Lola Taplin was the last of the line of the family that built The Fleece, and she left the pub to the National Trust on her death on 1977. An infamous lady, and well loved and remembered in the village, Lola lives on in memories and Fleece folklore. Her birthday, 19th April, is also known as […]
Starting on St Georges Day – 23rd April (and co-incidentally the start of the English Asparagus Growing season) the Festival begins with The Great English Asparagus Run- a Beau Jolais type event with a giant round of asparagus being taken to prestigious locations throughout the Country. Morgan cars and other classics, will gather at the […]
Following the launch of the British Asparagus Festival in the morning, celebrate our Saints Day here at the Fleece with traditional morris dancing, English beers, wines & foods. Dancing from Belle D’Vain Northwest Morris and friends. Times tbc – more information to follow.
Gordon Giltrap returns to The Fleece Inn again this spring. Giltrap is a brilliant folk artist with a timeless sound. His live gigs sell out every time and once again this April all money raised will be donated to the Tracy Sollis Leukemia Trust. Visit http://giltrap.co.uk/
They are back! Crows’ were a popular feature of the folk scene from 1978 to 1988. The combination of four strong voices and expert musicianship gave them a simultaneously unique yet broad appeal. With the sad death of Ralph Jordan, in 2013, previously unreleased radio recordings were discovered. A ‘new’ album (‘Time To Rise’ Wildgoose […]