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Fri 3 Apr 2020

Co-Working at the Globe at Hay

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this community event has regrettably had to be cancelled for the foreseeable.

We will be keeping the conversation going on our Co-Working Group on Facebook spreading kindness, positivity and top tips! Find our full statement here.

Come along to this free drop-in on the first Friday of every month from 10am-2pm. Bring your work, sit alongside other freelancers, small business owners and locals to chat about your work or have a general chit-chat with like-minded people! 

Show that you're 'going' on our Facebook event by clicking here! 

Community event 10.00am
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Thu 16 Apr 2020

Film Night: Young Soul Rebels - RESCHEDULED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event has been rescheduled to 15th October 2020. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date.

If you have any queries or you aren’t able to attend the new date and require a refund, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

 

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Fri 17 Apr 2020

Friday Live: Mock Deer + Support from Sky Coloured - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date.

If you have any queries, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

Mock Deer Live Stream | Friday 17 April | 8PM

Head to our Facebook page for more information!

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 17 Apr 2020

Friday Live Stream: Mock Deer

Introducing the Globe at Hay 'Friday Live' Streams - head to our Facebook page for all the information!

“A thoughtful commentary on modern society” – Americana UK

A self-taught musician with a unique playing and writing style, Mock Deer has re-immersed himself in London's Alt-Folk scene over recent years playing shows for many of the best local promoters and touring both in the U.K. and Europe supporting great acts such as The Burning HellSimon JoynerSam BrookesNadine Khouri & The Magic Lantern. As well as writing original music for theatre and television he has released 2 EPs ‘Cold and Bright’ and ‘How We Used to Live’ and at several U.K. festivals including numerous performances at Festival No.6, Wilderness and Head for the Hills.

“Most thoughtful and reflective of our times” – Echoes & Dust

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 18 Apr 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: The Grahams - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date.

If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date. If you have any queries, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here. 

The Grahams are New York grown, Nashville based couple Alyssa and Doug Graham. With stellar songwriting and bold arrangements, the new record is a love letter to the timeless pop albums Alyssa and Doug grew up with, harkening back to a time when Brian Wilson, Nancy Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, The Ronettes and Diana Ross & The Supremes ruled the airwaves.

The 2015 follow-up, Glory Bound, influenced by the couple’s train adventure all over America, was declared, “easily one of the best Americana albums of the year” - No Depression. Rattle the Hocks, a film directed by North Mississippi Allstars’ Cody Dickinson, chronicled the journey and became an international film-festival favorite.

With their new album, comes a new sound. Kids Like Us, is a love letter to timeless pop albums, harkening back to when Brian Wilson & Dusty Springfield ruled the airwaves. Written during a wild motorcycle ride along Route 66, at the height of the 2016 election season, the chaotic stimulus they witnessed was channeled into bold, aching melodies that grew out of motel-room whispers and studio experimentation. “Everything about Route 66 – the neon signs, motels, cars, the menus – are stuck in a different time,” Alyssa says. As a result, the music has moments of fantasy & the supernatural. It’s big, lush, ambitious & profoundly satisfying with its own unique alt pop sensibility.

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 24 Apr 2020

Bright Field - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date.

If you have already bought a ticket, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible with more information. Find our full statement here.

A quarterly celebration of music and spoken word celebrating the start of each season, featuring artists from around the country and local to Hay, curated by Guardian/Observer/Radio 3  journalist and broadcaster Jude Rogers

Our Spring celebration presents folk's May Queen Lisa Knapp ("a fascinating folk artist" - Guardian, "excitingly daring and enlightened" – Mojo), playing tunes from her 5-star acclaimed album 'Til April Is Dead...A Garland Of May.

Support comes from local pagan prog titans Moon Goose ("Cambrian psychedelia" - Stuart Maconie, BBC 6 Music), and nature-championing local author of Addlands, Konstantin and The Claude Glass, Tom Bullough ("a quiet rural novel of enormous power" – Financial Times).

Plus live art by Catrin Saran Jamesan opening song from the BUSHELBAG CAROLLERS and the WEIRDSHIRE DJs.

Community event 7.30pm
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Fri 1 May 2020

Co-Working at the Globe at Hay

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this community event has regrettably had to be cancelled for the foreseeable.

We will be keeping the conversation going on our Co-Working Group on Facebook spreading kindness, positivity and top tips! Find our full statement here.

Come along to this free drop-in on the first Friday of every month from 10am-2pm. Bring your work, sit alongside other freelancers, small business owners and locals to chat about your work or have a general chit-chat with like-minded people! 

Show that you're 'going' on our Facebook event by clicking here! 

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Sat 2 May 2020

Many Men Singing: Hay Shantymen and the Bellow Fellows - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date.

If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date. If you have any queries, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

An evening of song not to be missed showcasing a wide selection of repertoire with entertainment guaranteed.

Hay Shantymen meet together weekly to sing songs of the sea and other songs that always get the crowd singing along! The Shantymen are hosting a visit by the brilliant London based Bellow Fellows who will be singing with and probably drinking with the group culminating in a joint evening of song here at The Globe.  

 

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Thu 7 May 2020

Live Music: The Lowest Pair - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date.

If you have any queries, please contact Flow on 01497 822999 or email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

If you listen to no other bands or musical outfits in the Americana genre ... listen to The Lowest Pair. This duo isn’t interested in merely making music of a moment that’s soon forgotten – these are songs well-lived in that aspire to last long after their writers have shuffled away.”— No Depression

"The Lowest Pair on their albums have provided a storm force breath of fresh air that has an almost overwhelming quality and originality with nothing done to bring them in line with any contemporaries, very few though they are".  – Americana Roots UK

"…a welcome as a worn path through familiar woods nonetheless populated by mystery and myth, holding, perpetual promise for new discovery...stunning records with really beautiful melodies and instrumentation.    – Popmatters

Community event 7.00pm
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Fri 8 May 2020

Friday Live: Merival + support from Chloe Mogg

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

"It feels like a privilege to be able to live in these songs - self reflections that most would keep hidden, or at most share with only a best friend . . . Lesson punches way above its weight and encourages the kind of empathy and honesty the world so badly needs right now." - DOMINIONATED
Canadian singer-songwriter Merival writes searching songs out of deeply personal tension. Heartache, dysfunction, and interpersonal growth inform her introspective lyrics; philosophical musings are carried by her deceptively involved musical arrangements. Vulnerability is the name of her game, by turns light-hearted and heavy.
 
"Lesson features delicate songs with rich internal explorations as well as songs that swerve with a sense of unruliness - proving to be as complicated and thoughtful an entity as the songwriter herself."- Exclaim!
Merival will be touring the USA, UK, Canada, and Germany in 2020 and will be releasing her newest EP Either Side in spring 2020.


