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CAMBRIDGESHIRE

SUNDAYS
Fulbourn Sports & Social Club (previously at Arrington): 1-4 pm alternate Sundays Nigel Pennick. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MONDAYS
CHATTERIS The Honest John: Third Mondays 9pm. Keith Cheale 01354 652868
MELBOURNE The Black Horse Orchard Road. Alternate Mons 8pm. Greenshoots Slow Session Starting from the dots. Paul Hardy 01223 263232 www.greenshootsmusic.org.uk

TUESDAYS 
HISTON The King William IV, Church Street, Histon, Cambridgeshire CB24 9EP: First Tuesdays 8.30pm. Crofters Folk session. Contact: Dick Brading 01223 232 770

WEDNESDAYS
RAMSEY Railway Inn,132 Great Whyte: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. Backroom Acoustic Music Club. Jools 07771 748247 Nigel 07756 468910 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

THURSDAYS
BURWELL FOLK CLUB: Ex Service and Social Club 8:30-11. Michael Freaney, tel. 01638 610458, 3rd Thursdays 8pm See Burwell Folk on Facebook.
HORNINGSEA The Plough and Fleece Community Pub, Horningsea, Cambridge, CB25 9JG: Singaround & tunes at the regular Thursday weekly session from 8.30 to 11pm. Everyone welcome. Tony This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07764922385


NORFOLK

MONDAYS
NORWICH The Rose Tavern, Trinity Street, Norwich NR2 2AT: Every Monday Music & Song Open friendly session 8.30pm 01603 612110
NORWICH The White Horse, Trowse, NR14 8ST: Tune session

TUESDAYS
DISS Quaker Meeting House, 10 Frenze Road, IP22 4PA. £3.00
FOULDEN, The White Hart, IP26 5AW: 2nd Tuesdays 7.45pm 01366 328177
GORLESTON ON SEA The Pub on the Shrubs, Hawthorn Road, NR31 8ET: Every Tuesday. Music & Song from 8.30pm 01493 603780
HEMPTON Bell Folk Music Sessions. The Bell, Hempton, Nr Fakenham, NR21 7LG. 2nd Tuesdays. Dawn Wakefield 01328 856582
NORTH WALSHAM Uncle Walter's Music Night, The Orchard Gardens, Mundesley Road, NR28 ORS: 4th Tuesdays 7.30pm. Barry This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Brian Gaudet 01692 405979
NORTH WOOTON The Red Cat Station Road, North Wooton, Kings Lynn, PE30 3QH: 4th Tuesdays 7.45pm 01553 631244

WEDNESDAYS
FAKENHAM The Limes (Wetherspoons) Bridge Street, NR21 9AZ: Weekly sing around session 8 till 11pm
NORWICH The Gatehouse Public House, Dereham Road, NR58QJ: Weekly Irish session 9pm to 11pm. 01603 620340
NORWICH The Reindeer, Dereham Road, NR2 4AY: Tony Hall Folk Band (not a joining in session) Weekly at 8.30pm from 4th April
NORTH WOOTON The Red Cat Station Road, North Wooton, Kings Lynn, PE30 3QH: 3rd Wednesdays 8pm Tunes session 01553 631244
SHERINGHAM The Tyneside Club, Station Road, NR26 8RG: 2nd Wednesdays 8 till 11pm. Pete Sanpher 01263 826911
SWANTON MORLEY The Angel, NR20 4LX: 1st Wednesdays 8.30pm 01362 637407

THURSDAYS
ALBY Horse Shoes Public House, Cromer Rd, Erpingham (on A140 between Aylsham & Roughton) NR11 7QE Last Thursdays 8pm Pete Sanpher 01263 826911
BARDWELL The Dun Cow Public House, Up Street, IP31 1AA 2nd Thursdays 8pm till midnight Allen Nurse 01539 250806(pub)
EAST HARLING The Swan, NR16 2AD: 4th Thursdays 8pm Informal music & song 01953 714703
NORTH LOPHAM King's Head, IP22 2NE: 3rd Thursdays 8pm. Music and song 01379 688007
NORWICH The Gatehouse Public House, Dereham Road, NR5 8QJ: 8.30-11.30pm. 01603 620340
REDGRAVE, Nr Diss. The Cross Keys Public House, The Street, IP221RW 4th Thursdays 8pm CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT
SOUTHREPPS The Vernon Arms Pub, Church Street, NR11 8NP: 2nd Thursdays from 7.30pm 01263 833355
WOLFERTON Social Club, Nr King's Lynn, PE31 6HA: The Wolf Folk Club, round the room format, alternate Thursdays. Roger Young 01485 600948 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FRIDAYS
THE GREEN BRITAIN CENTRE SWAFFHAM, PE37 7HT: 1st Fridays 7.30pm Open Mic session.
CROMER FOLK CLUB The Cottage, Loundon Road, NR27 9EF 2nd Fridays 8pm 01263 511280(Pub) Merv Abel 01263 515816
DOWNHAM MARKET The Crown Bridge Street, PE38 9DH Poets & Songwriters. Last Fridays in the Stable Bar 01366 382322
HINDOLVESTON Village Hall Bar: Last Fridays. Richard Blake 01263 861110
NORWICH FOLK CLUB The Christchurch Centre, Magdalen Road, NR3 4LA Weekly 8 to 11pm www.norwichfolkclub.net

