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Wednesday May 4

*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Saracen’s Head, Symond’s Yat East HR9 6JL 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Crown Uley. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


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


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 with guest Daria Kulesh


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   AGM, then Lionel  Parkhouse with Just Us


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


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 May 5


*Bisley Well Dressing Service 1.30pm.152nd procession from 2pm


*Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston in concert at The Clubhouse, Prescott Speed Hill Climb, Prescott Hill, Gotherington, Cheltenham, GL52 9RD 8pm £11 http://smedsongs.com Tickets for this gig can be bought online at www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs 


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Swan, Broadway 7.45pm  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 


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


Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at The Farmer's Arms, Horse Road, Wellington Heath, nr Ledbury HR8 1LS Telephone (pub) : 01531 634776 8pm Free Info: Stephanie  rose_stephanie@hotmail.co.uk 1st Thursday not August


Folk Night Music session at Beaufort Hunt ,72 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AG 8pm £2 Floor slots available Info: Jo on 07974 381333 1st Thursday


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


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


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


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


Friday May 6


*”Lumps of Plum Pudding” a selection of tunes and songs from the Glos Trad project, with video and audio clips, with Carole and Gwilym Davies. Admission free, but prior booking at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/gloucestershire-libraries-3143135002 Newent Library 5.30pm


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


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


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


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:  mbsteele1945@gmail.com  www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Alma Tavern, 74 Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3 
7HT 8.30pm. Info: 01684 561378 http://www.somers-folk-club.org.uk   
Swindon Folksingers’ Club, Ashford Road Social Club, 17 – 18 Ashford Road, Swindon SN1 3NT 8.15pm  £4.50/£3.50 £2.50 for open house nights  Info: Eric  01793 521301 http://www.swindonfolk.org


Saturday May 7


*Randwick Wap – procession, Mayor Dunking and more. Details at http://www.randwick.org.uk/Wap/Wap.html


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at Randwick Wap 12noon Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


*Across The Lost Borders  12pm Andersons Coffee House, Cheltenham r
Join us for a literary trip across the lost border in poetry and song. Kevan Manwaring reads from Lost Borders, described as “colourful and rich, unusual and alive” by Jay Ramsay. This poetic journey takes us through thresholds in England, Scotland, Ireland and North America. Chantelle Smith provides a musical accompaniment with enchanting folk ballads of borders and crossings. £7 or £5 concessions.


*Happenstance Border Morris, with Gloucestershire Morris Men, will be at Tewkesbury Big Weekend from 12 noon   Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Country Dancing at Highnam Parish Rooms, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG, 2pm-5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, and Linda Selwood.  £3 refreshments included. Info: Bernie 07821 106052 
TLFAssembly@outlook.com


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 4 – 5pm (Note increased length and earlier time) 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 8
(Helston Furry dance)


*Belshazzars Feast in concert at The Memorial Hall Lydbrook Glos. GL17 9PP   £13 info & Tickets from Philip Thorpe 01594 544321 Also from Lydbrook Stores and Ruardean Post Office. All profits to The Memorial Hall


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


Forest Folk Club at the The Royal Oak, Whitecroft near Lydney GL15 4PG Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £6  Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com    with Gerry Colvin


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


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


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


Monday May 9


*Free half day workshop on using Gloucestershire Archives for folk material and will include a tour of the Archive and a close look at the Single Gloucester and other material. Further details will follow, but if you are interested in attending, please email gloucestertraditions@yahoo.com 1.30pm Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester GL1 3DW


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Apple Tree, Woodmancote, with Pebworth Morris Men 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets  at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time


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


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


Edge Reels (Scottish Dancing), Edge Village Hall, The Green, Edge, Stroud GL6 6PA 8pm Info: George & Elizabeth 01453 833016 or Ian & Jane 01453 762591 buchanan.el@gmail.com http://www.edgereelers.care4free.net/index.htm  (2nd Monday Feb – May)


