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Scrumpy & Western Gig Archive 2009
containing gigs for The Wurzels, The Yetties, Fred Wedlock, Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band, The Mangledwurzels, The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra, The New Forest Plonkers, The Cornish Wurzells, The Cutlers of Cornwall, Twurzel, Somerset Paddies, Surfin' Turnips, Who's Afear'd, The Boot Hill All Stars, Fizzy Milk, Jethro and Bill Bailey

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January 2009

Friday 2nd January

  • 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 2nd January

  • 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 3rd January

  • 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 5th January 2009

  • 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 at Theatre Royal, Norwich (01603 630000)

Tuesday 6th January 2009

  • 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 at Theatre Royal, Norwich (01603 630000)

Wednesday 7th January 2009

  • 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 8th January 2009

  • 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 9th & Saturday 10th January 2009

  • Jethro plus The Wurzels at Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset TA20 4DD (0800 138 26 32) Adults-only weekend break at this premier hotel chain, with Jethro and The Wurzels providing the entertainment.

Friday 9th January 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Norwich Playhouse, St George's Street, Norwich, Norfolk (01603 598598)
  • 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 10th January 2009

  • 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 12th January 2009

  • 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 13th January 2009

  • 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 15th January 2009

  • 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 16th January 2009

  • Who's Afear'd and The Boot Hill All Stars (8pm) on the Scrumpy Pumpy Tour at The King Arthur, 33 Benedict Street, Glastonbury, Somerset
  • 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 17th January 2009

  • The Yetties and The Yetminster Irish Dancers (8pm) at Yetminster Comes to Town at Octagon Theatre, Yeovil (01935 422884)
  • The Mangledwurzels and Fred Bloggs (7.30pm) at a Charity Wassail at Rich's Farmhouse Cider, Mill Farm, Watchfield, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4RD (01278 783651) All tickets £12.50 including a glass of Mulled Rich's Cider and a large bowl of Winter Warmer Stew. Bar open 'til midnight. Run in association with the Burnham-on-Sea Rotary Club; all profits go to the Somerset Unit for Radio Therapy at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton. Tickets from Rich's Cider or the Burnham-on-Sea Rotary Club; ticketline 01278 783651.
  • The Boot Hill All Stars and Who's Afear'd (8pm) on the Scrumpy Pumpy Tour at Griffin Inn, Milk Street, Frome, Somerset
  • 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 19th January 2009

  • The Boot Hill All Stars and Who's Afear'd (8pm) on the Scrumpy Pumpy Tour at The Bell, Walcott Street, Bath, Somerset
  • 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 20th January 2009

  • 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 21st January 2009

  • 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 22nd January 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Arts Club, Dover Street, London (020 7408 5098)<
  • 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 23rd January 2009

  • 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.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Comedy Night at Halfway House, Rame, Cornwall
  • Jethro at Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe (01494 512000)

Saturday 24th January 2009

  • The Wurzels (9pm) at Holsworthy Memorial Hall, Manor Car Park, North Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6DJ (01409 254185) Tickets £12.50 each; selling fast!
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Duke At Bratton, Melborne Street, Bratton, Wiltshire BA13 4RW (01380 830242) 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 at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green (01252 836464)

Sunday 25th January 2009

  • Burns Night Supper (7pm for 7.30pm) at Oake Manor Golf Club, Oake, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1BA (01823 461992) Traditional four-course dinner with Tommy Banner from The Wurzels reading the Burns poem. Plus live music and a Scottish piper. Tickets £20.00 in advance. Note: this is NOT a Wurzels gig!
  • Jethro at Opera House, Buxton (0845 127 2190)

Monday 26th January 2009

  • Jethro at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering (01536 414141)

Tuesday 27th January 2009

  • Jethro at The Orchard, Dartford (01322 220000)

Wednesday 28th January 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Concorde Club, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    SO50 9HQ (08707 544544)
  • The Yetties and Casterbridge Male Voice Choir (7.30pm) at St. Mary's Church, Edward Road, Dorcester, Dorset. The Yetties have done three concerts with this choir so far and they have all been very enjoyable and successful. Tickets available from Harmony Music, The Forum and Tourist Information, Antelope Walk, Dorchester.

Friday 30th January 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 1st Bristol Spring Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop (tel 01225 330304); £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all three sessions.

Saturday 31st January 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent DA1 1ED
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Hook Norton Sports Centre, Hook Norton (01608 737132)
  • The Mangledwurzels (11.30am) at 1st Bristol Spring Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop (tel 01225 330304); £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all three sessions.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 1st Bristol Spring Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop (tel 01225 330304); £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all three sessions.
  • Twurzel (9pm) at Boslowick Inn, Prislow Lane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4P2
  • Who's Afear'd at The Seven Stars, St Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ (0117 376 3970)

February 2009

Tuesday 3rd February 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (noon-late) at UWESU Beer Festival at RED Bar, UWE Students Union, F Block, Frenchay Campus, Bristol BS16 1QY. UWE students and guests only! The Mangledwurzels will be playing a two sets at 6pm & 7.15pm.

Thursday 5th February 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes (01908 280800)

Friday 6th February 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Corn Exchange, Blandford, Dorset. For tickets and more information contact Mrs. J. Driscoll, 35 Philip Rd., Blandford, Dorset, DT11 7NT; tel: 01258 458061.
  • The Mangledwurzels at King Arthur, Glastonbury cancelled due to bad weather
  • Jethro at Grand Theatre, Swansea (01792 475715)

Saturday 7th February 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset (08444 068666)
  • The Yetties at Bradford Peverill Village Hall, Bradford Peverill. For tickets and more information phone 01305 266764.
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Chipping Sodbury RFC, The Ridings, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire BS37 6BQ
  • Who's Afear'd (9pm) at The Old Rooms Inn, Cove Row, Weymouth, Dorset. Part of a day of events commemorating the "Crabchurch Conspiracy" during the English Civil War. Full details on the Weymouth Life website.
  • Jethro at Civic Centre, Aylesbury (01296486009)

Sunday 8th February 2009

  • Jethro at The Grand Opera House, York (0870 606 3595)

Monday 9th February 2009

  • Jethro at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth (0870 111 3000)

Wednesday 11th February 2009

  • Midnight Mango presents the Love A Wurzel On The Valentine's Tour with The Wurzels and Peachy Farmer (8pm) at The Lemon Grove at Exeter University, Cornwall House, St Germans Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 6TG (01392 263538) Tickets £10.00 in advance; £12.00 on the door.

Thursday 12th February 2009

  • Midnight Mango presents the Love A Wurzel On The Valentine's Tour with The Wurzels, Fizzy Milk and My Name Is Ian (8pm) at The Palace Theatre, Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3PF (01278 434507) Tickets £12.00 in advance; £14.00 on the door.
  • Who's Afear'd (9pm) at The Wheatsheaf, Bath Street, Frome, Somerset

Friday 13th February 2009

  • Midnight Mango presents the Love A Wurzel On The Valentine's Tour with The Wurzels and Who's Afear'dl (7.30pm) at Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE (0870 380 0017) Tickets £12.00 in advance; £14.00 on the door.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 3rd Bath Cider Festival at Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath BA2 4EU (01225 330304) Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop; £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all four sessions.
  • Jethro at Forum Theatre, Malvern (01684 892277)

Saturday 14th February 2009

  • Midnight Mango presents the Love A Wurzel On The Valentine's Tour with The Wurzels and The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (8pm) at The Main Hall at University of Plymouth Students' Union, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA (0871 220 0260) Tickets £12.00 in advance; £14.00 on the door.
  • The Yetties at St. Edmunds Church Hall, Weymouth, Dorset. For tickets and more information contact Rod Adams, 21 South Rd., Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9NR. Tel. 01305 785811.
  • The Mangledwurzels (11am) at 3rd Bath Cider Festival at Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath BA2 4EU (01225 330304) Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop; £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all four sessions.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 3rd Bath Cider Festival at Bath Pavilion, North Parade, Bath BA2 4EU (01225 330304) Tickets £6.00 in advance from the Pavilion Box Office shop; £7.00 on the door. Over 80 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Weston's and Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and hot dogs, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers. The Mangledwurzels will be playing a full show at all four sessions.
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall and Jack Glanville (8pm) at Valentine Bash at Tavistock Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 6AT (01822 611166) Tickets £10.00 in advance; £12.50 on the door.

Monday 16th February 2009

  • Somerset Paddies(9pm) at Black Horse, Clevedon Lane, Clapton-In-Gordano, North Somerset BS20 7RH (01275 842105)

Thursday 19th February 2009

  • The Wurzels plus guests (8pm) at Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1NS (01452 396389) Tickets £12.00 in advance. Over 14s. This is a standing event.
  • Jethro at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone (0844 847 1776)

Friday 20th February 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6NA (01749 860253) Free entry
  • Jethro at Assembly Rooms, Derby (01332 255800)

Friday 20th to Monday 23rd February 2009

  • The Yetties at Yetties Weekend 2009 at Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4BD (01984 618274) The weekend tickets have gone but there is a concert on the Saturday evening which is open to all. Space is limited so if you are interested ring the manor on 01984 618274.

Saturday 21st February 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (7.30pm) at Inner Wheel Club of Midsomer Norton 'Somerset Hoedown' at Conygre Hall, North Road, Timsbury, Bath, Somerset BA2 0JQ
  • Jethro at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre, Kidderminster (01562 515151)

Sunday 22nd February 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton. Somerset (01823 283244)

Wednesday 25th February 2009

  • Fizzy Milk and The Shortcuts (7pm) at The Junction, Bristol

Friday 27th February 2009

  • Who's Afear'd and The Boot Hill All Stars (8pm) at The Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset
  • Jethro at Shanklin Theatre, Shanklin (01983 868000)

Saturday 28th February 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band (8pm) at The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove, Brighton, East Sussex BN3 1AS Tickets £24.00.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert in Charlton Horethorne Village Hall, Charlton Horethorne. For tickets and more information contact Jenny & Phil Biggs, Tanglewood, Charlton Horethorne, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4NL.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.45pm) at The Spotted Cow (Hungry Horse), Coate, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 6AA (01793 485832) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Orchard Beer & Cider Festival at The Orchard Inn, 12 Hanover Place, Hotwells, Bristol BS1 6XT (0117 926 2678); email: theorchardinn@btinternet.com
  • The Shenanigans Banned (noon-2pm) at Fairtrade Weeek at Session In The Strand at Strand Street, Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Jethro at Bembridge Coast, Bembridge (0870 601 6012)

March 2009

Sunday 1st March 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells (2.30pm) at St Austell Railway Club, St Austell, Cornwall
  • Fizzy Milk, The Shortcuts and Wrong Train at Le Pub, Newport, Wales
  • Jethro at Shanklin Theatre, Shanklin (01983 868000)

Monday 2nd March 2009

  • Jethro at Wyvern Theatre, Swindon (01793 524481)

Wednesday 4th March 2009

  • The Wurzels at Perkin Warbeck, 22-23 East Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3LP (01823 335830)
  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 5th March 2009

  • Twurzel (9pm) at Penzance Royal British Legion, Bread Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2QE
  • Surfin' Turnips and Up The Rebels (8pm) at The Lock Up at The Wheatsheaf, 23 Bath Street, Frome BA11 1DJ Somerset. Free entry. Old skook punk night with a Scrumpy & Western twist...

