Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 23/09/2018

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 September

Sun. 23rd                 Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, trad. & original songs @ St, Anne’s, Barnstaple  01805 624624

                              Meand’er, acoustic folk, blues & original material @ Plough AC Gallery, Torrington  01805 624624

Weds. 26th              My Sweet Patootie, Canadian roots & ragtime band @ Culm Valley Music & Performance Club (see Regular Events)

                              Lara Conley, local songwriter @ St. Mary’s Hall, Appledore  01237 424949

Sat. 29th                  The Gospel Bell Collective, American gospel blues & country @ Allerford VH  www.thevalecinema.co.uk/week

                              Oggle Band ceilidh @ Centre Stage, Riverview Commercial Centre, Barnstaple  01271 377052 Christine

Sat. 29th – Sun. 30th Teign Shanty Fest., Terignmouth  www.teignshantyfestival.co.uk

 October

Fri. 5th – Sun. 7th      Give Voice! singing w’end w. Tom & Barbara Brown, Paul Sartin & Tom Lewis @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 6th                    Thunderbridge Bluegrass Band @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Oggle Band ceilidh @ Allardice Hall, Parkham  01237 451820/451812/451510

Sun. 7th                   5 p.m. Tom & Barbara Brown, Paul Sartin, Tom Lewis informal concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Jim Watts, blues @ Plough AC Gallery, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 8th – Fri. 12th   Diatonic accordion w’shop (intermediate) w. Anne Niepold @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 12th                   Open Mouth Music & Poetry Night (usually 2nd Thurs.)  (See Regular Events)

                              Faeland, multi-instrumental folk band @ The George, S. Molton 01805 624624

Sat. 13th                  An Evening of Poetry & Music @ St. Anne’s, Barnstaple 0185 624624

Mon. 15th – Fri. 19th Halsway Guitar W’shop Wk. w. Kevin Dempsey, Tristan Seume, Charliotte Carrivick @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 19th                   Clive Carroll, guitarist @ Milverton Music Club, Victoria Rooms  01823 400416 Tony & Trish Batten

                              Kirsty Merryn, singer-songwriter @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 19th – Sun. 21st Bude Folk Roots & World Music Festival, Kilkhampton  www.budefolkfestival.co.uk

                              Tales in Trust storytelling w’end w. Taffy Thomas @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 20th                  Merry Neet ceilidh and late night tales @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Weds. 24th              Craig & Willoughby, American singer & an ace guitarist @ Culm Valley Music Club (see Regular Events)

                              Syrinx, original songs & music @ Plough AC Gallery, Torrington  01805 624624

Thurs. 25th              Proper English, multi-instrumental song & music trio @ Bideford FC (see Regular Events)

                              Ninebarrow, trad. folk duo @ The George, S. Molton  01805 624624

                              The War to End All Wars w. Green Matthews @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

Fri. 26th – Sun. 28th Imagine This… songwriting retreat w. Reg Meuross @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Baring-Gould Folk W’end, Okehampton  01837 53754

Sat. 27th                  Cosmotheka, music hall trio @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

Sun. 28th                 Reg Meuross, songwriter @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Mon. 29th – Fri. 2nd   Halsway Musicians’ Retreat w. Laurel Swift @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

REGULAR EVENTS

In North Devon & West Somerset (Suggest contacting to check before travelling far) 

Every Sunday         Aft: Jam Session, Joiners Arms, Bideford  01237 479742 Baz Bix

                              Jam Session, Beaver, Appledore  01237 474822

Every Monday         Morn: Halsway Folk Choir, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01823 326449  Yvette Staelens

                              Folk Orchestra of N. Devon , Plough AC, Torrington   01837 53754 Wren Music

                              Royal Acoustic Sessions, Royal Hotel, Appledore  01237 474305

                              Appledore Unplugged Session, Social Club  01237 472746  Pauline

Every Tuesday        Ploughcappella Community Choir, Plough AC, Torrington  01363 774324 Alison Whittal

                              Jam session, The Old Smithy, Welcombe  01288 331305

                              Folk Session, The Champ, Appledore  079634 428109 Glenn Bower

Every Wednesday   Exmoor Border Morris practice, West Down  01237 451361 Sue White

