Links to Calstock Arts Artists Playing During Lockdown

During lockdown, we’re hearing of performances on-line – links to artists who have played or are coming to play at The Old Chapel. So you can keep in touch with them, we’ll post details and links to their concert, blog or video on this page for you to watch. They could be live in their living rooms, old favourites from the web, or news of planned events.

Haldon at Home – Saturday 27th February at 7.30pm

The Haldon String Quartet and the poet, Lawrence Sail, will be collaborating for an hour of music and poetry online from their homes, reflecting on the theme of being at home, especially during lockdown.

They will be sharing duets and solos specially recorded in our homes, interspersed with live poetry readings from Lawrence Sail and introductions from the musicians, plus a question and answer session at the end.

Lindsay Braga & Steve Banks: violins
Andrew Gillett: viola
Rebecca Allnatt: cello
Michael Allnatt: double bass

Fuchs, 3 pieces from Duos for violin and viola Op.60
Bach, Sarabande from Suite no 2 in D minor
Elgar, “Salut d’Amour”
Bloch, “Prayer” arr. for cello and double bass
Martinu, Madrigal no 1 for violin and viola.
a short selection of Trad reels for fiddle.

Lawrence’s latest books are Guises (poetry, published by Bloodaxe Books) and Accidentals (prose, published by Impress Books.)

They will be posting a live Youtube link via Youtube and Facebook. Entry is on a “Pay as you feel” basis (via their website
They thank you for supporting local musicians in this tricky time.

Also available on line –

Folk on Foot Front Room Festival featured Kris Drever, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan and was seven hours of artists direct from their own homes.

See these three and many others here

Check out their websites too for any additional plans for future online gigs or new albums and videos.

Now also available : Folk on Foot presents: Front Room Festival 2 with Calstock Arts favourites Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman, Eliza Carthy and O’Hooley and Tidow