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Miranda Sykes
Double bassist and vocalist Miranda has been playing with Show of Hands since the original “band” collaboration in 2004.

Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak
US/Canada duo – Old Time Fiddle, Banjo, Clogging hambone and a good time. Special guest on the Autumn 2012 Concert Tour.

Jane Brace
Show of Hands Publicist.

David Oddy & Son Luthiers
Exeter based suppliers of fine hand-crafted instruments to Steve & Phil.

Brad Waters
Web designer designer based in Plymouth, Devon and creator of this website. Visit his website.

Jenna often guests on Show of Hands albums along with Steve Knightley’s personal projects and tours.

The home of the internet mailing lists for Show of Hands, Little Johnny England, and Colvin & Quarmby. Have a look around, there’s plenty here.

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Orchid Electronics
Audio Engineers helping to make music. A long established Company based in Exeter UK specialising in products and services for the professional audio industry. “The best D.I. boxes in the business” – Gerard O’Farrell

WaterAid’s Big National Ceilidh
The Big National Ceilidh is a worldwide ceilidh/barn dance on 15 Oct 2011

Auntie Shirl’s charity auction
Win pairs of tickets for Cropredy Convention 2011

Costa del Sol Folk Festival hosted by Mike Harding
The complete holiday and music package

Mike Harding’s Folk Show
An hour plus show of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music – a new show every Sunday at 5 pm – and available 24/7


The Long Way Home

The landmark new release sees the band returning to their musical folk roots.

‘Immaculately packaged, beautifully produced, finely recorded' and ‘a thoughtful album of warm shades and lower temperature that sounds surprisingly…well…folkie’ - Colin Irwin, fRoots

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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

Nominated for Best Album 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards