A Winter Union
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Heart-warming. Soaring. The perfect pre-Christmas knees up.
Five leading lights of the British roots scene join forces to create a festive folk band like no other. Expect soaring harmonies and exquisite musicianship as the 5-piece blast through a repertoire of brand new, specially written songs, fresh arrangements of traditional carols both well-loved and little-known, and seasonal classics from both sides of the Atlantic. Put on your glad rags and come and raise your voices with A Winter Union!
Need to know
Stage Times: Announced nearer showtime.
Age: Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
“Wonderful…a perfect seasonal musical present!”
Laurel Canyon Music
“Wonderful and hugely talented! They played a stunning festive set, mixing traditional Christmas songs with an added blue grass lilt!”
About the band
Originally formed in 2015 for a one-off yuletide concert, A Winter Union have gone from strength to strength in the following give tours and now are fast becoming thought of as the go-to pre-Christmas knees-up for folk & roots lovers all over the country.
The band, that features members of The Willows, Gilmore & Roberts and Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage have gone on to play the likes of the Great British Folk Festival, Cecil Sharp House were invited for a live session on BBC Radio 3’s inTune. They released their third full length album in December 2022.
A Winter Union is made up of:
Jade Rhiannon: Vocals, Shruti Box
Katriona Gilmore: Vocals, Mandolin,
Fiddle Jamie Roberts: Vocals, Guitar
Hannah Sanders: Vocals, Guitar, Dulcimer
Ben Savage: Vocals, Dobro, Guitar