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FEBRUARY 2024

Sunday February 25

*McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle at The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk / Tickets: https://buytickets.at/fleeceinngrasroots

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Monday February 26

*Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 Mobile 07732 570134E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time. 

*Cirencester Slow Session - A regular repertoire of nice tunes taken at a modest pace. 2nd & 4th Mondays 7.30 – 9.30pm Info: Ben 07762 055260 or 94thackeray@gmail.com not August

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at Innsworth Infant School , Luke Lane, Innsworth GL3 1HJ 8pm Info: email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

*Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Rodborough Tabernacle Church Hall, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3UJ New members always welcome. Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

*The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/ New dancers & musicians welcome

*Wild Oats Morris practise at Ruspidge Memorial Hall in Ruspidge, GL14 3AE 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online at SCHEDULE – Radio Winchcombe

Tuesday February 27

(Birthday of Sir Hubert Parry – Chairman of Folk Song Society Feb 27 1848)

*Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall, The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) only £1 admission! Hall is open from 7.45, start at 8.00, end 10.30 if not earlier. Teas & coffees available. Info: 01452 856093 or 01453 764990 Weekly

*4th Tuesday music session at The King’s Arms, Ross Rd, Newent, GL18 1BD From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Gloucester Scottish Dance Society meet at St Oswald's Retirement Village, Gavel Way, Gloucester, GL1 2UF 7.30pm – 10pm Every Tuesday Info: Pamela Latham pj259@talktalk.net

*Gloucestershire Morris meet at St Mary's Congregational Church, St Mary's St, Gloucester GL1 2QS 7.30 – 9.30pm (afterwards at The Pelican Inn) Info: bagglosmorris@gmail.com Web: https://glosmorris.uk/

*Miserden Morris practise at Stroud Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm – 9.30pm Singles or couples welcome! Info: Richard 07845 175798 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com 

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 6pm. Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Wednesday February 28

*Celtic music session run by Tony Gibbons at the Royal Oak, Bredon, GL20 7LW. Every 4 weeks on a Wednesday. From 8pm Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

*Folk music session with Martha, Norma, and Mark 10.30 – 12.30 upstairs in the loft at Stroud Brewery, Unit 11, Phoenix Works, (off Hope Mill Lane) London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU 01453 887122 weekly

*Folk/Acoustic evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Forest of Dean Morris meet at Soudley Village Hall, Lower Road, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2TZ at 7.30pm. New Members welcome. Info: bagman@forestmorris.org.uk. web http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 

*Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com web http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY New members welcome. Info: helenwatkinson909@btinternet.com web http://www.raggedandold.com

The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2. 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702

Thursday February 29

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 7.45pm £2 donation. Info: 01453 454594 www.minchfolkclub.org.uk Every Thursday

*Monthly gigs hosted by Last Thursday usually at the Evergreen Hall Broadwell GL16 7BN tickets £10 in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk or on the door from 7-30pm music from 8pm

*Folk Music Session at The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE 

8pm, Weekly on Thursdays Info: info@thefleeceinn.co.uk 01386 831173

*Mainly English session at The Plough, Mill Street, Prestbury Cheltenham GL52 3BG. Instruments only, no songs. If you’re interested, please email Judith machteltje@gmail.com Thursdays weekly.

*Gloucester Folk Choir are a non-auditioning community choir who sing folk songs from Britain and far beyond, and meet every Thursday in term time from 7pm at Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG £7 on the door. Info: https://www.sorrelwildesinging.co.uk/gloucester-folk-choirhttp://thefolkofgloucester.co.uk/

*Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30 at the British School Hall, OPENhouse, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG and afterwards in the Queen Vic. Email styxofstroud@gmail.com Website www.styxofstroud.co.uk

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Come and join us - it's fun, keeps you fit and preserves our local heritage. No previous experience required. Info: Cressida zenziallink@hotmail.com http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

*Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Sally sally.keene@gmail.com every Thursday

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 9pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

