Benji Kirkpatrick


Event Review: Faustus at the Oval Tavern, Tuesday 18th October 2016

Posted on December 14th, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

A fine evening of new material from folk moguls, Faustus

My husband Steve and I went along to the Oval Tavern in Croydon a few days ago to see the trio Faustus, who are three of folk music’s leading lights of their generation. Benji Kirkpatrick was at the Oval Tavern in February with his set, ‘Bendrix‘, which I reviewed in the Citizen at the time. Paul … Read More »



Event review: Benji Kirkpatrick plays Hendrix at the Oval Tavern, Monday 22nd February

Posted on March 1st, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

Anne Giles hears some Hendrix re-interpreted at the Oval

Bendrix sounds like a warming milky drink but it isn’t, as my husband Steve and I found when we went along to this gig at East Croydon’s Oval Tavern to see multi-instrumentalist folk singer and songwriter Benji Kirkpatrick on his ‘Bendrix’ tour. He is the son of folk luminaries John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris and has … Read More »



Event review: Benji Kirkpatrick at the Oval Tavern, Thursday 12th February

Posted on February 19th, by Sarah Robson in Culture. 3 comments

Sarah Robson has a foot-tapping good time at Croydon’s Oval Tavern

Despite having lived in Croydon for my entire 28 years, Thursday 12th February was only the second time I had ever been to the Oval. Both times have been courtesy of the Croydon Citizen, and I am disappointed with myself for knowing nothing about this hidden gem of a pub before now.

The … Read More »