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Saturday July 21


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Mitcheldean Music Festival Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 12 midnight - extended programme – 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire    
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday July 22


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Cherington Fête (pm) Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.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 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ First half: Two Dulcimers, Second half: Bob Bray


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on BBC Bristol, BBC Somerset, BBC Wilts, and BBC Glos. so it will be on all 4 iPlayers to listen again., 12 midnight - extended programme – 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire    
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 6 – 8 pm  info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt/episodes/guide   


Monday July 23


*Stroud Morris Dancers at The Frocester George - Frocester - 8pm: Dancing out with Winterbourne Down Border Morris and The Tattered Court at another new venue. Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk 


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


Community Choir at Churchdown Library, Parton Rd., Churchdown, GL3 2AF meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, (Not August) 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


Words & Music, Acoustic music & poetry at The Frocester George, Peter's St, Stonehouse GL10 3TQ, 20.00 - 22:30pm  £1 Info: David  hello@singaround.org  web site: http://www.singaround.org (Every Monday except Christmas & New Year) 


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 (Not August)


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://cheltuke.co.uk/  


MESS 1st Monday Red Lion at Cricklade - an accordion's throw from Gloucestershire!  2nd/3rd/4th -Beehive (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm onwards Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/groups/121719078588/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors. 


The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Kevin O’Flaherty – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/ 


Tuesday July 24


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are with Ragged and Old Morris Dancers at The Farmer’s Arms, Apperley  (tbc) (check website) 7.40pm Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall, The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Only £1! Refreshments included Info: 01452 856093 or 01453 764990


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


Weekly play in the band session every Tuesday morning playing for dancing - dots provided if required - £2 per musician. Folk Hall in Portishead BS20 6PR 9.30am-11.30am and then a music session without the dancers until 12.15pm. We have a break for coffee/infusions! Some band members who travel a distance get there a bit later - this is fine.  Contact Jill  01275 847909 - 07515 904 707 - jillyelliot@gmail.com


Chris Arscott's Folk & acoustic Music Show on Mixcloud from 8pm every Tuesday. (To be on Dean Radio which will be on 105.6 FM (and the internet) from July/August) News on Facebook and contact at Chris@triangleradio.co.uk.


Wednesday July 25


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest: Discovery (Jeff Gillett & co)


*Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Yew Tree, Peterstow 8pm. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


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


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


Jane Austen Dancers of Bath, a historical dance group always looking to try new dance types, and to introduce more people to the world of Regency dancing! In our classes we learn how to dance, and find out more about the etiquette, the fashion, the history and the social customs of the Regency and late Georgian period. The dances range from fun, fast and frantic English and Scottish folk dances, to more intricate Quadrille and Cotillions, Playford, Mazurka, Polonaise and everything in between! Central United Reformed Church Hall, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6BJ 8 – 10pm £4 on the door Info: jadpromotional@gmail.com
http://www.janeaustendancersbath.co.uk/    and on Facebook & Twitter


Thursday July 26


English 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, live caller to  teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band and guests will provide live music. No need to book, just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401


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 Old Crown, Parkend, Paganhill, Stroud  GL5 4AZ 8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 454594  www.minchfolkclub.org  Pub web site: http://theoldcrownpaganhill.co.uk/ CANCELLED! SORRY!


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/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  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


Friday July 27


* Whalebone are at King’s Stanley village hall for an evening of acoustic music, to boost village hall funds.  Time: 7.30pm  £10.00 for adults  (£6.00 for children) Info: Pam Culver on 01453 821153 / pamandbrianculver@btinternet.com.
Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £2 (2nd & last Fridays) Info: 01367 252313 jaymathews124@mac.com  web site: http://riverfolk.co.uk    


Cheltenham Scottish Society hold Scottish Country Dancing Classes  Friday Nights in the Montpellier Hall St Andrews URC GL50 1SP 7 for 7.30pm All dances walked through  Contact Barry  01242 528220 for further details  mbsteele1945@gmail.com   www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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, Bishop Allenby Hall, St. Stephen's Church - parking in churchyard, hall is to side of church. St. Stephen's Street, Worcester WR3 7HS.  8.15pm. 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 July 28