Friday 6th March 2009

  • The Wurzels (7.45pm) at Queen's Theatre, Barnstable, Devon (01271 324242) All tickets £12.50
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Victoria Inn, Threemilestone, Truro, Cornwall TR
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Golden Cockerel, Lakemead Grove (just off Cutler Road!), Bishopworth, Bristol BS13 8EA
  • The Boot Hill All Stars (8pm) at The Central, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset

Saturday 7th March 2009

  • The Wurzels (7pm) at Forest Hills Golf Club, Mile End Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7BY (01594 810620) Tickets £25.00 per person including hot roast baps and chips (served at 8pm).
  • The Yetties at Bishopstone Village Hall, Bishopstone, Salisbury, Wiltshire. For tickets and more information contact Mr. Ross Colwill, 7 The Croft, Bishopstone, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 4DF (01722 780435).
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Horsepond Inn, The Triangle, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7BD (01963 350318) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells and Judro at The Cobweb Inn, Boscastle, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Full Moon, The Green, Synwell, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7HL (01453 520293)

Sunday 8th March 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Theatre Royal, St. Johns Place, Sawclose, Bath
    BA1 1ET (01225 448844) Tickets £18.50 / £16.50
  • The Cornish Wurzells and The Cadgwith Singers at 1st St Piran's Festival at Cornwall Pirates Rugby Club, Camborne Recreation Ground, Camborne, Cornwall TR14 7PW (04736 331061) The first ever St Piran's Festival with the Cornish Pirates match against Bedford Blues set against a celebration of all that is good about Cornwall including fairground rides, Cornish food and drink, and activities for all the family, including a funfair and bouncy castle. There is also a Kicking Competition backed by St Austell Brewery, a helicopter display by RNAS Culdrose, music and dancing from Cornish Acts and the Camborne Youth Band, and a Giant Pasty Parade led by the Falmouth Marine Band. Gates open at 11am, the Pirates vs Bedford match kicks off 3pm; and the The Cornish Wurzells will be performing after the match. Family Tickets from just £15.00.
  • Fizzy Milk, Formula 51, Freshly Squeezed and Shank Tank (8pm) at Battle of The Bands 09 at Hobbits Nightclub, Dolphin Square, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th March

  • Somerset Paddies at Cheltenham Gold Cup Week at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3BG

Wednesday 11th March 2009

  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Jethro at Ferneham Hall, Fareham (01329 231942)

Thursday 12th March 2009

  • Jethro at Ferneham Hall, Fareham (01329 231942)

Friday 13th March 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The White Lion, Church Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire BS37 5BG (01454 855043) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies with Shawn Cuddy (from Ireland) at Irish Weekend at BAWA Club, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG (0117 976 8065)
  • Who's Afear'd and The Boot Hill All Stars (8pm) at No. 6 Pub, King Street, Weymouth, Dorset. Entry £2.00 on the door.
  • Jethro at The Central Theatre, Chatham (01634 338338)

Saturday 14th March 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels, The Glambusters and Out Of The Ashes (8pm) at Siston and Warmley Green Spaces Fundraiser at Pucklechurch Village Hall, Abson Road, Pucklechurch, Bristol BS16 9RH. A great evening of fun whilst raising much-needed funds for this worthwhile cause. Raffle, information stall, snacks and late bar until 11.45pm. Tickets £10.00 each; sure to sell fast, so please book early! Contact Chris Pedlar, 30 Kingsleigh Park, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 9PL, enclosing an SAE with your order. Cheques/postal orders made payable to "Save Siston and Warmley Green Spaces Group". Tickets also available at the group's weekly Tuesday meetings at the Midland Spinner pub in Warmley (7.30pm).
  • Somerset Paddies at Broadplain House, Broadbury, Knowle, Bristol
  • Jethro at Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham (0844 847 2294)

Sunday 15th March 2009

  • Who's Afear'd (4pm-6pm) at Cider Sunday at The Royal Portland Arms, 40 Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset. Over 20 ciders and ploughmans grub on offer.
  • Jethro at Victoria Hall, Stoke On Trent (0870 0606649)

Tuesday 17th March 2009

  • The Shenanigans Banned at St Patrick's Night at Sam Webbs, Strand Street, Douglas, Isle of Man

Wednesday 18th March 2009

  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 19th March 2009

  • Jethro at The Civic Hall, Bedworth (024 7637 6707)

Friday 20th March 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Festival Hall, Petersfield, Hampshire (08707 544544)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Portman Arms, High Street, East Chinnock, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 9DP (01935 862227) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells (9pm) at Pendarves Arms, 2 Cathebedron Road, Carnhell Green, Cambourne, Cornwall TR14 0NB (01209 832116)
  • Jethro at Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth (01493 842209)

Saturday 21st March 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Elmsthorpe Village Hall, Elmsthorpe, Leicestershire. For tickets and more information contact Roy Sutton, 10 Station Road, Elmsthorpe, Leicestershire LE9 7SG (01455 846203).
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Scrumpy & Western Cabaret Night at The Olde Forge Inn, Church Street, Curry Rivel, Langport, Somerset TA10 0HE (01458 251 554) Tickets £10:00 including luxury buffet and dessert available from the pub; info@oldeforgeinn.co.uk.
  • Somerset Paddies (8pm) at Barton Hill Old Boys RFC, Duncombe Lane, Speedwell, Bristol BS15 1NU (0117 987 2695)
  • Jethro at Charter Hall, Colchester (01206 282020)

Sunday 22nd March 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Town Hall, Leeds (08707 544544)
  • Somerset Paddies (5pm-7pm) at Kings Head, Pill, North Somerset
  • Jethro at St David's Hall, Cardiff (029 2087 8444)

Tuesday 24th March 2009

  • The Yetties at Fundraiser for The Welmar Hospice at Chideock Village Hall, Chideock. For tickets and more information contact Guy Mills on 01297 489231. Splendid food followed by concert. The event sold out very quickly last year so don't wait to long!
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Wednesday 25th March 2009

  • Bonny Sartin (The Yetties) (7pm) at The Town Hall, East Street, Bridport, Dorset. Bobby is giving a talk entitles "Dorset Is Beautiful...BUT" about the plight of Dorset farm labourers between in 1750-1875 illustrated with songs and poems. Tickets from the Bridport Local History Centre (01308 458703) or Bridport Music (01308 425797).

Thursday 26th March 2009

  • Acker Bilk with the Chris Barber Band at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (0121 780 3333)

Friday 27th March 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at West Chinnock Village Hall, West Chinnock, Somerset. For tickets and more information contact Mrs. Brenda Cochran, 5 Hillview Close, West Chinnock, Somerset TA18 7QH (01935 881585).
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Luckington Carnival Club Fundraiser at Stratton British Legion, South Street, Stratton On The Fosse, near Radstock, Somerset BA3 4QT. Tickets £5.00; available from the Legion or Kerry Coe, 37 Beech Terrace, Radstock BA3 3TH (01761 436606)
  • Somerset Paddies at The Crown Inn, Crown Hill, Winford, Bristol BS40 8AY (01275 472388)
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall at Exmouth Pavilions, Exmouth, Devon Event cancelled!

Saturday 28th March 2009

  • The Wurzels and 92vine at Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire BS35 3JB (01454 865777) Tickets £17.50 in advance; the final few remaining tickets will be sold on the door.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Upton Community Centre, Upton, Poole, Dorset. For tickets and more information contact Mrs. C. Hanniford, 13 Gurjun Close, Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5QH (01202 624549).
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Camelford Young Farmers, Camelford, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies at The Old Inn, Clevedon
  • Fizzy Milk, Mike TV and The Remnants (7.30pm) at Hobbits Nightclub, Dolphin Square, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Jethro at The Queens Theatre, Barnstable (01271 324242)

April 2009

Thursday 2nd April 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Regent Centre, Christchurch, Dorset (01202 499148)
  • Boot Hill All Stars plus guests (8pm) at The Lock Up at The Wheatsheaf, 23 Bath Street, Frome BA11 1DJ Somerset. Free entry. Old skook punk night with a Scrumpy & Western twist...

Friday 3rd April 2009

  • The Wurzels at The Point, Cardiff. This gig has been cancelled following the venue going into voluntary liquidation. See venue website for more details.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11. Contact Mrs. J. Driscoll, 35 Philip Road, Blandford, Dorset, DT11 7NT (01258 458061). Note: this concert was moved from March date because of snow.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at King Arthur, 31-33 Benedict Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9NB (01458 831442) Free entry

Saturday 4th April 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Appleton Village Hall, Appleton, Oxfordshire. For tickets and more information contact Angela Arnold, 84 The Phelps, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1SU. Tel. 01865 378758.
  • Mart Connors & The Carrot Crunchers at The Portcullis, High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Elm Tree, Queens Road, Bishopsworth, Bristol BS13 8LB (0117 978 2575) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Fountain Tavern, Penzance, Cornwall
  • Fizzy Milk (8pm) at The Labour Club, Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Jethro at Holme Lacy House, Holme Lacy (0870 601 6012)

Thursday 9th April 2009

  • The Wurzels, Oompah Band plus Resident DJ (7.30pm) at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets £13.00. OVer 18s gig only.

Friday 10th April 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Red Post Inn, Bath Road, Peasedown St. John, Somerset BA2 8JH (01761 433232) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Good Friday Cider Day at The Orchard Inn, 12 Hanover Place, Hotwells, Bristol BS1 6XT (0117 926 2678)

Saturday 11th April 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset (01258 475137)
  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at Kings Head Cider Festival at The Kings Head, High Street, Kings Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3JD (01453 825920) Free entry. Three day cider festival at the Kings Head pub with over 40 ciders on offer including 22 guest ciders and 15 bottled ciders. Live entertainment all weekend Carabadeoke (Friday), The Mangledwurzels (Saturday) and Way Out West (Sunday).
  • The Cornish Wurzells and Judro (9.30pm) at Bassett Arms, Tregea Terrace, Portreath, Cornwall TR16 4NG (01209 842077)

Sunday 12th April 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (2pm) at The Foresters Arms, Holywell, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 9NF Free entry
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Super Sunday at Farnborough Football Club, Cherrywood Road, Farnborough

Friday 17th April 2009

  • The Yetties at The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage, Dorset (01929 422239)
  • Fred Wedlock at Village Pump Folk Club at The Lamb, Trowbridge. Tickets £5.00 on the door. Contact John Alderslade on 01225 707346 for more information.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Charlton Inn, 29 Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5PH (01749 342759) Free entry

Saturday 18th April 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert in Bradwell Grove Village Hall, Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxforshire. For tickets and more information contact Valerie Kent, 9 Acer Close, Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxforshire OX18 4XE. Tel. 01993 823294.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Fire Engine, 188 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX (0117 939 4331) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Redruth Rugby Club, Redruth, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Swan Inn, Conham Hill, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3AP (0117 967 3947)
  • Who's Afear'd (8.30pm) at The Seven Stars, Thomas Lane, Bristol BS1. Donations to raise funds for a commemoration plaque for Abolitionist Thomas Clarkson; see the Bristol Radical History website for more details.

Sunday 19th April 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Abbottswood Inn, Abbotswood, Yate, South Gloucestershire BS37 4NG (01454 318337)
Monday 20th April 2009
  • Fizzy Milk plus others at Battle Of The Bands Semi-Final at Hobbits, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Tuesday 21st April 2009

  • The Variety Club Childrens Charity South West presents A Tribute to Acker Bilk: his Music and the Man at Thistle Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol BS21 2EL. Dinner (7.30pm) including raffle, an auction of one of Acker's original paintings and some surprises! For tickets and more information call 0117 967 5281.

Wednesday 22nd April 2009

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

Thursday 23rd April to Friday 24th April 2009

  • The Yetties at The Farnham Beerex at The Maltings, Farnham. This is run by the local Lions Club and if you are into real ales and cider you shouldn't miss it.

