Gigs


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Forthcoming Gigs...

Thu 14th Dec 2017 - 11am
MIH Hull
Private Booking

Fri 15th Dec 2017 - 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm) - £10
Newton le Willows Village Hall (Bedale)
Newton le Willows, Station Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1SP
Im really looking forward to playing this lovely Village Hall near Bedale again, this time all Christmassy x For Tickets and enquiries please email Rowena on: rowena.simpson@gmail.com or Telephone: 07879692726 xx
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Sat 16th Dec 2017 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £12
The Old Courthouse
The Old Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1QS
Im delighted to be returning to play at The Old Courthouse in Thirsk. There will be a spot by the terrific Josh Croft to open the evening! Doors are 7.30pm and showtime is 8pm. Tickets are £12 and available from the Box Office on: 01845 526536 or online via the website: www.ruralarts.org x x x
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Thu 21st Dec 2017 - 3pm - 6pm
Private Booking
Sandtoft, Doncaster

Thu 21st Dec 2017 - 8pm - £8
Jims Cafe
21-23 New Market Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9BJ
Im so happy to be returning for the 15th year in a row to play at this lovely Lancashire venue x Its always a brilliant night and there will be a fantastic set by a local artist to start the evening off x For tickets and enquiries please call the Cafe on: 01282 868828 x x x
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Thu 28th Dec 2017 - 8.30pm - £5
The Black Bull, Haworth
119 Main St, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 8DP
Im really looking forward to playing at Craig Priestly's fab acoustic night at the Black Bull in the very pretty village of Haworth, home of the Bronte Parsonage x There will be some fab local artists playing floor spots as well and its a pass-the-hat night door gig with a suggested donation of £5 :o) xx
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Thu 28th Dec 2017 - 10.30am
MIH Sheffield
Private Booking

Thu 28th Dec 2017 - 3pm
Private Booking
Garton On The Wolds

Fri 29th Dec 2017 - 4pm
Private Booking
Beverley

Mon 1st Jan 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £10 advance £12 on the door
The Kitchen Garden Cafe
17 York Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7SA
Im really looking forward to returning to the gorgeous Kitchen Garden Cafe in Birmingham to play a lovely and mellow New Year's Day concert, guaranteed to soothe sore heads! Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start and for tickets and enquiries please telephone the Box Office on: 0121 443 4725 or look in at the website: www.kitchengardencafe.co.uk xxx
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Wed 3rd Jan 2018 - 8pm
FAB Radio with Tony Haynes
Details to Follow x

Sat 27th Jan 2018
Charity Evening at The Stables, Bramhall
Cheshire
Details to Follow xx

Sat 3rd Feb 2018 - 7.30pm
Charity Event Pickering
Details to follow x

Fri 9th Feb 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)
Lund Village Hall (with Mile Roses)
Box Office: 01377 219598 or 01377 217 776
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Sat 10th Feb 2018
Helmsley Arts Centre with The Mile Roses
Box Office: 01439 771700

Sun 11th Feb 2018 - 8pm - £8
Grimsby Folk Club with The Mile Roses
The Spider's Web, Carr Lane, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN32 8LN
Im delighted to be returning to play at Grimsby Folk Club, this time with The Mile Roses. Tickets are £8 and there will be lovely floor spots by the folk club regulars to start the evening off. Its a lovely relaxing Sunday night club and all are welcome, there will be a raffle also! For tickets and enquiries please Telephone Sue 01472 322094 or Mary 01472 753862 or look in at the website: www.grimsbyfolkclub.co.uk x x x
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Mon 12th Feb 2018
Mansfield Folk Club with The Mile Roses
T: 01623 825382

Tue 13th Feb 2018
Wurzel Bush Folk Club with The Mile Roses
Rugby
T: 01788 832021

Wed 14th Feb 2018 - 7.30pm for 8pm - Table Reservations
The Haven Arms
Havenside, off Sheriff Highway, Hedon, East Yorkshire, HU12 8HH
Im delighted to be playing this lovely Valentine's Dinner at the Haven Arms, for the 11th year in a row! I will be playing a couple of sets during the evening dinner service and table reservations can be made by calling the Haven on: 01482 897695 or look in at the website: www.havenarms.co.uk xx
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Thu 22nd Feb 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £10
Queen's Hall Arts Centre ~ with The Mile Roses
Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LS
Im delighted to be playing this lovely Arts Centre with The Mile Roses. Showtime is 8pm and Doors open at 7.30pm and for tickets and enquiries please Telephone the Box Office on: 01434 652477 or look in at the website: www.queenshall.co.uk For info about the Mile Roses please look in at the website: www.themileroses.weebly.com/
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Fri 23rd Feb 2018
Old Fire Station Carlisle with The Mile Roses
T: 01228 598596

