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JULY

JULY 12, 2024 (Fri) 2nd of the Month

ALMOST UNPLUGGED OPEN MIKE (8.30pm) The Farmers Arms, The Village Green, Northside Scorton, Richmond DL10 6DW *OPEN MIKE - QUEEN* POC Venue 01748 812533 Come along and showcase your talent. Turn up on the night and put your name down to perform 3 songs, the night runs from 8.30pm-11pm (Monthly Fridays)

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942 No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

GUISBOROUGH BREWERY (7pm) 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *ACOUSTIC MUSIC SESSION* (Every Friday)

RIPON WILFRID’S FOLK CLUB (7.30pm £3) St Wilfrid’s Community Centre, Trinity Lane, Ripon, HG4 2AB *SINGAROUND* Come and meet other acoustic musicians and songwriters and make or listen to music! Come and join us.  We’d love to see you! Contact sailortish@hotmail.com  (Every 2nd Friday - No club in August)

THE PINFOLD CLUB (7pm) West Lane, Boldron, Barnard Castle DL12 9RF *MUSIC JAM SESSION* (2nd Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

JULY 13, 2024 (Sat) 2nd of the Month

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

JULY 14, 2024 (Sun) 2nd of the Month

IRISH SESSION (2pm) Jacob’s Well, 14 Kent St, Bradford, BD1 5RL  *SESSION* Tel 01274395628  (2nd Sunday)🎻 

PELE TOWER (3pm) Market Place, Corbridge, NE45 5AW *TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION* 13C historic setting with bar and great acoustics. POC George Unthank Email at  unthankart@gmail.com Tel 07547 455194 (2nd Sunday) 🎻 

QUEEN'S FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Queen's Hall 294 Harrogate Rd, Moortown, Leeds LS17 6LE *SINGAROUND* POC michaelgarner@ntlworld.com  (2nd & 4th Sunday) 

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7.15pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)  ♿

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE FROG & FERRET (7pm) The Frog & Ferret 4 Coulson Street, Spennymoor, DL16 7RS  *TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION* (2nd Sunday)🎻 

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND*   (Every Sunday)

UKES4FUN  (2pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  * *UKULELE SESSION - WITH MISSPENT UKE* Downstairs. Sunday sessions are NOT suitable for “beginners”. Facebook Page   (2nd Sunday)🎻 

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC*   (Every Sunday)

JULY 15, 2024 (Mon) 3rd of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday) 

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

BRIGHOUSE FOLK SESSION (8pm) Commercial Railway Inn, Gooder Lane, Brighouse HD6 1HA *FOLK MUSIC SESSION* POC 07720 841452 paul.psa@btinternet.com Everyone is welcome to join in with playing/singing folk tunes and songs or just come and have a listen. (3rd Monday)

COVER BRIDGE INN (7.30pm) Cover Bridge Inn, East Witton, Leyburn DL84SQ *ACOUSTIC SESSION*Due to space, only 4-5 musicians can attend. Best to check with Paul Archibald parchibald@rocketmail.com  (3rd Monday)

CROWN INN (7.30pm) Crown Inn, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4AG  *SESSION*  (3rd Monday)

  

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

LEVEN SWORD (7.45pm) Great Ayton Village Hall, 83 High St, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6NF *SWORD DANCING*

MARINERS & MARRAS (8pm) Enigma Tap, 60 Bedford Street, North Shields, NE29 0AR *SHANTIES & TRAD* (1st & 3rd Mondays)

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

SKIPTON FOLK UNPLUGGED (7.30pm £1) The Narrow Boat, 38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Sheila on 01535 665889 (3rd Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE *DICK MILES* POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻     

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) C Club, Wylies Rd, Beverley HU17 7AP  *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT * If you are visiting the Folk Club you do NOT have to pay for parking, BUT You MUST enter your reg number on the screen just inside the door and make sure you get the "confirmed" screen. You have 10 minutes to do this! If you don't you will get a £60 fine as there is a number plate recognition system in place. The car park is NOT operated by the C Club and it's not their fault if you get nicked.  Click HERE to see what's on (Every Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)

JULY 16, 2024 (Tue) 3rd of the Month

ALNMOUTH CEILIDHS (7pm £5) Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth, NE66 2RX * CEILIDH/BARN DANCE* Caller: Mike Jevons. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Tel: 01665 830330 (3rd Tuesday)

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7pm) King George V Bowling Club, 19 Allison Street,. Guisborough TS14 6NX *AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH OPEN MIC - PLUG & PLAY* No backing tracks unless it's original material. Bar service is available (3rd Tuesday)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CUMBERLAND - GLOBAL SESSION (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *INSTRUMENTAL TRAD FOLK JAM SESSION*  of the month Tel: 01434 681231 Facebook Page (1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday)

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on.  (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP  (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *SINGAROUND*  Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com (Every Tuesday) 

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ N *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*   For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

MORLEY FOLK CLUB (7.30pm £2) The Miners Arms, 107 Albert Road, Leeds, LS27 8LG *SINGERS NIGHT £2*  *GUEST NIGHT £5* Doors open at  7:30pm for prompt start at 8pm. Sometime after 8:45pm, we will put on a “Featured Artist” who will then do what we refer to as a 3 + 3 slot.  Facebook Page  (1st & 3rd Tuesday) 

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays) 

SHERBURN VILLAGE CLUB LOUNGE (7pm) 60 Front St, Sherburn Village DH6 1HB *SINGAROUND* POC 0191 3720274 Please bring music sheets for the band if you can.(1st & 3rd Tuesday) 🎙️🎸

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday)

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

JULY 17, 2024 (Wed) 3rd of the Month

3RD WEDNESDAY @ THE ALBION (7pm) The Albion, Chapel Lane, CLIFFORD, LS23 6JU (3rd Wednesday)

BARNSLEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Spiral City Pub 26-30 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN *FOLK SONG, DANCE & MUSIC* POC Venue 01226 283013 spiralcitybar@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Wednesday) 🎻 

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*   (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB  (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *LOOSE LIKE A GOOSE AND TRISH MaCLEAN* ♿ 

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £3) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  Note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)

HULL UKULELE GROUP (7.30pm) Willerby Road, Hull, HU5 5LH *REGULAR UKULELE NIGHT* POC 01482 351143 john@needscoffee.karoo.co.uk (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday) 

KIRKBY MALZEARD MECHANICS INSTITUTE (7pm) Mechanics Inst Main St, Kirkby Malzeard, HG4 3RS  (3rd Wednesday) 

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday) 

POT & GLASS FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Pot & Glass Pub, Church Rd, Egglescliffe Village TS16 9DQ *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* Meets at the 17th century  Pot & Glass pub, Egglescliffe Village TS16 9DQ near Yarm-on-Tees. The club members play & enjoy a wide variety of acoustic music, especially but NOT exclusively Folk music. Visiting musicians, Singers & listeners are always welcome. Parking is very limited. Contact ron@potandglassfolkclub.co.uk Tel No 07866292101  (3rd Wednesday) 🎻

POCKET FOLK (8pm) Dyvels Inn, Station Rd, Corbridge NE45 5AY *SINGAROUND* (Every 3rd Wednesday) 

RICHMOND ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND (7.30pm) The Turf Hotel, Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4DW *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND*                       POC ☎ Dave Barker 07785 308002 Next door to the Georgian Theatre in Richmond.  Access to our room is via the right hand front door rather than through the main bar area.  There is plenty of parking in the market square which is free after 6pm.  Please do not park in Lidl Car park as restrictions apply. (1st & 3rd Wednesdays)

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION*  (Every Wednesday)

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *IRISH SESSION* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸

TYNE FOLK (7.30pm) Ye Olde Cross, Ryton  NE40 3QP *SINGERS NIGHT* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday)  

YORKSHIRE MIXTURES FOLK DANCE & SONG (8.30pm)  Batley RAFA Club, Cambridge Street, Batley  WF17 5JH *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* POC kjkincaid@live.co.uk We meet once a week to enjoy Folk Dancing. We have experienced callers who guide you through the dances, so no experience is necessary. We dance to live music. All welcome - young, not so young - singles, couples - beginners, more experienced dancers. Licensed bar. Check HERE to see what's on (Every Wednesday)💃 

JULY 18, 2024 (Thu) 3rd of the Month

3rd THURSDAY ACOUSTIC  (7.45pm) Berry Brow Liberal Club, 4, Parkgate, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, HD4 7NF *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 07954 257259 Tunes- songs-words    ( 3rd Thursday)

ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) Horncliffe Memorial Hall, Main Street, Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XW *OPEN SESSION FOR ALL* (3rd Thursday)

ASSOCIATES PRIVATE CLUB (8pm) 528 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 6HU *OPEN MIC* POC 0191 487 5040 Hosted by Mark Iveson. Free on street parking / Parking behind the building, (take the turn off where the Belle View Pub is) The back door will be open for anyone wanting to bring gear with them. The main entrance  is next door to the Monsoon Restaurant. (1st & 3rd Thursday)  

CENTRAL BAR (12.30pm) The Central, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN *SINGAROUND* (3rd Thursday)

CROOKES FOLK CLUB (8.15pm) The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn St, Sheffield S10 1NW *FLOOR SINGERS/Check HERE*  POC crookesfolk@gmail.com (Every Thursday)

