If you have never been to Upper Lansdowne you are in for a real treat. The hall itself is a lovely, traditional timber building in the middle of the small village at the head of the Lansdowne valley. The landscape is spectacular, with majestic volcanic outcrops amid rolling green pastures and lush native vegetation, set against the stunning sandstone backdrop of the Lansdowne Escarpment. It is justly called ‘The Valley of Views’!
Come to one of our events and we promise you’ll have a great time! – You could also become more involved in the local community if you wish – you’ll be made very welcome.
The Upper Lansdowne Social Craft Group meet every Thursday MorningMore»»
Come along to the hall and enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic hour of yoga.More»»
A group of men meet every fortnight on a Thursday from about 10am till midday in one of the sheds or verandahs around the area. Its very casual, and mainly an excuse for a social chat.More»»
The hall is open on the last Sunday of each month (except December) from 10am till 12 midday.
Tea Coffee & Cake are available – Drop in and catch up with all the local gossipMore»»
Elephant Sessions have made live appearances at some of the most notable venues and festivals across the UK, Europe and Australia, including Glastonbury, Byron Bay Bluesfest, Colours of Ostrava and multiple headline sell-outs at Celtic Connections.
The band are coming to UL straight from big shows at the Woodford Festival and they’re an act that will make sure you’ll have a great night out. More»»
The Barleyshakes formed in Dublin in 1995, then the band moved to the Sunshine Coast in Australia in 2000.
Their music is Irish at it core with tasteful interpretations and modern influences, infusing it with a fresh and contemporary spirit. Most importantly they love to have fun in that inimitable, Irish way. More»»
We’ve had some great French-Canadian bands play at Upper Lansdowne with Mélisande in April 2019 having most of the hall up dancing.
É.T.É are another who offer a very dynamic and modern vision of Québec traditional music. Their musical arrangements are shaded with influences of folk, progressive rock and classical music interpreted on fiddle, Irish bouzouki and cello. More»»
* * Sorry folks, Hat Fitz & Cara have had to cancel this show. They’ll be back in 2021. * *
Hat Fitz & Cara gave a fantastic show to a packed UL hall in late 2017, so it’s great to have them back. More»»
The Swamp Stompers play funky rock and blues with heavy grooves. If you had fun at 19 Twenty’s show you’ll love these guys, because they sound like the musical lovechild of The John Butler Trio, Led Zeppelin, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. More»»
They are from Scotland but the music is not!
An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Gypsy and Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances. Combining the energy and passion of world folk music with the excitement and soul of improvisation, the band will draw you in, turn you inside out, and leave you smiling uncontrollably – all in the space of one tune. More»»