Peterborough & South Lincs Folk Diary

May 2022

Sunday 1 May       

  Peterborough Morris https://www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk dance in the Dawn of Summer -   5.15am - Customs House, River Nene Embankment, near Peterborough Town Bridge, PE1  1EG - all welcome - later in the day, the Morris will be dancing around Peterborough; 12noon Cathedral Square, 1pm The Bluebell, Helpston, 2pm The Blue Bell, Maxey (tbc in view of the death of Ron, the landlord), 3pm The Goat, Frognall, 4pm The Golden Pheasant, Etton, 5pm The Ploughman, Werrington.

 


 Bourne Borderers - https://www.bourneborderers.co.uk - dance in the Dawn of Summer - about 5.30am - all welcome -   Whitebread Meadow, just outside of Bourne (Whitebread Meadow is about half way along Meadow Drove, heading towards Dyke.   The WhatThreeWords reference is ///pulp.repelled.groomed  )

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  Raunds Music Festival - www.raundsfestival.com - Thu 28 Apr to Sun 1 May - today: Come and join us for a music session in the Saxon Hall bar - 11.30pm - The Saxon Hall, near Thorpe St, Raunds, near Wellingborough, NN9 6LT - free - 07756 015615 


   Raunds Music Festival - www.raundsfestival.com - Thu 28 Apr to Sun 1 May - today: A Sunday afternoon concert with Sweet FA and Pamela Ward & Paul Cherrington - 2.30pm - The Saxon Hall, near Thorpe St, Raunds, near Wellingborough, NN9 6LT - tickets: adults £8, children £2 from tickets@raundsfestival.com or 07756 015615


    Raunds Music Festival - www.raundsfestival.com - Thu 28 Apr to Sun 1 May - today: A Sunday evening concert with Brooks Williams and The Trials of Cato - 7.30pm - The Saxon Hall, near Thorpe St, Raunds, near Wellingborough, NN9 6LT - tickets: adults £18, children £2 from tickets@raundsfestival.com or 07756 015615


  Open Mic - 8pm - 1st Sunday of the month - PA & soundman provided - Hare & Hounds, West Road, Haconby, Bourne, PE10 0UZ - hosted by Nick Gomm - 01778 571428 or email


 Tim Walker's Folk - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Lincolnshire for another 3 hour serving of the most delicious contemporary and traditional folk music from Lincolnshire and further afield. There is also the latest and greatest of songs and tunes and a whole bag load of festival and gig info too. Catch it live on 94.9FM, or 104.7FM in Grantham, 1368AM, DAB, Smartspeaker, Ch722 on Freeview or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds   

 


  The Folk Show - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire for the very best from the local folk scene with Kerry   Devine - from local Clubs to full on festivals - Catch it live on 95.7 MHz (Peterborough) 96.0 MHz (Cambridge) DAB Freeview:   722, or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds 

 

 

 



Monday 2 May

 

Slaters Arms Collyweston Collyweston singaround / folk club - alternate Mondays - Slater's Arms, 87 Main Rd, Collyweston, Stamford, PE9  3PQ - singaround style   - 8 to 11pm - Bob Bakewell 0116 2593395 or Pat Lee (piper) 01780 766671. This event runs alternate weeks to the Gretton Wednesday folk nights

 

 

 


 Pig Dyke Molly rehearse weekly at Fletton Ex-Serviceman's Club, 243A High St, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9EH every Monday   - 8 to 9.30pm - new dancers & musicians welcome - 01733 208433 (home) / 07833 491547 (mobile) - www.pigdyke.co.uk  

 

 

 


 

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Phoenix folk logoPhoenix Folk regular Monday night steady tune session 8.00-9.30pm  (music available at https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Online-Sessions-Tunebook-Jan-2021.pdf .) Join by clicking on this link when the session is live:   https://us04web.zoom.us/j/793527147 (if prompted, enter 245476). Main website: https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/participation/online-sessions

 




Tuesday 3 May

  Crosskey Clog welcome new dancers - female & male - and musicians to their practices every Tuesday evening 7.30 to   9.30pm - Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7RT -   contact  crosskeyclogbagman@gmail.com or see www.crosskeyclog.com

 

 


  Kesteven Morris - http://www.kestevenmorris.co.uk/index.htm - men & women's dance team, and musicians - joint practice every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.00pm - Scout Hut, Reform Place, Sleaford, NG34 7QR - new members welcome - Lynda 07488-317662 or dickinslin@aol.com 


