Category Archives: News

News of musical events in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, North Gloucestershire and South Shropshire, including pub sessions, concerts and festivals. Most musical styles covered but especially folk, roots, blues, bluegrass and Irish and acoustic singer-songwriter stuff.

BBC Gig Guide

Here’s some useful info from the BBC Hereford & Worcester Gig Guide: Andrew here at BBC Hereford & Worcester. I’ve been keeping a close watchful eye grow over these last few months and I have to say what a fantastic … Continue reading

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Lamb Inn Session – Stoke Prior

Acoustic session running every month on the 4th Friday at the Lamb Inn, Stoke Prior, Nr. Leominster, HR6 0NB. It has run successfully for the past couple of months and proved very popular. The next session is on Friday 26th … Continue reading

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Herefordshire Wassails 2015

Being a centre of cider production Herefordshire has retained the tradition of wassailing at the beginning of each new year. This old pagan tradition incorporates the Roman goddess of orchards, Pomona, in its rituals and is becoming more popular every … Continue reading

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Running Order Bromyard Sessions Concert

Here is the running order for the FREE concert tonight (11th September) at the Falcon Mews: 7:30 pm Doors Open 8:00 pm Bloor, Marshall and Haigh 8:15 pm Changeover 8:30 pm Dempsey’s Lot Revisited 9:10 pm Changeover 9:25 pm The … Continue reading

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News from the Nightwatch

The Night Watch website update There’s been a lot of activity on the instruments page of the website http://www.the-night-watch.org.uk/instrument-guide.html with the addition of information and sound-files for bandora, French baroque lute, bray harp, baroque guitar, saz and several previously listed … Continue reading

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Bromyard Sessions Concert 2014

Bromyard Sessions in Concert in the Falcon Mews Thursday 11th September 2014. Doors open 7.30 pm, music from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm. FREE ENTRY (Although a small contribution towards the cost of providing sound system and soundman would be … Continue reading

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Welsh Music Workshop

WELSH MUSIC WORKSHOP SATURDAY 17 MAY, 2014 Workshop with Stephen Rees a wonderful Welsh musician. Cost : £15 per person Stephen plays lots of instruments including piano accordion, fiddle and wind. He has played and sung around the world, and … Continue reading

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New Session : Majors Arms, Halmonds Frome

New music session starting 5th February 2014 at the Majors Arms, Halmonds Frome : 1st & 3rd Wednesday. Directions can be found here. More details to follow. Print PDF

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SING ENGLISH FOLK SONGS IN HARMONY

SING ENGLISH FOLK SONGS IN HARMONY Friday 21 February 6pm to Sunday 23 February 2pm Farncombe Courses Broadway (Cotswolds) WR12 7LJ Worcestershire Book via the Farncombe Courses website: http://farncombecourses.co.uk/our-course/sing-english-folk-songs-harmony/ email enquiries@FarncombeCourses.co.uk, or phone 0333 456 8580 Like many well-known English folk … Continue reading

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Mayor of Worcester’s Charities Concert

Saturday 31st May, 2014 The Worshipful Mayor of Worcester’s Charities Concert (In association with Worcester Music Festival) Supporting Maggs Day Centre, St. Paul’s Hostel and Asha Women’s Centre “Boswell, Kings and Harris at The Guildhall” Featuring Charlie Boswell, Kings and Folk … Continue reading

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