Spring 2018 - All events.

WELCOME - Ths is our new programme for the first half of 2018.  We've aimed for top quality entertainment, showcasing old familiar friends and new and exciting ones.

Whatever your taste, we hope you'll find that our programme meets your approval.

ENJOY.

 

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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Calan . Sun 27th May. 7.30pm

Calan . Sun 27th May. 7.30pm

This international award-winning band from Wales are back on the road with their infectious rhythms and high-energy routines to celebrate the release of their latest album - Solomon They come with accordion, harp, guitar, fiddles and Welsh bagpipes...
£18.00
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Chris Wood. Sat 3rd Feb. 8pm.

Chris Wood. Sat 3rd Feb. 8pm.

Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the unofficial history of the English-speaking people. With gentle intelligence, he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and...
£18.00
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Budapest Cafe Orchestra. Sat 28th April. 8pm

Budapest Cafe Orchestra. Sat 28th April. 8pm

Hugely entertaining, and demonstrating immense skill and profound musicianship, BCO have won acclaim from fans, fellow musicians and critics alike for their electrifying and entertaining shows. They're hard to describe, you just have to see and...
£17.00
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Kris Drever. Sun 22nd April. 7.30pm

Kris Drever. Sun 22nd April. 7.30pm

Scottish songwriter Kris Drever (who performs with Lau) celebrated a decade of critical and commercial success by winning both Folk Singer of The Year 2017 and Best Original Track 2017 for his song, If Wishes Were Horses, at the BBC Radio 2...
£17.00
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Blowzabella 'Chance to Dance'. Fri 23rd Mar. 8pm.

Blowzabella 'Chance to Dance'. Fri 23rd Mar. 8pm.

Blowzabella celebrate 40 years of their inimitable, drone-based wall of sound with a new album and a visit to The David Hall (one of their favourite venues). The band members are Andy Cutting (diatonic button accordion); Jo Freya (vocals, saxophone,...
£16.00
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CC Smugglers. ‘Chance to Dance’. Fri 23rd Feb. 8pm

CC Smugglers. ‘Chance to Dance’. Fri 23rd Feb. 8pm

A ‘Chance to Dance’ Event This band from Beds started out as ‘guerrilla buskers’, hijacking queues waiting to see other artists, or commandeering underground trains and escalators. Ritchie Prynne enlisted the help of Dan...
£16.00
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Mad Dog Mcrea 'Chance to Dance' Fri 11th May. 8pm.

Mad Dog Mcrea 'Chance to Dance' Fri 11th May. 8pm.

‘Chance to Dance’ Event Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of Folk, Rock, Pop, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies,...
£16.00
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Megson. Fri 26th Jan. 8pm.

Megson. Fri 26th Jan. 8pm.

Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson - aka Stu and Debbie Hanna - draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of Folk music. This husband and wife duo...
£16.00
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Andy Irvine. Sat 7th April. 8pm.

Andy Irvine. Sat 7th April. 8pm.

For more than 40 years, Andy has been a World music pioneer and icon for Traditional music and musicians. Founder member of bands such as Sweeney's Men, Planxty, Patrick Street, Mozaik and most recently, Usher’s Island, he has been hailed...
£15.00
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BOVTS ‘The Mill on the Floss’ Tues 5th June. 7.30pm

BOVTS ‘The Mill on the Floss’ Tues 5th June. 7.30pm

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Presents: The Mill on the Floss By George Eliot. Adapted by Helen Edmundson. Directed by Paul Clarkson Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of...
£15.00
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Chris While and Julie Matthews. Friday 18 May. 8pm.

Chris While and Julie Matthews. Friday 18 May. 8pm.

Chris While and Julie Matthews were winners in the Best Duo category of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009 and have been nominated ten times in the Best Duo, Best Song & Best Live Act categories. Their musical partnership began in 1993 when...
£15.00
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Clive Carroll Workshop. Sat 10th March .3pm – 5pm

Clive Carroll Workshop. Sat 10th March .3pm – 5pm

This workshop will be centred around a 10-step progressive guide to soloing over a pulsating bass line. You will learn how to gain further independence between the thumb and fingers of the picking hand, which will inevitably improve your fingerstyle...
£15.00
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Clive Carroll. Sat 10th March. 8pm.

Clive Carroll. Sat 10th March. 8pm.

Guitar phenomenon Clive Carroll’s masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, make him one of today’s most admired and respected guitarists. Whilst studying, Clive realised a passion for...
£15.00
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Reg Meuross. Sat 3rd March. 8pm.

Reg Meuross. Sat 3rd March. 8pm.

  “…echoes of Dylan, Tom Paxton and Leonard Cohen” says The Guardian. Reg Meuross was recently described by Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2’s Folk Show as ‘a brilliant singer/songwriter with a social...
£15.00
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Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis. Sat 17th March. 8pm

Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis. Sat 17th March. 8pm

Multi-award-winning Folk musicians Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis met at university in Brighton in 2010 and discovered a common interest in Roots music, so began writing and jamming together. They started performing as a duo at open mics and venues...
£15.00
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The Tannahill Weavers. Sat 10th Feb. 8pm.

The Tannahill Weavers. Sat 10th Feb. 8pm.

This dynamic quartet play Scottish Traditional music at its best. The band’s potent mixture of traditional ballads and fiery instrumental leaves their audiences spellbound. As tight and versatile as any band in the Celtic music scene, the...
£15.00
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The Travelling Band ‘Chance to Dance’ Sat 9th June. 8pm.

The Travelling Band ‘Chance to Dance’ Sat 9th June. 8pm.

The Travelling Band – A ‘Chance to Dance’ Event Focused around the song-writing talents and production skills of Jo Dudderidge and Adam Gorman , and the rhythmic driving force of enigmatic drummer Nick Vaal , The Travelling...
£15.00
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Tom Toomey. Sat 24th Feb. 8pm.

Tom Toomey. Sat 24th Feb. 8pm.

Tom Toomey & The MonfiCats The MonfiCats are an eclectic group of world-class musicians. The band is well known for its inspirational Fusion music that’s unique and bold with a contemporary and distinctive vibe.  Their sound is rooted...
£15.00
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