June 25th – Leigh Folk Festival, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Very excited to be part of this wonderful free festival of folk delights! Highly recommend making a weekend of it; there are so many fab acts on the bill. I’ll be doing 2 sets on the Sunday, one at the Fisherman’s chapel (time tbc) and one in the scout hut.

Past Outings


November 29th – Brighton, The Prince Albert (48 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4ED).Supporting Alasdair Roberts. Doors 8pm, tickets available here: http://www.wegottickets.com/sct/Ppwbz7xzeb

August 13th – Glasgow, Scotland. Glorious Traces festival (The Glad Weekender). In the Shed, a bill curated by Alasdair Roberts including Tom Paley, Brigid Mae Power, Marry Waterson & David A Jaycock and Mary Hampton.


January 24th – Glasgow, Scotland.CELTIC CONNECTIONS Festival. Mary Hampton and Alistair Strachan, supporting Mike Heron.

February 15th – London. The Harrison, King’s Cross. 7.30pm.

February 18th – Brighton. The Albert, Trafalgar Street. With Haress and Van Coeur.

April 11th – with Lucy Farrell. Maidstone, KENT. The Bowerhouse.

April 25th – Falmouth University, with Thirty Pounds of Bone and the Diamond Family Archive.

May 30th – Lewes, Con Club. Supporting Dick Gaughan.

July 22nd – London, The Laughing Bell. Suporting C Joynes and the Dead Rat Orchestra.

July 23rd – Brighton, The Nelson Inn. Supporting C Joynes and the Dead Rat Orchestra.

September 17th – Brighton, One Church, Gloucester Place BN1 4AA. On the bill with the very wonderful Kristin McClement and the totally fabulous Tom Brousseau. 8pm start. Tickets available here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/324130. (Advance £8, on the door, £10).

October 3rd – London, Union Chapel for Daylight Music, Compton Terrace, Islington. On the bill with Nadine Kouri and Daudi Matsiko – this is going to be a lovely show. 12 noon start. Free entry.

December 5th – Bedford, Bromham Water Mill, MK43 8LP. Further details soon…



January 22nd – London, The Ivy House, with Alessi’s Ark, promoted by Baba Yaga’s Hut.

March 29th – London, King’s Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG. HER CONJURING VOICE. Emily Portman Trio and Debs Newbold.

March 30th – Brighton, St. Peter’s Church, Preston Park. COLLECTRESS ALBUM LAUNCH.

April 10th – Brighton, One Church, Gloucester Place. DIANE CLUCK and Seamus Fogarty.

August 9th and 10th – Oxfordshire, SUPERNORMAL FESTIVAL, Braziers Park.

August 4th – Devon, SIDMOUTH FESTIVAL, Carinas.

September 5th – Lewes, Cafe Des Artistes. CLOWNS and CRAYOLA LECTERN.

October 1st – London, Strongroom Bar, Shoreditch. WITCH’S HAT night.

November 7th – LONDON, Kings Place, 7:30pm, Hall One. I am honoured to be supporting legendary father and daughter musicians Martin and Eliza Carthy for this special show.



December 14th – Bradford, Folk Narratives event for Bradford Playhouse in collaboration with Topic Folk Club. The Family Elan and Qawaal Party, Eddie Lawler, Serious Sam Barrett, Roger Davies and Gerrard Bell-Fife.

November 23rd – London, JARBOE, St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch. Chaos Theory Music hosts.

October 29th – Hove, The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Old Market. Life Drawing and live music event with Collectress and Julie Fosseart.

September 29th- London, Raindance Independent Film Festival, Apollo Cinema. Screening of ‘Gold Hat’ video ny Jonathan Frazer Farr and Mary Hampton Cotillion.

September 27th – London, Have Love (Woah Baby) Will Travel, Unity Gallery, Clerkenwell. Private view of Kerry Brewer’s paintings. www.kerrybrewer.net

September 25th – The Sage Gateshead, Hall One, Jon Boden – The Ballad of Little Musgrave.

September 15th – Peterborough Cathedral, Jon Boden – The Ballad of Little Musgrave.

