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Folk Club MapFolk song clubs and song/music sessions are sometimes forced to change venues at short notice due to changes in management at a pub. Please check details with contact given if in doubt. More sessions can be found at FlaxeyGreen

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Exmouth Phoenix (Music session)

2nd Monday
Chittlehampton - Chittlehampton Bell (Music session) Contact Rob Jenkins telephone 01271 378321

3rd Monday
Okehampton (Music session)
The Kings Arms, South Zeal, Okehampton EX20 2JP
Telephone 01837 840300 eMail


Weekly 8.30-9.00
Lostwithiel (Folk jam)
King's Arms, Fore Street, Lostwithiel

1st & 3rd Tuesday
Bere Ferrers (Music session)
Old Plough, Bere Ferrers, Devon PL20 7JL - telephone 01822 840358

1st Tuesday
Sandford (Mixed song & music)
Rose & Crown, Sandford, Devon EX17 4NH - telephone 01363 772056

2nd Tuesday
Chumleigh - Chumleigh Court House (Irish music session)

2nd Tuesday
Frogmore (Mixed Session)
Frogmore Globe Inn
Nigel and Sarah - telephone - 01548 531525

Fortnightly - 8.30pm
Bradninch (Folk song and music session)
Bradninch Castle Hotel
Rob Reeves - telephone 01392881014

Plymouth (Folk Song session)
Artillery Arms, Pound Street, Stonehouse
Geoff - telephone 01752 262116

South Brent (Folk Song session)
Pack Horse Hotel, South Brent
Eileen KcKee - telephone 01364 73699

3rd Tuesday
Exeter - The Exeter Traditional Music Club (Folk song)
The Royal Oak Inn, Nadderwater (just west of Exeter) Exeter. EX4 2JH Telephone 01392 272352 - A managed singaround run by members of "The Claque", not an informal session.
eMail Tom Addison or eMail Barry Lister

3rd and 5th Tuesday 8.30pm
Exmouth Folk Club (Folk song and music)
Manor Hotel, Beacon, Exmouth
Jeff Lewis - telephone 01395 269232

Last Tuesday Coleford (Acoustic night - run by Dave Brassington - telephone 01363 84914.) - The New Inn Coleford, Crediton EX17 5BZ
Telephone 01363 84242


South Brent (Music session)
The Oak, South Brent. Note: childrens session every fortnight during term time, before the adult session
Caroline - telephone 01364 73490

1st Wednesday
Sticklepath (Informal Song & Music session)
Devonshire Inn, Sticklepath, Okehampton EX20 2NW Telephone 01837 840626
Mike Bond - telephone 01837 840210

1st Wednesday
Jack Russell, Swimbridge, Devon EX32 0PN - telephone 01271 830366

1st Wednesday 7.30pm
Sidmouth (Traditional singaround with The Claque)
The Anchor Inn, Old Fore Street EX10 8LP (01395 514 129), Barry Lister: 01395 579241, 07812 486362)

1st Wednesday
Bow (Irish Folk Music session)
White Hart

1st and 3rd Wednesday
Jurrasic Folk
Eyre Court, 2 Queen Street, Seaton. EX12 2NY
Telephone Adrian 01404 549903 or Mike 01404 4342 visit Website

4th Wednesday
Lympstone Folk, Roots and Acoustic
The Saddler’s Arms, Exmouth Road, Lympstone EX8 5LS
Telephone 01395 225075/07741409265

4th Wednesday 8.30-11.00
Bampton Folk Club (Folk Song)
Bridge House Hotel - Suspended due to sale of pub
Clare Penney - telephone 01884 860023 or eMail

2nd and 4th Wednesday 7.00 - 9.00pm
Leusdon Village Hall (An introduction to Folk Music)
Friendly music session, ideal for first timers wanting to learn some tunes, some by ear and some music available. Ideal for building confidence and playing with others with no audience. For information contact Jayne Boswell - Telephone: 01364 631122 or email

3rd Wednesday
Pennymoor Singaround (Folk Song)
Cruwys Arms, Pennymoor
Jon Shapley telephone 01363 83740 - website