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 12 midnight - extended programme – 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire    
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk New times until end of July


Sunday July 29


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 


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on BBC Bristol, BBC Somerset, BBC Wilts, and BBC Glos. so it will be on all 4 iPlayers to listen again., 12 midnight - extended programme – 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire    
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 6 – 8 pm  info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt/episodes/guide


Monday July 30


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


Words & Music, Acoustic music & poetry at The Frocester George, Peter's St, Stonehouse GL10 3TQ, 20.00 - 22:30pm  £1 Info: David  hello@singaround.org  web site: http://www.singaround.org (Every Monday except Christmas & New Year) 


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


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://cheltuke.co.uk/  


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


MESS 1st Monday Red Lion at Cricklade - an accordion's throw from Gloucestershire!  2nd/3rd/4th -Beehive (possibly) 5th Monday Beehive Swindon   8.30pm onwards Info: Music Alive on 01793 770699
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/groups/121719078588/  Sessions are open to all, whether maestro or beginner. We welcome visitors. 


The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Kevin O’Flaherty – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/


Tuesday July 31


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at The Butchers Arms, Sheepscombe 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall, The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Only £1! Refreshments included Info: 01452 856093 or 01453 764990


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


Chris Arscott's Folk & acoustic Music Show on Mixcloud from 8pm every Tuesday. (To be on Dean Radio which will be on 105.6 FM (and the internet) from July/August) News on Facebook and contact at Chris@triangleradio.co.uk


Wednesday August 1


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at a The Lyon, Westbury-on-Severn with Forest of Dean Morris 7.30pm Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are with Lassington Oak Morris Men Tall Ship, Gloucester Quays 8pm, Pelican Inn GL1 2QR 8.45pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


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 + 5th


White Horse Folk Club meets at Church Room, Vicarage Lane, Highworth SN6 7AD 8pmInfo: Derrick 01793 762070 and Geoff 01793 706753 http://www.whitehorsefolkclub.co.uk/ 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 


Thursday August 2


Minchinhampton folk club, The Old Crown, Parkend, Paganhill, Stroud  GL5 4AZ 8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 454594  www.minchfolkclub.org  Pub web site: http://theoldcrownpaganhill.co.uk/ 


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


Roving Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at Kempley Village Hall, GL18 2BP 8pm Free Admission BYO refreshments, (Beer on tap!) Info: Stephanie  rose_stephanie@hotmail.co.uk  1st Thursday NOT MAY


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


Five Valleys Session at various venues  starts 8.30pm,  Free admission   1st Thursdays at Stroud Brewery, 3rd Thursdays various venues http://www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/?notif_t=page_name_change&notif_id=1495882593185822  


UkeStroud - Club for ukulele players at Pitchcombe Village Hall GL6 6LP 8 – 10pm £2 including refreshments. Info: Norma: normamillls@btinternet.com (1st & 3rd & 5thThursdays) www.ukestroud.co.uk  


Friday August 3


*Julie Fowlis, Sam Lee, The Unthanks, Alaw, Jarlath Henderson at BBC Folk Prom on BBC4 TV 7.30pm


Cheltenham Scottish Society hold Scottish Country Dancing Classes  Friday Nights in the Montpellier Hall St Andrews URC GL50 1SP 7 for 7.30pm All dances walked through  Contact Barry  01242 528220 for further details  mbsteele1945@gmail.com   www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


Somers Traditional Folk Club, Bishop Allenby Hall, St. Stephen's Church - parking in churchyard, hall is to side of church. St. Stephen's Street, Worcester WR3 7HS.  8.15pm. 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 August 4


*Barn Dance at Christ Church Hall, Malvern Road, Cheltenham 7.30– 9.30PM with the Cheltenham Ceilidh Band. Come and dance, play or call a dance. £2.50 contribution for hall hire.
Bring your own drinks/Snacks Info: Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com


