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ADDITIONS, CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS

Sunday 18th.  Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane    01472 753862  club closed, due to unforseen circumstances

Change of date ,May 17 session Aston Arms Market Rasen moved to May 24th this month only.  Wocko 01673 308791

April Tuesday 18th. CANCELLED Reely Grim Folk Dance Club, 8:00pm – 10:30pm Blacksmith's Arms, Rothwell, near Caistor, Lincolnshire, LN7 6AZ. Cost £1. Come and dance or call a dance or join the band 01472 887984 CANCELLED

Grimsby Club change of Programme for March 26th , this is now a Spotlight night

Reely Grim Folk Dance Club is CANCELLED Tuesday January 17th. The pub is closing Mondays and Tuesdays during January. Back to normal in February.

 

 

 

May

 

Wednesday 3rd

Miranda Sykes at Spalding Folk Club £6 pay on the door, 8.00 till 11.00pm Doors open 7.45pm. South Holland Centre [http://southhollandcentre.co.uk/] , Market Place, Spalding. Lincs. PE11 1SS. email spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com

Gringley on the Hill. Blue Bell, 01427 890151 French music session, from 8.30

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 4th.

Goole, Junction, Folk in the Bar, Free Singers & Musicians 01405 763652

Tetford, White Hart Inn,  LN9 6QQ Nigel & Teri; Approx. 8.30 start.

Leadenham, 600 whiskies unplugged acoustic music night , the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN. Starts at 8.00pm

Friday 5th.

Brigg, Sir John Nelthorpe Lower School, Wrawby Road. Folk ‘Round ‘Ere – The Show Music, song and dance from Lincolnshire rural life over the past two centuries. £8 (under 14 £5) 01652 657053

Faldingworth live, Faldingworth Memorial Hall LN8 3SE, 01522 535770 Tania Opland & Mike Freeman + Sally Ironmonger Admission £10

Saturday 6th.

Brigg. St. John’s Church, ( Wrawby Street Entrance) lunchtime concert Martyn Wyndham - Read £5 01652 657053 or Tel 01652 653217 to reserve tickets or email r.fulford@talktalk.net

Brigg Bandstand Music song and dance 10.00 – 3.00 Free

Brigg, St. John’s Church, (Bigby Street Entrance) Gilmore & Roberts 7.30 £10 in advance, £12 on the door. 01652 657053 or Tel 01652 653217 to reserve tickets or email r.fulford@talktalk.net

Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms, Bridge Street. Afternoon Music and song session  2.30 – 3.30 Free

Brigg Library, 10.00 – 1.00 Under 11’s Storytelling

Lincoln, Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Shanty Blast. session of sea shanties, nautical ditties and maritime music.  1 – 3 p.m.

Sunday 7th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane  £1.50   01472 753862  Club Night

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre  8pm 01522 837600 Sean Lakeman

Wednesday 10th.

Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms, Bridge Street, Brigg. Singaround 01724 844241

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Friday 12th.

South Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding, PE11 1SS Tel: 01775 764777  Fairport Convention

Sunday 14th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane   01472 753862  Risky Business

Tuesday 16th.

Reely Grim Folk Dance Club, 8:00pm – 10:30pm Blacksmith's Arms, Rothwell, near Caistor, Lincolnshire, LN7 6AZ. Cost £1. Come and dance or call a dance or join the band 01472 887984

Wednesday 17th.

Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill. 01427 890151 (Mainly) traditional English music session, from 8.30):

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 18th.

Owston Ferry,  The Crooked Billet, 8.00 p.m. Acoustic sing and play around 

Saturday 20th.

Faldingworth live, Faldingworth Memorial Hall LN8 3SE, 01522 535770 My Sweet Patootie £9

Harmston Memorial Hall on WinterWilson  tickets are available from Keith on 01522 722462 or email keithelms1950@gmail.com

Hull, Kardomah94 Katie Spencer All Star Band. www.katiespencer.net 

Sunday 21st.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane  £1.50   01472 753862  Spotlight Night

Wednesday 24th.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Aston Arms Market Rasen session.  01673 308791

Saturday 27th,

 

Long Bennington Village Hall. Steppin' Stones. Ceilidh, Ticket's and info, 01400 282928

Sunday 28th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane    01472 753862  Closed for May Bank Holiday

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre  8pm 01522 837600 Belshazzar’s Feast

Tuesday 30th.

