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Local Clubs

Bristol Fashion - Folk Dance, Tuesdays.
Bristol Folk House - Not strictly a folk club, but lots of live music goes on here.
Bristol Hobby Horse Club - Saturdays monthly at various venues. For Children.
Dragon Folk Club - New venue - Bridge Inn Shortwood.
new contact Colin 0117 9600273
every Friday
Folk Around Bristol - Hobgoblin Music are sponsors of the Folk Around Bristol ceilidh series. The ceilidhs take place at Filton High School. For further details ring 0117 940 1566 or 01934 862698. Dave Leverton
Hibernia Centre Bristol - Learn Irish music. Alternate Saturdays in Avonmouth.
Keyna JazzFolk Club, Compton Dando - Top professional jazz and folk musicians perform on the first Friday of every month at Compton Dando village hall, 8pm to 11pm, bar. Tickets on the door or in advance. Tel 0117 9048951"Live music for the discerning listener in a community atmosphere"
Nailsea Folk Club - Fridays,(plus additional dates) Ring of Bells, Nailsea contact Dave Francis 01275 790915
National Youth Folklore Troupe of England - Contact Dave Leverton
Nova Scotia Folk Club - Mondays at the Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Bristol. Jim Tigwell 0117 977 5878
Open Mic Night - Open Mic Night at Bar Salt, 4 - 6 North Street, Bedminster.Fortnightly Tuesdays. Starts 9pm. Night of live entertainment with PA and lead by our compere Ryan, from first timers to pros, in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Dragon Folk Club - Fridays, at The New Inn, Westerleigh, Bristol BS37 8QH. Call Maggie Starkey 01454 321943

Local Dance Sides

Rag Morris -
Somerset Morris - Women's team dancing Cotswold and stave. Meet Thursdays in Marksbury.
The Bristol Morris Men -
Turnberrie Castle Morris and Folk Companions Dancers -
Winterbourn Down Border Morris - South Gloucestershire area

Local Radio Shows

Folk & Roots - 1st Wednesday, 11 p.m. Presented by Rod Harrington, BBC Somerset Sound
Johnny Coppin Show - Sundays 3pm to 4pm, BBC Radio Gloucester

Local Resources

Avon Folk Diary - Contact Dave & Alwyn Leverton for the Avon Folk Diary which has listings of all folk clubs and events in the Bristol area .
Avon Folk Diary etc - and the links are now broken
indeed Cliff Woolley long ago told me he was not continuing.
I have offered my Bristol URL to you previously

Mr Red

PS this is the only way to contact you other than through "sales".
Morris Dancing in Bristol -
Traditional Music Making - Organised music workshops and sessions

Local Sessions

Kushti Sessions - East European, Balkan, Klezmer, Gypsy tunes. All musicians welcome. First Thursday of each month at the Duke of York, Rosebury Avenue, St Werburgh's, Bristol. 8pm-11pm
Mr Red's Brstol Folk lists - listings of regular Clubs, sessions, Festivals, radio shows
& dance diary (Irish Set, Ceilidh, French, Scandi,
Reg Meuross Gig in Castle Cary, Somerset - Saturday 19 November
Caryford Community Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7JJ. 01963 350 194
An opportunity to see acclaimed English singer-songwriter, Reg Meuross, perform the beautiful and well-crafted songs from his latest album "December" as well as some old favourites.
Tickets £10.00/£12.00 on door
Doors/Bar 18.45. Performance 19.30
Tickets and further details