With support from
Chloe Mogg - Delivering a mixture of musical influences, Chloe Mogg creates a spacious journey that will take you through all the emotions of music. As a young singer-songwriter with “parrot” hair, she brings life and colour to her performances. Known for her quirkiness and smile, she haunts the audience with her ability to tell a story with only her voice, guitar and ‘strange’ effects. With influences from Jeff Buckley, Nick Harper, Alanis Morissette and Marika Hackman to name a few, Chloe showcases a wide range of inspirations. Supporting artists such as Nick Harper, Jon Gomm & Quill, and playing hundred’s of festivals all over the UK (including Lakefest, Moseley Folk & Arts Festival, Avebury Rocks, Leamington Peace Festival), Chloe’s in her natural habitat on stage. With debut EP “Thalamus” getting radio play on BBC Radio 6 & BBC Introducing Hereford & Worcester, the songwriter has recently released her first single in 2 years “Judgement Day” which sees her experiment in an electronica/trip-hop world. Currently, the songstress is in the recording process of her debut album due for release October 2020. The debut album will see all her influences in one place and will become her most diverse work yet.

"Firstly, you notice the hair. Long, flowing and daubed in rainbow colours it's like all the magic of Glastonbury Festival rolled into one haircut" - Express and Star

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 9 May 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: When Rivers Meet

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation.

As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

Tickets £6 adv/£8 OTD
Doors 8PM

Blues + Roots Rock duo When Rivers Meet bring their soulful vocals to The Globe at Hay, locking into harmony with a natural chemistry.

“The chemistry between their voices is palpable.” - Simon Redley, Music Republic Magazine 

Aaron’s bold, driven guitar is grounded by his solid kick drum, and Grace’s unique slide mandolin and fiddle combine to create a wall of sound. With the combination of well-crafted self-penned songs and reworked traditionals, performances are fearless. 

“..the performances are exemplary, the sound is magnificent, the songs are gorgeous. I love the drama. I love everything.” - Chris Kimsey, Rolling Stones Record Producer

 

Community event 8.00pm
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Sun 10 May 2020

Closed for a Private Wedding

The globe will be closed during the daytime due to a Private Wedding. 

Our unique space in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, within a beautiful converted chapel, is the perfect venue for a range of celebrations: from vintage style garden parties or magnificent weddings, to intimate drinks receptions or a sit-down meal, the globe can be adaptable to suit any occasion.

See more information on wedding options at the venue here
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Thu 14 May 2020

Live Music: The Horsenecks - POSTPONED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event is to be rescheduled to a later date. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date.

If you have any queries, please direct them to Flow on 01497 822999 and they will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

The Horsenecks from Portland, Oregon, play hard-hitting and heartfelt Old Time and classic Bluegrass music. 

 

Their sound is centered around the pairing of the signature rhythmic Appalachian fiddle style of Oregonian Gabrielle Macrae, and the driving yet subtle three-finger banjo playing of Barry Southern. Gabrielle's playing style is the result of being raised in the Old Time music hotbed of Portland, Oregon. Barry's banjo playing ranges from thrilling and high-octane to moody and captivating.

 

Harmony singing and thoughtful songwriting bring this Old Time band to the stage with an exciting and varied set of upbeat foot-stompers, new takes on old standards, innovative fiddle-banjo compositions and heartfelt country and gospel songs.

 

When performing in the UK, they are joined by Chris Marshal and Alan Wright on bass and guitar. As a four-piece The Horsenecks continue to set a new standard in today's traditional music scene with appearances at major festivals in the USA and the UK. They received critical acclaim in 2015 for their self-titled debut album. Their second album, Fiddlehead was released in July, 2018.

 

"The Horsenecks are the new epitome of an epic four-piece Old-Time stringboard" -Jan Howard, OLD TIME NEWS No. 96 Winter 2018-19.

 

"...on every track their talent is self evident..." -Sue Rooke, OLD TIME NEWS No. 84 Winter 2015-16.

 

Doors open 8pm / Performance starts 9pm.
Tickets are £10 and are available from Flow. 
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Fri 15 May 2020

NAWR #6

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, our venue is currently closed therefore tickets for this event cannot be purchased from us.

 

If you have queries, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

 

Hay NAWR #6
Featuring...
OUPIRE
Oupire is a sonic collaboration between Dafydd Roberts (Blodeuedd/Alphane Moon ) and Johann Wlight, inspired by book artist Graeme Hobbs's re-working of Sheridan Le Fanu's 1872 vampire novella 'Carmilla'; weaving skeins of extended spectral folk decay. 
Listen here
THUDWAIL
Creative electric, acoustic guitar music . Experimental, drone like, ambient soundscapes.
Listen here
MORE ACTS TBC... 
Doors open: 7.30pm
£5 advance / £7 on the door
Tickets available from the globe -CASH ONLY!
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Sat 16 May 2020

Live Music: KINGMAKER + support from INCLINES

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, our venue is currently closed therefore tickets for this event cannot be purchased from us.

If you have queries, please direct them to Eighteen Rabbit. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

*First Welsh show in twenty-five years for nineties indie legends, Kingmaker!*

Tickets available online here OR tickets available from Eighteen Rabbit or the globe at hay - £10 CASH ONLY / Doors open 7:30pm

Legendary Hull hitmakers Kingmaker visit Hay-on-Wye, bringing top tunes aplenty. "Queen Jane," "Armchair Anarchist," "Really Scrape the Sky" and "Ten Years Asleep" are just some of the classic tracks you can expect to hear at this rare UK show. 

Support comes from local rock upstarts INCLINES, plus a pre-gig soundtrack of indie anthems to get you in the mood. 

Only 150 tickets available - this will be an unforgettable night which is sure to sell out!

Community event 7.30pm
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Fri 22 May 2020

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival Hay 2020

The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, returns to a gorgeous spot by the River Wye for its 11th annual instalment, featuring over 100 debates and talks and 200 music and performance events plus comedy, cabaret, documentary screenings, a dedicated children's programme, and much more.  

On the edge of the Black Mountains, nestled in Hay-on-Wye near the Welsh border, you'll find the world's leading thinkers across philosophy, art, politics and science debating the most fascinating and urgent topics of our time. Taking a cue from the festival’s official theme, Uncharted Territory, we’ll be asking big questions about everything from the ethics of lab-grown babies and the renaissance of political populism to colonial guilt and the theory of supersymmetry 

Speakers announced thus far include Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, award-winning columnist Polly Toynbee, philosopher of ethics Simon Blackburn, leading Brexiteer Penny Mordaunt, artistic director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, and Momentum founder Jon Lansman 

Confirmed music acts include legendary composer Nitin Sawhney, soulful singer and cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnsonelectroswing outfit The Correspondents, and a DJ set courtesy beloved Scottish indie poppers Belle and Sebastian. 

HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020 is fun for all the family, with a dedicated Children and Young Adults’ Programme including a specially curated programme of talks for younger minds, interactive workshops, games and fairground rides, the IAI Academy, and the IAI School specially geared towards sixth form students looking to hone their university applications. 

There are many more announcements still to come. Book tickets now for an unforgettable experience! 

 

Community event 9.00am
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Fri 22 May 2020

Festival Party #1

During this year's festival period in May we will be bringing you FREE ENTRY gigs every night of the festival weekend 22nd - 25th May.

Festival Party #1 brings you:

Jakey Boy Hughes band from 9pm - 10pm

Showcasing his new EP ‘PARASOL’, Hay-on-Wye’s Jakey Boy Hughes and his band return to globe performing meticulously crafted songs that move between genres and structures, yet always remain melodic and meaningful. His entrancing beatles-eque vocals are repeatedly played on BBC Wales and BBC Introducing.

‘acoustic chanson of Jacques Brel’ – Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music

Tailored Sound 10pm - 11pm

Through a unique combination of classical training blended with a strong passion for sound system culture, talented improv saxophonist ‘Tailored Sound’ frequently delivers an exciting addition to a multitude of established artists’ sets and recordings.
Based in Bristol, Tailored Sound has quickly managed to build a name for himself and become rooted as one of the go-to artists to be called upon in order to add a distinctive twist to performances in the UK Dub Scene. Working alongside artists and collectives including Gardna, Dub Smugglers, Sepia, Sinai, Deep Medi and Boom Sound, as well as gracing stages at Outlook, Boomtown, Teachings in Dub and many more, it is to no surprise that he has caught the attention of some of the biggest names in the scene and his release schedule is filling up fast.

Doors open 8pm - FREE ENTRY

 

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 23 May 2020

Festival Party #2

During this year's festival period in May we will be bringing you FREE ENTRY gigs every night of the festival weekend 22nd - 25th May 

Festival Party #2 brings you:

Mica Jane 9pm - 10pm

Defined as a subtle mix of indie, folk and reggae with an upbeat and soulful vibe, Mica Jane has hit the ground running with her newly formed four-piece band touring the country. Aspiring to capture the poetic visceral power of Bob Marley’s lyrics combined with the fascinating and sweet melodies of the Staves, Mica Jane capture a fascinating sound complemented with a stunning vocal delivery. Their warm and witty storytelling is not to be missed.

ZYLA - 10pm - 11pm

Understated with plenty of groove and soul, this is ZYLA. With sounds reminiscent of Erykah Badu and Hiatus’s Nai Palm, ZYLA bring you their own blend of soul-infused funk with a splash of R&B.  Having made their mark in Bristol, ZYLA have recently released their first EP ‘Broken Lines’ which received praise from the record label True Thoughts Recordings.

Doors open 8pm - FREE ENTRY!

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Sun 24 May 2020

Festival Party #3

During this year's festival period in May we will be bringing you FREE ENTRY gigs every night of the festival weekend 22nd - 25th May 

Festival Party #3 brings you:

ACTS TBC 

Doors open 8pm - FREE ENTRY!

Community event 8.00pm
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Mon 25 May 2020

Festival Party #4

During this year's festival period in May we will be bringing you FREE ENTRY gigs every night of the festival weekend 22nd - 25th May 

Festival Party #4 brings you:

Sundown Jazz Society 9pm -10:30pm 

7 piece Jazz Band from Herefordshire. Formed in 2017 through a a passion for improvised music of all styles. With influences such as Fela Kuti, Quantic Soul Orchestra, Thelonius Monk and Weather Report they present a diverse array of sounds from Funk and Fusion to Afrobeat, Soul and much much more.
Their musical adventure has taken us to stages big and small. With the crowd up dancing every time, we’ve enjoyed warm reception performing & headlining venues such as The Globe in Hay, Bristol’s Gallimaufry, Echofest in Leominster, Upton Jazz Festival as well as an 8 week Spring 2019 residency in their home town venue, Hereford’s Speakeasy Bar. Currently they are working on their debut single recording for release Winter 2019, as well as composing more originals to hit 2020 live with a bold and exciting set of far out renditions and explorations as well as music never heard before!

 

Doors open 8pm - FREE ENTRY!

Community event 8.00pm
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Thu 28 May 2020

Mitchell & Vincent

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, our venue is currently closed therefore tickets for this event cannot be purchased from us. If you have queries, please direct them to events@globeathay.co.uk. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

Tickets £5; cash only
Doors 8PM

Mitchell and Vincent are a folk duo from Dorset and Somerset who bring traditional and contemporary styles on fiddle and guitar to folk tunes and songs from around the British Isles with varied arrangements and great foot-tapping folk music.

“At all times, the interplay between David Mitchell’s guitar and Graham Vincent’s fiddle is quite stunning.” Acoustic Magazine

The duo have performed at a whole variety of festivals, events and concerts around the UK and abroad as well as in their native West Country, including established popular events such as Glastonbury Festival, Beverley Folk Festival, Broadstairs Folk Week, Lyme Folk Weekend, Bath Folk and International Festivals and Wimborne Minster Folk Festival. They have also supported renowned musicians such as Tim Edey (a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner), Archie Fisher MBE, Jackie Oates and Kate Rusby as well as Ralph McTell and Wizz Jones.

"From softly delivered songs ... through expressive tune sets ... there’s a clear and obvious enticement to listen to their music." - Folk Words

 “Classy musical authority.” - R2 Magazine

"Achieving poised and lively refinement." - fRoots.

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 29 May 2020

Wild World Festival Weekend

Craft Workshops |  Pottery | Family Activities | Yoga | Dance Medicine | Poetry | Theatre | Music | Comedy | Circus | Talks | DJ | Speakers | Treatments | Food & Drink.

Programme and Tickets to be announced soon!

A wonderful range of food will be available on site too. 

Event Friday 29th - Sunday 31st May at the globe.

Roaming tickets on sale here

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Fri 5 Jun 2020

Let's Get Quizzical

The return of Let's Get Quizzical!

We are kicking of the New Year by testing your brains!

£2 entry per person. Winner takes the pot! 

Free chips at half time!

