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MAY (259 events so far)

Thursday May 28
(Birthday of Joe Broughton)

*The one and only Houghton Weavers at Courtyard Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford HR4 9JR Info: 01432 340555 7.30pm Special Glosfolk Price of £12.50 by quoting Promo code ‘SMILE’ at http://arts-mail.co.uk/t/1S1L-3EHYB-2CHE9I1E33/cr.aspx

Happenstance are at May Frolics at The Mount, Stanton 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

**Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Refreshments included £3 each. (Children free if accompanied by a well behaved adult) Come on your own or bring a friend, caller Gerald Tween will teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band will provide live music. No need to book, just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401 This is what it looks like: http://youtu.be/SPxQ8HgkMoM Usually 4th Thursday

Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard, Winchcombe GL54 5LX 9pm onwards Free admission 4th
Thursdays Info: 01242 604120

Last Thursday Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell GL16 7BN Tickets usually £7 adv £8 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www. thecolefordhub.info

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/

ANT project – for Ageing well – meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 – 2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640

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

Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070 www.minchfolkclub.org

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

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

Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581

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

Friday May 29
(Oak Apple Day – Birthday of King Charles II – wear an oak leaf in your hat!)

*An evening of folk and acoustic music hosted by Dark Island with special guests Laurie and Karen Burn, founders of the Saltcellar Folkclub, Bristol. Support spots from local musicians. At The Church Hall, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Stroud, GL5 4AA, parking behind Beeches Green Surgery. Free entry but we're collecting for the church roof fund. Tea, coffee and cakes on sale or bring a bottle. 7.30pm

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, St. George's Church Centre, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET
7.30 pm £1.50 Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

Every Friday night Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church,
Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm All dances are walked through. Info:
mbsteele45@aol.com

Cheltenham U3A 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

Stroud out Loud! Stroud’s monthly spoken-word showcase.
*Poetry*Storytelling*Song*Stand-up*Monologues* Come and strut your stuff and get your 3 minutes of fame (10 minutes if you perform without reading)! Whether it’s a new poem, a comedy routine, a folktale, a song, a dramatic monologue, your latest artwork – come and share it. Guest MC: Anthony Nanson. 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Arrive early to secure a slot. Mr Twitchett’s, Subscription Rooms, Kendrick Street, Stroud GL5 1AE. 01453 760999. Fat Toni’s pizzas. Licensed bar. Entry free.

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 £2.50 for open house nights Info: Eric 01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org Tom McConville – Sorry, Tom has had to cancel this date

Saturday May 30

*Mitcheldean Folk Festival Pre-Festival Concert at Bespoke Brewery Marquee (rear of Mitcheldean Mews) Admission by donation to festival funds. 7pm – 11pm Line up includes May Thrill, and Clint Mann. http://www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk/

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

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

Sunday May 31

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

Folk choir meeting every Sunday from about 7.30pm in Churchdown. So far there are 10 singers, and they want to concentrate on traditional material , including of course Gloucestershire songs. If you are interested get in touch with Robin on 07843 241371 or at robin@robinburton.co.uk

Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick 01242 526038

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
JUNE
Monday June 1

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The King’s Head, Upton St Leonards from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

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

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

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

Tuesday June 2

Styx of Stroud are at the Tunnel House Inn, Coates (GL7 6PW), 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Black Horse, Cranham 7.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com 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 762622 or Tony 01452 616121

Mainly English music session at 1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday The Swan Staunton Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, Sebert Street, Gloucester GL1 3BN in term time 7.30 – 10pm £2 (First night free) Info: Pamela 01452 306857 Email: pj259@talktalk.net Beginners welcome

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

Folk Night at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome.
8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday)

Singers Night at the Brockweir Inn, Brockweir. NP16 7NG By Brockweir Bridge. 7.30. All welcome to sing, play listen and join in. No PA. Info: adrianbirch1@gmail.com 01291 689812. (1st Tuesday)

