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 @
Barrasford Arms Hotel, Barrasford, Hexham, NE48 4AA. Contact: Mike Tickell, e-mail: , 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. Michael Ratliff - Email: 1st Monday (Mixed Session) at 19:30.
The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG. Wednesday at 20:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @
Bridge Folk Club, Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Peter Armstrong: 07768 181476, Mike Donelly: 07757 912733. Email: info @ 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 @
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.

The Dolphin, King Edward Road, Tynemouth, NE30 2SN. Sunday at 20:30.
Dr Syntax, New Ridley, Stocksfield, NE43 7RG. 1st Sunday. Tel: 01661 842383. Session 20:00 - 23:00.
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 @ .
The Fleece, Alnwick. 3rd Wednesday (normally) at 20:00.
Folk and Acoustic, 1st Wednesday at 20:00. Jazz Bar, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
Folkie Friday, Magnesia Bank, 1 Camden St, North Shields, NE30 1NH. Friday from 13:00 to 17:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @
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.
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.
Horncliffe Memorial Hall, TD15 2XW.

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.
Longstone House Hotel, North Sunderland. Singaround/Session at 20:30 on 4th Friday of the month.Tel: 01665 720225.
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 @
Northumberland Arms, Felton, NE65 9EE. Session on 4th Tuesday. Keith Trobe e-mail:, Tel: 07846264549
Oddfellows 7 Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ 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
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, 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 guest nights. Also Traditional singing and music sessions on 4th Thursday at 20:00 - contact Des Tel: 0791 7137965. Email: desomeara @ .
Schooner Inn, 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. **
The Ship, Low Newton, NE66 3EL. Andy Craig Tel: 01665 576012, Email: andy @ 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.
Sunday Ukes, usually Millstone, South Gosforth. About twice a month, usually from 14:00 to 16:00. Not for beginners.
Tanners Arms, 2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick, NE66 1QF. Pete Burnham Tel: 01665 711388. 5th Monday at 20:00.
The Tannery, 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.
Third Thursday, 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.
Tynefolk Note: New venue, day and time. 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday, 19:30 - 22:00. Ye Olde Cross Inn, Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP. 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.
Ye Olde Cross Inn, Barmoor Lane, Ryton, NE40 3QP. Session 20:00 each Friday.

This diary is rather sparse as clubs and venues consider their plans to re-start following the relaxation of Covid regulations. Details will be added as they become available.
December 2021
7	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Global Session
8	Cramlington Folk Club			Singers
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
9	Coquetdale Music Trust			Ross Couper & Tom Oakes
10	Ye Olde Cross Inn			Session
12	Tap and Spile at 12 Noon		Session
	South Shields Folk Club			TBC

13	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Singaround
14	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Singaround
15	Cramlington Folk Club			Singers
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
16	Horncliffe Memorial Hall		Acoustic Song Session
17	Ye Olde Cross Inn			Session
19	Tap and Spile at 12 Noon		Session
	South Shields Folk Club			The Wilsons

20	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Closed
21	Cumberland Arms, Newcastle		Global Session
22	Cramlington Folk Club			Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies 
						Christmas Show with Benny Graham
	The Brewery, Whitley Bay		Singaround
23	Horncliffe Memorial Hall		Horncliffe Folk Club
25	**** Happy Christmas ***

27	Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle		Closed
31	*** Happy New Year ***

January 2022 3 Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle Closed 10 Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle Singaround plus Eric Sharps CD launch 17 Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle Jon Doran and Janice Burns February 2022 19 Warkworth Memorial Hall Tom McConville & Andy Watt March 2022 30 Alnwick Playhouse The Fureys April 2022 9 Alnwick Playhouse Feast of Fiddles 22 Warkworth Memorial Hall The Cloudberries May 2022 20 Warkworth Memorial Hall Jez Lowe & Benny Graham