john gould’s ten comments

  • Re: Travellers Rest

    Session finished in Jan 2020. more…

  • Travellers Rest

    A small group that have been playing for a couple of years. Very forgiving for people just learning along with some great players. Tunes are stared around the table. Often Irish bu a lot of English and old time depending who turns up. Starts 8:30 and ... more…

  • Thursday night

    The Thursday session is help upstairs rather than in the bar. This is a bit of shame and the closed door must put a lot of people off. However, once through the door you will find a friendly group that encourages the less able (like me) and people can (... more…

  • Key

    We play this in the pub in G and it sound good not so sure about A it needs a a Gsharp more…

  • This session is long ended more…

  • Update

    I visited the pub this week and was pleased to see the session was well attended with about 10 players. more…

  • Six Bells

    The session at the six Bells is still going a Barrow good beer and a good session. very welcoming for all ages and skills. Very busy at school holidays. Many really skilled players but still let everyone join in. more…

  • South African whistle music

    Saw a discussion here on South African music. I have a CD called "The Pennywhistle, The magical Instrument of Africa". It is great. I got it in South Africa and would love to get some more. It very funky more a mixture between Jazz, Fusion and Old Tim... more…

  • Session stopped

    I visited on the 12 April 2006 only to be told that music is no longer played more…

  • Wednesday night

    I arrived at 9pm but it started at 9:30 with a box player and guitar. They were soon joined by simple flute and a bodhran. great night but a bit smokey more…