f you love traditional music rooted in the history of the North East and the Borders, then you may want to head to St James’s Centre in Morpeth this month for the Northumbrian Barn Dance.
Taking place on Saturday 17th November, local musicians The Border Directors and guest choir Werca’s Folk will kick off the fundraising for next April’s Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, the 52nd annual festival of local traditional music and culture.
Established in 1987 and originally known as the Blue Moon Band, The Border Directors specialise in the traditional music and song of North East England and the Borders.
The Northumberland women’s choir Werca’s Folk will perform traditional and modern songs, not just from the local area but also from across Britain and the wider world.
Tickets, priced at £8.00 in advance, are available from The Chantry TIC, Bridge Street, Morpeth or by calling Kim Bibby-Wilson directly on 01670 513308.