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26th June 2017

Past Bookings

2018

Saturday 6th October – Ceilidh for Abi Earle, Altrincham

Wednesday 3rd October – TB Music Train

Saturday 7th July – Private function

25th-28th May – Chester Folk Festival

Wednesday 25th April – festival music train

Sunday 22nd April – Raven 40th Anniversary Week

Supporting Pete Morton

Saturday 21st April – Raven Folk Club 40th Anniversary Concert

Saturday 24th March – Poynton Ceilidh with caller Baz Parkes.

For more information

Saturday 3rd February – Benefit concert for Lord Mayor

with Radcliffe, Russell and Lee. St Mary’s Creative Space, Chester.

Wednesday 10th January – Private Function

2017

Thursday 14th December – Concert Lymm Folk Club

Spread Eagle, Lymm, 8.30pm. Tickets are £8 on the door or £6 in advance

For more information

Monday, 11th December – Christmas Concert with Fayre Play and Geoff Edwin-Scott

Carden Arms, Tilston. Free entry. 8.00 start.

Tuesday 7th November – Sandbach Folk Club

For more information

Saturday 4th November – University of Chester Staff Association Barn Dance and Hog Roast

University of Chester, Kingsway Campus, Kingsway, Chester, Cheshire CH2 2LB. 7.30 start, music to finish by 11. There is food including a local hog roast company and vegetarian and vegan options will also be available. Any profits raised will be split between the University TWIN charity and Chester Aid for the Homeless. Tickets are £15, preferably payable in advance (Online through Eventbrite) or on the door.

Thursday 2nd November – First Thursday Poetry evening at Linghams Bookshop, Heswall.

Admission £4.

For more information

Saturday 21st October – Benefit gig for the Samaritans with the Time Bandits and Fiddlestone

Venue – All Saints Church Hall, Hoole, Chester. Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets £7.50 each from 0151 357 3495. Click here to see the poster.

Wednesday 11th October – Music Train to Golden Pheasant at Plumey with the Time Bandits

No need to book for this Music Train – just get into the rear carriage. There is no charge for the Music Train, though there is a collection on the way back for the band and you will need a train ticket which you can buy from the conductor – except at Chester where you must buy your ticket from the station ticket office or the ticket machine before boarding the train (you can get a Duo ticket from the ticket office if there are two of you!). (Music Train leaves Chester at 19:04 and return leaves Plumley for Chester at 22:08).

For more information

Saturday 7th October – Private Function

Saturday 2nd September – Private Function

Tuesday 1st August – Private funcction

Saturday 22nd July – Private function

Friday 23rd June – Concert at St Dunwards, Bangor on Dee

16th to 18th June – Beverley Folk Festival

Saturday 10th June – Private function

26th to 29th May – Chester Folk Festival

Wednesday 19th April – Festival Music Train

For details please click here

Saturday 13th May – Transition Town Ceilidh All Saints, Hoole with caller Baz Parkes

Friday 12th May – Phoenix Ceildih with caller Lisa Heywood

Saturday 25th March – Ceilidh for wedding, Chester Town Hall with caller Dave Ball

Saturday 25th February – Concert and Ceilidh for February Folk Day with caller Martyn Harvey

Friday 10th February – Ceilidh in Chester Cathedral Refectory. Caller Rosie Bryce

2016

Tuesday 13th December – Christmas Concert at the Bull Shocklach with Fayre Play and Geoff Edwin-Scott

Tuesday 6th December – Sandbach Folk Club

Saturday 3rd December – Ceildih for wedding in Liverpool with caller Baz Parkes

Thursday 1st December – Linghams Bookshop, Heswall

Sunday 27th November – Fifteenth Anniversary concert, Raven Folk Club

Wednesday 16th November – Lord Binning

Wednesday 5th October – Time Bandits Music Train

Chester to Mobberley and at the Railway Inn
http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk/

Saturday 1st October – Private Function (60th Birthday Ceilidh)

With caller Dave Ball

Saturday 24th September – Private Function (60th Birthday Ceilidh)

With caller Baz Parkes

17th-19th June – Beverley Folk Festival

http://www.beverleyfestival.com/

Saturday 11th June – Minstrels Court

St John’s, Chester. Afternoon concert only - evening session in the Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street.

