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NOVEMBER
Wednesday November 14
(Birthday of Jay Ungar – Ashokan Farewell)


*Show of Hands in concert at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  Info: 0844 576 2210 Email: boxoffice@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk


*Seth Lakeman - starts tour at The Guildhall in Gloucester 8pm 


Folk Evening at The Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 Music from around 8.30pm, Admission free. Guests: Cathy Hill & Jeff Gillett


Music Session at The Blue Bell in Ryall, WR8 0PP organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission Info: 01905 371249 sessions@the-wests.com  


Daylight Acoustic Music Club at Bussage Village Hall, The Ridgeway, Bussage, Stroud, GL6 8BY.  Now on the second Wednesday of each month. Music from 11:30 to 2pm. Please arrive soon after the playgroup finishes at 11:15am. There will be a short break in the middle, bring your sandwiches if you like, tea and coffee available for a donation. Entry is £2 per person.   Satnav may mislead you, so please use the street name as well as the postcode. For further information, please all 07583 525814 or email timothysouthgate@gmail.com for more information. Second Wednesday 


Twelve Bells Song Session  [Pub: www.twelvebellscirencester.com ]     Martin Graebe 01285 651104
Twelve Bells, Lewis Lane, Cirencester, GL7 1EA (car park The Forum, free after 3pm).   8pm, all year.
Anne Buffoni, annskibuffonski@hotmail.com, or Martin Graebe, martin.graebe@btinternet.com
Unaccompanied singing in the traditional way. Relaxed evening, sing your own songs, old or new, without instrumental accompaniments, or just join in the choruses and enjoy the atmosphere. Great beers, good company, separate room, excellent acoustics. Food available 6pm-8.30pm. 2nd Wed    


Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk  


Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/     


Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 


Jane Austen Dancers of Bath, a historical dance group always looking to try new dance types, and to introduce more people to the world of Regency dancing! In our classes we learn how to dance, and find out more about the etiquette, the fashion, the history and the social customs of the Regency and late Georgian period. The dances range from fun, fast and frantic English and Scottish folk dances, to more intricate Quadrille and Cotillions, Playford, Mazurka, Polonaise and everything in between! Central United Reformed Church Hall, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6BJ 8 – 10pm £4 on the door Info: jadpromotional@gmail.com
http://www.janeaustendancersbath.co.uk/    and on Facebook & Twitter


The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2 8 – 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702


Thursday November 15


Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm. The Swan, 17, High Street, Thornbury BS35 2AE 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk 3rd Thursday except August  Pub web site: www.swanthornbury.co.uk 


Folk Club at Kings Arms, Ross Road, Newent, GL18 1BD 8pm in Restaurant Organised by Dave Blick Info: 01531 820687 Third Thursday


Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 –young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com 


Minchinhampton folk club, The Old Crown, Parkend, Paganhill, Stroud  GL5 4AZ 8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 454594  www.minchfolkclub.org  Pub web site: http://theoldcrownpaganhill.co.uk/ 


Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free admission Info: Chris 01242 571185 (Pub 01242 222180)


Five Valleys Session at various venues  starts 8.30pm,  Free admission   1st Thursdays at Stroud Brewery, 3rd Thursdays Ram at Woodchester http://www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/?notif_t=page_name_change&notif_id=1495882593185822  


UkeStroud - Club for ukulele players at Pitchcombe Village Hall GL6 6LP 8 – 10pm £2 including refreshments. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com (1st & 3rd & 5thThursdays) www.ukestroud.co.uk  
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk in term time


Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade New Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade GL7 3AY. New members welcome. Come along for a taster session, just wear soft shoes and a smile and we will be pleased to see you Info: Margaret  01793 252581


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Main hall Winchcombe School Greet Road Winchcombe GL54 5LB 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida 01242 604120 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/  every Thursday 


