Urban Folk Quartet are at Brockweir on November 7th, and May Hill on November 8th. (see below for details)

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OCTOBER (250 events we know about)
Friday October 31
 
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 
 
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
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 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
 
NOVEMBER (236 events we know about)
Saturday November 1
 
*Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman (BBC Radio 2 folk award winners 2013) at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester GL7 1XA 7.30pm Info: 01285 654228
 
*Banshee Pirate Ceilidh Band at Halloween Spooktacular at Redbrook Millennium Green – 3 course meal, shanties, and dancing 6.30pm til late £25 Info: Lizzie 0770 252 8109 or Ben 07584 353 429
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Captain Swing and Mike Griffiths calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday November 2
 
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
 
*Song Workshop led by Sandra Kerr at Dark Horse in Moseley Village from 11am to 5pm.  The cost is £35 (including unlimited tea and coffee!) Info: Pam (Traditional Arts Team) 0121 247 3856
pam@tradartsteam.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 November 3
 
*May Thrill at The Moody Cow, Upton Bishop HR9 7TT 7.30pm £15 inc hot supper etc Info: 01989 780 470 
 
Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly  Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com
 
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 Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 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 on 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.co.uk
 
MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.
 
Tuesday November 4
 
*Pagoda (Paul Hutchinson & Karen Wimshurst) in concert at Dursley Town Hall, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4BS 7:30pm Tickets £12/£10 Info: http://www.traditionalmusicmaking.org.uk/concerts.html
 
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, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) 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 Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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)
 
Country Dancing at Brand Green, Pauntley V H,Brand Green Road, nr Redmarley GL19 3JD 7.30pm Info: Jeannette 01531 821535 1st Tues
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday November 5
 
*Show of Hands at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  7.30pm  £20 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Madeliene Smith 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
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: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday November 6
 
**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner at Lower Swell Village Hall 7.30 Info: Mo 07903 829685 www.peterknight.net SOLD OUT, SORRY!
 
*St Agnes’ Fountain (Chris Leslie et al) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
UkeStroud  -  jam session for ukulele players at Pitchcombe village hall GL6 6LU (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 8 –
10pm BYO drinks. £1 in pot. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
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
 
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/
 
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/
 
Friday November 7
 
*Urban Folk Quartet (Joe Broughton and friends) in concert at MacKenzie Hall, Brockweir, Chepstow NP16 7NW. Doors 7.15 £8 Refreshments. BYO alcohol Info: Adrian 01291 689812 adrianbirch1@gmail.com
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 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
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays
 
Saturday November 8
 
*Urban Folk Quartet (Joe Broughton and friends) in concert at May Hill Village Hall, All Saints Road, May Hill, Longhope, Glos GL17 0NL 7.30pm £8 Info: 01452 830899 Jenny on jennygrass@aol.com
 
*Charity Barn Dance at  Churchdown Community Centre featuring Musical Folk, with John Boucher calling 8pm BYO supper £7.50  Info:  John 01452 855431 in aid of Churchdown Age Concern Minibus
 
*Ceildh with Phoenix Dance Band, with caller Sue Barker, at Whiteway Colony Hall GL6 7ER 7.45pm Info: John 01 285 821291
 
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 Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday November 9
 
*Paul Hutchinson’s (Belshazzars Feast, Hoover the Dog etc) 3rd Music Day at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   10.15 – 16.15. Cost will be £25 to include a light lunch, tea/coffee and cake.  Places are limited to 20. Book by e-mail to Sharron at  chris.hill@gmx.com
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Duncan Abbott 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  Sundays monthly
 
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 November 10
 
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 Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Edge Reels (Scottish Dancing), Edge Village Hall, The Green, Edge, Stroud GL6 6PA 8pm Info: George & Elizabeth 01453 833016 or Ian & Jane 01453 762591 buchanan.el@gmail.com (2nd Monday Feb – May) http://www.edgereelers.care4free.net/index.htm
 
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.
 
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
 
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
 
Tuesday November 11
 
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
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at   The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) 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 Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Wednesday November 12
 
Elaine & Jeff Gillett at Carpenters Arms,  Miserden GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283
 
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: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday November 13
 
*Songs from the Shed at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 The Cadbury Sisters at 7.15pm followed by The 78 Project Movie  " A musical journey across America, where some of the earliest field recordings of traditional songs recreated using an original 1930's Presto direct-to-disc recorder. These lo-fi recordings offer a fascinating glimpse into the early days of popular music culture." 8pm.
 
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, Armistice Pals’ Night  with Johnny Coppin,The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
Every Thursday in term time Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance 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
 
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/
 
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/
 
Friday November 14
 
**Sharon Shannon at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
 
*Vikki Clayton, with Steve Parker in concert at Chipping Norton School, Burford Road 7.30pm £14 Info: 01608 645511 liztravelling@gmail.com All proceeds to Teenage Cancer Trust
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Riverfolk  Armistice Pals Night with Johnny Coppin, 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 
 
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
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 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 November 15
 
*Barn Dance in the Armstrong Hall Chapel Street, Thornbury, South Glos. BS35 2BJ  at 7.30 pm, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Live music with the Busketeers band, caller Alan Holder, supper included and bar available.  Call Naomi on 07840 107935 for tickets: £12 for adults, £6 for children.
 
