Tag: folk

Cut A Rug: Unrugged – Fri 8th April

At The Portico Gallery….join us for an unforgettable night of live music this April at our Cut a Rug acoustic music night, as we take over the Portico Gallery in West Norwood from 8pm until late.

We welcome a stunning line-up of local artists to the stage, including the stonking Americana four-piece, Cat Meat featuring ex-Sultans of Ping guitarist, Ian Olney, and Gabby Colledge, a wonderful singer-songwriter and artist from South East London.

On top of all this, The BRIT School are bringing a showcase of their absurdly talented young’uns, while the super talented alt-rock band Gigantic Station are bringing their electronic, folk and jazz influences.

Tickets are £5 when you purchase in advance from www.cutarug.org.uk or they’re £6 on the night. Drinks are available all night long and the venue is fully accessible.

With huge amounts of momentum behind the opening night, this is one not to miss. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more  information go to : www.cutarug.org.uk or contact Sam Mason at Certitude on Sam.Mason@certitude.org.uk

Cut-A-Rug: Unrugged Folk Night – Thurs 17th Dec

Our lovely Cut-A-Rug: Unrugged folk nights will be ending the year with a sparkling, Christmas evening for the whole community to enjoy.
The Portico Gallery will host the Christmas Unrugged folk night on Thurs 17th December, so come join us for a wonderful and unique night of acoustic and unplugged acts from the local area, supporting amazing artists with and without disabilities.
Acts for both nights include guitarists, Motown singers, opera soloists, jazz pianists, comedians and DJs.
  • £5 on the door
  • 7-11pm

For more information check out details you can call us at the Gallery on 0208 761 7612 or
Contact sam.mason@certitude.org.uk

Cut-A-Rug Folk Night – Thurs 10th Sept

Following the success of our last Cut-A-Rug Folk Night in July, we’ll now be holding these wonderful evenings more regularly.
The Portico Gallery will host the next ‘Cut a Rug: Unrugged’ folk night on Thurs 10th Sept so come join us for a wonderful and unique night of acoustic and unplugged acts from the local area, supporting amazing artists with and without disabilities.

Acts confirmed for 10th September include performance poet, Cian Binchy, fresh from his stint at Edinburgh Fringe, local guitar hero Theodore Mulvihill, ambient/electro experimentalists Go Deejay, classic rockers I Love Thunder and Key Changes bring us a showcase of their future hip-hop, soul and R&B megastars

  • £5 on the door
  • 7-11pm

For more information check out details you can call us at the Gallery on 0208 761 7612 or contact sam.mason@certitude.org.uk

Cut-A-Rug folk night

Following the success of Certitude’s ‘Cut-a-Rug’ club nights, we’re now branching out!
The Portico Gallery will host the first ‘Cut a Rug: Unrugged’ folk night on July 9th, and we’d love to see you there!
A community-wide accessible, chilled out live music event supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs – everyone is welcome and will be guaranteed a wonderful evening.

Featuring local singers, guitarists, poets and a showcase from Key Changes, an organisation that support artists with mental health needs, it’s going to be a fabulous and unique community event.

Just £5 on the door.  Bar and snacks available on the night.  We look forward to seeing you.

For more information, please contact: SMason@certitude.org.uk

Otherwise, contact us at the Gallery on 0208 761 7612, via our Contact Us page, or email us at info@porticogallery.org.uk

Christmas Ceilidh

Friday 19th December is going to be so festive you will be inclined to dance your socks off!

Folk of the Wood return for their final Ceilidh of 2014 and we are sure if the last one was anything to go by this thing will raise the roof…

Maz O’connor plays, she’s a rising star in the folk world and has had nothing but outstanding reviews from the likes of the Guardian, Q magazine and The Independent. A big big name on the folk scene.

The Northwood Morris will be with us to perform their wondrous dancings!

There will be food by the great people down at Beamish and McGlue, mulled wine, carols and many festive surprises.

Get your tickets from FOLK OF THE WOOD website NOW! … the last one sold out weeks before the event so do buy them soon to avoid missing out on this ‘riotous’ Ceildh, we think it is the best in London, but then we are a little biased…

Folk Of The Wood December 2014

The Pirates are coming…

Ceilidh night 21st November


Our next Ceilidh put on by ‘Folk of the Woods‘ will occur on the eve of Friday 21st November.

You know the score by now, and if you don’t you should come and find out the score as the score is that it is a truly fantastic family occasion! (doe’s that all make sense?)

But yes, local food, local beer, amazing music and a guaranteed  amazing night out.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Pirate Ceilidh November web

Folk Of The Wood


THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE THIS FRIDAY 21ST  OF MARCH …have you got your tickets?  It’s going to be great, visit the Folk of the Woods web page to buy tickets.

Indeed we have some news regarding this event, the Lovely people from Riverford Organic  are providing some food for the event and a box offer on the night. Pop over to their website to check out all the amazing organic things they have to offer.

And of course with “London’s finest folk dance band” -Evening Standard,  the wonderful Ceilidh Tree, performing with their caller Chris to show you all the moves, you’re in for a really great evening.