MARCH

Friday March 1

*Traditional English Singers' weekend at the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh. Invited guests include: Sue BurgessMoira Craig & Carolyn RobsonNick DowMartin & Shan GraebeBryony GriffithKatie HowsonBrian PetersMatt QuinnCarolyn RobsonPeter & Barbara Snape For more information, including details of what's on and accommodation availability, email me at Pip Noble Mobile: 0791 863 1971
Email: info@moretontraditionalsing.co.uk Info: Guests for 2024 | Moreton Traditional Sing

Saturday March 2

*Highnam Afternoon Dance, 2-5pm Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, GL2 8DG.
£3 per person which includes tea and cakes. Your callers will be Pat Hicks and Brian Stanton. Further details: liz@the-stantons.uk or 01905 353995

*Traditional English Singers' weekend at the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh. Invited guests include: Sue BurgessMoira Craig & Carolyn RobsonNick DowMartin & Shan GraebeBryony GriffithKatie HowsonBrian PetersMatt QuinnCarolyn RobsonPeter & Barbara Snape For more information, including details of what's on and accommodation availability, email me at Pip Noble Mobile: 0791 863 1971
Email: info@moretontraditionalsing.co.uk Info: Guests for 2024 | Moreton Traditional Sing

Sunday March 3

*Traditional English Singers' weekend at the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh. Invited guests include: Sue BurgessMoira Craig & Carolyn RobsonNick DowMartin & Shan GraebeBryony GriffithKatie HowsonBrian PetersMatt QuinnCarolyn RobsonPeter & Barbara Snape For more information, including details of what's on and accommodation availability, email me at Pip Noble Mobile: 0791 863 1971
Email: info@moretontraditionalsing.co.uk Info: Guests for 2024 | Moreton Traditional Sing

*Music session at the Beauchamp Arms, Dymock GL18 2AQ on the first Sunday every month, everyone welcome playing mainly English folk music, starts at 2pm.fo: Peter 01531890464 & 07711717741 but bad area for mobile ronjosher@hotmail.co.uk

*Forest Folk Club at The Orepool Inn, Orepool Inn, Chepstow Road, Sling, Coleford GL16 8LH Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £7 (Singers Nights £2.50, performers £1.50) Info: forestofdeanfolkclub@gmail.com Club web site: http://forestfolkclub.com/

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Monday March 4

*Folk At The Club is a singers night to promote singers of traditional and modern folk songs. There may be some tunes, but it will be primarily an unplugged singaround. If you just want to listen you will also be welcome. Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2ER Entry is Free. 1st & 3rd Mondays. For more info contact Will, email - william.craswell@gmail.com website - http://liamtho.com/FolkAtTheClub/

*Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 Mobile 07732 570134E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time. 

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at Innsworth Infant School , Luke Lane, Innsworth GL3 1HJ 8pm Info: email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

*Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Rodborough Tabernacle Church Hall, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3UJ New members always welcome. Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

*The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/ New dancers & musicians welcome

*Wild Oats Morris practise at Ruspidge Memorial Hall in Ruspidge, GL14 3AE 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online at SCHEDULE – Radio Winchcombe

Tuesday March 5

*1st Tuesday music session at The Fountain, Gloucester GL1 2NW From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Singers Club, Stroud. Traditional Songs. 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub, Gloucester St, Stroud, GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob 01453 764885 or 07771 571854 bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk 1st, 3rd Tuesdays

*Celtic music session run by Chris Hall at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Gloucestershire Morris meet at St Mary's Congregational Church, St Mary's St, Gloucester GL1 2QS 7.30 – 9.30pm (afterwards at The Pelican Inn) Info: bagglosmorris@gmail.com Web: https://glosmorris.uk/ Practices end April 16

*Miserden Morris practise at Stroud Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm – 9.30pm Singles or couples welcome! Info: Richard 07845 175798 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com 

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 6pm. Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Wednesday March 6

*Witcombe Folk Dance Club dance with Imogen and Friends with Karens Callers at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Open to non-members. 8 pm – 10.30 pm Admission £5. Info: 07800 541277 Fortnightly

*Fleecey Folk with Rachael McShane 8pm The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, Evesham, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk info@thefleeceinn.co.uk

