Festive Session with Simon Care and Friends

Join Simon Care as he welcomes a whole raft of guests to play some seasonal tunes and songs. Grab your guitar, fiddle, box, drum, whistle and join in….. or just sit back and enjoy. Expect some fab tunes to get you in the Christmas spirit. Players and Tunes: Simon Care Intro Ashley Orchard – Thaxted … Read More

Teatime Party with CoCo and the Butterfields

If anyone ever doubted the ability of music to re-route people’s lives, a page from the formative days of CoCo and the Butterfields will soon turn that around. It’s 2012 in the historic city of Canterbury, where Songwriter Tom Twyman has a plane ticket in his hand, for the journey to a new life he’s … Read More

Lunchtime Gig with Hope & Social

Hope & Social, eight hoodlums who play all-out, ballsy, joyous and uplifting music to win the hearts of many a gig-goer throughout their ten-year tenure as one of the UK’s hardest working bands. Hope and Social gigs are a bewildering mix of chaos and superlative musicianship, built on some of the finest songs you’ll ever … Read More

The Real Snow White Story with Pat Ryan

Pat Ryan is a storyteller, teacher, researcher, and writer based in Belfast and working throughout the UK, Ireland, the rest of Europe, and North America. He has performed at numerous folk and storytelling clubs and festivals. Pat delivered the storytelling and football project Kick into Reading with over thirty football clubs in England, Wales and … Read More

blair dunlop

Blair Dunlop, award-winning British singer-songwriter and guitarist, has now released 4 albums 2 ep’s and toured around the globe.  All of this in a short 5-year career is astounding alone but what sets Blair apart from his peers is the lyrical and musical maturity with which he writes.  His third album ‘Gilded’ was released in … Read More

Midnight Skyracer

Since forming in 2017, the Anglo-Irish all-female quintet have become festival sensations across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toured regularly at home and released a critically-lauded debut album. They also carry the distinction of being the first British act nominated for an award by the International Bluegrass Music Association.  Their all star lineup boasts Leanne Thorose, with … Read More

Martin Simpson

One of the best acoustic, finger-style guitarists in the world and a multi-award winning artist, including 6 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Martin has worked with Jackson Browne, David Lindley, Steve Miller, Richard Hawley, June Tabor, Martin Taylor and more! An ever present force at Towersey over the years….it wouldn’t be a Towersey Festival without … Read More

Honey & The Bear

British folk and roots duo, Honey & the Bear, combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative songwriting. With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic. Conjuring stories in song, they tell tales of Suffolk … Read More


Check out the Towersey Festival Podcast series featuring casual chats with the people that make Towersey what it is and broader conversations about music and festivals. If you love festivals (especially Towersey!) and music then this is for you. Listen to Joe Heap, Festival Director, chat to some of the team, lots of great artists … Read More

The Jive Aces

Renowned worldwide for their high-energy spectacular showmanship, their viral video “Bring Me Sunshine” and for being the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent”, The Jive Aces have firmly established themselves the UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band. The guys very kindly included Towersey in their “The Show Must Go … Read More