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Tuesday September 2
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Gardener’s Arms, Alderton 7.45pm with Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
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 Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Country Dancing at Brand Green, Pauntley V H,Brand Green Road, nr Redmarley GL19 3JD 7.30pm Info: Jeannette 01531 821535 1st Tues
 
Folk Night at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome.
8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday)
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday September 3
 
*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The George, St Briavels, GL15 6TA, 8pm  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Dick Whittington, Gloucester 8pm . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Singers Club, Stroud.  Traditional Songs. Wednesday 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub,
Gloucester St , Stroud  GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob  01453 764885
bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday September 4
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has an Open Evening at Bettridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15-9.00 pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253
 
UkeStroud  -  jam session for ukulele players at Pitchcombe village hall GL6 6LU (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 8 –
10pm BYO drinks. £1 in pot. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581
 
Friday September 5
 
*International Pipe and Tabor Festival.   Afternoon symposium at the folk museum followed by evening social gathering.   Info: steve@artension.com
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays
 
Saturday September 6
 
International Pipe and Tabor Festival.  Morning workshops at the Folk Museum,   afternoon participation in the Gloucester Day parade,  evening concert at the Fountain.  Info: steve@artension.com
 
Hands Around Gloucester Morris Festival – Will start by leading the Mayor of Barton’s Parade at 11am, followed by dancing in the four ‘gate’ streets for the rest of the day. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com  http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/whats-on/search-results/gloucester-day-celebrations-2014-p1494043
 
**Mikron Theatre Company are at Rodborough Community Hall GL5 3TZ 1pm, and at Randwick Village Hall GL6 6HS 7.30pm Info: http://www.mikron.org.uk/tourDatesListing.php?d=2014-09
 
Hors D’Oeuvre (French dancing)  with Angles at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422 http://www.frenchdancestroud.co.uk
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday September 7
 
*Altan at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn 7.45pm £21 Info: Info: 0844 576 2210
 
International Pipe and Tabor Festival.  More workshops. Info: steve@artension.com
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Whiteway Fête 3pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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    
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday September 8
 
Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly  Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com 
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk 
 
Every Monday in term time. Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a beginners class at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF 7.45pm to 9.45pm (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
 
Cheltenham Ukulele Club meets on 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
GL53 7LX. Info: Karen  01242 241678. Web site: http://www.ukeglos.co.uk
 
MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.
 
Tuesday September 9
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Sherborne Arms, Aldsworth  7.45pm
Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Highnam Country Dancing at Highnam Village Hall Glos GL2 8DG 2 – 4pm £2.50. Info: 07714 898671 2nd Tues
 
Country dancing with Cirencester U3A at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester GL7 1QX 10 –
12noon 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Info: Ron & Betty 01285 885474 email ron.hale1@talktalk.net
website http://www.cirencesteru3a.org.uk/groups.htm
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Wednesday September 10
 
*Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Kilcot Inn, Kilcot, GL18 1GH, 8pm  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Peterfolk, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday September 11
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street,  Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free  entry (monthly 2nd
Thursday) Info:  andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
Every Thursday in term time Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581
 
Friday September 12
 
*Three of the UKE-K's best uke bands at Frog & Fiddle, High St, Cheltenham. 'The Burning Glass', 'Jono & The Uke Dealer', 'The Uke jUnKiEs' Doors 7:30pm Tickets £6 from www.wegottickets.com
 
Cheltenham Folk Song Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Misericordia – vibrant mediaeval music £7  (£6 performers) 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Riverfolk  at The Trout Inn, Riverside,  Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info:
01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk 
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays
 
Saturday September 13
 
**Johnny Coppin is in concert with Paul Burgess at The Old Prison, Northleach  7.30pm Info: 01451 862000
 
*The one and only (thank goodness!) Dick Brice, with Clint Mann, is at Mitcheldean Community Centre at 7.30pm £7.50 in aid of Muscular Dystrophy Charities Info: 07796 585255
 
*Forest of Dean Morris Men, Wimberry Clog, and Rumsworth Morrismen from Bolton are at Newent Onion Fayre. Dancing starts at 10am Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
*Lassington Oak Morris Men are having their Squire’s Tour All Day. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are having their Pat Snelling Day of Dance (in aid of Sue Ryder Care) at Cheltenham Town Centre from 10am, Sue Ryder Care Leckhampton 3.15pm, Black Horse, Cranham 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday September 14
 
*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Frampton Country Fayre 11am. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/    
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Painswick from 10.45am Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Barny’s at Bisley, at Stirrup Cup, Cheltenham Road, Bisley, GL6 7BL music from 7.00 to 10pm Music session in bar 4 – 6pm ,  All welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sunday
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday September 15
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk
 
Every Monday in term time. Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a beginners class at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF 7.45pm to 9.45pm (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
 
MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.
 
