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Saturday December 4

*Kate Rusby Christmas Show at Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3HB Info: 01684 892277 7.30pm CANCELLED! COVID!

Sunday December 5

*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. Info: Peter 01531890464 & 07711717741 but bad area for mobile ronjosher@hotmail.co.uk

*Kate Rusby Christmas Show at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £30 Info: 01242 528764 Email: leisure@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk CANCELLED! Covid!

*Sam Sweeney at Subscription Rooms, Stroud GL5 1AE Info: 01453 769880 www.thesubrooms.co.uk

Info & tickets www.samsweeneymusic.com

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 2pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (Podcast on Mixcloud after this repeat)

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 8 - 10 pm info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08fxkwn 

Monday December 6

*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 Free entry for 1st visit, then £2. 1st & 3rd Mondays. (2nd & 4th Mondays on Zoom) Info: Will billc@btinternet.com 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. 13/9/21 – 12/10/21, 1/11/21 – 6/12/21

*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 practice at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EU 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Jules 078-552-55361. http://www.wildoatsmorris.co.uk/

Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Thomas Fowkes – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/

Tuesday December 7

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

*Folk Night at The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ All musicians and singers welcome. 8pm Free admission. Info: Chris 01242 602236 or Bob 07578 808019 (1st Tuesday)

*Singers Club, Stroud. Traditional Songs. 8 - 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

*Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

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

Wednesday December 8

*Cara Dillon ‘Upon A Winter’s Night’ at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA 7.30pm £26 Info: 01242 528764 Email: leisure@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

*Music Session at The Royal Oak, Kinnersley WR8 9JR organised By Hamish. A bit before 8.30pm Free admission Info: 01905 371482 sessions@the-wests.com 2nd Wed

*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.

*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 site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/ 

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

Thursday December 9

*Hands on Harps are running a FREE (but booking essential) taster session in Rodborough 5pm & 7.30pm Info: https://www.handsonharps.com/free-harp-taster-sessions/

*Christmas Barn Dance at Over Fun Barns GL2 8 DB tele 01452 341510 web www.overfarm.co.uk for prices for individual or group bookings. They are very popular events and early booking is advised. Prices on application includes a supper barn dance to Banshee (www.banshee.org.uk) and then a disco.

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 8.15pm £2 donation Info: 01453 454594 https://www.facebook.com/MinchFolkClub/ Every Thursday

*Folk Club at White Horse Hotel, High Street, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT 8pm Free entry Info: andyscarf@yahoo.co.uk monthly 2nd & 4th Thursday

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Tony Bagman 07500 486047 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Friday December 10

*Johnny Coppin with Paul Burgess at Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre, GL7 8EY 7.30pm Tickets 01666 505496 www.shed-arts.co.uk

*A Folky Christmas with Debra Hannis, and Crazy Goat, at the Old Passage Inn, Passage Rd, Arlingham, Gloucester GL2 7JR 8pm 01452 741554 Info: Debra d.hannis@rocketmail.com

*Christmas Barn Dance at Over Fun Barns GL2 8 DB tele 01452 341510 web www.overfarm.co.uk for prices for individual or group bookings. They are very popular events and early booking is advised. Prices on application includes a supper barn dance to Banshee (www.banshee.org.uk) and then a disco.

Saturday December 11

*Hands on Harps are running a FREE (but booking essential) taster session in Woodchester 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm Info: https://www.handsonharps.com/free-harp-taster-sessions/

*Christmas Barn Dance at Over Fun Barns GL2 8 DB tele 01452 341510 web www.overfarm.co.uk for prices for individual or group bookings. They are very popular events and early booking is advised. Prices on application includes a supper barn dance to Banshee ( www.banshee.org.uk) and then a disco.

*Highnam Folk Dance Club invite you to join us for a Christmas afternoon of English Country Dancing and cake! At Gambier Parry Room, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos, GL2 8DG 2pm till 5pm Music by Dampier’s Round. Callers: Pat Hicks, Clive Harman and Brian Stanton £3 per person Contact Liz 01905 353995 liz@the-stantons.uk

Sunday December 12

*Prince Albert Carol Concert, 12 – 2pm The Prince Albert, Rodborough Hill, Stroud, GL5 3SS Info: 01453 755600 http://www.theprincealbertstroud.co.uk

*Cheltenham Folk Club at Charlton Kings Social Club, 21a Church St, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham GL53 8AP 7.45pm tunes session, 8.15pm start. £4, £3 for performers. Twice monthly. Info: 01242 571185/577506 http://cheltenhamfc.org.uk/ Info: machteltje@gmail.com for details (Seasonal songs and tunes only please!)

