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Music - Folk, Mon 16 Apr 2018, £21.50

Feast of Fiddles Band

Feast of Fiddles Band

Feast of Fiddles Photo Credit Jacqueline France

Address

1 Charter Square,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP33 3FD

Details

Little did the band think it would be setting off on its 25th annual spring tour in 2018 but what started as an idea in a folk club has become a national folk-rock institution. Feast of Fiddles has been variously likened to a “group of geography teachers” or “Bellowhead with bus passes!” but doesn’t seem to be slowing down any. A band of friends that puts on a show of huge dynamic range performed with passion, joy and a liberal dose of fun. Typically, fiddlers Peter Knight (Gigspanner, Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Lindisfarne) and Garry Blakeley (Band of Two) add the large range of fiddle playing styles to the rock back-line of guitars, keyboards, sax and accordion – all held together by legendary drummer Dave Mattacks. Fast forward to 2017 and their sixth album entitled Sleight of Elbow was released, the new album is something of a departure for the band as it features a lot of original compositions from within the band and only a single traditional tune.
A live music entertainment like no other on the circuit which is guaranteed to be enjoyed by even the most doubting of friends dragged along!
http://www.feastoffiddles.co.uk/ https://youtu.be/FdmKL0JEPwo Photo Credit Jacqueline France

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

RIBA award, Bury Society award, shortlisted for Wood awards. PRS winner

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Dates Times
Mon 16 Apr 2018 19:30 to 22:00

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Map reference: TL 850643  Lat: 52.24577 Long: 0.70844

The apex is situated in the arc shopping centre at Charter Square with free parking available at various car parks just minutes away at Cattlemarket and Parkway MultiStorey car park . 5 minutes from A14 and A134 - follow signs to Bury Town Centre

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Bury St Edmunds station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

RIBA award, Bury Society award, shortlisted for Wood awards. PRS winner