Some of our gigs have been cancelled because someone ate a bat, but we'll be back in action as soon as it's safe to strip the willow again.

Please take care.

SPINACH FOR NORMAN

SPINACH FOR NORMAN

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SPINACH

FOR

NORMAN

is a four-piece band (two fiddles, guitar & bass) from the South-West of England. We play traditional dance music for ceilidhs & celebrations of all kinds.

Most of our tunes and dances come from the British Isles so you'll hear your favourite Irish Jigs, Scottish Reels & Northumbrian Hornpipes at our gigs, but we sometimes crowbar a Romanian Nut-Crushing dance and some American, Breton and Transylvanian flavours into the mix...

It's a cheery blend of the familiar and some spicy surprises, then, but if an all-Irish / all-Scottish / all-English evening is what you need, we can happily do that too.

WEDDINGS

S4N HAS PLAYED FOR WEDDINGS & CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS in castles, village halls, banqueting halls, barns, looaaads of marquees and one four-man tent. We've lost count.


We can provide background music when you would like some, but the heart of the wedding party is usually the ceilidh dancing, the perfect ice-breaker and a chance for everyone to let their hair down.

Every ceilidh needs a caller to lead the dancing and PAM HAYES is ours. She's hugely popular and great with adults, children, experienced & inexperienced dancers alike. Her dances are mainly traditional, always fun, suitable for everyone and quick & easy to learn.

Pam will consult you to find out exactly how you want the evening to go and can offer some special wedding dances. There's one for blessing the bride & groom, for instance - much wilder than it sounds - and another for giving them a traditional Scottish farewell as they leave for their honeymoon . . .

DEAR S4N

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Rocky Road To Dublin / Foxhunter's Jig
Ten Tors Hop / Petronella
The Matelot

2021-2

Oct 30 / Coombe Lodge, Blagdon
Nov 27 / Exeter Ceilidhs, Kenn (public)
Dec 12 / The Hall, Exeter
Dec 18 / Great Barn, Higher Ashton

2022

Jan 29 / Woodbury
Feb 19 / Dulverton
Mar 12 / Hittisleigh
Mar 26 / Exmouth
April 20 / Hereford
June 4 / Ashwater
June 18 / Launceston
July 9 / Marlborough
Aug 24 / Cullompton

Our other projects
Poisson Rouge
Joel Segal Books
Trikkeballakke
Founder member & chief dep

Steve Verge

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