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August 2020


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SATURDAY 01 AUGUST 2020

Live Music & BBQ: Red Flags + Luke HallDate: Saturday 01 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Live Music & BBQ: Red Flags + Luke Hall - 5-8pm - Live music comes from the awesome Red Flags and Luke Hall plus more to be announced. Food this week comes in the form of a barbecue and things kick off at 5pm! Book a table either through Facebook or by giving the pub a call on 01722 503362.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

Event PosterDate: Saturday 01 August 2020
Venue:  Winterbourne Arms    map
Address:  Winterbourne Dauntsey, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 6EW - 4.2 miles

Event:  Gray Smith - 8pm - After an obligatory four month hiatus, Gray Smith will be dusting off the cobwebs and will be playing outside at the Winterbourne Arms this coming Saturday 1 August from 8pm. Acoustic rock/funk singer songwriter guitarist. Gray Smith on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GraySmithMusician. Gray has been writing music and performing in local bands since the 90s, including Oblivion, Hapisak and Delicious Tea. Now as a solo guitarist, Gray plays his own collection of material in various styles of acoustic rock and funk, influenced by the likes of the Red Hot Chilis, Coheed and Cambria, Hendrix, the Foo Fighters, Incubus and many others.
Venue website:  winterbournearmssalisburypub.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/officialwinterbournearms

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 01 August 2020
Venue:  Bull Hotel    map
Address:  The Headlands, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3HL - 6.1 miles

Event:  The Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - 7.30pm - The second weekend of live unplugged music in the garden of the Bull Hotel, Downton Treat yourself to your favourite tipple while listening to some of our top musical talent, unplugged! Fri July 31st 7.30pm: Fret n Keyz - Sat Aug 1st 7.30pm: The Deloreons (duo) - Sun Aug 2nd: Lunchtime Folk/roots 2pm: Louise Jordan + Support
Venue website:  thebulldownton.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/The-Bull-at-Downton-582196152212298

Event PosterDate: Saturday 01 August 2020
Venue:  Firsdown Music Festival    map
Address:  Firs Road, Firsdown, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1SF - 6.2 miles

Event:  Firsdown Music Festival - CANCELLED - For full details including line-up, please visit the festival website at www.firsfest.co.uk and follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FirsFest.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/FirsFest

Event PosterDate: Saturday 01 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  Trinity Covers Band Acoustic Set - 8pm - Punk, ska, rock and pop covers band. Trinity on Facebook: www.facebook.com/trinitycoverband.wilt. Trinity are a covers band that play a mix of punk, ska, rock and pop covers.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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SUNDAY 02 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Sunday 02 August 2020
Venue:  Bull Hotel    map
Address:  The Headlands, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3HL - 6.1 miles

Event:  The Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - 2pm - The second weekend of live unplugged music in the garden of the Bull Hotel, Downton Treat yourself to your favourite tipple while listening to some of our top musical talent, unplugged! Fri July 31st 7.30pm: Fret n Keyz - Sat Aug 1st 7.30pm: The Deloreons (duo) - Sun Aug 2nd: Lunchtime Folk/roots 2pm: Louise Jordan + Support
Venue website:  thebulldownton.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/The-Bull-at-Downton-582196152212298

MONDAY 03 AUGUST 2020

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TUESDAY 04 AUGUST 2020

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WEDNESDAY 05 AUGUST 2020

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THURSDAY 06 AUGUST 2020

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FRIDAY 07 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Friday 07 August 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Rugby Club    map
Address:  Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SA - 1.3 miles

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party: Ben Williams + Stoneheart - 7.30pm - August Friday 7th Stoneheart + Ben Williams Salisbury Live Big Garden Party; 7.30pm. free entry Unplugged session featuring one of our favourite covers bands plus support in the beer garden of Salisbury Rugby Club. Treat yourself to your favourite tipple while listening to some top musical talent.
Venue website:  salisburyrfc.org

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburyrugbyclubofficial

SATURDAY 08 AUGUST 2020

Live music and BBQ: Flow&Hustle + Twisting Rivers + Jack CardDate: Saturday 08 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Live music and BBQ: Flow&Hustle + Twisting Rivers + Jack Card - 5-8pm - Music between 5pm and 8pm this Saturday with sets from Flow&Hustle, Twisting Rivers and Jack Card plus a saucy BBQ to keep your appetites at bay!
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 08 August 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Rugby Club    map
Address:  Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SA - 1.3 miles

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party: Not Dead Yet + Tony Scothern - 7.30pm - free entry Not Dead Yet + Tony Scothern Unplugged session featuring one of our favourite covers bands plus support in the beer garden of Salisbury Rugby Club. Treat yourself to your favourite tipple while listening to some top musical talent.
Venue website:  salisburyrfc.org

