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AUGUST (131 events)
Wednesday August 31


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


Folk evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 Guests: Nicky Swann http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.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 (also 5th Wed if there is one)


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


SEPTEMBER (222  events so far)
Thursday September 1


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)


Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info: Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com


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


Haywain Folk (Singaround/Music Session) at The Farmer's Arms, Horse Road, Wellington Heath, nr Ledbury HR8 1LS Telephone (pub) : 01531 634776 8pm Free Info: Stephanie  rose_stephanie@hotmail.co.uk 1st Thursday 


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


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


Friday September 2


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 September 3


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 September 4


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 Info: Elizabeth - 01453 765324 http://www.wgma.org.uk 


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Poulton Fête pm. 1.30pm & 4.30pm Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


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


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 September 5


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


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


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


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 September 6


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


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


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


Mainly English music session at The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 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  restart Sep 6


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 


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  


Folk Night at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome. 8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday)
 
Singers Night at the Brockweir Inn, Brockweir. NP16 7NG By Brockweir Bridge. 7.30. All welcome to sing, play listen and join in. No PA. Info: adrianbirch1@gmail.com  01291 689812. (1st Tuesday)


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


Wednesday September 7


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


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


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  


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 +Musical Folk


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

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


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 September 8


Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free  entry Info:  andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk monthly 2nd Thursday


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640 


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


Minchinhampton folk club, The 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)


Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info: Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com


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


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


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe  School, Greet  Road, Winchcombe GL54 5LB. 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 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


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


Friday September 9


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


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


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


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


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  


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 


Saturday September 10


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


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


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 September 11


*Gloucestershire Morris Men are at Gloucester Quays 10.45am  Info: 07908 894281 gmm.bagman@gmail.com   Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/   
 
*Tannara at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, Info:   Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com  Concert Night with the legendary Tir Na nOg £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 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 September 12


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


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


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


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  First practice Sept 12


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. 


Tuesday September 13


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


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


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  restart Sep 6


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 


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


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 September 14


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


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


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 September 15


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


Thornbury Folk Music Session – 8-11pm.Christ the King Social Club, 11 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HA. Info: Carol carol.mosses@hotmail.co.uk 3rd Thursday


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640 


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


Minchinhampton folk club, The 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)


Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info: Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com


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


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


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe  School, Greet  Road, Winchcombe GL54 5LB. 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 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/   


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


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


Friday September 16


*Steve Knightley in concert at The Clubhouse, Prescott Speed Hill Climb Prescott Hill, Gotherington, Cheltenham GL52 9RD 7.30pm start (doors at 7pm)  Tickets £16. http://smedsongs.com/


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


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


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 September 17


* Barn Dance with Baily’s Beads, St Mary Magdalene fund raising Village Hall (GL51 9SR),  7:30PM
 Bring & share supper. Raffle with cash prize(s). Bar will be open. Entry – £12. for tickets, ring Shelagh 01242 680952 shelagh-holder@outlook.com 


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Horsley Fête pm. pm Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com 
 
Johnny Coppin’s Acoustic Music programme on Radio Gloucestershire, 5.30 – 6.05pm and on line. On 104.7, 95.0, and 95.8 FM, plus 1413 AM Now Listen again for 30 days on  www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire  
Email your event info 2 weeks ahead - to johnny.coppin@bbc.co.uk 


Sunday September 18


*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers are at Living Landscape Festival for the Cotswold AONB at Lodge Park. Sherborne  between 11am and 4pm Info: Helen/Bob 01452 770798 anneraggedandold@gmail.com     http://www.raggedandold.com  


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


*Mick Ryan's 'A Day's Work' at 3pm at Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne, South Glos. With Mick Ryan, Paul Downes, Pete Morton, Heather Bradford, Matt Quinn, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar.  £15 (£5 for children under 16) on the door, or in advance. Cheques payable to 'WMBT' . IText 07891 688581 or email lindajhall61@googlemail.com 
http://www.facebook.com/events/194993114170747


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


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


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


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


Monday September 19


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


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


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


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. 


Tuesday September 20


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


Mainly English music session at 1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse,  Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday The Swan Staunton Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


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 


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 September 21


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 + Peterfolk


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


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


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 September 22


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


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


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640 


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


Minchinhampton folk club, The 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)


Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info: Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com


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


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


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe  School, Greet  Road, Winchcombe GL54 5LB. 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 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


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


Friday September 23


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


**Karen Tweed, and friends in concert at Lansdown Hall, Stroud (was The Space) GL5 1BN Info: 01453 767576  8pm (doors 7.30pm)  Tickets: £10 Available from: Lansdown Hall & Gallery office (during opening hours10am – 1pm Tues – Fri 
 
Stroud Folk Weekend (until September 25) Info: www.stroudfolkweekend.com stroudfolk@gmail.com  or call on 07843 241371 concert  by the up and coming band, Teyr, in the Ale House


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


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


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


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


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


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


Saturday September 24


**Family friendly barn dance featuring 'The Amazing Matchless Band' 7:15 PM - 11 PM At St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham GL50 4EZ Ticket includes ploughman's supper served during the interval Adults £10 Children £5, under 5's free Bar available In aid of St Paul's Mission Partner, Rapha Medica Project, charity number 1145132 Get your tickets online http://buytickets.at/raphamedicaproject/61287


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 Deux Sans Frontieres


Stroud Folk Weekend (until September 25) Info: www.stroudfolkweekend.com stroudfolk@gmail.com  or call Robin on 07843 241371


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


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


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 September 25


Stroud Folk Weekend (until September 25) Info: www.stroudfolkweekend.com  stroudfolk@gmail.com  or call Robin on 07843 241371 Folk Club Concert featuring local bands and musicians in the Imperial Hotel.


