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Sun 20th April
7.30pm
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights
See website/phone for details, Dursley
Alison McMorland & Geordie MacIntyre. Trad songs (www.alisonmcmorland.com/home.asp) + FLOOR SPOTS
Sun 20th April
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Club Closed - Easter Sunday
Mon 21st April
8.00pm
The Lucy Ward Band
Henry Tudor House, Shrewsbury
The Lucy Ward Band in concert performing songs from Single Flame & Adelphi Has To Fly and much more!
Mon 21st April
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 22nd April
7.30pm to 10.45pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
The Short Sisters
Tue 22nd April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Katherine Hurdley/ Alex Percy @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Driving rhythms & tight harmonies. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 23rd April
8.00pm to 9.30pm
Taeppa's Tump NW Morris dancers
The Jolly Cricketers, Seer Green
North West Morris dancers
Wed 23rd April
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Boardwalk Wednesday
The Boardwalk Cafe, Whitley Bay
Folk Session And when we say "Folk", we mean it very broadly! All welcome, free, excellent fun!
Thu 24th April
7.15pm to 9.15pm
Moseley Village Band
St. Columba's Church Hall, Birmingham
The band meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month to make music.
Thu 24th April
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
Change of Horses, Nr. Orpington
Singers & Musicians Night-An important event of the clubs calender.
Thu 24th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Play, sing or just listen. All welcome.
Thu 24th April
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Spring Showcase
Thu 24th April
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Acoustic at Jazz @ the Albert
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
The 3 Boxes. Guitar trio Super-group with Andy Roberts, Mark Griffiths & Clive Gregson
Thu 24th April
Uxbridge Folk Club
Uxbridge Folk Club, Hillingdon
Greg Russell - Young Folk Award winner. Support from Lisa Winship & Andrew Mathewson
Fri 25th April
7.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
The Copper Family, plus support from local traditional singers. Real ale, food available, Door 7pm.
Fri 25th April
7.30pm
The Lucy Ward Band
The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath
The Lucy Ward Band in concert performing songs from Single Flame & Adelphi Has To Fly and much more!
Fri 25th April
7.30pm to 10.30pm
The "No Frills" Ceilidhs at Rose Lane
St Mary's church hall, Pinchbeck
The Beltonas, Sue Gray, Slapdash Appalachian & home-made cake. Free Tea/Coffee or bring your own.
Fri 25th April
7.45pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Pete Coe
One of the mainstays of the English folk scene, Pete is a wonderful singer, gifted multi-instrumentalist and dazzling step dancer - sometimes all at the same time. With a repertoire rich in English traditional song and song of his own composing Pete is literally a "one man folk festival".
Fri 25th April
8.00pm
Forty Tenth Promotions Presents
The Musician, Leicester
Dave Swarbrick + Said The Maiden + Fay Brotherhood
Fri 25th April
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Unicorn Ceilidhs
The Weatherley Centre, Biggleswade
The New Slide with Alex Cumming, playing English and French-Canadian tunes. www.mattquinnmusic.co.uk
Fri 25th April
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
MAIREADE GREEN & ANNA MASSIE Fantastic young Scots multi-instrumentalist and guitarist combine
Sat 26th April
7.30pm
Concert
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Kate Rusby will perform a selection of much-loved classics from her back catalogue.
Sat 26th April
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, HINDHEAD
Jed Grimes + Damian Clarke. Gritty Singer/Guitarist Songwriter + Hammer Dulcimer & Hurdy Gurdy Man
Sat 26th April
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
St. Bartholomews Church, Newton Abbot
Glenn Tilbrook
Sat 26th April
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
"Pipe Factory" with Jeremy Child calling
Sat 26th April
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Cock and Bull, caller Peter Bearon
Sat 26th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Pete Harris & Hugh Budden, masters of the blues + local support
Sat 26th April
8.00pm
GBH Ceilidhs
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming
A New Vintage & Pete Coe
Although this Devon trio is new to the GBH Ceilidhs its melodeon player, Ed Rennie, is not - having been a member, over the years, of the extremely popular Bismarcks, Johnny Spangles All-Stars, Housewives Choice and Dartmoor Pixies. He will be joined by Jenny Read on Piano and Matt Norman on Mandolin. As a bonus we have Pete Coe calling the dances. Newcomers are very welcome, as it is important that we keep the tradition alive and kicking!
