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Long-standing folk partners Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman make a couple of trips to the region this month, with shows at Durham’s Old Cinema Launderette on Sunday 1st and Newcastle’s Gosforth Civic Theatre on Monday 2nd May.

Having established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships, Kathryn and Sean are celebrating this achievement by revisiting and reinterpreting key songs which have defined their career so far. From the early days of their tremendous folk group Equation, through to their recent release Personae, their sets will take you on an artistic journey representative of their own; the duo’s dynamic relationship is demonstrated through captivating performance and astonishing musical trust, which is a pure joy to witness on stage.

Whether they’re performing songs about wicked mermaids or Norwegian legends, the duo’s oeuvre ranges from the bittersweet to the fiercely political, and these shows will provide a perfect set list for fans, or an ideal introduction to their wonderful catalogue.

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman play Old Cinema Launderette, Durham on Sunday 1st and Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle on Monday 2nd May.


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