Saturday 23rd October 7.30pm / Main House

KATHRYN TICKELL AND THE DARKENING


Kathryn Tickell – Northumbrian pipes, fiddle, voice
Amy Thatcher – accordion, voice, clog dancing
Stef Connor – voice, lyres
Kieran Szifris – octave mandolin
Joe Truswell – drums, percussion

Kathryn Tickell is widely acclaimed as the foremost exponent of the Northumbrian pipes. She is a composer, performer, broadcaster and recording artist whose work is deeply rooted in the landscape and people of Northumbria. Her extraordinary career began with taking up the smallpipes at the age of nine and learning tunes from old shepherd friends in the outlying hills near her home. Kathryn was awarded the OBE in 2015 for services to folk music. She is a regular presenter for BBC Radio 3’s “Music Planet”.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 23rd October 7.30pm

Full Price: £22.00 (Premier seating available for an additional £1.00 per ticket)

Running Time: 1 hour 50 minutes (including interval)

Your Visit

We look forward to your visit!

Parking is located to the rear of the Playhouse in the public car parks. Parking discs are required to be displayed until 6pm and are available from the Visitor Information Centre located within the Playhouse building. Please check individual car park signs for any time restrictions.

Grab a bite to eat at McKenna’s or why not relax and enjoy a drink in our Playhouse Bar? The bar serves an extensive range of drinks including draught and local bottled beers, wines, a specialist gin list and cocktails.

Measures we are taking in regard to arrival times for performances/film and the availability of refreshments will be communicated nearer to the time of your booking in a pre-show email.

For more information on what to expect during your visit, including how we are keeping COVID secure click here.