Peggy Seeger with Calum MacColl - 'The First Farewell Tour'

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The New Room

36 The Horsefair

Bristol

BS1 3JE

United Kingdom

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Returning to Bristol on tour, join the charismatic Peggy Seeger - folk singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, muse - and her son Calum MacColl

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Thursday 31st March 2022 7.30pm

(doors 7pm, cafe open from 6.30pm)

Making a very welcome return to Bristol on her ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, Ewan MacColl’s partner and muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Join Peggy and her son Calum MacColl, an exceptional musician in his own right, for a glorious evening of up-close performance. Expect to hear some of Peggy and Ewan MacColl’s most loved songs, readings from Peggy’s award-winning memoir ‘The First Time Ever’, plenty of audience participation and lots of relaxed family banter.

“Peggy may be folk royalty, but there’s nothing either reverent or nostalgic about this joyous and intimate performance” The Guardian

“Glorious - Peggy is a commanding presence” The Times

“An effortlessly intimate affair” The Scotsman

“A memorable warm and charming evening of great music, family humour and grace.” Irish World

Tickets £18 (Concessions £15) + booking fee.

Unreserved seating. Please be aware that due to the pillars in the venue, a few seats will have a restricted view.

The New Room runs a regular folk music night, featuring artists such as Leveret, Karen Tweed, Methera, Three Cane Whale and Sam Sweeney from Bellowhead amongst others.  Find out more about Folk at the New Room and sign up to our mailing list, click here.

This gig was originally scheduled for 31st May 2020 and was postponed due to the coronavirus lockdowns. Ticket holders who are no longer able to attend the rescheduled gig should contact info@newroombristol.org.uk for details of refunds.


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The New Room

36 The Horsefair

Bristol

BS1 3JE

United Kingdom

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Folk at the New Room is a monthly concert series in an historic building in central Bristol. The New Room is the oldest Methodist chapel in the world, built in 1739.  The Georgian chapel building is adjoined by a café and visitor centre, continuing its longstanding function as a meeting place, sanctuary and cultural venue.

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