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11 hours ago
Blue Rose Code: The Water Of Leith | Folk Radio UK

Great review of Blue Rose Code's new album, The Water of Leith out at the end of the week. See him here! Tickets www.gtsf.uk

With his fourth studio album The Water Of Leith, Blue Rose Code returns home to produce his most thoroughly absorbing album to date.

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3 days ago
Photos from The Gate to Southwell Festival's post

A few more acts announced!! See www.gtsf.uk for details and tickets. The Fitzgeralds - high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing from Canada; The Destroyers - Birmingham mega-folk to get ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Tickets 2018

Tickets now on sale. We've released a limited number of Early Bird 2018 tickets available via our website - follow the link and save grab a bargain. They are at the same prices as 2016 early bird ... See more

A Limited release of 2018 Early Bird tickets is now available at the same price as 2016 Early Bird tickets! Please see terms and conditions here. EARLY BIRD Adult Youth Family Weekend Extra (campi…

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1 month ago
Traders, Crafts and Catering Enquiries – for 2018

We are now taking enquiries for food vendors and other traders and stall holders for 2018. Please complete the initial enquiry form on our website via this link: ... See more

We are now taking applications for 2018 traders. Please fill in the form below, which is the first stage of the application process. Towards the end of the year we will be shortlisting and asking f…

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1 month ago

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1 month ago
folking.com

Nice interview with Sean of The Young'uns, and we get a little mention as first festival they were asked to play at.

Sean Cooney talks exclusively to Folking about how it all began, writing songs and life as a Young'un. http://folking.com/sean-cooney-talks-to-folking-about-writing-songs-and-life-as-a-youngun/

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1 month ago
Gate to Southwell Festival 2018, a playlist by Mike Stevenson on Spotify

As always we will be adding tracks to our Spotify playlist as we announce artists for 2018. Follow it via this link...

A playlist featuring Habadekuk, Blue Rose Code, Dallahan, and others

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1 month ago
Luke Jackson

Luke played GTSF in 2013 and since then has gone from strength to strength. He's playing the HopBarn next Friday (8th Sept) - will be a great night! See link for tickets.

Luke returns to The HopBarn following the succesful gig in 2016 of his trio, Luke is a young Roots Singer/Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who in 2013 was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ... See more

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1 month ago
Photos from The Gate to Southwell Festival's post

First 5 acts for 2018 announced! The Young'uns, Blue Rose Code, Habadekuk, Dallahan, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar. Ticket info to be announced soon, but save the date, 7-10th June 2018.

Nine ... See more

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3 months ago
A celebration of Alan’s life – Shrewsbury Folk Festival

As many of you will know, sadly Alan Surtees of Shrewsbury Folk Festival passed away at the end of June. He was a great friend to our festival and we send our condolences to all his family and ... See more

A celebration of Alan’s life July 7, 2017/in Latest News /by Jo CunninghamA celebration of Alan’s life will take place on Monday July 17th at St Chad’s Church, 1 St Chad’s Terrace, ... See more

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3 months ago
Ranagri @Gate To Southwell 2017

A little Ranagri on the Frontier Stage 2017

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3 months ago
James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band - Album Release

Alt country maestros Glasgow's James Edwyn and the Borrowed Band played GTSF 2017. They have recorded their second album, and are now raising funds to get it mixed, mastered and manufactured and you ... See more

Second album from Glasgow-Based Americana Sextet - help us get it out there! | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!

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4 months ago
Reg Meuross @Gate To Southwell 2017

Reg Meuross playing the Robin Hood Energy Stage GTSF 2017

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4 months ago
Gnoss @Gate To Southwell 2017

Scotland's brilliant newcomers Gnoss on Frontier Stage

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4 months ago
Dana Immanuel & The Stolen Band @Gate To Southwell 2017

Dana Immanuel & the Stolen Band with a great cover of Tom Waits' Chocolate Jesus @ GTSF 2017

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4 months ago
Grace Petrie @Gate To Southwell 2017

Two of the reasons Grace Petrie packed out the stages at GTSF 2017

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4 months ago
FATEA - Home

Thanks Fatea Magazine for a great review....

Fatea Magazine Home Of Acoustic Music

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4 months ago
BOC @Gate To Southwell 2017

The amazing BOC finishing the festival on the Frontier Stage, late on Sunday night. BOC oficial

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4 months ago
Wookalily

If you saw Wookalily this weekend, click through to this post and see details of their Kickstarter campaign - you could help fund their new album.....

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wookalily/wookalily-second-album
What can we say? Our weekend at The Gate to Southwell Festival was one of the best we've ever had in Wookalily. Apart from ... See more

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4 months ago
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin @Gate To Southwell 2017

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin on the Robin Hood Energy Stage on Saturday

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4 months ago
Katie Spencer @Gate To Southwell 2017

Katie Spencer starting off the final evening on the Barleycorn Stage

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4 months ago
East Pointers @Gate To Southwell 2017

The East Pointers playing the Robin Hood Energy Stage on Sunday, finishing off the festival on that stage

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4 months ago

Gate To Southwell 2017 Sunday review

If Saturday had been conquered by hippies, Sunday at Gate To Southwell belonged to our much-loved foreign musical friends, chiefly the Californians, Canadians ... See more

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4 months ago
Gate to Southwell Festival - Feedback 2017 Survey

If you were here this year, we would love to get some feedback, the good and the bad, so we can make changes for next year. If you leave your name and email address you can win a 2018 weekend ticket!

Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.

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4 months ago
Timeline Photos

Well that's it for another year. Feeling a bit like this chap now! Thanks to all our stewards and volunteers, and to all of you who came along this year...here's to 2018!

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4 months ago

Gate To Southwell 2017 Saturday review

Always Trust A Hippy!

One of the great highlights of the 2016 festival was the Dylan @ 75 celebration concert. This year, Gate To Southwell marked fifty ... See more

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4 months ago
The Gate to Southwell Festival

Remembering Adey Button. 3pm in bar area

Session players - In celebration of the life of one of the founder directors of the festival who sadly passed away at the end of 2016, the Adrian Button Session will be on Sunday 11th June in the ... See more

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4 months ago

And first up, Lowes Wong Junior

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2018 Line up

The line-up so far:

The Young'uns
Habadekuk
Blue Rose Code
Dallahan
The Fitzgeralds
The Destroyers
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
Vikki Clayton

Follow our Spotify playlist to hear artists as they are added (This link for the 2017 playlist).

And we are pleased to promote Liftshare, offer or ask for lifts and help make a difference.....

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