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"Before the winter fire I will still be dreaming, I have no thought of time." Sandy Denny

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. PIZZA PARTY every Wednesday! Two delicious pizzas for £10!

NEW WEEKLY MENU COMING SOON!

SUNDAY 31st MARCH. 12-6pm. SOLD OUT.
MOTHER’S DAY
We’ll be pulling out all the stops to make sure Mums of all ages have a day to remember with a free box chocolates thrown in (not literally) for good measure. Tickets and menu here.

SUNDAY 18TH APRIL. 7.30pm.
A TASTE OF INDIA
Martha’s Kitchen Good Food Club visits India this month with a vegetarian delight for all. Chef Gary has put together another mouth-watering menu to savour. Ticket and menu here

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. SOLD OUT.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

THURSDAY 11th APRIL – Tickets on sale
THE JAM – ALL MOD CONS

THE JAM AT THEIR EXCITING, BRILLIANT BEST – ALL MOD CONS
“For many it was the first essential Jam album and listening to it now its impact has not diminished over time. It’s an absolute belter from start to finish.” Ethan Kennedy, BBC

Presented by HEATH COMMON
An acclaimed poet, songwriter and performance artist. Heath worked as a music journalist at Melody Maker and The Guardian and wrote many reviews and features concerning The Jam. He has also recorded albums and toured extensively with Jam bassist Bruce Foxton.

THURSDAY 9TH MAY – ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT
MARVIN GAYE – WHAT’S GOING ON

DRUG ABUSE, GLOBAL WARMING, CIVIL UNREST, URBAN DECAY, POVERTY
SOUND FAMILIAR? RENOWNED POET AND MARVIN GAYE AFICIONADO STEVE ELY
AND STORYTELLER AND MUSIC DEVOTEE IAN CLAYTON DISCUSS MARVIN GAYE’S 1970 SOUL MASTERPIECE AND ITS RELEVANCE TODAY.

COMING UP (details to follow soon)
Thursday 13th June – CAROLE KING ‘TAPESTRY’
Thursday 12th September – THE SEX PISTOLS ‘SPUNK’
(the legendary bootleg)
Thursday 5th December – THE ROLLING STONES ‘LET IT BLEED’
(50 years to the day of the album’s release)

THURSDAY 25TH APRIL 
BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME – Tickets and more info.
STORIES, ARTEFACTS, NUGGETS & MEMORIES
IAN CLAYTON in conversation with CP LEE

CP LEE IS A WRITER, BROADCASTER, LECTURER AND PERFORMER WHO HAS WRITTEN ACCLAIMED BOOKS ABOUT DYLAN AND THE MANCHESTER MUSIC SCENE. AN ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN, HE WAS A MEMBER OF ALBERTO Y LOST TRIOS PARANOIAS. HE PRESENTS DOCUMENTARIES FOR BBC TV & RADIO.
HE ONCE ATE MUFFINS WITH ANDY WARHOL AND WILL BE BRINGING ALONG HIS UKULELE.

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WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. PIZZA PARTY every Wednesday! Two delicious pizzas for £10!

TAPAS TUESDAY COMING SOON!

THURSDAY 14TH MARCH. 7.30pm
A TASTE OF IRELAND – BOSTON STYLE.

We’re celebrating St Patrick’s Day a little early with fine food centred around the city of BOSTON.
The city of Boston boasts the largest Irish population in the USA and our chef, Gary is cooking up some mouth watering dishes for your taste buds to saviour.
And then we’re gonna listen to some classic Irish Americana from THE HUNCH.
Looks like a night to remember. Tickets and menu here.

SUNDAY 31st MARCH. 12-6pm
MOTHER’S DAY
We’ll be pulling out all the stops to make sure Mums of all ages have a day to remember with a free box chocolates thrown in (not literally) for good measure. Tickets and menu here.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. SOLD OUT.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

THURSDAY 11th APRIL – Tickets on sale
THE JAM – ALL MOD CONS

THE JAM AT THEIR EXCITING, BRILLIANT BEST – ALL MOD CONS
“For many it was the first essential Jam album and listening to it now its impact has not diminished over time. It’s an absolute belter from start to finish.” Ethan Kennedy, BBC

Presented by HEATH COMMON
An acclaimed poet, songwriter and performance artist. Heath worked as a music journalist at Melody Maker and The Guardian and wrote many reviews and features concerning The Jam. He has also recorded albums and toured extensively with Jam bassist Bruce Foxton.

