5-piece acoustic vocal and instrumental band, specialising in traditional English songs and dance tunes.

Started in 1993 to perform songs and tunes collected in or with a connection to Oxfordshire, the band has built up an enviable reputation as performers of mainly traditional material, playing concerts, folk clubs and festivals, and with 8 CDs to their name (ninth currently being recorded).

"a group of talented musicians and singers with an obvious love of the folk idiom"

"the finest English Folk Band for concerts"

"quite the best offering of English traditional songs and dance tunes that has come this way in many a day"


Ian Giles - vocals, percussion

Andy Turner - vocals, anglo-concertina, one-row melodeon

Mat Green - fiddle, vocals

Sophie Thurman - vocals, cello

Jon Fletcher - vocals, bouzouki, guitar