*Folk music session with Martha, Norma, and Mark 10.30 – 12.30 upstairs in the loft at Stroud Brewery, Unit 11, Phoenix Works, (off Hope Mill Lane) London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU 01453 887122 weekly

*Folk/Acoustic evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Forest of Dean Morris meet at Soudley Village Hall, Lower Road, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2TZ at 7.30pm. New Members welcome. Info: bagman@forestmorris.org.uk. web http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 

*Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com web http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY New members welcome. Info: helenwatkinson909@btinternet.com web http://www.raggedandold.com

The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2. 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702

Thursday March 7

*Lunchtime session at The Red Lion North Road Huntley, Gloucester GL19 3DU 12noon until about 2.30pm Good beer and lunch available, booking advisable. Mostly English tunes, mostly at a steady pace! Contact Christine on c_a_r100@hotmail.com

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 7.45pm £2 donation. Info: 01453 454594 www.minchfolkclub.org.uk Every Thursday

*Roving Folk (Singaround/Music Session – no guests) at Much Marcle Village Hall, HR8 2LY 7.30pm Free Admission BYO refreshments, Info: John Hodgson or Lin Bourne rovingfolkkempley@btinternet.com 1st Thursday

*Mainly English session at The Plough, Mill Street, Prestbury Cheltenham GL52 3BG. Instruments only, no songs. If you’re interested, please email Judith machteltje@gmail.com Thursdays weekly.

*Gloucester Folk Choir are a non-auditioning community choir who sing folk songs from Britain and far beyond, and meet every Thursday in term time from 7pm at Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG £7 on the door. Info: https://www.sorrelwildesinging.co.uk/gloucester-folk-choirhttp://thefolkofgloucester.co.uk/

*Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30 at the British School Hall, OPENhouse, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG and afterwards in the Queen Vic. Email styxofstroud@gmail.com Website www.styxofstroud.co.uk

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Come and join us - it's fun, keeps you fit and preserves our local heritage. No previous experience required. Info: Cressida zenziallink@hotmail.com http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

*Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Sally sally.keene@gmail.com every Thursday

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 9pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Friday March 8

*Riverfolk at Trout Inn, St John's Bridge, Faringdon Road, Lechlade, GL7 3HA7.30pm Info: jaymathews124@mac.com 2nd and last Fridays

Saturday March 9

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Sunday March 10

*Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £5 suggested donation and £6 if we have a special night, Floor singers welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sundays monthly

*Shifting Sunday Session at The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE 8pm. Monthly on the 2nd Sunday Info: Paul Bryan, theflyingmorrisman@hotmail.com 07711 121210 www.sessionfolk.blogspot.com 

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Monday March 11

NO Cheltenham Folk Club at Sandford Park Alehouse (upstairs) 20 High St, Cheltenham GL50 1DZ. 8 – 10pm. Twice monthly. Info: 01242 571185/577506 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Info: machteltje@gmail.com

*Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 Mobile 07732 570134E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time.

*Cirencester Slow Session - A regular repertoire of nice tunes taken at a modest pace. 2nd & 4th Mondays 7.30 – 9.30pm Info: Ben 07762 055260 or 94thackeray@gmail.com not August

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at Innsworth Infant School , Luke Lane, Innsworth GL3 1HJ 8pm Info: email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

*Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Rodborough Tabernacle Church Hall, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3UJ New members always welcome. Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

*The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/ New dancers & musicians welcome

*Wild Oats Morris practise at Ruspidge Memorial Hall in Ruspidge, GL14 3AE 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online at SCHEDULE – Radio Winchcombe

Tuesday March 12

*2nd Tuesday music session at The Red Lion North Road Huntley, Gloucester GL19 3DU From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Folk songs and sea shanties singing session at the Stroud Brewery, Kingfisher Business Park, Stroud, GL5 2BY, 7.30 – 10.30 pm, (check Events - Stroud Brewery for occasional re-arrangements). Free entry. Info: dblatcher@hotmail.com 2nd Tuesdays

*Celtic music session run by Chris Hall at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Gloucestershire Morris meet at St Mary's Congregational Church, St Mary's St, Gloucester GL1 2QS 7.30 – 9.30pm (afterwards at The Pelican Inn) Info: bagglosmorris@gmail.com Web: https://glosmorris.uk/ Practices end April 16

