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North West England

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Bury Met upcoming events


Thursday 19th May - Siobhan Miller
Friday 20th May - Yorkston Thorne Khan
Sunday 22nd May - Dervish
Thursday 26th May - Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express
Saturday 28th May - Grace Petrie (solo)
Sunday 29th May - Daphne’s Flight

 

Individual Clubs and Sessions with Websites

For more in depth details such as days and dates in the North West follow this link

Click on the Club Name to Link to their site

Please check with the venue before setting off as, unfortunately, changes of venue, night or even closure are often not communicated to me!.

Monday

 

Clwb Gwerin Conwy

Royal British Legion, Rosehill Street, Conwy, LL32 8AF

Folk at the Prospect

Prospect Inn, Weston Road, Weston Village, Runcorn, WA7 4LD

Four Fools

Crown Hotel, Platt Lane, Worthington, nr Standish, WN1 2XF

Midway (ex-Red Bull)

The Midway, 263 Newbridge Lane, Stockport, SK1 2NX

Mucky Duck

Ewloe Social Club Old Mold Road, Ewloe, Deeside, Clwyd CH5 3AU

Room at the Top

The Ring o’ Bells, Ring o’ Bells Lane, Lathom Nr Ormskirk L40 5TE

Skipton Folk Unplugged

The Narrow Boat, 38 Victoria Street, Skipton, BD23 1JE

Swinton

The White Lion, 242 Manchester Road, Swinton, M27 4TS

Tuesday

 

All Things Considered 3rd Tuesday of the month

The Eagle Inn Collier Street, Salford. M3 7DW

Belper Folk Club

The Old King's Head, Days Lane, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1NP.

Bush Acoustic Music Club

The Bush Inn 120 Moorside Street Droylsden Manchester M43 7HL

Cornmarket Acoustic

The Cornmarket Old Ropery, Fenwick Street, Liverpool, L2 7NT

The Eagle Inn, Salford
Third Tuesday of each month
‘All Things Considered Acoustic Session’

The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street Salford

Everyman Folk Club

Everyman Bistro, Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

Kiveton Park Folk Club

Kiveton Park Colliery Cricket Club, Stone Close, off Stoney Bank Drive, Kiveton Park, S26 6SQ

Longridge Folk Club (1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month )

British Legion, Townley Road, Longridge, Nr. Preston PR3 3EA

Maghull

Maghull Community Ass'n, 604 Green Lane, Maghull, L31 2JH

The Plough at Staining

The Plough Inn, Chain Lane, Staining, Blackpool FY3 0BX

Sale Folk Club

United Services Club, Southern Road, Mersey Road, Sale, Manchester M33 6HQ

Sheffield to Edale Rambler Folk Train
(Fourth Tuesday of each month)

 

Wigan Folk Club

The Fox & Goose, 37-39 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 1XR

Wednesday

 

Biddulph up in Arms

The Biddulph Arms, 171 Congleton Road, Biddulph, ST8 6QJ

Clarence Folk Club

The Clarence, 88 Preston New Road, Blackpool, FY4 4H

Coppull Folk

The Alison Arms Preston Road, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5DU

Cross Keys Folk Club

Cross Keys, Running Hill Gate Uppermill Nr Oldham OL3 6LW

Everyman

Cross Keys 13 Earle Street, Liverpool L3 9NS

Formby Folk Club (First Wednesday of the month)

The Gild Hall Church Rd Formby L37 3NG

Nether Edge Folk Club

C/O Nether Edge Bowling Club, Nether Edge Road, Sheffield S7 1RU

Otley Folk Club

40 Bondgate Otley, North Yorkshire LS21 1AD

Over Hulton Folk Club (First Wednesday of the month)

Over Hulton Conservative Club, St Helens Road, Over Hulton, Bolton. BL5 1AA

Ramsbottom Folk Club (Monthly)

Ramsbottom Cricket Club, Eliza Street, Ramsbottom BL0 0BS

Ryburn Folk Club (Last Wednesday of the month)

The Works, in Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge.

The Navigation in Marple (First Wednesday of every month)

9 Stockport Road, Marple, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 6BD

Willows Folk Club

Wrea Green Institute Station Road Wrea Green Preston PR4 2PH

Ye Olde Man & Scythe, Bolton
(first and third Wednesday of each month )

6-8 Churchgate Bolton, Lancashire BL1 1HL
(Not strictly folk only but we do have a large number of folk musicians and folk instruments who tend to come along)

Thursday

 

Acoustic Folk at the Midland
Alternate Thursdays

The Midland 19 Wellington Rd North, Stockport SK4 1HJ

Black Swan Folk Club

Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PR

Derby Heritage Traditional Music Club
(3rd Thursday in the month)

The Old Derby Gaol, Friargate, Derby

Earby - Informal singaround session

Station Hotel, 123 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, BB18 6XL

Fleetwood Folk Club

The Strawberry Gardens PH Poulton Road Fleetwood FY7 6TF

Formby Folk / Acoustic Club
Second Thursday of the month

Formby Sports & Social Club Whitehouse Lane, Formby L37 3LT

Gregson Lane
Alternate Thursdays (Occasional specials on Fridays/Saturdays) mixture of Singers Nights +
Guest Nights.

