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Folk clubs: South Yorkshire
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  • Barnsley Folk and Acoustic Night
    (Promoted by Barnsley Folk Club)
    Mondays at the Barnsley Trades club,
    Racecommon Road, Barnsley.
    Singaround from
    9pm, music session 8-9pm, occasional guests
    Contact: Dave Bottomley
    Telephone: 0780 304 9856
    Email: info@barnsleyfolk.org.uk
    Website: http://www.barnsleyfolk.org.uk


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  • Doncaster Folk Club
    Tuesdays at The Mason's Arms, 22, Market Place,
    Doncaster. DN1 1ND
    Contact: Sue Knowles
    33 Windsor Road, Town Moor, Doncaster DN2 5BS
    Telephone: 01302 361985
  • The Roots Music Club
    Every Friday
    Main Venue - The Ukrainian Centre,
    48 Beckett Road, Doncaster DN2 4AD
    National & International guest artists. Support slots by arrangement.
    Contact: Jonti Willis
    Telephone: 07939148603
    Email: Donnijonti@aol.com Join our mailing list:
    Colin Shaw 07714202453
    Website http://www.rootsmusicclub.co.uk

Hope Valley

  • Folk Blues & Beyond
    Old Hall Hotel, Hope, Hope Valley S33 5RH
    Sessions + Guest spot every 2nd an 4th Wednesday of each month from 8pm
    Also the occasional Sunday concert in the larger Tearoom at the same address (about once a month with some exceptions. Concerts start at
    The Wednesday sessions are free. A raffle and collection is held to pay the guest spot on a pay as you feel basis
    The sunday concerts are charged depending on the guest being hosted. Any profit to ourselves is donated to charity
    Contact: Dale Butler
    Mobile: 07913 331078
    Email: folkandblues@gmx.com
    Website: http://folkandblues.club


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  • The George Folk Club
    The George,
    Upper Denby, South Yorkshire. All singers and musicians welcome or just listeners
    Contact: Mel White
    Address: Broomswood, 6 South View Fold, Ingbirchworth S36 7GP
    Telephone: 01226 764710
    Email: chalks50@yahoo.com


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  • Kiveton Park Folk Club
    Tuesdays at the Kiveton Park Colliery Cricket Club, Stone Close, Kiveton Park S26 6SQ.
    Singaround with occasional guests.
    Contact: Andy Ducker
    16 School Grove, Aston,
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire S26 3DF
    Telephone: 0114 287 9592
    Website: http://www.kivetonfolk.com
  • Live at the Lion
    Last Sunday of each month. 8.00 for a 8.30 start, except Bank holidays and a few weeks in summer. The Red Lion,
    10 High Street, Wath-upon Dearne, Rotherham., South Yorkshire. S63 7QG
    Singaround open to everyone. We welcome musicians, singers, poets and listeners. We consider ourselves a music club rather than a folk club as we welcome any
    acoustic music - traditional folk, country, contemporary and original.
    Dennis Farrar
    Mobile: 07980 015920
    Email: dennis@dennisfarrar.co.uk
    Website: http://sites.google.com/site/wathsundaysingaround

