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Sessions: South Yorkshire



Note: sessions (generally held in pubs) can change, or move, quite frequently. Be sure to check before travelling.

 Every effort is made to keep information up to date. The number at the end of each entry indicates the month / year that it was last checked. If the entry is yours and it's more than a year old please Email Us to confirm it is still up to date or to tell us of any changes.

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  • Barnsley Celtic Session
    The Old No.7, Market Hill,
    Barnsley. At 13:00, on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The Barnsley Celtic Session is a musicians session of traditional music. All musicians and listeners are made very welcome. Most forms of Traditional intrumental music are acceptable, not just celtic.
    Contact: Alan Jones
    Telephone: 01226 214121
    Mobile: 07841 923097
    Email: crazyace@blueyonder.co.uk
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/174202876120571/


  • The Ukranian Club
    48 Beckett Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN2 4AD
    Monday nights 8.30
    Telephone: 01302 363049


  • The High House
    Ship Hill,
    Monday - Thursday: all styles. Saturday,
    3 - 6pm: songs and tunes.
    Telephone: 01709 837432

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  • The Bath Hotel
    Victoria Street
    , Sheffield 3.
    First Wednesday.
    "Blues session".
    Telephone: 0114 249 5151

  • The Grapes
    Trippet Lane, Sheffield 1.
    Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (lunchtime and evening): songs, mainly Irish.
    Wednesdays: tunes and songs.
    Telephone: 0114 249 0888
  • Fagans
    Broad Lane
    , Sheffield 1.
    Every evening except Thursday and Sunday: songs and tunes.
    Telephone: 0114 272 8430
  • The Gardeners Rest
    105 Neepsend Lane, Sheffield 3.
    Monday: songs and tunes. Sheffield City Morris.
    Last Thursday of the month "The Galactic Session" tunes
    Telephone: 0114 272 4978
  • The Hillsborough Hotel
    Langsett Road
    , Hillsborough, Sheffield 6.
    Sundays, first in month.
    Singers and musicians
    Contact: Jim MacDonald
    Telephone: 0114 279 8897
    Sundays, fourth in month.
    Euro session; may include dancing!
    Contact: Val Huzzard
    Telephone: 0114 2552228
  • The Irish Heartland (Teach failte na nGael)
    Exchange Street, Castlegate, Sheffield 1.
    Formerly the
    Alexandra Hotel.
    Monthly, third Tuesday: songs and tunes.
    Telephone: 0114 2700635

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  • The Kelham Island Tavern
    Russell Street
    , Sheffield 3.
    Sunday, 1st, 3rd and 5th of month: English and European music.
    Contact: Val Huzzard
    Telephone: 0114 2552228
    Sunday, 2nd and 4th of month: songs.
    Telephone: 0114 272 9463 (pub).
  • Morrisey's East House
    Spital Hill,
    Sheffield 4.
    Alternate Wednesdays: mainly tunes.
    Telephone: 0114 272 9463 (pub).
  • The New Barrack Tavern
    Penistone Road
    , Sheffield 6.
    Monday, 1st in month.
    Singers and musicians
    Occasional blues and classical music nights.
    Telephone: 0114 234 9148
    Website: http://www.webvalue.org/newbarrack/start.htm
  • The Red House
    Solly Street,
    Sheffield 1.
    Mondays: Old Time /
    Thursdays: "open mic"
    Fridays, 1st in month: "open mic"
    Saturdays: "open mic"
    Telephone: 0775 976930
  • The Rivelin Hotel
    Tofts Lane
    , Stannington, Sheffield 6.
    Sundays, 7 - 9 pm.
    Songs and tunes.
    Contact: Ian Gregg
    Telephone: 0114 266 5638.
    Thursdays, fourth in month,
    9 pm.
    English instrumental session
    Contact: Diane Richardson
    Telephone: 0114 2631315
  • The Royal Hotel
    Main Road
    , Dungworth, Sheffield 6.
    Thursdays, first in month: acoustic evening.
    Sundays, first in month: "Royal Folk" singaround.
    Contact: Roy Derry
    Telephone: 0114 230 4784
    Sundays, second in month,
    9 pm.
    English instrumental session
    Contact: Diane Richardson
    Telephone: 0114 2631315
  • Sheffield Eurosession
    146-148 Gibraltar Street, Sheffield, S3 8UB. Sessions are from 9pm, on the second Thursday of the month. The Sheffield Eurosession is a friendly gathering for anyone interested in European music and dance. There are always people on hand to explain dances, but mostly it's an open session for anyone who wants to contribute tunes or request dances.
    Pre-session workshops are usually from
    8pm - See website for details.
    Email: sheffield.eurosession@gmail.com
    Website: http://eurosession.org.uk/
  • Upperthorpe Hotel
    Upperthorpe Road
    , Sheffield 6.
    Wednesdays from
    8 pm. South Riding Folk Arts Network. Mainly English tunes. Formerly at the Red House.
    Contact: Ron Day
    Telephone: 0114 2470099
    Fridays (not 1st in month): singaround in the function room. Contact: Pete Smith
    Telephone: 0114 2962892




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