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 6 Jun 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Young Garbo + support from Northern Ruins

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.
Tickets £5 / Doors 8pm. 
Local heroes Young Garbo will be delivering a killer set full of punk-funk passion and energy to get you jumping up and down on this special episode of Saturday Shenanigans.
Forming in 2018, the band quickly caught the eye of industry powerhouse Alan McGee (Oasis, Primal Scream, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Teenage Fanclub) who quickly snatched the boys up and signed them to his bespoke 7” record label ‘Creation23’ - on which the band released two tracks - Faustus / Things D’Change.
It’s punk, it’s rock n’ roll and at times it’s disco!
Support comes from local rock band 'Northern Ruins', fronted by Adam Thorn who is also an accomplished solo act. Taking inspiration from the likes of Lewis Watson, Nick Mulvey and Lewis Capaldi, they deliver an entertaining show to be enjoyed by all and not soon to be forgotten!
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Fri 12 Jun 2020

Friday Live: Honey And The Bear

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.
Tickets £5 adv/£7 OTD
Doors 8PM

"Accomplished, easy-on-the-ear acoustic folk-pop for grown-ups” - fRoots Magazine. 

British folk and roots duo, Honey & the Bear, combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative songwriting.

“Lucy and Jon have quickly established themselves a must-see acoustic duo” - Stephen Foster, BBC Radio Suffolk.

 With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic. Conjuring stories in song, they tell tales of Suffolk folklore, courage, passion and heartbreak.

The multi instrumentalist pair have played at many revered venues and festivals, toured extensively across the UK as support for Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, and travelled across the channel for their first European tour.

“Beautiful harmonies and charisma from both aside, they were very obviously enjoying each other’s company which enhanced the atmosphere of the evening ... their lyrics were significant without being contrived, and were enhanced by their storytelling and communication with the audience in between numbers”. - Ellie-Jane Arden, John Peel 

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 13 Jun 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Crinkle Cuts

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

Crinkle Cuts deliver you a blasting of tantric funk, smooth reggae and new-wave latin ska woven together with good vibes for an eccentric, exotic and eargasmic live performance. The Bristol 7-piece have brought their electric live show to stages across the UK and Europe and have built up a reputation for getting crowds dancing through the night, whilst they dance through the stage.

As well as their incredible live performances, Crinkle Cuts music has been well received with the BBC describing the Crinkle Cuts as “Amazing!” Bigger than Patrick, their new LP is out right now to stream on Soundcloud or to purchase on Bandcamp, iTunes and other major online stores.

Known for their tracks ‘Two Shoes’ and ‘Dan’s Song’, their debut album is underway, which includes the new hit ‘Slipped on a Banana' and is not one to be missed!

"The Pleasure is All Yours" is perhaps best imagined by thinking of a mix of early Chili's, and the Cat Empire by way of the Black Seeds. Album artwork designed by legendary urban artist Sweettoof.

The new singles "Whiskey Smile" and "Pick Up the Junk" are out NOW to stream or download on all platforms; watch this space as the only way is up for the UK's only self-proclaimed Tantric Funk band.

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 19 Jun 2020

Friday Live: The Meadows + Paul Lloyd Nicholas

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.
Tickets £6 adv/£8 OTD
Doors 8PM

The Meadows are a vibrant multi-instrumentalist Celtic-Crossover folk band, all drawn from one family.  Bringing cutting-edge techniques and an exciting, contemporary vibe to every show, the band perform original works which weave between foot stomping reels to rich vocal harmonies, taking their audiences on a spellbinding journey.

"Such a beautiful recording, from such an unaffected band. And hugely, luminously talented too, of course... Don't let anyone change or spoil you. I imagine that is the last thing anyone could do... Transfixingly beautiful!”  - Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales

The band has been showcased by Fatea Magazine as one of the best emerging U.K. Folk bands.  Force of the Tide has been awarded the ‘Debut Album of the Year’ in Fatea’s Annual Awards 2019 and was nominated for the 2019 Sound Board Magazine Awards among the top four artists from Wales in the ‘Best Album’ category.  

“Beautiful, absolutely gorgeous!” - Frank Hennessy, Celtic Heartbeat, BBC Radio Wales

After finishing the E.P. ‘Through the Fayre’, they toured theatres and concert venues across Great Britain with a self-produced original show, Celtic Journey, alongside the international soprano Kristyn Murphy who joined them from Maine.  During the tour, they performed live on television networks and BBC Radio Wales where listeners contacted the station to ask whether their performance really had been live.

The Meadows have twice played at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections, the International Music Eisteddfod in Llangollen, the Fishguard Folk Festival, How the Light Gets In, The Little Big Gig, Cardiff’s WMC and many other festivals and events along with regular airplay on national and international radio and T.V. networks.  A number of their works have debuted on BBC radio.  

Paul Lloyd Nicholas is a South Wales singer/songwriter whose albums 'Ariel' and 'Hold the Line' have been released to high critical acclaim. Paul has performed at Cardiff's Millennium Centre, the National Museum of Wales and at festivals and folk clubs across the UK and Europe. His songs are regularly played on radio stations as far afield as Australia and the USA and, of course, on the BBC. 

‘I thoroughly enjoy Paul’s approach to lyric storytelling.' - Harvey Andrews

 

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Sat 20 Jun 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Neil Younger

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.

Tickets £6 adv/£8 OTD
Doors 8pm

A Tribute to the Legendary Music of Neil Young

Performing his best loved songs from across an extraordinary career spanning over five decades.  

We can’t wait to welcome back the U.K’s #1 Tribute Band to Neil Young,  Neil Younger.

Don’t miss your chance to hear this atmospheric set!

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 26 Jun 2020

Friday Live: Secluded Sea

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, we have currently suspended the ticketing system for this event until we know more on the situation. As we await further advice from the government, please find our full statement here.
Tickets £5 adv/£7 OTD
Doors 8PM

Female fronted Indie-folk, psyche, pop band Secluded Sea are best described as shimmering dream pop, where experimentation with repetition, texture and tone, often rule over conventional song structures. 

Debuting the live band in February 2019, they have already played four sold out headline shows - two in Manchester and two in Halifax, as well as supporting for Space, Megan Dixon Hood, John Power from Cast and playing at the Sound City, Kendal Calling, Cotton Clouds and Off The Record music festivals. 

The band self-released their four song debut EP in early 2019 and are now working with the independent label Sloe Flower Records with a further EP containing four new songs due in March 2020, followed by a full album later in the year.

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 27 Jun 2020

Closed for a Private Wedding

The globe will be closed during the daytime due to a Private Wedding. 

Our unique space in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, within a beautiful converted chapel, is the perfect venue for a range of celebrations: from vintage style garden parties or magnificent weddings, to intimate drinks receptions or a sit-down meal, the globe can be adaptable to suit any occasion.

See more information on wedding options at the venue here
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Fri 3 Jul 2020

Let's Get Quizzical

The return of Let's Get Quizzical!

We are kicking of the New Year by testing your brains!

£2 entry per person. Winner takes the pot! 

Free chips at half time!

