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Scrumpy & Western Gig Archive 2008

containing gigs for The Wurzels, Mart Connors and the Carrot Crunchers, The Yetties, The Yokels, Fred Wedlock, The Mangledwurzels, The Cornish Wurzells, The Cutlers Of Cornwall, Twurzel, The Twerzels, The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra, The New Forest Plonkers, More Silage, Who's Afear'd, 'Ere Whacks, Surfin' Turnips, The Somerset Paddies, Fizzy Milk, Bill Bailey, Jethro and Jeddro

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January 2008

Monday 7th January

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RL (01603 630000) Tickets £16.50 to £18.00

Tuesday 8th January

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RL (01603 630000) Tickets £16.50 to £18.00

Wednesday 9th January

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00 - £17.00

Saturday 12th January

  • The Wurzels at Hogshead Inn, Great Treadam, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny NP7 8TA (01600 780410)

Thursday 17th January

  • The Mangledwurzels (8pm) at a Charity Wassail in aid of the Air Ambulance at Rich's Cider Barn, Mill Farm, Watchfield, Highbridge TA9 4RD (01278 783651)

Saturday 19th January

Sunday 20th January

  • The Wurzels at Proper Job, Northload Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9JJ. Free show as part of the official opening of the DIY store 'Proper Job' in Glastonbury.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Radstock Town FC, Southfield Recreation Ground, Southfield, Radstock, Somerset BA3 3NZ (01761 435004) Tickets £5.00 in advance or on the door
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9SW (0870 380 0017) Tickets £17.50 / £16.50

Monday 21st January

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Tameside Hippodrome, 40 Oldham Road Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire OL6 7SE (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00 / £17.00

Tuesday 22nd January

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes UB3 2UE (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00

Saturday 26th January

  • Peter & The TestTube Babies, Surfin' Turnips, Officer Down, All City Uproar and The Something Somethings at The Palladium, Lower Gunstone, Bideford, Devon EX39 2DE (01237 478860) Tickets £6.50

Sunday 27th January

  • The Mangledwurzels at the Cat & Wheel Cider Festival, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry

Wednesday 30th January

  • The Wurzels and Shane Solomon at King Arthur's Arms, Fore Street, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0DA (01840 770831) Limited numbers, so advanced booking is essential.
  • The Yetties and The Casterbridge Male Voice Choir (7.30pm) at St. Mary's Church, Edward Road, Dorcester, Dorset DT1 2HJ. Tickets from members of the choir, on the door or ring Geoff Faulkner on 01308 897275.

February 2008

Friday 1st February

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Guildhall Arts Centre, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 1NS (01452 396389) Tickets £12.00 in advance

Saturday 2nd February

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Mardons Social Club, Nightingale Way, Midsomer Norton, Somerset BA3 4NL Tickets £1.00 members, £2.00 non-members.

Monday 4th February

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Grand Theatre (formerly The Opera House), Singleton Street, Swansea SA1 3QJ (01792 475715) Tickets £18.00 / £16.00

Tuesday 5th February

Wednesday 6th February

  • The Wurzels at Perkin Warbeck, 22-23 East Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3LP (01823 335830)
  • Mart Connors and the Carrot Crunchers (8pm) at East Garston Social Club, East Garston. Tickets £10.00 (includes Supper). Tickets available from East Garston Social Club, Deana Carpenter 01488 648308 or Tony Hawkins 01488 648341.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at The Journal Tyne Theatre (formerly The Opera House), 105-119 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG (0870 145 1200) Tickets £18.00

Thursday 7th February

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Derby DE1 3AH (01332 255800) Tickets £18.00 in advance

Friday 8th February

  • Jeddro (8.00pm) at Comedy Night plus disco at at Forest Hill's Golf Club, Mile End Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7BY (01594 810620) Tickets £15.00 now only £10.00 per person includes a two-course dinner. Dinner served 8.00pm

Saturday 9th February

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Ludlow Arms, Market Place, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3AX
  • Who's Afear'd and Shinkick Privateers (aka Surfin' Turnips Unplugged) at The Seven Stars, St Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ (0117 376 3970) Suggested donation of £2.00, proceeds will go towards Bristol Radical History Week projects; The Seven Stars being best remembered for it's links to the abolition of slavery.

Thursday 14th February

  • Midnight Mango presents The Wurzels, Surfin' Turnips and Fizzy Milk (7.30pm) at The Palace Theatre, Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3PF (01278 434507) Tickets £10.00 in advance (plus booking fee)

Friday 15th February

  • Midnight Mango presents The Wurzels and Surfin' Turnips (8.00pm) at Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE (01373 455420) Tickets £10.00 in advance (plus booking fee)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm-11pm) at 2nd Bath Cider Festival, Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath, Somerset BA2 4EU (01225 330304)

Saturday 16th February

  • The Mangledwurzels (11am-4pm) at 2nd Bath Cider Festival, Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath, Somerset BA2 4EU (01225 330304)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm-11pm) at 2nd Bath Cider Festival, Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath, Somerset BA2 4EU (01225 330304)
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at St. Edmund's Church Hall, Lanehouse Rocks Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 9HZ. For tickets, contact Rod Adams, 21 South Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9NR; tel. 01305 785811.

Sunday 17th February

  • Jetho (7.30pm) at Alexandra Theatre, Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DS (0870 380 0017)

Thursday 21st February

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Highwayman Inn, Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4LY (01749 331247) Free entry. Good food, plenty of free parking

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th February

  • The Yetties at Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4BD (01984 618274). SOLD OUT! An annual all-singing, all-dancing weekend at Halsway. This sold out well in advance but if you are interested it may be worth giving the Manor a ring in case of cancellations.

Saturday 23rd February

  • The Wurzels (8.00pm) at Forest Hill's Golf Club, Mile End Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7BY (01594 810620)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Lerryn Village Hall, Lerryn, Truro, Cornwall CANCELLED
  • Surfin' Turnips, Da Capo, Valdez and Geoffery Oicott (8pm) at Scratchfest at The Junction, Stokes Croft, Bristol

Sunday 24th February

  • Bill Bailey, Robin Ince, Chris Addison, Will Smith, Tim Vine and others (7.30pm) at 'Stand Up For Animals' at Hammersmith Apollo, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London W6 9QH (Enquiries: 0870 380 0017; Box Office: 0870 606 3400) Charity gig for the benefit of animal welfare charity WSPA. Tickets £25.00 - £15.00 in advance.

Thursday 28th February

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU (0116 233 3111) Tickets £18.00 / £16.50 concessions in advance

Friday 29th February

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Red Post Inn, Bath Road, Peasedown St. John, Bath, Somerset BA2 8JH Free entry. Plenty of free parking
  • Jethro (8.00pm) at Spa Pavilion, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DX (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00 in advance

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March 2008

Thursday 6th March

  • The Wurzels and Tony Beard 'The Wag From Widecombe' (7.45pm) at Queens Theatre, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon (01271 324242) All seats £11.50
  • Mart Connors & The Carrot Crunchers (9pm) at The Downend Tavern, 125 Downend Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 5BE (0117 987 3413) Free entry

Saturday 8th March

  • The Yetties at Sutton Folk Club at Sutton Village Hall, Church Road, Sutton, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2JY (01767 260041) For ticketing information contact Phil Lane, 26 High Street, Sutton, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2NE.

Monday 10th March

Friday 14th March

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cross Rifles, 1 Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4PH (01278 426459) Free entry
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Antrobus House, 39 Salisbury Road, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7HH. For ticketing information contact Mrs. G. Warren, 87 Countess Road, Amesbury, Wilts., SP4 7AT. Tel. 01980 622000.
  • Who's Afear'd supporting Pronghorn (8pm till midnight) at Mr C's, 17 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1SH (01202 665277) cancelled

Saturday 15th March

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra - St Patrick's Day at Napoleon's Brasserie, 364 Lymington Road, Highcliffe BH23 5EY (01425 270888) Rearranged to Monday 17th March
  • Jethro (6.30pm) at Charter Hall at Colchester Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex CO1 1YH (01206 282020) Tickets £18.00 / £17.00 restricted view

Sunday 16th March

  • The Wurzels at Family Race Day at Fontwell Park Racecourse, Fontwell, nr Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0SX (01243 543335) This is one of Fontwell's popular Family Race Days with The Wurzels playing live during the afternoon. There will also be a Food and Drink Fair, Cider Bar, fun fair rides, bouncy castles, face painters and free colouring bookings for the children. Admission starts from £17 and children aged 15 and under are admitted free of charge. Jump Racing: First Race: 2.15pm; Last Race: 4.55pm.

Monday 17th March

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at St Patrick's Day at Napoleon's Brasserie, 364 Lymington Road, Highcliffe BH23 5EY (01425 270888) Rearranged from Saturday 15th March

Thursday 20th March

  • The Wurzels and Bristol Bierkeller Oompah Band (8pm) at Easter Thursday Double Bill at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets: £14.00 in advance. Note: change of date of this event!
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Radstock Hotel, Market Place, Radstock, Somerset BA3 3AD (01761 420776) Free entry

Friday 21st March

  • The Yetties at Norton Sub Hambdon Village Hall, Norton Sub Hambdon, Somerset TA14. This is a charity fund-raiser to raise money for Folk South Wests Live Wires helping youngsters to learn, play and appreciate the traditional music of the West Country. Tickets from Folk South West, The Stables, Montacute House, Montacute. Somerset, TA15 6XP. Tel. 01935 822911.
  • Surfin Turnips (noon-6pm) at Cyder Friday at Fleece and Firkin, 12 St Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ (0117 945 0996) From the folks who brought you Cyder Sunday, comes Cyder Friday! Authentic live West Country music and wide selection of real local cyders. Hot and cold food available. Live music from 3pm.

Saturday 22nd March

  • The Mangledwurzels (9.30pm) at The Village Inn, 1 St Andrews Road, Exwick, Exeter, Devon EX4 2AA (01392 217032) Free entry
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Upton Community Centre, Poole Road, Upton, Poole, Dorset BH16 5HX (01202 621570) For ticketing information contact Mrs. C. Hannaford, 13 Gurjun Close, Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5QR. Tel. 01202 624549.

Sunday 23rd March

  • The Wurzels at The Black Dog Beer Festival at The Black Dog, Main Street, Broadmayne, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ES (07990 810689) The beer festival runs over Easter weekend (21st–24th) with over 20 real ales, ciders and beers from around the country. Easter Sunday special features The Wurzels playing in the marquee from 1.00pm; tickets £10.00 in advance. Free live music throughout the rest of the weekend.
  • Somerset Paddies at Cyder Friday at The Orchard Inn, Hanover Place, Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6XT (0117 926 2678) Live West Country & Irish music and wide selection of real local cyders. Hot and cold food available.

Wednesday 26th March

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LQ (01935 891569). Concert is in aid of the Friends of The Yeatman Hospital. For ticketing information contact John Bramich, Marston Cottage, Marston Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4BJ; tel. 01935 812841; or at Sherborne Tourist Information (opposite Digby Hall); tel: 01935 815341.

Friday 28th March

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Pound Inn, Burcott Lane, Coxley, Wells, Somerset BA5 1QZ (01749 672785) Free entry
  • Julie Felix, Megson, Hamish Currie and Malcolm Hobbs (7.30pm-11pm) at Paul Gunningham Memorial Folk Festival at The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire SG7 5AW. Tickets: Friday concert: £15.00 (Fri evening), £8.00 (Sat afternoon); £12.00 (Sat evening), £18.00 (all day Sat), £25.00 (Fri & Sat evening only), £30.00 (weekend ticket); £6.00 (workshop), Session & Morris Dancing: Free. Paul Gunningham was the founding webmaster of the Scrumpy & Western and Wurzelmania! websites. If you are in the area, please support this event.

Saturday 29th March

  • The Yetties at Corn Exchange, Red Lion Yard, Market Place, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7AF (01258 454500). Concert is in aid of the local Scouts. For ticketing information contact Kevin Bowran, Fernside, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6HT. Tel. 01963 210204.
  • Paul Gunningham Memorial Folk Festival at The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire SG7 5AW.
    10am - Song writing workshop with George Papavgeris
    11.30am - Baldock Midnight Morris: Dancing for your pleasure!
    noon - Open Session: Join the Morris side and some of our guests for a session of tunes and songs in the bar
  • George Papavgeris, Robin Harper, Chris Sissons & Tim Durrant, Steve Last & Christine Connolley (2.30pm-5pm) at Paul Gunningham Memorial Folk Festival at The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire SG7 5AW. Details above.
  • Jez Lowe and Kate Bramley, Tam Lin and James Meadows/Steve Lacey (7.30pm-11pm) at Paul Gunningham Memorial Folk Festival at The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire SG7 5AW. Details above.