 Unplugged at the Hub - an acoustic turn up and play session shared with the poetry of the Hub Writers - 6pm - The Hub, Navigation Yard, Carre St, Sleaford, NG32 7TW


St Neots Folk Club - every Tuesday - The Priory, Priory Lane, St Neots, PE19 2BH - stneotsfolkclub@aol.com or ring Roger & Patti Pitt - 01234 376278 - http://www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk

 

 


 Acoustic sessions at the Old Copper Kettle Tea Rooms, 6 North St, Crowland, PE6 0EF - 1st Tuesday of the month -   7.30pm - host: Graham   Cleaver (tea and coffee   available but bring your own beer)

 

 

 

 


 

 Weekly programme ‘Fine Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every Tuesday at 7.00pm - presented by Alan   Ritson - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 



Wednesday 4 May

  Spalding Folk Club - Andy Wall - https://bandcamp.com/andywall - Andy is a well respected singer, guitarist and performer, active on the UK folk scene and abroad - South Holland Centre, Market Place, Spalding, PE11 1SS - see https://www.spaldingfolkclub.co.uk - doors open 7.45pm, music 8-11pm - entrance fee usually £6 (even cheaper if you join)

 

 

 

 

 


 Bourne Borderers - https://www.bourneborderers.co.uk/ - meet every Wednesday - Edenham Village Hall, Church Lane, Edenham,   Bourne PE10 0LS - 8pm to 10pm - new members welcome contactbourneborderers@gmail.com

 

 


 

 Singaround, hosted by Tom Lane - 1st Wednesday of each month - 8pm - in the Waterloo Room at Leadenham House,  Leadenham, LN5 0PU - bring your own refreshments - more details 07516-541559

 


  The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe - every Wednesday 9pm - the best in folk and acoustic music   from the UK and beyond - BBC Radio 2, 88-91FM or BBC Sounds website

 

 

 

  



Thursday 5 May

 

  Allington Morris - https://allingtononline.co.uk/allington-morris - practice 8pm to 9.30pm every Thursday in Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, near Grantham, NG32 2DZ - and afterwards in the nearby Welby Arms - new dancers and musicians always welcome, with or without experience - If you would like to come along and play or give dancing a go, get in touch through Allingtononline or by contacting Mary McKinlay, Secretary, Allington Morris email  bobmckinlay1@aol.com (tele:01400 281671) or just come along on a Thursday evening. No special kit needed, just a pair of trainers or comfortable shoes and most essential, a sense of humour!

 

 

 


 Open mic - 7.30pm - 1st Thursdays of the month - Ship Inn, 22 High St, Pointon, Sleaford NG34 0LX 

 

 

 

 

 


 Unplugged at the Solo Bar - an acoustic turn up and play session - 7pm - Solo Bar, 6 Market St, Sleaford, NG34 7SF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Friday 6 May

  

Sam Sweeney - https://www.samsweeneymusic.com - Sweeney’s playing is unearthly at times... an outstanding and deeply moving experience.” - Nominated four times, and winner in 2015, of Musician Of The Year BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam is a veteran of the mighty Bellowhead, former and inaugural artistic director of the National Folk Youth Ensemble, founder member of the acclaimed instrumental trio Leveret, and a superb instrumentalist at the forefront of the revival in English traditional music. Sam has also recorded and performed with The Full English, Eliza Carthy, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, Emily Portman, Martin Carthy, as well as his own critically acclaimed show Made In The Great War.  Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's St, Stamford, PE9 2DL - 7.30 - tickets £18 (£16) - 01780 783203 


  CANCELLED THIS MONTH    First Fridays Singaround (songs & tunes) - 1st Fridays of the   month - 7.30 for 8pm - Hare & Hounds, 2 West Road, Haconby, (3m   N of Bourne), PE10 0UZ - 7.30pm to 10.30pm - hosted by Dean & Jen Hardy - 07788 410530 

 

 

 

 


 Open Mic - 7.30pm - 1st Friday of the month - full PA setup included - Heckington Pavilion, Howell Rd, Heckington, Sleaford, NG34 9RX   - just bring your instruments, and amps if you’d prefer, and we’ll get you on performing   - https://www.facebook.com/groups/467694916624450/user/100012892874722/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

  weekly one hour long programme ‘Lincolnshire Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every   Friday at 9.00pm - presented by Tom Lane - championing Lincolnshire music, performers, songwriters   and relevant events, all in the Lincolnshire Folky vein - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 

 



Saturday 7 May

  Bourne Springtime Ceilidh - with Elusive Black Dog band - Bourne Corn Exchange, Burghley Centre/M&S car park, PE10 9EG - 8 to     11pm - £15 ticket (under 12;s £8) - cash bar - tickets from www.wegottickets.com or Harrison & Dunn, 34 North St, Bourne or Dani's of   Bourne, 15c North St, Bourne

