Saturday, December 9, 2023

Steve Tilston To Headline Festival Of Peace, Love and Co-Operation

The festival of Peace, Love and Co-operation will take place this weekend (21st to 23rd of July) at Belper Rugby Club and will feature music, real ales and cultural events.

The event is free, except for the headline act on Saturday evening.

For the headline act, the respected and oft-covered songwriter Steve Tilson returns to Belper, tickets will be £10. Included in the ticket price is fiery folk from Bric a Brac – fronted by Bella Gaffney and the cosmic folk of Andy Bole and Ian Halloran.

Tickets are available from Oxfam Books, King Street, Belper.


FRIDAY 21st July

Abi Wibberley, Ella Rae, Gabe Newton Wild, Sweet Liquorice, Water For Dogs.

SATURDAY 22nd July

12.30-5.00pm. Jake Farrell, Shaheen JiJi Shaikh, Scott McCall and The Tenderspots, Folk Friendzy, Laurie Illingworth. Dwane Reads is to compere.

6.00pm-11pm. Andy Bole and Liam Halloran: Guitars, bouzouki and vibes. Many musicians seek to explore the future, Andy Bole plays it.
Bric a Brac. Fiery folk with attitude and consummate musicianship.
Steve Tilston. A national treasure and one of our most revered and covered songwriters.
Tickets £10 from Oxfam Books,King St,Belper.

SUNDAY 23rd July – Book Day. Words and Music.

12.00pm. Dave and Chris. Ecclesbourne Delta Blues.
12.30 pm. Adrian Farmer. Belper in World War 1.
1.00pm. Music from Ben Waller and George Lindford.
1.30pm. Gordon Staniforth. Filmmaker, Mountaineer and photographer.
2.15 pm. Rough Truffles. Belper Street Choir.
2.45 pm. Sophie Sparham and Danny Webber. Performance poetry from Derby.
3.00pm. Captive Audience Community Theatre.
3.20 pm. Stephen Collinshaw. ‘Astoundingly complex first novel’ The Guardian.
4.00pm. The return of Danny and Sophie.
4.15pm. Annette Oakes and Sarah Newby. Great songs, guitar and cello.

For more information on the festival see their site here.

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