Sat 26th April
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Great Western Ceilidhs
Bowhill School, Exeter
Bedlam
Sat 26th April
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Louis Armstrong, Dover
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sun 27th April
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Spalding Folk Club & Slapdash
Ayscoughfee Gardens, Spalding
Spalding Folk Club & Slapdash, singers musicians and dancers performing in Ayscoughfee Gardens
Sun 27th April
2.15pm to 5.15pm
Herts Early Dance
St Stephen's Church Hall, St Albans
A selection of dances for court and country, led by Anne Daye in preparation for May Revels
Sun 27th April
5.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Old House At Home, Queenborough
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sun 27th April
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
St. Bartholomews Church, Newton Abbot
CoCo & The Butterfieldsfind extraordinary musical integrity in an ensemble of exquisite charm
Sun 27th April
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Spotlight On... Singaround with an extended set each from Jaquie Daniels and Brian Huggett
Sun 27th April
8.00pm
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.
Sun 27th April
8.00pm to 10.45pm
Meet in the Hedge
The Feathers, Wymondham
A monthly acoustic music club in Wymondham's best real ale pub. New performers welcome.
Mon 28th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Winter Wilson @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Stunning duo with truly magical songs. Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 28th April
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 29th April
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Singer Night
Tue 29th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Hilary Pavey @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Bristol-based singer/ song-writer. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 30th April
7.30pm
Concert
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Highly accomplished fiddle player Patsy Reid performs songs from her album, The Brightest Path.
Wed 30th April
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Boardwalk Wednesday
The Boardwalk Cafe, Whitley Bay
Folk Session And when we say "Folk", we mean it very broadly! All welcome, free, excellent fun!
Thu 1st May
5.20am to 6.15am
May Day Sunrise Morris Celebration
Laxton Castle Mound, Laxton
Rattlejag Morris annual celebration of the first summer sunrise at v special & ancient rural site.
Thu 1st May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
CoCo & The Butterfields + support Bethan & The Morgans
Thu 1st May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Play, sing or just listen. All welcome.
Thu 1st May
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Acoustic at Jazz @ the Albert
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
Nashville based folk-crooner Melissa Greener, quirkily crafted lyrics and dynamic melodies
Thu 1st May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
HUNGRY HORSE FOLK CLUB
Whitby S & S Club, ELLESMERE PORT
THE YOUNG'UNS - Geordie singers and comics bring their Geordie slant to songs of the sea & many more
Fri 2nd May
7.30pm
Folk Night at Moulton Mill & Fish & Chip supper
Moulton Windmill, Spalding
Spalding Folk Club & Slapdash, singers musicians and dancers
Fri 2nd May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Musical Traditions Club
King & Queen, London
LIZ GIDDINGS and ROGER DIGBY launch their CD of trad. English dance music with guest BOB DAVENPORT
Fri 2nd May
8.00pm
Concert
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Sam Sweeney & Hannah James.
Fri 2nd May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
STUART FORESTER with Carol Anderson. Superb singer, songwriter, guitar & dulcimer player with fiddle
Sat 3rd May
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
St. Bartholomews Church, Newton Abbot
Nick Harper - One of the finest guitarists of his generation
Sat 3rd May
8.00pm to 12.00am
Haddenham Ceilidh
Haddenham Village Hall, Haddenham
Jim Causley in concert; Dance to Bursledon Village Band with Hugh Rippon; Display by The Bar Staff
Sat 3rd May
9.00pm to 11.00pm
Live at The Vigo
The Vigo Inn, Fairseat
"Mrs Browns bhoys - The band" are a six piece folk rock outfit.
Sun 4th May
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Singaround/Session Night - informal evening - sing a song, play a tune, tell a story or listen!
Mon 5th May
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 6th May
7.30pm to 10.45pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Pete Scott
Tue 6th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 6th May
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
The United Services Club, Morley
The Houghton Weavers - an evening of song and humour from Lancashire. Floor singers always welcome.
Wed 7th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Mark Abis @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
Mesmerising singer/ song-writer. Support from Benji Clements. Huge raffle.
Wed 7th May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Tales and Ales at the Prince of Wales
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Come to our friendly story session where you can can sit in a snug room and listen to a tale or two
Wed 7th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Mike Freeman and Tania Opland
Wed 7th May
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Boardwalk Wednesday
The Boardwalk Cafe, Whitley Bay
Folk Session And when we say "Folk", we mean it very broadly! All welcome, free, excellent fun!
