News from Knucklas


Folk Down the Track this  Thursday 19th April 7pm start

Come along and sing a song or play a tune
It is always a great night – good food and beer!

Please come on the train if you can.

Arrives at 7.23pm from the Shrewsbury direction & returns at 9.50pm

(Check train times before you set out: 03457 484950)

We will be holding an additional and special Folk Down the Track on the evening of Saturday 2nd June to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Heart of Wales line! Here at the Castle Inn Knucklas!

Many thanks for all your support



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CD review – Gareth Owen

Another review for, this time of a country CD by my former neighbour in Ludlow Gareth Owen (not to mention his alter ego Virg Clenthills): GARETH OWEN – Rolling By (own label).

David Harley

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‘Johnny Cash Forever Words’ CD review

Another of my reviews for an amazing array of country(-ish) artists collaborating on an album of songs based on a collection of his writing edited by Paul Muldoon (Forever Words: The Unknown Poems).

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Johnny Cash Forever Words (Legacy Recordings)

David Harley

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Wheatsheaf, Shrewsbury High Street

I mentioned ages ago that the Thursday session at the Wheatsheaf in Shrewsbury (Acoustic Sloggers Facebook group), and the 1st/3rd Wednesday Wheatsheaf Open Mic , are back on track after a bit of a hiccup, but I forgot to update the regular events page as regards the Thursday session. Now done! (That’s the Wheatsheaf in High Street, by the way.)

Sorry guys. Hope to get along there again on one of my future trips to Shrewsbury.

David Harley

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CD Review: Keith James ‘Captured’

Another of my reviews for

KEITH JAMES – Captured: The Best Of Keith James (Hurdy Gurdy HGA2927)

A very fine selection of tracks from a distinguished career.

David Harley

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Session at Sun in Clun (temporarily) moving

[And, as of May 2018, it’s back at the Sun! Hope they enjoyed their little holiday in Bishops Castle. 🙂 ]

Note from Trevor Hedges:

“The Sun in Clun has closed – booo!

It’s temporary – not so bad then…..

The fourth Thursday folk session, widely regarded as one of the best in this neck of the woods, has a new home for the duration – The Three Tuns in Bishops Castle – hurrah!!

The Three Tuns is the home of Three Tuns beer – double hurrah!!

Jen and Dave Wright will be doing their usual brilliant job of keeping some order to proceedings on Thursday 22nd March – we hope all the regulars can make it. And if you’ve not been able to get to the Clun session why not come along to The Three Tuns, a great pub as it is, and see what it’s all about.”

David Harley

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Meadow Folk Club ‘is no more’

Sadly, according to ‘the Meadow folk club is no more’. Hasn’t been since early 2017, but these things tend to pass me by now I don’t live in the area.

Regular events page amended accordingly.

David Harley

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