Recent News

The Wilson Family to sing at newest prestigious North East Performance Venue - The Fire Station Sunderland

Updated: 20 November 2021

Delighted to have been asked to sing at The Fire Station, Sunderland's new Music & Performance venue, March 18th 2022. Click on the image for ticket and venue information.

HARTLEPOOL FOLK DAY - By Hartlepool Folk Festival

Updated: 10 October 2021

Come and join The Wilson Family and many more at Hartlepool Headland, Saturday October 16th from 12 noon to 8pm. Loads going on. Free events during the day.....in addition to a Melsons (Melrose Quartet & Wilsons) tribute to Tony Rose followed by a Martin Carthy 80th Birthday Party Concert:

The Wilson Family at Whitby@Home 2021 - Monday August 23rd 10pm

Updated: 22 August 2021

You can see our pre-recorded Late Night Extra Concert at Whitby@Home2021 10pm Monday August 23rd, click on the image to be taken to the concert:

Saltburn Folk Festival On Line

Updated: 15 August 2021

We are singing and chatting as part of Saltburn, 4pm Sunday 15th August. Click on the image to be taken to the event:

A return to singing for The Wilson Family:

Updated: 21 July 2021

Well, it's been a long haul, and we are not completely out of the woods yet (always abide by the current C-19 safety advice and keep taking those vaccines Folkies!...)...However, we can now announce a couple of upcoming concerts, ALL OF WHICH ARE TICKETED EVENTS: June 13th, On The Terrace at The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle, June 26th "The Wilson Family Sing Sea Coal", as part of "Little Waterfronts: Legends of Hartlepool Headland" , and on August 29th a rescheduled Foodbank Fundraiser at Goathland, North Yorkshire. Keep an eye on the links on our Gigs Page for Ticket details for each of these and all upcoming events as they are added. We are very much looking forward to meeting up again for songs and banter!

Vin Garbutt Celebration March 11th to 14th 2021

Updated: 02 March 2021

We are delighted to be contributing to a schedule of special events over the weekend of 11th to 14th March 2021, in celebration of our great friend and fellow Teessider, the late, great Vin Garbutt. Check out the website pages by clicking on the above image for more details.

Happy New Year from The Wilson Family

Updated: 09 January 2021

Greatham Boxing Day 2020

Updated: 27 December 2020

For the first time since 1967, our good friends The Redcar Sword Dancers will be unable to perform the Traditional Greatham Boxing Day Dance & Play they revived. They have however set up something special for us all to share at 12 Noon 26.12.20. Click Brother Tom's new painting of the Redcar Sword Dancers to be taken to the Youtube Page.......Enjoy!....and hopefully we will see the Redcar Sword Dancers back in Greatham Boxing Day 2021:

Season's Greatings from The Wilson Family: Trincomalee in Winter - By Tom Wilson

Updated: 05 December 2020

Season's Greetings one and all. If you keep an eye on our diary dates, we will be starting to add details of our upcoming appearances as we start to head out of the C-19 Pandemic over the coming months. In the meantime, please continue to Take Care & Stay Safe!....We want to see you all fit and well and in fine voice when we meet up in 2021 and beyond!

Upcoming Gigs

Peter Bellamy Memorial Concert: "Tell It Like It Was"
17 November 2021 - Live streamed concert featuring The Wilson Family, Heather Wood, Jon Boden, Damien Barber, Gina Le
Carols For Hartlepool - Evening Christmas Carol Service
18 December 2021 - 7pm Saint George Church Hall, Hartlepool, TS26 9HP
South Shields Folk Club
19 December 2021 - South Shields, Tyne & Wear
Beehive Folk Club - Harthill Village Hall, SHEFFIELD
04 February 2022 - Harthill, Sheffield, S26 7YL
Falcon House Concerts
05 March 2022 - Live Stream - 8pm UK Time
Goathland Hut: Local Charity Fundraiser 3PM to 5PM
06 March 2022 - Goathland, North Yorkshire
Sunderland - The Fire Station
18 March 2022 - Sunderland, SR1 3HA
Howth Singing Circle 21st Anniversary Concert
14 April 2022 - Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
Cleckheaton Folk Festival 2022
02 July 2022 - Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Saltburn Folk Festival
12 August 2022 - Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Whitby Folk Week 2022
20 August 2022 - Whitby, North Yorkshire
Tenterden Folk Festival
01 October 2022 - Tenterden, Kent
Hartlepool Folk Festival 2022
14 October 2022 - Hartlepool