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Fri 19th September
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Saltaire Festival Ceilidh
Caroline Street Social Club, Bradford
Phoenix Ceilidh Band play for first ever ceilidh of Saltaire Festival
Fri 19th September
8.00pm
Greensleeves Morris Men Open Evening
South Wimbledon Community Ctr, Wimbledon
An opportunity to experience the energy and enjoyment of the Morris with this long-established side
Fri 19th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
TOM McCONVILLE - fine singer and great fiddler all the way from Newcastle.
Fri 19th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
JENKIN'S EAR: Rousing sea shanties and lusty song from this stirring and powerful five-piece
Sat 20th September
10.30am to 4.00pm
Saturday Folk Music Workshops
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Come and enjoy teaching from professional folk musicians
Sun 21st September
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Feature Night - with 2x20 min sets from regular 'Just Geoff' - plus Singaround/Session Night
Sun 21st September
7.30pm
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights
See website/phone for details, Dursley
James Findlay (http://www.jamesfindlay.co.uk/biog.html) + FLOOR SPOTS
Sun 21st September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Club Night - all singers musicians, poets welcome to perform
Sun 21st September
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Mon 22nd September
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Lisbee Stainton
Mon 22nd September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Jed Grimes @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Great singer/ songwriter from the Northeast. Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. All welcome.
Mon 22nd September
8.00pm
Week for Peace music night
Hand and Heart pub (upstairs), Nottingham
Pete Morton - 'Not only impressive... but a revelation.' - The Guardian
Mon 22nd September
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 23rd September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
The Misers + support Kia & Mike Gates
Tue 23rd September
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Tæppa's Tump Morris workshop
Furze Platt Memorial Hall, Maidenhead
Tæppa's Tump Ladies Morris dancers start their free taster evenings every Tuesday. Keep fit & enjoy
Tue 23rd September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Ash Mandrake @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Unique, brave, anarchic & comic. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 23rd September
8.15pm to 10.30pm
The Carrie Elkin Band (USA)
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
Carrie Elkin has emerged as one of the defining new voices in the world of Texas singer-songwriters
Wed 24th September
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Trowbridge Sings! Scratch Choir Workshops
Trowbridge Town Hall, Trowbridge
4 Weeks 4 workshops 1 concert. Join the scratch choir for the Around the World in Trowbridge Concert
Inspired by Gareth Malone and ‘The Choir’ No experience needed. The workshops, led by Candy Verney, joined by her ‘Sounding it Out’ Choir are to learn traditional songs from Jamaica, Africa, Poland, Italy…and Wiltshire. Then join the throngs singing at the Around the World in Trowbridge Concert on Saturday 18th October at Holy Trinity Church. Part of Trowbridge Arts Festival and celebrating Black History Month. Workshops Weds 1st 8th &1
Thu 25th September
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 25th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Spin-Cycle
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
A multi-media performance cooking up a storm of sampling shenanigans. With David Littler & co.
Thu 25th September
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Singers & Musicians Night
Thu 25th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' NIght @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 25th September
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Dave Gibb
Fri 26th September
7.00pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
Martin Simpson/Andy Cutting/Nancy Kerr plus Stuart Forester/Carol Anderson & Hannah Sanders.
Fri 26th September
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 26th September
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Acoustic Roots Wigan
Wigan Parish Church, Wigan
The Carrivick Sisters with Guest Des Horsfall
Identical twins Charlotte and Laura have grown up writing and playing music together. Their style combines elements of Bluegrass with strong English roots influences. Playing a wide range of instruments and bringing to their original songs an instinctive sibling harmony, they offer a memorable evening of songs that seem to have existed forever ( A bit like The Band). The Carrivick sisters have released 5 albums to wide critical acclaim from, am
Fri 26th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
SINGAROUND - come and sing, tell a story, play a tune, join in, or just listen to others.
Fri 26th September
8.00pm
Robert Ludlam Theatre presents
Robert Ludlam Theatre, Derby
Vin Garbutt - Winner of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards "Best Live Act" Award 2001
Fri 26th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
St Edith Folk
St Edith Folk, Sevenoakes
Lucy Ward....come along and see BBC Folk Award winner Lucy Ward performing solo.
