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Folk clubs: West Yorkshire




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  • Baildon Ukulele Club
    Baildon Club in Baildon Village BD17 6LX. Every Thursday 7.30 - 9.30 p.m.
    A place for players who want to meet with others to practice / play together the Ukulele in a friendly club environment.
    A meeting place for people seeking advice and information who want to learn to play and to meet more experienced players and an opportunity for complete beginners to meet tutors and develop Basic skills.
    Contact: Gererd Kennedy
    E mail: gerardakennedy@hotmail.com


  • Cellar Bar
    Cellar Bar,
    51 Station Road, Batley WF17 5SU , Every Thursday 7.30 till 11. Open mic night with Singer and guitarist Stella. Acoustic instruments only . Pa provided for electro/acoustic instruments. Singers, poets comics also very welcome.
    Telephone: 01924 423419
    Mobile: 07841872489
    Email: stegsa@hotmail.com
    Website: http://www.thecellarbar.weebly.com
  • Drovers Folk Club
    Monthly, second Saturday (closed August) at The Black Bull Inn, 5, Kirkgate, Birstall WF17 9HE.
    Singers and musicians' nights.
    Contact: Geoff and Mary
    Telephone: 01274 673274
    Contact: Anne
    Telephone: 0113 2574658
  • Folk at the Proke
    Wednesdays, 2nd and 4th of month, at St Mary's Social Club & Parochial Hall, ('the Proke') Melton Street, off Crossbank Road, Batley.
    Irish traditional music sessions, suitable for intermediates & new learners.
    Contact: Denis Walsh
    Contact Address: St Mary's Social Club & Parochial Hall, Melton St, off Crossbank Rd, Batley, WF17 8PT.
    Telephone: 01924-503758
    Email: stmarysclubbatley@hotmail.com
    Website: http://www.stmarybatley.co.uk/folk%20club.htm




The Beck Acoustic Sessions
The Beck Public House,
Bradford Road, Brighouse HD64AS Every second Monday of the month, from 8pm.
An acoustic music club, with a hosted sing/ play around, which welcomes all types of singers and acoustic musicians.
Contact:  Linda Booth
Mobile:   07483 214785
Email : l.booth@live.co.uk



  • Panther Folk Club
    Tuesdays, weekly, at The Wickham Arms, Cleckheaton.
    Informal singaround. Singers and musicians welcome.
    Contact: Geoff Pickles
    7 Listerdale, Littletown. Liversedge WF15 6EN
    Telephone / Fax: 01924 404 346


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  • The New Prospect Inn
    The New Prospect Inn, Range bank, Halifax, HX3 6JR Meet the first Saturday of every month from 8.30. An informal acoustic sing around. All are welcome to join in bring instruments, sing or just listen.
    Contact: Mark Bickerstaffe
    Telephone: 01422 329688
    Email: theprospectinn@gmail.com


  • Sportsman Inn Accoustic night
    8:45pm till 11.20pm every wednesday at the Sportsman Inn, 1 St John's Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5AY An acoustic sing around of mainly 60's & 70's music. Musicians, singers & poets welcome or come & sing or just listen.
    Contact: Steve Jones
    Telephone: 07969 987924
    Email: jonessteve36@gmail.com


3rd Thursday
Berry Brow Liberal Club, 6 Parkgate, Huddersfield HD4 7NF
Acoustic folk music, song and words in a supportive and friendly setting. All musicians, singers, performers, listeners welcome. Every month except August. 8.30pm start. Admission free. Berry Brow Liberal Club is a relaxed, small and friendly venue.
Contact: Robin Bowles
Mobile: 07954 257 259
Email: cara@cooptel.net
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/3rd-Thursday-Acoustic/283120847455?sk=timeline

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  • Bacca Pipes Folk Club
    Fridays, weekly, at The Ukranian Club, Henry Street, off Cavendish Street, Keighley.
    Contact: Jenny Scott
    Glen Lee Lane, Keighley BD21 5QY
    Telephone: 01535 605310


