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The Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra Gig Guide 2015
Latest update: April 02, 2017


All The Plonkers live 2016 appearances will be listed here:

The Gig list is always being updated
Provisional gigs are being added as soon as confirmation is in.
Make sure you bookmark our site and check every week.
Many of The Plonkers gigs are only arranged with as little as a weeks notice


Thursday 24th March 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Walkford Hotel,
Welcomes you to their Pre Easter Bash.
Walkford Road, Walkford, near Christchurch, BH23 5QF

Louis the landlord has welcomed The Plonkers back by compulsory demand for their Pre Easter Bash
The Plonkers are playing live on Thursday evening from 8pm onwards
or, if you want to get there early, (to buy The Plonkers a drink), 7pm will be fine.

Website: www.walkford-walkford.co.uk/


Sun 27th and Mon 28th March 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Lee Valley Easter Country Fair
Lee Valley Country Park, EN9 1AB
The Plonkers
are playing live on both days, Open: 10.00am - 5pm

The Plonkers first visit to this lovely Showground situated within the River Lee Country Park. All day entertainment will include Birds of Prey Flying Displays, The Goat Show including bottle feeding lambs & kids, Terrier Racing, Equestrian Acrobatics, Motorcycle Stunt Riding, Children's' Entertainment, Medieval Village & Fighting Knights with Swords of Chivalry, plus Arts, Crafts & Gift Marquees and outside Trade Stands. Fully catered and a licensed bar.

The Showground at River Lee Country Park is situated just outside of the M25 and located next to the 2012 Olympic canoe slalom venue; the Country Park itself gives access to a unique patchwork of lakes, waterways and green open spaces and stretches either side of the River Lee between Waltham Abbey and Broxbourne stretching to 10,000 acres
Admission on the gate: £7.50, concessions £6, children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £19 (2 adults and 2 children) Children under 5 - absolutely FREE - and - FREE PARKING

Sat 16th April 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Lawns Social Club
Mary Street, Taunton, TA1 3PE
The Plonkers
are playing live from 7.30pm

This is the Plonkers first visit to this lovely Social Club in Taunton.
The Lawns Social Club, (formerly the Royal British Legion), is in central Taunton and has three operational bar areas as well as a dining room and restaurant area.
The Club has a wide range of different events that are on offer on a daily basis, so why not see what they have to offer.

Website: www.thelawnssocialclub.co.uk


Sat 30th April 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Downton Cuckoo Fair.
The Cuckoo Fair, Downton, Salisbury, WILTS

With a family-friendly festival atmosphere, the fair is held on the village greens in the picturesque village of Downton,
six miles south of Salisbury on the edge of the New Forest on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border.
The Plonkers will be playing live 'on the green'

Website: http://www.cuckoofair.co.uk


Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

The Tatton Park Country Show
Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

The Plonkers are playing live on both days, Open: 10.00am - 5pm

Set in the beautiful parkland of Tatton Park, this family Country Show will have something for everyone from Jez Avery's Stunt Bikes & Buggies through to Birds of Prey flying displays,
The Dog & Duck Show, Terrier Racing, childrens' entertainment with Devistick Peat, have-a-go Dog Scurry with PADS dog training,
plus skilled craftsmen demonstrations, arts crafts & gifts marquees, fully catered and with a licensed bar. 

Also on Sunday at this event the Companion Dog Show - bring along a canine friend and have a go! (And all proceeds from entries will go to Marie Curie Cancer Care).
Admission: £7.50, concessions £6, Children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £19 (2 adults and 2 children)
Children under 5 - absolutely FREE - Usual Tatton Park Car Parking Charges Apply

Sat 21st May 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

David's Birthday Party
In Luton Beds

The Plonkers are playing in Luton for David's private birthday party


Mon 30th May 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Wheel Inn
Pennington (on the edge of Lymington), Hants.

A special Bank Holiday Barbecue with special guest Denny on Accordion

The Plonkers are playing live all afternoon
All Plonker fans are very welcome.


