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NOVEMBER (230 events)
Friday November 17


**Peggy Seeger and Family in concert at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve GL52 8LU Info: www.peggyseeger.com 


**Ric Sanders & Vo Fletcher in concert at St James Church Welland 7.45 pm £10 Info: Viv 01684 310522 vivnelsontraining.co.uk


*Sue Edwards is running an event for Children in Need  in the Merrywalks Arcade Stroud (outside the Roman Clothes shop) from 10am till 4.30pm. She raises money by encouraging people to have a short taster session playing one of her autoharps when they make a donation to Pudsey!
Some friends will help her during the day  and there will be some musical quizzes, a raffle and games for people to do, all to get as much as possible for this popular and very worthwhile cause. Info: sue.edwards5@talktalk.net 
 
Cheltenham Scottish Society hold Scottish Country Dancing Classes  Friday Nights in the Montpellier Hall St Andrews URC GL50 1SP 7 for 7.30pm All dances walked through  Contact Barry  01242 528220 for further details  mbsteele1945@gmail.com   www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


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


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


Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3 
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   


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


Saturday November 18


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris at Quays Centre Victorian Market 1.30 & 2.45pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: 
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk
*Shanty Group The Harry Browns of Bristol in concert at Under the Edge Centre,  Chipping Hall Wotton Under Edge. Tickets are £ 10.50 and there are concessions. More info on 07791 323869.


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


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire   
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday November 19


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


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


Folk, Traditional and Strictly Acoustic Sunday Song and Tune Session  at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 3 - 6pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com
    
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also on Radio Shropshire) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt 


Monday November 20


Words & Music, Acoustic music & poetry at The Frocester George, Peter's St, Stonehouse GL10 3TQ, 20.00 - 22:30pm  £1 Info: David  hello@singaround.org  web site: http://www.singaround.org (Every Monday except Christmas & New Year) from 13th Nov


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time (Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meet Mondays break 23 October and continue to 11 December.)


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


The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West,  The Reddings,  Cheltenham,  GL51 6RF 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/  (Not 1st Monday) New dancers & musicians welcome


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


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


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


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


Tuesday November 21


*Clint Mann will be performing on the Bandstand stage at the Gloucester Quays Victorian Market  (1.00-1.45pm; 3.00-3.45pm & 5.00-5.45pm)


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


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


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


Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Wesley Rooms, St.Albans Church, Parliament Street Stroud GL5 1QH.  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


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


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


Wednesday November 22
(Cecil Sharp born 1859)


*Clint Mann will be performing on the Bandstand stage at the Gloucester Quays Victorian Market  (12.00-12.45 pm; 2.00-2.45pm & 4.00-4.45pm)


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


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


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


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


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


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


Thursday November 23


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


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


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


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


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


Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Southrop Village Hall GL7 3PB. 7.30pm Info: Shirley 01367 252623  (Sep – May)


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


 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: David 01453 731752 davidk.wright@outlook.com http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/  http://www.facebook.com/groups/820702784743135/   


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


Gloucestershire Mixed Morris at Miserden Village Hall, GL6 7JA 8 – 9.30pm £2 per session to cover costs. Singles or couples welcome! Info: Phil 07817009121 wodensown@gmail.com Web: http://gloucestershiremixedmorris.com/tag/morris  


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


Friday November 24


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


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


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


Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3 
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   


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


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


Saturday November 25


*Pre-Christmas Barn dance & Ceilidh with Banshee at Southrop Village Hall GL7 3PB 7.30 – 11.30pm  £7 adults Info: 01367 850171 or 850048 southropvillagehall@gmail.com


*The Ballad of Shirley Collins is being screened at the Stroud Valley Artspace (The Goods Shed, Station Yard
GL5 3AP Stroud, Gloucestershire) from  7:30pm to 10:30pm. There’ll be a Q&A with the film makers afterwards. £6 advance, £7 on the door, £4 Under 25’s. www.sva.org.uk  for more details


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire   
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday November 26
(Stir Up Sunday - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stir-up_Sunday )


Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at  Brookthorpe Village Hall, GL4 OUS (on the A4173, opposite  Fagin's - previously known as The Four Mile House) 2.30 – 4.30pm We sing and play hymns, psalms, anthems, glees, folk etc from the period about which Thomas Hardy wrote 1750 - 1850.  Singers and musicians welcome Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324  elizabethakhurst@talktalk.net   or Brenda 01452 613 068 - brendaandgordon@yahoo.co.uk  http://www.wgma.org.uk 


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


*Brimstone, a 4 piece Celtic folk band, will be playing at The Noel Arms, High St, Chipping Campden from 8-10.30pm.  Free parking in the square.  www.brimstonefolk.co.uk  Facebook & Twitter @Brimstonefolk


*Ewan McLennan at The Prince Albert, Rodborough Hill, Stroud, GL5 3SS Info: 01453 755600 
http://www.theprincealbertstroud.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


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also on Radio Shropshire) info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt 


Monday November 27


Community Choir at Churchdown Library, Parton Rd., Churchdown, GL3 2AF meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, (Not August) from 7.30 to about 9.00. The repertoire is mostly folk song: rounds, shanties, spirituals, traditional and contemporary folk.  There is no audition, and no need to read music, just come along and have a go. The charge is £3 per session Info: Barbara 01452 714544


Words & Music, Acoustic music & poetry at The Frocester George, Peter's St, Stonehouse GL10 3TQ, 8 – 10.30pm  £1 Info: David  hello@singaround.org  web site: http://www.singaround.org (Every Monday except Christmas & New Year) from 13th Nov


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


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time (Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meet Mondays break 23 October and continue to 11 December.)


