Built in the late 1700's The Welcome Stranger was once a self-sufficient public house complete with its own brewery

26th August


August Bank Holiday Monday afternoon in the pub garden with music from Vintage.


4th September

Open Mic Night

14th September

The Pete Harris Blues Band

Pete Harris has been active on the South Coast Blues scene for over 35 years. With the Bob Pearce Blues Band he gigged extensively in the UK and Europe, recording an album on the prestigious Blue Horizon label. He has subsequently led various incarnations of the Pete Harris Blues Band, recognised as one of the leading Blues bands on the South Coast of England. Pete has performed onstage with many American Blues artistes, notably Phil Guy (brother of Buddy Guy), Lowell Fulson, Tabby Thomas, Gene ” Mighty Flea” Connors, Mojo Buford (ex Muddy Waters Band), Byther Smith, Carrie and Lurrie Bell, Jerry McCain and Lazy Lester. He has appeared on BBC television, Southampton TV, Portsmouth TV and many times on national and local radio. Pete has performed in the UK, France, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Greece and New Zealand, where he headlined at several festivals. He was also known on the Folk scene as musical partner of acclaimed singer/songwriter Mick Ryan.

2nd October

Open Mic Night

5th October


Punk/New Wave & covers band.

12th October

The Fab Beatles

The Fab Beatles Formed in 1991, The Fab Beatles have risen through sheer hard work and dedication, to be one of the most sought after Beatles tribute bands in the world today, with concerts performed all over the UK, Europe, Middle East and the Americas. The Fab Beatles show starts with early ‘Hamburg’ material and goes right through the singles and album tracks to ‘Let It Be and the Beatles ‘breakup’, with a repertoire that is second to none !

 ‘The Fab Beatles are truly Fab – and I know ‘cos I saw the other lot.’

Sir Michael Parkinson

A Fab Act!

Sir Terry Wogan,

‘I think The Fab Beatles are excellent and definitely the best.’

Jonathan Ross

Tickets £10.  On sale from 16th September

19th Oct

Jon Walsh Blues Trio

26th October

Halloween Disco

Theme - Horror Movies!

6th November

Open Mic Night

16th November

Uncle Tom's Cobbley

4th December

Open Mic Night

7th December

The Tumbleweeds Country Night

Open Mic Night 7th November 2018

Halloween Party - All aboard the Ghost Ship 27th October 2018

Pete Harris Blues Band - 22nd September 2018

Open Mic Night 5th September 2018

The Tumbleweeds In the Pub Garden 27th August 2018 (photos available, ask Dave or Denise at the Pub)


The Tumbleweeds In the Pub Garden 27th August 2018

Vintage 4th August 2018

Open Mic Night 4th July 2018

Kimpton Live Christmas Party 16th December 2017 - www.leannestreetphotography.co.uk

The Tumbleweeds Country Music Night 2nd December 2017

Hallloween Party Night 28th October 2017

The Treblemakers 26th August 2017

Hooch 27th May 2017

The Pete Harris Blues Band 8th April 2017

Strange Brew 14th January 2017

The Tumbleweeds 19th November 2016

Halloween Party Night 29th October 2016

Uncle Tom's Cobbley 15th October 2016

The Tumbleweeds - August Bank Holiday Monday 2016

Folk 'n' Ale Weekend 27th & 28th May 2016. The Tumbleweeds & Scrape The Barrel

The Bollards 19th March 2016

The Revival 13th February 2016

The Ray Jones Band 16th January 2016

Christmas Eve 2015

The Tumbleweeds 5th December 2015

Halloween Party Night 31st October 2015

Mostly Harmless 17th October 2015

3 Daft Monkeys 29th August 2015

Uncle Tom's Cobbleys 1st August 2015

The Pete Harris Blues Band 27th June 2015

Vintage 13th June 2015

Sylvia Barnes & Sandy Stanage 6th June 2015

Folk 'n' Ale 22nd-24th May 2015

The Dudes 16th May 2015

Echotape 9th May 2015

The Bird Dogs 11th April 2015

The Bollards 7th March 2015

Music Night - Richard Harris & Cody Rooke with Denise, Malcolm & Howard. 28th February 2015

Uncle Tom's Cobbleys 20th December 2014

Vintage 6th December 2014

Geoff Lakeman & Friends 29th November 2014

Halloween Night 2014

Andy Kennett - Elvis Night 4th October 2014

The Wid Swans - 13th September 2014

Kimpton Live 23rd August 2014

The Bollards - 2nd August 2014

Folk 'n Ale Weekend 23rd & 24th May 2014

The Ray Jones Band 8th March 2014

Common Ground 22nd February 2014

Sarah Lee 11th January 2014

New Years Eve 2013 - 80's theme

The Bollards - 17th November 2013

Uncle Tom's Cobbleys - 14th December 2013

Halloween 2013

Vintage - 60's Night, 26th October 2013