Acoustic Room, The Magnesia Bank, 1 Camden Street, North Shields, NE30 1NH.
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: m.tickell@btinternet.com , tel: 01434 230049. 1st Tuesday in month (mixed session, all ages, lots of local songs and poems) from 20:00.
Black Swan, 1 Market Place, Belford, NE70 7ND. Tel: 01668 213473. 1st Wednesday, 19:45 to 22:45. Mainly, but not exclusively, Irish session.
Blue Bell Hotel, Market Place, Blue Bell, Belford, NE70 7NE. David Ratliff Tel: 07952 234337. Email: davidratliff1@hotmail.com. 1st Monday (Mixed Session) and 3rd Monday (Music Session) at 20:00.
The Boathouse, Wylam, NE41 8HR at 20:15. Tel: 01661 853431. Session 1st Wednesday - Email: dandiane @ talktalk.net.
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. Ocassional 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.
The Crown, Catton, NE47 9QS. 1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesday - Mixed Session at 20:00. 2nd Thursday - Mostly Irish Session at 20:00.
Crown Inn 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.

The Dolphin, King Edward Road, Tynemouth, NE30 2SN. Sunday at 20:30.
Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats Crescent Club, Huddlestone Street, Cullercoats. Singaround - 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.
First Tuesday, Turk’s Head, Rothbury. 1st Tuesday at 20:00. An informal get together that‘s more or less a singaround, but anything‘s welcome.
Fisher‘s Arms, Horncliffe, TD15 2XW. A small village pub not far from the Tweed.

The Fleece, Alnwick. Tel: 01665 576262. 3rd Wednesday (normally) at 20:00.
Grapes Hotel, 16 Douglas Square, Newcastleton, TD9 0QD. Tel: 01387 375919. 4th Tuesday at 20:00.
The Gun, Ridsdale, NE48 2TF. Tel: 01434 270223. 1st Monday at 20:00.
Folk and Acoustic, 1st Wednesday at 20:00. Jazz Bar, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
Friday Folk, , North Shields Catholic Club, Cecil Street, North Shields. Friday from 13:00 to 17:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk.
Gin Gan House Concerts, White Swan, Greenside, Near Ryton. For full details join Gin Gan facebook group.
Hastings Hartley Arms, Lysdon Avenue, New Hartley. Singaround at 20:00 (various dates).
Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG. Tel: 0191 261 0384
John Bull, 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.
Maltings, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AJ. Occasional Events.
Monkey 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.
Northumberland Arms, Felton, NE65 9EE. Session on 4th Tuesday. Keith Trobe e-mail: lindpress@aol.com, Tel: 07846264549
Oddfellows 7 Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk. Saturday at 20:00.
Pele Tower, 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
Phoenix Folk, Ouseburn Farm, Ouseburn Road, Byker, Newcastle, NE1 2PA. Singaround/Session on 1st Friday at 20:00. Instrumental and vocal lessons on Wednesday evening during term time for a range of experience levels. Occasional beginners courses. Concert season during summer break with professional (and occasionally semi pro) acts.
The Pilot, 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.
Playhouse, Alnwick Ocassional events.
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.
Rothbury Roots, Queens Head Hotel, Town Foot, Rothbury, NE65 7SR. Tel 01669 620470. Last Thursday 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 .
The Ship, Low Newton, NE66 3EL. Andy Craig Tel: 01665 576012, Email: andy @ andycraigphotography.com. 4th Monday at 20:00.
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.
Sunday Ukes, usually Millstone, South Gosforth. About twice a month, usually from 14:00 to 16:00. Not for beginners.
Tanners Arms Alnwick. Pete Burnham Tel: 01665 711388. 5th Monday at 20:00.
Tap and Spile, 23 Manchester Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BH. Tel 01670 513894. Sunday at 12 noon.
Tap ‘n Spile, Hexham NE46 1BH. We understand that this pub has now closed.
Third Thursday, The Central, Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN. 3rd Thursday, 12:30 - 15:30.
Tynefolk, 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 Northumbrian Ceilidh, Warkworth Memorial Hall, 40 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UN. Ceilidh (Dancing, Singing, recitations, ....). Occasional events at 19:30.
White Swan, Greenside, NE40 4SP. Tel: 0191 5979981. Friday at 20:15.
February 2019
16	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
	Queen‘s Hall, Hexham			Tannahill Weavers
	Cross Keys, Thropton			Rod Clements and Ian Thomson
17	South Shields Folk Club			Nanne Kalma & Ankie Van Der Meer
						plus Jim Mageean
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Irish Centre, Newcastle			Echoes of Erin

18	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		The Shackleton Trio
	Fisher‘s Arms, Horncliffe		Folk and Roots
 	Blue Bell, Belford   			Music Session
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		American Old Time Session
	John Bull, Alnwick			Mixed Session
19	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		ABI Session
20	Cramlington Folk Club			George Welch & Stewart Hardy	
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Irish Music Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
	The Crown, Catton      			Mixed Session
	The Fleece, Alnwick       		Session
	Rocket Folk Club, Corbridge
21	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle 		Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Singaround
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session
	Third Thursday, Gateshead		Singaround
	Royal Northumberland Yacht Club		Singaround
22	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
23	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
24	South Shields Folk Club			Singaround
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session

