Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 30/07/2019

 

SPECIAL EVENTS 

 August

Fri. 2nd – Fri. 9th       Sidmouth Folk Week  http://sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk

Sat. 3rd – Sat. 10th    Folk Summer School w. Alistair Anderson, Emily Portman, Alexis Bennett, & Harbottle & Jonas @ Dartington Hall, Totnes  www.dartington.org/summer-school

Fri. 9th – Sun. 11th    Dartmoor Folk Festival, South Zeal  01837 840102 Jane White

Fri. 16th                    Acorns, folk, country & easy listening @ The Space, Ilfracombe  01271 863001 Ilfracombe TIC

Fri. 16th – Sun. 18th Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Pk, Exeter  www.beautifuldays.org

Thurs. 22nd

Mon. 26th                 Cornwall Folk Festival, Wadebridge  www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

Sat. 24th                  Nick Hennessey, extraordinary storyteller & singer w harp @ Shammick Acvoustic (see regular events)

                                The Back Kitchen Boys, blues @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 26th – Fri. 30th Folk Summer School w. Sophy Ball, Kevin Dempsey, Kerry Fletcher, Jo Freya, Paul Hutchinson, Carolyn Robson @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 30th – Sun. 1st    Lyme Folk Weekend, Lyme Regis  01297 442138  Lyme Regis TIC

 

September

Fri. 6th – Sun. 8th      Harpas at Halsway: Nyckelharpa Festival w. Vicki Swan, Daniel Pettersson, David Eriksson @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 7th                     Vicki Swan, Daniel Pettersson, David Eriksson in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 20th – Sun. 22nd English Fiddle W’end w. Becki Driscoll, Nick Wyke, Paul Sartin @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Crantock FF, Cornwall  01637 830243  Mike Walford

Sat. 21st                   Crabstock, Crabshell Inn, Kinsbridge  www.shamstrad.co.uk

                                Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll, Paul Sartin in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Simon and Garfunkjel – Through the Years @ Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple  01271 316523

Sat. 28th                  Mike Wilson & Damien Barber, traditional & modern songs @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

Sat. 28th – Sun. 29th Bluegrass & Oldtime Mandolin W’shop w. Jesper Rubner-Petersen @ Over Stratton VH, S. Petherton  www.jrpmandolin.com

                                Teign Shanty Festival, Teignmouth  07960 654276 / 07967 649286

Mon. 30th

Fri. 4th Oct.              Guitar Workshop Week w. Kevin Dempsey, Tristan Seume, Charlotte Carrivick @ 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        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

                                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             Aft: Bampton Acoustic Performers Group, Bampton Library  01398 332466

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

                                Halsway Music & Song Club, Halsway Manor, Crowcombe 01278 671685  Roger Phipps

                                Acoustic session, George & Dragon, Ilfracombe  01271 614327 George

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

                                Acoustic Session, New Inn, Fremington  01271 373859

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

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

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

                                Acoustic singaround, Ye Olde Globe, Berrynarbor  01271 882465

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

                                Acoustic session, Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 624086

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

                                Acoustic music evening, Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737

                                Folk Night, The Old Smithy, Welcombe  01288 331305  Grainne Phelan

2nd Tuesday            Totally Acoustic Session, Globe, Beaford  01237 472800  Steve Ruffe

2nd Wednesday       Celtic Session, Esplanade Club, Watchet  01984 634518

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

                                Session, Red Lion, Chulmleigh  01769 580384

                                Devil’s Folk music session, Devil’s Stone Inn, Shebbear  01409 281210

                                The Barley & Vine FC, S. Molton  07553 072074  Dave & Steph Heath

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

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

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 Wednesday       Acoustic session, George & Dragon, Ilfracombe  01271 614327 George

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

                                Celtic Session, Esplanade Club, Watchet  01984 634518

4th Thursday           Jam session, Bariley & Vine, S. Molton  07553 072074  Dave & Steph Heath

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