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

22nd September

Pete Harris Blues Band

Pete Harris (vocals, guitar) has been active on the South Coast Blues scene for over 30 years. He has performed on stage with many touring American Blues performers and with some of the leading lights of the UK Blues scene, gigging all over the UK and in France, Belgium, Switzerland and New Zealand. His band features the exciting playing of Poole-based harp ace Hugh Budden, and the rock-solid rhythm section of Bob Manley (bass) and Steve Groves (drums). Together they produce an irresistible blend of swing, funk and down-home Blues.

3rd October

Open Mic Night

13th October

Strolling Stones

The Strolling Stones is a Southampton based Rolling Stones tribute act. We've got the best Mick Jagger in the business. He looks like Mick, he sings like Mick. He's even got the moves like Jagger.

Tickets £10.00 on sale from 1st September  SOLD OUT

27th October

Halloween Party on board the Ghost Ship.

Halloween Fancy Dress Party.

Yo Ho Ho, all aboard the ‘Ghost Ship’, and join the motley crew of dead pirates. Set sail and sink down a rum or two, dance to some swashbuckling sea shanties (also known as a disco!). All stowaways not in costume will be forced to walk the plank. Prizes for the best dressed on board.

This will be an evening we guarantee you will ‘treasure’!

3rd November

Less is More

Wide range of guitar/rock covers, from Oasis to Kasabian and the Kinks

7th November

Open Mic Night

17th November

Strange Brew

Rockin' blues with a touch of soul

Strange Brew - a Hamphire based 4-piece comprising guitar, bass, drums and keys, playing gigs all over the South of England - Festivals, pubs, clubs, corporate events and private functions. All four band members are showcased on vocals providing the most versatile playlist with up to 4-part harmonies.

24th November

The Rockin Bandits

5th December

Open Mic Night

8th December

The Tumbleweeds Country Night

Details to follow.

15th December

Jon Walsh Blues Trio

The Jon Walsh Blues Band is a real blues band! Not a blues-rock band, nor a rock band disguised as blues band although we may branch out occasionally. Saying that, don't think that we only play the "crying in your beer" kind of blues because we can boogie with the very best! The Jon Walsh Blues Band conjures up all the different colours and moods of the blues - it rocks, boogies, stomps, howls, cries, and weeps.

24th December

Christmas Eve - Jumper Party

26th January

Jon Walsh and Terri Jane

Playing an acoustic set of covers ranging from Patsy Cline to Led Zeppelin and Norah Jones to Amy Winehouse

2nd February

Electric Eden

Electric Eden are a three piece contemporary English folk band from Hampshire, producing a very earthy traditional sound with a modern approach to folk song writing.

6th February

Open Mic Night

23rd February

Trouble In Mind

'Trouble in Mind' entertain with familiar and original material right across the board, from every era, and genre, Rock, Blues, Reggae, Jazz, Latin, Country, Classical, Ballads and Rock ‘n’ Roll!

6th March

Open Mic Night

16th March

The Flying Toads

The Toads are a multi-instrumental band playing inventive arrangements of Irish music. They originally met through playing in some of the excellent Irish sessions in the UK and Ireland and share a deep respect for traditional Irish music.

3rd April

Open Mic Night

6th April

The Clive Collective

The Clive Collective, a Wiltshire based band. They play Jazz blues folk country funk swing gospel rock …and a bit of Frank Zappa.

1st May

Open Mic Night

4th May


Abbaholics - The ULTIMATE tribute to the music by ABBA.

Tickets £10.00 (on sale from the 8th April)

18th May

Paul Gibson (Mod night)

MOD NIGHTWeller/ The Jam /Style Council PLUS the 60s) This Show is a superb combination of 60s Mod classics from the Who / Kinks / Small Faces / Beatles / Stones / Move merged with The Modfather Paul Weller.....Lots of Jam / Style Council a little Northern Soul and SKA from The Specials + Madness / plus their An Energetic show for all ages to enjoy............and they do!!

5th June

Open Mic Night

3rd July

Open Mic Night

6th July


You are about to discover a brand new vibe - Got2Funk This band is something you have never experienced before! Performing covers from the 70’s & 80’s.

7th August

Open Mic Night

4th September

Open Mic Night

2nd October

Open Mic Night

6th November

Open Mic Night

4th December

Open Mic Night

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 Tumbeweeds 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