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Wed 3rd September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Jamie R Hawkins @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
A welcome return for this terrific singer/ songwriter. Support TBA. Floor spots. Huge raffle.
Wed 3rd September
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 3rd September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
The Willows - They did a session on the Bob Harris show on Radio 2, he described them as "gorgeous"
Thu 4th September
to Sun 7th September
Stogumber Festival
Various venues, Stogumber
Teacups, Ange Hardy, Kitty Macfarlane and Darren Hodge + buskers, jam sessions, Morris & Clog sides
Thu 4th September
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
The Delegators
Thu 4th September
7.30pm
The Lucy Ward Band Autumn Tour
All Saints Centre, Lewes
Come and see BBC Folk Award winner with amazing six piece band including folk duo O'Hooley & Tidow.
Thu 4th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Concert - The Furrow Collective
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
A new collective bringing together Emily Portman, Alasdair Roberts, Rachel Newton and Lucy Farrell
Thu 4th September
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 4th September
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Tim Broadbent & Christian Fromentin. was a regular on the Brighton scene for many years.
Thu 4th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Dana & Susan Robinson @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Multi-instrumental duo - Appalachian heritage. Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 4th September
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Topic Folk Club
Glyde House, Bradford
Kath Reade. Quality singer/songwriter from Burnley kicks off Topic's autumn season
Fri 5th September
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
SINGAROUND, plus a feature about songwriter Alex Glasgow. And our AGM at 7.30.
Fri 5th September
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Howden Live
The Shire Hall, Howden
The Hessle Ceilidh Band. A great Yorkshire knees up!
Fri 5th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
BOO HEWERDINE Fantastic contemporary singer &songwriter for the great and good with feelgood factor
Fri 5th September
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Music at the Castle
The Castle Hotel, Bradford
Bella Gaffney, superb local singer/songwriter/guitarist, rising star on the acoustic music scene.
Sat 6th September
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Day of Folk: Family Barn Dance
Sutton House, Hackney
Enjoy a free family afternoon out at Sutton House as part of the EFDSS Day of Folk.
Sat 6th September
2.00pm to 11.30pm
Howden Carnival IV
Howden, Howden
Commencing at 2pm until quite late the fourth Howden Carnival, dance, music and theatre.
Sat 6th September
2.00pm to 12.00am
MOR Music: Music on Rails
National Railway Museum, York
David Ward Maclean, Aimie J Ryan, Holly Taymar, Boss Caine, Plumhall amongst others
Sat 6th September
4.30pm to 5.30pm
Day of Folk: 'Letters through Your Door'
Sutton House, Hackney
Enjoy a family singing event with David Gibb as part of the EFDSS Day of Folk at Sutton House.
Sat 6th September
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Day of Folk: Belshazzar’s Feast
Sutton House, Hackney
Enjoy a foot-stomping gig from the wickedly inventive Belshazzars’ Feast as part of a Day of Folk
Sat 6th September
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
"Fresh Aire" with Gill Spence calling
Sat 6th September
to Sun 7th September
Tæppa's Tump NW Morris dancers
Swanage sea front, Swanage
Tæppa's Tump NW Morris dancers performing at Swange folk festival weekend
Sun 7th September
2.00pm to 5.00pm
London Youth Folk Ensemble: sampler session
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Come to our free sampler session if you would like to join the Ensemble for 2014/15.
Sun 7th September
3.30pm to 8.30pm
Herts Early Dance
St Stephen's Church Hall, St Albans
Selection of dances in preparation for performance at Pitstone Manor
Sun 7th September
7.30pm to 10.45pm
WOOLSTON & BURSLEDON FOLK CLUB
Bursledon Village Hall, Southampton
Guest Night: OTHER ROADS - Dave Walmisley, Greg Borland & Pete Abbott - a first visit to the club
Sun 7th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Alan Reid & Rob van Sante, songs old and new from ex Battlefield member & soundman
Sun 7th September
Spalding Folk Club & Slapdash
Glen Park, Spalding
Spalding Folk Club & Slapdash, singers musicians and dancers performing at Surfleet Fete / Carnival
Mon 8th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 8th 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 9th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Tom McConville
Tue 9th 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 9th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Rosie Eade/ Johnny Cambell @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
"Folk Pixie" multi-instrumental singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 9th September
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Try Out Scottish Country Dancing - workshop
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Birmingham
Try out Scottish Country Dancing at our fun, friendly workshop!
