Long considered one of Lancashire’s best kept secrets. They perform a mixture of traditional and contemporary songs with a strong focus on Lancashire and the fathomless well of songs, poems and history of this County. Traditional songs mix with poetry from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that have beautifully-crafted tunes penned by Peter, through to songs from the era of the variety theatre and even up to the 1970s.
Barbara is a robust singer with a wide emotional range. She has the craft to haul you into a song. Peter is a melodeon player who provides subtle accompaniment to the songs and steps out in the tunes. They have the knowledge and skills to search out lesser known material with a regional flavour, then put it across well. Many younger, more lauded performers could learn from them.
Good old-fashioned folk from a proven quality act.