EARBY STATION FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) The Station Hotel, 125 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 6XL *ACOUSTIC SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (Every Thursday) 

GALLOWGATE SINGERS CIRCLE (7.30pm) Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate St, N’castle NE1 4SG *TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION*  (Every Thursday) 🎻

HARTLEPOOL UKULELE GROUP (7pm)The Atheneum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *UKULELE SESSION* POC David Walker 07557 449416 or David Hart 07578 902300 (Every Thursday) 

HORNCLIFFE MEMORIAL HALL  (8pm) Main St, Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XW  *ACOUSTIC SONG SESSION* Any style. POC POC  horncliffefolk@btinternet.com, Graham 01289 382577 or Keith 07484 145391  (3rd & 4th Thursday)

OSSETT FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Cricket Club, Queen's Terrace, Dimple Wells Rd, Ossett WF5 8JT *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* (Every Thursday) 

SINNAS (9pm) Sun Inn, Front St, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 6PU *ACOUSTIC SESSION* House PA, 2 Acoustics, Cajon for drummers, Tambourine available to use or bring your own. Bass and Keyboards welcome too. Hosted by Daniel Graham. POC 07703 007892 (Every Fortnight) 

THE OLD WELL INN (8pm) 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH *OPEN MIC NIGHT* ☎ 07999-741246 or 01833-690130                                                                               📨 royrimachatts2014@gmail.com   Facebook Page  All welcome, amateurs to professionals, or those that wish to come along and enjoy the show! All performers get their first drink on the house! (Every Thursday)

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (11pm-3pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL * OPEN ACOUSTIC  SESSION*  POC ricster392@gmail.com (Every Thursday)🐶

THE BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £3) The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York YO1 *OPEN MIKE* POC 01904 679131 blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk  Voted Folk Club of the Year in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, and more recently, was named Outstanding Yorkshire Music Club by the website Yorkshire Gig Guide. Click HERE to see what's on. Everyone welcome, singers, musicians, performers and listeners. Using the mic is optional. (Every Thursday)

THE STATION HOUSE SESSION (8pm) Station House, North Rd, Durham DH1 4SE *TRADTIONAL TUNES* Under the viaduct in Durham. Northumbrian, Scottish, Irish, French, Scandinavian and other fun folk tunes (1st & 3rd Thursday)🎻

TAP & SPILE (7.30pm) 27 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham DH1 5EE *STEADY TUNES SESSION*🎻

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT* Venue Tel No 0191 410 2492  (Every Thursday) 

THE PILOT (8.15pm) 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1LZ *TRADITIONAL SESSION* Tel: 01670 513894 (Every Thursday)  🎻 

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday)

 VIC WHEATLEY'S OPEN MIC NIGHT (6pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT *OPEN MIC * (3rd Thursday) Plug & Play 

THE WELLY FOLK CLUB (8.30pm)  The Wellington Inn, High Street, Wolviston Village TS22 5JY *TRADTIONAL TUNES & SONGS/SEA SHANTIES/GUEST NIGHTS* POC Ken Wilson 01642 640 469 or Mike Wilson 01740 645 371 info@thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk  Check HERE to see what's on  (Every Thursday) 🎻

JULY 19, 2024 (Fri) 3rd of the Month

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7-9pm) Guisborough Brewery, 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *SINGAROUND* POC Robin 07703 002858 (1st & 3rd Friday) 

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942                      No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

BAY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Bay Hotel,(Wainwright Bar) Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby YO22 4SJ  *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (1st & 3rd Friday) 

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (7pm Tickets) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL  *PLEASE CHECK THIER FACEBOOK PAGE* (Every Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION*  (Every Friday)

ALMOST UNPLUGGED OPEN MIKE (8.30pm) The Farmers Arms, The Village Green, Northside Scorton, Richmond DL10 6DW *OPEN MIKE* POC Venue 01748 812533 Come along and showcase your talent. Turn up on the night and put your name down to perform 3 songs, the night runs from 8.30pm-11pm (Monthly Fridays) 

JULY 20, 2024 (Sat) 3rd of the Month

CHEVIOT FOLK (7.30pm) Star Inn, Harbottle, Morpeth NE65 7DG *SINGAROUND* POC Bren Skinner 01669 631083 petenbren@gmail.com (3rd Saturday) 

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

JULY 21, 2024 (Sun) 3rd of the Month

GUISBOROUGH FOLK CLUB (8pm) Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough TS14 7BB *SINGAROUND*  Contact Anne on 07928 719692  Email annewilson1950@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Sundays) 🎻 

PHOENIX FOLK NORTHUMBRIAN SESSION (6pm UK TIME) Click this link or Meeting ID: 876 6436 9517 Code 2005 *ZOOM SESSION*  Northumbrian Tunebook 23-24 (original key) Northumbrian Tunebook 23-24 (transposed)  (3rd Sunday)

POLKA HOP FOLK CLUB (1pm) The Polka Hop 60 George St, Wakefield WF1 1DL *SONG & TUNE SESSION*   (1st & 3rd Sunday)🎻 

SCOTTISH MUSIC SESSION  (7pm) The Chemic Tavern, 9 Johnston Street, Leeds LS6 2NG (1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday)  🎻 

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7.15pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)  ♿

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE HOUSE OF HOP FOLK MUSIC SESSIONS (2.30pm) House of Hop, 4b Houndgate, Darlington DL1 5RL  (3rd Sunday)

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC*  (Every Sunday)

JULY 22, 2024 (Mon) 4th of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday) 

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

NELLIE FOLK CLUB (7pm) New York Tavern, 84 Westgate, Rotherham S60 1BD POV Venue 01709 371155 (4th Monday)🐶

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE **SINGAROUND*  POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻    

THE SHIP (8pm) Low Newton-by-the-Sea, Alnwick NE66 3EL E *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (4th Monday)

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) C Club, Wylies Rd, Beverley HU17 7AP  *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT * If you are visiting the Folk Club you do NOT have to pay for parking, BUT You MUST enter your reg number on the screen just inside the door and make sure you get the "confirmed" screen. You have 10 minutes to do this! If you don't you will get a £60 fine as there is a number plate recognition system in place. The car park is NOT operated by the C Club and it's not their fault if you get nicked.  Click HERE to see what's on (Every Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)


JULY 23, 2024 (Tue) 4th of the Month

ACKLAM OPEN MIC  (7pm) Rugby & Cricket Club, Acklam Park, Green Lane, Middlesbrough TS5 7SL *OPEN MIC* Contact ian_swinburne@hotmail.com to check (Last Tuesday) 

BARNSLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) Trades Club,33 Racecommon Rd, Barnsley S70 6AA  *SINGAROUND* (2nd and 4th Tuesdays) 

BEDALE ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB (7.15pm) The White Bear Hotel, 1 South End Bedale DL8 2BJ *ACOUSTIC SESSSION*  All types of music welcome. Contact John Knight via john-knighton@hotmail.co.uk (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)

BRIDLINGTON FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Telegraph, Quay Road, Bridlington ​YO16 4JB *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT*  Contact David Richardson Tel: 01262606316 Mob: 07582567269 (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CROXDALE ACOUSTIC & FOLK CLUB (8pm) Daleside Arms, Front St, Croxdale, Durham DH6 5HY *JEZ LOWE*  Star of stage and radio.  Nothing I can say will sufficiently describe his talent. Always a popular guest. Tickets £10, ring Jackie on 07814 860037   

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *HEATHEN KINGS* Please check HERE to see what's on. (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP  (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *TONY WILSON* Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com  (Every Tuesday)  

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ  *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*   For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays)

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday) 

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday)

THE STUMBLE INN (1pm) Chester Road, Sunderland SR2 7PR *FOLK & ACOUSTIC AFTERNOON*  (4th Tuesday) 🎻

UKES4FUN  (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *UKULELE SESSION - NEW/OLD SONGS WITH DENIS/LIZZIE * Downstairs. Time for introducing new songs and reintroducing old songs. Please remember to bring at least 10 song sheets for new songs. Facebook Page (2nd & 4th Tuesday)

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

JULY 24, 2024 (Wed) 4th of the Month

BENFIELDSIDE MORRIS (7pm) Witton Gilbert Community Centre 14 Durham Gardens, Witton Gilbert, Durham DH7 6RP *MORRIS DANCE SESSION* (2nd & 4th  Wednesday) 

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*  (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB  (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUEST NIGHT* (Every Wednesday) ♿ 🎸

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £8) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *HOLLY AND THE REIVERS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  No floor singers on guest nights. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)🎻

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION* (Every Wednesday)

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday)

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸 

THE OLD TANNERY (8pm) Gilesgate, Hexham  NE46 3QD *SESSION* Traditional Folk Music from Northumberland POC Venue 01434 605537 (4th Wednesday) 

YORKSHIRE MIXTURES FOLK DANCE & SONG (8.30pm)  Batley RAFA Club, Cambridge Street, Batley  WF17 5JH *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* POC kjkincaid@live.co.uk We meet once a week to enjoy Folk Dancing. We have experienced callers who guide you through the dances, so no experience is necessary. We dance to live music. All welcome - young, not so young - singles, couples - beginners, more experienced dancers. Licensed bar. Check HERE to see what's on (Every Wednesday)💃 

