The Painted Wagon came into being after the closure of Slippery Dicks Saloon in April 2001, our first show was in June of that year. We ran monthly Saturday night shows with a general get together & chin wag on a Friday night. However these became so popular we introduced a solo Artist spot on Friday nights,
this then led to Thursday night being the get together & chin wag, and was soon followed with Slim`s karaoke being introduced. We now have a general get together & Karaoke on Thursday Evenings, with live music from bands or groups on both Friday & Saturday evenings. Easter, August Bank Holiday & New Year weekends we have a 3 or 4 days roundup with Artists each evening & karaoke each afternoon. Our monthly shows are on the 4th Saturday of every month, unless otherwise stated. This does not necessarily mean the 4th Friday, if unsure please check. We have ample parking for Caravans & Motor homes with limited electric hook ups which must be pre-booked. If you are travelling any distance or expect to arrive later on Friday it is recommended you book a spot.
We have people travelling regularly to our shows from Glasgow & Dumfries areas of Scotland, Cumbria, Tyneside, Derbyshire & South Yorkshire,
Western Dress is encouraged; Partner Dancers, Line Dancers & Listeners alike are all made welcome.