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Scrumpy & Western Gig Guide 2007 Archive

containing gigs for The Wurzels, The Yetties, Fred Wedlock, The Mangledwurzels, The Cornish Wurzells, The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra, The New Forest Plonkers, Who's Afear'd, Bill Bailey, Jethro and Hedgerow

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August 2007

Wednesday 15th August (8pm) - The Wurzels at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Tavistock PL19 8AT (01822 611166) Tickets £10.00 in advance; £12.00 on the door

Friday 17th August (5.30pm) - The Wurzels and Altered Ego at Dyrham Park, near Bath, Gloucestershire SN14 8ER (08704 444400) Tickets £22.00 in advance only (including booking fee). Hog roast and beer tent from Bath Ales on site. Free parking. Gates open 5.30pm, music starts at 7.30pm with Altered Ego, The Wurzels start at 9.15pm

Saturday 18th August (1pm) - The Mangledwurzels at End of Summer Party at Manor House Inn, Ditcheat, Shepton Mallet BA4 6RB (01749 860276) Free entry. End of Summer Party with Hog Roast and Cider Festival. The Mangledwurzels will be playing an afternoon set starting at 1pm.

Saturday 18th August - The Yetties at The Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3PG. Tickets from Martin Diplock Estate Agents; tel. 01297 445500.

Sunday 19th August - The Wurzels at The 155th Mid-Somerset Show, Shepton Mallet Showground, Cannard's Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 4LY Entry free; parking £7.00 per car. The Wurzels will be performing two sets at 12:45pm and 5pm.

Sunday 19th August (3pm) - The Mangledwurzels at Family Fun Day at The Obridge, Massingham Park, Taunton TA2 7RX (01823 422340) Charity event in aid of MIND (The Mental Health Charity). Food served all day, bar open 'till late.

Sunday 19th August (5pm) - The Yetties at Tickenham Flower Show, Tickenham Village Hall, Tickenham, Clevedon, Somerset BS21 6RX. Early evening concert after the Flower Show; gates open 5pm, show starts 7.30pm. Tickets: £7.00 adults; £6.00 patrons; £5.00 child 14 and under; free for children 7 and under. For ticketing information, contact Mrs. Pam Trenchard, 54 Clevedon Road, Tickenham, Clevedon BS21 6RB; tel. 01275 856234. Bring your own picnics!

Sunday 19th August - Bill Bailey plus numerous other acts at Beautiful Days Festival at Escot House, Escot Park, Ottery St Mary Devon EX11 1LU. Sold Out!

Friday 24th August (8pm) - The Wurzels and DJ Steve Carpenter (Ivel FM) at Beer & Cider Festival at Talbot Arms, Benville Lane, Benville, Evershot, Dorset (01935 83381) - Hog Roast & Barbeque with all proceeds to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. Tickets 10.00 - available from The Talbot Arms or Bob's Tyres in Crewkerne.

Friday 24th August (4pm) - The Mangledwurzels at Pork & Cider Festival, Ostreme Centre, Newton Road, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4BD. The Mangledwurzels will be playing three sets of 30 minutes, starting 9pm.

Saturday 25th August (8pm) - The Yetties at Folk Dance at Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Somerset EX15 2PL For ticketing information, contact Mr. Brian Thomas, Higher Brithayes Farm, Silverton, Exeter EX5 4BY; tel. 01884 855267

Sunday 26th August (5pm) - Chas 'n' Dave, The Wurzels, The Hamsters, John Otway, Pinstripe, Helena & Tom Palmer at the Midsomer Norton Music Festival at Midsomer Norton Cricket Club, Withies Lane, Midsomer Norton BA3 2JE (07806 533172) Tickets 10.00; under 11's free, if accompanied by an adult. Tickets available from MNCC Bar, or Peformance Sports in Midsomer Norton High Street. Credit Card bookings hotline: 07806 53317.

