Here are the upcoming 'special' events for the next month or so. After that you will find a list of regular events & sessions.  UPDATED 26/6/2017

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

June

Weds. 28th              My Sweet Patootie, vaudeville, roots & ragtime @ Culm Valley Music & Performance Club (see Regular Events)

Thurs. 29th              Fake Thackray, tribute singer @ Bideford FC (see Regular Events)

                              Jim Crawford, folk & blues @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

                              Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, trad. & original songs & tunes w. fiddle & guitar @ Cotlerigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

                              Three Reelin’, fiddle-led folk & country @ SQ Bar, Braunton  01271 815900

Fri. 30th                   Rosa Rebecka, Scandinavian & original folk @ Gallery, Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Fri. 30th – Sun. 2nd   West Somerset FF  0164 841597

                              Acoustic Guitar W’end w. Ben Walker, Ian Stephenson, Jenn Butterworth, Gavin Davenport, Kitty MacFarlane @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Perfect Harmony Singing W’end w. Ian Chesworth @ Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster  01643 821425

 July

Sat. 1st                    South Brent Folk Day  01364 73699 Eileen McKee, 01364 73117 John Rawlinson

                              Ben Walker, Ian Stephenson, Jenn Butterworth, Gavin Davenport, Kitty MacFarlane, guitarists & singers @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Radford FF, Timsbury, Somerset  01761 479391

Sun. 2nd                  The Drystones, acoustic duo @ Comm. Hall, Carhampton  01643 702994 Lynda Baker

 

Mon. 3rd – Fri. 7th     From Page to Performance w. Faustus, sourcing & arranging material @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 6th                Faustus, trad. songs & tunes @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 7th – Sun. 9th      Priddy FF  01746 674080

                              English Banjo W’end w. Ed Hicks & Pete Coe @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 8th                   Open Night w. Tim Jones @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Ed Hicks, banjo player & Pete Coe, musician & singer @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 14th – Sun. 16th Ukulele & Singing W’end w. Jon Bennett, Liz Can Santen & Sara Spade @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sat. 15th                  Sara Spade, Jon Bennett & Liz Van Santen, ukules, fiddle & songs @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

                              Harp & a Monkey, harp & banjo-driven electro-folk @ Cotleigh Brewery, Wiveliscombe  01984 623308 David & Jill Bond

                              The Drystones, modern trad. music duo @ Carhampton Recreation Hall  07786 054704 Brian Matthews

Sun. 16th                 Clovelly Maritime Festival  01237 431781 Visitor Centre

Sat. 22nd                 Moor Music Trio, Dartmoor tradition @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

Fri. 28th – Sun. 30th Raise the Roof! Restoration fundraising w’end of dance & song @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Sun. 30th – Fri. 4th    Family Folk Week w. Ted & Pat Morse, Stray Chords Ceilidh Band @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Mon. 31st – Sat. 5th Halsway Young Folk: Intermediate w. Will Lang, Nicola Lyons, Jim Molyneux, Ford Collier @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

 August

Thurs. 3rd                Bayou Seco, Caju, Chicken Scratch & cowboy songs @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01806 624624

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

Fri. 4th                     The Honeycutters, Appalachian honky tonk @ Plough AC, Torrington  01806 624624

Fri. 4th – Sun. 6th      Songs of Protest, Songs of Life:Telling Stories Through Song, songwriting w’end w. Reg Meuross & Jess Morgan @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 4th – Fri. 11th      Sidmouth Folk Week  01395 577952

Sat. 5th – Sat. 12th    Dartington Summer School  www.dartington.org/whats-on/summer-school/courses/#week2courses

Sun. 6th                   Reg Meuross & Jess Morgan, singer-songwriters @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Fri. 11th – Sun. 13th Dartmoor Folk Festival, South Zeal  01837 840102  Jane White

Sat. 12th                  Issy & David Emeney, voice, melodeon & guitar @ Acorn Acoustic Music Club, URC Hall, Minehead  07811 744158 Eileen Ann Moore

Sat. 12th – Sun. 20th Bath FF & Trad. Music Summer School  01225 463362

Mon. 21st – Fri. 25th Halsway Young Folk: Advanced w. Will Land & Niopha Keegan

Tue 22nd

Thurs. 24th              Halsway Young Folk: Junior (8-12) w. Claire Bailey, Ford Collier @ Halsway Manor, Crowcombe  01984 618274

Thurs. 24th

Sun. 27th                 Purbeck Valley FF, Corfe Castle  www.purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk

Thurs. 24th

Mon. 28th                Cornwall FF, Wadebridge  01208 812230

Sat. 26th                Dave Gibb, Scots singer-songwriter @ Shammick Acoustic (see Regular Events)

                              Wizz Jones, guitarist, singer-songwriter & bluesman @ George Hotel, S. Molton  01806 624624

Tue. 29th – Fri. 1st    Folk Summer School: music, dance & song w. Sophy Ball, Kevin Demsey, Kerry Fletcher, Jo Freya, Paul Hutchinson & Carolyn Robson @ 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

                              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

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

                              Acoustic session, Constitutional Club, S. Molton  01271 865534 Ian Hudson

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)