27th-30th May – Chester Folk Festival

Concert and ceilidh with caller Martyn Harvey
http://chesterfolk.org.uk/

Wednesday 27th April – Festival Music Train

With Steerage Class and some or all of Full House
http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk/

Saturday 23rd April – St George’s Day session

Albion, Chester

Tuesday 19th April – Llanfynydd Folk and Acoustic Club

The Cross Keys, Llanfyndd, near Wrexham LL11 5HH.
http://www.crosskeysfood.co.uk/

Saturday 16th April – Benefit concert for LATH (Looking After The Homeless)

For more details click here.
http://www.lathgroup.org.uk/

Monday 14th March – Folk at the Prospect

Start 8:30, tickets £5 on the door. The Prospect Inn, Weston Road, Weston Village, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4LD.
http://www.folkattheprospect.co.uk/

Thursday 10th March – International Bagpipe Day session

Details tbc by Tom Hughes

Wednesday 17th February – Ceilidh for Manchester Ceilidh Society

with caller Daisy Black,

Saturday 13th February – Ceilidh for 60th birthday

All Saints Church Hall, Hoole. Mo Waddington calling

2015

Saturday 19th Dec – Raven Xmas Party

Some or all of us will be making our yearly excursion...
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

Wednesday 16th December – Folk Festival Taster

Lord Binning Pub, Kelsall (Concert & Session) from 8.30pm
http://www.lordbinning.co.uk/

Tuesday 15th December – Sandbach Folk Club

Market Tavern, Sandbach, 8.45pm
For more information: http://www.sandbachfolk.com/

Friday 4th December – Northwich Folk Club

Harlequin Theatre, Queen Street, Northwich, 8.30pm
For more information: http://www.northwichfolk.co.uk/. Tickets can be purchased online from: http://www.danarts.org/events/folk-the-time-bandits/.

Saturday 21st November – November Ceilidh for Chester Folk Festival

With caller Baz Parkes at Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester, 8.00pm. Tickets £9 (including hot-pot supper) available on the door or reserve via Festival website.
For more information: http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/ceilidh.html

Thursday 5th November – Linghams Bookshop, Heswall

Details as previous years.

Saturday 10th October – Ceilidh for private function, Chorlton

Saturday 3rd October – Benefit for Samaritans with Fiddlestone

Concert starts at 7.30pm at Hoole All Saints Church Hall, 2 Vicarage Rd, Hoole, Chester CH2 3HZ. Bar available. Tickets £7.50 - available from – Sally Buttifant 0151 357 3495/ 0773 652 3863.

Saturday 26th Sept – Ceilidh for private function, Bowden with Lisa Heywood

Wednesday 9th September – Music Train from Chester to Plumley

Departs Chester Station at 19.04 to Golden Pheasant at Plumley. Don't forget if you are travelling with a friend, you can buy a Duo ticket from the tickets office!
For more information, visit: http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk

Saturday 5th September – Ceilidh for private function, Vicars Cross, Chester with caller Dave Ball

Saturday 27th June – Concert for Minstrels Court, St Johns Church Chester

Monday 25th May – Ceilidh for Chester Folk Festival with Lisa Heywood

Sunday 24th May – Concert for Chester Folk Festival

Friday 8th May – Fund raising ceilidh For Chester Cathedral Choir Support Group with caller Lisa Heywood

Raising funds for their forthcoming choir tour to Ireland. 7.30pm - 10.30pm at the Refectory, Chester Cathedral. Tickets: Adults £10 / Children £5 / Family £25. Licensed Bar and Light Buffet.
Advance tickets from Katy Coxhead - katycoxhead@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday 22nd April – Folk Festival Music Train with Full House and Steerage Class.

The train leaves Chester station at 19:04. You can buy Duo tickets at the booking office if two of you are travelling. Further details can be found here.

Saturday 31st January – Poynton ceilidh

Details to be confirmed.

Friday 30th January – Ceilidh for Saughall Farmers Market. Brian Corrigan calling

The Vernon Institute, Church Road, Saughall, Chester CH1 8EN. Tickets can be purchased in advance by dropping into the Saturday market or emailing fins5@icloud.com and cost £12.50 (£5 students and over 12s or £1 under 12s).
http://www.sustainablesaughall.moonfruit.com or click here to view poster.

2014

Sun 14th December – Concert at Raven Folk Club

Raven Folk Club, Bear & Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, 8.30 Tickets are £6.
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

Wednesday 10th December – Concert at Tilston Folk Club

Tilston Folk Club, The Carden Arms, Tilston, Cheshire, SY14 7HB, 8.30. Tickets are £5 and are available on the door.
The Carden Arms

Friday 7th November – Frodsham Folk Club

Frodsham Folk Club, Conservative Club, 74 Main Street, Frodsham. 8.30pm
http://www.frodshamfolkclub.co.uk/

Thursday 6th November – Concert at Linghams Bookshop, Heswall

Linghams Bookshop, Telegraph Road, Heswall, 7.00pm
http://www.linghamsbooksellers.co.uk/

Saturday 18th October – Ceilidh for Upton WI. Plas Newton.

