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





2019


Wednesday 23rd October

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Bruce Watson (Australia)  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Sunday 27th October

Bothy

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

Thursday 31st October

The Atkinson Southport

Oysterband & June Tabor 'Fire & Fleet' Tour      The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333

Sunday 3rd November

Bothy

Mary Humphreys & Anahata

Monday 4th 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

Monday 4th November

Swinton Folk Club

Gary & Vera Aspey,   The White Lion, 242, Manchester Rd, Swinton, M27 4TS (all other Mondays Singers Night)

Wednesday 6th November

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Sarah McQuaid  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Friday 8th November

Folk at the Barlow

Daoiri Farrell,  The Barlow, Bolton Rd, Edgworth BL7 0AP

Friday 8th November

The Atkinson Southport

The Willows     The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333

Friday 8th November

Frodsham Folk Club

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

Saturday 9th November

Ceilidh Southport

Natty Jack’s Sword / Bothy event

The Natty Jacks Band, caller Norma Linden

St Johns Hall, Wright St, Southport PR9 0TU 8pm Tickets £7  0151-924-5078

Sunday 10th November

Bothy

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

Monday 11th November

Runcorn Folk Club

Ukelele Huff & Lonesome Dave Trio  Runcorn Golf Club, Clifton Rd, Runcorn, WA7 4SU (Singers nights on other Mondays)

Friday 15th November

Gregson Lane Folk Club

Ryan Dixon,    Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays & some Friday specials.

Sunday 17th  November

Bothy

The Hut People

Monday 18th 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

Wednesday 20th November

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Chris Cleverly  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Sunday 24th November

Bothy

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

Thursday 28th November

The Atkinson Southport

Steeleye Span: 50th Anniversary Tour      The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333

Sunday 1st December

Bothy

Saskia Griffiths-Moore

Monday 2nd December

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

Monday 2nd December

Swinton Folk Club

Staff Folk,   The White Lion, 242, Manchester Rd, Swinton, M27 4TS (all other Mondays Singers Night)

Wednesday 4th December

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Vicky Swan & Jonny Dyer  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Thursday 5th December

Gregson Lane Folk Club

Will Riding & John Williams,    Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays & some Friday specials.

Friday 6th December

Charity Concert Hutton, near Preston.

The Good Old Days, Featuring.... Mr Dean Wallace, (your MC & compere), Barbara & Peter Snape, Miss Scarlett McCoor, Mr Sid Calderbank, The Lancashire Wallopers, Miss Amy Rose Atkinson, Mr Mark Dowding, The Well Dressed Gentlemen and chiefly yourselves.  The Village Hall, Moor Lane Hutton, PR4 5SE Tickets £12 from 01772 611011  the audience are invited to join in the fun by donning ‘Good Old Days’ or Music Hall attire. Doors open 6-45 with a 7-30 start.

Friday 6th December

Frodsham Folk Club

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

Sunday 8th December

Bothy

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

Monday 9th December

Runcorn Folk Club

Fiddlestone  Runcorn Golf Club, Clifton Rd, Runcorn, WA7 4SU (Singers nights on other Mondays)

Saturday 14th December

The Atkinson Southport

The Albion Christmas Band      The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333

Sunday 15th December

Bothy

Lucy Ward

Monday 16th December

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 18th December

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Drop The Floor  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Thursday 19th December

Gregson Lane Folk Club

Xmas Singers Night,    Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, Gregson Lane, Houghton, Lancashire PR5 0FD on alternate Thursdays & some Friday specials.

Friday 20th December

Folk at the Barlow

Bernard Wrigley  The Barlow, Bolton Rd, Edgworth BL7 0AP

Sunday 22nd December

Bothy

Party Night.


2020


Sunday 5th January 2020

Bothy

The Trials of Cato.

Monday 6th January

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 8th January

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Singers Night  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Sunday 12th January

Bothy

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

Friday 17th January

Frodsham Folk Club

 Welcomme, Finnan & Chrimes,  The Conservative Club,74 Main Street Frodsham,WA6 7AU,Phone 01928731493 (Weekly)

Friday 17th January

Folk at the Barlow

Tackler’s Tales (Sid Calderbank & Mark Dowding) The Barlow, Bolton Rd, Edgworth BL7 0AP

Sunday 19th January

Bothy

Brian Peters

Monday 20th January

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

Monday 20th January

Runcorn Folk Club

Full House  Runcorn Golf Club, Clifton Rd, Runcorn, WA7 4SU (Singers nights on other Mondays)

Wednesday 22nd January

The Willows Folk Club,  Wrea Green

Gregg Russell & Danny Pedler  The Willows Folk Club,   Wrea Green Institute (The Tute), Station Road, Wrea Green, PR4 2PH (new Venue)

Friday 31st January

The Atkinson Southport

 Fairport Convention     The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333




Friday 14th & Saturday 15th February

The Atkinson Southport

'Love Folk Festival’

Sheelanagig, Lucy Farrell and Andrew Waite, Granny's Attic, Blair Dunlop, Martyn Joseph & Merry Hell.  

 The Atkinson Lord St Southport, Ticket Booking: 01704 533 333




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