Miserden Morris at Miserden Village Hall, GL6 7JA 7.30pm – 9.30pm £2 per session to cover costs. Singles or couples welcome! Info: Phil 07817009121 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com   


Friday November 16


*Daoirí Farrell in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
8pm £13


*Frampton on Severn village hall, 7.30pm.. ‘The Conversation’ east meets west with Keith Hyett and Tim Burroughs. A blend of melodic music with guitars, sitar, song and poetry. Tickets £5.00 on the door or from www.ents24.com


*Ceilidh at The Parkend Memorial Hall 8pm Music by Banshee plus Caller. All proceeds go to the Parkend Memorial Project. Tickets £7:50 from Parkend Post Office & The Fountain Inn. Only 100 tickets available, so please buy early. There is NO BAR, so please bring your own drinks. There will be a Raffle.


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Including  Peter & Astrid at Orchard Square 2 – 4pm Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/ 


Cheltenham Scottish Society hold Scottish Country Dancing Classes  Friday Nights in the Montpellier Hall St Andrews URC GL50 1SP 7 for 7.30pm All dances walked through  Contact Barry  01242 528220 for further details  mbsteele1945@gmail.com   www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


Country Dancing at Aston Ingham Village Hall HR9 7LS 7.30pm Info: Janet 01452 830556 (Monthly 3rd Friday)


Cheltenham U3A English country dancing group 3rd & 5th Fridays at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Charlton Kings GL52 6HW (2-4 p.m.)  Info: 01242 583669 


Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ 8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html 


Somers Traditional Folk Club, Bishop Allenby Hall, St. Stephen's Church - parking in churchyard, hall is to side of church. St. Stephen's Street, Worcester WR3 7HS.  8.15pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   


Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org  


Saturday November 17


*Luke Daniels and Nancy Kerr in concert at Prema Arts Centre, Bethesda Chapel, Uley GL11 5SS Info: 01453 860703 http://www.prema.org.uk/whats-on/  7.30pm £15


*Steve Tilston at Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6QQ Info: 01452 814567 £15 Tickets available from e-mail: cantonacrepromotions@gmail.com
or telephone: 07596 823 881


*Highnam old school room, 7.30pm.  Keith Hyett and Spence Cater.  ‘Nylon and Steel’ An evening of intimate guitar music.  Tickets £15 on the door or £11.00 in advance from www.ents24.com


*Hattie Briggs - Under The Edge Arts, Wotton under Edge  8pm www.utea.org.uk


*in aid of Psalms, Stonehouse Baptist Church, 10 Gloucester Rd, Stonehouse,  GL10 2PB (English Ceilidh) 7-10pm, Info: 01453 824332),   Hotchpotch, caller  Elaine Gillet - 7-10pm  


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Including  Peter & Astrid at Victoria Basin 12 – 2pm Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


French dancing at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr. Nailsworth GL6 0PT  8pm £10 BYO Drinks Hall open from 5pm Info: Peter 0780 0727 570  http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/dance3.htm Guests: Wizards of Noz


Sunday November 18


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Including  Peter & Astrid at Victoria Basin 2 – 4pm Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Forest Folk Club at The Orepool Inn, Orepool Inn, Chepstow Road, Sling, Coleford GL16 8LH  Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £7 (Singers Nights £2.50, performers £1.50) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com/folk-club-dates-2018/ Guest: Steve Tilston


NEW - Open Mic at Tetbury Goods Shed--every 3rd Sunday - Start time is 7:30 pm; doors open at 7 pm and finish time is 9:30pm. Tickets, which will available on the door in addition to the GS website and Tetbury Tourist Information Centre, are £5 pp performers and listeners. Contact Heather for more information and/or to book a performance slot via  h.bristow@yahoo.co.uk or by ringing 01666 503946. Booking advised! Bar available.


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk  “Fine Songs for Singing” Modern songs in the folk style. An evening featuring songs and carols written by Maddy Taylor - performed by a stellar cast of the some of best singers and musicians from around the county.