  • Folk at the Grove (Grove Folk Club)
    Fridays, weekly, 8.30 pm at The Back Row, Holbeck, Leeds LS11 5PL.
    Singers Nights and Guest Nights
    Mostly traditional with some Contemporary guests  Closed July and August
    Telephone: 0113 2441440
    Email: info@folkatthegrove.co.uk
    Website: http://www.folkatthegrove.co.uk/
  • New Roots at the New Headingley Club
    New Headingley Social Club, 58 St Michaels Road ,Headingley ,Leeds LS63BG
    Club runs last Friday of the month, folk blues and all kinds of accoustic music .Two top quality acts each month.80 seater listening audience
    Contact: Paul Meehan
    Telephone: 01423 799002
    Mobile:  07973753622
    Email:  paulmeehan@meehancorporateconsulting.co.uk
  • Yorkshire Concertina Club
    Monthly, third Sundays, Except may & August
    12.00 noon at the Corner House, on the corner of Lidgett Lane and Harrogate Road, Leeds.
    12.00 noon till 1.30 band; 2.00 opportunity for solo offerings, if any, then a session on a given topic, sometimes with an invited guest, till around 4.00 when we round off proceedings with tunes from Tuneworks.  All varieties of concertina systems and music.
    Contact: Helen Graham
    Telephone: 0113 2452348
    Email: helen.graham88@hotmail.co.uk
    Website: http://yorkshire-concertina-club.org.uk/



  • Morley Folk Club
    M eets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month; closed late July to mid September. 8pm prompt. Morley United Services Club Ltd 27 High Street ,Morley LS27 9AL
    Standard sort of folk club. Residents and floor singers
    8pm to 8:45, guest 8:45 to 9:25, BREAK, 9:50 Floor singers, 10:10 to 10:50 Guest, End.
    Contact: Keith Brown.
    Telephone: 0113 238 3085
    Email: keith.morleyfolk@btinternet.com
    Website: http://www.morleyfolk.org


  • Ossett Singers Club
    Thursdays, weekly at Ossett Cricket Club,
    Dimplewells Lane, Ossett WF58JT.
    Weekly singers club: performers and listeners welcome. Free admission.
    Contact: Tom Macdonald
    Telephone: 01924 276668
    Email: t.macdonald1@sky.com


  • Otley Folk Club
    Wednesdays, weekly, at Korks Wine Bar, 40 Bondgate, Otley
    Singaround with occasional guests.
    Contact: Steve Fairholm
    Croft House,
    Station Road, Otley LS21 3HX
    Telephone: 01943 467189


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  • Hedgerow Folk Club
    Tap & Barrel, Front Street, Pontefract, WF8 1DA
    Folk Concert 4th sunday of month 4-6pm. Trad music session 2nd sunday of month 3-6pm. Folk Club with monthly guests & a monthly music session. Strong celtic influence.
    Contact: Chris Dyson
    Address: 30
    Charlestown, Ackworth. WF7 7DU
    Telephone: 01977614409
    Mobile: 01977614409


  • The Royal Hotel
    Every Monday at 8.30 till late at The Royal Hotel on the junction of
    Station Street and Carlisle Road Pudsey Leeds LS28 8PR. Not strictly folk but we are all acoustic. We meet together to have a good time, we sing, some of us play 'various instruments'from spoons to double base, djembe to flute,melodian to classical guitar. every one is welcome if you dont sing then bring a tale or a poem or just come to listen
    Contact: Carol Timlin and Pete Smith
    Mobile: 07950409251
    Email: caroltimlin14@gmail.com






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  • Enoch's Hammer Folk Club
    Enoch's Hammer Folk Club takes place on the 2nd Friday of every month at the Slaithwaite Cricket and Bowling Club,
    Racton Street (HD7 5UA). We welcome all folk singers, singer songwriters and storytellers whatever your level and you're also welcome to come along and watch.
    Contact: Mark Whyatt
    Telephone: 07787568058
    Email: enochshammerfolkclub@gmail.com


  • Acoustic Cabaret
    8.30 pm, second Saturday of each month at Wakefield Labour Club ("The Red Shed"), 18 Vicarage Street, Wakefield.
    Resident singers and invited performers plus guests.
    Contact: Nick Haworth
    Trad Music, 156B Kirkgate,
    Wakefield WF1 1TU
    Telephone: 01924 385000 (daytime)
    Email: sales@tradmusic.co.uk
    Website: http://www.tradmusic.co.uk/static.php?pagename=events
  • Fernandes Folk
    1st Sunday of each month (
    Fernandes Tap Brewery, Old Malt House,
    Wakefield. WF1 1UA
    Meetings take place in a very informal atmosphere with a good mix of tunes and songs. They are usually very well attended other than on dates which may conflict with other festivals. All are welcome to come along to sing, play or simply listen.
    Dave Nuttall
    Telephone: 01924 258489
    Mobile; 07961043198
    Email: davenutt@ymail.com
  • Open Mike Night
    Wakefield Labour Club, 18 Vicarage Street, Wakefield. Last Saturday of every month at 8:30pm. An open mike night for musicians & folk performers. Bring along your voices and any musical instruments you would like to play and join in, or just sit, listen & enjoy ! Free Admission.
    Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/theredshedwakefield
    Website: http://www.theredshed.org.uk/




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