Martin and Eliza Carthy

Stalwarts of the UK folk scene, father and daughter duo Martin and Eliza Carthy unite for a special evening of music from their new CD of traditional material, ‘Elephant’.

A legendary ballad singer and guitarist, Martin Carthy has influenced generations of artists, including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, while Eliza has been twice-nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and a multiple-award winner at the BBC Radio Two Folk awards.

[Martin Carthy is] Arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all

Q Magazine

Eliza Carthy is one of the figureheads of the English folk revival … compelling

Evening Standard

This is a seated show

Interview with Martin and Eliza Carthy about their new album, The Moral of the Elephant

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  • New Music in the Lantern sponsored by Renishaw

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