Scunthorpe, INDIEfolk, Café INDIEpendant, 169 – 173 Scunthorpe High Street DN15 6EH Singers & Musicians night from 7.30

Wednesday 31st.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

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June

 

Thursday 1st

Goole, Junction, Folk in the Bar, Free Singers & Musicians 01405 763652

Leadenham, 600 whiskies unplugged acoustic music night , the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN. Starts at 8.00pm

Saturday 3rd

Faldingworth live, Faldingworth Memorial Hall LN8 3SE, 01522 535770 Reg Meuross with special guest Jess Vincent Admission £10

Sunday 4th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane   01472 753862  Chris Cleverley

Nocton Green,  Nigel & Teri, Picnic on the Green,  Afternoon Event Times T.B.C.

 

Tuesday 6th

 

Scunthorpe, The Plowright Theatre, Fairport Convention  http://www.scunthorpetheatres.co.uk/

Wednesday 7th

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage at Spalding Folk Club £6 pay on the door, 8.00 till 11.00pm Doors open 7.45pm

South Holland Centre [http://southhollandcentre.co.uk/] , Market Place, Spalding. Lincs. PE11 1SS..  email spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com

Gringley on the Hill. Blue Bell, 01427 890151 French music session, from 8.30

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Friday 9th.

Kirton in Lindsey, Town Hall Live.  Market Square, Kirton in Lindsey, N Lincs, CARRIE ELKIN accompanied by Danny Schmidt. support by Kyshona Armstrong 01652 649230

Saturday 10th.

Lincoln drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1EY Lincoln Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 01472 349 222

Sunday 11th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane  £1.50   01472 753862  Club Night

Wednesday 14th.

Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms, Bridge Street, Brigg. Singaround 01724 844241

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 15th.

Owston Ferry,  The Crooked Billet, 8.00 p.m. Acoustic sing and play around 

Saturday 17th.

Goole, Junction, Martin Carthy 01405 763652

Sunday 18th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane    01472 753862  club closed, due to unforseen circumstances

Wednesday 21st.

Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill. 01427 890151 (Mainly) traditional English music session, from 8.30):

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Friday  23rd

 

Pinchbeck, The "No Frills" Ceilidh  with The Beltonas, Sue Gray, SLAPDASH Appalachian 7.30 (for 45) - 10.30pm  Adults £4 Children Free. Free Tea & Coffee or bring your own drinks.at St Mary's church hall, Rose Lane, Pinchbeck, PE11 3RN

http://www.roselaneceilidh.co.uk/

 

Brigg, The Steel Rooms, Springs Parade, Brigg, North Lincs, DN20 8EQ. Tyneside acoustic roots duo JINSKI. Entry £12.50 Includes Pizza! Doors 7pm Please arrive no later than 7.15pm, onstage 8pm. Tel 01652 657256. www.thesteelrooms.com

Saturday 24th.

Faldingworth live, Faldingworth Memorial Hall LN8 3SE, 01522 535770 Granny’s Attic support Pete & Helen Wray Admission £9.

 

Branston Village Hall, Ceilidh.  7.30pm-11pm Steppin' Stones Ceilidh Band, £10 per ticket, under 11's free,  including ploughman's supper contact  01522 822620

 

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 1 – 5 p.m. part of Epworth Music Day 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Sunday 25th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane    01472 753862  Jez Lowe

Tuesday 27th.

Scunthorpe, INDIEfolk, Café INDIEpendant, 169 – 173 Scunthorpe High Street DN15 6EH Singers & Musicians night from 7.30

Wednesday 28th.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

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July

 

 

Saturday 1st,

 

Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, Steppin' Stones, Ceilidh, Ticket's and info  01652 648435

Sunday 2nd.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane    01472 753862  Spotlight Night

Wednesday 5th.

Bob Fox at Spalding Folk Spalding Folk Club £6 pay on the door, 8.00 till 11.00pm Doors open 7.45pmSouth Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding. Lincs. PE11 1SS.  email spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com for more information 

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 6th.

Leadenham, 600 whiskies unplugged acoustic music night , the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN. Starts at 8.00pm

Sunday 9th.

Grimsby Folk Club Spiders Web Carr Lane   01472 753862  Rosin Ban with Gordon Tyrrell 

Wednesday 12th.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

July 16th,

Struggler's, Westgate, Lincoln, LN1 3BG Nigel & Teri, 5pm-8pm

Wednesday 19th.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 20th.

