30 years of Magpie Lane, 2023

Thirtieth anniversary concert

2023 marked 30 years since we made our first public appearance, at the Holywell Music Room in Oxford, back in May 1993.

To celebrate this anniversary we put on a concert where we were joined by former members, and friends of the band.

Magpie Lane 30th anniversary concert
Holywell Music Room, Oxford
Saturday 29th April 2023

Videos from the concert:

Swalcliffe May Day Carol

Lord Bateman


Magpie Lane Archive

For a selection of photos from the last thirty years, have a look at our Archive.

Magpie Lane 3rd May 1993 - click to view larger image

You can watch video footage (unfortunately not of the highest quality) from our very first concert on YouTube.

Read Tim Healey's account: Magpie Lane - how it all began