Just £4 per person on the door, which includes refreshments :-) Bring comfortable shoes and be prepared to have some fun! No partner or experience necessary Scottish dancing is a fun, active way to spend an evening, dancing and socializing! In every dance, you have a partner (you can choose someone new for each dance!) and are in a set with at least 4 or 6 other people – You can't get much more sociable than that!
Wed 10th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Concert - Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Miranda (Show of Hands) and Rex have become one of the most sought after duos on the folk scene.
Wed 10th September
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 11th September
to Sun 14th September
Acoustica Festival
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Tom Hickox, Winter Mountain,Buffalo,
Thu 11th 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 11th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
The Lincoln Arms tune session
The Lincoln Arms, Spalding
Monthly session, usually on the 2nd Thursday, but best to check either on the website or by ringing
Thu 11th September
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Singers & Musicians Night
Thu 11th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' NIght @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 11th September
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Mumbo Jumbo
Fri 12th September
to Sun 14th September
BAAFEST 2014
Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham
BAAFEST at BROWNRIGG...featuring The Mighty Doonans, Brooks Williams, Clive Gregson, 4Square & more!
Fri 12th September
7.45pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Drohne. Unique mix of trad and modern music with hurdy gurdy and bagpipes. Floorsingers welcome.
Fri 12th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Musical Traditions Club
King & Queen, London
Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp plus The Dovetail Trio (Matt Quinn, Rosie Hood,Jamie Roberts, trad. English
Fri 12th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Foc's'le Folk Club
Foc's'le Folk Club, Southampton
FRASER NIMMO - excellent singer from Dundee, when not acting on the telly!
Fri 12th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
COLUM SANDS: Hilarious tales and moving tunes from one of the funniest performers around.
Fri 12th September
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Tartar Frigate, Broadstairs
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 13th September
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 + trad. melodeonist Tommy Pearce
Sun 14th September
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 14th 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 14th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Jenkins Ear - Shanty Crew based in Guernsey, plenty of chorus singing.
Mon 15th September
8.00pm
My Pennyworth
Foresters Arms, Tonbridge
Playing a mixture of covers and their own music with evocative lyrics and skilful musicianship
Mon 15th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Club Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 15th 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 16th September
7.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Martin Stephenson
Tue 16th 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 16th September
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 16th September
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Morley
Anna Shannon, a versatile singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Floor singers always welcome.
Wed 17th September
7.30pm
Birmingham Storytelling Cafe
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Bringing storytelling back to adult audiences.
Wed 17th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Al O'Kane @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
A welcome return for this terrific singer/ songwriter. Support TBA. Floor spots. Huge raffle.
Thu 18th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Folk Rising
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
Featuring: Farafi | Maybirds | Gentlemen of Few | Misshaped Pearls
Thu 18th September
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Isobel Morris & Jim Kimberly (Bruise) Simplicity and restraint is the key to this duo.
Thu 18th September
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 18th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' NIght @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
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 11.30pm
Saltaire Festival Ceilidh
Caroline Street Social Club, Bradford
Phoenix Ceilidh Band play for first ever ceilidh of Saltaire Festival
Fri 19th September
8.00pm 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
Singaround/Session Night - informal evening - sing a song, play a tune, tell a story or listen!
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
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.
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 11.30pm
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
8.00pm
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
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
8.15pm 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 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
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
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 10.45pm
Meet in the Hedge
The Feathers, Wymondham
A monthly acoustic music club in Wymondham's best real ale pub. New performers welcome.