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 4 Jul 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Modou Ndiaye

Tickets £8 adv/£10 OTD
Doors 8PM

Modou Ndiaye is a member of the famous Cissokho family of Griot musicians from Southern Senegal, a virtuoso kora player, singer songwriter, drummer and percussionist, with a superb repertoire of rhythms, fusing together modern and traditional beats. Modou plays a variety of West African instruments, ranging from djembe, sabar, calabash and talking drum to his leading instrument - the 22 stringed Kora (West African harp). Modou blends together an irresistible mix of captivating harmonies, mesmerising Kora solo’s, groovy rhythms and soulful melodies, uniting traditional and modern beats that will leave you invigorated and inspired. 

Modou is a vibrant and charismatic live performer and has played at countless festivals and concerts in over 20 countries worldwide. Festivals include Glastonbury, WOMAD, Lamar Tree, Shambala, Kendal Calling and Bristol Harbourside and concerts held at venues including Bristol’s St George’s Hall, Colston Hall, Dorchester Arts Centre and London’s Hootananny Brixton.

Book tickets £8.00 8.00pm
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Fri 10 Jul 2020

Friday Live: Tapestri

Tickets £5 advance / £7 OTD
Doors 8pm

Tapestri is an Americana music project sparked by a chance meeting between Lowri Evans and Sera Zyborska at Lorient Celtic Festival in France in 2019.

 

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Sat 18 Jul 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Mica Jane

Tickets £6 adv / £8 OTD
Doors 8pm

Mica Jane: a fresh new sound defined as a subtle mix of indie, folk and reggae with an upbeat and soulful vibe.  Mica Jane's tropical Indie Folk warms the heart and makes it dance. Together with her band, these four uniquely phenomenal artists create music for lovers of Paul Simon, Bombay Bicycle Club, Mumford and Sons and The Skints. The four work together to capture a fascinating sound complemented with a stunning vocal delivery. Aspiring to capture the poetic visceral power of Bob Marley’s lyrics combined with the fascinating and sweet melodies of The Staves. Mica Jane's warm and witty storytelling is not to be missed. These fascinating beats and melodies, combined with such vibrance, is pure food for the soul.

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Sat 25 Jul 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: The Hawkmen

Tickets £8 adv/£10 OTD
Doors 8PM

Described by UK Rock'n'Roll Magazine as “upbeat, extremely danceable, and a ridiculously enjoyable sound that flows like sweet nectar", are The HawkmenBlending their influences of rhythm’n’blues, soul, and rock’n’roll, they cook up a classic, rootsy, hybrid storm. Following the early successes of Soul 45 and Craig Charles Favourite, 'Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover', a northern soul remix of Emma Beatson’s debut single Do It, The Hawkmen’s blazing Keep On Working EP was released yielding another 45 and played on repeat on BBC Radio 2 and Radio 6. 

"From songwriting to production, it’s totally in the pocket” – Craig Charles BBC 6 Music

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Fri 31 Jul 2020

Friday Live: A Different Thread

Tickets £5 adv/£7 OTD
Doors 8PM

A Different Thread deliver an intoxicating mix of Beatlesque folk-rock meets Gillian Welch dark country playing what they call “British-Americana” and not just because their two main collaborators, Robert Jackson and Alicia Best, are from the UK and US respectively. They weave together elements of blues and folk, country and bluegrass. Their original songs are inspired by the music that has crisscrossed the Atlantic over the generations, in true folk fashion.

 

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Sun 2 Aug 2020

Immersion Theatre presents: The Jungle Book - RESCHEDULED

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event has been rescheduled to Sunday 1st August 2021. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date. 

If you have any queries or you aren’t able to attend the new date and require a refund, please email us and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

Community event 2.00pm
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Sat 22 Aug 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: FiddleBop

FREE ENTRY - donations being taken on the night to go to a charity (TBC)
Doors 8pm

Sparkling songs and tasty tunes are on the menu... daily-bread jazz from the 1920s (when "jazz was king"), chilli-hot swing and bop from later decades, plus jazzy-flavoured sides of classic pop and of songs written just yesterday. FiddleBop bring rich, instrumental pizzazz and tangy vocal harmonies, lightly seasoned with wit, repartee and banter. Music which, with its Gypsy jazz roots, can most definitely be hot unto cooking. 

The band will get those feet stomping and get that heart thumping (in a good way, of course) for the traditional Gypsy tune "Dark Eyes", and when searing though Dizzy Gillespie's "A Night In Tunisia". Their music can be sweet and chilled, too: as in the delicate instrumental explorations of John Coltrane's exquisite "Naima", and the tender and nostalgic close-harmony vocals of "Here, There, And Everywhere".

Community event 8.00pm
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Fri 4 Sep 2020

Let's Get Quizzical

The return of Let's Get Quizzical!

We are kicking of the New Year by testing your brains!

£2 entry per person. Winner takes the pot! 

Free chips at half time!

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 5 Sep 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Solana

Tickets £6 adv. / £8 OTD
Doors 8pm

“Their music ranges boldly from klezmer melodies, tingling tango, exuberant Irish folk and swinging jazz to pumping reggae and lilting Latin […] thoroughly invigorating” — Songlines

With their poly-rhythmic fusion of world and folk styles, Solana have made quite a splash on the music and festival scene across the UK and in their adopted hometown of Bristol. Taking influence from such diverse greats as Tigran Hamasyan, Kíla, Vicente Amigo and Dhafer Youssef, Solana’s sound is rhythmically complex and harmonically rich. 

“A fervent and fertile form of world fusion” — Shire Folk

“They make my spice shelf look boring… an accomplished and colourful album” — Folk Radio UK

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Sat 12 Sep 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Calypso Moon

Tickets £6 advance / £8 OTD
Doors open 8pm

Calypso Moon are a collective of experienced and talented musicians fronted by the fantastically charismatic vocalist Eleanor Dattani. They play a cocktail of vintage swing and calypso that guarantees to put a smile on your face and get your toes tapping! Created by founding members of 'The Electric Swing Circus', Eleanor Dattani and Patrick Wreford, Calypso Moon celebrates the tropical side of the 1920s! The 2020s have been a little dark so far, so let's let the sunshine in and celebrate life and love through music! Gorgeous vocals, close harmonies, double bass, ukulele, cuatro, banjolele, clarinet, saxophone, flute, congas and drums will transport you to the sunny side of the 20s!

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Fri 18 Sep 2020

Keith James: Concert for a Changing World

Unique and timeless songs of vision, question and change performed by Keith James 

Tickets £10 adv / £12 OTD
Doors 8pm

Words that reverberate with the tenacity of human spirit in these current times of brooding disquiet, fractured societies and civil unrest. Songs that have changed history and moved millions of people to do things they never thought possible. Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Nina Simone and Leonard Cohen. For this concert, the original living writers of each song have been asked to compose powerful brand new verses that stand proud in the 21st century against this current wave of crises.

