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  CLUBS & FOLK NIGHTS

Please always check with club organiser before attending in case days/times have changed.

 

Blandford British Legion Club - Hosting the folk club but offering so much more

Bournemouth Folk Club - World Music - Sunday nights

Brunny Folk - 1st & 3rd Sundays at Wimborne British Legion

Celtic Folk - Concerts featuring the best of Celtic bands, mostly Ferndown Village hall.

David Hall - South Petherton (west of Yeovil) wonderful arts centre with regular folky guests

Drax Arms Folk Nights -  Last Tuesday of the month. Drax Arms, Bere Regis BH20 7HH.

Ebbesbourne Wake - See website for details - Halfway between Shaftesbury and Salisbury

Fo'c'sle - Folk Club - Friday nights - Southampton

Folk at the Riverside - Various nights and venues - St Denys, Southampton

Folk on the Moor - Folk Club - Sunday nights - The Westward Inn, Lee Mill, Devon

Harberton Folk - See website for guests and venues - Harberton,  Totnes, Devon

Ringwood Folk Club - Tuesday nights - MOVED to Bisterne Village Hall, B3347, Bisterne, Ringwood, BH24 3BN

The Old School Session - Novice musician sessions, Fridays monthly, Sturminster Marshall - see website for advice, tunes, and dates

Wiltshire Folk Arts - varied clubs, artists, venues and festivals

Wimborne Folk Club -  Thursday nights - NOW at The Horns Inn, Colehill, Wimborne

 

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK MUSIC UK - a comprehensive data base of folk clubs, festivals, artists, and Morris sides - currently undergoing some major updates but a valuable source of information for everyone. Highly recommended!

FOLK CONCERTS UK - Event listings covering all UK

BROADSIDE MAN - What's on in the south west

MUDCAT CAFE - great source of lyrics/music

Southern Counties Folk Federation (SCOFF)

Lemon Rock Gig Guide - what's on on the South West & more

SAD FOLK - guide to folk in Somerset and Dorset

Folk and Roots - a guide to the UK folk scene

Martin Nail's Directory - Listings of event, clubs, and festivals

Mike Harding's Weekly Folk Show

Folking.com - The home of folk and acoustic music

Dorset Buttons Morris - clog dancing and rapper sides

Traditional Music - event listings, lyrics, tunes and much more

Lyme Regis Cottages - Superb cottages for holiday rental

 

FOLK FESTIVALS 

Personal favourites, local and not so local

CHIPPENHAM

WESSEX (Weymouth)

WIMBORNE MINSTER

NEW FOREST

LARMER TREE

WARWICK

WICKHAM FESTIVAL

FAIRPORT'S CROPREDY CONVENTION

SHREWSBURY

WALLINGFORD BUNKFEST

BROMYARD

SWANAGE

BANBURY

 

 PERFORMERS

 

Barron Brady       Ben Sands        Blair Dunlop      Bob Fox       Bob & Gill Berry      Brian Peters         

Catherine Howe    Charlie Dore      Chris Leslie    Chris While      Colum Sands

Edwina Hayes

Fairport Convention       Faustus       Fleetwood Cave       Flossie Malavialle    FolkLaw

Gavin Davenport     Gerry Colvin Band (formerly  Colvin Quarmby )      Geoff Lakeman     Gilmore & Roberts

Hicks & Goulbourn

Ian Bruce

     Jess & Richard Arrowsmith    Jez Lowe     Jim Malcolm      Jim Moray    John Conolly     John Kirkpatrick     Johnny Coppin     

Katherine Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Les Barker    Linda Watkins     Lucy Ward

Martin Simpson      Mary Jane       Mile Roses      Mike O'Connor      Mike Silver

Nancy Kerr & James Fagan     

Oysterband

Paul Downes      Pete Coe      Phil Beer    PJ Wright

Ralph McTell       Ray Cooper (aka Chopper)       Reg Meuross      Ric Sanders

 Seth Lakeman        Show of Hands       Steve Tilston

    Tinkers' Bag        Tom McConville       Two Coats Colder

Union Jill

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer        Vo Fletcher

Wendy Arrowsmith      Winter Wilson

 

                                        

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