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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)
 
Singers Club, Stroud.  Traditional Songs. Wednesday 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub,
Gloucester St , Stroud  GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob  01453 764885
bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: 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 October 2
 
*Songs from the Shed at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 film at 7.30pm – The Newport Effect, followed by a band, Hot Feet
 
*Four Square at The Prince Albert, Rodborough Hill, Stroud, GL5 3SS Info: 01453 755600
http://www.theprincealbertstroud.co.uk/
 
Happenstance Border Morris resume practises 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
 
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/
 
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/
 
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
 
Friday October 3
 
*The Hut People live at The Convent The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net Tickets £15, it will also be beamed live on the internet for £1.99- https://theconvent.netgig.co.uk/event/the-hut-people-uk-tour/
 
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 October 4
 
Eric Freeman’s Harvest Home
 
*Blyth Power -  ‘Smoke from Cromwell’s Time’ at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY £7 from CourtyardArts Hereford 01432 340555
 
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 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  
 
Dean Owens (Scottish singer/songwriter at The Prince Albert, Rodborough Hill, Stroud, GL5 3SS Info: 01453 755600 http://www.theprincealbertstroud.co.uk/
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
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 October 6
 
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
 
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 October 7
 
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
 
Folk Night with Pete Ingram, gypsy songs,  bones, step dancing etc at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome. 8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday
 
Country Dancing at Brand Green, Pauntley V H,Brand Green Road, nr Redmarley GL19 3JD 7.30pm Info: Jeannette 01531 821535 1st Tues
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
 
Wednesday 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
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
Thursday October 9
 
Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street,  Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free  entry (monthly 2nd
Thursday) Info:  andyscarf@yahoo.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 
 
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 October 10
 
**An evening of folk and acoustic music led by Dark Island being held at the Church Hall, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green, Stroud, GL5 4AA. Doors open 7pm, music from 7:30pm.  Additional performances from other local musicians.  Free entry but we are collecting donations for Listening Post Counselling Service.  Hot drinks and cakes for sale, or bring a bottle.  Info: alexlouisewest@yahoo.co.uk
 
*Whalebone at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ (Back by popular request!) Info: 01452 780610 http://www.whalebone-music.com
 
*Urban Folk Quartet (Joe Broughton et al) at Oxenhall Parish Hall,  Kempley Road, Oxenhall, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1R Info: http://www.oxenhall.org.uk/
 
*Nic Jones at St George’s Hall, Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR Info: 0845 4024001
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Rod Penlington £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Riverfolk  at The Trout Inn, Riverside,  Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info:
01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
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
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Saturday October 11
 
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
 
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 October 12
 
Folk Choir resumes at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU at 2pm Info: 01531 820687 More voices welcome (2nd Sunday)
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Geoff Bowman, at Stirrup Cup, Cheltenham Road, Bisley, GL6 7BL music from 7.00 to 10pm Music session in bar 4 – 6pm ,  All welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Sundays monthly
 
*Vocal harmony trio Thornbridge at the Salutation Inn, Ham, Berkeley, GL13 9QH From about 7.30pm Info: 01453 810284 www.sallyatham.com
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday October 13
 
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
 
Edge Reels (Scottish Dancing), Edge Village Hall, The Green, Edge, Stroud GL6 6PA 8pm Info: George & Elizabeth 01453 833016 or Ian & Jane 01453 762591 buchanan.el@gmail.com (2nd Monday Feb – May) http://www.edgereelers.care4free.net/index.htm
 
MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.
 
Tuesday 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
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at  1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday White Swan Staunton From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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
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Wednesday October 15
 
Dark Island  are performing at the Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday October 16
 
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 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
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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
 
‘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
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Saturday 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
 
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 October 19
 
*Kate Rusby (The Barnsly Nightingale) at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £22 Info: 0844 576 2210
 
*Kimber’s Men on ‘Sunday Brunch’ on Channel 4 from 9.30am
 
Happenstance Border Morris are at Snowshill Manor at 1.30pm (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/snowshill-manor/)  and at Hayles Fruit Farm at 3pm (http://www.haylesfruitfarm.co.uk/home/index.asp) Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
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
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday 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
 
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 October 21
 
Folk at Frampton - Every Tuesday at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm £2 Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 752089 or Tony 01452 616121
 
Mainly English music session  at  1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday White Swan Staunton From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758
 
Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Guinea Street,(Off Sweetbriar St) Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
‘Steady and Easy Mainly English Session’ at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 8.30pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com  3rd Tuesday
 
Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio http://triangleradio.co.uk/live/  Tuesdays 8 – 10pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk
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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
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
 
Thursday 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
 
**Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Refreshments included £2.50 each. Come on your own or bring a friend, caller Gerald Tween will
teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band will provide live music. No need to book,
just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401 This is what it looks like: http://youtu.be/SPxQ8HgkMoM Usually
4th Thursday
 
Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard, Winchcombe GL54 5LX 9pm onwards Free admission  4th
Thursdays Info: 01242 604120
 
