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Acoustic Night

Friday August 23 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Friday 23rd August 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday 22nd September 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday 29th November 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday 15th December 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday 28th June 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday 28th July 2019 at 7:30 pm

On our Acoustic Night, The David Hall hands over its professional stage and outstanding acoustics to budding artists of all genres.   Suggested donation: Just £1 for performers and £2 Audience. Please pay on the door.

Coffee Morning

Wednesday August 28 @ 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Pop in for a cup of real coffee and a chat.

Look around the book and bric-a-brac stalls and more often than not, listen to some live music.

Last Wednesday in the month 10 am – 12 noon.

The Keeper (15) 2018

Friday August 30 @ 8:00 pm

Petherton Picture Show Presents...

The Keeper (15) 2018

The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility and personal tragedy.

The Ancestors – A ‘Support The Hall’ Event

Saturday August 31 @ 7:30 pm

The Ancestors are a dynamic, four-piece, Yeovil-based band playing a mixture of hits from the 90’s right through to the current day. Throwing in a mix of Rock and Pop tunes, The Ancestors can guarantee a great evening to get you dancing.

Phil Beer with support Odette Michell

Friday September 6 @ 8:00 pm

Beer’s flawless musicianship and rich vocals will leave you wide-eyed and wanting more.

Tor Theatre: The Fire Catcher

Saturday September 7 @ 2:00 pm

Physical theatre and storytelling collide in this fast and furious performance that boasts bags of opportunities for an audience to howl along to!


The Fire Catcher is suitable for children aged three and upwards - and their adults.

Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Journey

Sunday September 8 @ 2:00 pm

Experience a magical journey of therapeutic Pure Sound with musician Dean Carter using crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and vocal overtoning applied using the yin/yang principles of harmony, which promotes a deeply relaxing and healing state for re-energising and re-balancing your body, mind and spiri

All is True (12A) 2018

Friday September 13 @ 8:00 pm

Discover the untold story of William Shakespeare's final years

Martin Simpson

Saturday September 14 @ 8:00 pm

The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a masterclass.

He travels the length and breadth of the UK and beyond, giving rapt audiences passion, sorrow, love, beauty, tragedy and majesty through his playing.

The Blackheart Orchestra

Saturday September 21 @ 8:00 pm

The Blackheart Orchestra has become one of the must-see bands of 2019.

Their mesmerising multi-instrumental shows, which combine elements of Folk, Progressive and Classical music, have won them obsessive worldwide fans, plaudits from musical giants and placements on TV commercials and films

The White Crow (12A) 2018

Friday September 27 @ 8:00 pm

The drama charts the dancer's defection in 1961, from the Soviet Union to the West despite KGB efforts to stop him.

Bluegrass / Oldtime Mandolin Workshop with Jesper Rübner-Petersen

Saturday September 28 @ 10:00 am

During this course, Jesper Rübner-Petersen will introduce participants to playing Bluegrass/Oldtime mandolin, with examples of other styles also included.  Solo playing as well as accompaniment will be explored during the course, allowing participants to learn new techniques and develop and refine their existing playing skills.   Fee £90 (excluding accommodation and food). Please send an email to willslessons@gmail.com if you would like to register for this course. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 August.

Quimantu’s Family Music Workshop with Songo

Saturday September 28 @ 3:00 pm

For children 0-5 years and their parents


An engaging and fun-filled session introducing young children to our favourite character Songo, who loves to sing and share music.


Saturday September 28 @ 8:00 pm

Experience a wonderful concert with this multi-talented group of musicians who have quite deservedly gained a reputation as one of the UK’s best and most creative Latin groups.

Christine Collister and Michael Fix

Friday October 4 @ 8:00 pm

With Christine’s sultry, sensuous voice and unsurpassed brilliance in range, combined with Michael’s exquisite guitar playing, the listener is transported to places in the soul where only music can take you.

Tolkien (12A) 2019 – 11th Oct

Friday October 11 @ 8:00 pm

TOLKIEN explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school.

Moscow Drug Club

Saturday October 12 @ 8:00 pm

Combining their original material with songs by the likes of Jaques Brel, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and Eartha Kitt, Moscow Drug Club deliver an intoxicating and intimate musical experience. 

Rocketman 2019 (15)

Friday October 18 @ 8:00 pm

The only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy. Taron Egerton is Elton John in Rocketman

Chris While and Julie Matthews

Saturday October 19 @ 8:00 pm

Chris and Julie are more sought after and more creative than ever and are at the very top of their field.

The Tweed Project

Friday October 25 @ 8:00 pm

The Tweed Project is a collaboration between some of Scotland and England’s most in-demand explorers of their respective country’s Folk traditions.

The David Hall Quiz Night – A ‘Support The Hall’ Event

Saturday October 26 @ 7:30 pm

Come and join us for an evening full of fun and facts. Test your knowledge, enjoy a ploughman’s supper and raise money for The David Hall at the same time.

