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Daily Telegraph 4* review for Wake The Union

October 16th 2012

Review by Martin Chilton Culture Editor of The Telegraph:
“This is the 13th studio album by Show Of Hands but it’s not unlucky and they show no signs of running dry of creative energy. …….class always shows as it does on Wake The Union.” Full article here

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The Long Way Home

The landmark new release sees the band returning to their musical folk roots.
The release date is 15th Jan 2016, but pre-release copies will be exclusively available to buy on the Autumn tour.


Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music - England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band".

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act"

The Independent

"Voted Best Duo and the Best Original Song"

2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards