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SUSSEX FOLK GUIDE

Folk Music - Listings from March 19th until the end of April 2015

The Folk DiaryThe listings on this page are taken from the paper magazine The Folk Diary. This paper magazine is now also available on line and each issue will be on-line as soon as it is prepared. As well as the listings, The Folk Diary has lots of useful adverts for folk festivals, shops and services as well as pages of reviews of recent folk and world music albums. Click on the symbol to go to the on-line version

Click HERE for details of the free, regular sessions of tunes, songs (or both!) in this area. Generally these are weekly or monthly sessions, but the webmaster will also help to publicise one-off sessions.

At the moment, it is not possible to update this page with last minute changes of programme/venue/cancellations etc. However all such changes are notes on the Facebook page of THE FOLK DIARY. Click HERE to go to it. Some late arranged gigs are also announced there.

Thursday 19th March

Friday 20th March

  • DEBS NEWBOLD - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
  • BAND OF BROTHERS- SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 21st March

  • SAISONSCAPE - LANDSCAPE - Featuring RICHARD SKELTON. - DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea Box Office 01424 229111
  • MIKE NICHOLSON - Mike brings a voice of 99% cocoa solids to a wide range of songs that tell stories & provoke thought, unaccompanied & with tasteful guitar. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • SEAFORD 20th ANNIVERSARY DANCE - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01323 890759
  • O'HOOLEY & TIDOW - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The ALL SAINTS CENTRE, Lewes.

Sunday 22nd March

  • CATHRYN CRAIG & BRIAN WILLOUGHBY - Cathryn Craig is from Virginia and has built a strong reputation as both performer and songwriter. She has sung with Chet Atkins, The Righteous Brothers, Shel Silverstein and Jorma Kaukonen. Her great-grandfather Jacob Sowder was recorded by Cecil Sharp and is featured in Sharp’s book English Folk Songs From The Southern Appalachians. Brian Willoughby is best known for his virtuoso performances on electric and acoustic guitar, with progressive folk/rock band Strawbs. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Monday 23rd March

  • IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
  • PARTRIDGE FOLK - THE PARTRIDGE Partridge. Green. Details: 07768 934263 or email
  • SINGERS & MUSICIANS - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 24th March

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • SINGERS NIGHT - THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 25th March

  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • SHOWCASE SPECIAL featuring PAUL & ANGELA and friends and CLJ - - Paul & Angela are well-known to Willows' attendees and fans of acoustic music throughout the south for their laid-back, "old-time" Americana style and lovely vocal harmonies, reminiscent of the Carter Family at their very best! They've consistently impressed audiences wherever they've played, and for this Showcase set will be joined on stage at various times by some of their musical friends, adding a whole new dimension to their sound. CLJ are a terrific trio playing a mixture of blues, 30's & 40's "swing", and even a hint of country music thrown in! The band showcase the combined talents of singer-guitarists Chris Janman and Peter Clifton with the double bass playing of Ian Llewellyn to create a warm, inviting sound comprising rock-solid musicianship. - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056

Thursday 26th March

Friday 27th March

  • FAUSTUS - REVELATION, Ashford town centre
  • SOVEREIGN SEAS MARITIME FESTIVAL- SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email
  • COME ALL YE - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443

Saturday 28th March

  • THE SOVEREIGN SEAS FOLK FESTIVAL - CHARLOTTE & SPONG * HARD PRESSED * HASTINGS SHANTY SINGERS * JOHN CAVE * JOHN MORGAN * MALCOLM WARD * STEVE & DIANE NEVILL * LONG MAN MORRIS * MARLINGS MORRIS - NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT HOUSE, West Quay, BN9 9BT Tickets - email Details: 01323 484244
  • HEATHFIELD SPRING DANCE - BODLE STREET GREEN VILLAGE HALL SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01435 873551
  • BENNY GRAHAM, BARRIE & INGRID TEMPLE WORKSHOP: NORTH EAST SONGS DOWN THE GENERATIONS - *** This event at The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA *** 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Benny, Barrie & Ingrid bring their huge knowledge & splendid voices to the subject of Newcastle singing down the centuries, illuminating pre-industrial life, mining, sailing, shipbuilding, whaling, music hall & social comment with humour & passion. The living tradition of Newcastle song will be celebrated too. There will be plenty of songs to learn, hear & enjoy. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • BENNY GRAHAM, BARRIE & INGRID TEMPLE - *** This event at The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA *** Barrie & Ingrid sing Barrie's own songs, many about Newcastle, in thrilling vocal harmony with guitar & English concertina. Benny has a big, beautiful voice & plays melodeon. He's an expert on Newcastle song traditions & has performed with Bob Fox, Jez Lowe & Billy Mitchell in 'The Pitmen Poets'. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • LINDA LEWIS - Support - LIZ SIMCOCK - GRAYSHOTT FOLK CLUB, Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, GU26 6TZ Details: 01428 604798
  • ANWA TEIXEIRA - Plus DANNI NICHOLS. - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The ELEPHANT & CASTLE, Lewes.
  • JIGALOTS with caller FEE LOCK - MELTDOWN CEILIDHS, Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. Details: 01273 541453 or email

