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JUNE (215 events)

Thursday June 29


*Happenstance Border Morris are at Cleeve Hill Society. Morris 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £8 adv  £9 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Last Thursday Guest: Paul Hutchinson


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 -  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna 07824 836640 


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/ 


Irish Acoustic Night at The Crown & Sceptre, 98 Horns Road, Stroud GL5 1EG Led by the amazing Tim Potts. They call themselves "Rodda's Hairy Craic" and there are up to 20 -25 of them. It starts around 8pm and finishes at closing time (11.00pm) Info: 01453762588 www.crownandsceptrestroud.com  last Thursday


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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Friday June 30


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 


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


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 


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 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org  


JULY (185 events)
Saturday July 1


*Lassington Oak Morris Men 40th Anniversary Day of Dance with invited guests including Ragged & Old Morris Dancers, and Styx of Stroud Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ Various venues tba


*The Tattered Court Border Morris are at Montpellier Midsummer Fiesta Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  


Johnny Coppin’s 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 Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 2


Wimberry Step Clog are at Harts Barn Farm pm (tbc). Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


Forest Folk Club at the The Royal Oak, Whitecroft near Lydney GL15 4PG Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. singers night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com    


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) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt 


Monday July 3


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Village Inn, Twyning (with Appleyard Traditional Dancers) 8pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


Folk at the Club in the function room at Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2ER. Folk At The Club is a brand new 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 http://www.facebook.com/bill.craswell 


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


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 July 4


**Glos Folk AGM at The Fountain Inn, Westgate Street, Gloucester at 7.30pm, followed at 8.30pm (if not before) by a music session. All are welcome to attend, but only Glos Folk members may vote. Info: 01452 780401 peter@petercripps.co.uk


*Steve Ashley in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  8.30pm £15 Info: 01684 295074


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Snowshill Arms 7.45 pm, The Crown & Trumpet 8.45pm. With Chipping Campden Morris Men Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Malvern Hills Hotel WR13 6DW with Old Meg Morris  8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Irish Music Session at The Bear at Bisley, Stroud GL6 7BQ  Info: 01452 770265


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


Mainly English music session at  The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 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  


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk (repeated Thursday 6 – 7pm) http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


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)
 
Singers Night at the Rose & Crown Rose & Crown Inn Monmouth Road Tintern Nr Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 6SE  7.30. All welcome to sing, play listen and join in. No PA. Info: adrianbirch1@gmail.com  01291 689812. (1st Tuesday)


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


Wednesday July 5


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The New Harp, Hoarwithy HR2 6QH at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Woolpack, Stonehouse (tbc) 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


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  


Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-Mail: williams147@btinternet.com 


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


Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday in the Function Room of the Conservative Club, Moor Street, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/


Thursday July 6


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 -  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna 07824 836640 


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/ 


Roving Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Kempley Village Hall, GL18 2BP 8pm Free Admission BYO refreshments, (Beer on tap!) Info: Stephanie  rose_stephanie@hotmail.co.uk  


Folk Night Music session at Beaufort Hunt ,72 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AG 8pm £2 Floor slots available Info: Jo on 07974 381333 1st Thursday


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


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


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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk


Friday July 7


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, 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 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org  


Saturday July 8


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at More Hall Fête  pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


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 with Venn


Johnny Coppin’s 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 Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 9


*800 Years And Counting. (2-5pm) at Hopewell Colliery near Cannop, Berry Hill Silver Band and folk group The Six-Foot Way feature in the 800th anniversary celebration of the 1217 Charter of the Forests and its enduring legacy, particularly in the Forest of Dean. Info: CFWDS@coalway.f9.co.uk  (07766 182667) and cheryl.mayo@btinternet.com  (07919 251771)


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 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/   Guests: Si Barron


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Colin Sillence & friends


Music session at The Butcher’s Arms, Chapel Lane, Mickleton GL55 6SD  From 8.30pm Info: 01386 438285 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) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt 


Monday July 10


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are teaching Cub Scouts from 6pm, then at Tudor Arms, Slimbridge 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


Community Choir at Churchdown Library, Parton Rd., Churchdown, GL3 2AF meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, from 7.30 to about 9.00. The repertoire is mostly folk song: rounds, shanties, spirituals, traditional and contemporary folk.  There is no audition, and no need to read music, just come along and have a go. The charge is £3 per session Info: Barbara 01452 714544


