THE legendary Albion Band, formed in the 1960s by Ashley Hutchings, and a seedbed for many of the great names of the English folk revival, are back on tour as The Albion Christmas Band, coming to The Beehive at Honiton on Sunday 10th December.
Specially formed for the festive period and featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention), Kellie While (Albion Band) Simon Care (Edward II) and the Guvnor himself, Ashley Hutchings (a co-founder of the Albion Band, Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span), this show takes the audience on a guided tour through the Christmas customs of Britain.
Expect a joyful evening of traditional English Christmas music, dancing and celebration. It starts at 7.30pm.
The Albion Christmas Band will also be at Ebbesbourne Wake village hall, between Shaftesbury and Salisbury, on Monday 11th December.