Faustus are 2016’s Artists in Residence at Halsway Manor, supported by Arts Council England.
Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Faustus – Benji Kirkpatrick (Bellowhead), Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy) and Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast) – are three of the leading lights of their generation.
“Frill-free folk music, superbly and tastefully performed . . . a folk essential” **** Sunday Times
The performance will be opened with work by the musicians involved in an interpretation and sourcing course with Faustus during the week.
“Everything that’s best in modern traditional music” Acoustic Magazine