42nd Street, East Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AW. Gerry Beldon Tel: 0191 251 6720 / 07976 405721, Email: gerry@beldons.co.uk. Wednesday at 20:30.
Acklington, Railway Inn. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 3rd Monday at 20:00.
Alnwick Playhouse Ocassional events.
Alum, 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 All Acoustic Club). Approx monthly events in and around Bellingham. Tel: 01434 221235, email: organisers@baaclub.co.uk.
Barrasford Arms Sessions on hold, sorting out new venue.
Belford, Blue Bell Hotel, Market Place, Belford, NE70 7NE. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 1st Monday at 20:00.
Bridge FC (Bridge Folk Club), Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Dave Minikin Tel: 07967-198430, Email: bridfolk@gmail.com. Monday at 20:30.
Bridge SH (Bridge Sacred Harp), Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Tuesday at 19:30.
Clef & Cask Buskers, Clef & Cask, Dewley Close, Cramlington, NE23 6DT. Telephone: 01670 713583. Thursday at 20:30.
Catton, The Crown, Catton, NE47 9QS. 1st, 3rd Thursday - Mixed Session at 20:30. 2nd Thursday - Irish Session at 20:30.
Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton, Northumberland. Ocassional events.
Coquet Yacht Club, The Braid, Amble, NE65 0HH. Traditional Singing and Music Session. Occasional Fridays at 20:00. Tel: 0791 7137965. Email: desomeara@yahoo.co.uk .
Cramlington, Clef & Cask, Dewley Close, Cramlington, NE23 6DT. Keith Taylor Tel: 01670 715106 / 07913419612. Tuesday at 19:30.
Cumberland Arms, St. James Place, Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle, NE61LD. Music and song most days of the week. See their web site for details. Session 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday. Irish Music Session 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Wednesday. Singaround at 20:30 on 1st Wednesday. American Old Time Session at 20:30 on 2nd and 4th Monday.
The Dolphin, King Edward Road, Tynemouth, NE30 2SN. Sunday at 20:30.
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.
The Fleece, Alnwick. Tel: 01665 576262. 3rd Wednesday (normally) at 20:00.
Folk and Acoustic, 1st Thursday at 20:00. Jazz Bar, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
Folk at the Globe, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
Friday Folk, Beldons at the Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields, NE30 1SE. Friday from 13:00 to 16:00.
Greenside, White Swan, NE40 4SP. Tel: 0191 5979981. Friday at 20:15.
Hexham, Tap ‘n Spile, Hexham NE46 1BH. Tel: 01434 602039. 3rd Thursday at 20:00.
Horncliffe, Fishers Arms, TD15 2XW. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 2nd Monday at 20:00.
Humshaugh, Crown Inn, NE46 4AG. 2nd Tuesday at 20:00. Tel: 01434 681231 .
Low Newton The Ship, NE66 3EL. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 4th Monday at 20:00.
Monkey, Monkseaton Arms, West Monkseaton, NE25 8DP. Dave Minikin Tel: 07967-198430, Email: bridfolk@gmail.com. Sunday at 20:00.
Newcastleton, The Grapes Hotel, 16 Douglas Square, TD9 0QD. Tel 01387 375919. 4th Tuesday at 20:00.
Northumberland Arms, Felton, NE65 9EE. Session on 4th Tuesday.
Oddfellows 7 Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ. Gerry Beldon Tel: 0191 251 6720 / 07976 405721, Email: gerry@beldons.co.uk. Saturday at 20:00.
Phoenix Folk, Ouseburn Farm, Ouseburn Road, Byker, Newcastle, NE1 2PA. 1st Friday at 20:00.
The Pilot, 31 Low Greens, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1LZ. Tel: 01670 513894. Thursday at 20:00.
Post Box, 11 Main Street, Ponteland, NE20 9NH. Tel: 01661 598054. Alternate Saturdays at 20:30.
Queen‘s Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NorthumbeAmblrland, NE46 3LS Tel: 01434 652477.
Ridsdale, The Gun, NE48 2TF. Tel: 01434 270223. 1st Monday at 20:00.
Rothbury Roots, Queens Head Hotel, Town Foot, Rothbury, NE65 7SR. Tel 01669 620470. Last Thursday at 20:00.
Seahorse, 415 Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 3LP. Phone: 01670 353650. Tuesday at 20:30.
South Shields Folk Club, The Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, NE33 1ES. Tel: Keith 0191 510 1589, Brian 07971 828 465 . Sunday at 19:30.
St Cuthberts House, 192 Main St, Seahouses, Northumberland NE687UB. Ocassional events.
Tanners Arms Alnwick. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 5th Monday at 20:00.
Tap and Spile, 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH. Tel 01670 513894. Sunday at 12 noon.
