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An organic farm since the 70’s the Radford Mill Farm is a oasis in the bustle of everyday life. Ethical and beautiful and supporting a range of activites on the farm Radford Mill Farm also provides fresh food for Bristolians from it’s Montielplier based farm shop.Farm Facebook Page
2024 line up news
2024 SOMERSET JAZZ FESTIVAL LINE UP
LADY NADE, SHIRLEY SMART, GIN BOWLERS, JAKE LEG JUG BAND, RUBY JAZZ BAND, LUKE PURBRICK QUARTET, EASTERN STRINGS, FROME JAZZ CLUB ALLSTARS, HOT JAZZ SOCIETY, + plus more
20’s Jazz to contemporary fusions incorporating African and Eastern European traditions with many stops inbetween.
was the first.
An extraordinary celebration of Nina Simone’s timeless legacy. Lady Nade, acclaimed for her unique and award-winning vocal talent, stands as a shining star in the UK music scene.
This high-octane performance, coupled with a heartfelt homage to Nina Simone, promises an unforgettable show you simply can’t afford to miss
The Shirley Smart Trio
Shirley Smart – cello
John Crawford – piano
Demi Garcia Sabat – drums/percussion
‘”ntense, lyrical and full of energy….A thrilling range of technique on display…Smart’s cello singing, snarling or pumping out bass line….Fascinating listening, and thought-provoking entertainment for the open-eared”
The Arts Desk
The Gin Bowlers are a rowdy and exciting swing
band. Their dynamic stage shows have gained
them a reputation as purveyors of the finest,
funnest swing. Sleazy horns, original arrangements
and sultry rich harmonies make up their unique
The Bristol based “Eastern Strings” QUARTET featuring Daphna Sadeh on double bass, Knud Stüwe on the oud, Myke Vince on percussion and joined for this performance by a Sudanesse Vocalist. Expect sudaneesse songs and a tapestry of Classical music elements, World music and Jazz improvisation.
JAKE LEG JUG BAND
Bringing you the authentic sounds of 1920’s and 30’s America – jazz, blues, ragtime and gospel. Songs of murder, betrayal, gambling, liquor and redemption, using Double Bass, Harmonica, Jug, Washboard, Saw, Kazoo, Guitar & Banjo
LUKE PURBRICK QUARTET
A new generation artist, Luke is a jazz guitarist now at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire .
The Quartet includes Cameron Scott on euphonium, Samuel Hollis on double bass and Sacha Harlan on drums, and draws inspiration from across the jazz tradition, classical music, and more contemporary influences such as Radiohead and The Cinematic Orchestra.
Swing, Jive and Jazz
Beginners dance workshop followed by three hours of Jive, Swing and Jazz with sets from the
RUBY JAZZ BAND
Bristol-based upbeat Swing and Jazz band playing jazz from the 1920s – 1950s
HOT JAZZ SOCIETY
HOT JAZZ SOCIETY’S Paul Jacobs brings you original shellac selections of jazz, swing, blues and latin spanning the 1920s to the 1950s, played on original 1930s equipment, giving that authentic period sound…Get Up, Get Wise!
SUNDAY JAZZ CAFE
FROME JAZZ CLUB
For 13 years, legendary hard bop outfit Code Red tore up the Bristol harbourside every week.
Every now and then, Ben Waghorn (sax), Andy Christie (gtr), Andy Keep (bs), and Andy Tween (dr) join Frome Jazz Club pianist Keith Harrison-Broninski to play classic Code Red material for a special occasion.
from 12-3pm on Sunday 8th, it’s Somerset Jazz Festival.
You’ll never think of Sunday lunchtime the same way again.
FROME JAZZ CLUB
Happening over the weekend
Radford Mill is a long standing Organic Farm and most of the food is grown and prepared in the Farm Kitchen on the festival site and is consistenly loved by guests and performers alike.
Friday night and Saturday morning workshops in JAZZ DANCE
Saturday and Sunday mornings with Do Yoga
The perfect way to settle after the journey or prepare for the day ahead. Session on Friday evening and Sunday Morning.
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