Diary




On this page I will attempt to catalogue the Folk Music orientated activities in the Southport and surrounding area.


If you would like to inform me of any events going on in the area I will try to post them up here for you

These dates are subject to change please check first to avoid disappointment


Regular Events:-.....1st Monday Singers session, 3rd Monday Music session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming

I can also recommend Nev Grundy's Blog ReARM which covers local music & real ale news & views.

Bothy Membership discounts at The Atkinson. (Selected Events only) Please note – these offers are only for Bothy members and they should show their cards when booking, when booking online or telephone use the code bfc  this should get you a £2 discount. Tickets are limited to the Bothy members and a guest.

Where is says (Weekly) or (Fortnightly) generally the other nights are singers nights





2018


Friday 7th September

Gregson Lane Folk Club

Jez Lowe,   Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays

Saturday 8th September

The Atkinson Southport

Calan.  The Atkinson Lord St Southport, 01704-533333

Sunday 9th September

Ainsdale

Picnic on the Green, Ainsdale. A number of folk acts are on the bill Free Music Event this Sunday on Ainsdale Village Green. A Free event

13.00 The Uke-Rhythmix

13.30 Chris and Siobhan

14.00 The Silver Fred’s

14.30 Daniel Astles

15.00 The Shanty Kings

15.30 Bill Hackney

16.00 Restless Angels

Children's areas, displays and demonstrations.

Sunday 9th September

Bothy

The new season opens with Dovetail Trio

Wednesday 12th September

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham


 Singers Night,   The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Friday 14th September

The Atkinson Southport

Cara Dillon.  The Atkinson Lord St Southport, 01704-533333

Sunday 16th September

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Monday 17th September

Guest House Music Session

3rd Monday Music session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming! E-Mail

Thursday 20th  September

The Atkinson Southport

The Beginnings of Fairport Convention – Ashley Hutchings & Becky Mills.  The Atkinson Lord St Southport, 01704-533333

Friday 21st September

Folk at the Barlow


Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman  ,   The Barlow Institute, Bolton Rd, Edgeworth BL7 0AP. (Alternate fortnight singers & musicians)

Sunday 23rd September

Bothy

Gordon Tyrall

Wednesday 26th September

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham


Dipper Malkin,   The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Friday 28th September

Concert at EDDA Ainsdale

 Untrained Melody, (Folk, Blues and Beyond)

Pete Rimmer, Bill Hackney, Clive Pownceby and Mike Huddart

With special guests Chris and Siobhan Nelson. Expect great playing and singing from these local musicians. Playing everything from traditional music to the songs of Bob Marley and Van Morrison

Free event though booking is required as tickets are limited

01704 578003 eddaarts@btconnect.com

Friday 28th September

Frodsham Folk Club

Dovetail Trio,   The Conservative Club,74 Main Street Frodsham,WA6 7AU,Phone 01928731493 (Weekly)

Sunday 30th September

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Monday 1st October

Guest House Song Session

1st Monday Song session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming! E-Mail

Wednesday 3rd October

Formby Folk Club

 Open Night, Residents & floor singers ,    The Gild Hall,Church Rd, Formby, L37 3NG details Bob Anderton 01704-873319

Wednesday 3rd October

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham


Vellamo,   The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Sunday 7th October

Bothy

Chris Green & Sophie Matthews

Sunday 14th October

Bothy

Damien Barber & Mike Wilson

Monday 15th October

Guest House Music Session

3rd Monday Music session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming! E-Mail

Wednesday 17th October

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham

 John Ward Trio   The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Thursday 18th October

The Atkinson Southport

Stick in the Wheel.  The Atkinson Lord St Southport, 01704-533333

Friday 19th October

Gregson Lane Folk Club

John Tams & Barry Cooope,   Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays

Friday 19th October

Frodsham Folk Club

Gerry Ffrench,   The Conservative Club,74 Main Street Frodsham,WA6 7AU,Phone 01928731493 (Weekly)

Friday 19th October

Folk at the Barlow


Nick Dow  ,   The Barlow Institute, Bolton Rd, Edgeworth BL7 0AP. (Alternate fortnight singers & musicians)

Sunday 21st October

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Sunday 28th October

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Wednesday 31st October

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham

 Jody Kruskal  The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Sunday 4th November

Bothy

Hunter Muskett

Monday 5th November

Guest House Song Session

1st Monday Song session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming! E-Mail

Wednesday 7th November

Formby Folk Club

Loctuptogether,    The Gild Hall,Church Rd, Formby, L37 3NG details Bob Anderton 01704-873319

Thursday 8th November

The Atkinson Southport

Peter Knights Gigspanner.  The Atkinson Lord St Southport, 01704-533333

Saturday 10th November

Bothy Ceilidh Southport

Bothy Ceilidh at St Johns Hall, Wright St, Southport, PR9 0TU with The Itch & Scratch Band and caller Roger Downing

Sunday 11th November

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Wednesday 14th November

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham

 Niamh Parsons  The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Friday 16th November

Frodsham Folk Club

Chris Cleverly,   The Conservative Club,74 Main Street Frodsham,WA6 7AU,Phone 01928731493 (Weekly)

Friday 16th November

Folk at the Barlow


Brian Peters  ,   The Barlow Institute, Bolton Rd, Edgeworth BL7 0AP. (Alternate fortnight singers & musicians)

Sunday 18th November

Bothy

Sarah McQuaid

Monday 19th November

Guest House Music Session

3rd Monday Music session, 8-15pm The Guest House, Union St, Southport, stocks an excellent 'real ale' selection. Check before coming! E-Mail

Sunday 25th November

Bothy

Singers Night (Singers nights can be very popular. So performers, please come early to be sure of a spot)

Wednesday 28th November

The Willows Folk Club,  Kirkham

 The Teacups  The Willows Folk Club,  Willows Catholic Club, Bryning Farm Lane, Kirkham, PR4 2BQ

Friday 30th November

Gregson Lane Folk Club

Scolds Bridle,plus special guests Risky Business,    Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays





































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