The team behind the Haslemere Fringe Festival have announced an exciting new series of live events promoting local emerging and original talent.
The Haslemere Fringe Sessions will take place at the Shottermill Club on the first Saturday of each month, with the first event scheduled for 5 February at 19.00.
The venue is ideally located close to Lion Green (the site of the main Haslemere Fringe Festival), and just a 15-minute walk from Haslemere Train Station.
To ensure that the events are accessible to all, tickets will be sold on the door at the very reasonable price of £5, with a discounted rate of £3 for club members.
Shottermill Club chairman Dave Marden said, “We’re delighted to be able to provide a venue and partner with the Haslemere Fringe team. Although many people don’t realise it, our social club is open to anyone who wants to become a member, including families and people from all age groups. We’re looking forward to welcoming some new faces as well as hearing some fantastic live music.”
Fringe organiser Paul Ashton said, “The Fringe Sessions will offer audiences a taster of the main Fringe Festival on 1-3 July, but more significantly they’ll provide a performance platform for the wide variety of local talent that we’re fortunate to have in the Haslemere area.”
ABOUT HASLEMERE FRINGE:
The Haslemere Fringe is a registered charity celebrating music, comedy, dance and poetry and promoting local musicians and artistic talent. A team of Fringe volunteers support and host a variety of local events and artistic initiatives including the bi-annual Haslemere Fringe Festival on Lion Green in Haslemere.
The Fringe Sessions
To help promote local emerging and original talent and provide a taster of the Fringe Festival (see below), a series of live events the ‘Haslemere Fringe Sessions’ will be held on the first Saturday of each month at the Shottermill Club in Haslemere, close to Lion Green and a 15-minute walk from Haslemere Train Station.
For more information including dates and artists, visit www.haslemerefringe.co.uk/sessions
Haslemere Fringe Festival
In 2022 the Fringe Festival will run from 1-3 July. Headliners will include Kitchen Disco legend Sophie Ellis-Bextor, iconic rock/pop band The Feeling, and Britpop favourites Sleeper. In addition, the Fringe Festival will host over 50 live bands, emerging new talent, dance acts, comedy, poetry, children’s entertainment and more, making it one of the South of England’s most vibrant and growing festivals.
For more information to to www.haslemerefringe.co.uk
ABOUT SHOTTERMILL CLUB
The Shottermill Club is a family friendly social club situated on the main road between Wey Hill and Hindhead in Haslemere. Open 7 days a week, the club’s facilities include a function room with stage and bar (where the Sessions will be held), 2 full size Snooker tables, a Pool table, Darts boards, Sky Sports and a large Lounge area with bar. Membership per person is £25 for the first year and £20 thereafter and allows members to enjoy a heavily subsidised bar.
For more information go to www.facebook.com/shottermillclub