SATURDAYS
FLYING FOLK CLUB. Various venues around Norwich area. Saturdays approx monthly. Call Geoff Roberts 01603 429897
RAVENINGHAM Ravenous Cafe, Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road NR14 6NU: 2nd Saturdays 7.30 -10.30pm. Singers, Musicians & listeners all welcome. 01508 548406 www.mdcannellantiques.com
WEYBOURNE The Ship Inn, The Street NR25 7SZ: Saturday Night Singaround 01263 588781 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SUNDAYS
BLAKENEY Harbour (Room) Folk Club, Royal British Legion Club, The Harbour Room, High Street, NR25 7NU: Sundays 3 to 6pm & last Sundays 7.30 to 10.30pm 01263 740783/741666 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GREAT MASSINGHAM Social Club. West Norfolk Radio's Live Sunday Show from 7pm to 10, usually twice a month but see website www.westnorfolkradio.co.uk to check dates. Live audience welcome. Free entry. Contact Jane Clayton on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NEATISHEAD White Horse, NR12 8AD Song Sessions 1st Sundays 8pm. Arthur 01692 631037 Only singing/playing without words or music allowed at this session
NORTH ELMHAM King's Head Hotel, NR20 5JB: Monthly folknight 7.30-10.30pm 1st Sundays 01362 668856
NORWICH The Gatehouse, Dereham Road, NR5 8QJ: 8 till 11pm. Celtic. 01603 62034
SHOULDHAM King's Arms, PE33 0BY 3rd Sundays 7.30 to 10.30pm Tunes session. Jan 01366 377612 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WEYBOURNE Folk Club, The Maltings. 3rd Sundays (except September) 3 to 6pm Tony Bayliss 01263 588781
WYMONDHAM The Feathers, Town Green, NR18 0PN: Last Sundays 8pm 01953 605675

 

 


 SUFFOLK

MONDAYS
BLAXHALL The Ship Inn: Monday afternoons "The Company of The Blaxhall Ship" (The Blaxhall Boys) Good old singsong-All welcome 2.30pm 01728 688316
BURY FOLK COLLECTIVE: Oakes Barn, St Andrew's St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH. Traditional unaccompanied folk singers. 1st Mondays 8.00pm. 
BURY ST EDMUNDS The Dove, Hospital Road: 3rd Mondays. Traditional sing & play around the room. Dave Ward 01359 241554
BURY ST EDMUNDS Old Farmhouse, Horsecroft: Easy Peasy Music Group. Tune session for beginners. Alternate Mondays 7.30-9.30pm. John Phillips This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
LOWESTOFT Stanford Arms, Stanford: 1st Mondays
THORNHAM MAGNA Four Horseshoes: 1st Mondays. Traditional tunes and songs. 01379 678777