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 May 10


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Village Inn, Twyning, GL20 6DF, with Faithful City Morris Men 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Irish Music Session at The Butcher’s Arms, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ  Info: 01285 760371


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 762622 or Tony 01452 616121


Mainly English music session at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB  From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


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


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


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


Wednesday May 11


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Rising Sun, Bream GL16 6JF 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers, and Lassington Oak Morris Men, are in Painswick. Falcon Inn GL6 6UN 8pm, Royal Oak GL6 6QG 9pm  Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 with Gloucester Diamonds


Twitchett’s Live, Subscription Rooms, Stroud, GL5 1AE. 7.30pm. Entry Free. Floor Singers welcome, come early for a slot. Info: Barry 01453 832676 with Nicola Clark (NB: now 2nd Wed each month).


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 May 12
(Birthday of Phil Beer)
H M The Queen 90th Birthday celebrations (until 16th) Details at: http://www.hmq90.co.uk/ Local events when we get them 


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at The Red Bull, Malmesbury SN6 0RA with Malmesbury Morris 8pm onwards  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Happenstance Border Morris, with Appleyard Traditional Dancers, will be at Ripple 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


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 Info:  andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk monthly 2nd Thursday


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


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


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


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


Friday May 13


H M The Queen 90th Birthday celebrations (until 16th) Details at: http://www.hmq90.co.uk/ Local events when we get them 


*”Lumps of Plum Pudding” a selection of tunes and songs from the Glos Trad project, with video and audio clips, with Carole and Gwilym Davies. Admission free, but prior booking at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/gloucestershire-libraries-3143135002 Longlevens Library 4pm


*Keith Hyett in concert at Poole Keynes Village  Hall GL7 6EG 7.30pm £6 Info: Keith keith.hyett@btinternet.com www.keithyettguitarist.co.uk


*Rant (four fiddles! Jenna Reid, Bethany Reid, Lauren MacColl, and Sarah-Jane Summers) in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA8pm  Info: 01453 837537 www.rantfiddles.com 


*Mànran (Scottish Band) at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


*Ghostly Tales Of Gloucestershire at Museum in the Park, Stroud 8pm. Join Fire Springs storytellers Anthony Nanson and Kirsty Hartsiotis for a frightening Friday the 13th as they tell a selection of Gloucestershire's creepiest ghost stories.. Not suitable for under 12s. Booking advised to be sure of a seat, please call on 01453 763394. Tickets: £5


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


Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £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.


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:  mbsteele1945@gmail.com  www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


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


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


Saturday May 14


H M The Queen 90th Birthday celebrations (until 16th) Details at: http://www.hmq90.co.uk/ Local events when we get them 


*Barn Dance at Poulton Village Hall, Cricklade Street, Poulton Cirencester GL7 5HS with Gerald Tween and The Amazing Matchless Band. 7.30pm for 8pm start. £12 to include bangers beans & jackets supper Please book in advance from Chris & Judy 01285 851230 or Kristina 01285 850217 


*Dan Walsh (Folk Award nominee) at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD Info: 07791 323869.


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Barnsley Village Festival Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Johnny Coppin’s 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 15
(Birthdays of Dr Aly Bain MBE, and John McCusker)
H M The Queen 90th Birthday celebrations (until 16th) Details at: http://www.hmq90.co.uk/ Local events when we get them 


*Blowzabella at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE  Info: 01453 760900 Doors mid day, Workshop 1pm, dancing 2.30 – 5pm


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


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guests Dan Landrum and Steven Seifert


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


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


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


Monday May 16


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB, with Lassington Oak Morris Men 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time


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 May 17


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


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, Gloucester GL1 4BU  Info: 01452 538 888


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 762622 or Tony 01452 616121


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


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


Wednesday May 18


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Kilcot Inn, Kilcot GL18 1GH 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers, and Malmesbury Morris  are at The Eliot, South Cerney. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Queen’s Head, Stow on the Wold GL54 1AB, with Ilmington Morris Men 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Alan Davies, with Musical Folk


