The Pack Of Cards

The Pack Of Cards
Pack Of Cards, High Street, Combe Martin, Devon, EX34 0ET
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Hello and welcome to the Pack o cards. Situated in the beautiful seaside village of Combe Martin, the Pack o Cards Inn is a unique Grade 2 Listed Ancient Monument and has been featured on the Paul Daniels Magic Show on BBC television. Constructed in 1690 to resemble a deck of cards card castle,it was built to the size of 52ft x 53 ft ,the cards in a pack including a Joker Card, has four floors to represent the suits in a pack,13 doors on each floor,13 fireplaces, the number of cards in a suit, and prior to William Pitts window tax ,the panes of glass in all of the windows added up to the total value of a pack of cards. Nestling on the edge of Exmoor, Lorna Doone Country,with plenty of free car parking, and less than a 10 minute stroll to the beach and the sea,the Pack o Cards is the ideal base for your stay in North Devon. All of our bedrooms have been recently refurbished and decorated. And, for that special why not stay in one of the larger rooms ,The Pink Room which is a 4 poster King size bed or The Fuschia Room, also a King size bed with its wonderful ornate ceiling, pure luxury. We have a fine selection of real ales and lagers, including our own Pack o Cards ale which is especially brewed for us and is not available anywhere else in the UK, and you can enjoy excellent meals in our 3 restaurants or our riverside garden. there is also 2 playground areas for younger and older children. So come and visit one of Britain s most unusual follies - it is sure to be a unique experience !

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Colum Sands @ Shammick Acoustic

Colum Sands, one of the famed Northern Irish musical family, is a universally acclaimed songwriter, having performed in over thirty countries around the world. Not only that, but he often discovered that some of his songs had arrived before him, taken up by other performers such as Andy Irvine, Tommy Makem and Liam…

Sat 22 Sep 2018

£7.70

Dana & Susan Robinson @ Shammick Acoustic

It's a joy to see this duo back in North Devon after far too long. With blazing fiddle and banjo tunes, harmony singing and poignant songs and stories, these two take you on their journey across America, and convey the mystery and wonder of the places they visit. A native of the Pacific Northwest of the US, Dana relocated…

Sat 25 Nov

£7.70

Derek Gifford @ Shammick Acoustic

A previous Open Night featured artist, it's a delight to welcome this mellow-voiced singer for a full concert. Former teacher Derek has made the most of his retirement to spend more time fulfilling his main interests in life, folk singing, wine appreciation and birding (of the feathered variety, I hasten to add!), which…

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£7.70

Figurehead @ Shammick Acoustic

Shanty groups are always extremely popular, but rarely are they female. Our guests this time are four feisty ladies from North Cornwall with a love of shanties and maritime songs, and the traditional songs of the area. Pub singing is common in Cornwall, and it soon became obvious that these ladies were particularly keen…

Sat 25 Aug 2018

£7.70

Kieran Towers & Charlotte Carrivick @ Shammick Acoustic

Charlotte Carrivick first came to Shammick with her twin sister Laura back in 2011, and they stunned us with their Devon 'greengrass' music and songs! Now not restricting themselves to only playing with each other, Charlotte has teamed up with old-time fiddle champion, Kieran Towers. Charlotte started her musical…

Sat 24 Mar 2018

£7.70

Mistletoe & Holly Bears With Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham @ Shammick Acoustic

A Christmas special from this popular and entertaining duo, who sing mainly English traditional and traditionally-influenced modern songs. Sylvia hails originally from South Yorkshire, and Keith from Derbyshire, so both are steeped in the traditions of the whole area. They have wide-ranging repertoires, strong voices and…

Sat 9 Dec

£7.70

Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson

Previously two-thirds of the much-loved harmony trio Craig: Morgan: Robson until the sad passing of Sarah Morgan, these stunningly fine singers have kept the music alive, mainly concentrating on their native songs of Scotland and Northumbria. Moira Craig is from East Kilbride, where music and singing was at the heart of…

Sat 24 Nov 2018

£7.70

Pegleg Ferret @ Shammick Acoustic

This three-part harmony group's pedigree goes back to the late 1960s, and they toured extensively for over twenty years before parting company to pursue their individual careers. But it seems you can't keep good singers apart forever, and the group reformed in the new century, following it up with their album 'Not Fooling…

Sat 27 Oct 2018

£7.70

Saul Rose & James Delarre @ Shammick Acoustic

These two make a quite exceptional duo, combining thrilling fiddle performance with some of the finest melodeon playing to be heard on the folk scene. Having started playing melodeon when he was just ten years old, Saul has been a professional musician on and off since his late teens, and has played with some of the…

Sat 28 Apr 2018

£7.70

The Teacups @ Shammick Acoustic

Comprising the talents of four graduates of Newcastle's Folk and Traditional Music degree course, this a capella quartet has been singing up a storm across the UK circuit during the past few years, with acclaimed performances at Shepley, Beverley, Warwick, Sidmouth, Whitby and many other top folk festivals, as well as in…

Sat 23 Jun 2018

£7.70

Tim Edey @ Shammick Acoustic

How can one man be a virtuoso musician on two such different instruments? Tim Edey is on both guitar and melodeon he is quite exceptional. Originally from Kent but of Irish descent, Tim honed his style of playing by shutting himself away in his bedroom, listening to his musical heroes, and practising until he could make…

Sat 28 Jul 2018

£7.70

'winter Warmer' With Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer @ Shammick Acoustic

A welcome return to Vicki & Jonny, who were last guests at Shammick Acoustic way back in 2011. This duo have impressive musical backgrounds. Vicki having studied at the Royal College of Music, plays a huge variety of instruments, from various types of bagpipe to the nyckelharpa, a Swedish keyed fiddle, and is almost…

Sat 22 Dec 2018

£7.70

Zoe Mulford & Tom Kitching @ Shammick Acoustic

Neither of these artists is a stranger to the club, Zoe having been an Open Night featured artist, and Tom being the archetypal musical tart, performing at Shammick Acoustic with both Gren Bartley and Gavin Davenport. This, however, is a new collaboration, formed in the making of Zoe's fifth album, 'Small Brown Birds'.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£7.70

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