Music

The Spooky Men’s Chorale

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“High camp, epic folly, probably the best programming choice of the entire summer festival circuit” ~ The Irish Times

As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans, and as sonorous as a cloister of monks, the Spooky Men’s Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving.

They emerged blithering and blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales in 2001, and armed with no more than their voices, a nice line in deadpan and an ill-matched set of hats, have been gleefully disturbing audiences everywhere since.

Formed by New Zealand-born spookmeister Stephen Taberner, the Spooky Men soon attracted attention with a judicious combination of Georgian table songs, pindrop beautiful ballads, highly inappropriate covers, and a swag of original songs which seek to both celebrate the “boof” and mock it.

They will delicately garnish their much-loved back-catalogue with new incursions into beauty and stupidity, somewhat like a chocolate muffin with bits of chocolate in it. You must see them, really you must.

Pre show suppers

Meals are served from 6pm. A two-course meal is just £13. Mains are £10.50. Desserts are £3.50. Each menu has meat and vegetarian options, and Lesley takes special dietary requirements into account. Advance booking is necessary. To book your meal, email lesleyskitchenltd@gmail.com or call 07525 622662.

Main:
Beef ragu with pasta OR Spinach & feta pie
Dessert:
Mango Fools
  • Date
    Fri, August 25, 2023
  • Start time 8:00 PM
  • Price SOLD OUT
  • Duration 120 Minutes
  • Event format TBA

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