Folk Song Clubs

Graham and Bernadette Dixon run Gregson Lane Folk Club and Graham wrote this song after a young soldier from Leyland was killed in Iraq

Brindle Ballads -Graham's songs about:- Gregson Lane, Brindle and surrounding area. Click top left for playlist of the songs.

Ashton-under-Lyne - The Station, Warrington Road, Monday, Jim Schofield - 01457 833897

Bacup - Rosemount WMC, Huttock End lane, Stacksteads. OL13 8LD - Every Monday night starting at 8.30. Paul Edwards 01706 872810. - Facebook

Billinge - Squires Bar, 27 Main St, Billinge, WN5 7HR - Sundays 8.30 pm - Jim & Pauline Coan 01772 452782 - Website

Blackpool - The Old Town Hall Tavern, Church Street, Poulton-le-Fylde - Last Sunday in the month 8:00-11:00 - Hosted by The Prodigals, with regular guests. - Contact: Annie 07425 146950 prodigalannie@gmail.com

Bromley Cross - Bromley Cross Folk Club, The Railway Pub, Bromley Cross, Bolton - Terry Reader - 01204 855217 - Email: - Website

Burnley - The Hare and Hounds, 1 Halifax Road, Briercliffe , Burnley BB10 3HQ. Fridays 9 pm. - Anita Catherall - https://www.facebook.com/burnleyfolkclub/

Colne - Jim's Cafe, New Market Street, Colne - Monthly Live Shows - Adrian Melling 01282 866317 - Email:mel@pendlehawkmusic.co.uk

Coppull - The Alison Arms Pub, A 49 Wigan Road, Coppull, PR5 7DU. Singaround every Wednesday at 9 pm. For info contact Phil Regan 01772432691, or www.coppullfolk.co.uk, or fb coppullfolk

Droylsden - Folk at the Rugby Club, Old Aldwinians Rugby Club, Manchester Road, Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester. Contact - Brenda Judge - brenda@judge.fslife.co.uk. - Every other Wednesday 9.00 pm (reopens 13th September 2006).

Failsworth - The Open Door Folk Club, The Bull's Head Oldham Road Failsworth Manchester - Pauline Westall...0161 681 3618 - Every Sunday at 8:45pm Weekly Singaround Monthly Guest

Fleetwood - The Steamer 1-2 Queens Terrace FY7 6BT Fleetwood - Thursday 8.30 pm - Contact detail c/o Mr Mike France at above address - Facebook

Haskayne, Nr Ormskirk - The Ship Inn Folk Club, Rosemary Lane - Thursdays 8.30 pm. Su Howard 0151 526 9927

Hoghton - Gregson Lane Folk Club - Nets Bar (Upstairs Room) Gregson Lane, The Village of Gregson Lane, PR5 0AX - Alternate Thursdays 8.30 pm. Graham Dixon 01254 853929

Kirkham - Kirkham Concerts, The Willows Social Club, Bryning Fern Lane, - Kirkham PR4 2BQ. Wednesday 8.45 pm fortnightly. Ann Green 01772 673744

Leigh - Conservative Club on Railway Road, Leigh - Friday evenings commencing at 8:15pm. Contact Pauline on 01942-604603 or Des on 01942-674868. - Website

Littleborough - Royal Oak, Church St -A58 - Every Tuesday 8- 11ish all welcome - to perform contact - Joan - 01706 342655 - littleboroughfolkclub@btopenworld.com

Milnthorpe - Hale and Hearty Folk Club (Singers Club), Cross Keys, Milnthorpe - Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month - Frank Lewis - 01524 401203

Parbold - Coffee etc. Cafe, 3 Station Road, Parbold. Open Mic Night, second Wednesday of every month. We welcome all styles of music and different levels of ability. Doors open 7 pm with a start time of 7.30 pm. Food and drinks will be available from 7 pm and there will be an entrance charge of £2. Tel: 07810 146000 - Website

Poulton-le-Fylde - “The Royal Oak Hotel” on Breck Road in Poulton - Every Wednesday from 9 pm - open singaround for all ages and ability. Steve Rolland 01253 893010.

Preston - Moorbrook Inn, North Road, Preston - Fridays 8.30 pm. Rob Malaney 01257 231463

Southport - Bothy Folk Club, Park Golf Club, Park Road West, Southport - Tel: Clive Pownceby 0151 924 5078 or 01704.530133 Website

Stalybridge - Station Buffet Bar, Jim Schofield 01457 833897 - Every Saturday 9pm Throughout The Year

Standish - The Cooperative Folk Club - weekly singaround The Crown, Worthington, Standish, WN1 2XF - 3rd Monday of the month. Website - Email: cooperativefolk.club@gmail.com - Contact Tom Perry 01942 492924

Uppermill - Cross Keys, Running Hill Gate, Uppermill, Saddleworth - Wednesday 9.00 pm. Jim Schofiield 01457 833897

Wigan - Fox & Goose, Wigan Lane. - Tuesdays 8.30 pm Joan Blackburn 01942 321223

Wigan - The Orwell, Wigan Pier, - Thursdays 8.30 pm. Geoff Newman 07984 804210 -Email Website

Wigan - Arts at the Mill CIC T/A The Old Courts Crawford Street Wigan WN1 1NA - 1st Saturday in the month - 01942 37 58 59 - For details of artists check their Facebook Page.