April 2008

Friday 4th April

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • The Yetties at Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert in the Puddletown Village Hall, Puddletown, Dorset DT2 8RX. Tickets £10 each. Postal application with stamped/addressed envelope please to The County Administrator, DFWI Ltd. (to whom the cheques should be made payable), County House, 58 Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EW. This is being run by the W.I. but they have opened it up to other. Best be quick if you want to come along.

Saturday 5th April

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Royal Oak Inn, Stoke St Gregory, near Taunton, Somerset TA3 6EH (01823 490296) Tickets £2.00; available from pub. Limited numbers, so advanced ticket recommended.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Annual Ceilidh Night at Barrow Village Hall, High Street, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29. For ticketing information contact Sylvia & Mike Rodbourne, 43 Ley Road, Barrow, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5DJ. Tel. 01284 810577.

Monday 7th April

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at White Rock Theatre, White Rock, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1JX (0870 380 0017) Tickets £17.50 - £14.50

Tuesday 8th April

  • The Yetties at Charity Dinner & Concert in Chideock Village Hall, Chideock, Bridport, Dorset DT6. Concert is in aid of the Weldmar Hospice. For ticketing information contact Duncan Salter, 14 Arundell, Chideock, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6RY. Tel. 01297 489632.

Wednesday 9th April

  • The Mangledwurzels, Tim Pitman and Helena (8pm) at Charity Fundraiser for Happy Landings Animal Shelter at The Queens Arms, Wraxall, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6RQ (01749 860201) Tickets £5.00 on door.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1QU (01258 475137). Tickets from The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1QU. Tel. 01258 475137.

Saturday 12th April

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Central Studio, Queen Mary's College, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 3HF (01256 417511) For ticketing information contact Maurice Hockley, 27 Neville Close, Basingstoke, Hants., RG21 3HG. Tel. 01256 421867.
  • Who's Afear'd, Boot Hill All Stars, Sludgefeast and Sancho at White Hart, 6 Corn Market, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JL (01202 883793)

Saturday 19th April

  • The Wurzels (7.30pm) at Charity Concert at Rookery Manor, Edingworth, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS24 0JB Charity fundraiser in aid of St John Ambulance Somerset. Tickets £30.00 including complimentary drink of cider and a pig roast. There will be 30 tables, each seating 10 people; book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets available form 01823 345920 or 01278 760219; or email: rossholme@aol.com. more info here...
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Mowlem Theatre, Institute Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1DD (01929 422239)
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at The Sands Centre, The Sands, Carlisle CA1 1JQ (01228 625222)

Monday 21st April

  • Chas & Dave and The Wurzels at the Cream Tea Festival (Queen's Birthday) at the Riviera International Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ. Tickets on sale from the Torquay Tourist Information Centre, 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay TQ1 1AA (0870 707 0010) shortly.

Wednesday 23rd April

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8.30pm) at St Georges Day Bash at New Forest Inn, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7DY (023 8028 2329)
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Bourough Arms, Blackboy Hill, Clifton, Bristol

Thursday 24th - Saturday 26th April

  • The Yetties at 31st Maltings Beerex 2008 at Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QR (01252 745444). Famous not only for its excellent selection of real ales, ciders and perries, but also it's fun filled atmosphere. Initial ticket availability will be from 7am on Sunday 4th March, at Farnham Maltings. Call the box office or email FarnhamBeerex@btinternet.com for more information.

Friday 25th April

  • The New Forest Plonkers (8pm) at St. George's Day Hog Roast at Dog & Crook, 18 Church Lane, Brambridge, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 6HZ (01962 712129)

Saturday 26th April

  • The Wurzels, Filthy Gorgeous (Scissor Sisters tribute band), Iowa Four (harmony quartet) and The Whalers (folk comedy) (7pm) at Kingsbridge Charity Music Concert in Quayside (Kingsbridge) Leisure Centre, Rope Walk, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1HH. Charity event in aid of The Devon Air Ambulance and The Renal Unit, Derriford Hospital. Tickets £20.00 each – available from Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre (01548 853195). Licensed Bar, Food and Grand Charity Raffle (First Prize HD Ready flat screen TV worth £500, plus lots more fab prizes). Parking available in the Quay Car Park or a bus service around the town of Kingsbridge. Contact James Parker on 07968 222008 or email charityevent@hotmail.co.uk for raffle tickets and further information.
  • The Somerset Paddies Duo at (9pm) The Full Moon, The Green, Synwell, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7HL (01453 520293)

Sunday 27th April

  • Bristol Cider FestivalsThe Mangledwurzels at Bonjour Brighton Raceday & West Cider Festival at Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton BN2 9XZ (01273 603580) The Bonjour Brighton Raceday, in association with Transmanche Ferries, has seven horses races as the cream of racing battle it out to be among the first winners of the season; first race: 2.10pm; last race: 5.25pm. Other events include the West Country Cider Festival with over 60 ciders and perrys for sale, The Mangledwurzels playing two complete sets - plus the usual hog roast and hot dogs. Also the Upsan Down’s Derby, authentic French and Sussex markets, St George Vs The Dragon race, and the decadent Moulin Rouge bar complete with Can Can dancers! Tickets: Premier Badges - £18.00 on the day / £16.00 in advance; Grandstand & Paddock badges: £13.00 on the day / £11.00 in advance; Concessionary Grandstand & Paddock badges (Students, OAP’s and Registered Disabled): £9.00 on the day only. Under 16’s are admitted FREE when accompanied by a paying adult. Grandstand and Paddock and Concessionary badges can be upgraded to Premier badges on racedays for £5.00.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Britannia Pier, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR30 2EH (01493 842914) Tickets £18.00 in advance

Monday 28th April

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Wyvern Theatre, Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00

May 2008

Thursday 1st May

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Catshill Middle School, Meadow Road, Catshill, Bromsgrove B61 0JW (01527 872431). For tickets and further information contact Kevin Pearson, 13 Haynes Close, Catshill, Bromsgrove, Worcs., B61 0LX. Tel. 01527 575532.

Saturday 3rd May

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Drax Hall, North Street, Bere Regis, Dorset BH20 7LD. For tickets and further information contact Kathleen Jeeves, Larkspur, Snowhill, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7JD, or tel 01929 471175.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra - Sark Earth Fayre, Sark, Channel Isles (Sark 832027) An earthy celebration "step back in time" Complimenting the local farmers and Sark way of life, (before it vanishes).
    Live music, Local food, and much more. For more details and tickets please log on to www.simplysark.com or telephone Sark 832027.
  • The Somerset Paddies at Saltford Golf Club, Golf Course Lane, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3AA (01225 873513) Entry by ticket
  • Jethro, Tucker, Ovation Brothers Tickets at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) £15.00

Sunday 4th May

  • Who's Afear'd (10am to 4pm) at Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Festival at Cattistock, Dorset [map here] Besides Knob Throwing there will be additional fun knob attractions including Knob Painting, a Knob & Spoon Race, Knob Darts, a Knob Pyramid and guess the weight of the Big Knob. Free parking and other more traditional entertainment will be laid on to make this a really enjoyable day out with a difference. For the uninitiated the Knob is a spherical biscuit produced by Moores the Dorset bakers since 1860. For further details please contact Nigel or Shelley Collins on 01300 320404.

Sunday 11th May

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at The Winding Wheel, 13 Holywell Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 7SA (01246 345333) Tickets £18.00

Monday 12th May

  • Bill Bailey, Kevin Eldon, Marcus Brigstocke and Shappi Khorsandi at OrangAid at The Lyceum Threatre, London. Charity fund-raiser in aid of the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) appeal. Tickets £20.00 in advance
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Southport Theatre, Promenade, Southport PR9 0DZ (0870 380 0017) Tickets £17.50

Tuesday 13th May

  • Jethro at Broadway, Peterborough (01733 316100)

Saturday 17th May

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Red Post Inn, Bath Road, Peasedown St. John, Somerset, Somerset BA2 8JH (01761 433232) Free entry
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (9.30am-4.30pm) at Sparsholt College Countryside Day at Sparsholt College, Winchester, SO21 2NF (01962 797395) The famous Sparsholt College is open to the public, plus in their village fete area; free parking.
  • Jethro at Wellsprings Centre, Taunton, Somerset (01823 271271)
  • Bill Bailey, Jimmy Tamley, Purple Olive and Ilfracombe Dance Academy at Ilfracombe Rotary Charity Variety Show at The Landmark Theatre, The Promenade, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 9BZ (01271 324242) Tickets £17.50 in advance

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th May

  • The New Forest Plonkers (10am to 5pm) at Bill Targett Memorial Steam & Vintage Rally, Colden Common, Eastleigh (023 8061 3593) Annual event organised by the Eastleigh Vintage Machinery Preservation Society. Raising money for the Wessex Cancer Trust. There will be a wide variety of arena events on both days as well as the chance to view a wide range of steam and vintage machinery. Tickets £4.00 adults, £3.00 Child/OAP, £10 Family ticket.

Sunday 18th May

  • Jethro at The Mayflower, Southampton (023 8071 1811)

Saturday 24th May

  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at Unity Club, Leigh Road, Street, Somerset BA16 0HA (01458 446183) Private members club; guests welcome - please call for details.
  • The Somerset Paddies Trio at The Ring O'Bells, The Square, Chagford, Devon Free entry

Sunday 25th May

  • The Cutlers of Cornwall, Illumination Brass, Gerry Lee Trio, N.T.S.S. and the Nightchasers Roadshow (1pm) at Precious Lives Appeal Fundraiser at White Hart Hotel, The Square, St. Keverne, Helston, Cornwall TR12 6ND (01326 280325) A fundraising day and music festival in aid of the Precious Lives Appeal. Some of Cornwall's top musicians will be performing throughout the day; The Cutlers Of Cornwall are playing at 3.30pm and 5.30pm. In addition, exepct various competitions during the day including a Karaoke/Talent contest, half yard of ale, pool and darts. There will also be a BBQ, quizzes, bingo, games and a tombola. Landlord Mark Saffill has hosted previous fundraisers at the White Hart in aid of various charities and hopes many people will turn up to support this worthwhile cause and the entertainers who are all performing free of charge.
  • The Somerset Paddies (4pm) at The Annual Wellie Beer Festival at The Wellington, Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol BS7 8UR (0117 951 3022)

Monday 26th May

  • The New Forest Plonkers at Sherborne Castle Country Fair at Sherborne Castle Fairground, Sherborne Castle, Sherborne (08700 115622) Advanced tickets on sale now. Prices: £10.00; £9.00 in advance; Senior Citizens (advance tickets only) £7.50; children £3.00; £2.70 in advance; Under 5s Free; Family Tickets (advance tickets only) £20.00.

Tuesday 27th May

  • The Wurzels and DJ Tomo at Fantasy Farm Park 10th Birthday at Fantasy Farm Park, Hafod Peris, Llanrhystud, Aberystwyth SY23 5DA (01974 272285) Celebrating 10 yrs of Fantasy Farm Park. Evening begins at 6.30pm with the rides; live entertainment follows. Admission strictly by tickets only £5.00. Dress code: Wellies!

