Magpie’s Nest

Sat 20 November, 15:00

The Nest Collective’s one-day festival celebrating the finest folk and roots music from around the world.

Wander between the majestic Nave Stage and the more intimate Crypt Stage with music all around you, seeking out familiar sounds and discovering new favourites. Listen to songs echo around these stunning halls. What treasures will you find at the Magpie’s Nest?

The lineup:

Martha Tilston • Rihab Azar • Cecilia Ndhlovu • Old Baby Mackerel • Bird in the Belly • Cynefin • Georgia Duncan • Sarah Smout • Thom Ashworth


The Nest Collective

The Nest Collective is a leading force in contemporary and cross-cultural folk music. We bring people together to experience extraordinary music, rekindling connections with nature, tradition and community.

Founded in 2005 by Mercury-nominated artist Sam Lee, the Nest Collective began as a small gathering of music and folk lovers. Today, our vibrant annual programme includes a diverse range of music events in locations across the UK, featuring outstanding emerging and established folk, world and roots artists from across the globe.

The Artists

Find out more about the artists performing:

Martha Tilston

Rihab Azar

Cecilia Ndhlovu

Old Baby Mackerel

Bird In The Belly


Sarah Smout

Thom Ashworth

Date: 20 November 2021

Start Time: 15:00 – 22:30

Length: 7.5 hours (arrival anytime from 15:00. No re-admittance)

Tickets: £33 full price, £25 NUS/unemployed/low income, £15 youth

Venue: Grand Junction is a new venue for the community, arts and culture based at St Mary Magdalene Church. Our mission is to create and present an eclectic, collaborative programme of music, arts and performance for young people, families and adults. We also have a café serving delicious food overlooking the canal.

Covid-19 Update 

Grand Junction advise visitors to wear masks while moving around the building. We ask all ticket-holders not to travel to Grand Junction for an event if they have either Covid-19 symptoms or a positive Covid-19 test.

We will update our Covid safety information as government guidance changes. Click here to view further Covid-safety information.