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Wednesday August 20

*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at White Horse, Mitcheldean, GL17 0AT, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Plaisterers Arms, Winchcombe, with Happenstance Morris Dancers 7.30pm . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

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

Music session (mainly Irish) at The Royal, Horsefair Street Charlton Kings, Cheltenham
GL53 8JH from about 8.45pm Free admission Hosted by local band “The Life O’Reilly” Info: 01242 228937

Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com

Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm

Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire 01291 641537
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/

Thursday August 21

Happenstance Border Morris are at The Swan, Broadway 8pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm

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 Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

UkeStroud - jam session for ukulele players at Pitchcombe village hall GL6 6LU (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 8 –
10pm BYO drinks. £1 in pot. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@facebook.com 3rd Thursday

Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581

Friday August 22

Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

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

Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info:
01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk

Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798

Every Friday night Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com

Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. 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 Info: Eric 01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org

Saturday August 23

*Deerhurst Flower Festival (until 25th) Featuring the Glosfolk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn, plus lots of relaxing guitar music! 10 – 5pmInfo: http://www.apperley-deerhurst.co.uk/deerhurst-flower-festival.html

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Witcombe Cider Festival lunch time Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk

Sunday August 24

*Deerhurst Flower Festival (until 25th) Featuring the Glosfolk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn, plus lots of relaxing guitar music! 10 – 5pm Info: http://www.apperley-deerhurst.co.uk/deerhurst-flower-festival.html

*Happenstance Border Morris are at Winchcombe Country Show. Daytime. Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)

Monday August 25

*Deerhurst Flower Festival (until 25th) Featuring the Glosfolk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn, plus lots of relaxing guitar music! 10 – 5pm Info: http://www.apperley-deerhurst.co.uk/deerhurst-flower-festival.html

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Berkeley Show times tbc Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com

Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com

MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon 8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/ Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.

Tuesday August 26

Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121

Mainly English music session at 1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday White Swan Staunton From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

Swindon Slow sessions at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP
8.30pm

Wednesday August 27

*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Yew Tree, Cliffords Mesne, GL18 1JS, 8pm - with Lassington Oak Morris Men Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden with Tim Manning GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)

Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: roly@mothy.co.uk

Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm

Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire 01291 641537
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/

Thursday August 28

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 Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070

Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard, Winchcombe GL54 5LX 9pm onwards Free admission 4th
Thursdays Info: 01242 604120

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

Friday August 29

Didmarton Bluegrass Festival (until 31st) Kemble GL7 6BQ featuring Carrivick Sisters etc Tickets from £50

Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798

Every Friday night Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com

Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. 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 Info: Eric 01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org

Saturday August 30

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk

Sunday August 31

*Happenstance Border Morris are at Bourton-on-the-Water Cotswold Food Fair. Daytime. Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)

Monday September 1

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris resume practices 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

**Mikron Theatre Company are at Haw Bridge Inn Tirley GL19 4HJ 7.30pm Retiring collection. Beer & Food available Info: http://www.mikron.org.uk/tourDatesListing.php?d=2014-09

Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets on 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen 01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.co.uk

MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon 8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/ Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.

Tuesday September 2

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Gardener’s Arms, Alderton 7.45pm with Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121

Mainly English music session at The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

Country Dancing at Brand Green, Pauntley V H,Brand Green Road, nr Redmarley GL19 3JD 7.30pm Info: Jeannette 01531 821535 1st Tues

Folk Night at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome.
8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday)

Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk

Swindon Slow sessions at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP
8.30pm

Wednesday September 3

*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The George, St Briavels, GL15 6TA, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Dick Whittington, Gloucester 8pm . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

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

Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com

Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm

Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire 01291 641537
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/

Thursday September 4

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has an Open Evening at Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15-9.00 pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

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 Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070

Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253

UkeStroud - jam session for ukulele players at Pitchcombe village hall GL6 6LU (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 8 –
10pm BYO drinks. £1 in pot. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581

Friday September 5

*Altan at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn 7.45pm £21 Info: Info: 0844 576 2210

*International Pipe and Tabor Festival. Afternoon symposium at the folk museum followed by evening social gathering. Info: steve@artension.com

Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798

Every Friday night Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com

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

Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. 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 Info: Eric 01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org