Autoharp get together for playing, sharing music and socialising, at Leonard Stanley Village Hall, Marsh Road, Leonard Stanley, Stroud, GL10 3NH. 1.30pm start (until around 4.00pm) £2 charge to cover room hire. Please bring a music stand (if you have one) and your own mug for tea/coffee, etc. Contact Jan on 01285 821824 or mobile 07491 766564 or at jan@ukautoharps.com or Sue on 01453 750513 for more information or just turn up on the day.  New players may come along and can borrow a harp to try – please let us know if a loaner harp is needed. Players of other instruments are welcome to join us too! Monthly, 1st Saturday (usually)


Make-A-Ceilidh Daylight music workshop session for learning and playing ceilidh tunes. Music is provided, usually with a second part. First Saturday of the month at Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH 11.00am -1pm. Contribution to hall hire. Contact Melanie Burton melburton@hotmail.com


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 12 midnight - extended programme – 60 minutes - and online. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, 1413 AM, DAB, Freeview 735, and 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 5


Forest Folk Club at The Orepool Inn, Orepool Inn, Chepstow Road, Sling, Coleford GL16 8LH  Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £7 ) Info: jan@forestfolkclub.com Club web site: http://www.forestfolkclub.com/folk-club-dates-2018/    


Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 6 – 8 pm  info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7lt/episodes/guide  
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Monday August 6


Tuesday August 7


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are with Miserden Morris at The Three Horseshoes, Frampton on Severn 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 8


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


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


*Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Anchor, Tintern 8pm. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


Music session at Cross Keys, Bredon’s Hardwick GL20 7EE 8pm Free admission Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com


Friday August 10


*Julie Fowlis, Sam Lee, The Unthanks, Alaw, Jarlath Henderson at BBC Folk Prom on BBC Radio 2 7.30pm


Saturday August 11


Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for an afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Callers: Robert Moir, Bernie Culkin, Pat Hicks, Hazel Moir, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Bernie Culkin 07821 106052 bculkin@hotmail.co.uk


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at Barton & Tredworth Cultural Fayre, St James Park, Gloucester time tbc Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


Sunday August 12


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, , £4 Donation suggested, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  2nd Sundays monthly Guest: Mike Silver


Monday August 13


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Swan, Staunton, Corse, with The Tattered Court 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk
  
*Happenstance Border Morris are at Crown and Trumpet, Broadway, WR12 7AE – 07525 813669  with Shakespeare Morris 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Tuesday August 14


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are with Eynsham Morris at Eynsham 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 15


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


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


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Norwood Arms GL53 0AX 8pm, Sandford Park Ale House GL50 1DZ 8.45pm. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/




Wednesday August 15


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


Saturday August 18


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are with with Miserden Morris at The Miserden Music Day of Music and Dance, a charity event raising money for Sue Ryder, being organised in the memory of Simon Upton 11am-11pm  I The music will start at 2pm and in the afternoon: Gwilym Davies, May Thrill, Friggitt, Rebill, Adz King, Gloucester Diamonds, Cobblers Children, will play short sets of around 30 minutes. These will be interspersed with dance displays and music from local youngsters. In the evening it is party time with music from The Jigantics and Memphis. Info: carps10@yahoo.com


Sunday August 19


*Brimstone will be playing acoustic Celtic folk music in the bar of The Noel Arms Hotel, High St, Chipping Campden from 8pm.  Free parking in the square and on road parking.  All welcome for a mix of trad, contemporary and original music from across the Celtic nations.