Fund raising ceilidh for Upton Village WI with caller Dave Ball. St Columba’s Church Hall, Plas Newton Lane, Chester. Time – 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 (including food). Available from Jenny Price 0796 202 8943.

Saturday 11th October – Gent, Belgium

Library sessions.

Tuesday 30th September – Concert at Sandbach Folk Club

Market Tavern, Sandbach 8.45pm.
http://www.sandbachfolk.com/

Saturday 30th August – Ceilidh for wedding, All Saints Hoole. Dave Ball calling

Friday 29th August – Ceilidh and short concert for Birthday Private Function, Neston. Lisa Heywood calling.

Saturday 28th June – Minstrels Court, St Johns, Chester

Afternoon and evening concert supporting Blast from the Past.

Thursday 26th June – Lymm Folk Club

Details to be confirmed.
http://www.lymmfolkclub.org.uk/

Friday 23rd - Monday 26th May – Chester Folk Festival

Details to be confirmed.
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Wed 9th April – Chester Folk Festival Music Train.

Featuring Time Bandits, Full House and Roy Clinging. Performances on the train and at the Golden Pheasant at Plumley. Train leaves Chester at 19:04 and returns at 22:45. There will be music all the way to Plumley where we head for the Golden Pheasant to continue the evening. If there are two of you, you can buy a Duo train ticket and save on your fares.
For more information: http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk.

Saturday 22nd March – Earl of Stamford Ceilidh, Antrobus

From 7.30pm at Antrobus Village Hall, CW9 6LB (car park and entrance in Knutsford Road, Antrobus). Caller Rob Phillips. There will be a bar. Tickets are £8 in advance, available from our secretary on 01606 891145 or visit the website for further details
http://www.earlofstamford.org.uk/

Wednesday 19th March – Concert and session at the Lord Binning, Kelsall

An hour’s informal performance by the band beginning at 8.30pm followed by a session. Free.
http://www.lordbinning.co.uk/

Saturday 15th March – Bagpipolorum

Featuring the Time Bandits and Blast from the Past. 7.30pm at St Peter’s Church, The Cross, Chester. Tickets £6 available on the door but reserving in advance is advised – Tom Hughes 07981 212296 / historytolife@aol.com.
To view the poster, click here.

Friday 14th March – Phoenix Ceildhs, Chorley

8pm till 11:30pm. Adlington Community Centre, Railway Road, Adlington, Chorley, PR6 9RF. Ticket prices: Full £9 Concessions £8 Children (5-16) £3 Family Tickets £20. Contact Rachel 0776 147 2035 or Vicky 01772 323988, or email info@phoenixceilidhs.co.uk
http://www.phoenixceilidhs.co.uk/

Thursday 6th March – Linghams Bookshop, Heswall

Details to be confirmed.
http://www.linghamsbooksellers.co.uk/

Saturday 22nd February – Concert and ceilidh for Chester February Folk Day

Details to be confirmed.
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/folkday.html

Thursday 6th February – Wrexham Folk Club, Wrexham

The Nags Head, Mount Street, Wrexham. Details to be confirmed.
http://wrexhamfolkatthenags.com

Friday 17th January – Saughall Farmers Market Ceilidh with caller Brian Corrigan.

Details to be confirmed.

2013

Saturday 21st December – Raven Folk Club Christmas Party.

We will certainly be attending if not playing on the evening!
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

Friday 20th December – Saughall Farmers Market Ceilidh with caller Brian Corrigan.

Postponed until the 17th January 2014

Friday 22nd November – Northwich Folk Club.

8:30 until just after 11 at the Harlequin Theatre, Queen Street, Northwich, Cheshire. Tickets £6 (£5 members).
http://www.northwichfolk.co.uk/

Saturday 5th October – Ceilidh for Transition Chester with caller Lisa Heywood

All Saints Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Hoole, Chester CH2 3HZ. Starts 7:30pm until late. Tickets £10 includes ploughman’s supper and can be purchased from Diana Wilderspin-Jones, tel: 01244 403960. There will be a licensed bar serving spitting feathers beer!
http://transitionchester.org.uk

Thursday 5th September – Ceilidh for wedding

Private function

Saturday 13th July – Ceilidh for birthday party

Private function

Saturday 6th July – Ceilidh for wedding

Private function

Tuesday 18th June – Sandbach Folk Club

Sandbach Folk Club meets every Tuesday at 8.45 pm at the Market Tavern, Sandbach. For more information, visit: http://www.sandbachfolk.com.