Country Dancing at Brand Green, Pauntley V H,Brand Green Road, nr Redmarley GL19 3JD 7.30pm Info: Jeannette 01531 821535 1st Tues

Wednesday June 3

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Cottage of Content, Carey, HR2 6NG, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Bell, Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7EP 8pm, The Three Horseshoes, Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY 9pm with Stroud Morris Info: 07787 713758(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 1st, 3rd Wednesdays (also 5th Wed if there is one)

Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 01666 860481 E-
Mail: williams147@btinternet.com

Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm

Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/

Thursday June 4

Happenstance are at Gupshill Manor, Tewkesbury, with Appleyard Traditional Dancers 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

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/

ANT project – for Ageing well – meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45 – 2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640

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

Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070 www.minchfolkclub.org

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

Music session at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission Info:
Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com

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

Lechlade Scottish Country Dance Club meets at Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak Street, Lechlade-on-Thames
GL7 3AY 7.30pm Info: 01367 252581

Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at The Farmer's Arms, HR8 1LS 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253

Folk Night Music session at Beaufort Hunt ,72 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AG 8pm Floor slots available 1st Thursday Info: Jo on 07974 381333

UkeStroud - jam session for ukulele players at Pitchcombe village hall GL6 6LU (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 8 –
10pm BYO drinks. £1 in pot. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com

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

Friday June 5

*Commonground in concert at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester GL7 1XA Info: 01285 654228 7.30pm

*Mànran in concert at Prema Arts Centre, Bethesda Chapel, Uley GL11 5SS 8pm £15 Info: 01453 860703

Gloucester folk dance club, St. George's Church Centre, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET
7.30 pm £1.50 Info: Margaret 01452 713319.

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

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

Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Singer;s Night, with choruses to start Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk

Saturday June 6

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at Highnam Motor Show from 12noon Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Scottish highland dancing at Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham
GL50 1SP. 10am. to 12 noon. Info: mbsteele45@aol.com

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

Sunday June 7

Pete Morton at Forest Folk Club at the The Royal Oak Inn, Park Hill, Whitecroft Nr Lydney GL15 4PG (01594 562356) Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com

Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at Brookthorpe Village Hall, GL4 OUS (on the A4173, opposite Fagin's - previously known as The Four Mile House) 2.30 – 4.30pm Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324 http://www.wgma.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

Music on Sunday at the Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Acoustic musicians are welcome in the bar from lunchtime onwards, any Sunday. Info: Mandy/Patrick 01242 526038

Mike Harding’s free one hour webcast Folk Show at 5pm http://www.mikehardingfolkshow.com

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, 94.7 FM and online, 6 – 8 pm (Also
on Radio Shropshire)
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Monday June 8

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The George Inn, Newmarket, with Stroud Morris 7.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Folk Night at The Three Horseshoes, The Green, Frampton on Severn , Gloucestershire
GL2 7DY Fortnightly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: 01452 742100
http://www.facebook.com/groups/306973379355346/ http://www.threehorseshoespub.co.uk/

Tuesday June 9

Stroud Auctions (http://stroudauctions.co.uk/) has a large music section with a private collection of over 100 piano accordions and other free reed instruments, a fully illustrated catalogue will be on line the week prior to the sale, with viewing 9am until 7pm on the 9th. Info: Stroud Auction Rooms, Unit J, Bath Road Trading Estate, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 3QF 01453 873800

Styx of Stroud are at the Beacon Inn, Haresfield GL10 3DX, 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Wednesday June 10

Stroud Auctions (http://stroudauctions.co.uk/) has a large music section with a private collection of over 100 piano accordions and other free reed instruments, a fully illustrated catalogue will be on line the week prior to the sale, with viewing 9am until 7pm on the 9th. Info: Stroud Auction Rooms, Unit J, Bath Road Trading Estate, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 3QF 01453 873800

Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the 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 www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btik.com