Sat 4th June 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Private Party
In East Bolder,
The New Forest
The Plonkers are playing at a private party for Denny Lovel, in the New Forest

Sat 11th June 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

HURST DUBFEST 2016
Hurst View Caravan Club, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 8AL

The Plonkers will be live on the main stage from 3.30 on the 11th June
Hurst View Caravan Site run Dubfest from 10th to the 12th June, events include:
Ferret Racing, Childrens Entertainer/Magician, DJ Summers, Zac & The Zeros, Trade Stands, Show 'n' Shine.
Groups include: The Plonkers, Riverside Blues Band, Charlie Woodford, Stereo Kings, Air Raid Sirens.
Also: Dog Agility, Dog Show, Kids got Talent, Food Stalls, Nick Hayward - Young.
Dubfest Website: www.hurstdubfest.co.uk
Hurst View Website:
www.hurstviewleisure.co.uk

Tickets now on sale, Email to enquiries@hurstviewleisure.co.uk
Weekend camping ticket, per van - £60 / Saturday Day Ticket, per person - £10 (Buy 2 - £15)
Sunday Day Ticket, per person - £5  / Under 16s free entry / Club Camping welcome, please ring for prices: 01590 671648

Sunday 12th June, 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Station to Station - celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday
Brockenhurst Station, Station Approach, Brockenhurst, SO42 7TW.

Millions of people will be celebrating HM The Queen’s 90th birthday, and at the same time, celebrating the vitality and creativity of our communities.
Railway Stations sit in the heart of British communities and for the first time in history,
they are joining together to provide a stage to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth II’s milestone birthday,
providing a wonderful array of activities as part of the nationwide celebrations.

The Plonkers are proud to be part of this event, having been booked to play at Brockenhurst station.
Download or view the poster now, just Click Here 

This event has been arranged by the Community Rail Partnership, Isle of Wight and Lymington Brockenhurst CRP. Web Site: http://www.lymington-brockenhurstcrp.co.uk

Sat 18th & Sun 19th June 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Wessex Midsummer Vintage Gathering
Semington, Nr Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 4JF
The Show Field can be found on the (A361)
This event is open to the public and The Plonkers are playing live on both days
Enjoy 2 long days of music on this special Summer Solstice Weekend

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June, 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Cambridge Town & Country Show

The Stowe Country Fair
Stowe, New Inn, Buckingham, MK18 5EQ

The Plonkers are playing live on both days, Open: 10.00am - 5pm
Set in the grounds of Stowe, nestling in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside, this family country fair will have something for everyone including birds of prey flying displays, terrier racing, children's farm, medieval re-enactment as well as arts crafts and gifts marquees.
The event is fully catered and with a licensed bar. Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome, but not in the Food Hall

Admission on the gate: £7.50, concessions £6, Children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £19 (2 adults and 2 children) Accompanied children under 5 - absolutely FREE - Free parking

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July, 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Danson Park Country Fair
Danson Park, Bexleyheath DA6 5HL, DA15 9PW
The Plonkers are playing live on both days, Open: 10.00am - 5pm

The Plonkers are delighted to be appearing at Danson Park. All day entertainment including Children's entertainment with Devilstick Peat, birds of prey flying displays, have a go terrier racing, the goat show including bottle feeding lambs and kids, ferret racing, children's petting pens. There will also be a selection of Arts, Crafts and Gifts exhibitors in our marquees as well as outside trade stands. The event will be fully catered with a Licensed Bar

Admission on the gate: £6.00, concessions £5, Children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £15 (2 adults and 2 children) Accompanied children under 5 - absolutely FREE. Free Parking at the show site
Please use the FREE CAR PARK accessed from Lakeside Close to the Southside of Danson Park - Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome, but not in the Food Hall

Sunday, 17th July 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Historic Transport Club -Devon Coastal Safety Run

The Historic Transport Club - Devon Coastal Safety Run
Mill Marsh Park, off St John's Lane
Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AL
The Plonkers are going to Plonkerise Devon yet again!

The Historic Transport Club is delighted to invite you to celebrate the Clubs 40th Anniversary over the weekend of Friday, Saturday & Sunday 18th, 19th & 20th July, including the running of the 36th Devon Coastal Safety Run on Sunday 17th July 2016.
The Historic Transport Club - Devon Coastal Safety Run - 70 miles of glorious Devon coastal and country scenery, starting at Exeter and finishing in the town of Bovey Tracey with intermediate stop at Goodrington Sands.
More details at: www.historic-transport-club.co.uk/


Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The Shugborough Country Show  Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, ST17 0XB
Open: 10.00am - 5pm - The Plonkers are playing live on both days

Set in the beautiful parkland of Shugborough Hall, this Family Country Show with all day entertainment including birds of prey, working dogs, children's entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees, and The Plonkers

Admission on the gate: £7.50, concessions £6, Children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £19 (2 adults and 2 children) Accompanied children under 5 - absolutely FREE - FREE PARKING

Saturday and Sunday, 6th and 7th Aug 2016 The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Torbay Steam Fair.

