News from The Dollymopps

Dimbola Gallery and Museum, Freshwater – 18/11/16

6 November 2016 at 13:25

Isle of Wight Day at Carisbrooke Castle – 24/09/16

15 September 2016 at 21:26

5.30 – 6.30pm. Free Entry. Retiring Collection.

Sidmouth Folk Week 29 July-5 August 2016

9 July 2016 at 12:45

Looking forward to returning to Sidmouth this year in our new duo line-up, featuring a mixture of songs and tunes from our native Isle of Wight.  Check out the programme here:

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair 14/05/16

22 May 2015 at 19:15

Fo’c’sle Folk Club 10/06/16

22 March 2015 at 19:29

Songs of the Sea 20/09/14

2 September 2014 at 18:27

The Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, IW, Saturday 20 September

The Bestival 07/09/14

14 August 2014 at 20:32

Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight, 12 noon, 7 September 2014.

Joe Ellis Charity Fundraiser

27 June 2014 at 12:45

JOE ELLIS CHARITY CONCERT 6 July at 13:00 Bargemans Rest in Newport, Isle of Wight

In concert at Ryde Arts Festival

14 May 2014 at 20:36

St Thomas’s Church Ryde, Friday 4 July.

The new CD “Wight Cockade” is out at last!

10 February 2014 at 15:06

The new album “Wight Cockade” is here, at last, and advance copies are currently out for review.  You can buy your copy direct from us – or from the lovely Doug Bailey c/o Wildgoose Records (  Now, just before Christmas, Sainsburys were running a TV ad for a new Rod Stewart album claiming (genuinely!) that […]

“Both Sides The Solent” – Portsmouth Shantymen and The Dollymopps in concert, Saturday 19 October 2013

4 August 2013 at 07:06

Photos by Tim Johnson ( More in our Gallery…

20 January 2013 at 22:11


Work in Progress…

10 January 2013 at 20:35

The new year finds us hard at work rehearsing a new bunch of songs for our second CD.  As before, they’re all sourced around and about our native Isle of Wight, so the song-miles are few and our carbon footprint minimal. We’ll keep you posted.

Maidenhead, Swindon and Trad Songs Forum, Chippenham

3 December 2012 at 22:12

Big thanks to all for a great weekend. Especially our hosts: Tony and Pearl O’Neill, Rod and Danni Stradling, Martin and Shan Graebe.

A Handmade Christmas

26 November 2012 at 20:24

Saturday 8th December 2012  – A Handmade Christmas… The Methodist Hall in Arreton is playing host to some guests from the frozen North this December.  In this instance, the Derbyshire Dales rather than the North Pole! Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, two of the most respected folk singers and concertina players in the country, are […]

15 November 2012 at 19:26