Acoustic Room, The Magnesia Bank, 1 Camden Street, North Shields, NE30 1NH.
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. David Ratliff Tel: 07952 234337. Email: davidratliff1@hotmail.com. 1st Monday (Mixed Session) and 3rd Monday (Music Session) at 20:00.
Black Swan, Belford. 1 Market Place, Belford, NE70 7ND. Tel: 01668 213473. 1st Wednesday, 19:45 to 22:45. Mainly, but not exclusively, Irish session.
The Brewery, 2 South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RG. Wednesday at 20:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk.
Bridge FC (Bridge Folk Club), Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Peter Armstrong: 07768 181476, Mike Donelly: 07757 912733. Email: info @ bridgefolkclub.co.uk. Monday at 20:00.
Bridge SH (Bridge Sacred Harp), Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. Tuesday at 19:30.
Catton, The Crown, Catton, NE47 9QS. 1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesday - Mixed Session at 20:00. 2nd Thursday - Mostly Irish Session at 20:00.
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.
Cramlington, 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.
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. On Hold.
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 Wednesday at 20:00. Jazz Bar, The Globe, 11 Railway St, Newcastle, NE4 7AD.
Friday Folk, Borough of Tynemouth Unionist Club, Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RQ. Friday from 13:00 to 17:00. Gerry Beldon Tel: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk.
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. Andy: Tel 01665 576012 or email andy @ andycraigphotography.com. 4th Monday at 20:00.
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 @ blueyonder.co.uk.
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: 07976 405721, Email: gerry @ beldons.co.uk. 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
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.
Rocket Folk Club, Dyvels Inn, Station Rd, Corbridge, NE45 5AY. 3rd Wednesday of the month at 20:00.
Rothbury Roots, Queens Head Hotel, Town Foot, Rothbury, NE65 7SR. Tel 01669 620470. Last Thursday at 20:00.
Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, South Beach, Blyth, NE24 3PB. Traditional Singing and Music Session at 20:00 (various dates). Tel: 0791 7137965. Email: desomeara @ yahoo.co.uk .
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. Pete Burnham Tel: 01665 711388. 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.
Irish Centre, Tyneside, 43 Gallowgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG. Tel: 0191 261 0384
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 - Email: dandiane @ talktalk.net.
August 2018
17	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
18-24	Whitby Folk Week
18	Oddfellows	Pub Session
19	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	South Shields	Closed

20	Bridge FC	Singaround	
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	John Bull	Mixed Session
 	Belford   	Music Session
21	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
22	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	The Brewery	Singaround
23	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Village Hall, Holy Island  Andy & Margaret Watchorn
24	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
25	Oddfellows	Pub Session
26	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	South Shields	Singaround

27	Bridge FC	Closed
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
28	Coquetdale Music Trust Alistair McCulloch Trio
	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
29	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	The Brewery	Singaround
30	Rothbury Roots	Plumhall
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
31 - 2nd Sept Clennell Hall Weekend
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00

September 2018
1	Oddfellows	Pub Session
2	South Shields	Pete Burnham and Anne Lamb
	Feathers   	Session
	Alum     	Irish Session at 13:00
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session

3 	Belford   	Mixed Session
	Ridsdale   	Session
	Bridge FC	Singaround	
	John Bull	Mixed Session
4	Bridge SH 	Tyneside Sacred Harp
	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	First Tuesday	Singaround
	Memorial Hall, Craster Andy & Margaret Watchorn
5	Cumberland Arms	Singaround
	Black Swan, Belford   	Session (Mainly Irish)
	Wylam      	Session
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cramlington	Pipe Dream	
	The Brewery	Singaround
	Folk and Acoustic
6	Tynefolk	Welly Swap at Blaydon
	Pilot    	Session
	BAAClub   	Landermason and Friends
	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
7-9	BAAFest
7	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
	The Hearth, Horsley, NE15 0NT Hareshaw Linn
8	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Cullercoats Festival of the Sea
9	South Shields	Pipe Dream
	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	Pele Tower	Session

