Fringe week sees Oundle thronged with entertainers of all genres’ in the town’s pubs, hotels, cafes and streets. You will find anything from tribute bands to poetry readings, the blues to thumping rock, the gentle sounds of classical French Parisian café music, swirling, kicking, tapping, clicking dance teams, comedy performances and maybe the odd Shakespearian ode or two drifting about the town. Once you arrive in Oundle during that week, day or night, there’s no escape, you will be entertained!

2017 FRINGE EVENTS

When: 10:00 am | Saturday | 24 June 2017
Act: Kickstart
Style: Folk dance
Venue: The Market Place

Kick Start Appalachian Dancers are becoming ever more popular at both Festivals and Public Functions and the side features over a dozen skillful and … (read more…)

When:  10:00 am | Saturday | 24 June 2017
Act: Tap ‘N’ Sync
Style: Folk
Venue: Oundle Market Place

 

Tap ‘N’ Sync

Appalachian dance with toe-tapping rythym, swirling skirts and lots of panache.

Always exciting to watch!

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When: 7:30 pm | Friday | 23 June 2017
Act: Quiz Night – Pre Fringe Fundraising Evening.
Style: Quizzical questions, nibbles, drinks and good fun
Venue: Queen Victoria Hall, West Street, Oundle

New this year! Fringe’s first-ever quiz night.

A chance … (read more…)

When: 3:00 pm | Saturday | 24 June 2017
Act: Kempston Hammers Choir at the Oundle Food Festival
Style: Choir
Venue: Market Place, Oundle

Kempston Hammers Sports and Social Club is our home, where we practise, put on our winter and summer shows, where we … (read more…)

When: 2:00 pm | Saturday | 24 June 2017
Act: The Lincolnshire Poachers
Style: Folk
Venue: Oundle Market Place

 

The Lincolnshire Poachers
‘Offering an eclectic mix of traditional English folksong, songs of work and the common man, … (read more…)

When: 8.00 pm | Saturday| 24 June 2017
Style: Dance, folk,
Venue: Victoria Hall

The Ceilidh is a fundraising event to help run the Fringe Festival 2017.
Musically lead by those masters of Ceilidh music, Five String Thing, toe tapping music … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Saturday | 24 June 2017
Act: Tourdion guesting at the Ceilidh with Five String Thing
Style: Folk
Venue: The Victoria Hall

The band Tourdion will be playing a French set of dances in the middle of the Ceilidh.

Florence will be on hand to guide you through … (read more…)

When: 8.00pm | Thursday| 29th June
Act: American Bluegrass Irish Session
Style: Folk
Venue: The Ship

Come and join in with some of the most amazing bluegrass players around. There will be a few old time tunes too. Banjo’s, guitars, fiddles and anything else you fancy playing. … (read more…)

When: All Day | Friday | 30 June till 7th July 2017
Act: Art Exhibition
Style: Varied
Venue: Coffee Tavern

Starting on Friday 30 June, there will be an exhibition of art each day throughout Fringe Week in the Coffee Tavern, Market Place, Oundle.

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When: 7:00 pm | Friday | 30 June 2017
Act: Acoustic Supper Club
Style: Acoustic music over supper time
Venue: Dexters

Acoustic Supper Club are a popular local band playing a range of acoustic music, mostly over supper time!

The ‘Acoustic Supper Club’ consists of Mark on … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Friday | 30 June 2017
Act: Jake Cunnington
Style: Self-penned songs and popular covers
Venue: The Rose and Crown

Jake Cunnington is a singer/songwriter with a passion for writing and covering songs ranging from Frank Turner through to bands such as Oasis and … (read more…)

When: 8:30 pm | Friday | 30th June 2017
Act: Desperate Measures and G-String
Style: Rock
Venue: The Ship Inn, West Street, Oundle

Don’t miss this opportunity to see two, yes that’s two, amazing bands in one event!

