Celebrating unamplified music in extraordinary spaces; A festival of listening across many rooms..More Info
Fireside unamplified, forest housed, city centered, rebellious, ancient concerts lit by loveMore Info
Old Queens Head
Where it all began, our pioneering last Weds of the month show hosting a diverse creme of the crop.More Info
The Nest Collective Presents
We often like to venture to venues we haven't yet been & play away. This is where those shows liveMore Info
Ceilidh Liberation Front
The CLF is the newest most radical & colourful live band subverting & converting the lore of CeilidhMore Info
A salted celebration of the seas, rivers & the musical traditions derived from those who worked themMore Info
The Nest Education
Fancy dabbling in a bit of self improvement? Here we show you how to get your folk on in clever waysMore Info
"Oh the summertime has come".. The NC can be seen and heard in these wonderful fields across the UKMore Info
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 2017More Info
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.More Info
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 2017More Info
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...More Info
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 hereMore Info
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 pageOur Radio Shows
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...