I've removed THE from all venue names, so The Black Crow Inn becomes Black Crow Inn
To check what's on click the venue link - but a good place to start is the
Leicester Folk Diary

Anchor Inn 1st Thursday at 21:00 16 Bollard's Lane, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5PA ----- 01509 673648
Assembly @ Leamington - occasional concerts Spencer Street, Leamington Spa CV31 3NF
01926 523001
Assembly Rooms

Occassional concerts at 20:00
Market Place, Derby DE1 3AE
01332 255800
Atherstone Folk Club 3rd Wednesday at 20:00 Chuch End Brewery at Ridge Lane, Nuneaton CV10 0RD
phil@atherstonefolkclub.org.uk 07935 382232
Beacon Folk Events Occasional events Central Avenue, Nuneaton CV11 5BB
jwharris89@sky.com
Bedworth Folk Club 2nd Wednesday at 20:30, 4th Wednesday held at Bedworth Rugby Club Old Black Bank, Exhall CV7 9NY
024 7634 5568 folk.at.the.swan@folkfax.net
Bingham Bowls Club Music Night
Music night 4th Tuesday at 20:45 Works Lane, Barnstone NG13 9JN
01949 831933
Bingham Folk Club Fridays at 20:30 Town Pavilion, Brendon Grove, Bingham NG13 8TN
01949 875685 Facebook Page
Blaby Acoustic Club
Singaround, Tuesdays at 20:00 Bull's Head, 22 Lutterworth Road, Blaby
LE8 4DN
Black Dog
2nd Monday 20:15 23 London Rd, Oadby
Keith 0116 319 2948
Black Horse
Acoustic sessions Thursdays 21:30 Braunstone Gate, Leicester
0116 2215989
Black Horse
Singaround / Srssions Mondays 21:00 Braunstone Gate, Leicester
Pete Astley 07947 861166
Boathouse Folk Club 1st Sunday at 20:00 Foxton Locks Museum
0116 2792657 (daytime) or 07798551062 wreckfinder@gmail.com
Brewtown Folk Club Fridays at 20:00 The Old Cottage Tavern, 36 Byrkley Street, Burton
DE14 2EG -- 01283 760575 or 01283 511615
Bridgehouse Theatre Myton Road, Warwick (Warwick School)
024 7671 1616
Bulkington Village Centre Occasional folk concerts Near Nuneaton
John Harris jwharris89@sky.com
Bull's Head Singaround 3rd Wednesday at 20:00 3 Long Street, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DQ
01455 271049
Cafe Impressions Occasional folk concerts Hinckley
John Harris jwharris89@sky.com
Carrington Folk Club Wednesdays at 20.30 Gladstone, 45 Loscoe Road, Nottingham, NG5 2EW
MySpace --
0115 9552935
Cathedral
Leicester
Nick Ladlow: 0116 2532569
Century Theatre Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3LN
01530 278444
Cinquefoil Rapper Sundays 7-9pm practice The Top House Pub, Melton Road, Thurmaston, Leicester LE4 8BE Natasha: 07942 188956
Collyweston Slater Alternative Mondays at 20:30 Collyweston PE9 3PQ -- Bob Bakewell: 0116 2593395;
Venue: 01780 444288
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Session 1st Friday Sacred Heart Church Rooms, Mere Road, Leicester LE5 3HS
Peter Quinlan: 07738 767753
Cookie Jar

68 High St, City Centre, Leicester, LE1 5YP
0116 253 1212
Countesthorpe Village Hall
Occasional concerts
Station Road, Countesthorpe, Leicester LE8 5TB
0116 2771555
Cow & Plough Wednesday
Free lunch time jazz
Stoughton
Criterion Various 44 Millstone Lane, Leicester LE1 5JN
0116 2625418
Derby Gaol Folk Club 3rd Thursday at 20:00 Friargate, Derby -- Paul: 01332 573397 baronhardup.stoneybrokecastle@ntlworld.com
De Montfort Hall

Occasional concerts Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
0116 2333111
De Verdun Acoustic Club 3rd Wednesday at 20:00 Newbold Verdon Working Men's Club, Main St,
Newbold Verdon
01455 891333 (day) 01455 290758 (evening)
Dog & Gun Thursday's
Free lunch time trad jazz