*Miserden Morris practise at Stroud Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm – 9.30pm Singles or couples welcome! Info: Richard 07845 175798 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com 

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 6pm. Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Wednesday March 13

*New mixed tradition music session run by Tony Gibbons at the Royal Oak, Bredon, GL20 7LW. Every 4 weeks on a Wednesday. Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

*Traditional Song Session at The Twelve Bells, 12 Lewis Lane, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1EA 8pm. No instruments. Info: Martin martin.graebe@btinternet.com 2nd Weds

*Folk music session with Martha, Norma, and Mark 10.30 – 12.30 upstairs in the loft at Stroud Brewery, Unit 11, Phoenix Works, (off Hope Mill Lane) London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU 01453 887122 weekly

*Folk/Acoustic evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Forest of Dean Morris meet at Soudley Village Hall, Lower Road, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2TZ at 7.30pm. New Members welcome. Info: bagman@forestmorris.org.uk. web http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 

*Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com web http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY New members welcome. Info: helenwatkinson909@btinternet.com web http://www.raggedandold.com

The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2. 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702

Thursday March 14

*May Hill Village Dance Group at May Hill Village Hall, All Saints Road, May Hill, Longhope, Glos GL17 0NL 10 – 12noon Live music! Callers Lesley and Howard Atkins Info: John at vernonjp@outlook.com 2nd & 4th Thurs

*Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free entry Info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk monthly 2nd Thursday

*Ceilidh Club with the Fleece Ceilidh Band and caller Tina Martin- 7:30pm, £10 The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, Evesham, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk info@thefleeceinn.co.uk

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 7.45pm £2 donation. Info: 01453 454594 www.minchfolkclub.org.uk Every Thursday

*Mainly English session at The Plough, Mill Street, Prestbury Cheltenham GL52 3BG. Instruments only, no songs. If you’re interested, please email Judith machteltje@gmail.com Thursdays weekly.

*Gloucester Folk Choir are a non-auditioning community choir who sing folk songs from Britain and far beyond, and meet every Thursday in term time from 7pm at Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG £7 on the door. Info: https://www.sorrelwildesinging.co.uk/gloucester-folk-choirhttp://thefolkofgloucester.co.uk/

*Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30 at the British School Hall, OPENhouse, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG and afterwards in the Queen Vic. Email styxofstroud@gmail.com Website www.styxofstroud.co.uk

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Come and join us - it's fun, keeps you fit and preserves our local heritage. No previous experience required. Info: Cressida zenziallink@hotmail.com http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

*Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Sally sally.keene@gmail.com every Thursday

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 9pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Friday March 15

Saturday March 16

*Stroud Youth Folk - Rodborough Community Hall, Stroud GL5 3TZAn opportunity to play and learn folk music with expert tuition from renowned professional folk musicians. 12-19yrs, any acoustic instrument, confident players. More information and registration at www.StroudYouthFolk.org.uk or email info@stroudYouthFolk.org.uk

*Gloucester County Folk Dance Club meet monthly (usually the 3rd Saturday) for an afternoon of interesting English Country Dances, old and new, led by experienced callers Pat Hicks & Victoria Yeomans. St George’s Church Hall, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET, 2-5pm, £4 per person. Contact Tony Matthews: 07910 168153 Email: tonym456@outlook.com

Sunday March 17

*Forest Folk Club at The Orepool Inn, Orepool Inn, Chepstow Road, Sling, Coleford GL16 8LH Doors open 7.30 for a 8pm start. £7 (Singers Nights £2.50, performers £1.50) Info: forestofdeanfolkclub@gmail.com Club web site: http://forestfolkclub.com/

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Monday March 18

*Folk At The Club is a singers night to promote singers of traditional and modern folk songs. There may be some tunes, but it will be primarily an unplugged singaround. If you just want to listen you will also be welcome. Churchdown Club, Church Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2ER Entry is Free. 1st & 3rd Mondays. For more info contact Will, email - william.craswell@gmail.com website - http://liamtho.com/FolkAtTheClub/

*Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 Mobile 07732 570134E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time. 