Owston Ferry,  The Crooked Billet, 8.00 p.m. Acoustic sing and play around 

Wednesday  26th.

Epworth, Jinksy's Wine Bar at The Red Lion, Acoustic Singaround, 01427 873594, or  johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk

 

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August

Wednesday 2nd.

 

Bram Taylor at Spalding Folk Club £6 pay on the door, 8.00 till 11.00pm Doors open 7.45pmSouth Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding. Lincs. PE11 1SS.  email spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com for more information 

 

Sunday 6th.

 

Leadenham, Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music Dance and Song all day at the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN.

 

 

 

September

Wednesday 6th.

 

The Teacups at Spalding Folk Club £6 pay on the door, 8.00 till 11.00pm Doors open 7.45pm. South Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding. Lincs. PE11 1SS.  email spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com for more information 

 

Thursday 7th.

 

Leadenham, 600 whiskies unplugged acoustic music night , the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN. Starts at 8.00pm

 

Friday  15th

 

Pinchbeck, The "No Frills" Ceilidh  with The Beltonas, Sue Gray, SLAPDASH Appalachian 7.30 (for 45) - 10.30pm  Adults £4 Children Free. Free Tea & Coffee or bring your own drinks.at St Mary's church hall, Rose Lane, Pinchbeck, PE11 3RN

http://www.roselaneceilidh.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festival

Roundup

 

2017

April 29 – May 1 Wath Festival

May 5 – 6 Brigg Live Arts Festival 01652657053

May 5 – 7 Holmfirth Festival of Folk

May 12 – 14 Doncaster Folk Festival

May 12 – 14 Hebden Bridge Folk and Roots Festival

May 12 – 14 Imagined Isle Festival Birmingham

May 13 Saltaire Day of Dance

May 26 -29 Chippenham Folk Festival

May 26 – 29 The Great North Folk Festival Bolton North Yorkshire

May 27 Settle stories – Festival of Happiness Settle North Yorkshire

May 27 – 29 Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival

June 10 Lincoln Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 01472 349 222

June 16 -18 Beverley Folk Festival

June 16 – 18 Soundpost Singing Weekend  Dungworth, Sheffield

June 24 Epworth Music Day peter.barnard@me.com

July 7 – 8 Moonbeams Festival Wold Top Brewery

August 4 – 11 Sidmouth FolkWeek

August 6th. Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music Dance and Song all day at the George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham LN5 0PN

August 11 – 18  Broadstairs Folk Week

August 25 – 28 Shrewsbury Folk Festival 

October 20 – 22 Musicport Whitby 01947 603475

October 24 – 30 Return to Camden Town Festival 0207-263-6197

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Concert Venues

 

Scunthorpe Baths Hall 0844 854 276

TRINITY ARTS CENTRE, GAINSBORO' BOX OFFICE 01427 676655

SPILSBY THEATRE 01790 752936

BLACKFRIARS ARTS CENTRE, BOSTON 01205 363108

STAMFORD ARTS CENTRE 01780 763203

SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, SPALDING 01775 764777

GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, GRANTHAM 01476 406158

Junction - Arts Centre (Goole) 01405 763652

SLEAFORD PLAYHOUSE BOX OFFICE 0333 666 3366.

Pocklington Arts Centre. POCKLINGTON. 01759 301547

FOLK IN THE CELLAR The Unison Club, Beaumont Fee, LINCOLN, REGULAR CONCERTS, 01522 535770

BAWTRY, FOLK & BLUES AT THE PHOENIX THEATRE, 01302 770992

THE BLACK HORSE, NETTLEHAM, TEXT OR PHONE 07810 140011 email blackhorsenettleham@yahoo.co.uk

CHERRY BURTON ARTS. THE VILLAGE HALL, MAIN STREET, CHERRY BURTON NR BEVERLEY 01964 551145

HUNSLEY ACOUSTIC MUSIC, THE HALF MOON ELLOUGHTON, Nr. BROUGH. 01482 665656

Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall. 01652 640 911

Lincoln Drill Hall 01522 873894

SCUNTHORPE, PLOWRIGHT THEATRE, 01724 277733

STAMFORD CORN EXCHANGE THEATRE, 01780 766455

Hull Truck Theatre 01482 323638

Mad Dog Folk Ropery Hall, Barton on Humber 01652 660380.