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at White Horse, Soudley, GL14 2UA, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Plough Inn, Prestbury GL52 3BG 8pm with England’s Glory Ladies Morris Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Folk Night at The Three Horseshoes, The Green, Frampton on Severn , Gloucestershire
GL2 7DY Fortnightly 8pm onwards Free admission Info: 01452 742100
http://www.facebook.com/groups/306973379355346/ http://www.threehorseshoespub.co.uk/

Folk evening 8pm with Blondes with Beards at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

Thursday June 11

Stroud Auctions (http://stroudauctions.co.uk/) has a large music section with a private collection of over 100 piano accordions and other free reed instruments, a fully illustrated catalogue will be on line the week prior to the sale, with viewing 9am until 7pm on the 9th. Info: Stroud Auction Rooms, Unit J, Bath Road Trading Estate, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 3QF 01453 873800

*Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman in concert at Holy Cross Church, Avening 7.30pm £15 Info: 01453 834311/835287 p.brick.54@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/

Friday June 12

**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Open Night 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

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

Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Singer’s Night, with Bill & Sue Smith Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk

Saturday June 13

**Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble (all 40 of them!) at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD Info: 01905 611427

**Jan Vaisey and Ian Harvey at Queen Matilda Tavern, Star Lane, Avening, Tetbury GL8 8NT 8.30pm Free. Info: 01453 350305

*Home Service at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA Info: 0844 576 2210

Wimberry Clog are at Forest Morris Family Weekend Tour (Weekend begins Friday until Sunday lunch time) Coach tour with Morris and dance groups from all parts of the country. Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Sunday June 14

Forest Morris Family Weekend – there is dancing at Soudley Heritage Centre again with all groups in the morning Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Highnam Fun Day GL2 8DP Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Bishop’s Cleeve Street Fair pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Colin Sillence at Barny’s at The Bell at Selsley. Later starting time of 7.30 , finishing at 10.30. All welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com Sundays monthly

Monday June 15

Stroud Morris Dancers are at The George Inn, Nailsworth with England’s Glory Ladies Morris 8pm Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

Tuesday June 16

**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, with special guests Philip Henry & Hannah Martin in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074

Styx of Stroud, and Happenstance, are at the Three Horseshoes pub, Frampton on Severn GL2 7DY, 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The George, Newmarket from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Wednesday June 17

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow nr Ross, HR9 6JZ, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Beauchamp Arms, Dymock GL18 2AQ 8pm, Kilcot Inn, Newent GL18 1NA 9pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Thursday June 18

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk

Friday June 19

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

Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3
7HT 8.30pm. Anniiversaries – Agincourt, Waterloo etc! Info: 01684 561378 info@somers-folk-club.org.uk http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk

Saturday June 20
(Civic Day http://www.civicvoice.org.uk/campaigns/civic-day/ when several local societies will be celebrating local pride)

*Barn Dance with Forest Brown at Yorkley Community Centre, Lydney GL15 4RS 8pm, Info: 01452 820687

*Mid Summer Ceilidh with Baily's Beads, caller Karen Burridge Town Hall. Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0JF, 7:30 pm £10 all proceeds to charity Info: 07472 318010

*Gwyneth Keen at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ £10 Info: 07979 542449 http://www.pindropvents.co.uk

Ragged & Old are at Uley School Fête pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Styx of Stroud are at the Upton St Leonards Village Day Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Musical Folk practice at Matson Baptist Church, Matson Avenue, Gloucester GL4 6LA 2.30pm Info: 01452 616326

French dancing with Andro Sisters and All Acoustic at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 7pm £10 BYO Drinks Info: 07891 717422

Sunday June 21

Ragged & Old are at Rockhampton Folk Festival late afternoon/evening Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

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

Forest Folk Club at the The Royal Oak Inn, Park Hill, Whitecroft Nr Lydney GL15 4PG (01594 562356) Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com

Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at Brookthorpe Village Hall, GL4 OUS (on the A4173, opposite Fagin's - previously known as The Four Mile House) 2.30 – 4.30pm Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324 http://www.wgma.org.uk