JULY 25, 2024 (Thu)  4th of the Month

CROOKES FOLK CLUB (8.15pm) The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn St, Sheffield S10 1NW *FLOOR SINGERS/Check HERE*  POC crookesfolk@gmail.com (Every Thursday)

CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) In the Back Bar, St. James Place, Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle, NE61LD *AMERICAN OLD TIME SESSION* (2nd and 4th Thursday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK ACOUSTIC CLUB (7.45pm) The Copper Beech Pub, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL1 4DH *TERRY HISCOCK* Please check their website for more information. (2nd & 4th Thursday)    

EARBY STATION FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) The Station Hotel, 125 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 6XL *ACOUSTIC SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (Every Thursday) 

GALLOWGATE SINGERS CIRCLE (7.30pm) Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate St, N’castle NE1 4SG *TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION*  (Every Thursday) 

HARTLEPOOL UKULELE GROUP (7pm)The Atheneum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *UKULELE SESSION* POC David Walker 07557 449416 or David Hart 07578 902300 (Every Thursday)  

HORNCLIFFE MEMORIAL HALL  (8pm) Main St, Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XW  *ACOUSTIC SONG SESSION* Any style. POC POC  horncliffefolk@btinternet.com, Graham 01289 382577 or Keith 07484 145391  (3rd & 4th Thursday)  

IAIN & JOOLZ SINGAROUND SESSIONS (8pm) The Black Horse, The Green, Kirklington DL8 2ND  *SINGAROUND SESSION* Venue 01845 567122. All sessions are acoustic only, songs and tunes with the emphasis on joining in. POC Iain Glover or Joolz Cavell 📨 Iainjoolz@gmail.com (Last Thursday - except December)

OSSETT FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Cricket Club, Queen's Terrace, Dimple Wells Rd, Ossett WF5 8JT *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* (Every Thursday) 

SUNDERLAND FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Bluebell Pub, Fulwell Road, Roker, Sunderland SR6 9AD *SINGAROUND/GUEST NIGHT* (Last Thursday) 

THE OLD WELL INN (8pm) 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH *OPEN MIC NIGHT* ☎ 07999-741246 or 01833-690130                                                                               📨 royrimachatts2014@gmail.com   Facebook Page  All welcome, amateurs to professionals, or those that wish to come along and enjoy the show! All performers get their first drink on the house! (Every Thursday)

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (11pm-3pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL * OPEN ACOUSTIC  SESSION*  POC ricster392@gmail.com (Every Thursday)🐶

THE BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £3) The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York YO1 *OPEN MIKE* POC 01904 679131 blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk  Voted Folk Club of the Year in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, and more recently, was named Outstanding Yorkshire Music Club by the website Yorkshire Gig Guide. Click HERE to see what's on. Everyone welcome, singers, musicians, performers and listeners. Using the mic is optional. (Every Thursday)

THE FLEECE (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *OPEN MIC NIGHT - PLUG 'N' PLAY* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk All abilities welcomed! (2nd & 4th Thursday)

THE PILOT (8.15pm) 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1LZ *TRADITIONAL SESSION* Tel: 01670 513894 (Every Thursday) 🎻

SINGAROUND SESSION (8pm) The Black Horse Inn, The Green, Kirklington DL8 2ND *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* 🐶

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT*  Tel No 0191 410 2492 (Every Thursday) 

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday)

THE WELLY FOLK CLUB (8.30pm)  The Wellington Inn, High Street, Wolviston Village TS22 5JY *TRADTIONAL TUNES & SONGS/SEA SHANTIES/GUEST NIGHTS* POC Ken Wilson 01642 640 469 or Mike Wilson 01740 645 371 info@thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk  Check HERE to see what's on  (Every Thursday) 🎻

JULY 26, 2024 (Fri) Last  of the Month

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942                      No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

GUISBOROUGH BREWERY (7pm) 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *ACOUSTIC MUSIC SESSION* (Every Friday)

REETH MEMORIAL HALL (8pm) Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth, North Yorks, DL11 6SP *THE EVERLY BROTHERS AND BUDDY HOLLY TRIBUTE SHOW* POC for tickets Glen Steward 01748 884989               📨 memorialhall@swaledale.org or https://www.wegottickets.com/reethmemorialhall 

RIPON WILFRID’S FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) St Wilfrid’s Community Centre, Trinity Lane, Ripon, HG4 2AB *THE BROTHERS GILLESPIE* POC sailortish@ hotmail.com Tickets from Ticketsource www.ticketsource.co.uk/ripon-wilfrids-folk-club  or the Little Ripon Bookshop (Guest Night last Friday - no club in August)

SALTBURN CONS CLUB OPEN MIC NIGHT (7.30pm) 1 Balmoral Terrace, Saltburn TS12 1AS *PLUG & PLAY* (Last Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

JULY 27, 2024 (Sat) Last  of the Month

STORIELLA @ LOVAINE COMMUNITY GARDEN Cecil St, North Shields NE29 0DH (with STILL AWAKE). The venue is gorgeous but very small, so please book a ticket well in advance.  You can get either message Lovaine Community Garden on Facebook, call 0771 024049 or email lovainegarden@gmail.com to get your ticket.

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

JULY 28, 2024 (Sun) Last  of the Month

BUTTERKNOWLE FOLK CLUB (6.30pm) Pinfold Lane Butterknowle Bishop Auckland DL13 5PX  *SINGAROUND* (Last Sunday)

SCOTTISH MUSIC SESSION  (7pm) The Chemic Tavern, 9 Johnston Street, Leeds LS6 2NG (1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday)  🎻 

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7.15pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGAROUND* (Every Sunday) ♿

SUNDAY SESSION OPEN MIC (5pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT *PLG & PLAY * (Last Sunday)  

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE FLEECE SUNDAY SESSION (5pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk (Last Sunday)      

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND* (Every Sunday)

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC* (Every Sunday)

JULY 29, 2024 (Mon) Last  of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday)  

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE **SINGAROUND*  POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻     

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) Saint John of Beverley Catholic Church Hall, 5 North Bar Without, Beverley HU17 7AG   Bring your own drinks.  Shut Bank Holidays & August.  (Last Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)

WATH TAP ACOUSTIC SESSION (8pm) 49 High St, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham S63 7QB *ACOUSTIC SESSION* A broad mix of trad, Americana, rock'n'roll, unaccompanied, depending on who's in. (Last Monday)

JULY 30, 2024 (Tue) Last  of the Month

ACKLAM OPEN MIC  (7pm) Rugby & Cricket Club, Acklam Park, Green Lane, Middlesbrough TS5 7SL *OPEN MIC* Contact ian_swinburne@hotmail.com to check (Last Tuesday)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CUMBERLAND - GLOBAL SESSION (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151 *INSTRUMENTAL TRAD FOLK JAM SESSION*  POC 01434 681231 Facebook Page (1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday)

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on. (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP  (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *SINGAROUND*  Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com (Every Tuesday) 

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ  *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*   For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays)

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday) 

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday)

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

JULY 31, 2024 (Wed) Last  of the Month

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*   (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB  (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUEST NIGHT* (Every Wednesday) ♿ 🎸

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £3) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  Note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

FERRYBRIDGE FOLK  (8pm) The Golden Lion, The Square, Ferrybridge , Knottingley WF11 8ND  *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* All Acoustic - Traditional & Contemporary  Folk welcome POC john@bilyj.com  Hosted by Alan Collier & John Bilyj (Last Wednesday)

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7🎻H *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)

HULL UKULELE GROUP (7.30pm) Willerby Road, Hull, HU5 5LH *REGULAR UKULELE NIGHT* POC 01482 351143 john@needscoffee.karoo.co.uk (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday) 

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION*  (Every Wednesday)

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday) 

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *IRISH SESSION* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday)

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸

TUNSTALL VILLAGE HALL (7.30pm  £2  BYOB) Tunstall Village Hall, North Yorkshire, DL10 7QR  ACOUSTIC MUSIC SESSION*  POC 01748 811288 guitarcat50@gmail.com  (Last Wednesday) 🎻    

TYNE FOLK (7.30pm) Ye Olde Cross, Ryton  NE40 3QP *SINGERS NIGHT* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday)  

YORKSHIRE MIXTURES FOLK DANCE & SONG (8.30pm)  Batley RAFA Club, Cambridge Street, Batley  WF17 5JH *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* POC kjkincaid@live.co.uk We meet once a week to enjoy Folk Dancing. We have experienced callers who guide you through the dances, so no experience is necessary. We dance to live music. All welcome - young, not so young - singles, couples - beginners, more experienced dancers. Licensed bar. Check HERE to see what's on (Every Wednesday)💃 

AUGUST

AUGUST 1, 2024 (Thu) 1st of the Month

ASSOCIATES PRIVATE CLUB (8pm) 528 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 6HU *OPEN MIC* POC 0191 487 5040 Hosted by Mark Iveson. Free on street parking / Parking behind the building, (take the turn off where the Belle View Pub is) The back door will be open for anyone wanting to bring gear with them. The main entrance  is next door to the Monsoon Restaurant. (1st & 3rd Thursday)  

