GIN & JAZZ FESTIVAL
The first weekend of August sees Hartington's first Gin and Jazz festival held at The Charles Cotton Hotel, set in the stunning Peak District National Park.
Great live music from talented local groups to internationally touring artists plus speciality gins and superb local ales provided by Hartington's own Whim ales. Wide range of great music Friday night Through to Sunday night Blues, Jazz, Funk and Soul. Food stands serving barbecue, and a special cocktail bar, along with Facepainting for children and and adults !
Joe's Allison trio with special guest Graham Clarke
Kicking off the festival is Joe Tatton's tribute to piano player singer Mose Allison with Graham Clarke on fiddle
The Midnight Specials
Foot stomping acoustic jazz & americana four-piece from Derby
Saturday 3 pm
The Red Canary Dance Band
20's lindihop, charleston old time swing from this fantastic young trio - great paired with a summer G&T !
Cotton Club Jam Session
Soul Cooker (featuring the Haggis Horns)
The horn section for everyone from Jamiroquai & Amy Winehouse, Robbie Williams and many more brings a soul funk party in the evening
The House Band - local favourites perform blues and jazz classics, rockin' the Cotton
Piano and vocals from the secret ingredient in albums by The Cinematic Orchestra, Lily Allen, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tom Jones, John Squire (The Stone Roses), DJ Vadim amongst many many others...
Rodina - Acoustica / Latin Singer Aoife Hearty closes the festival with her beautiful voice and catchy songs backed by a great 6 piece band
Radio 2's Jamie Cullum : "excellent"
Hartington is located in the Peak National Park between the nearest towns of Buxton, Ashbourne, Bakewell and Leek. Below find a map link and the address:
The Charles Cotton Hotel, Hartington, SK17 0AL
Food & Drink !
Hog Roast / Gin bar / Facepainting
Delicious food will be served all day on Saturday and Sunday along with the speciality cocktails from the Gin Bar and fabulous local ales from Hartington's own Whim ales. Free facepainting for kids (and big kids!) from www.glittercheeks.co.uk
- Free parking in the square and behind the Charles Cotton.
- Camping available from: www.themanifoldinn.co.uk
- Book a room at the Cotton! Go to : www.charlescotton.co.uk