Thu 8th May
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
The Grand Slambovians (aka Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams)
Thu 8th May
7.30pm
Concert
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Hannah James and Sam Sweeney combine accordion, cello, fiddle, and even clog dancing.
Thu 8th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Play, sing or just listen. All welcome.
Thu 8th May
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Singin & Suppin
Fri 9th May
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Red Lion, Birmingham
Mad Dog Mcrea
Fri 9th May
7.45pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
The Wilson Family
We're absolutely delighted to welcome back the one and only Wilson Family - just back from taking Broadway by storm!
Fri 9th May
7.45pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Suntrap. Fantastic vocal harmonies from innovative multi-instrumental group. Floorsingers welcome.
Fri 9th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
KYLE CAREY with JOSIENNE CLARKE & BEN WALKER. Transatlantic trio, great playing and singing
Sat 10th May
2.00pm to 5.00pm
May in a Day!
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Join the textile-themed festivities and enjoy making arts and crafts, dancing, live music, and more!
Sat 10th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, HINDHEAD
CrossHarbour-Brilliant Celtic band emerging from the London/Irish music scene + Pepper and Shepherd
Sat 10th May
7.30pm
Oxfolk Ceilidhs
Kennington Village Hall, Oxford
Cock and Bull Band with caller Michael Catovsky
Sat 10th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
WHISKEY in the JAR
Clevedon Community Centre, Clevedon
Sean Cannon leadman with the iconic DUBLINERS, plays ever popular Irsh music and song.
Sat 10th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy + singer-songwriter Diana Johnstone
Sun 11th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Singaround! Friendly and informal. Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Sun 11th May
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Guest Night: MARIE LITTLE - A return by one of the club's favourite entertainers
Sun 11th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
David Gibb & Elly Lucas
Mon 12th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 12th May
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 13th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Singer Night
Tue 13th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Morgan O'Kane
Tue 13th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Ray Bradfield @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Versatile & multi-instrumental singer/ song-writer. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Thu 15th May
7.00pm to 10.30pm
Museums at Night: Yan Tan Tethera
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
A making and singing event focusing on wool and textiles. Come along to sing and stitch!
Thu 15th May
7.45pm
Andrew Cronshaw and SANS
Canada Water Culture Space, London
Combining different world traditions, SANS bring you an evening of compelling and mesmerising music
Thu 15th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spalding Folk Club Singaround
Welland Yacht Club, Spalding
Free event (£1 raffle optional) Join in or listen, anyone can sing, play, tell a story or dance.
Thu 15th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spotlight Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Play, sing or just listen. All welcome.
Thu 15th May
Uxbridge Folk Club
Uxbridge Folk Club, Hillingdon
Kyle Carey. Young singer with a range of Celtic influences. Support from Paul Handyside
Fri 16th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Redroots
Sutton Benger Village Hall, Chippenham
Martyn Joseph in concert
Fri 16th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
JOHN DOYLE. Red-hot guitarist, singer & mainstay of the BBC Transatlantic Sessions
Sat 17th May
3.30pm to 8.30pm
Herts Early Dance
St Stephen's Church Hall, St Albans
May Revels led by Anne Daye: Tudor Feast, Entertainments, music by The Presence & Crowning of Queen
Sat 17th May
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Headon Village Hall
Headon Village Hall, Retford
REG MEUROSS. Supported by REBEKAH FINDLEY
Sat 17th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Henry Priestman @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
Ex-Christians' singer/ song-writer. Support from Jamie R Hawkins + The Home Fires. Huge raffle.
Sat 17th May
7.30pm
Martin Simpson Concert
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Guitarist Martin Simpson performs his best-known albums Prodigal Son and Kind Letters back-to-back.
Sun 18th May
7.00pm
Poppy Folk Club Concert
Poppy and Pint, West Bridgford
Tyde - Seth Tinsley (Guitar), Heather Gessey (Fiddle ) and Andrew Waite (Accordion).
Sun 18th May
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Singaround/Session Night - informal evening - sing a song, play a tune, tell a story or listen!
Sun 18th May
7.30pm
Jez Lowe - Up Close and Acoustic
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
English folk musician Jez Lowe plays a pared back, unplugged and unmissible performance.
Sun 18th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Andy Clarke