BARRASFORD FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Barrasford Village Hall, 37 East Acres, Barrasford, Hexham NE48 4AJ *MIXED SESSION*  Bar available. Contact Mike Tickell on : 01434 230049 or via email on m.tickell@btinternet.com  (1st Thursday)

CROOKES FOLK CLUB (8.15pm) The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn St, Sheffield S10 1NW *FLOOR SINGERS/Check HERE*  POC crookesfolk@gmail.com (Every Thursday)

EARBY STATION FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) The Station Hotel, 125 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 6XL *ACOUSTIC SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (Every Thursday) 

GALLOWGATE SINGERS CIRCLE (7.30pm) Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate St, N’castle NE1 4SG *TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION*  (Every Thursday) 🎻

GREY HORSE FOLK NIGHT (7.30pm) Grey Horse, Front St, East Boldon NE36 0SJ *SINGAROUND* (1st Thursday)

HARTLEPOOL UKULELE GROUP (7pm)The Atheneum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *UKULELE SESSION* POC David Walker 07557 449416 or David Hart 07578 902300 (Every Thursday) 

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT*  Tel No 0191 410 2492 (Every Thursday)

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday) 

THE OLD WELL INN (8pm) 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH *OPEN MIC NIGHT* ☎ 07999-741246 or 01833-690130                                                                               📨 royrimachatts2014@gmail.com   Facebook Page  All welcome, amateurs to professionals, or those that wish to come along and enjoy the show! All performers get their first drink on the house! (Every Thursday)

OPEN MIC NIGHT (7pm) Ye Olde Cross, Barmoor Lane, Ryton NE40 3QP *PLUG 'N' PLAY* Hosted by Andy Clarke & Mick Rolfe  Email mick@yeoldecrossryton.com  Tel 0191 447 4250 (1st Thursday)

OSSETT FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Cricket Club, Queen's Terrace, Dimple Wells Rd, Ossett WF5 8JT *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* (Every Thursday) 

PUZZLE HALL COMMUNITY PUB (8pm) 21 Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2RF *FOLK NIGHT* Tel 01422 835237 Email info@puzzlehall.org.uk  FACEBOOK Hosted by Gareth Scott  (1st Thursday)

SINNAS (9pm) Sun Inn, Front St, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 6PU *ACOUSTIC SESSION* House PA, 2 Acoustics, Cajon for drummers, Tambourine available to use or bring your own. Bass and Keyboards welcome too. Hosted by Daniel Graham. POC 07703 007892 (Every Fortnight) 

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (11pm-3pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL * OPEN ACOUSTIC  SESSION*  POC ricster392@gmail.com (Every Thursday)🐶

STATION HOUSE SESSION (8pm) Station House, North Rd, Durham DH1 4SE *TADTIONAL SESSION* (1st & 3rd Thursday) 🎻

THE BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £3) The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York YO1 *OPEN MIKE* POC 01904 679131 blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk  Voted Folk Club of the Year in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, and more recently, was named Outstanding Yorkshire Music Club by the website Yorkshire Gig Guide. Click HERE to see what's on. Everyone welcome, singers, musicians, performers and listeners. Using the mic is optional. (Every Thursday)

THE PILOT (8.15pm) 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1LZ *TRADTIONAL TUNES*  Tel: 01670 513894  (Every Thursday) 

THE STATION HOUSE SESSION (8pm) Station House, North Rd, Durham DH1 4SE *TRADTIONAL TUNES* Under the viaduct in Durham. Northumbrian, Scottish, Irish, French, Scandinavian and other fun folk tunes (1st & 3rd Thursday)

THE TOPIC FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Groove Pad, 48 Saltaire Road, Shipley BD18 3HN *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS* POC 01274 586542 info4topic@gmail.com  (1st Thursday) 

YORKSHIRE DAY  (11am - 5pm) Whitby Bandstand, Whitby YO21 3PU  *A DAY OF YORKSHIRE FOLK SONGS AND TUNES WITH A GREAT CAST OF FINE YORKSHIRE SINGERS*

THE WELLY FOLK CLUB (8.30pm)  The Wellington Inn, High Street, Wolviston Village TS22 5JY *TRADTIONAL TUNES & SONGS/SEA SHANTIES/GUEST NIGHTS* POC Ken Wilson 01642 640 469 or Mike Wilson 01740 645 371 info@thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk  Check HERE to see what's on  (Every Thursday) 🎻

AUGUST 2, 2024 (Fri) 1st of the Month

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7-9pm) Guisborough Brewery, 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *SINGAROUND* POC Robin 07703 002858 (1st & 3rd Friday) 

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942                      No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

BAY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Bay Hotel,(Wainwright Bar) Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby YO22 4SJ  *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (1st & 3rd Friday) 

FIRST FRIDAY FOLK  (1pm) Arts Centre Washington Biddick Lane, Washington NE38 8AB *ACOUSTIC FOLK SESSION* (1st Friday)🎻

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

GUISBOROUGH BREWERY (7pm) 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *ACOUSTIC MUSIC SESSION* (Every Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

AUGUST 3, 2024 (Sat) 1st of the Month

MASHAM TOWN HALL (7.30pm £12) Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, Masham HG4 4DY *COUNTRY MEETS FOLK - THE HALEY SISTERS WITH IAIN AND JOOLZ*  Tel 01765 680200 info@visitmasham.com

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

AUGUST 4, 2024 (Sun) 1st of the Month

AFTERNOON TUNE SESSION (2pm) Major Tom's Social, 3 The Ginnel, Harrogate HG1 2RB * TUNE SESSION* POC  01423 566984  (1st Sunday) 🎻 

BALLAD CLUB (2pm) The Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle NE6 1LD *BALLAD BASED SINGAROUND  POC Tim via timmcelwaine@hotmail.co.uk   (1st  Sunday)

FOLK AT THE HALL (1.30pm £4) Sleights Village Hall, 53 Coach Road, Sleights, Whitby YO22 5BT *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS’ SESSION/OPEN MIC * Traditional & Contemporary Music & Song (First Sunday)

GUISBOROUGH FOLK CLUB (8pm) Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough TS14 7BB *TREVOR BOND  Contact Anne on 07928 719692  Email annewilson1950@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Sundays) 🎻 

POLKA HOP FOLK CLUB (1pm) The Polka Hop 60 George St, Wakefield WF1 1DL *SONG & TUNE SESSION*   (1st & 3rd Sunday)


PUZZLE HALL COMMUNITY PUB (1pm-4pm) 21 Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2RF  *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND SESSION* Tel 01422 835237 Email info@puzzlehall.org.uk   FACEBOOK PAGE  Join Dave Calvert for an acoustic afternoon singaround. All ages and skill levels welcome.   (1st  Sunday)

RIPON WILFRID’S FOLK CLUB (12pm FREE ENTRY) St Wilfrid’s Community Centre, Trinity Lane, Ripon, HG4 2AB *MINI MUSIC FEST* An afternoon of relaxed live Music in the Garden of St Wilfrid's Community Centre. All proceeds are in aid the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Restoration Fun Come and join us.  We’d love to see you! Contact sailortish@hotmail.com   

SCOTTISH MUSIC SESSION  (7pm) The Chemic Tavern, 9 Johnston Street, Leeds LS6 2NG (1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday)  

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGERS & MUSICIANS NIGHT* POC 07971 828 465 Email kenarkley@yahoo.com Guest nights are listed on their website) (Every Sunday) ♿

STEAM MACHINE SESSIONS (1pm) The Steam Machine Brewing Co. 26 Northfield Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6UF *TRAD SESSION* (1st Sunday)🎻 

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND*  POC 07527 785514 MonkeyFolkClub@gmail.com  (Every Sunday)

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC* (Every Sunday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (7pm) Ye Olde Cross Inn, Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION/GUEST*  (1st Sunday) 

AUGUST 5, 2024 (Mon) 1st of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday) 

BAY HORSE SESSION (7pm) Bay Horse Inn, West Woodburn, Northumberland, NE48 2RX  *SESSION*   Tel: 01434 270218 (1st Monday)🎻 

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BLUE BELL (7.30pm) Blue Bell Hotel, Market Place, Blue Bell, Belford, NE70 7NE *MIXED SESSION*  Michael Ratliff  Email: michael.ratliff1 @ gmail.com  (1st Monday )

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

MARINERS & MARRAS (8pm) Enigma Tap, 60 Bedford Street, North Shields, NE29 0AR *SHANTIES & TRAD* (1st & 3rd Mondays)

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS*  POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻    

THE BLAKE ARMS (1pm) Station Rd, Seghill, Cramlington NE23 7EF *SINGAROUND* POC 01434 270218 theblakearmsseghill@gmail.com (1st Monday)


THE GEORGE & DRAGON (7pm-10pm) Hudswell Lane, Hudswell, Richmond DL11 6BL *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* POC Paul Cullen 01748 824150 (1st Monday)

THE OLD FOX BUSKERS (7.30pm) The Old Fox Pub, Carlisle Street, Felling, Gateshead NE10 0HQ *OPEN MIC* From Folk to Rock, Solo Performers - Full Bands. House Band available to accompany you if required. (Every Monday) 🎙️ 🎸 

