Events 1.

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

REGULAR CLUBS & SESSIONS ARE LISTED IN EVENTS 2. 

September 2018

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

Sun 23  JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 13.30

Sun 23   Whitgar Morris dance at The Old Smithy, Godshill, 14.00 and 15.00.

Sun 23  Quay Arts Folk Club with guests Millicent’s Favourite and Dave Godby, 19.30 CANCELLED DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGE

Tue 25  Origins Theatre Co. play Fresh Start with songs from John Bentley and John Hacker, at Aspire,  Ryde 19.00. £8 on door or http://www.buytickets.at/originstheatre

Wed 26  Scarecrow at The Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30

Thur 27  Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Thur 27  JC & Angelina at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30

Fri 28  Foodbank Blues, Quay Arts, 19.00, RUG band, Brighstone Barnacles, Red Sqwrl and Cajundaze, £5. Fundraiser for IOW foodbank.

Fri 28  Origins Theatre Co. play Fresh Start with songs from John Hacker and John Bentley, Shorwell Village Hall, 19.00. £8 on door or http://www.buytickets.at/originstheatre

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

Sun 30  Didgeridoo – Joe Caudwell at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 10.30. £5 donation on door

Sun 30  Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse, 14.00

October 2018

Wed 3  JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport 20.30

Sat 6  Day at the Bay, Freshwater. SEE AMENDMENTS BELOWDay at Bay 18

Day at The Bay Amendments: 10.00 at the Lifeboat, The Crew replaces Fat Samba: Patsy Cabaret’s Singalong at Dimbola, 18.00  is replaced by a folk song session led by Brian Reeves.

Sun 7  Twelfth Day, fiddle & harp duo, Quay Arts Centre, Newport. 19.30  £10 advance  £12 on door. Food available if booked on 822490.

Thur 11  Last Orders at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, 20.30

Fri 12  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse 20.00

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

Sun 14  Ralph McTell at the Medina Theatre, Newport, 19.30 £25 Tel. 823884

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

Sun 21  Millicent’s Favourite play at the Sunday Morning Recital, Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 10.30. £5 donation

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

Sun 28  Rachel Mcshane (Bellowhead) and the Cartographers, 19.30 £12.50

November 2018

Fri 2  Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00

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

Wed 7  JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Fri 9 to Sun 11  IW Ukulele Festival, Quay Arts Centre and Riverside Centre, Newport. Performances inc. JC & The Dance Preachers, workshops, jams etc. www.iowuf.com

Sat 10  Playford Ball at East Cowes Town Hall, £5. Tickets MUST be reserved in advance by email to stevetaverner56@gmail.com Suitable for experienced barn/ceilidh dancers only. Ideally period costume, if not, formal modern dress. Bring your own food & drink.

Sat 10  Pete’s Sake at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30

Tue 13  Sarah Mcquaid at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30.  £10.

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

Sat 17  Les Barker at Quay Arts Centre, Newport. 19.30 £10 or £12 on door, book via link below.

Sun 18  Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse, 14.00

Fri 23  Trio Dhoore, Quay Arts Centre, 19.30.  £12.50

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

January 2019

Sat 12  Moore, Moss, Rutter at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, details tba

Sat 26  Symbio, accordion and hurdy-gurdy at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, details tba.

February 2019

Fri 8  Tildon Krautz -‘ anti rational rabbit folk’! Quay Arts Centre, Newport, details tba

March 2019

Tue 12  Andreas Tophoj & Rune Barslund, Quay Arts Centre, Newport,

Wed 20  Seven Drunken Nights, The Dubliners Story, Medina Theatre, Newport, 19.30  £20 Tel. 823884

May 2019

Wed 1  Peter Knight and Jon Spires at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, details tba.

Sat 11 Wolverton Manor Folk and Blues Festival.

Sun 19  Andy Cutting at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, details tba

Fri 31  Yarmouth Sea Songs and Shanties Festival, Yarmouth

June 2019

Sat 1 and Sun 2  Yarmouth Sea Songs and Shanties Festival, Yarmouth

Fri 21 to Sun 23  Bloodstone Border Morris 10th Birthday Rally.

Sat 22 & Sun 23 Rhythm of the Dance, Irish dance show, Medina Theatre, Newport, 14.30 and 19.30 £23.50  Tel. 823884

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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