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Diary dates

APRIL

Mon

15

NETTLEBED The Shee

Tues

16

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter

Wed

17

STABLES, MILTON KEYNES Skerryvore

Thurs

18

CORNERSTONE, DIDCOT Skerryvore

Fri

19

HOLYWELL, OXFORD Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, support Kirsty Merryn

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night (TBC)

STABLES, MILTON KEYNES Tom Paxton & The Don Juans

Sun

21

HITCHIN Dave Ellis & Boo Howard +Liz Simcock

Tues

23

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

Fri

26

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Tom McConville

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD Richard Grainger

Sat

27

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD Ceilidh with Nedron’s Jig

OXFORDSHIRE FDA St George’s Day Celebration, Steventon (Workshops & Dance)

Sun

28

HITCHIN Jackie Oates

MAGPIE LANE AT THE HOLYWELL, OXFORD 2.30 p.m.

Mon

29

NETTLEBED Talisk

Tues

30

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

MAY

Fri

3

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Friday Folk at Steventon

ST ALBANS Will Finn & Rosie Calvert

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD Performers’ Night

Sat

4

WYCHWOOD The Gerry Colvin Band, support Liz Simcock

Sun

5

HITCHIN Flook, plus Elliott Morris

Mon

6

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN Dancing at: 6.30 a.m. Combe Hill Monument, near Wendover SP849066; 8.45 a.m. The Hampden Arms, Great Hampden HP16 9RQ; 10.00 a.m. World’s End Garden Centre, near Wendover HP22 6BD; 1.30 p.m. The Half Moon, Wilstone HP23 4PD; 2.15 p.m. Pitstone Green Farm Museum, Pitstone LU7 9EY

Tues

7

ACE SPACE, NEWBURY Alden Patterson & Dashwood, support Edd Donovan

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

NORTH WALL, OXFORD Sam Sweeney

Thurs

9

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD Belshazzar’s Feast

Fri

10

AYLESBURY FOLK CLUB Folk in the Annexe

HARWELL VILLAGE HALL Lady Maisery support Tom Griffin

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Aunty Mary’s Canaries

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Dance & AGM, Cumnor, Oxford

ST LAWRENCE CHURCH WEST WYCOMBE Melrose Quartet

Sat

11

OXFOLK CEILIDH The Old Chapel Band caller Fee Lock

Sun

12

HITCHIN Jim Causely

Mon

13

NETTLEBED Fairport Convention

Tues

14

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Jack Rutter

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Five Elms Weedon HP22 4NL

Wed

15

NORTH WALL OXFORD Fara

Fri

17

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open/Theme Night

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD Liz Simcock

Sat

18

HOLYWELL MUSIC & FOLK AT THE QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, OXFORD Charlie Dore, support Charlie Reston

Sun

19

HITCHIN Johnny Coppin & Mike Silver

ST LAWRENCE CHURCH, WEST WYCOMBE Bonny Sartin

Mon

20

NETTLEBED Còig

Mon and Tues

20 & 21

OXFORD PLAYHOUSE Clod Ensemble – On the High Road

Tues

21

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Cross Keys, Totternhoe LU6 2DA

Fri

24

AYLESBURY FOLK CLUB Clive Gregson

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Sun

26

HITCHIN Hattie Briggs, plus Zoe Wren

Tues

28

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

Fri

31

OXFORD FOLK CLUB TBC

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD Performers’ Night

JUNE

Sun

2

HITCHIN Chris & Kellie While, plus Landermason

Mon

3

NETTLEBED Chris & Kellie While

Tues

4

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Red Lion, Little Missenden HP7 0RB

Fri –Sun

7–9

OXFORDSHIRE FDA STONESFIELD DANCE WEEKEND

ST NEOTS FOLK FESTIVAL

Fri

7

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Clarke Buehling

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Friday Folk at Steventon

ST ALBANS Alden Patterson & Dashwood

Sat

8

HOLYWELL MUSIC & FOLK AT THE QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, OXFORD Harp & a Monkey, support Stew Simpson

