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August 2020

Geoff Lakeman and Rob Murch

Friday Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

A Cornishman who has lived on Dartmoor for 40 years, Geoff has been described as "a stalwart of the West Country folk scene and the father of a virtual folk dynasty." He's the dad of Sean, Sam and Seth Lakeman, who are all internationally renowned folk musicians. And he’s a patron of the Cornwall Folk Festival. Geoff is a leading exponent of the rare Crane Duet concertina. He teases English and Irish folk, Americana and jazz songs out of this…

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Winter Mountain

Friday Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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A prodigiously gifted Folk/Americana songwriter with a soulful voice, who's played support slots for pop icon Seal, Richard Thompson, Seth Lakeman, Paulo Nutini, Ben Howard and many others, it's safe to say it has been an extraordinary ascent for Winter Mountain. Winter Mountain is the stage name of Cornwall-based singer, songwriter and guitarist Joe Francis. His sound is reminiscent of a time before digital recording when the emphasis fell on the importance of live performance and the essence of the…

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Steve Dan Mills

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

Many CFF regulars will be pleased to see Steve back in Cornwall. Every time he plays, he has the audience eating out of his hand. From Nashville, he co-founded Speed Limit 35, one of the first folk rock bands in the US South and has enjoyed a solo career since the mid 70s. He’s performed at the Kerrville Folk Festival, London Folk Festival, Belfast Nashville Songwriter's Festival and more. He has recently moved to London and has begun performing in…

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Coastal Belles

Saturday Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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Coastal Belles are a close harmony singing group from Cornwall, who met five years ago and have been singing together ever since. They bring to the stage a selection of well-loved songs from folk to modern, to which they add a unique Belles twist. They blend three-part acapella harmonies with ukulele and piano accompaniment. They’ve been loved by Cornwall Folk Fest audiences ever since they started, and we are delighted to have them at the Betjeman Sessions as a featured…

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Handpicked

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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A merging of three fine talents, each one complimenting the other to produce music of vitality, verve and vigour. Mic McCreadie honed his craft from the many influences that abounded during the big folk revival of the 60s. He has enjoyed a long association as a resident artist with most of the major Folk Music Clubs in Cornwall, and has performed at many major folk festivals, including main stage at Cambridge. His touring in Europe has earning him a reputation…

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Mike Silver with Jo Partridge

Sunday Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

North Cornwall's Mike Silver is a force to be reckoned with. He's been in the business for fifty years, taking his music far and wide through Europe beyond to the Falkland Islands, New Zealand, the United States and Canada. With the release of Alchemy in 2019, he's still gigging and touring with as much skill and enthusiasm as ever. The loyal fan base he has amassed over the years ensures that every gig is a treasure to behold and lovingly…

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