 

 


  Music, Beer, and a Windmill - local musicians incl Andy Lenton, Sleaford Ukulele Orchestra, Terry Walton, The Kilburns, Malt Whiskers, Mike Todd, Keith Collishaw and Andy Tymens - Heckington Windmill, Hale Rd, Heckington, Sleaford NG34 9JW - 12pm midday 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 Sunday 8 May       

 


 

 

 Head in the Sand session - a join-in and play (or sing) session - mostly English tunes, and some   songs. All instruments/ abilities are welcome - 1pm to 4pm - Ostrich Inn, 17 North St,   Peterborough,   PE1 2RA - usually monthly on the 2nd Sunday

 

 

 

 


 

  Music, Beer, and a Windmill - local musicians incl Keith Collishaw, The Riverside Ukulele Band, Jim Ross, Steve Deane,  and Andy Tymens - Heckington Windmill, Hale Rd, Heckington, Sleaford NG34 9JW - 12pm midday 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Music session - come along & sing, play or just listen - The Horseshoes, London Rd, Silk Willoughby, Sleaford NG34 8NZ - 4pm - more details email dobsonofyorks@aol.com or phone 01529 302647

 

 

 


 Acoustic Club - 2nd Sunday of the month - Geese & Fountain, 1 School Lane, Croxton Kerrial, Grantham, NG32 1QR - 5pm

 

 


  Tim Walker's Folk - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Lincolnshire for another 3 hour serving of the most delicious contemporary and traditional folk music from Lincolnshire and further afield. There is also the latest and greatest of songs and tunes and a whole bag load of festival and gig info too. Catch it live on 94.9FM, or 104.7FM in Grantham, 1368AM, DAB, Smartspeaker, Ch722 on Freeview or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds   

 


  The Folk Show - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire for the very best from the local folk scene with Kerry   Devine - from local Clubs to full on festivals - Catch it live on 95.7 MHz (Peterborough) 96.0 MHz (Cambridge) DAB Freeview:   722, or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds 

 

 

 



Monday 9 May

 Pig Dyke Molly rehearse weekly at Fletton Ex-Serviceman's Club, 243A High St, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9EH every Monday   - 8 to 9.30pm - new dancers & musicians welcome - 01733 208433 (home) / 07833 491547 (mobile) - www.pigdyke.co.uk  

 

 

 


  Singers night at Boston Folk Club - 2nd Monday of the month - 8.15pm - first floor above The Eagle, 144 West   St, Boston, PE21 8RE - free - Greg Swain 07713-488927  or 01205-358783

 

 

   


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Phoenix folk logoPhoenix Folk regular Monday night steady tune session 8.00-9.30pm  (music available at https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Online-Sessions-Tunebook-Jan-2021.pdf .) Join by clicking on this link when the session is live:   https://us04web.zoom.us/j/793527147 (if prompted, enter 245476). Main website: https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/participation/online-sessions

 




Tuesday 10 May

 

                                                                                                             This is a new Folk Evening  Starting on Tuesday May 24th and to held held every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

                                                                                                            For further information call Steven the landlord 01480-702213, Address 32 Post St Godmanchester Huntingdon Pe29 2AQ.   

                                       Those requiring more information should also contact Anne Brown 07802 403 551

                                                                                                       English type tunes along with songs

 

 

 

 

 


  

 Peterborough Morris - dances out at a different pub in the area each Tuesday - this weeks' pub: 7.30pm The Bluebell at Werrington, PE4 6RU  Peterborough see https://www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk

 

 


 Crosskey Clog welcome new dancers - female & male - and musicians to their practices every Tuesday evening 7.30 to   9.30pm - Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7RT -   contact  crosskeyclogbagman@gmail.com or see www.crosskeyclog.com

 

 


   Kesteven Morris - http://www.kestevenmorris.co.uk/index.htm - men & women's dance team, and musicians - joint practice every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.00pm - Scout Hut, Reform Place, Sleaford, NG34 7QR - new members welcome - Lynda 07488-317662 or dickinslin@aol.com  


St Neots Folk Club - every Tuesday - The Priory, Priory Lane, St Neots, PE19 2BH - stneotsfolkclub@aol.com or ring Roger & Patti Pitt - 01234 376278 - http://www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk

 

 


 Singaround - acoustic evening, all styles - 2nd Tuesday of the month - The Tempest Arms, High St, Coleby, LN5 0AG - 7pm

