During the 2012 festival we presented the northern premiere of the highly praised national show “Must Come Down” featuring Morris Offspring. Directed by Laurel Swift with Debs Newbold, Becky Price, Gavin Davenport, Matthew Keegan-Phipps and Nancy Potts.


Other performers included Tim Edey, Musician of the Year at BBC Folk Awards 2012, Yorkshireman Roger Davis, Emma Sweeney and Matheu Watson, Arthur Watson and the Star Band, contra dance band Stick Shift, and story teller Ian Douglas.