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.



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


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

Click here to hear a concert with 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 (Last post on their FBk page October 2023).




Focsle Music - 8-11. second Tuesdays, The Guide Dog, 38 Earls Rd., Southampton, SO14 6SF. Note that streetside parking signs, saying a 2-hour limit, DO NOT apply at night. May have Guests on other Tues., thus, equally periodically, second Tues. may be Singaround-only. See their website  e-mail See their Facebook page and also check our "Informal" page.
The same club hosts Singarounds on first Weds. - see below.

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. Alan & Lesley 01420 562471


Lymington Acoustic 7.30. First Tuesday of the month, The Angel and Blue Pig, High St, Lymington, SO41 9AP. (Was the Lymington Folk and Blues Club). Singarounds and occasional guests. First singaround in the new venue on 7th May. Contact:




D3W3 - 8-11, doors open 7.30. Quarterly (no longer every month) on 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



Focsle Music - 8-11. first Wednesdays, The Wellington Arms, 56 Park Road, Freemantle, Southampton, SO15 3DE. Singarounds e-mail See also their Facebook page and our"Informal" page.
Still meets via Zoom every Weds., with international, and often some pro/semi-pro attendees. e-mail for Zoom access codes. Live club also meets second Tues. - 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


Overton Folk Club - from 8pm on the first Wednesday of every month in Overton Community Centre, 5 High St, Overton, Basingstoke, RG25 3HB. "We alternate between guest nights and singer's nights. We welcome all styles of acoustic music, instrumental and song so come along and have a go - performers get in for free! - or just come and listen. (Bring your own refreshments)." Contact: 01256 770384, e-mail (scroll down to find the club entry)


Winchester Acoustic Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club night, singaround. Occasional guest night. The Railway Inn, St. Paul's Hill, Winchester SO22 5AE.




Folk at the Bridge - 2nd Thursdays. 7.15 for 8:00 -11.00. Village Community Centre, Sea Road, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0PH. This appears to have taken over from the Milford Folk Club, a singaround with occasional guests. Tickets and details avalable via the Community Centre website Note that the Centre occasionally also stages ceilidhs.


Nonsuch Folk Club - 7.45-10.45 every other Thursday - check website for dates. Bishops Waltham Social Club, SO32 1AR (adjoining Houchin Street car park). Lyn Colbeck 01730 858953, secretary


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.


Winchester Shape Note Singing 1st and 3rd Thursdays, St Paul's Church Rooms, St Paul's Church, St Paul's Hill, Winchester SO22 5AB. Contact Nigel via



Fordingbridge Folk Club 1st Fridays 7.30. Avonway Community Centre, 36 Shaftesbury St, Fordingbridge SP6 1JF. Mostly sessions/singarounds, also occasional guests. Contact


Grayshott Folk Club. 7.30. Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ. Des O'Byrne 01428 607096 or 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, The Avenue Tennis Club, Southleigh Road, Havant, PO9 2RS. Vincent Ibbs


Woolston & Bursledon Folk Club - 7.30-10.45. Bursledon Village Hall, Long Lane, Bursledon, SO31 8BZ. Sam and Sandy Satyanadhan 02380 434209 Presently running one 'live' session per month at the Hall.




Bournemouth Folk Club - Concerts at St Andrew's Church, Millhams Road, Bournemouth BH10 7LN, usually Friday or Saturday.


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).


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