Join Ben Edge for an enchanting evening at the historic All Hallows-On-The-Wall church in London. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of this fascinating artist, songwriter, and folklorist. The doors will swing open at 7pm, setting the stage for an extraordinary experience that blends art, culture, and music.
At 7:30pm, prepare to embark on a mesmerizing journey as Ben takes the spotlight. The event will kick off with an engaging artist’s talk, featuring exclusive footage from Ben’s extensive archive. Delve into the rich tapestry of diverse folk customs spanning the British Isles, captured through his meticulous lens. The talk will pave the way for a live musical performance, where Ben Edge will serenade the audience with his latest compositions. These songs are a melodic exploration of the profound folk culture inherent to the British Isles, creating a harmonious fusion of tradition and modernity.
Ben Edge’s artistry and passion for folklore have garnered attention far and wide. In 2021, his acclaimed ‘Frontline Folklore’ series was showcased alongside the renowned ‘Museum of British Folklore’ collection at the Crypt gallery of St Pancras New Church. The joint exhibition, titled ‘Ritual Britain,’ drew over 10,000 visitors and garnered extensive media coverage and viral buzz on social platforms.
Currently, Ben Edge is crafting his latest masterpiece, the ‘Children of Albion’ series. This ongoing project intimately explores contemporary folklore practices in Britain, capturing the essence of a vibrant culture that spans generations. Don’t miss this exceptional evening that celebrates heritage, art, and music in one captivating package.