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Brian Ainley -fiddle and vocals

 Born July 1947, Norton Fitzwarren (It's all a bit of a blur to me now).  Formative years spent on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, then moved to Bristol.  Learned folk son on my mother's knee,-and other joints, such as The Half Moon pub folk club, (early 70s), the Troubadour, Clifton (resident) & Bristol University folk club and sundry others.  

Played guitar from age 14, then, in my mid 40s, made a fiddle and decided to play it, ot the annoyance of my family and neighbours.

Joined the Hotwells Howlers around 6 years ago, and not they can't get rid of me (it's all a bit of a blur)....