Events

Read on to find out about our up-coming events:

  • Jazz night – 6th September and 4th October
  • Drumming Circle – every 2nd and 4th Thursday
  • Open Studios art exhibition – September

First Friday Jazz Club – Next one 6th September 2019

Professional bands playing every first Friday.

Jazz Night with Jade Gall on September 6th 2019

Jade Gall is a highly celebrated UK-based saxophonist and flautist, hailed by Steve Waterman, one of the UK’s top trumpeters,as having a “big, strong tenor sound with a beautiful sense of melody and swing…a musician to look out for in the future”.

She appeared here earlier this year with vocalist Anneka Skoogh.

Experienced in jazz, classical and pop fields, she has performed alongside top-class musicians from around the world, including: Allison Adams Tucker, Claire Martin, Clare Teal, Jason Rebello and Duncan Lamont; and has featured on BBC Radio broadcasts.

A regular feature of horn sections across the UK & Europe, Jade has performed to sell-out crowds at The Welsh Millennium Centre, Glastonbury Festival and Boomtown Fair. She features as regular saxophonist of the smash-hit touring show ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’ and has also played for ‘The Magic of Motown’ and ‘Soul Legends’ shows as far afield as Barcelona and Belgium.

Appearing with her will be Coach York on drums, Kevin Sanders double bass and Jesse Molins on keyboard.

Doors open at 8pm for 8.30pm start. Tickets £10 on the door.

Licenced bar and coffee shop will be open.

Jazz Night with The Water Gypsies on 4th October 2019

Gina Griffin on violin, Nipper Lewis guitar and vocals, Ian Turner double bass, Clive Radford guitar.

The Water Gypsies are an exciting and unique band, living and travelling aboard traditional narrow boats on the Kennet and Avon Canal.

They combine the elements of Violin, Bass and two National Guitars to create their own vibrant take on gypsy jazz. This year the band have successfully   performed at Upton Jazz Festival, Birmingham Jazz Festival, The Grand Northern Ukulele Festival, Bath Folk Festival and on BBC Bristol and BBC Wiltshire. The Water Gypsies play the music of Django Reinhardt but with their own, high energy, English folk, modern jazz and Latin jazz influences.

This a vastly experienced band, all of whom have performed across the UK and Europe.

Doors open at 8pm for 8.30pm start. Tickets £10 on the door.

Licenced bar and coffee shop will be open.

Drumming Circle every 2nd and 4th Thursday

Next ones 8th and 22nd August 2019.

All welcome! Bring a drum or use ours. Just come and have some rhythmic fun! This is a freestyle drumming session.

7pm – 8.30pm. £4 per session – includes a cuppa!

Drumming circle

Why drum?

Drumming is amazing and good for you! Research shows that it reduces tension, anxiety and stress, accelerates physical healing, and boosts the immune system. It also helps control chronic pain.

Devon Open Studios

Owner Sue Johnston will be exhibiting her artwork as part of Devon’s largest Open Studios event in September!
Her art is inspired by wildlife and wild places and she uses acrylics, oils, watercolour and print-making, she also does some ceramics. There will be a selection of works available for sale and Sue will be in her studio working so come and watch her paint!
Doors will be open 11am to 6pm on Wednesday 11th September to Saturday 14th September and again on Wednesday 18th September to Saturday 21st September. Please do come along!
Why not make a day of it? There are other artists in Tiverton and the surrounds. Within walking distance of the Oak Room is Jo Mortimer – artist, Lizzie Mee – print-maker and Jo Salmon – artist as well as many more nearby. Booklets are available in the Library and Museum.
Go on! Be inspired!
If you are interested in Art or Craft Classes then head over to the page on our website
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