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

Saturday September 6

International Pipe and Tabor Festival. Morning workshops at the Folk Museum, afternoon participation in the Gloucester Day parade, evening concert at the Fountain. Info: steve@artension.com

Hands Around Gloucester Morris Festival – Will start by leading the Mayor of Barton’s Parade at 11am, followed by dancing in the four ‘gate’ streets for the rest of the day. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/whats-on/search-results/gloucester-day-celebrations-2014-p1494043

**Mikron Theatre Company are at Rodborough Community Hall GL5 3TZ 1pm, and at Randwick Village Hall GL6 6HS 7.30pm Info: http://www.mikron.org.uk/tourDatesListing.php?d=2014-09

Hors D’Oeuvre (French dancing) with Angles at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422 http://www.frenchdancestroud.co.uk

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk

Sunday September 7

International Pipe and Tabor Festival. More workshops. Info: steve@artension.com

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Whiteway Fête 3pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)

Monday September 8

Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com

Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105

Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time 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

Every Monday in term time. 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 Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
Also Advanced techniques class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.30pm to 9.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Edge Reels (Scottish Dancing), Edge Village Hall, The Green, Edge, Stroud GL6 6PA 8pm Info: George & Elizabeth 01453 833016 or Ian & Jane 01453 762591 buchanan.el@gmail.com (2nd Monday Feb – May) http://www.edgereelers.care4free.net/index.htm

Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets on 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen 01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.co.uk

MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon 8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/ Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.

Tuesday September 9

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Sherborne Arms, Aldsworth 7.45pm
Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121

Mainly English music session at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

Highnam Country Dancing at Highnam Village Hall Glos GL2 8DG 2 – 4pm £2.50. Info: 07714 898671 2nd Tues

Country dancing with Cirencester U3A at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester GL7 1QX 10 –
12noon 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Info: Ron & Betty 01285 885474 email ron.hale1@talktalk.net
website http://www.cirencesteru3a.org.uk/groups.htm

Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome

Swindon Slow sessions at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP
8.30pm

Wednesday September 10

*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Kilcot Inn, Kilcot, GL18 1GH, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Peterfolk, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com

Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm

Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire 01291 641537
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/

Thursday September 11

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

Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free entry (monthly 2nd
Thursday) Info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk

Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

Every Thursday in term time Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance beginners 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

Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581

Friday September 12

Cheltenham Folk Song Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Misericordia – vibrant mediaeval music £7 (£6 performers) 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk

Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info:
01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk

Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798

Every Friday night Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com

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

Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. 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 Info: Eric 01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org

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

Saturday September 13

**Johnny Coppin is in concert with Paul Burgess at The Old Prison, Northleach 7.30pm Info: 01451 862000

*The one and only (thank goodness!) Dick Brice is at Mitcheldean Community Centre at 7.30pm £7.50 in aid of Muscular Dystrophy Charities Info: 07796 585255

*Forest of Dean Morris Men, Wimberry Clog, and Rumsworth Morrismen from Bolton are at Newent Onion Fayre. Dancing starts at 10am Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

*Lassington Oak Morris Men are having their Squire’s Tour All Day. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are having their Pat Snelling Day of Dance (in aid of Sue Ryder Care) at Cheltenham Town Centre from 10am, Sue Ryder Care Leckhampton 3.15pm, Black Horse, Cranham 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk

Sunday September 14

*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Frampton Country Fayre 11am. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Painswick from 10.45am Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Barny’s at Bisley, at Stirrup Cup, Cheltenham Road, Bisley, GL6 7BL music from 7.00 to 10pm Music session in bar 4 – 6pm , All welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sunday

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)

Monday September 15

Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105

Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time 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

Every Monday in term time. 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 Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
Also Advanced techniques class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.30pm to 9.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

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 – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon 8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/ Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.

