Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 16/10/2017

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

October

Weds. 18th              Prismic Weave, contemporary & trad. songs from local duo @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 20th                   State of the Union 2017 (Brookes Williams & Boo Hewerdine) @ Milverton Music Club (see Regular Events)

                              The Ballad of Richie Havens w. Dave Clinch @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Ceilidh w. The Oggle Band @ St. Peter’s Ch, Ilfracombe  01271 865329  Bob & Yvonne

Fri. 20th – Sun. 22nd Tales in Trust: Spinning Yarns & Weaving Dreams, w. Taffy Thomas, Dave Tonge, Justine de Mierre, Richard York, Paul Knox, Tom Goodale, The History Press @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Ilfracombe Folk, Roots & World Music Festival @ Ilfracombe Holiday Park  http://www.ilfracombefolkfestival.co.uk

Sat. 21st                  (Day) Folk Dimensions Music W’shop, St. Mary’s Ch. Hall, Appledore  07428 707193  Chloe Bix

                              North Dorset FF, Marnhull   www.northdorsetfolkfestival.co.uk

                              Merry Neet w. Taffy Thomas, storyteller, and guests @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Heidi Talbot, eclectic singer-songwriter @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Thurs. 26th              Steve Ashley, singer-songwriter @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 27th                   Blueswater, songs & stories of the blues genre @ The George Hotel, S. Molton  01805 624624

Fri. 27th – Sun. 29th Exploring Folklore w’end w. Doc Rowe, Tom Brown, Potterne Mummers, Mark Norman, Barbara Brown, Caroline Oates @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 28th                  James Hickman & Dan Cassidy, trad. music & songs from both sides of the pond @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Dogleg, local acoustic contemporary duo @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Lucy Ward, award-winning singer-songwriter @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308  David & Jill Bond

 November

Thurs.  2nd

Sun. 5th                   Lowender Peran Festival, Newquay  01872 553413

Fri. 3rd                     The Paperboys, folk rock @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sat. 4th                    Kevin ‘Beano’ Green, folk & light pop @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Ira Loveworthy, eclectic style songwriter @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 10th                   Jim Crawford, folk/blues @ The George Hotel, S. Molton  01805 624624

Fri. 10th – Sun. 12th Uilleann Pipers’ W’end w. Ronan Browne, Nick Scott, Alan Burton @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 11th                  The Piper’s Chair w. Ronan Browne & guests @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Judie Tzuke, singer-songwriter @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sun. 12th                 Pilgrim’s Way, energetic folk @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 16th              Gigspanner, multicultural influences @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308  David & Jill Bond

Fri. 17th                   The Back Kitchen Boys, blues trio @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sat. 18th                  Drift, eclectic mix of musics @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Thurs. 23rd              Tracy Nicholson, singer-songwriter @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 24th                   Harri Endersby, North-East songwriter @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 24th – Sun. 26th Autumn Song W’end w. Lady Maisery @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 25th                  Dana & Susan Robinson, songs old & new from America @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Lady Maisery, trad. song trio @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Thunderbridge Bluegrass Band @ The George Hotel, S. Molton  01805 624624

Mon. 27th – Fri. 1st    Christmas Folkestra Wk. w. Belshazzar’s Feast @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 30th              Belshazzar’s Feast, virtuoso & slightly mad duo @ 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         10-11.30 am: Halsway Folk Choir  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

                              Acoustic Night, Cyder Presse, Weare Giffard  01237 425517

                              Jam session, The Old Smithy, Welcombe  01288 331305

                              Acoustic Jam Session, The Village Inn, Westward Ho!  01271 865534 Ian Hudson 

                              Folk Session, The Champ, Appledore  01237 459073 Chloe Bix

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

                              Session, Royal Hotel, Appledore  01237 474305

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

1st Sunday              Sunday Club, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Somerset  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 378321 Rob Jenkins

                              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              Music session, Folk Club, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Somerset  01984 618274

                              Folk evening, Hunters Inn, Heddon Valley  01271 865534 Ian Hudson

2nd Monday             Mainly English music session, Bell Inn, Chittlehampton  01271 378321 Rob Jenkins

                              Open Stage, Red Lion, Oakford  01398 351592

                              Acoustic music evening, Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737

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 Monday              Acoustic music jam session, Kildare Lodge Hotel, Minehead  07799 893273  Brian Matthews

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)