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Ar Faoued

appearing at

The Old Hall Hotel

Hope, Derbyshire

Wednesday 11th of April 2018


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Ar Faoued


Live Performance
Original traditional & contemporary acoustic music


Ar Faoued are an acoustic band based in Chesterfield. They play a mix of original material (mainly written by Ade) some traditional folk & covers of more contemporary material. Influences vary from progressive rock, classic rock, folk, bluegrass & classical.

Made up of:
Ade Hall (Gehenna, 3 Legged Cat) - Guitars, Irish Bouzouki, Bass, Vocals
Paul Chisnell (Gehenna, 3 Legged Cat, Haze, Treebeard) - Vocals, Percussion
Rob Jourdain (4 Wheel Drive, Lazy Dog, West Wind, The McGanns, The Sinners, Shamrock Band, Fiddlers Green, Shanks's Pony) - Violin
Pete Watters (Arose Between, Pluk, Reverb) - Guitars, Bass, Banjo, Vocals

Here's a review written by the chair of Chesterfield Folk Club, David Bateson OBE - a fine singer/songwriter in his own right:-

Well-loved local musicians Paul Chisnell, Ady Hall and Rob Jourdain opened the evening with a pastoral suite of songs. They sounded both contemporary and yet channelled elements of Pentangle and other late Sixties and early Seventies sounds. The blend of gentle guitar and bouzouki and wonderfully melodic violin and viola provided the perfect setting for Paul’s beautifully warm vocals and his own rhythmic drumming.

Swallows, penned by Ady, had some gorgeous harmonies and U2’s Still Don’t Know What I’m Looking For involved the enthralled audience. The trio go by the name of Ar Faoued (a Breton link) and are bound to give you an outstanding evening.

The Old Hall Hotel

Venue Type

Pub & Hotel

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Transformed in 2010 by current landlord Rick Ellison, the Old Hall Hotel in Hope is now firmly established as one of the best places to stay, eat & drink in the Hope Valley, a gem of the Peak National Park. Offering excellent value b&b (choice of 5 rooms from £65-£115 inc' breakfast) the pub-hotel is welcoming, cosy, relaxed and popular with locals and tourists alike.

With tea-rooms and excellent pub-food served 7 days a week, all day every day you're not going to go hungry at the Old Hall. Couple to this our range of cask-marque ales, malt whiskies, open fires and three beer festivals each year and you should be getting an idea of what we're all about.

Quality rooms, quality food & drink at affordable prices in our cosy pub in a beautiful part of the UK's oldest national park.

We offer all your favourite classic pub meals from our experienced chefs using fresh ingredients and also have a variety of specials with a twist. We also have a tea room where you can enjoy breakfasts, a quick bite for lunch or afternoon tea and coffee. You must try our famous Old Hall Hotel Derbyshire Breakfast! The tea room can be hired for a special occasion with a variety of options catering for your needs.

Please do come and visit us for a meal, drink or stay in one of comfortable bed and breakfast rooms. You can always be sure of a warm welcome at the Old Hall Hotel in Hope, Peak District

Original traditional & contemporary acoustic music

Market Place,




S33 6RH.

01433 620 160

Parking AvailableFamily FriendlyDog FriendlyAlcohol ServedReal Ale ServedCoffee ServedTea ServedOutside Seating

Free Admission

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