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at Innsworth Infant School , Luke Lane, Innsworth GL3 1HJ 8pm Info: email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

*Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Rodborough Tabernacle Church Hall, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3UJ New members always welcome. Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

*The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/ New dancers & musicians welcome

*Wild Oats Morris practise at Ruspidge Memorial Hall in Ruspidge, GL14 3AE 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online at SCHEDULE – Radio Winchcombe

Tuesday March 19

*3rd Tuesday music session at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Singers Club, Stroud. Traditional Songs. 8.30 -11pm, Little Vic, Queen Victoria Pub, Gloucester St, Stroud, GL5 1QG. Free admission Info: Bob 01453 764885 or 07771 571854 bob@robertbrayassociates.co.uk 1st, 3rd Tuesdays

*Gloucester Songwriting Circle: meets every third Tuesday of the month in the Ed Shed at The Folk of Gloucester. The aim is to encourage each other in our songwriting efforts in a relaxed and supportive environment. For more details, contact Jim Rowley - email: glossongs@yahoo.com

*Fleecey Folk with Hannah James & Toby Kuhn 8pm, £16 The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, Evesham, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk info@thefleeceinn.co.uk

*Gloucestershire Morris meet at St Mary's Congregational Church, St Mary's St, Gloucester GL1 2QS 7.30 – 9.30pm (afterwards at The Pelican Inn) Info: bagglosmorris@gmail.com Web: https://glosmorris.uk/ Practices end April 16

*Miserden Morris practise at Stroud Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm – 9.30pm Singles or couples welcome! Info: Richard 07845 175798 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com 

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 6pm. Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Wednesday March 20

*Witcombe Folk Dance Club dance with Dampiers Round with Caller Mike Courthold at Witcombe Village Hall GL3 4TB. Open to non-members. 8 pm – 10.30 pm Admission £5. Info: 07800 541277 Fortnightly

*Folk music session with Martha, Norma, and Mark 10.30 – 12.30 upstairs in the loft at Stroud Brewery, Unit 11, Phoenix Works, (off Hope Mill Lane) London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU 01453 887122 weekly

*Folk/Acoustic evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Celtic Folk Music Session, The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE 

8pm, 3rd Wednesdays Info: info@thefleeceinn.co.uk 01386 831173

*Forest of Dean Morris meet at Soudley Village Hall, Lower Road, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2TZ at 7.30pm. New Members welcome. Info: bagman@forestmorris.org.uk. web http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 

*Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com web http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY New members welcome. Info: helenwatkinson909@btinternet.com web http://www.raggedandold.com

The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2. 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702

Thursday March 21

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 7.45pm £2 donation. Info: 01453 454594 www.minchfolkclub.org.uk Every Thursday

*The Nationally Famous Third Thursday Folk Music Singaround & Tunearound at the Folk in Westgate St Gloucester. 12:30-3:30. Come and have some lunch and cheer yourselves up. Songs of abject misery must have a cheerful tune! Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Mainly English session at The Plough, Mill Street, Prestbury Cheltenham GL52 3BG. Instruments only, no songs. If you’re interested, please email Judith machteltje@gmail.com Thursdays weekly.

*Gloucester Folk Choir are a non-auditioning community choir who sing folk songs from Britain and far beyond, and meet every Thursday in term time from 7pm at Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG £7 on the door. Info: https://www.sorrelwildesinging.co.uk/gloucester-folk-choirhttp://thefolkofgloucester.co.uk/

*Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30 at the British School Hall, OPENhouse, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG and afterwards in the Queen Vic. Email styxofstroud@gmail.com Website www.styxofstroud.co.uk

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Come and join us - it's fun, keeps you fit and preserves our local heritage. No previous experience required. Info: Cressida zenziallink@hotmail.com http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

*Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Sally sally.keene@gmail.com every Thursday

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 9pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Friday March 22

Saturday March 23

Sunday March 24

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Monday March 25

*Cheltenham Folk Club with Blackthorn Buskers at Sandford Park Alehouse (upstairs) 20 High St, Cheltenham GL50 1DZ. 8 – 10pm. Twice monthly. Info: 01242 571185/577506 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Info: machteltje@gmail.com

*Cheltenham Folk Dance Club meets at Holy Trinity School, Sherborne St, Cheltenham GL52 2JP 7.30pm – 9.30pm All welcome. Info: Sarah 01242 242245 Mobile 07732 570134E-Mail sarahssewing@hotmail.co.uk in term time. 

