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Diary dates

DECEMBER

Mon

11

NETTLEBED St Agnes Fountain

Fri

15

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD Christmas Ceilidh with Nedron’s Jig

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Sat

16

VILLAGE CONCERTS at ST MARY’S, PURLEY-ON-THAMES Sam Kelly & Jamie Francis

WYCHWOOD Megan & The Common Threads, support: James Moore

Sun

17

HITCHIN An Albion Christmas

HOLYWELL MUSIC ROOM, OXFORD Magpie Lane

Mon

18

NETTLEBED Belshazzar’s Feast

Thurs

21

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD The Albion Christmas Band

Fri

22

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Christmas Party

Sun

31

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD New Year’s Eve Hoedown

OXFORDSHIRE FDA New Year’s Eve Dance, Cutteslowe

January

Mon

1

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Wantage Club New Year’s Day Tea Dance, Steventon

Fri

5

THE MALTINGS ARTS THEATRE, ST ALBANS Chris Flegg + Warp & Weft + The Aldyn Duo

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD The Bullfrogs

Sun

7

HITCHIN Barry Goodman & Friends

Fri

12

HARWELL VILLAGE HALL Jacob & Drinkwater

LIMELIGHT, AYLESBURY Folk in the Annexe

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Louise Jordan

Sat

13

ACE SPACE, NEWBURY Ninebarrow

OXFOLK CEILIDH Banter + caller Andy Rouse + Vale Islanders

WYCHWOOD The Goat Roper Band + Paul O’Neill

Sun

14

HITCHIN Ninebarrow

Fri

19

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Sat

20

HOLYWELL, OXFORD Teddy Thompson + Lucy Kitt

Sun

21

HITCHIN Jackie Oates

STABLES, MILTON KEYNES Week 1 of a six-week Ceilidh Experience Course (see ad on p. 17)

Mon

22

NETTLEBED The Bully Wee Band

Fri

26

HOLYWELL, OXFORD Xogara + Laveroc

LIMELIGHT, AYLESBURY Sarah McQuaid

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Burns Night Theme

Sat

27

THE PLACE, BEDFORD The Hut People

Sun

28

HITCHIN Bully Wee Band

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD John Spiers & Jackie Oates

Mon

29

NETTLEBED SWARB! It Suits Him Well

FEBRUARY

Fri

2

THE MALTINGS ARTS THEATRE, ST ALBANS Alden, Patterson & Dashwood

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Three Pressed Men

VILLAGE CONCERTS at ST MARY’S, PURLEY-ON-THAMES Ray Cooper

Sat

3

WYCHWOOD Phil Beer

Sun

4

HITCHIN Blair Dunlop

Mon

5

NETTLEBED Martin Simpson

Fri

9

LIMELIGHT, AYLESBURY Folk in the Annexe

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Open Night

Sat

10

OXFOLK CEILIDH Climax Ceilidh Band + caller Pete North

Sun

11

HITCHIN Steve Knightley

Mon

12

NETTLEBED McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

Thurs

15

NORTH WALL, OXFORD Rachel Newton

THE PLACE, BEDFORD Ange Hardy

Fri

16

HOLYWELL, OXFORD Daria Kulesh + Hannah Woof

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Theme/Open Night

SONG LOFT, STONY STRATFORD Liz Simcock

Sat

17

ACE SPACE, NEWBURY Pagoda Project + White Horse Whisperers

CORNERSTONE, DIDCOT Graffiti Classics

Sun

18

CORNERSTONE, DIDCOT The Tannahill Weavers HITCHIN Churchfitters

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Wantage Club Tea Dance, Steventon

Mon

19

NETTLEBED Cara Dillon

Thurs

22

WYCHWOOD Fisherman’s Friends (SOLD OUT)

Fri

23

CORNERSTONE, DIDCOT White Horse Whisperers + Boon Mew Wooster

LIMELIGHT, AYLESBURY Kelly Oliver

OXFORD FOLK CLUB Mad Marston Hares Feature

Sat

24

OXFORDSHIRE FDA Barn Dance, Steventon

Sun

25

HITCHIN Clive Carroll

NORDEN FARM, MAIDENHEAD Sam Kelly & Jamie Francis

Mon

26

NETTLEBED Breabach

END

Diary index

 

 

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

 

CORNERSTONE, DIDCOT
Contact: 01325 515144
website

 

HARWELL 
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

 

LIMELIGHT
Queens Park, Aylesbury HP21 7RT
Contact: 01296 424332
website

 

THE MALTINGS ARTS THEATRE
Level 2, 26, The Maltings
St Albans AL1 3HL

Contact: 07807 521436
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 Hall, 
Kennington Road,
Oxford OX1 5PG
Contact: Euan 07866 804220
website

 

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

 

OXFORDSHIRE FDA – Folk Association

website

Contact: 01235 831409

 

THE PLACE THEATRE, BEDFORD
Bradgate Road,
Bedford MK40 3DE
Contact: 01234 354321
website

 

THE STABLES
Stockwell Lane, Wavendon,
Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU
Contact: 01908 280800
website

 

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

 

VILLAGE CONCERTS
West Berkshire
website
Contact: 01491 672345

 

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

 

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