Sunday 29th March

  • THE SOVEREIGN SEAS FOLK FESTIVAL - CHARLOTTE & SPONG * HARD PRESSED * HASTINGS SHANTY SINGERS * JOHN CAVE * JOHN MORGAN * MALCOLM WARD * STEVE & DIANE NEVILL * LONG MAN MORRIS * MARLINGS MORRIS - NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT HOUSE, West Quay, BN9 9BT Tickets - email Details: 01323 484244
  • CALLERS' WORKSHOP - PULBOROUGH VILLAGE HALL SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01293 536887

Monday 30th March

  • TIM IZZARD - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
  • OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653

Tuesday 31st March

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779

Wednesday 1st April

  • THE MORETON ROADSHOW with CHRIS & WENDY - EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • Acoustic Session with BEN PALEY & TAB HUNTER - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Every Wednesday Phone for details of new venue 01273 590850 or 07547 012886

Thursday 2nd April

Friday 3rd April

  • STANLEY ACCRINGTON- Stanley performs humorous and serious material, both historical and present day self penned but based on folk song style and subject. Current offerings include a lament for the decline of Post Offices, an explanation of the Greek economy bailout SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 4th April

  • FOLK AT THE CHAPEL - BILLINGSHURST - Evershed Arts is re-launched as 'Folk at the Chapel.' Floor spots with extended sets from local and national artists. 1st Saturday of each Month. 8.00pm Great atmosphere in our tiny Grade II listed chapel. Tea and coffee or BYO. Lakers Meadow, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9NP
  • BIBLE STORIES WITH A DIFFERENCE - ***At The Dorset Arms, 22 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RD*** For Easter Saturday bring songs that tell Bible stories, or stories about people in the Bible, that aren't in the Authorised Version. Tunes & songs on other subjects welcome too. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 5th April

  • OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
  • SINGERS' NIGHT hosted by WOODY WOODHAM - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email

Monday 6th April

  • IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
  • Trad Irish Session with BEN PALEY & MANDY MURRAY - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • NAOMI BEDFORD - Brighton Acoustic at THE LORD NELSON Trafalgar St, Brighton (100 yards from Brighton Stn.)

Tuesday 7th April

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • BLUES ONLY NIGHT - hosted by Mike Aldridge. -THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 8th April

  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • EDDIE WALKER - Eddie is a longstanding friend of the Willows, having played on the club's stage many, many times during the course of the last 40 years! A masterful singer-guitarist with an extensive CV, and whose repertoire covers traditional and contemporary folk from both sides of the Atlantic, bluegrass, blues, old standards and favourites - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • Acoustic Session with BEN PALEY & TAB HUNTER - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Every Wednesday Phone for details of new venue 01273 590850 or 07547 012886

Thursday 9th April

Friday 10th April

  • ASKEW SISTERS - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
  • STEVE DAN MILLS- Steve is an American singer songwriter who has recently moved to London. His music has been described as "the real thing, sensitive, moving, cathartic and healing." He couples his very powerful vocals with acoustic guitar and harmonica. SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 11th April

