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Dipper Malkin with Nick Hennessy storyteller

The unique combination of John Dipper’s 14-string viola d’amore, Dave Malkin’s finely honed guitar and remarkable vocals, and award winning storyteller Nick Hennessy’s passion for reinventing tradition visits the places where the sophistication of Purcell meets the soul of English folk. breathing new life into our much overlooked cultural inheritance.

Distinctively English, albeit with an exotic twist ... that little bit different from anything else out there.’ - Living Tradition Magazine

"John Dipper's duets with the guitarist Dave Malkin are perfectly judged, the latter's occasional unassuming vocals adding just the right measure of grit. Exquisite..." - The Sunday Times

"The combination of the viola’s rich, sonorous tones, and Dave Malkin’s guitar and voice is a winner. On ‘King Storm’, the pair hit on an unusual ambient soundscape, starting simply with Malkin’s dark vocals set against sparse viola harmonics, before a glorious duet ensues." - Acoustic Magazine

Nick Hennessey:

'Compelling' - The Times
Spellbinding’ - Southbank Centre, London
Captivating, powerful, perfect’ - The Oxford Culture Review

Earlier Event: August 25
The Frow Show
Later Event: August 25
Salena Godden