THE CAT CLUB LIVE IN CONCERT
THURSDAY 28th MARCH Tickets on sale now.

STRANGER CHORUS – OFFICIAL NEW SINGLE LAUNCH AND LIVE PERFORMANCE.
Stranger Chorus have worked with Dave Sanderson of Revd & The Makers resulting in their debut single, ‘Midnight,’ and their latest single ‘Pray.’ Recently they have performed at Sheffield’s Tramline Festival and have been featured on the BBC.
The official launch of the new single PRAY will be followed by a live performance from James Addy and Luke Watson who are STRANGER CHORUS. The two began experimenting with new instruments and became drawn to new sounds – new wave synth pop with a little bit of disco.
It’s gonna be a good one so get your tickets now.

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. PIZZA PARTY every Wednesday! Two delicious pizzas for £10!

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF IRELAND – BOSTON STYLE.

We’re celebrating St Patrick’s Day a little early with A TASTE OF BOSTON.
The city of Boston boasts the largest Irish population in the USA and our chef, Gary is cooking up some mouth watering dishes for your taste buds to saviour.
And then we’re gonna listen to some classic Irish Americana from THE HUNCH.
Looks like a night to remember.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. Tickets on sale 31st January.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

THURSDAY 11th APRIL – Tickets on sale 28th February
THE JAM – ALL MOD CONS

THE JAM AT THEIR EXCITING, BRILLIANT BEST – ALL MOD CONS

“For many it was the first essential Jam album and listening to it now its impact has not diminished over time. It’s an absolute belter from start to finish.” Ethan Kennedy, BBC

Presented by HEATH COMMON
An acclaimed poet, songwriter and performance artist. Heath worked as a music journalist at Melody Maker and The Guardian and wrote many reviews and features concerning The Jam. He has also recorded albums and toured extensively with Jam bassist Bruce Foxton.

THE CAT CLUB LIVE IN CONCERT
THURSDAY 28th MARCH Tickets on sale now.

STRANGER CHORUS – OFFICIAL NEW SINGLE LAUNCH AND LIVE PERFORMANCE.
Stranger Chorus have worked with Dave Sanderson of Revd & The Makers resulting in their debut single, ‘Midnight,’ and their latest single ‘Pray.’ Recently they have performed at Sheffield’s Tramline Festival and have been featured on the BBC.
The official launch of the new single PRAY will be followed by a live performance from James Addy and Luke Watson who are STRANGER CHORUS. The two began experimenting with new instruments and became drawn to new sounds – new wave synth pop with a little bit of disco.
It’s gonna be a good one so get your tickets now.

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. Plus find out what’s on offer for Valentine’s.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY
VALENTINE’S
An evening for lovers of all ages with food by specially prepared with love and devotion by Gary and his staff. Lip smackin’ in more ways than one!  RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
BIG thank you Clinton Heylin and Route publishing for this wonderful evening. Clinton read from his new book about the band: ‘

“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family”  – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).

If you missed the event but still would like a copy of the book please click here.

THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY. Tickets on sale 18th January.
PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – PURPLE RAIN
Presented by STUART WILLOUGHBY
A journey to Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis in the first anniversary week of the man’s death – Stuart found himself on an incredible adventure that brought him closer to the man himself than he ever could have imagined.
The result was the acclaimed publication ‘Minneapolis Reign.’

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. Tickets on sale 31st January.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

THURSDAY 11th APRIL – Tickets on sale 28th February
THE JAM – ALL MOD CONS

THE JAM AT THEIR EXCITING, BRILLIANT BEST – ALL MOD CONS

“For many it was the first essential Jam album and listening to it now its impact has not diminished over time. It’s an absolute belter from start to finish.” Ethan Kennedy, BBC

Presented by HEATH COMMON
An acclaimed poet, songwriter and performance artist. Heath worked as a music journalist at Melody Maker and The Guardian and wrote many reviews and features concerning The Jam. He has also recorded albums and toured extensively with Jam bassist Bruce Foxton.

THE CAT CLUB LIVE IN CONCERT
THURSDAY 28th MARCH Tickets on sale now.

