NAVF 2022: Concert

NAVF 2022: Concert

Span Arts are incredibly excited to announce the one-day return of Narberth’s A Cappella Voice Festival (NAVF) this year for an evening of rich and diverse singing, as well as a fantastic feast!*

Join us on Friday the 18th of February for the long-awaited return of Wales’ only a capella festival, including a sumptuous singing feast followed by a live concert featuring performances across a variety of genres — there’s sure to be something for everyone!

This year’s impressive triple-bill line-up features captivating performances from sea shanty group The Vagrants Crew, mother and daughter duo Mary Ann Roberts and AislingO’Reilly, and 4 times UK champion beatbox artist Grace Savage. Also featuring will be our very special group of community singers ready to usher you into the festivities as you take your seat.

To kick off the evening, there will be a fantastic Singing Feast: a celebration of community and song blending sounds and flavours from around the globe to feed your soul — as well as your belly!

Join our performers and sing for your supper from a diverse menu of songs and food. Our very special guests Llwy Gariad will also be launching their community cookery book during the event. In partnership with Race Council Cymru, social group Llwy Gariadpresent a new book celebrating the rich culinary traditions of Wales’s minority ethnic groups, as well as the unique stories and voices of the people behind these recipes.

THE VAGRANTS CREW

This folk bandwill get you singing alongin no time with their mesmerising sea shanties.Formed circa. 1983, the band have gained renown at concerts and festivals throughout the UK, Ireland, and Europe, and are now ready to set their anchor down at NAVF to bring you an enthralling mix of Maritime music!

MARY ANN ROBERTS & AISLING O’REILLY

Mother and daughter duo Mary Ann Roberts and Aisling O’Reilly will embark upon their long-awaited return to NAVF. Bringing youa rich and soulful repertoireof folk songs and ‘ol’ time calypsos’ from Trinidad and Tobago, the pairare sure to get you up on your feet!

GRACE SAVAGE

Grace Savage will bring her unique, multi-faceted blend of electronic alt-pop and beatbox into the mix - anelectrifying sound which has won her the accolade of UK beatbox champion 4 times over. Grace’s originality, vulnerability and the darkly humorous bite in her lyrics can be heard on thelikes of BBC Radio 1 and Radio 6 Music, as well asnumerous major festival slots over the years, including Glastonbury, Wilderness and Latitude.

Although back for one day only, this year's NAVF will give you a taste of bigger and bolder things to come in 2023. The festival will also be the perfect opportunity for people to come together following the challenges of the past two years in order to celebrate in the atmosphere of live music’s return. NAVF is an extremely popular event, so please book your tickets now to avoid disappointment and indulge in a little bit of NAVF to lift your winter blues!

This event is kindly supported by Arts Council of Wales.

*As government guidance permits.Please note that details of the event are liable to change in the event of further government restrictions. We will continue to review the situation, and ticket holders will be notified should any changes occur. 

Please note that the venue will be well-ventilated due to Covid regulations, and as such, it’s best to wrap up warm for the event as a precaution.

Single Concert Ticket: £22

Single Concert Ticket (Concession): £20

Single Feast Ticket: £15

For further information, please contact the box office on 01834 869323 / info@span-arts.org.uk. Facebook: www.facebook.com/spanarts Twitter: www.twitter.com/SpanArts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spanartsnarberth/ 

NAVF 2022 Concert

The Queen's Hall, Narberth

18 February 2022

7.30 PM