Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 23/04/2017

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

In North Devon & West Somerset (& occasionally further afield)

April

Sun. 23rd                 Faustus, English trad. trio @ Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

                              Tales of the Heart: an evening of stories about ‘Love’ @ Dunster Tithe Barn  07980 197737  Alex

Weds. 26th              Reg Meuross, singer-songwriter @ Culm Valley Music & Performance Club (see Regular Events)

Thurs. 27th              Jim Causley, trad. & original songs @ Bideford FC (see Regular Events)

                              Julian Langer, singer-songwriter @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Fri. 28th                   Reg Meuross, songwriter & singer @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Sat. 29th                  Bournemouth Spring FF  www.shelleytheatre.co.uk

Sat. 29th – Sun. 30th Bristol FF  01179 223686

Sat. 29th – Mon. 1st Brixham Pirate Festival  www.brixhampirates.com

Sun. 30th                 Hobby Horse Session @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  07977 684211  Ben & Tania

May

Mon. 1st                  May Day Celebrations w. music & dancing @ Exford Village Green  01643 831343 Victoria Thomas

Tues. 2nd                 Poetry Night @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634 737  Ben & Tanya Allen

Fri. 5th                     Pete Brown’s Newgrass Cutters, bluegrass @ Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Fri. 5th – Sun. 7th      Society for Storytelling Gathering, Plymouth University  www.sfs.org.uk/events/gathering-plymouth-2017

Sat. 6th                    Mankala, African music @ St. Luke’s Ch, Simonsbath  01643 831451 Marian Lloyd

Tues. 9th                 Acoustic Night @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634 737  Ben & Tanya Allen

Fri. 12th                   Veronica Sbergia & Max de Bernard, Americana @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01806 624624

                              Benji Kirkpatrick, acoustic folk & roots @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634 737  Ben & Tanya Allen

Fri. 12th – Sun. 14th English Concertina W’shop w. Alistair Anderson @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Dart Music Festival, Dartmouth  www.dartmusicfestival.co.uk

Sat. 13th                  Open Night w. Wildwood Jack @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Miranda Sykes, singer, guitarist & double bassist @ Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

                              Alistair Anderson, master concertina player @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Pete Harris & Jon Vaughan @ Acorn Acoustic Music Club, URC Hall, Minehead  07811 744158 Eileen Ann Moore

Thurs. 18th              The Lowest Pair, American roots music @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01806 624624

Fri. 19th                   Charlie Dore & Julian Littman, singer & popular songwriter @ Rugby Club, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

Fri. 19th – Sun. 21st Danish trad. music w’end w. Rannok @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 20th                  Rannok, Danish trad. music on fiddle & piano @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Bluegrass & Old Timey Devon Festival @ Lower Campscott Fm, Lee  07748 141118 Lee Duffell

                              Mabon, Celtic roots music @ Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Sun. 21st                 Susie Ro Prater, acoustic music @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Mon. 22nd – Fri. 26th Dulcimers at Halsway w. Nonsuch Dulcimer Club @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 25th              Cloudstreet, Australian multi-instrumental trio @ Bideford FC (see Regular Events)

                              A Retro Musical Soiree – open stage @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01237 472532 Ranald or 01237 470146 Margaret

Fri. 26th                   Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders, roots rock @ RHS Rosemoor   01806 624624

Fri. 26th – Sun. 28th D/G Melodeon W’end w. Andy Cutting, Anne Niepold, Hazel Askew @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 26th – Mon. 29th Bude & Stratton FF  07736 374003

Sun. 28th                 ‘Acoustic Soul’ w. Chris Scott @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

 

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

                              4.00 Music session, Coach & Horses, Appledore  01237 474470

                              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

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 

                              Ilfracombe Ukulele Club, Prince of Wales, Ilfracombe  01271 867761  Paul Clews

                              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

                              Irish session, Old Smithy Inn, Welcombe   01288 331305

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

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        Performance Evening & Singaround, Kildare Lodge, Minehead  01643 703491 John Middleton

3rd Thursday            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 Monday           Acoustic music & song session, Royal Exchange, Torrington  01805 622780  Ian Holleran

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)