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Three Quarter Time CD coverLatest CD "Three Quarter Time"

Magpie Lane's ninth CD was released in August 2017.

Tracks include current live favourites such as 'The Dancing','Dance around the Gallows Tree','The Captain and his Whiskers' and the 'One More Dance and Then' tune set. The CD features guest appearances by various friends of the band, including Jackie Oates, John Spiers and Paul Sartin.

more details, and how to order the CD

"a further quintessential expression of Englishness and musical and vocal excellence...

If you want a demonstration of just how vibrant and alive and feelgood English music can be, conveying the Spirit Of The Dance while maintaining a firm and respectful grip on the traditions it upholds, then you need look no further than this exhilarating disc."
David Kidman in Living Tradition



Monday 7th January Chesham Folk Club
The White Hill Centre, White Hill, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1AG


Sunday 29th April - 25th anniversary Maytime concert
Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN
Sunday afternoon concert, 2.30 p.m.

Photos from the gig

Sidmouth Folk Week logo"To Every Thing A Season" Saturday 4th August - Sidmouth Folk Week

Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth, Devon
"To Every Thing A Season"
Songs of love, dancing, drink and death - a favourite selection from Magpie Lane's repertoire as the band celebrates 25 years together.

Friday 9th November - Folk in the Foyer, Bromyard

The Conquest Theatre, Tenbury Road, Bromyard, Herefordshire HR7 4LL

Tuesday 20th November - Folk: A MERL Late
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX
Free entry


Christmas concerts 2018

Monday 3rd December - Grand Union Folk Club
Horse & Trumpet, 4 Barrow Road, Sileby, Nr Loughborough, LE12 7LP

Saturday 8th December - Royal Traditions, Dungworth

Royal Hotel, Main Road, Dungworth, Sheffield S6 6HF

Saturday 15th December - Holywell Christmas concerts

Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN
Afternoon and evening concerts: 3.30 and 7.30 p.m.
Tickets from Tickets Oxford or ring Tim Healey on 01865 249194