Thursday 23rd April 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at St. George's Day Cider Special at Bell Hotel, 2 High Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5AN (01749 345393) Free entry
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestraat St Georges Day Bash at The Wheatsheaf, Braishfield Road, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0QE. The Wheatsheaf is a friendly, traditional village pub, well, until The Plonkers arrive!
  • Jethro at The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, Derbyshire (01246 345222)

Friday 24th April 2009

  • Fred Wedlock at Winster Village Hall, Winster, Derbyshire (01629 650090)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The White Hart, Trudoxhill, Frome, Somerset BA11 5DP (01373 836 324) Free entry
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Cornish Arms, Carbis Bay, Cornwall TR26 2PG
  • Jethro at The Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset (01305 783225)

Saturday 25th April 2009

  • The Wurzels at Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset TA20 4DD (0800 138 26 32) Adults-only weekend break at this premier hotel chain.
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon-4pm) at St. George's Day Carnival at The White Lion, Church Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire BS37 5BG (01454 855043) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Porthleven Food & Music Festival, Porthleven, Cornwall
  • Twurzel at Quayside & Ale House, Falmouth, Cornwall
  • The Shenanigans Banned at Queens Hotel, Laxey, Isle of Man
  • Fizzy Milk (8pm) at The Meeting Hall Arts Centre, Ilminster, Somerset
  • Jethro at Wellsprings Centre, Taunton (01823 271271)

Sunday 26th April 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Northcott Theatre, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon (01392 493493)
  • The Mangledwurzels (2pm) at Mermaid Inn, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4HS Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Jethro's Club, Lewdown, Devon
  • Somerset Paddies at Special Bike Ride Day at Ring O' Bells, 4 St Mary's Grove, Nailsea, North Somerset BS48 4NQ (01275 790009)
Tuesday 28th April 2009
  • Fizzy Milk (8pm) at The Gathering at Hobbits, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

May 2009

Friday 1st May 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) Fundraiser for Grace Secondary School in Sudan at Corn Exchange, Dorchester, Dorset. This is a great project and brick making and building has already begun. I can remember seeing all the brick making kilns on the banks of the Nile when we were in Sudan in 1984. For tickets and more information contact Clair or Richard Budd on 07764 335892 and 07767 895205 respectively.
  • Who's Afear'd (7pm) at Endorse It In Dorset Festival Promotion Night at The White Hart, Wimborne, Dorset.
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Golden Bottle, Highridge, Bristol BS7 9YF

Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th May 2009

Saturday 2nd May 2009

  • The Vale Of Aylesbury Hunt Supporters Club present The Wurzels (7.30pm) at Standalls Farm, Bishopstone, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP17 8SL. Advanced tickets £25.00; £20.00 for hunt members (max 4 per member). Entry only by ticket. Contact Ian (07850 305565) or Nyree (07795 630207) for tickets and more details. Licensed bar and food available.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Melksham Labour Club, 3 Lowbourne Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 7DZ (01225 702408) Tickets are £6.00 each, available from direct the club.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at The Cuckoo Fair, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Sunday 3rd May 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (noon-late) at Scrumpy and Western Day at The Rising Sun, 61 Woodmarsh, North Bradley, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0SB (01225 752453) Ticket price includes all day free cider bar in the beer garden with ten scrumpy ciders and organic wines plus cheese and biscuits; and roast dinner, live entertainment and discounted drinks in the pub. Magic Show and Punch & Judy Show for the children (starts 3pm) with The Mangledwurzels playing in the evening (from 8.30pm). Tickets £8.50 per person; children free. Limited numbers; get your tickets now before they sell out!
  • Twurzel (8pm) at Penzance Royal British Legion, Bread Street, Penzance, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies at The Rising Sun, 32 Bowden Hill, Laycock, Wiltshire SN15 2PP (01249 730363)
  • Who's Afear'd at 2nd Annual Dorset Knob Throwing Festival at Cattistock Village Green, Cattistock, Dorset. Music, food festival and biscuit-themed country games. Free entry.
  • Fizzy Milk (8pm) at The Louisiana, Bristol

Bank Holiday Monday 4th May 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels, Dave Griffiths and Freak Circus (10am) at 5th Blandford Beer Festival at The Railway Hotel, Oakfield Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7EX (01258 456374) Free entry. The festivals runs from Friday to Monday with 54 different ales all brewed in Dorset, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Guernsey or Jersey. The Cider section will be slightly larger with products from the Channel Islands and Dorset. There will be a new local wines section featuring the output from vineyards in Dorset and the Channel Islands. The Mangledwurzels will be on stage at noon on the Bank Holiday Monday!
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Driftwood Spars, St Agnes, Cornwall

Wednesday 6th May 2009

  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Fizzy Milk, Sonic Boom 6 and Random Hand (8pm) at The Orange Box, Yeovil, Somerset

Friday 8th May 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, Shepton Mallet BA4 6NA (01749 860253) Free entry
  • Twurzel (12.30pm) at Helston Flora at The Figtree, 15 Coinagehall Street, Helston, Cornwall TR13 8EA
  • Who's Afear'd (8.30pm) at The Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset. Free entry

Sunday 10th May 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Beer Festival at Trewellard Hotel, Pendeen, Cornwall
  • Twurzel (6pm) at Wadebridge Cricket Club, Egloshayle Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 6AE. Fundraiser for the Precious Lives Appeal.

Wednesday 13th May 2009

  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Friday 15th May 2009

  • MEMM Promotions present The Mangledwurzels plus Ode & The Be-Bops (8pm) at Riff's Bar, 26 Greatfield, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 8EQ (01793 778 304) Tickets £4.00. All ages gig; under 16s must be accompanied by an adult; under 14s get in free.
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Three Tuns, 18 West Street, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8EW
  • Who's Afear'd (4pm) at Royal Portland Arms, Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset
  • The Boot Hill All Stars at The Bearded Theory Festival, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Saturday 16th May 2009

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (9.30am-4.30pm) at Sparsholt College Countryside Day at Sparsholt College, Winchester SO21 2NF The famous Sparsholt College is open to the public, plus in their village fete area The Plonkers are playing live from 11am-3pm. Free parking.
  • Twurzel at The Boslowick Inn, Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Who's Afear'd (8pm) at Charity Fundraiser at Dorchester Town FC, Weymouth Avenue, Dorcester, Dorset

Wednesday 20th May 2009

  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Jethro at Palace Theatre, Newark (01636 655755)

Thursday 21st May 2009

  • Jethro at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe (01394 282 126)

Friday 22nd May 2009

  • Fizzy Milk and The Fat Josh Experience (8pm) at The Perfect 5th, 61 High Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3PT (01823 275 900)
  • Jethro at Pavilion Theatre, Worthing (01903 206206)

Saturday 23rd May 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen 'Back To Back' at Whitby Pavilion Complex, Whitby, North Yorkshire (01723 383637)
  • The Yetties and Fred Wedlock (7.30pm) at Leaze Farm, Bulkington, Wiltshire. For more details contact Mrs. Susan Noad, 33 Littleton Willows, Semington, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 6LQ (01380 870343).
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Selwood Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The rally takes place over the late May bank holiday 23rd-25th May; The Plonkers are playing live on Saturday between 8pm-11pm.
  • Twurzel (11.30am) at Chacewater Village Hall, Chacewater, Cornwall
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Silver Ball Hotel, 11 Fair Street, St Columb, Cornwall TR9 6RL
  • Somerset Paddies at King William, Warmley (afternoon show)

Sunday 24th May 2009

  • The Wurzels at The Imperial, New North Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4AH (01392 434050) Free entry!
  • The Mangledwurzels (8pm) at Cider Sunday at Foresters Arms, Sandridge Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 7BN (01458 831442) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Plume Of Feathers, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Country & Western Barbecue at South Lawn Hotel, Lymington Road, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 0RF (01590 643911) Check website for more details.
  • Twurzel (8.30pm) at Little Bodieve Holiday Park, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies at The Orchard Inn, 12 Hanover Place, Hotwells, Bristol BS1 6XT (0117 926 2678); email: theorchardinn@btinternet.com

Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2009

  • The Wurzels (noon-5pm) at Box Revels at The Recreation Ground, Box, Somerset. Tickets on sale from Box Post Office. Money raised goes to village good causes.
  • The Mangledwurzels (6pm) at Cider Festival at George and The Dragon, 52 Stanshalls Lane, Felton, Bristol, North Somerset BS40 9UL (01275 472 801) Free entry
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Sherborne Castle Country Fair, Sherborne Castle Fairground, Sherborne Castle, Sherborne (08700 115622) Check website for ticketing details.

Wednesday 27th May 2009

  • The Wurzels at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222). Advanced tickets now on sale £17.00 adults; £15.00 concessions. The Wurzels make their annual visit to the Royal Bath & West Show - daytime performance; times and location to be confirmed (see the Show Programme on the day).
  • The Cornish Wurzells, Truro Male Voice Choir and Camborne Town Band (7.30pm) at Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2LL (01872 262466) Tickets £13.00 and £10.00 plus booking fee.
  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Somerset Paddies at Fosters Catering Building at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222)

Thursday 28th May 2009

  • The Boot Hill All Stars and The Lucky 7’s (8pm) at The Lock Up at The Wheatsheaf, 23 Bath Street, Frome Somerset BA11 1DJ Free entry. Endorse It In Dorset Festival warm-up gig with CD giveaways and the opportunity to buy festival tickets free of the 4.5% booking fee.

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2009

  • The Wurzels, Bad Manners, Angie Brown, Anita Doth (2-Unlimited), Limahl, Bucks Fizz, Scott Mills, D:Ream plus others at Skool Reunion at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) Tickets from £80.00 per person for three days (was £94.00!). 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 29th May 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Teign Valley Community Hall, Cristow. Contact Mr. R. Wharton, Pengarth, Wet Lane, Cristow, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7NQ. Tel. 01647 252147.
  • Fred Wedlock at Chippenham Town Hall, Chippenham, Wiltshire. Supper and concert; contact Bryon Hughes on 01249 652075 for more details.
  • Twurzel (9pm) at The Cornish Arms, Carbis Bay, Cornwall TR26 2PG
  • Somerset Paddies at Fosters Catering Building at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222)
Saturday 30th May 2009
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Epsom Playhouse, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey (01372 742555)
  • The New Forest Plonkers (7pm) at The South Molton Vintage Rally Club, Coomsland Cross, Tiverton, Devon
  • Somerset Paddies (trio) at Winterbourne RFC, Bristol
  • Fizzy Milk and Shoot The Moon (8pm) at The Railway Hotel, 19 College Street, Burnham On Sea, Somerset TA8 1AS (01278 784828) Free entry

June 2009

Wednesday 3rd June 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties Music Night at The Weavers Sports & Social Club, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3EL. Tickets £6.00 from Pete Shutler, Maybank, Marston Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BJ; tel. 01935 814667. Cheques made payable to 'The Yetties' please.
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall (9pm) at Gremlin Club, Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4AW

Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th June 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge, Cornwall

Friday 5th & Saturday 6th June 2009

  • Jethro plus The Wurzels at Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset TA20 4DD (0800 138 26 32) Adults-only weekend break at this premier hotel chain, with Jethro and The Wurzels providing the entertainment.

Friday 5th June 2009

  • The Wurzels (9.15pm) at Annual Cider Festival at Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath, Somerset BA1 9BU (01225 424609 ) Tickets £18.00 (paddock & grandstand), £22.00 (Premier), £10.00 (centre course enclosure); 20% group discount. First race: 6.05pm; last race: 9.05pm. Local ciders available to buy. The Wurzels playing after the last race. On the last two years this event sold out, so book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The King's Theatre, Southsea, Hampshire (02392 828282)

Saturday 6th June 2009

  • The Wurzels and The Communicators at The Ace Face Festival at Acacia Farm, Bristol Road, Rooksbridge, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2TA (01934 750314). Advanced tickets £17.00 on sale now; free camping and caravan permits with tickets.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Harriett Costello College, Basingstoke, Hampshire. Contact Maurice Hockley, 27 Neville Close, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 3HG (01256 421867).
  • The New Forest Plonkers (7pm) at East Boldre Village Hall, East Boldre, Beaulieu, Hampshire
  • Surfin' Turnips (2-8pm) at Frome Ciderfest at The Wheatsheaf, 23 Bath Street, Frome Somerset BA11 1DJ
  • Chris Jagger Band, Who's Afear'd and Steve One Bloke One Mandolin (7pm) at The Princess Hall, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1EH (01278 783161) Tickets are £5 in advance, £8 on the door. Tickets are available from GC Music, The Old Pier Tavern, or credit card sales on 01278 783161. Parking is available Burnham’s Oxford Street car park and Burnham’s swimming pool car park.
  • Bill Bailey at Riverside Studios, London

Sunday 7th June 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (3pm) at Open Farm Day at Mill Farm, Quab Lane, Wedmore, Somerset BS28 4AR (0117 942 7862) Free entry. Collection and charity raffle in aid of the Farm Crisis Network.
  • The New Forest Plonkers (1pm) at Gillingham & Shaftesbury Town & Country Fair, Motcombe Turnpike Showground, Shaftesbury, Dorset
  • Bill Bailey at Riverside Studios, London

Tuesday 9th June 2009

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Wednesday 10th June 2009

  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Thursday 11th June 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Corn Exchange, Bedford (01234 269519)
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2009

  • The Wurzels, Angie Brown, Toby Anstis, 911, Livin' Joy, Mercury, S Club Party, Wiggy, Cream Anthems Club Night, Miss Moneypenny's Club Night plus others at Hot Summer Party at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) Tickets from £85.00 per person for three days (was £94.00!). Butlins is hosting the biggest Hot Summer 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. The Wurzels headline on the Saturday evening.

