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The 25th CD coverNew CD "The 25th" coming soon

Magpie Lane's tenth CD is due for release in December 2018.

The album celebrates not only the band’s twenty-fifth anniversary, but also 25 years of annual Christmas concerts at the Holywell Music Room in Oxford.

Tracks include favourites from recent years' Christmas concerts including 'Sweet Chiming Bells' and 'I am Christmas Time', plus a number of new additions to the band's repertoire. There are also re-recordings of perennial favourites 'Down in Yon Forest' and 'The Trees are all Bare'.

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Sunday 29th April - 25th anniversary Maytime concert
Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN
Sunday afternoon concert, 2.30 p.m.

Photos from the gig

Sidmouth Folk Week logo"To Every Thing A Season" Saturday 4th August - Sidmouth Folk Week

Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth, Devon
"To Every Thing A Season"
Songs of love, dancing, drink and death - a favourite selection from Magpie Lane's repertoire as the band celebrates 25 years together.

Friday 9th November - Folk in the Foyer, Bromyard

The Conquest Theatre, Tenbury Road, Bromyard, Herefordshire HR7 4LL

Tuesday 20th November - Folk: A MERL Late
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX
Free entry


Christmas concerts 2018

Monday 3rd December - Grand Union Folk Club
Horse & Trumpet, 4 Barrow Road, Sileby, Nr Loughborough, LE12 7LP

Saturday 8th December - Royal Traditions, Dungworth

Royal Hotel, Main Road, Dungworth, Sheffield S6 6HF

Saturday 15th December - Holywell Christmas concerts

Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN
Afternoon and evening concerts: 3.30 and 7.30 p.m.
Tickets from Tickets Oxford or ring Tim Healey on 01865 249194



Monday 7th January Chesham Folk Club
The White Hill Centre, White Hill, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1AG