathryn Tickell / Folkestra
Headlining this year’s Big Gig are *'one of the most exciting bands on the Scottish folk scene'...
Hexham Gathering Ceilidh
Dance the evening away in the beautiful surroundings of Hexham Abbey’s Great Hall. Caller Ruth...
Mixed Instrument Workshop with RURA
A unique opportunity to learn from one of the most exciting young folk bands of today. Suitable for...
Singing Workshop with Hannah James
Join Hannah James as she teaches some of her favourite songs. This workshop will focus on learning,...
4th Generation and Eryn Rae
4th Generation are the Queen’s Hall Arts’ resident youth folk band, meeting under the skilful...