Be prepared to hear something different…avec un accent français!
Join us for a night under the Somerset stars listening to the wonderful gypsy swing, punk manouche and french chansons sounds of Petites Annonces on Saturday 19th July 2014.
We will be celebrating our love of all things French with music, singing and dancing as well as a delicious French inspired with a Somerset twist feast.
ABOUT PETITES ANNONCES:
Petites Annonces play a unique mix of gypsy jazz (Django Reinhardt et al), those bonnes old french chansons, from Charles Trenet to Jacques Dutronc, Boris Vian or Yan et les Abeilles, all wrapped in a big slice of Punk Manouche.
Date: Saturday 19th July 2014
Price: £25 (includes 3 courses)
Booking is essential – call Sue on 01278 662629 or email email@example.com
Canapés on Arrival
Wookey Hole Gougères
Confit Duck Leg with Potato, Samphire, Broad Bean Salad and Warm Bacon Dressing
Baked Potato with Ogle Shield and Honey, Endive Salad
Glazed Somerset Berries with Champagne Sabyon and Clotted Cream Ice Cream
The showcase event will give people the opportunity to find fresh new talent to play at any upcoming occasions they might be organising.
Bare Bones, which is a new acoustic trio based in Bridgwater, will be playing a variety of classic and modern cover tracks on the night from 7.30pm. They will play a 30 minute set before a break at 8pm. They will take to the stage again at 8.30pm to play more tracks. Entry to the event will be free and people will be able to purchase drinks and a Ploughman’s supper on the night.
When the moon hits your eye, like a big pizza pie, that's amore.
Following our extremely popular Italian Pop-Up Restaurant with our favourite Italian Chef, Stefano Salvati, we will be hosting a Pop-Up Italian Pizza Night on Monday 8th July. So get ready for great night of mouth-watering, authentically Neapolitan style pizzas cooked in a woodfired oven under the Somerset stars.
What could be better than enjoying a traditional cream tea in the beautiful Somerset countryside on a Sunday afternoon and listening to the lively jazz sounds of The Tone Valley Jazz Band, all in the name of raising money for a fantastic charity – Macmillan Cancer Support. A percentage of ticket sales will be going towards helping this incredible charity continue their great work. So come along and bring your friends and their friends and their friends and families, and help us do something that matters!
Have you ever fancied learning to play the ukulele? Well, now’s your chance! Clavelshay Barn will be hosting a fun filled Ukulele Workshop on Monday 22nd July from 7p – 9pm. This 2 hour workshop is open to all ages. Paul Clews, professional ukulele teacher from Devon, will be hosting the workshop and will supply all the ukuleles and enthusiasm. In 2 hours you could learn a couple of chords, a couple of songs, and a bit of blues. No previous music skills are needed, Paul will show you everything you need to know.
Another great Italian workshop hosted by our favourite Italian chef, Stefano Salvati. This is your chance to learn the tricks of the pasta trade on this hands-on workshop.
Stefano will be showing you how to make the perfect pasta dough, how to flavour and fill pasta and how to create 3 different pasta shapes – tagliatelle, gnocchi and tortellini. He will also teach you the difference between other Italian pastas such as pappardelle and ravioli, and their history and what specific regions of Italy they come from!
Clavelshay Barn will be serving a delicious lunch, including some of Stefano’s homemade pasta and local seasonal ingredients from the Somerset Region.
If you love cheese, then come and learn how to make it!
Join us for a day of fun at our Cheese Making Workshop where you will be learning the art of making your own semi-soft and feta type handmade cheese using traditional methods. This hands-on workshop is hosted by Sarah & Chris Styles-Power from The Shebbear Cheese Co in Devon. Sarah will be guiding you through the cheesemaking process, you will learn the use of cultures, rennets, draining, molding, salting and aging your cheese using everyday kitchen equipment.