Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 06/10/2019

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 October

Thurs. 3rd                 Kevin Dempsey, Tristan Seume, Charlotte Carrivick in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 4th                      Lindisfarne, iconic folk rock @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                                Acorn Shanty Crew @ Townsend House, Minehead  01643 709394  Eileen Ann Moore

Fri. 4th – Sun. 6th      Folk ‘Taster’ W’end w. Jenny Read (dance), Matt Norman (fiddle), Ed Rennie (melodeon), Steph West (harp) @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 5th                     Ceilidh w. Jenny Read, Matt Norman, Ed Rennie & Steph West @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                The Postman Poet: The Life & Songs of Edward Capern w. Liz Shakespeare, Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll @ East Buckland Ch.  01598 760437

                                Ceilidh w. The Oggle Band @ Goodleigh VH  0171 345806 / 07748 748007 / 07776 251514

                                Dance w. The Dambuskers @ Parkham VH  01237 451281 Pauline, 01237 451812 Marion, 01237 451820 Sue

Sun. 6th                    Ditto @ South Molton Library  01769 572128

Thurs. 10th               The Urban Folk Quartet, contemporary folk @ George Hotel, S. Molton 01805 624624

Fri. 11th                    In Beauty May I Walk w. Swymbridge Consort @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

                                Bruce Watson, Australian songwriter @ Bideford FC (see Regular |Events)

Fri. 11th – Sun. 13th Salcombe ‘Live’ Festival  www.salcombe-live.co.uk

Sat. 12th                   Ditto @ United Reformed Church Hall, Minehead  01643 709394 Eileen Ann Moore

                                Cold Light w. Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sun. 13th                  (Aft.) Apple Day Ceilidh w. The Oggle Band @ High Bickington Comm. Hall  01769 560673

                                Anne Niepold & Riccardo Tesi, melodeons @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 14th – Fri. 18th Melodeon Workshop Wk. w. Anne Niepold & Riccardo Tesi @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 17th               Anne Niepold & Riccardo Tesi in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 18th – Sun. 20th Tales in Trust: The Nature of Stories w. Taffy Thomas @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 18th                    Chris While & Julie Matthews, songwriters & multi-instrumentalists @ Milverton Music Club (see Regular Events)

                                Sarah Deere-Jones & Phil Williams, trad. songs & music with harp, guitar & concertina @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

                                Ceilidh w. The Oggle Band @ St. Peter’s Ch, Ilfracombe  01271 865329 / 07960 385075

Sat. 19th                   Merry Neet w. Taffy Thomas & friends @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Ceilidh w. The Oggle Band @ Torridge Vale Social Club, Torrington  01805 439111/623141

                                Chris Millington, singer-songwriter @ The Champ, Appoledore  01237 421662

Mon. 21st – Fri. 25th Baring-Gould Song School w. Tim van Eyken @ Okehampton  01837 53754  Wren Music

Weds. 23rd               Sam Dowden, local singer & songwriter @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Thurs. 24th               Rakes Adrift, trad & contemporary music & song @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                                Mountain Music w. Little Bulb Theatre @ Langtree Parish Hall  01805 601602

Fri. 25th                    Mad Dog Mcrea, folk rock @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 25th – Sun. 27th Bagpipe Ensemble W’end w. Callum Armstrong & Matthias Branschke @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Baring-Gould Folk W’end @ Okehampton  01837 53754 Wren Music

Sat. 26th                  Bob & Gill Berry, trad. & modern songs @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

                                Duo Branschke/Armstrong in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Track Dogs, eclectic folk @ George Hotel, S. Molton 01805 624624

                                Keith Somerville & Dave Clinch, original & contemporary songs & stories @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

                                Mountain Music w. Little Bulb Theatre @Dolton VH  01805 804544

Sun. 27th                  Grace Petrie, original songs @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

 November

Fri. 1st                      One Night in Dublin w. The Wild Murphys @ Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple  01271 316523

                                Faeland, contemporary songs @ St. Anne’s CC, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 1st – Sun. 3rd      Give Voice! w. Tom & Barbara Brown, Mick Ryan & Lester Simpson @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sun. 3rd                    (Aft.)  The Oggle Band, N. Devon folk band @ Café Du Parc, Bideford  01237 429317

                                5 p.m.  Mick Ryan, Lester Simpson, Bob & Gill Berry in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Steve Turner, trad. singer & multi-instrumentalist @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 8th – Sun. 10th    Carolling & Beyond w. Barry Coope, Jo Freya, Fi Fraser, Jim Causley @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 9th                     Narthen in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 9th – Sun. 10th   Sidmouth Singing W’’end, West Gallery music @ Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth  01462 629589  Jenny Ellis

Fri. 15th                    Tannahill Weavers, trad. Scottish music & songs @ George Hotel, S. Molton 01805 624624

                                Eleanor, country music @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 15th – Sun. 17th Bude Folk Roots & World Music Festival www.budefolkfestival.co.uk

Sat. 16th                   Pudsey Day of Morris @ Bedford Sq. & Pannier Mkt, Tavistock

Fri. 22nd                   The Postman Poet: The Life & Songs of Edward Capern w. Liz Shakespeare, Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll @ St. Hieritha’s Ch, Chittlehampton  01769 540581

Sat. 23rd                  Rag Mama Rag, good time rag & blues music @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

                                (Day) Will Pound Melodeon W’shop @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Will Pound, melodeon & harmonica @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737 Ben & Tanya Allen

                                Exmoor Carolers @ St Peter’s Ch, Washford Pyne  01884 860940

                                The Postman Poet: The Life & Songs of Edward Capern w. Liz Shakespeare, Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll @ The Resurgence Centre, Hartland  01237 441293

Sun. 24th                  3 p.m.  Ditto @ Langtree Parish Hall  01805 601602

                                3 p.m. Exmoor Carolers @ St Peter’s Ch, Twitchen, S. Molton

Mon. 25th – Fri. 29th Folk Musicians’ Retreat w. Laurel Swift & David Delarre @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 28th               The Hut People, trad. music duo @ George Hotel, S. Molton 01805 624624

Fri. 29th – Sun. 31st Klezwest! w. London Klezmer Quartet @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 30th                   London Klezmer Quartet in concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                                Exmoor Carolers @ St. George’s Ch, Sampford Brett

 

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

                                Dogleg Jam Session, Joiners Arms, Bideford  Steve Mayne

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