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Pembrokeshire Folk attempts to provide a reference for anyone in the area interested in the folk scene.

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.

Sessions, pub or otherwise

The Fishguard Session.
Change of venue,
now at The Coach House, 75(ish) yards from Market Square toward Haverfordwest .
Tuesday evenings throughout the year 8pm. The session is informal and features folk and traditional performers, shanties, Welsh songs, Irish jigs and reels, singer/songwriters, and more. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in or just listen. 
Contact 07934 418186 or email storesman@gmail.com. (please, no festival enquiries, see the festival page)

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Flying Boat session Pembroke Dock.
Please note the changes for the Flying Boat Club:
now at the The Welshmans Arms, London Road,
Pembroke Dock and club nights now on the 2nd - 3rd - 4th Friday of each month

Please come and join us from 8pm onwards. For more info, phone 01646 681723

Music at the Brewery' Pontfaen. Session every Saturday till further notice. Contact Sarah on 01348 881304,
or email: admin@gwaunvalleybrewery.co.uk
Gwaun Valley Brewery, Kilkiffeth Farm, Pontfaen, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, SA65 9TP.
7pm to midnight for a fun night of good music & good beer

Ye Old Inn, Camrose
Haverfordwest
SA62 6HY


Third Friday of the month. 01437 710293
Friday Dec 19th. CAROLS AND SEASONAL SONGS with Pembrokeshire West Gallery
Tufton Arms
SA63 4TU

Blue
Grass
Pembrokeshire
Pickers

The bluegrass sessions have been moving about and seem to have settled fairly centrally at The Tufton Arms, Tufton. No phone in the pub I'm reliably informed, don't believe the web.
More info here - Pembrokeshire Pickers - A group for interested like minders to know about venues and picking opportunities. Locating and playing in somebodies local, for nothing but the craic. Facebook page here



Searching further afield? Check out the Casbar.
South Wales folk music related web site

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.


Burnett's Hill Chapel
Martletwy
Pembrokeshire
SA67 9AX

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - THE BULLY WEE BAND WITH PHIL BEER.
Celtic folk-rock legends of the 1970s and 1980s
coming to the chapel as part of their annual reunion tour. Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm.
Thursday 19th February 2015 - CARDBOARD FOX. New bluegrass band featuring the
Carrivick Sisters and John from The Coal Porters.

Main Street Music, 44 Main Street, Pembroke SA71 4NP is selling tickets for Burnett's Hill concerts.
Telephone 01646-621530.
You can also reserve tickets by phoning 01646-651725.

Theatr Mwldan

Tuesday 3rd February - KATHRYN ROBERTS AND SEAN LAKEMAN. Winner best duo BBC Radio 2 Folk awards 2013
Wednesday 15th April - THE FURYS. Legends of Irish music & song are coming back for their fifth visit in seven years.
Sunday 17th May - EDDI READER

Cuffen Manor
Cuffern Manor
Roch
01437 710071

Acoustic Music Evenings are held (usually, but not always, please check) on the first
Thursday of every month, with some of the finest musicians from Pembrokeshire and beyond.
Starts at 7.30 p.m.
For the time being we have discontinued our food option before the music nights.

Americana
Celtic
Nu/Alt

 

Who, When, and Where.
The music starts at 8.00, is in two parts, finishing at 10.30. Tickets are £10 paid in advance,
or £12 on the door. Please telephone to pay in advance with a card, or just pop by.
Advance payers get seats reserved; though it’s first come first serve as to which seat exactly.

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.

Mondays
Scottish Country Dance - Burton Memorial Hall, Houghton 7.30. 01437_-741644.

Singing for Fun The Welsh branch of Singing for Fun   An ever-growing group (there are now over thirty singers) that meets on the second Monday morning of the month. All are welcome to join. Dates 2015: January 12 & 26, February 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27, May 11 (NOT Bank Holiday 25th), June 1 (1st Monday), 8 & 23.
Charges: £18.00 per term (6 sessions). Memorial Hall on Station Road in Letterston. There is plenty of parking in the grounds and refreshments are provided.
Tuesdays.
International Dance - Woodstock Community Hall  Eve Brennan. 01239_ 831404

Appalachian Dance - Narberth Old Grove House, 95 Hill Street, Haverfordwest, 7.30. 

Border Morris - Heb Enw Morris - Llanfallteg Village Hall 7.30. Llanfallteg is only 20 minutes drive from Haverfordwest near Clunderwen, about 2 miles north of Llanddewi Velfrey. Give it a try!
Contact Sheila 01239_ 831517 sheila@hebenw.org.uk
Wednesdays.

Welsh Border Morris - Abercych Village Hall  7.00 pm.  01994 419779

Singing workshops with tutor Sarah Harmon, SPAN Arts building in Narberth. Singing workshops are monthly on the third Wednesday of each month, 7.15pm to 9.15pm. Please feel welcome to come and give voice, you don`t need any experience to enjoy singing in good company. We especially welcome young singers. Contact details Donna 01834_ 869323 www.span-arts.org.uk/

Thursdays.

Welsh music club - Fishguard & Goodwick Railwaymen's Club 7.30. All players interested in playing Welsh traditional music welcome, including beginners. Ring John or Joyce Price. Tel: 01348_ 874433 e-mail: J.Price4@btinternet.com

Scottish Country and Ceilidh Dance - Robeston Wathen Hall.  7.30 01994 419505

Fridays.
American Square Dance - Rudbaxton Hall 8p.m 01437 766371

Llandovery Folk Dancing Meet regularly on the third Friday of the month (except August) with only an occasional variation. Dancing is usually of a British origin, (Welsh, English, or Scottish) with a variation of any of these on occasions, for example: Cornish or Manx. Dancing starts around 7.30pm, with the Rhys Prichard Hall sessions finishing at about 10.30pm and the larger events continuing until later. Telephone: 01550 720483
Alternate Telephone: 01550 750232 E-mail: kim@llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

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