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Nick Hennessey

Nick Hennessey is an internationally acclaimed storyteller, playwright, folk singer, song writer and musician. He has told stories for more than 20 years, performing at venues such as the Southbank Centre and the Royal Albert Hall. He is particularly drawn to North European cultural traditions and has been awarded high honours in Finland for his work on their National Epic, Kalevala. He is a sought after artistic collaborator, working with top of the field musicians and storytellers. With a deep appreciation for the key role that stories play in how we learn about and express ourselves and the world.

South African cellist Abel Selaocoe is a rapidly rising star who is redefining the parameters of the cello. He moves seamlessly across a plethora of genres and styles, from collaborations with world musicians and beatboxers, to classical concertos and solo performances. His passionate performance style and utter absorption in his playing is irresistible and leaves audiences spellbound.

A traditional fiddler held in high regard by his peers, Mikey Kenney has a reputation for making quality music and producing wondrous flourishes of superb creativity. A multi-talented and in-demand collaborator: when he isn’t playing fiddle, you might find him with guitar, banjo, mandolin or concertina in his hands, but it has been his song-writing and vocal style that has possibly made the biggest impression in recent times. Once heard, never forgotten.

Fini Bearman is a London based singer, songwriter, composer & multi-instrumentalist, who has a ‘rare sense of melody running through her eclectic compositions, full of catchy twists and turns’. Her music melds diverse influences from jazz, folk and contemporary music into an 'arresting and uniquely personal' sound. Sometimes dealing with settings of poetry and other times original lyrics, ‘her voice, effortlessly moves between a light precision and warm soulfulness is unmistakably her own’. 

'…Skilful and accurate… wistful soulfulness'  
John Fordham, (The Guardian)

Jaminaround 2021 part 2 sees another sensational and varied selection of music and performance set in the incomparable atmosphere of Cranborne Earthouse, curated to touch your hearts, open your minds and shake your bodies! Our regular chef Barnaby will be back again with his ever delicious hot food, freshly prepared on site, along with the usual selection of local ales, cider and plenty more.

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Abel Selaocoe

Mikey Kenney

Fini Bearman

Background photo: Silvia Gin