Mad Dog Mcrea + Gaz Brookfield at Bridgwater Town Hall, 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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In Cider Festival 2020 / January 31st – February 2nd / Weston-super-Mare


Tickets are on sale NOW for the second In Cider Festival on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020.

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, catered accommodation and the friendliest festival crowd on the planet! Here are some video highlights from 2019 to give you an idea of what goes on.

Tickets 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.

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


Tickets went on general sale from on 7th April and demand has already been high following last year’s SOLD OUT event!

Our music and entertainment line-up has now been confirmed, with the return of folk / rock favourites Ferocious Dog as Saturday night headliners. They’ll be joined by an almighty supporting cast including Mad Dog Mcrea, Holy Moly & The Crackers, Gaz Brookfield & The Company Of Thieves, Neck, Dakka Skanks, The Leylines, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, The Lagan, Headsticks, The Communicators, Imprints, The Surfin’ Turnips, Davey Malone, Smokin’ Donuts, Jake Martin & The Broken Bodies, Samantics, The Surfin’ Birds, Boot Hill All Stars, Concrete Rose, Sinful Maggie, Irie Fire, Corky and DJ Dapper Dan.

More information is being regularly posted on our Facebook page so please give us a like and a follow to be sure of being in the know.

Pack your swimming costume, fancy dress and thirst for cider… and we’ll see you there!

Please note that the following Terms and Conditions apply:

* Tickets cannot be exchanged, refunded or transferred after purchase.
* The right of admission is reserved.
* You must keep your festival wristband on at all times. Persons without a wristband will be excluded from the
* Only alcohol and soft drinks bought on site may be consumed in the licensed bar areas. People flouting this
will be excluded from the site.
* No illegal drugs, nitrous oxide or legal highs can be brought onto the site.
* This is an 18+ event. If you are fortunate to look younger than 25 you will be asked for ID on entry. No ID, No
* Strobe lighting will be used at the festival.
* Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and offenders will be ejected from the site.
* You must not use the swimming pool or other leisure facilities while under the influence of alcohol.
* The management reserve the right to alter the advertised programme at any time.
* The ticket price includes an evening meal on Fri / Sat / Sun and breakfast on Sat / Sun / Mon.
* Bedding and bath towel hire is included in the ticket price, however you will need to provide your own towels
for the swimming pool.
* With the exceptions of assistance dogs notified to us on booking, pets are not
allowed on site.

Further T&Cs for Weekend (accommodation), Weekend (non-accommodation) and Day tickets are shown at point of purchase.

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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, May 22nd – 24th 2020

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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Outcider Festival, 31st July – 2nd August 2020

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Outcider Festival is BACK for it’s 7th outing on 31st July – 2nd August 2020.

Early Bird tickets are available until 31st December, after which standard ticket prices will apply. Weekend and Day Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets will be limited to just 500 lucky people who will enjoy 2 alternating stages of original live music in different genres, plus a mouth watering choice of West Country ciders at the Fuelled By Cider bar.

Line-up announcements are being made weekly and as ever we promise the best in original, live music from national / international names and quality upcoming acts. We are excited to announce that Saturday night’s headliner will be Ferocious Dog!

Other acts confirmed for the weekend include Skimmity Hitchers, Black Water County, Riskee & The Ridicule, Junior Bill, The Freeborn Brothers, Calico Street Riots, The Blunders, Jess Silk, Nosebleed, Plot 32, Monkey Bizzle, Negra Santa, The Strays, Cosmic Ninja and Palooka 5 with many more to come…



*Punk rock karaoke with Doublej&therocknrollswindle*
*Ciderobics with the Gangreen Goddess*
*Communal firepit*
*Sunday is LADIES DAY!*

Great music, great cider, great people :)

Tent camping is included in the ticket price and live-in vehicles are welcome for a small extra charge.

We’re sorry but this an 18+ event and no dogs are allowed as it is a working farm.

Full Terms & Conditions can be found at



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