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Music, Sat 1 Sep 2018, £12

Sally Barker

Sally Barker


Sally Barker has been around for decades but her voice just gets better with age. Whether she is singing to seven million on the final of TV's 'The Voice' or to 7 people in a local folk club Sally is the consummate professional. She has the ability to lift the words off the page as if you were hearing them for the first time.
Sally began writing songs and performing at the age of 10, influenced by the likes of John Martyn, Janis Ian, Steeleye Span, Bonnie Raitt and Pentangle. By her late teens Sally was performing folk and blues in pubs and folk clubs in the Midlands with bass player Chris Watson. Later the duo went on to support Steeleye Span, Gordon Giltrap and Roy Harper.
Sally last appeared in the area about 8 years ago when she did an evening of Joni Mitchell songs at The Coliseum Whitby which Musicport also presented. Organiser Jim McLaughlin said “I’ve followed Sally’s career over a lot of years…in fact I have an original vinyl album of hers from the 1980s ! People often are disparaging about TV shows like The Voice but in giving Sally that audience it has reinvigorated her career which was struggling after the premature loss of her husband . Without The Voice one of the great voices of her generation could have been lost”
Singing her own songs plus a careful selection of covers it is bound to be an evening of the highest quality music . Support act Kate Covell-Bullock from Mickleby near Whitby stunned the Musicport Festival crowd last October with a beautiful early morning set on the main stage.
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Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

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Sat 1 Sep 2018 19:30 to 22:30


overnight camping £5 per pitch

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Sat 1 Sep Musicport presents Sally Barker


01947 603475


Nr Whitby,
North Yorkshire,
YO22 5LY



See location of Goathland on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 834013  Lat: 54.40035 Long: -0.71682

By Road:
Heading out of Whitby on the A169 signed for Pickering. Follow signs to Goathland.

By Public Transport:
840 Yorkshire Coastliner bus between Whitby and York calls in at villahge of Goathland. Also the North York Moors Steam Railway between Grosmont and Pickering runs a limited service to Goathland.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Whitby station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access