Syston
Donkey Pub Various 203 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 6BH,
Bar: 0116 270 5042
Duffy's Bar Irish session every Wednesday 20:30, open mic 2nd Thursday 19:30, student open mic 3rd Thursday 19:30, live music every Friday and Saturday 21:00 8 Pocklington's Walk, Leicester LE1 6BU
0116 255 5717
Dunton Bassett Folk Club Thursdays at 20:30 Red Admiral, Station Rd, Broughton Astley
01455 202246
East Leake Alternate Tuesdays The Three Horseshoes, Main Street
J.Harthan@ntlworld.com
Elmesthorpe Folk Dance Club 2nd and 4th Friday at 19:45 Elmesthorpe Village Hall, Wilkinson Lane, Elmesthorpe, also Hoedowns at Ashby Road Sports Club, Hinckley -- 01455 272659
Embrace Arts Occassional concerts Richard Attenborough Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester
0116 2522455
Farside2
Leicester
Tim: 07807 465539
Fishpond

Occassional concerts at 20:00 204 South Parade, Matlock Bath, DE4 3NR
01773 853428
Folk in the Lounge 2nd Wednesday Denbigh Arms, Monks Kirby, Rugby
rosehip@bushnell.eclipse.co.uk
Folkus 20:00 Guitar Bar, Hotel Deux, Clumber Avenue, Nottingham
NG5 1AP
Fox Acoustic Music Club Mondays at 20:30 The Fox, Attleborough, Nuneaton
02476 350268
Foyer Folk Occassional Saturdays at 12:30 Upper Brown Street, Leicester
(Old Phoenix)
Frisby Live 3rd Sat in odd months Frisby Village Hall, 15 Water Lane, Frisby LE14 2NP
John: 07703648007 or 0116 2607307 john@montysmusic.com
Grand Union Folk Club Monday at 20:30, 2nd: singaround, 3rd: English session, 4th: guest night Soar Bridge, Barrow upon Soar
01509 813566
Grantham Folk Club 3rd Sunday Kings Hotel, North Parade, Grantham NG31 8AU
01572 789939 scatz@talktalk.net
Great Knight Folk Club 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 20:00 Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Northampton
gkfcnorthampton@hotmail.com
Green Man Folk Club 1st and 2nd Tuesdays 20:30 Green Man, Church Road, Long Itchington CV47 9PW
07932 617471 julie_neale@btinternet.com
Guildhall Occasional concerts Guildhall Lane, Leicester
0116 2532569
Guy's Acoustic Pickin' Session Last Monday Crown Inn, Main Street, Heather
LE67 2QP
Gretton
Sessions/singaround alternative Tuesdays at 20:30 The Hatton Arms, Arnhill Road, Gretton
Andy Butterworth: 01536 770302
Gretton Village Hall Occasional events at 7.30pm Gretton Village Hall, Kirby Road, Gretton, Northamptonshire
NN17 3DE -- Andy Butterworth: 01536 770302
Guy's Acoustic Last Monday at 20:00 Crown Inn, Main St, Heather LE67 2QP
Guy Rogers: 07961 061489 guy@salmagundi.me.uk
Harborough Acoustic Session 3rd Thursday at 19:45 Joules Yard, 54 High Street, Market Harborough
Steve Rothero: 01858 440556 or 07801 144226 s.rothero@ntlworld.com -- Venue: 01858 463250
Harborough Jazz
Angel Hotel, 37 High Street, Market Harborough
LE16 7AF
HinckleyACT 1st Wednesday open mic, 2nd or 3rd Friday concert 7 Watling Close, Sketchley Meadows Business Park LE10 3EZ
Pam Allardice: 01455 631609 Venue: 01455 234000
IMPart ceilidhs, sessions and shanty singarounds
various dates
39b High Street, Lincoln LN5 8AS
(behind Musson’s Tailors Shop)
Liam Robinson: 01522 560163 liam@minimorris.co.uk
King Billy's Army Sundays at 20:00 The Blacksmiths, Quorn
Andy Brook-Lawson: 01509 891306
King's Lock Tea Room 3rd Sunday at 15:00 from March to October Marsden Lane, Aylestone,
LE2 8LT
King's Sessions 1st and 3rd Mondays at 21:00 The Lady Jane, Hall Lane, Whitwick
01530 830599
Kirby Twins Acoustic Club Occasional Saturdays Kirby Bellars Village Hall, Main Street, Kirby Bellars
LE14 2EA
07947 329762 kirbytwins@hotmail.co.uk
Lady Jane Bluegrass 1st Wednesday Hall Lane, Whitwick,
LE67 5PH
Loft Bar