Keith, a life-long devotee of emotional performance, approaches each song with fresh courage and passion and includes all of the new verses – chilling to listen to! 

"James clearly sees the danger of living in a post-truth, self-serving society, but sees hope too." - Folking.com

Find more of Keith's work here

Book earlybird tickets £10.00 8.00pm
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Fri 25 Sep 2020

Friday Live: Humbird

Tickets £6 adv. / £8 OTD
Doors 8pm

"The nine tracks take myths and legends and fairytales, replanting them to see how they grow and look in the light of today’s world. Sounds with the idiosyncrasies of folk and americana music wrapped in a gentle rebellion." - Atwood Magazine

Combining a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale, Humbird stretches between experimental folk and environmental Americana to embrace the unexpected. This music invites a refreshing dissonance into the house, it leaves breadcrumbs along the path and reflects light back at the stars. Humbird’s debut album Pharmakon is “...an absolutely hypnotic listening experience” according to Folk Alley. 

"[Siri Undlin's] crystalline voice is thoroughly enchanting...an absolutely hypnotic listening experience." Folk Alley

Months after its initial release, Humbird’s debut continues to resonate with listeners, wracking up online streams and (more importantly) connecting with listeners all over the world. Inspired by artists like Joni Mitchell, John Prine and Big Thief, Humbird crafts songs of American mysticism rooted in the grit of the upper midwest.   

“You can’t deny the rich experiences and young wisdom that helped find these words… both beautiful and a reminder of the part we all play in determining our fate.” - Folk Radio UK

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Sat 26 Sep 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Jo Carley And The Old Dry Skulls

Tickets £7 advance / £9 OTD
Doors 8pm

Jo Carley and The Old Dry Skulls play a unique hybrid of early 20th Century music infused with dark imagery. Intense and compelling, they combine 1930’s voodoo sounds with a steamy broth of vaudeville, blues, skiffle, early ska, old-timey country and folk. Singer Jo Carley is smack in the middle of the mix, with a snarl and a twinkle as she uses her sweet melodies to tell of terrible things. This is made even more bewitching as she switches from fiddle to mandolin to washboard. The driving force is Tim Carley’s one-man-band set-up with guitar, kick-drum and foot tambourine (the rattlin’ shoe)! They are joined by multi-instrumentalist James Le Huray on double bass and banjo.

"A spooky slab of backwoods punk, mixed with medicine show huckster and old timey roots music. JCODS make deliciously devilish sounds. Something wicked coming this way. Highly recommended" - Folkcast

‘Shake Them Rattlin’ Bones’ is their second album and was recorded at East London’s Space Eko Studios. It features nine tales that lure you between the cracks of reality and take you downtown to the underworld, where the hobos and down and outs are up to no good, jug bands hustle for change on poor man’s corner, zombies walk the night and the Voodoo Priestess rules all...

Dedicated to the subversive, the world of Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls is dark, animated and unusual. A band that lives to perform, Jo Carley & The Old Dry Skulls seek to amuse and draw the audience into an underworld filled with wonder, the macabre and the imagination.

"Jo Carley & The Old Dry Skulls were a joy to behold. Rooted firmly in a bygone era when Voodoo and Black Magic were rife, the audience were all spellbound by the performance and its originality" - Adrian Blacklee - Blues Matters Magazine 

"London Junkyard Punk or Punk-yard London Junk?? Multi genre, non specific, absolutely great. It's brilliant!" - Punky Radio

 

 

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Sat 3 Oct 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Roving Crows

Tickets £10 adv/£12 OTD
Doors 8PM

“Genuinely the next big thing on the folk scene”  - Andy O’Hare, BBC

Over ten years and evolving incarnations, award-winning Roving Crows have cultivated an arresting, singular sound that pushes the boundaries of the Celtic Folk genre playing with passion, energy and soul. Vital and vibrant, they are a must-see live act who showcase a mix of fiery, celtic-inspired fiddle, conscious, intelligent lyrics, backed by solid, thumping rhythms and driving, innovative bass.  

“Really individual Celtic folk rock group” Mike Harding, BBC

“The next folk super group in waiting”  - Nancy Dunham, folking.com

International Artist of the Year - Australian Celtic Music Awards 2017
Best Live Act - Spiral Earth Music Awards 2014
Best Folk Act - FATEA Music Awards 2014
Top Celtic Rock Band - Irish Music Awards 2012
Top Fiddle Player - Irish Music Awards 2012

Book earlybird tickets £10.00 8.00pm
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Thu 15 Oct 2020

Film Night: Young Soul Rebels

Film Screening: Young Soul Rebels UK 1991 | Colour | 100 mins | Drama

Tickets £6; on the door or follow the ticket link here
Doors 7pm / Film 7:30pm

Directed by Isaac Julien
Cast: Valentine Nonyela, Mo Sesay, Dorian Healy

From the acclaimed artist and film-maker Isaac Julien comes this powerful drama set on an East London housing estate in the summer of 1977. Focusing on Chris and Caz, a pair of pirate radio DJs living among punks and skinheads, Julien's film explores the social and sexual tensions that arise in a community following the murder of a local black gay man.
Distributed by BFI
Community event 7.00pm
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Sat 17 Oct 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Junior Bill

At first glance Junior Bill’s set is a joyous high-energy conga of skanking world music and new wave pop delivered with perfect exuberance by a terrific band. A guaranteed good time. On closer inspection though, frontman Rob Nichols’ songs about resentful mortgage payers, toothless care home dwellers, lost asylum seekers and clueless high street urchins actually tell sad stories about the worried state of the nation and it’s mistrustful inhabitants as we drift inevitably towards our post Brexit fate. 

Musically eclectic, they reference reggae, laced with snips of soul, hi life and hip hop as well as punk and indie. In their shows they build a cohesive backdrop from these disparate elements with carefully crafted setlists that frequently change the mood from shouty singalongs to soulful sadness and back.

Doors open 8pm. Tickets are £6 advance / £8 on the door 

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Fri 23 Oct 2020

Friday Live : Old Sea Legs

Crawling with vivid imagery and colourful characters, a timeless tangle of tongue-twisting, brain-burrowing lyrics that can swing from a breathless barrage to a lilting lament – at times without a moments notice – ’Old Sea Legs’ is more than just a nom de guerre for Dublin songwriter and performer Ian Bermingham; it is a window into a world entirely of his own creation.

Best known for his time as frontman of Dublin quintet ‘The Eskies’, Bermingham has wasted no time in stepping into new, uncharted waters as a solo performer since the group’s sad demise in the latter half of 2019.

