Looking forward to 2017

Just a quick update from us.

We are continuing to run sessions at the Crown in Newick on the 1st Sunday of the Month and have been rebooked for Fairwarp fete on 8th July and Townings Farm on 2nd and 3rd September.

We are also running a new session at the Blacksmith’s Arms at […]

Many new appearances coming up

The band has been busy recently with more to come.

After our 3 event St Patrick’s tour we have played a St George’s Day Ceilidh and appeared at Crowborough’s Sussex Day and Newick Festival. This last weekend we have appeared at a couple of small local festivals – Glasstonbury and the Black Pig Orchard […]

Now we are 6


Playing on the Village Green

The band was started in 2010 so now we are 6.

We’ve come a long way in that time. David and Jem are sadly no longer with us.

Karn, Roland and our Caller Jenny have joined Martin and Alan to form a tight line up suitable for pubs, […]

Jem Cooper - 22/10/1947- 7/10/2015

Jem in Action

It’s with great sadness that we need to tell you about the recent death of our great friend Jem Cooper who was a founder member of the band and our wonderful concertina and harmonica player. We first met Jem in the Bull at the Open Mic maybe 7 or so years […]

Burnt House Sessions CD

Burnt House Sessions – 30 Tracks for £10 spread over 2 CDs – You can buy it here

Contains many of the band’s favourite tracks including Galway Girl, Haste to the Wedding, Wild Rover, Ships in Full Sail, Sally McLennane etc.

Burnt House Sessions Double CD

Track listing from CD 2


New monthly folk music session at Rose and Crown, Fletching

Building on our existing successful sessions at the Crown in Newick every first Sunday of the month, we have now been invited to run a session in our neighbouring village, Fletching at the Rose and Crown. Both of these pubs have been acquired by local people and have good kitchens and a nice range of […]

New members leaving Liverpool

We’ve had a busy year playing a number of barn dances as well as lots of private parties and some local festivals at Newick itself, the Black Pig orchard and Townings Farm.

We’re continuing to play every first Sunday of the month at the Crown Inn in Newick and this is gradually attracting more musicians […]

David Hill RIP

David Hill

David was a key member of the Band up until his accident in 2012 from which he never recovered and sadly died in March 2014.

He made a great contribution to the band not only for his melodeon and fiddle playing but also from his kind and enthusiastic personality.

He was a […]

Some Newick Folk mp3s for you

Here are some MP3 files taken from our performance at Chailey Beer Festival last Year

First Tune is Galway Girl by Steve Earle


Followed by the Battle of Brisbane – a Pogues number.


Next up is the Band playing Sally McLennane


And finally The Mucking of Geordie’s Byre followed by Lannigan’s Ball


An Amazing Bank Holiday weekend.

Following on from playing for a wedding Barn Dance last week this weekend has seen us in action locally.

Saturday and Sunday Lunchtime, Jem and Martin were supporting Newick Amateur Dramatic Society’s youth camp at WOWO – the nearby Wapsbourne farm camp site.

In the evening the band played a set as part of WOWO’s […]