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
 
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/
 
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 October 24
 
*An evening of Shanties and Sea Songs  hosted by The 2 Anchors and Short Drag Roger  at The Duke of Marlborough, Woodleys, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1HT Info: ruler@btinternet.com
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Cheltenham U3A Scottish dancers meet at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cheltenham GL52 6HW, 2 – 4pm.
£1.50. All welcome. Info: Derek 01452 306857. 1st, 2nd, & 4th Fridays
 
Saturday October 25
 
*May Thrill are at Kempley Village Hall, Kempley, Dymock  GL18 2BP Info: 01989 780792
 
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
 
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 October 26
 
Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk
 
Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com
 
Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
 
Monday October 27
 
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 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
 
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
 
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,(Off Sweetbriar St) Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome
 
Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Whiteway Colony Hall, 01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com
 
Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Chosen Hill School, Churchdown 7.45pm Info: 01452 741590 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
Wednesday October 29
 
**Fairport Convention are in concert at St Edward’s Church, Stow on the Wold GL54 1AB 8pm £22 (unreserved) Info: 01451 830341 Part of “Music at Stow” festival http://www.musicatstow.com/Musicatstow/Home.html
 
*May Thrill are performing at the Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA 8pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283 (last Weds)
 
Country Dancing at May Hill Village Hall , All Saints Road, May Hill  GL17 0NP 10 – 12 £3.50 Info: Liz 01452 830899
 
Singers Club, Stroud.  Traditional Songs. Wednesday 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub,
Gloucester St , Stroud  GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob  01453 764885
bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk 1st, 3rd Wednesdays (also 5th Wed if there is one
 
Forest of Dean Morris Men meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members
welcome. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk
 
Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New
members welcome. Info: 07714 898671(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/   
 
Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: 01666 504899 http://www.raggedandold.com
 
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01285 860 660 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com
 
Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm
 
Chepstow Folk Dance Club meet at the Beaufort Arms, Chepstow NP16 5EP every Wednesday from
7.30pm. English, Welsh, and American traditional dances. £2.50 Info: Claire  01291 641537 
http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/
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Thursday October 30
 
*The one and only Dick Gaughan at Studio Theatre Everyman Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ Info: 01242 572573 8pm £12
 
*’Twisted Theatre’ (Nursery Rhymes) at Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £7 adv  £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.Forestbookshop.com
 
Irish dancing class at Irish centre, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3QA with teacher Rose Ellis (ADCRA) 5pm (Ages 4 – young adult) Info: http://www.semirishdancing.com
 
Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 451070 
 
Music session at The Plough Inn, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3BG From about 9pm Free
admission  Info: 01242 222180
 
Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com
 
Every Thursday in term time Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a social dance class at Betteridge School, Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham GL51 3AT 7.15pm to 9.15pm Info: 01242 863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581
 
Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara  01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/
 
Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe Abbey School, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5PZ.
7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: info@chalfordstick.co.uk http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/
 
Friday October 31
 
Riverfolk  at The Trout Inn, Riverside,  Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info:
01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk 
 
Cheltenham U3A English country dancing group  3rd & 5th Fridays at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Charlton
Kings GL52 6HW (2-4 p.m.)  Info: 01242 583669
 
Gloucester folk dance club, ‘Pop-in’, Hucclecote Road  Gloucester (opposite Waggon & Horses). GL3 3TP 
7.30 pm £1. Info: Margaret 01452 713319.
 
Northleach Scottish Country Dance Group meets at The Cotswold Hall, Westend, Northleach GL54 3PA
10am  - 12noon Info: Hilary 01285 851798
 
Every Friday night Scottish country dancing  is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com
 
Ross Barn Dance Club – meets Fridays September to May at Bridstow Village Hall, Ross on Wye HR9 6PZ
8pm – 10 pm http://www.folkwales.org.uk/dance.html
 
Every Friday Night, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk 
 
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org
 
Saturday November 1
 
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman at Sundial Theatre
 
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  
 
Happenstance Border Morris are at North Street Winchcombe for late night shopping 6pm Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm
 
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
 
**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner at Lower Swell Village Hall 7.30 Info: Mo 07903 829685 www.peterknight.net
 
*St Agnes’ Fountain (Chris Leslie et al) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
Saturday November 8
 
*Urban Folk Quartet (Joe Broughton and friends) in concert at May Hill Village Hall, All Saints Road, May Hill, Longhope, Glos GL17 0NL 7.30pm £8 Info: 01452 830899 Jenny on jennygrass@aol.com
 
*Charity Barn Dance 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
 
Sunday November 9
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Duncan Abbott at Stirrup Cup, Cheltenham Road, Bisley, GL6 7BL music from 7.00 to 10pm Music session in bar 4 – 6pm ,  All welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Sundays monthly
 
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
 
Wednesday November 12
 
Elaine & Jeff Gillett at Barnys at Bisley
 
Thursday November 13
 
*Songs from the Shed at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 The Cadbury Sisters at 7.15pm followed by The 78 Project Movie at 8pm.
 
