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  9 / 10 / 11   SEPTEMBER 2022  

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Whitwell Festival



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The Doctor Will See You Now

- Life as a one-hit wonder

The Rev Dr. Clive Jackson, singer of Doctor and the Medics, combines all the elements of his career in one hilarious roller-coaster of a two-man multimedia presentation of his often bizarre, certainly idiosyncratic and at times, ridiculously funny career.

A seated show, with interval.


The Rye Sisters

Lincolnshire duo Ishani and Sue perform Americana and folk-country songs in close harmony with guitar and fiddle. They pull from broadly American influences, such as The Civil Wars, The Secret Sisters, Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons.

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"Big Joe Bone" (A.K.A. Danny Wilson) plays what he calls "Blues-Grass" music.....a mix of Delta Blues, Bluegrass, Oldtime, Gospel and Hillbilly music utilizing his raspy vocals, hard driving harmonica rhythms, sublime bottleneck slide guitar playing and lightning finger-picking skills on 5 string banjos.....all held together by a very heavy stomping boot!

Big Joe Bone

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Sophie Sparham

Award-winning poet and writer Sophie Sparham is no stranger to Whitwell Festival. This year she will be compering our Sunday afternoon and delighting us with her spoken word performances.

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