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 Folk Diary

Click on the  Leicester Folk Diary button to see a comprehensive list of folk song and music sessions, workshops and ceilidhs in the area


Shaky on the Second Monday 2nd Monday of the month at 8.30pm till late, upstairs at the Black Dog, Oadby. Acoustic playing of any instrument and singing (accompanied or otherwise) of any style. Beginners welcome to have a go in a friendly atmosphere. We just sit in the bar and do our own thing with Les Eastham leading and encouraging. A number of people come to sit and listen. This is a free event. Normal prices at the bar which readily serves tea and coffee.
Keith Clafton on 0116 3192948

The Grand Union Folk Club hold regular Singarounds, Guest Nights or Music Sessions on Mondays in the bar at the Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow upon Soar, LE12 8PN, nr. Loughborough.
Singarounds (normally on the second Monday of each month) and Guest Nights start at 8.30pm
The music sessions start at 9.00pm and are fronted by Martin Wildig and Phil Preen (subject to commitments of the Bang on the Wall Ceilidh Band). Dates for Music sessions in the second half of  2010 are 28 June, 19 July, 27 September, 18 October and 15 November.
Music workshops, based mostly on English tunes, run from 7.30 to 9.00pm in the back room of the pub on the same evenings as the music sessions. The workshops are open to anybody who has mastered the the rudiments of their instrument.
For more information go to www.guf.org.uk

Red Fox Folk Group  Every Monday 7.00 - 8.30pm in at the Swan and Rushes, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE15WR This is a tune-sharing session for all instruments, sheet music welcome
See also www,facebook.com/groups/1422633644667886

Open Folk Music Session follow on from the Red Fox Folk Group at 8.30pm at Swan and Rushes, Infirmary Square, LE15WR; welcomes musicians of any tradition and with any instrument


Blaby Acoustic Club   Every Tuesday 8.00- 11.00pm in the bowling alley at the Bulls Head, 44 Victoria Road, Whetstone, LE8 6JX. The format is a sing around for all styles and ability. There is no PA. It is for acoustic instruments only. Sing, play or just listen, you will be most welcome. Email gilbert.larryanne@gmail.com. See also https://www.facebook.com/blabyacoustic

Great Knight Folk Club 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at The Old White Hart, Cotton End, Northampton, NN48SS contact Andrew Wintersgill on +447789518348 click here to send email


Folk on the Green 8.30pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Thringstone House Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leics., LE678NR; contact Lorraine Whitehurst on 01530 222337
See also www.thringstonecommunitycentre.org.uk

White Horse Folk Last Thursday of the month at The White Horse, Church Street, Seagrave, Leics. LE127LT, for a singaround/session - all styles of acoustic/poetry/songstunes; contact Dave on 0116 2871895;  click here to send email; see also www.folkatseagrave.com

This page last updated on 07 February, 2018