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Fishguard Folk Festival The Fishguard session Around & about


Pembrokeshire Folk attempts to provide a reference for anyone in the area interested in the folk scene.
If you have an event planned, run/host a session, please call Bryan on 01348 875183 or email storesman@gmail.com


For the 2014 Fishguard Folk Festival line up,
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For the Fishguard Folk Festival programme
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(still being tweaked, watch this space)


Sessions, pub or otherwise

The Fishguard Session. Royal Oak 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

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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

Pelcomb Session
Camrose,
Haverfordwest
SA62 6HY
01437 710293


The Pelcomb Session is now at the Ye Old Inn, Camrose – third Friday of the month – starting on Friday 18th April
Due to the sad recent demise of the Old Post Office in Rosebush, (closed January 2014), the Sessions at the Post are no longer there. Bluegrass Sessions are at The Druidstone Hotel in the bar on the last Friday of the month, but with some months off due to wedding-guest arrivals, and summer holiday madness. Date list follows: 28th Mar YES, 25th Apr OFF, 30th May YES, 28th Jun OFF, 25th Jul OFF, 29th Aug OFF, 26th Sep OFF, 31st Oct YES, 28th Nov YES, 26th Dec OFF.
That also means Pembrokshire Intimate Gigs are now based at The Druidstone Hotel, Nr. Broad Haven -- but will appear in other venues as well.
More details further down!

Rhosygilwen folk club. Meets on third Thursday of each month at 7:30 for 8pm
Featuring April 17th Quarto. May 15th Platform One.  June 19th Jan Steer

Any queries, please contact Jan Steer through his website: www.jansteer.co.uk

JAMESTON COMMUNITY HALL, JAMESTON, TENBY,
SA70 8QG.

Jameston Folk Jam. Open Acoustic Music Session, Saturdays 7.30 to 10.30, Based in Jameston ...(between Tenby and Pembroke)... meeting in the Village Hall until 15th Feb - £2 per person.
Please contact Matt 01834 871153 or Simon 01834 870058 for further information and venue
information after the 15th Feb.

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.
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Live music events

Burnett's Hill Chapel
Martletwy
Pembrokeshire
SA67 9AX


Friday 25th April 2014 - The Coal Porters - After their sell-out concert last spring, we simply had to have these guys back. Bluegrass, folk, alt country and beyond! Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm
Friday 16th May 2014 - Amy Wadge an Pete Riley. Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm
Tuesday 20th May 2014 - Adam Hurt and Beth Hartness. Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm
Main Street Music, 44 Main Street, Pembroke SA71 4NP. Telephone 01646-621530.

You can also reserve tickets by phoning 01646-651725

Theatr Mwldan

THURSDAY 8th MAY - Gypsy Fire. Gypsy Fires explosive energy and talent has created a dynamic quartet that is unrivaled. Individually they are acclaimed soloists, together they are simply breathtaking. WEDNESDAY 21st MAY- Jim Moray. Moray’s career has been a continuous avowal of folk’s relevance to contemporary life and its total indivisibility from the impulses which shape the very best rock and pop. He deploys beatboxes and melodeons, electric guitars and thumb pianos, mandolins and rappers. He sings with the kind of English soul which has no home century.
WEDNESDAY 11th JUNE - Bella Hardy BBC Radio 2 Folk singer of the year 2014 8pm. £12 (£10).

Cuffen Manor
Cuffern Manor
Roch
01437 710071

Acoustic Music Evenings are held (usually, but not always) on the first Thursday of every month,
with some of the finest musicians from Pembrokeshire and beyond. Starts at 7.30 p.m.
A vegetarian hot meal for £6 is served between 6.30 and 7.30 if ordered in advance.
May1st Sild - support from Brenig
CUFFERN MUSIC FESTIVAL Jun 6th-8th 2013 - Steve Tilston Trio, Palmerston, Lowri Evans and Lee Mason, Eddie Walker
and more. Plus craft  food and drink from Pembrokeshire. More details here.

Druidstone Hotel
Nr Broad Haven
Haverfordwest
SA62 3NE
01437 781221.
Ring to buy in advance £10.
£12 on the door.

Most of the gigs will be at The Druidstone Hotel, with a few others in the county.
So different venues ... be careful, check which one for each gig!
Where there are a few gigs close together, I'll try to spread them out to different parts of the county,
to even out the distances people will have to travel.  The Druidstone may be able to offer accommodation.
The Welshman's Arms also has accommodation, and there is a Youth Hostel in Broad Haven.
May 1st (Thursday) - Hickman & Cassidy - Druidstone
May 4th (Sunday) Cahalen Morrison and Eli West - venue tbc
May 17th (Saturday) Kyle Carey Josienne Clarke - The Welshman's Arms,
Pembroke Dock SA72 6DS, phone 01646 68564
Jun 20th (or 22nd, tbc) Carrivick Sisters - venue tbc
Sep11th (Thursday) Sheesham & Lotus & Son. - Druidstone
Nov 20th (Thursday) Sarah McQuaid - Druidstone
Wales and the Borders Live Music Events Group T.B.A
Tickets from Main Street Music, Pembroke, 01646 621530
Laugharne Millennium Memorial Hall 
Clifton Street,
 Laugharne, 
SA33 4QG
Friday 1st August - Peter Knight's Gigspanner £14. Limited number of early bird tickets available at £12.50 and no fee! The early will be available until end of May or until they have sold out. If the tickets are bought from me there is no booking fee, from wegottickets, its plus a booking fee.
07810106292 - 01267236885 7:00 for a 7:30 start



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.
Keep me informed please!! Click here

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:
April 14th, and 28th, May 12th, NB NOT 26th May, June 23th NB NOT 9th June, July 7th TBC (1st Monday in month). Charges: autumn term: £21.00  (£21.30 if by cheque) spring term: £18.00 (£18.30 if by cheque) summer term: £15.00 (£15.30 if by cheque). 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!
Paul Sharp 01437_ 710351 paul@hebenw.org.uk or 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

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.
Keep me informed please!! Click here
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