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) C Club, Wylies Rd, Beverley HU17 7AP  *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT * If you are visiting the Folk Club you do NOT have to pay for parking, BUT You MUST enter your reg number on the screen just inside the door and make sure you get the "confirmed" screen. You have 10 minutes to do this! If you don't you will get a £60 fine as there is a number plate recognition system in place. The car park is NOT operated by the C Club and it's not their fault if you get nicked.  Click HERE to see what's on (Every Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)

AUGUST 6, 2024 (Tue) 1st of the Month

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7pm) King George V Bowling Club, Howlbeck Road, Guisborough, TS14 6LE *AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH ACOUSTIC SESSION* Bar service is available (1st Tuesday)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CUMBERLAND - GLOBAL SESSION (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151 *INSTRUMENTAL TRAD FOLK JAM SESSION*  Tel: 01434 681231 Facebook Page (1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday) 🎻

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on. (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *SINGAROUND*  Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com  (Every Tuesday) 

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ  *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*  For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

MORLEY FOLK CLUB (7.30pm £2) The Miners Arms, 107 Albert Road, Leeds, LS27 8LG *SINGERS NIGHT £2*  *GUEST NIGHT £5* Doors open at  7:30pm for prompt start at 8pm. Sometime after 8:45pm, we will put on a “Featured Artist” who will then do what we refer to as a 3 + 3 slot.  Facebook Page  (1st & 3rd Tuesday) 

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays) 

RICHMOND FOLK CLUB MUSICIANS (7.30pm 🐶) The Castle Tavern, 3 Market Place, Richmond DL10 4HU *MUSIC SESSION*  (1st Tuesday) 

SHERBURN VILLAGE CLUB LOUNGE (7pm) 60 Front St, Sherburn Village DH6 1HB *SINGAROUND* POC 0191 3720274. Leave your egos at the door, come in, grab a drink and enjoy some laughs and music! All welcome, no cover charge, no pints for singers, no Bingo, no raffles no bagpipes...  Please bring music sheets for the band if you can.(1st & 3rd Tuesday) 🎙️🎸

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND/TYNESIDE CEILIDH CLUB  (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday) 

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

AUGUST 7, 2024 (Wed) 1st of the Month

BARNSLEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Spiral City Pub 26-30 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN *FOLK SONG, DANCE & MUSIC* POC Venue 01226 283013 spiralcitybar@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Wednesday) 🎻

BARRASFORD FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Barrasford Village Hall, 37 East Acres, Barrasford, Hexham NE48 4AJ *MIXED SESSION*  Bar available. Contact Mike Tickell on : 01434 230049 or via email on m.tickell@btinternet.com (1st Wednesday) 

BLACK BULL (7pm) Black Bull, Etal, TD12 4TL *MAINLY IRISH SESSION* POC 01890 820200. Peter Hollins Memorial Session - mainly, but not exclusively, Irish. (1st Wednesday)

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*   (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *SINGERS & MUSICIANS*  (Every Wednesday) ♿ 🎸

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £3) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  Note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

FILEY FOLK NIGHT (8pm)  The Imperial, Hope St, Filey, North Yorkshire. YO14 9DL *SINGAROUND* Traditional and contemporary folk, roots and singer-songwriter type music welcome. We say: "Folk music is music made by folk." Any age and/or ability welcome.  (1st Wednesday) 

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)🎻

HARROGATE FOLK CLUB (7pm £3)Roosters Brewery Taproom, Fifth Avenue, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate, HG2 8QT *FOLK CLUB* POC 07734 323572  harrogatefolk@btinternet.com  Warning: There WILL be a raffle……all folk clubs have raffles…… and the star prize is a tin of mushy peas. Click HERE to see what's on  (1st Wednesday)

HULL UKULELE GROUP (7.30pm) Willerby Road, Hull, HU5 5LH *REGULAR UKULELE NIGHT* POC 01482 351143 john@needscoffee.karoo.co.uk (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday) 

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION*  (Every Wednesday) 

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday) 

REETH MEMORIAL HALL (8pm) Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth, North Yorks, DL11 6SP *THE EVERLY BROTHERS AND BUDDY HOLLY TRIBUTE SHOW* POC for tickets Glen Steward 01748 884989  📨 memorialhall@swaledale.org or https://www.wegottickets.com/reethmemorialhall 

RICHMOND ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND (7.30pm) The Turf Hotel, Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4DW *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND*                       POC ☎ Dave Barker 07785 308002 Next door to the Georgian Theatre in Richmond.  Access to our room is via the right hand front door rather than through the main bar area.  There is plenty of parking in the market square which is free after 6pm.  Please do not park in Lidl Car park as restrictions apply. (1st & 3rd Wednesdays)

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *IRISH SESSION* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸 

TYNE FOLK (7.30pm) Ye Olde Cross, Ryton  NE40 3QP *SINGERS NIGHT*  (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday)

YORKSHIRE MIXTURES FOLK DANCE & SONG (8.30pm)  Batley RAFA Club, Cambridge Street, Batley  WF17 5JH *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* POC kjkincaid@live.co.uk We meet once a week to enjoy Folk Dancing. We have experienced callers who guide you through the dances, so no experience is necessary. We dance to live music. All welcome - young, not so young - singles, couples - beginners, more experienced dancers. Licensed bar. Check HERE to see what's on (Every Wednesday)💃 

AUGUST 8, 2024 (Thu) 2nd of the Month

CROOKES FOLK CLUB (8.15pm) The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn St, Sheffield S10 1NW *FLOOR SINGERS/Check HERE*  POC crookesfolk@gmail.com (Every Thursday)

CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) In the Back Bar, St. James Place, Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle, NE61LD *AMERICAN OLD TIME SESSION* (2nd and 4th Thursday)🎻

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *THURSDAY NIGHT SINGAROUND AT SALTBURN FOLK FESTIVAL * Please check HERE to see what's on. (Usually Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK ACOUSTIC CLUB (7.45pm) The Copper Beech Pub, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL1 4DH *SINGERS/GUEST NIGHT* Please check their website for more information. (2nd & 4th Thursday) 🎻

DENBY DALE FOLK CLUB (8pm) Denby Dale Club, 7 Norman Rd, Denby Dale, Huddersfield HD8 8TH *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND*  (2nd  Thursday, Cub closed for August)   

EARBY STATION FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) The Station Hotel, 125 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 6XL *ACOUSTIC SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (Every Thursday) 

GALLOWGATE SINGERS CIRCLE (7.30pm) Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate St, N’castle NE1 4SG *TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION*  (Every Thursday) 🎻

HARTLEPOOL UKULELE GROUP (7pm)The Atheneum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *UKULELE SESSION* POC David Walker 07557 449416 or David Hart 07578 902300 (Every Thursday) 

LEEDS CEILIDH CLUB (8.15pm £3) Trinity Church Hall, Rawdon , Leeds LS19 6AS Leeds LS19 6AS *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* Dance Styles: Barn Dance, Contra, Country Dance, English Ceilidh, Scottish Country Check HERE to see what's on (2nd Thursday) 💃

OSSETT FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Cricket Club, Queen's Terrace, Dimple Wells Rd, Ossett WF5 8JT *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* (Every Thursday) 

SINGAROUND SESSION (8pm)The Greyhound Inn, Hackforth, Bedale DL8 1PB *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* 🐶

THE OLD WELL INN (8pm) 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH *OPEN MIC NIGHT* ☎ 07999-741246 or 01833-690130                                                                               📨 royrimachatts2014@gmail.com   Facebook Page  All welcome, amateurs to professionals, or those that wish to come along and enjoy the show! All performers get their first drink on the house! (Every Thursday)

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (11pm-3pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL * OPEN ACOUSTIC  SESSION*  POC ricster392@gmail.com (Every Thursday)🐶

THE BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £3) The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York YO1 *OPEN MIKE* POC 01904 679131 blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk  Voted Folk Club of the Year in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, and more recently, was named Outstanding Yorkshire Music Club by the website Yorkshire Gig Guide. Click HERE to see what's on. Everyone welcome, singers, musicians, performers and listeners. Using the mic is optional. (Every Thursday)

THE FLEECE (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *OPEN MIC NIGHT - PLUG 'N' PLAY* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk All abilities welcomed! (2nd & 4th Thursday)

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT*  Tel No 0191 410 2492 (Every Thursday)

THE MESS ROOM  (7.30pm) The Old Fire Station, Just off, Coach St, Skipton BD23 1LQ (2nd Thursday)   

THE PILOT (8.15pm) 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1LZ *TRADITIONAL SESSION*   Tel: 01670 513894  (Every Thursday) 🎻 

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday) 

TRINITY FOLK (1pm) Church Street East, Sunderland SR1 2BB *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND*  (2nd Thursday) 🎻

THE WELLY FOLK CLUB (8.30pm)  The Wellington Inn, High Street, Wolviston Village TS22 5JY *TRADTIONAL TUNES & SONGS/SEA SHANTIES/GUEST NIGHTS* POC Ken Wilson 01642 640 469 or Mike Wilson 01740 645 371 info@thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk  Check HERE to see what's on  (Every Thursday) 🎻

AUGUST 9, 2024 (Fri) 2nd of the Month

ALMOST UNPLUGGED OPEN MIKE (8.30pm) The Farmers Arms, The Village Green, Northside Scorton, Richmond DL10 6DW *OPEN MIKE - QUEEN* POC Venue 01748 812533 Come along and showcase your talent. Turn up on the night and put your name down to perform 3 songs, the night runs from 8.30pm-11pm (Monthly Fridays)