Monday August 20


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at The Yew Tree Inn, Longhope, with Wimberry Clog Dancers, and Forest of Dean Morris 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


Tuesday August 21


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are with (Tbc) Faithful City MM at The  Village Inn, Twyning 7.45pm
 Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday August 22


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


*Stroud Morris Dancers at Butcher's Arms, Sheepscombe  7:30pm: Another dance out at one of our favourite pubs, this time with Ragged and Old Morris from Bussage. Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk 


Thursday August 23


*Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band, with John Spiers, in concert at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm£23


Friday August 24


Saturday August 25


Deerhurst Flower Festival (http://www.deerhurstflowerfestival.co.uk/ )
Glos Folk Information Stand will be on The Priory Lawn 10 – 5.30pm each day


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


Sunday August 26


Deerhurst Flower Festival (http://www.deerhurstflowerfestival.co.uk/ )
Glos Folk Information Stand will be on The Priory Lawn 10 – 5.30pm each day


Monday August 27


Deerhurst Flower Festival (http://www.deerhurstflowerfestival.co.uk/ )
Glos Folk Information Stand will be on The Priory Lawn 10 – 5.30pm each day


*Happenstance Border Morris are at Winchcombe Country Show (afternoon)  –  http://www.winchcombeshow.org.uk 7.30pm Info: Cressida 01242 604120 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk  


Wednesday August 29


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Music from around 8pm, Admission free Guest:


*Forest of Dean Morris meet at The King’s Arms, Newent, with Lassington Oak Morris Men 8pm. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Kings Arms, Newent GL19 1BD 8pm, Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Saturday September 1


*Ceilidh in aid of “Ovarian Cancer Action, Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’’ at David Lloyd Fitness Centre, Delta Way, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth GL3 4BJ 7.30 – 11.30pm with The Amazing Matchless Band, and Fiona Jarvis calling. Pig Roast Supper, Raffle, Silent Auction. Tickets £25 Info: 01452 307767


Tuesday September 4


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are (Final Night) at  Sherborne arms, Aldsworth 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday September 5


*Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Rising Sun, Moseley Green 7.45pm. Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk


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


Saturday September 8


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are (with guests including England’s Glory Ladies Morris) at Past Masters Day of Dance (in aid of Sue Ryder Care):  Cheltenham Town Centre from 10.00am, Sue Ryder Care, Leckhampton 3.15pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Sunday September 9


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


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at Frampton Country Fayre 11am. 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 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Reservoir Mandolins


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: Alden, Patterson & Dashwood


Thursday September 13


Sunday September 16


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: Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman


Thursday September 20


No Minch FC


Saturday September 22


*Stroud Folk Weekend with Stroud Morris Dancers, England’s Glory Ladies Morris etc


Saturday September 29


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, , £4 Donation suggested, Floor singers welcome Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Special Concert Night with Nicola Clark & Phil Walters 


Friday October 5


*Johnny Coppin is at Minchinhampton Church, nr Stroud - with Paul Burgess – a Charity concert in aid of Horsfall House  Info:  kathy@63windmillroad.co.uk   01453 882960


Sunday October 7
(100th anniversary of death of Hubert Parry)


Tuesday October 9


*England’s Glory Ladies Morris are at Trefoil Guild 75th Birthday, GWSR Steam Railway Station, Cheltenham Racecourse 10am Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk


October 12


*Fairport Convention at Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP Box office: 01242 258002


October 13


*Lassington Oak Morris Men are at The Fools and Beasts Unconvention, Gloucester  Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/


Thursday November1


*Fisherman’s Friends in concert at Cheltenham Town Hall 7.30pm £27 Info: http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/fishermans-friends-2018-224156/ 


Friday November 9


*Chris Leslie (solo) at St Mary The Virgin Church, Forthampton GL19 4QW Info: 07811 643 115 


*Johnny Coppin is at Gloucester Cathedral – "By Severn and Somme” a commemoration of the Centenary of end of WW1 - with Paul Burgess – 8pm  For details of all weekend events and tickets  www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk 


Wednesday December 12


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


Tuesday December 18


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are performing Carols, Mummers & Seasonal Songs at The  Carpenters Arms, Miserden 7.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/


Wednesday December 19


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


Wednesday December 26


*Gloucestershire Morris Men and Mummers, with Lassington Oak Morris Men, England’s Glory Ladies Morris are performing at The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham 9.30am, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham 10.30am, Gloucester Cathedral 12noon Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/










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