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Sunday February 1
 
Forest Folk Club with Thornbridge Trio 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
  
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
NEW - MUSIC ON SUNDAY at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
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 February 2
 
*The New Rope String Band - on their last ever year of touring! At St Laurence Church Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm Tickets: £12 (under 18 concessions £9) Info: 01453 760900 (Stroud Subscription Rooms)
 
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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday 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 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 (nearest to Gloucestershire)
 
Folk Night featuring Gwilym Davies (launch of his new CD) and the fabulous Four Candles 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
 
Music session at Ye Olde Dursley Hotel (formerly The Bell Hotel), 13 Long Street, Dursley GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk
 
Singers Night at the Brockweir Inn, Brockweir. NP16 7NG By Brockweir Bridge. 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
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN   in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
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
 
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
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
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 at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, 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 February 5
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) with Andy Smith at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
Folk Night Music session with Mike Scott at Beaufort Hunt ,72 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AG 8pm Limited Floor slots available 1st Thursday Info: Jo on 07974 381333
 
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 Gibbins 07824 836640 http://www.glos-care.nhs.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  www.minchfolkclub.org
 
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 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 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
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara  01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/
 
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
 
Friday February 6
 
*Carrivick Sisters at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427 8pm £12.50
 
*Jackie Oates in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 – CANCELLED, SORRY!
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857
 
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
 
Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk 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 February 7
 
*Hartpury Orchard Centre Wassail HARTPURY ORCHARD CENTRE in BLACKWELL’S END
GL19 3DB 7pm HOT FOOD   CIDER & PERRY Wrap up warm, bring a torch, and come and
enjoy a traditional evening with the old customs……  toasting the orchard, pouring cider on the tree roots,
wassailing the trees,and a bit of singing to follow! ADMISSION FREE! (CHARGE FOR FOOD & DRINK)
www.tasteandexplore.com
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Jam & Crumpet Band and Geof Cubitt calling at Lansdown Hall (note change of venue)  GL5 1BB 8pm Info: 01453 760900 http://stroudceilidhs.co.uk
 
*Ceilidh with Peterfolk at Kendal Road Baptist Church GL2 0NB 7 – 10pm £8 inc supper (filled potatoes) Info: Sarah 07851 039278
 
*Lewis & Leigh at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net
 
* Hattie Briggs – Stroud s/s with  Asha McCarthy (cello)  and Barney Morse-Brown – Pitchcombe Village Hall nr Stroud 7.30pm £9  tel 01453 763330    email tickets@pitchcombe.com
 
* Hannah Scott s/s from Suffolk + hergtrst Stefano Della Casa at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD Info: 07791 323869.
 
* Seth Bye & Katie Griffin - young Glos. duo at Stroud Brewery  8pm
 
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
 
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 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 February 8
 
NEW -  MUSIC ON SUNDAY at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Tom Poslett (Hearts & Flowers Night) 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
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
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 February 9
 
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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.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
 
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
 
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 February 10
 
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
 
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
 
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 Kingsholm Primary School, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN   in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday February 11
 
*Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) are at The Carpenters' Arms, Miserden, GL6 7JA playing their usual blend of traditional and original blues and folk, rescheduled from January 28.  Music from 8pm, excellent food at this venue.  Free entry.   Info: 01285 821283
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ  organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: sessions@the-wests.com
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
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
 
Thursday February 12
 
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 Gibbins 07824 836640 http://www.glos-care.nhs.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  www.minchfolkclub.org
 
Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street,  Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free  entry (monthly 2nd
Thursday) Info:  andyscarf@yahoo.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 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 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
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara  01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/
 
Friday February 13
 
*Folk Three with Shooglenifty, supported by Chris Wood at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £20 Info: 0844 576 2210
http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/folkthree
 
*Lady Maisery at Postlip Hall, Winchcombe Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5AQ  Info: 01242 602981
* Leveret ( Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney + Rob Harbron) Stroud Sub Rooms 8pm 01453 760900
 