Monday 27th August - The Wurzels at Ring Of Bells, Henfield Road, Coalpit Heath, Bristol BS36 2TG (01454 772818)

Monday 27th August (2pm-8pm) - The Mangledwurzels at Music & Cider Afternoon at Animal Farm Adventure Park, Red Road, Berrow, Burnham-on-Sea TA8 2RW (01278 751628) A family-friendly afternoon fun-day with a hog roast, and Rich's Cider for the grown-ups! The Mangledwurzels will be playing three sets at 2:30pm, 5pm & 7pm.

Friday 31st August - The Yetties at Concert for the W.I. at the Dorchester Showground, Dorchester, Dorset (01305 264249). Tickets from Dorset Federation of W.I.s, County House, 58 Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EW; tel. 01305 266366

September 2007

Friday 7th September (7pm) - The Mangledwurzels at Bath Autumn Cider Festival, Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath BA2 4EU Tickets £2.00 in advance. All ciders £1.00 per half pint. Hot pork rolls with stuffing & apple sauce available.

Friday 7th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Queens Theatre, Boutport Street Barnstaple EX31 1SY (01271 324242)

Friday 7th September - The Yetties at Barn Dance at Horton Cross, Ilinster, Somerset TA19. Barn Dance in aid of Donyatt Church Repairs. For ticketing information, contact Wendy & Dave Williams, Donyatt Garage, Donyatt, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0RG; tel. 01460 52912

Friday 7th September (7pm) - The New Forest Plonkers at Dog & Crook, 18 Church Lane, Brambridge, Eastleigh SO50 6HZ (01962 712129)

Saturday 8th September - The Mangledwurzels at Stoke-Sub-Hamdon Working Mens Club, Stoke-sub-Hamdon private; members only

Sunday 9th September (6pm - 9.30pm) - The New Forest Plonkers at The Mill At Gordleton, Silver Street, Hordle, Lymington SO41 6DJ (01590 682219) Charity Fundraiser for the Naomi House Children's Hospice as part of their 10th Anniversary Party. Entry by donation (please be generous!).

Sunday 9th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Wycombe Swan Theatre, St. Marys Street, High Wycombe HP11 2XE

Monday 10th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED (01322 220000) £17.50 all tickets (limited tickets left)

Friday 14th September (7.30pm) - The Yetties at All Saints Church, Portland, Dorset DT5. For ticketing information, contact Peter Barker, 14 St. George's Road, Easton, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2AT; tel. 01305 860143.

Saturday 15th September (7.30pm)- The Yetties at Mowlem Theatre, Institute Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1DD (01929 422239) Tickets £7.00, £6.00 concessions.

Saturday 15th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Grand Theatre, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DE (01902 429212) £17.50 all tickets

Saturday September 15th (noon & 5pm) - The New Forest Plonkers at Ringwood Carnival, Fridays Cross, Ringwood, Hampshire. The New Forest Plonkers form part of the Pre-Procession Entertainment

Sunday 16th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Olympos Centre, Triangle Way, Burgess Hill RH15 8WA (01444 876060) £17.50 all tickets

Monday 17th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Corn Exchange, Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB (01223 357851) £17.50 all tickets

Tues 18th September (8.30pm) - The Wurzels and John Otway at St Ives Festival at The Guildhall, Street-an-Pol, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 2DS (01736 366077) Tickets £15.00 in advance.

Tuesday 18th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Playhouse Theatre, High Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1HP (01934 645544) £17.50 all tickets

Wednesday 19th September (8pm) - The Wurzels at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Tickets £11.50 in advance

Friday 21st September (8pm) - The Yetties at Fentham Hall, Marsh Lane, Hampton in Arden, Solihull, West Midlands B92 0AH (01675 442510) For ticketing information, contact Gordon King, 8 Burnthurst Crescent, Monkspath, Solihull, W. Midlands, B90 4UJ; tel. 0121 7449198.

