Remember when everyone used to huddle around a campfire on school trips while someone played the guitar, and you all told stories, and had a singalong?
Well, this is like that, except instead of your PE teacher, the person with the guitar is a celebrated folk musician, and there’s a full bar stocked with home-made wines, ciders, ales, and mead.
It’s run by the Nest Collective (a group of folk who like folk) and their pals Friends Of The Earth. Together they decided to create Campfire Club as a way to reconnect with both nature and other people, through the medium of booze, fire and song.
For a number of weeks throughout the warmer months, they gather around a crackling firepit in one of London’s most beautiful green spaces (last year these included places like the Culpeper community garden in Islington & Lambeth’s Oasis City Farm. Guests are then invited to cosy up quite literally feet away from whichever incredibly talented folk musician has been chosen to play that evening, and clink glasses as they soak up the acoustic rhythms and slowly day fades into night.
And after last year being..how shall we say…a little different, this year they’re back with weekly concerts running from June through until September 2021 – and as ever, it promises to be a cosy and romantic affair. The venue for each London gig is, as yet, undecided – so that’ll be a nice surprise.
Tickets cost just £13.
NOTE: Campfire Club is running on various dates from 11th June – 24th September 2021. Tickets cost £13. You can find out more or book here.
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