Irish Set Dancing at the Star in Wotton Under Edge, Market Street, GL12 7AE 8 – 10.15pm –- beginners welcome - no partner necessary - experienced callers Val Knight and Sharon Carr - live music from the Perfect Cure Band who play for the Irish Set Dancing at Chippenham and Sidmouth Folk Festivals.  Suggested donation to charity £2.  Info: jillyelliot@gmail.com usually second and fourth Mondays of every month (Not August)


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/


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 July 11


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Plough, Prestbury 7.45 pm. With England’s Glory Ladies Morris Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


Mainly English music session at  The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB  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  


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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk (repeated Thursday 6 – 7pm) http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Wednesday July 12


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Club Callers + Musical Folk (Party) Last meeting of the season


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Boat, Penallt NP25 4SE at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Fleet Inn, Twyning Gl20 6FL with faithful City MM 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


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


Mr Twitchetts Live Music 2nd Wednesday 7.30pm Free admission


Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-Mail: williams147@btinternet.com 


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


Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday in the Function Room of the Conservative Club, Moor Street, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/   


Thursday July 13


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Plaisterer’s Arms, Winchcombe 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


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


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 -  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna 07824 836640 


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/ Guests: The Moonrakers from Oxford


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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Friday July 14


Mitcheldean folk festival (until 16th)


*Johnny Coppin is at Gloucester Classical Music Festival -  with Paul Burgess and local choirs at St Mary de Crypt Church, Southgate Street  7.30pm info email: sebfield82@gmail.com 


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 £2 (2nd & last Fridays) Info: 01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk    


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 


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 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org  


Saturday July 15


Mitcheldean folk festival (until 16th) with The Tattered Court Border Morris   among many others


*Brimstone, 4 piece celtic folk band will be playing at The Bell Inn, Moreton-in-Marsh 7.30pm.  Free entry.


*Karen Mueller in concert in a  special Autoharp and Mountain Dulcimer Concert.  Mischief Afoot, a popular local group from Stroud, will be a lively supporting act. Singer/songwriter Jeff Gillett, who plays guitar, mandola, mandolin, mountain dulcimer and concertina, is joined by an accomplished fiddle player, Becky Dellow, and John Davis, a superb player  on  recorder and Bodhran, at Stonehouse Baptist Church, 10B Gloucester Rd, Stonehouse, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10 2PB. 7.30pm (Doors 7pm) £10 (Daytime workshop £25 Info: Sue at sue.edwards5@talktalk.net  or at 01453 750513


Johnny Coppin’s 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 Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 16


Mitcheldean folk festival 


*Brimstone, 4 piece celtic folk band will be playing in the bar of The Noel Arms Hotel, High St, Chipping Campden GL55 6AT.  Free entry, free parking in the square.
 
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 Sing Around


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) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt 


Monday July 17


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Yew Tree, Longhope, GL17 0QD with England’s Glory Ladies Morris, and Wimberry Clog, at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*The Mellstock Trio with the music of Thomas Hardy at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 7.30pm £13.50 Info: 01905 611427


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/


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


Folk at the Club in the function room at Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2ER. Folk At The Club is a brand new 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 http://www.facebook.com/bill.craswell 
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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 July 18


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


Mainly English music session at  Tuesday 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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk (repeated Thursday 6 – 7pm) http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Wednesday July 19


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Radnor Arms, Coleshill 7.45 pm. With Ickneild Way Morris Men Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Star Inn, Whiteshill GL6 6AE  8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Vale Arms, Minety, with Malmesbury MM (tbc) 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


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 (also 5th Wed if there is one)


Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-Mail: williams147@btinternet.com 


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


Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday in the Function Room of the Conservative Club, Moor Street, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/   


Thursday July 20


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Yew Tree, Conderton 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


*Wimberry Step Clog are at The Swan, Staunton (Corse) with Appleyard Traditional Dancers, and Old Meg Morris. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


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


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 -  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna 07824 836640 


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


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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Friday July 21
(Birthday of Cara Dillon)


*Grand re-opening party at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  dancing from Gloucestershire Morris Men, music from The Unsung Roots.


