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Clubs and Sessions News 2018 - 19

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Beverley Folk & Roots Club Moves

Beverley Folk & Roots Club (Not to be confused with The White Horse Folk Club.also in Beverley) has moved to, The Ferguson Fawsitt Arms, East End, Walkington, Nr Beverley HU17 8RX. They continue to host a concert every month featuring contemporary folk acts including; Celtic Folk, Blues, Bluegrass and World music performers. Full details can be found on their website at http://www.beverleyfolkclub.com

Changes at Beverley Folk Club

Beverley Folk Club (Not to be confused with The White Horse Folk Club) are no longer using the function room at the Beverley Conservative Club as it is too small and have relocated to the function room at Hodgson’s Pub, Flemingate, Beverley, HU17 0NU. They have also renamed themselves, Beverley Folk & Roots to avoid any confusion with the White Horse Folk Club.

Item Added 6/04/15



Seamer Fok Club Moves

Seamer Folk Club, Formerly West Ayton Folk club has moved to The Bull Inn, 26 Main Street, Gristhorpe. One minute off the A165 Scarborough to Filey Road. Every thursday night from 8.00 pm throughout the year. Contact: Mark Chaplin for more information, Telephone: 01723 584215 or
Email: m.chaplin986@btinternet.com

Item added June 2017

Harrogate Sessions changes

The Tuesday session formerly at the Tap and Spileis now in The Alexandra 11, Prospect Place, Harrogate, HG1 1LB. contacts as below.

There is also a monthly tunes session - includes English, Irish, Scottish, some continental and Scandinavian
Hales Bar, 1-3 Crescent Rd, Harrogate HG1 2RS
Every second Sunday of the month.
12.00 noon until 3.30pm
Contact: Ray Black 01423 502875 blackmale@talk21.com

New session in Scarborough

A session with a slight difference opens in Scarborough on Sunday 24th April 5.30 - 8. under the title of Scarborough Folk Singers Songwriters and Musicians the session meets at The Ivanhoe, Scalby Mills Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6QX and is described as A traditional acoustic folk session for musicians of all abilities, plus a spot in the middle for singers/songwriters to perform their own material. free pint / drink for all musicians..
Contact: Jez Benson at lotusjez@talktalk.net for more information.

Item added March 24th. 2016


New Venue for Croppers Folk Club

From Friday 1st April Croppers Folk Club will be moving from their old venue in Birstall to THE STAR, 223 Roberttown Lane, Roberttown, Liversedge, West Yorks. WF15 7LQ

Item added March 31st. 2016


New club for Hope Valley
Folk Blues & Beyond will take place every Wednesday night as Open mic / acoustic sessions at The Old Hall Inn, Hope, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 6ZF from the end of May 2015. Contact: Dale Butler Phone: 07913331078 Email: folkandblues@gmx.com

Item added June 2015


New musicians and singers night in Scotton (Nothern Lincs)


A new Singers and musicians session at the Three Horse Shoes, Scotton starts on Saturday February 9th. And  second Saturday of the month after that. Those of a certain age will remember the excellent evenings at the Three Horse Shoes in the 1980s and 90s. It would nice to see history repeat itselfe.

Item added January 2019



New Singaround in Kirton in Lindey (Northern Lincs.)


With the Closure of Scanlon’s in Brigg a new singaround is being trialled at The Queen's Head,  King Edward St, Kirton in Lindsey  DN21 4NF. The folk nights will be on the second Wednesday of each month starting at 8:00pm, the first one will be the second Wednesday in July, that is 11th July 2018. If you want to know more please email Geoff on boldbenjamin@gmail.com and ask him to add you to the email group for regular notifications. You can also ring him on 01652 648589. 


Item added 06/06/2018


Scanlon’s Folk Nights Closes (Brigg)


With the closure of the Nelthorpe Arms in Brigg Scanlon’s Folk nights have now ended. Dating back to 1990 when the pub was in the hands of Miles Scanlon the folk nights have proved a popular event over the years . However it looks as though the closure of the pub is permanent and that the folk nights will not be resurrected.


Item added 06/06/2018



Epworth Folk Club Change of Night

Ep.th folk have moved back into Jinksy’s Wine Bar in The Red Lion, and are now on every Monday night at 8.15. 


Item added Feb 2018







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