Wednesday 28th May

  • The Wurzels (9am-6.30pm) at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222) The show runs from May 28th-31st; The Wurzels will be making their annual appearance on the Wednesday - times as yet to be scheduled (see the Bath & West website for confirmations nearer the day). Advanced tickets now available now £17.00 / £15.00 OAP & Concessions; children can get in free when adult tickets are bought in advance. Buy online or call the ticketline on 01749 822222. Tickets on the gate: £20.00 / £18.00 concessions / £6.00 children.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) - Fosters Catering Building at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Calloose Holiday Camp, Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Cornwall TR27 5ET (01736 850431)
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (8pm) at St Day Feast at St Day Inn, Fore Street, St Day, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 5JU (01209 820573) Free entry

Thursday 29th May

  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) - Farmers Tavern at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222)

Friday 30th May

  • The Rotary Club of Wareham present The Wurzels (6.30pm) at Charity Beer Festival at Rye Hill Farm, Rye Hill, Bere Regis, Dorset BH20 7LP. Licenced bar and hog roast with all proceeds going to charity. Gates open at 6.30pm; free car parking on site. Tickets £15.00 available from Rtn Kevin Crocker on 01929 472327.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) - Fosters Catering Building at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222)

Saturday 31st May

  • The Yetties (8pm) at St. Andrew's Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6LR. For tickets and further information contact David Jex, 48 Crescent Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6LF; tel 01883 343019; or buy your tickets at The Royal Oak Pub in Charmouth.
  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite at Templecombe Medieval Pageant, Manor House, Templecombe, Somerset. For more information contact Helen on 0117 904 8957.
  • Who's Afear'd (9pm) at Oddfellows Arms, 172 North Allington, Bridport DT6 5EB (01308 422665) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at St Johns Hall, Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QR
  • Jethro, Shaun Perrys + support act at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £15.00

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June 2008

The Wurzels have a Tuesday night summer residency at the Templestowe Hotel, Tor Church Road, Torquay TQ2 5UU (01803 299499) on the following dates - Jun 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th; Jul 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; Aug 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; Sep 2nd. Please note that these events are for hotel residents only, and unlikely to be open to the general public. Anyone wishing to spend 'Summer Time at the English Riviera' should contact Majestic Tours on 01626 770246, or email enquiries@majestictours.co.uk for hotel booking information.

Monday 2nd June

  • Jethro at Pavilion Theatre, Worthing (01903 206206)

Tuesday 3rd June

  • Jethro at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury (01227 787787)

Thursday 5th June

  • Fred Wedlock at St John Ambulance Charity Night at Mendip Spring Golf Club, Honeyhall Lane, Congresbury, BS49 5JT (01934 852322) For more information contact John Slater on 0117 953 5880.

Friday 6th June

  • The Yetties at Gillingham & Shaftesbury Showground, Motcombe Turnpike, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Concert in a marquee to raise money for the show which was washed out last year. For tickets and further information contact Ron Cake on 01747 824137.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Fire Engine, 188 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX (0117 939 4331) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells, Black Velvet, Cornwall College Big Band, Professor Goodvibes and Dean Woods on the Western Morning News Stage at The Royal Cornwall Show, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE (01208 812183). The Cornish Wurzells will be playing at 10.30am, 2.00pm and 5.30pm.

Saturday 7th June

  • The Mangledwurzels, Kent Duchaine, Groove Train, Stress, and Howling At The Moon at 13th Holt Music Festival, Marquee Stage, Holt Playing Field, Holt, near Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 6QH. This is an all-day music festival running from 1.30pm to 11.30pm (with a 90 minute music break at 6pm). There are also fairground rides, stalls, games, refreshments, hot food and an all day fully licensed bar making this a fun day out for all the family. Tickets cost £14.00 (all day), £11.00 (evening only) and £4.00 (afternoon only); accompanied children under 14 free. Advance bookings (before 31st May): day tickets £13.00; evening session £10.00. Call 01225 782357 for advanced tickets. The Mangledwurzels are opening the music entertainment at 2.30pm; followed by blue maestro Kent Duchaine (3.45pm), folk duo Howling At The Moon + guests (at 5pm & 7.30), Stress (8.30pm) and Groove Train (9.45).
  • Midnight Mango presents Surfin Turnips, Melancholy Moose Society and Rosie May (8pm) at Bridgwater Labour Club, Dampiet Street, Bridgwater, Somerset. Entry £2.00; pay on the door. Cheap drinks all night and raffle.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Royal Cornwall Show, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE (01208 812183)
  • Jethro at Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset (0870 601 6012)

Sunday 8th June

  • The New Forest Plonkers (1pm) at Gillingham & Shaftesbury Town & Country Fair, Motcombe Turnpike Showground, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June

  • The Mangledwurzels (Fri), Private World, The Liquid Badgers, Get This (Sat) and The Survivors Club (Sun) at Worton Beer Festival at Rose & Crown, 108 High Street, Worton, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 5SE (01380 724202) A three day festival of beer and music with 22 real ales (see pics of the 2007 event here). The Mangledwurzels are performing on the Friday from 9pm. Free entry

Friday 13th June

  • The Wurzels (7pm) at Hogshead Inn, Great Treadam, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny NP7 8TA (01600 780410) Tickets £20.00 in advance including the famous Hogshead hog roast. Tickets go on sale towards the end of March; but over half have already been pre-booked, so I would advise calling the venue ASAP!
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Durley Memorial Hall, Durley Street, Durley, Southampton SO32 2AR. For tickets and further information contact Mrs. Anne Collins, Kytes Lane, Durley, Southampton, SO32 2AE. Tel. 01489 860236.
  • Fizzy Milk, Everything We Left behind, Park Rangers (7.30pm) at Rockers Live, 60 Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1UD (07837 375997) Tickets £3.00 on the door.

Saturday 14th June

  • The Yetties at Hinton St Mary Tithe Barn, Hinton St Mary, Dorset. For tickets and further information contact Jenny Hawker, C/o Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RP. Tickets £8.00, cheques made payable to Friends of Dorset Archives (FODA). The concert is to raise money for this organisation.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Whiteparish Fete, Whiteparish, near Salisbury, Wiltshire. The New Forest Plonkers will be playing in the afternoon, times to be confirmed.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (8pm) at UK Round of EFRA European Championships at Sweetnap Raceway, Sweetnap Farm, Holt Road, Upper Holt, Somerset BA11 5HP (midway between Frome and Mere)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Roche Sports & Social Club, Trezaise Road, Roche, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8HD (01726 890718)
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) - The Plough Inn, High Street, Wrington, Somerset (01934 862686)

Sunday 15th June

  • The Wurzels plus support (3.00pm) at Summer Lawn Concert at Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Somerset BS40 7RG (01761 463355) Tickets £10.00 in advance; children under 12 free. Gates open 3pm, performance from 4pm.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Open Day at Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PY
  • Who's Afear'd at Wimborne Folk Festival at The Bell, 71 High Street, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HS (festival: 01202 665277; venue: 01202 883105)

Friday 20th to Saturday 21st June

  • The Mangledwurzels and Rockmungus (7pm-midnight) at The Pucklechurch Beer & Cider Festival at The Star Inn, Castle Road, Pucklechurch, Bristol BS16 9RF (0117 937 2391) Over 20 real ales and 10 farmhouse ciders. Tickets: £11.00 weekend ticket (limited numbers!), Friday £5.00; Saturday £8.00. Food available on the night. The Mangledwurzels are performing on the Friday from 9pm; Rockmungus play on the Saturday.

Friday 20th June

  • The Wurzels & Cleverly Brothers at The Bradford Festival at The Beehive Field, The Beehive, 263 Trowbridge Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1UA (01225 863620) Tickets prices £15.00 in advance or £17.00 on the gate.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ (01603 626402) For tickets and further information contact Peter Taylor, 3 Peddars Way, Thorpe Marriott, Norwich NR8 6UN; tel: 07989 892931, or email petertaylor49@hotmail.co.uk.

Saturday 21st June

  • The Mangledwurzels at Priddy Sheep Race at Priddy Village Green, Priddy, Somerset BA5 3BB The sheep races begin at 6pm with six races finishing at around 9pm, when The Mangledwurzels start their set. There will be bouncy castles & roundabout rides for the kids, and the usual refreshments, etc. for everyone. See here for pictures of 2005 event.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Aston Village Hall, Aston, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18. For tickets and further information contact Sylvia Brown, 12 Coate Road, Aston, Bampton, Oxon., OX18 2DX. Tel. 01993 850553.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (6pm) at Lytchett Matravers Carnival Day at Lytchett Matravers Village Hall, 91 High Street, Lytchett Matravers, near Poole, Dorset BH16 6BJ (01202 623904) Hog roast at the Village Hall.
  • The Cornish Wurzells (3pm) at St Agnes Sports Club, Enys Parc, West Polberro, St Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0SS
  • Who's Afear'd (3.30pm) at Harry Paye Day at Poole Quay, Poole, Dorset. Open air gig on Poole Quay - a day full of fun activities, floats, paddling races, live music, fancy dress and much more celebrating Poole's most notorious pirate.
  • Who's Afear'd supporting Pronghorn (8pm) at Gander on the Green, 2 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8AD (01202 290294)
  • Fizzy Milk, Stillbust, The Imprints (8pm) at The Tubman, 57 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1EL

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd June

Sunday 22nd June

  • The Mangledwurzels (2.30pm) at The Trout Tavern, 46 Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1EH
  • The Yetties at Folk Night at The Folly Inn, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6LB (01327 354800). For tickets and further information contact the landlord Brian Taylor; email info@cdrltd.co.uk.

Thursday 26th June

  • The Wurzels at Honiton Motel, Turks Head Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1BL (01404 43440) Tickets on sale from mid-April; prices and times to be confirmed.

Friday 27th June

  • The Wurzels at Quicksilver Mail, 168 Hendford Hill, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2RG (01935 424721)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at Calne Liberal Club, 2 Oxford Road, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 8AB (01249 812129) Ticket price to be confirmed; call for details.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Ceilidh Night at East Coker Village Hall, East Coker, Yeovil BA22 9LA. For tickets and further information contact Darren Shutler, 79 Merevale Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3UW (01935 848768)

Saturday 28th June

  • Glastonbury Festival website The Wurzels at Avalon Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2008, Worthy Farm, Worthy Lane, Pilton, Glastonbury BA4 4BY. After last's year's fiasco, The Wurzels have been confirmed as appearing on the Avalon Stage at the Glastonbury Festival this year. See the official website for the full-line-up. Tickets are still available, so get in there fast to snap up another piece of Wurzels history-in-the-making!
  • The Wurzels plus local support and disco at Festival In The Field at Hornisham Village Hall & Playing Fields, Horhisham, Longleat Estate, Warminster BA12 7LY (01985 844333) A family-friendly fund-raiser for local village organisations. Hog roast, burger bars, beer and cider tent. Tickets on sale from the start of May through Ticketmaster or local Tourist Information Centres; prices £11.00 with concessions for children (prices tbc).
  • The Yetties at Barn Dance at Bosworth's Nurseries and Garden Centre, Finedon Road, Burton Latimer NN15 5QA (0800 0260553). For tickets and further information contact Brian Mutlow, 44 Finedon Road, Burton Latimer, Northants., NN15 5QB; tel: 01536 723544.
  • Saturday 28th June - The Mangledwurzels at Hot Summer Party at Butlins, Minehead TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) Butlins' Hot Summer Party is a three-day adult weekend break with live bands, discos, club classics and lively bars. Weekend tickets from £84.00 per person (limited numbers left, so book early!)
    The Mangledwurzels will be playing during the afternoon on Saturday (times to be confirmed); other acts include Anita Doth from 2-Unlimited, Angie Brown, Boney M, Sash, Right Said Fred, Complete Madness, Scissor Sisterz, Chico, Kelly Llorena from N-Trance, Jaki Graham, Girls Alouder, Def Mightbe' Oasis, Legend, Dr and The Medics, Bruce Parker, Abba Rival and the Caribbean Harmonics Steel band.
  • The Twerzels at The Barrel Pub, Thornbury, Bristol
  • The Somerset Paddies (4pm) - Ring O' Bells, Henfield Road, Coalpit Heath, Bristol BS36 2TG (01454 772818)
  • Surfin' Turnips and Rufuse/All at Pierced Ups 3rd Birthday Party at The Rock, Above Burtons, Torquay, Devon TR1 6ND

Sunday 29th June

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July 2008

The Wurzels have a Tuesday night summer residency at the Templestowe Hotel, Tor Church Road, Torquay TQ2 5UU (01803 299499) on the following dates - Jul 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; Aug 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; Sep 2nd. Please note that these events are for hotel residents only, and unlikely to be open to the general public. Anyone wishing to spend 'Summer Time on the English Riviera' should contact Majestic Tours on 01626 770246, or email enquiries@majestictours.co.uk for hotel booking information.

