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CantlosCantlos are a professional singing and instrumental duo specialising in the traditional songs of the British Isles and Ireland, with an emphasis on those from the Celtic cultures within these islands.

Cantlos are Kirsty Morris Selley and James McCafferty and play Celtic harp, cittern, dulcimer, guitar, melodeon, bodhran and keyboards.  Cantlos are available for weddings, celebrations, concerts and festivals.  Their repertoire spans more than five centuries of song, including medieval carols, Elizabethan tavern songs, folk music and contemporary songs within the folkroots and Celtic traditions.

Share an evening with Cantlos and discover for yourself the mystery and magic of songs evoked by the Celtic heartlands.

Contact Cantlos today on 07974 949996 or email  james@cantlos.com 

1 month ago

Thank you for coming to Soulbury - a most enjoyable evening!

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1 month ago
Cantlos: How Can Ye Gang, Lassie?

Cantlos performing the 18th C Scottish song "How Can Ye Gang, Lassie?" in Soulbury Parish Hall, Buckinghamshire. The song is by Robert Tannahill, a contemporary of Scotland's national poet Robert ... See more

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1 month ago
Cantlos: Two Morris Dance Tunes - Balance the Straw & William and Nancy

Just in case you didn't want to watch our Soulbury Concert in its 57-minute entirety (!), we'll be posting some clips of individual songs/instrumentals from the concert over the next day or two. And ... See more

A clip from our concert at Soulbury Women's Institute Group - James playing two Cotswold Morris Dance tunes on the Hohner D/G Melodeon. The first tune is to ...

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1 month ago
Cantlos at Soulbury WI Group 13 March 2018

Okay, it's freezing cold and probably snowing out there, so why not spend a pleasant 57 minutes in front of your TV or tablet and have a look at our concert for Soulbury WI Group on Tuesday? What a ... See more

If you can spare the time, we thought you might like to view one of our shorter concerts in its entirety. This is Cantlos (Kirsty and James) performing for t...

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1 month ago
Photos from Cantlos's post

Kirsty and James rocking Soulbury Women’s Institute Group yesterday evening! Lovely audience and GREAT singing of “Jerusalem” - and, of course, tea and cake to die for! ?

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3 months ago

Thank you, Hilary Forbes, for sending us this photo of Kirsty and James playing instrumentals for Irish harp and acoustic guitar at Penn & Tyler’s Green WI’s Christmas Party in December. We’ve ... See more

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3 months ago

Happy Christmas to you and thank you for making our WI party so special. (Penn & Tyler's Green Evening WI)

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4 months ago
Cantlos

With these two events behind us, Kirsty has finished Cantlos-ing for 2017 and James just has Carols in the Courtyard at National Trust Stowe on Sunday before he gets to rest his voice!

Kirsty and James just back from two Christmas concerts - yesterday evening a WI event in Tylers Green Village Hall near Beaconsfield, and lunchtime today our Carols for a Winter’s Day programme for ... See more

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4 months ago

Kirsty and James just back from two Christmas concerts - yesterday evening a WI event in Tylers Green Village Hall near Beaconsfield, and lunchtime today our Carols for a Winter’s Day programme for ... See more

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4 months ago

Yes, it’s this Sunday (10th December) that James and friends are putting on “Carols for a Winter’s Afternoon” in Great Horwood. We’d love to have you with us!

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