  • HASTINGS DANCE - NINFIELD MEMORIAL HALL SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01424 753684
  • JOHN SPIERS - John is one of the leading melodeon players of his generation and a fine Anglo concertina player. He's a mainstay of Bellowhead, played with Jon Boden as Spiers & Boden & also with Eliza Carthy's Ratcatchers. . - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • RED MOON BAND - On tour from Canada. Support ELLIOTT MORRIS- GRAYSHOTT FOLK CLUB, Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ Details: 01428 604798

Sunday 12th April

  • GREG RUSSELL & CIARAN ALGAR - Two time BBC Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar met in 2011. Soon after the joining of the pair, the duo were signed to Fellside Records and in July 2012 released their debut album, The Queen’s Lover. Numerous tours followed as the duo developed and honed their stage craft, becoming one of the most sought after young acts on the English Folk Scene. “The press coverage and folk club reports have been glowing and rightly so” (R2 Magazine). - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
  • SINGERS' NIGHT hosted by WOODY WOODHAM - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email

Monday 13th April

  • IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
  • CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
  • THE CARRIVICK SISTERS - THE GREYS, 105 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UA Box Office 01273 680734
  • Trad Irish Session with BEN PALEY & MANDY MURRAY - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • SANGBOC FOLK CLUB - The second Monday of every month. - The Royal Oak, Wineham BN5 9AY
  • THE ASKEW SISTERS - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 14th April

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 15th April

  • SARAH McQUAID - EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • KRIS DELMHORST - Plus HAYWARD WILLIAMS - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The CON CLUB, Lewes.
  • Acoustic Session with BEN PALEY & TAB HUNTER - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Every Wednesday Phone for details of new venue 01273 590850 or 07547 012886

Thursday 16th April

Friday 17th April

  • PAUL DOWNES - FOLK ON THE COAST Bognor Regis Town F.C. Nyewood Lane PO21 2TY 8pm Enquiries - 01243 820187 or 07751 594285
  • TROTWOOD- A welcome return return visit from the delightful French family who specialise in Irish and Scottish music. A unique evening’s entertainment. SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 18th April

  • SEAFORD TEA DANCE - SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01323 890759
  • HORSHAM DANCE - BROADBRIDGE HEATH VILLAGE CENTRE, Wickhurst Lane. RH13 3LY SUSSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION. Details 01403 266457
  • ONE SHEET SHORT (KEITH KENDRICK & DEREK GIFFORD) - *** At The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA *** Keith is a fine singer & player of Anglo & English concertinas. Derek is also a fine singer, guitarist & songwriter. Expect a majority of songs about the sea, with some surprises & laughs. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • TONY HALL - ELSIE'S, Details: 01732 862862

Sunday 19th April

  • OPEN FLOOR - Our open floor nights are an opportunity for anyone to try a song, a tune or a poem knowing they have a sympathetic audience, although there is no obligation to perform, and those who simply like to listen (and taste the excellent and inexpensive beer) are welcome. - HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
  • SINGERS' NIGHT hosted by WOODY WOODHAM - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email

Monday 20th April

  • IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
  • Trad Irish Session with BEN PALEY & MANDY MURRAY - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • LYNNE HERAUD & PAT TURNER - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB The Foresters Arms 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2RT 8pm Details: 01892 822945 or email
  • MID SUSSEX CHORUS & HARMONY NIGHT - The CHEQUER INN, Steyning. Enquiries - 01444 443280
  • SHAKESPEARE'S NIGHT SUPPER DANCE - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 21st April

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • SINGERS' NIGHT - Hosted by Clive Woodman, - THE SIX BELLS Chiddingly Enquiries - 01825 873337 or email

Wednesday 22nd April

  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • THE VILLAGE BAND - One of the south coast's most popular Irish / Celtic bands, featuring an entertaining array of well-known chorus songs to set an audience singing and every foot in the room tapping! Performing songs such as "The Black Velvet Band", "The Galway Shawl", and other well-known favourites (and some rather more obscure songs and tunes thrown in for good measure), - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • Acoustic Session with BEN PALEY & TAB HUNTER - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Every Wednesday Phone for details of new venue 01273 590850 or 07547 012886

