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

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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.

http://shirehalldorset.org/events/cider-riot/
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

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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 https://fuelledby.bigcartel.com/product/gaz-brookfield-support-at-the-old-ship-dorchester-9th-november

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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Mad Dog Mcrea + Skimmity Hitchers at Komedia Bath, Thursday 20th June

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West Country favourites Mad Dog Mcrea return to Bath for the first time in 2 years, bringing with them their 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.

Hugely popular on the summer festival circuit and regularly selling out venues across the South West and beyond, it’s very exciting to have them back in Bath tonight.

Advance tickets available in person and online from Komedia Bath.

https://www.komedia.co.uk/bath/music/mad-dog-mcrea/

Special guest support from our favourite cider-fuelled reprobates Skimmity Hitchers.

Doors 7pm

Ages 14+ but Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

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The Hawkmen ALBUM LAUNCH at The Monarch, London, Friday 12th April

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The Hawkmen will be celebrating the release of their debut album at The Monarch in London on Friday 12th April!

The eagerly-awaited debut album contains tracks regularly played on BBC 6 Music, and championed by Funk & Soul DJ legend Craig Charles. Fans of northern soul, rockabilly, country and R&B are advised that this band is the real deal right now!

A full supporting line-up comes from super country singer Sarah Vista, Bristol’s go-go dancers The Go Gets, and DJs Pervy Mad Cat and Wah Wah Trev (Big Boss Man)

Tickets are £8 in advance from the Fuelled By Cider Ticket Shop. £10 on the door.

Doors 7pm

Curfew 10pm followed by FREE ENTRY club night.

18+ venue so please bring photo ID.

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Mini Cider Festival at Exchange, Bristol feat. Skimmity Hitchers + Imprints, Saturday 13th April

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Alright my beauties… it’s about time we blew away those winter blues as Spring is Springing and there’s cider to be drunk and dust to be blowing off those old dancing shoes.

Those little scallywags The Skimmity Hitchers and Imprints along with fellow scrumpers Corky and Cut Throat Francis are descending on the Exchange in Bristol in full-force cider-swilling, foot-stomping, knees-up mayhem.

Tickets will go fast for this one… get yours here:

https://fuelledby.bigcartel.com/product/skimmity-hitchers-imprints-at-exchange-bristol-13th-april

Your mini cider festival and 2019 festival season warm-up line-up:

The Skimmity Hitchers:
Rising from the cider soaked floors of Dorset’s back street boozers, the Skimmity Hitchers now roam the full girth of the West Country and beyond. Bringing their dry and fruity blend of Scrumpy & Western music to venues, festivals and fairs, these scrumpy swillin’ reprobates appeal to young and old, and everyone from folkies to cider punks, beardy badgers to shifty blaggers.

Imprints:
Imprints are a Shanty-Folk-Rock cider fuelled explosion from Bristol. With songs covering everything from Space Pirates to Zelda’s political leanings, from the undead partying to waking up drunk and doing it all over again, Imprints will guarantee foot-stomping fun and the mightiest and fieriest of jigs.

Cut Throat Francis:
Cut Throat Francis are a four-piece band from Bristol, combining Folk, Swing and upbeat Eastern European flavours.

They are also known for the array of instruments they bring to their live show including The Banjo, Mandolin and Melodica as well as rich four-part harmonies and a thumping beat from the Cajon!

Corky:
Agricultural hip-hop. World’s best, alright only, Scrumpy & Western rapper.

Doors 7pm

Ages 14+ but Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

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The Hawkmen + Palooka 5 at The Old Ship Inn, Dorchester, Saturday 13th April

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Following the huge success of their last gig in Dorchester, Bristol’s hot ticket The Hawkmen return to the county town on Saturday 13th April brandishing a brand new album and their unique live sound.

For fans of rockabilly, northern soul, country and original R&B.

Support tonight comes from surf-psych-garage crazies Palooka 5.

Tickets £8 advance. £10 on the door.

Advance tickets available from the Fuelled By Cider Ticket Shop or in person from The Old Ship Inn or Simon Guy.

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