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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.

 

18th November - Jody Kruskal

A NewYorker, who plays the Anglo concertina, Jody's concerts offer a warm and engaging presentation of traditional and popular American songs. From witty and humorous ditties to songs that explore the depths of the human condition, his singing tells stories that are hilarious, gritty and true... stories of train wrecks, wrecked marriages, death row, lonesome lovers, heroes, losers, swaggering braggarts, lazy slackers and slapstick fools! £10

25th November - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

 

2nd December - Jigantics

Are an absolutely terrific 4 piece band. Keith Thompson, Sarah Kelly, Mark Cole and Martin Fitzgibbon ensure top quality musical and vocal excellence with songs and fine ballads variously accompanied on guitars, bass, ukelele, mandolin, harmonica, squeezebox, and percussion. Reviews state "A fabulous fusion of blues, rock, folk and Americana that blew the socks of our audience." Also, "an absolutely brilliant masterclass in entertainment". £10

 

9th December - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

16th December -"All on a Winter's Night" by Johnny Coppin

with Paul Burgess and Dik Cadbury

One of England`s finest singer-songwriters presents a rich mix of carols and songs old and new, together with stories and folklore. For many years Johnny toured as a duo with Phil Beer (Show of Hands). He has recorded over twelve albums including 'Borderland', `Edge of Day` with writer Laurie Lee, and now a 4th Christmas album All On A Winter's Night. Playing guitar and piano, his music is essentially British, and always melodic and evocative. Johnny is joined by Paul Burgess on fiddle and recorders (ex John Kirkpatrick Band), and Dik Cadbury on guitars (ex Steve Hackett, Decameron).

www.johnnycoppin.co.uk

"fine music performed by a singer, unquestionably at the top of his game" - Acoustic magazine

"Unbelievably beautiful music...just what you need for Christmas" - English Dance & Song

 

6th January - Geoff Lakemanh

Having produced and nurtured the incredible musical talents of the 3 Lakeman brothers and performed in a number of excellent bands, geoff now has created a successful solo career, demonstrating superb ability on duet concdertina and his smooth, easy singing style. "A brilliant performer who drew the crow in with his love and knowledge of the music (SPIRAL EARTH). £10

 

13th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

20th January - Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

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! £10

27th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1