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Concert Venues

These venues present occasional folk arts events, concert series etc.. Some are also available for hire.


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East Yorkshire

  • Goole - Junction
    Junction is a purpose-built arts facility in the centre of Goole (
    East Yorkshire), The Junction presents a varied programme of live performance, film, music and comedy, including folk.
    Paradise Place, Goole, East Yorkshire, DN14 5DL
    Contact: Charlie Studdy
    Telephone: 01405 763652
    Email: Charlie.gtc@btconnect.com
    Website: http://www.junctiongoole.co.uk/

North Yorkshire

Helmsley Arts Centre
The Old Meeting House, Helmsley,
York, North Yorkshire Y062 5DW. Raked Seating Auditorium: 136 seats + 2 wheelchair spaces . Box Office: boxoffice@helmsleyarts.co.uk | 01439 771700
Contact: Natasha Jones
Telephone: 01439 772112
Email: director@helmsleyarts.co.uk
Website: http://www.helmsleyarts.co.uk/


  • National Centre for Early Music (NCEM)
    The National Centre for Early Music is based in a medieval church in
    York. Home of the internationally acclaimed York Early Music Festival, the NCEM promotes a year-round series of jazz, world, folk and early music concerts as well as a thriving education programme.
    Address: National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate York YO19 TL
    Phone: 01904 658338
    Email: boxoffice@ncem.co.uk
  • Pocklington Arts Centre
    Seats 196 Auditorium / 70 Studio. Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC) has achieved a nationwide reputation for its live event and film programmes since opening in 2000.
    Market Place, Pocklington,
    York, East Yorkshire YO42 2AR
    Contact: Janet Farmer (Venue Director)
    Telephone: Box office (01759) 301547
    fax: 017569 304819
    Email: info@pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk
    Website: http://www.pocklington.gov.uk/arts-centre/
  • Reeth Memorial Hall
    Arkengarthdale Road
    , Reeth, North Yorkshire DL11 6SP
    Village hall staging events once or twice most months in aid of venue funds. Also available for hire. Seats about 120 in main hall depending on use of stage.
    Tracy Little
    Telephone: 01748 884759
    Email: tracy@swaledale.org
    Website: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/
  • Selby Town Hall
    A lovely little arts centre booking a wide range of roots music, including world class British and international folk artists. Bar and plenty of free parking.
    Selby Town Hall, York Street, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4AJ
    Contact: Chris Jones
    Telephone: 01757 708449
    Fax: 01757 213 761
    Website: http://www.selbytownhall.co.uk/
  • Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
    The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall at the
    University of York is home to YorkConcerts, the University's concert series promoting concerts of folk, world, jazz, classical, early and contemporary music. Past folk events have included Waterson:Carthy, June Tabor, Kathryn Tickell, Pete Morgan with Brass Monkey, Yurodny.
    Contact address: Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall,
    University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD
    Telephone: 01904 322439
    Email: boxoffice@york.ac.uk
    Website: http://www.YorkConcerts.co.uk

