Below is a list of events open to the public.
Hambledon Hopstep Band 30th - 096

We play most weekends, but many of the bookings are private parties or weddings and therefore not listed below. Please use contact form if you want to book the band for a community event or fundraiser, private party or wedding.

Please double check and ring the contact number in case any details have changed since this information was published. Also check this page in case of last minute changes of the venue or the times or a cancellation
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Sat. 4th Feb. Ceilidh and Burns Night Supper to raise funds for Salisbury scouts at the HQ in Westminster Road SP2 7DH ring 01722 421287 for more details of tickets and dress code. Doors open 7.00pm.

Sat. 18th Feb. Fun ceilidh at West Camel Hall, near Sparkford, great venue and good atmosphere. Ring 01935 851214 for more details.

25th Feb. Ceilidh to raise money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance Trust at Ebbesbourne Wake Village Hall, good fun village event for a good cause. Tickets £10 each (£2 for under 16s) includes a ploughman's supper. Real ale, wine and soft drinks available from the bar. 7.30-10.30pm booking is essential, ring 01722 780717 or email All profits to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Ebbesbourne Wake is between Shaftesbury and Salisbury, hall postcode is SP5 5JE

Fri. 23rd June Filly Loo at Ashmore village (near Shaftesbury) around the pond. This is a great free outdoor annual event, village fete with lots of stalls and community dancing in the street. There are also dance display teams and the Green Man with the atmospheric Abbot Bromley’s Horn Dance at dusk surrounded by flaming torches, not to be missed if you have never been. 7.00pm stalls open, 7.30pm dancing starts. Ring 01747 811413 for more details.

Sun. 25th June We are playing at Stratton Village fete in the afternoon, come and listen. Stratton is to the west of Dorchester.

Sat. 9th Sept. Main ceilidh at Swanage School as part of the Swanage Folk Festival, doors open 7.00pm dancing starts 7.30pm see for more information re tickets etc.