Tuesday 1st July

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) at Riverside Studios, London (020 8237 1111). Bill is returning to London for two nights only. With the impending tour of Australia and New Zealand getting ever closer, this is one of the last chances to see Tinselworm in the UK, and it is likely to sell out quickly. All tickets priced at £20.00.

Wednesday 2nd July

  • The Wurzels plus special guests (7.30pm) at Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3QA (01297 442138) Tickets £11.50

Thursday 3rd July

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) at Riverside Studios, London (020 8237 1111). Bill is returning to London for two nights only. With the impending tour of Australia and New Zealand getting ever closer, this is one of the last chances to see Tinselworm in the UK, and it is likely to sell out quickly. All tickets priced at £20.00

Friday 4th July

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at St. Michaels Church, Yeovil. For tickets and further information contact Geoff Stroud, 326 St. Michaels Avenue, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NF. Tel 01935 476592. Or Carol Laker, 82 Runymede Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5SU. Tel. 01935 412521
  • The Cornish Wurzells, Mousehole Male Voice Choir, Golowan Band, Black Velvet (7pm) at Mousehole Sea Salts & Sail Day, Mousehole, Penzance, Cornwall TR19. The Cornish Wurzells will be playing at 8pm

Saturday 5th July

  • The Mangledwurzels at Puxton Park 1st Birthday at Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish, Weston-super-Mare BS24 6AH (0844 800 2295) Admission [normal charges apply] adults: £4.50, children (4-16yrs): £6.50, children (3yrs & under): free; consessions: £4.50; Family Tickets (2+2) also available. The Mangledwurzels will play two sets provisionally at noon and 2pm.
  • The Mangledwurzels, Ross Kirk and other at The Canal Inn Music and Beer Festival, The Canal Inn, Wrantage, Taunton TA3 6DF (01823 480210) This is a two-day festival of beer and music. The Mangledwurzels are playing at 9pm on the Saturday evening.
  • The Yetties on the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex TN22 3QL. The Yetties will perform two one-hour sets with a 30 minute interval at Horsted Keynes station. There is a special train departing Sheffield Park station at 6pm with the return train departing Horsted Keynes station at 9.45pm. Train and show ticket £16 per person; show only ticket £11 per person, food hampers containing a finger buffet £10. Discounted prices are available if you book before 31st May 2008.
  • Queen-B, The Somerset Paddies and Revivalz (6.30pm) at The Big Bash at Oldbury On Severn Village Cricket Club, The Playing Fields, Westmarsh Lane, Oldbury on Severn, BS35 1QD BBQ, Bar, children's bouncy castle and other entertainment. Tickets from Jim Russell on 01454 415410 or email tickets@oosvcc.co.uk.

Sunday 6th July

  • The Mangledwurzels, Capricorn Band, Jazzmagic, Bagshot Concert Band and Harbour Pipes and Drums at Alton Show, Froyle Park Showground, Hampshire GU34 4LB (01243 430806) The Mangledwurzels will play two sets provisionally at 12.30 and 2.45pm.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Daytime Cider Bash at The Fox Inn, Ellisfield, near Basingstoke
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Lymington Band Stand, Bath Road, Lymington. Performance & Collection for charity.

Monday 7th July

  • Westhorpe Events present The Wurzels plus local support from MenergyX and Franks Tanks (6pm) at Lodge Farm, Westhorpe, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 4TA (01449 781078 / 781286) Charity fundraiser with a licensed bar and locally sourced BBQ available through the evening. Tickets £14.00 (no concessions) from Westhorpe Events at the Lodge Farm address; cheques made payable to 'Westhorpe Events'. Please use the attached booking form or email Patrick Barker at events@ejbarker.co.uk for more information.

Wednesday 9th July

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Calloose Holiday Camp, Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Cornwall TR27 5ET (01736 850431)

Thursday 10th July

  • Jethro at The Playhouse, Weston Super Mare (01934 645544)

Friday 11th July

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8pm) at The Wheel Inn, Pennington, Lymington, Hampshire
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (9pm) at The Illogan Zider Festival at The Railway Inn, Illogan Highway, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3EF Free entry.
  • Bill Bailey at Eden Sessions at The Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, Cornwall PL24 2SG (01726 811911) Tickets £25.00 plus booking fee.

Saturday 12th July

  • The Mangledwurzels at the 23rd Annual Sherston Boules Day, Village Hall Field, Sherston, Wiltshire SN16 0LH Full details to be confirmed; The Mangledwurzels should be playing abour 3pm.
  • The Mangledwurzels and Jo James at The Natterjack Beer Festival at The Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, Shepton Mallet BA4 6NA (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • The Yetties at Yetminster Village Hall, Yetminster, Dorset DT9 4BW. Annual extravaganza at The Yetties' home village. Concert tickets from Ron & June Page, 3 Bucklers Mead, Yetminster, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6LA (01935 872940); for any other information, camping etc., call Garth Hentley on 01935 873239.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (noon-4pm) at Marchwood Village Fete, Lloyd Recreation Ground, Marchwood, Hampshire Including fancy dress parade (noon) for the children. Just turn up in your costumes; judging will be at 12.30. Lots of fun for all ages with The Solent Dog Team, The Army with a junior assault course, lots of food, loads of stalls and entertainment of all kinds.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at St Blazey Football Club, Blaise Park, Station Road, St Blazey, Cornwall PL24 2ND (01726 814110)
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) - The Maytree, Headly Park, Bristol

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th July

  • The New Forest Plonkers at Woodland Crafts Show, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield, Hampshire PO8 8QE. Check the band/venue website nearer the date to confirm dates and times. Admission - Adults: £6.50, Seniors: £6.00, Accompanied under 16s: £3.50, Under 5's: Free.

Sunday 13th July

  • The Mangledwurzels (10am) at the Castle Cary Cavalcade of Motoring at Donald Pither Memorial Field, Castle Cary Cricket Field, Castle Cary BA7 7HG The Mangledwurzels will be playing to 45 minute sets at 12.30 and 2.15pm.
  • The Somerset Paddies (afternoon) at 5th Annual Beer and Cider Festival at Nailsea and Backwell RFC, West End Park, Nailsea BS48 2BP (01275 810818) Three day beer and cider festival. Friday night: no music. Saturday afternoon: Village Fete accompanied by acrobatics, dance and a handful of local performers. Saturday evening: live bands till 10pm. Sunday afternoon: country and folk bands including The Somerset Paddies. Advance tickets £6.00 entitling entry for all sessions over the three days, and includes commemorative glass, programme, tasting notes and your first drink. Tickets on the Day will cost £7.50, and include your commemorative glass, programme, tasting notes and your first drink.

Monday 14th July

  • The Yetties at Frome Showground, Rodden Road, Frome BA11 2AH (01373 463600)
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008 at Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh (020 8237 1111). Bill is playing one night only at the Festival. With the impending tour of Australia and New Zealand getting ever closer, this is one of the last chances to see Tinselworm in the UK, and it is likely to sell out quickly. All tickets priced at £20 and £25.

Thursday 17th July

Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July

  • Bill Bailey at Latitude Festival at Henham Park, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 8AN. Over ten performance arenas live music, dance, literature and comedy. Headliners are Franz Ferdinand, Sigur Ros and Interpol; Bill headlines on the Comedy Stage. Tickets: £130.00 weekend tickets / £55.00 day tickets.

Friday 18th July to Sunday 20th July

  • Wurzels at the Camp Bestival 2008, Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Park, East Lulworth, Dorset BH20 5QS (01373 462956). Full line-up includes The Flaming Lips, Chuck Berry, Suzanne Vega, Billy Bragg, Kid Creole and The Coconuts, The Cuban Brothers, Florence and The Machine, King Creosote, Ladyhawke and many more. Tickets: £120 for adult weekend tickets; £60 for children (13-15), free for the under 15s; booking fees may apply. All children under 16 must be acompanied by a paying adult. Tickets include free camping for the weekend; Campervan Tickets £50.00 per vehicle.

Friday 18th July

  • The Wurzels (6pm to 1am) at Charity Fundraiser at Ashfield House, Windle Hill, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 7AP (01694 751261). Charity event raising money for three local charities. As well as The Wurzels, there will be a disco, hog- and beef-roast, prize draw and tombola, licenced bar and bouncy castle for the kids. Tickets £20.00 from organiser Tom Peel on 01694 751261; tickets are already selling well, and this event will most likely sell-out in advance, so get yours soon to avoid disappointment.
  • The Yetties at Owermoigne Village Hall, Owermoigne, Dorset. For tickets and further information contact Kelvin Latham, 25 Kitt Lane, Owermoigne, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8HP. Tel. 01305 853708
  • The Mangledwurzels at The Horsepond Inn, The Triangle, Castle Cary BA7 7BD (01963 350318) Free entry. This replaces the Mangledwurzels gig at the King Arthur in Glastonbury which was cancelled as the venue is no longer doing music.

Saturday 19th July

  • The Wurzels' Big Summer Party at Godney Farm, Godney Road, Godney, Glastonbury BA5 1RX Organised by the Masqueraders Carnival Club. Advance tickets £12.00 in advance from club members, The Twilight Zone, Benedict Street, Glastonbury or Whiteheads News Agents, High Street, Glastonbury. £15.00 on the gate.
  • Fred Wedlock at Midsomer Norton Rugby Club, Norton Down Playing Fields, Midsomer Norton BA3 2UE (01761 41282) Compere and spot with local bands. Details to follow.
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon-4pm) at Camerton Village Day at Camerton Recreation Hall, Meadgate, Camerton, near Bath BA2 0NL (01761 434676) Live entertainment, games and stalls. All money raised goes towards local charities including the Genesis charity. The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets at noon and 3pm.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (noon) at Ashley Heath Country Fair and Dorset Charity Horse and Dog Show, Homeland Farm, Ringwood Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset, BH216QZ
  • The Somerset Paddies (evening) at Cider Bash at New Inn, Priddy Green, Priddy, near Wells BA5 3BB (01749 676465)
  • Fizzy Milk and Everything We Left Behind (8pm) at The Railway, 19 College Street, Burnham on Sea TA8 1AS (01278 784828)
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU (01803 328385) £17.50 all tickets

Sunday 20th July

  • The New Forest Plonkers (noon) at Pennington Party, Pennington Playing Fields, Pennington, Lymington, Hampshire

Monday 21st July - Friday 25th July

  • The Yetties at Yetties Summer Break at Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4BD (01984 618274) Concerts, music workshops, lectures, dancing, plenty of audience participation and also free time to wander The Quantocks etc. The theme is Dorset. Come armed with poems, etc., to join in. Tickets - £308 per person full board (en-suite), £280 per person full board (non en-suite). Book early - these events always sell-out!

Tuesday 22nd July

Wednesday 23rd July

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Calloose Holiday Camp, Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Cornwall TR27 5ET (01736 850431)

Friday 25th July

  • The Wurzels at Chicago's Live Party Night at Chicago Rock Cafe, Stars Lane, Yeovil BA20 1NR The Wurzels will be on stage at approx. 10pm. Tickets are priced at £7.00 in advance only; available from the venue. This is a ticket-only event.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (8pm) at Braishfield Social Club, Common Hill Road, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QF (01794 368458)

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th July

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (9.30am-7pm) at Welland Steam and Country Rally, Woodside Farm, Welland, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire. Organised by Ross-on-Wye Steam Engine Society. Phone 01531 890417 or 890762 for more details. Tickets Adult £7.50 (Friday) £8.00 (Sat/Sun); Children & OAPs £4.50 (Friday) £5.00 (Sat/Sun); Children under school age: Free all weekend. No idea when and where The Plonkers are playing!

Saturday 26th July

  • The Yetties (6pm) at Goodworth Clatford Village Hall, Longstock Road, Goodworth Clatford, Andover, Hampshire SP11 7RE. For tickets and further information contact Mrs. M. Scard on 01264 353055
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (8pm) at St Buryan Vintage Rally at Trevorgans Farm, St. Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6HF. Evening entrance fee by donation.
  • Surfin' Turnips at Farmfest 2008 at Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, near Shepton Mallett BA10 0QE. Weekend tickets £20.00. Check festival website for full details and line-up.

