Bradford on Avon Folk Club

Every Tuesday at 8pm in The Swan Hotel

What's On


Kate and Richard Harris

July 26th: Kate and Richard Harris

Local duo Kate and Richard have been performing together, on the folk and acoustic scene, for many years. Kate's wonderful voice is accompanied by Richards fine playing and precise style on guitar and concertina. Through their music they interpret songs, often from Kate's Scottish roots, as well as contemporary material.

August 2nd: Singaround


Saskia Griffiths-Moore Trio

August 9th: Saskia Griffiths-Moore Trio

The Saskia Griffiths-Moore Trio perform heartfelt atmospheric folk/pop,passionately sung over classical and acoustic instruments.Expect engaging songs,captivating instrumentation and crystal clear vocals.Frequently compared to Joan Baez and Eva Cassidy for her enchanting tones,creative melodies and her perfect,natural sound.Saskia's original songs draw on the genres of Americana, roots and darker folk music,they are at once thoughtful, mesmerizing and stunningly beautiful,delivered with humour and styl.Saskia and her trio have become sought after in their local area,and all over Gloucestershire,and they tour the folk and acoustic scene year round.

August 16th: Singaround


Nick Dow

August 23rd: Nick Dow

Nick Dow has been singing traditional songs for over forty years.He has a big influence on the folk scene and,most recently, award-winning English folk singer Jim Moray has quoted Nick a an influence by singing two songs from his repertoire,and including one(Seven Long Years)on his latest album 'Skulk'. Nick is an acknowledged expert on West Country Folk Songs and together with wife Mally,has collected over 300 songs in Dorset, and also found singers in Lancashire and Essex.He has also made recordings of Gypsy Singers,some of which have been included on Topic Records series 'The Voice of the People'.Nick Dow has returned to the folk scene after a long absence,having spent several years building up his business of sign-writing and building and restoring Gypsy Wagons.Nick has lived an amazing life,from a  rough childhood in South London,he has lived on his wits since he left home at eighteen;travelling half way round the world,living on the road with the Travelling folk and learning their songs,Nick and Mally now live happily in East Lancashire surrounded by moorland and fells.

August 30th: Singaround

always in the cellar

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