STRANGER CHORUS – OFFICIAL NEW SINGLE LAUNCH AND LIVE PERFORMANCE.
Stranger Chorus have worked with Dave Sanderson of Revd & The Makers resulting in their debut single, ‘Midnight,’ and their latest single ‘Pray.’ Recently they have performed at Sheffield’s Tramline Festival and have been featured on the BBC.
The official launch of the new single PRAY will be followed by a live performance from James Addy and Luke Watson who are STRANGER CHORUS. The two began experimenting with new instruments and became drawn to new sounds – new wave synth pop with a little bit of disco.
It’s gonna be a good one so get your tickets now.

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. Plus find out what’s on offer for Valentine’s.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY
VALENTINE’S
An evening for lovers of all ages with food by specially prepared with love and devotion by Gary and his staff. Lip smackin’ in more ways than one!  RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.

BIG thank you to producer JON ASTLEY for coming along to present the truly wonderful, ‘THE WHO LIVE AT LEEDS,’ album on 10th January. It’s on the list of best CAT Club events ever.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY. Tickets on sale 18th January.
PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – PURPLE RAIN
Presented by STUART WILLOUGHBY
A journey to Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis in the first anniversary week of the man’s death – Stuart found himself on an incredible adventure that brought him closer to the man himself than he ever could have imagined.
The result was the acclaimed publication ‘Minneapolis Reign.’

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. Tickets on sale 31st January.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

COMING UP:
THURSDAY 11th APRIL – DETAILS HERE
THE JAM – ALL MOD CONS

 

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update

 

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Chef Gary and his team will be taking a well deserved break in January. They’ll be cooking up something special again from Thursday 24th when we host a very special Burns Evening – see below.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.

BIG thank you to producer JON ASTLEY for coming along to present the truly wonderful, ‘THE WHO LIVE AT LEEDS,’ album on 10th January. It’s on the list of best CAT Club events ever.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY. Tickets on sale 18th January.
PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – PURPLE RAIN
Presented by STUART WILLOUGHBY
A journey to Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis in the first anniversary week of the man’s death – Stuart found himself on an incredible adventure that brought him closer to the man himself than he ever could have imagined.
The result was the acclaimed publication ‘Minneapolis Reign.’

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. Tickets on sale 31st January.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

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Tap & BarrelWeekly Update

WEEKLY UPDATE

 

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Chef Gary and his team will be taking a well deserved break in January. They’ll be cooking up something special again from Thursday 24th when we host a very special Burns Evening – see below.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR – DETAILS TO FOLLOW
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS.

Thursday 21st March. Tickets on sale soon.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

NEW YEAR’S EVE – IT’S PARTY TIME AT THE TAP! Free event – early attendance is strongly recommended!

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR – DETAILS TO FOLLOW
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS.
UNKNOWN PLEASURES – JOY DIVISION.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

read more
Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR
A TASTE OF ROME. Date and details to follow.
THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

 THE CAT CLUB – CHRISTMAS SHINDIG
THURSDAY 13th DECEMBER at 7.30pm.
A THANK YOU FROM THE TAP & BARREL AND THE CAT CLUB TO Y’ALL OUT THERE. It’s been a terrific year at The CAT Club – terrific albums and some incredible guest presenters. So we’re gonna have a Shindig. Admission is free but you need tickets – get them here.

WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER
SANDRA’S WEDDING – VINYL EP LAUNCH AND LIVE IN CONCERT – SOLD OUT
Last time they played the house they sold the joint out and brought the house down. This time they’ll be playing live in concert and launching their new vinyl ep.

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

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MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 6th DECEMBER
Our Good Food Club presents another evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles. A FEW TICKETS LEFT.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

REARRANGED DATE: THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY – TICKETS ON SALE SOON.
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed.

 THE CAT CLUB – CHRISTMAS SHINDIG
THURSDAY 13th DECEMBER at 7.30pm.
A THANK YOU FROM THE TAP & BARREL AND THE CAT CLUB TO Y’ALL OUT THERE. It’s been a terrific year at The CAT Club – terrific albums and some incredible guest presenters. So we’re gonna have a Shindig. Admission is free but you need tickets – get them here.

WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER

SANDRA’S WEDDING – VINYL EP LAUNCH AND LIVE IN CONCERT – SOLD OUT

Last time they played the house they sold the joint out and brought the house down. This time they’ll be playing live in concert and launching their new vinyl ep.

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.

You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

read more
Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE