LEGENDS of the UK folk festival scene will be performing for Northwich residents this weekend at the town's folk club.

On Friday, September 2, Northwich Folk Club’s guests at the Harlequin Theatre are Codswallop who will be presenting 'Acoustic Nonsense for the Masses'.

Codswallop are four local musicians: Adi Billinge (bass, acoustic guitar and vocals), who is well known across the UK 'festival scene', as the 'PA Man' and is the co-founder of the recent successful 'Rustic Festival'; Iain Stead (acoustic guitar, vocals and occasional bass guitar), nicknamed 'Mack', is the co-founder with Adi of the successful 'Rustic Festival' and is also a member of popular party band 'The Assets'.

They are joined by Jayne Stead (vocals and percussion) is also the singer in the Jazz trio 'Pastry Shoes' and one of the female vocalists in the Assets; and Terry Taylor (guitar, 5 String Banjo, mandolin, vocals and occasional uke) who is the owner of TT Music in the Indoor Market, Northwich and known on the band scene for many years as a member of popular folk band 'Calico Jack' and several other bands, in genres from 'Rock to Baroque'.

Supporting Codswallop on Friday evening is Iain Paterson.

Iain started his working life on the stage; sweeping it as a stage hand at the Plymouth Hoe theatre.

He left the theatre to pursue a career in engineering and settled in the north west 17 years ago.

During his younger years he played guitar in various blues bands.

Now he plays a mixture of roots, folk and blues music, both solo, and in a duo called Clean Slate with vocalist Ruth Dyke.

Your host for the evening is Iain Bowley.

Tickets which are priced at £6 or £5 for members are available in advance from DAN danarts.co.uk, Northwich Art Shop, 111 Witton Street or on the door on the night.

Under 21s are half price.

Ticket inquiries to Brenda Yates on 01565 733197.

Doors open at 8pm for an 8.30pm start.