Will you please all note that it was decided that the evening will begin half an hour earlier at 8pm – so 7.30pm for a prompt 8pm start. This is to allow more singers to get on when the club is busy and will allow a little more time for the raffle.
23/6/18 Caim, Irelands Jacynth Hamill and Scotland’s Heather Innes and Pauline Vallance sing together as Caim. Jacynth and Heather met in Belfast in the 1980’s. In 1998 Caim celtic harmony duo was born when Heather invited Jacynth to sing with her and to research and arrange most of the music for their first album.
30/6/18 Dom Prag Feature night
From Brighton, UK: Picking complex riffs on an old, battered Spanish Guitar and singing emotionally raw, darkly comic songs about losing consciousness, angels hanging out in drop-in clinics, and Surprise Bombay Mix, Prag is tearing through the Brighton folk circuit with aplomb, panache and pizzazz (those are his imaginary backing dancers). Check out the gig list to find his next show.
21/7/18 Peter and Barbara Snape, With a distinct musical identity and a growing reputation for providing an entertaining menu of good songs, all well sung and played with commitment, passion and enjoyment, The Snapes are two fine performers who are firm favourites with many.
28/7/18 Club Barbecue and Singaround, 6pm Start.
For folk with food preferences please bring along snacks etc that care for your dietary requirements.
18/8/18 CLUB CLOSED, Private Celebration.
1/9/18 Club closed, Bender charity weekend at the High Whins farm, Tranmire Town Hall, Tranmire, Come along and support this fine charity hosted as ever by the Wilkinson family.
22/9/18 Tom Lewis, If you like songs and stories of the sea, new and old, you’ll certainly enjoy Tom’s singing, his stories and his recordings. Tom is a 24-year veteran of Her Majesty’s Royal Naval diesel submarines; although now he’s comfortably located on dry land.
20/10/18 Grannies Attic, TICKETS ONLY! Granny’s Attic – Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), George Sansome (Guitar, Vocals) and Lewis Wood (Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals) – are a folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional musicians, fine singers and play a range of English, Irish and Scottish traditional music as well as their own compositions. Formed in 2009, they have since played at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and have been heralded for their lively performances and maturity beyond their years in their delivery and selection of traditional songs.
PLEASE NOTE THE TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE ON CLUB NIGHTS APPROXIMATELY ONE MONTH BEFORE THE VENUE, WE WILL POST A DEFINITE DATE OF SALE NEARER THE TIME OF THE SHOW.
10/11/18 Dave Goulder (Strictly Tickets Only!)
Dave Goulder writes superb songs, finely crafted and welded to tunes as naturally as one stone sits on another in one of his dry stone dykes. I recommend singers and writers to get this collection.” Brian Miller, Broadbeat.
“Champion stuff, this. Brimming with humor and sensitivity. Is there a better writer in the British folk mould than Dave Goulder?” The Scotsman, on ‘Requiem for Steam’
17/11/18 Ian Stewart, Come along and be entertained by a fine local Singer/Guitarist who visits our club on occasions and delights us with his great voice and instrument playing. A night to enjoy and remember!
8/12/18 John Ward Band, brings together John, Lynne and Les whose powerful 3-part harmonies blend to give a richer life to John’s original songs and to his traditional repertoire. Accompanied by guitar, double bass, mandolin, harmonica, whistles and bodhran, and with the familiar, relaxed banter, stories and humour, the Trio delights folk club and festival audiences around the country. John is an East Anglian boy and, when the occasion demands, the Trio love to specialise in John’s East Coast heritage songs and traditional music of the land and the sea.
15/12/18 Faith Supper , The club will be providing some snacks and members bring along some of their own creations as well, for folk with food preferences please bring along snacks etc that care for your dietary requirements.
29/12/18 Singaround .