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2006 Dates!

We were joined by our Dutch percussionist Job Verweijen for July and August, you can find our more about his unusual approach to music here.

  • Friday 10th - Sunday 12th February: Cheltenham Folk Festival.  www.cheltenhamfestivals.co.uk
  • Saturday 18th February: Machfringe Gig - Ember supporting Back of The Moon in Machynlleth
  • Sunday 19th February: St. Valentine's Folk Festival, Sutton Coldfield.  www.stvalentinefolk.org.uk
  • Friday 24th February: 'SPARK' CD RELEASE PARTY!!! Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth. 8pm.
  • Sunday 26th February: Druidstone Hotel, private afternoon party.  www.druidstone.co.uk
  • Sunday 26th February: Uplands Tavern, Uplands, Swansea.  www.uplandstavern.co.uk
  • Saturday 4th March: Cwlwm Celtaidd Celtic Festival of Wales, 12-5pm slot.  www.cwlwmceltaidd.com
  • Wednesday 8th March: International Women's Day Gig at Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth.
  • Friday 10th March: Cafe Loco, Newtown, 8pm.  www.cafeloco.net
  • Saturday 11th March: Cwmanne Tavern, Cwmanne, near Lampeter, 9pm.  www.cwmannetavern.co.uk
  • Thursday 16th March: Biddulph Folk Club, Biddulph Arms, supporting Bob Fox
  • Friday 17th March: Appearance at Bollington Folk Club, Bollington.
  • Saturday 18th March: Citadel Arts Centre, St. Helens - supporting Emily Smith.  www.citadel.org.uk

    Netherlands Tour Dates!

  • 21st March: LIVE on air on 'Under the Tree' radio show.
    Produced and presented by Hans Hoogeveen. Every Tuesday
    night from 21:00 to 23:00 hours on 106.5 FM (ether) or 103.49 FM (cable) or TV-Krant channel 26.
    The program is repeated every Thursday afternoon from 14:00 to 16:00 hours.

  • 23rd March: Cafe le Public, Zwolle
  • 25th March: Witte theatre, Kanaalst 257, Ijmuiden 9.00pm-10.45pm
  • 26th March: Cafe Cambrinus, Vevrayseweg 94, Horst (L) 4.00pm-5.45pm
  • 27th March: Roode Pimpernel, Hinthamerstraat 109, Den-Bosch 9.45pm-11.15pm
  • 29th March: Fantast, Franc.v.Beststraat 9, Valkenswaard 9.00pm-12.00
  • 30th March: Doktors, Voorstraat 3, Zwolle 9.00pm-12.00
  • 31st March: Cafe Borra, De Hof 25, Amersfoort 10.00pm-12pm
  • 1st April: De Oude Remise, Oudezijl 1, Nieuweschans 8.00pm-10.00pm
  • 2nd April: The Schuilder Kerk, Langendijk 72, Gorinchem 2.30pm-4.30pm


