Steve Ashley in Cheltenham on October 20th - see below for details

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OCTOBER (226 events)
Friday October 20


*Steve Ashley in concert at Everyman Theatre, (Studio)  Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ Info: 01242 572573 http://www.everymantheatre.org.uk/ 8pm £12


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 


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 


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 October 21
(Apple Day)
*Reg Meuross at MacKenzie Hall, Brockweir, Chepstow NP16 7NW 7.30 for 8pm Advance tickets are £10  from brockweirevent@gmail.com. Info:  Adrian Birch 01291 689812. Refreshments available but BYO alcohol. www.brockweirvillagehall.co.uk


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 Guests: The Andro Sisters


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm 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 October 22


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/   Open Night


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 October 23
(Birthday of Mike Harding)


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


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://cheltuke.co.uk/  


England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: 
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 


Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH (near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk 


Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV, from 8pm. New members welcome. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com


The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West,  The Reddings,  Cheltenham,  GL51 6RF 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/  (Not 1st Monday) New dancers & musicians welcome


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 October 24


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


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  


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  


Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Wesley Rooms, St.Albans Church, Parliament Street Stroud GL5 1QH.  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


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 October 25


**Fairport Convention and friends are giving a special charity concert at Gloucester Cathedral as part of their ‘autumn jaunt’ tour. Info: 01452 768928 Doors open 7pm. In aid of Malaika; fuelling change through education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. www.malaika.org


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk  Gwen Clift & David Bradley


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


The Forest of Dean Morris meet at The Miner’s Arms, Whitecroft GL15 4PE at 8pm. New Members welcome.  Info: 01594 824177, web: http://www.forestmorris.org.uk  


Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093  Web site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/     


Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY   New members welcome. Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 


Thursday October 26


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  


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 http://www.facebook.com/events/354324465026163/  


Singing/music session at The Corner Cupboard Inn, 83 Gloucester St, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5LX From about 9.30pm onwards Free admission  Info: 01242 604120


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


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/ 


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


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 Southrop Village Hall GL7 3PB. 7.30pm Info: Shirley 01367 252623  (Sep – May)


Happenstance Border Morris practise at  Main hall Winchcombe School Greet Road Winchcombe GL54 5LB 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida 01242 604120 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk   


 Chalford Stick Company  practise at North Woodchester Village Hall (next to The Royal Oak) GL5 5PQ All welcome. Info: David 01453 731752 davidk.wright@outlook.com http://www.chalfordstickcompany.org/  http://www.facebook.com/groups/820702784743135/   


Wimberry Step Clog  practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD,. Info: Barbara  01531 820215 petersanigar0pl@btinternet.com Web: http://www.wimberryclog.btik.com.btck.co.uk/  every Thursday except third


Gloucestershire Mixed Morris at Miserden Village Hall, GL6 7JA 8 – 9.30pm £2 per session to cover costs. Singles or couples welcome! Info: Phil 07817009121 wodensown@gmail.com Web: http://gloucestershiremixedmorris.com/tag/morris  


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


Friday October 27


**Fairport Convention Golden Anniversary Tour at The Music At Stow Festival, Stow-On-The-Wold: St. Edward's Church 7.30pm Free parking in Stow Square after 6PM £27.50 Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/viewcart/fest#rtn_407217


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


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    


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  


Saturday October 28


*Halloween Ceilidh with The Orchard Band (formerly The Compost Band) caller Ian Craigan, at The Malvern Cube,  Albert Road North, Malvern WR14 2YF Dancing 8-11 pm /Doors and bar open 7.30pm Admission £10 / Full time students £5 Accompanied children under 15 -Free. Licensed bar /raffle 
Tickets available from   01684 563507  or on the door.
All proceeds to Amnesty International.


*May Thrill at The Tall Ship, 134 Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2EX  01452 522793 3pm FREE – For the Crab ‘n Crayfish Weekend


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm 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 October 29
(Birthday of Dave Pegg)


Gloucester Gallery Quire meet at  Brookthorpe Village Hall, GL4 OUS (on the A4173, opposite  Fagin's - previously known as The Four Mile House) 2.30 – 4.30pm We sing and play hymns, psalms, anthems, glees, folk etc from the period about which Thomas Hardy wrote 1750 - 1850.  Singers and musicians welcome Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324  elizabethakhurst@talktalk.net   or Brenda 01452 613 068 - brendaandgordon@yahoo.co.uk   http://www.wgma.org.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


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 October 30
(Birthday of Chris Newman)


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/  


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


England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at The Old Priory, St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham GL50 3LE. 8pm Info: Gill 01452 859991 email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com  Web site: 
http://www.englandsglory.org.uk 


Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7:45pm at Five Valleys Scouting Centre, Wood Street, Stroud GL5 1DH (near the Cotswold Playhouse) New members always welcome  Info:  bagman@stroudmorris.org web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk 


Wild Oats Border Morris practise at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EV, from 8pm. New members welcome. Info: d.bagwelljohnston@googlemail.com


The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West,  The Reddings,  Cheltenham,  GL51 6RF 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com  Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/  (Not 1st Monday) New dancers & musicians welcome


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 October 31
(All Hallows Eve)


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


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  


Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) Meet Tuesdays 7.30-9.30, Wesley Rooms, St.Albans Church, Parliament Street Stroud GL5 1QH.  Info:  01453 882860 Email clee915@btinternet.com http://www.styxofstroud.com 


Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm  Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   


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  


NOVEMBER
Wednesday November 1


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


Friday November 3


*Blowzabella in concert at Prema Arts Centre, Bethesda Chapel, Uley GL11 5SS 7.30pm £18 Info: 01453 860703


Saturday November 4


Shorterfolk House Concert with Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne at
Whitehaven, Whiteway, Stroud(-ish), GL6 7EP 7.45pm Only 25 seats - pre-Booking essential 
07581 858762  shorterfolk@gmail.com (Only a few seats left!)