Dive into The Ship Inn, West Street for an enjoyable … (read more…)

Oundle Fringe Week – Opening Evening Fundraiser

When: 7:00 pm | Friday | 30 June 2017
Act: Jive Workshop (7:00-8:00 ish) and the glorious ONE EYED CATS (8:30 onwards)
Style: Jive, Jump and Rock n Roll
Venue: Victoria Hall, West Street, Oundle

Whether it’s … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Re-Strung
Style: Jazz, Blues, Pop and Folk
Venue: Onkar, West St., Oundle

Re-Strung are Neil, Frank, James and Sonny Boy – performing an eclectic acoustic mix of classic pop, blues, folk and jazz on a wide range of instruments.

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When: 8:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Prince William School
Venue: Queen Victoria Hall, West Street, Oundle

Prince William School are going to be performing the performance that they recently took to the Global Rock Challenge where their students competed with other UK schools and won … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Double D
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Dexter’s

Double D will be performing an acoustic rock/pop set at Dexters, Oundle during the Fringe Week.

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When: 12:00 noon | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Courtyard Jukebox
Style: Acoustic rock/pop
Venue: Cafe at No.4

Courtyard Jukebox are Julie (vocals) and Dom (guitar).

Together they seamlessly blend old and new to suit every occasion and venue.

(read more…)

When: 1:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Mick Shaw
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: The Ship Inn, West Street

Mick Shaw is a singer and songwriter playing a number of his own original songs mixed with a selection of popular covers from the 60s and 70s and others right … (read more…)

When: 2:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: The Weekenders
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Kingfisher Cafe

The Weekenders are a five piece band who have been playing locally for about 2 years.

They cover songs from Adele, Elton John, Tom Odell through to … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Saturday | 1 July 2017
Act: Dirty Rumour
Style: Rock/Pop/Blues
Venue: The Ship Inn

Dirty Rumour are a Stamford & Peterborough based 5-piece pop/rock covers band formed in late 2016, made up of local friends and seasoned musicians. They … (read more…)

When: 5:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: Fran Taylor
Style: Folk Pop
Venue: Kingfisher Cafe

Fran Taylor has been a regular on the Leicestershire music circuit for the past 9 years. After taking time off to have a little boy she is now performing again. Her songs are … (read more…)

When: 2:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: Re-Strung
Style: Jazz, blues, pop and folk
Venue: Kingfisher Cafe, Barnwell Country Park

Re-Strung are Neil, Frank, James and Sonny Boy – performing an eclectic acoustic mix of classic pop, blues, folk and jazz on a wide range of … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: The Rose and Crown Inn, Market Square, Oundle

After over 20 years playing as a full blown rock band, most recently in Self Preservation Society, the Charlie Croker Trio is something a little different. … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: Poetry Evening
Style: Poetry reading and recital
Venue: The Wharf, Station Road, Oundle

Laugh and cry at our Poetry evening!

When soothing rhymes and rhythms bright, penned by poets from near and … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: The Weekenders
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Dexter’s

The Weekenders are a five piece band who have been playing locally for about 2 years.

They cover songs from Adele, Elton John, Tom Odell … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: NN10 Community Voices
Style: Choir/Vocal
Venue: The Talbot

Formed in September 2009 The NN10 Community Voices are a community choir based in Rushden, Northamptonshire. They perform at various events including both … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: Steve Bean
Style: Classical Guitar
Venue: The Talbot Hotel

A local highly talented classical guitar player who plays with passion and precision. Steve Bean is a professional classical guitarist based in Cambridgeshire.  His … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Sunday | 2 July 2017
Act: Flashback Photograph
Style: Acoustic Folk
Venue: The Ship Inn

Flashback Photograph is an upbeat, foot-tapping folk rock band.

The band members are young, energetic and very talented and made up of Gary Lee Ward … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Monday | 3 July 2017
Act: Ock ‘n’ Dough
Style: Acoustic Folk
Venue: The Wharf

Ock n Dough

The world’s only Anglo-Latvian zydecajun ceilidh band!

