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Events...
OCT
9
Photograph exhibition
9th October 2017 - 31st December 2017
Hay Camera Club is exhibiting photographs by club members at St Peters Church in Peterchurch. For further information or to join the club, contact Christine Starnes on 01981 550589. Visit website
DEC
12
Elin Manahan Thomas & Elizabeth Kenny
12th December 2017
This ever-popular soprano sings a seasonal programme of Songs for a Winter Evening with a superb lutenist. At 7.30 pm in Richard Booths Bookshop,Hay on Wye. Tickets £15.00 from the Bookshop in person, 01497820322/822010,Website, (advance booking recommended) Interval bar.
DEC
12
Death Cafe
12th December 2017
As a breeding ground for philosophical thought and community support we also host Death Cafe rub by Mollie Lord. Not to be confused with a grief support group, this group encourages tackling the complex ideas that surround death. It also encourages enjoying a slice of cake and a cup of tea! Visit website
DEC
12
Open Mic
12th December 2017
Our Open Mic nights attract a wealth of talent. We see a variety of performances, including spoken word, poetry, comedy and all types of music. Come along to enjoy the night as an audience member or sign up with Chris to perform on the night! Visit website
DEC
13
Christmas Carol Service
13th December 2017
St Mary's Church at 3pm. Come and join the Monday Choir singing carols old and new. Tea and mince pies will be served afterwards. All welcome. Entry £3.50. Raffle, Proceeds to Hay Dial-a-Ride, your local community transport service. Transport available for members. Visit Facebook page
DEC
14
Eco Spirit Cafe
14th December 2017
An informal monthly meeting for people interested in spirituality and our connection to the environment. Stimulating short film, friendly discussion, all welcome. First meeting 19th October. Visit website
DEC
15
Live Music: Red Ethel
15th December 2017
We’re so excited to welcome back this much loved local band. You’ve seen them at Open Mic as Bushfold Blue here at the globe and this night is set to be a fabulous concoction folk, fabulous singing and beautiful melodies; a real treat for you local music lovers! New name, new music! Kate Hardy, Andy Thompson and Justin Preece. Jazz/folk trio, haunting vocals, luscious harmonies, sublime guitars and rich double bass performing a variety of spine tingling original songs. Visit website
DEC
16
Christmas Ceilidh
16th December 2017
They’re back! Come along and enjoy the festivities with the best ceilidh band for miles, Crannog. Dancing, feet stomping and open to all ages and abilities! We had them here in August and are thrilled to have them back. Oh we do love a Ceilidh! Visit website
DEC
16
Fairtrade Christmas Fair
16th December 2017
The Butter Market, Hay-on-Wye. Fairly traded & local gifts, jewellery, textiles, tools and crafts. Christmas songs from the Georgian Choir at 11am & the Primary School Choir at 2pm. Official opening by the town crier.
DEC
19
Open Mic
19th December 2017
Our Open Mic nights attract a wealth of talent. We see a variety of performances, including spoken word, poetry, comedy and all types of music. Come along to enjoy the night as an audience member or sign up with Chris to perform on the night! Visit website
DEC
21
Philosophy Café
21st December 2017
Philosophy Cafe is an informal group which offers the chance to discuss philosophical issues. Whether you're an expert on Cartesian dualism or you simple have a new found interest in philosophical thought, come along! The club runs every other Thursday. Visit website
DEC
22
Live Music : Christmas Village Quire
22nd December 2017
It wouldn’t be Christmas at the globe without the village quire singing for us. Come along for a glass of mulled wine, a mince pie and let the festivities reign! Visit website
DEC
31
New Years Eve at the globe!
