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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:

First Sunday:
The Howard Arms at Ilmington
CV36 4LT Tel: 01608 682226

Second Sunday:
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 September & October 2018,

including associated sessions

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

Sep 2 (1st Sun) The Howard Arms
Ilmington (SSS) 8.30 pm

Sep 3 (1st Mon) The Ebrington Arms
8.30 pm


Sep 8 (2nd Sun) The Mary Arden Inn
Wilmcote (SSS) 8.30 pm

Sep 13 (2nd Thur) The Virgins & Castle
Kenilworth 8.00 pm


Sep 14 (2nd Fri) The Boar’s Head
Hampton Lucy 8.30 pm


Sep 16 (3rd Sun) The Blue Boar
Temple Grafton (SSS) 8.30 pm

Sep 19 (3rd Wed) The Weatheroak Tap
Studley 8.30 pm


Sep 20 (3rd Thur) The Red Lion Inn
Chipping Campden 8.30 pm


Sep 23 (4th Sun) The Baker's Arms
Broad Campden (SSS) 8.30 pm

Sep 30 (5th Sun) The Castle Inn
Edgehill (SSS) 8.30 pm

Oct 1 (1st Mon) The Ebrington Arms
Ebrington 8.30 pm


Oct 7 (1st Sun) The Howard Arms
Ilmington (SSS) 8.30 pm

Oct 11 (2nd Thur) The Virgins & Castle
Kenilworth 8.00 pm


Oct 12 (2nd Fri) The Boar’s Head
Hampton Lucy 8.30 pm


Oct 14 (2nd Sun) The Mary Arden Inn
Wilmcote (SSS) 8.30 pm

Oct 17 (3rd Wed) The Weatheroak Tap
Studley 8.30 pm


Oct 18 (3rd Thur) The Red Lion Inn
Chipping Campden 8.30 pm


Oct 21 (3rd Sun) The Blue Boar
Temple Grafton (SSS) 8.30 pm

Oct 28 (4th Sun) The Baker's Arms
Broad Campden (SSS) 8.30 pm


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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