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Fri 23rd September
to Sat 1st October
York's Little Festival of Live Music
The Music Marquee, York
David Ward Maclean, Duncan McFarlane Band, Boss Caine, Edwina Hayes and Ramble Gamble. FREE ENTRY!
Tue 27th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Johns & Nowak @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Bluegrass & Americana. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Thu 29th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 29th September
8.00pm
Irish music
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Connla in concert.
Thu 29th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Colum Sands
Thu 29th September
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Topic Folk Club
Glyde House, Bradford
Joe Topping. Widely-travelled singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist revisits the Topic
Fri 30th September
2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thank Folk its Friday
Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Beeswing
Fri 30th September
7.00pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SAUL ROSE & JAMES DELARRE - Exciting fiddle and melodeon playing! Plus Ajay Srivastav, Rob Johnston.
Fri 30th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
The Andy May Trio
Three award-winning musicians from Newcastle – Northumbrian piper Andy May, guitarist Ian Stephenson and fiddler Sophy Ball – come together as The Andy May Trio to play high energy instrumental folk, inspired by the music of their native North East. An evening in their company will include traditional tunes, an introduction to the Northumbrian pipes, and their own material all delivered with a warmth and humour that is sure to delight.
Fri 30th September
8.00pm
Peggy Seeger
Otley Courthouse, Otley
Peggy Seeger is one of folk music’s greatest innovators, who is also known as the "Queen of Folk".
Fri 30th September
8.00pm to 1.00am
Forty Tenth Promotions Presents
The Musician, Leicester
The Band from County Hell + The Brandy Thieves
Fri 30th September
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Swindon Folksingers
Ashford Road Club (Upstairs), Swindon
Open House. Sing, play, listen. Beer (OK, and other drinks) at club prices.
Fri 30th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
David Francey: Sheer poetry from a captivating singer-songwriter
Sat 1st October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Wychwood Folk Club
Tiddy Hall, Ascott under Wychwood
Sunjay + Support by Alan Pettifer
Sat 1st October
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Folk Club
The Saltcellar, Bristol
Double Bill.Simon Boulter plus JaCob (Pete Stearn and Mike Curt. Floor singers/ musicians welcome.
Sat 1st October
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
The energetic "Pipe Factory", with the equally energetic Simon Maplesden calling
Mon 3rd October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
David Francey @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Canadian singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 3rd 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 4th October
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Beverley Smith & John Grimm
Tue 4th 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 4th October
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Roger Davies with his own songs set in and around his native West Yorkshire. Floor singers welcome.
Wed 5th 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 5th October
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 5th October
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
David Francey
Thu 6th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 6th October
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 7th October
7.00pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
MIKE COOPER, YOU ARE WOLF, ESPERI. Influential sixties blues guitarist. But expect to be surprised!!
Fri 7th October
7.30pm
Nancy Kerr & the Sweet Visitor
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
BBC Folk Singer of the Year returns with a stellar line-up
Fri 7th October
8.00pm
Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
Na-mara plus New Roots finalist Sophie Crawford
Fri 7th October
8.15pm to 11.00pm
Swindon Folksingers
Ashford Road Club (Upstairs), Swindon
Singer and flautist Debra Hannis. http://dhannis.wixsite.com/debra-hannis-
Fri 7th October
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Martin Simpson: Simply one of the world’s greatest acoustic guitarists
Sat 8th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, Nr. HINDHEAD
Keston Cobblers Club + Maz O'Connor-A Folk'/Pop crossover band who are festival favourites
Sat 8th October
7.30pm
Hand Made Folk Nights
The Peel Park Hotel, Accrington
Harp & A Monkey One of the most vital, charismatic things happening in English folk music right now.
Sat 8th 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.
Sun 9th October
7.00pm
The Black Feathers
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
Award winning alt-country duo hot off the heels of a US tour
Sun 9th October
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!
Mon 10th October
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 10th October
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 10th 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 11th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Bernard Hoskin @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Great Singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 12th October
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 12th October
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 13th October
7.30am to 11.00am
The Goose Is Out!
The White Horse, Peckham
CATH & PHIL TYLER. Raw Anglo-American folk with guitar/banjo/voice/fiddle. Real ale, good food!
Thu 13th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Kris Dollimore @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Consummate blues, fine guitarist & singer, ex-Del Amitri. Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 13th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
David Francey
Thu 13th October
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Jimbo & Griff meet John Parricelli
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
World Class guitarist gets together with Bristol Folkies Jim Reynolds and Dave Griffiths
Fri 14th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Anna Tabbush & Rowan Piggott
Anna Tabbush is one of the mainstays of the local folk scene as leader of Guildford Vox, member of The Climax Ceilidh Band, organiser of SingFest etc. etc. Rowan Piggott is also well known the members of the club having delivered a very enjoyable sell-out gig earlier this year with Rosie Hodgson. Between them Anna and Rowan promise to give us haunting ballads and dark Scandinavian tunes.