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 


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 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org


Saturday July 22


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Strawberry Fair, Moat House, Uckington 2.45pm and 3.30pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at Cirencester Farmer’s Market 11am onwards Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com


Johnny Coppin’s 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 Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 23


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Cherington Fête 2 – 5pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


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 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/   Guests: Shan & Martin Graebe New guests tba


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) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt


Monday July 24


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Green Dragon, Cockleford 8pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


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/  


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


Irish Set Dancing at the Star in Wotton Under Edge, Market Street, GL12 7AE 8 – 10.15pm –- beginners welcome - no partner necessary - experienced callers Val Knight and Sharon Carr - live music from the Perfect Cure Band who play for the Irish Set Dancing at Chippenham and Sidmouth Folk Festivals.  Suggested donation to charity £2.  Info: jillyelliot@gmail.com usually second and fourth Mondays of every month


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 July 25


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


Mainly English music session at Kings Arms Newent, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA 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  


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk (repeated Thursday 6 – 7pm) http://www.triangleradio.co.uk


Wednesday July 26


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Yew Tree, Peterstow HR9 6JZ at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Red Lion, Wainlodes GL2 9LW 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Rose & Crown, with Stroud Morris Dancers 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  


Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-Mail: williams147@btinternet.com 


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


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


Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday in the Function Room of the Conservative Club, Moor Street, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/   


Thursday July 27


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Royal Oak, Gretton 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


*Wimberry Step Clog are at The Dog & Muffler, Joyford. 8pm Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


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, caller Gerald Tween will 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


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 -  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna 07824 836640 


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)


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Last Thursday


Irish Acoustic Night at The Crown & Sceptre, 98 Horns Road, Stroud GL5 1EG Led by the amazing Tim Potts. They call themselves "Rodda's Hairy Craic" and there are up to 20 -25 of them. It starts around 8pm and finishes at closing time (11.00pm) Info: 01453762588 www.crownandsceptrestroud.com


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  


Friday July 28


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


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


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 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org  


Saturday July 29


Johnny Coppin’s 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 Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 30


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) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt


Monday July 31


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Swan, Staunton (with The Tattered Court) 8pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


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/  


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


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/
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Tuesday August 1


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Butcher’s Arms, Oakridge 7.45 pm. Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 2


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Anchor, Tintern NP16 6TE at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Swan Inn, Staunton GL19 3QA 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Beacon, and Railway Hotel, Haresfield with Styx of Stroud 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


Thursday August 3


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Beacon, Haresfield 7.30pm with Styx of Stroud Border Morris Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


Tuesday August 8


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn  7.45 pm. With Styx of Stroud Border Morris Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 9


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Alma, Linton HR9 7RY at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Daneway Cirencester GL7 6LN 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Thursday August 10


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Boat, Ashleworth  7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


Sunday August 13


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band, including John Spiers at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Lefty & Friends – 4th birthday party


Monday August 14


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn (with Styx of Stroud) 8pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


Tuesday August 15


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Sherborne Arms, Aldsworth  7.45 pm. Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 16


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Foston’s Ash GL7 6ES with Ragged & Old Morris Dancers at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


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


Thursday August 17


*Happenstance Border Morris are at The Mount, Stanton 7.30pm Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


Saturday August 19


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are on their Squire’s Tour All day Venues TBA Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Sunday August 20


*Brimstone, 4 piece celtic folk band will be playing in the bar of The Noel Arms Hotel, High St, Chipping Campden GL55 6AT.  8 – 10.30pm Free entry, free parking in the square.


Monday August 21


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Royal Oak, Prestbury (with Happenstance Border Morris) 8pm  Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


Tuesday August 22


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Baker’s Arms, Broad Campden 7.45 pm. With Shakespeare Morris Dancers Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
Wednesday August 23


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


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Butcher’s Arms, with Stroud Morris dancers) 7.30 pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


Monday August 28


*Happenstance Border Morris are at Winchcombe Show Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk


Tuesday August 29


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Boat Inn, Ashleworth GL19 4HZ, with Gloucestershire Morris Men at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


Wednesday August 30


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham 8pm and Sandford Park Ale House 8.45pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Thursday August 31


Scottish Dancing at The Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3JE
An afternoon of Scottish Dancing. 2.0pm - 5.0 pm . Tickets at door £5 All dances walked through. Spectators welcome. Come & see what Scottish dancing is like. Please note that no drinks are provided. Please bring your own water. Info: Derek  01452 306857 or Andy 01452 614995
 
