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Friday July 3

*Kathryn Tickell DL OBE will be interviewed live on BBC Radio 3's "World on 3" 11pm

*Keith Hyett is at Dowdeswell Village Hall 7.30pm £6 on the door

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 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

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

Saturday July 4

*Lydney Festival ‘Folk in the Docks’ at Lydney Docks and Harbour GL15 4ER 12 to 5pm free event . With Banshee, May Thrill and many others.

*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

*Barn Dance in Berkeley on Saturday 4th July, with “Sargent’s Mess” and Rob Taylor. Phone 01454 260376 for tickets (£12 includes supper).

*Blarney Stone (Irish band with Mick Holditch, Cathy Rollo, Andy McLauchlin, Padraig O’Dubhlaoidh and Lisa Warburton withs Kieran Young (World Class Irish Dancer) at Ludlow Fringe’s ‘Folk at the Castle’ evening 6pm Info: www.ludlowfringe.co.uk Band : lisa@lisawarburton.demon.co.uk

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

Johnny Coppin’s Folk and Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on
line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM 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 July 5

**The very wonderful Archie Fisher MBE 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

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 or give Chris 01242 571185 or Judith 01242 577506 a ring.

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 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

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

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 July 7

**Glosfolk Annual General Meeting at Fountain Inn, Westgate Street, Gloucester 7.30pm followed by a music/song session from 8.30pm (if not earlier) Agenda, papers are at http://www.glosfolk.btck.co.uk/Meetings All welcome to attend, but only full Glosfolk members can vote.

*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/

Music session at King’s Head, Dursley from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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 The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 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 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 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

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 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

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

Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free entry (monthly 2nd
Thursday) Info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk

Minchinhampton folk club, The Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton GL6 9JH 8.15pm £2 Info: 01453 451070 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 July 10

Kathryn Tickell DL OBE at Pittville Pump Rooms with her band as part of Cheltenham Music Festival 0844 880 8094 £20 www.cheltenhamfestivals.com Not many seats left!

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

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

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 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: 01452 780401 http://www.petercripps.co.uk

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

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 July 12

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 or give Chris 01242 571185 or Judith 01242 577506 a ring.

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 2nd Sundays monthly

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 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

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

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

Community Choir at Churchdown Library, Parton Rd., Churchdown, GL3 2AF meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, from 7.30 to about 9.00. The repertoire is mostly folk song: rounds, shanties, spirituals, traditional and contemporary folk. There is no audition, and no need to read music, just come along and have a go. The charge is £3 per session Info: Barbara 01452 714544

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 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/

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

Highnam Country Dancing at Highnam Village Hall Glos GL2 8DG 2 – 4pm £2.50. Info: 07787 713758 2nd Tues

Country dancing with Cirencester U3A at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester GL7 1QX 10 –
12noon 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Info: Ron & Betty 01285 885474 email ron.hale1@talktalk.net
website http://www.cirencesteru3a.org.uk/groups.htm

Gloucester Scottish Society meets at Kingsholm Primary School, 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)

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

The Vogwells at Mr Twitchetts at Subscription Rooms, Subscription Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE 7pm for 7.30pm start (arrive early for a slot) Info: 01453 760900 http://www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk/ 3rd Wednesday

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club, Bingham Hall, Cirencester GL7 1JT 8pm Info: 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 July 16

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

Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk 3rd Thursday

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

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 July 17

Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) Open mic session at The Brewery Tap FREE 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/

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

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

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

Saturday July 18

Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th) Crowning of Fête King & Queen at 12 noon at the village playing field, morris dancers from around the world including a side from Oregon, USA, and our own Wimberry Clog , Forest of Dean Morris Men. Concert in the parish church from 1pm to 9pm, and A Barn dance with Plump Hill Band.Info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk 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 July 19

Mitcheldean Folk Festival (until 19th)Traditional folk walk with a tour of five local pubs with refreshment and singing in each. 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

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 or give Chris 01242 571185 or Judith 01242 577506 a ring.

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 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/

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

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

MESS 1st Monday – Royal George at Purton. 2nd Monday – Beehive Swindon 3rd
Monday - Sun Inn, Coate Water 4th Monday - The Beehive, Swindon (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon 8.30pm Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699 http://homepage.ntlworld.com/djfoster/ Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors.

