thanks and gives credit to . . .
local lists also see listing sites further away Lemonade Lady makes lemonade they write songs about!
West Shropshire info
Glen Titmus Viloins (& repairs)
Wesson Accordion Co
The Music Room Oxford (instrument etc sales)
South Oxon info
Hobgoblin Bristol (venue lists out of date)

Heather at her shop in the High St "Strictly Strings"
Tetbury area 01666 502006
Links to further afield sites that offered return links. And some who didn't but would I carp? Er Yep. But life is too short, connectivity is what the web is all about
FolkStation on the Isle of Wight 2nd w/e in July ish.

Music, Dance, Song,s, Sessions, Bands, Real Ale
on-site camping and a Steam Railway. Early-bird tickets available. (Oct 09)
Wareham Wail 1st w/e Sept ish
Come and join in the singing with some of the country's finest traditional singers, all hand picked from folk clubs and festivals around the country, some well-known, some not heard of, but all of a high standard. A harvest of song complemented by good company, good food and drink.
Everything on one site: move from sing to sing. Campsite, Bed & Breakfast and food tents all within easy reach.
Ring us on 01202 734049 or use the postal address below:
Wareham Wail, 10 Old Wareham Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset BH12 4QR
Gower Folk Festival, early June at Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill, Gower peninsula, near Swansea, Wales SA3 2EH. Contact: Joy Toole 01792 850803, Friday night is dance night
Harmonica and pennywhistle lessons in Gwent. "The Park Hotel", Pandy, NP7 8DS map;
Wed eve Feb 11th 2009 onwards. see the Whiskey River website Aidan. (07812) 143226
Liam-Og raves about the "Willie Clancey Festival" - so he does. Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, Ireland, First Saturday July Every Year for a week
Nearest big town is Ennis. Music Shows Classes, Set Dances every day/night, Singing and Story telling. Athmosphere is great. (Feb09)
  Llanfyllin Workhouse, Llanfyllin, Powys 01691 649062 3rd Friday of every month - Folk Club
Llanfyllin Workhouse presents on the 3rd Friday of every month starting September 08 a diverse mix of traditional sessioning, dance classes and live bands. Each night will be different and refreshing. A band will play at the beginning of each night from 8pm and lead an open session afterwards. Please see the website for more info about each individual night (Aug08)
Pontardawe Festival Parc Ynysderw, Pontardawe SA8 4EG - I was there in 1986 - (May08)
The Rea River Roots Club runs on every Wednesday night from 8-30pm
At the Tower Of Song Cafe Bar, Pershore Road South, Cotteridge B30 3JX
BIRMINGHAM. 0121 486 1300 More details (Feb 08)
The Chillingham Folk Club, The Chillingham, Every 1st and 3rd Friday, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Alan Giles 0191 2659628 (Jan 08)
every Wednesday evening the Daisy Roots Folk Club are at the Golden Lion pub in Ash Street, Coseley / Bilston WV14 8UP - operate as a singers club and all types of acoustic and all levels are welcome. 01902 564326 , mobile 07770 339694 (sep07)
in Llandovery Wales
Ceilidhs on Nov 16th, & Dec 21st 2007 and regular monthly ones generally. (sep07)

Following a successful acoustic music session during the Plympton St Maurice Music Festival -
The Foresters Arms, Fore Street, Plympton St Maurice PL7 1NB Last Sunday of month 7pm Plymouth, Devon  Janet 01752 339234 (Oct 06)

Nathan Portlock e-mailed me. He is a youg aspiring techie with loadsa 'quipment. He will record/mix for ya at reasonable prices. He favours folk & blues. He is young and keen so encourage him. He is resident in the Birmingham area - the website is clean and concise so no excuses - have a look.
Wilbur Concerts that take place in Leicester on roughly a quarterly basis. Web pages are at
If you are looking for a really nice B&B in Toronto - try Niddy.  The location is close to the lake and closer to a thriving shopping area called - The Beaches. And the Trams that go all the way downtown.
- being my cousin should not blur my judgement, see for yourself on her website
Sophie sings/flutes in a duo and is looking to raise their profile locally and nationally. I like what I heard- see website (Aug 05)
Folkie T-shirts, maybe you could even design one yourself - see (Jul 05)
Unicorn Ceilidhs, Hertfordshire - website (Excellent site with the right amount of info)
Cheshham, Bucks, Tudar Folk Club - website (as I was asked by Hamish Currie and he no longer does their website here are his personal pages ) - FC diary and folk related pages of advice and links (Nov 04)

Loughborough Acoustic Club has been established for over four years and is growing in popularity with both audience & performers
meet every Thursday, 8pm, and have regular guest "Spotlight Nights" (Mar 05)
Contact Nick Ellis 01509-822723      email
Loughborough Acoustic Club . Venue:- The Catholic Club, Fennel Street Loughborough Nick Ellis 07970-015314 or 01509-822723
(Sep/04)    The Journal of Music in Ireland publishes articles and reviews on traditional, classical and contemporary music in Ireland. editor Tony Quinn
The Journal of Music in Ireland - - Edenvale, Esplanade, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland tel: +353-1-2867292 - fax: +353-1-2867292

I met Huw Ghidgey & Catherine Handley at the Somers FC and their performance was superb. I recommend them for concerts - wholeheartedly 01685 886855 they are - as they say - a Premier Acoustic Duo (Feb/04)

a new Acousic Music Club held at the Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe, Swansea every Wednesday evening at 8.30pm
contact Hywel Roberts 01972 865087 (Jan/04)

Great Western Ceilidhs hold regular monthly ceilidhs in Exeter. Read all about it on their excellent website (Jan/04)

Cheque-Mates Folk 'N' Roots Club . . E-mail . The site covers what's on every Thursday, and the gigs Claret (e-mail)are playing at.
On the Tamworth to Lichfield Rd A51 , turn right opp the "Tame Otter" [a pub which Mr Red would not go to unless taken by his Tam'th cousin], over the canal bridge and it is in the Social Club (01827 62684). map (Sep/03)

Ely Folk Weekend takes place on second weekend in July every year
Irish set dancing *** **** Everything that is*** *** Irish Music Magazine** ** Irish
From folk contacts in Co Mayo Ireland (one day I will take my Red Bodhran there - so I will)

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