Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 29/12/2017

 

 2018

January

Fri. 5th                     North Devon Mummers @ Old Courthouse, Chulmleigh  01769 580045

Fri. 5th – Sun. 7th      Singing-In the New Year w. Brian Peters, Martin & Shan Graebe @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 6th                    Trad. songs (as above) @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 11th              No Secrets – Songs & Stories w. Steve Knightley @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 12th                   Ditto

Sat. 13th                  Paul Jones & Dave Kelly, blues @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 19th – Sun. 21st Old Swan Band W’end, workshops & sessions @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 20th                  Party Night w. Alice & David Wylde @ Acorn Acoustic Music Club, URC Hall, Minehead  07811 744158 Eileen Ann Moore

                              Old Swan Band, music & dancing @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Ira Loveworthy, eclectic style songwriter @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 26th                   Rosa Rebecka & friends, Swedish singer-songwriter @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 26th – Sun. 28th Hilary James Song W’end @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 27th                  Zoe Mulford & Tom Kitching, original song with guitar, banjo, fiddle & mandolin accompaniments @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

 February

Thurs. 1st                A Retro Musical Soiree, old-fashioned self-entertainment @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01237 472532 Ranald/01237 470146 Margaret

Fri. 2nd                    Kent DuChaine, American Delta bluesman @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                              Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson, award-winning singer-songwriters @ Stogumber VH  08455 390168

Sat. 3rd                    Ditto @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Mon. 5th – Fri. 9th     A Box of Delights w. Jeanie & Sue Harris, Laurel Swift & Gareth Kiddier, trad. songs, music, dance & crafts @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 9th – Sun. 11th    Hurday-gurdy & bagpipe w’end w. Matthias Liibner, Cecile Delrue-Birot, Joel Turk, Julian Cartonnet, Callum Armstrong, & Claire Dugue

Sat. 10th                  Hurdy-gurdy & bagpipe concert (as above) @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Richard Digance, stories & songs @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sun. 11th                 The Tannahill Weavers, legendary Scottish band @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 12th – Fri. 16th From Page to Performance w. Faustus @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 15th              Faustus, English trad. songs & music @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Mon. 19th

Weds. 21st               Real Roots! w. Piva, 16th Century music @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 24th                  Derek Gifford, trad. & modern songs beautifully sung @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

                              Borrowed Places w. Miranda Sykes @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sun. 25th                 Westerly 5 or 6, local quartet w. music from the Celtic & Americana traditions @ The Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 26th – Fri. 2nd   Playing Playford w. Paul Hutchinson, Karen Wimhurst, & Richard Heacock, dance music course @ 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, 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

                              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 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              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 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)