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A celebration of local heritage through singing, music, dance and storytelling passed down from one generation to the next is heading to Sage Gateshead on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th March, as Folkworks: Pass it On Festival arrives this weekend.

Some of the region’s top folk performers will play, alongside respected artists from all over the country, with folk legend Shirley Collins, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emily Portman, the incredible vocals of The Wilson Family, Instrumentalist of the Year Rachel Newton, Alasdair Roberts, Anglo-American folk duo Cath and Phil Tyler and Bottle Bank Band all performing throughout the weekend. There are workshops, heritage walks a storytelling lounge and a whole lot more to make this folksy weekend something special indeed.

Folkworks: Pass it On Festival is at Sage Gateshead on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th March.

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