Devon Folk Diary

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June

Wednesday 12 June

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Ali Highfield? Band: Fresh Aire | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Thursday 13 June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Ray Goodswen Band: Ray Goodswen's music | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Bideford Folk Song Club Guest Night John Kirkpatrick | The Joiners Arms, Market Place, Bideford, EX30 2DR | Details

Martin Simpson | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details

Charm of Finches | Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS | Details

Lost Songs of Scilly: John Patrick Elliot & Piers Lewin | Lynton Town Hall, Lee Road, Lynton EX35 6HT | Details

Friday 14 June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman | The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND | Details

The Trouble Notes + Good Habits | The Barrel House, 59a High Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5PB | Details

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details
Kitty Stewart | White Hart Pub outdoor stage, Dartington Hall, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL | Details
Lost Songs of Scilly: John Patrick Elliot & Piers Lewin | The Plough@StAnne's, Paternoster Row, Barnstaple EX31 1SX | Details
The Bluegrass Beys | B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ | Details

Topette 10th Anniversary Tour | Matthews Hall, 3A Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0HF | Details

Saturday 15 June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican | Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ | Details

Hurdy Gurdy Concert An evening of history and music from medieval times with Marco Cannavò & Steve Tyler, and the Rev'd John Hall | Ottery St Mary Church, Paternoster Row, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1DP | Details

Making it Home to Nature: Folk Duo BaronBrady with Rachel Miller | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details

Lost Songs of Scilly: Piers Lewin & John Patrick Elliott | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details

Sunday 16 June

 

Anthony John Clarke | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details

Tuesday 18 June

 

"Every Folkin’ Tuesday" with Paul Armer | The Old Warehouse, Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1DY | Details

Wednesday 19 June

 

 

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Jane Thomas Band: Jeroka | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Tom Kitchen and Marit Falt: Where There's Brass | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details

Thursday 20 June

 

 

 

 

The Rigmarollers. Original & classic: Ragtime, blues, jazz and jug band music | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

Tom Kitchen and Marit Falt: Where There's Brass | Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ | Details

Chris Bailey | B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ | Details

Friday 21 June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cara Dillon | Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX | Details

Midsummer Concert: Hannah Cumming and Jon Dyer with support Sister Moon | St James' Church, Jacobstowe Jacobstowe EX20 3RF | Details
boci | White Hart Pub outdoor stage, Dartington Hall, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL | Details
The Kit Hillbillies | B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ | Details
Toby Hay & Aidan Thorne: After a Pause | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details
Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details
Teignmouth Folk Festival | Details
Harbottle and Jonas | Saint Werburgh's Church Wembury Plymouth PL9 0HP | Details
Granny's Attic Teignmouth Folk Festival | St. James Church, Bitton Park Rd, Teignmouth TQ14 9BTTQ14 9BT | Details

Saturday 22 June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Cara Dillon | Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX | Details

Cosgrove and Banks | Holcombe Burnell Church, Longdown, Exeter, EX6 7RZ | Telephone Mike 01392 811593 or Sue 01392 811816

Katie Grace Harris and Andy Nice Cello | Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum, Walled Garden, 108 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1AW | Doors open at 6.00pm. Tickets: £12.50 including a Ploughman's SupperTelephone : 01548 853235 or email
The event is a collaboration with the museum to perform and film Katie's song Haul Away Hallsands which is about the local Hallsands Tragedy.
Teignmouth Folk Festival | Details

SykesMartin | St. James Church, Bitton Park Road, West Teignmouth, TQ14 9BT | Details

Skermish Ceilidh Band | The Plough Arts Centre, Gt. Torrington EX38 8HQ | Details

Sunday 23 June

 

 

Family Ceilidh Wren Folk Orchestra of East Devon Caller: Jon Dyer | The Strand Centre, 32 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PT | Facebook

Teignmouth Folk Festival | Details

Tuesday 25 June

 

"Every Folkin’ Tuesday" with James Dixon | The Old Warehouse, Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1DY | Details

Wedenesday 26 June

 

 

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Jeremy Child Band: Ian and Margaret | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Jess Vincent and Katie Whitehouse | The Plough Arts Centre, Gt. Torrington EX38 8HQ | Details

Thursday 27 June

 

 

 

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Simon Maplesden Band: Pair of Shears | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Billie Maree | B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ | Details

The Bicton Inn Song and Ale Festival | The Bicton Inn, 5 Bicton Street Exmouth, EX8 2RU | Details

Friday 28 June

 

 

 


 

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details
The Bicton Inn Song and Ale Festival | The Bicton Inn, 5 Bicton Street Exmouth, EX8 2RU | Details
Paul Armer & Mark Wiggins | White Hart Pub outdoor stage, Dartington Hall, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL | Details
Kit Hillbillies | Calstock Village Hall, The Quay, Calstock PL18 9QA | Details

Saturday 29 June

 

 

 

Ceilidh with Red Shed | Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE | Details

The Lost Sound Dartmoor Folk Choir | The Spark Studio, 1 Metherell Avenue, Brixham TQ5 9QB | Details