Monday June 22

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Exmouth Arms, Cheltenham with Eken Morris from Sweden from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Stroud Morris Dancers are at The Cat & Custard Pot, Shipton Moyne with Priston Jubilee Morris 8pm Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

Tuesday June 23

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Bear Inn, Bisley 7.45pm, Stirrup Cup, Bisley, 8.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday June 24

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

Folk evening 8pm with May Thrill at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the 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 www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btik.com

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Olde Ferry Inn, HR9 6BL, 8pm; Old Court Hotel, HR9 6DA, 9pm, Symonds Yat West Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Kings Head, Kingscourt GL5 5DR 8pm, with Styx of Stroud, and Ragged & Old Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Thursday June 25

*Martin Carthy solo & acoustic at Evergreen Hall Church Walk Broadwell Coleford GL16 7BN adv tickets £10 can be booked lasthurs@coalway.f9.co.uk

*The Phil Beer Band at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm

Happenstance are at The Swan, Broadway, with Eken Morris from Sweden 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD, every Thursday except third. Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web:
http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Friday June 26

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn for Medieval Fayre from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Steve Ashley 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Stroud out Loud! Stroud’s monthly spoken-word showcase.
*Poetry*Storytelling*Song*Stand-up*Monologues* Come and strut your stuff and get your 3 minutes of fame (10 minutes if you perform without reading)! Whether it’s a new poem, a comedy routine, a folktale, a song, a dramatic monologue, your latest artwork – come and share it. 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Arrive early to secure a slot. Mr Twitchett’s, Subscription Rooms, Kendrick Street, Stroud GL5 1AE. 01453 760999. Fat Toni’s pizzas. Licensed bar. Entry free.

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

Saturday June 27

**Emily Smith, supported by our very own May Thrill is in concert at Market Theatre, Ledbury 8pm £14 Info: http://www.mayhillmusic.co.uk

**Johnny Coppin in concert at Miserden Village Hall 7:30pm £12 in advance/ £13 on door
Tickets from The Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA 8pm 01285 821283

**Dark Island at Queen Matilda Tavern, Star Lane, Avening, Tetbury GL8 8NT 8.15pm Free. Info: 01453 350305

Ragged & Old are having their Day of Dance Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Monday June 29

England’s Glory Ladies Morris, with Appleyard Traditional dancers, are at The Village Inn, Twyning from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday June 30

Styx of Stroud are at the The Ship Inn, Brimscombe GL5 2QN, 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Swan Inn, Hanley Swan, 7.45pm The Three Kings, Hanley Castle 8.45pm with Faithful City Morris Men Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday July 1

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Fostons Ash Inn, Birdlip, nr Stroud, GL6 7ES, 8pm (with Ragged & Old Morris) Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at White Horse, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Happenstance are at The Plough, Prestbury 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Thursday July 2

Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Hellens Manor, Much Marcle HR8 2LY 8pm Free 1st Thursday not August Info: Andy Info: 01531 660253

Saturday July 4

Ragged & Old are at More Hall Fête pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Happenstance are at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Fête pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Snowshill Fête, Snowshill 3.30pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Stroud Morris Dancers are at Malvern with Downes on Tour Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

Sunday July 5

The very wonderful Archie Fisher at Forest Folk Club at theThe Royal Oak Inn, Park Hill, Whitecroft Nr Lydney GL15 4PG (01594 562356) Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6 (singers Nights £2) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com

Monday July 6

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Red Lion, Wainlodes from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday July 7

Styx of Stroud are at the The Star Inn, Whiteshill GL6 6AE, 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Lygon Arms, Broadway 7.45pm, The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway 8.45pm with Chipping Campden Morris Men Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday July 8

Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the 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 www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btik.com

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Woodman, Parkend, GL15 4JF, 8pm; Miners Arms, Whitecroft, GL15 4PE, 9pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Folk evening 8pm with Kelly Oliver at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

Thursday July 9

Wimberry Clog are at The Swan, Staunton (Corse) with Appleyard Traditional dancers, and Old Meg 8pm Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Lower Lode Inn, Tewkesbury GL19 4RE 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Happenstance are at The Plough, Ford 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Friday July 10