Stand by Torbay, The Plonkers are going to Plonkerise Devon yet again!
Playing live Saturday and Sunday
http://www.torbaysteamfair.com/

More details on the exact gig times as we get them.


Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August, 2016
The Knebworth Country Show,
  Knebworth House, Knebworth, SG1 2AX
The Plonkers are playing live on both days.
Set in the beautiful grounds of Knebworth House this Family Country Show now in its 5th year with all day entertainment including The Sheep Show, ferret racing, birds of prey, working dogs, children's entertainment with Devilstick Peat plus Circus Skills Workshop, Knights of Honour medieval village & as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Admission on the gate: £9.50, Family ticket (for 4 persons) £34
Tickets include entrance to Gardens, Park, Dinosaur Trail and Adventure Playground, children under 3 years old - FREE - Free Parking

Wed 17th Aug 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Pylewell Cricket Club
Pylewell Park Cricket Club is situated in the beautiful private grounds of Pylewell Park Manor House, close to Lymington in the New Forest. 

Ian the landlord of the Monkey house pub Lymington has arranged a charity cricket match

The Plonkers are playing later at an after match barbecue


Sat 27th Aug 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

The White Hart Lymington
17 Milford Road, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 8DF
Mike the landlord has invited The Plonkers to play on Saturday night for their Bank Holiday Bash.

All are welcome The White Hart in Lymington, a traditional 200 year old inn sitting on the border of Lymington & Pennington
With a traditional bar area, contemporary lounge, large restaurant and garden there is plenty of space to relax, unwind, enjoy a drink, light snack or a full 3 course meal.
Families are welcome, they'll love The Plonkers, who provide lots of great family entertainment

Reservation line: 01590 673495, or Email: info@whitehartpennington.co.uk
Website: www.whitehartpennington.co.uk



Friday 16th Sept 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra are appearing at:

The Trout Inn at Lechlade

A Private function
at The Trout Inn at Lechlade
St.John's Bridge, Faringdon Road, Lechlade on Thames, Glos, GL7 3HA, UK
The Trout Inn at Lechlade
The Plonkers are playing at The World Famous Trout Inn at Lechlade, but on this occasion this is a private function

The Trout Inn is a family run country pub by the weir pool to St. John's Lock which is the first lock on the River Thames.
Web site: www.thetroutinn.com


Sat 17th to Sun 18th Sept 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre 2016
Old Warden Park, nr Biggleswade

The Plonkers will be appearing at the 60th anniversary of the Bedfordshire Steam and Country show.
Steam Engines, Tractors and Heavy Horses, Working Crafts, Steam Ploughing, Trade and Market Stalls
Sheepdog working and Falconry, Vintage Vehicles, Old Time Fairground, Craft and Food Halls, Miniature Steam
Licensed Bar and Refreshments, Heavy Horses, Working Demonstrations, Arena Activities.

Sat & Sun Adult £14.50, Sat & Sun Children £5.00 (5-16 years), Sat & Sun Family Ticket £35.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children), Fri All ages £12.00
FREE CAR PARKING Coach Parties Welcome - please contact us. Free Entry to SAC Members


Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Rockingham Castle Game & Country Show

Rockingham Castle Game & Country Show
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH
The Plonkers are playing live on both days

Set in the beautiful grounds of Rockingham Castle this Family Country and Game Show with all day entertainment
including birds of prey, working dogs, children's entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.

Admission on the gate: £7.50, concessions £6, Children age 5-16 £3, Family Ticket: £19 (2 adults and 2 children) Accompanied children under 5 - absolutely FREE - Free Parking

Saturday 1st October, 2016, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Parkstone UR Church Harvest Party
Parkstone UR Church, Commercial Road, Poole, BH14 0JW

The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra - Harvest Party - all welcome. 
Parkstone UR Church, Commercial Road, Poole, BH14 0JW

£5 ring Brian Miller 01202 242280 for tickets and info
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Sat 29th July 2017, The Plonker's Agricultural Orchestra will be appearing at:

Mary & Roger's 50th Wedding Anniversary Bash
In Coombe Bissett
near Salisbury

This is a private function, by invitation only


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Last revised: April 02, 2017
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