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


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


The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West,  The Reddings,  Cheltenham,  GL51 6RF 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/  (Not 1st Monday) New dancers & musicians welcome


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


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


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


Tuesday November 28


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


Mainly English music session at Tuesday Kings Arms Newent  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


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


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


Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Wesley Rooms, St.Albans Church, Parliament Street Stroud GL5 1QH.  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


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


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


Wednesday November 29


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Thursday November 30


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


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


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


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 


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


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


Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Southrop Village Hall GL7 3PB. 7.30pm Info: Shirley 01367 252623  (Sep – May)


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


 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: David 01453 731752 davidk.wright@outlook.com http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/  http://www.facebook.com/groups/820702784743135/   


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


Gloucestershire Mixed Morris at Miserden Village Hall, GL6 7JA 8 – 9.30pm £2 per session to cover costs. Singles or couples welcome! Info: Phil 07817009121 wodensown@gmail.com Web: http://gloucestershiremixedmorris.com/tag/morris  


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  
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DECEMBER
Friday December 1


*Stroud Wassailers at Stroud Goodwill Evening (On Stroud Brewery Stand) Info: Robin 07843 241371
robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


*Alaw at Postlip Hall, Winchcombe, GL54 5AQ &pm doors £10 Info: http://www.songkick.com/concerts/31649614-alaw-at-postlip-hall 


*Martin Simpson in concert at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ  £24 Info: 07979 542449  Tickets £24 from http://pindropevents.co.uk/42 (2nd opportunity on December 2)


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


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


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 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   


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


Saturday December 2


*Martin Simpson in concert at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ  £24 Info: 07979 542449  Tickets £24 from http://pindropevents.co.uk/42 


Stroud Ceilidh at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE Info: 01453 760900 http://stroudceilidhs.co.uk 1st Sat usually with Evolution Ceilidh and Gordon Potts


Autoharp get together for playing,  sharing music and socialising, at Leonard Stanley Village Hall, Marsh Road, Leonard Stanley, Stroud, GL10 3NH. 1.30pm start (until around 4.00pm) £2 charge to cover room hire. Please bring a music stand (if you have one) and your own mug for tea/coffee, etc. Contact Jan on 01285 821824 or mobile 07491 766564 or at  jan@ukautoharps.com or Sue on 01453 750513  for more information or just turn up on the day.  New players may come along and can borrow a harp to try – please let us know if a loaner harp is needed. Players of other instruments are welcome to join us too! Monthly, 1st Saturday (usually)


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire   
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday December 3


Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at  Brookthorpe Village Hall, GL4 OUS (on the A4173, opposite  Fagin's - previously known as The Four Mile House) 2.30 – 4.30pm We sing and play hymns, psalms, anthems, glees, folk etc from the period about which Thomas Hardy wrote 1750 - 1850.  Singers and musicians welcome Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324  elizabethakhurst@talktalk.net   or Brenda 01452 613 068 - brendaandgordon@yahoo.co.uk  http://www.wgma.org.uk 


Forest Folk Club at the The Royal Oak, Whitecroft near Lydney GL15 4PG Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6  Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com
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Monday December 4


Music session at The Ebrington Arms, Ebrington, nr Chipping Campden 8.30pm


Tuesday December 5


Open Night- Seasonal Special with Mummers Play 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)


Wednesday December 6


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Karen Burridge with Roger Wilkins


Thursday December 7


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


Friday December 8


Gloucestershire Morris Mummers will be performing the Gloucestershire Mummers Play at 7.45pm The Yew Tree Conderton, 9.00pm The Crown and Trumpet Broadway  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/ 


Saturday December 9


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour   Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD Info: 07791 323869.


Sunday December 10


*Clint Mann will be performing at Gloucester Quays Enchanted Market (outside “Gap”) at 2.00-2.45pm & 3.00-3.45pm.


