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JANUARY (225 events so far)
Monday January 23


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 last meeting


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


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


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 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. 


Tuesday January 24


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


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, OPENhouse/British School Hall, by Star Anise Cafe, Stroud GL5 1QG 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/   Followed by a session at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA from 10pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283


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 January 25
(Robert Burns born 1759)


*Burns Night Whisky tasting at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


*Burns Night at Royal Oak, The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL From £13. Piper Willox (who else?) will appear at about 8.30pm


*Black Tie Burns Night at The Hollow Bottom, Guiting Power GL54 5UX 7.30pm £25 Scottish Feast with Haggis, Bashed Neeps & Tatties, sirloin of beef, and rasberry cranachan Info: 01451 850392


*Burns Night supper at Crown & Sceptre 98 Horns Road, Stroud GL5 1EG 7.30pm £12.50 Free dram for men wearing kilts! Info: 01453 762588


*Burns Night at Gloucester Old Spot, Piff’s Elm, Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham GL51 9SY Info: 01242 680321 with traditional piper


*Burns Night at The Beehive, Montpellier Villas, Cheltenham £25 Info: 01242 702270


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk 
Joyce Richards + Musical Folk


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Mayfish (formerly ‘Woe to the Provoker’)


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


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


Forest of Dean Morris Men 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  


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


Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, with Mark Radcliffe 7– 8pm 


Chepstow Folk Dance Club meets every Wednesday at the Severn Bridge Social Club, Bulwark, Chepstow from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Everyone is welcome. No need to bring a partner. No experience is necessary. Full instruction is given. See the website for more details: http://chepstowfolkdance.weebly.com/  


Thursday January 26
(Birthday of Ashley Hutchings MBE)


**Country Dancing at Apperley Village Hall, Sawpits Lane, Apperley GL19 4DQ 2 – 4pm Refreshments included £3 each. Come on your own or bring a friend, caller Gerald Tween will teach the dances, members of The Amazing Matchless Band will provide live music. No need to book, just turn up. Info: Astrid 01452 780401 


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 


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


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  


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


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  Abbeyfields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 8 – 9.30pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Sue (Squire) 01242 603389 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  01452 830248 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


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


Friday January 27
(Birthday of Professor Phil Cunningham MBE)
*Keith Hyett at Mr Twitchetts 7.30pm Mr Twitchett's Coffee House and Bar Stroud Sub Rooms Info: http://www.keithhyettguitarist.co.uk 


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    


Scottish country dancing is held at the Montpellier Church Hall, St. Andrew Church, Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SP. 7.30 to 10pm  All dances are walked through. Info:  mbsteele1945@gmail.com  www.cheltenhamscottishsociety.btck.co.uk 


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


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


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


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


Saturday January 28


*Kempley Wassail - Saturday 28th January 2017, 6.45pm for 7.00pm (at the old Post Office)
Guests of Martin & Maggie Brocklehurst (Donations Requested)(Bring a torch and wellies)
7.45pm procession to Village Hall 8.15pm Supper (BYO drinks) 
Info: http://www.facebook.com/Kempley-Events-980615342028461/


*The Witcombe Wassail  All welcome to come and toast the Apple Tree with song, dance, poetry and pantomime  4pm – 7pm In the Witcombe And Bentham Village Hall An Evening Of Busking Fun Free entry
But bring money for the cap! (All donations in aid of the Village Hall) Refreshments to purchase:
Hot Dogs, an apple desert Mulled Cider and Apple Juice Bar Open Info: witcombevillagehall@gmail.com  
 01452 862399 


Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday January 29


*Burns, Blues, Ballads and Biscuits.  France Lynch Church Rooms, Keble Road, Stroud, GL6 8LN.  Music with a mainly Scottish theme from Dark Island joined by guests including current and former singing / instrument students.  Bring and share food, tea and coffee during the interval.  No fixed entry fee, but please give generously for the Church Rooms renovations 2pm onwards. Info: Alex alexlouisewest@yahoo.co.uk 


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


Music session from 8:30pm at The Farrier's Arms Todenham nr Moreton in Marsh GL56 9PF Mainly tunes English trad. Info: Barry barryspearce@hotmail.com 5th Sunday


*Stroud Out Loud! Stroud’s monthly spoken word showcase. *Poetry*Storytelling*Song*Stand-up*Monologues* Celebrating creative free speech with this entertaining open mic showcase. at Mr Twitchett's, Subscription Rooms, Stroud 7.30pm


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 January 30


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 last meeting


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


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


MESS 1st Monday 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. 