Sat 24th Feb 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)
Darlington All Saints - with The Mile Roses
Details to follow xx

Mon 26th Feb 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)
Stirling Folk Club with The Mile Roses
Details to Follow x
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Wed 28th Feb 2018
Aberdeen - with The Mile Roses
Details to Follow x

Thu 1st Mar 2018 - 7pm - £22.50
Rags Restaurant 2-Course Dinner and Concert
South Pier, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 3AW
Im really looking forward to playing a Dinner Concert at Rags x Tickets include a two-course Dinner x Arrival is 6.45pm to be seated x For bookings and enquiries please call Rags on: 01262 400355 or look in at the website: www.ragshotel.co.uk
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Sat 3rd Mar 2018
Clent Vilage Hall with The Mile Roses

Thu 8th Mar 2018 - 8pm (Doors Open 7.30pm) - £14 (concessions available)
Bloomsbury Theatre 'In The Round' with Joan Coffey and Polly Paulusma
Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AH
Im really looking forward to this Triple Bill 'In The Round' Concert with Joan Coffey and Polly Paulusma at The Bloomsbury Theatre to celebrate international Women's Day. Tickets are £14 and showtime is 8pm with Doors Opening at 7.30pm. For tickets and enquiries please call the Bloomsbury Box Office on: 020 3108 1000 or look in at the website: www.thebloomsbury.com/event/run/16110 x x x
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Sat 10th Mar 2018
Stevie & Emily's Wedding x
Very special Wedding :o) xx

Tue 20th Mar 2018
The Stag Theatre Charity Fundraiser
Kent
Details to Follow x

Sun 25th Mar 2018 - 1pm - 3pm - £10
John Reilly Sunday Sessions
Virgin Lounge, Sheffield
Details to follow x

Fri 30th Mar 2018 - 3pm
Private Booking
York

Sun 6th May 2018 - 2pm
Todmorden Folk Festival
Details to Follow xx

Tue 8th May 2018 - 8.30pm
The English Folk Music Club
Rendezvous Bar-Cafe & Kitchen. Edificio Tiro de Pichon, Urb Pueblo Principe, 03192, Villamartin, Spain
Im incredibly honoured to have been invited to play at this lovely Folk Club in Spain x The evening starts around 8.30pm and for tickets and enquiries please Telephone Carol on: (0034) 966762881 or (0034)676566090 or look in at the website: www.englishfolkmusicclub.com or email Carol and Ian at: divesmith@hotmail.com x x x
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Wed 16th May 2018 - 8pm
Blythe Bridge - Live and Local with The Mile Roses
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Thu 17th May 2018 - 8pm
Live and Local with The Mile Roses
Flintham Village Hall
Details to Follow x
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Fri 18th May 2018 - 8pm
Live and Local with The Mile Roses
Owen St Arts Centre
Details to Follow x
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Sat 19th May 2018
Live and Local with The Mile Roses
MOBCC
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Sun 20th May 2018
Live and Local with The Mile Roses
Braceborough & Wilsthorpe Village Hall
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Wed 23rd May 2018 - 7.45pm (Doors Open 7.15pm) - £11 (£10 Members)
The Red Lion Folk Club ~ Double Bill with Rosalie Deighton
The Red Lion Folk Club, The Red Lion, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7LY
Im so honoured to be returning to play at the Red Lion Folk Club, this time with my old friend and Hummingbird comrade Rosalie Deighton. We will be playing a Double Bill and there will be a wonderful support spot. The Red Lion is one of my favourite Folk Clubs! For tickets and info please look in at the website: www.redlionfolkclub.com or telephone: 0844 888 4415 x x x
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Sat 26th May 2018
Private Booking
Knutsford, Cheshire

Mon 28th May 2018
Private Booking
North Wales

Wed 30th May 2018 - 2pm till 5pm
Private Booking
Clitheroe

Wed 30th May 2018 - 8pm
Pickering Acoustic with The Mile Roses
Details to Follow x

Thu 31st May 2018
Otterton Mill with The Mile Roses
Otterton Mill, Otterton, nr Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7HG
Details to Follow xx

