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Tithe Barn Roof

Upcoming Events

Apple and Adge Night with the Twice Dailies
Tithe Barn 8pm

Jez Lowe
Tithe Barn 8pm

Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle
Tithe Barn 8pm

Peter Knight and John Spiers
Tithe Barn 7.30 for 8pm

St Patricks Night with Fougere Rouge
Tithe Barn 7.30

What else is coming?



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Highlights of our forthcoming programme include:

Sat 12th Jan: The Local Honeys. Quirky bluegrass duo from the States.

Fri 25th Jan: Jez Lowe. Great singer songwriter from Co Durham and one of the "Pitman Poets".

Fri 15th Feb: McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle: Thrilling Irish music from this top trio.

Sun 3rd Mar: Peter Knight and John Spiers. Ex Steeleye Span and ex Bellowhead combine to enthrall.

Sun 17th Mar: St Patrick's Night with Fougere Rouge and friends

Sun 19 May: Tim Edey: Totally engaging and a phenonenal guitarist.

For full details and the complete list of events please see the calendar below.

Calendar View

19 Jan 19 Apple and Adge Night with the Twice Dailies
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
Apple and Adge Night with the Twice Dailies

A night of Adge Cutler Songs with the Twice Dailies

Adge Cutler went to school at Nailsea's historic Tithe Barn and later rose to fame with the Wurzels. He was a great song smith and his catchy rhythms and his play on words and local place names became his trade mark. The Twice Dailies, formed in 2011, are true to the orginal Adge and  perform both the well known and less familiar songs penned by Nailsea's son of cider. 

Being Wassailing day in Nailsea, the evening will begin with some good old Wassails performed by the Barley Rye choir. Apple cakes and scones will also be served.

Tickets £10

25 Jan 19 Jez Lowe
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe

Tithe Barn  £12   8.00 pm


Sony award winning songwriter from Durham Jez received a double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for best singer and best new song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other performers.

Often performing with The Bad Pennies (featuring Kate Bramley, The Pitmen Poets or The Broonzies he is also a thoroughly engaging solo performer. Indeed the intimacy allows you to really get to know this warm hearted and humorous man.

Meanwhile, his involvement in the award-winning BBC series The Radio Ballads continues, with his song The Wrong Bus singled out for inclusion on Radio 4’s Pick of the Year last December. The song is also featured on his latest album, The Ballad Beyond, the success of which prompted a feature in fRoots magazine and glowing reviews the world over.

Jez shows no sign of slowing down, with tours of America, Holland, Australia and Canada lined up over the next twelve months, alongside an enviable list of UK dates.

 Jez came last year; we do not normally book performers two years in a row but he was so superb it just had to be done!


15 Feb 19 Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and Johnny Doyle Tithe Barn 8pm  £14


This excellent and acclaimed trio are coming to Nailsea as part of a high profile national tour. Expect a treasure trove of gorgeous tunes, razor sharp grooves and sublime playing.

Michael McGoldrick (flute, whistles and uillean pipes) has won countless All Ireland Championships and for many years has played in the legendary Capercaille band.   John McCusker (fiddle)  is one of Scotland most accomplished and versatile musicians, having played in countless line ups including the Battlefield Band. John Doyle is a powerful and versatile guitarist from Dublin regarded as being in a class of his own, with his use of awesome and inspirational rhythms.

3 Mar 19 Peter Knight and John Spiers
location: Tithe Barn 7.30 for 8pm
Peter Knight and John Spiers

Friday 3 March

Peter Knight of Steeleye Span and John Spiers of Boden and Spiers and Boden / Bellowhead came together by chance and immediately created a spark which has been capitvating audiences ever since. Technically brilliant on fiddle and melodeon they are both highly creative and take tunes into the stratosphere. Totally enthralling.

This concert is likely to prove very popular.

Tickets £15.

17 Mar 19 St Patricks Night with Fougere Rouge
location: Tithe Barn 7.30
St Patricks Night with Fougere Rouge

Annual fundraising event in aid of the Barn's projects to support people with dementia and their carers.

Fronted by Fougere Rouge the ceilidh band with a number of guests with will be a night of fiery jigs and reels, hornpipes and a big singalong of Irish classics.

Always fun and  aid of a very good cause


6 Apr 19 Jake Thackray remembered
location: Nailsea Tithe Barn 8.00
Jake Thackray remembered

A night of Jake Thackray

Fake Thackray (John Watterson) is the UK's foremost interpreter of the wonderful wordsmithery of Jake Thackray. He has worked closely with the Thackray family, researching and recording Jake Thackray's music. Expect a night full of fun, stories about Jake and all those great songs performed close to Jake's orginal style.

Tickets £10 from Nailsea Tithe Barn Trust:

19 May 19 Tim Edey
location: Tithe Barn 7.30 pm
Tim Edey

Tim Edey                                                Tickets £12

“Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale – Colin Irwin, fRoots

“Utterly fantastic. Sheer, wonderful ebullient music” – Mike Harding “Tim Edey plays a host of different instruments to a standard us mere mortals can only dream of. Listen and weep”- Jim Byrne, The Living Tradition

Tim Edey was voted BBC Radio Two’s Musician of the year 2012 (BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS) and “Best duo” with Brendan Power. Tim is a multi-instrumentalist and singer and has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Dougie MacLean, Christy Moore, JP Cormier, Frankie Gavin, Sharon Shannon, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrne, Altan, Stockton’s Wing, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Kevin Burke, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, The Barra MacNeills, Shaun Davey, Session A9, Wolfstone, Lunasa, Vinnie Kilduff, Tony McManus, Mary Black, Session A9, Julie Fowlis, to name but a few…

Tim, now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world’s finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today!