Tuesday September 16

Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121

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

Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome

Swindon Slow sessions at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP
8.30pm
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Wednesday September 17

*Forest of Dean Morris Men have their Annual General Meeting Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

*Lassington Oak Morris Men have their Annual General Meeting 8pm . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Friday September 19
(International Talk Like a Pirate Day – more at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/ )

Saturday September 20

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Sunday September 21

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights with James Findlay (http://www.jamesfindlay.co.uk/biog.html) at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house. Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk

Wednesday September 24

Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co with club callers 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden Acoustic evening with Chris GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)

Forest of Dean Morris Men resume practices 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 resume practices at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: roly@mothy.co.uk

Thursday September 25

**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, caller Gerald Tween will
teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band will provide live music. No need to book,
just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401 This is what it looks like: http://youtu.be/SPxQ8HgkMoM Usually
4th Thursday

Friday September 26

*Stroud Folk Festival (until 28th) Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/

Stroud Ceilidh with GBH and Phil Bassindale calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

**Johnny Coppin is in concert at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD 8pm Info: 07791 323869.

*Tim Edey at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537

*Fountain Music Hall at Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2NW Info: 01452 522562

Saturday September 27

*Phil Beer at Woodmancote Village Hall, Bushcombe Lane, Woodmancote, GL52 9HX £12 Info: Simon 07970 078220 simonmedhurst@blueyonder.co.uk http://www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs

*Gwyneth Keen at Pear Tree Sessions, The Old Chapel, Park Road, Hartpury, Glos GL19 3DE Doors 7.30pm Info: 01531 828402 £12 including a glass of wine. She will performing songs from her new EP, and will be supported by Patsy Gamble and James Watson

French dancing with Poisson Rouge at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422
http://www.frenchdancestroud.co.uk

* Stroud Folk Festival with Lassington Oak Morris Men, England’s Glory Ladies Morris etc Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/

Sunday September 28

*Stroud Folk Festival (until 28th) Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/

Tuesday September 30

*Gloucestershire Morris Men resume practices (venue tbc) 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk

Wednesday October 1

**Steeleye Span are in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 7.30pm £21.50 Info: 01684 295074 First night of autumn tour

**Kathryn Tickell & The Side in concert at St Georges, Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR Info: 0845 40 24 001 (nearest to Glos on this tour)

Friday October 3

Concert at St Mary’s Church, Forthampton GL19 4Q Info: 01684 274961

Saturday October 4

Eric Freeman’s Harvest Home

Tuesday October 7

Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk

Wednesday October 8

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Dampier’s Round, with Pete &Marj Hendy 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

Saturday October 11

*Whalebone at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley
GL19 4DQ (Back by popular request!) Info: 01452 780610

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com

Sunday October 12

Folk Choir at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU at 2pm Info: 01531 820687 More voices welcome (2nd Sunday)

Wednesday October 15

Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden with May Thrill GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)

Friday October 17

*Philip Henry & Hannah Martin at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537

**Johnny Coppin & Paul Burgess at St Helen's Church, Alveston 8pm – Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/ event/280843, for email bookings. steve.c.hitchins@gmail.com and 07973 496525
.
Saturday October 18
(National Dialect Day - more at http://www.devondialect.org also International Uilleann Piping Day - http://www.pipers.ie/ )

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Sunday October 19

*Kate Rusby at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £22 Info: 0844 576 2210

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights with Moira Craig at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house. Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk

Monday October 20

*Faustus (Saul Rose, Benji Kirkpatrick, & Paul Sartin) at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £15 Info: 0844 576 2210

Tuesday October 21

Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk

Wednesday October 22

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Musical Folk, with Martin Hewitt 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: roly@mothy.co.uk

Thursday October 23

*Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & David Goodland “EDGE OF DAY”- A Centenary Tribute to Laurie Lee (based on the album) at The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham 7.45pm Box Office 01242 258002 www.bacontheatre.co.uk

Saturday October 25

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU, with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248

Thursday October 28

*Megson in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
Info: 01684 295074

Wednesday October 29

Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899

Saturday November 1

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Stroud Ceilidh with Captain Swing and Mike Griffiths calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

Wednesday November 5

*Show of Hands at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £20 Info: 0844 576 2210

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Musical Folk, with Madeliene Smith 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

Thursday November 6

*St Agnes’ Fountain (Chris Leslie et al) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427

Saturday November 8

*Charity Barn Dance in Churchdown featuring Musical Folk (more details later) Info: 01452 616326

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Friday November 14

**Sharon Shannon at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537

Sunday November 16

Johnny Coppin at Forest Folk Club at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. John Shaw & Geoff Reeve-Black - Appalachian (Mountain) Dulcimer extravaganza. The evening will combine a 'workshop' and performance. (see http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/JohnShaw )Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house. Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk

