Daylight Music

Music, tea & cake in a welcoming space. An event for all ages in London - St John's Bethnal Green, St John's Leytonstone, St Catherine's Church and Kent - The Hot Tin (Faversham).

Limited Edition 

Arctic Circle's Daylight Music returns for a very limited edition* Autumn/Winter season.

Saturday 09.12.23
| Lost Map - Ed Dowie, Firestations, Two White Cranes + Pictish Trail | tickets

Doors 11.50am | Pictish Trail (solo) 12.05 - Two White Cranes 12.15 | Firestations 12.50 | Ed Dowie 13.25 | Jim Bishop throughout (organ) - timing are approximate

*due to two rejected arts funding attempts, the future of our series is under threat. These could potentially be our last show. We need your help to continue -

[NEW] Over the last few weeks we've been asking ourselves the question how can we possibly raise enough to continue without a major art funding grant, how can we continue into our 15th year? The answer we think could be this -  One Thousand Tea Towels!

“Daylight Music offers a chance to just drop in, listen to some wonderful music and soak up the venue’s lovely atmosphere.”
- Time Out, 101 things to do in London

There is something magical about experiencing music in the daytime, to shaking off the week and starting the weekend in style - this is and has been Arctic Circle’s Daylight Music since April 2009, over thirteen years and over 350 Editions

We’re taking a moment to appreciate our reimagined series. It now has feet and legs and has regularly travels to welcoming homes in Bethnal Green, Leytonstone, Telegraph Hill and we even take the event outside of London to Faversham in Kent.

Whether it’s the regulars, the as-and-whens, the must-catch-that-one, the occasionals, the when-in-towns, the newbies or volunteers, many have come to depend on that moment of human interaction, catching up on the week with hands around a warming cup of tea or coffee, with sunlight streaming through the stained glass window, starting the weekend on a beautiful note or in this case many notes and melodies.

Listen in - Arctic Circle is a monthly radio transmission from the shorelines of a forgotten time and place. A two hour expedition into new music compiled, curated but most importantly introduced by your humble penguin host Ben Eshmade. Listen in to this years shows so far with Edition 25 | Edition 26 |  Edition 27 |  Edition 28 originally streamed on Margate Radio.

Thank You! We've reached 25% of our crowdfunding goal. To allow us to continue into our 15th year please consider supporting us via our justgiving page or just to learn more visit our support page

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