Tuesday September 16
 
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  White Horse Mitcheldean  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Wednesday September 17
 
*Forest of Dean Morris Men have their Annual General Meeting Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
*Lassington Oak Morris Men have their Annual General Meeting 8pm . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/    
 
Singers Club, Stroud.  Traditional Songs. Wednesday 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub,
Gloucester St , Stroud  GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob  01453 764885
bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk
 
Music session (mainly Irish) at The Royal, Horsefair Street Charlton Kings, Cheltenham
GL53 8JH from about 8.45pm Free admission Hosted by local band “The Life O’Reilly” Info: 01242 228937
 
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 September 18
 
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
 
Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@facebook.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 September 19
(International Talk Like a Pirate Day – more at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/ )
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
‘Ceiligraphy’ – folk music with dots for beginners and improvers (all instruments) who want to keep up
with the speed! Familiar tunes, dots provided. 3rd Friday The Methodist Church, The Homend, Ledbury
HR8 1BP Bring & share supper £3 Info: Vernon or Linda 01531 635374 lindarwebb@yahoo.co.uk (CHECK BEFORE TRAVELLING)
 
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
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk  
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Saturday September 20
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday September 21
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  with James Findlay (http://www.jamesfindlay.co.uk/biog.html) at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
Forest Folk Club with Mick Ryan & Paul Downes 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   
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com 
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday September 22
 
Gloucester Folk Session & Song Club, The Dick Whittington, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PE Free
admission from 8pm fortnightly  Info: Mhairi Varushka93@tiscali.co.uk http://glosfolkclub.webs.com 
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk 
 
Every Monday in term time. Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a beginners class at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF 7.45pm to 9.45pm (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 September 23
 
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, 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 Info: 01452 410132/716219 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
 
Wednesday September 24
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co with club callers 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden Acoustic evening with Chris GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men resume practices at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men resume practices at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome . Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/  
 
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
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly  8pm onwards Free admission  Info: roly@mothy.co.uk
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday September 25
 
**Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Refreshments included £3 each. Come on your own or bring a friend, caller Gerald Tween will
teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band will provide live music. No need to book,
just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401 This is what it looks like: http://youtu.be/SPxQ8HgkMoM  Usually
4th Thursday
 
*Black Feathers at Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £7 adv  £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.Forestbookshop.com   
 
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 September 26
 
*Stroud Folk Festival (until 28th) Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/
 
Stroud Ceilidh with GBH and Phil Bassindale calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
**Johnny Coppin is in concert  at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD 8pm Info: 07791 323869.
 
**Tim Edey at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
 
**Fountain Music Hall at Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2NW  Info: 01452 522562
 
Cheltenham Folk Song Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night £7  (£6 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.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
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857.
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Saturday September 27
 
*Phil Beer at Woodmancote Village Hall, Bushcombe Lane, Woodmancote, GL52 9HX £12 Info:  Simon 07970 078220  simonmedhurst@blueyonder.co.uk  http://www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs
 
*Gwyneth Keen at Pear Tree Sessions, The Old Chapel, Park Road, Hartpury, Glos GL19 3DE Doors 7.30pm Info: 01531 828402 £12 including a glass of wine. She will performing songs from her new EP, and will be supported by Patsy Gamble and James Watson
 
French dancing with Poisson Rouge at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422
http://www.frenchdancestroud.co.uk
 
* Stroud Folk Festival  with Lassington Oak Morris Men, England’s Glory Ladies Morris etc Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/
 
Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Listen again for 7 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk
 
Sunday September 28
 
*Stroud Folk Festival (until 28th) Info: http://www.stroudfolkfestival.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 September 29
 
Gorsley Barn Dance Club meets at Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley HR9 7SJ Every Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm  All welcome. No partner necessary Info: Chris 01989 720122 or Hilary 01989 720105
 
Cheltenham folk dance club meets Mondays in term time at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk 
 
Every Monday in term time. Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a beginners class at Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF 7.45pm to 9.45pm (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 September 30
 
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
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men resume practices (venue tbc) 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at  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, 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
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday October 1
 
**Steeleye Span are in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm £21.50                           Info: 01684 295074 First night of autumn tour
 
**Kathryn Tickell & The Side in concert at St Georges, Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR Info: 0845 40 24 001 (nearest to Glos on this tour)
 
Friday October 3
 
Concert at St Mary’s Church, Forthampton GL19 4Q Info: 01684 274961
 
Saturday October 4
 
Eric Freeman’s Harvest Home
 
Sunday October 5
 
Forest Folk Club with Steve Ashley 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  
 
Tuesday October 7
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday October 8
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Dampier’s Round, with Pete &Marj Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Saturday October 11
 
*Whalebone at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley
GL19 4DQ (Back by popular request!) Info: 01452 780610
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
 
Sunday October 12
 
Folk Choir at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU at 2pm Info: 01531 820687 More voices welcome (2nd Sunday)
 
Tuesday October 14
 
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 October 15
 
Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden with May Thrill GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)
 