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


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


Wednesday May 18


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


Music session (mainly Irish) at The Royal, Horsefair Street Charlton Kings, Cheltenham GL53 8JH from about 8.45pm Free admission Hosted by local band “The Life O’Reilly” Info: 01242 228937 3rd Wednesday


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 May 19


*Bella Hardy at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Royal Oak at Prestbury 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Community Shanty Singaround - Cross Keys Inn, Gloucester starting at around 8pm. The material will be mainly nautical including shanties and sea songs.  No previous experience of singing necessary - come along and have a beer or two: sing along, lead a song or just listen: no charge at all and fun guaranteed!  Info: Steve ruler@btinternet.com third Thursday


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


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


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


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


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


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


Friday May 20


*Chris Wood in concert at Bristol Folk House, Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG £14
Country Dancing at Aston Ingham Village Hall HR9 7LS 7.30pm Info: Janet 01452 830556 (Monthly 3rd Friday)


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


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


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


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:  mbsteele1945@gmail.com  www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


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


Saturday May 21
(World Fiddle Day http://www.worldfiddleday.com/)


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


Johnny Coppin’s 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 22


*Rura (Scottish Band - 2015 best live act – pipes, fiddle, whistle, bodhran, guitar & voice) at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


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


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


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


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


Monday May 23


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


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


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets  at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time


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 May 24


**Johnny Coppin is in concert at Winchcombe Festival – solo – The White Hart Inn, High Street, GL54 5LJ   8pm   Box Office 01242 602925  - online tickets/info :  www.winchcombefestival.co.uk 


*Sam Lee in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 7.30pm for the Richard Valentine Memorial Folk Concert


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at The Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden, GL6 7JA with Gloucestershire Morris Men, and Boss Morris 7.30pm onwards  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at a possible Twinning event in Monmouth(TBC) 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


Irish Music Session at The Butcher’s Arms, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ  Info: 01285 760371


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 762622 or Tony 01452 616121


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


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


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


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


Wednesday May 25


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Cottage of Content, Carey  (TBC) 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Crown Frampton Mansel 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


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


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


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


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 May 26


**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 Usually 4th Thursday


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Gardener’s Arms, Alderton 7.45pm  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 


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 Plaisterer’s Arms, Abbey Terrace, Winchcombe GL54 5LL From about 9.30pm onwards Free admission  Info: 01242 604120 4th Thursdays


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall,  Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £8 adv  £9 on door Info: 01594 833334 http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Last Thursday


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


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


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


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


Friday May 27
(Birthday of fiddler extraordinaire Peter Knight)


*Gloucester Shanty Festival (until 29th) in Gloucester. Venues so far confirmed are: Café Rene, Fountain Inn, Cross Keys Inn, Long Dog Inn, Peppers Café, The Northend Vaults, The Mariners' Chapel and King's Square; others to follow soon.  Around 30 acts from all around the country have pledged to come down to perform from Liverpool/Essex/Cornwall and locally. Info:  http://www.gloucestershantyfestival.co.uk/


*Opening Concert, Mariners Chapel, Gloucester Docks - 7.00 till 9 pm - Festival opening concert.  We have one of Bristol's fastest up and coming folk acts, the Roaring Trowmen, headlining a great night of music and song tickets now on sale £8 advance and £10 on the door.  Tickets available now : gloucestershantyfestival.co.uk


**Fairport Convention at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


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


Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays) Info: 01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk    


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 


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


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:  mbsteele1945@gmail.com  www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


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


Saturday May 28
(Birthday of Joe Broughton)


*Gloucester Pirate Walk. People (of all shapes and sizes) are encouraged to dress up and take part in the first ever Gloucester Pirate walk starting at 2pm from Café Réné in Southgate Street, and finishing in King’s Square.


