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.
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 220646, email: organisers@baaclub.co.uk.
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. Peter Armstrong: 07768 181476, Mike Donelly: 07757 912733. Email: bridfolk@gmail.com. Monday at 20:30.
Bridge SH (Bridge Sacred Harp), Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Tuesday at 19:30.
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. Every other month on 3rd Friday at 20:00. Tel: 0791 7137965. Email: desomeara@yahoo.co.uk .
Cramlington, Clef & Cask, Dewley, Cramlington, NE23 6DT. Tuesday 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Session 2nd Thursday at 20:00. Acoustic Night 3rd Wednesday at 20:30.
Horncliffe, Fisher‘s Arms, TD15 2XW. A small village pub not far from the Tweed.

Humshaugh, Crown Inn, NE46 4AG. 2nd Tuesday at 20:00. Tel: 01434 681231 .
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.
Low Newton The Ship, NE66 3EL. Jack/Pam Tel: 01665 722835. 4th Monday at 20:00.
Maltings, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AJ. Occasional Events.
Monkey, Monkseaton Arms, West Monkseaton, NE25 8DP. Dave Minikin Tel: 07967-198430, Email: bridfolk@gmail.com. Sunday at 20:00.
Netherton Folk Club, Cross Keys, Thropton, NE65 7HX. Monthly, Saturday at 19:30. Jack Wilkinson Tel: 01669 631030, Email: johnwilkinson570@btinternet.com.
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. 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.
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.
Sunday Ukes, usually Millstone, South Gosforth. About twice a month, usually from 14:00 to 16:00. Not for beginners.
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. A well established club which welcomes musicians and singers alike with monthly guest nights.
Warkworth Ceilidh, Warkworth Memorial Hall, 40 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UN. Ceilidh (Dancing, Singing, recitations, ....). Occasional events at 19:30.
Wooler, Black Bull, High Street, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6BY. 1st Wednesday starting soon after 20:00. Mainly, but not exclusively, Irish session, held in a popular pub which serves meals. Tact is required while diners finish and seats for players are found. It‘s well worth the wait.
Wylam, The Boathouse, Wylam, NE41 8HR at 20:15. Tel: 01661 853431. Session 1st Wednesday, Singaround 3rd Wednesday.
March 2017
29	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
30	Tynefolk	Spiers Family
	Pilot    	Session
	Rothbury Roots	Plumhall
31	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	Phoenix Folk	Folk Club

April 2017
1	Oddfellows	Pub Session
2	South Shields	Steve Turner
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00

3	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
4	Cramlington	Keith Stephen’s Hot Club Trio with Caroline Irwin
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
	Old George Inn, Newcastle, NE11EZ Talk on Ned Corvan
5	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Wooler   	Session (mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
6	Queen‘s Hall	Flossie Malavialle
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Folk and Acoustic
7	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	Coquetdale Music Trust Earl Grey and the Charwallahs
	Hearth Arts Centre, Horsley, NE150NT Alistair Anderson
8	Etal Vill Hall	Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe
	Maltings	Gilmore and Roberts
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Cresswell Vill Hall Save Druridge Auction includes
		Autoharp used for Bagpuss - owned by Peggy Seeger & Sandra Kerr
9	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

10	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
11	Warkworth Ceilidh
	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
12	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
13	Tynefolk	Anthony John Clarke
	Pilot    	Session
	St Cuthberts House Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
	Catton      	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
14	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
15	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Alnwick Playhouse All Folk‘d Up
	Coquetdale Music Trust The Trooters
16	South Shields	Ruth and Sadie Price
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

17	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Holy Island Village Hall Andrew and Margaret Watchorn
18	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
19	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Wylam      	Singaround
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
20	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
21-23	Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering
21	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	The Barrels, Berwick Tom O’Donnell
22	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Netherton	George Welch & Christine Jeans
23	South Shields	Voicemale
	Maltings	The Unthanks
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

24	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Dyke Neuk  	Session
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
25	Cramlington	Harry Bird & The Rubber Wellies
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
26	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
27	Rothbury Roots	Craig & Willoughby
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
28	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	BAAclub		Wildwood Jack
29	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Coquetdale Music Trust Andy Craig & Stewart Hardy
30	South Shields	Robin Dunn & Rachel Hales, Peter Burnham
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

