Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 15/04/2019

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 April

Sun. 14th                 Nex’t’Nothin, singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist duo @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 15th – Fri. 19th A Box of Delights, song, music & dance w. Jeannie & Sue Harris, Laurel Swift & Gareth Kiddier @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Wed. 17th                The Askew Sisters, English trad. songs & music @ George Hotel,, S. Molton  01805 624624

                              Russell Bave, original, contemporary folk & blues @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Thurs. 18th              Thomas Ford, blues @ Old Smith Inn, Welcombe  01288 331305  Grainne Phelan

Fri.19th                    Phil Beer, of Show of Hands @ Milverton Music Club, Victoria Rooms  01823 400416 Tony & Trish Batten

Fri. 19th – Mon. 22nd European Ensemble W’end w. Paul James, Anne Niepold, Merit Zloch @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sun. 21st                 Moore, Moss, Rutter, English & European music @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet  01984 634737 Ben & Tanya Allen

Thurs. 25th              Silvington, trad. & original songs in harmony w. multi-instruments @ Bideford FC (see Regular Events)

                              A Retro Musical Soiree, pre-booked open stage @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01237 472532 Ranald / 01237 470146 Margaret

Fri. 26th                   Boogaloo String Band, old-time Americana @ Kings Nympton Parish Hall  http://beaford.org/events-listing/boogaloo-string-band/april26

Sat. 27th                  Jim Causley, Devon’s finest @ Shammick Acoustic (see regular events)

                              The Stoned Cherries, trad. & original songs & music @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

                              Boogaloo String Band, old-time Americana @ Royal British Legion, Hartland  01769 572414

 May

Wed. 1st                  Alan Pettifer, original and covers of all styles @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sat. 4th                    Harbottle & Jonas, trad. & original folk @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01805 624624

Sat. 4th – Sun. 5th     Choirworx Fest. Of Community Singing @ The Venuer, Uffculme  www.choirworx.org.uk

Sun. 5th                   (Aft) Jim Causley, Devon singer @ Pebbles Tavern, Watchet   01984 634737 Ben & Tanya Allen

Fri. 10th – Sun. 12th Sackpipa! & Swedish Bagpipe Tunes w. Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 11th                  Syrinx, voice, flute & bodhran @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Sun. 12th                 Tangle of the Commons w. Lisa Schneidau, storyteller @ St. Anne’s Chapel, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Fri. 17th – Sun. 19th Andy May Trio W’end, instrumental w’shops @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 18th                  John Doyle, Irish singer & guitarist @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Kitty Macfarlane, songsmith @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

Sun. 19th                 Show of Hands, local folk heroes @ RHS Rosemoor, Torrington  01805 624624

Mon. 20th – Fri. 24th Dulcimers at Halsway @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Tues. 21st                Dulcimer concert @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 23rd              Belshazzar’s Feast, English songs & music @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 24th – Sun. 26th Advanced Fiddle W’shop w. Rowan Rheingans @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              International Shanty & Sea Song W’shop w. Richard Burgess @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Melodeon Accompaniment W’shop w. Emmanuel Pariselle @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 24th                   Kent Duchaine, American Delta blues @ St. Anne’s Chapel, Barnstaple  01805 624624

Sat. 25th                  Ditto @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01805 624624

Sat. 25th                  Rowan Rheingans, Emmanuel Pariselle & Richard Burgess, European music & song @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 30th              Eleanor, country music @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 31st                   Thea Gilmore, singer-songwriter @ Plough AC, Torrington  01805 624624

Fri. 31st – Sun. 2nd   Albion to Appalachia w. Brian Peters, Sara Grey, Kieron Means, Ben Paley & Kerry Fletcher @ 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         Morn: 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

                              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             Session, Jubilee Inn, W. Anstey  01398 341401

                              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

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

                              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

                              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

                              Open Stage, Red Lion, Oakford  01398 351592

                              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

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 Arts Centre  01823 660969  Tony Woollard

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 Wednesday        Acoustic Music Night, Barley & Vine, S. Molton  07553 072074  Dave

                              Celtic Session, Esplanade Club, Watchet  01984 634518

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