Wiltshire Folk Arts

Contact Us :

Wiltshire Folk Arts
19 Whistley Road, Potterne, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 5QY
email: info@wiltshirefolkarts .org.uk
Office: 01380 726597
Bob : 07714 550990

Tinker's Bag
Artists and Performers

There are a number of nationally and locally known artists and performers residing in the county. They include Concert performers, Musicians, Session Players, Dancers and teachers. Some of these are semi-professional and are available for performances and some perform just for the sheer joy of doing it. Whatever their preference they all have a passion for their particular art form.


Devizes & Calne

Tinkers Bag



A 6 piece group, Songs, Shows and music from Wiltshire and beyond.

For the latest information please click on the facebook link to the right:
This band has retired after 20 years of performing together. They produced 3 albums and performed 7 specially written shows about everything from Farming to Sae faring and much more besides Chack out thier facebook page to hear some of their music. 2 of their albums, Tinkering Around and A Mwere tinkering are still available via the facebook pae links

01380 726597 /07714 550990



Bob & Gill Berry

Traditional and contemporary folk songs from Wiltshire and beyond.

Organisers of Wiltshire Folk Arts, Devizes Folk Club and Chippenham Folk Festival

01380 726597 or 07714 550990 (m)
www. bobandgillberry .co.uk

Wiltshire Klof


Ceilidh Band based around Devizes featuring Brian Lyons - Accordion, Karel Bechler - Concertina, Digital Horn, Recorder & Whistles, Peter Northeast - Bass Guitar, Richard Rees - Banjo & Melodeon, Nick Kingman - Drums & Percussion




Paul Hutchinson

Brilliant Musician, writer and arranger of folk music of all kinds. Currently all playing with the hugely talented Paul Sartin as Belshazzars Feast and fronting the revolutionary Playford Liberation Front, bringing Playford Music and Dance bang up to date



Chippenham & Malmesbury    
The Belted Earls Early music

Glen Wardle
gwardle @freeuk.com

Dave Brown


Dance Musician

07753 821153
dave@dlbmusic .freeserve.co.uk


Dick StangerCaller01249 650760
Swindon & Wootton Bassett    
Ted & Ivy Poole Singers 01793 722335
Marlborough & Pewsey

Cartwheel Ceilidh Band

Ceilidh Band

01672 851332 or 07973653 603


The Allsorts Band see below Gary Nunn 01722 744949

Gary Nunn : Ticklish Allsorts Show

Childrens Entertainer

01722 744949
website :
www.ticklishallsorts .co.uk
email : garynunn@ntlworld.com

and the email address is:

Tisbury, Westbury & Warminster

Ray Bradfield

Singer songwriter/ guitar tuition

Westbury 0137 301342 / 07790 248334


Chico Holton

  Warminster 01985 215291
email : chico@chico holton.com
website : www.chico holton.com
Trowbridge & Bradford-on-Avon

Rosie Upton & Pete McGregor


Singers . Click here to see Rosie sing "Bread and Roses"


01225 865107
Melksham & Corsham
Graham & Sandy Ball Singers 01225 867558
Geoff Elwell   01225 703650

Sackful of Sovereigns

Electric Folk Band

01380 727424
website : www.sackful of sovereigns .co.uk

Jane Crowe

Singer Songwriter

07757 188055


Outside the county    

Pete Kiddle

Pete lives in Wells, Somerset but regularly appears in clubs from west Wales to Swindon. He has a new album out "Gunpowder Tea".He plays a lovely Sobell Bouzouki and concertina to great effect on his range of mainly traditional folk songs.

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