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.

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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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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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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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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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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Churchill (PG) A PPS Film. Fri 10th Nov.

Churchill (PG) A PPS Film. Fri 10th Nov.

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 96 hours before D Day. Stars: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery
£5.00
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Craft Fair. Sat 4th Nov. 9.30am - 12.30pm

Craft Fair. Sat 4th Nov. 9.30am - 12.30pm

A Support the Hall Event Enjoy a relaxing morning wandering around the delightful stalls of our craft producers. Find a 'one of a kind' art work, great for that special Christmas present, or a treat for yourself. Free Entry Stall Holders:...
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Divertimento String Quartet - 'Contrasts'. Sun 29th Oct. 3pm.

Divertimento String Quartet - 'Contrasts'. Sun 29th Oct. 3pm.

Divertimento Quartet will bring you a programme of widely varying music which shows the range of contrasting music written for this genre. They will play music from Mozart to Shostakovich; Beethoven to Villa Lobos and Bach to...
£16.00
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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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Gigspanner. Fri 17th Nov. 8pm.

Gigspanner. Fri 17th Nov. 8pm.

‘The Wife of Urban Law’ Album Launch Tour Since his departure from folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span at the end of 2013, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process has...
£17.00
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Halloween Disco - Sat 4th Nov. 7.30pm.

Halloween Disco - Sat 4th Nov. 7.30pm.

 A Support the Hall Event 'Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand'. It's the time when the witches, ghouls and ghosts come out to 'strut your funky stuff' or 'shake yer bootie'. Prize for...
£5.00
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Interlude in Prague (12A) A PPS Film. Fri 13th Oct. 8pm.

Interlude in Prague (12A) A PPS Film. Fri 13th Oct. 8pm.

The incredible tale of Mozart’s Prague years. The events that unfold are not a biographical retelling but a captivating fictitious story that many could compare to John Madden’s 1998 Shakspeare in Love, a turbulent tragedy that inspires...
£5.00
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Jamie Smith's MABON. Fri 3rd Nov. 8pm.

Jamie Smith's MABON. Fri 3rd Nov. 8pm.

One of the most highly accomplished and critically acclaimed Celtic Roots music bands based in Britain today. Jamie Smith's MABON have built their reputation on their exhilarating live performances and deftly worked recordings. MABON's...
£16.00
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Kris Drever Sunday 22 April 2018 at 7.30pm

Kris Drever Sunday 22 April 2018 at 7.30pm

Scottish songwriter Kris Drever (Lau) celebrated a decade of critical and commercial success by winning both BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of The Year 2017 and Best Original Track 2017 (for his song If Wishes Were Horses) at BBC Radio 2 Folk...
£17.00
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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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Martin Carthy. Sat 21st Oct. 8pm.

Martin Carthy. Sat 21st Oct. 8pm.

  For more than 40 years Martin Carthy has been one of Folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him...
£17.00
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Martyn Joseph. Sat. 11th Nov. 8pm.

Martyn Joseph. Sat. 11th Nov. 8pm.

Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer-songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics. With a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live...
£17.00
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Moscow Drug Club. Sat 25th Nov. 8pm.

Moscow Drug Club. Sat 25th Nov. 8pm.

Is a curious musical place where certain elements of 1930’s Berlin Cabaret, Hot Club de France, Nuevo Tango & Gypsy Campfire meet, have a few to drink and stagger arm in arm into the darkness of some  Eastern European cobbled...
£15.00
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Nancy Kerr and The Sweet Visitor Band. Sat 28th Oct. 8pm.

Nancy Kerr and The Sweet Visitor Band. Sat 28th Oct. 8pm.

Since her debut solo album, Sweet Visitor, arrived in late 2014, Nancy Kerr has emerged as one of the foremost composers of modern Folk and social commentary songs in the British Isles. The second album, Instar, features songs from Sweet Visitor....
£20.00
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New Year's Eve Celebration Ceilidh with Jigs for Gigs. 8.15pm.

New Year's Eve Celebration Ceilidh with Jigs for Gigs. 8.15pm.

Sunday 31 December at 8.15pm Bring in 2018 in style with music and dance at The David Hall. Tickets: £17 includes a light supper. No concessions. Early booking essential by Friday 15 December. No tickets available on the night.
£17.00
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