The Bicton Inn Song and Ale Festival | The Bicton Inn, 5 Bicton Street Exmouth, EX8 2RU | Details

Sunday 30 June

 

 

 

Steve Tilston | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details

Alex Hart | The Old Warehouse, Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1DY | Details

Fraser Anderson | Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS | Details

The Bicton Inn Song and Ale Festival | The Bicton Inn, 5 Bicton Street Exmouth, EX8 2RU | Details

July

Monday 1 July

 

Bow Movement | Teignmouth Folk Club | The Brass, Hollands Road, Teignmouth TQ14 8ST | Martyn Hillstead 01626 778071/07904037812 

Tuesday 2 July

 

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook

Wednesday 3 July

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Chris Jewell Band: Fresh Aire | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Friday 5 July

 

 

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details

Bookends: Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years | Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ | Details

Saturday 6 July

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Brian Stanton Band: Deo Velente | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Sunday 7 July

The Crows | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details

Wednesday 10 July

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Jane Thomas Band: Mary Marker | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Thursday 11 July

 

 

 

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman. Modern British folk | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

Totnes Folk Club Guest Night with husband and wife duo Flynn Cohen & Liz Simmons from the trio Low Lilly | Dartmouth Inn, 28 Warland, Totnes TQ9 5EL | Facebook

Friday 12 July

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details

Saturday 13 July

 

Harbottle and Jonas Wildgoose album launch | St. Mary's Church, 9 High Street Totnes TQ9 5NN | Details

Wednesday 17 July

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Robert Blackborow Band: Ian and Margaret | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Friday 19 July

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details

Saturday 20 July

Mad Dog Mcrea | Morwellham Quay, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8JL | Details

Sunday 21 July 

Simply Dylan | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details

Wednesday 24 July

 

Gittisham Folk Dance Club. Caller: Simon Maplesden Band: Chris Toyne | Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham EX14 3AF nr. Honiton | Details

Thursday 25 July

 

Martin Harley Trio. Roots/Blues/Slide guitar | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

Friday 26 July

Dartington Folk Dance Club | Village Hall, Cott Lane, Dartington TQ9 6HY | Details

 

August

Friday 2 August


 

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Barn Dance with Spinach for Norman | Longdown Village Hall, Chapel Hill, Longdwon, Exeter, EX6 7SN | Details

Saturday 3 August

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Sunday 4 August

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Monday 5 August

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Tuesday 6 August


 

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook

Wednesday 7 August

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Thursday 8 August

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Friday 9 August

 

 

Sidmouth Folk Festival | Details

Dartmoor Folk Festival | Details

Rory Mcleod | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | WeGotTickets

Saturday 10 August

Dartmoor Folk Festival | Details

Sunday 11 August

Dartmoor Folk Festival | Details

Thursday 15 August

 

Mark Harrison. Singer-songwriter/Acoustic blues with folk influences | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

Friday 16 August

Beautiful Days 21st Festival | Escot Park. Ottery Saint Mary EX11 1LU | Details

Saturday 17 August

Beautiful Days 21st Festival | Escot Park. Ottery Saint Mary EX11 1LU | Details

Sunday 18 August

Beautiful Days 21st Festival | Escot Park. Ottery Saint Mary EX11 1LU | Details

Thursday 29 August

 

Edwina Hayes. Singer-songwriter | English Folk and Americana | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

 

September

Tuesday 3 September

 

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook

Thursday 5 September

 

Veronica Sbergia & Max de Bernhardi. Americana, ragtime, blues and country | Otterton Mill, nr Budleigh Salterton EX9 7HG | Details

Saturday 7 September

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Jane Thomas Band: Box of Frogs | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Thursday 12 September

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Robert Blackborow Band: The More the Merrier | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Saturday 14 September

 

 

 

Dan Whitehouse A Night of Glass | The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND | Details
D'Accord's French Music and Dance Sawney White Bird | St James Church Hall, Mount Pleasant, Exeter EX4 7AH | Facebook

Sunday 15 September

 

 

 

Topsham Folk Club Concert Chris Wood  | Mathews Hall, Fore Street, Topsham, EX3 0HF | Details
Charlie Dore Duo | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Drtails

Tuesday 17 September

Jim Causley | Bradninch Folk Club, Guildhall, Fore Street, Bradninch, nr Cullompton EX5 4NN | Facebook

Friday 20 September

 

 

Martin & Eliza Carthy | St Mary's Church, High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN | Details
Jez Lowe | Exeter Folk and Acoustic Music Club Victoria Park Tennis Club, Lyndhurst Road, St. Leonards, Exeter, EX2 4NX | Telephone 01392 210983 or email
Phil Beer (Solo) | The Plough Arts Centre, Gt. Torrington EX38 8HQ | Details
Saturday 21 September The FOS Brothers | Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ | Details

Thursday 26 September

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: John Bone Band: Fresh Aire | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details
Saturday 28 September Mad Dog Mcrea | Calstock Village Hall, The Quay, Calstock PL18 9QA | Details

Sunday 29 September

 

Suthering | Tavistock Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT | Details
Brooks Williams / Vera V Heeringen | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details
October

