Folk supergroup entertain at Castle in Wellingborough

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Folk ‘supergroup’ The Full English take to the stage at The Castle in Wellingborough this weekend.

The band is the result of a project by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.

The project, led by vocalist and academic Fay Hields, brings together a database of songs, tunes, dances and customs from around the world which The Full English breathe new life into.

Hields is joined by singer and fiddle player Nancy Kerr, award-winning singer-songwriter Seth Lakeman, guitarist Martin Simpson, double bassist Ben Nicolls and multi- instrumentalists Rob Harbron and Sam Sweeney.

The band received the Best Group and Best Album accolades at the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Their tour celebrates the release of their debut album which contains the singles Stand by Your Guns, Arthur O’Bradley and Brigg Fair.

They play on Sunday, November 2. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £20 and are available in advance by calling 01933 270 007 or at www.thecastle.org.uk