Folk at the Maltings returns to life in the form of online concerts, live screened from the performers’ homes. The first, on Friday November 27 at 8.00pm, features two award winning singers who were due to sing at the Maltings in May, James Findlay and Maddie Morris.
James Findlay first came into the public eye after winning the 2010 BBC Young Folk award. James comes from a family of folk singers and his enthusiasm lies firmly within the English tradition. He is particularly passionate about songs from his home counties of Dorset and Somerset. After touring and making three highly acclaimed solo albums and an album of songs from the 'The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs' with Lucy Ward, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters and Jackie Oates. Since 2015, he has worked extensively as a musical director and actor in touring theatre.
Maddie Morris is a contemporary folk musician, who is heavily influenced by traditional protest song and won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk award in 2019. Originally from Bedfordshire and currently based in Leeds, Maddie is a strong believer that 'the personal is political', and uses her own experiences to raise discussions around contemporary issues within society.
Tickets £14 for individuals, £25 for two people using the same device, £35 for three or more people using the same device. To book go to www.ticketsource.co.uk/stalbansfolkmusic.