 

 

 

 

  


 

 Weekly programme ‘Fine Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every Tuesday at 7.00pm - presented by Alan   Ritson - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 



Wednesday 11 May

   Burghley Arms songs & tunes session - unplugged - 8pm - alternate Wednesdays - Burghley Arms, 6 North St, Bourne, PE10 9EA -  hosted by Dean & Jen Hardy - 07788 410530 


 

  Songs & music evening - Hatton Arms, 14 Arnhill Rd, Gretton, Northants, NN17 3DN - 8pm till 11pm - fortnightly on Wednesdays (this event runs alternate weeks to Collyweston Slater's Monday folk evening) - this is a great folk night so please bring your instruments, or sing, or just come and listen   - Andy Butterworth 07949 624012

 


   Bourne Borderers dancing - www.bourneborderers.com - 8pm - Five Bells, Main St, Edenham, near Bourne, PE10 0LL


 

 Open Mic (strictly acoustic) night - 7.30pm - Iron Horse Ranch House, 2 High St, Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8EB

 

 

 

  


  Acoustic ale song session - Falcon Inn, 1 London St, Whittlesey, PE7 2BH - 2nd Wednesday of the month - 8.00pm - organiser: Dave Bailey david.bailey20@btinternet.com or 07746 195135


 Music & singalong session - 2nd Wednesdays of the month - 7.30pm - Ship Inn, 109 Sea Rd, Chapel St Leonards, near Skegness, PE24 5RX

 

 

 

 

 


  The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe - every Wednesday 9pm - the best in folk and acoustic music   from the UK and beyond - BBC Radio 2, 88-91FM or BBC Sounds website

 

 

 

 

 



Thursday 12 May

 

  Allington Morris - https://allingtononline.co.uk/allington-morris - practice 8pm to 9.30pm every Thursday in Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, near Grantham, NG32 2DZ - and afterwards in the nearby Welby Arms - new dancers and musicians always welcome, with or without experience - If you would like to come along and play or give dancing a go, get in touch through Allingtononline or by contacting Mary McKinlay, Secretary, Allington Morris email  bobmckinlay1@aol.com (tele:01400 281671) or just come along on a Thursday evening. No special kit needed, just a pair of trainers or comfortable shoes and most essential, a sense of humour!

 

 

 


  Captain Backwash and the Barley Boy (and Girl) Rafter Raisers - https://captainbackwash.co.uk - appear regularly at the Hand and Heart, 12 Highbury St, Peterborough, PE1 3BE - every 2nd Thursday in the month - 8.30 to 10.30pm - check with us or the pub before travelling as  work and leisure sometimes get in the way - Andrew Nash 01733 380468 or info AT captainbackwash.co.uk


 Open Mic - 8pm - 2nd Thursday of the month - Crown Inn, 17 West St, Crowland, Peterborough, PE6 0EE - hosted by Graham Cleaver 07875-340968

 

 

 

 

  



Friday 13 May

 Whittlesey folk session - Falcon Inn, 1 London St, Whittlesey, PE7 2BH - every couple of months, on a Friday - 8.00pm - organisers: Sandra & Martin Green 01733-206627 or sandragreenmartingreen@gmail.com

   

 

 

 

 


 

   weekly one hour long programme ‘Lincolnshire Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every   Friday at 9.00pm - presented by Tom Lane - championing Lincolnshire music, performers, songwriters   and relevant events, all in the Lincolnshire Folky vein - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 

 



Saturday 14 May

  Frumenty - in concert - Folksworth Village Hall,  Manor Rd, Folksworth, Peterborough PE7 3SU - 7.00pm - free - coffee & tea available



 Sunday 15 May       

 Irish traditional music session - run by Jon Nix with the One Too Many irish band - usually one Sunday a month - 6.30pm - Exeter Arms, 3 Leicester Rd,   Uppingham, LE15 9SB - https://www.facebook.com/jon.nix.71 

 


 Tim Walker's Folk - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Lincolnshire for another 3 hour serving of the most delicious contemporary and traditional folk music from Lincolnshire and further afield. There is also the latest and greatest of songs and tunes and a whole bag load of festival and gig info too. Catch it live on 94.9FM, or 104.7FM in Grantham, 1368AM, DAB, Smartspeaker, Ch722 on Freeview or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds   

 


  The Folk Show - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire for the very best from the local folk scene with Kerry   Devine - from local Clubs to full on festivals - Catch it live on 95.7 MHz (Peterborough) 96.0 MHz (Cambridge) DAB Freeview:   722, or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds 