Tuesday November 18

*Sarah McQuaid in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
Info: 01684 295074

Wednesday November 19

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. One Third of Tump and a Bead, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: roly@mothy.co.uk

Saturday November 22

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Kit & Boodle Band, caller Dick Brice £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248

Monday November 24

*Nancy Kerr, with James Fagan, etc at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 8pm £13.50 Info: 0844 576 2210

Wednesday November 26

Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899

Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden with Commonground GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)

Wednesday December 3

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Pitchpole, with Lionel Parkhouse & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

Saturday December 6

Stroud Ceilidh with Bedlam and Nick Walden calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

Wednesday December 10

Lassington Oak Mummers are in Ledbury 8pm. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Friday December12

*Maddy Prior with the Carnival Band – Carols & Capers Tour - at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 7.30pm £20 Info: 01684 295074

Saturday December 13

**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 7.30pm Info: 01453 760900

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Christmas Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com

Tuesday December 16

*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal William, Cranham for Carols, Mumming, and Seasonal Songs 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday December 17

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Christmas Party. Musical Folk, with club callers 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Lassington Oak Mummers are in Gloucester 8pm. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: roly@mothy.co.uk

Thursday December 18

**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Bacon Theatre Dean Close School, Shelburne Rd GL51 6HE 7.30pm Info: 01242 258002 http:// www.bacontheatre.co.uk

Friday December 19

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are mumming 7.45pm Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com

Saturday December 20

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Bad, caller tbc £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248

Sunday December 21

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. Christmas Party and Singaround Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house. Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk

Friday December 26

All the usual frivolity outside Gloucester Cathedral at 12 noon, with Gloucestershire Morris Men, (Who will be in Cheltenham from 9.30am) and Mummers, Lassington Oak Morris Men,(Who will be in The Fountain Inn from 11am) England’s Glory Ladies Morris,etc.

Saturday December 27

26th Annual Christmas Barn Dance at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 8pm £10.50 Info: 0844 576 2210

Wednesday December 31

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

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Saturday January 3

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Stroud Ceilidh with Toothless Mary and Phil Bassindale calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

Wednesday January 7

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Baily’s Beads, with Marj Hendy 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday January 10

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has their Annual Ball at Pittville School, Albert Road, CheltenhamGL52 3JD 7.30 – 11.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Wednesday January 21

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Peterfolk, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday January 24

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Plump Hill Band, caller Andy Scarf £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
Saturday January 31

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Thursday January 29

Fairport Convention make their annual pilgrimage to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 7.30pm Info: 01684 295074 Will almost certainly sell out! Tickets not yet on sale though.

Tuesday February 3

**Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas et al with Transatlantic Sessions at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7.30pm £28.50 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson

Wednesday February 4

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Musical Folk, with Keith Dench and Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Thursday February 7

Stroud Ceilidh with Jam & Crumpet Band and Geof Cubitt calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Wednesday February 18

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Bee’s Knees, with Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Wednesday February 25

*The Unthanks with 10 piece ensemble at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7pm £20.96 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson

Saturday February 28

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Life of Riley Band, caller Penny Plowden £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248

Wednesday March 4

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. David Bradley, with Marj & Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday March 7

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Saturday March 14

Stroud Ceilidh with Tickled Pink and Gordon Potts calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Newcomer’s Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Wednesday March 18

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kevin Downham, with Gillian Jackson 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday March 28

North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248

Wednesday April 1

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. AGM Just Us, with Lionel Parkhouse 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday April 4

Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900

April 9

**Feast of Fiddles make their annual visit to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 Tickets not yet on sale

Wednesday April 15

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co, with Dee Chapman 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday April 18

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Day School with Fiona Grant (Bristol) Advanced, General, and Begiiners. Evening Social Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Wednesday April 29

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Roger Wilkins, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday May 9

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Wednesday May 13

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Musical Folk, with Alan davies 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Thursday May 16

Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk

Wednesday May 27

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. The Downfielders, with Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Wednesday June 10

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Brian McMinn, with Marj Hendy & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Saturday June 20

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

Wednesday June 24

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Baily’s Beads, with Geoff Elwell 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk

Wednesday July 8

The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Bring & Share supper Musical Folk, with club callers 8pm Visitors £3 Info: Gwen 01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk





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