Autumn 2017 - All Events

Welcome to our Autumn Programme.  We hope that you find lots to entertain and amuse you.

DON'T FORGET.  Any additions or updates to the programme are listed here. Do remember to return and check regularly.

BECOME A 'FRIEND OF P.A.T.' and help the Hall

BECOME A 'FRIEND OF P.A.T.' and help the Hall

The David Hall is a registered charity. We do not receive any grants and therefore depend entirely upon the generosity of our patrons and members. Friends of Petherton Arts Trust (PAT) offers its members exclusive benefits as a way of rewarding our...
£30.00
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200 club membership application

200 club membership application

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP HERE. Thank you for joining the 200 club.  As you know, half the money goes back in monthly prizes, but the other half plays a massively important part in helping us to run, maintain and improve our lovely hall. ...
£25.00
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Garden Party at Barcroft Hall - Sun 2nd July at 2.30pm - 5pm.

Garden Party at Barcroft Hall - Sun 2nd July at 2.30pm - 5pm.

A Support the Hall Event With the generous permission of the owners of Barcroft Hall, North Street, South Petherton - you are invited to visit one of the most spectacular gardens in the area. Come and enjoy tea on the raised terrace, listening to...
£5.00
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Eugene Hideaway Bridges Band. Sat 8th July. 8pm.

Eugene Hideaway Bridges Band. Sat 8th July. 8pm.

Born in New Orleans, nine times Blues Music Award nominee Eugene Bridges is a towering presence; a big man with a huge voice and great guitar skills. Dressed in his unique stage suits to his own design, topped off with a Stetson, Eugene plays an...
£17.00
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Flamenco Night with Food. Sat 15th July. 7.30pm.

Flamenco Night with Food. Sat 15th July. 7.30pm.

This evening will take the audience on a journey around Spain filled with the vibrant colours and passion of food, Flamenco music and dance. Flamenco dancers Aneta Skut and Victoria Clifford are joined by the finest Flamenco musicians in the...
£15.00
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Bargains and Book Sale. Sat 22nd July. 10am -12 noon.

Bargains and Book Sale. Sat 22nd July. 10am -12 noon.

A Support the Hall Event Pop in to browse around the stalls. Maybe you will find some hidden treasure! Free Entry
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The Founder (12). A PPS Film. Fri 4th Aug. 8pm.

The Founder (12). A PPS Film. Fri 4th Aug. 8pm.

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Stars: Michael...
£5.00
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Viceroy's House (12). A PPS Film. Fri 18th Aug. 8pm.

Viceroy's House (12). A PPS Film. Fri 18th Aug. 8pm.

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. Stars: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon,...
£5.00
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Eliza and Martin Carthy At the Octagon. Fri 1st Sept. 7.30pm.

Eliza and Martin Carthy At the Octagon. Fri 1st Sept. 7.30pm.

Supported by The David Hall Martin is a legendary ballad singer and guitarist who has influenced a generation of artists, including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, while Eliza has been twice-nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and is a multiple-award...
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Allan Taylor. Fri 8th Sep. 8pm.

Allan Taylor. Fri 8th Sep. 8pm.

Allan Taylor is one of the last of the travelling troubadours who came through the social and artistic revolution of the nineteen sixties. Allan is considered to be one of the music scene’s great guitarists, creating his stage performance with...
£14.00
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Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Journey. Sun 10th Sept. 2pm - 3.30pm

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Journey. Sun 10th Sept. 2pm - 3.30pm

Experience a magical journey of therapeutic Pure Sound with musician Dean Carter using crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and vocal overtoning applied using the yin/yang principles of harmony, which promotes a deeply relaxing and healing state for...
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The Teacups. Sat 16th Sept. 8pm.

The Teacups. Sat 16th Sept. 8pm.

Alex Cumming, Kate Locksley, Rosie Calvert and Will Finn met whilst studying on the Folk degree course at the University of Newcastle and formed The Teacups in 2010. It’s an age-old format – a quartet of singers: two men, two women...
£16.00
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Beginners' Penny Whistle Workshop. Sun 24th Sept. 3 - 4.30pm.

Beginners' Penny Whistle Workshop. Sun 24th Sept. 3 - 4.30pm.

with Luke Daniels First access style workshop for Beginners Penny Whistle. Using interactive learning materials there is no requirement to read music. Instruments can be purchased at cost price on the day. Age Limit: 7 years upwards and families...
£12.50
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Luke Daniels - The Polyphon Chronicles. Sun 24th Sept. 7.30pm

Luke Daniels - The Polyphon Chronicles. Sun 24th Sept. 7.30pm

Described by Songlines as “a future classic” and by Acoustic Magazine as “an enchanting delight'', award-winning singer and composer Luke Daniels brings his new show and Electrophon machine to beautifully crafted songs and...
£13.00
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Bluegrass/Oldtime Mandolin Workshop. Sat/Sun. 30/1st Oct. 10-5pm

Bluegrass/Oldtime Mandolin Workshop. Sat/Sun. 30/1st Oct. 10-5pm

 with Jesper Rübner-Petersen. Saturday 30 September & Sunday 1 October 10am - 5pm During this course, Jesper Rübner-Petersen will introduce participants to playing Bluegrass/Oldtime mandolin. Musical examples will be drawn from...
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Southern Tenant Folk Union. Sat 30th Sept. 8pm.

Southern Tenant Folk Union. Sat 30th Sept. 8pm.

One of the most highly acclaimed Folk/Bluegrass bands in the UK today, Southern Tenant Folk Union have just released their seventh album ‘Join Forces’ and since starting out in 2006 have toured their exciting live show all over the UK,...
£16.00
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Off the Map Dance Company - 'Folklore'. Fri 6th Oct. 7.30pm.

Off the Map Dance Company - 'Folklore'. Fri 6th Oct. 7.30pm.

Off the Map Dance Company presents 'Folklore'. Trapped in a living state of limbo, Jay is controlled by her over protective sister on one side and drawn to an intriguing creature offering her a sense of freedom on the other. Set at a...
£8.00
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Gaz Brookfield with support Nick Parker. Sat 7th Oct. 8pm.

Gaz Brookfield with support Nick Parker. Sat 7th Oct. 8pm.

Following the release of his critically acclaimed fifth studio album, and his sell out UK tour in February, Gaz Brookfield is hitting the road once again, bringing his unique style of upbeat, catchy Folk songs to South Petherton.  Hailing...
£14.00
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Vin Garbutt. Sat 14th Oct. 8pm.

Vin Garbutt. Sat 14th Oct. 8pm.

Powerful, hugely moving, warm, humane, inspired, funny and gut wrenchingly honest. These are just some of the superlatives used to describe Vin's performance. Vin’s career has spanned over 40 years of constant worldwide touring which must...
£15.00
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Around the World with Stephen Moss. Weds 18th Oct. 7.30pm.

Around the World with Stephen Moss. Weds 18th Oct. 7.30pm.

Around the World with the BBC Natural History Unit with Stephen Moss. Stephen Moss is one of Britain’s leading nature writers, broadcasters and natural history television producers. A lifelong naturalist, he has travelled to all seven of the...
£8.00
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