Folk, Traditional and Strictly Acoustic Sunday Song and Tune Session  at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 3 - 6pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com  Third Sunday 


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 12 midnight for 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire   
Also across the West at the same time on BBC Bristol, BBC Somerset, and BBC Wiltshire.
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk


Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 105.6 FM  www.deanradio.co.uk  at 7pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chris@triangleradio.co.uk  (Podcast on Mixcloud after this repeat) 


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 6 – 8 pm  info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt/episodes/guide  


Monday November 19


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Folk at the Club in the function room at Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2ER. Folk At The Club is a singers night to promote singers of traditional and modern folk songs. There may be some tunes, but it will be primarily an unplugged singaround. If you just want to listen you will also be welcome. Free entry 1st & 3rd Mondays.  Info: Bill billc@btinternet.com  http://liamtho.com/FolkAtTheClub/ 


Words & Music, Acoustic music & poetry at The Frocester George, Peter's St, Stonehouse GL10 3TQ, 20.00 - 22:30pm  £1 Info: David  hello@singaround.org  web site: http://www.singaround.org (Every Monday except Christmas & New Year) 


Acoustic, Contemporary, Roots and Folk music evening at The Ship Inn, Brimscombe, Stroud (3rd Monday) 7.30pm start. £3 entry Info: Barry barry@bwatkins.co.uk Tel: 01453 750494


Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a beginners class at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF 7.45pm to 9.45pm (excl first Monday in the month) Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com 
Also advanced technique class at Christchurch Primary School, Malvern Road GL50 2NR 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk 


Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://cheltuke.co.uk/  


Cheltenham folk dance club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time 


England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 


Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Old Town Hall, Church Street, Stroud GL5 1JL  New members always welcome. Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk 


Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV, from 7.30pm. New members welcome. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com


The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/   New dancers & musicians welcome


Stow-on-the-Wold Scottish Country Dance Group meets at St Edwards Church Rooms, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB (not 1st Monday) Juniors 5.30pm, Adults 7pm Info: Brenda 01451 831876


MESS 1st Monday Red Lion at Cricklade - an accordion's throw from Gloucestershire!  2nd/3rd/4th -Beehive (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm onwards Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/groups/121719078588/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors. 


The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Kevin O’Flaherty – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/ 


Tuesday November 20


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall, The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Only £1! Refreshments included Info: 01452 856093 or 01453 764990


Mainly English music session at White Horse, Mitcheldean  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kings School, Gouda Way, Gloucester  7.30 – 10pm £2.50 (First night free).  Beginners welcome.  Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net  


Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Stroud Methodist Church Hall, Parliament St, Stroud GL5 1QH.  Info:  jayne@jaynekirkham.com http://www.styxofstroud.com  


Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Weekly play in the band session every Tuesday morning playing for dancing - dots provided if required - £2 per musician. Folk Hall in Portishead BS20 6PR 9.30am-11.30am and then a music session without the dancers until 12.15pm. We have a break for coffee/infusions! Some band members who travel a distance get there a bit later - this is fine.  Contact Jill  01275 847909 - 07515 904 707 - jillyelliot@gmail.com


Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 105.6 FM  www.deanradio.co.uk  at 6pm
Contact Chris on chris@triangleradio.co.uk (Podcast on Mixcloud after the repeat on Sunday) 


Wednesday November 21


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3 Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk/Programme   
Guests: Four Candles, with Geoff Elwell


Singers Club, Stroud. Traditional Songs.  8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub, Gloucester St, Stroud  GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob  01453 764885 
bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk 1st, 3rd Wednesdays + 5th


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free 


Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk  


Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/     


Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 


Jane Austen Dancers of Bath, a historical dance group always looking to try new dance types, and to introduce more people to the world of Regency dancing! In our classes we learn how to dance, and find out more about the etiquette, the fashion, the history and the social customs of the Regency and late Georgian period. The dances range from fun, fast and frantic English and Scottish folk dances, to more intricate Quadrille and Cotillions, Playford, Mazurka, Polonaise and everything in between! Central United Reformed Church Hall, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6BJ 8 – 10pm £4 on the door Info: jadpromotional@gmail.com
http://www.janeaustendancersbath.co.uk/    and on Facebook & Twitter


