A list of our friends and our favourite sites. (If we've missed you off, drop us an email)

In And Around The Village

The Petherton Folk Festival

The Royal Oak, Over Stratton – Good pub with great food in the next village

Combined Arts Drama Group. Our village thespians who perform at the hall.

'In the Heart of South Somerset' – A magazine about all that is current in our County.


Boiling Kettle Theatre Company. Our partners in an exciting new three year collaboration – 'Defender of the Dead.'

A.C.Mole -our long-suffering and very patient accountants who struggle annually to make sense of our bookkeeping!

JEROKA – Our resident folk band. Jerry and Kay, who provide excellent music for dances, ceilidh's functions and general knees-up's at very reasonable prices. (They tell me!)

Maureen Moore UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, Councillor, Clinical Supervisor & EMDR practitioner. – Keeping us on the rails.

Petherton Picture Show. – Providing quality films at the hall every fortnight.

Professor Paradox – Hilarious shows for parties and events from a unique local children's entertainer

Sunray folk club, at Broadmayne Village Hall. A nice little club with some great upcoming artistes

Wessex Acoustic Folk Club Another superb venue.- Blanford, Dorset. Friday Nights are folkie nights. Excellent guests.

Bridport Music – For all your musical needs.

Brighter Business Energy – helping businesses save money on their utility bill

Other Folk

Folk South West – Working to spread the message that it's not all beards and sandals

Take Art – Making arts experiences of the highest quality accessible to all communities within Somerset.

Halsway Manor – National Centre for the Folk Arts – An independent charity that provides a year-round programme of events and learning activities in traditional folk music, dance, song, storytelling, folklore and related arts and crafts.

Harmony Central – EVERYTHING about guitars

The Jake Thackray Website – Homage to the master with loads of lyrics and tabs.

Bright Young Folk. An interesting site 'Keeping a beady eye on the bright young music scene in the British Isles'. It's lovely to see the new generation of artistes keeping the old tradition going.

Podcasts & MP3 – Sites from which you can download excellent (and free) music.

Folkcast with Ken Nicol (ex Albion Band) and Phil Widdows – Lots better than Folk on 2 in our opinion!

The Sound of the Embergher Mandolin – Huge collection of downloadable classical mandolin music

Mandolin Cafe – THE definitive site for aspiring and expert Mando players. Includes dozens of free MP3 downloads

Banjo Newsletter – Let it never be said that we discriminate !!

Clawhammer Banjo Tab – More things Banjo.