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


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


Monday December 11


*Steeleye Span with new 7-piece lineup at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £27


Tuesday December 12


Gloucestershire Morris Mummers will be performing the Gloucestershire Mummers Play at 9.00pm (ish) The Carpenters Arms Miserden  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday December 13


Daylight Acoustic Music Club, with Dark Island (Alex and Scotty) sharing MC duties with Barry Watkins.  At Bussage Village Hall, The Ridgeway, Bussage, Stroud, GL6 8BY.  Please note, sat nav may mislead you – please make sure you have the street name as well as the postcode, and if you’re in any doubt, please contact us in advance for a map at scottydoghouse.guitar@gmail.com or alexlouisewest@gmail.com .
Music will be from 11:45am until 2pm with a short break in the middle.  Bring your sandwiches if you like, tea and coffee available for a donation.  Entry is £2 per person. Second Wednesday Info: www.darkislandmusic.net/


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


Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Church Lane, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission  Info: 01905 371249 sessions@the-wests.com 


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


Wednesday December 13


Thursday December 14


Friday December 15


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour  - with Paul Burgess (fiddles, recorders)
and Dik Cadbury (guitars, vocals) - Pershore Abbey, Abbey Walk, WR10 1BB 7.30pm Tickets from Blue shop, 10 Broad Street and www.pauledwardsmusic.co.uk 


*Stroud Wassailers at Queen Vic, Stroud 8pm, Bear at Bisley 9pm Info: Robin 07843 241371
robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Saturday December 16


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour –  with Paul Burgess (fiddles, recorders),
Dik Cadbury (guitars, vocals) and images by Martin Fry - Stroud Subscription Rooms GL5 1AE - 7.30pm Tickets 01453 760900  www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk 


Sunday December 17


Gloucestershire Morris Mummers will be performing the Gloucestershire Mummers Play at 12 noon  at The Old Restoration Cheltenham, 1.30pm  The Sandford Park Ale House  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/




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


Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at  Pitchcombe Village Hall, 2.15 – 4.30pm We sing and play hymns, psalms, anthems, glees, folk etc from the period about which Thomas Hardy wrote 1750 - 1850.  Singers and musicians welcome Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324  elizabethakhurst@talktalk.net   or Brenda 01452 613 068 - brendaandgordon@yahoo.co.uk  http://www.wgma.org.uk 


Christmas Singers Night Party - Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak, Whitecroft nr Lydney 8pm  www.forestfolkclub.com  


 
Monday December 18


Tuesday December 19


*Cara Dillon Christmas concert at Pittville Pump Rooms, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE 7.30pm £23 Info: 0844 576 2210


Wednesday December 20


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


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Christmas Party (11pm finish) Club Callers with Musical Folk


Thursday December 21


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour –  with Paul Burgess (fiddles, recorders),
Dik Cadbury (guitars, vocals) and images by Martin Fry – Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Cheltenham,
GL51 6EP – 7.30pm. Tickets 01242 258002  www.bacontheatre.co.uk 


Christmas Night at Minch FC


Friday December 22


Christmas Party- Swindon Folksingers' Club at The Ashford Rd Social Club, Ashford Road 8.15pm


Saturday December 23


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


Monday December 25


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


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


Thursday December 28


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Annual Custard Band Ceili Caper


No Minch FC


Friday December 29


*Stroud Wassailers at Painswick Hotel  7 p.m. Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden 9 p.m.
Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


2018


Wednesday January 3


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


Thursday January 4


Roving Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Kempley Village Hall, GL18 2BP 8pm Free Admission BYO refreshments, (Beer on tap!) Info: Stephanie  rose_stephanie@hotmail.co.uk – a seasonal folk celebration  for a bright and merry start to the new year. Bring along your Christmas leftovers for a convivial shared supper - slightly earlier start at 7.30pm so we can see in 2018 with some folk fun together!


Minch FC returns


Friday January 5


*Stroud Wassailers at Ale House, Stroud 7 p.m. George Nailsworth 8:30 p.m. 
Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Saturday January 6


*Stroud Wassailers at Three Horseshoes Frampton 8 p.m. Old Badger Eastington 9 p.m.
Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Wednesday January 10


*The Transports by Peter Bellamy, with The Young ‘Uns, Nancy Kerr, etc at Cheltenham Town Hall


Thursday January 11


*Stroud Wassailers at Crown and Sceptre Daisy Bank, Stroud  7:30pm Stroud Brewery 9 p.m.
 Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Friday January 12


*Stroud Wassailers at Prince Albert Rodborough  9 p.m.  Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Saturday January 13


*Stroud Wassail- Dancing in the streets from 10 a.m. 12:30 Procession 1 p.m. Wassail outside the Subscription Rooms 3 p.m. Family Wassail and Procession at the Museum in the Park
7 p.m. Wassail Revels (Variety Show) in the Subscription Rooms Ballroom   Info: Robin 07843 241371 robin@robinburton.co.uk   www.stroudwassail.com


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


January 21


*Bully Wee Band at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn


Saturday January 20
*Chepstow Wassail and Mari Llywd from 2pm


Thursday January 25


*Fairport Convention at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £27


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman


Saturday February 10


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


Saturday March 10


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


April 4


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at St Helen's Church, Alveston, Gloucestershire
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/419871 
Saturday April 28


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


Monday May 7


Cirencester Fleece Fayre Info: suzie@cirencester.gov.uk or 01285 655646 or go to www.cirencester.gov.uk/fleecefayre 
 
Saturday May 12


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


Saturday June 9


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


Saturday July 14


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


Saturday August 11


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 
07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk






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