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Gig list


Friday September 25th. 14:00 Willow Cafe, Central Park, Peterborough, POSTPONED.

Sunday August 30th. From 17:00 on the garden stage at The Hand And Heart Beer Festival.

Saturday March 28th. POSTPONED Buckden Village Club. From 8:30 pm

Saturday March 21st. GIG CANCELLED. We return to The Vine, Market Deeping for a (late) St Patrick’s gig

Tuesday March 17th, GIG CANCELLED actual St P day, The Yard of Ale, Oundle Rd, Peterborough PE2 9PA.  8.30 pm

Saturday March 14th Oundle Golf Club, Benefield Rd, Oundle PE8 2EZ. St Patrick’s Day Dinner.


Saturday, December 7th. The Angel, Yarwell.

Saturday, November 23rd. The Ship, Oundle.

Sunday, 3 November 2019 from 16:00 to 18:00 at Mama Liz's, 9A North Street, PE9 1EL Stamford, Lincolnshire

Friday June 28 evening. Wansford Church. Charity concert with acapella choir. Event starts at 19:30.

Sat June 1st 2-3pm. Private event for residents of  Cross Keys sheltered housing, Orton Brimbles, Peterborough.

Sunday afternoon 17th March, The Yard of Ale, 72 Oundle Road, Peterborough PE2 9PA, to celebrate St Patrick’s Day 3pm to 5pm

Saturday 16th March, The Vine, Market Deeping, 20:30 to 23:00.

Friday 8th March, 21:00, Catworth Village Hall, Church Road, Catworth, Huntingdon, PE28 0PA

Sat Jan 26th, The Ship, Oundle, 9pm to 11 pm.

Sunday, 13 January 2019 from 16:00-18:00 at Mama Liz's 9A North Street, PE9 1EL Stamford, Lincolnshire


Saturday December 8th 7.30pm -10pm Werrington Village Centre Church Street PE4 6QE. Free concert with Intonation (a small choir singing some lovely popular music) and Rhapsody chorus (thrilling acapella singing in close harmony). Pop-up Bar.

Saturday Nov 24th 9.15pm, The Ship Oundle.

Saturday 11 Aug. Private party

Saturday 17 Mar 2018. Castor Village hall. St Patrick’s night celebration.


Saturday 16 December, 18:30 – 22:00 Raise the Roof. Castor and Ailsworth Village Hall, Peterborough PE5, UK, for St Kyneburgha Preservation Trust. Lights, log fire, entertainment, food, drink and above all Christmas spirit!

Saturday 9th December - Angel, Yarwell.

Saturday October 21st at the Burghley Club in Peterborough.

Saturday 30th September, Royal Oak, Castor, 40th birthday bash.

Saturday 9th September- Community Garden project event, Ravensthorpe. From around 4pm until approx. 6pm.

Sunday 27th August, Black Horse, Nassington. Charity fund raiser for Alzheimer’s society. ‘The magic loungeabout’

20 July Private Party.

Fri 31st March 2017, Charity fundraising event for Make a Difference Schools at The Chequered Skipper, Ashon, nr Oundle, PE8 5LD. Money raised from this event goes towards building the foundations for the school for disabled children in a village in Mombassa.

Sat 18th March 2017, The Vine, Market Deeping, PE6 8AN - St Patrick's Day


Sat 9th Dec, Black Horse, Nassington

Sun 4th September, Key Theatre Festival, The Embankment, Peterborough

Sat 23 July, The Angel, Oundle.

Sat 26th March, The Vine, Market Deeping.

Sat 27 Feb, The Angel, Oundle.