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The Shifting Sunday Session (SSS) is a folk music session that take place every week in the South Warwickshire / North Cotswolds area, in four regular venues, with it being in a different village pub each Sunday of the month. It officially runs from 8:30pm until 11pm, but many people arrive (and start playing) before 8pm, and typically around 20 musicians will turn up.

The current lineup of venues during each month is:

Please note that the venues for the first two Sundays in November only have been swapped.

First Sunday:
November: Mary Arden Inn, Wilmcote
December: The Howard Arms at Ilmington
CV36 4LT Tel: 01608 682226

Second Sunday:
November: Howard Arms, Ilmington
December: The Mary Arden Inn at Wilmcote
CV37 9XJ Tel: 01789 267030

Third Sunday:
The Blue Boar at Temple Grafton
B49 6NR Tel: 01789 750010

Fourth Sunday:
The Baker's Arms at Broad Campden
GL55 0UR Tel: 01386 840515

Fifth Sunday:
(when there is one) Variable venues arranged individually

For further information e-mail here

List of dates for November & December 2018,

including associated sessions

(You can also download it here as a PDF file to print out)

Please note the changed dates for the Mary Arden and Howard Arms nights

NOVEMBER

Nov 2 (1st Fri): The Fox, Loxley, (taster session) 8:30 pm
Nov 4 (1st Sun): The Mary Arden Inn , Wilmcote (SSS) 8.30 pm
Nov 5 (1st Mon): The Ebrington Arms, Ebrington 8.30 pm
Nov 6 (1st Tues): The Rose & Crown, Feckenham 8.00 pm
Nov 8 (2nd Thur): The Virgins & Castle, Kenilworth 8.00 pm
Nov 9 (2nd Fri): The Boar’s Head, Hampton Lucy 8.30 pm
Nov 11 (2nd Sun): The Howard Arms, Ilmington (SSS - Armistice special) 8.30 pm
Nov 15 (3rd Thur): The Red Lion Inn, Chipping Campden 8.30 pm
Nov 18 (3rd Sun): The Blue Boar, Temple Grafton (SSS) 8.30 pm
Nov 21 (3rd Wed): The Weatheroak Tap, Studley 8.30 pm
Nov 25 (4th Sun): The Baker's Arms, Broad Campden (SSS) 8.30 pm

DECEMBER

Dec 2 (1st Sun): The Howard Arms, Ilmington (SSS) 8.30 pm
Dec 3 (1st Mon): The Ebrington Arms, Ebrington 8.30 pm
Nov 4 (1st Tues): The Rose & Crown, Feckenham 8.00 pm
Dec 9 (2nd Sun): The Mary Arden Inn, Wilmcote (SSS) 8.30 pm
Dec 13 (2nd Thur): The Virgins & Castle, Kenilworth 8.00 pm
Dec 14 (2nd Fri): The Boar’s Head, Hampton Lucy 8.30 pm
Dec 16 (3rd Sun): The Blue Boar, Temple Grafton (SSS) 8.30 pm
Dec 19 (3rd Wed): The Weatheroak Tap, Studley 8.30 pm
Dec 20 (3rd Thur): The Red Lion Inn, Chipping Campden 8.30 pm
Dec 23 (4th Sun): The Baker's Arms, Broad Campden (SSS) 8.30 pm
Dec 30 (5th Sun): No session, so… Happy New Year!

Every Thurs- The Fleece, Bretforton, 8.30 pm

This list is published as a reminder for the SSS – other sessions are listed but it may be advisable to check with the venue to confirm that any of those events are functioning before setting out.

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