Sunday 27th July

  • The Wurzels and The Blighters (7pm) at Charity Fundraiser at Bath Cats & Dogs Home, The Avenue, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AZ (01225 787321) Bar and BBQ available; bring appropriate seating and clothing as this is an outdoor venue. Tickets £16.50 each; on sale now. For more information or to order your tickets call 01225 787333, email events@bathcatsanddogshome.co.uk or download the booking form. This charity relies totally on donations to stay open, and all profits go to animals in need at the Home so let's make sure this is another sell-out concert!
  • Fred Wedlock, Nick Harper, John Tams and Barry Coope, Terem Quartet, Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders, Hard Travellers, Don McLean, Ben Waters and others at Trowbridge Village Pump Festival at Stowford Manor Farm, Wingfield, near Trowbridge BA14 9LH (01225 769132) See Village Pump website for ticket prices, and full weekend line-up.
  • The Mangledwurzels (3pm) at Gigs on the Green, Sea Front, Hayling Island, Hampshire PO11 9LN Full details to follow.
  • Fizzy Milk (noon) at STC MiniFest 2008, Leintwardine Halls, Herefordshire SY7 0LX. Two day all-genres music festival to raise money for Save The Children. Tickets £20.00 both days, £15.00 one day; family tickets (2+2) £60.00; accompanied under 5s go free

Tuesday 29th - Thursday 31st July

Wednesday 30th July

Thursday 31st July

  • The Wurzels at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166)
  • The Yetties (8.30pm) at The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HF. Concert is for the people attending the Thomas Hardy Conference but there will be some tickets available for the general public. For tickets and further information contact Mike Nixon, The Old Coach House, Sutton Poyntz, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6LW (01305 837331)
  • The Mangledwurzels at Totnes & District Agricultural Show, Berry Farm, Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6LF (01548 821070) The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets at 12.30 and 4.30pm. Tickets: £10.00 (adults), £3.00 (children), free for under 5s; £20.00 (family ticket - 2 adults+ 2 children). Free parking or free bus service running all day between Totnes and the Showground! Expect Cattle, sheep and horse classes; Lamb Shearing Competition; Dog show; Mounted Pony Games; Terrier Racing; Parade of Hounds; Vintage Cars; Young Farmers competition; Crafts and Food Hall; and Huge variety of trade stands.

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August 2008

Friday 1st August

  • The Wurzels (9pm) at Cider Festival at Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath, Somerset BA1 9BU (01225 424609 ) Tickets £16.00 - £29.00. First race: 6.05pm; last race: 8.45pm. A host of local ciders available to buy with The Wurzels playing after the last race. Last year this event sold out, so book early to avoid disappointment. This event is sponsored by Gaymer Cider Company - the makers of Blackthorn.
  • The Yetties at Twinning Association Barn Dance at The Ritz Ballroom, Desborough, Northamptonshire. For more details contact Barbara Murkitt, 320 London Road, Kettering NN15 6DX (01536 513251) or Juliet Mobbs, 19 Fineshade Close, Barton Seagrave, Kettering NN15 6SL (01536 392195)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Wadebridge Holiday Park, Wadebridge, Cornwall

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August

  • Bill Bailey at The Big Chill at Eastnor Castle, Eastnor, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1RL (01531 633160) The Big Chill is a multimedia festival, dedicated to transforming the spirit of our times. Not as hectic as Reading, not as crusty as Glastonbury, and much more intimate, The Big Chill offers its committed community of followers a highly evolved, all-round experience that is completely unique. See / for further details. Line-up includes Leonard Cohen, The Mighty Boosh, Norman Jay, Portico Quartet, Random Quartet, Thievery Corporation, Buzzcocks, Cornelius and others. Tickets: £129.00 adults/£110.00 students/£60.00 teenagers/Under 13s free with accompanying adult/Car Parking from £5.00.

Saturday 2nd August

  • The Mangledwurzels (10am-5pm) at Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish, Weston-super-Mare BS24 6AH (0844 800 2295) Normal entry prices apply: £7.50 (adults), £6.50 (concessions), £6.50 (children), 3yrs & under go free; Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £25.00.
  • The Mangledwurzels and The River Brew (6.30pm) at Burtle Harvest Home at Burtle Village Hall, Burtle Road, Burtle, Somerset TA7 8NB Burtle Harvest Home is held every 4 years, with evening event with live bands and a hog roast open to villagers and non-residents alike. Advanced tickets available £6.00 contact Shelly Pople on 01278 723415.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Adult Learning Centre, Abbotts Court, Benedict Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9MP
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385) £17.50 all tickets

Sunday 3rd August

  • The Yetties at Kimmeridge, Dorset. Concert to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve. Lots of sea songs are the order of the day. The celebrations go on all day. Concert in the evening. No charge.
  • The Mangledwurzels (10am-5pm) at EDF Energy Bristol Harbour Festival, Lloyds Amphitheatre, Bristol Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5LL (0117 922 3719) The Bristol Harbour Festival features a wide range of entertainment both on and off the water, including music stages, a dance stage, street theatre and water displays, all taking place before a backdrop of hundreds of colourful vessels in the floating harbour throughout the weekend. The Mangledwurzels will be playing one 45 minute set sometime in the Sunday afternoon (details tbc).
  • The Somerset Paddies at North Petherton Golf Club Pig Roast at North Petherton Golf Club, North Petherton, Somerset
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Ruan Minor Vintage Rally, Ruan Minor, Cornwall

Wednesday 6th August

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at The Seagull Inn, Northam Farm, Brean, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset TA8 2SE (01278 751002)

Thursday 7th August

  • The Somerset Paddies at Sidmouth Folk Festival at The Swan Inn, 37 York Street, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8BY (01395 512849)

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th August

  • Who's Afear'd at 5th Endorse-It-In-Dorset Festival, Oakley Farm, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset SP5. Weekend Ticket (including camping): £75.00; camper vans, caravans etc: £20.00. Family Weekend Tickets (2+2): £210.00; Kids Weekend Ticket (10-15 yrs): £40.00; under 10s: £10.00. Three day festival near the village of Sixpenny Handley in the beautiful setting of Cranborne Chase bringing local and international music to Dorset. Other bands also appearing include The Buzzcocks, The Beat, Dreadzone, Pronghorn, Flipron, Cropdusters, Highliners, Subgiant, Imperial Leisure, The Vibronics, Goldblade, Steranko, Fat Drunk & Stupid, Arno Carstens, Optic Nerves, Cash Converted, Guns Of Navarone, Innocent Civilian, Some Dogs, Port Erin, The Displacements, The Thirst and The Favours.

Friday 8th August

  • The Wurzels, Phil Lowen (comedian) and Scott Bench Taylor (solo singer) at Charity Fundraiser at Bullhorn Farm, Andersea, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 0LU. The show has been arranged to raise money for the Bridgwater branch of Cancer Research UK, and all profits will be donated to the charity. Tickets are £12.50 (including food), from Gary Stephens on 07711 446930, Marie Howes on 07714 102731, Dave Stokes on 07909 567888 or The Puriton Inn on 01278 683464.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Lion & Lamb, Ashton, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 9RW (01736 763227)
  • The Somerset Paddies at Sidmouth Folk Festival at The Swan Inn, 37 York Street, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8BY (01395 512849)

Saturday 9th August

  • Hewish, Puxton and Wick St Lawrence Harvest Home Committee present The Wurzels, ReOffender and disco (7pm-midnight) at The Marquee, opposite The Ebdon Arms, Lilac Way, Wick St Lawrence, Weston Super Mare, Somerset BS22 9WE (01934 822919) Annual charity event with fully licensed bar, with a good selection of beers, ciders, wines and spirits at reasonable prices. Pig Roast and Burger Van on Site. Please do not bring your own alcoholic drinks on to the site. Tickets price £10.00; contact 07831 222766 or 01934 834248 for tickets or more information.
  • Bristol Cider Festivals The Mangledwurzels (11.30am-4pm) at 1st Bristol Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Over 80 ciders and perries, with hog roast, hot dogs and live entertainment from The Mangledwurzels. Tickets £6.00 in advance; more on the door. Tickets on sale from the Pavilion Box Office soon. The Mangledwurzels will be playing at 12.30, 1.45pm and 3pm.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm-11.30pm) at 1st Bristol Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Over 80 ciders and perries, with hog roast, hot dogs and live entertainment from The Mangledwurzels. Tickets £6.00 in advance; more on the door. Tickets on sale from the Pavilion Box Office soon.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Commercial Hotel, 13 Market Square, St. Just, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7HE (0)
  • The New Forest Plonkers at The Ellingham & Ringwood Agricultural Society Annual Show, Somerley Park
    Ellingham, Ringwood, Hampshire.
    The New Forest Plonkers will be playing in the afternoon, times to be confirmed.
  • The Somerset Paddies at The Junction Inn, Halwill Junction, Beaworthy, Devon EX21 5XR (01409 221239)

Sunday 10th August

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323)
  • Chas & Dave and The Twerzels at Tregony Country Fayre & Heavy Horse Show, Tregony, Truro, Cornwall TR2

Wednesday 13th August

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Tickets £12.00 in advance
  • The Mangledwurzels (9am-5pm) at Camelford & District Agricultural Show, Halwill Barton, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9SE The Mangledwurzels will be playing three sets (probably in the Entertainment Ring) during the show between 11am and 3.30pm.

Friday 15th August

  • The Wurzels at Red Lion, High Street, Islip, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2RX (01865 375367)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm) at Cross Rifles, 1 Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4PH (01278 426459) Free entry; note early start for this gig.
  • The Somerset Paddies at Downend Cricket Club, W.G. Grace Memorial Ground, North Street, Bristol BS16 5UE (0117 9560164)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at West Of England Steam Rally, St Agnes, Cornwall. Event cancelled due to bad weather!

Saturday 16th August

  • The Wurzels plus support at the Buckland Beer Festival, Buckland Showground, Buckland Dinham, Frome, Somerset BA11 2QT (01373 462956) Over 50 beers, lagers, ciders and wines on sale. Advanced Tickets only: £15.00 for Saturday or £20.00 for a weekend ticket. Onsite camping costs £5.00 per pitch per night (motorhome, caravan or tent); limited to 250 so booking in advance is recommended! Tickets are sale now through the festival website or directly from The Bell pub.
  • The Mangledwurzels, The Mad Cows, Madness of King George, Hail! Perestroika, Strychnine, Woe to the Provoker, and DJs Joe90, Lukas, Too Many DJs Not Enough Mikes, Dr Fish and Timmy P at Farmony Festival at Winford, North Somerset BS40. Real ale and cider mini-festival with two stages of live music and DJs. The Farmony Festival will be the first truly organic music festival. Supported by the Soil Association. Tickets cost £20.00 in advance only! from the Farmony website; all under 16s get in free, but must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Free camping. The Mangledwurzels will be on stage at 7pm-8pm.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Wadebridge Holiday Park, Wadebridge, Cornwall
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385) £17.50 all tickets

Saturday 16th August - Sunday 17th August

Sunday 17th August

  • The Mangledwurzels at The Mid-Somerset Show at Shepton Mallet Showground, Cannard's Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4LY Free entry. The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets in the Entertainment Top Field at 1.15pm and 4pm in between the ferret racing, the terriers and the falconry display.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Cheese & Cider Music Night at The Rising Sun, 61 Woodmarsh, North Bradley, Trowbridge BA14 0SB (01225 752453)
  • The Somerset Paddies (8.30pm) at The Irish Bar at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH This will be a three-piece performance with special guest Clair on fiddle.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at 173rd Reading & Wokingham Country Show, Wokingham. Show Cancelled!
  • Fizzy Milk, Everything We Left Behind, I The Watcher, Stillborn and others (2pm) at Bridgwater Arms Alldayer, 41 St Mary Street, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3EQ

Wednesday 20th August

  • The Yetties at Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show, Motcombe. Sets through the day in the Entertainment Marquee. This is the biggest and best one-day show in Britain. Don't miss it.
  • The Somerset Paddies at Priddy Fair outside The New Inn, Priddy, near Wells BA5

Friday 22nd August

Saturday 23rd August

  • The Wurzels at Hornets Rugby Football Club, Hutton Moor Park, Hutton Moor Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset BS22 8LY (01934 621433) Ticket details to follow.
  • The Mangledwurzels, Angelo Starr & The Team, 3 Daft Monkeys, Pondlife, Cornish Sinfonia, Wilderland and Material World (featuring Tasha Leaper) at Watchet Carnival Music Festival, The Down on Parsonage Farm, Watchet, Somerset. The Watchet Carnival Music Festival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (22-24th August); The Mangledwurzels will play two sets between 4 & 6pm on the Saturday (line-up listed is for the whole weekend). Advanced weekend tickets now on sale priced £20.00.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9.15pm) at Ritz Social Club, Victoria Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1AN (01278 785365) Members and guests only.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (9am-6pm) at Rudgwick Steam Show, Windacres Barn, Rudgwick, West Sussex RG12 3EG (01403 822378) Tickets: £7.00; £6.50 (Seniors), £4.00 (children) The New Forest Plonkers are playing live set in the Beer Marquee on all three days!
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Morval Vintage Rally, Bray Farm, Nomansland, Looe, Cornwall Event cancelled due to bad weather!
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (12.30pm) at York Hotel, The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5AN Free entry.