Gregson Lane Folk Club, Nets Bar (Upstairs Room) Gregson Lane
The Village of Gregson Lane Nr Preston PR5 0AX
Tel: 01254 853929

Hobo's Retreat Country Music Club

Heywood Reform Club, 34 Tower Street Heywood OL10 3AA

Hungry Horse Acoustic

Whitby Sports and Social Club, Chester Road, Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire CH65 6QF
Tel: 0151-678-9902

Lymm Folk Club

Please note a 'Strictly ticket only' Club see website for details

Parkgate

Boathouse Pub/Restaurant, 1 The Parade, Parkgate, CH64

Topic Folk Club

The Bradford Irish Club Rebecca Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 2RX

Wigan Folk Club

The Keepers, 279 Woodhouse Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 7TD

Wrexham

The Nags Head Inn, Mount Street, Wrexham, LL13 8DW

Friday

 

BACCA Pipes Folk Club

The Ukrainian Club, 9 Henry Street (off Cavendish St) Keighley BD21 3DR

Folk at the Barlow (formerly Bromley Cross Folk Club)

The Barlow Institute Bolton Road, Edgworth BL7 0AP

The Beehive Folk Club

Harthill, Sheffield S26 7YH

Bollington

The Dog & Partridge, 97 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5JX

Carlisle Folk & Blues

Sunset Suite, Carlisle Football Ground, Warwick Road, CA1 1LL

Chesterfield Folk Club

Chesterfield Library Theatre, New Beetwell St., Chesterfield S40 1QN

Gainsborough Folk Club

Melrose Club Melrose Road, Gainsborough, DN21 2SA,

Grove Folk Club, Leeds

The Grove Inn, Back Row David Street, off Water Lane, Leeds LS11 5PL

Liverpool Acoustic Live - 4th Friday of the month

View Two Gallery 23 Matthew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE

Northwich

Harlequin Theatre, Queen St, Northwich, CW9 5JN

Pete Ryder and Friends - Occasional Fridays

White Lion 242 Manchester Road, Swinton M27 4TS

Timperley Folk Club - 1st and 3rd Fridays

Timperley Taverners 43a Park Road, Timperley WA14 5AD

Westhoughton Folk Club - Occasional Fridays

Westhoughton Golf Club Long Island, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2BR

Sunday

Bothy Folk Club

Park Golf Club, Park Road West, Southport, Merseyside

Bull's Head Folk Club

The Bull's Head on Church Street, Warrington WA1 2SX

Wallasey Folk & Acoustic Club

The Wallaseyans' Club, 140 Grove Rd CH45 OJF

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Local North West Festivals - 2022

If any Festival Organiser wishes to add their details to this site
Please Email me (No attachments please!)

 

   

February

 
   

26th February

Chester Folk Festival - Kelsall, Cheshire

   

March

 

18th - 20th March (MMitD Online 2022)

Medieval Music in the Dales, Bolton Castle and Redmire, Yorkshire

   

April

 

 

 

8th- 10th April

Bowness Bay Blues Bowness-on-Windermere

29th April to 2nd May

Filey Folk Festival - Filey, Yorkshire

29th April to 2nd May

Crossover - Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival - Chetworth Deer Park, Cheshire

29th April to 2nd May

Scandimoot - Clapham & Settle, Yorkshire

29th April to 1st May

Todmorden Folk Festival

   

May

 
   

6th - 8th May

Holmfirth Festival of Folk - Holmfirth, Yorkshire

11th - 15th May

Nantwich Roots Festival - Nantwich, Cheshire

20th - 22nd May

Shepley Spring Minifest - Shepley, Huddersfield Yorkshire

20th - 22nd May

The Acoustic Festival of Britain - Utoxeter Racecourse, Staffordshire

26th - 29th May

Bearded Theory - Catton Hall, Derbyshire

27th to 29th May

Chester Folk Festival - Kelsall, Cheshire

27th to 29th May

Great North Folk Festival, Danby

28th May - 11th June

Swaledale Festival - Swaledale, Yorkshire

   

June

 

 

 

10th - 12th June

Rochdale Folk Festival

10th - 12th June

Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival - Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire

12th June

Scalby Folk Weekend - Scalby, Yorkshire

17th - 19th June

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival -Huddersfield, Yorkshire

16th - 19th June

Middlewich FAB Festival - Middlewich, Cheshire

16th - 19th June

Towerfest, Yorkshire

16th - 19th June

Beverley Folk Festival

17th - 19th June

Moor and Coast Session - Whitby, Yorkshire

24th - 26th June

Exile Music Festival Darley Dale, Derbyshire

25th June

Folk in the Field - Shiptonthorpe, Yorkshire

   

July

 
   

1st - 3rd July

Cleckheaton Folk Festival

1st - 2nd July

Moonbeams Festival, Wold Newton, E. Yorks

8th -10th July

Furness Tradition

8th -10th July

Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival - Burton Agnes Hall, Yorkshire

15th - 17th July

Stainsby Festival - Stainsby, Derbyshire

29th - 31st July

Underneath the Stars - Cannon Hall Open Farm, nr Barnsley, Yorkshire

   

August

 

5th - 7th August

Lake District Folk Weekend, Cumbria

11th -14th August

Saltburn Festival, North Yorks

12th - 14th August

The Magpies Festival - Sutton Park, Yorkshire

19th -21st August

Just So Festival - Rode Hall, Cheshire

20th - 26th August

Whitby Folk Week, Whitby, N.Yorks

26th - 29th August

Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

 

 

September

 

9th - 11th September

Medieval Music in the Dales, Bolton Castle and Redmire, Yorkshire

   

October

 

 

 

13th - 15th October

Manchester Folk Festival

 

 

November

 

 

 

December

 

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Other Sources

Any one of a number of local Folk Magazines

Mr Kite - Charity Folk Events

Mr. Kite promotes live music entertainment in the Preston/Blackburn area of the UK with all proceeds from these events going to charity. Follow the link to find out current planned events!.

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