*Cirencester Slow Session - A regular repertoire of nice tunes taken at a modest pace. 2nd & 4th Mondays 7.30 – 9.30pm Info: Ben 07762 055260 or 94thackeray@gmail.com not August

*England’s Glory Ladies Morris meet at Innsworth Infant School , Luke Lane, Innsworth GL3 1HJ 8pm Info: email englandsglorymorris@gmail.com Web site: http://www.englandsglory.org.uk

*Stroud Morris Dancers practise at 7.30pm at The Rodborough Tabernacle Church Hall, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3UJ New members always welcome. Info: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk web: www.stroudmorris.org.uk

*The Tattered Court Border Morris practise at St Mark's Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, Cheltenham, GL51 6NU 8 – 10pm Info: thetatteredcourt@gmail.com Web: http://www.thetatteredcourt.org.uk/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/The-Tattered-Court-1670447763204001/ New dancers & musicians welcome

*Wild Oats Morris practise at Ruspidge Memorial Hall in Ruspidge, GL14 3AE 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online at SCHEDULE – Radio Winchcombe

Tuesday March 26

*4th Tuesday music session at The King’s Arms, Ross Rd, Newent, GL18 1BD From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Fleecey Folk with The Jeremiahs 8pm, £18 The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, Evesham, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk info@thefleeceinn.co.uk

*Gloucestershire Morris meet at St Mary's Congregational Church, St Mary's St, Gloucester GL1 2QS 7.30 – 9.30pm (afterwards at The Pelican Inn) Info: bagglosmorris@gmail.com Web: https://glosmorris.uk/ Practices end April 16

*Miserden Morris practise at Stroud Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, GL5 1AP 7.30pm – 9.30pm Singles or couples welcome! Info: Richard 07845 175798 Email: enquiries@miserdenmorris.com Web: http://www.miserdenmorris.com 

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 6pm. Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Wednesday March 27

*Celtic music session run by Tony Gibbons at the Royal Oak, Bredon, GL20 7LW. Every 4 weeks on a Wednesday. From 8pm Info: tonyjgibbons@btinternet.com

*Folk music session with Martha, Norma, and Mark 10.30 – 12.30 upstairs in the loft at Stroud Brewery, Unit 11, Phoenix Works, (off Hope Mill Lane) London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU 01453 887122 weekly

*Folk/Acoustic evening at Carpenter's Arms Miserden GL6 7JA Info: Kevin 01285 821283 http://www.thecarps-miserden.co.uk/ Music from around 8pm, Admission free

*Forest of Dean Morris meet at Soudley Village Hall, Lower Road, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2TZ at 7.30pm. New Members welcome. Info: bagman@forestmorris.org.uk. web http://www.forestmorris.org.uk 

*Lassington Oak Morris Men meet at Highnam Old School Room, Highnam, Glos GL2 8DG 8pm. New members welcome. Info: 07787 713758(m) or 01452 714093 bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com web http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

*Ragged & Old Morris Dancers meet at Bussage Village Hall GL6 7DY New members welcome. Info: helenwatkinson909@btinternet.com web http://www.raggedandold.com

The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2. 9pm 88 – 91 FM, DAB and Freeview 702

Thursday March 28

*May Hill Village Dance Group at May Hill Village Hall, All Saints Road, May Hill, Longhope, Glos GL17 0NL 10 – 12noon Live music! Callers Lesley and Howard Atkins Info: John at vernonjp@outlook.com 2nd & 4th Thurs

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 7.45pm £2 donation. Info: 01453 454594 www.minchfolkclub.org.uk Every Thursday

*Monthly gigs hosted by Last Thursday usually at the Evergreen Hall Broadwell GL16 7BN tickets £10 in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk or on the door from 7-30pm music from 8pm

*Mainly English session at The Plough, Mill Street, Prestbury Cheltenham GL52 3BG. Instruments only, no songs. If you’re interested, please email Judith machteltje@gmail.com Thursdays weekly.

