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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.
Wed 27th May
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Kate in the Kettle & Rachel Ries @ The Old Queens
The Old Queens Head, London
Kate in the Kettle embraces old customs with new ideas, merging sounds from different places and wea
Thu 28th May
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Singing & Supping
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 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 28th May
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Topic Folk Club
Glyde House, Bradford
Stuart Douglas. Singer/guitarist who performs thoughtful and well-chosen songs with sensitivity.
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 11.00pm
The Campfire Club
Bethnal green Nature reserve, London
Family Atlantica Duo & Martha Tilston
Fri 29th May
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
WD17 2JP, Watford
Spotlight Singaround with Martin Olyett
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
6.00pm
The Secret Folk Club
Band on the Wall, Manchester, Manchester
Tiki Black, Marc Constantine, Rik Warren
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
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Hicks & Goulburn: a refreshing fusion of soulful vocals and breathtaking fingerstyle guitar.
Tue 2nd June
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.
Wed 3rd June
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 June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Mike Scott @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
Favourite local singer/ songwriter, Support TBA. Floor spots.
Wed 3rd June
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Bob Fox www.bobfoxmusic.com/
Thu 4th June
to Sun 7th June
Gate to Southwell Festival
Festival Site, Southwell
Clannad, Billy Bragg, Manran, The Railsplitters, Artsan, The Hot Seats, The Young Uns, + many more
Thu 4th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 4th June
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 4th June
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.
Fri 5th June
7.30pm
We Banjo 3
The Atkinson, Southport
Award-winning quartet from Ireland combining Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass.
Fri 5th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
WD17 2JP, Watford
Spotlight Singaround with Hamish Currie
Fri 5th June
8.00pm
Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
Moses and the Ref, Run of the Mill, New Roots 2015 finalist Molly Evans
Fri 5th June
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Pete Morton: Compelling wordsmith adds fun to the tradition of the 60s protest singers
Fri 5th June
8.30pm to 11.00pm
SINK (Album Launch) with Alabaster dePlume
Turning Earth, London
SINK
Sat 6th June
10.00am to 4.00pm
Beat & Bells
The Square Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury
Zulu Tradition, Kayobi Taiko, Pateley Longsword, Shrewsbury Morris
Sat 6th June
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Bellows across Borders
St Gabriel's Church, London
London Accordion Orchestra presents a joint concert with Wiesbaden Accordion Orchestra from Germany.
Sat 6th June
8.00pm
Haddenham Ceilidh
Haddenham Village Hall, Haddenham
Ceilidh: Nina Hansell All Stars (Main Hall); In concert Martyn Wyndham-Read (Walter Rose Room)
Sun 7th June
7.30pm
Gadarene Cuts a Disk
The David Hall, South Petherton
Gadarene are one of the most innovative and exciting bands on the English folk scene at the moment.
Sun 7th June
7.30pm
From ‘The Saw Doctors’ Leo & Anto
The Atkinson, Southport
Leo Moran and Anto Thistlethwaite, have put together an intimate two hour acoustic show.
Mon 8th June
7.00pm to 10.00pm
World Unlimited present
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot
The East Pointers + support Wildwood Kin
Mon 8th 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 8th 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 9th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Hilary Pavey @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Fine local singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 9th June
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!
Wed 10th June
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!
Wed 10th June
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 June
7.30pm to 11.00pm
World Unlimited presents
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Declan Sinnott with Vickie Keating
Thu 11th June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Vicky Swan & Jonny Dyer
Thu 11th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 12th June
7.00pm to 10.00pm
World Unlimited present
Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot
Declan Sinnott with Vickie Keating + support Harbottle & Jonas
Fri 12th June
7.45pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Old Nun's Head, Nunhead
Nick Dow. Excellent and influential traditional singer and song collector. Floorsingers welcome.
Fri 12th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
WD17 2JP, Watford
Singaround - come & sing, play, recite a poem or story or you can just listen and enjoy!
Fri 12th June
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Crossharbour: Virtuoso playing from a band rising out of London's Irish music scene
Sun 14th June
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 15th June
8.00pm
Sadie Jemmett
Foresters Arms, Tonbridge
A singer-songwriter with a beautiful voice whose songs reflect the eventful life she has led.
Mon 15th June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
My Sweet Patootie @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Great band from Canada. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 15th 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 16th June
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Hokum Hot Shots
Tue 16th June
7.30pm
Part of Wokingham Summer Music Festival
All Saints Church, Wokingham, Wokingham
Jim Causley, traditional West Country singer
Five times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Jim Causley is a singer/musician who is passionate about traditional song and particularly that of his native Westcountry. The beautiful, historic town-centre church of All Saints, Wokingham, makes an unusual and spectacular venue, specialising in folk, world and classical music. Under 19s free.
Tue 16th June
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.
Wed 17th June
7.30pm
The East Pointers
The Atkinson, Southport
The East Pointers hail from Canada’s Prince Edward Island.
Wed 17th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Kirsty Bromley @ Seend Acoustic
Seend Community Centre, Seend
Great singer/ songwriter from Sheffield. Support TBA. Floor spots.
