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The Ham – Lunchtime Concerts

12 PM

SUNDAY 31st JULY 

RYAN YOUNG WITH DAVID FOLEY + COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE

 

A double-header concert with talented upstarts from the Scottish and English traditions respectively. Cohen has a solo repertoire consisting mainly of traditional songs with accompaniment on Anglo concertina or melodeon. Ryan takes listeners on an emotional journey with his fresh take on Scottish fiddle tradition.

MONDAY 1st AUGUST

GATEWAY CONCERT – THREEPENNY BIT + HOLLY CLARKE

A Gateway Concert offering a chance to dip your toes into the water with Ham Concerts at an attractive price, this double bill features Hampshire-based Threepenny Bit, who use traditional dance music as the jumping-off point for their adventures in sound, with a patchwork of influences sewn into the lining of every tune. Lake District musician and singer, Holly performs traditional song with an infectious energy and passion.

TUESDAY 2nd AUGUST

SING LIKE A BLOKE WORKSHOP WITH THE SPOOKY MEN’S CHORALE

Stephen Taberner and his trusted henchmen share secrets from the Spooky lexicon, with a fully immersive exploration of some magnificently grandiose songs from their repertoire. A singing workshop for everyone!

WEDNESDAY 3rd AUGUST

MAIREARAD GREEN & ANNA MASSIE + FEIS ROIS CEILIDH TRAIL

Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo, providing a highly energetic performance with an instantly warm and friendly stage presence. We welcome another line up of fine young musicians from across Scotland as part of Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail who will open the concert.

THURSDAY 4th AUGUST

GATEWAY CONCERT – HONEY &THE BEAR + CHRISTINA ALDEN & ALEX PATTERSON 

A Gateway Concert offering a chance to dip your toes into the water with Ham Concerts at a very attractive price, this doubleheader of East Anglia’s finest features Honey & The Bear’s delicately interwoven vocal harmonies and emotive and evocative songwriting, telling tales of Suffolk folklore and beyond. Norwich-based singers and multiinstrumentalists, Alden and Patterson have won many hearts and minds with their fresh-faced song-writing and well-crafted performances.

FRIDAY 5th AUGUST

FESTIVAL WORKSHOP SHOWCASE

 

A chance to see the fruits of some of the week’s workshops. Collection.

An All-In-One gives you access to all events and workshops for the whole festival. You can also get to the two Pre-Festival concerts at seriously reduced prices.

Week, Weekend and Day season tickets give access to all events except the Ham Evening concerts for the period of your ticket. Season tickets give considerable discounts for Ham Evening concerts.