*Gloucester Shanty Festival (until 29th) in Gloucester at the following locations: Cafe Rene (mainstage), 
The Fountain Inn, The Long Dog Inn, Peppers Café, Cross Keys Inn, Plus two concerts at the Mariners Chapel. Other venues to be confirmed soon. Around 30 acts from all around the country have pledged to come down to perform from Liverpool/Essex/Cornwall and locally. Info:  http://www.gloucestershantyfestival.co.uk/


*Matinee Concert, Mariner's Chapel, Gloucester Docks - 2-4 pm we have Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Gerry Ffrench and support singing in the beautiful setting of the Mariner's Chapel - tickets now on sale £6 advance and £8 on the door.  Tickets available now : gloucestershantyfestival.co.uk


*Pre Festival concert for Mitcheldean Folk Festival Info: www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk


Johnny Coppin’s 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 29
(Birthday and anniversary of Restoration of King Charles II – Oak Apple Day, also Birthday of Kevin Dempsey)


*Gloucester Shanty Festival (until 29th) in Gloucester at the following locations: Cafe Rene (mainstage), 
The Fountain Inn, The Long Dog Inn, Peppers Café, Cross Keys Inn, Plus two concerts at the Mariners Chapel. Other venues to be confirmed soon. Around 30 acts from all around the country have pledged to come down to perform from Liverpool/Essex/Cornwall and locally. Info:  http://www.gloucestershantyfestival.co.uk/


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


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 


‘Swindon Afternoon Session’ at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 3 - 6pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com  Last Sunday 


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


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


Monday May 30


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at Winchcombe Street Fair  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at South Cerney Street Fair with Stroud Morris Dancers From 10.30am  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


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


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


Cheltenham folk dance club meets  at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time


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


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 May 31


*Across The Lost Borders, 7pm at Writers in The Brewery, Cirencester
Join us for a literary trip across the lost border in poetry and song. Kevan Manwaring reads from Lost Borders, described as “colourful and rich, unusual and alive” by Jay Ramsay. This poetic journey takes us through thresholds in England, Scotland, Ireland and North America. Chantelle Smith provides a musical accompaniment with enchanting folk ballads of borders and crossings. £7 or £5 concessions.


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Jo 01453 762622 or Tony 01452 616121


Mainly English music session at  The Swan Staunton Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


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


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, Gloucester GL1 4BU  Info: 01452 538 888


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


Wednesday June 1


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Westbury Court, 7pm, Cock Inn, Blakeney GL15 4DB 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Bell, and Three Horseshoes, with Lassington Oak Morris Men, and Stroud Morris Dancers. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Swan Inn, Staunton GL19 3QA with Faithful City Morris Men 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Madeleine Smith, with Bee’s Knees


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


Thursday June 2


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Beckford Inn, Beckford  7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Friday June 3


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Watershed RDA fund raising event, Birdlip (evening) Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.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


Saturday June 4


*Robin & Bina Williamson at The Garden Café, Lower Lydbrook Info: 01594 860075
www.garden-cafe.co.uk gardencafe@btinternet.com


Monday June 6


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Plough, Prestbury 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Tuesday June 7


Irish Music Session at The Butcher’s Arms, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ  Info: 01285 760371


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are practising at Miserden Village Hall GL6 7JA 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday June 8
(Birthday of Kathryn Tickell)


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


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden, with Sabotage Clog Dancers. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The White Hart, Maisemore GL2 8HY 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


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


Thursday June 9


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Cross Keys, Bredon’s Hardwicke 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Friday June 10


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 Jeff Warner


Saturday June 11


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at Fairview Day, dancing outside the Holst Birthpace Museum GL52 7AY times tba  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Legendary band Magpie Lane in a rare visit to the area in concert at The Venue, Crofts Lane, Ross on Wye HR9 7AB 8pm Bar + raffle £10 Info:  07771 500545 philban2003@yahoo.co.uk www.ticketsource.com/rossforreffugees 


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be on tour in Forest of Dean, various locations with many other morris sides Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at Highnam Court Motor Show 11.30am, and Hempstead Village Fête 3pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Plough at Prestbury  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Upton St Leonards Village Day, from 12 noon  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Sunday June 12


