Leicestershire Folk Diary
The Diary has two main sections; Events containing a day-to-day listing of "what's on" and a Directory with an A to Z listing of the event organisers and venues. It is compiled using information supplied by event organisers. Whilst every effort is made to ensure its accuracy, it is not guaranteed. No responsibility will be accepted for errors, omissions or cancellations. If you want to be sure of an event contact the event organiser for confirmation. If you are an organiser and you would like to add an event to the diary please get in touch with us via the contact details below. Similarly, if you spot an error, please let us know and we will look into the matter.

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The Leicestershire Folk Diary is sponsored by the Grand Union Folk Club.
16thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Great Knight Folk ClubSimon Loake8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubGreengrass7:45pm
17thAtherstone Folk ClubBand on The Rum8:00pm
 Melton Folk Club (The)Singaround 
18thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club 16th Birthday Party8:00pm
19thBlack Diamond Folk ClubBob & Gill Berry8:00pm
19th - 21stNewark Traditions FestivalSee Festival website for details 
19thSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Shanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
 Shepshed Folk ClubSingaround / session8:00pm
 Third Friday TunesTune session - all traditions welcome8:30pm
21stPoppy Folk Club Georgia Lewis7:30pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
22ndGrand Union Folk ClubRagged Trousers, Sam Stephens8:00pm
23rdBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
24thLe Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
 Melton Folk Club (The)Singaround 
 Musician, TheBird In The Belly7:30pm
25thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
25th - 28thWarwick Folk Festival See Festival website for details 
25thWhite Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
26thBlack Diamond Folk ClubSingers and Musicians Night8:00pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
30thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
31stMelton Folk Club (The)Singaround 
1stDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
2ndLeicester GuildhallJulie Felix7:30pm
2nd - 4thMelton Folk Club (The)Melton Folk Festival 2019 
4thScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
5thGrand Union English SessionEnglish music session9:00pm
6thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Loughborough Live Acoustic Concerts for OxfamLive Acoustic Special8:00pm
8thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
11thBoathouse FolkSingaround/session - mostly 60s and folk music6:00pm
12thGrand Union Folk ClubSingaround8:00pm
 New Inn Singaround/session8:30pm
13thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
14thBedworth Folk Club Annual Summer Big Sing8:00pm
 Whitwick Afternoon Singaround/Session Sharing stories, songs, tunes etc.1:45pm
15thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
16th - 18thMoira Furnace Folk FestivalSee Festival website for details 
16thShanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
18thBradgate Park Trust (The)Acoustic & Folk Music Picnic 2019 (see the Bradgate Park website for details)12:00pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
20thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubMeet on the Ledge7:45pm
21stAtherstone Folk ClubSummer Sing8:00pm
 Musician, TheLuke Jackson8:00pm
22ndDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
27thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubGrant Baynham7:45pm
28thLe Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
29thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
 White Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
1stScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
 Tigerfolk Singaround7:30pm
2ndGrand Union English SessionEnglish music session9:00pm
 Grand Union English SessionTraditional English folk music workshop7:30pm
3rdBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Great Knight Folk ClubRoad Not Taken8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubLes Barker & Keith Donnelly7:45pm
5thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Singaround8:00pm
6thFolk at the Factory in Fleckney£5 entry: proceeds to MND and LOROS LoomaBlack Smock Band, John Stafford, Al Atkinson7:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
7thMelbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8GF.Merry Hell8:00pm
8thBoathouse FolkSingaround/session - mostly 60s and folk music6:00pm
 Musician, TheThe Lasses8:00pm
9thGrand Union Folk ClubSingaround8:00pm
 New Inn Singaround/session8:30pm
10thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Loughborough Live Acoustic Concerts for OxfamLive Acoustic Special8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubCatherine Craig & Brian Willoughby7:45pm
