Leicestershire Folk Diary

This diary compiled quarterly from submissions. If you run an event in the Leicestershire area that you want to list here, please let us know about it!

Check the alphabetical Directory for location, times, contact details, and to find other events whose organisers have not sent us their dates!

Events on the Diary are only listed if someone tells us about them, so if a session takes place 'every Tuesday' but no one has emailed us with the dates for this quarter, we don't have time to go through the c.130 groups listed below looking for omissions. We recognise that many events do not have a formal organiser, so if you have information about an event below that is not on the Diary please let us know - you don't have to be the official contact for the group to help complete the Folk Diary!

March

17East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
18Atherstone Folk ClubIan Bourne
Carrington Folk ClubAlun Parry
19Dunton Basset Folk ClubSession followed by singaround
Derby Gaol Folk ClubTheme Night: The Jolly Collier (songs about the mining industry)
Tales at the WatermillJanet Dowling
20ShepshedSingaround
Crick Village Hall, NorthantsDragonhead, Dave Fry & Romany Pie
HinckleyACTJohn Goldie, with Sunjay Brayne
Brewtown Folk ClubEwan McClennan
21Jubilee HallSteve Knightley
Thringstone Community CentreDragonhead, Dave Fry & Easy Going
23Red Fox Folk GroupSlow session
Swan and RushesEnglish and all-welcome session
Fox AcousticSession
CovTrad SessionSession
24Bingham Bowls ClubMusic Night
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
25LU Arts, LoughboroughLisa Knapp
26Dunton Basset Folk ClubSession followed by singaround
White Horse, SeagraveSingaround/session
30Red Fox Folk GroupSlow session
Swan and RushesEnglish and all-welcome session
Fox AcousticSession
Guy's Acoustic Pickin' SessionAcoustic open mic with featured artist
Monday FolkSingaround
CovTrad SessionSession
31East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround

April

1HinckleyACTOpen mic, with Guy Rogers
5TigerfolkJudy Cook
Scrag End Folk ClubSingaround
Boathouse FolkSingaround, all acoustic instruments welcome
7Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
8Bedworth Folk ClubPhil Hare
10Pack Horse Folk and Acoustic Club
11Bulkington Village CentreElvis Fontenot & Dragonhead - Cajun Dance
14East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
15Atherstone Folk ClubGraham Knights
Carrington Folk ClubDovetail Trio
16Derby Gaol Folk ClubNick Wyke and Becky Driscoll
19Poppy Folk ClubSingaround/music session
Scrag End Folk ClubSingaround
21Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
24HinckleyACTGerry Colvin Band
25St George's FestivalConcerts, ceilidh, sessions and workshops
27Monday FolkSingaround
28Bingham Bowls ClubMusic Night
East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround

May

3TigerfolkWelcome Summer Sing
Scrag End Folk ClubSingaround
Boathouse FolkSingaround, all acoustic instruments welcome
5Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
6HinckleyACTOpen mic, featuring Pete Willow & Tool and friends
8Pack Horse Folk and Acoustic Club
National Forest Folk ClubBernard Wrigley
9Red Fox CeilidhsSummer Ceilidh
12East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
17Poppy Folk ClubCupola:Ward
Scrag End Folk ClubCloudstreet
19Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
20Atherstone Folk ClubDave Fry
21Derby Gaol Folk ClubRoy Harris
Tales at the Watermill
22HinckleyACTRed Shoes, with Mark John
25Monday FolkSingaround
26Bingham Bowls ClubMusic Night
East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround

June

2Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
3Loughborough University ArtsMartin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr
HinckleyACTOpen mic, featuring Colin Squire and Martin Bushnell
4-7Gate to Southwell FestivalFestival
7TigerfolkRon Taylor & Jeff Gillett
Boathouse FolkSingaround, all acoustic instruments welcome
Scrag End Folk ClubSingaround
9East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
12Pack Horse Folk and Acoustic Club
National Forest Folk ClubThe Young'Uns
16Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
18Derby Gaol Folk ClubAnahata and Mary Humphries
19HinckleyACTFlossie Malavialle, with Nigel Beck
21Poppy Folk ClubSingaround and music session
Scrag End Folk ClubSingaround
23Bingham Bowls ClubMusic Night
East LeakeSession and singaround
Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround
26-8National Forest Folk FestivalFestival featuring The Poozies, The Shee, New Rope String Band
29Monday FolkSingaround
30Blaby Acoustic ClubSingaround


See what's coming up later in the year!

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