217 Mansfield Road, Nottingham
NG1 3FS

Loughborough Acoustic Thursdays at 20:00 Fennel Street Club, Loughborough LE11 1UQ
07714 024187 loughboroughacoustic@gmail.com
Loughborough Town Hall Market Place, Loughborough
01509 231914
Long Clawson Village Hall LE14 4NA
01664 822247
Marquis Wellington
Open mic Tuesdays at 21:00 139 London Rd, Leicester
LE2 1EF
Merevale Folk Club 2nd Sunday at 19:00 Horse and Jockey, Coleshill Road, Bentley, Atherstone
CV9 2HL
07935 382232 phil@atherstonefolkclub.org.uk
Monday Folk Last Monday at 20:30 The Holly Bush, Oakthorpe
Jan: 01530 839787
Monty'sMusic Acoustic Club 1st and 3rd Mondays at 19:30 Beedles Lake Golf Centre, East Goscote LE7 3WQ
John: 0116 2607307 or 07703 648007
Music Foundry Brazil Street, Leicester, LE2 7JA
alice@musicfoundry.co.uk Alice Little: 0116 2602568 or 07838 251368
Musician Pub Various nights at 20:00 Clyde Street, Leicester
0116 2510080 or 0116 2855890
Naseby Square 2nd Thursday at 19:30 The Royalist, Western Avenue, Market Harborough
John Maher: 01858 431472
National Brewery Centre Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG
01283 532880
National Forest Folk Club 2nd Friday at 20:30 except April, July and August Moira Miners Welfare Club, Bath Lane, Moira
01676 540219 or 07881 558158 club@affc.demon.co.uk
National Forest Folk Festival First weekend in July Waterside Centre, Conkers, Moria
01676 540219 or 07881 558158 club@affc.demon.co.uk
Navigation Inn 2nd and 4th Friday London Rd, Shardlow
Free lunch time trad jazz with Al's Goodtimers
New Inn 2nd Monday at 20:30 Peggs Green
0116 2871895 or 0771 1996210 dave@acorn4.demon.co.uk
Nottingham Playhouse Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AF
0115 941 9419
Old Inn
Wednesdays: workshop 19:30-21:00, singaround 21:15-23:00 The Square, Littlethorpe, Leicester
LE19 2HX
Old Plough session 1st Sunday at 14:30 2 Church Street, Braunston, Nr Oakham,
LE15 8QT
On the Verge of Folk Hand and Heart, 65-67 Derby Road, Nottingham
NG1 5BA
Oxfam Acoustic Every 6th Tuesday at 20:30

19th Hole, Driving Range, Derby Rd, Loughborough
(the above might be a temporary venue)
The Priory, Loughborough
01509 829462

Pack Horse Folk Club 2nd Friday at 20:30 Fennel St Club, Fennel St, Loughborough LE11 1UQ
07714 024187
Peterborough Folk Dance Club Wednesday in term time at 19:30 Bretton Wood School, Flaxland, Bretton, Peterborough
01733 266873 or 01733 350641
Poppy Folk Club Monthly Sunday Poppy and Pint, Pierrepont Road, West Bridgford
0115 9812861 or 07790 943893
Priory Tuesdays every 6 weeks The Priory, Nanpantan Road, Loughborough LE11 3YD
Howard: 01509 829462
Quigley's Folk night Monday at 21:00, Irish session Saturdays 22 Albert St, Rugby
CV21 2RS
Raglan Singaround 3rd Wednesday Dunchurch Road, Rugby
Alan: 01788 813697
Railway Wednesday
Free lunch time jazz
Hinckley
Red Fox Ceilidhs Occasional Saturdays Church of the Martyrs Community Hall, 19 Westcotes Drive LE3 0QT
Alice Little: 07838 251368 alice@musicfoundry.co.uk
Red Fox Folk Group Mondays in term time 19:00 to 20:00 Hazel St Community Centre, Sawday Street LE2 7JN
Alice Little: 07838 251368 alice@musicfoundry.co.uk
Red Lion
Sessions 2nd Tuesday at 21:00 Church Street, Sapcote
LE9 4JL
Regent Jazz