 

 

 



Monday 16 May

Slaters Arms Collyweston Collyweston singaround / folk club - alternate Mondays - Slater's Arms, 87 Main Rd, Collyweston, Stamford, PE9  3PQ - singaround style - 8 to 11pm - Bob Bakewell 0116 2593395 or Pat Lee (piper) 01780 766671. This event runs alternate weeks to the Gretton Wednesday folk nights

 

 

 


 Pig Dyke Molly rehearse weekly at Fletton Ex-Serviceman's Club, 243A High St, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9EH every Monday   - 8 to 9.30pm - new dancers & musicians welcome - 01733 208433 (home) / 07833 491547 (mobile) - www.pigdyke.co.uk  

 

 

 


 HH ready

  Haconby Hare Tune Session - 3rd Mondays of the month - Hare & Hounds, 2 West   Road, Haconby, (3m N of Bourne), PE10 0UZ - 7.30pm   to 10.30pm - free - hosted   by Pete Shaw & friends - 01778 571563 or email   Website: Haconby Hare tune session

 

 

 


   Zoom

Phoenix folk logoPhoenix Folk regular Monday night steady tune session 8.00-9.30pm  (music available at https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Online-Sessions-Tunebook-Jan-2021.pdf .) Join by clicking on this link when the session is live:   https://us04web.zoom.us/j/793527147 (if prompted, enter 245476). Main website: https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/participation/online-sessions

 

 




Tuesday 17 May

 Peterborough Morris - dances out at a different pub in the area each Tuesday - this weeks' pub: 8pm The Swan Inn, Parson Drove, PE13 4HA see https://www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk

 

 


 Crosskey Clog welcome new dancers - female & male - and musicians to their practices every Tuesday evening 7.30 to   9.30pm - Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7RT -   contact  crosskeyclogbagman@gmail.com or see www.crosskeyclog.com

 

 


  Kesteven Morris - http://www.kestevenmorris.co.uk/index.htm - men & women's dance team, and musicians - joint practice every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.00pm - Scout Hut, Reform Place, Sleaford, NG34 7QR - new members welcome - Lynda 07488-317662 or dickinslin@aol.com 


St Neots Folk Club - every Tuesday - The Priory, Priory Lane, St Neots, PE19 2BH - stneotsfolkclub@aol.com or ring Roger & Patti Pitt - 01234 376278 - http://www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk

 

 

  


 

  Folk evening - songs & music - or just come & listen - 3rd Tuesday of the month - Montague Arms, Barnwell, near Oundle, PE8 5PH - details: Jane   Sanders  jsanders1293@yahoo.co.uk   

 

 

 


   Open Mic - PA & microphones provided - Falcon Inn, 1 London St, Whittlesey, PE7 2BH - 3rd Tuesday of the month - 8.00pm - organiser: Dave Bailey david.bailey20@btinternet.com or 07746 195135

 


 Music session - maybe songs - 3rd Tuesday of the month but check before travelling - 7.30pm - Rookswood Club, Rookswood Rd,   March, PE15 8AS - 01354 656094 or 01354 656208 - email

  

 

 


 

 Weekly programme ‘Fine Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every Tuesday at 7.00pm - presented by Alan   Ritson - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 



Wednesday 18 May

  Bourne Borderers - https://www.bourneborderers.co.uk/ - meet every Wednesday - Edenham Village Hall, Church Lane, Edenham,   Bourne PE10 0LS - 8pm to 10pm - new members welcome contactbourneborderers@gmail.com

 

 


   The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe - every Wednesday 9pm - the best in folk and acoustic music   from the UK and beyond - BBC Radio 2, 88-91FM or BBC Sounds website

 

 

 

 

 



Thursday 19 May

  Welland Yacht Club monthly singaround - Welland Yacht Club, 13 River Bank, Spalding PE11 3AA - every 3rd Thursday of the month - 8 to 11pm - organised by Spalding Folk Clubhttps://www.spaldingfolkclub.co.uk

 

 


  Allington Morris - https://allingtononline.co.uk/allington-morris - practice 8pm to 9.30pm every Thursday in Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, near Grantham, NG32 2DZ - and afterwards in the nearby Welby Arms - new dancers and musicians always welcome, with or without experience - If you would like to come along and play or give dancing a go, get in touch through Allingtononline or by contacting Mary McKinlay, Secretary, Allington Morris email  bobmckinlay1@aol.com (tele:01400 281671) or just come along on a Thursday evening. No special kit needed, just a pair of trainers or comfortable shoes and most essential, a sense of humour!