  • Wednesday 12th April: Supporting Sieze the Day at Centre for Alternative Technology
  • Thursday 13th April: Showing of 'End of Suburbia' at Y Taberancl, Machynlleth. FREE/Donations
  • Friday 14th April: Nelson Inn, Rocks Green nr. Ludlow.   9pm.
  • Friday 14th - Monday 17th April: Miskin at Easter.  www.miskinfolk.co.uk/2006
  • Sunday 16th April: Uplands Tavern, Uplands, Swansea.  www.uplandstavern.co.uk
  • Saturday 22nd April: Pontrhydfendigaid Celtic Music Society Community Centre, Ystrad Meurig
  • Monday 24th April: The Red Bull Folk Club, Stockport.
  • Tuesday 25th April: Appearance at Skipton Folk Club
  • Wednesday 26th April: Appearance at Otley Folk Club
  • Thursday 27th April: The Cutty Wren Folk Club, Skelton, Cleveland, supporting Jim Sharp
  • Friday 28th - Sunday 30th April: Moor and Coast Festival. Performing every day (see programme)
  • MAY
  • Friday 5th May: Castle Cafe, Cardigan.
  • Saturday 6th May: SEEDLING SWAP in Machynlleth 11am - 3pm
  • Saturday 6th May: The Legion, Presteigne. Eco-conference concert.
  • Friday 12th - Sunday 14th May: Wheaton Aston Festival.  www.wheatonastonfestival.supanet.com
  • Friday 26th May: Holly Bush Inn, nr. Hay-on-Wye.  9pm - 11.30pm.
  • Saturday 27th May: Stonecroft Inn, Llanwrtyd Wells.  9pm - 11.30pm.
  • Wednesday 31st May: Blackwood Miners Institute lunchtime concert, 12-1pm.
  • Wednesday 31st May: Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun. Supporting James Keelaghan
  • JUNE
  • Thursday 1st June: 38 @ The Wheatsheaf, 38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye. 8.30pm.
  • Friday 2nd June: Appearance at the Monmouth Folk Club, Monmouth.
  • Saturday 3rd June: The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea.
  • Friday 9th - Sunday 11th June: Gower Folk Festival. www.halfpennyfolkclub.com/folkfestival.htm
  • Sunday 11th June: Uplands Tavern, Uplands, Swansea.
  • Tuesday 13th June: The Stage Door, Porthcawl Pavilion.
  • Friday 16th - Wednesday 21st June: Sunrise Summer Solstice Celebration
  • Saturday 24th June: Cwmanne Tavern, Cwmanne, near Lampeter.  www.cwmannetavern.co.uk
  • Sunday 25th June: "The People's Plas?" Y Plas, Machynlleth. 2pm-8pm, we play 4pm.
  • Friday 30th June: Offa's Events, The Last Inn, Hengoed, Nr. Oswestry.
  • JULY
  • Saturday 1st July: Glasson Festival. Performing at 1pm, opening for Kerfuffle and Martin Carthy. £15
  • Thursday 6th July: The Cross Keys, Great Bedwyn, Nr. Marlborough, Wilts.
  • Friday 7th - Saturday 8th July: Priddy Folk Fayre.
  • Sunday 9th July: Big Music from Small Nations Festival
  • Friday 14th - Saturday 15th July: Stainsby Folk Festival
  • Sunday 16th July: One Stop Festival, Hay-on-Wye in the castle.
  • Thursday 20th July: Castle Cafe, Cardigan. 8.30 start.
  • Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd July: Warwick Folk Festival.
  • Wednesday 26th July: Llangollen Fringe
  • Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th: Big Green Gathering  
  • Saturday 5th August: Private party booking. Emily's Dad's Birthday!

  • Friday 11th August: One World Camp, Sevenoaks, Kent 
  • Saturday 12th - Monday 14th August: Broadstairs Folk Week.
  • Friday 18th, Saturday 19th August: Bideford Folk Festival  
  • Saturday 26th August: Stonecroft Inn, Llanwrtyd Wells.  9pm - 11.30pm.
  • Sunday 27th August: Cardiff Harbour Festival. At the bandstand 12pm and 3pm.

  • Tuesday 12th September: Sandbach Folk Club, Sandbach, Cheshire

  • Wednesday 13th September: Castle Folk Club, Runcorn
  • Thursday 14th, Friday 15th September: Otley Folk Festival
  • Saturday 16th September: Abergavenny Food Festival. 8pm in the Dome at the castle.
  • Sunday 17th September: Abergavenny Food Festival. 11.30am - 12.30pm, Dome.
  • Friday 22nd September: Bridgend Recreational Centre supporting Mabon.  7.30pm start.
  • Wednesday 4th October: Old Down Acoustic Club, The Kings Arms, Litton, Somerset. 
  • Thursday 5th October: The Cross Keys, Great Bedwyn, Nr Marlborough.
  • Sunday 8th October: The Uplands Tavern, Uplands, Swansea
  • Tuesday 10th October: The Brunswick, Swansea.
  • Friday 13th - Saturday 14th October: Banbury Canalside Folk Festival  
  • Sunday 15th October: Loughborough Folk Festival
  • Tuesday 17th October: gwerinABERfolk, Aberystwyth
  • Friday 3rd November: Holly Bush Inn, nr. Hay-on-Wye.  9pm start.
  • Saturday 4th November: Vaga Tavern, Hereford
  • Friday 10th November: Unicorn Folk Club supporting The Badgers
  • Saturday 11th November: Rugby Roots, Rugby, supporting Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman
  • Sunday 12th November: Styvechale Folk Club visit.
  • Wednesday 15th November: Llwyngwril Gallery, Llwyngwril, Gwynedd. 
  • Thursday 16th November: Ruthin Acoustic Music, Ruthin, N. Wales.
  • Friday 17th November: Bollington Folk Club
  • Saturday 18th November: Machfringe Acoustic gig with Emma and the Professor, Machynlleth.
  • Sunday 26th November: Royal Llangollen Pavilion - Christmas Art Fair. 12pm and 2pm.
  • Sunday 26th November: Kitchen Garden Cafe, York Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham with KTB 6pm



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