Peterborough & South Lincs Folk Diary

REGULAR DATED EVENTS - This page lists the events which have a 'formula' eg 3rd Monday in each month, for when they occur. Other events, eg one-off concerts or, those held infrequently, or fortnightly or irregularly, can be found on the ONE-OFFS page, and Festivals on the FESTIVALS page.


Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, near Grantham, NG32 2DZ
Allington Morris - - practice 8pm to 9.30pm every Thursday 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 (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!

Lincoln Arms, 4 Bridge St, Spalding PE11 1XA
Tune session - 1st Thursday of every month - 8pm - organised by Spalding Folk Club -

Ship Inn, 22 High St, Pointon, Sleaford NG34 0LX
Open mic - 7.30pm - 1st Thursdays of the month - details from  Angus on 07952 076822

Old Ferryboat Inn, Holywell, Holywell Front, St Ives PE27 4TG
Traditional tune session - 7.30 to 10pm - every 1st Thursday of the month - details Clive Quick - 

The Townhouse, 60-64 Market St, Ely, CB7 4LSX
Irish music session - 8pm til late - 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month

Spalding Folk Club Zoom singaround - usually 2nd and 4th Thursdays - 8pm - to join, write before to 

Hand and Heart, 12 Highbury St, Peterborough, PE1 3BE
Captain Backwash and the Barley Boy (and Girl) Rafter Raisers - - appear regularly at the - every 2nd Thursday in the month - 8.00 to 10.30pm - check with us or the pub before travelling as work and leisure sometimes get in the way - Andrew Nash 01733 380468

New Crown Inn, 58 High Causeway, Whittlesey, PE7 1QA
Open Mic - 7.30 to 11pm - 2nd Thursday of the month - hosted by Graham Cleaver 07875-340968

Welland Yacht Club, 13 River Bank, Spalding PE11 3AA
Monthly singaround - every 3rd Thursday of the month - 8 to 11pm - organised by Spalding Folk Club -

Rookswood Club, 27 West End, March, Cambs, PE15 8DP
Singaround - every 3rd Thursday of the month - 8pm - 01354 656094

The New Park Club, 31 Scarbrough Ave, Skegness PE25 2TQ

Busker's Ball Folk Club -  every 3rd Thursday of the month - 7pm to 10pm - singers & musicians welcome, all styles from folk to rock - 07952 837046 - 

Barrowden Village Hall, 24 Wakerley Road, Barrowden, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8EP
Open mic - every 3rd Thursday of the month - 8pm (cash bar open from 7pm) - all players and visitors very welcome - 

The Barn (Baston Village Hall), Main Street, Baston, PE6 9PA - see One-Offs page for guests
Concert, usually every 4th Thursday of every month except July, August & December -  8pm - admission is £15 - reservations can be made with Alan or Maggie on 01778 560497- find out who's on at - if going, ring as sometimes sold out - website: 

Blue Bell, 10 Woodgate, Helpston, Peterborough, PE6 7ED - IN DECEMBER 2023,THE DATE WILLCHANGE FOR THAT MONTH ONLY TO THU 21 DEC.
Lawrence's singaround/playaround/sayaround - all welcome - 4th Thursday of the month - 7.30pm - Lawrence Haydock  01733 253347 - Participators and spectators all welcome - all styles accepted - acoustic only

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

Lincoln Arms,  4 Bridge St, Spalding PE11 1XA
Shanty Night - led by Chris Gordon and Colin Hayes - last Thursday every month - 8pm - And not just shanties, any rousing chorus songs will be welcome. Starting 8pm and it's completely free