May 2017
1	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
2	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
3	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Wooler   	Session (mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
4	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Folk and Acoustic
5	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	Phoenix Folk	Folk Club
6	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Holy Cross Church, Ryton Werca’s Folk with Sandra Kerr
7	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00

8	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
9	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
10	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
11	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
12	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
13	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Coquetdale Music Trust Ross Couper & Tom Oakes
14	South Shields	Carolyn Robson & Moira Craig
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

15	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	John Bull	Mixed Session
16	Cramlington	Pete Scott
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
17	Maltings	The Fureys
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Wylam      	Singaround
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
18	Tynefolk	Karen Grindal & Rosie Clegg
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
19	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
20	Oddfellows	Pub Session
21	South Shields	Peter and Barbara Snape
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

22	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
23	Cramlington	James Keelaghan
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
24	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
25	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Rothbury Roots	Celia Bryce & Chloe Chadwick
26	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
27	Oddfellows	Pub Session
28	South Shields	Dearman, Gammon & Harrison
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

29	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Dyke Neuk  	Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Tanners Arms	Singaround
	New Hartley Welfare  Mr Corvan‘s Music Hall
30	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
31	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session

June 2017
1	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Folk and Acoustic
2	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	Phoenix Folk	Folk Club
3	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Whitley Bay Playhouse Mr Corvan‘s Music Hall
4	South Shields	Alistair Russell & Chris Parkinson
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00

5	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
6	Cramlington	Brothers Gillespie
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
7	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Wooler   	Session (mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
8	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
	Maltings	Mr Corvan‘s Music Hall
9	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	The Barrels, Berwick Tom O’Donnell and friends
10	Etal Vill Hall	Bob Fox
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Coquetdale Music Trust Americana Showcase
	Alnwick Playhouse The Bob Dylan Story
11	South Shields	Steve Hicks & Lynne Goulbourne
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

12	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
13	Cramlington	Briege Murphy
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
14	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
15	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
16	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
17	Oddfellows	Pub Session
18	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

19	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
20	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
21	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Instrument, Song and Session classes
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Wylam      	Singaround
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
22	Tynefolk	Dearman, Gammon & Harrison
	Pilot    	Session
23	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
24	Oddfellows	Pub Session
25	South Shields	Cloud Street
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

26	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Dyke Neuk  	Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
27	Cramlington	Singaround
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
28	42nd Street	Singaround
	Phoenix Folk	Concert - Guest TBC
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
29	Rothbury Roots	Bob Fox
	Pilot    	Session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
30	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00

July 2017
2	South Shields	Chris and Steve Wilson
4	Cramlington	Eddie Walker & Frank Porter
20	Tynefolk	Caffrey, McGurk & Madge
23	Coquetdale Music Trust Chris Stout & Catriona McKay
27	Rothbury Roots	Jez Lowe
29	Etal	Declan O'Rourke
	Netherton	50 Shades of Blue
30	South Shields	Mary Humphries and Anahata

August 2017
24	Tynefolk	Club Closed (Whitby Week)
25	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
31	Rothbury Roots	Reg Meuross
	Tynefolk	Wellie Swap at Blaydon

September 2017
5	Cramlington	Tom McConville & Andy Watt
9	Coquetdale Music Trust West Highland Ceilidh - Iain Joseph Macdonald
12	Cramlington	Pauline Alexander & Sandy Stanage
14	Tynefolk	Midsummer Blue
26	Cramlington	Colum Sands
28	Rothbury Roots	State of the Union (Brooks Williams & Boo Hewerdine)

October 2017
1	South Shields	Hex
8	South Shields	Teacups Trio
15	South Shields	Paul Downes
19	Tynefolk	Pegleg Ferret
20	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
22	South Shields	Foxglove Trio
26	Rothbury Roots	Lee Maddison & Stewart Hardy
28	Maltings	Scocha
31	Cramlington	Vin Garbutt

November 2017
8	Maltings	Simon and Garfunkel Story
16	Tynefolk	Pete Coe
23	Rothbury Roots	Dana & Susan Robinson

December 2017
7	Tynefolk	Wellie Swap at Wolviston
10	South Shields	Wilson Family
15	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
21	Tynefolk	Xmas Party