Folk Association of South Hants

MUSIC & FOLK CLUBS

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.


MONDAY

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

info@brunnyfolk.co.uk www.brunnyfolk.co.uk


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. www.forestfolk.co.uk also www.facebook.com/ForestFolkMusic/

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 http://fourmarksfolkband.co.uk/

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.
https://en-gb.facebook.com/winchesterfolkclub

 

TUESDAY

Christchurch Folk & Roots Club - 2nd Tuesday, The Railway Hotel, 2 Stour Road, Christchurch BH23 1PS. Appears to be what was Christchurch Folk Club. www.facebook.com/folkrootschristchurch Facebook page is not public so no further information. (updated April 2022)


Focsle Music - 8-11. 2nd and 4th (+ occasionally 5th) Tuesdays, The Guide Dog, Earls Rd., Southampton, SO14 6SF. www.focsle.org e-mail paul@focsle.org (Lots of changes since the club started to reopen after the pandemic; keep an eye on their Facebook page for up-to-date information). Also meets Wednesdays - see below - and occasional fridays.

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

Green Man Folk Club - 2nd Tues. Singarounds at The Golden Pheasant, Farringdon, GU34 3DJ. Concert days vary, at Holybourne Theatre, Holybourne, GU34 4EL. greenmanfolkclub@hotmail.com Some information on www.golden-pheasant.com/ facebook page is not public so no other details. (updated April 2022)

 

WEDNESDAY

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. www.facebook.com/D3W3music/ contact lewis@d3w3.co.uk or 07484 292725


 


Focsle Music - 8-11. 3rd and 5th Wednesdays, The Wellington Arms, Park Road, Freemantle, Southampton, SO15 3DE. www.focsle.org e-mail paul@focsle.org (Lots of changes since the club started to reopen after the pandemic; keep an eye on their Facebook page for up-to-date information). Meetings via 'Zoom' on 2nd and 4th Wednesdyas - often with international attendees. Club also meets Tuesdays - see above.

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 folkclubhambledon@hotmail.co.uk www.hambledonfolkclub.com


Lymington Folk & Blues Club 8.00 1st Wednesdays (open session), The White Hart, Milford Rd., Lymington, SO41 8DF. djembejan2882@gmail.com www.lymingtonfolkandblues.org/

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.
https://en-gb.facebook.com/winchesterfolkclub

 

THURSDAY

Milford Folk Club - 2nd Thursdays. 7.15 for 8:00 -11.00. Village Community Centre, Sea Road, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0PH. milfordfolkclub@gmail.com www.milfordfolkclub.org.uk


Nonsuch Folk Club - 7.45-10.45 every Thursday. Bishops Waltham Social Club, SO32 1AR (adjoining Houchin Street car park). Lyn Colbeck 01730 858953 nonsuchfolkclub@yahoo.com www.nonsuchfolkclub.co.uk/ Now reopened after the covid pandemic, presently running once per fortnight - check the website for dates.


 

Riverside Folk Club - 8-11. Junction pub, St Denys, Southampton, SO17 2JZ. Weekly 'Open Floor' & monthly guest nights. Paula. 02380 578617. paulamusic.stacey@yahoo.co.uk. https://www.facebook.com/The-Riverside-Folk-Club-170220689749613

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 Presently closed. Said to be looking for a new venue (April 2022)

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


FRIDAY

Grayshott Folk Club. 7.30. Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ. Des O'Byrne 01428 607096 or grayshottfolkclub@btinternet.com www.grayshottfolkclub.co.uk. 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 kathy.dunn@btopenworld.com
or John Butcher 01202 690856 www.wessex-acoustic.co.uk


SUNDAY

Havant Folk Club 7.00 3rd Sunday, The Avenue Lawn Tennis, Squash and Fitness Club, Southleigh Road, Havant PO9 2RS. Contact 07979190017 or vinceandirene2017@gmail.com www.facebook.com/HavantFolkClub. Lots of information on the Facebook page - including how to get there and how to gain entry to the club. Doors open 6.45. (updated April 2022)

Woolston & Bursledon Folk Club - 7.30-10.45. Bursledon Village Hall, Long Lane, Bursledon, SO31 8BZ. Sam and Sandy Satyanadhan 02380 434209 wbfolkclub@gmail.com http://woolstonandbursledonfc.co.uk Presently running one 'live' session per month at the Hall, other Sundays are 'Zoom' sessions.


NO FIXED DAY

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

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 jon@grizzlyfolk.com https://billetto.co.uk/users/whitchurch-folk-club

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