Fri 26th September
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Unicorn Ceilidhs
The Old Town Hall, Baldock
The Simon Care Trio with Cat Kelly.Probably the only four-piece trio in English Ceilidh! Great band.
Fri 26th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
KIERAN GOSS: One of Ireland's top contemporary songwriters and performers
Sat 27th September
7.30am to 10.15am
Concert
Headon Village Hall, Retford
CLIVE & AIRAVATA CARROLL
A rare opportunity to see this dynamic couple,playing at one of only three venues. The virtuoso Clive is accompanied by his sister, herself an accomplished guitarist with a great country/blues voice. To read more google woodman folk club reviews. A not to be missed event- with beer from local micros at the bar!
Sat 27th September
7.00pm
Oysterband - Big Session-On-Sea
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
Big Session-On-Sea is a one night only performance from Oysterband.
Sat 27th September
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, Hindhead
Ken Nicol (ex-Steeleye Span/Albion Band) & Becky Mills(ex Waking The Witch). The Tour of The Roses.
Sat 27th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Concert - CarthyHardyFarrellYoung, Rachel Newton
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
A one-off, double bill of gigs from some of the female forerunners on the contemporary folk scene.
Sat 27th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Hissyfit, female Yorkshire duo, with self-written & trad. songs beautifully blended + local support
Sun 28th September
2.15pm to 5.00pm
Herts Early Dance
St Julian's Church Hall, St. Albans
Playford dances led by Alison Ede
Sun 28th September
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 28th September
8.00pm
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.
Sun 28th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Club Night - all singers musicians, poets welcome to perform. Theme night the Songs of War & Peace
Sun 28th September
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 29th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Wecome NIght @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Tue 30th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Steve Hicks & Lynn Gouldbourn
Tue 30th September
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Tæppa's Tump Morris workshop
Furze Platt Memorial Hall, Maidenhead
Tæppa's Tump Ladies Morris dancers start their free taster evenings every Tuesday. Keep fit & enjoy
Tue 30th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
The Home Fires @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Return favourite local band. of our Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 30th September
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Wed 1st October
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Folk Song in England: Level 1
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Explore the history of the English folk song in these evening seminars from folk scholar Steve Roud
Wed 1st October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Chris Weston @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
A welcome return for this young singer/ songwriter. Support Kevin Brown. Floor spots. Huge raffle.
Wed 1st October
8.00pm
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 1st October
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Pete Morton an unruly mix of humour, politics, love and social comment around the folk tradition
Thu 2nd October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Lucy Ward Band + support Chris Cleverley
Thu 2nd October
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Concert - Andrew Cronshaw & SANS
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
A collective who combine individual traditions to create a completely unique sonic world.
Thu 2nd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' NIght @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 2nd October
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Where’s Spot This is a close harmony folk and acoustic music band from Chelmsford
Thu 2nd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Forty Tenth Promotions Presents
The Musician, Leicester
The Willows + Red Herrings + Hannah Sanders
Thu 2nd October
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Traditional Song Session
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
A chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Thu 2nd October
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer (USA)
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
Dave and Mandy create a confluence of soulful lyrics, musical chops and harmony in their music
Fri 3rd October
7.30pm
Chapel Arts Centre
Chapel Arts Centre, Bath
The Lucy Ward Band
Fri 3rd October
8.00pm
Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
Paul Scourfield, Said the Maiden, New Roots finalists Project Jam Sandwich
Fri 3rd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
LYNNE HERAUD & PAT TURNER - lovely singers and great fun in a rather risqué way!
Sat 4th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
"Stick the Fiddle" with Jane Thomas calling
Sat 4th October
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Howden Live
The Shire Hall, Howden
THE WHISKEY DOGS. Old time mountain music, hillbilly blues, dust-bowl ballads and jug band hokum.
