9-16 August 2019   |   Broadstairs, Kent Buy Tickets Buy Programme

Ben Walker

With a reputation for flawless musicianship, it’s no surprise that BBC Folk Award winner Ben Walker is in demand. Hailed by Total Guitar as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now’, a master of intricate and subtle fingerstyle, he plays like no-one else.

Signed to Rough Trade Records as half of the duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker and with more than fifty albums under his belt as a producer of other artists, Ben has been sought out as an arranger and composer from punk to the Proms.

Reviewers have described his work as ‘thoughtful’ (TheGuardian), ‘deft’ (TheTelegraph) and even ‘legendary’ (The Morning Star).

Dates appearing

Wednesday 14 August

12:30pm at Sailing Club

Today's guest is Ben Walker. Sally Ironmonger hosts festival guests for an acoustic concert in an intimate setting.

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Thursday 15 August

7:30pm at Sailing Club

Today's guest is Ben Walker. Come along for a convivial evening with special guests.

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Thursday 15 August

2:00pm at Queens Road Baptist Centre

The Guitar Summit - a chance to hear three masters of their instrument

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