Sunday 24th August

  • The Wurzels, Suzi Quattro, Micky Moody Band (ex-Whitesnake), The Hamsters, Straight Shooter, Pinstripe (5pm) at the MusicDay 2008 at Midsomer Norton Cricket Club, Withies Lane, Midsomer Norton, Somerset BA3 2JE (07806 533172) Tickets 12.50; under 11's free (if accompanied by an adult). Tickets available from Peformance Sports in Midsomer Norton High Street. Credit Card bookings hotline: 07806 533172.
  • The Mangledwurzels (2.30pm) at George Inn, 63-65 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire BS37 6AD (01454 850096) Free entry. Note change is start time for this gig to 2.30pm (was 6pm).
  • The New Forest Plonkers (9am-6pm) at Rudgwick Steam Show, Windacres Barn, Rudgwick, West Sussex RG12 3EG (01403 822378) Tickets: £7.00; £6.50 (Seniors), £4.00 (children) The New Forest Plonkers are playing live sets in the Beer Marquee on all three days!
  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Lugger Hotel, The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4DL (01736 363236)
  • The Somerset Paddies at White Hart, 140 High Street, Bitton, Somerset BS30 6HG (0117 932 2231)

Monday 25th August (Bank Holiday)

  • The Wurzels plus Jefferson Starship, Marillion, Cerys Mathews and many others at The Rock'n'Roots Festival, Rye Meadows, Much Marcle, near Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2NL. Tickets now on sale at www.rocknroots.co.uk. Great family days out with three music tents, stalls, craft displays, exotic foods, juggling schools and wine bar set amongst the beautiful green fields of picturesque Herefordshire. The Wurzels are playing on the Monday afternoon. Cancelled!
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Milton Abbey Music Festival at Milton Abbey School Theatre, Milton Abbey School, Milton Abbas, Dorset. For more details contact Vic Myers, 29 Binghams Road, Crossways, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8BW (01305 852763)
  • The Mangledwurzels (10am-5pm) at Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish, Weston-super-Mare BS24 6AH (0844 800 2295) Normal entry prices apply: £7.50 (adults), £6.50 (concessions), £6.50 (children), 3yrs & under go free; Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £25.00.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (9am-6pm) at Rudgwick Steam Show, Windacres Barn, Rudgwick, West Sussex RG12 3EG (01403 822378) Tickets: £7.00; £6.50 (Seniors), £4.00 (children) The New Forest Plonkers are playing live sets in the Beer Marquee on all three days!
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Newlyn Fish Festival, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18

Wednesday 27th August

  • The Mangledwurzels (11am) at Taste of Somerset Festival, St. Mary's Road, Hutton, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS24 9SP Free entry. The best of Somerset food, drink, crafts, etc. with The Mangledwurzels playing an evening sessions starting at 8:30pm.

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August

  • The Wurzels and Who's Afear'd plus Bad Manners, London Breakbeat Orchestra, Dub From Altantis, First Degree Burns, Zen Hussies, Dr. Meaker, The Scrub, Troy Ellis and the Longshots, Tragic Roundabout, Los Albertos, Imperial Leisure, The Anomalies, Babyhead, Village Disco, Scubaroots, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Dead Silence, Yes Sir Boss, Bison, Leonard And Bubbas Fantastic Goo Goo Cluster, Gadjo at Rehydrate The West Festival, Fernhill Farm, Cheddar Road, Compton Martin, North Somerset BS40 6LD Tickets £45.00 + booking fee from Bristol Ticket Shop. A three day family fete featuring local acts, artists and performers and a large range of traditional Somerset ciders.

Friday 29th August

  • Fred Wedlock at Mediaeval Banquet at Hutton, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. Contact John Cole on 01934 811424 for more details.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry.
  • The Somerset Paddies at The Star Inn, 49 Church Road, Frampton Cotterell, South Gloucestreshire BS36 2NJ (01454 850 030)
  • The Cornish Wurzells (8.30pm) at RHS Garden Rosemoor, Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon EX38 8PH

Saturday 30th August

  • The Wurzels at Bruton Family Day at Jubilee Park Pavilion, Godminster Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0ND (01749 813291) Ticket details to follow.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (noon) at Hordle Village Fete, Hordle, near Lymington, Hampshire
  • The New Forest Plonkers and various other bands at Great Dorset Steam Fair, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8JA. The Great Dorset Steam Fair Music Festival has live bands across five days on five stages. The full line-up has not yet been announced, but The New Forest Plonkers have confirmed that they are playing in the Country Marquee at lunchtime, and by the New Forest Cider Tent (8pm-midnight) on the Saturday.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Yacht Inn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4AU
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU (01803 328385) £17.50 all tickets

Sunday 31st August

  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (2pm) at The Square, Pentewen, Cornwall
  • The Somerset Paddies (8.30pm) at The Irish Bar at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH
  • Bill Bailey at ASB Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand

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September 2008

Tuesday 2nd September

  • Jethro at Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire (01793 524481)

Wednesday 3rd September

  • The Wurzels plus Tony Beard "The Wag from Widecombe" (8pm) at Princess Pavilion, Melvill Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4AR (01326 211222) Tickets £12.00 in advance (plus booking fee)
  • Bill Bailey at Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand

Thursday 4th September

  • Bill Bailey at St James Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand

Friday 5th September

  • Fred Wedlock at St. Bernadette's Dinner Dance at The Fry Club, Keynsham, Somerset. Contact alysonlampard@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September

  • The New Forest Plonkers (10am-4pm) at Dorset County Show, Dorchester Showground, Dorcester, Dorset DT1 1EF (01305 264249)

Saturday 6th September

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage, Dorset (01929 422239)
  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite at North Bradley Village Hall, North Bradley, Wiltshire. Contact Pauline Baxter on 01225 765644 for more details.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Lyme Regis Holiday Village, Devon
  • Jethro at Forum Theatre, Malvern (01684 892277)

Sunday 7th September

  • The Wurzels at 35th Haddenham Steam Rally and Show, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3PT(01487 842771) Tickets £7.00, OAPs: £5.00, children: £3.00; family ticket (2+3) £18.00.
  • The Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Cyder Sunday at The Old Inn, 9 Walton Road, Clevedon, Somerset (01275 340440)
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall at Goonfest at Whitemoor, near Indian Queens, Cornwall PL26 7X (01726 861068) Event cancelled due to bad weather!
  • Jethro at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth (0870 111 3000)

Monday 8th September

  • Bill Bailey at Burswood Theatre, Perth, Australia

Thursday 11th September

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes UB3 2UE Tickets £18.00
  • Bill Bailey at Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia

Friday 12th September

  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm) at High Ham Village Day, High Ham Playing Field, Long Street, High Ham, near Langport, Somerset TA10 9DN Tickets: £10:00 (adults), £3:00 (under 16s). Tickets available from Scrivens Butchers in Langport, Palmers Snell Estate Agents in Somerton, Maiseys Bakery in Othery and Hellyers Butchers in Westonzoyland. Proceeds in aid of High Ham and Low Ham Churches.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (8pm) at The Dog & Crook, 18 Church Lane, Brambridge, Eastleigh, Hampshire
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Queens Arms Beer Festival at The Queens Arms, Botallack, Saint Just, Penzance TR19 7QG (01736 788318) Three day festival with between 30-40 real ales (ciders included) and live entertainment every night.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Butchers Arms, Wick Road, Bishop Sutton, Somerset BS39 5XQ
  • Who's Afear'd, Kentucky Fight Club and Cash Converted at Johnny Cash Tribute Night at The Central Hotel, Commercial Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset BH14 0JB (01202 743970)
  • Jethro at The Queens Theatre, Barnstable, Devon (01271 324242)

Saturday 13th September

  • Fred Wedlock at Highbridge Community Hall, Market Street, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 3BW Contact Janet Keen on 01278 782909 for more details.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Ashcott Village Harvest Fair at Ashcott Village Hall, High Street, Ashcott, near Street, Somerset TA7 9PZ Tickets: £6:00 (adults), £5:00 (concessions); £20.00 (family ticket 2+2). Tickets available from Londis Village Stores and the Ring O' Bells pub in Ashcott. No bar; bring your own food and drink.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Swanage Railway Steam Gala And Vintage Transport Rally at Haycrafts Lane, Harmans Cross, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. The Plonkers are playing from 3-4 pm then again between 8.30-10.30pm.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Swan, Conham Hill, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3AP (0117 967 3947) This will be a three-piece performance with special guest Clair on fiddle.
  • Jethro, Andy Ford, Shaun Perry at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £15.00
  • Bill Bailey at Royal Theatre, Canberra, Australia

Sunday 14th September

  • The Wurzels plus three top local live acts (noon) at Super Cider Sunday at Bar BS3, 21 Ashton Road, Ashton, Bristol BS3 2EA (0117 966 4900) Doors open at noon; entertainment starts at 2pm. Tickets on sale from Wednesday 23rd July 2008. Price £15.00 per person in advance. Limited availability. Book Early!

Monday 15th September

  • Bill Bailey at State Theatre, Sydney, Australia

Thursday 18th September

  • The New Forest Plonkers (8pm) at Country Market, Forest Park Hotel, Brockenhurst, Hampshire. Please note date change.

Friday 19th September

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Durweston Village Hall, Durweston, Blandford, Dorset. For ticketing information contact Mrs. E. Smith, 11 Water Lane, Durweston, Blandford, Dorset DT11 0QB (01258 488670)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Charlton Inn, 29 Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5PH (01749 342759) Free entry

Saturday 20th September

  • The Wurzels at Kings Bar & Henrys Restaurant, Lydney. Date changed to 22nd November.
  • Fred Wedlock and Marie Little at Burntwood Festival Contact Barry Yeates on 01543 271269 for more details.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Ringwood Carnival, Fridays Cross, Ringwood, Hampshire. The New Forest Plonkers form part of the Pre-Procession Entertainment

Sunday 21st September

  • The Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Cider Sunday at Orchard Inn, 12 Hanover Place, Hotwells, Bristol BS1 6XT

Monday 22nd September

  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Black Horse, Clevedon Lane, Clapton-In-Gordano BS20 7RH (01275 842105)
  • Bill Bailey at QPAC, Concert Hall, Brisbane, Australia

Wednesday 24th September

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at The RAFA Club, Bognor Regis, West Sussex 7.45p.m. For ticketing information contact Mr. D. Batcock, RAFA 381, Waterloo Square, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 1TE (01243 823007)

Friday 26th September

  • Fred Wedlock at Little Theatre, Sheringham. Contact Scott Butler on 01263 57915 for more details.
  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Supper & Song at King Arthur's School, Wincanton, Somerset. For ticketing information contact Iris and Derek Heald, 2 Rose Cottage, Balsam Lane, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 9HZ (01963 33803)
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall plus magician (8pm) for Newquay Lions Club at Newquay Sports Club, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2SL. Tickets £10.00 including full buffet from the Lions Ticket Office 01637 876094.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Jolly Cobbler, Soundwell, Bristol BS15 4TS
  • Who's Afear'd (8pm) at The Ropemakers, 36 West Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3QP