                              Session, Royal Hotel, Appledore  01237 474305

                              The Voice Community Choir, Barnstaple Rugby Club  jackie@thevoicechoir.com

                              Acoustic Session, The Village Inn, Westward Ho!  01237 472800  Steve Ruffe

Every Thursday       Bideford Folk Club, Joiner’s Arms, Bideford  01237 424286 John Purser

                              Ilfracombe Red Petticoats (women’s clog) practice  01271 867172 Irene Brook

                              North Devon Folk Choir, Amory Centre, S. Molton  01837 53754 Wren Music

                              Session by the Sea, Fairway Buoy, Westward Ho!  01237 474178

Every Friday           Bideford Ceilidh Club, Athletic Club  01237 476632 John Blackburn

1st Saturday             Session, Jubilee Inn, W. Anstey  01398 341401

                              Aft: Bampton Acoustic Performers Group, Bampton Library  01398 332466

1st Sunday              Aft.  Plough Storytelling Circle @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Sunday Club, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe 01278 671685  Roger Phipps

1st Monday              Acoustic Jam Session, Red Lion, Clovelly  01237 431237

                              Acoustic Session, New Inn, Fremington  01271 373859

1st Tuesday             Esplanade Sessions, Esplanade Club, Watchet  01984 631819

1st Wednesday        Session, Jack Russell, Swimbridge   01271 830590  John Stevens

                              Acoustic session, Cottage Inn, Wellington  01823 664650

1st Thursday            Acoustic Session, Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  07977 684211 Ben & Tanya Allen

1st Friday                 Milverton Music Club, Victoria Rooms  01823 400416 Tony & Trish Batten

2nd Saturday            Shammick Acoustic Open Night, Pack o’ Cards, Combe Martin  01271 882366 Tom  &  Barbara Brown

2nd Sunday              Folk evening, Hunters Inn, Heddon Valley  01271 865534 Ian Hudson

2nd Monday             Mainly English music session, Bell Inn, Chittlehampton  01271 830590  John Stevens

                              Open Stage, Red Lion, Oakford  01398 351592

                              Acoustic music evening, Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737

2nd Tuesday             Folk & acoustic session, Devil’s Stone Inn, Shebbear  01409 281210

                              Totally Acoustic Session, Globe, Beaford  01237 472800  Steve Ruffe

2nd Thursday            Open Mouth Music & Poetry Night, Plough AC Gallery, Torrington  01271 344440 Bryony

                              Session, Red Lion, Chulmleigh  01769 580384

2nd Friday                Blazing Stump FC, Butcher’s Arms, Carhampton  01643 702994  Lynda Baker

                              Acoustic Night, The Oak Room, Tiverton  07818 073660  Jim Watts     

3rd Saturday            Music & Song Session, Staghunters Inn, Brendon  01598 741222

                              Wellington Acoustic Club, Wellington  01823 667774

3rd Sunday              Acoustic singaround/session, White Hart, Wiveliscombe  01984 623344 Fiona

                              Folk session, Hartland Quay Hotel  01237 441218

3rd Monday             Acoustic Session, New Inn, Fremington  01271 373859

3rd Tuesday             Shanty Night, Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737 Ben & Tanya Allen

3rd Friday                Open acoustic, The Coaching Inn, South Molton  01769 572526

4th Saturday           Shammick Acoustic Concert, Pack o’ Cards, Combe Martin  01271 882366 Tom & Barbara Brown

4th Sunday              Folk evening, Hunters Inn, Heddon Valley  01271 865534 Ian Hudson

4th Wednesday        Acoustic Music Night, Barley & Vine, S. Molton  07553 072074  Dave

4th Friday                Instrumental folk music session. The Oak Room, Tiverton  07818 073660

                              Folk Night, Anchor Inn, Exebridge  arwen@eastacre.co.uk  

Last Wednesday     Culm Valley Music & Performance Club, Uffculme VH  01884 840192 Brian Bennelick

Last Friday              (Day) Ed’s Box Club, melodeon w’shop for beginners/improvers w. Ed Rennie, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274 (book in advance)