31st December 2017
This New Year's Eve we have a real treat for you. We welcome back Sould! The local 8-piece Soul and R&B Band are here to make sure you celebrate and see off 2017 in style! Tickets are £10 which includes a FREE glass of fizz on arrival. There will also be food available to keep you going all night long. Limited tickets available so be quick to snatch yours! Visit website
JAN
6
Live Music: The Speedgums
6th January 2018
You know them well! We love Speedgums here at the globe and what better way to bring in the New Year with a dose of rough and ready jazz blues?! Keep your eyes out for the invited friends they’ll be bringing along too! Earlybird Tickets £5 adv. Visit website
JAN
12
Live Music: LUMA
12th January 2018
From the heart of the Brecon Beacons, LUMA bring an ethereal, psychedelic twist on folk traditions. Brother and sister duo Kate and Gwyn, along with their newly formed band bring you an evening of inspiring sights and sounds, integrating visuals with their music for a unique and sensual experience. Visit website
JAN
19
Live Music: The Fordsons
19th January 2018
The Fordsons perform old-time, mountain and early bluegrass music from the Appalachian region United States of America. Expect furious breakdowns, nonsense songs, fiddle and banjo tunes and cautionary ballads of love and loss. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
JAN
26
Live Music: Frankie Wesson
26th January 2018
Frankie Wesson’s sets consist of a mixture of acoustic heart-felt original songs, drawn from personal experience as well as classic and contemporary covers. Raised on artists like Fleetwood Mac, Alanis Morisette, Tracy Chapman and Eva Cassidy. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
JAN
27
Live Music: Rolly-Syndicate
27th January 2018
Soul/Funk 5-piece band performing a range of music from old Soul / Funk classics to contemporary hits as well as their original tunes. The combination of Amera’s meaningful lyrics coupled with the very skillful and original backing music is what makes this band unique. Earltbird Tickets £5. Visit website
FEB
3
Live Music: Mr.Woodnote + The Most Trio
3rd February 2018
Mr. Woodnote uniquely freestyles beats and riffs with only a microphone, a loop station, a saxophone and an electric saxophone. Vocalists, Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus join him onstage to mix Hip-Hop and Funk flavours with Jazz and Dance harmonies. Earlybird Tickets £6. Visit website
FEB
9
Live Music: Joe Dolman
9th February 2018
With 2 independently released EPs under his belt landing him top 10s in the UK and US iTunes charts, singer/songwriter Dolman has been growing from strength to strength with each show he plays, picking up plays on BBC Radio 1, from the likes of Huw Stephens and BBC Introducing. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
FEB
16
Live Music: Velvet & Stone
16th February 2018
A unique twist on folk music, cleverly pushing the boundaries of genre by combining folk themes, with catchy pop hooks, and great songs. Drawing up on personal stories, melancholy tales and rugged landscapes, Velvet & Stone create an atmospheric and haunting sound. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
FEB
17
Live Music: Neil Younger
17th February 2018
This quarter, we can’t wait to welcome back Neil Younger, a Cardiff based band formed around the love for alt-folk legend Neil Young. Don’t miss your chance to hear this atmospheric set! Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
FEB
24
Live Music: Mr.Tea and The Minions
24th February 2018
High energy Balkan party music - combining gypsy flavoured Ska, Dub, and Swing with an infusion of soulful melodies, Eastern riffs, booming beats and bass to put a smile on your face and your knees up past your ears! Earlybird Tickets £8. Visit website
MAR
3
Live Music: Smiley & The Underclass
3rd March 2018
Infused with the bass-heavy vibrations of Roots and Dub music, and a deadly concoction of lyrics and guitars reminiscent of The Clash and Bob Dylan. The Underclass are punky-reggae monsters, with catchy tunes and skanks sliced together with mind-altering garage guitars. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
MAR
9
Live Music: Slippery Slope
9th March 2018
Back by popular demand. Four-piece acoustic band Slippery Slope combine an unusual mix of instruments and musical styles to produce a charming, fun and foot-stomping sound. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
MAR
10
Live Music: Flight Brigade
10th March 2018
Flight Brigade are a 7-piece band whose strength in numbers suit the scope of their songs. Their grand orchestral sweeps, the crunching anthemic guitars, the striking mix of male and female vocals have brought comparisons to Arcade Fire and Of Monsters And Men. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
MAR
16
Live Music: Ceri Ridge Trading Company
16th March 2018
Based in a beautiful rural area of Mid-Wales, from which they take their name, CRTC use traditional instruments to create a simple yet expressive soundscape that appeals on so many levels. It’s not often a modern twist is put on old-time tunes with success. Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
MAR
17
Live Music: Moon Goose
17th March 2018
Moon Goose has emerged as a new project from the band Cherryshoes with the same lineup minus vocals, and a much heavier sound. If you enjoy things like gneiss, rare cheese, and strange ideas followed through to an illogical conclusion, then you’ll love Moon Goose! Earlybird Tickets £5. Visit website
MAR
31
Live Music: Jally Kebba Susso + band
31st March 2018
If you enjoy afrobeat and funk, and need a good dance session, you’ll find yourself in good company - to experience the kora as you’ve never seen it before. Earlybird Tickets £8. Visit website
MAY
24
HAY FESTIVAL
24th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Facebook page: Click HERE
MAY
25
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
25th May 2018 - 28th May 2018
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival returns to Hay-on-Wye next summer with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before. On the edge of the Black Mountains, alongside the river Wye, throughout the festival you'll find the world's leading thinkers debating cutting edge ideas as well as an inspiring programme of music, comedy, culture and performance all set in atmospheric and intimate venues.
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