Folk at the New Room: Laurel Swift & Friends

Join us for a night of uplifting folk music with the inspirational and creative Laurel Swift & Friends!

Laurel Swift is a musician and composer, an inspiring instigator of creative new projects and performances rooted in the folk arts. She plays double bass and clog dances with Gadarene and plays fiddle with The Gloworms among other people. A folk gig in Bristol, not to be missed!

Laurel is joined by Deb Chalmers (fiddle), Steph West (harp), Sarah Moody (cello), Nic Janaway (voice) and Matt Norman (mandolin) for a celebration in music and dance that bookmarks Laurel’s recent creative time in Bristol ahead of a 2-year USA stint! With songs from Travelling with Thomas Folk Musical, some very new 3/2 hornpipes, lush harmony and even a spot of clog dance, it’s an evening not to be missed!

Thursday 16 March, 7.30pm – doors 7pm, café bar 6.30pm

Unreserved pew seating.
Tickets £17 (£15 advance) / Concessions £15 (£13 advance)

Tickets available online or in the shop at John Wesley’s New Room.

John Wesley’s New Room, 36 The Horsefair, Bristol, BS1 3JE

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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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