Saturday 22nd September - The Yetties at The Oddfellows Hall, 20 West Park, Cotham, Bristol BS8 2LT. For ticketing information, contact John Harding, 43 Ruborough Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 5DN; tel. 01278 456863.

Friday 28th September - The Mangledwurzels at Scrumpy & Western Evening at Baltonsborough Village Hall, near Butleigh BA6 8PX Tickets £12:50 to include Somerset Sausage & Mash supper. Call 01749 345259 (daytime) to book in advance.

Friday 28th September (7.30pm) - Jethro at Gordon Craig Theatre at Stevenage Arts Centre, Lytton Way Stevenage SG1 1LZ (08700 133060) £17.50 all tickets

Saturday 29th September (8pm) - The Yetties at Sway Village Hall, Sway, Lymington, Hampshire (01590 682864) For ticketing information, contact Tony Blakeley, 1 Middle Road, Sway, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 6AT; tel. 01590 683421.

Saturday 29th September - The Wurzels and The Glambusters at Charity Night at The Scotch Horn Lesiure Centre, Brockway, Nailsea BS48 1BZ (01275 856965) Charity night in aid of PPUK; tickets £15.00 including buffet.

Saturday 29th September (7pm) - The Mangledwurzels and Country & Western Disco at Melksham Labour Club, 3 Lowbourne Road, Melksham SN12 7DZ (01225 702408) Tickets cost £5.00 and are available from Melksham Labour Club. The Mangledwurzels are on stage at 9pm.

October 2007

Wednesday 3rd October

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties Music Night at West End Hall, Littlefield, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6AU
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7RA (01702 351135) £17.50 all tickets

Thursday 4th October

  • The Yetties 40th Anniversary Concert (8pm) at Yetminster Village Hall, Yetminster, Dorset DT9. Part of the The Yetties 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Tickets £8.00 in advance (selling very fast!). Tickets from The Yetties, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4BW and make cheques payable to 'The Yetties'. They are also available through the bands' web shop.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Pavilion Theatre, Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 8DZ (01305 783225) £17.50 all tickets

Friday 5th October

  • The Yetties 40th Anniversary Ceilidh (8pm) with the Wessex Morris Men at Yetminster Village Hall, Yetminster, Dorset DT9. Part of the The Yetties 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Sold Out!

Saturday 6th October

  • The Yetties Q&A at Yetminster Village Hall, Yetminster, Dorset DT9. Part of the The Yetties 40th Anniversary Celebrations. This takes place in the afternoon. It gives you a chance to ask those really nasty questions you've always wanted to ask. This is free but you still need a ticket. Obviously Yetminster Village Hall can only hold so many people so these tickets are only for those who buy tickets for either the Ceilidh or the Concert.
  • The Yetties 40th Anniversary Concert (8pm) at Yetminster Village Hall, Yetminster, Dorset DT9. Part of the The Yetties 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Sold Out!
Saturday 6th October
  • The Cornish Wurzells + Disco (7.30pm) at Charity Cornish Night at Roche Sports & Social Club, Trezaise Road, Roche, St. Austell Cornwall PL26 8HD (01726 890718). This is a charity fundraiser for Roche Youth Football Club. Tickets in advance only £4.00 (adults); £2.50 (children) - price includes a Pasty Supper. Call Darren Grylls on 07771 905615 for all bookings.

Sunday 7th October

  • The Mangledwurzels (10am-5pm) at The Somerset Cheese, Chutney and Cider Fair at Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton TA2 8LG (01823 413923) 3 x 30 mins. Free entry. The Mangledwurzels will be playing three 30 minute sets at 11am, 12.15pm and 2.30pm.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT (Eastgate Street Stafford ST16 2LT) £17.50 all tickets

Monday 8th October

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Empire Theatre, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3EX (0870 380 0017) £17.50 all tickets

Tuesday 9th October

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Grimsby Auditorium, Cromwell Road, Grimsby DN31 2BH (0870 380 0017) £17.50 all tickets