Saturday 27th September

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Sway Village Hall, Sway, Lymington, Hants. For ticketing information contact Tony Blakeley, 1 Middle Road, Sway, Lymington, Hants SO41 6AT (01590 683421), or Pat Fleat (01590 682533).
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Farmers' Supper at Churchdown School, Winston Road, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2RB (01452 855364) Fancy Dress optional with a prize for the best. This is a charity fundraiser in aid of the Churchdown Scout Group. Tickets £12.00 to include half a cider and a Farmers' Supper; contact Carolyn on 01452 855364 for tickets.
  • The Cornish Wurzells plus special guest Reg Quantrill at Falmouth Beach Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall Event Cancelled!
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Cider Festival at Salisbury Arms, Purewell, Christchurch, Dorset (01202 482949)
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Maytree Inn, St Peters Rise, Headley Park, Bristol BS13 7QT (0117 907 7374)
  • Bill Bailey at Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia

Sunday 28th September

  • The Mangledwurzels at The Somerset Cheese, Chutney and Cider Fair at Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton TA2 8LG Appearance Cancelled!
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Annual Pumpkin Bash at Lymore and Everton Club, 2 Old Christchurch Road, Everton, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 0JJ
  • The Somerset Paddies (4pm) - Ring O'Bells, Henfield Road, Coalpit Heath, Bristol BS36 2TG (01454 772818)

Tuesday 30th September

October 2008

Tuesday 1st October

  • Jethro at The Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn (01553 764864)

Thursday 2nd October

  • Jethro at Princes Theatre, Clacton (01255 423400)

Friday 3rd October

  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm for 7.30pm start) at Glastonbury Town Hall, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9EL. The event is being held by Street Twinning Association and will also be attended by some of Street's friends from Isny, their German twin town. Tickets cost £15.00 which includes a hot Somerset supper. Tickets are available from Gabbie at the Travel Centre (Bayliss Centre, Street) on 01458 442831, Bernard on 01458 832006 and Barbara on 01458 443397. Admission is by ticket only - no payment on the door. The Mangledwurzels will be playing from 9pm.
  • Jethro at The Playhouse, Weston Super Mare, Somerset (01934 645544)

Saturday 4th October

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Puddletown Village Hall, Puddletown, Dorset. For ticketing information contact Mrs. G. Antell, 4 Bellbury Close, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8SG (01305 848646)
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon) at the Farm Experience for the Fenrir Motorcycle Brotherhood at Wilkins Cider, Landsend Farm, Mudgley, Wedmore, Somerset BS28 4TU (01934 712385) Although this is an organised event for the FMB, Wilkins Cider will open to the public as usual, so everyone is welcome to come along watch The Mangledwurzels and sample some of Roger's awesome ciders. Free entry.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm) at Harvest Supper at Brent Knoll Parish Hall, Brent Street, Brent Knoll, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4EH Tickets £14.00 per head; includes Harvest Supper, home-made pudding and a glass of cider or fruit juice. Supper served at 7.15pm promptly! Licenced bar and raffle. Casual dress. Tickets from Brent Knoll Post Office or from Eddie Fuller on 01278 760308.
  • Bill Bailey and the BBC Concert Orchestra at Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra at Brighton Dome, Brighton (01273 709709) Bill will be performing his latest show, featuring a 72 piece symphony orchestra as part of the Magners Paramount Comedy Festival. Find out about cockney trombones, bassoon secrets, tv and film themes, and hear brand new versions of some of Bill's songs plus loads more in this irreverent guide to the orchestra, which The Times described as 'blissfully funny' and Stephen Fry called 'wonderfully enjoyable... like driving a Rolls Royce off-road'. Tickets cost £30.00 each and there is a £1.75 booking fee for each order.

Sunday 5th October

  • The Mangledwurzels (noon) at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Regional Rural Business Centre, Market Way, North Petherton TA6 6DF (01278 662 200) The Mangledwurzels have been invited to provide the entertainment at the new Sunday Market day.
  • The Mangledwurzels (11am-late) at Oktoberfest Somerset Festival of Beers and Ciders, part of the South Somerset Food Festival at Brewers Arms, 18 St. James Street, South Petherton TA13 5BW (01460 241887) The Brewers have a range of events over the weekend of the 3rd-5th October opening at 11am every day. The Mangledwurzels provide the entertainment on the Sunday evening at 9pm with fancy dress (optional!).

Monday 6th October

  • Jethro at Hall For Cornwall, Truro, Cornwall (01872 262466)

Tuesday 7th October

  • Jethro at Hall For Cornwall, Truro, Cornwall (01872 262466)

Wednesday 8th October

  • 'Ere Whacks (8pm) at The Raven Beer Festival at The Raven, 7 Queen Street, Bath BA1 1HE (01225 425045) Free entry
  • Bill Bailey and the BBC Concert Orchestra at Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra at Brighton Dome, Brighton (01273 709709) Bill will be performing his latest show, featuring a 72 piece symphony orchestra as part of the Magners Paramount Comedy Festival. Find out about cockney trombones, bassoon secrets, tv and film themes, and hear brand new versions of some of Bill's songs plus loads more in this irreverent guide to the orchestra, which The Times described as 'blissfully funny' and Stephen Fry called 'wonderfully enjoyable... like driving a Rolls Royce off-road'. Tickets cost £30.00 each and there is a £1.75 booking fee for each order.

Friday 10th October

Saturday 11th October

  • Jethro, Tucker, Ovation Brothers at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Sold Out!

Tuesday 14th October

  • Jethro at The Hexagon, Reading (0118 960 6060)

Wednesday 15th October

  • Bill Bailey at Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP. Bill will be performing his latest show, featuring a 72 piece symphony orchestra. Find out about cockney trombones, bassoon secrets, tv and film themes, and hear brand new versions of some of Bill's songs plus loads more in this irreverent guide to the orchestra, which The Times described as 'blissfully funny' and Stephen Fry called 'wonderfully enjoyable... like driving a Rolls Royce off-road'. Tickets are priced at £30 for the Circle, £32.50 for the Arena/Stalls and £37.50 for the Boxes. There is also a £3.50 booking fee for each order placed.
  • Jethro at Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa (01926 334418)

Thursday 16th October

  • Bill Bailey and the BBC Concert Orchestra at Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP. Bill will be performing his latest show, featuring a 72 piece symphony orchestra. Find out about cockney trombones, bassoon secrets, tv and film themes, and hear brand new versions of some of Bill's songs plus loads more in this irreverent guide to the orchestra, which The Times described as 'blissfully funny' and Stephen Fry called 'wonderfully enjoyable... like driving a Rolls Royce off-road'. Ticketing details to be announced. Tickets are priced at £30 for the Circle, £32.50 for the Arena/Stalls and £37.50 for the Boxes. There is also a £3.50 booking fee for each order placed.
  • Jethro at Dorking Halls, Dorking (01306 881717)

Friday 17th October

  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (8.30pm) at Mount Charles Social Club, Clifden Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4NX Mount Charles Social Club is a Private Members Club, so some entry conditions apply.
  • More Silage, Borderville and Schuman The Human (8pm) at Swiss Concrete Night at The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4DF Tickets £4.00.
  • Bill Bailey and the BBC Concert Orchestra at Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP. Bill will be performing his latest show, featuring a 72 piece symphony orchestra. Find out about cockney trombones, bassoon secrets, tv and film themes, and hear brand new versions of some of Bill's songs plus loads more in this irreverent guide to the orchestra, which The Times described as 'blissfully funny' and Stephen Fry called 'wonderfully enjoyable... like driving a Rolls Royce off-road'. Ticketing details to be announced. Tickets are priced at £30 for the Circle, £32.50 for the Arena/Stalls and £37.50 for the Boxes. There is also a £3.50 booking fee for each order placed.
  • Jethro at The Blake Theatre, Monmouth (01600 719401)

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th October

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Steam Pressing Weekend at New Forest Cider, Littlemead, Pound Lane, Burley, Hants. Barry Topp has invited Golly to play at his steam cider press open day. Demonstrations during this 2-day event include a steam driven cider press, hurdle makers, wood turning and its all going be plonkerised, as Golly The Plonker will appearing live (providing he doesn't have too much cider). For more details please check the New Forest Cider website.
Saturday 18th October
  • The Mangledwurzels and More Silage (7pm) at Pilton Working Mens Club, St Marys Lane, Pilton, Shepton Mallet BA4 4BB (01749 890739) Tickets £5.00 in advance and £6.00 on the night. Doors open at 7pm.
  • The Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Frome RFC, The Clubhouse, Gypsy Lane, Frome BA11 2NA
  • Fizzy Milk with 4Ft Fingers (8pm) at Two Pigs, Church Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 3HA
  • Jethro at Bembridge Coast, Isle Of White (0870 6016012)

Sunday 19th October to Monday 10th November

  • Fred Wedlock - tour of New Zealand. Check Fred's website for more details about where and when to see him down under.

Sunday 19th October

Monday 20th October

  • Jethro at Stafford Gatehouse, Stafford (01785 254653)

Tuesday 21st October

  • Jethro at Ipswich Regent, Ipswich (01473 433100)

Wednesday 22nd October

  • Jethro at Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, Somerset (01935 422884)

Thursday 23rd October

  • Fizzy Milk and Kid Riot (8pm) at Tiggas Bar, Exeter

Friday 24th October

  • The Wurzels at Heathcote Hall, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5HE
  • The Somerset Paddies at Victoria Bowling Club, Victoria Park, Bristol

Saturday 25th October

  • The Yetties with caller Hugh Rippon (3pm-5.20pm) at Tea Dance at Hinckley Methodist Hall, Hinckley, Leics. For ticketing information contact Janet Wood, 5 Lyneham Close, Hinckley, Leics. LE10 0XY (01455 613889)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Portishead Working Men's Club, Slade Road, Portishead BS20 6BW (01275 842428) Tickets £2.50; £2.00 members
  • The Twerzels at Westbury Conservative Club, Ferndale House, Alfred Street, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3DY (01373 822557)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Roche Sports & Social Club, Trezaise Road, Roche, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8HD (01726 890718)
  • Jethro, Mick Miller, Shaun Perry at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Sold Out!

Sunday 26th October

  • The Somerset Paddies at The Butcombe Beer Festival at Saltford Golf Club, Golf Club Lane, Saltford BS31 3AA (01225 872043)

Tuesday 28th October

  • Jethro at Corn Exchange, Cambridge (01223 357851)

Wednesday 29th October

  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (8pm) at Royal British Legion, St Ives, Cornwall. Free entry
  • Jethro at The Majestic Theatre, Retford (01777 706866)

Thursday 30th October

  • Fizzy Milk, Downfall, EWLB and more (7pm) at Halloween Show at Bridgwater Arms, Bridgwater. Tickets £3.00 in advance from West Quay Record, Bridgwater. Fancy dress!
  • Jethro at The Embassy Theatre, Skegness (0845 6740505)

Friday 31st October

  • The Wurzels at Pollyfield Centre Social Club, Avon Road, East-The-Water, Bideford, Devon EX39 4BL (01237 478734) Advanced tickets available from 01237 424550.
  • The Yetties at South Perrott Village Hall, South Perrott, Dorset. For ticketing information contact Mr. M. Stevenette, Threshers Barn, Hill Farm, South Perrott, Dorset DT8 3HS (01935 891890)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Countryman Pub, Blacknoll Lane, East Knighton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8LL Free entry
  • The Somerset Paddies at The Princess Motto, Barrow Street, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY (01275 472282)
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Bristol Hippodrome, St Augustine's Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00 - £16.00

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November 2008

Saturday 1st November

  • Surfin' Turnips and Who's Afear'd (8pm) at Bristol Radical History Week at The Seven Stars, 1 Thomas Lane, Bristol BS1 6JG. Free entry; all donations appreciated
  • Somerset Paddies at White Hart, Bitton

Sunday 2nd November

  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (7pm) at Dairyland Farm World, Summercourt, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 5AA

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November

  • Somerset Paddies (Sat), Kichen Sink Band (Fri) and Folk Session (Sun) at 2nd Real Ale Festival at Unicorn Inn, Bayford Hill, Bayford, Wincanton (01963 34941) The Somerset Paddies are playing two sets on the Saturday, one in the afternoon and another in the evening.

