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26 Jul 2019

"One of the finest songwriters in Britain" (The Independent).

Peter Bruntnell, whose Nos Da Comrade was one of Mojo's Americana albums of 2016, brings his 5 piece band with the legendary BJ Cole on pedal steel to promote his new release, King of Madrid.

Expect sublime atmospheric...

21 Sep 2019

Paul Anthony was voted the UK's No.1 David Bowie Tribute Act at the National Tribute Awards 2016. His act has amazed and entertained audiences throughout the nation.

With a full band Paul will perform two hours of Bowie's biggest hits taking the audience on a musical journey, experiencing...

6 Oct 2019

Gordon Haskell has often been described as a brilliant mix of Bill Withers and James Taylor with the feel of J.J Cale; but ultimately Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence, who has been consistently winning audiences with his warmth and golden voice for decades...

1 Nov 2019

Cabaret Seating with Dance Floor

SMACK The 80s are famous for delivering a lively, fun-packed, authentic tribute 80s show that always fills the dance floor and creates an event 'back to the future', never to be forgotten.

Dressed in 80s stage wear and using electro-wizardry, the...

2 Nov 2019

This has sold out the last four years, book early!


Dire Streets perfectly capture the distinctive, authentic sound of one of the biggest guitar bands of all time.

Fronted by finger picking guitar ace John Brunsdon and his band of accomplished musicians, they play...

25 Jan 2020

This is a mainly dancing event, with tables and chairs down both sides of the Auditorium only!

**** 'Son Yambu are an acoustic septet with the real sound of Santiago De Cuba.' Simon Broughton, London Evening Standard, September 2012

'The UK's very own Buena Vista band.absolutely...

20 Sep 2019

Whilst performing in Las Vegas two years ago Bob Drury was described "one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond" and he's now back touring the UK with his new show celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs. Bob Drury's one-man show is an...

7 Nov 2019

Kitty Macfarlane is a Bristol-based songwriter and accomplished guitar player.

Her sharply observed narrative songs are pure poetry, rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye bound loosely by the theme of mankind's relationship with the wild. This autumn sees the release of...

28 Nov 2019

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and...

25 Jul 2019

Chris Difford is a Grammy nominated and double Ivor Novello Award winning lyricist who has brought us characters and sketches from everyday life, and has successfully turned the mundane into the beautiful, the urbane into the exquisite, for over 40 years.

With his collaborator, Squeeze co...

18 Jul 2019

Sascha Osborn is a London based singer songwriter of reflective tender songs, who blends her cocktail of influences seamlessly dancing between 'folk' and 'jazz' worlds, utilising these flavours and colours to express narratives of relationships and evocations of life experience.

Her debut...

11 Oct 2019

If you don't know the stunning guitar playing of Eduardo Niebla, you're in for a treat. If you are already among his admirers around the world, you know you have something quite extraordinary in store.

The virtuoso Spanish guitarist makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers...

31 Aug 2019

Hailed by The British Beatles Fan Club as definitely not your average Beatles band, the band has earned high praise for its authentic musical renditions and close-harmony vocals.

Based in Buckinghamshire, The Dung Beatles got together in 2013, with Danny Prendergast on lead guitar and...

23 Nov 2019

Experience the incredible sound of Otis Redding's music as two of the UK's most exciting raw soul acts join forces to celebrate the King of Soul.

Originally commissioned by Soul Cookers Records for Saint Paul Soul Jazz Festival 2008, this uplifting show pairs charismatic Burundian singer...

8 Nov 2019

Mermaids in cages, cuckolded mole catchers and Victorian houses of ill-repute are all among the influences of Harp and a Monkey, one of East Lancashire's most unique and award-winning musical offerings. Combined with their unusual choice of instruments, a Harp and a Monkey show is something...

4 Oct 2019

The Unravelling Wilburys - a tribute to The Traveling Wilburys and their rock legend members.

Just when they were about to make it to the big time, this band of good ol' boys from Nashville, Tennessee had a whole bunch of songs (allegedly) stolen by Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, George...

22 Aug 2019

Building on her passion for the Empress of the Blues, Julia Titus started to perform as Ma Bessie in mid-2015 to share the music of Bessie Smith and her contemporaries with a new generation of listeners. Mixing Julia's rich, warm vocal sound with a dynamic group of musicians that look as well as...

17 Oct 2019


a big sound from this impressive outfitinspired, anthemic, great ~ Q

Hope & Social are more than a band. They are a band anyone can join; a band who can turn their studio into a bistro for 70 fans; a band who involve people in what they do-from teaching brass...

28 Sep 2019

Please note this is a standing event with chairs down both sides of the Auditorium

We know what you're thinking. You're thinking: Why should I care about The Urban Voodoo Machine? They've been around for ages, haven't they? Aren't they a novelty band who wears funny make-up? Don't they...

27 Jul 2019

The Strawbs started life as the Strawberry Hill Boys before emerging into the mainstream from the exciting British Folk Movement of the mid 60s alongside other such luminaries as Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Al Stewart and Roy Harper. Their first album with Sandy Denny attracted the attention...