Monday, 1 July 2019

July events at The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU


Thursday 4th July 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Session
Enjoy an evening of lively, foot-tapping music when local musicians get together for an open acoustic session featuring accordions, violins, guitars, banjos, mandolins, pipes, bodhrans etc. Anyone can come and join in, lead a tune or just enjoy listening to the amazing sound created by the performers. The session usually includes lots of jigs, reels, polkas, airs and shanties, but anything can happen! 

Saturday 6th July 5.00pm
Music on Saturday
Enjoy 2 hours of live music when a local artist showcases their musical prowess for your entertainment. Artist to be announced.

Sunday 7th July 5.00pm
Fire Exit
An afternoon of traditional jazz in the company of  talented jazz stalwarts Martin Nichols,  Bob King, Charlie Hernshaw and Paul Barnham who will be performing a selection of beautiful, chilled jazz standards.

Thursday 11th July 8.00pm
Open Mic 
An evening of music from anyone who would like to come along and perform in this relaxed atmosphere. The monthly event has so far included a wide range of musical genres and given exposure to some very talented musicians, poets and singers. If you have a musical talent, you don’t have to book a place, just come along and play.

Saturday 13th July 5.00pm
Joe Whibley and Robert Garbett
Singer songwriter Robert Garbett and guitar virtuoso Joe Whibley join forces to bring you an afternoon of fine music featuring a selection of interesting covers along with some very impressive originals. Both artists have many years of experience writing and performing so you can expect a very polished show.

Sunday 14h July 5.00pm
Tim Royce and Steve Songi
Acoustic guitar & vocals plus double bass - country, folk, blues and ballads - mellow to rocking. Tim and Steve stamp their own unique sound onto a huge repertoire ranging from Elvis to Elton, James Taylor to Jimi, Simon & Garfunkel to the Stones, Nick Drake to Dylan, and loads more too numerous to fit in here... Why be anywhere else?

Sunday 14h July 8.00pm
Exmouth Irish Session
Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to an evening of lively and evocative music from the Emerald Isle when she hosts a session featuring singers and musicians from all over Devon. If you sing or play, come and join in. All abilities are welcome. It’s a great night to meet up with people with Irish roots too.

Thursday 18h July 8.30pm
Folk and Indie Open Night
An open session featuring acoustic music performed by anyone who would like to come along to sing or play. Hosted by Exmouth’s favourite balladeer Becky Brooks, anyone can join in the fun, perform solo or as part of the group. All abilities welcome

Friday 19h July 8.30pm
Hello Vera and Guests
Introducing an exciting new collaboration between talented young singer Livvy Hylton-Smith and pro-guitarist Bob King. The duo will be opening their songbook of 20th century classics, with songs like We’ll meet Again, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Cry me a River, to contemporary pieces by artists such as Gloria Gaynor, Duffy and Amy Winehouse. Livvy’s sensational voice combines perfectly with Bob’s intricate jazz guitar playing to bring a new twist to all time favourites. The duo will be joined by some of their talented musical friends.

Saturday 20h July 12 noon
A Walk on the Moon Street Party
Everyone is welcome to join in a fun packed street party in Bicton Street, Exmouth, to commemorate man’s first steps on the moon. 
The day will feature fun activities for children and adults, including workshops, competitions and games, lots of live music and a DJ. Drinks and street food will also be available.
Live artists include:
Steve Graham
Dave Ward and Sara Corser
Beacon School Choir
Joe Whibley and Jacob Hillman
Exmouth Shanty Men
Reefs of Moonshine
The Resident’s Band (Bob & Edd King & David Gwilliam)
DJ Mesmanic
Air Head

Sunday 21st July 5.00pm
Nigel Challis
Nigel is a highly accomplished guitarist and a master of country/folk finger style. He has performed at numerous festivals and venues throughout the South West to rapturous applause. Today Nigel will be performing a selection of popular songs including country, folk and blues classics.

Thursday 25th July 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Night 
Exmouth Shanty Man Derek Brooks hosts a traditional folk night, when a varied selection of singers, musicians and poets perform individually and as a group. If you sing or play why not come along and join in the session? Otherwise enjoy listening to a selection of varied and lively traditional acoustic music.

Saturday 27th July 5.00pm
Reefs of Moonshine
Enjoy an afternoon of very chilled music in the company of acoustic duo Reefs of Moonshine. Lisa’s angelic voice is beautifully complemented by Nick’s intricate guitar playing to create a very polished sound. The duo will perform their own arrangements of popular melodic songs....drawn from the worlds of folk, country and soul music.

Sunday 28th July 5.00pm
Sara Corser & Dave Ward
Two of the Bicton’s favourites bring you an afternoon of popular songs covering a wide range of musical genres from folk to rock, reggae to pop. Sara’s powerful voice is perfectly complimented by Dave’s rousing guitar and vocals when the duo put their unique twist on some all time favourites from the 60s to the present day.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Possible Folk event venue.

The Reforge Retreat Bar, Bonfire Hill, Black Torrington, Beaworthy EX21 5QH Devon is keen to put on folk music events with local musicians twice a month. For more information visit website, FaceBook page or email

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Solo Artist – Debut Album by Mike Walford Footprints, Shorelines, Highways is now available



CD  “ FOOTPRINTS, SHORELINES  HIGHWAYS “ is priced out at only  £7 (including post & packing ) and 50% of these proceeds will be donated  to our “Little Harbours" Children’s Hospice SW.

For more information email Mike Walford






Wadebridge Folk Club 2nd Thursday of the Month



Ninebarrow in concert with Glorious Chrous


Crediton Congregational Church, 8 High St, Crediton EX17 3LB Sunday 16 June 2019
St John's Church, 26 Bridgetown, Totnes TQ9 5AD Saturday 13 July 2019

7.30pm
Price £12.00/£10.00 concessions. Concession price applies to Students, Under 18’s, OAPs and unemployment/disability claimants. For tickets and more information go to website


July events at The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU

Thursday 4 th July 8.30pm Bicton Folk Session Enjoy an evening of lively, foot-tapping music when local musicians get together for an...