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

Festival Finale with Rusty Shackle

How else could we finish this celebration of all things Towersey? Rusty Shackle are a five-piece folk-rock band from South Wales. They have released four successful albums and have played hundreds of festivals and clubs around the world for the last nine years.  They have played Towersey so many times we have lost count but … Read More

Newton Faulkner

We are delighted that one of the most popular headliners of recent years has recored an exclusive short set for Home Made.  Thanks Newton!   Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner (born 11 January 1985) is an English singer-songwriter and musician from Reigate, Surrey. He is known for his percussive style of guitar playing. In 2007 Faulkner’s debut … Read More

Kate rusby & Damien O’Kane

A lovely short set from a Towersey regular and one of the biggest names in folk music today accompanied by the wonderful Guitarist, Banjo and arranger Damien O’Kane.  Huge thanks to Kate and Damien for joining us today. The defining voice of contemporary English Folk Music, Kate Rusby’s exquisite interpretations of Traditional songs and finely … Read More

The Cinelli Brothers

30 minutes of blistering blues… The Cinelli Brothers is a project born out of a common passion for the electric Chicago and Texas blues from the 60s and 70s, when brothers Marco (guitarist and lead singer) and Alessandro (drummer) decided to form an explosive team showcasing original repertoire in the style of Chess, Stax and … Read More

The best of RURA

RURA are a multi award-winning act and one of Scotland’s most sought-after folk bands. With three heralded albums, RURA affirm their position as one of Scotland’s leading instrumental groups. Their exquisitely rugged yet refined blend of fiddle, Highland pipes, flute, bodhrn and guitar has won a devoted following in many corners of the globe, amongst … Read More

Ceilidh with The Urban Folk Theory

Join The Urban Folk Theory with Cate Haynes calling for 90 mins of real ceilidh.  Staged and filmed exclusively for Home Made Towersey.  This is as close to a real ceilidh as you will get.  Proper Festival sound and lights and all the engery you’ll need to dance the afternoon away. The Urban Folk Theory … Read More

picnic story with Polly Tisdall

Regulars at Towersey will know this wonderful storyteller.  Polly Tisdall provides us with a lunchtime Picnic Story for your home-made Towersey Festival.  Polly makes theatre and tells stories as a director, deviser, actor and traditional storyteller. She is also an experienced workshop leader and community arts practitioner. Find out more…    

MAKING STUFF BETTER WORKSHOP

Strategies for thriving in uncertain times – workshop with Making Stuff Better “My house burned down. Now I can see the moon” These are indeed uncertain times. But then, as humans we always live with a varying degrees of uncertainty. So how might we thrive through this? In this pre-recorded webinar Matt Hall and Gill … Read More

8pm – Lantern Procession

Bring your lantern to our virtual procession.  Andy Cutting, Simon Care and Tristan ‘Chipolata’ Glover provide the traditional music for you to parade your lantern round your garden.  Please parade your lanterns around your garden and enjoy.  We’d love to see your finished designs and your Home-Made Procession so please take some photos or video … Read More