Last Wednesday
Dawlish (Music session)
South Devon Inn

Last Wednesday
Kingsbridge (Mixed tunes & songs)
The King's Arms Nigel and Sarah - telephone - 01548 531525

Wednesdays 8.30pm (Irregular)
Seaton (Open Mic)
The Hook & Parrot, East Walk EX12 Telephone 01297 20222


Bideford Folk Club* (Folk Song)
Joiners Arms 6 Market Place, Bideford, EX39 2DR Telephone 01237 472675
Telephone John Purser 01237 424286 or email, Visit website

Denbury (Folk song and music)
Union Inn, Denbury
Vic Connell - telephone 01803 812535

Sid Vale Folk (Sidmouth Folk Choir)
A group formed in September 2008, with the aims of singing folk songs, in unison and harmony, for fun and recreation. Meets in Sidmouth on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm. Open to all singers living in the Sid Valley (Sidmouth, Sidford and Sidbury + up the valley sides!) Further information contact Sue King: Telephone 07854 822809 or email - Visit Website

Honiton Ukulele Group - The Crypt in St Pauls Church Honiton. Contact Keith 01404 42752 or Tony 01404 815080 - Visit website

1st and 3rd Thursdays
Willand Band Workshop (Folk Music)
Willand Chapel,Gables Road, Willand
Mary Marker Telephone 01626 854141 or Hazel Ridd 01844 820438

1st Thursday 8.30
Topsham (Instrumental session)
Globe Hotel Fore Street - John Stephens - telephone 01392 875332

1st Thursday 8.00pm
Exeter - (Singing/Instrumental session)
The Royal Oak Inn, Nadderwater (just west of Exeter) Exeter. EX4 2JH Telephone 01392 272352

1st Thursday
Plymouth (Music session)
Blue Peter Pomphlett

1st Thursday
Kingsbridge (Folk song)
Crabshell Inn, Knigsbridge
Bob and Brenda Burnside - telephone 01548 853351

3rd Thursday 8.15
Hatherleigh ("Rhythm and booze")
The Bridge Inn - Open Mic hosted by blues and ragtime guitarist Josie Lloyd followed by Josie's invited bands - email

2nd Thursday
Exmouth (Music session)
Bicton Inn

2nd Thursday
Totnes Folk Song Club (Folk song)
Dartmouth Inn, Totnes
Steve and Anne Gill Telephone 01803 290427

2nd Thursday
Totnes (Klezmer & East European Folk Sessions).
Barrel House - Enquiries about music etc telephone 01803 862393.

3rd Thursday
Frogmore (Mixed Session)
Globe Inn - Nigel and Sarah - telephone - 01548 531525

3rd Thursday
South Brent (Music session)
Royal Oak

3rd Thursday
Horns Cross (Irish Folk Music)
Horns Cross nr Bideford

3rd Thursday
Princetown (Music session)
Prince of Wales

Last Thursday
Teignmouth Folk Club (Folk song)
Devon Arms Hotel, Northumberland Place, Teignmouth
Martin Hillstead Telephone 01626 778071


Bodmin Folk Club* (Folk song)
Bodmin Band & Social Club, Honey Street, Bodmin PL31 2DL
Mike Freemantle Telephone 01726 816454 Website

1st Friday
Chittlehampton (Folk song and music)
Parish Church (Concerts with pre-concert supper if booked in advance)
Telephone 01769 540581 or 01769 540887 eMail

1st Friday
Exeter (Folk song)
Bedford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
Jerry Telephone 07843 419178

2nd Friday (NOT January or August)
Farringdon (near Exeter ) Acoustic Caf
The Village Hall, Upham Lane, Farringdon EX5 2HY (Kay Clive-Francis: 01297 24870) An acoustic evening of various music genres in a friendly & informal setting. Singers & players welcome. Kay has taken over the Acoustic Caf for a trial run. If you live in the Exeter region, please come along and help to make it a success.

