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Tithe Barn Roof

Upcoming Events

Jake Thackray remembered
Nailsea Tithe Barn 8.00

Tim Edey
Tithe Barn 7.30 pm

Grannys Attic
Tithe Barn 8pm

The Tannahill Weavers
Tithe Barn 8pm

Causley Christmas
Tithe Barn 7.30pm

What else is coming?



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Highlights of our forthcoming programme include:

Sunday 3rd Mar: Peter Knight and John Spiers

Sun 17th Mar: St Patrick's Night with Fougere Rouge and friends

Sun 19 May: Tim Edey: Totally engaging and a phenonenal guitarist.

For full details and the complete list of events please see the calendar below.

Calendar View

6 Apr 19 Jake Thackray remembered
location: Nailsea Tithe Barn 8.00
Jake Thackray remembered

A night of Jake Thackray

Fake Thackray (John Watterson) is the UK's foremost interpreter of the wonderful wordsmithery of Jake Thackray. He has worked closely with the Thackray family, researching and recording Jake Thackray's music. Expect a night full of fun, stories about Jake and all those great songs performed close to Jake's orginal style.

Tickets £10 from Nailsea Tithe Barn Trust:

19 May 19 Tim Edey
location: Tithe Barn 7.30 pm
Tim Edey

Tim Edey                                                Tickets £12

“Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale – Colin Irwin, fRoots

“Utterly fantastic. Sheer, wonderful ebullient music” – Mike Harding “Tim Edey plays a host of different instruments to a standard us mere mortals can only dream of. Listen and weep”- Jim Byrne, The Living Tradition

Tim Edey was voted BBC Radio Two’s Musician of the year 2012 (BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS) and “Best duo” with Brendan Power. Tim is a multi-instrumentalist and singer and has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Dougie MacLean, Christy Moore, JP Cormier, Frankie Gavin, Sharon Shannon, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrne, Altan, Stockton’s Wing, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Kevin Burke, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, The Barra MacNeills, Shaun Davey, Session A9, Wolfstone, Lunasa, Vinnie Kilduff, Tony McManus, Mary Black, Session A9, Julie Fowlis, to name but a few…

Tim, now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world’s finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today!

8 Nov 19 Grannys Attic
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
Grannys Attic

Granny's Attic

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), George Sansome (Guitar, Vocals) and Lewis Wood (Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals) – are a folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional musicians and fine singers and play English traditional and original music. Formed in 2009, they have since played at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and have been heralded for their lively performances and maturity beyond their years in their delivery and selection of traditional songs.

Tickets £12

22 Nov 19 The Tannahill Weavers
location: Tithe Barn 8pm

The Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers are a band which performs traditional Scottish music. Releasing their first album in 1976, they became notable for being one of the first popular bands to incorporate the sound of the Great Highland Bagpipe in an ensemble setting, and in doing so helped to change the sound of Scottish traditional music. In 2011 the band were inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.

The band was formed in 1968 and practiced in a back room of the McKay family's rented council house at 41 St. Ninian's Road, Hunterhill, Paisley. The band first performed at St. Peter's Folk Club, Glenburn, Paisley which was run by Pat Doherty, father of Weavers' founding member Neil Doherty.

They are named after Scottish poet Robert Tannahill, known as the 'Weaver Poet,' and have recorded several of his songs.

Tickets £14

1 Dec 19 Causley Christmas
location: Tithe Barn 7.30pm
Causley Christmas

Jim Causley presents Causley Christmas

Join Jim in celebrating the Christmas season as he entertains you with lesser known West Country carols, medieval and secular carols from around the British Isles, his own settings of moving Christmas poems by his relative, the late Cornish poet Charles Causley as well a gurt dollop of festive fun with songs of over-indulgence and even a spot of panto too! If you are feeling a little dismayed with the over-commercialisation of “Christmas present” then join Jim for a journey through Christmas past that will be guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit!

Folk award winner, a lovely man and a great singer.

Tickets £10