Friday 12th June 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Durley Village Hall, Dorley, Southampton, Hampshire SO32. Contact Mrs. Anne Collins, Homefield, Kytes Lane, Durley, Southampton, Hampshire SO32 2AE. Tel. 01489 860236.
  • Fred Wedlock plus The Red Smed Band at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8PD (01823 414141) Tickets £8.50 and £7.50.
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Saturday 13th June 2009

  • The Wurzels and Stompin' Dave at The World Stinging Nettle Eating Championships at The Bottle Inn, Marshwood, Dorset (01297 678254). Advanced tickets on sale now.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert at Aust Church, Aust, South Gloucestershire BS35 4BA. Contact Dr. P. Dobbins, Hiron Cottage, Aust, South Gloucestershire BS35 4AY (01454 632306)
  • The Cutlers Of Cornwall at Murdoch Day, Redruth, Cornwall TR15
  • The Boot Hill All Stars at Wimborne Folk Festival at Wimborne Folk Festival at The White Hart, 6 Corn Market, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JL (01202 883793)
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Sunday 14th June 2009

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Barrow Gurney Village Hall, Barrow Gurney. Tickets £14.00 to include supper. Contact Mr. D. Selwyn, 8 Barrow Court, Barrow Gurney, Bristol, BS48 3RP (01275 463421)
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon) at Wimborne Folk Festival at The Bell Hotel, 71 High Street, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HS (01202 883105) The Mangledwurzels are due to play between noon & 2pm; timings provisional.
  • Who's Afear'd, Pronghorn and Cash Converted (6pm) at Wimborne Folk Festival at The White Hart, 6 Corn Market, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JL (01202 883793)
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (2pm) at The Annual Ship Inn Beer Festival at The Ship Inn, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at The Lowry Centre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ (0870 787 5783) Tickets £27.50 & £25.00

Monday 15th June 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Murdoc Day at The Green Room, Redruth, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies at Black Horse, Clevedon Lane, Clapton-In-Gordano, North Somerset BS20 7RH (01275 842105)
Tuesday 16th June 2009
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

Wednesday 17th June 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

Thursday 18th June 2009

  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite at Ridings Arts Centre, Winterbourne, Bristol (01454 252034)
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

Friday 19th June 2009

  • The Wurzels at Leaze Farm, North Street, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 7PL (01460 78926). Advanced tickets on sale now.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • Surfin' Turnips (8pm) at Beeses Riverside Bar & Conham Ferry, Wyndham Crescent, Brislington, Bristol BS4 4SX (0117 977 7412)
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st June 2009

Saturday 20th June 2009

  • Cruisin Music presents The Wurzels (8pm) at Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex CM20 1LS (01279 431945) Tickets £15.00 (£14.00 concessions)
  • The Yetties at Barn Dance at Bosworth's Nursery, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Contact Brian Mutlow, 44 Finedon Road, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northants., NN15 5QB. Tel. 01536 723544
  • Fred Wedlock at Aston Village Hall, Aston, Oxfordshire. Contact Sylvia on 01993 850553 for ticketing availabiity and further details.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Kemble Air Show at Kemble Airfield, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6BA Tickets £18:50 in advance, £25.00 on the day. The Mangledwurzels are due to performing in the beer tent at 12.30pm and & 6pm.
  • Surfin' Turnips and Perverts (8pm) at Venue tbc, Salisbury. Details to follow.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Tamar Bridge Anniversary, Cornwall
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra(9pm) at Salisbury Racecourse, Salisbury. Details to follow.
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Penwithick Social Club, Penwithick, Cornwall
  • Who's Afear'd (3pm) at Harry Paye Day on The Fish Shambles, Poole Quay, Poole, Dorset BH15 1BP. 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 (8.30pm) at Harry Paye Day at The Kings Head, High Street, Poole Quay, Poole, Dorset BH15 1BP. Free entry
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FT

Sunday 21st June 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (3pm) at Cider Sunday at The Old Pub, High Road, Galhampton, Somerset BA22 7BA (01963 440395) Free entry
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 22nd June 2009

  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.

Tuesday 23rd June 2009

  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.

Wednesday 24th June 2009

  • The Wurzels (7pm) at Chicago Rock Cafe, 74 Middle Street, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1LU (01935 424500) Advanced tickets on sale now only £7.00! Dress code: 'dress like a Wurzel' or smart/casual, no sportswear.
  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.

Thursday 25th June 2009

  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.
  • Jethro at Grove Theatre, Court Drive, Dunstable LUI5 4JD (01582 602080)

Friday 26th June 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30pm) at The Elm Tree, Queens Road, Bishopsworth, Bristol BS13 8LB (0117 978 2575). Free entry
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at The Cornish Arms, Carbis Bay, Cornwall TR26 2PG
  • Somerset Paddies at Winford Hall, Winford, Somerset
  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.
  • Jethro at Frome Memorial Theatre, Frome, Somerset (01373 462795)

Saturday 27th June 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Hopton Village Hall, Hopton, Diss, Norfolk. Contact Mrs. M. Capon, Robsons Farm, Hopton, Diss, Norfolk IP22 2QZ (01953 681258).
  • Fred Wedlock at 40s Dance at Conygre Hall, Timsbury, Bath, Somerset. Detail to be confirmed.
  • The Mangledwurzels (1-4pm) at Bath Charity 7s Rugby Tournament at University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY. A national rugby 7s event sponsored by Land Rover raising money for Help For Heroes charity. There are four competitions catering for all standards with a £7,000 prize fund on offer; entries now being accepted. Contact John Gould on info@bathcharity7s.co.uk for more details. The Mangledwurzels will be playing in the Trade Village Marquee in the early afternoon.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Mazey Day at Penzance, Cornwall
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Christchurch Hospital Open Day at Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch. Details to follow.
  • Who's Afear'd (4pm) on The Bandstand at Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset. Festival sold out!
  • Bill Bailey at Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland. Tickets E23.00 including booking fee; on sale now.

Sunday 28th June 2009

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

July 2009

Wednesday 1st July 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477)
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Friday 3rd July 2009

  • The Wurzels at Beer & Cider Festival at Rye Hill Farm, Rye Hill, Bere Regis, Wareham, Dorset BH20 7LP (01929 472327)

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at Gremlin Club, Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4AW Free entry
  • Surfin' Turnips, The Dreadnoughts, 'Acksaw and AST (9pm) at The Reckless Engineer, Temple Meads, Bristol. £3.00 on the door. Old skool punk night with a Scrumpy & Western twist... Canadian band The Dreadnoughts are playing as part of their European tour, and the Bristol date of the tour will be their debut UK show.

Saturday 4th July 2009

  • The Wurzels, Rogue Minogue and Bluestone (6.45pm) at Oldbury-on-Severn Village Cricket Club, The Playing Fields, Westmarsh Lane, Oldbury-on-Severn, South Gloucestershire BS35 1QD. Advanced tickets on sale now; email tickets@oosvcc.co.uk. Tickets cost £12.50 for adult, £7.50 for U14/OAP, Family tickets (2A, 2C) £30. BBQ & Bar. Plenty of cover under marquees.
  • The Yetties (7pm) onboard the Bluebell Railway. Full steam ahead for the Bluebell Line. Concert as usual at Horsted Keynes Station. Tickets from The Bluebell Railway at 01825 720800.

Sunday 5th July 2009

  • The Wurzels, Daz, Chuff and Woodchuff (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 £15.00 on sale now; limited availability so book early!
  • Somerset Paddies (6pm) at The Midland Spinner, 4 London Road, Warmley, Bristol BS30 5JB
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Wednesday 8th July 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties Music Night at The Weavers Sports & Social Club, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3EL. Tickets £6.00 from Pete Shutler, Maybank, Marston Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BJ; tel. 01935 814667. Cheques made payable to 'The Yetties' please. No charge for performers!
  • Who's Afear'd and Boot Hill All Stars (8pm) at Frome Festival 2009 at The Griffin, Milk Street, Frome, Somerset. Free entry (donations appreciated).
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Friday 10th July 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Swan Inn, 37 York Street, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8BY (01395 512849)

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July 2009

Saturday 11th July 2009

  • The Yetties at Yetminster Fair Day at Yetminster, Dorset. A great day for all the family. For concert tickets contact Ron & June Page, 3 Bucklers Mead, Yetminster, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6LA (01935 872940); for other information, camping, hiring stalls through the day etc. contact Garth Hentley on 01935 873239. Call Sherborne Tourist Information on 01935 815341 for accomodation options.
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Lord Nuffield Club, Cowley, Oxfordshire
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Music on a Summers Evening at Moorland Farm, Hectors Lane, Lyng, Taunton, Somerset TA3. Please note: the venue has been changed as the Village Hall is too small. Part of the Annual Lyng Village Day. All day event with competitions, games and stalls, and cream teas avauilable in the afternoon. The Mangledwurzels will be playing at 8pm. Evening tickets £5.00 in advance; £7.00 on the door; children (5-16) £1.00 all tickets. Advance tickets from Lynn Miller, Stantons Cottage, East Lyng; tel: 01823 698961; all advanced tickets must be bought and paid for by Friday 10th July. Please bring your own refreshments.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Delabole Carnival at Delabole, Cornwall
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (11am) at The Wedding of Boris and Dazy at Dairyland Farm World, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 5AA (Infoline: 01872 510349; General Enquiries: 01872 510246) This is the "Wedding of the Year" and everyone is invited! See you all there.
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (8pm) at Royal British Legion, Trebeana Terrace, Newquay, Cornwall

Sunday 12th July 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (10am-4pm) at Castle Cary Cavalcade of Motoring at Donald Pither Memorial Field, Castle Cary Cricket Field, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7HG. £1.00 entry. Show starts at 10am; The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets at 12.30 and 2.15pm.
  • Somerset Paddies (noon-9pm) 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 as listed; The Somerset Paddies are playing at 4pm. 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.
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 13th July 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Stithians Show, Stithians, Cornwall. Daytime show.

Wednesday 15th July 2009

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 16th July 2009

  • Fred Wedlock with Allie Nourse (fiddle) (8pm) at Somerton Summer Arts Festival at The White Hart, Somerset, Somerset (01458 274148) Tickets £8.00 from Ticket Office c/o London Cigarette Card Co Shop, West Street, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7PR.

Friday 17th July 2009

  • The Wurzels and MidWest Radio Disco featuring DJ Steve Carpenter at Music In The Park 2009 at Chard Rugby Club, Chard, Somerset TA20 1HR (01460 242400) Tickets are £12.00; ticket hotline for credit card sales is managed by Lift West Ltd on 01460 242400. Tickets can also be purchased from local outlets - stores in Chard and Crewkerne - look out for the Wurzel posters.
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Chingford Assembly Hall, Station Road, Chingford, London E4 7EN (0208 496 3000)
  • The Mangledwurzels at 1st Cardiff Cider Festival. Event cancelled by the promoter!
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (7.30pm) at The Rally In The Valley Opening Concert at Severn Park, Bridgnorth, Shrophire.
  • Who's Afear'd, Urusen and Jigsaw at The Tolpuddle Festival at The Martyr's Museum, Tolpuddle, Dorset. Three day festival running from Friday to Sunday celebrating the 175th Anniversary Commemoration of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. Live music all weekend with Billy Bragg headlining on the Sunday. Free entry with charges for parking and camping; see website for more details and full band line-up. Full details also avaulable from South West TUC, Church House, Church Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7BD (0117 947 0521)
  • Jethro at Playhouse Theatre, Weston-super-Mare (01934 645544)

Saturday 18th July 2009

  • The Yetties at Maiden Newton Village Hall, Maiden Newton, near Dorchester, Dorset DT2 Contact Mr. & Mrs. Holloway, 69 Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0BG.
  • The Mangledwurzels at 1st Cardiff Cider Festival. Event cancelled by the promoter!
  • The Cornish Wurzells (3pm) at Camborne Show, Camborne, Cornwall
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (10am-5pm) at The Rally In The Valley at Severn Park, Bridgnorth, Shrophire. A celebration of the coming of the railways.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (6.30pm) at Concert In The Valley at Severn Park, Bridgnorth, Shrophire. An evening of live music and entertainment with Dr. Busker. More details can be found at trevithick200.co.uk
    Celebrating the bicentenary of Catch Me Who Can - built at Hazledine's Foundry in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
  • Somerset Paddies at Broadplain House, Broadbury, Knowle, Bristol

Sunday 19th July 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels at Beer Festival at The Waterfront Bar & Bistro, Pewsey Wharf, Marlborough Road, Pewsey, Wiltshire SN9 5NU (01672 564020) £3.00 entrance fee. The Mangledwurzels are due to perform at 1.30pm.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (10am-5pm) at The Rally In The Valley at Severn Park, Bridgnorth, Shrophire. A celebration of the coming of the railways.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Cider House at Quatt, Wootton, Bridgnorth, Shrophire (01746 780285) Evening gig.
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Wednesday 22nd July 2009

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 23rd July 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band with Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen and Chris Barber Band (7pm) at indigO2 at The O2, Penisula Square, Greenwich, London SE10 0AX (0844 844 0002) Tickets £35.00 - £10.00.

