Live Music at Rosslyn Court
Come and enjoy a wide variety of live music, performed by artists who have come from across the UK and are from all backgrounds and ages.
Feb 16 Simon Kempston
Scottish singer/songwriter with intricate finger-picking guitar work
Feb 23 Emily Slade
outstanding guitarist and singer-songwriter from North Herts
Mar 02 Gumbo
music with a New Orleans flavour
Mar 09 POW
leading female folk artists celebrate the Power of Women Festival
Mar 16 St Patrick's Night
Mar 30 Den Miller
strong melodies; catchy sing-along and witty lyrics
Apr 06 John Ward Trio
eclectic music with powerful accompanied three-part harmonies
Apr 13 Elizabeth and Jameson
welcome return of harmonious award-winning duo
Apr 19 Jazz Night
Apr 20 John Connolly
welcome return of charming folk legend
Apr 27 George Sansome and Matt Quinn
exciting new collaboration by two leading lights of their generation
May 04 Edwina Hayes
English folk, Americana and rich northern singer/writer tradition
May 11 Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds
acclaimed duo, born from the folk and country roots genre
May 17 Jazz Night
May 18 Alden and Patterson
welcome return of spellbinding harmonious duo
May 25 Nunhead Folk Circle
blending African, Latin and Old English music with humour
Jun 01 Anna Ryder
"Fairport's favourite singer/songwriter!" (Dave Pegg)
Jun 08 Sally Ironmonger, Brian Carter, Tony and Lesley Petty
two highly respected duos jointly producing rich harmonies
Jun 15 Na Mara
welcome return of two fine story-tellers and musicians
Jun 21 Jazz Night
Jul 13 Triage
Kent-based folk and acoustic trio
Jul 19 Jazz Night
Jul 20 Ben Paley
entertaining fiddle player of noble folk lineage
Aug 16 Jazz Night
Sep 14 Friction Farm
quirky US acoustic duo on their UK tour
Sep 20 Jazz Night
Oct 05 John Wilks
acclaimed finger-picking guitarist and singer of traditional songs
Oct 18 Jazz Night
Nov 05 James Kerry, James Delarre and Tom Kitching
album launch tour by amazing band
Nov 15 Jazz Night
Nov 16 Maddie Morris
leading socially-conscious songwriter
Nov 25 George Sansome and Sophie Crawford
founders of Queer Folk sing songs they have researched
Dec 20 Jazz Night
Doors open at 7.00pm
Performances are in two halves
☆ 1st Half: 7.30-8.30pm (with live-stream!)
☆ 2nd Half: 8.45-9.45pm
Tickets £12 - unless otherwise stated.
A number of tickets at £6 normally available for those who need a reduced price.
A number of £18 tickets available for those who would like to include a donation to help us to offer reduced price tickets.
Good floor singers welcome - contact Morag in advance.
Book tickets on wegottickets (links above) or by phone on 07902140248
NB Jazz Nights are run slightly differently as indicted in the listing above, but all the facilites and conditions below apply to all events
Bar with local beer, hot and cold drinks and home-made cake
(**allergy note - please be aware we serve unbagged peanuts at the bar**)
Rosslyn Court is a fully accessible and step-free venue, with a disabled toilet. Please let us know if we can support you in any other way!
Parking: Free parking nearby
Local bus: 8, 33 or Loop
Train station: Margate
Taxi: Thanet Cars 01843 333 333 / Central Cars 01843 888 888
We are committed to treating all users of our venue equably irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, race, faith, disability and other circumstances and also to ensuring a full range of performers are represented among our guests. If you have any concerns or special needs that you would like us to cater for or to be aware of, or artists you would like to see performing here, please do not hesitate to let us know. The studio area is fully accessible and has disabled toilet facilities. It is exceptionally important to us that all our different users feel Rosslyn Court is a safe space for them and so - in the unlikely event of any behaviour that might cause others to feel uncomfortable or marginalised - we do reserve the right to take appropriate constructive action to remedy the situation.
Past livestreams - links to over 50 livestreams broadcast from our venue
Workshops - join us to have fun learning folk-music skills - beginners and advanced
Morag's 2020 blog - how we kept music live during the lockdown
Donate - help us support musicians through these hard times
You can watch our gigs as they are live-streamed us on YouTube. Please donate what you can, if you can.
We are surviving post-pandemic - with thanks to our faithful crew, Thanet Council, the Music Venue Trust and Arts Council England for their generous support - we couldn't do it without you!
Good practice covering live performances continues to be subject to changes which we implement any recommendations soon as they are announced. Below is our current practice, but this may of course have to change to allow for any new regulations.
Deep cleaning of the studio between events
Balanced air extraction from stage area
Provision of hand-washing facilities at every table
Ongoing live-streaming of concerts - to increase capacity and to allow participation of those who prefer to attend from the safety of their own homes
Opportunities for social distancing as appropriate.
Lunatractors - Clair and Carli 27/10/18
Pete Doherty with Katia, Miki and Raff
Morag opens for Pete - 29/10/18