Seth Lakeman will be performing alongside fellow folk stars Kate Rusby, Eliza Carthy and Fairport Convention at the Teenage Cancer Trust’s first ever folk night at the Royal Albert Hall on 25 March 2009.

More information on the Gigs page or from

Festival News

Seth is confirmed at three more summer festivals. He’s on the Friday night bill at Fairport Convention’s own Cropredy festival in Oxfordshire on 13-15 August. Also on the bill that night is Richard Thompson, frequently cited by Seth as a major influence on his own song-writing. Seth previously played Cropedy in 2007.

Seth returns to the National Forest Folk Festival in Leicestershire for the second year running on Fri 3 July, and will also play the Stokes Bay Festival in Portsmouth on Mon 1 Aug.

May Tour

Tickets for all dates on the May tour are now on sale, including Birmingham Symphony Hall.

In addition to the dates already announced Seth will be playing Minack Theatre in Cornwall – the dramatic location for the videos for Crimson Dawn and The Hurlers – sometime in May. Date to be confirmed.

Full info on all the May tour dates and other festival appearances are on the Gigs page on this site.

New Twitter Feed:

Finally a quick bit of site news. We’ve set up a Twitter feed for those quick news updates and tidbits of info which don’t warrant a full post here. "Tweets", as they’re known, will be displayed in the sidebar as Quick Updates or you can follow on Twitter at