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2009

  • 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. Check the event website to discover when and where The Plonkers are playing!
  • Who's Afear'd, The Boot Hill All Stars and others at Farmfest 2009, Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, near Shepton Mallett BA10 0QE

Friday 24th July 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band (7.30pm) at Bedworth Civic Hall, High Street, Bedworth, Warwickshire CV12 8NF (02476 376707)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at Bath Cricket Club Cider Festival at Bath Cricket Club, North Parade, Bridge Road, Bath BA2 4EX. Part of the Bath Cricket Club 150th Anniversary Celebrations. Tickets on sale now from the Bath Pavilion Box Office tel: 01225 330304; £6.00 in advance; £7.00 on the door. Over 90 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and cheese platters, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers.

Saturday 25th July 2009

  • The Wurzels at Plymouth CAMRA Beer Festival at Plymouth Pavilions, Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LF (0845 1461460) Ticket prices and availability to be confirmed.
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon) at Family Fun Day at Immacolata House Care Home, Portway, Langport TA10 0NQ Charity event raising money for the Alzheimers Society and Freewheelers. The Mangledwurzels are due to perform at noon.
  • The Mangledwurzels plus Harry and The Heckers (9pm) at The Perfect 5th, 61 High Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3PT (01823 275 900) Tickets £5.00 in advance; on sale now!
  • The Cutlers of Cornwall (8pm) at St Buryan Steam Rally, The Rally Field, St Buryan, Cornwall
  • Who's Afear'd (8pm) at The Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset Free entry.
  • Somerset Paddies at Barford St Martin, Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Jethro at Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay (01803 328385)

Sunday 26th July 2009

  • Somerset Paddies at Kings Head, Pill, North Somerset
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 27th July 2009

  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Tuesday 28th - Thursday 30th July 2009

Tuesday 28th July 2009

  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Wednesday 29th June 2009

  • The Wurzels at The Nite Owl, Home Farm Holiday Park, Edithmead, Burnham on Sea TA9 4HD (01278 788888) Ticket prices and availability to be confirmed.
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Thursday 30th July 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells (7.30pm) at Magic In The Skies at Lands End Complex, Lands End, Cornwall TR189 7AA. Fun and entertainment from 4pm with street entertainers and live music and the Magic In The Skies firework display at dusk.
  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Friday 31st July

  • The Mangledwurzels (9.30pm) at The Railway Hotel, 19 College Street, Burnham On Sea, Somerset TA8 1AS (01278 784828) Free entry
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at The Cornish Arms, Carbis Bay, Cornwall TR26 2PG
  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

August 2009

Saturday 1st August 2009

  • The Yetties at By-Gone Days Fair at Brooklands Farm, South Gorley, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6. Come along for the day for flying displays etc. and spots from The Yetties during the day. Tickets for the evening concert from Elaine Micklewright, New Farm, South Gorley, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 2PW (01425 652499)
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Bristol Saracens RFC, Bakewell Memorial Ground, Station Road, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol BS10 7TT (0117 950 0037) Club Social/Fundraiser (open gig). Entry by ticket - contact the box office for prices and more details.
  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Bristol Harbour Festival outside Jury's Hotel, Harbourside, Bristol. The Somerset Paddies will be playing during the afternoon.
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Midway Social Club, Shireway Community Centre, Yate, South Gloucestershire
  • Bill Bailey at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Sunday 2nd August 2009

  • The Wurzels at South West Birdman 2009 on The Truck Stop Stage at Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, Devon. Charity fundraiser run by Ilfracombe Round Table in aid of local causes. Spectacular flying machines (some which might actually fly!), Strongman competition and live bands on the Truck Stop Stage with fairground attractions, stalls and refreshments. Ticket prices and availability to be announced soon.
  • The Mangledwurzels (2pm) at Cider Festival at The Foresters Arms, Holywell, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 9NF (01935 862554) The Foresters' Summer Cider Festival is a three-day event running Friday to Sunday. Expect over 20 real ciders from local cidermakers including Bridge Farm, Perry's Burrow Hill and Thatchers. Normal pub opening hours; Free entry. Live entertainment over the weekend, courtesy of ME Promotions. Midlife Crisis are playing on Saturday night, with The Mangledwurzels performing from 2pm on Sunday afternoon, followed by No Closure in the evening.
  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Bristol Harbour Festival outside Jury's Hotel, Harbourside, Bristol. The Somerset Paddies will be playing during the afternoon.
  • Somerset Paddies at Annual Pig Roast at North Petherton Golf Club, North Petherton
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 3rd August 2009

  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £25.00 & £20.00

Tuesday 4th August 2009

  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £25.00 & £20.00

Wednesday 5th August 2009

  • The Wurzels at The Seagull Inn, Northam Farm, Brean, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset TA8 2SE (01278 751002)
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties Music Night at The Weavers Sports & Social Club, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3EL. Tickets £6.00 from Pete Shutler, Maybank, Marston Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BJ; tel. 01935 814667. Cheques made payable to 'The Yetties' please. No charge for performers.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Ox Roast at St Keverne, Cornwall
  • Somerset Paddies at Sidmouth Folk Festival at The Swan Inn, 37 York Street, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8BY (01395 512849)
  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £25.00 & £20.00
Thursday 6th August 2009
  • Somerset Paddies at Sidmouth Folk Festival at The Swan Inn, 37 York Street, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8BY (01395 512849)
  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £27.50 & £20.00

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th August 2009

  • Surfin' Turnips, Who's Afear'd and The Boot Hill All Stars plus Dreadzone, Sham 69, Pronghorn, Zion Train, Pama International, SubGiant, Back to the Planet and Eat Static at Endorse It In Dorset 09 Festival at Oakley Farm, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset SP5 Tickets on sale now at £68.00 plus booking fee. The Endorse It In Dorset 09 Festival is renowned for its friendly, laidback appeal, harking back to the days before festivals were corporate-driven events on the social calendar.
  • Surfin' Turnips plus many others at Boomtown Fair (formerly Rehydrate The West), somewere near Bristol. Tickets on sale now from Bristol Ticket Shop: Eager Beaver tickets £45 (while stocks last!); otherwise £58 with under 12s getting in free (with paying adult). Car pass £10, camper vans £30; Boom Bus return from central Bristol £12. Gates open noon on the Friday.

Friday 7th August 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 2nd Bristol Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets on sale now from the Bath Pavilion Box Office tel: 01225 330304; £6.00 in advance; £7.00 on the door. Over 90 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and cheese platters, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8.30pm) at Lyndhurst Working Men's Club, 42 High Street, Lyndhurst SO43 7BG
  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £27.50 & £20.00

Saturday 8th August 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (11.30am) at 2nd Bristol Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets on sale now from the Bath Pavilion Box Office tel: 01225 330304; £6.00 in advance; £7.00 on the door. Over 90 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and cheese platters, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers.
  • The Mangledwurzels (7.30pm) at 2nd Bristol Cider Festival at the Brunel Passenger Shed, British Empire & Commonwealth Museum, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH Tickets on sale now from the Bath Pavilion Box Office tel: 01225 330304; £6.00 in advance; £7.00 on the door. Over 90 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossman's, Rich's, Thatchers, Broadoak and Heck's (Somerset), Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire) - as well as hog roast rolls and cheese platters, and a range of soft drinks for the drivers.
  • The New Forest Plonkers at Ellingham & Ringwood Agricultural Show, Somerley Park, Ellingham, Ringwood, Hampshire
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at The Three Tuns, 18 West Street, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8EW
  • Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR (01752 267222) Tickets £30.00& £20.00
  • Jethro at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385)

Sunday 9th August 2009

  • The Wurzels and The Bucket Boys at West Country Cyder & Hog Roast Evening at Events Square, Falmouth (0844 2092025) Part of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week with Atlantic FM.
  • The Mangledwurzels (8.45pm) at Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park, Rodney Stoke, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3UZ (01749 870261)
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 10th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)
  • Jethro at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth (0844 576 3000)

Tuesday 11th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Wednesday 12th August

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Thursday 13th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Friday 14th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Saturday 15th August 2009

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Christchurch Carnival at Christchurch Quay, Christchurch
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Sunday 16th August 2009

  • The Wurzels, T-Rextasy and Dr and The Medics at 2009 Isle of Wight Garlic Festival at Newchurch, Isle Of Wight (05602 786785/01983 614612) Tickets: adults £7.50; senior £6.50 children £4.00; Tickets available at the gate on the day.
  • The Mangledwurzels (8am-6pm) at The Mid-Somerset Show at Shepton Mallet Showground, Cannard's Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4LY Free entry; parking £7.00. Gates open at 8am; The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets during the day on the Upper Showfield at 1.15pm and 4pm.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Amberwood, 154 Ringwood Road, Walkford, Christchurch
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 17th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Tuesday 18th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Wednesday 19th August

  • The New Forest Plonkers at Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show, Motcombe Turnpike Showground, Shaftesbury, Dorset
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thursday 20th August 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9.30pm) at The Old Mendip Inn, Gurney Slade, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 4UU (01749 841234)
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Friday 21st August 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Lock-Up at The Wheatsheaves, 23 Bath Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1DJ (01373 452000) Free entry
  • Wurzels ticketsBill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Saturday 22nd August 2009

  • The Wurzels' Big Summer Party at Godney Farm, Godney Road, Godney, Glastonbury, Somerset BA5 1RX. Organised by the Masqueraders Carnival Club. Ticket details to follow - check website for details.
  • The Mangledwurzels (6pm) at Nynehead Charity Village Day at Nynehead Court, Nynehead, near Wellington TA21 0BN. Ticket price to be confirmed; tickets available from Mervin Hooper 01823 461518
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Purbeck Vintage Rally & Auto Jumble, Worgret Road, Warehan, Dorset. The Plonkers will be playing on and off all day on the Saturday.
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (7.30pm) at Theatre Royal, Glasgow
  • Jethro at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385)

Sunday 23rd August 2009

  • The Wurzels (3pm) at Swindon Designer Outlet, Swindon, Wiltshire
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at 36th Yesterday's Farming Show "A Gateway Back to the Past" at Dillinton Country Park, near Yeovil, Somerset. A two-day festival opening 9am each day; The Plonkers will be playing on the Sunday lunchtime. Organised by The South Somerset Agricultural Preservation Club with heavy horses, traditional hay-making, field gun dog display, over 200 working classic and vintage tractors, horticultural ploughing machinery, arts and crafts, dairy bygones, stationary engines and live stea, commercial vehicles, live stock rare breeds, and a Village Green. Licensed Bar Food available by the Gremlins Carnival Club (Winners of Bridgwater Carnival 2006). All the fun at a Great Country Show!
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Monday 24th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Tuesday 25th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Wednesday 26th August 2009

  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Thursday 27th August 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells (7.30pm) at Magic In The Skies at Lands End Complex, Lands End, Cornwall TR189 7AA. Fun and entertainment from 4pm with street entertainers and live music and the Magic In The Skies firework display at dusk.
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2009

  • The Wurzels, The Men They Couldn't Hang, 3 Daft Monkeys, Dynamo Rhythm Aces, Rogue Minogue, The Reoffenders plus others at Watchet Carnival Music Festival, The Down on Parsonage Farm, Watchet, Somerset. Details to follow.
  • Fred Wedlock, Tannahill Weavers, Jez Lowe and many other at Wadebridge Folk Festival, Wadebridge, Cornwall. Fred is playing on the Friday evening on the main stage (7.30-10pm); tickets £13.00 (£7.50). All-day and weekend tickets are also available (see website for details).

Friday 28th August 2009

  • Bonny Sartin (of The Yetties) at Nether Stowey Arts Evening at Nether Stowey Village Hall, Nether Stowey, Somerset. The Friends of Coleridge present "Halsway Manor" by Bonny Sartin; Bony is president of the Halsway Society and tells the story of the National Centre for Traditional Music and Song and illustrates his talk with song. Admission £2.50 which includes wine or juice.
  • The Mangledwurzels, Ten Pound Suit Band plus DJ (8pm) at 152nd East Brent Harvest Home, Jarvis Lane, East Brent, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4HS (01278 760695) Church service, luncheon, auction of surplus goods, raffle, slave auction, afternoon tea and evening entertainment. Church service at 11am. Luncheon at 12.45pm (advanced tickets £16.00); afternoon tea at 4.15pm (small charge). Evening entertainment at 8pm with The Mangledwurzels (tickets £9.00).
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at The Cornish Arms, Carbis Bay, Cornwall TR26 2PG
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Saturday 29nd August to Monday 31st August 2009

  • The New Forest Plonkers (9am-6pm) at Rudgwick Steam Show, Windacres Barn, Rudgwick, West Sussex RG12 3EG (01403 822378) The New Forest Plonkers are playing live sets in the Beer Marquee on all three days!