2nd Friday
Roadwater - Valiant Soldier
George Ody - telephone 01643 704347

2nd Friday
Exeter - Whipton Music Club
The Whipton Institute Social Club, Whipton Village Road off Pinhoe Road, Exeter EX4 8AW Long established and friendly open mic club. No booking required. PA / Stage / Bar. Nice hall with car park, everyone very welcome. 2.00 entrance. 8.00 - 11.00pm
For more information eMail

4th Friday
Exeter (Folk music session)
Globe Inn, Newtown, Exeter

Last Friday
Ivybridge (Folk song and music)
Top Bar, Westwood Inn, Lee Mill Bridge, Ivybridge, PL21 9EE telephone 01752 892146

Last Friday
Exeter Folk and Acoustic Music Club (Folk Song club)
Victoria Park Tennis Club, Lyndhurst Road, St. Leonards, Exeter, EX2 4NX -Cornelius Family -telephone 01392 210983 or email


4 times a year
Minehead (Acorn Acoustic Music Club)
Acorn Folk Club, Old Ship Aground
Eileen Ann - telephone 01643 709394 Visit website

2nd & 4th Saturday
Coombe Martin Shammick Acoustic (Folk Song and Music club)
Shammick Acoustic, The Pack o - Cards, Coombe Martin - Tom and Barbara Brown Telephone 01271 882366 Visit website

3rd Saturday
Brendon (Folk Song)
Staghunters, Brendon
Carole Henderson-Begg - telephone 01769 540581


Folk on the Moor (Folk Song)
Westward Inn, Lee Mill
Anton Horwich, 3, Woodside Cottages, Milton Coombe, Yelverton, Plymouth Telephone 01752 261669 (Work) or 01822 853620 (Home) Visit website

Weekly 8.00pm
Poundsgate (Mostly music session)
The Tavistock Inn, Poundsgate, TQ13 7NY
Acoustic, folk tunes from UK and around the globe eMail

Weekly8.30pm - Guest nights 8.00pm
Topsham Folk Club (Folk Song)
Globe Hotel 8.00pm. Telephone John Stephens 01392 875332 Visit website

Exeter (Folk Music)
Old Fire House, New North Road, Exeter eMail

Dreamers Folk
Sportsman - s Arms, Four Lanes, Redruth, Cornwall
Contact: Kitty Timmins - Telephone 01736 850630 Visit website

Bude Folk Club (Folk Song)
Falcon Hotel, Bude
Debbie Merritt - Telephone 01409 254144
Visit website

Dawlish (Folk song and music session)
Swan Inn, Dawlish
Telephone 01626 208116 for details

1st Sunday
Halsway Manor (Folk Song and music)
Brendon Room, Halsway Manor, Crocombe - Telephone 01984 618324 for details

1st Sunday
Sticklepath (Mixed Folk Session)
Devonshire Inn, Sticklepath, Okehampton EX20 2NW Telephone 01837 840316

2nd Sunday
Barnstaple Ukulele Strummers - BUS (A group of individuals who love to play the ukulele)
The New Inn, Goodleigh, Barnstaple Telephone Colin Shaddick 01271 342999 eMail or visit website

2nd Sunday (lunchtime)
Tiverton (Music session)
Half Moon, Fore Street, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6LD - telephone 01884 253543

2nd Sunday
Halsway Manor (Folk Music afternoon workshop)
Halsway Manor, Crocombe - telephone 01984 639155 for details

3rd Sunday
Bere Ferrers (Folk Song session)
Old Plough, Bere Ferrers - Telephone 01822 841064

4th Sunday
Christow (Mixed music session)
Teign House Inn

4th Sunday
Heddons Mouth (all types of music and song)
Hunters Inn, nr Parracombe.
Led by Ian Hudson - 7.30pm till 11pm More information on website

4th Sunday
Scoriton - Tradewinds
Tradesman's Arms, Scoriton
Sue & Simon Williams 01364 631308 (Check for latest details).

4th Sunday
White Hart - Telephone Bob 01297 553201

Last Sunday
Topsham (Music session)
Bridge Inn, Bridge Hill, Topsham, Exeter. EX3 0QQ Telephone 01392 873862