Displaying all of the storytelling nous and craft of the quintessential folk troubadour, the melodic ear of a pop pioneer and the lyrical largesse that has become so synonymous with Ian’s songwriting, ‘Old Sea Legs’ see’s the Dubliner push himself to new and exciting territories.

Doors open 8pm. Tickets are £8 / £10 on the door

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Sat 24 Oct 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Mark Harrison Band

There is no one in music quite like Mark Harrison. He is widely considered one of the most original and interesting artists currently operating in the UK.  His highly individual, all-original music goes down very well with audiences of all kinds, and it has taken him and his band (consisting of some of the UK’s top roots musicians) to some of the top venues and festivals in the UK, attracting acclaim wherever he goes. Recent appearances on BBC Radio 2, as guest on Cerys Matthews’s show and on Anneka Rice’s Pick Of The Week show, have further added to his growing reputation.    

 Described at BBC Radio 2 as ‘quirky’ and an artist who ‘makes you think afresh’, and by one eminent reviewer as ‘approaching national treasure status’, Mark is a totally original songwriter, a stunning guitarist, and a master storyteller. Mark’s live shows are well-known not only for the music but also for his introductions and explanations of the songs, and audiences frequently comment on how big a part these play in their enjoyment of the shows. Delivered in a manner often described as ‘wry’ and ‘dry’, these mark him out even more as a unique artist. 

Mark is a songster, and his songs cover all manner of non-standard subjects. With catchy tunes, lyrics than intrigue and engage, and striking rhythms, they make you smile, think and move. He takes elements of roots music, including folk, blues and gospel, to create something new that is very much his own genre. Each song is a snapshot of life or has a story to tell, like a 3-minute film or novel. 

A thrilling, rhythmic, finger-picker and slide player, with a very distinctive style.  Mark tours extensively. He has appeared at top festivals such as Celtic Connections, Bearded Theory, The Great British Folk Festival, Lakefest and Jazz FM Love Supreme and at prestigious venues all over the UK. He has released six albums which have been unanimously acclaimed across a wide range of areas of the music world, receiving a very great deal of airplay and highly enthusiastic reviews in the UK, Europe and the US. 

"really excellent … he takes very real things, normal things that happen in life, and he writes about them in a way that makes you think afresh about them" (Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2)

"Mark Harrison keeps getting better" (Classic Rock Magazine)

"innovative …… if Top Of The Pops was still around, he might well be on it"  (Jazz FM)

"fresh as morning sunshine and as sharp as a well-honed razor'" (Folkwords)

"singular lyrics …an original take on song writing" (Blues in Britain)

http://www.markharrisonrootsmusic.com/

Doors open 8pm. Tickets are £6 advance / £8 on the door  

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Fri 30 Oct 2020

Friday Live: Gitta de Ridder

GITTA DE RIDDER grew up in the Dutch Newlands of Flevoland, 5 meters below the sea in a town so new even the trees were only young and little. Spending much of her adult life in the UK she found a home in the British indie-folk scene and the English language she writes and sings in. Like many with a different mother-tongue; however, in her wonderings about our human tendency to identify with our culture and heritage she put on her clogs and wandered across Europe for 8 months during which she recorded her upcoming 8-track album ‘To Our Children’ in 8 different countries.
This, her 3rd album, sounding somewhat reminiscent of Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ and the early day releases of Scandinavian songstress Ane Brun brings yet more of her character out. The simplicity and purity she performs her songs with ever so captivating while telling a story of us humans searching for connection with ourselves and each other. 

“Feathers is a holistic singer-songwriting performance of the highest order, gentle, simple yet ultimately stunning” || 4* R2 Magazine ||
“In a world where there’s no shortage of fine female singer/songwriters, make no mistake, de Ridder’s up there with the best of them” || ‘Acoustic Magazine UK’ ||
Doors open 8pm. Tickets are £5 advance / £7 on the door 
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Sat 31 Oct 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Mr Tea and the Minions

Tickets £8 adv / £10 OTD
Doors 8PM

“The Minions seamlessly weave Balkan Beats with ska, dub and swing to create a bouncing set. It’s impossible not to get involved.” - The Independent

United by a love of tea, energetic dancing, cheeky riffs, silly hats, and cake, Mr Tea and the Minions unleash their colourful explosion of musical mayhem on unsuspecting audiences. Their highly anticipated new album ‘Mutiny’ is out now and is sure to catapult the band to new heights with it's mix of high energy, melodic and exciting original songs that the band are extremely excited about releasing to the world!

“Upbeat, playful and exciting.”  - 365 Bristol

Their raucous Ska Folk blended with full-fat Balkan beats and a squeeze of tangy Dub has made them party-starting festival favourites – and has inspired frenzied dancing all over the UK (and on a number of forays into continental Europe), with almost 100 festival appearances including Glastonbury, Boomtown, WOMAD, Secret Garden Party, Shambala, Belladrum, Wilderness, Nozstock, and Goulash Disko, to name just a few.

 “Mr Tea and the Minions played one of the best performances we have ever seen! Expect great things from these guys.”  - Swingamajig Festival

Book tickets £8.00 8.00pm
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Sat 7 Nov 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Cable Street Collective

Tickets £8 adv. / £10 OTD
Doors 8pm

2019 was the biggest year yet for Cable Street Collective. Building on the critical hype and radio play (on the likes of BBC Radio 6Music, Radio X and Amazing Radio, among others) generated by their second EP, Where Now From Here? they spent the summer touring extensively – playing at Glastonbury, Shambala Festival and a whole host of festivals and venues up and down the country. 

“Spicy indie pop with a tropical feel.”– CLASH Magazine

The band initially broke through onto the festival circuit with the release of their first EP, The Best of Times, in 2014, and have since built up a stellar reputation as a live act with back-to-back summers tearing up the likes of Boomtown, Bestival, Secret Garden Party, The Isle of Wight Festival, and the Lake of Stars Festival (Malawi), as well as those mentioned above. 

Their sound mixes African-influenced guitars and beats with soulful female vocals and western melodies, creating an idiosyncratic alt-pop sound that’s all their own. Live, the band are joined by a horn section, and their sets are guaranteed to get everyone to their feet. 

“Their music grooves like a b*stard.”– Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music & BBC Introducing) 

 

 

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Fri 13 Nov 2020

Friday Live: Matthew Frederick

Due to current government guidelines advising against attending public venues, this event has been rescheduled from Friday 10th April to Friday 13th November 2020. If you have already bought a ticket, it will be valid for the rescheduled date. If you have any queries or you aren’t able to attend the new date and require a refund, please email events@globeathay.co.uk and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Find our full statement here.

Tickets £6 adv/£8 on the door
Doors 8PM

Matthew Frederick fuses an early love of classic singer-songwriters with more recent influences to create a distinctive and timeless blend of pop, indie- folk and blues, with a touch of Cymrucana and contemporary classical thrown in for good measure. 

