Sit Thi Deawn with the Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

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Britain’s top comic folk band The Houghton Weavers take the stage in Morecambe this week.

Entertaining audiences for more than 39 years with their brand of family friendly anecdotes, jokes and music, the las appear at the Platform on Friday, February 13.

Formed in 1975 in Bolton, founder members David Littler (guitar, banjo, mandolin, banjo-ukulele, bouzouki, piano accordion and vocals) and Tony Berry (lead vocalist) are still on board, along with Steve Millington (bass guitar, keyboards, acoustic guitar, piano accordion and vocals) who joined in 1996.

They are best known for BBC show Sit Thi Deawn, which ran for six series across seven years. The group also starred in six of series for BBC Radio 2.

The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced at £12.50, are available from the box office at Morecambe Visitor Information Centre or from the Lancaster Visitor Information Centre on 01524 582803.