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Sat 3rd December
7.00pm to 11.00pm
Acoustic Roots Wigan
Wigan Parish Church, Wigan
An Evening with Ashley Hutchings, Judy Dunlop and Blair Dunlop
This is a one-off, never to be repeated evening of music, poetry and stories with three of folk music’s finest. The evening will feature a miscellany of songs and stories from the extraordinary and extensive career of Ashley Hutchings, Judy Dunlop’s masterful interpretation of both traditional folk and modern songs and Blair Dunlop’s stunning guitar playing and songs from his recent albums. There will also be a tip of the hat to the forth
Sat 3rd December
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Folk Club
The Saltcellar, Bristol
Mike Scott sings his witty and wry reflections. Hugely popular. Floor spot singers/musicians welcome
Sat 3rd December
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Wychwood Folk Club
Tiddy Hall, Ascott under Wychwood
Hatful of Rain + Support by Thom Morcroft
Sat 3rd December
8.00pm
Victorian Folk Extravaganza
Otley Courthouse, Otley
To celebrate Otley’s Victorian Fayre, four of Yorkshire’s best acoustic acts come together to si
Sat 3rd December
8.00pm to 11.15pm
Stroud Ceilidhs
Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Stroud
Ceilidh with the Melrose Quintet and Fee Lock
Sat 3rd December
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
Derby's own Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews, from "DanceCupola", with Jeremy Child calling
Sun 4th December
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Folkjam
Semley Village Hall, Nr Shaftesbury
Traditional Folk Music Session
FOLKJAM is all about getting friendly, like-minded musicians - of all abilities – together to enjoy a pleasant musical evening. Please see FOLKJAM.UK for more information.
Mon 5th December
8.00pm
Emily Askew Band
Ye Olde Chequers Inn, Tonbridge
Stunning performances of medieval and modern folk music.
Mon 5th December
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Irish or Scottish music.
Tue 6th December
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Alan Reis & Rob van Sante
Tue 6th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
The Yirdbards @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Songs of the Earth & the environment. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 6th December
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Singers' Night featuring Sue Burgess. Floor singers welcome.
Tue 6th December
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
MICK BISIKER,NIGEL WARD & CHRIS RADLEY
Wed 7th December
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 7th December
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Pilgrim Morris Men
Guildford, Guildford
Pilgrim Morris Men practice every Wednesday evening during the school term. New members welcome.
Wed 7th December
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Winter Wilson http://www.winterwilson.com/
Thu 8th December
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Churchfitters Concert on Stage
Thu 8th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 8th December
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Old Palace Clog
Stanley Halls, Croydon
Ladies North West Clog Morris Dance Side
Fri 9th December
7.45pm to 10.30pm
"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 9th December
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Magpie Lane
Magpie Lane is a five-piece folk band from Oxford, specialising in traditional English songs & dance tunes and tonight they will be presenting their celebrated Christmas concert. Their line-up features: Ian Giles (vocals, percussion); Andy Turner (vocals, anglo-concertina, one-row melodeon); Mat Green (fiddle, vocals); Sophie Thurman (vocals, cello); and Jon Fletcher (vocals, bouzouki, guitar). A splendid way to begin the countdown to Christmas.
Fri 9th December
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Brooks Williams: A potent mix of blues, folk and roots music from this great guitarist and singer
Fri 9th December
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Swindon Folksingers
Ashford Road Club (Upstairs), Swindon
Open House. Come and perform, or just listen and drink beer at WMC prices!
Sat 10th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
'A Causley Christmas' with Jim Causley + Support spots
Sat 10th December
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Kraken Ceilidh Band, caller Rosie Bryce
Sat 10th December
8.00pm to 11.15pm
MELTDOWN ENGLISH CEILIDHS
Clair Hall, Haywards Heath
A3 CEILIDH BAND + Ben Moss ... Souped-up Barndancing fun. PLUS it's our Black+Red Xmas Party Dance!
Sun 11th December
3.30pm
Triage
Blake's of Dover, Dover
Kent-based folk trio performing both tunes and songs; some original.
Sun 11th December
7.30pm to 10.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SEASONAL SINGAROUND! Friendly and informal.Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Mon 12th December
7.30pm to 8.30pm
Traditional Carols Concert
Horfield Baptist Church, Bristol
Traditional English Carols as they were sung around the villages of Exmoor and Derbyshire
Mon 12th December
8.30pm
2Nd Monday Session At The Pheasant
The Pheasant, Sheffield
All inclusive, friendly, relaxed session of acoustic music. Come and sing, play or just listen.
Mon 12th December
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Irish or Scottish music.
Tue 13th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Dr Zebo's Wheezy Club @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Jazz, swing, trad Irish folk. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 13th December
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
SINGERS NIGHT
Wed 14th December
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Pilgrim Morris Men
Guildford, Guildford
Pilgrim Morris Men practice every Wednesday evening during the school term. New members welcome.
Wed 14th December
8.30pm 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 15th December
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 December
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Christmas Party
Thu 15th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
The Swampdogs @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Local ad-hoc trio. Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 15th December
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Morrigan, Cappella style. Morrigan are a four piece folk group from South London.