Wed 17th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Atherstone Folk Club
Church End Brewery, Nuneaton
Damian Clarke
Thu 18th June
7.00pm
An Evening with Peggy Seeger
Band on the Wall, Manchester, Manchester
Peggy Seeger, Neill MacColl, Calum MacColl
Thu 18th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spotlight Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 18th June
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Heads & Tales Storytelling Cafe
Boston Tea Party Cafe, Ringwood
AN EVENING OF EXCUSES: an evening of traditional tales from our in-house storytellers.
Thu 18th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Forty Tenth Promotions Presents
The Musician, Leicester
Kelly Oliver + Tobias ben Jacob & Lukas Drinkwater
Thu 18th June
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.
Fri 19th June
to Sun 21st June
The Acoustic Festival of Britain
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter
Paul Carrack, Big Country, Show of Hands & From The Jam are among 70 acts appearing over the weekend
The prestigious Acoustic Festival of Britain is back, with another fantastic line up.The Event is full of fantastic live music, great atmosphere, weird and wonderful performances and music and drumming workshops. he Real Ale tent hosts the roots stage, so you can sit and enjoy your favourite tipple whilst enjoying the intimate atmosphere and performance. The atmosphere is alive and vibrant, with several Morris Dancers and Belly dance teams
Fri 19th June
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, HINDHEAD
Blackbeard's Tea Party-Folk/Rock Festival Favourites
Fri 19th June
7.30pm
Michael Chapman & Bridget St John
The Atkinson, Southport
Highyly regarded folk musicians Michael Chapman and Bridget St. John at The Atkinson.
Fri 19th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
WD17 2JP, Watford
Spotlight Singaround with Tom Lavin
Fri 19th June
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Reg Meuross: Clever, imaginative and enchantingly gentle. A master storyteller in song.
Fri 19th June
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Barge, Gillingham
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 20th June
7.30am
Part of Wokingham Summer Music Festival
All Saints Church, Wokingham, Wokingham
Martin Carthy
Enjoy an evening with the Godfather of the British folk revival, Martin Carthy MBE. Martin was first recognised as a virtuoso folk guitarist at London's top folk club, the Troubadour in the 1960s. He has remained one of the principal driving forces behind English folk music, recording, touring and broadcasting extensively, including time with Steeleye Span, the Watersons, Waterson:Carthy and Brass Monkey
Sat 20th June
7.30pm
Treacherous Orchestra
The Atkinson, Southport
Treacherous Orchestra are a powerful force in Scottish music; a huge eleven strong folk band.
Sun 21st June
4.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Lighthouse, Deal
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sun 21st June
7.30pm to 10.30pm
World Unlimited presents
Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
The East Pointers
Sun 21st June
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Mon 22nd June
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 22nd 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 23rd June
7.30pm
Edge of Sound: Beyond Finlandia
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
BBC Concert Orchestra Värttinä Charles Hazlewood cond. Fiona Talkington & Tom Ravenscroft pres.
BBC Concert Orchestra performs works by the father of Finnish music Sibelius and innovative living composers Marcus Lindberg and Einojuhani Rautavaara, alongside solo sets and collaborations with the orchestra from Finnish folk-pop group Värttinä, who appear as a six piece line-up of vocals, fiddle, accordion, guitar and bouzouki.
Tue 23rd June
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Diesel Therapy
Tue 23rd June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Wessex Contraband @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Great local band with lots of new material. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Thu 25th June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Belshazzar's Feast
Thu 25th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Fri 26th June
2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thank Folk It's Friday
Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Andrew Lobb
Fri 26th June
7.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
Dave Swarbrick, Jake Wilson, Alison Frosdick & Jack Burnaby. Real ales, community-owned pub!
Fri 26th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Watford Folk Club
WD17 2JP, Watford
Singaround - come & sing, play, recite a poem or story or you can just listen and enjoy!
Fri 26th June
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Unicorn Ceilidhs
The Old Town Hall, Baldock
Pigeon Swing w. Barry Goodman. Perfect last band of the season. See http://danquinn.co.uk/bands.html
Sat 27th June
10.00am to 5.00pm
St Albans Folk Festival Day of Dance
St Albans, St Albans City Centre
Morris dancing outside Alban Arena then at various points in St Albans City Centre
Sat 27th June
10.00am to 6.30pm
St Albans Folk Festival
St Albans Town Hall, St Albans City and District
Day of free live music Saturday June 27, session and singaround Sunday June 28
Sat 27th June
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Emily Portman Trio
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
Emily weaves harmony-rich narratives alongside Lucy Farrell (viola) and Rachel Newton (harp).
Sat 27th June
7.30pm
St Albans Folk Festival concert
Old Town Hall, St Albans
Brass Monkey plus Hartwell, Floyd and Hines and New Roots 2015 finalists The Barber Sisters
Sun 28th June
6.45pm to 10.00pm
Music Cruise with Lowri Evans on K&A Canal
Kenavon Venture, Devizes
Great Welsh singer/ songwriter. K&A canal cruise including fish n' chip supper.
Mon 29th June
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 29th June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Local Guest Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 29th 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.