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Sheer Hopody
Barn Dance Band

"The Kings of English Ceilidh"

Fun for Everyone at your
Wedding Reception, Anniversary or Birthday Party

"Rogues' Gallery"

Click through each for a brief biography.

Picture of Adrian Brayley, our Caller

The Caller: Adrian Brayley - the linchpin of the whole event. With a calm, gentle and humorous manner, he'll take you through each dance, guiding you in the right direction.

If Adrian is unavailable then we may be able to offer Nick Wyke or Chris Jewell to lead the dances for you.

Picture of Richard, with his Melodeon

Melodeon: Richard Ashe - the man with all the tunes for our 'Original' line-up and also appears in 'Crème'.

Picture of Sue, with her flute

Flute: Sue Eeles - appears in 'Original' and 'Crème'.

Picture of Sarah, with her saxophone

Sax: Sarah Dean - appears in 'Spice' and 'Crème'

Picture of Adrian, with his rhythm guitar

Guitar: Adrian Shearing - appears in all three 'flavours'.

Picture of Trevor, playing electric bass guitar

Bass: Trevor Melhuish - appears in all three 'flavours'.

Picture of Nick, playing fiddle

Fiddle: Nick Wyke - appears in the 'Spice' 5-piece and 'Crème'.

Picture of John, playing drums

Drum: John Tipping - appears in the 'Crème' 9-piece.

Some other musicians we have occassionally had join us in the past (and may again if the need arises): Jo Hodges, Vicki Down, Simon Hopkins.

There are some more photos on our music samples page where you can have a listen to some live recordings.

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If you would like us to help you celebrate your special occasion in style, please contact us via our:

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Sheer Hopody is one of a few excellent barn dance / ceilidh bands operating in Devon and throughout the South West of England.  If we cannot help you for your particular occasion, we may well be able to recommend one or two other west country bands you could confidently ask.

Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Band