The Albion Christmas Band on tour again!

Albion Christmas Band

The Albion Christmas Band are widely regarded as the premier seasonal show, which has been touring for 23 years this year, and attracts sell-out audiences across the UK.  Indeed, many people say that their Christmas doesn’t start until they have seen The Albion Christmas Band.

Featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention), Kellie While (Albion Band) Simon Care (Edward II) and the Guv’nor himself, Ashley Hutchings MBE, this show takes you on a guided tour through the Christmas customs of Britain.

Kellie While, Simon Care and Simon Nicol join founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band, Ashley Hutchings, on stage for an evening of traditional English Christmas music, song and celebratory readings.

Kellie takes time out from working with her mum, Chris While, for which both the U.K. press and public alike have praised her. Folk enthusiasts will know Kellie from her work with The Albion Band. She received personal praise from Ron Sexsmith for her beautiful version of his song ‘Riverbed’ on her album Tenacious, which put her on the map as one this country’s finest voices.

Simon Care is currently working with Edward II and has always had a passion for Traditional English dance and song. Simon also works with Banter, Tickled Pink and the Morris On Band.

Simon Nicol, founder member of Fairport Convention finishes the line up to make this a truly festive treat. He is regarded as one of the finest acoustic guitarists in the world………His voice is pretty special too!

The Albion Christmas Show is a seasonal mixture of carols, spoken word and humorous readings. It really is the perfect way to start your festivities. This year will see material chosen by our audience, it promises to be a fantastic set drawing on material from our extensive back catalogue.

With sell-out tours including venues such as Buxton Opera House, The New Vic Stoke and The Sage, Gateshead, The Albion Xmas Show is a very popular show appealing to all ages.

Described in the Guardian as “the perfect antidote to the corporate Christmas”, this is a show you must not miss!!!!!! And also voted “in the top ten unmissable shows this Christmas” by The Telegraph in 2018.

Artists’ website:

From last year – ‘Days Of Auld Lang Syne’:

Tour Dates

December 08 – Liverpool Philharmonic – SOLD OUT
December 09 – Victoria Hall, Settle – 20 tickets remaining
December 10 – The Met, Bury – SOLD OUT
December 11 – Earls Barton, Northants – SOLD OUT
December 12 – Norden Farm Arts Centre – SOLD OUT
December 13 – New Vic Theatre, Newcastle u Lyme – 10 tickets remaining
December 14 – Kings Place, London – 50 tickets remaining
December 15 – St Ediths Folk, Sevenoaks – SOLD OUT
December 16 – Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury – SOLD OUT
December 17 – Hitchin Folk Club – SOLD OUT
December 18 – The Junction, Cambridge – 50 tickets remaining
December 19 – The Stables MK – 60 tickets remaining
December 20 – Stamford Arts Centre – SOLD OUT
December 21 – The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury – 60 tickets remaining
December 22 – The Haymarket, Basingstoke – 80 tickets remaining

We all give our spare time to run Our aim has always been to keep folking a free service for our visitors, artists, PR agencies and tour promoters. If you wish help out and donate something (running costs currently funded by Paul Miles), please click the PayPal link below to send us a small one off payment or a monthly contribution.