*Gloucester Folk Choir are a non-auditioning community choir who sing folk songs from Britain and far beyond, and meet every Thursday in term time from 7pm at Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG £7 on the door. Info: https://www.sorrelwildesinging.co.uk/gloucester-folk-choirhttp://thefolkofgloucester.co.uk/

*Styx of Stroud Border Morris – (Mixed) We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30 at the British School Hall, OPENhouse, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG and afterwards in the Queen Vic. Email styxofstroud@gmail.com Website www.styxofstroud.co.uk

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Come and join us - it's fun, keeps you fit and preserves our local heritage. No previous experience required. Info: Cressida zenziallink@hotmail.com http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

*Wimberry Step Clog practise at Pludds & District Village Hall, Ashdean Road near Brierley GL17 9UD. Info: Sally sally.keene@gmail.com every Thursday

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 9pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (The Podcast is now available via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat)

Friday March 29

*Riverfolk at Trout Inn, St John's Bridge, Faringdon Road, Lechlade, GL7 3HA7.30pm Info: jaymathews124@mac.com 2nd and last Fridays

Saturday March 30

Sunday March 31

*Easter Sunday Morris at The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, Evesham, WR11 7JE 01386 831173 www.thefleeceinn.co.uk info@thefleeceinn.co.uk

Pete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio The Acoustic Years – Cirencester Radio

Saturday April 6

*Ric Sanders & Vo Fletcher at Folk of Gloucester, Folk of Gloucester, Bishop Hooper’s House, 99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG

*Johnny Coppin and Paul Burgess performing live in Toddington Church Toddington GL54 5DJ at 7 pm. Please email EasternGroupEvents@gmail.com or ring 07758 835988 for details.

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday April 20

*Gloucester County Folk Dance Club meet monthly (usually the 3rd Saturday) for an afternoon of interesting English Country Dances, old and new, led by experienced callers Sue Ellis & Sue Phillips. St George’s Church Hall, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET, 2-5pm, £4 per person. Contact Tony Matthews: 07910 168153 Email: tonym456@outlook.com

Saturday April 27

*Feast of Fiddles 30th Anniversary Spring Tour - coming to Roses Theatre Tewkesbury 7.30pm Tickets £24/£27.50/£31 Tel. 01684 295074 https://www.rosestheatre.org

 Saturday May 18

Saturday May 11

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

*Gloucester County Folk Dance Club meet monthly (usually the 3rd Saturday) for an afternoon of interesting English Country Dances, old and new, led by experienced callers Brian Stanton & Laura Hodges. St George’s Church Hall, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET, 2-5pm, £4 per person. Contact Tony Matthews: 07910 168153 Email: tonym456@outlook.com

Friday May 31

*Gigspanner Big Band with Raynor Winn (Saltlines) at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE 7.30 £30.50 Info: 01453 769880 www.thesubrooms.co.uk Tickets Gigspanner Big Band & Raynor Winn Present Saltlines (thesubrooms.co.uk)

Saturday June 8

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday July 6

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday August 24

*Deerhurst Flower Festival – Peter Cripps and the Glos Folk Display Stand will be on the Priory Lawn all weekend Info: Facebook

Sunday August 25

*Deerhurst Flower Festival – Peter Cripps and the Glos Folk Display Stand will be on the Priory Lawn all weekend Info: Facebook

Monday August 26

*Deerhurst Flower Festival – Peter Cripps and the Glos Folk Display Stand will be on the Priory Lawn all weekend Info: Facebook

Saturday September 7

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday October 5

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday November 2

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

Saturday December 7

*Cheltenham Ceilidh Club, St Luke's Hall GL53 7HP. 7:30pm. £5 in cash, no booking. Come and dance/call a dance/socialise etc. Info about the dances and playing machteltje@gmail.com or melburton@hotmail.com

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