Somerset and Dorset Folk Diary

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Harberton Folk

"Traditional Music & Dance in South Devon"
covering an area roughly bounded by Exeter, Plymouth, Tavistock, Okehampton and all points south. Includes an email service similar to the one we provide.

Southern Counties Folk Federation

The Southern Counties Folk Federation (SCoFF) is a loose confederation of Folk Clubs, several Arts Centres, a Concert Hall and occasionally an independent Festival, bodies with an interest in promoting Folk and related acoustic music in the Southern Counties of England.

The Federation covers most of Southern England, ranging, east/west, from East Sussex/ Kent to Somerset and, north/south, from Bucks/Oxon/Berks/Herts to the Channel Islands; including Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey and Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Folk Arts

If it's in Wiltshire and it's about folk (in all it's various guises) then we may be able to help in all manner of ways.

The website looks rather out of date.

Devon Folk Committee

The Devon Folk Committee is a voluntary, constituted body and is the only county-wide organisation promoting folk activities of all types (song, social dance, ritual dance, mumming etc.) and, through a 4-monthly publication "What's Afoot" (December, April, August) and [their] website, providing contact details for clubs throughout the county. What's Afoot also includes articles, album reviews, lists of bands and callers, advertisements for folk events happening locally and across the country. The committee meets quarterly and organises and supports various events. Funding comes principally from donations, while expenditure includes support for deserving folk causes in the county.

Great Western Ceilidhs

A series of ceilidhs, in Exeter, featuring nationally respected bands.

Mr Red

Mr Red's Mid West (cresby.com) provides a diary of sessions, folk clubs, festivals, dances and so on in Gloucestershire & attached bits (+ De Ddwyrain Cymru)

East Devon Folk

A site aimed to keep you in touch with all and any events in East Devon related to Folk, Acoustic, Roots (or whatever you like to call it) MUSIC!

Bristol Open Mic

Open Mic Music and Acoustic links to venues in and around Bristol.

Glosfolk

Glosfolk - Keeping Traditional Music Alive and Kicking in the County
The Glosfolk Directory contains a wealth of information about Gloucestershire folk dance and song performers and groups.

Devon Squeezebox Foundation

The Devon Squeezebox Foundation is a Not For Profit Organisation set up to encourage interest in playing music, primarily from the folk traditions of England, on free reed instruments e.g. piano and button accordians, concertina, melodeon etc in the County of Devon and through out the West Country

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