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Open Night 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Saturday July 11

Happenstance are at Alderton Fête am Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Soudley Fete, 2pm, Speech House Hotel, GL16 7EL, 3.30pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

*Peter & Astrid are at Brockworth House Care Centre, Mill Lane, Brockworth for their summer fête 2 – 4pm Info:

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at Pittville Pump Rooms, Cheltenham, for Nine Daies Wonder Festival from 10.15am Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Monday July 13

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Gloucester Old Spot, Cheltenham from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday July 14

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at tba 7.45pm, tba, 8.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday July 15


**Johnny Coppin is at Cheltenham Cricket Festival – with Paul Burgess – in concert at The Chapel at Cheltenham College, 7 for 7.30pm. Tickets from Gloucestershire Cricket ticket office 0117 910 8010 or visit reception at the Cricket Club, Nevil Rd, Bristol, BS7 9EJ Mon-Fri 9-5pm.

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Monmouth Walking Tour, commencing at Punch House, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Exmouth Arms, Cheltenham GL53 7LX 8pm, Beaufort Arms, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ 9pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Styx of Stroud are with Chippenham Morris Men at the Royal Oak, Tetbury GL8 8EY, 7.30pm onwards Info: 01453 882860 Email: clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com

Happenstance are at The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Friday July 17

Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk http://www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk/

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Shanty Night with Chris Beaumont and Rod Penlington 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Saturday July 18

Wimberry Clog , Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk http://www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk/

Sunday July 19

Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk http://www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk/

Forest Folk Club at theThe Royal Oak Inn, Park Hill, Whitecroft Nr Lydney GL15 4PG (01594 562356) Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. Singers Night £2 Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Cotswold Hunt Country Fayre Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Monday July 20

Lassington Oak Morris Men are on a walking tour of Gloucester at Café René GL1 1TP 7.30pm, Then The Fountain Inn, Gloucester GL1 2NW with Renegade Rose Morris (Oregon), Ragged & Old, & England’s Glory Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Tuesday July 21

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal Oak, Woodchester 7.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday July 22

Forest of Dean Morris Men, with England’s Glory Ladies Morris, are on a Newent Walking Tour, commencing at Black Dog, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Thursday July 23

Happenstance are at a pub tbc 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Friday July 24
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Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Wendy Arrowsmith 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Saturday July 25

Ragged & Old are at The Fleece, Hillesley Fête pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Sunday July 26

Dark Island plus support at The Black Book Cafe, The Silver Rooms Nelson Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2HL
2 – 4pm

Monday July 27

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday July 28

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn, 7.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday July 29

Folk evening 8pm with Discovery at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

Stroud Morris Dancers are at The Rose & Crown, Nympsfield with Ragge & Old Morris Dancers 8pm Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

Wednesday August 5

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Ostrich Inn, Newland, GL16 8NP, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Tuesday August 4

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Gardener’s Arms, Alderton 7.45pm, Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Thursday August 6

Happenstance are at The Golden Ball, Lower Swell 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Saturday August 8

*Barn Dance with Life of Riley, caller Penny Plowden at Bream Rugby Club, High St, Bream, nr Coleford 7.30pm Info:
Monday August 10

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Royal Exchange, Hartpury from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday August 11

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Snowshill Inn, Snowshill 7.45pm, Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday August 12

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Boat Inn, Penallt, NP25 4SE, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Star Inn, Whiteshill GL6 6AE Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Saturday August 15

Ragged & Old are at Strawberry Cream Tea, Cirencester pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Happenstance are at Tibberton Fête & Flower Show pm fo: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Monday August 17

England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Haw Bridge Inn, Tirley, with Old Meg from 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

Tuesday August 18

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Crown Inn, Frampton Mansell 7.45pm, Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday August 19

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Anchor, Tintern, NP16 6TE, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Plaisterer’s Arms, Winchcombe GL54 5LL with Happenstance 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Monday August 24