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  • Beehive Folk Club
    1st Friday of month at The Beehive,
    Harthill Village S26 7YH.
    Contact: Peter Garratt
    15 Rosamond Avenue, Bradway,
    Sheffield S17 4LS
    Telephone: 0114 2352850 / 07973 316743
    Email: garratt-p@sky.com
    Website: http://www.beehivefolkclub.com/
  • Booit Straps Folk Club
    Mondays at The Commercial,
    Station Road, Chapeltown, Sheffield S35 2XF.
    Traditional folk club, no booked guests..
    Contact: Keith Wall
    Telephone: 0114 2469001
    Email: keith@kwall.orangehome.co.uk
  • Cartwheel 3
    Old Horns Pub High Bradfield Third Fri. In every month. Free entry. All performers welcome, 8:30 pm. Start.
    Been running many years,formatt is sing around with some extended spots,fairly laid back approach with some laughs.
    Contact: John Fowler
    Address: 12 Aldene Glade Wadsley Sheffield S64db
    Telephone: 01142331467
    Mobile: 07469739844
    Email: Grumps12000@yahoo.co.uk
  • Crookes Folk Club
    The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn Street, Crookes, Sheffield, S10 1NW Tel (pub): 0114 266 0752 Weekly Guest. Floor singers / musicians of all standards and styles are welcome (no prior arrangement needed). Every Thursday. Doors:
    8:15. Start: 8:30. End: 11:00-11:30. Free entry, collection and raffle for guest
    E-mail: crookesfolk1@fsmail.net
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Crookes-Folk-Club/261198863985926
  • Edale Rambler Folk Train
    Monthly, fourth Tuesday. Live music on the train from
    Sheffield to Edale and back, stopping at The Rambler Inn at Edale. Train leaves 7.14 pm, returning at 9.28 pm.
    Contact: Gerry Bates
    Telephone: 0114 266 9532
    Email: gerry@folktrain.org.uk
    Webpage: http://www.folktrain.org.uk/
  • Nether Edge Folk Club (formerly Rivelin Folk Club)
    The club meets every Wednesday at 8.30pm in the: Nether Edge Bowling Club, Nether Edge Road, Sheffield S7 1RU
    The club enjoys acoustic music in a wide variety of genres including traditional, roots revival, blues, jazz, country and americana. Unaccompanied singers, instrumentalists and singer/players are all equally welcomed. The club is particularly eager to encourage beginners.
    Contact: Chris Rust
    Emai: netheredgefolk@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.netheredgefolk.club
  • Raise the Roof
    2nd Thursdays,
    8.30-11 pm every month except August. Meets at the Red Deer, 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield S1 4DD
    Singaround – songs with choruses. Occasional guests. No door charge (except on guest nights) – collection only.
    Contact: Peter Burnett
    Address: 3 King Ecgbert Road, Totley Rise, Sheffield S17 3QQ
    Telephone: 01142 352344
    Email: fredpeterb@talktalk.net or raisetherooffolk@gmail.com
    Website: http://raisetheroofsheffield.co.uk/
    facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RaiseTheRoofShef
  • Rose & Crown (Wadsley)
    Rose & Crown,
    21 Stour Lane, Wadsley, Sheffield S6 4BN. 3rd Thursday in every month. Folk Night with guests, Floor singers welcome
    Contact: Sarah Fox
    Address: 6 Stour Lane Wadsley Sheffield S6 4BN
    Telephone = 0114 2812142
    Email: foxich@icloud.com
    Website: http://www.sheffieldpub.co.uk/pubs/wadsley/rose-&-crown
  • Sheffield Ballads Club
    2nd Tuesday at the Rutland Hotel, Paternoster Row,
    Sheffield. A workshop / forum based club in which people can sing and compare the 'big boys' of the folk song genre. Ancient and modern narrative songs are all welcome and songs may be accompanied or unaccompanied. Listeners are doubly welcome. Good transport links.
    Contact: Raymond Greenoaken
    Email: raymond@rapscallion.plus.com
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/sheffieldballads
  • Sheffield Traditional Fiddlers' Society
    Ensemble playing of traditional fiddle/folk music from around the world. Some music-reading required.
    Meets 4th. Tuesday of each month (except December)
    8-10.30 pm at the Red Deer, 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield S1 4DD.
    Contact: Robin Garside
    Telephone: 0114 2347143
    Email: info@sheffieldfiddlers.org.uk
    Website: http://www.sheffieldfiddlers.org.uk/
  • The Venue Folk Club formerly Wortley Folk Club
    At "The Venue", Stocksbridge, Nr Sheffield, S36 1DY
    Monthly, Guests, 'generally' every 3rd Saturday, except August (closed for holidays). Start at
    Also, open mic nights on the Friday evening before club nights. Start 8.30. (Admission free)
    Contact: Martin Coyne
    Address: 2,
    Grove Road, Deepcar, Sheffield, S36 2QA
    Telephone: 0114 2886765
    Email: wortley.martin@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.wortleyfolkclub.info


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