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburyrugbyclubofficial

Event PosterDate: Saturday 08 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  Mother Ukers - 9pm - Ukulele band performing modern day classics in their own style. Mother Ukers on Facebook: www.facebook.com/motherukers. The Mother Ukers are proving to be a big hit on the musical entertainment scene, performing a repertoire of songs you know in their own unique 1920s ukular style. Their eclectic mix of music genres blended with subtle comedy and smart gentry, steam punk image has also allowed them to take steps out of the ukulele scene and further into the entertainment industry.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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SUNDAY 09 AUGUST 2020

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MONDAY 10 AUGUST 2020

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TUESDAY 11 AUGUST 2020

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WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST 2020

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THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2020

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FRIDAY 14 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Friday 14 August 2020
Venue:  George and Dragon    map
Address:  85 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile

Event:  George & Dragon Garden Party - Unplugged sessions: HAMLET PETER + SIGNATURE VISION - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  georgeanddragonpub.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheGandDPub

SATURDAY 15 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Saturday 15 August 2020
Venue:  George and Dragon    map
Address:  85 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile

Event:  George & Dragon Garden Party - Unplugged sessions: DAN SOWERBY + TONY SCOTHERN - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  georgeanddragonpub.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheGandDPub

Music, Beer and Pizza: GRANT SHARKEY and LUMPDate: Saturday 15 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Music, Beer and Pizza: GRANT SHARKEY and LUMP - 5-8pm - Live sets from Grant Sharkey and LUMP plus more to be announced. Solstice Pizza Co will be supplying you with awesome pizzas. Book a table in advance through Facebook or 01722 503362. Stage sponsored by Plug N Play Rehearsal Space.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 15 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  EDDIE GEORGE - 8pm - Free entry - Live music with the brilliant all-rounder that is Eddie George. Book a table online to avoid disappointment.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Sunday 16 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  Comedy Russell Kane LIVE at The New Inn SOLD OUT - 7pm
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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MONDAY 17 AUGUST 2020

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TUESDAY 18 AUGUST 2020

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WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST 2020

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THURSDAY 20 AUGUST 2020

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FRIDAY 21 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Friday 21 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: TOM CLEMENTS - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

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SATURDAY 22 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Saturday 22 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: BEN WILLIAMS + ISOBEL THATCHER - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

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RubbleDate: Saturday 22 August 2020
Venue:  Five Bells    map
Address:  28 Salt Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EG - under ½ mile

Event:  Rubble - Rubble. Salisburys premier folk duo. Playing Sat 22nd.must book a table.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Bo-at-the-5-bells-1145904395467453

Live Music, Beer and Pizza in the Garden - Vol.7: TIM MADDEN + TOM RAYDate: Saturday 22 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Live Music, Beer and Pizza in the Garden - Vol.7: TIM MADDEN + TOM RAY - 5-8pm - Live music and pizza in the garden again this Saturday between 5pm and 8pm. Another great line up with sets from Tim Madden and Tom Ray plus more to be announced. Solstice Pizza Co will be supplying you with food to keep you nicely fed! It is going to be another great evening so if you would like to book a table either contact the Winni through Facebook or give the pub a call on 01722 503362.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 22 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  D'Ska Assassins - 9pm - Two Tone covers and originals Ska band. D'Ska Assassins on Facebook: www.facebook.com/dskaassassins. D'Ska Assassins website: www.reverbnation.com/dskaassassins. Ska music for all you SKA fans! High-energy up-tempo Ska band, covering a classic blend of Two Tone hits, including a few D'SKA infectious original tunes.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 22 August 2020
Venue:  The White Horse    map
Address:  Mullens Pond, Thruxton, Hampshire, SP11 8EE - 16.2 miles

Event:  Cresser's Last Stand + Jetback - 8.15pm - Classic 70s and 80s punk/funk covers band. Cresser's Last Stand on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cresserslaststand. Now referred to as the southern region's top punk covers band, Cresser's Last Stand describe themselves as the greatest band to hit Salisbury since Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich! CLS provide an eclectic mix of classic punk/funk and new wave from the 70s & 80s with a few of the mainstream standards from those decades included!
Venue website:  whitehorsethruxton.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheWhiteHorseT

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SUNDAY 23 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Sunday 23 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: KINGS OF LOUNGE - 2-5pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Sunday 23 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Poetika Summer Garden Party - 2.30pm - No we can't believe it's happening either - after months of poeting in the shed, under the stairs or worse - online - Poetika are finally coming out from under the covers for a real in-person Summer Special Poetika, thanks to the generosity of Robb at the Winchester Gate. The pub is set-up for safe hosting of small outdoor events like this and keeping in bubbles at separate tables will keep everyone safe. So take all those poems you've been writing during lockdown and if you want to write some specially lets have a summer garden party theme. Sign up from 2.30pm for a 3pm start.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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MONDAY 24 AUGUST 2020