Saturday 15th June – St John’s Minstrel’s Court

Afternoon concert from 2.00 to 2.30 pm. Evening concert from 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from Tom Hughes. For more information, visit Pilgrims and Posies.

Friday/Monday 24-27th May – Chester Folk Festival

Music and song session in the Farmers Arms from 5 to 6.30 on Saturday, Concert in the main marquee on Sunday evening and ceilidh on Monday evening in the Community Centre with caller Martyn Harvey. For more details: http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/.

Saturday 11th May – Folk Concert with Fiddlestone in aid of Chester and District Branch Samaritans

7.30pm at Ye Olde Kings Head, Lower Bridge Street, Chester. Tickets £6 Tel 0151 357 3495 or 0151 348 1669. To view poster, click here.

Wednesday 24th April – Festival Music Train with Full House and Roy Clinging (and friends)

Train leaves Chester at 19:07 and returns at 22:45. There will be music all the way to Plumley where we head for the Golden Pheasant to continue the evening. If there are two of you, you can buy a Duo train ticket and save on your fares. For more information: http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk.

Saturday/Sunday 20-21st April – Raven FC 35th Anniversary weekend

Support for Blackbeards Tea Party on Sunday evening. http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/.

Wednesday 27th March – Bromborough Folk Club

8:30pm start. The Bridge Inn, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight CH62 4UQ http://www.bromfolkclub.com/.

Wednesday 13th March – Manchester Ceilidh

Nights run from 8pm to midnight, typically with a music session initially, and dancing starting later. Entry costs £6.00 (£4 for students/concessions). Upstairs room at Jabez Clegg, 2 Portsmouth Street, Manchester M13 9GB. For more details, visit their website at http://www.manchesterceilidh.co.uk/

Saturday 9th March – International Bagpipe Day

Concert starts at 7.30pm. Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD. Featuring many types of bagpipe from around Europe along with folk tales of pipers. Tickets £5 including drink, places can be booked in advance by emailing tom.hughes@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Friday 8th February – Ceilidh at Newton School

Caller Mary Clinging. Starts 7:30 til 10:30. Newton Primary School, Kingsway West, Newton, Chester CH2 2LA. Tickets £10 includes curry and a naan bread supper. There is a bar of the wine/cans and bottles variety. Contact school on 01244 981155.

Wednesday 23rd January – The Lord Binning Sessions

Concert from 20:30 and session from 21:30. The Lord Binning, Chester Road, Kelsall, Cheshire CW6 0RZ. The Lord Binning Pub and Kitchen.

2012

Saturday, 24th November – Private function.

Saturday, 17th November – Folk Festival Ceilidh

8:00 pm start. Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester CH2 3AU. More information to follow. http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/ceilidh.html

Wednesday, 7th November – Music Train

We’re playing on the folk train to Plumley! The train leaves Chester at 19:03, return leaves Plumley at 22:03 and we will be playing at the Golden Pheasant pub in Plumley. Cost is just the cost of your train ticket - buy a duo ticket if there are two of you! For more details visit: http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk

Saturday, 27th October – St Dunawd’s Church, Bangor on Dee

An Evening of Folk Music with The Time Bandits and Jon Turton with Mark Long. At St Dunawd’s Church, Bangor On Dee, Wrexham. Saturday 27th October 2012 at 7.30pm.TIckets £5 (proceeds towards the restoration of the stained glass windows). Tickets from Hilda Turton - 01978 780415 or David Williams - 01978 780137.

Sunday, 7th October – Raven Folk Club

We will be hosting at the Raven Folk Club in the Bear and Billet, Lower Bridge as the usual suspects are otherwise engaged. Further details: http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk

Saturday, 16th June – St John’s Minstrel’s Court –Afternoon and Evening Concert.

Minstrel’s Court – 10.30am to 5.00 pm. We should be on about 2.00 ish. St John’s Churh Chester, Free Admission.
Evening – Medieval Music Makers Concert. Start 7.30pm. Tickets £5.00. Details from 01606 271640 / tom.hughes@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

1st – 4th June – Chester Folk Festival

http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Saturday, 26th May – Private function.

Thursday, 15th May – Sandbach Folk Club

Market Tavern (by the crosses), Sandbach. Starts 20:45. http://www.sandbachfolk.com.

Friday, 11th May 2012 – Private function.

Wednesday, 25th April – Folk Festival Music Train

It’s the 19:07 train from Chester to Golden Pheasant at Plumley. Returning on the 22:03 arriving back in Chester at 22:45. http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk.

