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We are located near Market Weighton and within easy distance of York, Hull,  Beverley, Pocklington, South Cave and  Driffield
ENTERTAINMENT at the Goodmanham Arms.
More than just a pub..................

Folk Night

1st Thursday of the month

Jazz Blues and Country Night
3rd Thursday of the month

QUIZ NIGHT- Every other Wednesday
Great Sounds - at The Goodmanham Arms
The Goodmanham Arms is just a few minutes drive from Market Weighton - an old fashioned market town in the heart of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds. If you are oblivious to the history of Englands tallest man, stop for a few minutes to see the statue of Giant Bradley before heading off down Red Lane. Take a a right turn on to Goodmanham Road and follow the signs.

I ventured to investigate the music scene at this extraordinatry pub. This was the third Thursday of the month - one of the frequent music evenings. Amazing. Regulars with guitars. Right. Half a glass of Old Peculiar later and the banter was in full flow - interspaced with the sound of instruments being tuned.

Without ceremony and unsignalled, the ping ping and strum-strum became more coordinated as one of the small band of locals picked up a rhythm. One by one, the others found their place and a recognisable song flowed from the brothers in tune.

Voices were added. First one then another. It sounded quite professional. Obviously this was a band practicing for an upcoming gig. Or so I thought. In fact, it turned out to be just a jam session by  blokes from the surrounding area - drawn by word of mouth. Impressive? It was.

A few days later, I returned to hear a band that had been booked to provide Saturday evening entertainment. A last minute hitch resulted in cancellation. Disaster? Not for a moment.  A packed pub was treated to an un-scripted show by regulars. As the beer flowed nobody noticed the difference. Amply demonstrated, was the determined spirit that characterises the Goodmanham Arms - and the clear success it enjoys in attracting visitors
Above: 3rd Thursday in the month. Sing-a-long-a -regulars
Below: The boys turn pro-standing-in for the missing Saturday act.
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Hull & East Yorkshire
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of the Year

The Goodmanham Arms
Main Street
YO43 3JA
Telephone 01430 873849

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