Acoustic Room, The Magnesia Bank, 1 Camden Street, North Shields, NE30 1NH.
Alnwick Playhouse, Bondgate Without, Alnwick, NE66 1PQ. Ocassional events.
Alum Ale House, Ferry Street, South Shields, NE33 1JR. Tel: 0191 4277245. Irish session 1st Sunday at 13:00.
Ashington Folk Club Ashington Cricket Club, Langwell Crescent, NE63 8AB. 1st and 3rd Thursday. Tel: 0753 0748811.
BAAclub, Bellingham. Approx monthly events in and around Bellingham. Tel: 01434 220646,
email: organisers @ baaclub.co.uk.
Barrasford Arms Hotel, Barrasford, Hexham, NE48 4AA. Contact: Mike Tickell, e-mail: email@example.com , tel: 01434 230049. 1st Tuesday in month (mixed session, all ages, lots of local songs and poems) from 20:00.
Black Bull, Etal, TD12 4TL. Tel: 01890 820200. 1st Wednesday, 20:00 to 22:45. Mainly, but not exclusively, Irish session.
Black Swan, Seahouses. Pub Closed for refurbishment.
Blue Bell Hotel, Market Place, Blue Bell, Belford, NE70 7NE. David Ratliff Tel: 07952 234337. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 1st Monday (Mixed Session) at 20:00.
The Boathouse, Wylam: Session no longer running.
The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG. Wednesday at 20:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk.
Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Peter Armstrong: 07768 181476, Mike Donelly: 07757 912733. Email: info @ bridgefolkclub.co.uk. Monday at 20:00.
Bridge Sacred Harp, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Tuesday at 19:30.
Cheviot Folk, Cross Keys, Thropton, NE65 7HX. Monthly, Saturday at 19:30. Jack Wilkinson Tel: 01669 630258, Email: johnbwilkinson @ tiscali.co.uk.
Coquetdale Music Trust, , Thropton, Northumberland. Occasional events.
Cramlington Folk Club, Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington, NE23 6YA. Wednesday at 19:30. Keith & Audrey Taylor Tel: 01670 715106. A thriving club with guests on roughly half the evenings and singers’ nights on the others. Visiting performers are made very welcome on singers’ nights, but note that the singers’ list will normally close at 20:00. Come and see for yourselves how good a night you get, and how welcomed you’ll be.
Crown Inn, Humshaugh, NE46 4AG. 2nd Tuesday at 20:00. Tel: 01434 681231 .
Cumberland Arms, St. James Place, Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle, NE61LD. Music and song most days of the week. See their web site for details.
- ABI (Anything But Irish) Session 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday.
- Irish Music Session 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Wednesday.
- Singaround at 20:30 on 1st Wednesday. All welcome to listen or join in. Instruments, songs in any genre and harmony singing are encouraged.
- American Old Time Session at 20:30 on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday.
- Misspent UKE ukelele session1st and 3rd Thursday - not for beginners. 2nd Thursday is a workshop for introducing new and reviving old songs.
, King Edward Road, Tynemouth, NE30 2SN. Sunday at 20:30.
The Dyke Neuk
, Meldon, NE61 3SL. Tel 01670 772662. Last Monday at 20:00.
Etal Village Hall
, TD12 4TL . Occasional Concerts at 20:00 (Doors open 19:30). Steve Taylor: Tel 01890 820566, email steve.w.taylor @ btinternet.com .
The Feathers Inn
, Hedley on the Hill, NE43 7SW. 1st Sunday.
Fisher‘s Arms, Horncliffe
, TD15 2XW. A small village pub not far from the Tweed.
- 2nd Monday at 20:00: Tunes from various traditions, mostly Northumbrian and other English, Scottish,
Irish and French, as well as traditional songs. Judith Davison Tel: 01289 388501.
- 3rd Monday at 20:00: "Folk and Roots". Acoustic song session - any style, plus tunes/poems, all welcome. Contact Graham 01289 382577 or Keith 07801 678958.
, Alnwick. Tel: 01665 576262. 3rd Wednesday (normally) at 20:00.
Folk and Acoustic
, 1st Wednesday at 20:00. Jazz Bar
, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
, Magnesia Bank, 1 Camden St, North Shields, NE30 1NH. Friday from 13:00 to 17:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk.
