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Tue 28th April
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Winter Wilson
Tue 28th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Mark Abis @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Critically-acclaimed singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Thu 30th April
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Megson
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
This husband and wife duo will perform songs from their fourth album, In a Box.
Thu 30th April
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 30th April
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Spring Showcase
Thu 30th April
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Singers' Night. Popular part of the club's program with all types of acoustic folk music and songs.
Thu 30th April
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Topic Folk Club
Glyde House, Bradford
Dave Vermond. Local singer/songwriter,one of Yorkshire's best-kept secrets.One not to be missed.
Thu 30th April
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Ship Centurion, Whitstable
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Fri 1st May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround
The Watford Folk Club, Watford
Come to sing/perform or come just to listen! Real Ale Bar and Friendly Welcome.
Fri 1st May
8.00pm
Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
May Day concert with na mara, Bob Wakeling and Sue Farthing
Fri 1st May
8.00pm to 11.30am
Friday Folk Club
The Village Pump Folk Club, Trowbridge
Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby @ Friday Folk
Fri 1st May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
James Hickman and Dan Cassidy: Transatlantic duo return after a captivating Ram debut
Sat 2nd May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, HINDHEAD
Fiddler and Spiral Earth Musician of the Year 2015 nominee Patsy Reid (ex-Breabach) + her band
Sat 2nd May
8.00pm
Haddenham Ceilidh
Haddenham Village Hall, Haddenham
Ceilidh Liam Robinson Dance Band (Main Hall); In concert Tom McConville (Walter Rose Rm);
Sun 3rd May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Forty Tenth Promotions Presents
The Musician, Leicester
Serpentyne
Mon 4th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Beyond the Marches/Dros y Ffin
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
The group will explore the shared history and culture of England and Wales through traditional songs
Mon 4th 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 5th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Jim Bainbridge
Tue 5th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
The Met Studio
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford
Lucy Ward
Tue 5th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Merlin's Keep: a five-piece Celtic folk rock band originating from Grimsby. Floor singers welcome.
Tue 5th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 6th May
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 6th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Phil King @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
Best singer/ songwriter in the South West. Support TBA. Floor spots
Wed 6th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Luke Jackson - lukepauljackson.com/
Thu 7th May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Southampton Story Club
The Art House Café, SOUTHAMPTON
Once a month, we gather to tell stories. Most of us are professional storytellers...but not all...
Thu 7th May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Traditional Song Session
Prince of Wales Pub, Moseley, Birmingham
A chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Thu 7th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 8th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Live at All Hallows
All Hallows Church, Leeds
Lucy Ward
Fri 8th May
7.45pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Jack Harris. Fantastic award-winning singer-songwriter. Floorsingers welcome.
Fri 8th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
The Watford Folk Club, Watford
"The Search for Five Finger Frank" with Pete Coe & Alice Jones
Pete & Alice’s show features new arrangements of both classic and rare folk songs unearthed from the treasure trove that is Frank Kidson’s collection. His contribution to the folk collecting movement has been forgotten in the wake of later and more prominent collectors. We very much appreciate Pete & Alice kindly adding this date to their schedule so that they can include Watford Folk Club. THIS WILL BE A ONE-OFF, NEVER TO BE REPEATED EVENT.
Fri 8th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Jez Lowe: Engaging performer and songwriter from the north-east, with a sweet sense of humour
Fri 8th May
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Tartar Frigate, Broadstairs
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 9th May
2.00pm to 5.00pm
May in a Day!
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
A day of folk fun suited for everyone! This year's theme is 'The 'Oss & The Ox.'
Sat 9th May
7.30pm
Oxfolk Ceilidhs
Kennington Village Hall, Oxford
Haddo with callers Jo Freya and Daisy Black
Sat 9th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
St Lukes Centre
St Lukes Centre, Eastbourne
Lucy Ward
Sun 10th May
6.45pm to 10.00pm
Henry Priestman @ The Wharf Theatre
Wharf Theatre, Devizes
Ex-Christians, singer/ songwriter in concert. Fantastic entertainer. Support Rob Lear.
Sun 10th May
7.00pm to 10.00pm
The Full English
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
Fay Hield, Seth Lakeman, Martin Simpson, Nancy Kerr, Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron and Ben Nicholls
Sun 10th May
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Omnibus
Omnibus, London
Firefly Burning - Skeleton Hill, Album Tour.
Sun 10th 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!
Mon 11th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Kristina Olsen
Mon 11th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 11th 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 12th May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Sarum Story Club
The Wyndham Arms, Salisbury
Once a month, we meet to tell stories. Come and listen - come and tell!
Tue 12th May
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Hartley Morris & Open Mike / Singers & Musicians Night. Singers then,Hartley will dance outside.
Tue 12th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
JaCoB @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Pete Stearn + Mike Curtis. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 13th May
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.
Wed 13th May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Wykeham Tales
The Hyde Tavern, Winchester
Once a month, we meet to tell stories - come and listen, come and tell!
Thu 14th May
8.00am
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
50Th- Birthday Night Featuring Skinners Rats A nostalgic revisit of folk music in during the 1980's.