Wednesday, 18th April – Pre-Festival promotion

Concert and session at Lord Binning (Morris Dancer), Kelsall. Free entry. Start is 8.30pm

Sunday, 1st April – Extended CD promotion at Raven Folk Club

Bear and Billet, Chester. Free entry.

Saturday, 31st March – TB Trio, Story Tellers’ Gathering, Chester University

Details to be confirmed http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk.

Thursday 29th March – Blue Bell Inn, Halkyn

Rhosesmor Road, Halkyn, Flintshire CH8 8DL Wales. Starts 20:30 ‘til 23:30. Free entry. http://www.bluebell.uk.eu.org.

Saturday 10th March – Bagpipolorum! Concert to celebrate International Bagpipe Day

St Peter’s Church, by the Cross, Chester. Fantastic event organised by Tom Hughes for International Bagpipe day 2012.

Saturday 3rd March – Spring Ceilidh for Earl of Stamford Morris with caller Baz Parkes

Antrobus Village Hall, School Lane, Antrobus, Cheshire CW9 6L. 19:30 - 23:00 with bar. Tickets £7 in advance and £8 on the door. Telephone 01606 891145 http://www.earlofstamford.org.uk.

Friday 24th February – Concert for Offa Events

Cross Keys, Selatyn, Oswestry. 8pm start. Adult £6 (accompanied child £3). Tickets from OFFA EVENTS on 01691 650293 or offaevents@aol.com or from the Cross Keys 01691 650247.

Saturday 28th January – Ceilidh, Poynton

Caller: Bob Morgan. Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane, Poynton, Stockport, SK12 1RB. Doors open 7:45pm. Tickets are available on the door, priced at £8 per adult, £4 per under-16 or in advance £7 per adult, £3.50 per under-16. Contact Steve Hodgskiss on 01625 613679/07776 483017.
For further info, go to http://www.poyntonceilidh.co.uk/

2011

Thursday, 3rd November – Concert at the Blue Bell Inn, Halkyn

Concert - free admission. Excellent beer. Begins at 8.45 pm. http://www.bluebell.uk.eu.org/

Saturday, 8th October – 10th Anniversary Ceilidh with Dave Ball

Chester Catholic High School, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire CH4 7HS. Caller: Dave Ball. Tickets are £7 each available from Jamie - email thetimebandits@yahoo.co.uk - or from the school cash office.
Doors open at 7.15 pm and the dance begins at 7.45 pm and finishes at 11.00 pm. Bar open all evening. For further details: click here

Friday, 7th October – Mersey Morris Men’s Village Ceilidh

Caller - Mary Clinging. 8 ’til late, OC Club, Bromborough CH62 6AR. Tickets £7.50 on the door.
www.merseymorrismen.com

Thursday, 6th October – First Thursday Poetry Evening

7.30 pm, Linghams Bookshop, 248 Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral. £4
http://heswall.linghams.co.uk

Wednesday, 13th July – Folk Train

For more details: www.midcheshirerail.org.uk

Saturday, 2nd July – St Edith’s Church, Shocklach

Details to be confirmed

Saturday, 25th June – Lymm Folk Club

Concert with Geoff Higginbottom as part of the Lymm Folk Festival at the Lymm Rugby Club. Evening Concert 8:30pm £10.00 or £8.00 advance booking http://www.lymmfestival.org.uk/

Saturday, 25th June – Daytime - Minstrels Court, St John Church Chester

Details to follow: http://blog.medievalchester.ac.uk/

27th to 30th May – Chester Folk Festival

Dates to be confirmed - for more information: http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk

Wednesday, 13th April – Festival Folk Train

For more details: www.midcheshirerail.org.uk

Monday, 11th April – Folk at the Prospect

20:30. Prospect Inn, Weston Road, Weston Village, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4LD. Phone: 01928 561280.
http://www.folkattheprospect.co.uk/

Sunday, 3rd April – Raven Folk Club – Time Bandits Tenth Anniversary Concert

The Bear & Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1RU. Starts at 20:30 – free entry
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/
http://bearandbillet.com/

Thursday, 10th March – The Blue Bell, Halkyn

Informal short set at Bill Malkyn’s night at the Blue Bell Halkyn
http://www.bluebell.uk.eu.org

Saturday, 26th February – Chester Folk day

Afternoon concert and ceilidh. http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/folkday.html

Saturday, 19th February – private function

Friday, 28th January – Northwich Folk Club

8:30 at the Harlequin Theatre, Queen Street, Northwich, Cheshire.
http://www.northwichfolk.co.uk/

