7pm to 12am @ Battersea Arts Centre

£30 online

Special Events

Folk musician Sam Lee and friends will perform in the beautful surroundings of Battersea Arts Centre’s Council Chamber together with a live-streamed soundtrack from one of Britain’s rarest birds – the nightingale – directly from a secret woodland location near Lewes, Sussex.

This unique experience brings together the famously-beautiful singing of the birds from the wilds of Sussex and some very special human musicians. A technician in the woods will seek out the finest voiced nightingales and transmit a high fidelity live performance directly into the venue to which Sam and special guest musicians will improvise.

Since bursting on to the folk scene, Londoner Sam Lee has blazed a dizzying trail as a singer, nature lover, song collector and folk music impresario. With a rich and resonant voice, Sam is also the founder and dying force behind the eclectic, award-winning folk club The Nest Collective. Sam’s debut album, Ground of its Own was nominated for the 2012 Mercury Music Prize. His second album, The Fade in Time (2015) has been equally feted.
The song of the nightingale has been captivating human hearts and imaginations since ancient times and our Singing With Nightingales events give guests the chance to experience this same timeless magic in ear-tingling proximity’ Sam Lee


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Sam Lee

Preetha Narayanan

Pete Judge

Venue Info:
Battersea Arts Centre

Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN

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