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Dean Heritage Museum with many other morris sides at 11am Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at Gotherington Fête   Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Harthurstfield Park Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


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


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


Monday June 13


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


Tuesday June 14


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


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, Gloucester GL1 4BU  Info: 01452 538 888


Wednesday June 15


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Forest Holidays, Christchurch GL16 7NP 8pm, Dog & Muffler, Joyford GL16 7AS 9pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Salutation, Ham, Berkeley. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Trumpet Inn, Trumpet HR8 2RA with Leominster Morris Men 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Lionel Parkhouse & Gwen Clift, with Peterfolk


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


Friday June 17


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 Guest: Graham Carter 


Saturday June 18


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


Sunday June 19


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guests: The Glostrad roadshow


Monday June 20


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Falcon Inn, Painswick, with Stroud Morris Dancers 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Tuesday June 21
(Birthday of Cara Dillon)


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at The Woolpack Inn, Slad, GL6 7QA 7.30pm onwards  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Fox Inn, Broadwell GL56 0UF  7.45pm; The Golden Ball, Lower Swell 8.45pm with Ilmington Morris Men  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Irish Music Session at The Butcher’s Arms, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ  Info: 01285 760371


Wednesday June 22


*Blazing Fiddles at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at the New Harp Inn, Hoarwithy HR2 6QH (possibly with Leominster MM) 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Black Horse, Amberley. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 with Dark Island


Thursday June 23


*Happenstance Border Morris, with Old Meg Morris Dancers,  will be at The Plaisterer’s Arms, Winchcombe 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Salutation Inn, Ham Berleley with Bristol Morris Men 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Friday June 24


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 June 25


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are having their Day of Dance in Stroud, Eastcombe, and Bussage   Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com with Ragged & Old Morris Dancers, Lassington Oak Morris Men, and Happenstance Border Morris  


Sunday June 26


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


Monday June 27


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Haw Bridge Inn, Tirley GL19 4HJ with England’s Glory Ladies Morris and Old Meg 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


Tuesday June 28


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Dursley Open Door Club 7.30pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Irish Music Session at The Great Western, Gloucester GL1 4BU  Info: 01452 538 888


Wednesday June 29


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Rising Sun, Woolaston GL15 6NU 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Plough Inn, Prestbury GL52 3BE 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Marj Hendy, with Brian McMinn


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


Thursday June 30


*Happenstance Border Morris, with Gloucestershire Morris Men will be at The Yew Tree, Conderton GL20 7PP 8.45pm; The Gardener’s Arms, Alderton 8.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Saturday July 2


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at More Hall Fête pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


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


Monday July 4


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


Tuesday July 5


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at The King’s Head, Kingscourt GL5 5DR with Lassington Oak Morris Men  7.30pm onwards  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Snowshill Arms WR12 7JU 7.45pm; The Crown & Trumpet WR12 7AE 8.45pm, with Chipping Campdem Morris Men  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday July 6


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at CSMA Parkend 8pm, Miner’s Arms Whitecroft GL15 4PE 9pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Beacon, and Railway, Haresfield with Happenstance Morris 7.45 for 8pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Thursday July 7


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Red Lion, Wainlodes 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Saturday July 9


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at Alderton Fête  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Sandford Park, Cheltenham 2.30pm; Impwerial gardens Cheltenham 3.45pm for 60th Anniversary of Annecy Twinning (TBC)  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Sunday July 10


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


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


Tuesday July 12


**The one and only Vin Garbutt at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX 8.30pm (In the bar) £14.75 Info: 01684 295074


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The House in the Tree, Hayden Green,GL51 0TQ 7.45pm; The Gloucestershire Old Spot, Piff’s Elm GL51 9SY with Gloucestershire Morris Men 8.45pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Wednesday July 13


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The White Hart Broadoak GL14 1JB with Gloucestershire Morris Men 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Old Neighbourhood, Chalford. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Farmer’s Arms, Lower Apperley GL19 4DR 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Witcombe Folk Dance Club (Formerly the The Square Folk Dance Club), Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  
8pm Visitors £3  Info: Gwen  01453 543254 gwen.clift@talktalk.net 
http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Last club night of the season.  Bring and Share Supper. 
Club Callers with Musical Folk. 11pm finish.