2010

Saturday, 18th December – Raven Folk Club Xmas Party

http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

Wednesday, 17th November – Bromborough Folk Club

http://www.bromfolkclub.com/

Saturday, 16th October – Transition Chester – Ceilidh

19:00 - Late. Ceilidh at All Saints Church, Hoole. Organised by Diana Wilderspin-Jones.
http://transitiontowns.org/Chester/Chester

Saturday, 11th September – Ceilidh

Private Function

Thursday, 2nd September – First Thursday Poetry Evening

7.30 pm, Linghams Bookshop, 248 Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral. £4
http://heswall.linghams.co.uk

Tuesday, 31st August – Ceilidh

Private Function

Saturday, 26th June (afternoon) – Minstrels’ Court

St Johns Church, Chester. http://www.chesterwiki.com/Minstrel_Court

Friday-Monday, 28th-31st May – Chester Folk Festival

Ceilidh for Friday 28th May, Family ceilidh, Saturday, 29th May, European session, 30th May.
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Sat 22 May – Private function

Friday, 23rd April – St George’s Day Ceilidh

Ceilidh in aid of Mid-Cheshire College’s Africa Support and Assistance Project. Details to be confirmed.
http://www.darkhorse.co.uk/asap/index.html

Wednesday, 21st April – Folk Train

http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk/music-trains/

Saturday, 10th April – Private function

Saturday, 27th March – Poynton Ceilidhs, caller Dave Ball

107 Park Lane, Poynton, Stockport, SK12 1RB. Doors open 7:45pm. Dances run from 8pm to 11:30pm. The bar’s open till 11pm. Tickets are available on the door, priced at £8 per adult, £4 per under-16. You can reserve tickets in advance at this price, and we’ll hold them on the door for you until 8:15pm. Cash only on the door please. Website: http://www.poyntonceilidh.co.uk
Poynton Community Centre

Saturday, 23rd January – Transition Chester – Ceilidh – Hoole

19:00 – Late. Ceilidh at All Saints Church, Hoole. Organised by Diana Wilderspin-Jones.
http://transitiontowns.org/Chester/Chester

Monday, 11th January – Folk at the Prospect – CANCELLED!!!!!!

I’m afraid our gig at the Prospect has been cancelled due to the weather. We are hoping to rearrange it for another night. You might like to check the website to see whether they will be having a singer’s night instead: Folk at the Prospect

2009

3rd December – Short set for First Thursday Poetry event

7:30 start. Linghams Bookshop, Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral CH60 7SG
http://www.linghams.co.uk/index.php

24th November – Sandbach Folk Club

8:45 start. Market Tavern, by the crosses, Sandbach
http://www.sandbachfolk.com/

21st November – Ceilidh

Private function.

7th November – Ceilidh

Private function.

4th November – Tilston Folk Club

8:30 start. Tickets £6. Carden Arms, Malpas Road, Tilston Green, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 7HH. 01829 250502

11th October – Raven Folk Club

Starts 8:30. The Bear and Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester. Admission £5.
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

26th September – Waverton Village Hall 20th Anniversary Celebration Ceilidh

8 – 11pm, Waverton Village Hall, caller Mo Waddington. Tickets £5 from Waverton Post Office, John 01244 336696 or Vin 01244 336257. Bring your own drinks – profits go to local charities.

Sunday 21st June – Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival

14:00 – 15:00 St Michael’s Church
15:00 – 16:30 Cheshire Cheese
http://midfest.org.uk/mfab/

Saturday 30th May – Ceilidh

Private function.

Sunday 24 May – Chester Folk Festival

12:30 – 14:30 European session in The Oak
4:00 Mini concert in the Social Club
Evening Concert in the Marquee.
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Friday 22 May – Ceilidh

Chester Folk Festival with caller Pete Coe. (Full details on Chester FF website)
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Wednesday 22 April – Mid Cheshire Rail Line Folk Train

Train leaving 19:15 for Plumley and The Golden Pheasant.
http://www.midcheshirerail.org.uk/music-trains/

Friday 17 April – Frodsham Folk Club

8.30 pm, Conservative Club, Main Street, Frodsham
http://www.frodshamfolkclub.co.uk/index.html

Saturday 14 March – Ceilidh for Earl of Stamford Morris

Barnton Memorial Hall at 30a Townfield lane in Barnton – Full details to be confirmed.
http://www.earlofstamford.org.uk/
http://www.barntonvillage.org.uk/Memorial%20Hall.html

Wednesday 4 March – Bromborough Folk Club

Bromborough Folk Club, Bridge Inn, Port Sunlight, 8.30 pm. Free admission.
http://www.bromfolkclub.com/index.htm

Thursday 5 February – Wrexham Folk Club

Wrexham Folk Club, Nags Head Inn, Mount Street, Wrexham, 8.30 pm (£6)