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When: 7:00 pm | Tuesday | 4 July 2017
Act: Candy Nettles Duo
Style: Folk
Venue: Dexters, Market Place, Oundle

 

 

Candy Nettles Duo were formed after a chance meeting at an Open Mic about 7 years ago. After many years playing and performing in various function … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Tuesday | 4 July 2017
Act: Ruff Recorders
Style: Folk, early music
Venue: The Talbot Hotel

The Ruff Recorders – “An Early Music Recorder Ensemble for the Uncertain”.

We are a band of enthusiastic ‘musicians’ whose first music love was the … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Tuesday | 4 July 2017
Act: Rusty Strings
Style: Acoustic Folk
Venue: The Talbot

The Rusty Strings of Oundle are the String section of the Rusty Players. They will be performing a selection of classical favourites.

The Rusty Strings are: … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Tuesday | 4 July 2017
Act: Rusty Strings
Style: Folk
Venue: The Wharf, Station Road, Oundle

The Rusty Strings of Oundle are the String section of the Rusty Players. They will be performing a selection of classical favourites.

The Rusty … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Tuesday | 4 July 2017
Act: Mick Shaw
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: The Ship Inn, West Street

Mick Shaw is a singer and songwriter playing a number of his own original songs mixed with a selection of popular covers from the 60s and 70s and … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: George Linton
Style: Alt rock, folk n blues
Venue: Salernos

George Linton is based in Peterborough and is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He attended Leeds College of Music and graduated in 2012. … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: Acoustic Supper Club
Style: Acoustic music player over supper time
Venue: Cafe No.4

Acoustic Supper Club are a popular local band playing a range of acoustic music, mostly over supper time!

The ‘Acoustic Supper Club’ … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: Aldous Pinch
Style: Eclectic, stories, folk
Venue: The Rose and Crown, Oundle

Aldous Pinch (aka Crazy Aldo, aka The Reaper) is a teller of tales and a keeper of secrets. His shady past and … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: Double D
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Coffee Tavern

Double D will be performing a lunchtime acoustic rock/pop set at the Coffee Tavern, Oundle during  the Fringe Week.

(read more…)

When: 5:00 pm | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: hazeyjane
Style: Acoustic self-penned material
Venue: Dexters

hazeyjane are a musical duo and play self-penned ambient chilled acoustic material. … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Wednesday | 5 July 2017
Act: Just Friends
Style: Popular, folk, light classical, world music, sacred and opera
Venue: Waitrose

Just Friends is a ladies community choir based in Warmington with singers from nearby villages and Peterborough. … (read more…)

When: 9:00 pm | Wednesday | 5th July 2017
Style: Banjo, fiddling, double bass, guitar, bluegrass music
Venue: Rose and Crown, Market Square, Oundle

YES, THEY’RE BACK in 2017! We’re counting down and just can’t wait to see these ‘Boys’ again! … (read more…)

When: 8.00 pm | Wednesday | 2 July 2017
Act: The Charlie Croker Trio
Style: Rock
Venue: The Rose and Crown Inn

After over 20 years playing as a full blown rock band, most recently in Self Preservation Society, the Charlie Croker Trio is something a little different. Inspired … (read more…)

When: From 7.00pm | Wednesday | 5th July
Act: Tap & Sync
Style: Dance
Venue: The Talbot,

American percussive step dance- that swirling, kicking, tapping, clicking, team leaping to the driving rhythms of the Accoustic Band. … (read more…)

When: From 7.00pm | Wednesday| 5th July
Act: Cross Key Clog
Style: Dance
Venue: The Talbot,

Cross Key Clog, dancing in the Dancing in the Northwest tradition of Morris, i.e. with traditional English Clogs (not to be confused with Dutch clogs, that’s a whole new … (read more…)

When: 12:00 Noon | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Fran Taylor
Style: Folk Pop
Venue: Cafe at No.4

Fran Taylor has been a regular on the Leicestershire music circuit for the past 9 years. After taking time off to have a little boy she is now performing again. Her songs are … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Open Mic/Talent Night
Style: Open to all
Venue: The Rose and Crown

The popular ‘open mic’ night returns for the 2017 Oundle Fringe Festival.