Wednesday 10th October

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Majestic Theatre, Coronation Street, Retford DN22 6DX (01777 706866) £17.50 all tickets

Thursday 11th October

  • The Mangledwurzels (8pm) at The Apple Tree, West Pennard, Glastonbury BA6 8ND Free entry. Official opening of pub under new ownership.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Salisbury City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7TU (01722 434434) £17.50 all tickets

Friday 12th October

  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at The Maltshovel, 2 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater TA6 7DN (01278 422496) Free entry

Saturday 13th October

  • Hedgerow (8pm) at Radstock Town FC Social Club, Southfield Recreation Ground, Southfield, Radstock BA3 3NZ (01761 435004) Tickets £5.00. Book early to avoid disappointment (limited seats available)

Sunday 14th October

  • Millrace Ceilidh Band (caller: Barry Goodman) at the Paul Gunningham Memorial Ceilidh (8pm) at Ickleford Village Hall, 82 Arlesey Road, Ickleford, Hitchin SG5 3TG. Tickets £10.00 (children £6.00) to include a fish 'n' chip supper, Funds raised will contribute to the Paul Gunningham Memorial Folk Festival to be held on March 2008 in Baldock. Paul Gunningham was the founding webmaster of the Scrumpy & Western and Wurzelmania! websites. If you are in the area, please support this event.
  • Jethro and The Cornish Wurzells (7.30pm) at Hall For Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro TR1 2LL (01872 262466) Tickets £17.50 & £16.50

Monday 15th October

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Bristol Hippodrome, St Augustine's Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 380 0017) Tickets: £17.50 & £15.50

Tuesday 16th October

  • Jethro and The Cornish Wurzells (7.30pm) at Hall For Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro TR1 2LL (01872 262466) Tickets £17.50 & £16.50

Wednesday 17th October

Friday 19th October

  • The Wurzels at Bridge House Theatre, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP (01926 776438) Tickets £14.00 / £12.00 concessions
  • The Yetties at Stoke sub Hambdon, Somerset. Bonny will be guesting at a concert to raise money for the development of young musicians in the area. For ticketing information, contact Folk South West, The Stables, Montacute House, Montacute, Somerset, TA15 6XP; tel. 01935 822911.

Saturday 20th October

Sunday 21st October

  • The Cornish Wurzells (1pm) and Falmouth Shout at the Falmouth Oyster Festival, Events Square, Falmouth, Cornwall
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Kings Arms, 5 Market Square, St Just, Cornwall TR19 7HF (01736 788545)

Friday 26th October

  • The Wurzels plus Stillyano at Riverside Centre, Exeter (01392 221771)

Saturday 27th October

  • The Wurzels (11am) at Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR. Free admission. The band onstage 11am after Mayor's speech.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Elmesthorpe Village Hall, Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire LE9. For ticketing information, contact Roy Sutton, 10 Station Road, Elmsthorpe, Leicestershire, LE9 7SG; tel. 01455 846203.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Coliseum Theatre, Mount Pleasant, Trecynon, Aberdare CF44 8NG (01685 881188) £17.50 all tickets

Sunday 28th October

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Wyvern Theatre, Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN (0870 380 0017) £17.50 all tickets

November 2007

Thursday 1st November

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea PO5 2QJ (02392 828282) £17.50 all tickets

Friday 2nd November

  • Jethro at Marina Theatre, The Marina, Lowestoft NR32 1HH (01502 573318)

Saturday 3rd November

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Hazelbury Bryan Village Hall, Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton, Dorset For ticketing information, contact Mrs. Valerie Jackson, Winthrop House, Partway Lane, Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2DP; tel. 01258 817932.
  • Jethro (8pm) at Lakeside Country Club, Wharf Road, Frimley Green, Camberley GU16 6PT (01252 836464) £17.50 all tickets

