FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Sat, 18th May      “Gig for Life” Charity Music Festival all day from 1 p.m. in support of “Race for Life” so you can forget the Cup Final!  Appearing are Russ & Sally, Accidently Acoustic, Ian Prowse, Ciaran Bradley, Black Bear Kiss, The Endings, Sophie & Her Dad, The Original Wanted, Collision, Turning Black Like Lizards and PigDaze, while the Magnificent Seven Crew entertain you in the Courtyard with the first of their regular “On the Record” sessions.  Over the last six years, with great days of live music, we’ve raised around £17,000 for Cancer Research – let’s do more this year!  There is also an Auction between 7 & 8p.m.

Wed, 22nd May   On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Sun, 26th May     Bank Holiday Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes costs £1 per person to enter and starts at 8.30 p.m.

Wed, 29th May   This evening, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 30th May  Open Mic Night hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett, another chance to be or to enjoy new talent.  Come along for your 15 minutes of fame and strut your kind of stuff at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!  Contact crownopenmic@gmail.com

TELFORD FRINGE FESTIVAL

Sat, 1st June        Live Music t.b.c.

Tue, 4th June     Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows start tonight at the Crown Inn.  At 8 p.m., we present Leo Kearse, Scottish Comedian of the Year and a self-confessed “Transgressive”.  He is joined by Philip Simon, asking “Who’s the Daddy Pig?”  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 upto Monday 3rd June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.  Alternatively, we offer Season Tickets for three, five or all seven Edinburgh Festival Preview Evenings at the Elephant & Castle and the Crown Inn.  Individual Tickets can also be upgraded to Season Tickets on the day.

Wed, 5th June     This evening, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 6th June Rowley and Paul – “Howlin’” Trevor Rowley (ex-Red House Blues) joins Blues Harmonica player Paul Harrison (Time Divers, Gin House, etc.) to bring a great bluesy, rootsy sound to Oakengates.

Fri, 7th June        Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows start tonight at our sister pub, the Elephant & Castle in Dawley.  At 8 p.m., we present Paul Savage, freshly back from the Adelaide Fringe to tell us of his “Shame Spiral”.  He is followed by Ollie Horn, who tells us why he is a “Pig in Japan”.  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 up to Thursday 6th June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.  Alternatively, we offer Season Tickets for three and five Edinburgh Festival Preview Evenings at the Elephant & Castle and Crown Inn.  Individual Tickets can also be upgraded to Season Tickets on the day.

Tue, 11th June    Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows continue tonight with three shows at the Crown Inn.  First, Rob Mulholland is “Too Big to Fail”, then Alexander Bennett boasts “They Call me Daddy Punchlines”. For the last show “Hell to Pay” Rob & Alex are joined by Paul Savage for a three-handed production.  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 upto Monday 10th June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.  Alternatively, we offer Season Tickets for three and five Edinburgh Festival Preview Evenings at the Elephant & Castle and Crown Inn.  Individual Tickets can also be upgraded to Season Tickets on the day.

Wed, 12th June   This evening, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 13th June  Dave Onions – Described as the best singer-songwriter on the Midlands circuit, his style is sometimes between folk and blues and brilliantly quirky, so you’ll just have to make up your own descriptions – We’ve given up trying!

Sun, 16th June    Today is Fathers’ Day!  For Heaven’s Sake, get your father down to the Crown and get him a beer!!  He’d much rather have that, than Petrol-Station flowers!!!   Enjoy the Magnificent Seven Crew this afternoon in the Courtyard with another “On the Record” session.  You can also bring your disks down to share with the crowd.

Tue, 18th June    Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows continue tonight at the Crown Inn.  First, Stevie Gray suffers an “Arctic Monkey’s Midlife Crisis” before Rob Kemp is “Moonraker 2: Moonrakerer”.  Finally, Mad Ron gives his “Talk to Millennials”.  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 upto Monday 17th June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.  Alternatively, we offer Season Tickets for three Edinburgh Festival Preview Evenings at the Elephant & Castle and Crown Inn.  Individual Tickets can also be upgraded to Season Tickets on the day.

Wed, 19th June   On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Fri, 21st June   Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows continue tonight at our sister pub, the Elephant & Castle in Dawley.  At 8 p.m., we present Laura Monmoth, who is a right “Trans Vision Scamp”, before Richard Pulsford gets ready to “Roll up for a Smirking Break”.  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 up to Thursday 20th June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.  Alternatively, we offer Season Tickets for three Edinburgh Festival Preview Evenings at the Elephant & Castle and Crown Inn.  Individual Tickets can also be upgraded to Season Tickets on the day.

Tue, 25th June    Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows continue here tonight.  First, “Live at The Apollo” star, Laura Lexx brings her “Knee Jerk” to town.  Then, Tommy Tea is “The Indie Feel-good Hit of the Summer.”  Finally, Joby Mageean is our very own “Shanty Prince”.  Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 upto Monday 24th June, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.

Wed, 26th June   On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 27th June  It’s Open Mic Night hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett.  Do you want to be a SuperStar or are you just pop-idle?  This is your chance to get 15 minutes of fame in front of a live audience at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!  Contact crownopenmic@gmail.com

                          

Sun, 30th June    Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes costs £1 per person to enter and starts at 8.30 p.m. 

Tue, 2nd July      Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows finish tonight at the Crown Inn.  First, Nigel Lovell will be “Mocking a Murderer” before Frank Foucault shows us his “Desk”.  Finally, Freddie Farrell tells us “I Wasn’t Born with Enough Middle Fingers”.   Tickets are available at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com (subject to availability) for £4 upto Monday 1st July, or on the day for only £5, saving the cost and hassle of travelling to Edinburgh to see them.

Wed, 3rd July     On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 4th July     Live Music t.b.c.

Sat, 6th July        It’s “band-time” again with Pale Fire, Live from 8.45 Also, it’s Carnival again in Oakengates, so we’re here whenever you need refreshment!

Wed, 10th July    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Sun, 14th July     Enjoy the Magnificent Seven Crew entertaining your afternoon in the Courtyard with another “On the Record” session.  You can also bring your disks down to share with the crowd.

Wed, 17th July    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Wed, 24th July    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 25th July   Open Mic Night hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett, another chance to be or to enjoy new talent.  Come along for your 15 minutes of fame and strut your kind of stuff at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!  Contact crownopenmic@gmail.com

Sun, 28th July     Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes.  It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30.

Wed, 31st July    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!