Events

ALL EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS WHICH ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE ARE LISTED HERE UNTIL NORMALITY RETURNS. SEE END OF PAGE FOR HOW TO JOIN A ZOOM SESSION

April 2021

Sat 10  Andy Roberts’ launch of his album ‘Rowan Tree’. 18.00 to 19.30. ticketed event £3, https://andyroberts.bandcamp.com/merch/album-release-livestream

Mon 12  15.00 Music afternoon on Zoom hosted by The Oddfellows. www.vectisradio.comhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/4200449988?pwd=MnVSbVhsclg3N1NNckMxcE0vV3hHdz09

Mon 12  Shalfleet Shanty Singers sessions on Zoom start at 18.30.  Non-members may attend but only members will be given a spot before 20.00. Sea songs only permitted. Mail Richard.hughes@zetnet.co.uk for the link

Mon 12  Open Mic on Zoom, 20.00.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89106105858   Meeting ID: 891 0610 5858   Passcode 1234

Tue 13  Isolation Row Folk Club, 20.00. Link tba.

Wed 14 Vectis Radio Folk Show 104.6 OR www.vectisradio.com, 19.00 to 21.00. Includes some roots and early blues. Available later on iplayer and Facebook if you miss the live broadcast.

Wed 14  Solent Shores- British shanties, seafaring songs and ballads on Zoom, 20.00. Singers and audience welcome.  Link tba

Thur 15  Traveller’s Joy Folk Club in the pub garden, Northwood, PO31 8LS 14.00

Mon 19  15.00 Music afternoon on Zoom hosted by The Oddfellows. www.vectisradio.comhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/4200449988?pwd=MnVSbVhsclg3N1NNckMxcE0vV3hHdz09

Mon 19  Shalfleet Shanty Singers sessions on Zoom start at 18.30.  Non-members may attend but only members will be given a spot before 20.00. Sea songs only permitted. Mail Richard.hughes@zetnet.co.uk for the link

Mon 19  Open Mic on Zoom, 20.00.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89106105858   Meeting ID: 891 0610 5858   Passcode 1234

Tue 20  Isolation Row Folk Club, 20.00. Link tba.

Wed 21 Vectis Radio Folk Show 104.6 OR www.vectisradio.com, 19.00 to 21.00. Includes some roots and early blues. Available later on iplayer and Facebook if you miss the live broadcast.

Wed 21  Waverley Folk and Music in the marquee. 17.30, Carisbrooke.  Tel 07986 583714, booking essential. 

Thur 22  Virtual charity concert in aid of Shanklin Theatre. Includes JC Grimshaw and Jacqui McShee of Pentangle. Visit Drumming and Strumming for Shanklin Theatre on YouTube or Facebook. Time tba.

Mon 26  15.00 Music afternoon on Zoom hosted by The Oddfellows. www.vectisradio.comhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/4200449988?pwd=MnVSbVhsclg3N1NNckMxcE0vV3hHdz09

Mon 26  Shalfleet Shanty Singers sessions on Zoom start at 18.30.  Non-members may attend but only members will be given a spot before 20.00. Sea songs only permitted. Mail Richard.hughes@zetnet.co.uk for the link

Mon 26  Open Mic on Zoom, 20.00.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89106105858   Meeting ID: 891 0610 5858   Passcode 1234

Tue 27  Isolation Row Folk Club, 20.00. Link tba.

Wed 28 Vectis Radio Folk Show 104.6 OR www.vectisradio.com, 19.00 to 21.00. Includes some roots and early blues. Available later on iplayer and Facebook if you miss the live broadcast.

Thur 28  Solent Shores- British shanties, seafaring songs and ballads on Zoom, 20.00. Audience and singers welcome. Link tba. 

May 2021

Sat 8  Second Time Around at The Waverley, Carisbrooke, 19.30

Sun 30  Second Time Around at Ventnor Park, 14.00

June 2021

Thur 10  Folk Night at the Porter Club, Lake, PO36 9LE,  19.30

Sat 26  Second Time Around at the Waverley, Carisbrooke, 19.30

July 2021

Fri 9 to Sun 11  Rhythmtree Festival,  Three Gates Farm

Sun 25  Second Time Around at  Ventnor Park,  14.00 

August 2021

Sat 28  and Sun 29  Second Time Around at the Woodland Stage, Isle of Wight Steam Fair, PO33 4DS, 13.30 

September 2021

Fri 3 to Sunday 5  Yarmouth Sea Songs and Shanties Weekend (provisional).

