Folk group to perform in Payhembury

The unaccompanied folk group The Claque are due to sing in Payhembury in October.

Folk group The Claque, will be performing in Payhembury Parish Hall in October.

Comprising Tom Addison, Barry Lister, Dave Lowry and Sean O’Shea, the group has been described as being “distilled from the legendary groups of old, four voices of depth and maturity, blended to bring warmth and harmony to the English Tradition … Their material is drawn from the British Isles and almost all is traditional”.

The Claque sing regularly at Exeter Folk Club and more widely in the UK.

One reviewer said of the group: “They’ve all been singing for very many years in various guises - solos, duets, trios - and now, at last, as a quartet. And what a splendid quartet they are sounding now.”

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This excellent group of unaccompanied folk singers will appear at Payhembury Parish Hall at 7.30pm, on Saturday, October 23.

Tickets - �6 for adults, �3 for under-16s; family �15 (two adults, two children) – are available from John Somers on (01884) 277390 or

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The audience size will be limited to accommodate tables on which a complementary bread and cheese supper will be served. There will also be a licensed bar and supporting acts, with the proceeds all in aid of Tale Valley Community Theatre.

Tickets will be available on the door, but organisers have said these may be sold out and it would help them with catering arrangements of people can book in advance.

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