White Horse Folk Club meets at Church Room, Vicarage Lane, Highworth SN6 7AD 8pmInfo: Derrick 01793 762070 and Geoff 01793 706753 http://www.whitehorsefolkclub.co.uk/ 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 


The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2 8 – 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702


Thursday November 22
(Cecil Sharp born November 22 1859)


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


English Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Refreshments included £3 each. Come on your own or bring a friend, live caller(Roy Stirzaker)  to  teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band and guests will provide live music. No need to book, just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401


Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard Inn, 83 Gloucester St, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5LX From about 9.30pm onwards Free admission  Info: 01242 604120 4th Thursdays


Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 –young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com 


Minchinhampton folk club, The Old Crown, Parkend, Paganhill, Stroud  GL5 4AZ 8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 454594  www.minchfolkclub.org  Pub web site: http://theoldcrownpaganhill.co.uk/ 


Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free admission Info: Chris 01242 571185 (Pub 01242 222180)


Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk in term time


Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade New Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade GL7 3AY. New members welcome. Come along for a taster session, just wear soft shoes and a smile and we will be pleased to see you Info: Margaret  01793 252581


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Main hall Winchcombe School Greet Road Winchcombe GL54 5LB 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida 01242 604120 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/  every Thursday 


Miserden Morris at Miserden Village Hall, GL6 7JA 7.30pm – 9.30pm £2 per session to cover costs. Singles or couples welcome! Info: Phil 07817009121 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com   


Friday November 23


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


*King’s Shilling Shanty Group at the Coming Home Concert to celebrate the end of First World War.


Cheltenham Scottish Society hold Scottish Country Dancing Classes  Friday Nights in the Montpellier Hall St Andrews URC GL50 1SP 7 for 7.30pm All dances walked through  Contact Barry  01242 528220 for further details  mbsteele1945@gmail.com   www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm. £1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays


Somers Traditional Folk Club, Bishop Allenby Hall, St. Stephen's Church - parking in churchyard, hall is to side of church. St. Stephen's Street, Worcester WR3 7HS.  8.15pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   


Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org


Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ 8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html


Saturday November 24


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Including Peter & Astrid at Orchard Square 2 – 4pm Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Ceilidh with Cheltenham Ceilidh Band at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH Doors open 7pm - 10pm £2.50 honesty box on the door, BYOB. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com
 
Sunday November 25


*The Quays Centre Victorian Market (until November 25th) Lots of Glos Folk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/Victorian_Christmas_market_2018/


Cheltenham Folk Club, Sandford Park Alehouse (upstairs) 20 High Street, Cheltenham GL50 1DZ.  8pm – 10.45pm Parking in nearby streets and the Bath Parade car park (FREE after 8pm). Tunes 7.45 to 8.15, then floorspots/guest. Info: 01242 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Open Night


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £4 suggested donation, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Concert Night with Nicola Clark supported by Phil Walters


Folk Music at Salutation Inn, Ham, Berkeley GL13 9QH From about 8pm Last Sundays plus occasional Monday music sessions. Info: 01453 810284 www.sallyatham.com 


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 12 midnight for 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire   
Also across the West at the same time on BBC Bristol, BBC Somerset, and BBC Wiltshire.
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk


Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 105.6 FM  www.deanradio.co.uk  at 7pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chris@triangleradio.co.uk  (Podcast on Mixcloud after this repeat) 


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 6 – 8 pm  info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt/episodes/guide  
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Tuesday November 27


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, 91 Alfred Street, Gloucester GL1 4BU Info: 01452 538 888


Wednesday November 28


Banshee - local folk band - at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 Music from around 8pm, Admission free


