Category Archives: Venues

Wheatsheaf, Shrewsbury High Street

I mentioned ages ago that the Thursday session at the Wheatsheaf in Shrewsbury (Acoustic Sloggers Facebook group), and the 1st/3rd Wednesday Wheatsheaf Open Mic , are back on track after a bit of a hiccup, but I forgot to update the regular events … Continue reading

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Session at Sun in Clun (temporarily) moving

Note from Trevor Hedges: “The Sun in Clun has closed – booo! It’s temporary – not so bad then….. The fourth Thursday folk session, widely regarded as one of the best in this neck of the woods, has a new … Continue reading

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Meadow Folk Club ‘is no more’

Sadly, according to its Facebook page ‘the Meadow folk club is no more’. Hasn’t been since early 2017, but these things tend to pass me by now I don’t live in the area.

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Jim Causley, Charles Causley, and the Song House Ludlow

Last night I caught up with our recording of Cornwall’s Native Poet: Charles Causley, screened a little while ago on BBC4.  It’s actually a cut-down (60 minutes) version of a 90-minute film produced by Jane Darke, and my wife recorded it for … Continue reading

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Miners Arms session on the move

A change of venue for the event formerly at the Miners Arms, Chirbury. Now at the Stables Inn, Hope, SY5 0EP. Contact Bill Johnson, 01938 555863. Pub details: http://www.thegoodpubguide.co.uk/pub/view/Stables-SY5-0EP

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A flying visit to Shropshire

Last week I was in Shropshire and visited no less than three local venues. That’s probably more than I did in a single week all the time I was living in Ludlow. FWIW, these were my impressions. (1) Chris Greve’s … Continue reading

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Coming up (update)

I just updated the Coming Up page, and this is the current listing. As ever, I make no pretence that this is comprehensive, and obviously I can’t guarantee that things will happen as and when currently advertised: check before you … Continue reading

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