Cadbury Sisters at Clevedon Community Cinema plus The Coen Brothers Film ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ is also being shown in the auditorium that night, featuring songs from Dan Tyminski, Alison Krauss, Emmy Lou harris, Fairfield Four, Cox Family, The Whites, The  Peasall Sisters etc  7pm BS21 6NN £12 Info:
Cinema: 01275 871 000
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday November 16
 
Glosfolk performers in Cloucester City Centre from 12 – 4pm
 
‘Armistice Pals’ Night with Johnny Coppin at Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  John Shaw & Geoff Reeve-Black - Appalachian (Mountain) Dulcimer extravaganza. The evening will combine a 'workshop' and performance. (see http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/JohnShaw  )Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
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
 
*Swedish Dance, Bradbury Hall, 117 Waterford Road Henleaze, Bristol  BS9 4BT 4.30 - 8.00 pm. Cost £7 polska, schottis and mazurka. Some instruction will be given, you should be able to join in most of the dances with no previous experience. Live music from Bristol Spelmanslag. Tea, coffee, squash provided, and Scandinavian savoury and sweet nibbles. Bring your own beer or wine if you like. Info: Http://www.empson1.freeserve.co.uk/dance.html
   
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 November 17
 
Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly  Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com 
 
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 Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Stow-on-the-Wold Scottish Country Dance Group meets at St Edwards Church Rooms, Stow-on-the-
Wold GL54 1AB (not 1st Monday) Juniors 5.30pm, Adults 7pm Info: Brenda 01451 831876
 
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 on 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.co.uk
 
MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.
 
Tuesday November 18
 
*Sarah McQuaid in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
 Info: 01684 295074
The Coen Brothers Film ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ is also being shown in the auditorium that night, featuring songs from Dan Tyminski, Alison Krauss, Emmy Lou harris, Fairfield Four, Cox Family, The Whites, The  Peasall Sisters etc at 6.15pm
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at   White Horse Mitcheldean From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) 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 Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm  Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
‘Steady and Easy Mainly English Session’ at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 8.30pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com  3rd Tuesday
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday November 19
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  One Third of Tump and a Bead, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
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 1st, 3rd Wednesdays (also 5th Wed if there is one)
 
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
 
3rd Wednesday 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: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday November 20
 
Gloucester Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) – Look out for Glosfolk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/victorian-christmas-market-2014
 
Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@facebook.com 3rd Thursday
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
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 November 21
 
Gloucester Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) – Look out for Glosfolk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/victorian-christmas-market-2014
 
**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
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
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 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 November 22
 
Gloucester Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) – Look out for Glosfolk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/victorian-christmas-market-2014
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Kit & Boodle Band, caller Dick Brice £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
French dancing with Kantref at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO
Drinks Info: 07891 717422 
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday November 23
 
Gloucester Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) – Look out for Gklosfolk performers! Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/events/victorian-christmas-market-2014
 
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 November 24
 
*Nancy Kerr, with James Fagan, etc at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  8pm £13.50 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
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
 
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 Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Stow-on-the-Wold Scottish Country Dance Group meets at St Edwards Church Rooms, Stow-on-the-
Wold GL54 1AB (not 1st Monday) Juniors 5.30pm, Adults 7pm Info: Brenda 01451 831876
 
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
 
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 November 25
 
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
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at  1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday White Swan Staunton From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) 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 Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 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
 
Wednesday November 26
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899
 
Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden with Commonground GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)
 
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: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday November 27
 
*Pocket Orchestra at Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £7 adv  £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.Forestbookshop.com
 
**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 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
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
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
 
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/
 
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/
 
Friday November 28
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Ron Field – autoharp, songs, guitar PLUS Dark Island (Alex & Scotty)  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 
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 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
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays
 
Saturday November 29
 
*Folkinchurch -  An Evening With The Gloucestershire Morris Men and The GMM Mummers at Christchurch Abbeydale Gloucester 7.30pm till 10.00pm Ticket only £5.00 (includes ploughman’s and refreshments)
Info: Mike 01452 410132/716219 Mob 07948529394 cockerdog@blueyonder.co.uk
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
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Sunday November 30
 
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
 
Folk Music  at Salutation Inn, Ham, Berkeley GL13 9QH From about 8pm Last Sundays plus occasional Monday music sessions. Info: 01453 810284 www.sallyatham.com
 
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)

NOVEMBER
Monday December 1
 
Tuesday December 2
 
Happenstance Border Morris are at North Street Winchcombe for late night shopping 6pm Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday December 3
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Pitchpole, with Lionel Parkhouse & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Friday December 5
 
International Mummers Festival – various venues in Gloucester until December 6 Info: 01453 763181 http://www.mummersunconvention.com/
 
Saturday December 6
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Bedlam and Nick Walden calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
International Mummers Festival – various venues in Gloucester until December 6 Info: 01453 763181 http://www.mummersunconvention.com/
 