Thursday July 14


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Plough  at Ford 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


July 15/16 Mitcheldean Folk Festival Info: www.mitcheldeanfolkfestival.org.uk
 
Saturday July 16


*Forest of Dean Morris Men, and Lassington Oak Morris Men, will be at Mitcheldean Folk Festival 10.30 – 2pm, Soudley Fête 2.30pm, then Speech House Hotel GL16 7EL Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Blondes with Beards at Stroud Brewery - Unit 11, Off Hope Mill Lane, Phoenix Works, London Rd, Thrupp, GL5 2BU http://www.stroudbrewery.co.uk From 7.30pm


Sunday July 17


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guests: TBD (Mary Humphries  & Anahata have had to cancel for health reasons)


Monday July 18


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Tuesday July 19


*Gloucestershire Morris Men, with Adderbury Village MM, and Eynsham MM are at The King’s Head, Bledington OX7 6XQ 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday July 20


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Yew Tree, Peterstow HR9 4SE 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Styx of Stroud Border Morris are at The Old Crown, Paganhill GL5 4AZ with Ragged & Old Morris Dancers  7.30pm onwards  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Star Inn, Whiteshill GL6 6AE 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Thursday July 21


*Robin & Bina Williamson at Folk on the Lawn,  Abbey Mill ,  Wye Valley Centre,  Tintern NP16 6SE
www.folkonthelawn.com info@folkonthelawn.com 


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The House in the Tree, Hayden Green  7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Sunday July 24


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


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Cherington Village Fête pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Monday July 25


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Green Dragon, Cockleford 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Tuesday July 26


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at Gloucester Cathedral for the Three Choirs Festival 6.30pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are practising at Miserden Village Hall GL6 7JA 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday July 27


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Rose & Crown Nympsfield, with Stroud Morris Dancers  7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Red Lion, Wainlodes GL2 9LW 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral 6.30pm; The Boat, Ashleworth GL19 4HZ 7.45pm Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Thursday July 28


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Mount at Stanton 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Friday July 29


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Three Choirs Festival 6pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Saturday July 30


Glos Folk performers in Gloucester ‘Gate’ Streets 11 – 4pm including Ragged & Old Morris Dancers


Sunday July 31


Glos Folk performers in Gloucester ‘Gate’ Streets 11 – 4pm


Tuesday August 2


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Red Lion Wainlodes GL2 9LW 7.45pm; The Haw Bridge Inn, Tirley GL19 4HJ 8.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday August 3


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Railway, Newnham GL14 1DA 8pm, The Ship, Newnham GL14 1BY 9pm 8pm Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The Lamb, Eastcombe. 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Thursday August 4


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Haw Bridge Inn, Tirley 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Monday August 8


England’s Glory Ladies Morris will be at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham, with Happenstance Border Morris 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk  


Tuesday August 9


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn GL2 7DY with Gloucestershire Morris Men 7.45pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Wednesday August 10


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


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at a pub tbc . 7.30 for 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Thursday August 11


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Farmer’s Arms, Guiting Power 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Saturday August 13


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Ruardean Carnival 12 noon Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


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


Monday August 15


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


Wednesday August 17


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Alma, Linton HR9 7RY 8pm, with Wild Oats, and England’s Glory Ladies Morris Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at The George, Newmarket GL6 0RF with Gloucestershire Morris Men. 7.45pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Haw Bridge Inn, Tirley GL19 4HJ 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Saturday August 20


*Barn Dance Tibberton Village Hall Marquee GL19 3AN With Hetty Pegler`s Tump 
Tickets 01452 790647


