She’Koyokh is a prize-winning klezmer and Balkan band, described by The Guardian as “one of the finest British-based exponents of global music”.
She'Koyokh are six exceptional musicians celebrating their 20th anniversary year and their show is an impressive mix of vocals, violin, guitar, accordion, double bass and percussion. Their members hail from Turkey, Europe and the UK and their repertoire is rooted in traditional music from Jewish weddings, Greek tavernas, Serbian villages, Bulgarian festivals and Turkish mountains. Their music will make you dance and cry at the same time - in a good way!
She’Koyokh were awarded first prize in the 2008 International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam and have been shortlisted twice for Best Group in the Songlines World Music Awards. They have received 5-star reviews for their albums from Songlines, fROOTS, the Evening Standard and the Guardian and performed in venues from the Concertgebouw and the Queen Elizabeth Hall to Glastonbury and WOMAD festivals. She’Koyokh are regulars to BBC Radio 3 and in 2019 composed and performed a prelude to Mahler’s 1st Symphony with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
If you would like to sit together, please book together, as this allows us to assign each booking a socially distanced space. This performance will take place on the Tea Lawn at the back of Lauderdale House. Chairs will not be provided so please bring either a picnic blanket or a chair to make yourself comfortable. Audience members with chairs will be seated behind those on the ground to make sure that everyone has a good view. If you are booking as a group, the whole group will need to be on chairs or on blankets, rather than a mixture of the two. We do also have a limited number of picnic tables and benches (see map below) available as group tickets – book these early to avoid disappointment. If you have a disability or any special requirements please get in touch with us.
The performance will continue regardless of the weather unless unsafe. Please plan for all eventualities and remember to bring a waterproof layer and a warm jumper. We prefer waterproofs to umbrellas because umbrellas can obstruct views. Don’t forget that if you are on a blanket the ground may be wet so make sure you have a blanket with a waterproof side or bring aplastic sheet. There are no refunds for shows cancelled due to the weather.
Food and Drink
The cafe/bar will be open selling light snacks and drinks before the performance starts and during the interval. You can pre-order food and drinks for collection on the night here. Please select the date of the event and the time you wish the food/drinks to be collected. For this event you can pre-order food/drinks for before the event (select any slot out of 18:30 / 18:45 / 19:00 / 19:15) or for the interval (select the 20:00 – 20:15 slot). Check out the delicious homemade picnic ‘grazing boxes’ – but book soon as these are only available if ordered in advance. Please note that hot drinks cannot be pre-ordered but will be available from the bar. You are also welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy on the Tea Lawn as you watch the performance.