August 11th – Aldeburgh Jon Boden – The Ballad of Little Musgrave.Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

July 27th – Brighton, RSPB HOLLOW TREE FUNDRAISER, St Luke’s Church, Queens Park Road. With Twenty One Crows and Do You Feel What I Feel Deer.

May 6th – Brighton Fringe Festival, The Philosophy Garden, The Burrow sharing the bill with Gary Goodman.

March 16th – London, The Dentist, With Nick Jonah Davis and C. Joynes.


August 23rd – Northamptonshire, SHAMBALA FESTIVAL, near Market Harbourough.
June 22nd – Shropshire, SIN – EATER FESTIVAL,
May 11th – Derbyshire, EDALE FOLK FESTIVAL



November 9th: Isle of Wight, Dimbola Lodge,
October 16th – London, Great Hall, Kings College with Thirty Pounds of Bone for the Ship’s Log.
July 17th – Norway, for the Vega cultural week, on Vega in Nordland,
July 19th – Brighton, supporting the lovely Thomas White at the Green Door Store,
June 4th: Brighton, the Bleeding Hearts Club, the Albert.
May 25th: Brighton, The Nightingale Theatre, for THE BOAT PROJECT. 
May 23rd: Brighton, The Warren, with Twenty-One Crows.
May 6th – Leicester, the Rites of Spring, Leicester Guildhall.
May 5th – Durham, Old Cinema launderette with Phil and Cath Tyler.
May 4th – Glasgow, Frost and Fire with Alasdair Roberts and Serious Sam Barrett, Platform, The Bridge.
April 19th – Northumberland, The Miners Institute, Ashington.


November 3rd: Brighton, Hanover Community Centre, 33 Southover Street. With Crayola Lectern and Do You Feel What I Feel Deer.
July 22nd – Sheffield. Tramlines Festival, The Folk Forest, Endcliffe Park,
August 10th – Oxfordshire. SUPERNORMAL Festival, The Barn, Braziers Park,


Wednesday 6th – Shropshire, Bishops Castle Town Hall.
Thursday 7th- Oxford, Old Boot Factory.
Friday 8th – London, Maneros Bar,  ‘Yellow Door’ 232 Kingsland Road
Saturday 9th – Brighton, The Coach House, 22 Walpole Road.
Friday 15th – Falmouth, LIVEDART festival, Studio K, The Performance Centre, University College Falmouth


Friday 10th – Lewes, The Needlemakers with Crayola Lectern and Duot
Saturday 11th – Bristol, Cube Cinema with Dogface Sockets and Motes
Sunday 12th – Sheffield, Riverside
Monday 13th – Bradford, Beehive
Tuesday 14th – Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre
Wednesday 15th – Harwich, Electric Palace Cinema


First arts-funded UK headline tour for MARY HAMPTON COTILLION:
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden 15 June (Sold out)
Queen Anne Summer House 17 June
Blaise Castle 18 June
Packwood House 19 June
Houghton Tower 24 June
Corsham Festival 25 June
CECIL SHARP HOUSE, LONDON, album launch, 16th October
FESTIVAL FACE F (Geneva, Switzerland) 2nd December 2011 (with MARY HAMPTON COTILLION)


Some shows but mainly writing and recording the new album.

ISRAEL, Short residency for Ilan Volkov.
Shows at:
UGANDA, JERUSALEM (27th January)
JAFFA (29th January)
LEVONTIN, TEL AVIV (30th January)

SOUPANOVA (23rd February)
KAFFEE BURGER (24th February)

The inaugural SARK FOLK FESTIVAL (the island of Sark, Channel Islands) 3rd July 2010 (with MARY HAMPTON COTILLION)
FOXTROT, 23rd August 2010


Headliner and curator residency at CAFE OTO, LONDON:
MAY 28th, JULY 30th.

Double-bill UK tour with DIANE CLUCK, June (2 weeks)

Tour support for JAMES YORKSTON, October (3 weeks)

Christmas Eve BBC Radio 3 Late Junction collaboration session.
SPAIN, MADRID, White Night, 19th September

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