Buy tickets for Mad Dog Mcrea + Gaz Brookfield in Bridgwater, Friday 20th December!

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Mad Dog Mcrea‘s traditional pre-Xmas party returns to Bridgwater Town Hall on Friday 20th December for a night of wild music and fun times!


With very special guest support act Gaz Brookfield.

Previous gigs have sold out in advance so early booking is recommended.

Doors 7pm

Ticket holders must be aged 16+ and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

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, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs. In constant demand and having played just about every festival and two-bit, jibe-arsed dive in Christendom, Mad Dog Mcrea are, in every sense of the word, a live, band.

Matched with the unshakable dedication of their massive and “loyal-to-the-hilt”, fan base – Mad Dog Mcrea are more than just a very popular, festival act – with five albums under their belts, they are serious and acclaimed recording artists too. During 2019 Mad Dog Mcrea will be in the studio recording a new album.

The famous purple happy bus is fired up and ready for action, and there’s room for you – jump aboard!

Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol.
Since winning Acoustic Magazine’s singer songwriter of the year competition back in 2010, Gaz has spent his time touring the UK and Europe. During this time, he has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with the likes of The Levellers, New Model Army, Seth Lakeman, The Wonder Stuff, Newton Faulkner, Frank Turner and many more.

A festival favourite, Gaz has played at over 100 festivals in the last few years, including Glastonbury, Beautiful Days, Bearded Theory and Boomtown. Gaz is an entirely independent musician, operating without the aid of a manager, record label or agent.

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Spring Cider & Music Festival – Komedia Bath – bank holiday Friday 8th May


What better way to enjoy the new May Bank Holiday Friday 8th May than with a one day festival celebrating the best in local cider and live music!

Sample the delights of real, artisan cider from Somerset, Dorset and beyond while enjoying top festival acts The Skimmity Hitchers, Gaz Brookfield, Imprints and Cut Throat Francis.

The day will be split into an afternoon (1:00 – 5:00pm) and evening session (6:00 – 10:00pm), with a discounted all day ticket for those attending both.

There will be 2 live acts per session, with solo legend Gaz Brookfield headlining the afternoon and cult Scrumpy & Western band Skimmity Hitchers in the evening.

Proper job!

ALL TICKETS are standing on the ground floor.
Please contact us if you have specific access requirements.


AFTERNOON SESSION 13:00 – 17:00 // £6
Gaz Brookfield + Cut Throat Francis

EVENING SESSION 18:00 – 22:00 // £9
Skimmity Hitchers + Imprints

All 4 acts!!!

Tickets from:

And Bristol Ticket Shop

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Cursus Cider & Music Festival 2020 – bank holiday weekend May 22nd – 24th

We’re delighted to confirm that The Cursus Cider & Music Festival will be BACK AGAIN on bank holiday weekend, 22nd – 24th May 2020. Put the date in your diary and start getting excited.


Bands already confirmed include Random Hand, Black Water County, Skimmity Hitchers, The Leylines, Subgiant, The Freeborn Brothers, Headsticks, Dana Immanuel & The Stolen Band, Ghosts Of Men, The Tribe, Samantics, Joe Tilston & The Embers Band, Imprints, Monkey Bizzle, Davey Malone & Hannah Johns, The Acrustic Badger Band, The Co-operators, Edd Bleach, Dorset Phil and Nasty Fishmonger with many more to come!

Just 500 tickets will be available for this “Grass roots, non corporate, friendly and down-to-earth” gem of a festival.
eFestivals review 4/6/19

2019’s Highlights Video here:

We welcome families, well behaved dogs, tent campers and live-in vehicles.

Weekend and Day Tickets available from
Brought to you by Fuelled By Cider and Dorset Star Cider



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Daily line-ups for In Cider Festival 2020 announced!

The daily line-ups have now been announced for In Cider Festival on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020.


The quality line-up has been well spread across the 3 days, with Sunday having an especially local flavour with Mad Dog Mcrea, The Leylines, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, The Communicators and Irie Fire on the same bill.

Weekend and Day tickets without accommodation (but including evening meal) are also available in limited numbers: Friday £29 / Saturday £49 / Sunday £39

Weekend tickets with accommodation on site are £175 per person (no booking fees!) and are charged per accommodation unit (Single, Twin, Double or Triple berth chalets). Premium ‘club’ chalets with upgraded facilities are sold on a first come, first served basis to reward early bird bookings. Tickets include 3 nights half board accommodation, all music and entertainment plus full use of the Pontins leisure facilities including indoor heated swimming pool.

The 3 day indoor festival takes place at Pontins Sand Bay holiday park on the beautiful Sand Bay shoreline just outside Weston-super-Mare.

In Cider bridges the gap between summer festival seasons – banishing the winter blues through a winning combination of live music, Bluecoat entertainment and the friendliest festival crowd on the planet!

Full information and T&Cs at

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“Drinks In The Clink”: Cider tasting and discussion at Shire Hall, Dorchester, 27th September

Cider Riot poster-page-0

A brief history of Cider – how to make it and how to drink it.

Starting with an introduction to cider and its place in history, then moving on to a look at the types of apples used in its production, the equipment required and finish with a taster and ploughman’s nibbles.
Run by Nick Poole of the award-winning West Milton Cider Co.
Tickets £20.00 pp including cider tastings and ploughman’s nibbles.
Booking essential.
(Guests must be 18 yrs or over, and may be asked for proof of ID).



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Gaz Brookfield + B-Sydes at The Old Ship, Dorchester, 9th November

Gaz Dorch Nov 19 REDUCED

Gaz Brookfield releases his 6th studio album ‘Lostfolk’ in 2019 supported by an extensive UK tour.

He’ll be bringing his energy and positive message to Dorchester at The Old Ship Inn on Saturday 9th November, with support from fellow acoustic troubadour B-Sydes. Local support to be confirmed.

Tickets are available online from

All previous Gaz Brookfield gigs with Fuelled By Cider have sold out in advance so pre-booking is highly recommended

7.30pm til late.

18+ venue so please bring photo ID.

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