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Namvula

Saturday 2nd April 2016

Details
Running for a second season with Villages in Action, Namvula creates an intrepid new musical world where the folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland combine with her Scottish heritage and Londons vibrant, eclectic music scene. Crossing boundaries with a refreshing honesty and evocative lyricism, Namvulas music draws you into different worlds, yet remains firmly rooted in African soil and in the storytelling traditions of folk music.

One of the few Zambian artists performing in Europe, Namvula has collaborated and shared the stage with artists including legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and multi-award-winning Zambian vocalist Maureen Lilanda. Singing in Zambian languages, as well as English, Portuguese and French, Namvula speaks out on issues facing modern-day Africa, as well as exploring stories about society, life and love. She is working with some of the UK’s most respected African and jazz musicians, including bassist Liran Donin (Mercury-nominated Led Bib), percussionist Mamadou Sarr (Baaba Maal), and acclaimed Ghanaian guitarist Alfred ‘Kari’ Bannerman (Osibisa).

Beautiful music. Namvula is a great new star poised and ready for orbit. WOMaTT

http://www.namvula.com

Start Time
7.30pm

Location
Stokeinteignhead Village Hall
TQ12 4QB
To book tickets, please call 01626 873853

Production Company Information
Namvula

www.namvula.com

 

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Next event coming! Sat 18th and Sund 19th April 2015

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Postcards from the Path  

Saturday 18 April 10am – 7pm & Sunday 19 April 10am – 4pm

Anita Reynolds: Outline South West Part 2

we are hosting an exiting exhibition that is touring in association with Villages in Action.

Devon Guild Member and printmaker Anita Reynolds walked the 630 mile South West Coast Path from Minehead to Poole throughout 2012, 2013 and 2014, producing drypoint plates each day. This exhibition consists of the final thirty daily prints from the south coast and some larger works created throughout the project, alongside sketchbooks, photographs, maps and educational material.

This southern half has also given her the opportunity to collaborate with four South West based artists:

Carol Timms, Richard Povall, Philippa de Burlet and Caroline Parrott.

This project is funded by Arts Council England and run in partnership with touring organisations Villages in Action (Devon) and Artsreach (Dorset).

Find us at: Stokeinteignhead, Village Hall TQ12 4QB

Activities and talks over weekend – see ‘Villages in action’ menu above

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