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942                      No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

GUISBOROUGH BREWERY (7pm) 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *ACOUSTIC MUSIC SESSION* (Every Friday)

RIPON WILFRID’S FOLK CLUB (7.30pm £2) St Wilfrid’s Community Centre, Trinity Lane, Ripon, HG4 2AB *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* Come and meet other acoustic musicians and songwriters and make or listen to music! Come and join us.  We’d love to see you! Contact sailortish@hotmail.com (Every 2nd Friday - No club in August)

THE PINFOLD CLUB (7pm) West Lane, Boldron, Barnard Castle DL12 9RF *MUSIC JAM SESSION* (2nd Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

AUGUST 10, 2024 (Sat) 2nd of the Month

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

AUGUST 11, 2024 (Sun) 2nd of the Month

IRISH SESSION (2pm) Jacob’s Well, 14 Kent St, Bradford, BD1 5RL  *SESSION* Tel 01274395628  (2nd Sunday)🎻 

PELE TOWER (3pm) Market Place, Corbridge, NE45 5AW *TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION* 13C historic setting with bar and great acoustics. POC George Unthank Email at  unthankart@gmail.com Tel 07547 455194 (2nd Sunday) 🎻 

QUEEN'S FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Queen's Hall 294 Harrogate Rd, Moortown, Leeds LS17 6LE *SINGAROUND* POC michaelgarner@ntlworld.com  (2nd & 4th Sunday) 

STORIELLA @ THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ (5.30pm - 8.30pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL Fundraiser in aid of MAGGIE'S NEWCASTLE & DAFT AS A BRUSH (with special guests to be announced). Advance tickets recommended. Please buy your ticket by clicking HERE

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7.15pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)  ♿

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE FROG & FERRET (7pm) The Frog & Ferret 4 Coulson Street, Spennymoor, DL16 7RS  *TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION* (2nd Sunday)🎻 

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND*   (Every Sunday)

UKES4FUN  (2pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  * *UKULELE SESSION - WITH MISSPENT UKE* Downstairs. Sunday sessions are NOT suitable for “beginners”. Facebook Page   (2nd Sunday)🎻 

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC*   (Every Sunday)

AUGUST 12, 2024 (Mon) 2nd of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday) 

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER (8pm) *SINGAROUND/GUEST NIGHT*

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

LEVEN SWORD (7.45pm) Great Ayton Village Hall, 83 High St, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6NF *SWORD DANCING* POC Caryn Loftus 07773 048250 carynloftus@gmail.com

MARINERS & MARRAS (8pm) Enigma Tap, 60 Bedford Street, North Shields, NE29 0AR *SHANTIES & TRAD*

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

ROYAL OAK SINGAROUND (7.30pm) The Royal Oak, Butterknowle DL13 5NX *OPEN MIKE/SINGERS*  Free Chip Butty Supper ☎ 01388 710855 (2nd Monday)

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

STEELTOWN SESSION (7pm) The Grey Horse, 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE POC 01207 591 540 or 07730 896 766 *SESSION* (2nd Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE *SINGAROUND*  POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻     

THE OLD FOX BUSKERS (7.30pm) The Old Fox Pub, Carlisle Street, Felling, Gateshead NE10 0HQ *OPEN MIC* From Folk to Rock, Solo Performers - Full Bands. House Band available to accompany you if required. (Every Monday) 🎙️ 🎸 

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) C Club, Wylies Rd, Beverley HU17 7AP  *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT * If you are visiting the Folk Club you do NOT have to pay for parking, BUT You MUST enter your reg number on the screen just inside the door and make sure you get the "confirmed" screen. You have 10 minutes to do this! If you don't you will get a £60 fine as there is a number plate recognition system in place. The car park is NOT operated by the C Club and it's not their fault if you get nicked.  Click HERE to see what's on (Every Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)

AUGUST 13, 2024 (Tue) 2nd of the Month

BARNSLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) Trades Club,33 Racecommon Rd, Barnsley S70 6AA  *SINGAROUND* (2nd and 4th Tuesdays) 

BEDALE ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB (7.15pm) The White Bear Hotel, 1 South End Bedale DL8 2BJ *ACOUSTIC SESSSION*  All types of music welcome. Contact John Knight via john-knighton@hotmail.co.uk (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CROXDALE ACOUSTIC & FOLK CLUB (8pm) Daleside Arms, Front St, Croxdale, Durham DH6 5HY  *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on. (2nd & 4th Tuesday) 

CUMBERLAND - SINGAROUND (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *SINGAROUND*  Tel: 01434 681231 (2nd Tuesday)

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on. (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP  (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *JANGLEBUDDIES*  Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com  (Every Tuesday)

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ  *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*   For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday) 

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays) 

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

THE TAP ON TOWER STREET SESSION (12.30pm) The Tap, 31 Tower Street Harrogate. HG1 1HS  *SINGAROUND* See HERE for dates (Monthly) 

UKES4FUN  (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *UKULELE SESSION - WITH DOT & MISSPENT UKE* Downstairs. We would like to ask for 6-9 months playing experience and offer support to anyone wishing to improve. Facebook Page (2nd & 4th Tuesday)

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

AUGUST 14, 2024 (Wed) 2nd of the Month

ALNWICK ACCORDION & FIDDLE CLUB (,) Jubilee Hall, Newton on the Moor NE65 9JY *MUSIC SESSION*  (Sept-May) ​No meeting in January Admission £5, Musicians Free - (Membership Free)POC Mungo Riddell (Secretary) - 07836 637638 NAAFC Chairman: Nicol McLaren Email: boxandfiddle@yahoo.com  (2nd Wednesday)

BARNSLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC info@barnsleyfolk.org.uk (2nd Wednesday) 

BENFIELDSIDE MORRIS (7pm) Witton Gilbert Community Centre 14 Durham Gardens, Witton Gilbert, Durham DH7 6RP  (2nd & 4th  Wednesday)     

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*   (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *SINGERS & MUSICIANS*  (Every Wednesday)♿ 🎸

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £3) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  Note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)

FOLK AT THE TRAVELLERS REST  (2pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER  *SINGAROUND*  Upstairs, acoustic session, mainly Trad. POC 07946 482449  (2nd Wednesday)

HALF MOON INN, FELLBECK (8pm) Half Moon Inn, Fellbeck, Harrogate HG3 5ET *INSTRUMENTAL JAMMING SESSION AROUND FOLK SONGS* POC 01423 711560  enquiries@half-moon.co.uk  (2nd Wednesday) 

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION*  (Every Wednesday)

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday) 

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸 

YORKSHIRE MIXTURES FOLK DANCE & SONG (8.30pm)  Batley RAFA Club, Cambridge Street, Batley  WF17 5JH *TRADITIONAL FOLK DANCE* POC kjkincaid@live.co.uk We meet once a week to enjoy Folk Dancing. We have experienced callers who guide you through the dances, so no experience is necessary. We dance to live music. All welcome - young, not so young - singles, couples - beginners, more experienced dancers. Licensed bar. Check HERE to see what's on (Every Wednesday)💃 

AUGUST 15, 2024 (Thu) 3rd of the Month

3rd THURSDAY ACOUSTIC  (7.45pm) Berry Brow Liberal Club, 4, Parkgate, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, HD4 7NF *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 07954 257259 Tunes- songs-words    ( 3rd Thursday)

ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) Horncliffe Memorial Hall, Main Street, Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XW *OPEN SESSION FOR ALL* (3rd Thursday)

ASSOCIATES PRIVATE CLUB (8pm) 528 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 6HU *OPEN MIC* POC 0191 487 5040 Hosted by Mark Iveson. Free on street parking / Parking behind the building, (take the turn off where the Belle View Pub is) The back door will be open for anyone wanting to bring gear with them. The main entrance  is next door to the Monsoon Restaurant. (1st & 3rd Thursday)  

CENTRAL BAR (12.30pm) The Central, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN *SINGAROUND* (3rd Thursday)

CROOKES FOLK CLUB (8.15pm) The Princess Royal, 43 Slinn St, Sheffield S10 1NW *FLOOR SINGERS/Check HERE*  POC crookesfolk@gmail.com (Every Thursday)

EARBY STATION FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT (8pm) The Station Hotel, 125 Colne Road, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 6XL *ACOUSTIC SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (Every Thursday) 

GALLOWGATE SINGERS CIRCLE (7.30pm) Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate St, N’castle NE1 4SG *TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION*  (Every Thursday) 🎻

HARTLEPOOL UKULELE GROUP (7pm)The Atheneum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *UKULELE SESSION* POC David Walker 07557 449416 or David Hart 07578 902300 (Every Thursday) 

HORNCLIFFE MEMORIAL HALL  (8pm) Main St, Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XW  *ACOUSTIC SONG SESSION* Any style. POC POC  horncliffefolk@btinternet.com, Graham 01289 382577 or Keith 07484 145391  (3rd & 4th Thursday)

OSSETT FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) The Cricket Club, Queen's Terrace, Dimple Wells Rd, Ossett WF5 8JT *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND* (Every Thursday)

