Sessions

BLUEGRASS SESSIONS (as at February 2020)

The list is alphabetical by town or location within county across the United Kingdom.

It is best to check with organisers before making a journey.

Any omissions, updates or errors, please advise calendar@britishbluegrass.org

ANGUS

Dundee, Angus and North Fife
Nothing regular at present.  Anyone wanting a get together, or perhaps to set something up is welcome to contact Ruth Alexander ruth66uk@yahoo.com (01382 229960 or 07870 484390) who has offered to help facilitate.

AVON

Bristol
The Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, BS16 9NG, 3rd Tuesday 8pm. Contact sandra.woodruff@virgin.net
The Greenbank, Easton, BS5. 1st Wednesday 8pm. Contact Helen drhelenking@gmail.com
The Star, Fishponds, BS16 3AF every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Contact Sam: oldbabymackerel@gmail.com

Bath
Barley Mow, Bathwick St, opposite Sydney Gardens BA2 6NZ, 2nd Wednesday 8.30pm. Contact Mike Pryor mikejpryor@btinternet.com Pub has Facebook page

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Cambridge

The Six Bells, 11 Covent Garden, CB1 2HS, http://sixbellspub.co.uk/ 2nd Wednesday 8.30 pm. Contact Jim Dougans 07803 158084 or message FB page 

CHESHIRE
Helsby
Helsby Community Sports Club, Chester Road, WA8 0DL, every Thursday 8.30pm. Contact Kevin Shannon kevinshannon2000@yahoo.co.uk  07955 221783, Sports Club 01928 7222267.

DEVON

See Facebook “Bluegrass & Old Timey Devon” for further details:

Christow
Teign House Inn, Teign Valley Road, EX6 7PL, 4th Sunday 3pm.

Plymouth
The Bread & Roses, 62 Ebrington Street, PL4 9AF, 4th Tuesday 8pm

South Brent
The Oak Inn, Station Road, TQ10 9BE, 2nd Sunday

ESSEX

Colchester
The Bricklayers Arms, Rectory Road, Little Bentley, CO7 8SL, 3rd Tuesday 8-11pm Contact chrishockley2@icloud.com

Ipswich
The Wheatsheaf, Church Rd, Tattingstone, IP9 2LY, 2nd Tuesday 8-11pm. Contact chrishockley2@icloud.com
The White Horse, White Horse Hill, Tattingstone, IP9 2NU, Last Wednesday 8-11pm. Contact chrishockley2@icloud.com
HEREFORDSHIRE

Hereford
The Victory, 88 St Owens St, HR1 2QD, 1st Wednesday. Contact Martin Blake martyblake@btinternet.com 01432 342018 or 07846 669890.

HIGHLANDS

Scottish Highlands and Aberdeenshire
Currently none – pickers, singers or just Bluegrass fans should contact Anna on 07906 173993 or annapatfield@gmail.com

LANARKSHIRE

Glasgow
Bar Gumbo, 71-77 Byres Road, G11 5HN, last Monday. Contact Wilf James wilf-james@hotmail.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/177190152367015/
Star Bar, 537-539 Eglinton Street G5 9RN. Every three weeks!!! Contact Harvey Allan harveyallan32@yahoo.co.uk

LONDON
The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, N7 8JL, near Highbury & Islington tube, 1st Wednesday 8pm. Contact Helen Keen or Pat Longley patricia.longley@hotmail.co or helenelizabethkeen@yahoo.co.uk
Walthamstow
Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe St, E17 4SA, last Wednesday 8.30pm.  Contact Pippa BluegrassE17@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/groups/203346533404434/

LOTHIAN

Broxburn
Green Tree Pub 45 E Main Street EH52 5AB, 2nd Tuesday.  Contact Ian Strain i.strain@yahoo.co.uk 07761 272019.

Edinburgh
Tass Bar, 1 High Street, EH1 1SR, 1st Thursday. Contact Betty Cooper betty@ednet.co.uk

MERSEYSIDE

St Helens
Junction Pub, News Lane, Rainford WA11 7JU, every Wednesday. Contact Tony Cooney 07725 268954. tonycooney101@gmail.com or Owen Duffy  07542 048852.

NORFOLK

Diss
The White Horse, The Street, South Lopham, IP22 2LH, (A1066) Last Monday 7.45pm. Contact Ian Tofte 07885 517356 iantofte08@gmail.com

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Naseby
Royal Oak, 22 Church Street, NN6 6DA, 1st Tuesday 7.30pm to 11.00pm. Contact Brian Dowdall. brijadowdall@gmail.com Free chips for pickers!!

OXFORDSHIRE

Oxford
The Red Lion Public House, Oxford Road, Old Marston Village, OX3 0PH,  Last Monday except August 8.30 pm Contact Taube Marks 01865 552111 or taube.marks@lang.ox.ac.uk

Wallingford
The Coachmaker’s Arms, St Mary’s Street, OX10 0EU, Contact Lucy Quinn on 01491 835122  attonyquinn@aol.com

SOMERSET

Lydford on Fosse
Cross Keys Inn, Castle Carey Road, Somerton, TA11 7HA, 2nd Monday; also Free picking weekend first weekend of May.  Contact John Boston Jonbos70@gmail.com

SURREY

Camberley
Blackwater & Hawley Leisure Centre, Hawley Green, GU7 9BW, 2nd Tuesday 8.30pm. Contact Gary & Sherryl Payne 01276 609954 sherryl1955@ntlworld.com 

Croydon
Builders Arms, 65 Leslie Park Road, CR0 6TP, 3rd Wednesday. Contact Chris Lord https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1527898510755041

SUSSEX (WEST)

Worthing
The Charles Dickens, 56-58 Heene Road, BN11 3RG, 1st and 3rd Tuesday 7.30pm. Contact Gari Owen, www.worthingbluegrass.com

SWANSEA
Glan Yr Afon
The Loughor Boat Club, Gwydr Place, SA4 6TW, 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Contact Roland Emmanuel 01792 893147  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1249957815045357/

WEST MIDLANDS

Birmingham
The Old Moseley Arms, 53 Tindal St, Balsall Heath, B12 9QU, 2nd and 4th Tuesday 8pm. Contact Pete Ainsworth, 01788 537198.

WORCESTERSHIRE

Bromsgrove
Park Gate Inn, 178 Kidderminster Road, Dodford, B61 9AJ, 2nd and 4th Wednesday 8pm. Contact https://www.facebook.com/bromsgrovebluegrassbash/