Kate Howden - singer songwriter, live acoustic music performer
  • Fields of gold
  • Birds in flight over Glasson Dock
  • A forest of masts at Glasson Dock

Call to the Halls

Heartfelt songs, rooted in a love for people, place and nature.

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Kate Howden

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Kate Howden is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She plays Guitar, Mandolin, Bodhran and Cajon. Her experience of writing, performing and recording spans over 16 years as part of acoustic duo howdenjones.

2018 sees her performing as a solo artist joined by other musicians, taking songs tunes and stories to Village Halls around the country.

Call to The Halls is an invitation to bring people together in a celebration of place, where people gather to meet, chat, laugh, socialise, enjoy listening to live music, joining in, and singing along. It creates an inclusive musical and social experience in any intimate setting at the heart of the community. A pint of Real Ale, a glass of wine, even a hearty supper and a musical journey with acoustic songs, tunes and stories as your appetizer.

  • For your community

    The Call to The Halls show can be an opportunity to fundraise, for a village get together, or just a night out amongst friends where you don't have to drive!

    Whatever your reason to celebrate, it emphasises the importance of our village hall networks all over the country, of all the people cherishing and looking after their village halls and each other, with a pride in their history, their buildings, their activities and achievements, and their valuable place in the community.

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Kate Howden

Kate Howden


Kate Howden is well known across the country as one half of the celebrated acoustic duo HowdenJones.

She is a versatile and talented singer, songwriter, musician and performer, now embarking upon her solo career.

Iona Lane

Iona Lane


Iona Lane is a young emerging folk musician who is currently studying for a degree in folk music, with a scholarship, at Leeds College of Music.

Iona's latest EP, 'Pockets', has been shortlisted for FATEA's 'EP of the Year' 2017 Award.

What People Say

    Everything went very smoothly with lots of information being provided plus tickets and posters in good time for the show and recommendations for how to make it go well. Even if you've no experience of promoting something like this I'd have no hesitation recommending them for a great night at your own village hall.

    West Dean Village Hall, Wiltshire

    Just to say that we always enjoy your visits. Your company and live music is a joy in such small communities as ours. Long may you continue to visit us in Devon

    Sheldon Village Hall, Devon

Tour dates

February 24 Combe Raleigh Village Hall
EX14 4TH

7.30pm for 8pm start

01404 42130 for tickets

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March 3 Pilsley Village Hall
Derbyshire S43 7HU

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March 9 Gilsland Village Hall
Cumbria CA8 7BE

016977 47983 or
016877 47371 for tickets

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March 23 Dilwyn Cedar Hall
Herefordshire HR4 8JS

07973 683630 for tickets

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March 24 Titchmarsh Village Hall
East Northamptonshire NN14 3DF

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March 25 Deene and Deenethorpe Village Hall
East Northamptonshire NN17 3EP

01780 450759 for tickets

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April 7 Bix Village Hall
South Oxfordshire RG9 6DA

April 20 Youlgrave Village Hall
Derbyshire DE45 1UT

April 21 Cherington Village Hall
Gloucestershire GL8 8SW

April 22 Sedbury and Beachley Village Hall
Gloucestershire NP16 7AQ

01291 623391 for tickets

April 28 Eye and Dunsden Village Hall
Reading RG4 9QG

May 4 Shillingford St George Village Hall
Devon EX2 9QW

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May 5 Broadhembury Memorial Hall
Devon EX14 5NG

September 15 Doveridge Village Hall
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 5QJ

September 22 Hilperton Village Hall
Wiltshire BA14 7RN

September 29 Great Bridgeford Village Hall
Staffordshire ST18 9PU

October 12 Edington Village Hall
Somerset TA7 9HA

October 13 West Dean Village Hall
Wiltshire SP5 1JF

“A celebration of place, where people gather to meet, chat, laugh, socialise, enjoy listening to live music, join in and sing along.”

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