Tuesday January 31


**Fairport Convention make their annual pilgrimage to The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm Sorry! Sold Out! (You can catch them at Gloucester Guildhall on February 9th)


Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) 8pm Now only £1! Refreshments included Info: Veronica 01452 856093


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


Music session at The Olde Dursley Hotel 13 Long St, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk  Fortnightly


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, OPENhouse/British School Hall, by Star Anise Cafe, Stroud GL5 1QG 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/   Followed by a session at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA from 10pm Info: Kevin 01285 821283


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  
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Wednesday February 1


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Weston & Dellow


Friday February 3


Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 8pm £8


Saturday February 4


Stroud Ceilidh at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE Info: 01453 760900 http://stroudceilidhs.co.uk with Bedlam, caller Nick Walden


Tuesday February 7


*Megson at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX  Info: 01684 295074


Wednesday February 8


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Jeff Gillett


Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey at Mr Twitchetts 


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Martin Hewett + Musical Folk


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


Thursday February 9


*Fairport Convention at Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1NS Tel: 01452 503050 http://venues.gloucester.gov.uk/freetime/guildhall/ 8pm £27.50


*Transatlantic Sessions concert (Aly Bain et al) at Birmingham Symphony Hall – a long way to go, and nearly sold out already!


Breabach (Scotland) - The Fleece Inn, Bretforton nr Evesham 8pm


Friday February 10


*Fishermans Friends in concert at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA  Info: 0844 576 2210


*Gloucester Diamonds at Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire 7.30pm Info: 01452 712553 office@churchdowncommunityassociation.org.uk


Saturday February 11


**The one and only Shirley Collins at Colston Hall, Bristol BS1 5AR 7.30pm £26.50 Info: 0117 922 3686 Book online at http://www.colstonhall.org/whatson Tickets on sale October 28


Sunday February 12


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 Featuring AV images from Martin Fry




Tuesday February 14


Music session at The Olde Dursley Hotel 13 Long St, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk  Fortnightly


Wednesday February 15


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Junk


Thursday February 16


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


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/  Guest: Mick Holditch
 
Saturday February 18


Storytelling with Fiona Eadie at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 10.30am £4


Sunday February 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 Singaround


Folk, Traditional and Strictly Acoustic Sunday Song and Tune Session  at The Wheatsheaf Alehouse, 32 Newport Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3DP 3 - 6pm Info: 07799390002 or email: petercoggins55@outlook.com  Third Sunday 


Wednesday February 22


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Gloucester Diamonds


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Pete Hendy & Ellie Davis + Downfielders tbc


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


Thursday February 23


Friday February 24


Saturday February 25


Sunday February 26


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


*Stroud Out Loud! Stroud’s monthly spoken word showcase. *Poetry*Storytelling*Song*Stand-up*Monologues* Celebrating creative free speech with this entertaining open mic showcase. at Mr Twitchett's, Subscription Rooms, Stroud 7.30pm


Monday February 27


Tuesday February 28


Music session at The Olde Dursley Hotel 13 Long St, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk  Fortnightly


Wednesday March 1


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Slipstone


Friday March 3


*Keith Hyett in concert at 7.30 pm Tredington Village Hall GL20 7BP Tickets £7.00 Info: http://www.keithhyettguitarist.co.uk


*Dipper Malkin in concert at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 8pm £8
Saturday March 4


Stroud Ceilidh at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE Info: 01453 760900 http://stroudceilidhs.co.uk with Threepenny Bit, caller Will Hall