Sunday 4th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Somerset Wagon, Broadway, Chilcompton, Radstock BA3 4JW (01761 232732) Free entry
  • The Yetties at Folk Dance at The Narracott Hotel, Beach Road, Woolacombe, Devon EX34 7BS (01271 870418) Part of a 'Holidays for Dancers' weekend. For ticketing information, contact Holidays for Dancers, Cauleston House, Cauleston Close, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3LY; tel. 01395 223645 if you fancy a weekend of folk dancing.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (5.30pm) at Fireworks Party at Brockenhurst Football Club, Grigg Lane, Brockenhurst SO42 7RE (01590 623544)

Wednesday 7th November

  • The Wurzels at William Dampier, 97 Middle Street, Yeovil BA20 1LW (01935 412533)
  • The Yetties at Yetties Music Night at West End Hall, Littlefield, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6AU
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Clyde Auditorium (SECC), Finnieston Street, Glasgow G3 8YW
  • Jethro at Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA (01242 227979)

Thursday 8th November

Friday 9th November

  • The Mangledwurzels at Bridgwater Carnival, High Steet, Bridgwater TA6. Free entry. The Mangledwurzels will probably be playing two sets in the late afternoon, before the carnival. Bring your winter woolies - it was freezing last year!
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yapton & Ford Village Hall, Main Road, Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0ET. For ticketing information, contact Roy Phillips, 1 Elm Cottages, Church Road, Yapton, Arundel, W. Sussex, BN18 0EW. Tel. 01243 552822
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Clyde Auditorium (SECC), Finnieston Street, Glasgow G3 8YW
  • Jethro at Embassy Theatre, Grand Parade, Skegness PE25 2UG (01754 768333)

Saturday 10th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Longwell Green Football Club, Shellards Road, Longwell Green, Bristol BS30 9DU Ticket prices to be confirmed.
  • The Yetties at Hook Norton Sports & Social Club, The Bourne, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5PB (01608 737132) For ticketing information, contact Kerrie Fisher, 33 Rectory Road, Hook Norton, Banbury, OX15 5QQ; tel. 01608 738396.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7NA
  • Jethro at Forum Theatre, Grange Road, Malvern WR14 3HB (01684 569011)

Monday 12th November

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Victoria Hall, Bagnall Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3AD (0870 9080888) £17.50 all tickets

Tuesday 13th November

  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Manchester M3 1WY Advanced tickets only
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JW (01553 764864) £17.50 all tickets
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Wednesday 14th November

  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Sheffield Arena, Broughton Lane, Sheffield S9 2DF
  • Jethro at Hexagon Theatre, Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7UA (0118 960 6060)
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Thursday 15 November 2007

  • The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra, Swing Unlimited, Bournemouth Concert Brass, Stromenti (7.30pm) at A Musical Variety Evening at Regent Centre, 51 High Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1AS (01202 499199) Charity Fundraiser in aid of the CODA Music Therapy Unit. Tickets: £25.00 family / £10.00 adults / £9.00 concessions
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Manchester M3 1WY
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Friday 16th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, Shepton Mallet BA4 6NA (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Clanville Village Hall, Clanville, Andover, Hampshire SP11 9HZ For ticketing information, contact Peter Hall, Sycamore Cottage, Clanville, Andover, Hamts., SP11 9HZ; tel. 01264 772754.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Manchester M3 1WY
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Saturday 17th November

  • The Mangledwurzels plus Surprise Guest (noon) at The Official Opening Of Santa's Grotto! at Cadbury Garden Centre, Smallway, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5AA (01934 875700)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Brislington & St. Anne's Conservative Club, 109 Wick Road, Brislington, Bristol BS4 4HE (0117 908 7701) Private, members only
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Great Missenden Memorial Hall, Link Road, Great Missenden, Bucks. For ticketing information, contact Betty Stansbury, 31 Colne Road, High Wycombe, Bucks., HP13 7XN; tel. 01494 521792
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Nottingham Arena, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LA
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (2.15pm & 7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Sunday 18th November