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


Sunday August 21


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Singaround


Monday August 22


Tuesday August 23


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are practising at Miserden Village Hall GL6 7JA 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday August 24


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  7.30pm £17.75 Info: 01684 295074


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Foston’s Ash, Birdlip GL6 7ES 8pm with Ragged & Old Morris Dancers Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Fleet Inn, Twning GL20 6FL 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Thursday August 25


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at The Pheasant Inn, Toddington 7.45pm  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Friday August 26


Saturday August 27  


Deerhurst Flower Festival – Glos Folk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn all W/E 10 – 5pm


Sunday August 28


‘Gloucester Mini Folk Festival’ – King’s Square, Gloucester 11 – 4pm


Deerhurst Flower Festival – Glos Folk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn all W/E 10 – 5pm


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Paternoster Strawberry Tea Event, Cirencester  pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Monday August 29


Deerhurst Flower Festival – Glos Folk Information Stand on the Priory Lawn all W/E 10 – 5pm


*Happenstance Border Morris will be at Winchcombe Country Show  Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are Twyning Village Fête  GL20 6DF, from 2pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Tuesday August 30


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Sherborne Arms, Aldsworth GL54 3RB 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday August 31


*Forest of Dean Morris Men, and Lassington Oak Morris Men,  will be at The Yew Tree, Clifford’s Mesne GL18 1JS 8pm with Lassington Oak Morris Men Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


Thursday September 1


Friday September 2


Saturday September 3


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at ‘Hands Around Gloucester’ various times Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Sunday September 4


* Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Poulton Fête pm. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


Monday September  5


Tuesday September 6


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are practising at Miserden Village Hall GL6 7JA 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday September 7


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at The Rising Sun, Moseley Green GL15 4HN 8pm  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Gloucester Quays 8pm, and The Fountain Inn GL1 2NW 9pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Saturday September 10


*Forest of Dean Morris Men will be at Newent Onion Fayre from 10am  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are having their Passed Masters Tour (with guests) at Cheltenham Town Centre 10am; Sue Ryder Fête, Leckhampton Court 3.30pm; The Black Horse Inn, Cranham GL4 8HP 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/  


Sunday September 11


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Gloucester Quays 10.45am  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   
 


Wednesday September 14


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Sunday September 18


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guest: Steve Turner


Saturday September 24


**Inaugural Roy Palmer Lecture by Steve Roud as part of the  Traditional Song Forum, and Stroud Folk Weekend  at Lansdown Hall, Lansdown, Stroud, GL5 1BB 2pm Info Martin martin.graebe@btinternet.com     01285 651 104 Free admission, but donations welcome


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Stroud Folk Weekend from 10.30am  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Tuesday Sepember 27


*Gloucestershire Morris Men resume practices at Miserden Village Hall GL6 7JA 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday September 28


*Forest of Dean Morris Men resume practices at Miner’s Arms 8pm  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 


Wednesday October 5


*Lassington Oak Morris Men Practice Season Begins, New Members Welcome! 8pm Info: Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/       


Sunday October 16


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guests: Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson


Sunday November 20


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Guest: Paul Downes
Friday December 2


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Stroud Goodwill Evening  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Tuesday December 13


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Royal William, Cranham GL6 6TT for Carols & Mumming 7.45pm  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Wednesday December 14


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


Sunday December 18


Normally 3rd Sunday Dursley Acoustic Music Nights  at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP.  Go to http://www.streetmap.com/postcode/GL114JP  & the arrow is on our house.  Mobile : 07973 994711 Home tel : 01453 545065 dursleyfolky@gmail.com  http://www.dursleyamn.org.uk Christmas Party


Wednesday December 21


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


Monday December 26
(St Stephen’s Day, Boxing Day, end of close season for wren hunting)


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Queen’s Hotel, Cheltenham 9.30am; Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham 10.30am then Gloucester Cathedral 12noon  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


Morris Dancing and Mumming outside Gloucester Cathedral 12 noon. (Chapter House if wet or snowing)






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