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Tricia – a Plymouth maid, born and bred. Honed her skills on cruise ships and the folk clubs of Plymouth and Aberdeen along with the occasional spot on local TV. A writer of finely crafted songs she is recognised for her delicate guitar playing and clear voice.

John – a Scouser in exile he has played folk clubs in the north east and the midlands before relocating to Devon. A songwriter in his own right and a multi-instrumentalist he makes a strong contribution to Silvington’s trademark harmonies.

Meeting as members of Folk on the Moor, now based once again at The Moorland Hotel, Wotter, they began collaborating in 2016. It was indeed folk at first sight. They have 6 albums to their name so far, many of the self-penned songs the result of a synergy which means that the whole is more than the sum of its parts. Their latest offering, “Shadows on the Sand” features 12 original songs all located in Cornwall.

“Folk at first sight” – David FitzGerald, Radio Devon

“There’s magic in the way your two guitars and voices interweave, And I’m becoming a bit of a fan.”Brooks Williams

“I enjoyed what you did. Lovely songs.”Seth Lakeman

“They write such gorgeous songs.”Anthony John Clarke

“Your harmonies are superb.”John Richards

“I’d like to steal that song.”Dan McKinnon, on hearing “A Horse of War”

“Great set – your songwriting’s amazing.”Ian Bruce

“Loved what you did – the interplay of the guitars.”Brian Willoughby

Links for audio and video clips on the Music page


Performing; Teign Corinthian Yacht Club
Date: Saturday 22nd June 2024 Time: 3.10pm - 3.30pm

Donations event - No Ticket Necessary - please donate as much as you can