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Coronavirus pandemic closure

Gulbenkian reopens Thu 20th Aug. Visit our Coronavirus Update news page for the latest on this.

Folk in the Barn in association with Gulbenkian present

Classic songs from every era of a long and mighty career.

Oysterband, the 5-times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award-winning outfit that brought passion, power and not a little poetry to folk and roots music, enter their fifth decade as vital and creative as ever, with some of the finest songs in the modern folk canon to their name: Put Out The Lights; When I’m Up (I Can’t Get Down); Blood Wedding; Everywhere I Go; The Oxford Girl; Granite Years; Native Son; A River Runs…..these and many others from their vast back catalogue will feature as they embark on another year of international touring and festivals.

Oysterband are:

John Jones – voice, melodeon
Alan Prosser – guitars, voice
Ian Telfer – violin, keyboard, voice
Al Scott – bass, mandolin, voice
Adrian Oxaal – cello, guitar, bouzouki, voice

and the newest member, formerly of Bellowhead, Pete Flood – drums, percussion, voice.

Richard Thompson: July 2021

Richard Thompson needs no introduction to discerning music fans. Founding member of Fairport Convention alongside Ashley Hutchings and Simon Nicol, and named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of All Time, Thompson is also one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters.

Thu 15 July 2021, 7:30pm
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Oysterband

Wed 10 March

Our work with young people

Children and Young People are at the heart of what we do, as audience members, as participants and as thought leaders.

Through our landmark ART31 project we are working with young people and partners in Kent to create new opportunities through the arts for under 25's across the county.

Below are some of our current projects focused on the development of young people.

Our projects with young people