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BROAD ROOTS 2017 EVENTS PROGRAMME ... so far! Much more to come. Please check regularly.


The John Ward Band - The Cut, Halesworth

Friday 3 March 2017

Tickets £8.00 - available from The Cut Box Office Tel: 0300 3033 211

John brings his full band of top notch musicians to play a refreshingly eclectic mix of lyrical music. Expect folk rock, acoustic pop, blues and jazz influenced songs about celebrity and ships, children and parents, hard times, tides, toil and soil, injustice, miners, mountains and oceans, plus tunes, all played on guitars, double bass, mandolin, cajon, whistles, bodhran, harmonica and rich, vocal harmonies. Songs and tunes taken from John's new album, Sargasso, plus more familiar material.

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Spoken Word and Music Day - The Cut, Halesworth

Sunday 7 May 2017

Tickets £18.00 - afternoon and evening - available from The Cut Box Office Tel: 0300 3033 211

An afternoon and evening of spoken word, performance poetry and music, with a great lineup.

Attila the Stockbroker will be headlining the evening with his unique brand of performance poetry, political ranting verse and thrash mandola.

Martin Newell and the Hosepipe Band - Song of the Waterlily and other poems

Andy Jennings narrates John Ward's epic narrative poem, The Iron Bridge, inspired by Lowestoft and other East Coast fishing ports

Floor spots - an opportunity for poets, singers and instrumentalists to perform in the foyer in the intervals - further details to follow

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Southwold Arts Festival Folk Evening - Southwold Rugby Club, Southwold Common

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Tickets £12.00 - availability details to follow

O'Hooley and Tidow with support from The John Ward Trio

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Folk East

Friday 18th to Sunday 21st August 2017

The 3-day festival takes place at Glemham Hall in Suffolk and is the most easterly large festival in the country.  Expect an outstanding line up on the Broad Roots Club Stage once again. Details to be announced soon.

Folk East

MORE EVENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON - please come back soon!


Folk East
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