SINNAS (9pm) Sun Inn, Front St, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 6PU *ACOUSTIC SESSION* House PA, 2 Acoustics, Cajon for drummers, Tambourine available to use or bring your own. Bass and Keyboards welcome too. Hosted by Daniel Graham. POC 07703 007892 (Every Fortnight) 

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (11pm-3pm) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL * OPEN ACOUSTIC  SESSION*  POC ricster392@gmail.com (Every Thursday)🐶

THE BLACK SWAN FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £3) The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York YO1 *OPEN MIKE* POC 01904 679131 blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk  Voted Folk Club of the Year in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, and more recently, was named Outstanding Yorkshire Music Club by the website Yorkshire Gig Guide. Click HERE to see what's on. Everyone welcome, singers, musicians, performers and listeners. Using the mic is optional. (Every Thursday)

THE OLD WELL INN (8pm) 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH *OPEN MIC NIGHT* ☎ 07999-741246 or 01833-690130                                                                               📨 royrimachatts2014@gmail.com   Facebook Page  All welcome, amateurs to professionals, or those that wish to come along and enjoy the show! All performers get their first drink on the house! (Every Thursday)

THE STATION HOUSE SESSION (8pm) Station House, North Rd, Durham DH1 4SE *TRADTIONAL TUNES* Under the viaduct in Durham. Northumbrian, Scottish, Irish, French, Scandinavian and other fun folk tunes (1st & 3rd Thursday)🎻

TAP & SPILE (7.30pm) 27 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham DH1 5EE *STEADY TUNES SESSION*🎻

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT* Venue Tel No 0191 410 2492  (Every Thursday) 

THE PILOT (8.15pm) 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1LZ *TRADITIONAL SESSION* Tel: 01670 513894 (Every Thursday)  🎻 

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday)

 VIC WHEATLEY'S OPEN MIC NIGHT (6pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT *OPEN MIC * (3rd Thursday) Plug & Play 

THE WELLY FOLK CLUB (8.30pm)  The Wellington Inn, High Street, Wolviston Village TS22 5JY *TRADTIONAL TUNES & SONGS/SEA SHANTIES/GUEST NIGHTS* POC Ken Wilson 01642 640 469 or Mike Wilson 01740 645 371 info@thewilsonfamilyalbum.co.uk  Check HERE to see what's on  (Every Thursday) 🎻

AUGUST 16 2024 (Fri) 3rd of the Month

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7-9pm) Guisborough Brewery, 14 South Buck Way, Guisborough TS14 7FJ *SINGAROUND* POC Robin 07703 002858 (1st & 3rd Friday) 

BACCA PIPES FOLK CLUB (7.30pm) Riddlesden Institute, Scott Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Jenny 07786 195942                      No bar - you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar will be provided. Making hot drinks and washing up will be on an ‘all pitch in’ basis. Check HERE to see what's on. (Every Friday)

BAY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Bay Hotel,(Wainwright Bar) Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby YO22 4SJ  *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* (1st & 3rd Friday) 

FOLK AT THE BLACK LION (7.30pm) Black Lion, Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QB  7.30pm-8.30pm *SESSION*  8.30pm onwards we move into a traditional *SINGAROUND*, where everyone gets the opportunity to sing or play. (Every Friday)🎻

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION* (Every Friday)

THE WHITE ROOM MUSIC CAFÉ  (7pm Tickets) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL  *PLEASE CHECK THIER FACEBOOK PAGE* (Every Friday)

YE OLDE CROSS INN (8pm) Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP *SESSION*  (Every Friday)

AUGUST 17, 2024 (Sat 3rd of the Month

THE WHITE HART MICKLEBY (7pm) 21 The Lane, Mickleby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS13 5LU  *SINGAROUND* POC Colin Mather chmather91@gmail.com 01287669104 or Heather Mather heathercolin67@gmail.com  (Every Saturday)

AUGUST 18, 2024  (Sun) 3rd of the Month

GUISBOROUGH FOLK CLUB (8pm) Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough TS14 7BB *SINGAROUND*  Contact Anne on 07928 719692  Email annewilson1950@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Sundays) 🎻 

IAIN & JOOLZ SINGAROUND SESSIONS (1pm) Whitby Folk Festival Week, Middle Earth Tavern, Whitby, YO22 4AE (Upstairs bar)*SINGAROUND SESSION*   All sessions are acoustic only, songs and tunes with the emphasis on joining in. POC Iain Glover or Joolz Cavell 📨 Iainjoolz@gmail.com 

PHOENIX FOLK NORTHUMBRIAN SESSION (6pm UK TIME) Click this link or Meeting ID: 876 6436 9517 Code 2005 *ZOOM SESSION*  Northumbrian Tunebook 23-24 (original key) Northumbrian Tunebook 23-24 (transposed)  (3rd Sunday)

POLKA HOP FOLK CLUB (1pm) The Polka Hop 60 George St, Wakefield WF1 1DL *SONG & TUNE SESSION*   (1st & 3rd Sunday)🎻 

SCOTTISH MUSIC SESSION  (7pm) The Chemic Tavern, 9 Johnston Street, Leeds LS6 2NG (1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday)  🎻 

SOUTH SHIELDS FOLK CLUB (7.15pm) Indoor Bowls Club,  Horsley Hill Rd South Shields NE33 3HE *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)  ♿

TAP AND SPILE (12pm) 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH  Northumberland trad session featuring Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and American Old-time music and a range of traditional instruments including the Northumberland smallpipes.  Friendly and welcoming. POC Maureen Davison @ smallpiper@googlemail.com (Every Sunday)🎻

THE HOUSE OF HOP FOLK MUSIC SESSIONS (2.30pm) House of Hop, 4b Houndgate, Darlington DL1 5RL  (3rd Sunday)

THE MONKEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) Monkseaton Arms, Front Street Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP *SINGAROUND*  (Every Sunday)

WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC*  (Every Sunday)

AUGUST 19, 2024  (Mon) 3rd of the Month

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT(8pm) 28 High Street, Scarborough YO13 0AE *SINGAROUND* POC 07803 775575 tinaramsden61@gmail.com Musicians, Singers and Listeners All Welcome (Every Monday) 

ACOUSTIC AND FOLK NIGHT (8pm) The Red Lion, 28 High Street , Cloughton YO13 0AE   *SINGAROUND/SESSION*  (Every Monday) 

BRADFORD VOICES (7pm) St. Peters Church, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4JH  *COMMUNITY CHOIR*  POC Jane Whitley 07806783068 Alan Tate 01274 583408 (Every Monday)

BRIDGE FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SINGAROUND*  Contact Peter Armstrong on 07768 181476. Email: info @ bridgefolk.uk Students are free at all events. (Every Monday)

BRIGHOUSE FOLK SESSION (8pm) Commercial Railway Inn, Gooder Lane, Brighouse HD6 1HA *FOLK MUSIC SESSION* POC 07720 841452 paul.psa@btinternet.com Everyone is welcome to join in with playing/singing folk tunes and songs or just come and have a listen. (3rd Monday)

COVER BRIDGE INN (7.30pm) Cover Bridge Inn, East Witton, Leyburn DL84SQ *ACOUSTIC SESSION*Due to space, only 4-5 musicians can attend. Best to check with Paul Archibald parchibald@rocketmail.com  (3rd Monday)

CROWN INN (7.30pm) Crown Inn, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4AG  *SESSION*  (3rd Monday)  

THE DUN COW ACOUSTIC CLUB  (7.30pm  £2 = Entry + Raffle Ticket) The Dun Cow, Bournmoor, Houghton le Spring DH4 1DY *OPEN MIC* (Every Monday) 🐶 

ELM TREE MONDAY SESSION (8pm) Ye Old Elm Tree,12 Crossgate, Durham DH1 4PS *ACOUSTIC SESSION*. This session is mainly Irish with some very accomplished musicians. Parking: On street parking on the one way street ‘Crossgate'  (Every Monday)

FOLK AT THE GROVE  (8pm) New Headingley club, 56 St Michael's Road, Headingly, Leeds LS6 3BG *SINGER, MUSICIANS & SPOKEN WORD* New temp address due to the fire at the Grove pub. On singers and musicians nights we welcome contributions from anyone; acomplished singers, new singers, those wanting to give it a go but unsure, and those who just want to join in the choruses. POC 0113 2442085 folkatthegrove@gmail.com   (Every Monday)

IAIN & JOOLZ SINGAROUND SESSIONS (1pm) Whitby Folk Festival Week, Middle Earth Tavern, Whitby, YO22 4AE (Upstairs bar)*SINGAROUND SESSION*   All sessions are acoustic only, songs and tunes with the emphasis on joining in. POC Iain Glover or Joolz Cavell 📨 Iainjoolz@gmail.com 

LEVEN SWORD (7.45pm) Great Ayton Village Hall, 83 High St, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6NF *SWORD DANCING*

MARINERS & MARRAS (8pm) Enigma Tap, 60 Bedford Street, North Shields, NE29 0AR *SHANTIES & TRAD* (1st & 3rd Mondays)

MERCHANT FOLK CLUB (7pm) The Merchant, 27-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG  * FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Monday)

SALTBURN FOLK CLUB (7pm - 10pm) The Marine, Marine Parade, Saltburn, TS12 1DZ *SINGAROUND/MONTHLY GUEST* (Every Monday)