TUESDAYS
BUTLEY The Oyster: Traditional Song, Tune & Stepping session. 1st Tuesdays from 8.15pm. All are welcome. Richard Cove 01394 411345
LAXFIELD, The Royal Oak: Alternate Tuesday afternoons from March 7th anytime after 1.30pm Barrie Haywood This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RINGSTEAD The Gin Trap: 1st Tuesdays 7.45pm Genial Adrian in the chair
RISBY Crown and Castle, South St: 1st Tuesdays 8.30pm. Sing, Say & Play Dave Cooper 01328 838271
TATTINGSTONE White Horse: Bluegrass session on last Tuesdays 8pm. All welcome. Chris 07889 607612
WISSETT Village Hall: FolkWise folk session open to anyone aged 14-25. All abilities welcome, singers, dancers & acoustic instrumentalists. 3rd Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm £1.50 to cover Hall hire.  Megan Wisdom This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WEDNESDAYS
BOXFORD The Fleece: 2nd Wednesdays. Acoustic Folk Night. 01787 211183 
BOXFORD The Fleece: 3rd Wednesdays. Irish Folk Night. 01787 211183
BLAXHALL The Ship Inn: Traditional Music Night at The Ship. All welcome to attend & join in. 3rd Wednesdays from 8.30pm. Richard Cove 01394 411345
BUNGAY, Fisher Theatre: Fisher Folk & Acoustic in the Cellar. Wednesdays  Check FB Page for dates.
BURY FOLK COLLECTIVE: Oakes Barn, St Andrew's St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH. Contemporary Folk 1st Wednesdays 8.00pm www.buryfolkcollective.co.uk
BURY FOLK COLLECTIVE: Oakes Barn, St Andrew's St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH. Folk from the Tradition. 3rd Wednesdays 8.00pm. www.buryfolkcollective.co.uk
CRATFIELD Poacher: 3rd Wednesdays. Acoustic ‘jam’ session’. Roger 01986 798206
DEDHAM The Duchy Barn, rear of Royal Square, Brook Street, Dedham CO7 6AA: Music & Song alternate months. Dick Spanner
HUNDON Rose & Crown: Folk club/session on 3rd Wednesdays. Anne 01440 762772 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
RISBY The Crown and Castle: Last Wednesdays 8.30pm
RUMBURGH The Rumburgh Buck, Mill Road, Rumburgh, Halesworth: 1st Wednesdays 8.30pm. Keshar Whitelock 01986 782258
SHOTTISHAM The Sorrell Horse: Wayward Sessions. Traditional tunes session Every four Wednesdays 8.30pm 6th Feb, 6th Mar and every 4 wednesdays onwards. Please note 9th January is cancelled.  Please check dates by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01394 385323
WOOLPIT The Bull: 2nd Wednesdays in the back room from 8.30pm. Traditional songs and tunes around the room. 01359 240393 or John 07784 260006

THURSDAYS
BARDWELL The Dun Cow: 2nd Thursdays 8pm. Informal music & song. Allen Nurse 01359 250806
BLAXHALL The Ship Inn: Blaxhall Busk hosted by Matt Bayfield. Get together for musicians & lovers of good music. Open Mike PA provided, bring own leads. Alternate Thursdays 8.30-10.30pm 01728 688316
EASTBRIDGE Eels Foot: Every Thursday ‘Squit’ Session. 01728 830154
GLEMSFORD The Angel: Traditional music and a few songs. All welcome. Last Thursdays 8.00pm Maggie Leopold 01787 281275
IPSWICH The Lattice Barn, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich: Alternate Thursdays 8pm 01473 727447 / 274977
IPSWICH Steamboat Tavern, New Cut West: Last Thursdays. Music & song. 01473 601902
KELSALE Social Club Bar: Singaround on 2nd Thursdays from 8pm. All welcome to join in or just listen. Dave G-G 01728 604594 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
MARKET WESTON Mill Inn : 1st Thursdays. Informal music & song. 01359 221018
MIDDLETON The Bell: 1st Thursdays
SOUTHWOLD Harbour Inn: Traditional Song and Tune session with Derek Simpson 2nd thursdays from 8.15pm

FRIDAYS
CRATFIELD Poacher: Last Friday ‘Busker’s evening’. PA available. Roger 01986 798206
KETTLEBURGH Chequers: Traditional English Tune session with The Alde Buoys 3rd fridays from 8.30pm
LONG MELFORD Folk Club Cock & Bell: Upstairs 2nd Friday 8pm, Music & song singaround format. Pauline O'Brien This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
LOWESTOFT Gunton Estate Community Hall, Hollingsworth Road, N.Lowestoft NR32 4DZ: Waveney Acoustic Singaround Club. Play, sing, recite or just listen in a friendly & supportive atmosphere. Alternate Fridays. No Bar-BYO Brian Carter 01502 537812 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SATURDAYS
FRAMLINGHAM Crab & Winkle, Brick Lane: Last Saturdays £2 for charity.

SUNDAYS
EASTBRIDGE. Eels Foot: Last Sundays Folk session. 01728 830154
IPSWICH The Woolpack, Tuddenham Road: 1st & 3rd Sundays. Traditional song and tunes. 01473 215862
IPSWICH The Duke of York, Woodbridge Road: Last Sunday in the month. Traditional song & tunes 01473 216007
IPSWICH The Spreadeagle: 3rd Sundays 2pm-5pm Music and Song. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OFFTON Limeburners: Every Sunday. Song & Music session. 01473 658318
PETTISTREE Greyhound: Acoustic singaround on 2nd Sundays from 7.30pm. 01728 74645
SOUTHWOLD Harbour Inn: 1st and 3rd Sunday ‘Shindig’ sessions. 01502 722381
TATTINGSTONE White Horse: 1st and 3rd Sundays. Busking sessions 01473 328060
SUDBURY Bar of The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane: Acoustic music. Open music nights. Mostly last Sundays 7.30pm. All welcome. See website or 01787 374745 for details.


