String band music from the 1920s.

THE WEST ST RAMBLERS are Piers Clark (mandolin, guitar, vocals) and Keith Baxter (guitar, vocals) they play rags, stomps, waltzes, blues, fiddle tunes and old time string band music typical of the soloists, duos and small bands that played in bars, at functions, in concerts (and often on the streets !) of southern towns in the 1920s and 30s, think Charlie McCoy, Sam McGee, Gid Tanner, Blind Blake, The Monroe Brothers, The Mississippi Sheiks, The Two Poor Boys, East Texas Serenaders, Jimmie Davis, Roy Harvey and Leonard Copeland, Sylvester Weaver and you get the idea.

IN THE BAR - Free entry - Club open from 4:30 - Music from approx. 8:30pm.

Function Room

Club Members can hire the function room for parties, meetings and other events, especially on Saturday evenings. Rates are very reasonable and we can provide all sorts of additional resources to make your evening go with a swing!

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Opening HoursOpening Hours

Monday to Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday and Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm

12 noon - 8 pm

N.B. Hours may be extended on gig nights.


The current membership year started on 30th June 2019. Renewals are now closed, but new applications are always welcome.

Please mail all membership enquiries to membership@lewesconclub.com

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questions iconQ & A

Q - Where are you?
A - We're located at 139 High Street in Lewes town centre. If you're coming by road from the Brighton direction we're on the left, just after Shelleys Hotel before the bottleneck and next door to Lewes Old Grammar School (see the map below).

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