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
 
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
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Peter & Barbara Snape at 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 February 14
(Feast of St Valentine)
 
*Discovery (Jeff & Elaine Gillett) playing love songs at Queen Matilda Tavern, Star Lane, Avening, Tetbury GL8 8NT Info: 01453 350305 Food available, booking recommended. http://queenmatildatavern.co.uk/
 
*St Valentine’s Day Family Fund raising ceilidh with DisKan at Prema Arts Centre, Uley GL11 5SS 2.30pm £8 Info: 01453 860703
 
*Folk Three with Eliza & Martin Carthy, supported by Rory McLeod at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £20 Info: 0844 576 2210
http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/folkthree
 
Country Dancing at Highnam Parish Rooms, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG, 2pm-5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin and Linda Selwood.  £3 refreshments included. Info: Bernie bculkin@hotmail.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 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 February 15
 
*Wassail at Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook GL17 9PA (4pm-6pm) with Pete Symonds as Wassail Butler. Info: 01594 860244     www.ragmans.co.uk   email: info@ragmans.co.uk
 
*Folk Three with Seth Lakeman, supported by Blair Dunlop Band at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham 7.30pm £20 GL50 1QA  Info: 0844 576 2210
http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/folkthree
 
Forest Folk Club at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Nights £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  with Hector Gilchrist - (See : http://hectorgilchrist.co.uk/) 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
 
Patsy Reid (Scotland) at The Fleece at Bretforton nr Tewkesbury
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
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 February 16
 
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 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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.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
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Last Monday of the month 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
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 February 17
 
*Dublin Legends (The Band formerly known as The Dubliners) at Everyman Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ Info: 01242 572573
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN   in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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
 
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
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, 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/
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Thursday February 19
 
**Kathryn Tickell and The Side at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427 8pm £17.50
 
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 Gibbins 07824 836640 http://www.glos-care.nhs.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  www.minchfolkclub.org
 
Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@facebook.com
 
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 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 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
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
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
 
Friday February 20
 
Winter Mountain duo at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net
 
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
 
Country Dancing at Aston Ingham Village Hall HR9 7LS 7.30pm Info: Janet 01452 830556 (Monthly 3rd Friday)
 
Cheltenham U3A English country dancing group  3rd & 5th Fridays at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Charlton
Kings GL52 6HW (2-4 p.m.)  Info: 01242 583669
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk 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 February 21
 
*Catherine Howe & Vo Fletcher, wth Appleby Kinsey in concert at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ Info: 07979 542449 http://www.pindropvents.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 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  February 22
 
*Wassail at Churchdown Parish Council Community Orchard, Come and wake up the trees from their winter slumber! Bring anything to bang/whistle and be prepared to sing and make as much noise as you can! Meet at Churchdown Park car park, (Parish Council Offices, Parton Road)  at 3pm.
Wrap up warm and wear boots. Entrance free. Refreshments available. Info: 01452 713528, office hours (no need to book).
 
NEW -  MUSIC ON SUNDAY at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
*Breabach (Sco)- The Fleece at Bretforton nr Tewkesbury
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
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 February 23
 
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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.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
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Last Monday of the month 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
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 February 24
 
*Steve Tilston at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 8.30pm
 
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   Kings Arms Newent  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN   in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.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
 
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 evening with ‘Blondes with Beards’ at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
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 at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, 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 February 26
 
*Martin Simpson at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 8pm £15 Info: 01905 611427
 
**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
 
Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard, Winchcombe GL54 5LX 9pm onwards Free admission  4th
Thursdays Info: 01242 604120
 
Last Thursday Music/entertainment evening at  Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £7 adv  £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www. thecolefordhub.info
 
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 Gibbins 07824 836640 http://www.glos-care.nhs.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  www.minchfolkclub.org
 
