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Sunday August 2

*Guiting Festival Folk concert with Johnny Coppin & Mike Silver, Roving Crows, Hattie Briggs From 4pm tickets/ info www.guitingfestival.org

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 August 3

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

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 August 4

*Glosfolk Information Stand at Newent Memorial Hall, Bury Barn Lane as part of GRCC ‘In Touch’ event for older people. 10 – 1pm Free Info: Katie 01452 528491 katiel@grcc.org.uk

*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

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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

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

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

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

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

Mainly English music session at The Cricket Club Sidmouth (transferred for one week only!) From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

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

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

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

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 August 6

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

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

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

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

Friday August 7

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 somers-publicity@macmate.me
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 August 8

*Barn Dance with Life of Riley, caller Penny Plowden at Bream Rugby Club, High St, Bream, nr Coleford GL15 6JE 7.30pm £9 inc supper Info: 01594 562168

*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

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 August 9

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 Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £2 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sundays monthly Barny's Club second anniversary: Silver Sam & Anna are guests

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 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

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

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 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/

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 England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB From about 8.30pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

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

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

Wednesday August 12

*Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

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/

Music session at Fox and Hounds, Church Street, Bredon GL20 7LA 8pm Free admission Info:
tonyjgibbons@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 August 13

*Glosfolk Information Stand at Whitminster Village Hall as part of GRCC ‘In Touch’ event for older people. 10 – 1.30pm Free Info: Katie 01452 528491 katiel@grcc.org.uk

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

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

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

Friday August 14

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.

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 somers-publicity@macmate.me
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 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 Info: Cressida 01242 604120/ 07791004649 http://happenstancemorris.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 August 16

Dursley Acoustic Music Nights at David & Hilary, 13 Five Acres, Dursley, GL11 4JP. Probably a Singaound 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

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 August 17

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

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 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/

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

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

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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

‘Steady and Easy Mainly English Session’ at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 8.30pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com 3rd Tuesday

Wednesday 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/

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)

3rd Wednesday 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

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 August 20

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

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

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

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

Friday August 21

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 somers-publicity@macmate.me
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 August 22

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 August 23

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 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/

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

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 August 25

*Joe Broughton’s Urban Folk Quartet are in concert at The Watson Hall, Barton Street Tewkesbury 7.30pm £13.25 (unreserved) Info: 01684 295074

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/

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
Country dancing with Cirencester U3A at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester GL7 1QX 10 –
12noon 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Sep to May 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 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

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

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

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 August 27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday August 28

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

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

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

Cheltenham U3A 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 somers-publicity@macmate.me
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 August 29

Ragged & Old are at Witcombe Cider Festival 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 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

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 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

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
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 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

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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

French dancing with Jan Mills & Kate Price at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 8pm £10 BYO Drinks. Hall open from 5pm Info: Peter 0780 0727 570

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

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

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/

Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £2 Entrance, Floor singers welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sundays monthly Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) are guests

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

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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 Concert of the ‘Single Gloucester’ project at Lansdown Hall, Stroud GL5 1BB, starring local source singer Mike Gardner singing ‘The Gloucestershire Blinder’ Also appearing: Rob and Gillian Guest, , The Vogwells, PuzzleJug, Shepherd’s Crook Folk Choir, Delfryn, Feet Together Jump, Bristol Ceilidh Quartet, and Collector Richard Chidlaw £12 Info: www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk

*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 . Workshops: Gloucestershire Folk Song for Community and Folk Choirs – Matt Norman
10am Sub Rooms (£7) Community choirs sing folk songs from around the world. The Single Gloucester project has commissioned new arrangements of local songs especially for community and folk choirs – come and be part of the BIG sing. Matt Norman is an accomplished musician, singer, choir leader and arranger.
Gloucestershire Folk Song – Gwilym Davies 11 am Old Town Hall, The Shambles (£7)
A singing workshop, delving into the hundreds of local folksongs in the new on-line archive. Gwilym is a well-known singer and collector of folk songs.
Gloucestershire Folk Music – Paul Burgess 2pm Old Town Hall, The Shambles (£7)
Bring your instruments and learn from the master. Paul Burgess is one of the county’s leading folk musicians and co-compiler with Charles Menteith, of the Coleford Jig, a collection of local tunes now available in the new on-line archive.
Evening concert at Subscription Rooms from 6pm with New Rope string band, Steve Tilston, Lisbee Stainton, Hattie Briggs Website is www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk

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

Stroud Folk Festival. Local performers at the Imperial are still being finalised, but will include Discovery(Jeff & Elaine Gillett), Rod Penlington, 2 Anchors and Debra Hannis. Website is www.stroudfolkfestival.co.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

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

Saturday September 26

French dancing with The Eelgrinders at Horsley Village Hall, Horsley, nr Nailsworth GL6 0PT 8pm £10 BYO Drinks. Hall open from 5pm Info: Peter 0780 0727 570

Wednesday September 30

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

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

Sunday October 11

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

Wednesday October 14

Folk evening 8pm with Dark Island (Alex & Scotty) at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283

Tuesday October 13

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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, GL16 7NS 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

Tuesday October 27

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

Wednesday October 28

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

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

Sunday November 8

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

Tuesday November 10

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

Wednesday November 11

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

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

Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) 10 – 5pm with lots of Glosfolk performers Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/#


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 20

Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) 10 – 5pm with lots of Glosfolk performers Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/#

Saturday November 21

Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) 10 – 5pm with lots of Glosfolk performers Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/#

Sunday November 22

Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) 10 – 5pm with lots of Glosfolk performers Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/#

Monday November 23

Quays Centre Victorian Market (until 23rd) 10 – 5pm with lots of Glosfolk performers Info: http://www.gloucesterquays.co.uk/#

Tuesday November 24

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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/

Tuesday December

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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 ).

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

Sunday December 13

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

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

Tuesday December 22

Irish Music Session at The Daneway, Daneway Wood, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6LN
Info: 01285 760297 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays)

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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