Wednesday November 8


Daylight Acoustic Music Club, with Dark Island (Alex and Scotty) sharing MC duties with Barry Watkins.  At Bussage Village Hall, The Ridgeway, Bussage, Stroud, GL6 8BY.  Please note, sat nav may mislead you – please make sure you have the street name as well as the postcode, and if you’re in any doubt, please contact us in advance for a map at scottydoghouse.guitar@gmail.com or alexlouisewest@gmail.com .
Music will be from 11:45am until 2pm with a short break in the middle.  Bring your sandwiches if you like, tea and coffee available for a donation.  Entry is £2 per person. Second Wednesday Info: www.darkislandmusic.net/


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Robert Moir calling Pat Shaw dances, with Dampier’s Round


Thursday November 9


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester WR1 3LD 7.30pm £17 Info: 01905 611427


Friday November 10


*Edgelarks ( BBC Folk Award winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) in concert, at The Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick. Glos. 7:30pm Tickets £14.00 (unreserved seating) All ticket enquiries to cantonacrepromotions@gmail.com or telephone 07596 823 881


Saturday November 11


*Megson - Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) - in concert at Woodmancote Village Hall, Bushcombe Lane, Woodmancote, GL52 9HX Info: http://www.wegottickets.com/smedsongs 


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


Sunday November 12


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/   Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey


*Blondes with Beards 2-5pm at Swindon Repair Café, Eastcott Community Centre, Savernake Street, Swindon SN1 3LZ http://www.facebook.com/events/293426684401036/


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: Si Barron


Wednesday November 15


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 


Friday November 17


**Peggy Seeger and Family in concert at Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve GL52 8LU Info: www.peggyseeger.com 


Sunday November 19


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:  Richard Grainger


Wednesday November 22


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Geoff Elwell with Baily’s Beads


Sunday November 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 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/   Open Night


Wednesday November 29


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


Thursday November 30


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  


Friday December 1


*Martin Simpson in concert at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ  £24 Info: 07979 542449  Tickets £24 from http://pindropevents.co.uk/42 (2nd opportunity on December 2)


Saturday December 2


*Martin Simpson in concert at Ale House, Mill Lane, Colwall WR13 6HJ  £24 Info: 07979 542449  Tickets £24 from http://pindropevents.co.uk/42 


December 6


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Karen Burridge with Roger Wilkins


Thursday December 7


Scottish Dancing at The Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3JE
An afternoon of Scottish Dancing. 2.0pm - 5.0 pm . Tickets at door £5 All dances walked through. Spectators welcome. Come & see what Scottish dancing is like. Please note that no drinks are provided. Please bring your own water. Info: Derek  01452 306857 or Andy 01452 614995


Saturday December 9


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


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour   Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD Info: 07791 323869.


Sunday December 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 571185/577506  http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/   Dark Island (Alex & Scotty)


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: Jim Reynolds


Monday December 11


*Steeleye Span at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £27


Tuesday December 12


Gloucestershire Morris Men at Carpenter’s Arms, Miserden, with Carols, Mummers, and seasonal songs


Wednesday December 13


Daylight Acoustic Music Club, with Dark Island (Alex and Scotty) sharing MC duties with Barry Watkins.  At Bussage Village Hall, The Ridgeway, Bussage, Stroud, GL6 8BY.  Please note, sat nav may mislead you – please make sure you have the street name as well as the postcode, and if you’re in any doubt, please contact us in advance for a map at scottydoghouse.guitar@gmail.com or alexlouisewest@gmail.com .
Music will be from 11:45am until 2pm with a short break in the middle.  Bring your sandwiches if you like, tea and coffee available for a donation.  Entry is £2 per person. Second Wednesday Info: www.darkislandmusic.net/


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


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 




Wednesday December 13


Thursday December 14


Friday December 15


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour Pershore Abbey


Saturday December 16


**Johnny Coppin "All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour Stroud Subscription Rooms


Sunday December 17


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


Monday December 18


Tuesday December 19


*Cara Dillon Christmas concert at Pittville Pump Rooms, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE 7.30pm £23 Info: 0844 576 2210


Wednesday December 20


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


Witcombe Folk Dance Club, Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB.  8pm Visitors £3  Info:  01453 543254 (gwen.clift@talktalk.net) or 01453 764990   http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk   Christmas Party (11pm finish) Club Callers with Musical Folk


Thursday December 21


**Johnny Coppin" All On A Winter’s Night" Christmas Tour Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham


Friday December 22


Saturday December 23


Sunday December 24
(Centenary of the birth of Patrick Shuldham Shaw (1917 – 1977)


Monday December 25


Tuesday December 26
 (Boxing Day, end of close season for wren hunting)


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


Thursday December 28


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Annual Custard Band Ceili Caper


2018


Saturday January 13


Stroud Wassail – preceded by two weeks of activities in and around the Stroud Valleys Info: http://stroudwassail.com/ 


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


Thursday January 25


*Fairport Convention at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £27


Music/entertainment evening at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell    GL16 7BN  Tickets  usually  £9 adv  £10 on door Info:  http://www.thecolefordhub.info  Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman


Saturday February 10


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


Saturday March 10


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


April 4


**Peter Knight’s Gigspanner in concert at St Helen's Church, Alveston, Gloucestershire
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/419871 
Saturday April 28


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


Monday May 7


Cirencester Fleece Fayre Info: suzie@cirencester.gov.uk or 01285 655646 or go to www.cirencester.gov.uk/fleecefayre 
 
Saturday May 12


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


Saturday June 9


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


Saturday July 14


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


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






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