Third Thursday: 3rd Thursday, 12:30 - 15:30. The Central, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN.
Tynefolk, Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon, NE21 4JU. Tel: 0191 414 8867. Thursday at 20:00.
Warkworth Ceilidh, Warkworth Memorial Hall, 40 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UN. Ceilidh (Dancing, Singing, recitations, ....) on 2nd Tuesday of month at 19:30.
Woodhorn, Woodhorn Cafe, Woodhorn Museum, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF. Tel 01670 624455. Last Friday at 14:00.
Wooler, Black Bull, High Street, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6BY. 1st Wednesday at 20:00.
Wylam, The Boathouse, Wylam, NE41 8HR. Tel: 01661 853431. 1st Wednesday at 20:15.

In addition to the diary dates below, there‘s music/song at the Cumberland Arms, 
Newcastle, throughout the week. See their web site for details. 

Classes are held at Phoenix Folk every Wednesday until the end of June.
May 2016 26 Rothbury Roots Ian Sherwood Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Coquetvale, Rothbury Tom O’Donnell 27 Woodhorn Tom O’Donnell Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 28 Oddfellows Pub Session 29 South Shields Graham Pirt & Val Marsden Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 30 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Dyke Neuk Session Tanners Singaround 31 Cramlington Singers Night Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Seahorse Open Mike Cumberland Arms Session June 2016 1 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Singaround Wooler Session (mainly Irish) Wylam Session 2 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Catton Mixed Session Folk and Acoustic 3-5 Ushaw Folk Festival 3 Phoenix Folk Folk Club Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 4 Oddfellows Pub Session St Bartholomew’s Church Hall Newcastle All-Day Sacred Harp Sing Station Rd, Benton, NE12 8AN. 10.00 am - 4.00 pm. Pot luck lunch. Contact Phil Tyler 0191 215 0138 5 South Shields Paul Dalton Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Feathers Session Alum Irish Session at 13:00 The Holy Biscuit Shenandoah Harmony Shape Note Singing 1 Clarence Street, Newcastle, NE2 1YH. 11.00 am - 3.00 pm. Pot luck lunch. Contact Phil Tyler 0191 215 0138 6 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Belford Mixed Session Ridsdale Session 7 Cramlington Christi Andropolis Seahorse Open Mike Cumberland Arms Session Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp 8 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session 9 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Catton Irish Session 10 Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 11 Oddfellows Pub Session St Cuthberts Jack Harris 12 South Shields Singers Night Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 13 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Horncliffe Session Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session 14 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Humshaugh Mixed Session Warkworth Ceilidh Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp 15 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session Fleece Session 16 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Catton Mixed Session Hexham Session Third Thursday Singaround 17 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 18 Oddfellows Pub Session 19 South Shields Stanley Accrington Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Joiners Field, Ovington Farmers Market + Rocket Wylam Folk 20 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Acklington Session 21 Cramlington The Mile Roses Seahorse Open Mike Cumberland Arms Session Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp 22 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session 23 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Newbiggin Maritime Centre Peesh of the Logoz, Mike Orchard, Carl Cape 24 Woodhorn Ann Wilkinson Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 25 Oddfellows Pub Session 26 South Shields Chris & Steve Wilson Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 27 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Dyke Neuk Session Low Newton Mixed Session Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session 28 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Newcastleton Mixed Session Northumberland Arms Session Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp 29 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session 30 Rothbury Roots Red Dirt Skinners Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session July 2016 1 Phoenix Folk Guest - TBA 2 Phoenix Theatre, Blyth Pitmen Poets 9 St Cuthberts Jesse Terry 13 Customs House, South Shields Pitmen Poets 28 Rothbury Roots Charlie Dore (TBC) 29 Woodhorn Fools Gold August 2016 11 Tynefolk Welly Swap at Blaydon 19 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session 25 Rothbury Roots Brooks Williams 26 Woodhorn Northumbrians and Pipers September 2016 10 Etal Vill Hall Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith St Cuthberts Elbow Jane 29 Rothbury Roots Hungrytown 30 Woodhorn Beeswing October 2016 2 South Shields Debra Cowan 8 St Cuthberts Connla 13-23 Tyneside Irish Festival 16 South Shields Hex 21 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session 27 Rothbury Roots Southern Tenant Folk Union (TBC) 28 Woodhorn Kiddars Luck 30 South Shields Pipe Dream November 2016 12 Etal Vill Hall Anna Massie & Mairearad Green 13 South Shields Rachel Hamer Band 17 Tynefolk Steve Turner 24 Rothbury Roots Sean Taylor 25 Woodhorn John Jeffrey December 2016 1 Tynefolk Welly Swap at Wolviston 16 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session 22 Tynefolk Christmas Party