Folk Orchestra at Rodborough Community Hall (FORCH).  The orchestra meets monthly (next 2 meetings:17 October, 28 November) at Rodborough Community Hall, 7.30 - 9.30pm.  The orchestra includes players of all standards with anything that squeezes, blows, plinks or scrapes apart from percussion.  Players will need to be able to follow a line of music but not be good sight readers.  We play tunes drawn (mostly) from the British Isles, North America and Scandinavia with parts for tune, harmony, viola, cello, bass, chord notation, a continuo line, Bb clarinet, Eb saxophone.  PDFs of the music are circulated in advance and parts are always available at the meeting.  Cost: £3. Bring a music stand, pencil and highlighter pen.  Refreshments provided.  Laughter and making mistakes are both encouraged.  Contact  Fran Wade franceswade5@gmail.com


Music session at Cross Keys, Bredon’s Hardwick GL20 7EE 8pm Free admission Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com 


Friday November 30


*Sarah McQuaid - The Old Baptist Chapel in Tewkesbury 7.30pm


Saturday December 1


*Notgrove village hall, GL54 3BS 7.30pm.  Keith Hyett and Spence Cater.  ‘Nylon and Steel’ An evening of intimate guitar music.  Classical inspired instrumentals to alternative folk.  Tickets £15 on the door or £11.00 in advance from www.ents24.com


*Ashley Hutchings, founder of Fairport Convention  appearing at St James's Church, Welland, WR13 6LP. (7.00pm start) This is a SHINDIG event subsidised by many organisations including the arts council. 
The show is about the history of Fairport and includes audience interaction, song and storytelling. Tickets are from Viv  01684 310522 Email: viv@nelsontraining.co.uk or there will probably be tickets on the door that evening. (£10 entrance)


Saturday December 8


Highnam Afternoon Dance  2-5pm Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG.
£3 per person which includes tea and cakes. Your callers will be Brian Stanton and Pat Hicks.
Further details: liz@the-stantons.uk


Sunday December 9


Cheltenham Folk Club, Sandford Park Alehouse (upstairs) 20 High Street, Cheltenham GL50 1DZ.  8pm – 10.45pm Parking in nearby streets and the Bath Parade car park (FREE after 8pm). Tunes 7.45 to 8.15, then floorspots/guest. Info: 01242 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Guests: Christmas with Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey (Seasonal floor spots only please)


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £4 suggested donation, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guests: The Vogwells


Tuesday December 11


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, 91 Alfred Street, Gloucester GL1 4BU Info: 01452 538 888


Wednesday December 12


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are mumming in Ledbury 8pm, Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Music Session at The Blue Bell in Ryall, WR8 0PP organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission Info: 01905 371249 sessions@the-wests.com  


Saturday December 15


**"All On A Winter’s Night “ - Johnny Coppin with Paul Burgess, Dik Cadbury, Geoff March, and images by Martin Fry - Stroud Subscription Rooms, 7.30pm 01453 760900 www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk


Sunday December 16


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Christmas Party with ‘Granny’s Attic’


*John Kirkpatrick - The Fleece Inn at Bretforton near Evesham


Tuesday December 18


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are performing Carols, Mummers & Seasonal Songs at The  Carpenters Arms, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday December 19


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are mumming in Gloucester 8pm. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Thursday December 20


*Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band – “Carols & Capers” at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  Info: 0844 576 2210 £24.50 Email: boxoffice@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk


**"All On A Winter’s Night “ - Johnny Coppin with Paul Burgess, Dik Cadbury, Geoff March, and images by Martin Fry- Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham 7.30pm 
01242 - 258002  www.bacontheatre.co.uk


Sunday December 23


No Cheltenham Folk Club


Wednesday December 26


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are performing at The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham 9.30am, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham 10.30am, then at Gloucester Cathedral 12noon where they will be joined by their Mummers, and Lassington Oak Morris Men, England’s Glory Ladies Morris & Miserden Morris Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, 91 Alfred Street, Gloucester GL1 4BU Info: 01452 538 888