Armistice Pals’ Night at Minch FC
 
Friday November 14
 
**Sharon Shannon at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Sunday November 16
 
‘Armistice Pals’ Night with Johnny Coppin at Forest Folk Club  at the Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft, nr Lydney GL15 4PE Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com  
 
Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  John Shaw & Geoff Reeve-Black - Appalachian (Mountain) Dulcimer extravaganza. The evening will combine a 'workshop' and performance. (see http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/JohnShaw  )Put post code GL11 4JP into www.streetmap.co.uk & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk
 
Tuesday November 18
 
*Sarah McQuaid in the bar at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm £10
 Info: 01684 295074
The Coen Brothers Film ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ is also being shown in the auditorium that night, featuring songs from Dan Tyminski, Alison Krauss, Emmy Lou harris, Fairfield Four, Cox Family, The Whites, The  Peasall Sisters etc at 6.15pm
 
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
 
Friday November 21
 
**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427
 
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
 
Friday November 28
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Ron Field – autoharp, songs, guitar PLUS Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday December 3
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Pitchpole, with Lionel Parkhouse & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com
 
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 (Tickets now on general sale)
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Night Watch ( Ian Pittaway & Andy Casserley )   seasonal songs and tunes:  cittern, lute,  recorders £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday December 13
 
**Johnny Coppin, with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury ‘All on a Winter’s Night’ at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 7.30pm  Info: 01453 760900
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Christmas Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com
 
Sunday December 14
 
Barny’s at Bisley, with Richard Cox at Stirrup Cup, Cheltenham Road, Bisley, GL6 7BL music from 7.00 to 10pm Music session in bar 4 – 6pm ,  All welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Sundays monthly
 
Tuesday December 16
 
*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal William, Cranham for Carols, Mumming, and Seasonal Songs 7.45pm Info: 01452 410132/716219 thebagmangmm@talktalk.net Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/
 
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
 
Friday January 9
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday January 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
 
Friday January 23
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday January 24
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Plump Hill Band, caller Andy Scarf £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
Saturday January 31
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Thursday January 29
 
Fairport Convention make their annual pilgrimage to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm Info: 01684 295074 Will almost certainly sell out! (Tickets now on general sale)
 
Tuesday February 3
 
**Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas et al with Transatlantic Sessions at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7.30pm £28.50 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson
 
Wednesday February 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Keith Dench and Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
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
 
Friday February 27
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Ron Taylor & Jeff Gillett £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
Saturday February 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Life of Riley Band, caller Penny Plowden £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday March 4
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  David Bradley, with Marj & Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday March 7
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Friday March 13
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Richard Cox £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday March 14
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Tickled Pink and Gordon Potts calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Newcomer’s Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday March 18
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kevin Downham, with Gillian Jackson  8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday  March 20
 
*The Fureys at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £18
 
Friday March 27
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Brian Peters  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday March 28
 
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Forest Brown Band, caller Richard Hannah £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome  Info: David   01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
 
Wednesday April 1
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  AGM Just Us, with Lionel Parkhouse 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 4
 
Stroud Ceilidh with Ship Band and Hannah Bright calling at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 8pm Info: 01453 760900
 
Thursday April 9
 
**Feast of Fiddles make their annual visit to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 Tickets not yet on sale
 
Friday April 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Mick Holditch  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday April 15
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Kan’co, with Dee Chapman 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Saturday April 18
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Day School with Fiona Grant (Bristol) Advanced, General, and Beginners. Evening Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Friday April 24
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday April 29
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Roger Wilkins, with John Boucher 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday May 1
 
Happenstance Border Morris are at Cleeve Hill Golf Club at dawn Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649
http://www.happenstance-winchcombebordermorris.co.uk/programme.htm 
 
Friday May 8
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey
 £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday May 9
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday May 13
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Musical Folk, with Alan davies 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Thursday May 16
 
Royal Scottish Dance Society (Cheltenham Branch) has a Social Dance at  Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF. 7.30-10.30pm Info: 01242  863238 cheltrscds@hotmail.com http://www.cheltenhamrscds.btck.co.uk
 
Friday May 22
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Open Night £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday May 23
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Sunday May 24
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Monday May 25
 
Tall Ships Festival at Gloucester Docks (until May 25) Info: http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/tallships
 
Shanty Festival (until May 25) Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com
 
Wednesday May 27
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  The Downfielders, with Pete Hendy 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Wednesday June 10
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Brian McMinn, with Marj Hendy & Gwen Clift 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday June 12
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.TBA  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Saturday June 20
 
Musical Folk practice  at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326
 
Wednesday June 24
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Baily’s Beads, with Geoff Elwell 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday June 26
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Steve Ashley £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Wednesday July 8
 
The Square Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  Bring & Share supper Musical Folk, with club callers 8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.squarefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
 
Friday July 10
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ.Open Night TBC  £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Friday July 24
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Wendy Arrowsmith £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk
 
Friday September 11
 
Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham  GL52 6HJ. Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) £3  (£2.50 performers) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 www.cheltenhamfc.org.uk





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