Bill Caddick, songwriter, folk singing legend and husband to Katherine will be joining us on Sunday 16 August where he will play a concert of his best loved songs from 7pm.
“The man’s a wonder. Unique. Masterful. Magnificent. Enormous. Essential.” John Kirkpatrick
Bill started singing in the early 60s. Regularly organising and appearing in festivals and folk clubs he has written and released several albums including Rough Music and Sunny Memories a solo artist. He was a founder member of the legendary folk-rock band “The Home Service”, performing and releasing albums the ‘Home Service’ and ‘The Mysteries’.
Bill was also part of the innovative puppet and street theatre group the Magic Lantern and at the National threatre joined the Albion Band in productions of ‘Larkrise’ and ‘The Passion’. Over his career he has continued to work with the National Theatre, writing and appearing in : ‘Don Quixote’ ‘A Country Calendar’ ‘The Passion’ ‘The Nativity’ ‘Doomsday’ ‘The Mysteries’ – the award winning trilogy performed at the National, West End, TV and throughout Europe
There seems to be no end to his talents – find out more, with a full discography, at his website www.billcaddick.com
Bill stills plays regularly at folk clubs and Festivals around the country and hosts a Singers night at the Black Swan in Jackfield on the first Sunday of the month, pop in if you are passing!
“It’s an eye-opener to realise how many of those songs are from Caddick’s pen… True ‘people songs’, they’ll be around as long as there are people to sing them.” Mel McClellan, BBC Radio Two