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Careys Secret Garden: Gig in the garden

With Jackie Oates and John Spiers

Multi award-winning contemporary folk duo Jackie Oates and John Spiers meld together their love of English traditional folk tunes and songs with their voices and acoustic instruments, resulting in a fresh sound that is uplifting, joyful, and poignant.  Enjoy the sound of folk music whilst relaxing in the beautiful walled garden at Carey’s Secret Garden and be part of something unique and special for our first musical gig.
Their first album features songs from the Oxfordshire area that were originally sung by lace-making factory girls to keep time whilst crafting lace and to add enjoyment to their work.
Although followers of British folk music will be familiar with Jackie and John from their other high calibre bands, this collaboration began quite innocently and spontaneously when the pair first started playing together for fun during guest spots at Nettlebed Folk Club in Henley-on-Thames.
‘It’s a treat to listen to…Oates & Spiers are a fine match, the tunes elegantly paced and played, while Oates remains one of our finest singers’ Folk Witness

Guests are welcome to arrive at the garden from 1pm, the gig will begin at 2pm and the garden will close around 4.30pm. The Secret Salt Pig will be open for drinks and refreshments, we look forward to welcoming you.
You are welcome to bring camping chairs/blankets to sit on.

Listed price for non members only.

Location: The location of Careys Secret Garden (just a few minutes drive from Wareham Town Centre) will be revealed when you book your ticket!

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Apr 13 2022


1:00 pm - 4:30 pm



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