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Smugglers June News

Hi Ya’ll

It’s all going a bit events crazy in June with loads of great Smugglers Sessions.

Weds the 4th June @ The Parrot, Canterbury
 with Laura J Martin and Until the Bird

I want to firstly point you in the direction of one tonight in Canterbury at The Parrot. We welcome the return of one of our favourite artists Laura J Martin.

She’s a one woman flute, mandolin vocal looping genius, making a wonderful sound, channeling world music vibes with her ethereal Kate Bush style vocal.

Heres a video:

Heres the Facebook:



Thurs the 5th June Smugglers Session at The Lighthouse, Deal

Jodie Goffe

We are thrilled to have Jodie back by the sea! She’s coming down to start recording her 2nd EP for Smugglers Records and has agreed to come and make her debut performance at The Lighthouse.

Shane Taylor

A rare chance to see this member of The King’s Evil in a solo setting.

Mas Agua

Mas Agua is a contemporary project founded by singer songwriter David Ellis, based in London and Canterbury. Having started a new artist profile in Summer 2013 under the name ‘Mas Agua’, David has been signed to university label ‘C3U Records’, in hope of extending his music to new levels and reaching to an active and supportive fan base.

Heres the Facebook:

Free Entry


Weds the 11th June Smugglers Session at The Carlton Cinema Westgate on Sea.

Absolute Stella line up of …

Dan Wilde

Cavan Moran

Mimi O’Halloran and Meg Janaway

Caribbean food from Tyronne

Heres the Facebook Event:


Friday the 13th !!!! Full Moon !! Music Under The Moon

Secret Campfire Woodland gathering in our seated amphitheatre on a full moon! Clay Oven baked pizzas, real ale!! For details and tickets email

Heres the facebook

Will Varley @ Bush Hall, London 18th June

Tickets are going really fast for this, lets sell this out for the rambling boy wonder!

Heres the Facebook

Tickets :–bush-hall–bush-hall/


Smugglers Festival 28th to 31st August

Last but not least Smugglers Weekend tickets are 75% sold heres the link so get them quick before they all go:

Tickets :

Smugglers Pop Up Festival 4th May 2014

Here at Smugglers we are all getting very excited for our pop up festival on 4th May.

Smugglers Pop Up Festival is a 1 day music, arts and skill share festival with camping available.
Situated just outside of deal in rural beautiful woodland expect brilliant music fused with talks, plays, workshops and more celebrating DIY culture and collective skill-sharing.

Elecrtic Jalaba
Cocos Lovers
Gentlemen of Few
Whisky Moonface
Dakota Jims Family Orchestra
Famous James and The Monsters
Cavan Moran

The Hellfire Orchestra

Phil and Bill
Jodie Jodie Rose Goffe

Workshops & Talks:
Arkwrights – Appalachian Clog dancing workshop and session
Chocolate making workshop
Axe & Paddle Bushcraft
Ukulele worskshop and session
Spoon Carving workshop
Kids Circus Skills
Yoga sessions
The Highwayman (performed by lord Gawain Douglas)
Transition Towns (talk_)
Chasing the Ice (film)
Robert Wyatt and the Ontological Status of the so called Canterbury Scene (talk)
Foraging (talk)

The Wild Goose food shall be there along with other locally sourced food outlets, and the Smugglers Inn hosting a Beer Festival celebrating the micro breweries of Kent!

Tickets £20 for day £25 includes camping

Please email sophie for if you have a skill to share!


Smugglers pop up

Kairo E.P Released

We are pleased to announce that the debut E.P by Kairo is now released and in the shop.

Click HERE to visit the shop page and view more information.

Smugglers Festival 2014!

Here ye, here ye … we are pleased to announce the return of our Summer gathering for 2014!

The dates to put in your diaries …

Thursday 28th – Sunday 31st August.

Tickets to go on sale May 6th at 9am.

Smugglers Xmas Party (Deal) Line-Up Times

Hello all,

Very excited to tell you that the Smuggler’s Xmas Party (Deal edition) is upon us.

Ten amazing acts shared between two fantastic venues.

Taking place at The Lighthouse (50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal, Kent CT147DX) and The Berry (23 Canada Road, Walmer, Kent CT147EQ)

Tickets £10, to grant entry to both pubs.

There are a few tickets still available if you’re quick!

Here is the line-up schedule …

11pm: DJ Bad Santa (The Lighthouse)
10:15: Boot Lagoon (TheL ighthouse)
9:30: Funke And The Two Tone Baby (The Berry)
8:45 The Hellfire Orchestra (The Lighthouse)
8:00: Ben Thomas (The Berry)
7 :15: Jouis (The Lighthouse)
6:45: Tarry Trousers (The Berry)
6:00: Will Varley (The Lighthouse)
5:30 Wimpy Pimp (The Berry)
4:45: Kairo (The Lighthouse)
4:15: Jodie Goffe (The Berry)
3:30: Poggy Hatton (The Lighthouse)

Smugglers Xmas Party! (London)

Greetings Smugglers,

This Saturday the 14th December, we are hosting our very own Christmas festival.
We have music ranging from the beautiful to the raucous! So bring your dancing shoes.

With performances from Jodie Goffe, Will Varley, Hot Feet, Cocos Lovers and The John Langan Band.

The first 100 to arrive will receive a 14 track Smugglers Records compilation.

The bar will be stocking local ales, hot spiced cider, mulled wine and more plus the Proud Fox will be providing the catering.

Doors at 6pm music from 6:30pm.



The fun doesn’t end there as there is an after party with The Hellfire Orchestra and Sheelanagig. Taking place at:

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, London E9 6DF

£4 Entry.