*Barny’s at The Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG. 7.30 - 10.30, £4 suggested donation, Floor singers welcome Info: Karina 01453 886879 Karina.gabner@btinternet.com 2nd Sundays monthly

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 2pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (Podcast on Mixcloud after this repeat)

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 8 - 10 pm info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08fxkwn 

Monday December 13

*Cirencester Slow Session at Daglingworth Village Hall Overley Road, Daglingworth GL7 7AE 7.30 – 9.30pm Info: Ben 07762 055260 or treble@pbrook.plus.com A regular repertoire of nice tunes taken at a modest pace. 2nd & 4th Mondays

Folk in the Cloud 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. Free entry 2nd & 4th Mondays. Info: Will billc@btinternet.com http://liamtho.com/FolkAtTheClub/ Virtual Club, contact Will for techie help

*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

*Rags and Tatters meet every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month in The New Inn, Market Place, Lechlade on Thames, GL7 3AB function room from 19.30-21.00. Rags and Tatters are a ladies folk dancing side covering country dancing, morris dancing, and a bit of clog dancing. Info: Sarah on Facebook and Instagram @ragsandtattersdancers

*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 practice at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EU 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Jules 078-552-55361. http://www.wildoatsmorris.co.uk/

Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Thomas Fowkes – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/

Tuesday December 14

*2nd Tuesday music session at The England’s Glory, London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PB From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Folk at Frampton at Frampton Village Hall, The Green Frampton-on-Severn GL2 7DY (Next to Three Horseshoes) £2 admission.  Hall is open from 7.40-ish, start at 8.00, end 10.30.8pm . Bring your own refreshments Info: 01452 856093 or 01453 764990 Fortnightly from November 30

*Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

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

Wednesday December 15

*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. Featuring Discovery (Jeff & Elaine)

*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 site: http://lassingtonoak.wordpress.com/

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

Thursday December 16

*Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £27.50

*Minchinhampton folk club, The Cotswold Club 11 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN 8.15pm £2 donation Info: 01453 454594 https://www.facebook.com/MinchFolkClub/ Every Thursday

*Happenstance Border Morris practise at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH 7.30 – 9pm New dancers and musicians welcome. Info: Tony Bagman 07500 486047 http://happenstancemorris.org.uk

Friday December 17

*Johnny Coppin All On A Winter's Night Tour The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School GL51 6EP 7.30 pm Tickets 01242 258002 www.bacontheatre.co.uk

*Christmas Barn Dance at Over Fun Barns GL2 8 DB tele 01452 341510 web www.overfarm.co.uk for prices for individual or group bookings. They are very popular events and early booking is advised. Prices on application includes a supper barn dance to Banshee ( www.banshee.org.uk) and then a disco.

Saturday December 18

*Christmas Barn Dance at Over Fun Barns GL2 8 DB tele 01452 341510 web www.overfarm.co.uk for prices for individual or group bookings. They are very popular events and early booking is advised. Prices on application includes a supper barn dance to Banshee ( www.banshee.org.uk) and then a disco.

*Johnny Coppin All On A Winter's Night Tour Subscription Rooms, GL5 1AE 8pm Tickets 01453 769880 www.thesubrooms.co.uk 

*Gloucester County Folk Dance Club Afternoon Dance, 2-5pm, £3 St George’s Church Hall, Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 4ET A session of interesting English Country Dances, old and new. More details: Robert & Hazel Moir 01594 510276 or rhmoir@icloud.com

Sunday December 19

Chris Arscott's Folk & Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM www.deanradio.co.uk at 2pm (repeat) Contact Chris on chrisarscott46@gmail.com (Podcast on Mixcloud after this repeat)

Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk on BBC Radio Shropshire 96.0 FM, Freeview 721, and online, 8 - 10 pm info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08fxkwn 

Monday December 20

*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 Free entry for 1st visit, then £2. 1st & 3rd Mondays. (2nd & 4th Mondays on Zoom) Info: Will billc@btinternet.com http://liamtho.com/FolkAtTheClub/ 

*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 practice at Drybrook Rugby Club GL17 9EU 7.30 – 9pm. Info: Jules 078-552-55361. http://www.wildoatsmorris.co.uk/

Facebook http://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=133108540122590&ref=content_filter new dancers and musicians welcome

The Folk Show on Radio Winchcombe with Thomas Fowkes – 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Radio-Winchcombe-1071-s153611/

Tuesday December 21

*3rd Tuesday music session at The White Horse High St, Mitcheldean GL17 0AT From about 8pm. Free admission Info: Bill 07787 713758

*Singers Club, Stroud. Traditional Songs. 8 - 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

*Gloucestershire Morris Men meet at Miserden Village Hall, Miserden GL6 7JA 7.45 – 9.45pm Info: Mike 01242 244701. gmm.bagman@gmail.com Web: http://www.glosmorrismen.org/

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

Wednesday December 22

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

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Saturday December 25

Sunday December 26

(St Stephen’s Day, Boxing Day)

*Christmas Ceilidh at the Speech House Hotel Coleford GL16 7EL 01594 822607 web https://thespeechhouse.co.uk prices on application this can include a dinner as well. Lovely traditional Christmas event in the heart of the Forest of Dean. Banshee (www.banshee.org.uk) provide the entertainment and dancing.

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Wednesday January 5

*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. Featuring Debra Hannis and Friends

Wednesday February 2

*Fairport Convention at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £30

Tuesday March 1

*Peter Knight and John Spiers at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 8.30pm £15

Saturday March 19

*Cheltenham Playford Ball at Pittville Pump Rooms, E Approach Dr, Cheltenham GL52 3JE 8 – 11pm, with Frances Richardson, and Purcell’s Polyphonic Party. Tickets are very limited, and must be booked in advance, first come, first served, by e-mailing Pam at cheltenhamassembly@gmail.com

Thursday March 31

*Feast of Fiddles at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 7.30pm £29.50

Tuesday May 3

*Luke Daniels at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury GL19 5NX Info: 01684 295074 8.30pm £15

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