Faldingworth Live LN8 3SE 01522 535770

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Folk / Acoustic Music Clubs, singarounds & mixed song and music sessions.

SUNDAY

  • GRIMSBY (North East Lincs.) - Every Sunday
    Grimsby Folk Club
    Spider's Web,
    Carr Lane, Old Clee, Grimsby
    01472 753862

    Venue confirmed 21/01/2015
  • North Hykeham - Every Sunday
    Acoustic Night,
    The Plough,
    Lincoln Road, 8.30pm
    Steve, 07846 635655

  • Harmston, - Third Sunday
    The Thorald Arms,
    Acoustic Nights,Free entry.
    01522 722462/ 01522 720358
  • Beverley
    The Sun 1 Flemingate, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 0NP
    Every Sunday afternoon (Mainly singers)
    Telephone: 01482 881 245
    Email: sunninnbeverley@mail.com
  • Haconby - 2nd. Sunday
    Hare & Hounds, approximately 3 miles north of Bourne on the A15.
    Singaround
    01778 425422
  • Scunthorpe - 3rd. Sunday
    Scunthorpe acoustic music
    Wortley House Hotel
    epworthslim@aol.com
    07539526918
  • Skillington - Last Sunday
    Clock-Eaters Music Club
    The Blue Horse Inn, The Square, Skillington, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG33 5HB
    pammarshall04@gmail.com
    01476 861314
  • SKEGNESS First Sunday
    Skegness Folk and acoustic club
    The Grosvenor House Hotel on the Junction of Scarbrough Ave and North Parade, Skegness 8 o clock.
    01754 612207 or mobile 07753 445 894
    gareth.patten1@btinternet.com
    or Phill Gaskell Tel 07952 837046 Email philgas_uk@hotmail.co.uk
    Venue Confirmed
    5/2/15

MONDAY

·         Swineshead, 4th. Monday
The Green Dragon, formerly The Pig and Whistle, Market Place PE20 3LJ
Tunes and songs in the bar from 8pm. No charge for entry, all welcome.
Contact Tom or Anne on 01775 822569

  • Last Monday. Eagle Folk Club, The Struggler, 42 High Street, Eagle, Lincs. LN6 9DG Come All Ye life@godfreyb.com Venue Confirmed 01/16

TUESDAY

Market Rasen
The Nags Head - Plugged and Unplugged, Gainsborough Road, Middle Rasen, Market Rasen, LN8 3JU
Easy going Plugged and Unplugged..... All styles, instruments and abilities welcome. Folk – Country – Blues - Irish
Tuesdays - Fortnightly at 8:30pm. Occasionally evenings have to be cancelled due to other events at the pub please phone first. Tel:01673 843163 Venue confirmed
15/11/16

Hornsea (3rd tuesday)
Hornsea Folk Club
Hornsea Indoor Bowling Club,
Attwick Road, Hornsea, HU181EL
Telephone: 01964 534562
Email: frank.bone@hotmail.co.uk

  • Coleby, Nr. Lincoln 2nd Tuesday at 8pm
    Acoustic Evening , all styles,
    Tempest Arms, Coleby,
    Lincoln LN5 0AG,
    01522
    810258
    Email
    Venue confirmed
    13/01/16
  • Beverley
    The Sun 1 Flemingate, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 0NP
    Every Tuesday, open mike type event mainly singers.
    Telephone: 01482 881 245
    Email: sunninnbeverley@mail.com
  • Doncaster, Every Tuesday
    The Mason's Arms, 22, Market Place, Doncaster. DN1 1ND
    Singaround format.
    Contact: Sue Knowles
    Telephone: 01302 361985
  • Etton First Tuesday in the month, except January.
    The Processed Pea Folk Club
    Light Dragoon in Etton,
    East Yorkshire.
    Contact: Mike Loughlin
    Telephone: 01430 810386
    Email: michael.loughlin@virgin.net
  • DONCASTER Every Tuesday
    Three Horseshoes Folk Club. The Three Horseshoes, St Mary's Bridge, Town End,
    Doncaster, DN5 9AG .
    Contact: Louise Emery
    Email: threehorseshoes@gmx.co.uk

