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Music Of Northumberland at BAA
The region possesses a distinctive style of folk music, particularly noted for its tradition of border ballads, the Northumbrian smallpipe (a form of bagpipe unique to north-east England) and also a strong fiddle tradition. Northumbrian music is characterised by considerable influence from other regions, particularly southern Scotland, Ireland and other parts of the north of England.

There has been traditional and distinctive Northumbrian styles since the 18th century - More recently, Northumbrian folk music, and particularly the use of the Northumbrian pipes, has become one of the liveliest and most widely known forms of folk music in Britain.

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A magnificent early Victorian building which faces Hexham Abbey. From its christening as an arts centre in 1983 until the hand over to the charitable organisation, The Queen’s Hall’s resident theatre company Théâtre Sans Frontières is based here and opens all of its shows in the Theatre. ...


Redefest is a community cultural and music festival that runs for one day in August each year in Northumberland's Upper Redesdale valley. The festival boasts over 12 hours of live music, kids activities, local food, real ale bar and workshops for adults and children.
Bellingham All Acoustic
Bellingham All Acoustic or the Baa Club was established in August 2008. It is organised by local musicians Landermason and runs as a 'concert club' roughly once a month with a main guest and a support act. Concerts take place in venues in and around Bellingham so if you...
Canny Crack
An entertainment band, playing traditional folk music, songs and telling stories. Their target audience is aged 0 - 110 and all ages in between. They love their audiences to be interactive and provide percussion instruments for people to join in. Repertoire includes Northumbrian, English, Scottish, Irish and American folk...


Promote accordion and fiddle playing in the Tynedale area with the emphasis on traditional music Tynedale Accordion and Fiddle Club meets on the third Thursday of the month March-November at Farmer Function Suite, Hexham Mart, NE46 3SG 7:30pm until Admission £5.00 pay at the door....
Here’s a list of informal folk and acoustic music sessions round the area: Barrasford Arms, Barrasford - 2nd & 4th Sundays of every month at 8.00pm (20.00hrs). Mixed session of music and song The Feathers, Hedley on the Hill -...
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