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Hexham Gathering 2019

Hexham Gathering is a celebration of youth music, song and dance! With youth performances in the afternoon and our fantastic headliner in the evening – this is a day of music, folk and fun for all the family.

Hexham Gathering, Saturday 25 May 2019

Music at the Bandstand, Hexham, 12noon-3pm

Come and hear some fantastic young performers from across the North East. This family friendly afternoon is a great opportunity to support young musicians and dancers as they sing, dance and play in the beautiful surroundings of Sele Park. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music. Please note, even though we will crossing our fingers for a sunny day, the music will still carry on inside if we have inclement weather!

Don’t just sit and watch – get up and dance! Young musicians will be playing for an open air ceilidh from 1.30pm.

Kathryn Tickell and The Darkening, Queen’s Hall Hexham, 7pm

Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening embrace that global perspective, bringing some of the oldest Northumbrian tunes and songs throbbing to life, intermingling them with new material and binding it all together with contemporary resonance and attitude. Tickets are available from Queen’s Hall Arts Centre. More information and booking.

Want to perform at Hexham Gathering 2019?

We are looking for young musicians, performers and singers – from ceilidh bands to samba bands and from solo performers to big youth groups. Performers will play at the Bandstand across the afternoon for up to 20 minutes per group. This is a great opportunity to perform in front of a supportive audience and meet other young people who share a passion for music. To apply please fill in the application form and return to [email protected] by Monday 6th May 2019

We have a limited travel bursary available for those who may need help getting their group to Hexham, please enquire with [email protected]

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