Thursday December 27


Annual Custard Band ceili - where  dancing with vegetables leads the way toward the end of the year. at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  


Music session at Cross Keys, Bredon’s Hardwick GL20 7EE 8pm Free admission Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com 


Saturday January 19


*Wassail and Mari Llwd 1pm – 11.30pm at Chepstow. Including Ceilidh with Juice Band at Drill Hall. Free event, but ceilidh £6 Info: 07870  611979 www.chepstowwassailmari.co.uk 


Sunday January 20


*The Bully Wee Band (Cutler et al) in concert at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve GL52 8LU 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £16 Info: Simon at smed@smedsongs.com


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guest: Geoff Lakeman


January 30


*Fairport Convention at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


Saturday February 9


Ceilidh with Cheltenham Ceilidh Band at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH Doors open 7pm - 10pm £2.50 honesty box on the door, BYOB. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com


Sunday February 17


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Singaround
Thursday February 20 


*Phil Beer at Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6QQ Info: 01452 814567 £14 Tickets available from e-mail: cantonacrepromotions@gmail.com
or telephone: 07596 823 881


Friday February 22


Gloucester Folk Trail. Folk musicians from around the county will congregate in Gloucester for the second Gloucester Folk Trail. Venues across the city host traditional and contemporary folk acts for a weekend of free live performances. This event will also include poetry, talks and traditional craft. The Gloucester Folk Trail funded by the Gloucester Business Improvement District (BID) and supported by Marketing Gloucester. More details when/if I get them.


Saturday February 23


Gloucester Folk Trail. Folk musicians from around the county will congregate in Gloucester for the second Gloucester Folk Trail. Venues across the city host traditional and contemporary folk acts for a weekend of free live performances. This event will also include poetry, talks and traditional craft. The Gloucester Folk Trail funded by the Gloucester Business Improvement District (BID) and supported by Marketing Gloucester. More details when/if I get them.




Sunday February 24


Gloucester Folk Trail. Folk musicians from around the county will congregate in Gloucester for the second Gloucester Folk Trail. Venues across the city host traditional and contemporary folk acts for a weekend of free live performances. This event will also include poetry, talks and traditional craft. The Gloucester Folk Trail funded by the Gloucester Business Improvement District (BID) and supported by Marketing Gloucester. More details when/if I get them.


Friday March 1


*Cara Dillon in concert at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE  8pm  Info: 01453 760900


Saturday March 16


*Cara Dillon at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


Sunday March 17


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guest: Steve Turner


Saturday March 23


*Miranda Sykes at Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6QQ Info: 01452 814567 £12 Tickets available from e-mail: cantonacrepromotions@gmail.com
or telephone: 07596 823 881


Wednesday March 27


*Feast of Fiddles at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074




April 11


*The Fureys at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


Saturday April 13


Ceilidh with Cheltenham Ceilidh Band at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH Doors open 7pm - 10pm £2.50 honesty box on the door, BYOB. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com


Sunday April 21


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guests: Mary Humphreys & Anahata


Friday May 17


*Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) at Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6QQ Info: 01452 814567 £14 Tickets available from e-mail: cantonacrepromotions@gmail.com
or telephone: 07596 823 881


Sunday May 19


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk


Saturday June 8


Ceilidh with Cheltenham Ceilidh Band at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH Doors open 7pm - 10pm £2.50 honesty box on the door, BYOB. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com 


Sunday June 16


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk


Sunday July 21


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk


Sunday September 15


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guest: Jeff Warner


Saturday October 12


Ceilidh with Cheltenham Ceilidh Band at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH Doors open 7pm - 10pm £2.50 honesty box on the door, BYOB. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com


Sunday October 20


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk


Sunday November 17


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk


Sunday December 15


Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk








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