Sat 24 June 2023

The Pubs

The Kings Head is the new home to our Festival Folk Club midday – 5pm each day. Hosted by Brunny Folk Club (featuring Derek & Kitty and Andrew Helson) on Saturday, and Bere Regis Folk Club (featuring The Bere Essentials) on Sunday.


Irish session -Sunday –  King Charles – 12.30 – 4.30pm
English (mainly) Session – Saturday –  The Antelope 7pm


Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson is acclaimed as a top Rock Music pub. If you fancy something rockier:

Vintage Dogs – 9pm

Trouble in Mind – 3pm
Blues Jam with Hugh Budden – 8.30pm



One of the smallest pubs in Poole, the Micro Bar has great beer and hosts some good music at the festival throughout the Saturday afternoon and evening.

Saturday – Emma Hardy – 9 pm
Sunday – Nathan Wheeler – 3pm

Poole Arms

Too small and cosy to host music but they serve good food and great beer.


Rope & Anchor



Jolly Sailor





No music in Wetherespoons but they d0 put out barrels of real ale in the street.


King Charles