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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

 

 

 

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