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January 2019

Lefty Chris – Sunday Session

Sunday, January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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Mellow and heartfelt original songs from Chris Carr (the voice of Left Hand Drive). Hailing from the Derbyshire Dales, Chris has been gigging with his band for over 20 years, but the solo persona of "Lefty Chris" is a relatively recent re-invention, showcasing more of his own material, original songs pared down to a single voice and guitar.

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Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training

Monday, January 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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Something very different taking place at the Geese and Fountain on Monday, January 28th... Suicide is a problem for society as a whole. To increase awareness - and to help remove the stigma which can be a barrier for those in need of help - this FREE half-day training seminar should be of interest to anyone who wishes to examine their own attitudes; discover likely suicide risk factors and warning signs; and find out how you might help someone in…

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February 2019

The WonderWhys

Sunday, February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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An acoustic set, stripped back and upbeat, from Derbyshire-based funksters The WonderWhys, who recently supported none other than the Happy Mondays and Inspiral Carpets.

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Monthly Monday Pub Quiz

Monday, February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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It's the first quiz of 2019, and your chance to show that the Christmas break has re-charged your grey cells and all those reference books you got from Santa have been put to good use. Show off your general knowledge (or general ignorance). Just £2 per person with cash and beer prizes. Get a team together and get down here for pizza and quiz shenanigans. Register your team from 7.30pm and get stuck in to the picture round. Questions start…

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Acoustic and Folk Club

Sunday, February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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Second Sunday of every month is the Geese & Fountain Folk and Acoustic Club. We're into February now, so hopefully the winter weather will be kind to us, and we can start to look forward to spring. Bring instruments, your voice, your songs or just your ears. And let's have fun.

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Graham Tranfield Quartet: Sunday Session

Sunday, February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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Featuring Graham Tranfield on sax, Roger Jepson (bass), Si Potts (Groove Merchants) on drums, Steve Rodder (guitar) and some familiar faces and voices on vocals, we welcome the Graham Tranfield Quartet to the Geese and Fountain, following the sad loss of dear friend and outstanding local guitarist Chris Green. In Chris's memory, a collection will be taken for Macmillan during the gig. Sunday Suppers menu served between 5 and 7.

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Jess Orestano: Sunday Session

Sunday, February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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We welcome Jess Orestano back to the Geese and Fountain for another evening of tuneful and haunting songs. Jess hails from Northamptonshire by way of Norfolk, and the English countryside, and the people who live there, feature strongly in her work. Expect to be mesmerised by her voice and captivated by her story-telling songs.

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March 2019

The Good Intentions: Sunday Session

Sunday, March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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This is a special one. The Good Intentions are husband and wife duo R Peter Davies and Gabrielle Monk. Based in Liverpool, they have emerged over the last few years as part of the new wave of UK alt-country acts. Fusing old-time country with a traditional British sensitivity, they have developed their own singular voice and sound. In 2011, they were voted Best Americana Band at the British Country Music Awards. Their songs are rooted in the timeless music carried to America…

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Monthly Monday Pub Quiz

Monday, March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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It's the first Monday of March, so it must be time for the Monthly Monday Pub Quiz at the Geese and Fountain. Register from 7.30pm, pick up a picture round and then quizmaster Carl Woods will test you from 8pm. Dinners, pizzas and bar snacks available until 9pm.

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Craft Ale in Croxton Kerrial: A Toxic Beer Festival

Friday, March 8 - Sunday, March 10
The Geese and Fountain, 1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QR United Kingdom
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Working with the newly-formed 'Team Toxic' breweries (Sue Hayward of 'Waen Brewery' and Gazza Prescott of 'Mission Creep'), we'll be bringing a craft beer festival like those you might expect to find taking place in an urban hipster bar, but doing the whole thing with a 'village pub' feel. So if craft beer by a real fire is your thing, this is definitely the event for you.  Highlights: Tasting Sessions Panel Discussions Food and Beer Matching Meals Live Music Beer-themed…

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