Thursday 8 January – First Thursday Poetry Group

Short appearance at First Thursday Poetry Group, Heswall Library, 7.30 pm (£3)
http://www.linghams.co.uk/index.php

2008

Tuesday 16 December – Sandbach Folk Club

8:45 start. Market Tavern, by the crosses, Sandbach
http://www.sandbachfolk.com

Saturday, 15th November – Chester Folk Survivors November Ceilidh

8 pm, Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3AU. Caller Dave Ball. Proceeds towards Chester Folk Festival 2009. More info: 07005 977045 or www.chesterfolk.org.uk. Tickets are £7 each.
http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/index.htm

Friday, 7th November – Northwich Folk Club

8:30 start. Harlequin Theatre, Queen Street, Northwich, Cheshire. Tel: 01606 79356
http://www.northwichfolk.co.uk/, e-mail: info@northwichfolk.co.uk

Saturday, 11th October – Benefit concert, St Dunward’s Church, Bangor-on-Dee

To raise money to repair the church organ - Bangor-on-Dee. Starts 7.30 pm. Advance tickets are £5 direct from Hilda Turton, telephone 01978 780415 (or they can be purchased on the door on the night of the concert).

Thursday, 24th July – Llangollen Fringe Festival

7.45pm - 10pm St. John’s Church, Llangollen £6.00 (includes interval glass of wine)
http://www.llangollenfringe.co.uk

Tuesday, 1st July – Sandbach Folk Club

8:45 start. Market Tavern, by the crosses, Sandbach
http://www.sandbachfolk.com/

Sunday, 25th May – Chester Folk Festival

http://www.chesterfolk.org.uk/

Thursday, 17 April – Lymm Folk Club (formerly Railway Folk Club)

The Spread Eagle, 47 Eagle Brow, Lymm, Cheshire WA13 0AG Tel: 07919 270916
http://www.lymmfolkclub.org.uk/

Friday, 18 April – Raven Folk Club 30th Anniversary Singers Night

The Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester.
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk

Saturday, 19 April – Raven Folk Club – concert supporting Phil Hare

The Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester.
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

Friday, 25th April – fundraising ceilidh for ASAP, Mid Cheshire College

We are playing for a fundraising ceilidh for ASAP to raise money to build a primary school in Lesotho. Dave Ball is calling and there will be a hotpot supper and a display by the Earl of Stamford Morris Team. Tickets are £8 or £6 for concessionary rate. The evening starts at 7:30pm.
Contact: harmstrong@midchesh.ac.uk or telephone 01606 720511.

Friday, 18th January – OFFA Events

The Cross Keys, Glyn Road, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7DH – details to be confirmed.

Friday, 25th January – Ceilidh for Upton Heath Primary School PTA

Upton Heath Primary School, Upton Heath C of E Primary School, Upton Lane, Upton, Chester CH1 1ED. Telephone: 01244 380027. Starting 7:00 and finishing at 10ish. Tickets £3 on the door.

Saturday, 9th February – Earl of Stamford Morris Winter Ceilidh

Antrobus Village Hall (2.5 miles from Junction 10 on M56). 7:30pm till 11:30pm with bar includes Ploughman’s Buffet and Lucky Ticket Prize. Caller Dave Ball. Ticket Prices: £8 for adults/£4 for those in full time education (limited numbers).
Contact: 01606 891145 or secretary@earlofstamford.co.uk

2007

Friday, 7th December – OFFA Events Charity Evening

The Cross Keys, Glyn Road, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7D

Tuesday, 20th November – Tilston Folk Club

Carden Arms Hotel, Tilston, Malpas

Saturday, 27th October – CAMRA Chester Beer Festival

The Guildhall, Watergate Street, Chester Tel: 01244 320431 – around 1:30.

Saturday, 18 August &nash; Concert for Church Roof Appeal with The Waite Collective

St Dunawds Church, Bangor on Dee.
We have been asked to play at St Dunawds Church in Bangor on Dee along with The Waite Collective to raise money for the church roof. The concert starts at 7:30 and the tickets are £5 and can be purchased directly from Hilda Turton (01978 780415) or can be purchased on the door.