Saturday 29th August 2009

  • The Wurzels, Karrion, Who's Next, Sgt Pepper's Only Dartboard Band, Just For Fun, Chloe Russell, Nancy Black and Shebeen (11am-late) at The Corsley Show at Corsley Show Gound, Corsley, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7QH (01373 832371) Horse and pony show, craft tent, funfair, dog show, goat show and live entertainment all day. Hog roast and licenced bar all day. Advanced tickets only (no tickets for sale on the door!) from Bath Ticket Office 01225 463362, Warminster TIC 01985 218548 and Frome TIC 01373 467271; £20.00; under 15s £10.00
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen at 'Back To Back' at Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay (01803 328385)
  • The Mangledwurzels at Bratton Cider Festival Day at The Duke at Bratton, Melborne Street, Bratton, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 4RW (01380 830 242) Free entry. Normal pub opening hours; The Mangledwurzels are due to perform at 2pm.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Golden Lion, 19 St. Edmund Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8AR (01305 786778) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells (1.30pm) at Penryn Fair Day, Penryn, Cornwall
  • The Cornish Wurzells (6.30pm) at End of Roadshow, Sennen, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (9pm) at The Silver Ball Hotel, 11 Fair Street, St Columb, Cornwall TR9 6RL
  • Wurzels tickets Bill Bailey (8pm) at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Sunday 30th August 2009

  • Fred Wedlock at Scragford Folk Club, Oakthorpe, Derbyshire. Contact Dave Johns on 01530 270494 for more details.
  • The Mangledwurzels (noon) at The Cowfields, The Manor House, Ashington, Somerset BA22 8ED Bi-annual charity fundraiser with live music and barbecue running all weekend. The main event is on the Saturday; The Mangledwurzels are providing the entertainment on their Sunday lunch session from noon. Come and chill out and enjoy a bar, BBQ and an entertaining “Lawn Mower Racing Competition” which anyone can enter if they dare! Weekend Tickets: adult £25.00; under 18’s £10.00; under 12’s free. Sunday only tickets: £10.00 per adult; under 18’s £5.00. Free onsite camping.
  • Barry 'Plonker' Hinchley, Keith 'Scarecrow' Harris from The Carrot Crunchers (2pm) at Stogursey It's a Knockout at Stogursey Playing Fields, Stogursey, Somerset TA5 1PR. Event will be opened by Peter Rowell from ITV West at 2pm, and includes a fun It's a Knockout course, Traditional Fete, Licensed bar, BBQ, car boot and lots more. Free entry and parking. Live music in the evening by two of the original Carrot Crunchers with other band members attending. For more info contact Allen Loveday at stogknockout@googlemail.com.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Cider Festival at The Lord Nelson Pub, 5 High Street, Hythe, Southampton, Hampshire SO45 6AG
  • The Cornish Wurzells (8pm) at Morval Vintage Rally, Looe, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Bank Holiday Monday 31st August

  • The Mangledwurzels plus support (2pm) at Sherston Village Day, Village Hall Field, Sherston, Wiltshire SN16 0LH
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Brockenhurst Canival, Brockenhurst

September 2009

Tuesday 1st to Saturday 5th September 2009

  • Wurzels ticketsThe Wurzels, The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra and The New Forest Plonkers and various other bands at Great Dorset Steam Fair, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8HX. The Great Dorset Steam Fair Music Festival has live bands across five days on five stages. Tickets cost £5.00 for the Concert Stage; all other stages are free. The Wurzels are on the Concert Stage on Thursday 3rd. The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra are on the Concert Stage (12.30 and 3.30) on Friday 4th, and also playing at Brian Jervis's Scrumpy Jack Cider Bar on Saturday night (5th). The New Forest Plonkers are on the Country Marquee at lunchtime, and by the New Forest Cider Tent (8pm-midnight) on the Saturday (5th).

Wednesday 2nd September 2009

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Ticket prices to be confirmed.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yetties Music Night at The Weavers Sports & Social Club, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3EL. Tickets £6.00 from Pete Shutler, Maybank, Marston Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BJ; tel. 01935 814667. Cheques made payable to 'The Yetties' please. No charge for performers.
  • Fred Wedlock at The Greys, Brighton (01273 606475)
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT
  • Jethro at Wyvern Theatre, Theatre Square, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 1QN (01793 524481)

Friday 4th September 2009

  • The Yetties at Barn Dance at venue tbc, Thornford, Sherbourne, Dorset. Fundrasier for the Sherborne Town Band. For more details give Pete Shutler a ring on 01935 814667.
  • The Mangledwurzels at 3rd Annual Beer Festival at The Inn at Freshford, Freshford, Bath, Somerset BA2 7WG (01225 722250) Entrance £4.00 including a commemorative glass and your first half-pint of beer or cider. The beer festival runs over the Friday and Saturday with live music on both nights, 20 real ales from 'Oop North' as well as the full range of Box Steam Brewery ales, and 10 award-winning ciders and perries. The event will also be raising funds for Dorothy House Hospice Care. Friday night sessions runs from 6pm to 11pm, and features The Mangledwurzels who are due to perform at 9pm. The Saturday sessions runs from 11am to 11pm, and features The Bedwyn Busker and The Jon Walsh Blues Band.
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at Chagford Hall, Chagford, Devon
  • Jethro at Bristol Hippodome, St Augustine' Parade, Bristol BS1 4UZ (0870 607 7500)

Saturday 5th September 2009

  • The Yetties at The Mowlem Theatre, Institute Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1DD (01929 422239)
  • Somerset Paddies (8.30pm) at Clapton In Gordano Harvest Festival at Nash Farm, Clapton In Gordano, North Somerset
  • Who's Afear'd and others at Wareham Music Festival at Wareham, Dorset
  • Surfin' Turnips (8pm) at Burnham-on-Sea Folk Festival at Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset
  • Jethro at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385)

Sunday 6th September 2009

  • The New Forest Plonkers (10am-4pm) at Dorset County Show, Dorchester
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
  • Jethro at Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE (023 8071 1811)

Wednesday 9th September 2009

  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 10th September 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September 2009

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Swanage Railway Steam Gala And Vintage Transport Rally, Haycrafts Lane, Harmans Cross, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. This event is run by Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Ltd. The Plonkers are playing 12th and 13th September from 1pm-4pm(-ish).

Friday 11th September 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Annual Barrel Rolling at The Cornishman, Crantock, Cornwall

Saturday 12th September 2009

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Long Hanborough Village Hall, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29. Contact Bob Buckingham, 20 Millwood Vale, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 8DF(01993 882468).
  • The Mangledwurzels (8.30am) at 132nd Frome Cheese Show at The West Woodlands Showground, West Woodlands, Frome, Somerset BA11 5ES (08700 115007) Tickets £8.00 in advance; £12.00 on the day; concessions £6.00 in advance; £10.00 on the day; children under 16 free (with paying adult). The Mangledwurzels will be playing two sets - probably at midday and at end of show (times to be confirmed).
  • Jethro at Queens Theatre, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1SY (01271 324242)

Sunday 13th September 2009

  • The Wurzels at Gordano RFC, Caswell Lane, Portbury, Bristol, North Somerset BS20 7UF (01275 373486) Ticket prices to be confirmed; contact 07702 392123 for more info.
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band (7.30pm) at St. Donats Arts Centre, St. Donats Castle, Glamorgan (01446 799100)
  • Juz Greg (formerly Twurzel) at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
  • Jethro at The Anvil, Churchill Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR (01256 844244)

Wednesday 16th September 2009

  • The Wurzels at BSB Waterfront, Canons Road, Bristol BS1 5UH (0117 911 4950). Advanced tickets £15.00; book now to avoid disappointment.
  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Friday 18th September 2009

  • Jethro at Forum Theatre, Grange Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3HB (01684 892277)

Saturday 19th September 2009

  • The Wurzels with Who's Afear'd (8pm) at City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 7TU (01722 434434) Tickets £12.00 plus booking fee.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Holtwood Methodist Community Hall, Holtwood, Dorset. For more details contact Mrs. E. James, Holly Tree House, Broomhill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7AR (01202 882876)
  • Fred Wedlock with Three Piece Suite at Arc Theatre, Trowbridge (0845 299 0476)
  • The Mangledwurzels and Lost Monkey (noon) at Beer & Cider Festival at The Kings Head, The Street, Kingscourt, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 5DR (01453 872336) Normal pub opening hours; The Mangledwurzels are due to perform at noon; local band Lost Monkey will be playing in the evening. Admission on the gate: Adults: £3.00; kids: £1.00; under 10s: free. On offer will be 10 beers on all local to Stroud as well as 6 traditional ciders. All beers will be £2.50 pint / £1.25 half; ciders £2.30 pint / £1.15 half. There will also be pork rolls and curry on offer, as well as an all-day barbecue serving burgers, hot dogs, etc.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Bristol University, Bristol
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The Barrowfield Hotel, Hillgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7
  • Jethro at Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU (01803 328385)

Sunday 20th September 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (2pm) at Mermaid Inn, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4JD (01935 817065) Free entry. Normal pub opening hours; The Mangledwurzels are due to perform at 2pm.
  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at Beer & Cyder Festival at The Old Inn, 9 Walton Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 6AE (01275 340440)
  • Juz Greg at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Hilgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2QY

Wednesday 23rd September 2009

  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

Thursday 24th September 2009

  • Jethro at Palace Theatre, Mansfield

Friday 25th September 2009

  • The Wurzels at Bratton Clovelly Village Hall, Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4JY Ticket prices and availability to be confirmed.
  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen at 'Back To Back' at Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS (0161 907 9000)
  • The Yetties and The Portland Singers (7.30pm) at Weymouth Bay Methodist Church, Weymouth, Dorset. For more details contact Peter Philp on 01305 812637
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Wheatsheaf, Braishfield Road, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QE
  • Juz Greg (2pm) at The Oxnam Room, St Newlyn East, Cornwall TR8
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at White Rock Theatre, White Rock, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1JX

Saturday 26th September 2009

  • The Yetties at Sway Village Hall, Sway, Lymington, Hampshire. Annual Village Hall Concert complete with bun fight in the interval. For more details contact Tony Blakeley, 1 Middle Road, Sway, Lymington, Hamsphire SO41 6AT (01590 683421)
  • Who's Afear'd and Boothill All Stars (8pm) at The Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset. Free entry.
  • Jethro at Warner Weekends at Sinah Warren, Hayling Island, Hampshire

Sunday 27th September 2009

  • Juz Greg at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Hilgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2QY
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG (0870 606 3500)

Wednesday 30th September 2009

  • The Yetties with The Casterbridge Male Voice Choir (7.30pm) at Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport, Dorset. Tickets from Dorchester or Bridport Tourist Information Centres.
  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Clowance Estate and Country Club, Clowance, Praze an Beeble, Cornwall TR14 0PT

October 2009

Friday 2nd October 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert at Marston Magna Village Hall, Marston Magna, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22. For more details contact Pam Stinson, Wagon House, Chilton Cantello, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8BE (01935 850795)

Saturday 3rd October 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen 'Back To Back' at The Gracie Fields Theatre, Hudson's Walk, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 5EF (01706 716689)
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Bere Regis Village Hall, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20. For more details contact Kathleen Jeeves, Larkspur, Snowhill, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7JD (01929 471175)
  • Juz Greg (8pm) at The Silver Ball Hotel, 11 Fair Street, St Columb Major, Cornwall TR9 6RL
  • Fred Wedlock with Three Piece Suite at Civic Fun Day at Bristol Council House, Bristol

Wednesday 7th October 2009

Thursday 8th October 2009

  • Jethro at Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno, Gwynedd, LL30 1BB (01492 872000)

Friday 9th October 2009

  • Jethro at Playhouse Theatre, High Street, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1HP (01934 645544) Truro, The Hall For Cornwall 01872 262466

Saturday 10th October 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9.30pm) at Pen and Quill, Westbourne Terrace, Shuttern, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4ET (01823 256982) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Plume Of Feathers, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at Penwithick Social Club, 57 Penwithick Road, Penwithick, Cornwall PL26 8QH

Sunday 11th October 2009

  • Juz Greg at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Hilgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2QY

Tuesday 13th October 2009

Wednesday 14th October 2009

Thursday 15th October 2009

Friday 16th October 2009

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Komedia Bath, 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EP (0845 293 8480) Tickets £12.00 & £10.00
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Natterjack Inn, Evercreech Junction, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6NA (01749 860253) Free entry
  • Juz Greg (3pm) at Parcvro, St Keverne Road, Mawgan, Cornwall TR12 6AY

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October 2009

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at Steam Pressing Weekend at New Forest Cider, Littlemead, Pound Lane, Burley, Hampshire. Barry Topp has invited back Golly and the gang to play at his steam cider press open day. Demonstrations during this two-day event include a steam driven cider press, hurdle makers, wood turning and it is all going be Plonkerised, as Golly and The Plonkers will be playing live (providing they don't have too much cider).