All musicians and bands, old and new very welcome.

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When: 6:00 pm | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Sara Hawkes and Chris Watson
Style: Jazz
Venue: The Kingfisher Cafe, Barnwell Park

Sara Hawkes is a versatile and experienced singer who loves to sing Jazz and Blues. This is her third visit singing at the Oundle … (read more…)

When: 5:00 pm | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Amy Claire
Style: Acoustic Folk
Venue: Brewbabou, West St., Oundle

Amy is a singer/songwriter from Northants. She released her debut EP Sea of Faces which charted at #21 and her Strawhouse Live EP also has done … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Pennyless
Style: Folk
Venue: Onkar

Pennyless has a sound that is distinctly English cooking up lively, quirky and downright mystical songs from folklore, medieval history and their own musical minds. … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Thursday | 6 July 2017
Act: Frumenty
Style: Folk
Venue: The Ship Inn, West Street, Oundle

Frumenty is one of our best known & accomplished local folk groups.

Featuring stunning harmonies, beautiful voices, superb instrumentals on … (read more…)

When: 7:00-8:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Paul Richards
Style: Comedy
Venue: The Rose and Crown

Paul Richards (35, lanky, messy hair, limbs all over the place) is a comedy writer, performer and musician based in Cambridge. As a playwright his work has … (read more…)

When: 9:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Feastie Boys
Style: Rock n Roll
Venue: The Rose and Crown

The Feastie Boys comprise 8 members, three of whom are known as the Winwick White Noise and are the vocals backing trio. Vocals, two guitars, bass and drums … (read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Paul Strummer
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Cafe at No.4

Live-looped electro-acoustic contemporary r&b/soul singer-songwriter from Northamptonshire, with two albums of original songs, originally recorded … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Aldous Pinch
Style: Eclectic, stories, folk
Venue: The Ship Inn, West St., Oundle

Aldous Pinch (aka Crazy Aldo, aka The Reaper) is a teller of tales and a keeper of secrets. His shady past and dubious future have … (read more…)

When: 8:00 pm | Friday |  7 July 2017
Act: Gone To The Dogs
Style: Rock/Pop/Blues
Venue: The Ship Inn

You don’t need to stray too far to enjoy local band Gone to the Dogs.

The five piece band have been rocking around the Oundle area and beyond for 7 … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Courtyard Jukebox
Style: Acoustic Rock/Pop
Venue: Dexter’s

Courtyard Jukebox are Julie (vocals) and Dom (guitar).

Courtyard Jukebox seamlessly blends old and new to suit every occasion and venue.

(read more…)

When: 12:00 noon | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Steve Bean
Style: Classical Guitar
Venue: Dexter’s

A local highly talented classical guitar player who plays with passion and precision. Steve Bean is a professional classical guitarist based in Cambridgeshire.  … (read more…)

When: 6:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Steve Bean
Style: Classical Guitar
Venue: Kingfisher Cafe

A local highly talented classical guitar player who plays with passion and precision. Steve Bean is a professional classical guitarist based in … (read more…)

When: 7:00 pm | Friday | 7 July 2017
Act: Flashback Photograph
Style: Acoustic Folk
Venue: The Talbot

Flashback Photograph is an upbeat, foot-tapping folk rock band.

The band members are young, energetic and very talented and made up of Gary Lee Ward … (read more…)

When: All Day | Sunday | 16th July
Act: Various Bands
Style: Brass Bands / Orchestral
Venue: Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park will be the host for a whole day of music from:
– Rushden Town Band
– Thrapston Town Band
– Yarwell & Nassington Britannia Brass … (read more…)

The 2017 Events will appear here as & when they are confirmed