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


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/   Guests: Dark Island (Alex & Scotty)


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 September 26


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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 September 27


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


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


Mainly English music session at 1st Tuesday The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW 2nd Tuesday The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB 3rd Tuesday White Horse,  Mitcheldean 4th Tuesday Kings Arms Newent 5th Tuesday The Swan Staunton Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire GL19 3QA From about 8.30pm.  Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758


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 


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


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 September 28


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


*Forest of Dean Morris Men resume practices at Miner’s Arms 8pm  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  


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


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


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


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


Thursday September 29


ANT project for Ageing well meets every Thursday in the Ed Shed, Gloucester Folk Museum, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG 10.45  2.15pm Free entry, warm welcome. Info: Anna Gibbins 07824 836640 


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


Minchinhampton folk club, The 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)


Music session  at The Village Inn, Nailsworth GL6 0HH, starts about 9pm, all styles, Free admission  Info: Ruth 01453 832895 e-mail: ruthliengaard@btinternet.com


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


Irish Acoustic Night at The Crown & Sceptre, 98 Horns Road, Stroud GL5 1EG Led by the amazing Tim Potts. They call themselves "Rodda's Hairy Craic" and there are up to 20 -25 of them. It starts around 8pm and finishes at closing time (11.00pm) Info: 01453762588 www.crownandsceptrestroud.com  


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


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


Happenstance Border Morris practise at Winchcombe  School, Greet  Road, Winchcombe GL54 5LB. 7.30 – 9pm  New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Cressida  01242 604120/ 07791004649 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


Folk Show with Chris Arscott on Triangle Radio  Every Thursday 6 – 7pm Info: chris@triangleradio.co.uk http://www.triangleradio.co.uk  
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Friday September 30


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


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


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 


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 


*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


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  
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Saturday October 1


*Martin Carthy and Jim Causley in concert at , Bristol Folk House, BS1 5JG Cost £16 (adv) (£18 on the door) Doors 7,30pm  Tickets as usual from www.ashkeysmusic.com (no booking fee) Jim site www.jimcausley.co.uk/  Martin site www.watersoncarthy.com/id22.htm


Sunday October 2


Monday October 3


Tuesday October 4


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


 Wednesday October 5


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


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 +Baily’s Beads


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


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


Thursday October 6


Friday October 7


*Barn Dance with the Downfielders at Hardwicke Royal British Legion Club, Green Lane, Hardwicke, Glos.
7.30pm. Tickets £10 adults/ £5 for 16 years and under. Ticket price includes a ploughman's supper. Bar available. Proceeds for Hardwicke Church. Info:  01452 720015 or  julie@4354.net


*Johnny Coppin in concert at The Convent, Convent Lane, South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HS Info: 01453 835138 reception@theconvent.net


Saturday October 8


Sunday October 9


Monday October 10


Tuesday October 11


Wednesday October 12


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


Thursday October 13


Swindon U3A 25th Anniversary Barn Dance Party 10 – 2pm at Park South Community Centre, Cranmore Avenue, Swindon, SN3 2ER.  Caller Rosemary Hunt, Musician Steve Hunt, both well-known in the folk world. £5  Please bring a plate of food to share at lunchtime. Drinks will be provided.
 Info:  Gwen  01793 813573.  gwenwroughton@hotmail.com


Friday October 14


*Fund raising ceilidh at Hucclecote Community Centre for Butterfly Garden, featuring That Shallot with caller Andy Scarf. Tickets £10 a head to include first drink. 8pm www.thebutterflygarden.org/


Sunday October 16


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


Wednesday October 19


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


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


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 
Derek Kingscote + Roger Grimes


Wednesday October 26


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


*Andy Irvine in concert at Bristol Folk House, Park St BS1 5JG Price £14.00 advance £16.00 on the door
Tickets as usual from www.ashkeysmusic.com (no booking fee)


Sunday October 30


*The legendary Faustus (Saul Rose, Benji Kirkpatrick, & Paul Sartin) in concert at Lydbrook Village Hall GL17 9PP Info: 01594 544321 www.wegottickets.com/event/364354


Wednesday November 2


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 + Gwilym Davies and Band


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


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


Friday November 4


*Johnny Coppin in concert –  “Songs of Gloucestershire and beyond” with Paul Burgess at Ivor Gurney Hall, King’s School, Gloucester. 7.30pm   Box Office – King’s School


Wednesday November 9


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


Wednesday November 16


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


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
Geoff Elwell + Davis Bradley


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


Saturday November 19


*Jim Moray at Everyman Theatre (studio), Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ £12 Info: 01242 572573 http://www.everymantheatre.org.uk/ 


Sunday November 20


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


Wednesday November 23


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


Wednesday November 30


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


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


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
Karen Burridge + Baily’s Beads


Friday December 2


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


Tuesday December 13


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


Wednesday December 14


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


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


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 (Christmas Party)


Saturday December 17


*Johnny Coppin in concert - All On A Winter's Night Tour with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury 
at Stroud  Subscription Rooms  7.30pm  Tickets/ Info  01453 760900  www.subscriptionrooms.org.uk


Sunday December 18


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


Wednesday December 21


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


Thursday December 22


*Johnny Coppin in concert - All On A Winter's Night Tour with Paul Burgess & Dik Cadbury at Cheltenham – Bacon Theatre 7.30pm Tickets/ Info  01242 258002   www.bacontheatre.co.uk










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


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


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


Wednesday December 29


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


Wednesday January 11


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 & Keith Dench + Peterfolk


Wednesday January 25


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


Wednesday February 8


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


Friday February 10


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


Wednesday February 22


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


Wednesday March 8


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


Wednesday March 22


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


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


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


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)


Wednesday May 17


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


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


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


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


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)






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