La Baracca Presents: Upside Down – 29th October (11am & 1.30pm)

Tuesday October 29 @ 11:00 am

October half-term Tuesday
A topsy-turvy early years adventure

An enchanting non-verbal Early Years theatre show for 2-5 year olds from Italian company La Baracca.

Wassail Theatre Company and Richard Crowe proudly present: Over the Wall Picking Apples

Friday November 1 @ 7:30 pm

The amazing Wassail Theatre Company and Richard Crowe bring their new piece of theatre to The David Hall. This wonderful local theatre company is exploring an incredibly important subject matter for our times.

Craft Fair – A ‘Support The Hall’ Event

Saturday November 2 @ 9:30 am

Enjoy a relaxing morning wandering around the delightful stalls of our craft producers. Find a 'one of a kind' art work, great for that special Christmas present, or a treat for yourself.

Reg Meuross

Saturday November 2 @ 8:00 pm

Reg has that rare gift of being able to touch people through his songs and performance, his words and music painting pictures that remain with the listener long after, accompanying himself masterfully on guitar and captivating audiences with his beautiful tenor voice.

Fisherman’s Friends 2019 (12A)

Friday November 8 @ 8:00 pm

Petherton Picture Show Presents:

Ten fishermen from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.

Their singing is robustly and winningly performed, and the whole thing is heartfelt. It’s pretty goofy but fun.

Skerryvore – A Chance to Dance Event

Saturday November 9 @ 8:00 pm

Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music, with a growing fan base worldwide and with the promise of much more to come.

Poets and Pints Night – The Hip Yak Poetry Shack

Friday November 15 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening of thoughtful reflection or comedic pleasure with our Poets and Pints night.

Martyn Joseph

Saturday November 16 @ 8:00 pm

Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind-blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer/songwriters….and rip it up.
For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to 200 people or 20,000, he blows the crowd away night after night.

Make Your Own Dance Film with BalletBoyz

Sunday November 17 @ 1:00 pm

Make Your Own Dance Film with BalletBoyz - For students aged 14 - 19 years

BalletBoyz (winners of 2013 National Dance Award for Best Independent Company) is a 10-strong, all male, world-class modern dance troupe, currently touring sell-out shows throughout the UK and internationally.

Vita & Virginia 2018(12A)

Friday November 22 @ 8:00 pm

The fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.

The Little Unsaid + support from Mitchell and Vincent

Saturday November 23 @ 8:00 pm

Winners of the Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award for boundary-pushing new music creators, The Little Unsaid spent 2017 /2018 travelling the UK and Europe, leaving audiences emotionally rapt with a live show that’s been described as “a thumping depth of passion, recalling the intensity and melancholic overtones of Nick Cave and Leonard Cohen.”

The David Hall Christmas Tea Party

Sunday November 24 @ 2:00 pm

Celebrate the start of the Christmas Season with fun and festivities at The David Hall. Enjoy the live music, and Christmas stalls. Plus, be part of the countdown for the South Petherton Christmas Lights Switch-on.

Free Entry.

Merry Hell – A ‘Chance to Dance’ Event

Saturday November 30 @ 8:00 pm

Merry Hell offer joyful, uplifting Folk-Rock, with a message for troubled times

St. Agnes Fountain

Friday December 6 @ 8:00 pm

They bring sparkling musicianship, humour and heartfelt renditions of your favourite Christmas tunes, both original, and those you know so well

St. Agnes Fountain

Saturday December 7 @ 8:00 pm

Sparkling musicianship, humour and heartfelt renditions of your favourite Christmas tunes, both original, and those you know so well

Yesterday 2019 (12A)

Friday December 13 @ 8:00 pm

A struggling musician realises he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Tall Tails Theatre Company: What a Superhero wants for Christmas – 1pm Show

Saturday December 14 @ 1:00 pm

This year Zinnia, The Superhero, is going on a quest to find Santa Claus.

Suitable for 3 – 6-year-olds and their parents.

Tall Tails Theatre Company: What a Superhero wants for Christmas – 3pm Show

Saturday December 14 @ 3:00 pm

This year Zinnia, The Superhero, is going on a quest to find Santa Claus.

Suitable for 3 – 6-year-olds and their parents.

Belshazzar’s Feast

Friday December 20 @ 8:00 pm

Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson wow audiences across the UK with their eclectic and eccentric mix of tunes

New Year’s Eve Celebration Ceilidh with Jigs for Gigs

Tuesday December 31 @ 8:15 pm

Join us for our annual New Year's Eve celebration at The David Hall


Friday 7th February 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Megson - aka Stu and Debbie Hanna - draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of Folk music.

Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Saturday 28th March 2020 @ 8:00 pm

An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances.

Bellowhead recorded five studio albums, and won a total of eight BBC Folk Awards in their 12 years together.