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 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 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
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara  01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/
 
Friday February 27
 
*Sarah McQuaid at Westcote Village Hall, Church Westcote, Stow-on-the-Wold OX7 6SF  Info: 01993 831196
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Ron Taylor & Jeff Gillett  2nd & 4th Fridays 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 
 
Stroud Story Supper (usually!) last Friday of the month at Black Book Cafe, Silver Rooms, Stroud. Free! 7-9pm. All welcome – performers & listeners. Arrive early for a seat/slot – stories, songs, poems less than 10 mins, performed without text only. Delicious cakes and hot drinks available. Bring your own take away if you like! Relaxed and friendly. Just turn up. Kevan 01453 763703
 
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
 
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
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk 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 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
 
*Sid Harvey (English Roots/Folk) is at Wesley House, Winchcombe 8.30pm Free entry
 
French dancing with Duo Dave Shepherd, and Gielin & Anna Pack at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422
 
*Sarah McQuaid at Kempley Village Hall, Kempley, Dymock  GL18 2BP Info: 01989 780792
 
Country Dancing at Highnam Parish Rooms, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG, 2pm-5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin and Linda Selwood.  £3 refreshments included. Info: Bernie bculkin@hotmail.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 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
 
 
MARCH
Sunday March 1
 
Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
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 March 2
 
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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday 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 March 3
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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 The Swan Staunton Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN   in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/ Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: triangle@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 Brockweir Inn, Brockweir. NP16 7NG By Brockweir Bridge. 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 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
 
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
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
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 at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, 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 March 5
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) 20th Anniversary Party with Roy at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
Folk Night Music session at Beaufort Hunt ,72 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AG 8pm Floor slots available 1st Thursday Info: Jo on 07974 381333
 
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
 
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 Gibbins 07824 836640 http://www.glos-care.nhs.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  www.minchfolkclub.org
 
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 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 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
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara  01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/
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Friday March 6
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857
 
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
 
Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk 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
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Saturday March 7
 
Country Dancing at Highnam Parish Rooms, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG, 2pm-5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin and Linda Selwood.  £3 refreshments included. Info: Bernie bculkin@hotmail.co.uk
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
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 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
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Sunday March 8
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ.  Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick  01242 526038
 
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 March 9
 
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 (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
 
England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm
Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site:
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 
 
Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH
(near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web:
www.stroudmorris.org.uk
 
Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV,from 8pm. New members welcome.
Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets every Monday at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.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
 
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
 
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.
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Tuesday March 10
 
**Michael McGoldrick, with John McCusker and John Doyle (wow!) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 8pm £17.50  Info: 01905 611427
 
Wednesday March 11
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ  organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: sessions@the-wests.com
 
Friday March 13
 
*Blowzabella at Prema Arts Centre, Uley GL11 5SS 8pm £16 Info: 01453 860703
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Richard Cox  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Saturday March 14
 
*Johnny Coppin is at Chedworth Village Hall 7.30pm    01285 720005 ella.stiles@btinternet.com
 
*Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) are at The Queen Matilda, 1 Star Lane, Avening, GL8 8NT (formerly The Cross). Music from 8pm, with a few extra Irish numbers before St Patrick's Day.  Food available, booking recommended. Info: 01453 350305 http://queenmatildatavern.co.uk/
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Toothless Mary and Phil Bassindale callling 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
 
Sunday March 15
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  with Niamh Boadle - (See : http://www.niamhboadle.co.uk/) 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
 
Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com
  
Tuesday March 17
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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
 
Friday  March 20
 
*The Fureys at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £18
 
Saturday March 21
 
*Craobh Rua at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD 8pm £11.50 Info: 07791 323869.
 
*Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston in concert at Woodmancote Village Hall, Bushcombe Lane, Woodmancote, GL52 9HX 8pm £10 Info: http:www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs or from Simon Medhurst (Tel: 0797 007 8220 or smed@smedsongs.com).
 
