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St James Wine Vaults

14th December
Biggles Christmas Party with Jumble Sale Radio
15th December
A Very Smutty Christmas - on tour!
Starts at 9pm

14th December

Biggles Christmas Party with Jumble Sale Radio

The festive season is nearly upon us so it must mean Biggles Xmas Party is around the corner. Biggles' family favourites Jumble Sale Radio will be joining us again. There's also going to be some yummy Jamaican tucker available to get stuck into too. Come join us once more.

Tickets: £3/£2 NUS

Start Time: 8pm

15th December

A Very Smutty Christmas - on tour!

Join Marcia D'Arc - aka Mrs Smutty Claus, just touched down from the North Pole, as she entertains you with her own smutty and saucy versions of popular Christmas songs!  Gather around her festively adorned stage piano, for an evening of irreverent renditions, and risque rhymes, which will set your bells a-jinglin' to New Years and beyond!

Tickets: £6.50 Adv from www.eventbrite.co.uk/£8 OTD

21st December

Christmas Party 2018

We welcome back Shaun & Dave to The St James Wine Vaults with their wacky Christmas Disco!  Come along and join in the party - it will be one crazy night!

Tickets: FREE

Start Time: 8pm

22nd December

Fleisch Control Tour

With plans to dominate the UK Industrial scene, FLEISCH deliver foot stomping metal with a fetish flair. FLEISCH have often been described as the angry love child of Depeche Mode and Rammstein, combining hard hitting beats with 80s style vocals and German techno influences. The trio released their 2016 album ‘MINE’ and have since been touring the UK, performing at established venues such as O2 Academies Islington, Oxford and Birmingham, Electrowerkz, The Underworld Camden and TRASH Bradford.

Tickets: £ TBA

Start Time: 8pm

24th December

Christmas Eve at St James Wine Vaults

Music and merriment at The St James Wine Vaults - come and join us - you never know Santa might join us too!

Start Time: From 2 pm to 11.30pm

25th December


St James Wine Vaults will be open to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas. Come and join us for a mulled wine and a mince pie. We will be open to greet you from 11.30 am - 2 pm.

Start Time: 11.30am-2pm

26th December

Boxing Day

After the sales take the weight off your feet in the afternoon. We are opening from 4pm to 10pm!

Start Time: from 4 pm to 10 pm

30th December


Calling all performers - come and join us on our popular monthly open mic night. We look forward to seeing you and can guarantee a great night. Everyone welcome to come and support live music! Just turn up!

Tickets: Free

Start Time: 7.30pm

31st December

New Year's Eve at The Vaults

Come and see in the New Year with us - we are open till late!

Tickets: Free

Start Time: 3pm-12.30am

1st January

It is now time for the Management and Staff to have a break for one day of the year.  We will be closed for the day, but the good news is that we will be back to normal tomorrow!  See you then!

10th January

Karen Sharp, Sax with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

We start our month of award winners with Karen Sharp who was voted best British sax player in the 2015 jazz poles. This is a return to the Vaults after a great début in 2017.

Tickets: £9.00/8.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

16th January

Steve Hensby UK Tour

The St James Wine Vaults welcomes Steve Hensby all the way from Perth on his UK tour! Steve Hensby is a multi-faceted musician, in terms of both talent and experience - an evening of complete joy!

Tickets: £ TBA

Start Time: 8pm

18th January

Arsen Petrosyan Live

Arsen Petrosyan is an Armenian duduk player who lives in Charentsavan, Armenia. He is a graduate of the Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, where he studied under renowned duduk master Gevorg Dabaghyan (Shoghaken Ensemble, Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble). Considered a musical prodigy, he initially began his studies with mentor Krikor Khachtryan starting out on the shvi (an Armenian wind instrument) at the age of six.  Despite his relatively young age (born in 1994), Petrosyan is a seasoned professional who has performed extensively throughout the United States, Russia, Canada, India, Germany, Spain (Canary Islands), France, the Republic of Georgia as well as his native Armenia. He is currently a soloist with the Armenian Traditional Music Ensemble (Yerevan)

Tickets: £TBA

Start Time: 8pm

24th January

Enrico Tomasso, Trumpet with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

Yes another award winner! Voted best trumpet player in this years Jazz Parliamentary lists. Again this is a return visit for this top musician.

Tickets: £9.00/8.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

7th February

Iain Ballamy, Sax, with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

The "fabulous Englishman" is back! Expect, well expect the unexpected as Iain likes to turn up and play just how he feels on the night picking tunes he wants to explore.

Tickets: £8.00/7.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

21st February

Roger Beaujulais, Vibes with the JazzHouse Trio and DJ Tony Clark

Master of the vibes which has to be one of the "coolest" of jazz instruments will be back with a mixture of standards and originals.

Tickets: £8.00/7.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

7th March

Tina May, vocalist with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

We are very privileged to be able to have internationally known vocalist Tina May as our guest at the Vaults. Just a look at her past achievements will confirm why she is regarded as one of Jazz's  foremost vocalists.

Tickets: £10.00/9.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

21st March

What a night of entertainment we had on Alina's first visit. Not only were we treated the magical sound of the harp but also stories of Alice and John Coltrane who are a main source of inspiration for Alina.

Tickets: £10.00/9.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

4th April

Kevin Figes, Sax with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

It's quite a time since we had the pleasure of hearing Kevin Figes play. A prolific composer who owns his own record company there will be plenty of interesting material to listen to.

Tickets: £7.00/6.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

18th April

Gareth Roberts, Trombone with the JazzHouse Trio + DJ Tony Clark

Yes the Welsh Wizard is back (so long as he makes it through border control!). Looking forward to some interesting tunes and as always with Gareth, some interesting stories.

Tickets: £8.00/7.00 concessions

Start Time: 8pm

  • 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