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South Yorkshire

  • The Civic, Barnsley
    Hanson Street
    , Barnsley, S70 2HZ
    A multi-storey, multi-purpose arts centre seeking to bring wide-ranging, contemporary artforms to appreciative audiences from
    Barnsley and beyond. As a proud supporter of folk arts in South Yorkshire, we showcase high-quality performances through our year-round folk programme.
    Contact: Ian Morley
    Address: The Civic,
    Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ
    Telephone: 01226 327000
    Email: ianmorley@barnsleycivic.co.uk
    Website: http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk
  • Cast, Doncaster
    Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU
    Cast is a place where you can watch incredible shows, share creative ideas and be inspired. Here is a place to enjoy everything from comedy to jazz, plays to ballet, folk gigs to family shows and much, much more. Come and join us. Be a part of a cast of thousands, be a part of Cast in
    Address: Cast, Waterdale,
    Doncaster DN1 3BU
    Telephone: 01302 303950
    Email: hello@castindoncaster.com
    Website: http://castindoncaster.com
  • Chesterfield Canal Trust
    Hollingwood Hub,
    22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, S43 2PF
    Occasional concerts and other performances next to Hollingwood Lock on the
    Chesterfield Canal. Katey's Coffee Shop will be open. Large car park.
    Contact :Rod Auton
    Hollingwood Hub,
    22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, S43 2PF
    Telephone: 01246 477569
    : info@hollingwood.org.uk
    Website: http://www.chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk
  • Maltby Wesley Centre
    Blyth Road
    , Maltby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. S66 8JD
    The Center's facilities include car park, 24 hour CCTV surveillance, Main Events Hall, Changing Rooms, Bar and Kitchen, which comes complete with crockery, cutlery etc. Hall hire rates are low and affordable. The atrium and reception area can allow for additional space for any event, with seating and tables available. The Centre has easy access to the M18. and is available most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
    E Bowns
    Address: Maltby Wesley Centre,
    Blyth Road, Maltby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. S66 8JD
    Telephone: 01709 811118
    Email: reception@maltbycdt.org.uk
    Website: http://www.wesleycentremaltby.co.uk
  • Sheffield Cathedral
    Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA
    Sheffield Cathedral are hosting and promoting an increasing number of concerts, ranging from folk to acoustic music. Sheffield Cathedral is increasingly gaining a reputation for being a culturally diverse music venue in the heart of the city. There is an eclectic mix of concerts scheduled throughout the year.
    Contact: Emma Gittins
    Sheffield Cathedral,
    Church Street Sheffield S1 1HA
    Telephone: 01142636951Email: diary@sheffield-cathedral.org.uk
    Website: http://www.sheffieldcathedral.org

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West Yorkshire

  • Bradford Irish Club
    Music on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Open
    7pm till late Mon, Wed,Thurs, Fri. Sat - Sun. The Home of Topic Folk Club, Judie Kennedy School of Irish Dance, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, Bradford Mandolin Group and Sunningdale Potrait Class.
    Contact: Brian Flaherty
    Address: Bradford Irish Club,
    Rebecca Street, BD1 2RX
    Email: info@bradfordIrish.com
    Website: http://www.BradfordIrish.com
  • Heptonstall Methodist Chapel
    Northgate, Heptonstall,
    Hebden Bridge HX7 7ND
    A historic and beautiful Wesleyan Chapel dating back to 1764 in the centre of the Medieval
    village of Heptonstall. The Chapel has fantastic acoustics and can seat upto 200 including the gallery. Available for hire for concerts.
    Contact: Melanie Mawer
    Address: c/o 5
    Southfield, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge HX7 7LS
    Telephone: 01438 718501
    Mobile: 07976 350273
    Email: heptonstallmethodists@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://heptonstallchapel.weebly.com/
  • Howard Assembly Room
    Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate,
    Leeds, LS1 6NU. Concert venue with regular shows, performers usually perform for one night only.
    Contact: Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate,
    Leeds, LS1 6NU
    Telephone: 0844 848 2727
    Email: helena.brassington@operanorth.co.uk
    Website: http://www.operanorth.co.uk/howard-assembly-room
  • Marsden Mechanics Hall
    Community arts centre. Diverse range of flexible accommodation on two floors. Full disabled access throughout. Licensed for marriages, music entertainment with full bar facilities. Home of Mikron Theatre Company.and Marsden Jazz Festival.
    Peel Street, Marsden, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 6BW
    Telephone: 01484 844587
    Email: info@marsdenmechanics.co.uk
    Website: http://www.marsdenmechanics.co.uk/
  • Shelley Village Hall
    Wide variety of musical events including folk. Hall available for hire.
    Huddersfield Road, Shelley Village, near Huddersfield
    Contact: Anne Priestman
    Telephone: 01484 604486
  • Square Chapel Arts Centre
    Converted chapel. Small-scale theatre. Theatre and music events.
    10 Square Road,
    Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1QG
    Contact: Sally Martin
    Telephone: 01422 353073
    Email: info@squarechapel.co.uk
    Website: http://www.squarechapel.co.uk/

Northern Lincolnshire

  • Epworth Thurlow Pavilion
    Epworth Thurlow Playing Field Charity, Station Road, Epworth, Doncaster DN9 1JU
    Music nights held twice a year as part of North Lincs Rural Touring programme
    Contact: Carys McMahon
    Telephone: 01427 872491
    Email: ajsclm@btinternet.com





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