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Once again a full programme of entertainment will be available for your enjoyment, starting on the Wednesday evening from 7pm and all day Thursday through Saturday. As usual it will be centred around the Victorian bandstand in the Everards Entertainment Zone. Contact Ray here

Forefront Productions Ltd Based in Newark-on-Trent, will supply the PA for the festival.

Our thanks to them.


Victorian Bandstand

The Victoria Bandstand - image courtesy of Tim Freer

In 2016

Morris Men in Action

Victorian Bandstand

Thanks to Karen Hewitt and Mike Godwin for the images of the Morris Dancers and Victoria Bandstand respectively

Date & Time Performer(s)
Wednesday, 12th October 2016 - 7.00 to 8.30 p.m. Richie Muir (Band) - Richie’s music career has spanned over a decade, moving to Nottingham in 1995 he pursued a solo career a fantastic following was acquired and regularly make their appreciation known at his exciting performances. Richie has a large group of professional musicians whom he calls on for his full band.
Wednesday, 12th October 2016 - 9.30 to 11.00 p.m. Mandarins - Mandarins are a four piece rock band based in Nottingham with male and female vocalists, they play an eclectic mix of contemporary and classic rock.
Thursday, 13th October 2016 - 1.30 to 2.30 p.m. No Fixed Abode - Duo featuring vocals and acoustic guitar, they describe their music as Joni Mitchell meeting Bruce Springsteen and having a jam after a bottle or two of wine.
Thursday, 13th October 2016 - 3.30 to 5.00 p.m. Crazy Heart - A Johnny Cash / Americana style band. Americana Blues with Attitude.
Thursday, 13th October 2016 - 6.00 to 8.00 p.m. Fahran
Thursday, 13th October 2016 - 9.00 - 11.00 p.m. Verbal Warning - Verbal Warning are a four piece old skool punk rock band who take their inspiration from bands like The Clash, The Ramones, The Sex Pistols etc performing original songs on topics ranging from the political to the personal, as well as cover versions of songs you'd expect and some you wouldn't.
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 12 noon to 2.00 p.m. Steve Pike (Juggler) - Steve Pike (aka Dangerous Derek) is a Nottingham-based professional juggler and has been juggling for over 20 years. Steve is also a unicyclist and balloon modeller. (Get in early to get your balloon hat) / (Find him round and about the bandstand and lower grounds).
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 12 noon to 1.00 p.m. Pesky Alligators - The sound that the Pesky Alligators greet you with from their twisting guitar and raunchy drum beat is nothing but explosive and if it does not set the pulse racing then you need to make an appointment at your local undertakers.
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 2.00 to 3.00 p.m. Under the Covers - Male/female guitar/vocal rock duo with an exceptional show full of all the classic hits of rock including latest music with a rock twist!
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 4.00 to 5.30 p.m. The Business - The Business are a Newark based three piece band ‘Faithfully Reproducing Classic Pop & Rock Hits From The 60’s To The Present Day’ Their extensive repertoire includes hits from The Beatles, Neil Diamond & The Monkees through to modern crowd pleasers like The Killers, Stereophonics and The Kings of Leon with a whole load of 80’s thrown in!!
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 6.30 to 8.00 p.m. Nightwires
Friday, 14th October 2016 - 9.00 to 11.00 p.m. Stagefright - Playing rock covers from a variety of bands, they started back in June 2009.  The band are all experienced players and when they first played together everything fell into place. The first gig was in August 2009 and the band haven’t looked back since, going from strength to strength, always trying to improve with every gig.
  In the afternoon the Foresters Morris Men, with the Greenwood Step Clog Dancers will entertain the crowd with traditional English dances.
Saturday, 15th October 2016 - 1.00 to 4.00 p.m. Morris Men (Phil)
Saturday, 15th October 2016 - 1.30 to 3.00 p.m. Evie & Orla
Saturday, 15th October 2016 - 4.00 to 5.30 p.m. Dry Pilot
Saturday, 15th October 2016 - 6.30 to 8.00 p.m. Indigo
Saturday, 15th October 2016 - 9.00 to 11.00 p.m. The Katanas


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