Sat 4th October
7.30pm
Caerphilly Workmens Hall
Caerphilly Workmens Hall, Caerphilly
The Lucy Ward Band: Showcasing the BBC Folk Award winner Lucy Ward and featuring O'Hooley & Tidow
Sun 5th October
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 5th October
7.30pm
NorthWolds Arts & Music
The Village Hall, Burton Fleming
Bob Fox in Concert
Sun 5th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Will Noble & John Cocking
Mon 6th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Maz O'Connor + support Jess McAllister
Mon 6th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Wecome NIght @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 6th October
8.00pm
Nick Dow
Foresters Arms, Tonbridge
A fine singer and guitarist who also builds gypsy caravans.
Mon 6th October
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 7th October
8.00pm
Faustus
Lincoln Drill Hall, Lincoln
Radio 2 Folk Award nominees, Fautus perform at the Drill Hall. 3 Leading lights of their generation!
Tue 7th October
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 7th October
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Morley
Joint evening with Daryl Foxwell - canals then Will Nicholson and Friends. Floor singers welcome.
Tue 7th October
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Tæppa's Tump Morris workshop
Furze Platt Memorial Hall, Maidenhead
Tæppa's Tump Ladies Morris dancers start their free taster evenings every Tuesday. Keep fit & enjoy
Wed 8th October
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Folk Song in England: Level 1
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Explore the history of the English folk song in these evening seminars from folk scholar Steve Roud
Wed 8th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Banner Theatre
Wed 8th October
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Morley Folk Club
St Paul's Church, Morley
Les Barker makes a welcome return to Morley LitFest. Expect a fantastic humourous evening.
Wed 8th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Political Song Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Raise your voices, let the old and new songs be heard: let us learn and take heart from them.
Thu 9th October
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 9th October
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Concert - Bella Hardy & Cara Luft
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Award-winning folk singer-songwriters Bella and Cara unite for a genre bending performance.
Thu 9th October
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Singers & Musicians Night
Thu 9th October
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Bram Taylor
Fri 10th October
7.45pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
You Are Wolf. Stunningly beautiful and unmissable experimental folk. Floorsingers welcome.
Fri 10th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
OPEN STAGE - sing, play, whatever - up to 3 songs, or 10 minutes for spoken word material, please.
Fri 10th October
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Phoenix Ceilidh
Adlington Community Centre, Chorley
Ceilidh with Union Street Band, Rhodri Davies calling.
Fri 10th October
9.00pm to 11.00pm
Folk at Bowling Green Tavern
The Bowling Green Tavern, Deal
The bhoys first show at tavern
Sat 11th October
10.30am to 4.00pm
Saturday Folk Music Workshops
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Come and enjoy teaching from professional folk musicians
Sat 11th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, Hindhead
The Lucy Ward Band. + The Foxglove Trio. BBC R2 Folk Award-winning songstress tours with a top band
Sat 11th October
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Live Music
St Margaret's Hall, Bradford on Avon
Reg Meuross, Jess Vincent and The Croutons. A unique night of song from 3 great folk artists.
Sat 11th October
7.30pm
Oxfolk Ceilidhs
Kennington Village Hall, Oxford
Tautas Roks with caller Dave Hunt
Sat 11th October
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.
Sat 11th October
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Folk in the bar with MBbhoys
Folk at the Oast, Rainham
Folk band Mrs Browns bhoys plus guest Folk artist, Wizzy Wig Graham Cox from St Ives Cornwall
Sun 12th October
3.00pm to 5.00pm
Family Barn Dance
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Bring the entire family to dance simple, lively routines from the British Isles to live music!
Sun 12th October
7.00pm to 10.30pm
World Unlimited present
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker + support Chris Cleverley
Sun 12th October
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 12th October
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 12th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Kate In The Kettle
Sun 12th October
8.00pm
Hitchin Folk Club
The Sun Hotel, Hitchin
The Lucy Ward Band: Showcasing the music of Folk Award winner Lucy Ward & featuring O'Hooley & Tidow
Sun 12th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Club Night - all singers musicians, poets welcome to perform
Mon 13th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Local Guest NIght @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.