*Fake Thackray (John Watterson) at Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4BZ 8pm £8.95 Info: 01453 549133
*Fake Thackray at France Lynch Church Rooms, Keble Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8LN Info: 01453 731715
 
Sunday March 22
 
* BROCKWEIR SPRING ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL with Gigspanner.  New wave folk trio headed by ex Steeleye Span  fiddler Peter Knight. 7.30pm. Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir NP16 7NW.
£10 in advance from Brockweir  & Hewelsfield Village shop or  Adrian Birch. 01291 689812. adrianbirch1@gmail.com . £12 on door. Refreshments available but BYO alcohol
 
Tuesday March 24
 
*Ben Walker & Josienne Clark, Double BBC Radio 2 Folk award nominees at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 8.30pm
 
Wednesday March 25
 
*Hattie Briggs in concert at Everyman Studio Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ £10.50 Info: 01242 572573
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@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
 
Thursday March 26
 
**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester GL7 1XA Info: 01285 654228 7.30pm
 
*Bill Caddick in concert at Everyman Studio  Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ £10.50 Info: 01242 572573
 
Friday March 27
 
*Fake Thackray (John Watterson) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Brian Peters   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Stroud Story Supper (usually!) last Friday of the month at Black Book Cafe, Silver Rooms, Stroud. Free! 7-9pm. All welcome – performers & listeners. Arrive early for a seat/slot – stories, songs, poems less than 10 mins, performed without text only. Delicious cakes and hot drinks available. Bring your own take away if you like! Relaxed and friendly. Just turn up. Kevan 01453 763703
 
Saturday March 28
 
*Roy Bailey in concert at Everyman Studio  Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ £10.50 Info: 01242 572573
 
Fake Thackray at Cranham Village Hall, Cranham,  Stroud GL4 8HPInfo: 01452 812943
 
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
 
French dancing with Levriad at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO
Drinks Info: 07891 717422
 
Sunday March 29
 
Forest Folk Club  with Foxglove Trio at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Tuesday March 31
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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
 
Thursday April 2
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) with Dave Blick at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Saturday April 4
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900 http://stroudceilidhs.co.uk
 
Sunday April 5
 
NO MEETING of Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com
 
Wednesday April 8
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ  organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: sessions@the-wests.com
 
Thursday April 9
 
**Feast of Fiddles make their annual visit to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 Tickets now on sale
 
Friday April 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Mick Holditch   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Saturday April 11
 
*Phil Beer at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm
 
Tuesday April 14
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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
 
*Sarah McQuaid at Daglingworth Village Hall, Overley Road, Daglingworth, Gloucestershire GL7 7AE
07796 918964
 
*Barn Dance, with Gordon the Hedgehog, caller  Mike Holloway at The Painswick Centre, Painswick 7pm £10 inc Ploughman’s Supper. Bar Info: 01452 812649
 
*BROCKWEIR SPRING ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL with Steve Tilston. Award-winning singer-songwriter. 7.30pm. Mackenzie Hall Brockweir NP16 7NW. £8 in advance from Brockweir  & Hewelsfield Village shop or  Adrian Birch. 01291 689812. adrianbirch1@gmail.com. £10 on door. Refreshments available but BYO alcohol.
 
*Hazel O’Connor at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester GL7 1XA Info: 01285 654228 7.30pm
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
French dancing with Levriad at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO
Drinks Info: 07891 717422
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Day School with Fiona Grant (Bristol) Advanced, General, and Beginners. 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
 
Sunday April 19
 
**Maddy Prior MBE, with Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and Hannah James, in concert at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve GL52 8LU 7.45pm £16 Info: 0844 576 2210 www.cleeveconcerts.co.uk www.maddyprior.co.uk
 
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
 
Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com
  
Wednesday April 22
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Friday April 24
 