  • The Yetties (7pm) at Tatworth Memorial Hall, Kents Lane, South Card, Chard, Somerset TA20 2QW (01460 220339) For ticketing information, contact Marion Slyfield, 9 Linkhay Close, South Chard, Somerset, TA20 2QT; tel. 01460 221064
  • Fred Wedlock at The Town Hall, High Street, Chippenham SN15 3ER (01249 446699)
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Nottingham Arena, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LA
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford TF2 6EP (01952 382382) £17.50 all tickets

Monday 19th November

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Assembly Hall Theatre, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LU (01892 530613) £17.50 all tickets
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Tuesday 20th November

  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Windsor Hall (Bournemouth International Centre), Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5BH
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 380 0017) £17.50 all tickets
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Wednesday 21st November

  • The Yetties and Casterbridge Male Voice Choir (7.30pm) at The United Church, East Street, Bridport DT6 3 LJ. Tickets £8.00 (tbc) from members of the choir, on the door or ring 01308 897168 or 01308 897275; email g.faulkner@talktalk.net. Following a tremendously successful concert in Dorchester and by popular demand we are giving a concert of varying styles of music, of good family fun and culture (Dorset style!) this is to help raise funds for the Shipton Gorge Village Society.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Cardiff International Arena, Mary Ann Street Cardiff CF10 2EQ
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Thursday 22nd November

  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at National Indoor Arena, King Edwards Road Birmingham B1 2AA
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Friday 23rd November

  • The Wurzels at Oake Manor Golf Club, Oake, Taunton TA4 1BA (01823 461993)
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at National Indoor Arena, King Edwards Road Birmingham B1 2AA
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Saturday 24th November

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorcester DT1 1XA ( 01305 262735) Ring 01305 262735 for tickets.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Windsor Hall (Bournemouth International Centre), Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5BH
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (2.15pm & 7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF (0117 902 0344) Price: £10.00 / £8.00 concessions. Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Sunday 25th November

Tuesday 27th November

  • The Wurzels at The Walkabout Pub, 5 Union Street, Plymouth PL1 2SU (01752 825650)
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2GR

Wednesday 28th November

  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2GR
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Woodville Halls Theatre, Woodville Place, Gravesend DA12 1DD (01474 337611) All tickets £17.50 (Over 18's only)

Thursday 29th November

  • The Wurzels with Chas 'n' Dave (8pm) at Westland Leisure Complex, Westbourne Close, Yeovil BA20 2DD (01935 848380) Tickets £12.50 in advance.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Wembley Arena, Empire Way, Wembley, London HA9 0DH
  • Jethro at Royal Concert Hall, Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND (0115 989 5500)

Friday 30th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Charity Gig at Ringwood Christmas Parade, Ringwood, Hampshire.
  • Bill Bailey Tinselworm Tour at Wembley Arena, Empire Way, Wembley, London HA9 0DH

December 2007

Friday 5th December

Thursday 6th December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong at RAFA Club, Waterloo Square, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1TE (01243 823007)
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Congress Theatre, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4BT (01323 412000) £17.50 all tickets

Friday 7th December

  • The Wurzels at Honiton Motel, Turks Head Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1BL (01404 43440)
  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite at Compton Dando Village Hall, Court Hill, Compton Dando, near Bristol BS39 4JZ. Contact enquiries@campionmusic.co.uk for more details.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Charlton Inn, 29 Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5PH (01749 342759) Free entry
  • The New Forest Plonkers (2.30pm) at the Old Brutonians Association Annual Reunion at Ironmongers Hall, Aldersgate Street, Barbican, London EC2. Ticket only event.

