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St James Wine Vaults

26th April
Trane presents an Evening of Jazz
27th April
Alliance Francaise de Bath French Cinema Night
Starts at 9pm

26th April

Trane presents an Evening of Jazz

An evening of jazz, showcasing fresh upcoming talent from Bath.

With live music from:
The Beat
Steve Lunn
Chris Nesbitt & Callum Brundle

Tickets: £5 on the door

Start Time: 8pm

27th April

Alliance Francaise de Bath French Cinema Night

Set in 1918, "Au Revoir là haut" is a dark comedy based on Pierre Lemaître's Goncourt prize winning novel, "The great Swindle" recipient of 5 awards at this year Cesar ceremony, including best director, best costumes and best music.  The cine club is open to all students learning French with Alliance Française de Bath but also to anyone with an interest in the French language. The film starts at 8pm. Arrive early to get yourself a drink in the pub.

Improve your French skills before the summer holidays and join one of our intensive classes in Bear Flat.
For more info, call Cécile on 07932 377 130

Tickets: Free

Start Time: 8pm

29th April


The St James Wine Vaults presents our monthly Open Mic.  The evening is open to all musicians, bands, poets - anyone wanting to perform to a welcoming audience.  Come on down and have some fun with everybody.

A warm welcome to all!

Tickets: FREE

Start Time: 8 pm

2nd May

Bath Acoustic Club

Come and join us at the club on May 2nd, and enjoy an extended set from the Terry Helyar. Terry has a wide repertoire of songs, in a variety of genres, with a strong vein of humour and great warmth. He also plays a mean melodeon! Floor spots available, (usually 2 songs, but sometimes an extra one if we have time), and free admission.

Tickets: Free

Start Time: 7.30pm

3rd May

John Etheridge with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

John Etheridge rightly enjoys a glowing reputation throughout the jazz world and beyond and has been described by Pat
Metheny as, "One of the best guitarists". His range is well illustrated by his years of touring and recording with the iconic Stephane Grappelli while simultaneously doing likewise with the legendary jazz-fusion group, The Soft Machine.

Tickets: £9/8 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

4th May

Ad Hoc Fiction Birthday Party Reading

An evening of readings by nine or more winners of the weekly micro fiction contest //bathflashfictionaward.com/upcoming-events/
Free entry, free wine, free cake. Come and listen to authors from around the UK and Switzerland reading their up to 150 word micros!

Tickets: Free

Start Time: 7.30pm

4th May

Get In The Tub May

GET. IN. THE. TUB. teturns once again for another explosive delight of hand picked acts that have been rattling our heads... We are psyched to be bringing Vienna Ditto back to Bath alongside some of locals favs. Full line is here! Get in, the tub.
11.30 - 12.15 | Vienna Ditto
10.45 - 11.15 | Giovanni l'Immigrato
10pm - 10.30 | Socket
9.15 - 9.45 | Nobody
8.30 - 9 | Garbage Queen
7.45 - 8.15 | Racehorse

Tickets: £5

Start Time: 7.30pm

6th May

Hattie Briggs Live

Hattie Briggs is a 24 year-old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.  Recently named Fender Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017, she won the prize of supporting Lucy Rose at the prestigious O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire. Hattie has released fourteen EPs, two critically acclaimed albums, had airplay on BBC Radios 1, 2, and 6 Music. Influenced by Foy Vance and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings straight from the heart. Her crystalline vocals, and insightful lyrics resonate across all ages, rekindling old memories and capturing imaginations. Combined with catchy melody lines and a cheeky, charismatic stage presence, it's unsurprising the youngster is seriously impressing industry figures and fans alike. Tickets: www.wegottickets.com

Tickets: £10

Start Time: 7pm

13th May

Harp Guitar Heaven

Harp Guitars are rare and obscure, with a history dating back several centuries. This will be a rare treat for all lovers of acoustic music.  John Doan is an Emmy Nominee and his recordings on Hearts O' Space Records won "Best Celtic Album of the Year" with Eire - Isle of the Saints. He is also International Brand Laureate Award for “World’s Leading Harp Guitarist.”  Tony Barnard has accompanied international jazz and show-biz stars. He  has a diverse range of albums to his name ranging from jazz to blues and classical, and has played with a wide range of artists including The BBC Concert Orchestra and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra. Jon Pickard  has been a professional guitarist for over 25 years and has been busy entertaining at venues across the Europe and Australia