10	Bridge FC	Another Penny (Maurice Condie and Adam Holden)
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Session
11	Playhouse, Whitley Bay The Great Joe Wilson
	Humshaugh	Mixed Session
12	Sage		The Great Joe Wilson
	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	The Brewery	Singaround
13	Cumberland Arms	Misspent Uke workshop
	Queen‘s Hall Archie Fisher
	Hexham    	Session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Pavillion, Bamburgh Andy & Margaret Watchorn
14	Sage		60 years of Folk - Bridge Folk Club Party
	Westovian Theatre, South Shields The Great Joe Wilson
	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
15	Etal Vill Hall	Anthony John Clarke
	Westovian Theatre, South Shields The Great Joe Wilson
	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Coquetdale Music Trust  Fundraiser for Northumberland Mountain Rescue Team
		Karl Robins & Amanda Martin, Andrew Lobb, Beautiful Poison, Tom O‘Donnell
16	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	South Shields	Singaround

17	Bridge FC	Singaround	
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Horncliffe	Folk and Roots
	John Bull	Mixed Session
 	Belford   	Music Session
18	Cumberland Arms	ABI Session
	Village Hall, Holy Island Andy & Margaret Watchorn
19	Cramlington	Rosie Calvert and Will Finn
	Catton      	Mixed Session
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	The Brewery	Singaround
	Rocket Folk Club
	Fleece      	Session
	Hexham    	Acoustic Night
20	Cumberland Arms Misspent Uke ukelele session
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
	Third Thursday	Singaround
21	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
22	Oddfellows	Pub Session
23	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	South Shields	Singaround

24	Bridge FC	JIB (Jim Mageean, Ingrid and Barrie Temple)
	Cumberland Arms	American Old Time Session
	Low Newton	Mixed Session
25	Newcastleton	Mixed Session
	Northumberland Arms Session
	Memorial Hall, Craster Andy & Margaret Watchorn
26	Cramlington	Singers Night	
	Cumberland Arms	Irish Music Session
	The Brewery	Singaround
27	Rothbury Roots	Chris Cleverley
	Tynefolk	Singaround
	Pilot    	Session
28-30	Allen Valleys Folk Festival
28	Greenside      	Session
	Friday Folk at 13:00
29	Oddfellows	Pub Session
	Queen‘s Hall Dervish
30	Dolphin     	Singaround
	Monkey     	Singaround
	Tap and Spile	Session
	South Shields	Singaround

October 2018
1	Bridge FC	Chris Cleverley
3	Cramlington	Pauline Alexander & Sandy Stanage
4	Tynefolk	The Keelers
7	South Shields	Brian Peters
8	Bridge FC	Singaround
10	Cramlington	Craig & Willoughby
15	Bridge FC	Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne
18	Royal Northumberland Singaround
19-21	Hartlepool Folk Festival
19-21	Tyneside Irish Festival
22	Bridge FC	Rising Stars - 2nd Years
25	Rothbury Roots	Vera Van Heeringen Trio
28	South Shields	Night Fall
29	Bridge FC	Singaround
30	Queen‘s Hall The Slocan Ramblers
31	Cramlington	Maurice Dickson

November 2018
1	Tynefolk	Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner
4	South Shields	Paul Downes
5	Bridge FC	Singaround
12	Bridge FC	Brian Peters
17	Etal Vill Hall	Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts
19	Bridge FC	Rising Stars - 3rd Years
21	Cramlington	Anthony John Clarke & Dave Pegg
25	South Shields	Christine Jeans & Jill Stephen, Robin Dunn & Rachael Hales
26	Bridge FC	Singaround
28	Cramlington	Winter Wilson
29	Rothbury Roots	Sarah McQuaid


December 2018
1	Queen‘s Hall She Shanties
2	South Shields	Jim Causley
3	Bridge FC	Jim Causley
6	Tynefolk	Welly Swap at Wolviston tbc
10	Bridge FC	Rising Stars - 1st Years
13	Rothbury Roots	Jaywalkers
16	South Shields	Wilson Family
17	Bridge FC	Singaround
19	Cramlington	Christmas Show - Thor‘d Out 
		Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies, Benny Graham
20	Tynefolk	Christmas Party
	Royal Northumberland Singaround
24	Bridge FC	Closed
31	Bridge FC	Closed