Music at the Buildings










We host House concerts in part of an 18th Century barn in West Sussex. We aim to put on professional quality concerts of music we want to listen to ourselves – this tends to be Bluegrass, Old Time and the broader string band and folk tradition from North America. Frequently the artists we choose are from USA touring the UK.

The Barn room can seat up to about 70 people. All shows are basically acoustic and only amplified to ensure total clarity for artists and audience. There is no heating in the barn (dress appropriately!) – so we only run concerts during the summer months.

Bring a Picnic! we open the ‘doors’ 2 hours before showtime and encourage people to bring a picnic and eat in our garden. There is some garden furniture, but you are welcome to bring your own rugs chairs etc.

There is a pay Bar serving wines, bottled beer and soft drinks. Profits from the bar help us cover some of our expenses. However you are welcome to bring your own bottle with a picnic.

Our season of concerts for 2020 begins in May – we’ve got some great music for you coming up. See the Up-coming Shows pages for details. Please join our Mailing List to be kept informed of future shows and any changes to the planned programme.

For information on Sweet Sunny South American Old Time Music Festival – see below.


Sweet Sunny South

OLD TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL

11th – 13th September 2020

More info HERE

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