Tim Burgess – SOLD OUT Fri 26th Feb 2021

Tickets for the Tim Burgess acoustic concert at FRETS on Friday 26th Feb 2021 in the Strathaven Hotel sold out within minutes. Demand was such that Eventbrite's website crashed several times, sorry if you didn't get tickets. Tim's special guests will be Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub), David Scott (The Pearlfishers), and Duglas T. Stewart (BMX [...]

Eventful first month for Frets Creative and Creative Strathaven at 2 Barn Street Mews

We were delighted when the Creative Strathaven CIC shop and gallery opened up in our creative hub at 2 Barn Street Mews, Strathaven on July 18th. After a hectic week of set-up and a busy first weekend, the shop has seen a steady flow of customers through the door to see the wide range on [...]

ROBYN HITCHCOCK acoustic concert at FRETS, Friday 1st Oct 2021

Robyn Hitchcock at FRETS, 1st Oct 2021 FRETS is delighted to announce that Robyn Hitchcock will be performing an acoustic concert at the Strathaven Hotel on Friday 1st Oct 2021. Although this concert doesn't take place till next year, it is strongly advised to purchase tickets asap as it will probably sell out. Tickets go [...]

Exciting new partnership with Creative Strathaven CIC

The retail space will be from the door to the right with the gallery space in the middle room. Since we signed the lease in February 2020 we have been working on exciting plans to use our unit at 2 Barn Street Mews as a creative hub for the community, featuring workshops, creative writing courses [...]

KING CREOSOTE at FRETS – Fri 30th Oct 2020

KING CREOSOTE in acoustic concert at FRETS , The Strathaven Hotel, on Friday 30th Oct 2020. Tickets available at the Eventbrite link below from 7pm this Friday 26th June. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/king-creosote-acoustic-concert-at-frets-tickets-109987545710 A Short History of King CreosoteIf you build a fence then you have to treat it, as any DIY buff will tell you. You have [...]

THE SKINNER SONGBOOK / FRETS / FRIDAY 20th NOV 2020

Tickets on sale now. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-skinner-songbook-tickets-109608997462 THE SKINNER SONGBOOK Acoustic Concert at FRETS Friday 20th November, 2020 The Strathaven Hotel THE SKINNER SONGBOOK is a new troubadour concert show produced by vocalist Grahame Skinner. The idea of the show is to highlight songs Grahame enjoys performing live as a vocalist, including songs from his own repertoire [...]

GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS at FRETS, Friday 22nd Jan 2021

Tickets are available now at this Eventbrite link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grant-lee-phillips-at-frets-friday-22nd-jan-2021-the-strathaven-hotel-tickets-107692214312 With the release Widdershins in 2018, Grant-Lee Phillips invests the insight, nuance, and wit that has distinguished his songcraft over the past three decades in a riveting dissection of today’s fraught social landscape. Beneath the moment’s tumultuous veneer, Phillips uncovers resonances spanning centuries – patterns echoing [...]