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TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 2020

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WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Wednesday 26 August 2020
Venue:  Market Place    map
Address:  Guildhall Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1TP - under ½ mile

Event:  Busking for the Town: Eve N Song - 6.30pm - Rock, folk country covers solo singer. Eve N Song on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Eve-N-Song-1515235655413193. Solo singer covering rock, pop, country and disco hits of the 60s and 70s. Evie's style of music focuses on rock, folk and country and ranges from Petula Clark, Creedance Clearwater Revival, right up to Amy McDonald.
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THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2020

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FRIDAY 28 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Friday 28 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: HUGH BUDDEN (duo) - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

SATURDAY 29 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: CHINA WOLF - 7.30-10pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile

Event:  Winni Gate 4th Birthday Celebration: The Acrustic Badger Band + Pete Robson + Scott Freeman + Cutsmith - 4.30-8.30pm - Celebrate 4 years at the Winni with live music in their garden from 4.30pm to 8.30pm with the ACRUSTIC BADGER BAND, plus Pete Robson, Scott Freeman and Cutsmith. Plus street food and cocktails. Book a table in advance by calling the pub on 01722 503362.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Rugby Club    map
Address:  Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SA - 1.3 miles

Event:  Salisbury Live & Salisbury Rugby Club: CANCELLED
Venue website:  salisburyrfc.org

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburyrugbyclubofficial

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A night with BEAKY (from Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich)Date: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  Bull Hotel    map
Address:  The Headlands, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3HL - 6.1 miles

Event:  A night with BEAKY (from Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich) - 7pm - FREE ENTRY. A night with Beaky from Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich. The band had a string of hits between 1965-1970, including Hold Tight, The Legend Of Xanadu, Zabadak, Hideaway, Bend It, Save Me and a handful of other catchy hit singles.
Venue website:  thebulldownton.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/The-Bull-at-Downton-582196152212298

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  The Silver Plough    map
Address:  White Hill, Pitton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1DU - 6.9 miles

Event:  Arnie Cottrell Tendency - 6-9pm - Live music between 6pm and 9pm with the Arnie Cottrell Tendency, with Matt Tarling on fiddle. This event will be held outside. Arnie Cottrell Tendency on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/123611334858. Arnie Cottrell is a multi-instrumentalist and singer based in the south of England. He has been performing and recording music for many years on both sides of the Atlantic. His current band, formerly The Velvet Doonicans, has now been renamed: Arnie Cottrell Tendency.
Venue website:  silverplough-pitton.co.uk

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheSilverPlough

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles

Event:  Solarbird + Underdogs + 3 Amigos + Trinity + Park Island + Jack Card - 3pm to late - Hot food, free entry, guest gins and ales, giveaways, book a table.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury

Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 August 2020
Venue:  West Dean Club    map
Address:  Hillside Close, West Dean, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1EX - 9.1 miles

Event:  Eve N Song - 7.30pm - A Mexican-themed food evening freshly cooked outside on the private lawn by chef Jay. If you want to eat it's £10 per person but you will need to let the venue know in advance so they can cater for you. If you don't want to eat and just want to listen to Eve's timeless classics, please take your own chair for outside as social distancing is imperative. Rock, folk country covers solo singer. Eve N Song on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Eve-N-Song-1515235655413193. Solo singer covering rock, pop, country and disco hits of the 60s and 70s. Evie's style of music focuses on rock, folk and country and ranges from Petula Clark, Creedance Clearwater Revival, right up to Amy McDonald.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/West-Dean-Club-84548127175

SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2020

Event PosterDate: Sunday 30 August 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile

Event:  Salisbury Live Big Garden Party - The Unplugged Sessions: The JON WALSH blues duo - 2-5pm - Please respect social distancing and venue rules.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Sunday 30 August 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Rugby Club    map
Address:  Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SA - 1.3 miles

Event:  The Big Bank Holiday Garden Party: Break Cover + Trinity + LUMP light + Robb Blake + Ribble + Tim Madden - 4-9.30pm - 6 great acts performing unplugged. To reserve a table please phone 07936 514008.
Venue website:  salisburyrfc.org

Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburyrugbyclubofficial

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MONDAY 31 AUGUST 2020

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Venue: Wig and Quill
Event: Salisbury Live Big Garden Party: FRET N KEYZ
7.30-10pm
The unplugged sessions with FRET N KEYZ. Please respect social distancing and venue rules. Pre-booking advisable on 01722 335665 or contact@thewigandquill.com.

 

 

 

 

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