11thBedworth Folk Club Bruce Watson8:00pm
 Whitwick Afternoon Singaround/Session Sharing stories, songs, tunes etc.1:45pm
12thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tales at the Watermill Taffy Thomas7:30pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Bruce Watson8:00pm
13thBingham Folk ClubSingers Night8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
15thScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
17thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Great Knight Folk ClubAmit Dattani8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubNinebarrow7:45pm
18thAtherstone Folk ClubKevin Dempsey8:00pm
 Old OakChris Foster8:00pm
19thDerby Heritage Traditional Music Club Tom Lewis8:00pm
 Dunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Singaround8:00pm
20thKetton Showtime Trad Dances & ConcertsMonthly French Dance8:00pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Shanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
 Third Friday TunesTune session - all traditions welcome8:30pm
21stSt Peter's Centre, St. Peter’s Church, St. Peter’s Street, Derby DE1 1SNDerby Peace Concert featuring Lester Simpson7:00pm
22ndPoppy Folk Club Singaround and Music Session7:30pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Colum SandsPaul Cherrington & Pam Ward8:00pm
23rdGrand Union Folk ClubTom Lewis, Sheila & John Bentham8:00pm
24thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubClaude Bourbon7:45pm
25thBedworth Folk Club Acoustic Singers Night8:00pm
 Le Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
26thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
 White Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
27thBingham Folk ClubSingers Night8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Steve Tilston8:15pm
1stBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubKaren Pfeiffer & Paul Walker7:45pm
3rd - 6thDerby Folk FestivalSee Festival website for details 
3rdDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
4thSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
6thScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
 Tigerfolk Pete Burnham7:30pm
7thGrand Union English SessionEnglish music session9:00pm
 Grand Union English SessionTraditional English folk music workshop7:30pm
8thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubDaisybell7:45pm
9thBedworth Folk Club Scarecrow8:00pm
 Whitwick Afternoon Singaround/Session Sharing stories, songs, tunes etc.1:45pm
10thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
11thBingham Folk ClubPete Kelly & Emma Langford, (Feature Night)8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Feature Night: AJAR8:15pm
13thBoathouse FolkSingaround/session - mostly 60s and folk music6:00pm
14thGrand Union Folk ClubSingaround8:00pm
 New Inn Singaround/session8:30pm
15thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Loughborough Live Acoustic Concerts for OxfamLive Acoustic Special8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubPitmatics7:45pm
16thAtherstone Folk ClubDevonbird8:00pm
17thDerby Heritage Traditional Music Club Theme Night: Who’s The Fool Now? (Songs about being had, cheated, done down........)8:00pm
 Dunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
18thKetton Showtime Trad Dances & ConcertsMonthly French Dance8:00pm
18th - 20thLichfield ArtsL2F (Lichfield Folk Festival), Click on link for details 
18thSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Shanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
 Third Friday TunesTune session - all traditions welcome8:30pm
20thPoppy Folk Club The Sam Kelly Trio7:30pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
22ndBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubJacqui McsheeKeven Dempsey7:45pm
23rdBedworth Folk Club Acoustic Singers Night8:00pm
 Le Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
24thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
25thBingham Folk ClubSingers Night8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
27thDe Montfort Hall OysterbandJune Tabor7:00pm
28thGrand Union Folk ClubThe TeacupsSheila Mosley8:00pm
29thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubJulie Felix7:45pm
31stDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Singaround8:00pm
 White Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
1stSecond Time Around Folk Club Jack Rutter8:15pm
3rdScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
 Tigerfolk Bill Crawford7:30pm
 Warwick Arts Centre OysterbandJune Tabor7:00pm
4thGrand Union English SessionEnglish music session9:00pm
 Grand Union English SessionTraditional English folk music workshop7:30pm
5thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubFlossie Malavialle & Keith Donnelly7:45pm
7thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Lion Hotel, Bridge Street,Belper DE56 1AXThe Tannahill Weavers8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Dark Horses (Keith & Flossie)8:00pm