102 Regent Road, Leicester, 
LE1 7DA
Riverside Festival First weekend in June Bede Park,
Leicester
Robin Hood Folk Club Fortnightly Saturdays at 20:00 The Stumble Inn, 37 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 1JF
Phil: 01773 719259 Glyn: thepalmtrees@googlemail.com
Royal Arms Acoustic 1st Tuesday at 20:00 Royal Arms, Main Street, Sutton Cheeney CV13 0AG
Phil: 07715 535219 John: 07703 648007 montys.music@virgin.net
Rugby 1st Wednesday Merchant's Inn, Little Church Street, Rugby
01788 571119
Rugby Roots Lawrence Sheriff School, Clifton, Rugby CV21 3AG
01788 567338 or 07768 310601 richard@rugbyroots.co.uk
Scrag End Folk Club 1st and 3rd Sunday at 20:30 Shoulder of Mutton, Oakthorpe
01530 272305 dippydelideb@btinternet.com
Second Time Around Folk Club Alternate Fridays at 20:15 Sept-July White Lion, Middle Street, Beeston, Nottingham
John: 0115 9289600 john@chambers1824.freeserve.co.uk
Shed last Sunday, 3-6pm Yeoman Street, Leicester
Steve: 0772 622 4317 scartwright64@yahoo.co.uk
Shepshed 3rd Friday The Black Swan, Shepshed
Pete Soar 01509 828340 pete.soar@ntlworld.com
Sly Old Dogs Last Sunday at 20:30 The Bell, Bell Lane, Monks Kirby
01788 832352
Somerville Arms 1st Friday Irish Session Leamington
Hosted by Kieran Concannon: The Quiet Men and Friends
St George's Festival Saturday closest to 23rd April Orton Square,
Leicester
St Peter's Hall Occasional folk concerts Balsall Common
John Harris jwharris89@sky.com
Sty Folk Club Sunday at 20:15 Styvechale Ex-Services Club, Beanfield Avenue, Coventry CV3 6BH
Karen: 02476 714370 or Rob: 02476 453845 styfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk
Swan and Rushes
Sessions Mondays 20:30 19 Infirmary Square, Leicester
Alice Little: 07838251368 alice@musicfoundry.co.uk
Tales at the Watermill Grown up storytelling, 3rd Thursday in odd months Shepshed Watermill, Mill Farm, Hathern Rd, Shepshed
LE12 9RP -- 0116 2363739 nickfathers@sky.com
Tamworth Folk Club Fridays Bolehall Manor, Amington Road, Bolehall, Tamworth, Staffs B77 3LH -- Stephen Edkins sjedkins@aol.com
Tamworth Folk Moot Second weekend in July Bolehall Manor Club, Amington, Tamworth
Stephen Edkins sjedkins@aol.com
The Pack 2nd Friday at 20:30 The Albion Inn, on the canal bank, Loughborough
07714 024187
Theatre Royal & Concert Hall Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND
0115 9895501 helen.wybrew@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tigerfolk 1st Sunday at 19:30 The Stumble Inn, Tamworth Road, Long Eaton
John: the.benthams@ntlworld.com
Tump Folk Music Club Thursdays at 20:15 Humber, Humber Road, Coventry CV3 1BA
Karen: 07986 306636 tumpfolkcov@yahoo.co.uk
Upper Brown Street Leicester LE1 5TE
(old Phoenix)
Vernon Arms
Folk and Acoustic Club Tuesdays at 20:30 21 Locko Road, Spondon, Derby DE21 7ED
01332 666972
Walton
Sessions and Workshop Thursdays at 19:00 Dog and Gun, LE17 5RJ
01455 558736
Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
024 7652 4524 arts.centre@warwick.ac.uk
Warwick Folk Festival info@warwickfolkfestival.co.uk
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White Hart First Monday 20.00 Churchgate, Loughborough
White Horse Folk Last Thursday at 20:30 6 Church St, Seagrave LE12 7LT
0116 2871895 or 07711 996210 dave@acorn4.demon.co.uk
White House Acoustic Club 1st Thursday at 20:00 White House, Scraptoft Lane, Leicester LE7 9SE
Dave: 0116 2431159
Whitwick Afternoon
Singaround/Session last Wednesday at 14:30 St Joseph's Tea Room, Abbey Grange, Oaks Road, Whitwick LE67 5UP
Yesim Patisserie Music, story telling and poetry circle Sundays 19:00-21:30 29 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0LE
Sheila Mosley: 07751888391
Y Theatre 20:00 East Street, Leicester
0116 2557066
Zouch Acoustic & Folk Club 3rd Monday at 20:00 Belper Arms, Main Street, Newton Burgoland LE67 2SE
Brian Langtry: 01530 416251


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