“One of the names to look out for” - Metro

With headline shows in the UK, US and Europe under his belt, as well as fronting BBC Introducing favourites' Climbing Trees, the Rhondda Valley musician has released four albums, two EPs and eleven singles to date since his 2011 debut Venus & Mars

Alongside numerous festival (Green Man, Hay Festival) television (BBC, S4C) and radio (BBC Radio 1, 6 Music) appearances, Matthew has also recorded at London’s iconic Maida Vale Studios, performed with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and was shortlisted for the Welsh Music Prize following the release of the Trees’ most recent album, the much-anticipated and critically- acclaimed Borders

“Subtle elegance … delicate beauty” - New Sound Wales

Matthew followed summer single Tell Me, playlisted across a number of stations and labelled his 'most upbeat miserable song yet', with latest offering Hay-on-Wye in Autumn 2019 ahead of his forthcoming debut solo studio album Fragments, set for an early 2020 release via Staylittle Music

 

Book tickets £6.00 8.00pm
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Sat 28 Nov 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Monster Ceilidh Band

Tickets £8 Earlybird / £10 Advance / £12 OTD
Doors 8PM

Monster Ceilidh Band seamlessly blend electronic dance music with traditional folk music and will encourage diverse audiences from all over the world to get up and feel alive!

"An unbeatable live experience" - R2

They've been pioneering a mix of different styles with traditional and contemporary folk tunes which has been endorsed by outstanding live performances at award-winning festivals such as Boom Town, Greenman, and Bestival alongside more familiar folk offerings at folk festivals in Sidmouth and Cambridge.

"A leap into the future" - fRoots

"Monster Ceilidh Band hurls tradition into the 21st century"  Driftwood Magazine

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Sun 29 Nov 2020

The Harcourt Players

Tickets: £6 adv. / £8 OTD (we are only accepting cash on the door for this event)
Doors 7PM / Film starts 8PM

The Harcourt Players write and perform their own, contemporary score for classic silent movies from the early 1900s. With you, the audience focusing on a brilliant and captivating showing of F.W. Murnau's 1922 cult-classic NOSFERATU, with our musicians are weaving a wonder of sounds, incorporating a variety of musical styles and influences.
 
A soundtrack can fortify a love scene or add tension to a chase, make the jocular just that bit more hilarious with this event's live music performed using a plethora of instruments including guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonicas and a variety of percussion as well as a sampler. The duo will be bringing a very modern approach to this 1922 film, creating eerie, joyous or scary soundscapes.
Book tickets £6.00 7.00pm
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Sat 5 Dec 2020

Saturday Shenanigans: Sam Brookes (Trio)

London based songsmith and former Sunday Times ‘Breaking Act’ Sam Brookes is still one of the UK alt-folk’s best kept secrets.

Inspired by the folk revivalists of the 60s, a sixteen-year-old Sam Brookes began to write and perform while training as a gilder in his late father’s workshop. By his mid-twenties, Brookes had begun to receive serious critical recognition and his sophomore album, Kairos, was acclaimed by The Independent as one of the stand-out records of the year, tipped for a Mercury Prize nomination and received support from the likes of Dermot O’Leary on BBC Radio 2. With over 5 million plays on Spotify, it is fair to say that those who know his music, love his music… and those who don’t, are about to.

Brookes is reminiscent of Tim Buckley as he glides between the lower and upper registers of his four-octave range. His pure voice, evocative lyrics and soaring melodies have made him a rising figure in the alt-folk scene. Nowin demand as a vocalist and collaborator, the long list of artists Brookes has worked with includes Scott Matthews, Lucy Rose, Newton Faulkner and Basement Jaxx.

“He excels at propulsive, narratively rich folk, delivered in a soaring, clear-as-a-bell singing voice” – The Sunday Times

“There are vast emotional reserves at work” – The Independent

Doors open 8pm.

Tickets are £8 advance / £10 on the door.

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Sun 1 Aug 2021

Immersion Theatre presents: The Jungle Book - ADULT

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand-new musical adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling family favourite, THE JUNGLE BOOK!

Filled with original music, audience interaction, and the chance to meet the characters after the show, you are invited to join Mowgli and his friends, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, on a madcap jungle adventure as they meet and attempt to outwit a slithering snake, some cheeky monkeys, and the fierce tiger, Shere Khan!

Funny, exciting and wildly entertaining, this larger-than-life musical will have you howling with laughter; The perfect treat for the whole family! 

Recommended age: 4+

Doors open 1pm / Performance starts 2pm in the globe garden, subject to the weather forecast! 

ADULT (18 and above): £14

CHILD (under 18s): £8

Under 3s: FREE 

Immersion Theatre’s summer productions are Open–Air and are performed outside, uncovered. Audience members therefore accept that weather, climate, temperature, light conditions, and various other elements which are out of our control may impact on the performance. Immersion Theatre will not cancel a performance before the advertised start time. Please note: Refunds are not given for the cancellation or abandonment of a show as a result of poor weather, however, exchanges will apply. Exchanges will only apply should a performance be cancelled as a result of the weather before the interval. Please visit https://www.immersiontheatre.co.uk/the-jungle-book/ to read full terms and conditions and refund/cancellation policy.

Book tickets £14.00 2.00pm
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Sun 1 Aug 2021

Immersion Theatre present: The Jungle Book - CHILD

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand-new musical adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling family favourite, THE JUNGLE BOOK!

Filled with original music, audience interaction, and the chance to meet the characters after the show, you are invited to join Mowgli and his friends, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, on a madcap jungle adventure as they meet and attempt to outwit a slithering snake, some cheeky monkeys, and the fierce tiger, Shere Khan!

Funny, exciting and wildly entertaining, this larger-than-life musical will have you howling with laughter; The perfect treat for the whole family! 

Recommended age: 4+

Doors open 1pm / Performance starts 2pm in the globe garden, subject to the weather forecast! 

ADULT (18 and above): £14

CHILD (under 18s): £8

Under 3s: FREE 

Immersion Theatre’s summer productions are Open–Air and are performed outside, uncovered. Audience members therefore accept that weather, climate, temperature, light conditions, and various other elements which are out of our control may impact on the performance. Immersion Theatre will not cancel a performance before the advertised start time. Please note: Refunds are not given for the cancellation or abandonment of a show as a result of poor weather, however, exchanges will apply. Exchanges will only apply should a performance be cancelled as a result of the weather before the interval. Please visit https://www.immersiontheatre.co.uk/the-jungle-book/ to read full terms and conditions and refund/cancellation policy.

Book tickets £8.00 2.00pm
190529 Jungle Book 2023