Friday 7th November

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yapton Village Hall, Yapton, near Arundel, West Sussex. For ticketing information contact Roy Phillips, 1 Elm Cottages, Church Road, Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0EW (01243 552822)
  • Somerset Paddies at The Old Mill, Aldermaston, Reading RG7 4LB

Saturday 8th November

  • The Wurzels at Templecombe Recreation & Sports Club, Vine Street, Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0JY (01963 370710) Contact the venue directly for more details and ticket prices.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Witchampton Village Hall, Witchampton, Wimborne, Dorset. For ticketing information contact Mrs. Sue Rose, Olivia Cottage, Witchampton, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5AW (01258 840395) or Mr. A. Mitchell (01258 840165)
  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at Cheese & Cider Night at Dings Crusaders Rugby Club, Landseer Avenue, Lockleaze, Bristol BS7 9YS (0117 969 1367) Tickets £20.00 in advance and include Cider, Lager, Wine and a Ploughman’s Supper. Doors open 8.30pm, band on stage at 9pm.
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Sold Out!

Sunday 9th November

  • Jethro at The Mayflower, Southampton (023 8071 1811)

Monday 10th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Tuesday 11th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Wednesday 12th November

  • Jethro at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend On Sea (01702 351135)

Thursday 13th November

  • Jethro at The Marina Theatre, Lowestoft (01502 533200)

Friday 14th November

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Clanville Village Hall, Clanville, Andover, Hants. For ticketing information contact Peter Hall, Sycamore Cottage, Clanville, Andover, Hants. SP11 9HZ (01264 772754)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Fire Engine, 188 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX (0117 939 4331) Free entry
  • Jethro at Oakengates Theatre, Telford (01952 382382)

Saturday 15th November

  • The Wurzels and Surfin' Turnips (7.30pm) at Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1AE (01453 760900) Tickets £12.00 in advance (plus booking fee)
  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at The Victoria, 88 Victoria Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 3BD (01793 535713) All tickets £5.00. Advanced tickets available from The Victoria or 12 Bars (01793 535713) and Swindon Tourist Information. Ticket orders subject to a booking fee of £1 per order (NB not per ticket).
  • Keith Burge and Tom Mills of The Yokels (noon-2pm) at Marnin' Moonrakers Book Signing at Waterstones, 45 The Shires, Trowbridge (01225 776414) Free entry
  • The New Forest Plonkers (7.30pm) at Harvest Supper at Hall on the Hill, St Catherine’s Hill, Christchurch, Hampshire
  • Somerset Paddies at Micky Lavens Irish Steakhouse And Bar, Denmark Street, Bristol
  • Fizzy Milk with Still Bust, Shoot The Moon, My Lost Obsession and Better In Reality (8pm) at Album Launch Party at Bridgwater Arms, Bridgwater
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green (01252 836464)

Monday 17th November

  • Keith Burge and Tom Mills of The Yokels (2-4pm) interviewed on Sue Davies' Show on BBC Wiltshire Radio
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Tuesday 18th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells (01892 530613)

Wednesday 19th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at The Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl (01745 330 000)

Thursday 20th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at Grove Theatre, Dunstable (01582 60 20 80)

Friday 21st November

  • The Wurzels at Oake Manor Golf Club, Oake, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1BA (01823 461992) Details and ticket prices to follow.
  • Fizzy Milk (8pm) at The Rock Gardens, Weston-super-Mare
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at Watford Colosseum, Watford (07973 217226)

Saturday 22nd November

  • The Wurzels at Kings Bar & Henrys Restaurant, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 5HE (01594 842100) Re-arranged from Saturday 20th September.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Memorial Hall, Great Missenden, Bucks. For ticketing information contact Betty Stansbury, 31 Colne Road, High Wycombe, Bucks. HP13 7XN (01494 521792)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The White Hart, Trudoxhill, Frome BA11 5DP (01373 836324) Free entry
  • Keith Burge and Tom Mills of The Yokels (noon-2pm) at Marnin' Moonrakers Book Signing at Waterstones, Borough Parade Shopping Centre, 29 Borough Parade, Town Centre, Chippenham (01249 446760) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies at Aresians RFC, Station Road, Patchway, Bristol
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro, David Copperfield, Shaun Perry at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £17.50 selling fast! Over 18s only. No denim jeans, no all-male parties; ROAR. No admission after 8.30pm.

Monday 24th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Tuesday 25th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Wednesday 26th November

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Thursday 27th November

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th November

  • The Wurzels, Pete Burns, Bucks Fizz, Los Palmas 6, Jamie and the First Class, Mitch Basketfield, Material World, Nicola Marie as Amy Winehouse plus others at Skool Reunion at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) Tickets from £72.00 per person for three days (was £79.00!). Have the best days of your life - all over again! Butlins is hosting the biggest Skool Reunion party to put you back in the mood – everything from the smash hits to the slow smoochers. With original bands, great tribute acts and DJs across two stages for three nights, Skool Reunion is absolutely skill! The Wurzels headline on the Saturday evening.

Friday 28th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Radstock Hotel, Market Place, Radstock BA3 3AD (01761 420776) Free entry
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Victoria Inn, Threemilestone, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6BY
  • Somerset Paddies (8.30pm) at Orchard Bar, Cumberland Road, Bristol. Solo set by Roger
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at City Hall, Salisbury (01722 434434)

Saturday 29th November

  • The Mangledwurzels at Badminton Village Club, High Street, Badminton, South Glos. GL9 1DD (01454 218234) Tickets £3.00 non-members; free for members.
  • Keith Burge and Tom Mills of The Yokels (11am-1pm) at Marnin' Moonrakers Book Signing at Cross Keys Bookshop, 2 Cross Keys, Chequer, Salisbury SP1 1EL (01722 326131) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies at The Try Again, 15 Leigh Street, Ashton, Bristol BS3 1SN (0117 963 3881)
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset (0870 601 6012)

Sunday 30th November

  • The Mangledwurzels (noon*) at Frome Xmas Fair in the Xmas Marquee in Frome Library Car Park, Justice Lane, Frome BA11 1BE. The Mangledwurzels will be playing 2 x 45 minute sets sometime between noon and 6pm (tbc).
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at New Theatre (formerly Apollo Theatre), George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 380 0017) Tickets £18.00.

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December

Monday 1st December

  • Surfin Turnips, Goatorcycle and Who's Afeard at The Firkin Doghouse, 174 Union Street, Plymouth, Devon PL1 3HL (01752 253226) £2.00 on the door; over 16s only.
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Tuesday 2nd December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Wednesday 3rd December

  • The Wurzels at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166)
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Westminster Theatre, Chancellor's Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire (01782 717058)
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Thursday 4th December

  • The Wurzels at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166)
  • The Yetties at Christmas Singalong Concert at Clair Hall, Haywards Heath, Bucks. (01444 455440) For ticketing information contact Sam Woodcock, Hillside, Milton On Stour, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5PY (01747 822600)
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Princess Theatre, Torquay (0844 847 2315) Tickets £17.50

Friday 5th December

  • The Wurzels at Honiton Motel, Turks Head Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1BL (01404 43440) Tickets prices and times to be confirmed.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at Orchard Park Garden Centre, Gillingham, Dorset
  • Fred Wedlock at Milverton Music Club, Victoria Rooms, Taunton. Tickets £4.00
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey (01306 881717)
  • The Twerzels at Festive Shopping Night & Pig Roast at Bath Arms Hotel, Bath Street, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3AA (01934 742425)
  • Fred Wedlock at Milverton Music Club, Victoria Rooms, Taunton. Tickets £4.00
  • Who's Afear'd with Cash Converted and Kentucky Fight Club (8pm) at The Central Hotel, 81 Commercial Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0JB. Tickets £2.00 on the door.
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Saturday 6th December

  • The Wurzels and The Bristol Bierkeller Oompah Band (8pm) at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets £14.00 in advance
  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite in Weston Methodist Church, Newbridge Hill, Bath For ticketing information, please contact David Pendle on 07850 623574.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Camborne Town Square, Camborne, Cornwall. Afternoon show.
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Sunday 7th to Tuesday 9th December

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band's Tour of Poland Contact 08707 544544 for more details.

Monday 8th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Tuesday 9th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne (01323 412000)

Wednesday 10th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Thursday 11th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!

Friday 12th December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Digby Hall, Sherborne, Dorset. Tickets are £7.50 (adults); £6 (children and senior citizens) available from 1st October from 'Rules' (in Cheap Street, Sherborne). Alternatively you can buy them from the Yetties web shop or ring 01935 814611/814667/813890.
  • The Mangledwurzels at The Pilot, 56 Blenheim Park, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6TA (01225 790599)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at St Blazey Football Club, Blaise Park, Station Road, St Blazey, Cornwall PL24 2ND (01726 814110)
  • Fizzy Milk and Kids Can't Fly (8pm) at Riff's Bar, Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Saturday 13th December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AB. Tickets are £7.50 (adults); £6 (children and senior citizens) available from 1st October from 'Rules' (in Cheap Street, Sherborne). Alternatively you can buy them from the Yetties web shop or ring 01935 814611/814667/813890.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Tom Mogg Inn, Station Road, Burtle TA7 8NU (01278 722399) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Greyfield Sports & Social Club, Bristol Road, Paulton BS39 7NX
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Sold Out!
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Sunday 14th December

  • Jethro at The Town Hall, Cheltenham (01242 227979)

Monday 15th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Tuesday 16th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Wednesday 17th December

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Tickets £12.00 in advance
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Thursday 18th December

  • The Yetties at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Regent Centre, Christchurch (01202 499148)
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown show cancelled

Friday 19th December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at Civic Hall, Didcot, Oxon. For ticketing information contact Margaret & Maurice Meardon, 7 Tavistock Avenue, Didcot, Oxon. OX11 8NA (01235 210525)
  • The New Forest Plonkers (2.30pm) at Aalsmeer & Tresillian Nursing Home, 5-7 Westminster Road East, Branksome BH13 6JF
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Saturday 20th December

  • The Yetties (2.30pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Oddfellows Hall, 20 West Park, Cotham, Bristol. For ticketing information contact Mr. J. Harding, 43 Ruborough Road, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 5DN. (01278 456863)
  • Fred Wedlock with Rock 'N Reel (ceildh band), Hannah Wedlock (jazz singer) and Johnny Hooper (keyboard king) at Fred's Festive Frolic at Conygre Hall, North Road, Timsbury, Bath BA2 0JG (01761 471294) A night of season comedy, country dancing and singing. Tickets £10.00 from Peter Buchanan on 01761 471818.
  • BristolBands.com presents The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Barrel, St Mary's Way, Thornbury, South Glos. BS35 2AB (01454 413592) Free entry
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.
  • Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!

Sunday 21st December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at Burton Latimer Church, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northants. For ticketing information contact Brian Mutlow, 44 Finedon Road, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northants. NN15 5QB (01536 723544)
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Kids-R-Us, St. Ives Theatre, Lower Stennack, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 1QG

Monday 22nd December

  • Somerset Paddies at Black Horse, Clapton-in-Gordano, North Somerset
  • Who's Afear'd, Kentucky Fight Club, Buggers Muddle and Drunkun Jed (8pm) at The Electric Palace Cinema, 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NY (01308 426336) Tickets £5.00. Show includes the video premiere of Who's Afear'd's "Borderline".
    Jethro, Shaun Perry + support act (7.30pm) at Jethro's Club Christmas Shows at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4DS (01566 7832323) Tickets £30.00 including meal - selling fast!
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Friday 26th December

  • The Mangledwurzels plus DJ (6pm) at A Scrumpy & Western Boxing Day Party at Radstock Hotel, Market Place, Radstock, Somerset BA3 3AD (01761 420776) Note early start! Live music from 6pm-8pm, followed by DJ 'til late. Free entry.
  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Saturday 27th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Monday 29th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Monday 30th December

  • Bill Bailey (8pm) in Tinselworm Tour at Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1V 6AR Following a sell-out arena tour of the UK in 2007, and a sell-out tour of New Zealand and Australia in 2008, comedian Bill Bailey brings his new show, Tinselworm, to London for a strictly limited engagement.

Wednesday 31st December

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties New Year Party at The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AB. All tickets £12.00; available through the Yetties online shop, by mail order or by ringing 01935 814611/814667/813890, or from 'Rules' (Cheap Street, Sherborne).
  • The Mangledwurzels at A Scrumpy & Western New Year's Eve Party at The White Hart At Wroughton, Wiltshire. Tickets - sold out
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall at Clowance Estate & Country Club, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT Advanced tickets only.

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