Monday, 23 July – Llangollen Fringe Festival

We have been booked to play as a part of the Llangollen Fringe Festival this year. Starts 7:45, tickets £8. Llangollen Town Hall.
http://www.llangollenfringe.co.uk/index.htm

Thursday, 5 July – Short set for First Thursday Poetry event

Linghams Bookshop, Telegraph Road , Heswall, Wirral CH60 7SG
http://www.linghams.co.uk/index.php

Saturday, 30 June – Fundraising Ceilidh for Wirral Green Party

St Andrew’s Community Centre, Rake Lane, New Brighton (by Princess Road). From 7.30pm. Tickets £5.50 in advance or £6.50 on the door, concessions £1 discount.
Contact: 0151 678 3935, wirralgreenparty@merseymail.com, http://www.wirralgreenparty.org

Thursday, 14 June – Hungry Horse Acoustic Folk Club

Thank you John for inviting us to the Hungry Horse Acoustic Folk Club.
The Rake Pub/Restaurant, Rake Lane, Little Stanney, near Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH2 4HS. 9:00 pm Admission Free. Ring 0151-678-9902 or email folksingerjohn@aol.com for further info.
http://www.hungryhorseacoustic.com/

Wednesday, 6 June – Bromborough Folk Club (Folk on the Coast)

We had a very enjoyable evening at the Bromborough Folk Club. We were asked to kickstart the Wirral Folk on the Coast Festival by playing at the Bromborough Folk Club, Bridge Inn, Port Sunlight, Wirral.
http://www.bromfolk.com/
http://www.wirralfolkonthecoast.com

Saturday, 26th May 2007 – Chippenham Folk Festival

We will be playing at the Chippenham Folk Festival this year.
http://www.chippfolk.co.uk/

Sunday, 29 April – Raven Folk Club

Raven Folk Club, Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street , Chester (Admission - £4)
http://www.ravenfolk.org.uk/

29th January 2007 – Programme 18, Sounds of Folk, Radio Britfolk

Bernard Cromarty and Ali O’Brien very kindly included us in programme 18 of “Ali O’Brien’s Sounds of Folk” on Radio Britfolk which went online for a week on the 29th January 2007.
http://www.radiobritfolkhome.co.uk
http://www.soundsoffolk.co.uk/

Friday, 12th January 2007

Northwich Folk Club – 8:30 at the Harlequin Theatre, Queen Street, Northwich, Cheshire.
Info: 01606 79356
http://www.northwichfolk.co.uk/

Thursday, 11th January 2007 and Sunday, 14th January 2007 – Folkscene, Radio Merseyside

We were featured on Radio Merseyside’s Folkscene which was edited and presented by Stan Ambrose. Folkscene can be found at:
Folkscene

2006

Friday, 8th December 2006 – CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA

Featuring Time Bandits, Meg Myatt, Annie Kerr, Helen Cockburn, Bill Turton, Nicky Snell and much more! Featured charity is Cancer Research UK. Last Inn, Hengoed, near Oswestry, £6 adult, £3 child. Tickets from the Last Inn, Oswestry Heritage Centre or OFFA events on 01691 650293

Sunday, 3rd December 2006 – BBC Radio Shropshire – Sunday Folk

We were invited back by Genevieve Tudor to perform live on Radio Shropshire’s Sunday Folk.

Friday, 6th October 2006

Frodsham Folk Club

Saturday, 2nd September 2006

Fylde Folk Festival

Friday-Monday, 25th-28th August 2006

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

14th August 2006 – Sounds of Folk, Programme 7

We were featured on Sounds of Folk along with a number of other bands on the 14th August 2006. To listen again to this programme, you will need to subscribe to Radio Britfolk.
http://www.radiobritfolkhome.co.uk
http://www.soundsoffolk.co.uk/

Thursday, 1st June 2006

Linghams Bookshop, Heswall – 7.30 pm (In support of Wirral Poets evening)

Monday, 29th May 2006

Chester Folk Festival
Kelsall Social Club – 8.30 pm

Sunday, 28th May 2006

Chester Folk Festival
Main Marquee – 2.30 pm
Kelsall Social Club (mini concert) – 4.25 pm

2005

Sunday, 4th December 2005

Raven Folk Club, Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester – 4th December 2005 – 8:30 pm

Saturday, 12th November 2005

We played at the Audlem Hurdy Gurdy and Bagpipe Session at the Shroppie Fly, Audlem, Cheshire on Saturday, 12th November 2005.

Sunday, 6th November 2005 – BBC Radio Shropshire – Sunday Folk

On Sunday, 6th November 2005, we were invited by Genevieve Tudor to perform live on Radio Shropshire’s Sunday Folk.

2004

28th-31st May 2004 – Chester Folk Festival

‘A chance to meet’ plus a slot in the evening concert. The site also includes a review of the Chester Folk Festival CD to which we have contributed a couple of tracks along with numerous other local musicians.

2002

Saturday, February 2002 – February Folk Day

A day of music and dance run by the organisers of the Chester Folk Festival at the Hoole Community Centre, Chester.