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SUSSEX FOLK GUIDE

This is a generic listing of when folk clubs meet in the South East UK. For more information, see the relevant websites or Facebook pages (such as the Folk Diary and Hastings Trad Facebook pages). To correct any information in this list, phone Julia on 01323 507712.

For general listings including folk clubs, folk concerts, folk festivals and folk dancing in the South East - plus a day by day diary - and a contact form to send your own info and updates - see www.folksoutheast.co.uk

Mondays

  • CHICHESTER FOLK SONG CLUB - The Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RP
  • CROYDON FOLK CLUB- Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, CR0 1BD, 8 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Mondays: TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB (NELLIES) Upstairs, Ye Olde Chequers Inn, 122 High St, TN9 1AS
  • Alternate Mondays: WHITE HORSE FOLK CLUB Woolpack Inn, Hailsham Road, Herstmonceux, BN27 4LJ
  • 1st Monday: BRIGHTON ACOUSTIC SESSION The Lord Nelson, 36 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED
  • 2nd Monday: THE VILLAGE SING-AROUND: Charlwood Sports and Community Centre, The Recreation Ground, The Street, Charlwood, Surrey, RH16 0DA, 8 p.m. Acoustic evening: bring your own beer or buy tea, coffee, soft drinks.
  • 3rd Monday:SHOREHAM SESSIONS: Bridge Inn, High Street, Shoreham, 8.30 for 9 p.m.
  • 4th Monday:THE PARTRIDGE FOLK The Partridge, Church Road, Partridge Green, RH13 8JS, 8.30 p.m.

Tuesdays

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB: Round Georges, BN2 6EQ, 8.15 for 8.45, tel 01273 509552.
  • FOLK AT THE STAG, HASTINGS: 8.30 p.m. SeeHastings Trad Facebook Page.
  • Alternate Tuesdays: SIX BELLS FOLK AND BLUES CLUB: Six Bells Pub, Chiddingly, BN8 6HE: amplified acoustic.
  • 1st Tuesday: IRISH MUSIC SESSION AT THE ALBION, HASTINGS: 9 p.m. See Hastings Trad Facebook Page.
  • 1st Tuesday: ENGLISH TUNES SESSION: Lewes Saturday Folk Club John Harvey Tavern, Lewes, 8 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays:AMBERLEY ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB: The George and Dragon, Houghton, BN18 9LW, 7.30 for 8 p.m. Occasional extra Tuesdays. Subscribe on website for email updates.
  • 2nd Tuesday: THE STAR, Alfriston, BN26 5TA, 8 p.m.
  • Last Tuesday: UCKFIELD ACOUSTIC SESSIONS: Alma Arms, 65 Framfield Rd, TN22 5AJ.
  • Last Tuesday: ACOUSTIC FOLK CLUB, EASTBOURNE: Crown and Anchor, Marine Parade, BN21 3DX, 8 p.m. Amplified acoustic.
  • Last Tuesday: WORTHING: Traditional open session at the Swan, Little High St, Worthing.

Wednesdays

  • DORKING FOLK CLUB: Dorking Golf Club, Deepdene Avenue, RH5 4BX, 8.30 p.m.
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS' CLUB: Brighton Tavern, Gloucester Road, Brighton, BN1 4AP. Details 01273 590850.
  • RUDE MECHANICALS: Red Lion, Shoreham. Details 01273 452957 or 461950.
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesdays: LAMB FOLK CLUB, EASTBOURNE: Lamb Inn, High Street, Old Town, BN21 1HH, 8 p.m. start, arrive early for floor spot.
  • 1st Wednesday: DRIPPING WELL (HASTINGS) ACOUSTIC TUNE-UP: the Dripping Well, 1 Dorset Place / Cambridge Road, TN34 1LG, from 8 p.m. See Hastings Trad Facebook Page.

Thursdays

  • 1st Thursday: GOLDEN SLIPPER CLUB: NEW VENUE: The Swiss Cottage, 34 Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN423 5TD, 8.30 for 9 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday: SEAFORD FOK SONGS & TUNES CIRCLE: British Legion, Seaford, 8 p.m.
  • Thursday before 1st Friday: RAILWAY ROOTS: The Railway Inn, Boundary Road, Portslade, BN41 1GA, 8-11 p.m. Main act, supporting act, and possibility of floor spots if booked in advance. Admission £7 minimum.
  • 2nd & 4th Thursdays: CHICHESTER PICKERS: Chichester Inn, 38 West Street, PO19 1RP, 8 p.m. See Chichester Pickers Facebook page.
  • 2nd & 4th Thursdays: UCKFIELD FOLK & BLUES: Ringles Cross Hotel, TN22 1HG. See Uckfield Folk & Blues Facebook page.

Fridays

Saturdays

  • LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB: normally at the Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes, BN7 2DJ, 8 - 11 p.m. Sometimes the venue is changed. Sometimes there are associated daytime workshops. See website for details or phone 01273 476757.
  • 1st Saturday: BILLINGSHURST FOLK CLUB: The Chapel, Lakers Meadow, RH14 9NP. 8 p.m. start, arrive early for floor spot.

Sundays

  • HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.7.45 for 8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
  • 2nd Sunday: FOLK AT THE OLD OAK - FATOO: Old Oak Inn, Cane Heath, Arlington / Hailsham, BN 26 6RR, 6.30 p.m. See Facebook page.
  • 2nd Sunday: IRISH SESSIONS, HASTINGS OLD TOWN: Jenny Lind, TN34 3EA, 3 p.m. First hour is a slow session for learners. See Hastings Trad Facebook Page.
  • Last Sunday: WHITE HORSE, Ditchling, BN6 8TS. If it's a Bank Holiday, the session will be on the Monday. Contact Ian at ianchisholm.co.uk
 
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