Folk opera date

MUSIC fans are invited to a performance of Mick Ryan’s folk opera The Pauper’s Path at Thoresby Riding Hall near Ollerton on 4th February.

The opera premiered at the Gate to Southwell Folk Festival last year and doors open at 7.15pm for an 8pm start.

Tickets are priced at £12 for adults (£8 for children) and all the proceeds will go to the Southwell Care Project, which helps adults with learning difficulties.

l Meanwhile, on 6th February, there will also be a concert featuring Canadian fiddle player and step dancer Richard Wood and award winning folk singer Jim Moray at the Admiral Rodney on King Street in Southwell.

Doors open at 7.30pm and tickets are priced at £8 or £10 on the door.

For details or tickets visit www.ruralrootsmusic.co.uk or call (01636) 816678.