'For the good folk of Prestwood and beyond'
Originally formed in 1995 to play for the famous Lighthouse end of week barn dance, The Wick Trimmers play a variety of music for both listening and dancing. Mixing traditional Irish, English and
Scots music with our own self penned pieces, and foot stomping jigs and reels with evocative slower airs.
The six piece band consists of (left to right) Gerard Hallows on accordions, mandolin, banjo and mouth organ; Pauline Hallows on bodhran; (and formerly, Ken Foot on fiddle, before sadly, he passed away in September of 2016); Philippa Wallin on flutes and whistles; Colin Veysey on guitar and mandolin; John Stevens on bass and George Rivas who calls for the dances.
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