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Congratulations to Miranda and Dan….

September 29th 2015

…who got spliced last week at The Bridge Inn Topsham, witnessed by Steve & Phil. We’re sure you’ll all join us in wishing them every happiness.Wedding ploughmans

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Matt Gordon and Leonard Podolak UK dates

September 15th 2015

We thought we’d give a quick shout out for Matt & Leonard who are back over here for just a couple of weeks. For those of you who didn’t catch their slot as special guests on the 2012 tour – Matt is a fabulous fiddler, clogger, hambonist and harmonica player, whilst Leonard is a critically acclaimed 5-string claw-hammer banjo player. Together they put on an exciting show of old-time traditional fiddle and banjo music. They break down the wall between them and the crowd where everyone in the room creates the experience.

Wed 23 Sept ’15
Topsham Rugby Club, Topsham EX3 0LY
Call 01392 873 651

Sat 26 Sept ’15
Otley Courthouse, West Yorkshire LS21 3AN
Call 01943 467 466

Sun 27 Sept ’15
Mill House, Accrington BB5 5HD
Call 07724 117 575

Wed 30 Sept ’15
Baldock & Letchworth Folk Club, Baldock SG7 5AW
Call 01767 683 583

Thur 1 Oct ’15
ACE Space, Newbury RG14 5PR

Sat 3 Oct ’15
Devoran Acoustic Session, Devoran Parish Hall TR3 6PT
Call 01872 262 466

Honorary Doctorates – Western Morning News article….

September 14th 2015

Press coverage for the Honorary Doctorates award to Steve, Phil & Miranda:
Western Morning News click here
Exeter Express & Echo click here
Steve interviewed on the David FitzGerald Show BBC Radio Devon, at about 2hrs 34min in click here

Honorary Doctorates for SOH

September 10th 2015

Steve, Phil & Miranda will be presented with Honorary Doctorates of Music from Plymouth University at the Graduation Ceremony to be held at Plymouth Hoe on Wednesday 23rd September.
More info here

SOH @ Cambridge Folk Festival on Sky Arts TV

August 5th 2015

Live footage of the Show of Hands & Miranda Sykes ‘Yurt’session with Mark Radcliffe, recorded at last weekend’s Cambridge Folk Festival, will be shown on Sky Arts TV this Sunday night 9 August at 9.00pm.





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