Fri 1st Jun 2018
Chichester with The Mile Roses
Details to Follow x

Sat 2nd Jun 2018 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £12
The Greystones - With The Mile Roses
Greystones Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7BS
Im looking forward to returning to play at the Greystones in Sheffield. The evening and for tickets and all enquiries please look in at the website: www.mygreystones.co.uk xx
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Mon 4th Jun 2018 - 8pm - £10
The Processed Pea - Ladies Night Triple Bill
The Light Dragoon, Etton, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 7PG
Im so looking forward to returning to play at one of my favourite Folk Clubs The Processed Pea and am especially delighted to be playing a Triple Bill Ladies Night Doors open 7.30pm and the evening starts at 8pm with local floorspots. Tickets are £10 and can be reserved by calling the Box Office on: 01430 810669 and for enquiries and further info please look in at the Club website: www.theprocessedpea.co.uk x x x
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Sat 9th Jun 2018 - 4pm
Private Booking
Cheshire

Fri 22nd Jun 2018 - 8.15pm (Doors Open 7.45pm) - £12 (£10 advance)
Wessex Acoustic with The Mile Roses
The Royal British Legion, Church Lane, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AD
Im really looking forward to playing at Wessex Acoustic in Dorset with The Mile Roses x For tickets and enquiries please look in at the club website: www.wimborne-acoustic.co.uk or please phone Kathy Dunn on 01202 732239 or 07590 411515 or email kathy.dunn@btopenworld.com xx
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Sat 23rd Jun 2018
TBC with The Mile Roses

Sun 24th Jun 2018 - 8pm - £6
Readifolk - with The Mile Roses
Details to follow x

Sat 30th Jun 2018
Folk In The Field
Shiptonthorpe Playing Fields
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Sat 30th Jun 2018 - 7pm - £10
David Ward Maclean's Birthday Gig
The Crescent, York
Im really looking forward to playing at wonderful David Ward Maclean's Birthday York gig along with the totally fab York Mariachi Scratch Band x Doors are 7.30pm and Showtime is 8pm x Tickets are £12 on the door and venue details and booking info to follow xxx

Fri 6th Jul 2018 - tba
The New Forest Folk Festival
Powells Farm, Plaitford, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6EE
Im delighted to be returning to play at this lovely Folk Festival in the New Forest, Thanks to a wonderful recommendation by the always fab Richard Digence. The festival runs from the 4th - 8th July x For all enquiries, tickets and info please look in at the Festival Website: www.newforestfolkfestival.co.uk xxx
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Sat 7th Jul 2018 - 11am
Moonbeams Wold Top Festival
The Wold Top Brewery, Hunmanby Grange, Wold Newton, DRIFFIELD, YO25 3HS
Im so honoured to be returing to play at this amazing Festival organised by the lovely Leila Cooper, especially as this year will be the Moonbeams Festival's 10th Birthday! :) Ive not missed one yet and absolutely love it! There will be a whole host of fantastic artists over the 2 days and nights and I can't wait! I will be playing at 11am on the Saturday morning. For tickets and enquiries please look in at the Wold Top website Moonbeams page: www.woldtopbrewery.co.uk/events/moonbeams or the Moonbeams Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn/events/433967893329632/?fref=ts or Telephone: 07810 831317 x x x
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Sat 14th Jul 2018 - 2.45pm
Folk On The Farm - with The Mile Roses
Tyddyn Mon Farm, Anglesey, Wales, LL709PQ
Am looking forward to playing with The Mile Roses at this gorgeous festival run by the very lovely Jon Hippy and his FOTF Team x For tickets and info please look in at: www.tyddynmon.co.uk/folkonthefarm xxx
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Fri 3rd Aug 2018
Petworth Festival - Supporting Barbara Dickson
Details to Follow xx

Sat 4th Aug 2018
Private Booking
Avenham Park, Preston

Fri 17th Aug 2018 - tba
Knaresborough Feva Festival
Details to Follow xx

Sat 18th Aug 2018
Private Booking
Staffordshire

Mon 27th Aug 2018
Shrewsbury Folk Festival
West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury
Am very honoured and excited to be plaiying at Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018 and will be playing on the main Stage on the Bank Holiday Monday Night x Full details to follow xx
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Sat 1st Sep 2018 - 8pm
The Saltcellar Folk Club with The Mile Roses
Bristol
Details to Follow x

