The Shifting Sunday Session (SSS) is a folk music session that takes place every week in the South Warwickshire / North Cotswolds area, in four regular venues. Each session is held in a different village pub each Sunday of the month, and in months when there is a fifth Sunday it migrates to a different venue. It officially runs from 8:30pm until 11pm, but many people arrive (and start playing) before 8pm, and typically around 20 musicians will turn up.

The current lineup of venues during each month is (all 8pm-11pm):

First Sunday:
The Howard Arms at Ilmington
CV36 4LT Tel: 01608 682226

Second Sunday:
The College Arms at Lower Quinton
CV37 8SG Tel: 01789 720066

Third Sunday:
The Blue Boar at Temple Grafton
B49 6NR Tel: 01789 750010

Fourth Sunday:
The Baker's Arms at Broad Campden
GL55 0UR Tel: 01386 840515

Fifth Sunday: (when there is one):
Variable venues arranged individually
(Next one [TBC] - March 29 2020:
The Merrie Lion at Fenny Compton CV47 2YH Tel: 01295 770881)

Some associated sessions are regularly held at other venues as follows on the stated days each month:

1st Monday: The Ebrington Arms, Ebrington 8.30 pm
1st Tuesday: The Rose and Crown, Feckenham 8.00 pm
3rd Wednesday: The Weatheroak Tap, Studley 8.30 pm
3rd Thursday: The Red Lion Inn, Chipping Campden 8.30 pm
4th Thursday: The Old Coffee Tavern, Warwick 8.00 pm
Every Thursday: The Fleece, Bretforton, 8.30 pm

The above list is correct as at February 2020 but venues, dates and timings can change from time to time, both temporarily and permanently.

An up-to-date list of Sunday sessions and associated sessions can be printed from here
Otherwise it may be advisable to check with the venue to confirm that a particular event is happening before setting out.

For further information e-mail

We have a calendar for you to download and print out, which shows the various Sunday venues.
It can be downloaded from here

Here are some photos:

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