Wimberry Clog are dancing out with England’s Glory Ladies Morris at The White Horse, Maisemore from 8pm Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Tuesday August 25

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Coach & Horses, Longborough 7.45pm,with Icknield Way Morris Men Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday August 26

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Yew Tree, Cliffords Mesne, GL18 1JS, 8pm (with Lassington Oak Morris Men) Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Thursday August 27

Happenstance are at a pub tbc Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Saturday August 29

Ragged & Old are at Witcombe Cider Festival pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Sunday August 30

*Blondes with Beards at Black Book Café 2-4pm (two acts) Free entry. The Silver Rooms, Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL www.blackbookcafe.com

Monday August 31

Ragged & Old are at Berkeley Show (TBC) Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Happenstance are at Winchcombe Country Show from 11.30am Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Wednesday September 2

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at The Inn at Penallt, NP25 4SE, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Fountain Inn, Gloucester GL1 2NW 8pm Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Friday September 4

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

Saturday September 5

‘Hands Around Gloucester’ morris festival in conjunction with ‘Gloucester Day’. Morris sides (including Ragged & Old, & Styx of Stroud) will be leading the Mayor of Barton Parade at 11 o'clock in the morning and again the Heritage Parade at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Dancing in the four 'Gate Streets during the rest of the day. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com

Sunday September 6

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Whiteway Fête, Whiteway 3.30pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Tuesday September 8

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Sherbourne Arms, Aldsworth 7.45pm, Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Wednesday September 9

Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Hostelrie, Goodrich, HR9 6HX, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Friday September 11

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ. Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

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

Saturday September 12

Wimberry Clog, and Forest of Dean Morris Men are at Newent Onion Fayre pm Info: Barbara 01594 830248 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/

Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Cheltenham Town Centre from 10am, Sue Ryder, Leckhampton 3.15pm, The Black Horse Inn, Cranham eve Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

Stroud Morris Dancers are at Minchinhampton Country Fayre 12 - 5pm Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

Sunday September 13

Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Frampton Country Fayre GL2 7EP 11am Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Thursday September 17

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk


Friday September 18

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

Saturday September 19

* FOLKRIDGE 2015. The Cotswolds’ smallest and friendliest folk festival returns to the garden of the Butchers Arms, Oakridge Lynch GL6 7NZ 2pm – 11pm. Adults £4. Children (under 16) free. Traditional and contemporary folk, join in the trad session, share a song at the open mic, sing with the impromptu folk choir. Food, drinks and cakes all day. Website: www.folkridge.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/Folkridge

Stroud Folk Festival – details if and when I get any - with Stroud Morris Dancers etc

Sunday September 20

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights with The Dovetail Trio (Rosie Hood, Jamie Roberts, Matt Quinn) - (See http://www.dovetailtrio.com/,) at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP & the arrow is on our house. Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk

Wednesday September 23

Forest of Dean Morris Men restart practice season, new members welcome, at Miners Arms, Whitecroft, GL15 4PE, 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk

Friday September 25

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ Mick Holditch 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

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

Friday October 2

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

Friday October 9

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ Tony Poulter 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/CheltFC.htm

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

Thursday October 15

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk

Friday October 16

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

Saturday October 17th

Lassington Oak Morris Men are Having an all day Squire’s Tour Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

Friday October 23

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ Open Night 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

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

Friday October 30

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

Friday November 6

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

Friday November 13

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ Shan & Martin Graebe 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Sunday November 15

Ragged & Old are having a Dance Swapshop with Appleyard Traditional Dancers pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.com

Thursday November 19

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk

Friday November 27

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ TBA Reservoir Mandolin Band 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Friday December 11

Cheltenham Folk Club, Beaufort Arms, London Road, Cheltenham GL52 6HJ Xmas at the Folk Club 2nd & 4th Fridays 8pm Info: 01242 571185 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/

Wednesday December 16

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

Thursday December 17

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk

Wednesday December 23

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

Saturday December 26
(Boxing Day, Feast of St Stephen, close season for wren hunting ends)





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