Welcome to the Mackenzie Hall Brockweir

Index of Coming Events in 2019/2020:

 

THE DRYSTONES

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 2019

JOHNNY COPPIN

SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 2019

THE GREAT CABARET SAFARI

FRIDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2019

MACKENZIE HALL CHRISTMAS MARKET

SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2019

TEARS OF LAUGHTER

FRIDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2020

GADARENE

SATURDAY 28th MARCH 2020

THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN

SATURDAY 25th APRIL 2020


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THE DRYSTONES

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 2019

www.the drystones.co.uk

 

 

The Drystones are a young duo whose recent arrival on the folk scene is making waves. Combining traditional music’s timeless union of fiddle and guitar with a range of Indian instruments and technical wizardry they have broken boundaries to produce a rich mix of ancient and modern sounds, which are eminently danceable. Nominated for the 2018 Radio 2 Young Folk Musicians of the Year, when you hear them you will understand why. ‘Indecently talented’-MIKE HARDING

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol.

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JOHNNY COPPIN

SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 2019

www.johnnycoppin.co.uk

 

 

Gloucestershire legend Johnny Coppin is a singer/songwriter, composer and poetry anthologist. Formerly with the folk/rock band Decameron, his solo albums include ‘Forest and Vale and High Blue Hill’ (songs of Gloucestershire), Edge of the Day -a collaboration with world-famous writer Laurie Lee, ‘Force of the River’,’ A Country Christmas’ and many others. His clear voice, together with his ability to write fine songs makes his music essentially English in character, whilst having universal appeal. "Strong clear vocals, songs of substance and impressive arrangements" - DAILY TELEGRAPH.

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol.

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THE GREAT CABARET SAFARI

FRIDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2019

www.shooshoobaby.co.uk

 

 

The ‘effortlessly funny’ female duo ShooShooBaby has been appreciated by audiences throughout the world, earning them a reputation for their excellent singing and musicianship. Expect watertight harmonising on a wonderful array of razor-sharp original cabaret songs alongside music by Queen, Louis Prima, Ennio Morricone and the Proclaimers. The musical saw, zither, harmonium and kazoo are just a few of the instruments that feature in this eclectic and creative show.’ What sets them apart is their musical wit and superb harmony’. SCOTSMAN.

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol. Supported by Air in G.

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MACKENZIE HALL CHRISTMAS MARKET

SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2019 10am to 4pm

 

 

Hand Crafted and Individually Designed Gifts

Live Music - Refreshments

Get all your Christmas Gifts the easy way

at the Mackenzie Hall Christmas Market

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TEARS OF LAUGHTER

FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2020

www.mayorandjames.com

 

 

A return of this popular duo for a riot of off the cuff wit, dazzling musicianship and musical variety from folk, blues and swing to classical showstoppers. Simon Mayor is ‘one of the world’s great mandolinists’ (BBC Radio 3) as well as a superb guitarist and swing fiddler. He’s also very funny.’ One of Britain’s finest voices’ (BBC Radio 4), Hilary James, his partner also plays the amazing mandobass, guitar and the occasional bluegrass banjo. ’Sheer Musical Brilliance.’ BBC WORLD SERVICE.

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol. Supported by Air in G.

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GADARENE

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH 2020

www.gadarenemusic.com

 

 

Gadarene are an energetic five piece acoustic band that blend ancient and obscure traditional English dance tunes, virtuoso acoustic musicians and electronica, transforming them into intricate acoustic trance and alternative modern dance hits. Drawing together Folk, Pop, Rock, Funk, Reggae, electronica and trance Gadarene’s selection of miniature masterpieces get amazing audience reactions and fully deserve the exposure given them by the band. Expect to dance!

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol. Supported by Air in G.

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THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN

SATURDAY 25TH APRIL 2020

www.foundrygroup.co.uk

 

 

The nail-biting side-splitting true story of the first ever non-stop Atlantic flight. To mark the centenary of this great British first, the award-winning Foundry Group return with Mitchell and Nixon’s hit play about Alcock and Brown and their daredevil dash across the Atlantic to Ireland and world-wide fame. Marvel as two actors recreate the epic flight with just cardboard, chairs and some left over props. Starring David Mounfield (Count Arthur Strong’s radio show) and Brian Mitchell (The Ornate Johnsons-BBC4). Strap yourselves in and cry ‘Chocks Away’ for a night of thrills, spills, and uproarious comedy. ‘Spiffing perfection’ DAILY TELEGRAPH.

 

Advance tickets are £10 and will be available from the Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village shop about 4 weeks before each event or from Adrian Birch brockweirevent@gmail.com, or 01291 689812. £12 on the door. Doors Open 7.30. Performance 8.00. Refreshments available. BYO alcohol. Supported by Air in G.

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For an up-to-date calendar showing all bookings, click here

 

Regular Events:

 

Note, you are advised to contact the organiser before turning up to any of the following events as times and dates may vary.


Monday morning: Wye Valley Zumba
Contact Jo on 07584 119592

joannadavies.zumba.com

 

Tuesday morning and afternoon: Life Art Classes during term time
Contact Angela on 01989 567721 or 07810 792765

www.angelapalmerart.com

 

Wednesday morning: Ecstatic Shake and Dance 09:15 - 11.30
Ring Sarah on 01291 680092 or see www.beingecstatic.co.uk

 

Wednesday afternoon: Indoor bowls. Contact Lynn Williams 01291 689792

 

Wednesday evening: Youth Club during term time

 

Every 3rd Thursday of the month 7pm - 9pm: Lemurian Sound Temple tm. Monthly Sound Baths. With Anara.
Contact Anara Durand anaradurand@gmail.com or phone

07931 477764. Visit www.lemuriansoundtemple.com


Friday morning: Wildwood Yoga 10:30 - 12:00
Contact Kishe on 07805 729893

wildwoodyoga.co.uk