Events 1.

There are links to websites of some venues at the end of this page.

REGULAR CLUBS & SESSIONS ARE LISTED IN EVENTS 2. 

June 2018

Sat 23  Kingston Arms playalong session, with a slow first hour. South Wind, Monks March and Blaydon Races will be included. 20.00 for 20.30

Sat 23  Last Orders at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, 20.00

Sun 24  Andy Roberts at The Ship and Castle, East Cowes, 16.00.

Wed  27  JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Wed 27  Oyster Girls and Moonshine Border Morris dance at the Buddle Inn, Niton 20.00 and Joe ‘s Bar (Old Post Office ) Niton at 21.00

Thur 28   Men of Wight dance at the junction of Cowes High Street and Cross Street 20.00 with King John’s Morris.

Thur 28  Wight Bells dance at the Pilot Boat, Bembridge, 19.30

Thur 28  JC & Angelina at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30

Sat 30  The East Pointers, original roots music on fiddle, banjo and guitar. Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30, £15. Food available if pre-booked. See link below.

July 2018

Sun 1  Cajun Night with Cajundaze at Quay Arts Centre 19.00. Listen, dance or bring an instrument and play along.

Fri 6  Last Orders at the Old Village Inn, Bembridge, 21.00?

Sat 7  Bloodstone Border Morris at the Puckpool Family Fun Day and the King Lud Rum Festival

Thur 12 Pete’s Sake at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.

Fri 13 to Sun 15  Rhythmtree Festival, Three Gates Farm, Shalfleet.  Feck! and Dance Preachers are playing

Fri 13  Barn dance with The Caulkheads at Newchurch Community Hall, School Lane. 19.30. Tickets £7 inc.tea/coffee, bring your own drinks & nibbles. Tel. 868699

Fri 13  Dodo Street Band at the Medina Theatre, Newport, PO30 2DX. 19.30. Wildly contagious Celtic Gypsy Klesmer on fiddle, accordion, bass and bodhran. £14, Junior £5,Family £20.

Fri 13  Second Time Around at the Cowes Alehouse, 20.00

Wed 18  John McCusker & Heidi Talbot, 19.30, £14.00. Food available 17.30 onwards, booking essential on 822490. Link below.

Wed 18  Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Thur 19  Andy Roberts at Strings Bar, Newport, Songwriter Songbird session, 19.30

Thur 19  Scarecrow at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Fri 20  Last Orders at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Sat 21  Rhythm of the Dance, Irish step dance show, Medina Theatre, Newport, 19.30 £23.50. 823884 medinatheatre.co.uk or http://www.rhythmofthedance.com

Sun 22  Rhythm of the Dance, as above.

Sun 22  Island Highland Gathering, Northwood House, Bloodstone Border Morris will be dancing, Slainte Va and Wight Hot Pipes playing.

Sun 29  Eli West at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30. £12.50. Food available if pre-booked, link below.

Tue 31  Country music and rock & roll show Forever in Blue Jeans at Shanklin Theatre, 01983 868000

August 2018

Fri 3  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse  20.00

Tue 7 to Sun 12  Ventnor Fringe http://www.ventnorexchange.co.uk. Wed. 8 Andy Roberts 12.00 at Rene Stage and 14.00 at Errant stage.Thur 9 – Charlie Dore, songs from the Dark Matter album, with Julian Littman, St. Catherines Church, 19.00: Fri 10 Andy Roberts 12.00 in Parkside Tent. Members of Trinity Folk Club perform at Holy Trinity Church. Details tba.

Thur 9  Pete’s Sake at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.

Thur 16  Scarecrow at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Fri 17  Last Orders at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.

Sun 19  No Quay Arts Folk Club this month.

Thur 23  Whitgar Morris and Wight Bells dance at The Griffin, Godshill, 19.30

Thur 23  Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.

Fri 24  A Country Night in Nashville, Shanklin Theatre, 19.30, £25 Link below

Fri 24 to Monday 27  Island Steam Show, Havenstreet. Bloodstone Border Morris dance on Friday night. Havenstreet Station, PO33 4DS

Fri 24  Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse 20.00

Sun 26  Gift to Nature’s Brading Woodfair and Faerie Festival.  Storytelling and woodcraft.  Bully’s Pit PO36 0ES. 12.00 to 17.00. Tickets £7, Early-bird £5 , Family £15

Sun 26  Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.

Tue 28  Country music and rock & roll show Forever in Blue Jeans at Shanklin Theatre 01983 868000

Fri 31 Mitra (blues slide guitars and tabla ) at Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High St, PO38 1RZ  £22 approx. http://www.ventnorartsclub.com

September 2018

Sat 1 Mitra – see above.

Sun 3  Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse 14.00

Sun 16  A Day at the Races, Donkey Sanctuary, PO38 3AA. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.

Sun 16  Kate St John, Neill McColl & Roger Eno at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30, £14. Food available if pre-booked, link below.

Fri 21  Martin Stephenson at Quay Arts, Newport, 19.30  £14

Sun 23  Autumn Equinox Cider & Cheese Festival, Havenstreet Station, PO33 4DS. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing

Sat 29  Sweetcorn Fayre at Arreton Barns. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.

October 2018

Sat 6  Day at the Bay, Freshwater. Morris from Moonshine. Guith and Bloodstone. Music from Merlynna Johnson, Red Sqwrl, Chain Ferry Gang, 2nd Time Around, Coppersmith, Return of Penguin Brolly, Dollymopps, Andy Roberts, JC & Angelina, Sun Morrow & Millicent’s Favourite.

Fri 12  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse 20.00

Sat 13 & Sun 14  Beer and Buses Weekend. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing on Saturday.

Sat 20  Trafalgar Day at Newport Ale House, Guith time tba.

Fri 26  Halloween Bonfire, Arreton Barns. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.

November 2018

Fri 2  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00

 

Sun 4  Medina Tattoo, Medina Theatre, Newport. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.

Sat 10 & Sun 11  A Ukulele Festival is planned at Quay Arts Centre and Riverside Centre, Newport. Details tba.

Fri 16  Lucid at Shanklin Theatre, 19.30  £ 11 in advance. Link below

Sun 18  Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse, 14.00

December 2018

Fri 7  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00

Sat 22  Bloodstone Border Morris celebrate the Winter Solstice, Culver Down, PO36 8QT 15.30

Wed 26  Island Morris sides dance at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, Noon. hosts. Wight Bells

VENUE LINKS

The Bargeman’s Rest www.bargemansrest.com

The Buddle Inn  http://www.buddleinn.co.uk

The Cowes Alehouse www.cowesalehouse.co.uk

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

Medina Theatre www.medinatheatre.co.uk

Quay Arts Centre, Sea Street, Newport, P30 5BD  www.quayarts.org

Shanklin Theatre https://www.shanklintheatre.com/

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

The Woodvale, Gurnard, Cowes 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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