For bookings call 01833 631 107

You are here:Home:News:Multi-awarding Folk Band Perform at The Witham

Multi-awarding Folk Band Perform at The Witham

On Friday 10 March at 8pm, Oysters 3 will perform a fresh acoustic set with off-the-wall stories at The Witham Art Centre in Barnard Castle.

Folk-rock legends and the creative-heart behind Oystersband, John Jones, Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer bring a prolific show giving audiences an insight into the band’s career with songs spanning across the decades in a relaxed atmosphere. This show presents a special opportunity to enjoy stripped-back versions of the band’s back catalogue.

Famed for their distinctive mix of crafted lyrics, big tunes with a thorough grounding in British traditional music, this is a rare chance to see the trio up close and personal and to remember their inspirational 40-year international career.

The band state: ‘The origin of this idea was a challenge to do something different in addition to a ‘normal’ concert. The really interesting part is that the songs stand up so well in a stripped-down format. It lets us explore some less familiar parts of our repertoire too.’

Maddy Sutton, Audience Development Officer at The Witham says, ‘Oysters 3 are a prime example of musicians who are willing to take risks with the genre and are still as passionate today about live performance as they were when they started out. Therefore, I think this show really will be a celebration of their stories and ambitions within the British folk scene.’

Donate

 

Next Event

  • Royal Literary Reading Round Group +

    Read More
  • Classical song from the Baroque era to the 20th Century +

    Read More
  • RSC Live: Anthony and Cleopatra (12A) +

    Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27

Featured Event

  • Your Witham Wedding, Civil Ceremony or Celebration of Vows +

    Read More
  • 1

Connect

News

  • Fields and Hedgerows come alive in the Gallery at The Witham +

    Fields and Hedgerows, an exhibition inspired by the magical discovery of the natural world is at The Witham from Thursday Read More
  • Distinguished Folk Duo return to The Witham Arts Centre +

    On Thursday 25 May, 7.30pm, acclaimed folk duo, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are to revisit The Witham, Barnard Castle’s Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17

Twitter

E-newsletter Sign Up

Opening Hours: Box Office & Cafe

MON: CLOSED

TUE: 10am-4pm

WED:
10am-4pm

THU:
10am-4pm

FRI: 
10am-4pm

SAT:
10am-4pm

SUN: CLOSED