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 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. 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.
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. Session 2nd Thursday at 20:00. Acoustic Night 3rd Wednesday at 20:30.
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.
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. 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 at 20:15. Tel: 01661 853431. Session 1st Wednesday, Singaround 3rd Wednesday.

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 at Phoenix Folk every Wednesday from 28th September until 30th November.
July 2016 29-31 Durham Folk Party 30 Oddfellows Pub Session Netherton Singers Night 31 South Shields Terry Docherty Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session August 2016 1 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Belford Mixed Session Ridsdale Session 2 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Cumberland Arms Session 3 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Singaround Wooler Session (mainly Irish) Wylam Session 4 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Catton Mixed Session Folk and Acoustic 5-7 Lake District Folk Weekend 5 Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 6 Oddfellows Pub Session 7 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Feathers Session Alum Irish Session at 13:00 Treehouse, Alnwick Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 8 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session Horncliffe Session 9 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Humshaugh Mixed Session Warkworth Ceilidh Closed 10 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session Phoenix Folk George Welch and Christine Jeans 11 Tynefolk Welly Swap at Blaydon Pilot Session Hexham Session St Marys, Low Newton Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 12-14 Saltburn Folk Festival 12 Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 13 Oddfellows Pub Session 14 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 15 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Acklington Session 16 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Cumberland Arms Session 17 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session Fleece Session Wylam Singaround Hexham Acoustic Night 18 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Catton Mixed Session Third Thursday Singaround Creighton Hall, Embleton Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 19 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 20 Oddfellows Pub Session St Cuthberts Dan Wilde 21 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Treehouse, Alnwick Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 22 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session Low Newton Mixed Session 23 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Newcastleton Mixed Session Northumberland Arms Session 24 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session Phoenix Folk Another Penny, Keith Pollard and Maurice Condie plus Julie-Ann Souter 25 Rothbury Roots Brooks Williams Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session St Aidans, Bamburgh Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 26 Woodhorn Northumbrians and Pipers Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 27 Oddfellows Pub Session 28 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 29 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Dyke Neuk Session Tanners Singaround 30 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Cumberland Arms Session 31 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session September 2016 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 Netherton Tom O’Donnell 4 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Feathers Session Alum Irish Session at 13:00 Treehouse, Alnwick Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 5 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Belford Mixed Session Ridsdale Session 6 Cramlington Mike Silver Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Cumberland Arms Session Memorial Hall, Craster Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 7 42nd Street Singaround Alnwick Playhouse Simon and Garfunkel Story Cumberland Arms Singaround Wooler Session (mainly Irish) Wylam Session Phoenix Folk Axum 8 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session Hexham Session 9-11 BAAFest 9 Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 10 Etal Vill Hall Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith St Cuthberts Elbow Jane Oddfellows Pub Session 11 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 12 Bridge FC Bob Fox Tickets: (£5) 07967198430/bridfolk@gmail.com Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session Horncliffe Session 13 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Humshaugh Mixed Session Warkworth Ceilidh St Marys, Holy Island Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 14 42nd Street Singaround 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 Geoff Higginbottom Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session Treehouse, Alnwick Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 19 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Acklington Session 20 Cramlington Pete Coe Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Cumberland Arms Session Hexham Acoustic Night Memorial Hall, Craster Andrew & Margaret Watchorn 21 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session Fleece Session Wylam Singaround 22 Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session 23 Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 24 Oddfellows Pub Session 25 South Shields Singaround Dolphin Singaround Monkey Singaround Tap and Spile Session 26 Bridge FC Residents and Visitors Cumberland Arms American Old Time Session Dyke Neuk Session Low Newton Mixed Session 27 Cramlington Singers Night Seahorse Open Mike Bridge SH Tyneside Sacred Harp Newcastleton Mixed Session Northumberland Arms Session 28 42nd Street Singaround Cumberland Arms Irish Music Session 29 Rothbury Roots Hungrytown Tynefolk Singaround Pilot Session 30 Woodhorn Beeswing Greenside Session Friday Folk at 13:00 October 2016 2 South Shields Debra Cowan 8 St Cuthberts Connla Netherton Ron Gardner 13-23 Tyneside Irish Festival 16 South Shields Hex 21 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session Alnwick Playhouse Lindisfarne Story 27 Rothbury Roots Southern Tenant Folk Union 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 26 Netherton Rod Clements 29 Newcastle Irish Centre, NE1 4SG Joe Wilson Night December 2016 1 Tynefolk Welly Swap at Wolviston 16 Coquet Yacht Club Trad song and music session 22 Tynefolk Christmas Party