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Daphne's Flight

Sisters are doing it for themselves – as they have for 25 years!

Join Daphne’s Flight on their unmissable return flight to the stage promoting their highly anticipated 3rd studio album, On Arrival.

Crossing a huge range of topics and genres, blending folk, blues, jazz and pop all woven together with striking harmonies and supported by a range of instrumentation and percussion.

The music of Daphne’s Flight is a magical layering of sensitivity, beauty, experience and empowerment. Their songs are thought-provoking, uplifting and relatable. They continue to inspire audiences with the warmth, energy and sheer joy they bring to their performances.

They are, quite simply, a force to be reckoned with!

Daphne’s Flight was created 25 years ago by five of the leading singer songwriters of their generation - Chris While, Julie Matthews, Melanie Harrold, Helen Watson and Christine Collister. Described as one of the most exciting vocal groups to emerge on the acoustic music scene, their energy on stage is matched only by their collective talents, Daphne’s Flight are unrivalled and sit firmly in a class of their own as singers, musicians and writers.

After a 21 year hiatus, they reunited in 2017 with a brand new album, Knows Time, Knows Change and toured the UK and Europe to much critical and audience acclaim. A Live album and second tour followed in 2018 with festival appearances in 2019, including Cambridge, Shrewsbury and Cropredy which they stormed, gathering them even more devoted followers.

They returned to the studio to record their highly anticipated 3rd studio album, On Arrival which they were scheduled to tour in the spring of 2020. Alas, this was not to be and the postponed tour to 2021 also had to be rescheduled to 2022. So it is with great anticipation that they will finally be touring the new album in the spring.

For very personal reasons Christine Collister is unable to join them but Julie, Chris, Helen and Mel are delighted to welcome into the fold Miranda Sykes (Show of Hands) on vocals and double bass, adding yet another exciting new element to the band.

Join them on what promises to be an unmissable return flight to the stage.

"Solid gold standard dream-team music making. A key album of this year already, and no mistake" froots

"Individually they are classy performers, together they are utterly sublime" FRUK

"The only disappointment is there are only ten tracks...if you can't find something here your soul is bleak" RnR

 

Book your tickets NOW! to see Daphne's Flight at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Ashroft Arts Centre in Fareham.

Event: Friday 20 May, 7.30pm

Tickets: £18

This event is on sale at full capacity. If this changes, we will be in contact with those who have booked to discuss booking changes. We are taking steps to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. More information is available here

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