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD IOTA

Sun

9

HITCHIN Nancy Kerr

Mon

10

NETTLEBED The Churchfitters

Tues

11

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Plough, Cadsden HP27 0NB

Fri–Sun

14–16

KIRTLINGTON LAMB ALE MORRIS FESTIVAL

Fri

14

ACE SPACE, NEWBURY Edgelarks, support Blánaid Vox

YLESBURY FOLK CLUB Folk in the Annexe

HARWELL VILLAGE HALL India Electric Co., support The Portraits

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Sat

15

STANTON ST JOHN CHURCH, near OXFORD Ninebarrow, 7 p.m. www.ninebarrow.co.uk

WYCHWOOD Steve Knightley|

Mon

17

NETTLEBED Jon Boden

Tues

18

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Sylvia Barnes & Sandy Strange

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Bell Chearsley HP18 0DJ

Wed

19

NORDEN FARM MAIDENHEAD Geoff Lakeman

Fri

21

OXFORD FOLK CLUB 30 Year Anniversary Night with Sylvia Barnes & Sandy Strange

SONG LOFT STONY STRATFORD Winter Wilson

Mon

24

NETTLEBED Cara Dillon

Tues

25

BRACKNELL FOLK CLUB Come All Ye

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN The Rose and Crown Wingrave HP22 4PD

Wed

26

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Fri–Sun

28–30

ST ALBANS FOLK FESTIVAL

Fri

28

AYLESBURY FOLK CLUB The Dovetail Trio

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE OXFORD Brackenbury & Neilson/Owl Light Trio 7.30 p.m. wegottickets.com/event/468116

Sat

29

OXFORDSHIRE FDA St Andrew’s Tea Dance Cumnor Oxford

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Diary index

ACE Space
St Nicholas Road, Newbury RG14 5PR
Contact: 07905 590214
website

 

AYLESBURY – Aylesbury Folk Club
Queens Park Arts Centre,
Aylesbury HP21 7RT
Contact: 01296 424332
website

 

BRACKNELL – Folk Club
The Sun, 1 Chertsey Road,
Windlesham GU20 6EN
Contact: Steve 07899 751964
website

 

HARWELL – Harwell Village Hall
Contact: Duncan 07999 052720
website

 

HITCHIN – Folk Club

The Sun Hotel, Sun Street, Hitchin SG5 1AF
Contact: Maureen Jones 01462 812391
website

 

HOLYWELL MUSIC & FOLK
Holywell Music Rooms, Holywell Street,
Oxford OX1 3SD
website

 

KIRTLINGTON LAMB ALE MORRIS FESTIVAL
01869 350219
website

 

THE MALTINGS ARTS THEATRE – Folk at the Maltings
Level 2, 26, The Maltings
St Albans AL1 3HL

Contact: 01727 852111
website

 

NETTLEBED – Folk Club
The Village Club, High Street,
Nettlebed, Henley RG9 5DD
Contact: 01628 636620
website

 

NORDEN FARM – Centre for the Arts
Altwood Road, Maidenhead SL6 4PF
Contact: 01628 788997
website

 

NORTH WALL, OXFORD – Theatre
South Parade, Oxford OX2 7JN
Contact: 01865 319450
website

 

OXFOLK – Ceilidhs
Kennington Village Centre,
Kennington Road, Oxford OX1 5PG
Contact: Jane 07866 804220
website

 

OXFORD – Folk Club
The White House, 38 Abingdon Road
Oxford OX1 4PD
Contact: Pam 01865 768128
website

 

OXFORD Playhouse
Contact: 01865 305305
website

 

OXFORDSHIRE FDA – Folk Association

website

Contact: 01235 831409

 

ST ALBANS FOLK FESTIVAL
Contact: 01727 852111
website
stalbansfolkatthefestival.org.uk

 

ST NEOTS FOLK FESTIVAL
Contact: 01234 376278
website

 

STONY STRATFORD – The Song Loft
York House, Stony Stratford, 
Milton Keynes MK11 1JQ
Contact: Jane 01908 566407

 

WHITCHURCH MORRIS MEN
Contact: 07778609678
[info@whitchurchmorris.org.uk]
website

 

WYCHWOOD – Folk Club
Tiddy Hall, Ascott-under-Wychwood
Contact: Mark 01993 831427 or 07870 563299
website

 

WYCOMBE ARTS FESTIVAL
St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe HP14 3AP
Contact: 01494 758522 or 07796 956736