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Somerset Nightingales

Wednesday Jul 28, 2021 - Monday Aug 30, 2021

Sat 28th: Foundry Court 11.30am

The Somerset Nightingales are Eileen Ann Moore and Jim Parham who sing traditional and contemporary folk songs often with choruses encouraging audience participation, two voices accompanied by guitar. Eileen Ann is also a songwriter, often writing about the beauty of Exmoor and the West Country as is known for her Cornish legend song “Making a Difference”.

They captain the Acorn Shanty Crew in Minehead, have stewarded the Cornwall Folk Festival for many years, where they’ve hosted shanty and family singing workshops, including the popular Shanty workshop at the 2019 festival. The duo sing floor spots at folk clubs, as well as festivals and private parties.