WEDNESDAY

  • Reepham, Lincoln third Wednesday
    Fox and Hounds 'Acoustic Unplugged'
    Contact Malcolm Tresadern 07900 465352 or 01522 595191
  • Brigg Second Wednesday
    Scanlon's Folk Nights, Nelthorpe Arms, Bridge Street
    Singaround - No Booked Guests
    jim@folk-now.co.uk 01724 844241
  • COTTINGHAM (East Yorkshire) - Every Wednesday
    Cottingham Live
    "The Back Room", 173 Hallgate, Cottingham,
    East Yorkshire. (behind Gilly,s Balloons - opposite the Methodist Church)
    07748258481
    ljkelly@ljkelly.karoo.co.uk
  • Chapel Saint Leonards - 2nd Wednesday of the month.
    The Ship Inn 109 Sea Road Chapel St Leonards, Skegness, PE24 5RX 01754 872640.
    Singaround
    07751 602 997
    jkduncan@btinternet.com

    Venue confirmed
    23/01/15
  • SPALDING (Lincolnshire.) - 1st. Wednesday
    Spalding Folk Club - Guest nights
    The South Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding PE11 1SS
    01406 380100
    spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com
    Map
  • EPWORTH (North Lincolnshire) acoustic singaround every Wednesday The Red Lion.
    Ep'th Folk
    John Windle on 01427 873594, or
     johnnywindle@yahoo.co.uk
    Venue confirmed 18/11/16
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  • ALFORD (Lincolnshire) - 1st. & 3rd. Wednesday
    Alford Acoustic
    Half Moon Inn.
    01507 462751
  • Grantham - 3rd Wednesday
    "unplugged - drop in" acoustic guitar night
    Kings Hotel. Grantham NG31 8AU 01476 590800
    David Miles bwex@talktalk.net .

THURSDAY

  • SPALDING (Lincolnshire) - 3rd. Thursday
    Spalding Folk Club - Singaround,
    Welland Yacht Club, River Bank,
    Spalding, PE11 3AA
    01406 380100
    spaldingfolkclub@gmail.com
    Map
    Venue Confirmed
    24/12/16
  • LEADENHAM (Linconshire) Ist Thursday
    600 whiskies Unplugged acoustic music Singaround 8.15 start.
    George Hotel, High Street, Leadenham.
    01400 272705
  •  
  • OWSTON FERRY 3rd. Thursday
    Singaround and jam session (accoustic only)
    The Crooked Billet, South Street Owston Ferry.
    01427 728643
    Venue Confirmed
    7/1/15
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  • Wrawby- Last Thursday
    The Jolly
    Miller
    Brigg Road

    Wrawby
    01652
    655 658
    simon.halliwell@btinternet.com

FRIDAY

ALT FRIDAYS GAINSBOROUGH FOLK CLUB, MELROSE CLUB. MELROSE ROAD, (OFF MORTON TERRACE), 01427 838726

ALT FRIDAYS LINCOLN FOLK CLUB, The Unison Club, Beaumont Fee 01522 873234  Confirmed 03/16.

First Friday Music Acoustic, "The Wishing Well Inn" Main street, Dyke , North of Bourne on A15 01778 570115 Email

SATURDAY

  • DONCASTER (South Yorkshire) - Every Saturday
    The Three Horse Shoes, North Bridge
    Singarounds

VARIOUS SATURDAYS, FARNSFIELD ACOUSTIC, FARNSFIELD VILLAGE CENTRE, NEW HILL, FARNSFIELD, NR. NEWARK NOTTS. NG22 8JN 01623 794700

  • LINCOLN 3rd. Saturday Lunchtime 12.00 - 2.00 p.m.
    The Write Note - Singaround / Session
    Lincoln Central Library
    01522-824563
    Venue confirmed
    19/01/2015
  • Fosdyke (off A17), (first Saturday of month).
    Fosdyke Social Club, Free Open Mic Night,
    Terry 01206 260275
  • Brookenby (First Saturday)
    'Wolds Acoustic Sessions', Limelight Theatre, Kent Road, LN8 6ET. Open Mic.
    Tony 07833 551209.
    anthonyprice1946@sky.com

Miscellaneous

  • Beverley Folk and Roots
    The Ferguson Fawsitt Arms, East End, Walkington, Nr Beverley HU17 8RX..
    Meet once a month, usually towards the middle of the month. Doors open 7.45pm Contemporary folk music, Bluegrass and Americana.
    Contact: Harvey Brown
    Telephone: 01482 864979
    Email: folk@harmony.karoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.beverleyfolk.club
    Venue confirmed
    15/02/16

