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Katie Doherty & The Navigators At The St Cuthbert’s Centre, Crook

November 18 @ 7:30 pm GMT

£5 – £20
Katie Doherty & The Navigators, live at the St Cuthbert's Centre, Crook

A Light in the Dark is a new programme of community workshops, performances & events for the winter months in Upper Teesdale & Weardale. Delivered by M@HoT in collaboration with Durham County Council & Killhope Lead Mining Museum with funds from Arts Council England,

Join us for an evening of local folk music & storytelling, featuring guest appearances from local youth folk band Wear’d Aliens & storytellers from Newcastle-based A Bit Crack Collective!

Katie Doherty & The Navigators Hailing from Teesside and based in Newcastle until she was swept off her feet and up a hill in County Durham by her sheep farming husband, Katie Doherty is an award-winning songwriter. Supported by Grace Smith & Dave Gray as her Navigators, they create beautiful melodies and movements together. Katie’s songs are food for the soul, prepare for them to stay with you… To listen to her music, click here.

Wear’d Aliens are a new youth folk band led by Saul Rose & Rupert Philbrick. First formed in 2019, after the unearthing of the “Collingwood Collection” in the Beamish Museum Archives (a collection of 181 tunes recorded in the 1960’s at High House Farm in Stanhope), the band then weathered the storm of the pandemic & lockdowns various, remerging fully formed at Wolsingham Town Hall in May 2021 – where the band meet every Tuesday during term-time to rehearse. Find out more here.

A Bit Crack promotes and celebrates oral storytelling for adult audiences in the north-east of England. Run by storytellers Chris Bostock, Malcolm Green, Claire Randles and Pat Renton to share our delight in stories. Through regular storytelling events, projects and workshops we create platforms for audiences to enjoy the wonder of listening to a story well told. Find out more here.


St Cuthbert’s Centre
Church Hill
Crook, DL15 9DN United Kingdom
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