Other Projects from The Nest Collective…

The Nest Collective is also home to several other folk projects. See more info below.

Sam Lee’s Singing with Nightingales

An intimate journey deep into the Springtime Sussex forest to experience the rare and intoxicating song of the Nightingale. April & May 2017

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Song Collectors Collective

The SCC & it's digital forum celebrates those who conserve rare oral culture in Britain and beyond empowering a new generation of collectors while inspiring the ongoing exploration of song and story.

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Sam Lee

Director of the Nest, Mercury Prize nominated & award winning folk singer, song collector, radio host, broadcaster and animateur. to find out more about Sam's other lives come this way...

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Ceilidh Liberation Front

The CLF is the Nest's newest most radical & colourful live band subverting & converting the lore of Ceilidh with their energetic new regime of folk dance. Info on live gigs & booking the band see here

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Burns Baby Burns

London's boldest, brightest Burns Night Celebration "For a fully tartan-draped, tattie-laden, underpants-optional night of revelry, get yourself to Hackney's Burns Baby Burns" - Time Out London

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Nest Collective Hour on Resonance 104FM

Tuesdays 12pm / repeated Fridays 8am

An hour of contemporary folk, world, roots, ethnographic and unusual offerings packed with live sessions hosted by Sam Lee, Gwendolen von Einsiedel and Jamie Doe Magic Lantern. Listen again to all previous shows on our mixcloud widget/ All playlists hosted on our FB page

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Last 75 Tickets for UnampliFire Festival – This Saturday 27th May

Last 75 tickets on sale for our full day multi-stage festival at the stunning  17th Century Master Shipwrights Palace...

Campfire Club Returns for 2017

Campfire Club Returns for 2017 A concert like no other… unamplified, outdoors and round a fire; surely this is...