Saturday 17th October 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels plus Disco (7.30pm) at A Celebration of the Best of the West! at Dyrham Village Hall, Dyrham, South Gloucestershire SN14 8. Advanced tickets only - £7.50; available from Jay (James Beese) on 07841 187212 or Jamie on 07946 556948. A proper West Country Disco, BBQ with West Country meat, licenced bar with selection of West Country ciders.
  • Somerset Paddies (8pm) at Cyder Press Convention at New Forest Burly, Hampshire

Sunday 18th October 2009

  • The Cornish Wurzells at Falmouth Oyster Festival, Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Hilgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2QY

Friday 23rd October 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy Concert at Leigh Village Hall, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset DT9. For more details contact Mr. John Parks, 1 Dewlands Orchard, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6HJ (01935 873603)
  • The City Of Bath Lions Club presents Fred Wedlock (7.45pm) at Selwyn Hall, Box, Somerset. Charity fundraiser to raise money for Colerne Playgroup and other projects supported by the Lions. Tickets £12.50 including ploughman's supper, available from Colerne and Box post offices, or directly from The City Of Bath Lions Club on 01225 422818.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9.15pm) at The Fire Engine, 188 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX (0117 939 4331) Free entry
  • Jethro at The Gordon Craig Theatre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ (08700 131030)

Saturday 24th October 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Standlake Village Hall, Standlake, Witney, Oxfordshire. For more details contact Mrs. Sue Adams, 84A Abingdon Road, Standlake, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 7RN (01865 300829)
  • The Mangledwurzels (7pm) at Harvest Supper at Brent Knoll Parish Hall, Brent Street, Brent Knoll, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4EH Doors open 7pm, Harvest Supper served at 7.15pm. The Mangledwurzels will be performing from 8pm (after the meal). Advanced tickets only priced £14.00. Tickets available from Brent Knoll Post Office or Eddie Fuller (tel: 01278 760308). Price includes fully locally produced harvest supper, home-made pudding and a glass of local cider or fruit juice. Licenced bar and raffle.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Indian Queens Working Mens Club, Indian Queens, Cornwall. Tickets available from Wicker’s World Travel, Newquay; Price: £9.00.
  • Jethro at Memorial Theatre, Barry (01446 738622)

Sunday 25th October 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (5pm-2am) at OxJam Bath Music Festival 2009 at The Green Park Brasserie, Green Park Station, Bath BA1 1JB (01225 338 565) Tickets are available in advance from WeGotTickets at £10.00 giving access to all venues. Charity fundrasing music festival showcasing a selection of live music from rock to jazz, country to reggae, dubstep to folk across eight Bath venues. Exchange your reference number for a wristband on the day of event allowing you access to five bars, three clubs, loads of bands, Oxjam Cocktails, discounted meals and much more. The event runs from 5pm to 2am; The Mangledwurzels will be headlining at The Green Park Brasserie who will be opening their doors at 7.30pm with The Mangledwurzels on stage about 9.30pm.
  • Juz Greg at Sandy Lodge Hotel, Hilgrove Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2QY
  • Jethro at Regent Theatre, 3 St Helens Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1HE (01473 433100)

Tuesday 27th October 2009

  • Juz Greg (2pm) at Pucklechurch Community Centre, Abson Road, Pucklechurch, Bristol BS16 9RH. Happy Circle presents a singalong with Juz Greg and the music of Elvis, the Beach Boys, Jim Reeves, The Wurzels, and more. All welcome (£1 per person).

Wednesday 28th October 2009

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Princes Theatre, Princes Way, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1NX

Thursday 29th October 2009

  • Fred Wedlock at Soudley Village Hall, Soudley, Gloucestershire. Contact Libby Bullock on 01594 822289 for more information.
  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Grimsby Auditorium, Cromwell Road, Grimsby, Humberside DN31 2BH

Friday 30th October 2009

  • The Wurzels and Who's Afear'd (8pm) at The Globe, 125 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff CF24 3NS (02920 230130) Tickets £12.00 in advance.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Long Sutton Village Hall, Long Sutton. For more details contact Mrs. Ruth Pope, 7 Middlefield, Pitney, Langport, Somerset TA10 9AH (01458 251174)
  • Fred Wedlock at Quedgeley Village Hall, Quedgeley, Gloucestershire. Contact Jenny Hill on 01452 722099 for more information.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Cat & Wheel, 207 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QX (0117 942 7862) Free entry
  • Jethro at Corn Exchange, Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE30 1JW

Saturday 31st October 2009

  • The Wurzels at Civic Hall, St. Stephens Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8AH (01225 710535 / 01225 762439)
  • The Mangledwurzels at Henbury Social Club, Tormarton Crescent, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7LN. Members & guests only.
  • Who's Afear'd (8pm) at Halloween Party at The Kings Head, Poole, Dorset
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at Garrison Sports and Social Club, 11 Omaha Road, Bodmin, Cornwall
  • Jethro at The Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DA

November 2009

Sunday 1st November 2010

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the BBC National Orchestra Of Wales in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra at Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 5AL (08700 40 2000) Tickets £60.00 - £25.00.

Friday 6th November 2009

  • The Yetties at The Barrington Theatre, Ferndown, Dorset. For more details contact Janice Smith, 2 Valley Close, St. Catherine's Hill, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2RX (07710 712670)
  • Fred Wedlock at Walwyn Arms, Much Marcle, Herefordshire. Contact Andy Kirby on 01531 660758 for more information.
  • The Mangledwurzels at Bonfire Night Firework Display at Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS24 6AH (01934 523 500) Puxton Park's Bigger, Better Firework Display! Gates open at 6pm; fireworks start at 8pm. More parking, more facilities, more food and drink stalls and more fun for all the family! The Mangledwurzels will be performing between 6pm and 8pm. Tickets £4.00 in advance; £5.00 on the night. Under 2s get in for free.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Wheel Inn, Pennington, Lymington, Hampshire
  • Juz Greg (3pm) at Parcvro, St Keverne Road, Mawgan, Cornwall TR12 6AY
  • Juz Greg (9.15pm) at Nancy’s Bar, The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3PN
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the BBC National Orchestra Of Wales in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra at Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 5AL (08700 40 2000) Tickets £60.00 - £25.00
  • Jethro at Theatr Brycheiniog, Canal Wharf, Brecon, Powys LD3 7EW

Saturday 7th November 2009

  • The Wurzels plus The Red Hillbillies at Cadbury House Hotel, Frost Hill, Congresbury, North Somerset BS49 5AD (01934 834343) Start the evening with a fantastic firework display at 7pm, bar and guest ciders, BBQ and Hog Roast, and Disco until 1am. Tickets £15.00 per person - Advance purchase only (ticket includes event admission and fireworks, all food and drink will be charged as taken).
  • The Shenanigans Banned! at Clairmont Hotel, Isle of Man
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the BBC National Orchestra Of Wales in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra at Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 5AL (08700 40 2000) Tickets £60.00 - £25.00
  • Jethro at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 6PB

Sunday 8th November 2009

  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at The Wessex Hotel, Street. Part of a Holidays for Dancers weekend. Contact Holidays for Dancers, Cauleston House, Cauleston Close, Exmouth, Devon EX8 3LY (01395 223645)
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA (0121 780 3333)
  • Jethro at The Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 2QJ

Monday 9th November 2009

  • Jethro at Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7RA

Thursday 12th November 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen 'Back To Back' at The Opera House, Buxton (0845 1272 190)
  • Juz Greg (8.30pm) at The New Inn, Park Bottom, Cornwall TR15 3UF

Friday 13th to Monday 16th November 2009

  • The Wurzels at Seventies Weekend at Pontins, Brean Sands, Somerset TA24 5SH (01934 733958) Also appearing: The Glitter Band, Heatwave, Les McKeowns Bay City Rollers, T. Rextasy, The Number 1 Seventies Show, Koo Ka Choo, The Heroes, Get Down Tonight, Sing Baby Sing, Kennie Simon and Great Glam Mothers. The Wurzels headline on the Friday evening.

Friday 13th November 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Yapton & Ford Village Hall, Yapton, Arundel, Sussex. For more details contact Roy Philips, 1 Elm Cottages, Church Road, Yapton, Arundel, Sussex, BN18 0EW (01243 552822)
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The Three Tuns, 18 West Street, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8EW

Saturday 14th November 2009

  • The Wurzels and Bristol Bierkeller Oompah Band (7.30pm) at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets: £14.00 in advance.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Alderholt Village Hall, Alderholt, Dorset SP6. For more details contact Kate Mason, Lingmore, Hayters Way, Alderholt, Dorset SP6 3AX (01425 654277
  • Fred Wedlock at Laverton Village Hall, Laverton, Gloucestershire. Contact Ann Kelly on 01386 584304 for more information.
  • The Mangledwurzels and Ross Kirk (noon-4pm) at orchard Winter Fair at orchard (formerly The Old Market Shopping Centre), Paul Street, Taunton TA1 3TP (01823 326556) The Mangledwurzels will kick start celebrations at the newly refurbished shopping centre. As well as two live 45-minute sessions from the band, there will be lots of fun and entertainment for all the family scattered throughout the centre including free children's carousel, free children's face painting, free chestnuts and warmed apple juice (while stocks last!), stilt walkers and entertainers, and hog roast.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Red Post Inn, Bath Road, Peasedown St. John, Somerset BA2 8JH (01761 433232) Free entry
  • Somerset Paddies (8pm) at Arrissiens RFC
  • Juz Greg (8pm) at Penzance Royal British Legion, Bread Street, Penzance, Cornwall

Sunday 15th November 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (4pm) at Brewers Arms, 18 St. James Street, South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5BW (01460 241887) Free entry

Monday 16th November 2009

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the Manchester Camerata in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS (0161 907 9000)

Thursday 19th November 2009

  • Jethro (7.30pm) at Cresset Theatre, Bretton Centre, Rightwell, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE3 8DX

Friday 20th November 2009

  • The Wurzels and The Boot Hill All Stars (7.30pm) at The Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1AE (01453 760900 ) Tickets £12.00.
  • The Yetties (7.30pm) at Clanville Village Hall, Clanville, Andover, Hampshire. For more details contact Peter Hall, Sycamore Cottage, Clanville, Andover, Hampshire SP11 9HZ (01264 772754)
  • Fred Wedlock at Gambier Perry Hall, Highnam, Gloucestershire. Contact Christine Steadman on 01452 502972 for more information.
  • Surfin' Turnips, Hacksaw, The Lone Shark and The Hormones at Bath City FC Battle of the Bands at Twerton Park, Twerton, Bath BA2 1DB (01225 423087) £5.00 entrance with all funds raised going straight to the club playing budget.
  • Jethro at City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 7TU (01722 434434)

Saturday 21st November 2009

  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Horsepond Inn, The Triangle, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7BD (01963 350318) Free entry
  • The Cornish Wurzells (1.30pm) at Torpoint Sailing Club, Torpoint, Cornwall
  • The New Forest Plonkers (7pm) at St Catherines Hall on the Hill, St Catherines on the Hill, Christchurch

Sunday 22nd November 2009

  • Juz Greg (4pm) at Basset Arms, Tregea Terrace, Portreath, Cornwall TR16 4NG
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the RTE Concert Orchestra in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra at Odyssey Arena, 2 Queens Quay, Belfast, County Antrim BT3 9QQ (028 9073 9074)

Monday 23rd November 2009

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at The Philharmonic Hall, 36 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP

Tuesday 24th November 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Kings Hall, Station Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8HE (01274 431576)

Thursday 26th November 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Jethro at Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford, Shropshire TF2 6EP (01952 382382)

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th November 2009

  • The Wurzels at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) The Wurzels headline on the Sunday evening.

