Folk bands to perform as part of Emsworth festival

FOLK musicians will be performing as part of a festival.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Emsworth will welcome a number of bands as part of its Celtic-folk season.

Multi-national band Imar are the first to perform at the event, which runs until November, at Emsworth Baptist Church on October 19. A week later, all-female quartet Fara will appear at Brook Hall.

On other dates, the festival will welcome The Strawbs, Oysterband, whose show is sold-out, and folk-jazz group Jacqui McShee's Pentangle.

For tickets visit Bookends, in Emsworth or​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​