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The Brits are coming


The Brits are coming

A gathering of the UK cbg clan.

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Hen's teeth

Started by Jock MacHinery. Last reply by john mackay yesterday. 18 Replies

So, hypothetically speaking...

Started by Dan Sleep. Last reply by Alan Hodges Nov 18. 4 Replies

Up coming "Make and Play Workshops"

Started by ChickenboneJohn. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T Nov 15. 1 Reply

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Comment by Bryan Folklaw on December 11, 2014 at 8:30am

More details here - feel free to invite yourselves!

Comment by Slowpaw Steve T on December 11, 2014 at 3:46am

Thanks Bryan - be there or be bare! ;-)

Comment by Bryan Folklaw on December 11, 2014 at 2:20am

Hi guys


A short while ago I mentioned a possible music event in February 2015.  The venue has now been confirmed and it will take place at The Talbot Inn, Calne SN11 0AR on 14th and 15th Feb.  The music will run through the late afternoon and evening on Saturday.


On Sunday we will kick off with our regular afternoon open mic session from about 4 p.m. and carry on with featured acts in the evening.


It is not exclusively a CBG event but will feature a range of musical styles, local and not so local musicians.


Unfortunately the venue does not have sleeping accommodation but if there are enough people wanting a room I will try to negotiate a block deal at a hotel up the road (probably The Lansdowne).  Alternatively you will be allowed to sleep in campers etc in the rear car park with access to the toilet facilities throughout the night and a reasonably priced breakfast will be available on Sunday morning. The pub will cater for food and hot beverages throughout Saturday and Sunday.


Chickenbone John has expressed an interest in running one of his workshops on Sunday prior to the open mic session and that will be accommodated in the pool room prior to the open mic session.


I have a couple of CBG people interested in playing so please comment here or email me on for more info and/or to book a slot, whether as a featured act and/or open mic session. I will be mixing and matching the line up to ensure it is as varied as possible for the punters.


Do get in touch if you want to play or just come along and be part of the event and please share this so we reach as many people as possible.  Best wishes,  Bryan

Comment by Graham Alibone on December 9, 2014 at 10:36am

SORRY---I meant 16-5-2015.x

Comment by Graham Alibone on December 9, 2014 at 10:35am

Hi All,  more news about the Yorkshire CBG fest! It's on the 16 of May '14 at The Denby Dale Pie Hall, Denby Dale. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Next update-Jan'15. Season's Greeting's to all.

'fingers' and Soul.

Comment by David Bowes on November 28, 2014 at 6:54pm


Where will will this be?

Comment by Graham Alibone on November 20, 2014 at 5:05am

Hi fellow CBG's, a new date for your 2015 diary, 16.5.'15 the first Yorkshire CBG Festival is a goer, venue booked and deposit payed. More detail's before Christmas.  Take care and look after them finger's.  


Comment by John on November 19, 2014 at 4:35pm
Yorkshire bloke here as well!
Comment by Vinylhed on November 19, 2014 at 8:04am

Hi folks.
I'm Yorkshire based. Live in Leeds, but work in Hull. 

Comment by Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley on November 19, 2014 at 7:53am

Hello Woodmuppet :-)

Hello TonySturdy There is a fair few of us from Yorkshire me Included. 

There is planned for May next year a CigarBox Guitar Festival in Yorkshire,

I cant say to much at the moment, But details will be posted very soon on here :-)


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