Sunday December 7
 
Forest Folk Club  with Craig & Willoughby 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  
 
Monday December 8
(Birthday of Ric Sanders)
 
Tuesday December 9
 
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
 
Wednesday December 10
 
Lassington Oak Mummers are in Ledbury 8pm. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/    
 
Friday December 12
 
*Maddy Prior with the Carnival Band – Umpteenth Carols & Capers Tour - at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm £20 Info: 01684 295074 (Tickets now on general sale)
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Night Watch ( Ian Pittaway & Andy Casserley )   seasonal songs and tunes:  cittern, lute,  recorders  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday December 13
 
**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 7.30pm  Info: 01453 760900
 
French dancing with Woodwose at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO
Drinks Info: 07891 717422 
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Christmas Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
 
Sunday December 14
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Mike Weaver 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  Sundays monthly
 
Tuesday December 16
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal William, Cranham for Carols, Mumming, and Seasonal Songs 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday December 17
 
Christmas Party at 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 
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Christmas Party. Musical Folk, with club callers  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Lassington Oak Mummers are in Gloucester 8pm. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/    
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ  organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: sessions@the-wests.com
 
Thursday December 18
 
**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Bacon Theatre Dean Close School, Shelburne Rd GL51 6HE  7.30pm  Info: 01242 258002        http:// www.bacontheatre.co.uk
 
**Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Mince Pie Special! 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
Friday December 19
 
*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are mumming  at Salutation Inn, Ham, Berkeley GL13 9QH From about 8pm. Info: 01453 810284 www.sallyatham.com
 
Saturday December 20
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Bad, caller tbc £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Sunday December 21
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Christmas Party and Singaround Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
Tuesday December 23
 
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
 
Friday December 26
 
All the usual frivolity outside Gloucester Cathedral at 12 noon, with Gloucestershire Morris Men, (Who will be in Cheltenham from 9.30am)  and Mummers, Lassington Oak Morris Men,(Who will be in The Fountain Inn from 11am) England’s Glory Ladies Morris,etc.
 
Saturday December 27
 
26th Annual Christmas Barn Dance at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  8pm £10.50 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
Tuesday December 30
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday December 31
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
2015
Saturday January 3
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Toothless Mary and Phil Bassindale calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Wednesday January 7
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Baily’s Beads, with Marj Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday January 9
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday January 10
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has their Annual Ball at Pittville School, Albert Road, CheltenhamGL52 3JD  7.30 – 11.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Stroud Wassail - Morris, Beasts, Mummers & Wassailing in Stroud, various venues from 10am Info:  01453 763181  http://stroudwassail.com/
 
Wednesday January 21
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Peterfolk, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday January 23
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday January 24
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Plump Hill Band, caller Andy Scarf £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
Saturday January 31
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Thursday January 29
 
Fairport Convention make their annual pilgrimage to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm Info: 01684 295074 Will almost certainly sell out! (Tickets now on general sale)
 
Tuesday February 3
 
**Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas et al with Transatlantic Sessions at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7.30pm £28.50 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson
 
Wednesday February 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Keith Dench and Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday February 6
 
*Carrivick Sisters at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427 8pm £12.50
 
Saturday February 7
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Jam & Crumpet Band and Geof Cubitt calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday February 18
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Bee’s Knees, with Pete Hendy  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
**Kathryn Tickell and The Side at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427 8pm £17.50
 
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
 
Thursday February 26
 
*Martin Simpson at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 8pm £15 Info: 01905 611427
 
Friday February 27
 
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
Saturday February 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Life of Riley Band, caller Penny Plowden £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday March 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  David Bradley, with Marj & Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday March 7
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
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
 
Friday March 13
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Richard Cox  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday March 14
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Tickled Pink and Gordon Potts calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Newcomer’s Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday March 18
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kevin Downham, with Gillian Jackson  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday  March 20
 
*The Fureys at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £18
 
Friday March 27
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Brian Peters   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday March 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday April 1
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  AGM Just Us, with Lionel Parkhouse 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 4
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Thursday April 9
 
**Feast of Fiddles make their annual visit to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 Tickets not yet on sale
 
Friday April 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Mick Holditch   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday April 15
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co, with Dee Chapman 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 18
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Day School with Fiona Grant (Bristol) Advanced, General, and 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
 
Friday April 24
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday April 29
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Roger Wilkins, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
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 
 
Friday May 8
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey
 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday May 9
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday May 13
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Alan davies 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Thursday May 16
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
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 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
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
 
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
 
Wednesday May 27
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  The Downfielders, with Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday June 10
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Brian McMinn, with Marj Hendy & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday June 12
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.TBA   2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday June 20
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday June 24
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Baily’s Beads, with Geoff Elwell 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday June 26
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Steve Ashley 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday July 8
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Bring & Share supper Musical Folk, with club callers 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday July 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night TBC  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Friday July 24
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Wendy Arrowsmith  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Friday September 11
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Dark Island (Alex & Scotty)  2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk





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