Friday Night Folk

An evening of musical entertainment first and third Friday evenings in the unique atmosphere of 'The Pump' from 8.00 - 11.00

Enjoy a mixture of top international performers, up and coming younger musicians and a wide range of 'local heroes'.

We can fit in an audience of 100 and when we are full - that's it. Because of our limit, to avoid disappointment, tickets may be on sale in advance. Contact -
Rosie Upton 01225 865107

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7th April - Sally Ironmonger

Eloquent and outrageously funny at times, at others poignant and reflective, but always entertaining. Her lively mix of original material, covers and songs from the folk tradition are performed in a clever, confident style to skilled guitar accompaniment by partner Brian Carter.

Steve Williams -
poet extraordinaire who perfectly combines hard hitting political and social comment with humour - as inventive as he is entertaining.

5th May - Steve Tilston

Steve Tilston is a consistently entertaining and accomplished singer, songwriter and guitarist. A fine voice accompanied by a fluid and inventive guitar style plus an ability to write memorable songs are his trademark. Quality songs with like Slip Jigs and Reels to Here Comes the Night with catchy chorus lines. The audience can be assured of a polished performance from this fine musician.

Support from Jim Chorley a singer and songwriter from Hampshire who will fire your imagination with romantic songs about wild woods and crop circles.

2nd June - Geoff Lakeman

A Cornishman who has lived on Dartmoor for 40 years, has been described as " A stalwart of the West Country Folk scene and the father of a virtual folk dynasty.
Geoff is a leading exponent of the rare Crane Duet concertina. He performs self-written and West Country songs, English, Irish and Scottish folk and other music as varied as Jimmie Rodgers,the Louvin Brothers, Richard Thompson  and Randy Newman.  2017 sees the release of Geoff's debut album 'After All These Years'. With a stellar line up of musical family and friends it showcases his talents perfectly and illustrates the high regard and affection in which he is held.

8th September - Charlie Dore & Julian Littman

Support TBA

6th October - The Dovetail Trio


Support from Antoine Architeuthis a skilled songwriter and bouzouki player.

3rd November - Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner


1st December - Eddie Seaman & Luc McNally



5th January - Kieran Halpin