Classical folk concert in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 17:18 18 June 2009 | UPDATED: 23:43 15 June 2010

Sue King and George Hill will perform a concert of classical folk music at St Paul s Church, Honiton, this weekend.

Sue King and George Hill will perform a concert of "classical folk" music at St Paul's Church, Honiton, this weekend.

Their repertoire will include tunes by the 17th century harpist Turlough O'Carolan, Scottish bagpipe tunes, traditional songs and tunes from Ireland, Scotland and across the Atlantic to the New World.

They will sing and accompany themselves on guitar, bazouki, mandola and banjo.

Sue will be joined by guest Kate Thomson, a flautist and singer from Cornwall.

She is a well-known performer and choir leader in her home town of Constantine, in West Cornwall

Kate will perform some self-penned folk songs, as well as sing and play with both Sue and George in a concert of folk music with the emphasis on the lyrical rather than the rumbustious.

George, Kate and Sue will perform tunes and songs from their albums Both Sides the Tweed and Bedlam Bess, as well as Sue's latest album of folk songs.

The event will take place at St Paul's Church Honiton on Saturday, June 20, at 7.30pm

Tickets are £6, and refreshments will be available during the interval

Contact (01404) 41429 for tickets and more details or call in at the Tourist Information Centre, in Lace Walk Car park.


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