Gigs you've missed in 2011
Sat 31st, December
Private function for Maisie's 80th Birthday, afternoon gig
Wed 21st, December
Sat 29th October
New Milton Round Table,
Fawcett's Field, Christchurch Road, New Milton, Hants. BH25 6QB
A moosical bash before the bonfire.......
The Plonkers are playing on the back of a dung cart, and golly is hoping they've emptied it..............
Friday 28th, October
Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd October
Blue Ball Inn, Triscombe, TA4 3HE Taunton.
The Plonkers will be topping the bill at Triscombefest.
Held deep in the Quantock hills, Triscombe's first celebration of real ale will feature a dozen or so brews from Somerset and Devon, local cider and... pies! Drink, eat and be merry - 21st-23rd October, and its all Plonkerised
|For more details please log on to: http://www.blueballinn.info/
Fri 21st October
Thorney Hill community centre.
The Plonkers are playing live in the evening, more details soon
Sat 15th and Sun 16th October
Steam Pressing Weekend at:
New Forest Cider, Littlemead, Pound Lane, Burley, in the New Forest
Barry Topp has invited back Golly and the gang to play at his steam cider press open days. Demonstrations during this 2 day event include a steam driven cider press, hurdle makers, wood turning and its all going be Plonkerised, as Golly and The Plonkers will appearing live (providing they don't have too much cider)
|Janet and Golly just Plonkerised Sark, and now thanks to Ken it's Guernsey's turn!.
Janet and Golly are in Sark all week, taking along their musical instruments, and they will be playing wherever they can.
Sark has been Plonkerised before, and the whole island are eagerly awaiting this return visit.
Tuesday 20th September
Strawberry Fields Farm Shop, Lifton, Devon
A charity event in aid of a local children's Hospice, Tickets on sale now
£12 for a bangers and mash supper, Devonshire cream and cider and it's all Plonkerized!
Please come along wearing your 'workaday' hat!
|For more details please log on to: www.liftonstrawberryfields.co.uk
Friday 16th Sept
until Sunday 18th
The World Sheep Dog Trials, Food & Country Festival
Food and Country Fair, The Lowther Estate, Penrith
The picturesque Lowther Estates in Cumbria, is home to The 2011 World Sheep Dog Trials. Food and Country Fair
The Plonkers will be bringing a touch of the New Forest to Cumbria with their blend of Scrumpy and Western music and culture.
Fri 16th Sep, The Plonkers are performing in the day and evening,
Sat 17th and Sun 18th The Plonkers are performing in the daytime.
The picturesque Lowther Estates in Cumbria, England, is home to the 2011 World Sheep Dog Trials. Lowther Park is the largest outdoor events venue in the Lake District and in 2009 it played host to the International Sheep Dog Trials. To be held, September 15-18 2011, the World Trial will feature 240 dogs and handlers from 23 nations.
On of eve of the World Trials on Wednesday, September 14, there will be a parade through the streets of Penrith. It will be headed by the Penrith Town Band, which will be followed by a horse-drawn carriage driven by 19-times world carriage-driving champion George Bowman and carrying the Earl and Countess of Lonsdale. They will be followed by all the competing dogs and their handlers, who will be carrying their national flags. Many will also be dressed in national costume. Afterwards, they will all return to the trials site at Thrimby for a hog roast and live entertainment.
Thursday 1st Sept until Sunday 4th
The Great Dorset Steam Fair
We're back again, you can see The Plonkers live in the New Outdoor Main Concert Stage Area,
12pm until 2pm lunchtime, and various times until Sunday
Sunday, 28th, August
Saturday 27th Aug
The Trigger Pond Beer and Cider Festival
The Plonkers are rushing off to another festival at:
The Trigger Pond, Bicester Road, Bucknell, Oxfordshire, OX27 7NE.
The Plonkers will be appearing live in the Main Tent at 8pm.
11 other bands will be playing live, mostly in the acoustic tent.
Full details of the bands, a list of the real ales and cider can found at:
Saturday 27th Aug
The White Horse Pub,
Ringwood Road, Netley Marsh, Hampshire SO40 7GX
Duncan the landlord has invited The Plonkers to play at his Beer and Cider
The Plonkers are playing live on Saturday afternoon.
