Folk Association of South Hants

Other Events

- other events that we know about in our area are as follows:


A couple of events at Holybourne Theatre (GU34 4EL) you might be interested in: on 22nd February Ray Cooper appears in his "The Golden Age Tour 2019" and the following month the theatre is staging a folk opera by Neil Gore and John Kirkpatrick, "Rouse, Ye Women". Tickets are available via their website or if you are local, at Wildly UpBeat Printers in Alton


The Salts are appearing at various locations around our area, although none are actually within Hampshire. On the 31st January they are at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell, RG12 1JG (not sure how you get tickets for this as it is not on their website) and on the 22nd February at The Fiery Bird, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6HJ (tickets via their website). On 26th May there is a free preformance at the Godalming Bandstand, and then on the 14th June they are appearing at The Old Court, Windsor, SL4 3BL. Again tickets via the website


Aldershot's West End Centre's busy programme includes Vishten on the 7th February and 6 days later, on the 13th, Jackie Oates features in "The Joy of Living". Ninebarrow appear there on the 4th April and Merlyn Driver on the 22nd May. Lots more information on their website; tickets available on-line or via the box office on 01252 330040.


A venue to the east of our county, which is holding folk concerts in their new hall, is Emsworth Baptist Church. Steve Knightley is on-stage on 9th March and Karen Matheson is the guest on 30th. On the 16th April, Skerryvore are appearing there. Details of these events are available on the Ents24 website, where there are also links taking you to the ticket purchase pages.


Phil Beer is on-stage at the Tuppeny Barn in Southbourne on 23rd February and Rachel McShane & The Cartographers appear there on 30th March. More details on their website, where you will also find links for ticket purchase.

The West Surrey Folk Consortium run the Guildford Institute Folk Club, and the New Year sees Tim Edey on stage on the 11th January. The following day the GBH Ceilidh will take place at Godalming with The Pigeon Swing and Baz Parkes. On 25th January Daria Kulesh will be at the Guildford Institute with Tristan Seume and Marina Osman.

February features Cosmotheka on the 8th and The Andy May Trio on the 22nd. In between all these concerts are the Institute Folk Club's regular "Come All Ye Open Stage" sessions. Full details of the New Year programme are on their website Follow the links for ticket purchase.


Chapel Sessions Music appear to have returned to the Royal Victoria Chapel, Royal Victoria Country Park and their first concert, on the 17th December, Calan, has sold out. The next concert there will be Vishten on 10th February. Tickets via EventBrite . Their chapelsessionsmusic website is not up-to-date, and you will need to go to their Facebook page for more information.