Sat 29th Sep 2018 - 8pm
Private Booking
Barnard Castle, Co Durham

Sat 13th Oct 2018 - 8pm - £10
Walkington Village Hall
Details to follow xx

Sat 27th Oct 2018
Faldingworth with The Mile Roses
Details to Follow x

Thu 8th Nov 2018 - 8pm (Door Open 7.30pm) - £7
Crail Folk Club with The Mile Roses
The Town Hall, Marketgate, Crail, Fife, Scotland, KY10 3TL
Im really looking forward to playing at this lovely Fife Folk Club. For tickets and enquiries please call: Tony Kingsbury on: 01333 450572 or Jill Saunderson on: 01333 312485 or look in at the website: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~bm8/CFC/ *** Please note this is a BYO drinks gig as there is no bar! ***
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Sat 19th Jan 2019 - 8pm
Brimfield Folk Club
Details to Follow xx

Sat 27th Apr 2019
Littleborough Unplugged
Details to Follow x

Thu 21st Nov 2019
Aalten - with The Mile Roses
Netherlands

Fri 22nd Nov 2019
Trouble Tree Folk Club with The Mile Roses
Koudekerk, Netherlands

Sat 23rd Nov 2019
Tilburg - with The Mile Roses
Netherlands

Sun 24th Nov 2019
Roots aan de Zaan - with The Mile Roses
Zaandam, Netherlands

 

 

Past Gigs...

Sun 10th Dec 2017 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £10
Milngavie Folk Club - (BYO Drinks!)
The Fraser Centre, Douglas Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, G62 6PA
Im delighted to be returning to play at this lovely Folk Club x For tickets and enquiries please telephone the Box Office on: 07743 885991 or look in at the website: www.milngaviefolkclub.co.uk *** Please Note this is BYO drinks venue! Tea and coffee will be available but please feel free to bring your own alcoholic and soft drinks along ***
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Wed 6th Dec 2017
Moniack Mhor Songwriting Course with Boo Hewerdine and Findlay Napier
Teavarran, Kiltarlity, by Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, IV4 7HT
Im very much looking forward to being the Wednesday night guest on this wonderful Songwriting Workshop week at Scotland's best Writing Retreat nestled among the beautiful Highlands around Loch Ness x For details and info and to book, please go to to: www.moniackmhor.org.uk xx
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Sat 2nd Dec 2017 - 12.45pm
The Great British Folk Festival
JACS Bar, Butlins, Ingoldmells, Skegness, PE25 1NJ
Am playing a 30 minute spot at JACS bar at this annual Folk weekend at Butlins in Skegness x For info and enquiries please look in at www.bigweekends.com/the-weekends/specialist-music-weekends/great-british-folk-festival.aspx xx
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Fri 1st Dec 2017 - 7.30pm (Doors Open 7pm) - £8
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
Unit 1, Hunmanby Industrial Estate, Hunmanby, North Yorkshire, YO14 0PH
Am really looking forward to playing a Friday Night gig at Spirit of Yorkshire, Yorkshire's first Whisky Distillery x For Tickets and Info and Enquiries please look in at the website: www.spiritofyorkshire.com or Telephone: 01723 891758 xx
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Thu 30th Nov 2017 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £8
The Globe
144 High Street West, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8HJ
Im very much looking forward to playing this lovely venue x For tickets and enquiries please look in at: www.theglobeconcerts.co.uk xx
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Fri 24th Nov 2017 - 8.30pm - Free
Robin Hood's Bay Folk Club
Ye Dolphin Inn, King Street, Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire, YO22 4SH
Im delighted to be playing at the Robin Hood's Bay Folk Club for the second time and the evening starts at 8.30pm with floor singers x There is no admission charge, instead the club holds their famous 'Exhorbitant Raffle' which is actually only a pound :o) Its sounds like a very lovely night all round and for more info please look in at www.bayfair.co.uk/folkclub xx
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Sun 19th Nov 2017 - 5pm - 8pm
Barnsley Folk Club
The Old School House, Blackburn Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 2B
Im really honoured to be returning to play at this lovely longstanding Folk Club's at one of their new early evening Sunday concerts. The music starts at 5pm and I will be playing after a couple of fab sets by Mockingbirds Pam & Cath and Scott Doonican's Last of the Independents. For tickets please look in at www.ticketsource.co.uk/barnsleyfolkclub and for further details and enquiries please email Dave Bottomley on: dbumley@icloud.com or look in at www.barnsleyfolk.org.uk xxx
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Wed 15th Nov 2017 - 8pm (Doors 7.30pm) - £8
Cottingham Live with The Mile Roses
The Back Room, 173 Hallgate, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 4BB
Am really happy to be returning to play at Cottingham Live with The Mile Roses xx
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