Tuesday 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/

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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

‘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 Every Tuesday 8 – 9pm Info: triangle@triangleradio.co.uk (repeated Thursday 6 – 7pm)

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

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

Mr Twitchetts at Subscription Rooms, Subscription Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE 7pm for 7.30pm start (arrive early for a slot) Info: 01453 760900 http://www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk/ 3rd Wednesday

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 July 23

*Happenstance are at The New Inn, Coln St Aldwyns 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. 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

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

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

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 July 24

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

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

Saturday July 25

*Ragged & Old are at The Fleece, Hillesley Fête pm Info: Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 http://www.raggedandold.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 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 July 26

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

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 or give Chris 01242 571185 or Judith 01242 577506 a ring.

Folk Music at Salutation Inn, Ham, Berkeley GL13 9QH From about 8pm Last Sundays plus occasional Monday music sessions. Info: 01453 810284 www.sallyatham.com

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

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

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

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

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

Community Choir at Churchdown Library, Parton Rd., Churchdown, GL3 2AF meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, from 7.30 to about 9.00. The repertoire is mostly folk song: rounds, shanties, spirituals, traditional and contemporary folk. There is no audition, and no need to read music, just come along and have a go. The charge is £3 per session Info: Barbara 01452 714544

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

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 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/

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

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

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

Wednesday July 29

*Glosfolk Information Stand at Stoke Orchard Community Centre, Armstrong Road, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham
GL52 7SB as part of GRCC ‘In Touch’ event for older people. 10 – 1.30pm Free Info: Katie 01452 528491 katiel@grcc.org.uk

**Folk evening 8pm with Discovery (Jeff & Elaine Gillett) 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

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

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/
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Thursday July 30

**Kathryn Tickell DL OBE at Guiting Festival 0333 6663366 www.guitingfestival.org

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

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

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

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 July31

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, 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

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
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AUGUST
Saturday August 1

Sunday August 2

Monday August 3

Tuesday August 4

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/

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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:

*Barn dance at Upcote Farm, Withington, Home of 2,000 trees. Dancing to Baily’s Beads with caller John Boucher
Bar, BBQ, Raffle and Auction (amazing prizes) Tickets: Adults £6.00, Child £3.00, Family £15.00 From: Withington School – 01242 890 349 Ann Norman - The Cottage, Mill End, Northleach Carys Reed – 01242 890 134

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/

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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/

Mr Twitchetts at Subscription Rooms, Subscription Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE 7pm for 7.30pm start (arrive early for a slot) Info: 01453 760900 http://www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk/ 3rd Wednesday

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

Tuesday September 1

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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

**Charity Barn Dance in aid of Marie Curie with Amazing Matchless Band, and Fiona Jarvis calling at Hartpury Village Hall, Over Old Road, GL19 3BJ 7 – 10.30pm Info: 01452 780401

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/

Tuesday September 15

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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

**Launch of the ‘Single Gloucester’ project at Lansdown Hall, Stroud– more details when I get them

*Charity Concert for Mick Dolan In aid of Help Musicians UK and Macmillan Cancer Support. This quiet man of the sixties inhabited both the rock and folk world and worked with artistes as diverse as Steve Winwood, Ashley Hutchings, Johnny Coppin, U2, Ralph McTell, Show of Hands, Fisherman’s Friends and Mick Jagger. Some of these will be performing to honour his life. Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham - 7.30pm Tickets on sale from 1st August
Box Office 01242 258002

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

Tuesday September 29

Music session at The King’s Head, 75 Parsonage Street, Dursley GL11 4BP from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk Fortnightly

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 17

Barn Dance at Christ Church Parish Church, Berry Hill, nr Coleford, 7pm, Info: 01594 837834, Life of Riley, caller Penny Plowden £10 Entry including supper & soft drinks. Bring your own alcoholic beverages. soft drinks

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/

Wednesday October 21

Mr Twitchetts at Subscription Rooms, Subscription Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE 7pm for 7.30pm start (arrive early for a slot) Info: 01453 760900 http://www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk/ 3rd Wednesday
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

Wednesday November 18

Mr Twitchetts at Subscription Rooms, Subscription Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE 7pm for 7.30pm start (arrive early for a slot) Info: 01453 760900 http://www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk/ 3rd Wednesday

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/

Saturday December 12

*Phil Beer and Paul Downes with Sid Harvey 7.30pm (doors/bar at 7pm) at Woodmancote Village Hall, Bushcombe Lane, Woodmancote, GL52 9HX Tickets £15 Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs Alternatively, they can be purchased direct from Simon Medhurst (Tel: 0797 007 8220 or smed@smedsongs.com ).

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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