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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Burns Baby Burns

"For a fully tartan-draped, tattie-laden, underpants-optional night of revelry, get yourself to Hackney's Burns Baby Burns" - Time Out London Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th January 2017

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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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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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Nest Collective Notes & News

Nest Job Vacancy – Campfire Club (Live Events) Co-Ordinator

Nest Job Vacancy – Campfire Club (Live Events) Co-Ordinator December 2016 An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and...

Sam Lee’s Singing with Nightingales 2017 – XMAS Special Offer

-Come to the forest, sit by the fireside and listen to intoxicating song, as some of the finest musicians...

UnampliFire Festival #2 – 26th November

Saturday 26th November – 4pm There will be no printed programme available on the day. Save paper and download...

UnampliFire Festival Returns – 26th Nov

Join us for our second celebration of everything The Nest Collective is about – amazing music from across the...