*Fisherman’s Friends in concert at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £25.30 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
*Spiro at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Stroud Story Supper (usually!) last Friday of the month at Black Book Cafe, Silver Rooms, Stroud. Free! 7-9pm. All welcome – performers & listeners. Arrive early for a seat/slot – stories, songs, poems less than 10 mins, performed without text only. Delicious cakes and hot drinks available. Bring your own take away if you like! Relaxed and friendly. Just turn up. Kevan 01453 763703
 
Tuesday April 28
 
*Sunjay at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 8.30pm
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
Wednesday April 29
 
*Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899 Last Weds
 
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
 
Thursday April 30
 
*Sam Lee and Band at Evergreen Hall Church Walk Broadwell Coleford GL16 7BN
 
Friday May 1
 
Happenstance Border Morris are at Cleeve Hill Golf Club at dawn Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm 
 
Sunday May 3
 
NO MEETING of Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Wednesday May 6
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ  organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: sessions@the-wests.com
 
Thursday May 7
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) with Andy Scarf at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
Friday May 8
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey
 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Saturday May 9
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Tuesday May 12
 
Irish music session at the Daneway Inn, Sapperton, Cirencester GL7  6LN Info: 01285 760297
 
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
 
Sunday May 17
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights   at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com   http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
Sarah McQuaid at Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Wednesday May 20
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Friday May 22
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Saturday May 23
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
French dancing with Venn at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO
Drinks Info: 07891 717422 
 
Sunday May 24
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Monday May 25
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Tuesday May 26
 
*The Young Uns in concert at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net
 
Wednesday May 27
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899 Last Weds
 
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
 
Thursday May 28
 
Friday May 29
(Oak Apple Day – Birthday of King Charles II)
 
Stroud Story Supper (usually!) last Friday of the month at Black Book Cafe, Silver Rooms, Stroud. Free! 7-9pm. All welcome – performers & listeners. Arrive early for a seat/slot – stories, songs, poems less than 10 mins, performed without text only. Delicious cakes and hot drinks available. Bring your own take away if you like! Relaxed and friendly. Just turn up. Kevan 01453 763703
 
Saturday May 30
 
Country Dancing at Highnam Parish Rooms, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG, 2pm-5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin and Linda Selwood.  £3 refreshments included. Info: Bernie bculkin@hotmail.co.uk
 
Sunday May 31
 
Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com
  
Friday June 5
 
*Commonground in concert at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester GL7 1XA Info: 01285 654228 7.30pm
 
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
 
Friday June 12
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday June 19
 
Stroud Story Supper (usually!) last Friday of the month at Black Book Cafe, Silver Rooms, Stroud. Free! 7-9pm. All welcome – performers & listeners. Arrive early for a seat/slot – stories, songs, poems less than 10 mins, performed without text only. Delicious cakes and hot drinks available. Bring your own take away if you like! Relaxed and friendly. Just turn up. Kevan 01453 763703
 
Saturday June 20
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
French dancing with Andro Sisters and All Accoustic at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422 
 
Sunday June 21
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  with Thomas McCarthy - (See : http://www.thomasmccarthyfolk.com/) 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
 
Wednesday June 24
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899 Last Weds
 
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
 
Thursday June 25
 
Martin Carthy at Evergreen Hall Church Walk Broadwell Coleford GL16 7BN
 
Friday June 26
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Steve Ashley 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
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
 
Friday July 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Shanty Night with Chris Beaumont and Rod Penlington  8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm  
 
Friday July 17
 
Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk http://www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk/
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday July 24
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Wendy Arrowsmith  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday September 11
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Dark Island (Alex & Scotty)  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday September 25
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ Open Night 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday October 9
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ Tony Poulter 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday October 23
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ Open Night  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday November 13
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ Shan & Martin Graebe 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday November 27
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ TBA Reservoir Mandolin Band 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm
 
Friday December 11
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ Xmas at the Folk Club 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm





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