Sun 12  Second Time Around at Ventnor Park,  14.00

Thur 17 to Sun 19  Isle of Wight Festival 

Sat 25  Second Time Around at the Waverley,  Carisbrooke,  19.30

October 2021

Sat 9  Lucid at Shanklin Theatre, 20.00. £13 in advance, £15 on day. www.shanklintheatre.com

Mon 11  The Wild Murphys at Shanklin Theatre, 19.30. £22  www.shanklintheatre.com

Wed 27  Scott Matthews at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30.  Scott Matthews | (quayarts.org)

Thur 28  Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman at Quay Arts Centre, Newport,  19.30  Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman | (quayarts.org)

November 2021

Sat 6  Second Time Around at the Waverley,  Carisbrooke,  19.30 

Sat 20  Sharps and Flats (bluegrass) at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30.  Flats & Sharps | (quayarts.org)

December 2021

Fri 3  Martin Carthy at Quay Arts Centre,  Newport, 19.30  Martin Carthy | (quayarts.org)

January 2022

Fri 28  The Outside Track at Quay Arts Centre,  Newport, 19.30.  The Outside Track | (quayarts.org) 

February 2022

Fri 25  Peter Knight and John Spires at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30. Peter Knight and John Spiers | (quayarts.org)

March 2022

Sat 5  Keep clear if possible, please.

Sat 26  Cara Dillon at Quay Arts Centre,  Newport, 19.30  Cara Dillon | (quayarts.org)

June 2022

Sat 4  Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners, 19.30. £25.50 www.shanklintheatre.com

Sun 26  The Simon and Garfunkel Story at Shanklin Theatre, 19.30 . £ 22.50 www.shanklintheatre.com

HOW TO JOIN A SESSION WITH ZOOM
Click this link https://zoom.us/  and create an account with Zoom video conferencing. Then download the Zoom App ( from playstore/appstore) and sign in using your new account details. Zoom works on phone, tablet, laptop or PC. Once signed up to Zoom, check your microphone, web cam and speakers are turned on. Open the Zoom App, go to settings, then Audio. Switch off the button to automatically select volume from microphone.

How to improve the sound. Android: Go to Advanced (bottom left). Choose ‘Show in meeting option to allow original sound from microphone’.  When in a meeting, click ‘Use Original Sound’. i-Pad/i-Phone Update to the latest version of Zoom if necessary and then go to “Settings” (bottom left) and then “Meetings”, scroll 3/4 down the list and then turn on “Use Original Sound”.

Links for meetings are usually published the day before. The link should take you straight to the meeting. If not, open your Zoom app, go to ‘Join a Meeting’ and enter the Meeting ID:  Once in the meeting, click the  button to ‘enable original sound’.

VENUE LINKS

The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, PO30 5BS  www.bargemansrest.com

The Buddle Inn, Niton, PO38 2NE  http://www.buddleinn.co.uk

The Cowes Alehouse PO31 7BE    www.cowesalehouse.co.uk

Arreton Barns & The Dairyman’s Daughter  PO30 3AA  www.arretonbarns.co.uk

Medina Theatre, Newport, PO30 2EW www.medinatheatre.co.uk

Quay Arts Centre, Sea Street, Newport, P30 5BD  www.quayarts.org                         Donations : http://www.quayarts.org/show-your-love-for-the-quay/

Shanklin Theatre, Steephill Road, PO37 6AJ  https://www.shanklintheatre.com

The Spyglass Inn, Esplanade, Ventnor, PO38 1JX  www.thespyglass.com

Ventnor Arts Club 13 High Street, PO38 1RZ  www.ventnorartsclub.com

The Woodvale, Gurnard, Cowes PO31 8LE http://www.hotelcowes.co.uk

Please let me know of any new events, changes etc. on the form below. I know it says ‘comment’ but ignore that. You can also e.mail: folkonwight@aol.co.uk You won’t get a reply (sorry- lack of time). I hope to update at least weekly, unless I can’t get to a computer.

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