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.
Black Swan, Belford. 1 Market Place, Belford, NE70 7ND. [Formerly in Wooler.] Tel: 01668 213473. 1st Wednesday at 20:00. Mainly, but not exclusively, Irish session.
Bridge FC (Bridge Folk Club), Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, 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 Garth, 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.
Cheviot Folk Club, Cross Keys, Thropton, NE65 7HX. Monthly, Saturday at 19:30. Jack Wilkinson Tel: 01669 630258, Email: johnbwilkinson@tiscali.co.uk.
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, Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington, NE23 6YA. Tuesday at 19:30. (After 1st January, club will be moving to Wednesday night). 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, Tynemouth Conservative Club. Friday from 13:00 to 16:00.
Gin Gan House Concerts, Greenside, Near Ryton. For full details join Gin Gan facebook group.
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.
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, Northumberland, 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.
Sunday Ukes, usually Millstone, South Gosforth. About twice a month, usually from 14:00 to 16:00. Not for beginners.
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. A well established club which welcomes musicians and singers alike with monthly guest nights.
Warkworth Northumbrian Ceilidh, Warkworth Memorial Hall, 40 Castle Street, Warkworth, NE65 0UN. Ceilidh (Dancing, Singing, recitations, ....). Occasional events at 19:30.
Wylam, The Boathouse, Wylam, NE41 8HR at 20:15. Tel: 01661 853431. Session 1st Wednesday, Singaround 3rd Wednesday.
December 2017
15	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
16	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Cheviot FC	Residents Night
	Warkworth Northumbrian Ceilidh
17	South Shields	Christmas Party
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	Cumberland Arms	12:30 Sheffield Carols

18	Bridge FC	Vic Gammon
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	Low Newton  	Mixed Session
	American Old Time Session	See Facebook Group for temporary venue
19	Cramlington	Pipe Dream
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
20	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Wylam      	Singaround
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
21	Tynefolk	Xmas Party
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
22	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
23	Cramlington at Beacon Hill Community Centre Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
24	***

25	*** Happy Christmas ***
26	***
27	42nd Street	Singaround
28	***
29	***	
30	***
31	*** Happy New Year ***

January 2018
1	*** Happy New Year ***
2	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
3	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Black Swan, Belford   	Session (Mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
4	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Folk and Acoustic
5	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
6	Oddfellows	Pub Session
7	South Shields	Jez Lowe
	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
	John Bull	Mixed Session
9	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
10	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
11	Tynefolk	JIB
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton  	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
	Cumberland Arms	Misspent Uke workshop
12	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
13	New Hartley Community Hall, NE25 0RL at 19:30 Hartley Memorial Concert 
		with Jez Lowe and Beeswing Tickets/Further Info - Tel:07967197430 
		or Email: bridfolk@gmail.com
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
14	South Shields	Marie Little
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

15	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
16	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
17	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
	Wylam      	Singaround
18	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
19	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
20	Oddfellows	Pub Session
21	South Shields	Ken Wilson & Jim McFarland
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
22	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
23	Maltings	The Transports
	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
24	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
25	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Queens Hall	Andy May Trio
26	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
27	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Cheviot FC	Singaround
28	South Shields	Will Finn & Rosie Calvert
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

29	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Dyke Neuk  	Session
	Tanners Arms	Singaround
30	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
31	Cramlington	Andy and Martin	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session

February 2018
1	Folk and Acoustic
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
2	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
3	Oddfellows	Pub Session
4	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00
	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

5	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	John Bull	Mixed Session
6	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
7	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Black Swan, Belford   	Session (Mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
8	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton  	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
	Cumberland Arms	Misspent Uke workshop
9	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
10	Oddfellows	Pub Session
11	South Shields	Dogwatch
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

12	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
13	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
14	Cramlington	Kenny Spires	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
15	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Tom McConville
	Pilot    	Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
16	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	Coquet Yacht Club Singaround/Session
17	Oddfellows	Pub Session
18	South Shields	Bob Wood
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

19	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
20	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
21	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
	Wylam      	Singaround
22	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Queens Hall	The Mile Roses
23	Doxford Hall, NE67 5DN	Northumbrian Music Festival - Northumbrian Ranters
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	BAAclub		Jenny Biddle & Landermason
24	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Cheviot FC	Rod Clements & Ian Thompson
25	South Shields	Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner
	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	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
28	Cramlington	The Quiggs
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session

March 2018
1	Folk and Acoustic
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
2	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
3	Oddfellows	Pub Session
4	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00
	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

5	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	John Bull	Mixed Session
6	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
7	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Black Swan, Belford   	Session (Mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
8	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Catton  	Irish Session
	Hexham    	Session
	Cumberland Arms	Misspent Uke workshop
9	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
10	Gin Gan House Concert	Findlay Napier & Rebecca Loebe
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
11	South Shields	Singaround
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

12	Bridge FC	Residents and Visitors
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
13	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
14	Cramlington	Ian Walker Band	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Queens Hall	Knight & Spiers
15	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Ian Bruce
	Pilot    	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
	John Bull	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
20	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
21	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Fleece      	Session
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
	Wylam      	Singaround
22	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
23	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
24	Oddfellows	Pub Session
25	South Shields	Broadband
	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	Seahorse  	Open Mike
	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
28	Cramlington	Hicks and Goulbourn	
	42nd Street	Singaround
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	Maltings	Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
29	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Queens Hall	Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
30	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
31	Oddfellows	Pub Session

April 2018
4	Cramlington	Mike Silver
6	Queens Hall	You‘ve Got A Friend
11	Cramlington	Wildwood Jack
12	Queens Hall	Luke Daniels
13	Alnwick Playhouse Peatbog Faeries
	Coquetdale Music Trust Dipper Malkin
14	Alnwick Playhouse You‘ve Got A Friend
15	South Shields	Iona Fyffe & Luc McNally
18	Cramlington	Bram Taylor Band
19	Alnwick Playhouse Feast of Fiddles

May 2018
2	Cramlington	Pete Scott & the Hired Hands
13	South Shields	Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson
16	Cramlington	Sally Ironmonger
19	Alnwick Playhouse The Fureys