 ESSEX

MONDAYS
HARWICH The New Bell:2nd Mondays
LITTLEY GREEN Compasses: 3rd Mondays. Myles Barrett 07831815134 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TUESDAYS
COLCHESTER Ale House, 82 Butt Road, Colchester, CO3 3DA: 4th Tuesdays 8pm-11pm Song & Tune session run by Cathy & Kieran Fitzgerald 01206 548571 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
LITTLE BENTLEY Bricklayers: 3rd Tuesdays Bluegrass. 8pm. 01206 250405
TATTINGSTONE Wheatsheaf: 2nd Tuesdays Bluegrass.
TATTINGSTONE White Horse: Last Tuesdays Bluegrass Chris & Jill.
CHELMSFORD The Queen's Head, 30 Lower Anchor St. CM2 0AS: Every Tuesday Main session in bar 9pm. Reduced tempo beginners session in back room 7-8.30pm every tuesday except 1st tuesdays. Fred Field 01621 862608

WEDNESDAYS
FRATING The Kings Arms: On the A133, Clacton side of Colchester. 4th Wednesdays 8pm. Brenda Perry 01206 230537 07895196656 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
HEDINGHAM MUSICIANS NIGHT Snooker & Social Club, Station Rd, Sible Hedingham: 4th Weds. Acoustic open mic session & featured artist. Terry Crouch 01787 460264 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

THURSDAYS
ALTHORNE The Huntsman and Hounds, Green Lane: 2nd Thursdays Meg Crawford 01621 783965
BICKNACRE The Brewers Arms CM3 4HD on B1418 between Bicnacre & Woodham Ferrers: Dengie English Sessions. 4th Thursdays. Meg Crawford 01621 783965
MARGARETTING TYE White Hart: 2nd Thursdays. Informal song & music sessions in the bar. Paul McCann 01277 353388 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
PLESHEY The Leather Bottle: 1st Thursdays 8.30pm. Fred Field 01621 862608
PURLEIGH, The Bell, The Street CM3 6QJ: Dengie English Sessions. 3rd Thursdays Meg 01621 783965
WITHAM Little Elms Pub, Dorothy Sayers Drive: Singaround Janet Gylford 01376 513238 07941 354685
WOODHAM FERRERS The Bell, Main Street CM3 8RG B1418: Dengie English Sessions. 1st Thurdays Meg Crawford 01621 783965
WOODHAM MORTIMER nr MALDON The Hurdlemakers Arms CM9 6ST off B1010 between Danbury & Purleigh: Dengie English Sessions. 2nd Thursdays starts Mar 8th 8.30pm Meg Crawford 01621 783965
WRITTLE GREEN Rose and Crown (Ex Blackmore FC) 1st Thursdays, singaround. Dave Andrews 07871 628981 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FRIDAYS
INGATESTONE Viper, Mill Green: 2nd Fridays 8.30pm. Fred Field 01621 862608
CHIGNALL ST JAMES Three Elms (near Chelmesford): 1st Fridays 8.30pm. Fred Field 01621 862608
ROXWELL The Chequers (near Chelmesford): 3rd Fridays 8.30pm. Fred Field 01621 862608

SATURDAYS

SUNDAYS
BRAINTREE King William 4th, London Road, Black Notley: 3rd Sundays 8.30pm. Fred Field 01621 862608
BRAINTREE The Angel, Bradford Street: 4th Sundays. Fred Field 01621 862608
CHELMESFORD The Woolpack, Mildmay Road:
COLCHESTER The Forester’s Arms: 2nd Sundays 8.00pm until closing time Tom Hardy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
LITTLE CANFIELD The Lion & Lamb, Stortford Rd, Little Canfield nr Takely, Dunmow CM6 1SR: 2nd Sundays 7.30-10.30pm. Mixed music & song, all genres. Chris Brimley 01245 360082 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
LITTLE HORKESLEY Beehive: 1st Sunday lunchtime. Carolyn Last 01206 511925
MALDON The Blue Boar Hotel, Silver Street 1st Sundays Edric Field 07968314069

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