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New Folk Venue - The Witham

Chris WoodNow open following a major refurbishment, The Witham in Barnard Castle is a centre for cultural, community and commercial use, offering artists' studios, a 225 seat performance venue, a gallery space, function and meeting rooms, a café bar and a visitor information point.  It also has some top folk acts coming up.

The first is former Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year Chris Wood on 13th December 2013. In summer he released None the Wiser, his fourth studio album, the title song of which has been nominated for the Best Original Song 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

The show begins at 8 pm. Tickets are priced at £12 with £10 concessions and can be obtained from the venue link below.

Also coming up are:

December 22nd The Young 'Uns
January 25th Jez Lowe


The Witham
Chris Wood

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