Thu 14th May
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 14th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 15th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
St. Alban's Church, HINDHEAD
ALTAN-arguably the world's top traditional Irish/Celtic Folk band + Lily Neill
Fri 15th May
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Tower of Song
Tower of Song, Birmingham
MARTIN SIMPSON.. UP CLOSE ACOUSTIC..ONLY 50 TICKETS AVAILABLE !UNIQUE ARTIST IN A UNIQUE VENUE
THE TOWER OF SONG IS A UNIQUE ARTIST LED VENUE CREATED FROM A DERELICT BUILDING 8 YEARS AGO.INTIMATE VENUE, IDEAL FOR ARTISTS LIKE MARTIN SIMPSON.VISIT wwww.towerofsong.co.uk for details.Wednesdays rea river roots @ the Tower of Song...No TV S NO KARAOKE NO GAMING MACHINES JUST REAL LIVE MUSIC ALL AGES ALL STYLES AND A CHEAP BAR !2ND Saturday of each month"The Blues Run the Game"Folk/Blues & beyond with a string section !www.tommartinmusic.com
Fri 15th May
8.00pm to 11.30am
Friday Folk Club
The Village Pump Folk Club, Trowbridge
Open Mic @ Friday Folk
Fri 15th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Gavin Davenport Band: powerful voice 'custom-built to sing folk songs' with a rich-sounding band
Sat 16th May
2.30pm to 9.00pm
Herts Early Dance
St Stephen's Church Hall, St Albans
May Revels celebrations. Entertainment by the Jiggaloes, Tudor Feast, Live music from the Presence
Sat 16th May
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Three Pressed Men Welcome Summer
St Mary's Church, Streatley on Themes
Three Pressed Men
Sun 17th May
7.00pm to 10.30pm
Poppy Folk Club Concert
Poppy and Pint, West Bridgford
Cupola:Ward
Sun 17th May
7.00pm to 10.00pm
World Unlimited present
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot
Worry Dolls
Sun 17th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
CoCo & The Butterfields
Sun 17th May
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Mon 18th May
8.00pm
Gawkey
Foresters Arms, Tonbridge
Matt Morton and Nigel Walker play lively renderings of tunes and original songs
Mon 18th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Club Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 18th 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 19th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Bob Fox
Tue 19th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Singers' Night featuring Alan Morrison (the HairyHarper) in the 3+3 slot. Floor singers welcome.
Tue 19th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 20th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Mawkin + support Jessica Rhodes
Wed 20th May
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Atherstone Folk Club
Church End Brewery, Nuneaton
Dave Fry
Wed 20th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Ash Mandrake @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
The weirdest & most creative performer on the circuit. Support Dr Zebo's Wheezy Club. Floor spots.
Thu 21st May
8.00am
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Phil Burchel Band. Phil is back to play his brand of carefully selected contemporary songs.
Thu 21st May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Lady Maisery
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
This talented trio explores vocal harmony through their fresh interpretations of songs and ballads.
Thu 21st 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 21st May
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Heads & Tales Storytelling Cafe
Boston Tea Party Cafe, Ringwood
SOMETHING NASTY IN THE WOODSHED: an evening of traditional tales from our in-house storytellers.
Thu 21st May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spotlight Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 22nd May
to Mon 25th May
Chippenham Folk Festival
Chippenham, Chippenham
Some of the very best in Folk including Nancy Kerr, Melrose Quartet,the young Uns and much more.
Fri 22nd May
to Mon 25th May
Gloucester Shanty Festival
Various venues, Gloucester
Tom Lewis, Portsmouth Shanty Men, Exmouth Shanty Men, Shake-a-Leg, 2 Anchors, Monkey's Fist & more!
Fri 22nd May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Sarah McQuaid: Strikingly rich vocals and a haunting, relaxed playing style, plus new CD release
Fri 22nd May
8.30pm to 11.15pm
Frodsham Folk Club Guest Night
Frodsham Folk Club, Frodsham
Jez Lowe
Mon 25th May
8.00pm to 9.30pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Beginners' Session. All standards welcome, but please see our website for more information!
Mon 25th 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 26th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Georgia Lewis & Friends @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Talented young singer + great band. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 27th May
7.30pm to 10.30pm
The Young'uns
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
This BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards-nominated trio has just released a new album, Another Man's Ground.
Thu 28th May
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Singers' Night, A popular part of the club's program with all types of acoustic folk music and song.
Thu 28th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Singing & Supping
Thu 28th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 29th May
2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thank Folk It's Friday
Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Pipers Fancy
Fri 29th May
7.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
Dick Gaughan, James Riley, Aimee Leonard & Emmie Ward. Real ales, great stage, community-owned pub!
Fri 29th May
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 29th May
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Unicorn Ceilidhs
The Old Town Hall, Baldock
Threepenny Bit w. Phill Moxley. Great 8 piece band & caller. Details at http://threepennybit.com
Fri 29th May
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Suntrap: Freshness and vitality from an energetic fivepiece. Glorious harmonies; songs old and new
Sat 30th May
7.30pm to 10.00pm
Belzebub
OSCA Centre, Atherstone
Belzebub in Concert. Two hours of fabulous toe-tapping music
Sun 31st May
10.00am to 4.00pm
Squeezing Shropshire's Ceilidh Band Workshop
Hadnall Village Hall, Hadnall
A day of ceilidh music workshops led by Ray Langton All instruments welcome.pre booking essential
Sun 31st May
2.15pm to 5.00pm
Herts Early Dance
St Stephen's Church Hall, St Albans
Selection of 15th - 17th century dances led by Hazel Dennison
Sun 31st May
7.00pm to 10.00pm
World Unlimited present
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin + support Chris Cleverley
Mon 1st June
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Lousie Jordan
Mon 1st June
8.00pm
Rosewood
Foresters Arms, Tonbridge
Traditional and contemporary music and song, accompanied by a wide variety of instruments.
Mon 1st June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 1st June
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 2nd June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround @ Bradford Folk Club
Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 2nd June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Hicks & Goulburn: a refreshing fusion of soulful vocals and breathtaking fingerstyle guitar.