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Our Guest List includes many of the most talented performers from the world of acoustic/folk music ...

All ticket prices are discounted by £2 for members. Why not join for £10 and enjoy the benefits? Prices quoted below are for non-members.

 

13th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

 

20th January - Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman - SOLD OUT

Eldest Lakeman son and exceptional guitarist Sean is joined by his wife Kathryn for a welcome return. These local and international folk heroes are two times winners of the "Best Duo" award at the BBC Folk awards. their inventive and sensitive interpretations of traditional songs are well known and now their songwriting ability has attracted further plaudits. Book early to reserve your seat! £12

 

27th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

 

3rd February - Jim Reynolds

A songwriter, guitarist & singer of blues, ragtime and old fashioned ballads, although Jim's early influences were the likes of Ralph McTell, John Martyn and Al Stewart, he is equally at home with songs from the 1930s and 40s, all presented in an incredibly relaxed manner, that belies the quality of his musicianship. His own songs often portray the people and relationships within his own life, intermixed with a fair dose of wry humour. £10

10th & 17th February - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

24th February - Sam Kelly Duo

Sam is a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Although hailing from Norfolk, Sam has a deep interest in Gaelic culture stemming from listening to tales and melodeon tunes from his Irish grandfather. He has even co-written songs in Cornish! He has an outstanding voice and is supported by the incredible banjo-playing of "Lost Boys" member Jamie Francis and together they create exciting new music that transcends the boundaries of traditional and popular music. £10

3rd March - Moirai

Jo Freya. Melanie Biggs and Sarah Matthews manage to create an orchestra and choir of sounds! Between them you get accordion, flute, fiddle, viola, guitar, traditional whistles, soprano and tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet and three voices. They present traditional tunes , haunting compositions and songs that will pluck at your heartstrings and they'll have you holding your sides with laughter. "This version of Moirai is destined for great things" (fRoots). £10

10th March - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

17th March - Martyn Wynndham Read

After an absence of over 3 years, it's great to welcome back this fine singer/guitarist. With over 40 years experience on the folk scene and originally from Sussex. Martyn spent many years working and travelling in australia. He brings a fine, distinctive voice and excellent guitar technique to his interpretations of bush songs and (often hilarious) poems. He also admires and sings material from many English songwriters and has over 30 albums to his credit. £10

24th March - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

31st March Joe Topping

Described as a cross between Ry Cooder, Woody Guthrie and Paul Brady, Joe has developed his own unique bottleneck guitar style, which he employs in many of his original songs, and has a voice that can move from velvet soft to steely and powerful. He has played on stage and in the studio with many legends of the British folk scene including members of Fairport Convention, While and Matthews, Andy Irvine and toured as a stand in lead vocalist in the BBC2 award winning "Best live Act", Home Service. £10

7th April- Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

14th April - Anthony John Clarke