Thu 15th December
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Old Palace Clog
Stanley Halls, Croydon
Ladies North West Clog Morris Dance Side
Fri 16th December
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club's Christmas Special
Grayshott Village Hall, Nr. HINDHEAD
The Churchfitters; Fun and Frolics with our Festive Favourites. Brilliant musicians and entertainers
Fri 16th December
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Come All Ye Open Stage
Fri 16th December
8.00pm to 10.45pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Beaconhill Community Centre, Cramlington
Jez Lowe Presents Jez Lowe's Snowed INThe Bad Pennies, Benny Graham + more
Fri 16th December
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Hank Wangford Trio: oh-so-entertaining group will make the club's Christmas party a cracker…
Sat 17th December
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Wychwood Folk Club
The Swan Inn, Ascott under Wychwood
Ewan McLennan + Support by Shivelight
Sat 17th December
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Dunton Folk
St Mary Magdalene Church, Biggleswade
A Winter Union
Sat 17th December
8.00pm
Koshka
Otley Courthouse, Otley
Russian gypsy music trio Koshka return to the Courthouse again, combining classics with gypsy flair.
Sat 17th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Folk Upstairs
Clarendon Pub, Wolverhampton
Magical Christmas Tree Show
This features the wonderful Pete Morton, Chris Parkinson and Emily Sanders, with support from Black Country singer Dave Love. This will be a festive fun night, with quiz, mince pies and the inevitable raffle. Proceeds from the raffle are going to the Wolverhampton Migrant and Refugee centre, who do marvellous work, and have recently been shortlisted for The Guardian Charity Awards 2016. If you have a prize you can donate, it would be greatly app
Sun 18th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Play On Folk Club
The Banner Cross Hotel, Sheffield
Singers Nights - but you don't have to sing - poems, monologues, instrumentals and audience welcome.
Sun 18th December
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Mon 19th December
8.00pm
John Morgan
Ye Olde Chequers Inn, Tonbridge
One of the best singers of traditional song in Kent.
Mon 19th December
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Irish or Scottish music.
Tue 20th December
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Lynn Goulbourn & Steve Hiks
Tue 20th December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Christmas Party @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Tue 20th December
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Grand charity concert in aid of Macmillan with Dave Burland & many others.
Tue 20th December
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
SHEP WOOLLEY (CHRISTMAS PARTY.)
Thu 22nd December
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Christmas Party @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Sat 31st December
8.00pm to 12.30am
New Year's Eve Ceilidh
Unicorn Ceilidhs, Baldock
Banter with Barry Goodman. Free tot whisky at midnight & Grand Champagne Raffle. Be there!
Tue 3rd January 2017
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Kevin Loughran and Phil Snell - two of the Twangles. Floor singers always welcome
Tue 3rd January 2017
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
DENNIS CLARKE
Wed 4th January 2017
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
Thu 5th January 2017
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.
Sat 7th January 2017
8.00pm to 11.15pm
Stroud Ceilidhs
Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Stroud
Ceilidh with the Ironmasters (aka All Blacked Up) and Baz Parkes
Sun 8th January 2017
7.30pm to 10.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SINGAROUND! Friendly and informal.Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Tue 10th January 2017
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
SINGERS NIGHT
Wed 11th January 2017
8.30pm 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 12th January 2017
7.30pm to 8.30pm
Bristol Folk String Orchestra
Alma Church Hall, Bristol
First rehearsal of this NEW folk orchestra for players of bowed string instruments. No auditions
Thu 12th January 2017
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Singin' & Suppin'
Sat 14th January 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy, featuring Georgia Lewis.
Sun 15th January 2017
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Tue 17th January 2017
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Singers' Night featuring Poets' Corner (Jim Saville and Dave Lindsay) in the 3+3 slot.
Tue 17th January 2017
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
CLARET
Sat 21st January 2017
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Hekety, caller Huw Evans
Tue 24th January 2017
Wurzel Bush Folk Club
White Lion Inn, Brinklow
HUGHIE JONES (Of THE SPINNERS)
Thu 26th January 2017
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Winter Showcase
Fri 27th January 2017
8.00pm
Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys
Otley Courthouse, Otley
In the past year alone, Linday Lou & The Flatbellys have been featured in several festivals.
Sat 28th January 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
The Roaring Trowmen, lusty shanty & sea-song quartet from Bristol + Support spots
Wed 1st February 2017
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
Thu 2nd February 2017
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.
Wed 8th February 2017
8.30pm 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 February 2017
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
John Connor
Sat 11th February 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy, featuring Johns & Nowak.
Sun 19th February 2017
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Thu 23rd February 2017
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Pageant
Fri 24th February 2017
8.00pm
Reeth Memorial Hall Concert
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Martin Carthy & John Kirkpatrick
Sat 25th February 2017
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Albireo, caller Dave Ball
Sat 25th February 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Alex Cumming & Nicola Beazley, exciting & delightful vocal, accordion & fiddle duo + Support spots
Wed 1st March 2017
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
Thu 2nd March 2017
7.30pm
Martin Carthy & John Kirkpatrick
Memo Arts Centre, Barry
`Arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all’ Q Ma
Thu 2nd March 2017
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.
Wed 8th March 2017
8.30pm 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 March 2017
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Richard Digance on Stage
Sat 11th March 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy, featuring Judy Cook.
Sun 19th March 2017
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Fri 24th March 2017
8.00pm
Country folk blues
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Rag Mama Rag
Sat 25th March 2017
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Discussion Topic, caller TBC
Sat 25th March 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Mike Silver: return of a true stalwart of the scene, and a renowned songwriter + Support spots
Wed 5th April 2017
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
Thu 6th April 2017
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.
Sat 8th April 2017
8.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy, featuring Oka Vanga.