Gosforth Folk Club
, The Gosforth Hotel High Street, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1HQ. Second Tuesday of the month, 19:30 - 22:30. Mainly traditional but all singers and musicians welcome.
, 16 Douglas Square, Newcastleton, TD9 0QD. Tel: 01387 375919. 4th Tuesday at 20:00.
, Ridsdale, NE48 2TF. Tel: 01434 270223. 1st Monday at 20:00.
Hastings Hartley Arms
, Lysdon Avenue, New Hartley. Singaround at 20:00 (various dates).
, 43 Gallowgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG. Tel: 0191 261 0384
, 12 Howick Street, Alnwick NE66 1UY. Tel: 01665 602055. Every other Monday at 20:00. Mainly traditional tunes and songs, Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish and more, with a sprinkling of contemporary folk and roots.
Longstone House Hotel
, North Sunderland. Singaround/Session at 20:30 on 4th Friday of the month.Tel: 01665 720225.
, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AJ. Occasional Events.
Folk Club, Monkseaton Arms
, Front St, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 8DP every Sunday in the upstairs room starting at 8pm. Eddie Gorman 07527 785514 E-mail: Eddie.Gorman @ blueyonder.co.uk.
, Felton, NE65 9EE. Session on 4th Tuesday. Keith Trobe e-mail: email@example.com, Tel: 07846264549
7 Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk. Saturday at 20:00.
Old Cross, Ryton
. Session 20:00 each Friday.
, Corbridge. Traditional Music Session. 2nd Sunday from 15:00. Micro Pub and brewery, real craft ales, 50 gins, real fire, great acoustics, unique atmosphere. George Unthank Tel: 01434 622 919 mob: 0754 7455194
, 31 Low Greens, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1LZ. Tel: 01670 513894. Thursday at 20:15. A session that has been running continuously for 27 years in a friendly pub in the traditional fisherman's area of the town. Tunes from many traditions: Northumbrian, Irish, Scottish, Shetland, Cape Breton, French, US and Canadian.
Queen‘s Hall Arts Centre
, Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LS
Tel: 01434 652477.
Rocket Folk Club
, Dyvels Inn, Station Rd, Corbridge, NE45 5AY. 3rd Wednesday of the month at 20:00.
Royal Northumberland Yacht Club
, South Beach, Blyth, NE24 3PB. See web site for monthly music nights. Also Traditional singing and music sessions at 20:00 (various dates) - contact Des Tel: 0791 7137965. Email: desomeara @ yahoo.co.uk .
, Seahouses. Mixed session. 2nd Tuesday at 20:30. ** Note: There has been a fire at Schooner Inn.
March meeting will be held at Olde Ship, Seahouses. Future arrangements to be made. **
, Low Newton, NE66 3EL. Andy Craig Tel: 01665 576012, Email: andy @ andycraigphotography.com. 4th Monday at 20:00.
South Shields Folk Club
, South Tyneside Indoor Bowls and Social Club, Jack Clark Park, Horsley Hill Road, South Shields, NE33 3HE. Tel: Brian 07971 828 465 . Sunday at 19:30.
St Cuthberts House
, 192 Main St, Seahouses, Northumberland NE687UB. Ocassional events.
, usually Millstone, South Gosforth. About twice a month, usually from 14:00 to 16:00. Not for beginners.
, 2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick, NE66 1QF. Pete Burnham Tel: 01665 711388. 5th Monday at 20:00.
, Gilesgate, Hexham, NE46 3QD. Tel: 01434 605537. Session on 4th Tuesday of month (except December) at 20:00.
Tap and Spile
, 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH. Tel 01670 513894. Sunday at 12 noon.
, The Central
, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN. 3rd Thursday, 12:30 - 15:30.
Traditions at the Hermitage
, upstairs Function Room, Hermitage Inn
, 23 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UL. 2nd Monday of the month at 19:45. Our aim is to have a 50/50 mix of tunes and songs in a traditional style. Tel: 01665 711388.
, Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon, NE21 4JU. Tel: 0191 414 8867. Thursday at 20:00.
A well established club which welcomes musicians and singers alike with monthly guest nights.
Warkworth Memorial Hall
40 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UN. Ceilidhs, Concerts and an Occasional Folk Club.