Fri 14th October
8.00pm
Irish harp & guitar
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman
Fri 14th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Unicorn Ceilidhs
St Mary's Hall, Baldock
The Watch w. Bob Morgan. Top band - Quinn, Kiddier & Murch - & experienced caller. Great evening!
Fri 14th October
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Adrian Nation: A warm and magical evening with another guitar great
Fri 14th October
8.30pm
Triage
The Great Tree, Ramsgate
Kent-based folk trio performing both tunes and songs; some original.
Sat 15th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Wychwood Folk Club
The Swan Inn, Ascott under Wychwood
Mitchell & Vincent + Support by Pete Joshua
Sat 15th October
8.00pm
Triage
Orpington Liberal Club, Orpington
Kent-based folk trio performing both tunes and songs; some original.
Sat 15th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Dunton Folk
St Mary Magdalene Church, Biggleswade
Keith Donnelly
Sun 16th October
3.30pm
Triage
Blake's of Dover, Dover
Kent-based folk trio performing both tunes and songs; some original.
Sun 16th October
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 16th October
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Mon 17th October
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.
Tue 18th October
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
John Conolly with finely-crafted songs performed with warmth, good humour. Floor singers welcome.
Tue 18th 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.
Wed 19th October
7.45pm
The James Brothers
Cutty Sark Theatre, Greenwich
The James Brothers unite to combine their distinct Antipodean-steeped folk with gusto and virtuosity
Wed 19th October
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Pilgrim Morris Men
Guildford, Guildford
Pilgrim Morris Men practice every Wednesday evening during the school term. New members welcome.
Thu 20th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 20th October
8.00pm
Chamberfolk from the USA
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Harpeth Rising in concert
Thu 20th October
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 21st October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Come All Ye Open Stage
Fri 21st October
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Eric Taylor (USA)
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
“He’s the real deal. He was one of my heroes and teachers when I was starting playing" Steve Ear
Sat 22nd October
6.30am
Furrow Collective
Kings Place, London
Nominated ‘Best Group’ & ‘Best Traditional Track’ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015.
Sat 22nd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
StonyBreakDown! 5
York House Centre, Stony Stratford
Live Bluegrass & Americana from four bands. Real ale bar. Fund-raiser for dementia & cancer charitie
Sat 22nd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith + Support spots
Sun 23rd October
12.00pm to 2.00pm
Brunch Barnstormer
Riverhouse Arts Centre, Walton on Thames
Southern Tenant Folk Union. Edinburgh based string band back by popular demand.
Sun 23rd October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Gavin Davenport & Tom Kitching + Support spots
Mon 24th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Louise Jordan @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Wonderful singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 24th October
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 25th October
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby
Tue 25th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Mike Danver Scott @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Great local singer/ songwriter. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 26th October
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Pilgrim Morris Men
Guildford, Guildford
Pilgrim Morris Men practice every Wednesday evening during the school term. New members welcome.
Thu 27th October
8.00pm
Flit: Martin Green
Barbican Centre, London
Lau's accordionist joins Becky Unthank and more to explore human migration through song and visuals.
Thu 27th October
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spotlight Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 27th October
8.00pm
Ethno-Appalachian roots music from Virginia
Reeth Memorial Hall, Nr Richmond
Furnace Mountain in concert
Thu 27th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Autumn Showcase
Fri 28th October
2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thank Folk its Friday
Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Kiddars Luck
Fri 28th October
7.00pm to 11.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
JOHN SPIERS, ex Bellowhead/Spiers & Boden, great melodeon/song! Plus Aartwork/Emma & The Hot Tub Men
Fri 28th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
The James Brothers
The James Brothers are James Fagan – best known as one half of the duo with Nancy Kerr - and Jamie McClennan – who is in the duo with Scotland’s BBC-award-winning Emily Smith. They come from Australia and New Zealand; lands in which the traditional songs and tunes of the British Isles have evolved their own unique characteristics, like musical marsupials. And it’s these songs and tunes that The James Brothers have united to play.
Fri 28th October
8.00pm
Saltfishforty
Otley Courthouse, Otley
Douglas Montgomery and Brian Cromarty have built a reputation that spreads far and wide in the UK
Sat 29th October
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Wychwood Folk Club
The Swan Inn, Ascott under Wychwood
Anthony John Clarke + Support by Ben Sures
Sat 29th October
8.00pm to 11.30pm
Poynton Ceilidh
Poynton Community Centre, Stockport
Maplewood, caller Bob Morgan
Sun 30th October
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.
Mon 31st October
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 31st October
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 1st November
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Winter Wilson
Tue 1st November
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Singers' Night featuring Nigel Parsons performing his own songs, & covers of favourite songwriters.
Tue 1st November
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 2nd November
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 2nd November
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 2nd November
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Sara Grey & Kieran Means
Thu 3rd November
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singers' Night @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 3rd November
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 4th November
7.30pm
Cardboard Fox / Joe Troop & Cup O' Joe
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
Stunning showcase of American Roots Music
Fri 4th November
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, Nr. HINDHEAD
Colm Mac Con Iomaire (ex-The Frames), an exquisite fiddle player & Catherine Fitzgerald (keyboards)