The Ship Inn Arts Centre – at Ashford Hill
Ship Inn Country Hotel RG19 8BD
Welcome everyone! Happy New Year 2024!
We are a small venue of 40 seats, Early Booking is Advised.
Our Website: https://shipinnarts.org/ has links to our events, under Events 2024 – or you can pick up a leaflet with all our events when you visit Shipinnarts for an event.
Tickets from Eventbrite can be purchased up to three months before the date of the event.
You can also purchase tickets directly by ringing The Ship: 01189 814504 (this includes Earlybird Tickets).
All tickets are non-refundable – tickets may be exchanged for another performance providing it is within 48 hours of the advertised start time of the event.
Bar open during all events.
If you would like to be put on our Mailing List, please email email@example.com – you will receive an email monthly about events coming up for the next month.
Open Mics 7pm – FREE – 1st Friday of every month in Feb, Mar, May, Jun, July, Sept, Oct and Nov. Bar open all evening. Bar snacks only. Open to all who need a platform to share what they love. Just turn up. If you just want to call in and have a drink, please do.
Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11 – 2pm – 2nd Tuesday of each month – Feb, Mar, May, June, July, Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec. Bring own lunch. Tea and coffee provided. £5 per session unless otherwise stated. Bring your own craft, learn a new skill with a resident crafter. (Crochet, knitting, weaving, macrame, painting, sewing and jewellery). Occasionally themed. Or just come and join us and chat. Tickets £5 on Eventbrite, or ring The Ship to book your place. There are held once a month.
No Open Mic/Craft Session in January
January 21st Sunday 3 – 5pm – Celtic Singing with Laura Wilcock. (This is not a Shipinnarts event) Come and sing round an open fire, discover and intone together the ancient songs and stories of these lands. We will explore easy to learn vocable chorus lines and songs in Scottish and Irish Gaelic, English, Proto-Celt and Welsh dialects. Bar will be open and teas and coffees available. There will be a short interval. Children who enjoy singing are also welcome. Tickets available on Eventbrite/01189 814504 £10 Earlybird Tickets and on the door £12.
February 2nd Friday Open Mic 7pm
February 13th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm – Decoupage
February 17th Saturday 7 – 9pm Olde Tyme Music Hall with Kingsclere Singers and Kingsclere Players. An immersive evening in the music hall style. Dress in costume if you wish. Bar snacks only. Tickets £12 on the door. Tickets £10 earlybird from Eventbrite/ring The Ship 01189 814504
March 1st Friday Open Mic 7pm
March 12th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
April – No Events this month
May 3rd Friday Open Mic 7pm
May 14th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
May 18th Saturday 7pm – 9pm “Cabaret and Cocktails”– with Kitty Mazinsky (https://www.kittymazinsky.co.uk/) dress Black Tie and Evening Dress. Cocktails available at the bar. £12 ticket Eventbrite/The Ship 01189 814504 – please bring cash on the door. £10 Earlybird Tickets Eventbrite/The Ship 01189 814504
June 7th Friday Open Mic 7pm
June 11th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
June 28th Friday Sea Shanty evening 7pm (TBC)
July 5th Friday Open Mic 7pm
July 9th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
July 26th Friday 7pm – Sea Shanty Evening (TBC)
No Open Mic and no Craft session in August
Sunday 18th August 3pm – 5pm Belle Canto a wonderful a capella trio, will perform favourite songs with a theatrical twist! A delicious cream tea will be served. Tickets £15 Eventbrite/The Ship 01189 814504 – please bring cash when paying on the door
September 7th Friday Open Mic 7pm
September 10th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
September 14th Saturday – Music from Bouzouki Bellows 7pm – 9pm – Bouzouki Bellows! A new band! (https://www.marktmusic.co.uk/bouzouki-bellows)
Mark T. Bouzouki, Paul Hancock and Sara Daniels. Playing Celtic tunes and songs written by Sara. You will hear concertina, vocals and guitar uillean pipes and whistles and bodhran drum. Bar Open. Tickets £12 Eventbrite/The Ship 01189 814504 – please bring cash when paying on the door. Earlybird Tickets £10
October 5th Friday Open Mic 7pm
October 8th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
October 19th Saturday 7pm – 9pm –“Strictly come Singing……… and dancing!” With Kingsclere Singers and Twinduo (Tango Latin American Argentinian Samba and Cha cha cha) Tickets £12 Eventbrite/The Ship 01189 814504 – please bring cash when paying on the door. Bar Open.
November 2nd Friday Open Mic 7pm
November 5th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
No Open Mic in December
December 10th Tuesday Crafts at Shipinnarts 11am – 2pm
December 14th Saturday Carols and Cakes at The Ship
Our Covid Policy: At Shipinnarts we are doing our best to keep safe from Covid. If you feel at all unwell on an event day, please stay at home. Thank you. Please ring us on 01189 814504.
Shipinnarts reserves the right to change artists or programmes as necessary.