Saturday 8th December

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Sherston Village Hall, High Street, Sherston, Wiltshire SN16 0LH Doors open 8pm. Tickets: adults £5.00, children (under 16) £3.00, family ticket (2+2) £12.00. Tickets available from Sherston Post Office Stores or telephone 01666 840348. Ticket price includes food. Licensed Bar and Raffle.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong at Standlake Village Hall, Rack End, Standlake, Oxfordshire. For tickets, contact Sue Adams, 84A Abingdon Road, Standlake, Witney, Oxon., OX29 7RN. Tel. 01865 300829.
  • The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra (6pm) at Highcliffe-on-Sea Carnival, Lymington Road, Highcliffe-on-Sea, Hamsphire. Hosted by Meridian's Fred Dinenage and BBC's Jason Dean, and raising money for Highcliffe Rainbow Pre-School.

Sunday 9th December

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Christmas Singalong at Regent Centre, 51 High Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1AS (01202 499148)

Thursday 13th December

  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at Bradley Stoke Community School Theatre, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (01454 614662). Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.
Friday 14th December
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong at Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA. Tickets £7.00 (adults) and £6.00 (children and senior citizens). Tickets will be on sale from the middle of October from 'Rules' (opposite Woolworths) Cheap Street in Sherborne or from The Yetties, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4BW and make cheques payable to 'The Yetties'. They are also available through the bands' web shop or by phone 01935 814611/814667/813890.
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.15pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at Backwell Playhouse, 23 Mariner’s Drive, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3HT (01275 392936) Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.
Saturday 15th December
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong at Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA Tickets £7.00 (adults) and £6.00 (children and senior citizens). Tickets will be on sale from the middle of October from 'Rules' (opposite Woolworths) Cheap Street in Sherborne or from The Yetties, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4BW and make cheques payable to 'The Yetties'. They are also available through the bands' web shop or by phone 01935 814611/814667/813890.
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at Backwell Playhouse, 23 Mariner’s Drive, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3HT (01275 392936) Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.
Sunday 16th December
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong at The Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7JN. For tickets, contact Margaret & Maurice Meardon, 7 Tavistock Avenue, Didcot, Oxon., OX11 8NA; tel. 01235 210525.
  • Who's Afear'd at Wimborne Football Club, Cuthbury, Cowgrove Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4EL

Friday 21st December

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8.00pm) at Johnnie Pyatt's Christmas Concrete Bash at The Wheel Inn, Pennington, Lymington, The New Forest, Hampshire
  • Fred Wedlock and The Ministry of Entertainment (7.30pm) in Mrs. G's Christmas Stockings at Easter Compton Village Hall, Easter Compton, South Gloucestershire (01454 633209) Fred stars in this 'good old-fashioned comedy' with Bristolian theatre company The Ministry of Entertainment.

Saturday 22nd December

  • The Cornish Wurzells at St Buryan Inn, St Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6BA (01736 810385)
  • The New Forest Plonkers (3.30pm) at FROGS Christmas Procession, Stanpit March, Christchurch BH23 3EA. FROGS (Friends and Residents of the Grange) annual procession departs Stanpit Marsh at 4pm ending in Watermans Park for live music and carols around the Christmas Tree with Santa. Refreshments available. Telephone: 01425 278060/07767 880089 or email: info-frogs@btconnect.com for more information.
  • Who's Afear'd at People's Republic of Disco Christmas Party at The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton,
    London SW2 5BZ (020 86710700)

Monday 24th December

  • The Mangledwurzels Christmas Eve Party at Bell Hotel, 2 High Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5AN (01749 345393) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Kings Arms, Paul, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6TZ (01736 731224)

Friday 28th December

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at King Arthur, 31-33 Benedict Street, Glastonbury BA6 9NB (01458 831442) Free entry

Monday 31st December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at New Year Ceilidh at Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA Tickets £12.00 in advance. Available from 'Rules' (opposite Woolworths) Cheap Street in Sherborne or from The Yetties, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4BW and make cheques payable to 'The Yetties'. They are also available through the bands' web shop or by phone 01935 814611/814667/813890.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (9pm) at Il Palio Restaurant, Station Approach, Brockenhurst SO42 7TW (01590 622730) Book now to avoid disappointment

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