 

 

 


 Open mic - every 3rd Thursday of the month - 8pm (cash bar open from 7pm) - all players and visitors very welcome - barrowdenopenmic@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 



Friday 20 May

  Between the Lines - https://www.facebook.com/betweenthelinesgroup - Here is a chance to hear Between the Lines in acoustic mode, together with John Blanks. John is a fine singer and guitarist in his own right, as well as being Mark’s song writing partner, with several award winning compositions to their credit. Phil too writes and sings wonderful songs which the band intersperse with choice material from both sides of the Atlantic, together with fine harmony vocals and multi stringed instrumental accompaniment -  7.30pm - Blackfriars Arts Centre Review Bar, Spain Lane, Boston PE21 6HP - £9 - 01205 363108


 

 One Too Many - playing Irish Traditional music - 8pm - Falcon Hotel, 7 High St East, Uppingham, LE15 9PY

 

 

 

 


 

  weekly one hour long programme ‘Lincolnshire Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every   Friday at 9.00pm - presented by Tom Lane - championing Lincolnshire music, performers, songwriters   and relevant events, all in the Lincolnshire Folky vein - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 

 



Saturday 21 May

 Bardney Heritage Centre tune session - one Saturday a month - 12.45 to 2.45pm - 123a Station Rd,  Bardney, near Lincoln, LN3 5UF - mainly English tunes played at a fairly steady pace

 

 


  Becky Hall - https://www.beckymillsgigs.co.uk - Becky is a master story teller, superb musician and has a voice that will give you shivers. She was a member of Waking the Witch and has supported amongst others Pentangle, Fairport Convention and Barbara Dickson. “Strong Stories, great arrangements – she sings from the soul” – Mike Harding - 7.30pm - Morton New Day Church, Morton, Bourne PE10 0NR - Ticket prices: Adults £12.50, 11-18yrs £7.00, under 11 free - Contact 01778 570370 or rexcons@aol.com .

 



 Sunday 22 May      

 

 Singaround - The Horseshoes, London Rd, Silk Willoughby, Sleaford NG34 8NZ - every 4th Sunday of the month - 4pm - more details email dobsonofyorks@aol.com or phone 01529 302647

 

 

  


 Pennyless - http://pennyless-music.co.uk - appearing with drummer Bill Pauley - 6pm to 10pm - Red Lion, 14 South St, Bourne, PE10 6LT 

 

 

 


  Song & tune session - every 4th Sunday of the month - 7pm ish to 10pm ish -  The Castle Inn, High St, Castle Bytham NG33 4RZ  - organiser: Si Garbutt sigarb@btinternet.com or 01780 410563


 

 Tim Walker's Folk - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Lincolnshire for another 3 hour serving of the most delicious contemporary and traditional folk music from Lincolnshire and further afield. There is also the latest and greatest of songs and tunes and a whole bag load of festival and gig info too. Catch it live on 94.9FM, or 104.7FM in Grantham, 1368AM, DAB, Smartspeaker, Ch722 on Freeview or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds   

 


  The Folk Show - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire for the very best from the local folk scene with Kerry   Devine - from local Clubs to full on festivals - Catch it live on 95.7 MHz (Peterborough) 96.0 MHz (Cambridge) DAB Freeview:   722, or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds 

 

 

 



Monday 23 May

  Pig Dyke Molly rehearse weekly at Fletton Ex-Serviceman's Club, 243A High St, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9EH every Monday   - 8 to 9.30pm - new dancers & musicians welcome - 01733 208433 (home) / 07833 491547 (mobile) - www.pigdyke.co.uk  

 

 

 


 

 Singers Night - 4th Mondays of the month - 8pm - White Swan, 1 High Rd, Barrowby, Grantham, NG32 1BH - parkerd47@aol.com

 

 

 


 Zoom

Phoenix folk logoPhoenix Folk regular Monday night steady tune session 8.00-9.30pm  (music available at https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Online-Sessions-Tunebook-Jan-2021.pdf .) Join by clicking on this link when the session is live:   https://us04web.zoom.us/j/793527147 (if prompted, enter 245476). Main website: https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/participation/online-sessions

 

 




Tuesday 24 May

  Folk session - english type songs and songs - 8 to 11pm - every 2nd and 4th Tuesday -  The Black Bull, 32 Post St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AQ - more info: contact landlord Steve on 01480 702213 or musician Anne Brown on 07802 403551                                                                                                          

 

 

 

 


 Peterborough Morris - dances out at a different pub in the area each Tuesday - Whittlesey Tour with Pig Dyke Molly Dancers incl Buttercross Square PE7 1AB - see https://www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk

 

 


 Crosskey Clog welcome new dancers - female & male - and musicians to their practices every Tuesday evening 7.30 to   9.30pm - Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7RT -   contact  crosskeyclogbagman@gmail.com or see www.crosskeyclog.com

 

  


  Bourne Borderers - https://www.bourneborderers.co.uk - dancing at the Three Kings, Saltersway, Threekingham, near Sleaford, NG34 0AU - 8pm - all welcome  

 


  Kesteven Morris - http://www.kestevenmorris.co.uk/index.htm - men & women's dance team, and musicians - joint practice every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.00pm - Scout Hut, Reform Place, Sleaford, NG34 7QR - new members welcome - Lynda 07488-317662 or dickinslin@aol.com 


St Neots Folk Club - every Tuesday - The Priory, Priory Lane, St Neots, PE19 2BH - stneotsfolkclub@aol.com or ring Roger & Patti Pitt - 01234 376278 - http://www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk

 

 


  

 Weekly programme ‘Fine Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every Tuesday at 7.00pm - presented by Alan   Ritson - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 



Wednesday 25 May

 

  Dervish - https://www.dervish.ie - An icon of Irish music” (BBC) - All six members of Dervish are steeped in the musical traditions of counties Sligo and Leitrim in north-west Ireland - The six piece, who consist of Cathy Jordan (vocals bodhrán and bones), Brian McDonagh (mandola), Tom Morrow (fiddle), Michael Holmes (bouzouki), Shane Mitchell (accordion) and Liam Kelly (flute, whistles), are globally recognised as masters of the Irish folk genre - in concert - Grantham Guildhall, St Peter's Hill, Grantham, NG31 6PZ - 7.30pm - tickets £25 (£23) from 01476 406158 - https://www.guildhallartscentre.com 


  Katherine Priddy -  https://www.katherinepriddy.co.uk - Priddy’s haunting vocals and distinctive finger-picking guitar style have seen her sell out a headline tour, support world class artists including The Chieftains, John Smith and Vashti Bunyan and earn spots at prestigious festivals such as Cambridge Folk, where she was awarded the Christian Raphael Prize, Towersey and Beautiful Days. Her live performances are engaging, moving and amusing by turn, delivering original songs with emotional maturity, depth and a tenderness that still carries a darker edge. Her lyrics are particularly noteworthy - a tribute to her life-long love affair with literature and poetry and the stories she weaves are transporting. It is clear that, despite the delicate nuances of her sound, Katherine Priddy is not a fragile wallflower, but a determined young woman ready to make her mark - Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's St, Stamford, PE9 2DL - 7.30pm - tickets £14 (£13) from 01780 763203 or website https://www.stamfordartscentre.com


    Burghley Arms songs & tunes session - unplugged - 8pm - alternate Wednesdays - Burghley Arms, 6 North St, Bourne, PE10 9EA -  hosted by Dean & Jen Hardy - 07788 410530 


  Songs & music evening - Hatton Arms, 14 Arnhill Rd, Gretton, Northants, NN17 3DN - 8pm till 11pm - fortnightly on Wednesdays (this event runs alternate weeks to Collyweston Slater's Monday folk evening) - this is a great folk night so please bring your instruments, or sing, or just come and listen   - Andy Butterworth 07949 624012 


  The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe - every Wednesday 9pm - the best in folk and acoustic music   from the UK and beyond - BBC Radio 2, 88-91FM or BBC Sounds website

 

 

 

 



Thursday 26 May

  Belshazzar's Feast - http://www.belshazzarsfeast.com - Those attending Paul & Paul’s sell-out tours are treated to a mix of seasonal songs and tunes, plus classical music, pop, music-hall and traditional folk. All topped off with audience participation and lashings of wry humour. Paul Sartin (vocals, oboe, violin and swanee whistle) and Paul Hutchinson (accordion) together entertain audiences across the UK, Australia and beyond with their eclectic and eccentric mix of tunes, songs and chat that sends audiences home with a smile - The Barn (Baston Village Hall), Main   Street, Baston, PE6 9PA - 8pm - tickets only bookable in advance £15 from Alan or Maggie on 01778 560497 or 07593 084549 - tickets already all sold, but ask about the waiting list for returns - website: https://bastontradmusic.org 


  Allington Morris - https://allingtononline.co.uk/allington-morris - practice 8pm to 9.30pm every Thursday in Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, near Grantham, NG32 2DZ - and afterwards in the nearby Welby Arms - new dancers and musicians always welcome, with or without experience - If you would like to come along and play or give dancing a go, get in touch through Allingtononline or by contacting Mary McKinlay, Secretary, Allington Morris email  bobmckinlay1@aol.com (tele:01400 281671) or just come along on a Thursday evening. No special kit needed, just a pair of trainers or comfortable shoes and most essential, a sense of humour!