The 38th Yesterday's Farming Show
"A Gateway Back to the Past"
GILCOMBE FARM, near BRUTON, North Somerset, BA10 0QE
And it's all being filmed by Julian our part time Plonker from Video-Trax
The Plonkers are now playing live on and off on both days.
Special features TBA, Featured tractor special TBA
Heavy Horses Traditional Hay Making, Field Gun Dog Display
200 Working Classic/Vintage Tractors, Horticultural Ploughing Machinery
Arts and Crafts, Dairy Bygones, Stationary Engines & Live Steam.
Licensed Bar Food available by the Gremlins Carnival Club Winners of the Bridgwater Carnival for the past 7 years,
Commercial Vehicles & Live Stock Rare Breeds, Village Green
All the fun at a Great Country Show at GILCOMBE FARM near BRUTON
Organised by The South Somerset Agricultural Preservation Club, opens 9am each day
Web site: Yesterday's Farming Show
Tue 16th, August
Sat 13th and Sun 14th Aug, Christchurch
The Plonkers are on stage at 2pm
5th, 6th, and 7th August
Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July
The Plonkers are playing live on both days
|A wonderful event for all the family Knights of the Damned Jousting tournament, The uniquely brilliant Sheep Show Siberian Huskies and other Working Dogs well as many other traditional rural demonstrations. Marquees with arts, crafts, lifestyle and food stands The Events Show Kitchen cookery demos and Wine tasting's too. Traditional Punch & Judy Show bouncy castles, fairground (charges apply) and a Small Animal Farm to keep your little ones engaged while you sit back enjoying a well earned cuppa or perhaps something a little more bracing!
Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24th July
16th and Sunday 17th July
Countryside on Show Open Weekend
Out of Town Centre, Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7YG
The Countryside on Show, 10.00am – 4.00pm, The Plonkers are live from 12 noon each day
Activities for the whole family. This event is organised jointly with the New Forest Vintage Tractor & Engine Club
Entrance: £5.00 per adult, £3.00 per child, Friends of the Trust £4.50/£2.50 (with membership card).
No need to book. Just turn up. Free car parking as directed opposite Out of Town Centre
The New Forest
Saturday evening, Private function
The Plonkers are off to the woods for another private function
Winnie and Derek have asked Golly and the band to a 'do' in aid of the air ambulance.
The New Forest
Saturday Midday, Private function
For Ivon's Dad 'Jim' on his 90th birthday party
Sunday 26th, June
The Rover P5 Club Hampshire Region are running a classic car run with a BBQ, starting from the Master Builder pub, West End, Southampton SO30 3AH, at 10am.
The Rover P5 club will be raising money for The Teenage Cancer Trust.
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June at Canford Park Arena,
Sunday 12th, June
Saturday 11th, June
Friday 10th, June
Saturday and Sunday, 4th & 5th, June
The Beaulieu Steam Revival Show prides itself on providing an authentic and quality steam experience for enthusiasts and families alike including moving transport and period costume.
The event offers the opportunity to see a wide range of steam driven demonstrations and a wide range of makes and engine models all at the one show!
The Plonkers are playing live lunchtime onwards on both days
Sunday, 29th, May
Thursday 26th, May
A Thursday evening gig in aid of cheering up the miserable!
Sat 21st May
Lymington Gaffers & Classics Regatta
Cork's Crew, featuring Janet and Golly' from 'The Plonkers'
and Gillian Tolliday on Violin, 3-7pm ish
| The Royal Lymington Yacht Club
Bath Road , Lymington,
Hampshire , SO41 3SE
|The Gaffers & Classics weekend plans to be a successful weekend of good food, good friends and a few drinkers with a sailing problem.
Saturday, 14th May 2011 – 9.30am – 4.30pm
2nd May 2011
The Maypole Fair,
Normandy Village Green,
Normandy, Guildford, Surrey.
Janet and Golly from the Plonkers
Impromptu performance, a bit of this and a bit of that.........so watch out Surrey!
The Oak Inn
Martins Hill Lane, Burton, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7NW
It's a Surprise, its also Easter Saturday and it's St.George's Day too.
We can't say anymore or we will spoil the surprise!
We can tell you that it's nothing to do with Easter or St George!
The South Lawn Hotel
A fund raising gig for children with special needs,
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Last revised: June 13, 2016
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