Tuesday 1 October

 

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook

Saturday 5 October

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Rosemary Hunt Band: Orions Ring | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Monday 7 October

 

Celtic Dawn Teignmouth Folk Club | The Brass, Hollands Road, Teignmouth TQ14 8ST | Martyn Hillstead 01626 778071/07904037812 

Thursday 10 October

 

Willand Folk Dance Club. Caller: Mary Marker Band: Pair of Shears | Willand Village Hall, Gables Road, Willand, Devon, EX15 2PL | Details

Friday 11 October

 

Steve Knightley | The Plough Arts Centre, Gt. Torrington EX38 8HQ | Details
Geoff Lakeman and Rob Murch | Exeter Folk and Acoustic Music Club Victoria Park Tennis Club, Lyndhurst Road, St. Leonards, Exeter, EX2 4NX | Telephone 01392 210983 or email 

Saturday 12 October

 

 

 

 

 

 

While & Matthews | Village Hall, Silver Street, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot TQ12 5SB | Details
D'Accord's French Music and Dance Philippe Plard + Mark Prescott - special d'Accord evening to celebrate our 30th anniversary | St James Church Hall, Mount Pleasant, Exeter EX4 7AH | Facebook
Peggy Seeger in conversation with Sam Richards | Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT | Details

Sunday 13 October

 

Whiles and Matthews | Folk on the Moor, Moorland Hotel, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP | Details

Thursday 17 October

 

Bideford Folk Song Club Guest Night Jim Causley | The Joiners Arms, Market Place, Bideford, EX30 2DR | Website

Friday 18 October

Lindisfarne | Tavistock Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT | Details

Saturday 19 October

 

 

 

Mariners Away | The Plough Arts Centre, Gt. Torrington EX38 8HQ | Details
Launceston Folk Club Autumn Dance  Caller: Jane Thomas Band: A Pair of shears | Launceston Town Hall, PL15 7AR | 7.30pm | Bring & Share supper | Raffle | Entry £15.00 on door
3 Daft Monkeys | Barrel House, 59 High St, Totnes TQ9 5PB | Details

Sunday 20 October

 

 

Topsham Folk Club Concert Lady Maisery | Mathews Hall, Fore Street, Topsham, EX3 0HF | Details
Stelyee Span | Exeter Corn Exchange - Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW | Details

Thursday 24 October

 

Budapest Cafe Orchestra | The Flavel, Flavel Place, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9ND | Details

Saturday 26 October

 

Launceston Folk Dance Club Caller: Jane Thomas Band: Pair of Shears | Launceston Town Hall, PL15 7AR | Rosemary Phillips 01566 774491

November

Friday 1 November

Banter | The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND | Details

Sunday 3 November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Concert by Mike Bosworth in a South Devon Church on the continuing Story and Songs of Sabine Baring-Gould In 1891 Sabine lectures on his song collecting experiences. He also arranges a concert party made up of amateur performers for a grand tour of Devon and Cornwall. Then a tour of America is proposed. All this achieved in 4 years | | Denbury Church, East Street, Denbury, Near Newton Abbot, TQ126DH | Further questions - Group bookings - Tickets (or Christmas gift voucher tickets), must be purchased in advance £10.00 per person inc mid session refreshments. Available from; email  or telephone/text 07767 771590

Topsham Folk Club a dance with Blowzabella  | Mathews Hall, Fore Street, Topsham, EX3 0HF | Details

Tuesday 5 November

 

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook
Wednesday 13 November

Steve Knightley | Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS | Details

Sunday 17 November

 

The Big Yellow Tambourine Man Band - A Tribute To Joni Mitchell And Bob Dylan | The Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AT | Details

Tuesday 19 November

Bellowhead | Plymouth Pavilions Arena, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LF | Details

 

December

Sunday 1 December 

 

Topsham Folk Club Concert Eliza Carthy and the Restitution | Mathews Hall, Fore Street, Topsham, EX3 0HF | Details

Monday 2 December

Oysterband | Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS | Details

Tuesday 3 December

 

 

Bradfolk Bradninch Folk Club | Bar of the Castle Hotel, 1 Fore Sytreet, Bradninch. EX5 4NN | Facebook
Oysterband | Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS | Details

Thursday 5 December

 

Bideford Folk Song Club Guest Night Donnelly and South's Christmas Cracker | The Joiners Arms, Market Place, Bideford, EX30 2DR | Details

Friday 6 December

 

Mad Dog McCrea | The Watermark, Erme Court, Leonards Road, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ | Details

Saturday 7 December

 

An evening with Mark Chadwick | Calstock Village Hall, The Quay, Calstock PL18 9QA | Details

Thursday 12 December 

 

St Agnes Fountain | The Watermark, Erme Court, Leonards Road, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ | Details

Tuesday 17 December

The Uthanks in Winter | Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ | Details

Sunday 22 December

Mad Dog McCrea | Tavistock Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT | Details

Monday 23 December

Mad Dog McCrea | Tavistock Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT | Details

January

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

April

Thursday 3 April

The Fureys | Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW | Details

 

May

 

 

 

June