 

 


 

 Lawrence's singaround/playaround/sayaround - all welcome - 4th Thursday of the month - 7.30pm - Red Lion, 48 King Street, West   Deeping, Peterborough, PE6  9HP - Lawrence Haydock  01733 253347

 

 


 Open mic - 4th Thursday of the month - 8pm - Blue Boar, 46 High St, Eye, Peterborough, PE6 7UY - more details: Graham Cleaver 07875-340968

 

 

 

 

 



Friday 27 May

 

  Acoustic song session - Falcon Inn, 1 London St, Whittlesey, PE7 2BH - last Friday of the month - 7.30pm - organiser: Dave Bailey david.bailey20@btinternet.com 

 


 

  weekly one hour long programme ‘Lincolnshire Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every   Friday at 9.00pm - presented by Tom Lane - championing Lincolnshire music, performers, songwriters   and relevant events, all in the Lincolnshire Folky vein - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln 

 

 

 



Saturday 28 May

   Frog on a Bike ceilidh band - https://frogonabike.co.uk - performing at St Neots Farmer's Market, Market Place, St Neots - time unknown

 

 

 

 

 



 Sunday 29 May    

 

 Tim Walker's Folk - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Lincolnshire for another 3 hour serving of the most delicious contemporary and traditional folk music from Lincolnshire and further afield. There is also the latest and greatest of songs and tunes and a whole bag load of festival and gig info too. Catch it live on 94.9FM, or 104.7FM in Grantham, 1368AM, DAB, Smartspeaker, Ch722 on Freeview or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds   

 


  The Folk Show - 7pm - every Sunday - on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire for the very best from the local folk scene with Kerry   Devine - from local Clubs to full on festivals - Catch it live on 95.7 MHz (Peterborough) 96.0 MHz (Cambridge) DAB Freeview:   722, or live/later on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds 

 

 

 



Monday 30 May

Slaters Arms Collyweston Collyweston singaround / folk club - alternate Mondays - Slater's Arms, 87 Main Rd, Collyweston, Stamford, PE9  3PQ - singaround style   - 8 to 11pm - Bob Bakewell 0116 2593395 or Pat Lee (piper) 01780 766671. This event runs alternate weeks to the Gretton Wednesday folk nights

 

 

 


 Pig Dyke Molly rehearse weekly at Fletton Ex-Serviceman's Club, 243A High St, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9EH every Monday   - 8 to 9.30pm - new dancers & musicians welcome - 01733 208433 (home) / 07833 491547 (mobile) - www.pigdyke.co.uk  

 

 

 


 Zoom

Phoenix folk logoPhoenix Folk regular Monday night steady tune session 8.00-9.30pm  (music available at https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Online-Sessions-Tunebook-Jan-2021.pdf .) Join by clicking on this link when the session is live:   https://us04web.zoom.us/j/793527147 (if prompted, enter 245476). Main website: https://phoenixfolk.co.uk/participation/online-sessions

 

 




Tuesday 31 May

 Peterborough Morris - dances out at a different pub in the area each Tuesday - The Bluebell, Maxey, PE6 9EE (the pub is currently closed in view the death of Ron, the Landlord, but should be re-opening soon) - see https://www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk

 

 


 Crosskey Clog welcome new dancers - female & male - and musicians to their practices every Tuesday evening 7.30 to   9.30pm - Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7RT -   contact  crosskeyclogbagman@gmail.com or see www.crosskeyclog.com

 

 


  Kesteven Morris - http://www.kestevenmorris.co.uk/index.htm - men & women's dance team, and musicians - joint practice every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.00pm - Scout Hut, Reform Place, Sleaford, NG34 7QR - new members welcome - Lynda 07488-317662 or dickinslin@aol.com 


St Neots Folk Club - every Tuesday - The Priory, Priory Lane, St Neots, PE19 2BH - stneotsfolkclub@aol.com or ring Roger & Patti Pitt - 01234 376278 - http://www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk

 

 

 


 

 Weekly programme ‘Fine Folk’ on Lincoln City Radio LCR FM 103.6 - every Tuesday at 7.00pm - presented by Alan   Ritson - listen live if in area   on  http://streamer.lcrlincoln.co.uk/  or recorded shows on www.mixcloud.com/LCRFMLincoln