Evening of Irish music at Uppertown Social Centre

Ursula and Conor McKay will be performing their special brand of Irish and country music at Uppertown Social Centre, near Ashover, on Saturday, June 13.

Ursula formed her first band when she was 16 years old. She is from a musical family, daughter of James and Tina

McKeefry from Tamworth, who introduce the programme Celtic Fringe on Radio Derby, which has been broadcast on Wednesday nights.

When Ursula married Conor, The Singing Brickie, they moved to live on a farm in Ireland.

They are backed by the Barry Doyle Band. Barry also sings under stage name Farmer Dan. Farmer Dan and Barry Doyle are well known names in the Irish Country music scene and have progressed to become a top recording and dancing attraction. They have toured extensively in Australia and Florida and indeed in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

So, if you would like to be there for a great night of Irish music, tickets are £12 including supper, contact Eddie on 01246 590502 or 07966 154798.

n The latest Ship Of Fools comedy night takes place in Belper on Saturday, June 13.

Headlining the event at No 28 Community Hall, Market Place, will be Harriet Dyer.

Also on the bill will be Chris McIlroy, Scott Walker, Helen Knott and compere Alan Seaman.

The show starts at 8pm, with doors open at 7.30pm.

Admission to the comedy gig is £7.

Pre-book tickets by texting 07804 563371.