Sun, 12 Jun

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Osmington Village Hall

The Churchfitters

These four flamboyant characters present their uplifting and entertaining show with a unique dynamism and describe their music as “Folk Unlimited”. Tickets £12, click RSVP button or call 07816 832554.

The Churchfitters

Time & Location

12 Jun, 19:30

Osmington Village Hall, Shortlake Ln, Osmington, Weymouth DT3 6FT, UK

About the event

Why “Churchfitters”? Nobody knows! They’re not fitters and have absolutely nothing to do with churches. The name’s origin is lost in the mists of time but there is one aspect that suits them perfectly - its quirkiness.

When your array of instruments includes a motorcycle petrol tank, a musical saw and a Mercedes Benzouki made from hubcaps there’s little point worrying if the name makes sense! Saucepan dulcimer, glass harp, Bing-Bong machine and magic boots all join some more conventional instruments (fiddle, banjo, sax and whistle to name a few) to back Rosie Short’s sublime voice. 

These four flamboyant characters present their uplifting and entertaining show with a unique dynamism and describe their music as “Folk Unlimited”. Mike Harding calls it “Brilliant and beautiful” while Dave Pegg says they are “The most musically inventive group I’ve seen in decades”.

Chris Short, Rosie Short, and Boris Lebret, joined this time by drummer Margaux Scherer - and we hope you'll join us too?

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