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The Lock In Christmas Carol’s Unique Blend of Hip Hop and Folk Returns!

Sep 18, 2023

Half gig, half dance show and half panto! The  BBC Award Winning team of musicians & dancers are back for the very best festive live music, song and dance!

As it is meteorological autumn already, we thought it was about time to remind you of the premise behind this unique blend of hip hop and folk!

‘It’s Christmas Eve and the regulars of The Olde Fighting Cocks are excited about the night ahead, it’s going to be the Folk & Hip Hop dance party of the year!

To their dismay the landlady, ‘Jasmineezer Scrooge’, has more profitable ambitions and is preparing to launch her new business, the ‘Oompah Techno Bar’! –  Cheap alco-pops, luminous lighting and mind-numbing bass beats are all in danger of alienating the local community and ruining Christmas!

Fortunately, some insightful souls are at hand to lead her back to her senses.’

Featuring ‘folk powerhouse’ The Demon Barbers; artists from Breaking Tradition Dance Company; a new seasonal repertoire and a ‘slightly unhinged’ approach to their family friendly stage shows, they are:

‘guaranteed to raise weary spirits and send an audience home smiling’! The Telegraph

Here’s a reminder of what to expect!

Dates as follows:

Saturday, 9 December, 2023 Batley Town Hall 
Sunday, 10 December, 2023 Sage Gateshead 
Monday, 11 December, 2023 Norwich Playhouse – Tickets On Sale SOON 
Tuesday, 12 December, 2023 The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 
Wednesday, 13 December, 2023 The Haymarket, Basingstoke 
Saturday, 16 December, 2023 Clonter Opera Theatre, Congleton 
Tuesday, 19 December, 2023 Birmingham Town Hall 

For further information and ticket links please visit: http://www.thedemonbarbers.co.uk/gigs/

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