Thursday 23rd April

Friday 24th April

  • LUCY WARD - ELECTRIC VOICES, The Guildford Institute GU1 4LH Box Office 01483 871443
  • JOHN & DI CULLEN- John and Di used to run the Beacon Folk Club in Tunbridge Wells. They now run the Boars Head Folk Club in Crowborough. They sing and play mostly contemporary folk songs, complementing each other beautifully with guitar accompaniment and touches of humour thrown in. SEAFORD FOLK CLUB , The British Legion, Claremont Road BN25 2BJ; Details: phone 01323 899405 email

Saturday 25th April

  • STORNOWAY - Plus A CURIOUS LIFE. - DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea Box Office 01424 229111
  • TOM McCONVILLE FIDDLE WORKSHOP - 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. In Tom's ground-breaking fiddle playing the traditional sounds of Newcastle, Scotland, Ireland & America are fused with classical, jazz & bluegrass. He has played with Bob Fox, Alistair Anderson's Syncopace, Phil Cunningham, Barbara Dixon, Chris Newman & Pauline Cato. The workshop will focus on how to choose fiddle tunes & play them in a simple, lively & dynamic style, conscious control of the bow & violin, & the use of chords & embellishment. Some music will be sent out in advance. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email
  • TOM McCONVILLE - Scintillating fiddle-playing, a silky smooth singing voice, a wide grin & a dry Geordie wit. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 26th April

  • LEWES FOLK IN THE CHAPEL CONCERTS - The first of regular folk concerts on the 4th Sunday of the month in Lewes. 2.30 - 4.00pm. This first concert features MURRAY SHELMERDINE, STEVE & DIANE NEVILL and BING LYLE. All proceeds to support THE OYSTER PROJECT. - FOLK IN THE CHAPEL, The Westgate Chapel, 92a High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XH Details:- 01273 478124 or email
  • SONG & DANCE - Songs, tunes and poems from members & guests plus dancing to our excellent ceilidh band. Beginners and experts alike are welcome and our experienced callers ensure everyone can work their way through the dances with enjoyment.- HORSHAM FOLK CLUB The Normandy Centre Denne Road.8pm Enquiries - 01403 251188 or 01306 875653
  • CALE TYSON - UNION MUSIC STORE PRESENTATIONS The CON CLUB, Lewes.
  • SINGERS' NIGHT hosted by WOODY WOODHAM - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email

Monday 27th April

  • REG MEUROSS - Plus JESS VINCENT. - THE GREYS, 105 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UA Box Office 01273 680734
  • IRISH SET DANCING - Every Monday 8 - 10.30pm All Welcome. No experience or partner needed - THE EMERALD CLUB Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG, Details:- 01273 747875 or email
  • THE SONGS THAT I WISH I'D WRITTEN - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
  • Trad Irish Session with BEN PALEY & MANDY MURRAY - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • PARTRIDGE FOLK - THE PARTRIDGE Partridge. Green. Details: 07768 934263 or email
  • SUNTRAP - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 28th April

  • CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
  • PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779

Wednesday 29th April

  • OPEN MIC NIGHT - The New Sussex Hotel, 182 South Street, Lancing
    Phone 01903 763344
  • RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
  • COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 511005
  • Acoustic Session with BEN PALEY & TAB HUNTER - THE ADMIRAL ALEHOUSE, 2 Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3DD Details: 01273 691028 or email
  • BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - Every Wednesday Phone for details of new venue 01273 590850 or 07547 012886

Thursday 30th April

    To book a barn dance or ceilidh band for events in this area, contact The Sussex Pistols - email here or have a look at their website. Another great Success for The Sussex Pistols at The Corn Exchange in Brighton for their Valentine's Ceilidh. Book the band for your event now before all the dates go. They already have a number of bookings for prominent dates in 2016

    Credits

    This page has been produced by VIC SMITH, email here

    Most of the information is from the (paper) The Folk Diary , which is edited and produced by: Jim Marshall, 3 Chester Terrace, Brighton BN1 6GB (Tel/Fax: 01273 559750) and Vic Smith, 26 Ferrers Road, Lewes BN7 1PZ (Tel/Fax: 01273 478124) The Folk Diary is free and is available at most of the events listed here, plus information centres, libraries and tourist information offices. If you have difficulty in obtaining a copy, send an SAE to either Jim or Vic.

    Copy date for next issue of The Folk Diary:
    April 30th for the June/July 2015 issue.
    Next update of this page will be on April 23rd 2015

 
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