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TWO strays from the Woolgatherers are playing at the Everley near Hackness on Sunday, at 7.30pm. Singer and guitarist Phil Hooley and pianist Mark Payne will play Woolgatherers songs, new material and their interpretations of songs by Nick Lowe, Guy Clark and Curtis Stigers. The duo have also been booked to play at the Victoria Vaults and the Roman Baths in York.

THE Lakeside Soul Club returns to Soba on Saturday, from 8pm until midnight, with DJ Jinxy on the decks.

MONTHLY jazz nights at the Forge Valley in West Ayton are still going strong, a few years after they started. The emphasis has moved from trad to mainstream. They are held on the last Wednesday of every month, including tonight, at 8.30pm.