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Regular Sessions and Events:
Bluegrass and Old-Time Music in London, Kent, Sussex, and Surrey
Please check by telephone/email before travelling far; nb some of these are not picking sessions - if you'd like to play, please contact the organiser

Every Monday - bluegrass/old-time welcome at the Foundry, 13-4 Foundry St, Brighton BN1 4AT. Residents include Ben Paley

Every Tuesday - 'Snake Mountain Review' - Americana showcase the Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3BL
2nd Tuesday every month Folkjam with Lucy Quinn (bluegrass/old-time welcome) at the Cross Keys, On the Green (The Kinecroft), Wallingford - 01491 835 122
2nd Tuesday every month [8pm] Slow picking session with Sherryl & Gary Payne & friends at Cody Sports & Social Club, The Fairway  Old Ively Road, Farnborough GU14 0LP - 01276 609954 .
2nd Tuesday every month
Sacred Harp singing at St Marys, Neasden Lane, London NW10 2TS - details from Michael on 07770 210067
2nd & 4th Tuesday – session at The Goat, Codicote, nr Welwyn - details from 07767 623831 [please check on this number before travelling far]
Most Tuesdays – Dartford Ramblers, Residents at Dartford Folk Club, Dartford WMC, Essex Road (NW of town centre) - Alan/Pam 01322 222553 or see www.dartfordfolk.org.uk
Last Tuesday each month - the Golden Lion, Alresford Road, Winchester - Richard Holland 01962 886581
Last Tuesday each month - Old Time Session at the Birkbeck Tavern (Upstairs), 45 Langthorne Road, Leyton London E11 4HL - 0799 0737 539
Wednesdays (some) – What's Cookin' Club at the Birkbeck, 45 Langthorne Road, London, E11 4HL, 020 8539 2584 / www.whatscookin.co.uk
1st & 3rd Wednesday each month - Bluegrass & Old-Time session with Helen, Pat and friends at the The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL     tel: 0207 619 9187 - website
1st Wednesday each month - 'Tales from the Wagon', with the Wagon Tales, at Carnivale, 2 White Church, London E1 7QR [not a session]
Last Wednesday each month – Tunbridge Wells Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Club at the Beacon Hotel, Tea Garden Lane, Tunbridge Wells TN3 9JH (off A264 East Grinstead Rd, near Rusthall); details from Rick on 01732 458261 or see page on this site
First Thursday every month - The So Last Century String Band at the Snowdrop, 119 South Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BU - 01273 471 018 (pub)
First Thursday every month [not Dec/Jan/Jul/Sep] - Rick Townend & John MacDonagh host a bluegrass and old-time picking session at St Julians Club, Sevenoaks TN15 0RX - 01732 458261 / www.stjulians.co.uk
Second Thursday every month – Foghorn Leghorn host a bluegrass and roots night at the Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3BL - www.myspace.com/foghornleghornboys
Second and Fourth Thursdays every month - Chichester Acoustic Music Club, The Gribble Inn, Gribble Lane, Oving PO20 2BP - Andrew Perry: 01243 776391
Third Thursday every month - The Southdown Ramblers at Way Out West Country Music Club, Washington Village Hall, Washington, West Sussex
Last Thursday every month – Taube Marks & friends at The Red Lion, 130 Godstow Road, Wolvercote, Oxford, OX2 8PG - Taube on 01865 552111
First Friday every month [8pm] Sherryl & Gary Payne & friends at Cody Sports & Social Club, The Fairway  Old Ively Road, Farnborough GU14 0LP - 01276 609954
Second Saturday every month [not Jan or Feb 2012] – Bluegrass-Plus Club, Hillcrest Halls Clockhouse, Fryston Avenue, Coulsdon, CR5 2PT - www.bluegrass-plusclub.co.uk
Saturdays – Peta Webb, Ken Hall, Gail Williams and Jim Younger are among the residents at the Cellar Upstairs Folk Club, at the Exmouth Arms, Starcross Street, London NW1 1HR (nr Euston/Euston Sq underground) – details from Sheila Miller 020 7241 8132 / http://hometown.aol.co.uk/cellarupstairs
Every fourth Sunday (next 14.3.13) - Session with Vince Purcell & Friends at Mrs Fitzherberts, 25-26 New Road, Brighton, East Sussex, 01273 682401 (pub) / 01273 729081 (Vince)
Third Sunday every month (4pm to 9pm, with main act on at about 6pm) – often bluegrass/old time/country roots – see comedownandmeetthefolks - at The Apple Tree, 45 Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell, London WC1
Third Sunday every month - bluegrass & old-time players welcome at the Walnut Tree session, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone ME16 8SR
Last Sunday every month - Grinch Mountain at the Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd N7 8JL - 020 7619 9187
Every Sunday – Old-Time picking session, the Shakespeare's Head, Arlington Way (behind Saddlers Wells) Tel 020 8552 8308 Frank Weston
Every Sunday – ‘Open Mic’ club welcomes bluegrass & old-time players – The Fighting Cocks, Horton Kirby (nr Dartford) – 01322 862299
Every Sunday - Get Rhythm Americana Unplugged - host Danni Nicholls - at the Foundry, 13-4 Foundry St, Brighton BN1 4AT

Mondays
Bluegrass session
The Hemingford
158 Hemingford Rd N1 1DF (junct. with Offord Rd – near Caledonian Rd bus stops; very near rail station) 8.30pm 020 8340 4683 Caspar Cronk
Mondays All acoustic session
The Foresters
53 Perry Vale (nr Forest Hill Station), London SE23 2NE 8.30pm davermars hall@yahoo.com **
Mondays Contradance workshop
Hothfield Village Hall
Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ   Contrafusion
Alternate Mondays Open mike - bluegrass/old-time welcome
The White Horse
Bodle Street (E.Sx) 7.30pm 01323 833243 / www.whitehorsefolk.co.uk
Last Tuesday each month Open mike - bluegrass/old-time welcome
the Pig & Butcher
Five Ash Down (N of Uckfield) TN22 3AN 8pm 07852 658 439/01825 765 779
Wednesdays Bluegrass session
the Stag
Old Town, Hastings 8.30pm 01424 446413
1st & 3rd Wednesday each month 'Roots' old-time session/clogging
Oast Community Centre
Rainham, Kent ME8 7SG (very near rail station) 8pm Graham - 01634 260281 / graham.g.anstee@btopenw orld. com **
2nd Wednesday each month Old-Time session
the Kings Head
9 Southover High Street, BN7 1HS   Michi - 01273 471431 / http://oldtimelewes.weebly.com
3rd Wednesday each month Mardi Grass & friends workshop/session
Frimhurst Family Home
Guildford Road, Frimley Green, Surrey, GU16 6NU   Jason - 077 5456 8584
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     

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