Barcombe Village Hall - Sat 18th April

Next stop on our 2015 ‘No Hall Too Small’ tour (apologies to Hank Wangford) is the beautiful, sustainable venue of Barcombe Village Hall. We have the usual mix of great tunes and songs, real ale and food bar plus professional sound system.

Tickets are £8.50 (£5 for under 16s) available online from WeGotTickets or direct from Barcombe Stores.

Arlington Village Hall - 29th November 2014

hq_0913This is a special autumn concert with our usual mix of tear-jerkers, romantic waltzes, foot-stompers (bring your dancing shoes!) and home grown oddities to brighten up a dark November evening.

It’ll be cabaret style seating with tables and a bar. Tickets £6 on the door (half price for students/under 16′s), doors 7.30pm, music 8pm.

Line up will be: Anna (fiddle), Glen (guitar, melodion, vocals), Ian (accordion, keyboard, vocals), James (percussion), Marylin (fiddle), Rivkah (whistles, recorders, oboe, vocals).

The hall is in Arlington Village, near Berwick. Turn left off the A27 at Drusilla’s Roundabout toward Berwick if coming from Brighton/Lewes and then first right to Arlington. The hall is on the left, just before the Yew Tree Inn.




Firle Ceilidh - 25th July 2014

Firle Dance Nights ‘Music and Dancing for All’


Contraband are delighted to be playing this month’s Firle Ceilidh. These are friendly, inclusive dance nights, dancing with a caller to traditional music. No experience necessary. Bring your own drink.

 Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start, 10.30pm finish. The Village Hall, The Street, Firle BN8 6LP. Nearest station Glynde. £7.50 on the door, kids free.

Beltaine Wild Village

beltaineContraband are playing the Ceilidh at the Beltaine Wild Village event on Friday 2nd May starting 8pm.

Day and weekend tickets are available – more info here


14th March 2014 - Barn Dance in Firle

Contraband-14thMarch-A4Come along to the this new village dance session in Firle, near Lewes.

It will be a fun inclusive evening, open to dancers of all ages and abilities – there’s no need to know any dances, the caller  will get you sorted out in no time.

Entrance is £7.50, kids free. Starts at 7.15 and bring your own refreshments.