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what's on

Saturday 21 September - EQUINOX CELEBRATION - We'll be saying goodbye to summer and hello to autumn in our traditional fashion - with a gig from The Fum Ol Buoys and a Girl. Traditional folk songs & some sea shanties performed on classical guitar, squeezebox & fiddle

Saturday 28 September - LIVE MUSIC - Graham Hart is a singer/songwriter, playing acoustic guitar and harmonica. Americana and 70’s West Coast influences

Saturday 5 October - LIVE MUSIC - Sound Tradition - an a cappella Traditional English folk group living up to their name beautifully!

Sunday 6 October – CHARITY WALK – another circular walk starting at the pub at 10.30am and raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Sunday 6 October - LIVE MUSIC - Dan Fraser & Johannes Single - Dan & Johannes (Dan's oldest friend, who is a folk god in Germany) are touring Wales as a folk duo and have specifically asked to come and play for us as well. So book Monday off work and join us for this one-off gig

Friday 11 October - FOLK MUSIC SESSION - come and enjoy some lovely folk music

Saturday 26 October - LIVE MUSIC - The King Driscolls - a three piece folk outfit who play a mix of traditional and original songs. All three of band members are land workers, Essex countryside born and raised, which has heavily influenced their music. Their songs range from rousing ballads to bawdy foot stompers and most of what lies in-between

Sunday 3 November – CHARITY WALK – another circular walk starting at the pub at 10.30am and raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Saturday 16 November - LIVE MUSIC - local acoustic duo Mutt & Jeff will bring their good time music; rhythmic, soulful, bluesy, definitely rocky- enjoying humour & stories

Sunday 1 December – CHARITY WALK – another circular walk starting at the pub at 10.30am and raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Thursday 12 December - INFUSION COMPETITION - Get infusing!! Make an infusion using a base spirit (gin, vodka, whisky or rum) and add your own choice of ingredients to make your infusion. Then bring it along to the pub before the night so it can be entered into the blind tasting competition. NEW RULE - if you enter, you MUST come along on the night & join in the tasting

SOLSTICE / FESTIVE SEASON - more details tba soon!!

Saturday 18 January - LIVE MUSIC - Differential is an acoustic singer, songwriter and beatboxer from Norwich and he'll be here to entertain us for the 2nd time. Influenced by the likes of Ed Sheeran he mixes guitar, vocals and beatboxing through a loop pedal to create his sound.

Friday 24 January - LIVE MUSIC - Ash Mandrake

Saturday 29 February - LIVE MUSIC - Dan Fraser. How appropriate - last time Dan played here as a solo act was at Paul & Shelley's wedding. Now he's back on the official day that ladies apparently are allowed to propose to men! So ladies - drag your beau to the pub and you can pop the question. If he says no, you can still enjoy an evening of tip top entertainment to take your mind off it!!

coming soon - a load more live music plus other events TBA - watch this space!!

live music promo

Fancy playing a tune or two in the pub?

We have a lovely piano (in tune!) and a guitar in the pub - if you fancy playing a tune at a time when we have no other live music please feel free. Entertaining the rabble will usually earn you some free drinks!!

Got a live act you think will go down well?

We do also book paid acts in the pub - although our pub is very small so our fee is too, and we only have room for 3 band members maximum. Acoustic (unplugged) acts only. To enquire about performing please email

Horse & Carriage rides

Now that the evenings are darker the evening drives are no longer available - but they'll be back (all being well) on the lighter evenings. In the meantime if you'd like to book a drive to/from the pub on a Sunday lunchtime or at another time for a special occasion please contact Alde Driving direct.

Most summer evenings (weather permitting) Alde Driving will arrive at the pub at 7pm to take pub customers for an evening circular drive through the countryside. You have the choice of a short (20 mins) or longer drive, maximum 5 people per carriage. No need to book - simply be at the pub at 7pm.

Alde Driving horse & trap rides from the pub