Tickets: £7 OTD

Start Time: 7.30pm

16th May

My Pub Choir

Why wait till after choir rehearsal to go to the pub? Come along to the pub, buy a drink, and then get singing with friends and family and have some fun. ​Lyrics will be provided on the night, but 48 hours before the event, they will also be available online for you to have a flick through, just in case you fancy getting a look before the rehearsal (sheet music, lyrics, and sometimes a backing track). At the end of the night we will record and broadcast live on facebook/youtube so you can share with your friends. Check on www.mypubchoir.com!

Tickets: £5 OTD

Start Time: 7pm

17th May

Damian Cook with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

It has been a couple of years since we had the pleasure of having Damian as our guest so we are really pleased that he has found a date to visit us again.

Tickets: £7/6 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

18th May


Party in the City at The St James Wine Vaults!!  Line up: 18.45 Daisy Chapman, pianist and vocalist draws influences from the anti-folk world. E
'Watch this woman, she will go far' BBC Introducing. 19.45 Georgia Nicole - a Bristol-based due comprising of Georgia Williams on vocals and James Weston on guitar offering striped back acoustic covers. 20.45 The Big Massive Orchestra - Bath=based, three=piece orchestra fuses post rock and traditional folk into a unique, ambient sound. Showcasing instrumental abilities on fiddle, guitar and drums. TBMO captivate audiences with their atmospheric sound! 21.45 THEY ARE BACK! Funk Tuckers return to St James Wine Vaults! This 10 piece funk-soul-disco covers band says 'We have a big sound - we would like you to dance to it - we are family' - they certainly live up to their name - come and dance the night away!

Tickets: FREE

Start Time: 6.45pm

7th June

Anthony Kerr with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

Anthony Kerr was born in Belfast and is regarded by many as the most enchanting, original and exciting jazz Vibraphone Player in the UK today. He has either been voted, or been nominated 'best instrumentalist' in the British Jazz Awards every year since 1994.

Tickets: £9/8 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

21st June

Ben Waghorn with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

Our first guest who started it all off some 11 years and playing better than ever. Come along and enjoy a great evening of Jazz Saxophone.

Tickets: £7/6 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

5th July

James Copus with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

James is an award winning trumpet player with a first class BMusic degree from the Royal Academy of Music as a back up! You will be impressed.

Tickets: £9/8 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

19th July

Alex Garnett with the JazzHouse Trio plus DJ Tony Clark

Alex has been one of the leading saxophonists in the UK and Mainland Europe for over two decades, being instantly recognized by his dark, husky sound. A versatile musician and first call sideman, he has enjoyed success as both a jazz artist, composer and arranger, and an in demand session, studio and commercial saxophonist, having racked up countless recording credits along the way.

Tickets: £9/8 concessions

Start Time: 8 pm

  • Live music venue showcasing a wide range of artists

  • Regular Jazz Nights

  • Open Mic Night once a month

Room available to hire

  • Hire the Cellar room for private parties for up to 90 people
  • Open until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Fully licensed bar

Every Thursday evening, starting at 9pm

£1 per player - If you want a table be in by 8:30pm!

Main quiz:

1st place - £25.
2nd place - bottle or wine or a box of chocolates.
3rd place - receive a box chocolates.

We have Just passed £70,000 in donations to local charities!!! So thank you to everyone who has attended the quiz at any stage over the past 13 years! You have made a significant difference in the life of others.

We’re a pub with a friendly welcome, a great atmosphere, and a wide range of quality wines, ciders, lagers, beers, spirits and regular live music.

Book the Cellar Bar or Gallery Room for a party or special occasion. Come along and play (or just listen!) at the regular Open Mic nights.

Come in for laid back sounds and a drink in the bar. Bring a team of mates and take part in the weekly Charity Quiz. Have a game of pool or even play Jenga, Backgammon or Chess!


Neil and Mandy