25	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Singaround
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		American Old Time Session
	The Ship, Low Newton			Mixed Session
	Dyke Neuk, Meldon			Session
26	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Grapes Hotel, Newcastleton		Mixed Session
27	Cramlington Folk Club			Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Irish Music Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
28	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Singaround
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session

March 2019
1	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
2	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
3	The Feathers Inn, Hedley on the Hill   	Session
	Alum Ale House, South Shields     	Irish Session at 13:00
	South Shields Folk Club			Geoff Lakeman
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session

4	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Richard Grainger
	Blue Bell, Belford   			Mixed Session
	The Gun, Ridsdale   			Session
	John Bull, Alnwick			Mixed Session
	Royal Northumberland Yacht Club		Alistair Anderson & Dan Walsh
5	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		ABI Session
	Barrasford Arms Hotel, Barrasford	Mixed Session
6	Cramlington Folk Club			Jez Lowe	
	Black Swan, Belford   			Session (Mainly Irish)
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Singaround
	The Boathouse, Wylam      		Session
	Folk and Acoustic, Newcastle
	The Crown, Catton      			Mixed Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
7	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle 		Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Pegleg Ferrett
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session
8	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
9	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
10	South Shields Folk Club			Martyn Wyndham-Read
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Pele Tower, Corbridge			Session

11	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Singaround
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		American Old Time Session
	Fisher‘s Arms, Horncliffe		Session
12	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Crown Inn, Humshaugh			Mixed Session
13	Cramlington Folk Club			Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Irish Music Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
14	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Misspent Uke workshop
	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Singaround
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session
	Town Hall, Morpeth			Northumbrian Concert
			Alistair Anderson, Bob Bolam, Border Directors, Keith Davidson, 
			Anita James, Ernie Gordon, Alex Swailes
15	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
	Warkworth War Memorial Hall		Northumbrian Ceilidh
16	Maltings, Berwick-upon-Tweed		Foster & Allen
	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
17	South Shields Folk Club			Singaround
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session

18	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Rising Stars
	Fisher‘s Arms, Horncliffe		Folk and Roots
 	Blue Bell, Belford   			Music Session
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		American Old Time Session
	John Bull, Alnwick			Mixed Session
	Queen‘s Hall, Hexham			Twelve
19	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		ABI Session
20	Cramlington Folk Club			Prelude	
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Irish Music Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
	The Crown, Catton      			Mixed Session
	The Fleece, Alnwick      		Session
	Rocket Folk Club, Corbridge
21	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle 		Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Singaround
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session
	Third Thursday, Gateshead		Singaround
22	Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton  	Claude Bourbon
	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
	Maltings, Berwick-upon-Tweed		The Lindisfarne Story
	Queen‘s Hall, Hexham			The Jimmy Shand Story
23	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
24	South Shields Folk Club			Caffrey McGurk Madge
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session

25	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Caffrey, McGurk & Madge
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		American Old Time Session
	The Ship, Low Newton			Mixed Session
	Dyke Neuk, Meldon			Session
26	Bridge Sacred Harp, Newcastle 		Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Grapes Hotel, Newcastleton		Mixed Session
27	Cramlington Folk Club			Donal Clancy	
	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Irish Music Session
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
28	Tynefolk, Blaydon			Singaround
	The Pilot, Berwick-upon-Tweed    	Session
	Queen‘s Hall, Hexham			The Hut People
29	Friday Folk, North Shields at 13:00
	White Swan, Greenside      		Session
30	Oddfellows, North Shields		Pub Session
31	South Shields Folk Club			Hex
	The Dolphin, Tynemouth		      	Singaround
	Monkey, Monk Seaton     		Singaround
	Dolphin Bay Folk Club, Cullercoats	Singaround
	Tap and Spile, Morpeth			Session

April 2019
3	Cramlington Folk Club			Tom McConville & Andy Watt
	Queen‘s Hall, Hexham			Feast of Fiddles
5	Irish Centre, Newcastle			Shaskeen - Concert and Ceili
8	Royal Northumberland Yacht Club		Chris Newman & Maire Ni Chathasaigh
17	Cramlington Folk Club			Eddie Walker & Frank Porter
	Irish Centre, Newcastle			Daoiri Farrell
20	Etal Village Hall			Jenny Biddle
26	St Cuthberts House, Seahouses		Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
26-28	Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering
28	South Shields Folk Club			Rosie Hodgson & Rowan Piggot

May 2019
1	Cramlington Folk Club			John Wrightson Band
13	Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, Blyth	Assembly Line
15	Cramlington Folk Club			Archie Fisher

June 2019
2	South Shields Folk Club			Steve Hicks & Lynn Goulbourn
5	Cramlington Folk Club			Pete Scott & the Hired Hands
10	Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, Blyth	Bella, Polly & the Magpies
15	Etal Village Hall			Brooks Williams