Interests & Links

  • Married to Elaine, a senior Sister (Nurse)
  • I have two children and three grandchildren
  • I am a teacher of fiddle, acoustic, electric & bass guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, melodeon & ukulele
  • I run the Peterborough & South Lincs Folk Diary with Pat Lee - suspended at the moment, of course
  • I run a traditional music session monthly in Haconby, Lincs, PE10 0UZ, at the Hare & Hounds pub - also suspended at the moment
  • I have published a book of tunes
  • I am the Caller in the Hannibal's Heroes Ceilidh Band
  • I am a Caller in the Shaughrauns band
  • I am an occasional Caller for other bands
  • I am a violinist in the Greenwood Quire playing West Gallery music
  • I am a Tour Guide at Peterborough Cathedral
  • I am a musician for the Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival
  • I was the first Hon. Secretary of the John Clare Society
  • I was the founder of the Peterborough Morris Men
  • I played cajun music with the Harrison Shaw Cajun Band, Triolet Cajun & the Courtableau Cajun Band
  • I am a Life Vice-President, and a past Chairman and past Hon. Secretary, of Peterborough Rugby Union Football Club
  • Until retirement, I was an Independent Financial Adviser for 48 years
  • I write tunes, poetry, hymn tunes and wrote tunes for John Clare poems edited by Prof. Eric Robinson, and performed in Peterborough Cathedral - all of these shown upon a separate page - click HERE

All stuff written by Pete Shaw is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License and may be freely downloaded and copied for amateur use.