8thBingham Folk ClubSingers Night (with PA system)8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Stamford Arts CentreSkerryvore7:30pm
10thBoathouse FolkSingaround/session - mostly 60s and folk music6:00pm
11thGrand Union Folk ClubSingaround8:00pm
 New Inn Singaround/session8:30pm
12thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubDick MilesRichard Grainger7:45pm
13thBedworth Folk Club Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter8:00pm
 Old OakDamien Barber & Mike Wilson8:00pm
 Whitwick Afternoon Singaround/Session Sharing stories, songs, tunes etc.1:45pm
14thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tales at the Watermill Shonaleigh7:30pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Singaround8:00pm
15thKetton Showtime Trad Dances & ConcertsMonthly French Dance8:00pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Feature Night: John Chambers + friends8:15pm
 Shanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
 Third Friday TunesTune session - all traditions welcome8:30pm
17thPoppy Folk Club Singaround and Music Session7:30pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
19thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubGigspanner7:45pm
20thAtherstone Folk ClubPhil Riley+ Neil Mercer8:00pm
 Musician, TheSarah McQuaid8:00pm
21st - 24thBirmingham TradFestSee Festival website for details 
21stDerby Heritage Traditional Music Club Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne8:00pm
 Dunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
22ndBingham Folk ClubKellys Heroes, (ticket event)8:30pm
 Chesterfield Library Theatre, New Beetwell Street Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1QN.Dana & Susan Robinson (USA)6:00pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
23rdAssembly, TheJon Boden & The Remnant Kings7:00pm
25thGrand Union Folk ClubNick DowLyn Cooper & Dave May8:00pm
26thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
 Loughborough Live Acoustic Concerts for OxfamLive Acoustic Special8:00pm
 Wurzel Bush Folk ClubFolk Sampler7:45pm
27thBedworth Folk Club Acoustic Singers Night8:00pm
 Le Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
28thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
 White Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
29thSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
1stScrag End Folk Club Singaround8:00pm
 Tigerfolk The Noble Family7:30pm
2ndGrand Union English SessionEnglish music session9:00pm
 Grand Union English SessionTraditional English folk music workshop7:30pm
3rdBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
5thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
6thSecond Time Around Folk Club Alice Jones8:15pm
8thBoathouse FolkSingaround/session - mostly 60s and folk music6:00pm
9thGrand Union Folk ClubMartyn Wyndham-ReadIris Bishop, The Well Seasoned Mummers8:00pm
 New Inn Singaround/session8:30pm
10thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
11thBedworth Folk Club Christmas Party with Gary & Vera Aspey8:00pm
 Whitwick Afternoon Singaround/Session Sharing stories, songs, tunes etc.1:45pm
12thDunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tales at the Watermill Seasonal Songs and Stories Charity Night7:30pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
13thBingham Folk ClubChristmas Party (with PA system)8:30pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
14thChrist Church, Bridge Street, Belper, DE56 1BA.The Melrose Quartet8:00pm
15thPoppy Folk Club Christmas show with The Melrose Quartet7:30pm
 Scrag End Folk Club Flossie Malavialle8:00pm
17thBlaby Acoustic Club Singaround8:00pm
18thAtherstone Folk ClubChristmas Party with Phil Hare8:00pm
19thDerby Heritage Traditional Music Club Christmas Special8:00pm
 Dunton Bassett Folk Club Session / Singaround8:00pm
 Tump Folk Music Club Folk Club8:00pm
 White Horse Folk Singaround/session8:30pm
20thKetton Showtime Trad Dances & ConcertsMonthly French Dance8:00pm
 Second Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Shanties at the Cross KeysSingaround8:00pm
 Third Friday TunesTune session - all traditions welcome8:30pm
23rdGrand Union Folk ClubCarols Night8:00pm
27thSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
28thLe Bal-en-RougeBal: French and Breton musiques et danses8:00pm
3rdSecond Time Around Folk Club Singers Night8:15pm
 Stamford Arts CentreNew Year traditional French Bal with Trois Pas d'Ici7:30pm
10thSecond Time Around Folk Club Feature Night: Mountainface8:15pm
19thDe Montfort Hall Riverdance 2020, A new 25th anniversary show7:30pm
20thDe Montfort Hall Riverdance 2020, A new 25th anniversary show2:00pm
 De Montfort Hall Riverdance 2020, A new 25th anniversary show7:30pm
21stDe Montfort Hall Riverdance 2020, A new 25th anniversary show7:30pm
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