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Musician's Sessions

SUNDAY

Stickford. every Sunday
Red Lion Inn, Church Road, (just off A16 Boston road)
8.30pm singers and learners welcome
01205 480395.
Fran2Bee@hotmail com

Lincoln - First Sunday of the month.
Dog and Bone, John St. (Off Monks Rd) Lincoln LN2 5BH
3 p.m.
01522 522403

Castle Bytham (Lincs.) - fourth Sunday of the month
The Castle Inn
7.30pm Mainly traditional acoustic music session
01780 410504
Map

Beverley Every Sunday
Sun Inn from 3pm.
01482 887163

MONDAY

First Monday in the month. Hull. Mainly instrumental session. Ye Old Black Boy, 150 High Street, Old Town, Hull 01482 326516.

Third Monday in the month. Mixed session. Hull. The Wellington Pub, 55 Russell Street, Hull 01482 329486

LAST MONDAY ACCOUSTIC / FOLK SESSION, SPILSBY THEATRE 01790 752936

Barrowby,

Folk at the Swan, A British Isles Music Session on the 2nd Monday of each month from 8 till 11.

The White Swan,

Barrowby,

Grantham,

NG32 1BH 

Date Confirmed 14/01/2016

Tuesday

Cleethorpes. First Tuesday
The Nottingham House Hotel (The Notts), 
5-7 Sea View St, Cleethorpes DN35 8EU
Telephone: 01472 505150
Website: http://www.nottinghamhousehotel.com
Last confirmed
24/09/2016

Barton Upon Humber
Tuesday at
George Inn, George St Barton Upon Humber. Sessions are monthly but the dates vary so it is best to email to check when the next session is.
Contact: Karen and Colin Thompson
Telephone: 01652 633259
Email: kcthompson@btinternet.com

Hull
Monthy, second Tuesday. Traditional music, musicians and singers welcome. The Mnerva,
Nelson Street, Hull Marina, Hull, HU1 1XE
Telephone: 01482 210024
Website: http://www.eyorks.com/hullpub/minerva.html

LAST TUESDAY, TAP & SPILE, GRIMSBY, ACOUSTIC NIGHT 01472 237046

Traditional British Isles Music Session (mostly tunes in D and G) taking place in Louth every Tuesday evening at 8.30pm, The Newmarket Inn, Newmarket, Louth. For more information, call Patrick on 01507 605385

Wednesday

The Bugle Horn, Bassingham, Lincs. LN5 9HQ First Wednesday

Strictly Traditional Folk Instrumental Session, 8p.m. - midnight, every first Wednesday of the month.  The first session will be held on Wednesday April 6th.

Contact:- Jonathan Jeffreys, Tel: 01522 788498, Email:- jjthemusician@hotmail.co.uk

3rd. WED. Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill. 01427 890151

3rd Wed. Golden Eagle, on Lincoln High Street, runs from noon-2pm. 01522-824563

1st. WED. but not necessarily every month. French Music Session, Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill. For information or to check dates ring 01427 890151
Venue confirmed
2/1/15

THURSDAY

Spalding,
The Lincoln Arms tune session
The Lincoln Arms, 4 Bridge Street, Spalding PE11 1XA - 8-11pm - free - mostly 2nd Thursday
01775 723026
Venue Confirmed 24/12/16

Goulceby
First Thursday traditional folk session, mainly instrumental.
Three Horseshoes, Goulceby, LN11 9WA
07548 925199

Barrowby, Nr Grantham,
Second Thursday, The White Swan, NG32 1BH - 01476 562375

Retford, Notts.
Second Thursday, The Packet Inn, Grove Street, Retford, Notts. 01777 705330

FRIDAY

EVERY FRIDAY, 8.30pm The Tiger, BEVERLEY, 01482 887163

Barton on Humber
Friday at the White Swan, Fleetgate, Barton on Humber. Sessions are monthly but the dates vary so it is best to email to check when the next session is.
Contact: Karen and Colin Thompson
Telephone: 01652 633259
Email: kcthompson@btinternet.com

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DANCE

SOCIAL DANCE / CEILIDH CLUBS

  • AVID D.I.Y. Ceilidh
    "Session" dances in a different village hall each month, usually second Wednesday. All welcome. Also over the border in North Nottinghamshire.
    Peter Barnard, 1
    Battle Green, Epworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN8 1JT
    Telephone: 01427 873937
    Email: peter_barnard.squeeze@virgin.net
    Website: http://www.aviddance.co.uk/
  • ROTHWELL (Lincolnshire) - 3rd Tuesday
    "Reely Grim Folk Dance Club"
    The Blacksmiths Arms, Hillrise, Rothwell, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire,
    LN7 6AZ,
    Monthly "Do It Yourself ceilidh", closed August, usually ceilidh with booked band in December.

