Mischief Afoot

music for the heart, mind and feet

Who We Are

Mischief Afoot are a folk trio based in the Cotswolds, UK.

We play an exciting mixture of English, Irish and original folk music, performed with life and passion.

Our line-up consists of Becky Dellow on fiddle, John Davis on recorder and bodhran, and Jeff Gillett on guitar, mandola, mandolin, English concertina and vocals.



Hear us by clicking any of the tracks below. We hope you enjoy them.

Star of Munster and Pigeon on the Gate

Blow the Candles Out

Thomas Hardy's Slow Waltz, Morgan Rattler and Battered Hake


Our new CD is ready! Produced by Doug Bailey and released on the WildGoose label, it contains a selection of the songs and tunes we most enjoy playing.

The CD costs £12. including p&p. To purchase a copy simply click on the Paypal button to the right, or send a cheque made out to Jeff Gillett (and remember to include your address!).

Overseas customers, please note that we may have to charge more for shipping - please contact us for prices.

Hear Us Live

"What a superb night! We couldn’t have asked for better. A tremendous variety of tunes and songs – with playing dangerously close to virtuoso and a delightful stage presence that draws the audience in."
Tom Brown – Shammick Acoustic

11th August 2018: Minchinhampton Cotswold Club
18th August 2018: White Horse Festival, Grove
23rd September 2018: Stroud Folk Weekend, Prince Albert, 8pm
18th January 2019: Swindon Folk Club cancelled due to ill health

Get in Touch

We are available to perform at clubs, pubs, festivals, weddings, and indeed all occasions.

If you would like to hire us, or get in touch with us for any reason, we would love to hear from you.