Folk Association of South Hants


As well as the clubs listed below, see the more informal sessions at pubs and suchlike by clicking here, and you can see where the various clubs are on our locate a club page. Also included on the 'locate' page are the Arts Centres etc. listed in the Folk Club diary. Note that several folk clubs and sessions are still not running 'face-to-face' due to the Covid-19 situation, but some of these are still hosting 'Zoom' sessions. Check their websites for details.


Brunny Folk Club - 7.00-10.00, doors open 6.45. 2nd & 4th Mondays. Cafe@the Allendale, The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS

Emsworth Folk Club - 8 - 10 pm, 2nd and 4th Mondays. Emsworth Community Centre, Church Walk, Emsworth, PO10 7DP. Contact the Centre on 01243 373805 for more information

Forest Folk - 7.30 singarounds on 1st & 8.00 guest nights on 3rd Mondays, North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane, North Boarhunt, PO17  6DD. Charles Gale 01329 833625. also

Click here to hear a concert and some pictures

Four Marks Folk Band Workshops - 7.30-9.30. 1st & 3rd Mondays. Four Marks Village Hall, Lymington Bottom, GU34 5AA. Paul Northcott 01962 620196 or

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.



Green Man Folk Club - 2nd Tues. Singarounds at The Golden Pheasant, Farringdon, GU34 3DJ. Concert days vary, at Holybourne Theatre, Holybourne, GU34 4EL. Alan & Lesley 01420 562471

Ringwood Folk Club - 8.00-10.50, every Tuesday. Burley Church Hall, Church Lane, BH24 4AP. Parking is available outside the hall and in the lane opposite (about .5 miles long), also further afield at Queens Head. Bring a torch for the darker evenings. No bar, so bring your own refreshments. 01425 673713



Broadside - 8.00-11.00. The Old House at Home, Locksway Road, Milton, Portsmouth, PO4 8JR. "Acoustic Singaround and Tunes". Contact John Burchett 07986144393 (updated Jan 2020)

Christchurch Folk Club - 8.30. 2nd Wednesday, The Ship Inn, High Street, Christchurch.
Last Wednesday, Ye Olde George Inn, Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23  1DT. Informal sessions.

D3W3 - 8-11, doors open 7.30. 3rd Wednesday (Day 3, Week 3), Alton Rugby Football Club Clubhouse, Anstey Park, Anstey Lane, Alton, GU34 2NB. Licensed bar, non-alcoholic drinks available for younger members. contact or 07484 292725


The Focsle - 8-11. Every Wednesday except the 1st. (which is the Southampton Steady Session (see the 'sessions' page)). e-mail or

Click here to see a youtube clip of a performance at the club

Hambledon Folk Club - 8.30 2nd Wednesdays. The Youth Club Hut, Village Hall, Hambledon, PO7 4RW.
John and Ros 02392 632719

Lymington Folk & Blues Club 8.00 1st Wednesdays (open session), The White Hart, Milford Rd., Lymington, SO41

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.



Milford Folk Club - 2nd Thursdays. 7.15 for 8:00 -11.00. Village Community Centre, Sea Road, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0PH.

Nonsuch Folk Club - 8-11 every Thursday. Bishops Waltham Social Club, SO32 1AR (adjoining Houchin Street car park). Lyn Colbeck 01730 858953


Riverside Folk Club - 8-11. Junction pub, St Denys, Southampton, SO17 2JZ. Weekly 'Open Floor' & monthly guest nights. Paula. 02380 578617.

Click here to see a youtube clip of a session


White Lion Folk Club 3rd Thursday 8.30-11. Wherwell (near Andover), SP11 7JF. Roly Clarke 07919 120159

Wimborne Folk Club every Thursday 7pm to 10pm - doors open 6.45pm. Cafe@the Allendale, The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Website: , contact via the website.


Bourne Folk Salisbury 7.30. Boscombe Social Club on A338 Salisbury - Cholderton Road, SP4 0AB. Keith Harris 01980 611217 e-mail

Grayshott Folk Club. 7.30. Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ. Des O'Byrne 01428 607096 or also Note that some concerts are held on a Saturday or a Sunday, and occasionally the club uses St. Alban's Church, Tilford Road, Hindhead, GU26 6RB, or the Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, GU27 2LA.

Wessex Acoustic - 7.30 The Royal British Legion, Blandford Forum, DT11 7AD. Kathy 01202 732239
or John Butcher 01202 690856


Havant Folk Club 7.45 3rd Sunday, Cricket/Hockey Club Pavilion, Park Road South, Havant, PO9 1HH. DiElle 02392 006507 or See for directions to the club.

Woolston & Bursledon Folk Club - 7.30-10.45. Bursledon Village Hall, Long Lane, Bursledon, SO31 8BZ. Sam and Sandy Satyanadhan 02380 434209


Bournemouth Folk Club - Concerts at St. Ambrose Church, Westcliff Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 8BE, usually Friday or Saturday (venue may change in the future).

Whitchurch Folk Club - 8.00, doors open 7.30. Whitchurch Parish Hall, London Road, RG28 7LQ or the Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester St., Whitchurch, RG28 7HP. (Check the website to see which). Jon Wilks

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