Tuesday March 7


May Thrill at Winchcombe Folk Club


Wednesday March 8


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Tim Manning


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Gillian Jackson + Kevin Downham


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 


Tuesday March 14


Music session at The Olde Dursley Hotel 13 Long St, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk  Fortnightly


Wednesday March 15


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Si Barron


Saturday March 18


*Ace guitarist Keith Hyett is in concert at Notgrove Village Hall


*Blarneystone, Bouzatina, and Irish dance Keiran in concert at  The Cube, Albert Road North, Malvern, WR14 2YF Info: Tickets £8 from http://www.malverncube.com  01684 575363


Wednesday March 22


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guest: Wildwood Jack


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Gwen Clift & Sue Phillips +Brian McMinn


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


Friday March 24


*Maddy Prior MBE (Steeleye Span) with Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and Hannah James (Lady Maisery) in concert at Playhouse Theatre Bath Road Cheltenham 7HG 7.45pm £16.50 Info: 01242 522852


*Gilmore & Roberts in concert at MacKenzie Hall, Brockweir, Chepstow NP16 7NW 7.30 for 8pm £10 Info: Adrian 0291 689812 adrainbirch1@gmail.com Refresments availble BYO alcohol


Tuesday March 28


Music session at The Olde Dursley Hotel 13 Long St, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HL from 8pm. Mixed Session. Free admission Info: Anne & John 01453 548860 email anneroberts@lawgrove.fsnet.co.uk  Fortnightly


Wednesday March 29


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  Guests: May Thrill




Saturday March 25


Storytelling with Fiona Eadie at Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA Info: 01453 837537 10.30am £4


Wednesday March 29


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/  With guests: May Thrill


Friday March 31


*May Thrill at The Tall Ship


Wednesday April 5


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Dee Chapman +Dampier’s Round


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


Thursday April 6


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
 
Thursday April 13
(Maundy Thursday)


Feast of Fiddles annual tour at Roses Theatre – Tickets not on sale until Mid February


Wednesday April 19


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Pete Hendy + Roger Wilkins


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


Saturday April 22


*Alaw in concert at MacKenzie Hall, Brockweir, Chepstow NP16 7NW 7.30 for 8pm £10 Info: Adrian 0291 689812 adrainbirch1@gmail.com Refresments availble BYO alcohol


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


Sunday April 23
(St George’s Day – celebrate the national day of our local Gloucestershire hero!)


*Cara Dillon in concert at 7.45pm Bishops Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve GL52 8LU Info: 0333 666 3366 cleeveconcerts@hotmail.com www.cleeveconcerts.com


Wednesday May 3


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Lionel Parkhouse + Kan’co (AGM)


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 May 17
**The Amazing Kate Rusby at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £24
 Info: 0844 576 2210


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Alan Davies + Musical Folk


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


Saturday May 20
(World Fiddle Day - http://worldfiddleday.com/)


Thursday May 25


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 May 27


Gloucester Shanty Festival, various venues (until May 29)
Pre Festival concert for Mitcheldean Folk Festival


Sunday May 28


Gloucester Shanty Festival, various venues (until May 29)


Monday May 29


Gloucester Shanty Festival, various venues (until May 29)


Wednesday May 31


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Marge Hendy + Bee’s Knees


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


Wednesday June 14


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Madeleine Smith + Peterfolk


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


Wednesday June 28


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Gwen Clift & Lionel Parkhouse + Gwilym Davies and Band


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 July 12


Witcombe Folk Dance Club at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB from 8pm until 10.30.  Contact Gwen 01453 543254 or Keith 01453 764990 gwen.clift@talktalk.net http://www.witcombefolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
Club Callers + Musical Folk (Party)


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


Friday July 14
Mitcheldean folk festival (until 16th)


Saturday July 15


Mitcheldean folk festival (until 16th)


Sunday July 16


Mitcheldean folk festival 


Thursday August 31


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
 
Thursday October 19


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
 
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
 






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