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A photo of the Conservatoire Folk Ensemble performing on a wooden concert hall stage lit with red and green lights. The ensemble features an assortment of different instruments, from cellos and guitars to accordions and brass. They are all wearing bright clothes of different colours. A few rows of the audience are visible in front of the stage.
Furness Tradition presents

Grand Festival Finale

Enjoy an uplifting, high-energy gig from the 50-piece Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, who draw on funk, classical, ska, reggae, jazz, and hip-hop influences to take a completely fresh and original approach to folk music.

Date & Time
The Coro

Standard/Access: £19
Under 18: £11

Prices inclusive of £1 booking fee. Coro Members don’t pay booking fees.

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Additional details

Doors open at 12:45pm.

There is a 20-minute interval.

By booking you agree to our Conditions of Sale and Entry including our refund policy.

Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble has played major shows everywhere from The Royal Albert Hall to Fairport’s Cropredy Convention and Towersey and Shambala festivals. Not only is the live performance of this 50 piece band/orchestra second to none, you will most likely see the stars of tomorrow, with many leading artists on the folk scene having been students of Joe’s.

The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble is forever changing, always unique and has an energy & power that is unrivalled; it has to be seen to be believed. Using players from the prestigious Birmingham Conservatoire ensures that the standard of musicianship is top drawer and being led by folk fiddler Joe Broughton (Urban Folk Quartet, Albion Band, Joss Stone) means the music has the feel of a spontaneous folk orchestra and a show that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Whether you are fully fledged folk fan, lover of any good music or just looking for a fantastic and uplifting music experience we guarantee that this is the gig for you. It also comes highly recommended for inspiring young musicians!

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  • 1.00pm

This event is produced by Furness Tradition

Watch the Conservatoire Folk Ensemble

Watch this amazing ensemble's set at the 2022 Shrewsbury Folk Festival.

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