SKIPTON FOLK UNPLUGGED (7.30pm £1) The Narrow Boat, 38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC Sheila on 01535 665889 (3rd Monday)

STOCKTON FOLK CLUB (7.45pm) The Moline Cross, Norton Cricket Club, Stockton TS20 1PE *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS*  POC John Lawson on 01740 630079 (Most Mondays) 🎻  Whitby Week

THE OLD FOX BUSKERS (7.30pm) The Old Fox Pub, Carlisle Street, Felling, Gateshead NE10 0HQ *OPEN MIC* From Folk to Rock, Solo Performers - Full Bands. House Band available to accompany you if required. (Every Monday) 🎙️ 🎸 

THE WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB (8pm) C Club, Wylies Rd, Beverley HU17 7AP  *SINGERS AND MUSICIANS NIGHT * If you are visiting the Folk Club you do NOT have to pay for parking, BUT You MUST enter your reg number on the screen just inside the door and make sure you get the "confirmed" screen. You have 10 minutes to do this! If you don't you will get a £60 fine as there is a number plate recognition system in place. The car park is NOT operated by the C Club and it's not their fault if you get nicked.  Click HERE to see what's on (Every Monday)

U3A SINGING GROUP (2pm) Brostroff Hall, St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Rd, Harrogate HG1 1PB *SINGING FOLK* A mixture of Trad / Modern folk songs. Shanties etc  (Every Monday)

AUGUST 20, 2024  (Tue) 3rd of the Month

ALNMOUTH CEILIDHS (7pm £5) Hindmarsh Hall, Alnmouth, NE66 2RX * CEILIDH/BARN DANCE* Caller: Mike Jevons. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Tel: 01665 830330 (3rd Tuesday)

AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH (7pm) King George V Bowling Club, 19 Allison Street,. Guisborough TS14 6NX *AMERICANA GUISBOROUGH OPEN MIC - PLUG & PLAY* No backing tracks unless it's original material. Bar service is available (3rd Tuesday)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)  

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)  

CUMBERLAND - GLOBAL SESSION (8pm) Cumberland Arms Pub, St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *INSTRUMENTAL TRAD FOLK JAM SESSION*  of the month Tel: 01434 681231 Facebook Page (1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday)

CUTTY WREN FOLK CLUB  (7.30pm) Redcar Bowling Club, 1 Thwaites Lane, Redcar TS10 2FD *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUESTS* Please check HERE to see what's on.  (Every Tuesday)🎻

DARLINGTON FOLK WORKSHOP  (8pm) The Travellers Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER *SINGAROUND*  Please see HERE to see what's on or email davidwalker55@googlemail.com (Every Tuesday) 

GREY HORSE SINGER SONGWRITER UNPLUGGED (8pm) The Grey Horse 115 Sherburn Terrace, Consett DH8 6NE *SINGERS NIGHT* POC 01274 861530 (Every Tuesday) 

HARLEQUIN NORTH WEST MORRIS (7.30pm) Cleasby Village Hall, Darlington DL2 2QZ N *NORTH WEST STYLE MORRIS DANCING*   For all. POC Phone: 07754 412902 Email: harlequin.morris@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

IAIN & JOOLZ SINGAROUND SESSIONS (1pm) Whitby Folk Festival Week, Middle Earth Tavern, Whitby, YO22 4AE (Upstairs bar)*SINGAROUND SESSION*   All sessions are acoustic only, songs and tunes with the emphasis on joining in. POC Iain Glover or Joolz Cavell 📨 Iainjoolz@gmail.com 

LOCOS-in-MOTION BORDER MORRIS (7.30-9.30pm) Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge DL2 1SA POC Richard Featherstone, 01642 475057 or email jr_featherstone@hotmail.com (Every Tuesday)

MORLEY FOLK CLUB (7.30pm £2) The Miners Arms, 107 Albert Road, Leeds, LS27 8LG *SINGERS NIGHT £2*  *GUEST NIGHT £5* Doors open at  7:30pm for prompt start at 8pm. Sometime after 8:45pm, we will put on a “Featured Artist” who will then do what we refer to as a 3 + 3 slot.  Facebook Page  (1st & 3rd Tuesday) 

PANTHER FOLK CLUB (8.30pm) The Rose and Crown, 6 Westgate, Cleckheaton BD19 5ET *ACOUSTIC SESSION* (Every Tuesday apart from Bank Holidays) 

SHERBURN VILLAGE CLUB LOUNGE (7pm) 60 Front St, Sherburn Village DH6 1HB *SINGAROUND* POC 0191 3720274 Please bring music sheets for the band if you can.(1st & 3rd Tuesday) 🎙️🎸

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT* POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)

THE REDHEUGHERS CEILIDH BAND (7pm) Central Bar Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN *PRACTICE & PLAY SESSION* (Every Tuesday)

WORSALL FOLK DANCE GROUP (7.15pm £2) Worsall Village Hall, Worsall TS15 9QB *FOLK DANCE SESSION* New members are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Our friendly and social ethos means that you do not need to come with a partner. We charge £2 per session which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. We teach traditional British folk dances and some American squares and contras. POC Liz on 07948 058288 msttn@btinternet.com  (Every Tuesday)

AUGUST 21, 2024  (Wed) 3rd of the Month

3RD WEDNESDAY @ THE ALBION (7pm) The Albion, Chapel Lane, CLIFFORD, LS23 6JU (3rd Wednesday)

BARNSLEY FOLK CLUB (8pm) The Spiral City Pub 26-30 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN *FOLK SONG, DANCE & MUSIC* POC Venue 01226 283013 spiralcitybar@gmail.com (1st & 3rd Wednesday) 🎻 

BREWER'S TROUPE  (8pm) The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG *SINGAROUND*   (Every Wednesday)

CANDLELIGHT CLUB  (7.15pm) Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club, Moore Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5AG *SINGERS & MUSICIANS/GUEST NIGHT* (Every Wednesday) ♿ 🎸

COTTINGHAM LIVE  (8pm) The Back Room 175a Hallgate Cottingham HU16 4BB *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Andy CottinghamLive@hotmail.com Tel 07765 034081 (Every Wednesday)

CRAMLINGTON FOLK CLUB  (8pm £3) Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Dr, Cramlington, NE23 6YA *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* POC Sean Taylor Email info@cramfolk.co.uk.  Note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Everyone welcome. (Every Wednesday)

HARTLEPOOL FOLK CLUB (7.pm) The Athenaeum club, 19 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DH *SINGAROUND* Basically a Folk Club but Contemporary players welcome POC Bill Andrew 07846 229704 (Every Wednesday)

HULL UKULELE GROUP (7.30pm) Willerby Road, Hull, HU5 5LH *REGULAR UKULELE NIGHT* POC 01482 351143 john@needscoffee.karoo.co.uk (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday) 

KIRKBY MALZEARD MECHANICS INSTITUTE (7pm) Mechanics Inst Main St, Kirkby Malzeard, HG4 3RS  (3rd Wednesday) 

OTLEY FOLK CLUB (7.45pm £1) The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS  *SINGERS NIGHT* Check HERE to see what's on  POC Steve 01943 464858  (Every Wednesday) 

POT & GLASS FOLK CLUB  (8pm) Pot & Glass Pub, Church Rd, Egglescliffe Village TS16 9DQ *SINGERS & MUSICIANS* Meets at the 17th century  Pot & Glass pub, Egglescliffe Village TS16 9DQ near Yarm-on-Tees. The club members play & enjoy a wide variety of acoustic music, especially but NOT exclusively Folk music. Visiting musicians, Singers & listeners are always welcome. Parking is very limited. Contact ron@potandglassfolkclub.co.uk Tel No 07866292101  (3rd Wednesday) 🎻

POCKET FOLK (8pm) Dyvels Inn, Station Rd, Corbridge NE45 5AY *SINGAROUND* (Every 3rd Wednesday) 

RICHMOND ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND (7.30pm) The Turf Hotel, Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4DW *ACOUSTIC SINGAROUND*                       POC ☎ Dave Barker 07785 308002 Next door to the Georgian Theatre in Richmond.  Access to our room is via the right hand front door rather than through the main bar area.  There is plenty of parking in the market square which is free after 6pm.  Please do not park in Lidl Car park as restrictions apply. (1st & 3rd Wednesdays)

NEWCASTLE SACRED HARP (7.30pm) Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ *SESSION*  (Every Wednesday)

STANLEY FOLK & ACOUSTIC (7pm £3) 15 Station Road, Stanley DH9 0JL *FOLK & ACOUSTIC NIGHT* Hosted by Andy Hogg. POC 📨 andywhogg1960@gmail.com (Every Wednesday)

THE CUMBERLAND ARMS (8pm) St James Pl, Ouseburn, Byker NE6 1LD  Tel 0191 265 6151  *IRISH SESSION* (1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday

THE FLEECE UNPLUGGED (9pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT  *ACOUSTIC NIGHT* POC 0113 259 0992 theteam@thefleecehorsforth.co.uk  A weekly more informal Acoustic unplugged night as opposde to the open mics we do, any instrument welcomed & singers. (Every Wednesday)

THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸

TYNE FOLK (7.30pm) Ye Olde Cross,