    Dave & Joy Spreadborough 01472 371300
  • LINCOLN FOLK DANCE CLUB
    Every Thursday 7.45 - 10.00pm in St Faiths Church Hall West Parade Lincoln LN1 1QL 01427 668428 or 01522 880968
  • LINCOLN !st. Friday
    Lincoln Ceilidh
    IMPart Community Arts Centre, 39b High Street, Lincoln, LN5 8AS
    English ceilidh dancing – live music and caller – refreshments and bar
    Liam Robinson 01522 560 163
    Email liam@minimorris.co.uk
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  • RETFORD
    Retford Ceilidhs

    Hold four ceilidhs a year (Jan, April, July, Oct) to live ceilidh band music in the Retford, Nth Notts., area.
    Email Kathy retfordceilidh@virginmedia.com.
  • SCUNTHORPE
    Scunthorpe Scottish Country Dance Club

    Every Thursday night from September until end of June: 7.45pm - 9.45pm
    Ashby Wesley Methodist Church Hall, corner of Ashby High Street & Stockshill Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire
    Contact: Reg: 07717 586549 Jana: 01724 330212 Andy: 01652 659195
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  • Hull Folk Dance Club
    Meets on Tuesdays
    8 to 10 pm at Derby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham, HU16 4AZ. Beginners, visitors and new members always welcome.
    Contact: Keith Alexander
    Telephone: 01482 509751
    email: ray.milnthorpe@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.hullfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
    11/15
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DANCE DISPLAY TEAMS

  • BOOTLEGGERS APPALACHIAN DANCE
     01724 843174
  • The Herring Gals.
    Ladies North West Morris.
    St Christopher's church hall Grimsby. Wednesday evening at 8.30-10.00.
    Email herringgals@virginmedia.com
  • Grimsby Morris Men
    Cotswold Morris, Border Morris and Plough Plays
    Monday, 8 - 10pm at Park Congregational Church Hall, Durban Road, Grimsby
    Contact: Nick Booth 01472 699513
    Email: bagman@grimsbymorrismen.org.uk
  • Rattlejag Morris
    Mixed side performing dances and music based on Nottinghamshire and
    Lincolnshire traditions. Practice in Retford (Sept-April) at Grove St Methodist hall. All welcome, no experience needed. enquiries@rattlejagmorris.org.uk or 01522 703510.
  • Tatterfoals Morris
    Every Thursday St Hughes Church Hall, Brumby Corner,
    Scunthorpe, 01724 346382
  • Green Ginger Garland
    Hull-based
    Garland dancers. Practise on Thursday nights between 8 and 10pm in the Drill Hall at the United Reform Church in Cottingham.
    Contact: Sheryl Massen
    Telephone: 01469 540378
    Email: sheryl@massen.freeserve.co.uk  


     The Raving Maes
    Women's morris team, meet every Tuesday at Hessle Town Hall at 8pm and the first Saturday morning in the month. Everyone welcome, dancers and musicians. Contact Louise Morris 07946 339122.
  • Black Bull Border Morris – meets every Wednesday at 8.00 p.m. in the youth hall of the Methodist Church, Queen Street, Horncastle. New dancers and musicians would be made very welcome. ring Jason or Wendy on 01507 568438
  • Poacher Morris - Meets every Thursday 7.45pm at Burton Road Methodist Hall Lincoln.
    Beginners and experienced dancers and musicians always welcome.
    For details call 07979 576291
  • Green Oak Morris Men Men's side dancing the Yorkshire Longsword, and the North and South Midlands Morris. Contact: Pete Worrall Address: c/o The Doncaster Brewery, Young Street, Doncaster DN1 3EL Mobile: 07854 432101 Email: greenoaker@aol.com Website: http://greenoakmorrismen.weebly.com
  • CHOIRS

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