Mill Race Folk Social

HEY! Mill Race Folk Xmas Social is on Saturday 9th December. Come! Sing! Play! We wanna hear your folk songs- We have floor spots available. A night of festive, friendly folk with lovely people, it would be great to see you. There will be beer and wine for sale, tea and coffee, mince pies and a charity raffle. Message us for more details. Also we have special guest performer Men Diamler.

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He has toured the UK extensively, sharing the stage with the likes of BILLY CHILDISH, TONY ALLEN, LUKE HAINES AND ALASDAIR ROBERTS, and recorded sessions for Marc Riley’s 6 Music Show, Radio X and Resonance FM.

In 2017 Men Diamler appeared on the STICK IN THE WHEEL curated compilation “From Here : English Folk Field Recordings” and has began work on recording his first ‘band’ record.

Mill Race Folk Christmas Social is at Basement at Bunyan, Bunyan Meeting Church, Mill Street, Bedford, MK40 3EU on Saturday 9th December. Doors at 7:30pm.

Here are some photos of some of our floor spot performers from our last Mill Race Folk social at Basement at Bunyan from June 2017

About Basement at Bunyan

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Inside the Basement at Bunyan, Mill Street, Bedford

This newly re-furbished basement has beautifully rendered brickwork, newly glazed windows and big doorways that opens up into the ‘Castle Quarter’. This area of Bedford is an important part of the town with with historic associations, museums, art galleries, specialist bookshops and riverside restaurants.

The Basement at Bunyan is linked to the John Bunyan Museum and has two craft-rooms, a flexible exhibition and meeting space, a quiet room and refreshment area. The council have approved our temporary events licence, so we’ll be able to sell you some bottled beers or a glass of wine too!

The first Mill Race Folk Social ft MarisaJack&Davy is at Basement at Bunyan on Saturday 3rd June, right in the heart of Bedford. It is such a lovely new art space for the community and is fully accessible. Do you know any folk songs? Get in touch to book a floor spot! Tickets are only £5 or just £3 if you play on the night.