Friday October 17
 
*Philip Henry & Hannah Martin at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
 
**Johnny Coppin & Paul Burgess at St Helen's Church, Alveston 8pm – Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/ event/280843, for email bookings. steve.c.hitchins@gmail.com    and 07973 496525
.
Saturday October 18
(National Dialect Day -  more at http://www.devondialect.org also International Uilleann Piping Day - http://www.pipers.ie/ )
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Sunday October 19
 
*Kate Rusby at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £22 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
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  
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  with Moira Craig at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
Monday October 20
 
*Faustus (Saul Rose, Benji Kirkpatrick, & Paul Sartin) at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £15 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
Tuesday October 21
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday October 22
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Martin Hewitt 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly  8pm onwards Free admission  Info: roly@mothy.co.uk
 
Thursday October 23
 
*Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & David Goodland “EDGE OF DAY”- A Centenary Tribute to Laurie Lee (based on the album) at The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham 7.45pm Box Office 01242  258002  www.bacontheatre.co.uk
 
Saturday October 25
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU, with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Thursday October 28
 
*Megson in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
 Info: 01684 295074
 
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 October 29
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899
 
Thursday October 30
 
*’Twisted Theatre’ (Nursery Rhymes) at Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £7 adv  £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.Forestbookshop.com
 
Saturday November 1
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Captain Swing and Mike Griffiths calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
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  
 
Wednesday November 5
 
*Show of Hands at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  7.30pm  £20 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Madeliene Smith 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Thursday November 6
 
*St Agnes’ Fountain (Chris Leslie et al) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
Saturday November 8
 
*Charity Barn Dance in Churchdown featuring Musical Folk (more details later)  Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
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
 
Friday November 14
 
**Sharon Shannon at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
 
Sunday November 16
 
‘Armistice Pals’ 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
 
Tuesday November 18
 
*Sarah McQuaid in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
 Info: 01684 295074
 
Wednesday November 19
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  One Third of Tump and a Bead, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music Session at The Rose & Crown, Severn Stoke WR8 9JQ organised By Roly  8pm onwards Free admission  Info: roly@mothy.co.uk
 
Saturday November 22
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Kit & Boodle Band, caller Dick Brice £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Monday November 24
 
*Nancy Kerr, with James Fagan, etc at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  8pm £13.50 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
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
 
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)
 
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
 
Wednesday December 3
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Pitchpole, with Lionel Parkhouse & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Saturday December 6
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Bedlam and Nick Walden calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
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  
 
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 December12
 
*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
 
Saturday December 13
 
**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 7.30pm  Info: 01453 760900
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Christmas Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
 
Tuesday December 16
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal William, Cranham for Carols, Mumming, and Seasonal Songs 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Wednesday December 17
 
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 Roly  8pm onwards Free admission  Info: roly@mothy.co.uk
 
Thursday December 18
 
**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Bacon Theatre Dean Close School, Shelburne Rd GL51 6HE  7.30pm  Info: 01242 258002        http:// www.bacontheatre.co.uk
 
Friday December 19
 
*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are mumming 7.45pm  Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Saturday December 20
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Bad, caller tbc £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Sunday December 21
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Christmas Party and Singaround Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
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
 
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
 
Saturday January 10
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has their Annual Ball at Pittville School, Albert Road, CheltenhamGL52 3JD  7.30 – 11.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday January 21
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Peterfolk, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday January 24
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Plump Hill Band, caller Andy Scarf £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
Saturday January 31
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Thursday January 29
 
Fairport Convention make their annual pilgrimage to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm Info: 01684 295074 Will almost certainly sell out! Tickets not yet on sale though.
 
Tuesday February 3
 
**Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas et al with Transatlantic Sessions at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7.30pm £28.50 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson
 
Wednesday February 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Keith Dench and Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Thursday February 7
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Jam & Crumpet Band and Geof Cubitt calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday February 18
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Bee’s Knees, with Pete Hendy  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday February 25
 
*The Unthanks with 10 piece ensemble at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7pm £20.96 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson
 
Saturday February 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Life of Riley Band, caller Penny Plowden £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday March 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  David Bradley, with Marj & Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday March 7
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Saturday March 14
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Tickled Pink and Gordon Potts calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Newcomer’s Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday March 18
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kevin Downham, with Gillian Jackson  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday March 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday April 1
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  AGM Just Us, with Lionel Parkhouse 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 4
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
April 9
 
**Feast of Fiddles make their annual visit to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 Tickets not yet on sale
 
Wednesday April 15
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co, with Dee Chapman 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 18
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Day School with Fiona Grant (Bristol) Advanced, General, and Begiiners. Evening Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday April 29
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Roger Wilkins, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday May 9
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday May 13
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Alan davies 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Thursday May 16
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
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
 
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
 
Saturday June 20
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday June 24
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Baily’s Beads, with Geoff Elwell 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday July 8
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Bring & Share supper Musical Folk, with club callers 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk




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