image for Music - Folk item typeKate Rusby at Winding Wheel

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Music - Folk, Sat 13 May 2017

The Winding Wheel

The Winding Wheel

Contact

Chesterfield Theatres

01246 345 222

Address

13 Holywell Street,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S41 7SA

Events at this Venue

Details

Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.

A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience, of touching them emotionally and making each tune live vividly within their experience and imagination.

Audiences are sure to be thoroughly entertained by Kate’s choice of much-loved classics from her back catalogue stretching over her two decades of music making together with a selection of fresh new songs from her latest album Life in a Paper Boat (Autumn 2016 release). As ever, she will be joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians who form her band. These virtuoso artists are sure to delight you with their exceptional talents.

Damien O’Kane on guitar, electric tenor guitar and banjo

Duncan Lyall on double bass and moog

Nick Cooke on diatonic accordion

Steve Byrnes on bouzouki and guitar

The crossover appeal Kate enjoys is unprecedented for a folk singer and has been achieved without resort to compromise. Rusby’s wondrous singing and hugely engaging Yorkshire wit and the intuitive support of the band ensure that audiences will be treated to a truly remarkable and unforgettable concert experience.

‘Everybody loves and respects Kate Rusby, not just for her lovely voice, but for the way she has moved folk forward while remaining true to tradition…’ Sunday Times

“ …. exquisite interpretations of traditional material from the pocket sized folk singer with the heartbreakingly tremulous voice and bawdy Yorkshire wit” Daily Telegraph

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 13 May 2017 19:30

Prices

£24.50
Children £15.50
Dinner and Show £39.50

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 385712  Lat: 53.23715 Long: -1.42446

The Winding Wheel is in Chesterfield town centre and there are many nearby car parks. The directions below are to the nearest car parks.

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round back of 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane and go straight on at 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights, approaching large roundabout with car park in middle. Keep to right hand lane and turn right into car park (Holywell Cross).

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street). Select right hand lane, then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Notes

  • Although the Winding Wheel doesn't have a cafe, there is a bar available in the Auditorium during performances.

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
 
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