Friday 27th November 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Gap Gig, Goring Village Hall, Goring-On-Thames, Oxfordshire RG8 9LY (01491 875758) Tickets £18.00 in advance.
  • Fred Wedlock appearing in Mrs Gerrish's Christmas Stocking at Nailsea Theatre, Nailsea, Somerset. Details to be confirmed.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8.30pm) at Lyndhurst Workmens Club, 42 High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7BG
  • Juz Greg (7.30pm) at The Bosuns Diner, Charleston, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 3NJ
  • Jethro at The Embassy Theatre, Grand Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 2UG (0845 6740505)

Saturday 28th November 2009

  • The Yetties (8pm) at Great MissendenMemorial Hall, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. For more details contact Betty Stansbury, 31 Colne Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP13 7XN (01494 521792)
  • Fred Wedlock appearing in Mrs Gerrish's Christmas Stocking at Nailsea Theatre, Nailsea, Somerset. Details to be confirmed.
  • The Mangledwurzels at The Golden Lion, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare Cancelled by landlord. Rearranged for Saturday 19th December.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra at The Jubilee Hall, Bishops Waltham
  • 'Ere Whacks (8.30pm) at Royal British Legion, 58 Bathford Hill, Bathford, Bath BA1 7SN. Tickets £3.00; cheap bar all night.
  • Somerset Paddies (8pm) at Kingswood Royal British Legion, 104 Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8HP (0117 967 5804)
  • Juz Greg (9.30pm) at The Grenville Arms, Fore Street, Troon, Cornwall TR14 9EF
  • The Shenanigans Banned! at Jurby Live at Jurby Parish Hall, Jurby, Isle of Man
  • Jethro at Corn Exchange, Wheeler Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QB (01223 357851)

Sunday 29th November 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (6.30pm) at The Midland Spinner, 4 London Road, Warmley, Bristol BS30 5JB
  • Who's Afear'd at Reckless Engineer, Bristol
  • The Boot Hill All Stars at The Raglan Arms, 42-44 Upper Church Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset BS23 2DX
  • Jethro at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1QA (0844 576 2210)

Monday 30th November 2009

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL (024 7652 4524)

December 2009

Tuesday 1st to Sunday 6th December 2009

  • Fred Wedlock appearing in Mrs Gerrish's Christmas Stocking at Brewery Theatre, North Street, Bristol. All booking enquiries through Tobacco Factory website and booking office; tel: 01179 020344.

Tuesday 1st December 2009

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL (024 7652 4524)

Thursday 3rd December 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at Borough Theatre, Town Hall, Abergavenny (01873 85080)

Friday 4th December 2009

  • The Yetties at Christmas Singalong Concert at Orchard Park Garden Centre, Shaftesbury Road, Gillingham, Dorset. For more details contact Sam Woodcock, Hillside, Milton on Stour, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 5PY (01747 822600); tickets also on sale at Orchard Park Garden Centre.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Old Manor Inn, Queensway, Kewstoke, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset BS22 9LP (01934 515143) Free entry
  • Who's Afear'd, Mel’s Allstars and The Wotnots at The Prince Albert, 8 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1

Saturday 5th December 2009

  • Acker Bilk & The New Paramount Jazz Band at The Barn Theatre, 25 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey (01959 561811)
  • The Mangledwurzels plus Disco (7.30pm) at Charity Fundraiser at Midsomer Norton RFC, Norton Down Playing Fields, Midsomer Norton, Somerset BA3 2UE (01761 412827) Tickets £10.00 from Steve White (07860 235 474) or direct from MSN rugby club. Fundraiser in aid of Macmillan Cancer Trust.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Christmas Lights Switch-on at Camborne, Cornwall

Sunday 6th December 2009

  • Surfin' Turnips supporting K*nt and the Gang at Riff's Bar, 26 Greatfield, Hook, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 8EQ (01793 778 304) £2.00 in advance or on the door; tickets available from the venue. Over 18s only.

Tuesday 8th December 2009

  • Juz Greg (2pm) at Ludgvan Community Hall, Ludgvan, Cornwall

Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th December 2010

  • Fred Wedlock appearing in Mrs Gerrish's Christmas Stocking at Brewery Theatre, North Street, Bristol. All booking enquiries through Tobacco Factory website and booking office; tel: 01179 020344.

Thursday 10th December 2009

  • The Yetties (7.45pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at The RAFA Club, Bognor Regis, West Sussex For more details contact Mr. D. Batcock, RAFA 381, Waterloo Square, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 1TE (01243 823007)

Friday 11th December 2009

  • The Wurzels (8pm) at Cider Night at The Assembly (Smith & Jones), 110-112 East Street, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4EY (0117 966 6506) Tickets £20.00 in advance from the pub. On sale now - and selling fast, so this will probably sell-out in advance. Door will be opening from about 7pm.
  • The Mangledwurzels, The Haiku plus support (7pm) at Charity Fundraiser at Melksham Assembly Hall, Market Place, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6ES (01225 709887) Raising money for a Wiltshire man to take part in the 2010 Antarctic Ice Marathon, with the eventual goal to raise £30k for the British Red Cross. Tickets are £6.50 in advance; £8.00 on the door. Tickets on sale from The Tavern, Market Place, Melksham SN12 6EX (01225 709932) and direct from The Assembly Halls box office.
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The Three Tuns, 18 West Street, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8EW
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (6.30pm) at The O2 Arena, Millennium Way, Greenwich, London SE10 0AX. Tickets will be available from Friday 2nd October, 9:00am priceed at £55.00 - £40.00.

Saturday 12th December 2009

  • The Yetties at Christmas Singalong Concert at Burton Latimer Church, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northamptonshire. For more details contact Brian Mutlow, 44 Finedon Road, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 5QB (01536 723544)
  • MEMM Promotions present The Mangledwurzels plus S-Hit 5 at Riff's Bar, 26 Greatfield, Hook, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 8EQ (01793 778 304) £4.00 in advance or on the door; tickets available from the venue.
  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (8.30pm) at The Walkford Hotel, Walkford Road, Walkford, near Christchurch BH23 5QF
  • Surfin' Turnips and Hacksaw at Stones Cross, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Somerset
  • Juz Greg (3pm) at Parcvro, St Keverne Road, Mawgan, Cornwall TR12 6AY
  • Who's Afear'd, The Dolmen and Hallelujah Bay (7pm to 1am) at Dolmen Grove Yule Ball, Portland, Dorset. Tickets £16.00 from Dolmen Grove website. The legendary annual Dolmen "Yule Ball" at a hotel in Portland complete with traditional Yulestyle buffet and mulled wine.
  • Fizzy Milk, Everything We Left Behind, Stillbust and The Shortcuts (7.30pm) at "One For The Road" at Bridgwater Rugby Club, Bridgwater, Somerset. Fizzy Milk's last gig before they fall flat. Entrance £3 before 9pm. Will be a night not to be missed. There'll be tears, fun, awesome music and maybe some bubbly white stuff!
  • Jethro at The Congress Theatre, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4BT (01323 412000)

Sunday 13th December 2009

  • The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra (5.45pm) at Highcliffe-on-Sea Christmas Charity Carnival, Highcliffe-on-Sea.
  • Somerset Paddies (9pm) at The Kings Head Inn, 3 Heywood Road, Pill, Bristol BS20 0HT (01275 069885)
  • Who's Afear'd (3pm) at Royal Portland Arms, Portland, Dorset
  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA (0131 228 1155)
  • Jethro at Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SG (01306 881717)

Monday 14th December 2009

  • Bill Bailey with Anne Dudley and The Northern Sinfonia in Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide To The Orchestra (7.30pm) at Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR (0191 443 4661) Tickets £55.00 - £50.00.

Tuesday 15th December 2009

  • Fred Wedlock at Bluenote Jazz Band Party at St. Mary Redcliffe Undercroft, Bristol (01761 471516)

Wednesday 16th December 2009

  • Fred Wedlock at Bluenote Jazz Band Party at St. Mary Redcliffe Undercroft, Bristol (01761 471516)

Thursday 17th December 2009

  • The Yetties at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Regent Centre, Christchurch (01202 499148)
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The New Inn, Treloweth Terrace, Park Bottom, Cornwall TR15 3UF. Enjoy a nice meal and some festive entertainment; call 01209 216262 for bookings.

Friday 18th December 2009

  • The Wurzels plus guest (8pm) at Spiegel Sessions at Speigeltent Majestic, Kings Square, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 1AD. The Spiegel Sessions take place in an amazing 19th century Belgian travelling ballroom, the 'Spiegeltent Majestic'. For one night only, West Country legends The Wurzels will turn this incredible mirrored venue into the world's only 'Ciderkeller', much like a Bierkeller but with even rosier cheeks! Not to be missed. Tickets £13.50.
  • The Yetties with special guest 'The Wag from Widecombe' (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, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AL or ring 01935 814611/814667/813890. Cheques to 'The Yetties'.
  • Fred Wedlock appearing in Mrs Gerrish's Christmas Stocking at Malmesbury. Details to be confirmed.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at Farrington Inn, Bristol Road, Farrington Gurney, Somerset BS39 6TG (01761 451313) Free entry
  • Who's Afear'd at The Pier Tavern, Burnham on Sea, Somerset. Gig and charity auction with loads of great signed music memorabilia.
  • The Boot Hill All Stars and The Lucky 7s at The Boot Hill Christmas Show at The Griffin, Milk Street, Frome, Somerset. Free entry

Saturday 19th December 2009

  • The Yetties with special guest 'The Wag from Widecombe' (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, PO Box 3, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AL or ring 01935 814611/814667/813890. Cheques to 'The Yetties'.
  • The Mangledwurzels (9pm) at The Golden Lion, 95 High Street, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset BS22 6ET (01934 512569) Free entry. Rearranged from Saturday 28th November.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at Penzance British Legion, Penzance, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at Boslowick Inn, Prislow Lane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR12

Sunday 20th December 2009

  • The Wurzels and Who's Afear'd (7.30pm) at Cider n' Cheese Christmas Party at The Tunnels, Arches 31 & 32, Lower Station Approach Road, Bristol BS1 6QF (0117 929 9008) Tickets £20.00.
  • The Yetties (8pm) at Christmas Singalong Concert at The Civic Hall, Didcot, Oxfordshire. For more details contact Margaret & Maurice Meardon, 7 Tavistock Avenue, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 8NA (01235 210525)

Monday 21st December 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (8pm) at Paddies Annual Xmas Gig at Black Horse, Clevedon Lane, Clapton-In-Gordano, North Somerset BS20 7RH (01275 842105)
  • Juz Greg (2pm) at Bonaer, Station Hill, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4NG

Wednesday 23rd December 2009

  • Juz Greg (2pm) at Carrick Lodge, St Ives, Cornwall
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The Potters Bar, Kuggar, Ruan Minor, Cornwall TR12 7LX

Thursday 24th December 2009

  • Who's Afear'd (8pm) at The Ropemakers, 36 West Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3QP (01308 421255) Free entry.
  • Juz Greg (9pm) at Penzance Royal British Legion, Bread Street, Penzance, Cornwall. Reviving an old custom at Penzance RBL, this will be a great evening of festive singing and laughter. come along for what will be a great night.

Saturday 26th December 2009

  • Somerset Paddies (3pm) at The Orchard Inn, 12 Hanover Place, Hotwells, Bristol BS1 6XT (0117 926 2678)

Sunday 27th December 2009

  • Juz Greg (7.30pm) at The Ship Inn, Polmear Hill, Par, Cornwall PL24 2AR

Monday 28th December 2009

  • Juz Greg (9pm) at The Ship Inn, Mawgan, Cornwall

Tuesday 29th December 2009

  • Juz Greg (3pm) at Trevern, 72 Melville Rd, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4DD

Thursday 31st December 2009

  • 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).
  • Fred Wedlock and Three Piece Suite at New Year's Eve Party at Camerton Village Hall, Camerton, Somerset. Tel 01179 048951 for more information.
  • The Cornish Wurzells at The Green Room, Redruth, Cornwall
  • The West Country Wurzel at Angies, Plymouth, Devon Show cancelled

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