Review: Seth Lakeman, Wickham Festival

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Day three of the Wickham Festival saw a vast array of artists from a variety of genres take to the stage and delight the packed-out crowds.

Headlining on Saturday was award-winning folk singer Seth Lakeman. The multi-instrumentalist was simply electrifying with a highly energetic performance of his hits such as Lady of the Sea, His set concluded with a dynamic hoedown, prompting rapturous applause that almost blew the roof off the Big Top.

Show of Hands also proved popular with revellers. The folk duo were accompanied by Miranda Sykes whose angelic tones were breathtaking. The double bassist had earlier wowed crowds by teaming up with mandolin player Rex Preston on the Quay West stage,

Local talent was on display throughout the afternoon with the likes of Abbie’s Aces, Jordan Laughlin and the Doghouse Boat Boys.Other notable highlights included Sarah Savoy and the Francadians who had the audience dancing from start to finish.