Saturday September 2


*Lassington Oak Morris Men, Ragged & old Morris Dancers, and Styx of Stroud are at ‘Hands Around Gloucester’ event, Gloucester City Centre Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


*Demon Barbers at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £18.50  Info: 0844 576 2210


*Sing for Water Gloucester will be performing water-themed songs from around the world, including a specially adapted sea shanty, in Mariners’ Square, Gloucester Docks at 3.15 pm. Featuring a massed choir drawn from Community Choirs in Gloucestershire and beyond they will be raising funds in support of WaterAid. Info: Rob 01452 611809 rob@robmellors.co.uk 


Sunday September 3


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Whiteway Fête 3 pm. Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Tuesday September 5


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden  7.45 pm. Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday September 6


*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Rising Sun, Moseley Green GL15 4HN  at 8pm.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Fountain Inn, Gloucester 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Saturday September 9


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are having their Pat Snelling Day of Dance, with visiting morris and clog sides at Cheltenham Town Centre from 10am, and Sue Ryder Fête, Leckhampton Court 3.15pm. Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


*Wimberry Step Clog are at Newent Onion Fair. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


Sunday September 10


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Frampton Country Fayre 11am Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


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 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/   Guests: Chris Foster


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Hilary Pavey


Wednesday September 13


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk Season starts


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


Saturday September 16


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Horsley Fête 2pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com


Saturday September 23


Wimberry Step Clog, and Styx of Stroud, are at Stroud Folk Festival 11am. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


Wednesday September 27


*Lassington Oak Morris Men resume practices New Members welcome! 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Saturday September 30


Forest of Dean Morris Men are holding a free Cotswold Morris Workshop at Soudley Village Hall, GL14 2TZ, from 10am to 4pm. An introduction to the fun and challenge of Morris Dancing. All welcome. No prior experience necessary. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult. No need to book, just come along for all or part of the day. You will be introduced to the basics of Morris and be dancing by the end of the day. Tea, coffee, juice will be provided with a break for lunch.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


Sunday October 8


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Colin Pitts


Wednesday October 18


Wimberry Step Clog are at Vale of Castiard WI, Flaxley School Rooms. 7.30pm Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/


Thursday October 19


*Kate Rusby at Forum Theatre Malvern 7.45pm


Scottish Dancing at The Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3JE
An afternoon of Scottish Dancing. 2pm - 5pm . Tickets at door £5 All dances walked through. Spectators welcome. Come & see what Scottish dancing is like. Please note that no drinks are provided. Please bring your own water. Info: Derek  01452 306857 or Andy 01452 614995
 
October 25


**Fairport Convention and friends are giving a special charity concert at Gloucester Cathedral as part of their ‘autumn jaunt’ tour. Info: 01452 768928 Doors open 7pm. In aid of Malaika; fuelling change through education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. www.malaika.org


November 9


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 7.30pm £17 Info: 01905 611427


Sunday November 12


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Si Barron


Wednesday November 29




Thursday December 7


Scottish Dancing at The Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3JE
An afternoon of Scottish Dancing. 2.0pm - 5.0 pm . Tickets at door £5 All dances walked through. Spectators welcome. Come & see what Scottish dancing is like. Please note that no drinks are provided. Please bring your own water. Info: Derek  01452 306857 or Andy 01452 614995


Wednesday December 13


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


Sunday December 10


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £3 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guests: The Unsung Roots


Tuesday December 12


Gloucestershire Morris Men at Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden, with Carols, Mummers, and seasonalsongs


Wednesday December 20


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


Sunday December 24
(Centenary of the birth of Patrick Shuldham Shaw (1917 – 1977)


Monday December 25


Tuesday December 26
 (Boxing Day, end of close season for wren hunting)


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Queen’s Hotel, Cheltenham 9.30am, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham 10.30am, Gloucester Cathedral 12 noon Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/ With England’s Glory Ladies Morris, Lassington Oak Morris Men


2018


Saturday January 13


Stroud Wassail – preceded by two weeks of activities in and around the Stroud Valleys Info: http://stroudwassail.com/ 


Monday May 7


Cirencester Fleece Fayre Info: suzie@cirencester.gov.uk or 01285 655646 or go to www.cirencester.gov.uk/fleecefayre 
 






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