BLUEGRASS SESSIONS (last updated, November 2019)

This list works upwards geographically from the Southwest. Sessions missed, changes or errors –

We cannot guarantee accuracy so please check with organisers before making a journey. 

See Facebook “Bluegrass & Old Timey Devon” for details.
The Oak Inn, South Brent –   2nd Sunday in the Month.
Teign House Inn, Christow – 4th Sunday afternoons 3-6pm.
Bread & Roses pub Plymouth, – 4thTuesday

The Charles Dickens, 56-58 Heene Road, Worthing BN11 3RG.  1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 7.30pm Gari Owen,

Cross Keys Inn, Lydford on Fosse, TA11 7HA. 2nd Monday most months. John Boston

The Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, Bristol BS16 9NG, 3rd Tuesday of month 8pm on.
The Greenbank, Easton, Bristol BS5. From 8pm on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Helen:
The Star, Fishponds, BS16 3AF every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

Barley Mow, Bathwick St opposite Sydney Gardens BA2 6NZ, 2nd Wednesday in month, 20.30. Mike Pryor.

Blackwater and Hawley Leisure Centre, Camberley, Surrey GU1117 9BW. 2nd Tuesday of the month, 8.30pm. Gary & Sherryl Payne: check 01276 609954 or if coming any distance.

The Lougher Boat Club, Glan Yr Afon, SA4 6TW. 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Roland Emmanuel, 01792 893147

The Victory, 88 St Owens St HR1 2QD. 1st Wednesday each month. Martin Blake 01432 342018 or 07846 669890.

London and South East.
See Rick Townend’s comprehensive list of venues and events.
Builders Arms, Croydon, Chris Lord, 3rdWednesday of month. South London Bluegrass Session
The Lamb pub, 54 Holloway Rd, London, near Highbury & Islington tube. 1st Weds of each month Helen Keen & Pat Longley. 8pm. Pat Longley Helen Keen
Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe St, Walthamstow E17 4SA, 8.30pm, last Wednesday each month.(Not 26thDec 19). Pippa on or

Wallingford, Oxfordshire
2nd Tuesday of the month, 8.30 – 11.00pm. Venue: The Coachmaker’s. Arms, St. Mary’s Street, Wallingford. Bluegrass and OldTime session,  Lucy Quinn 01491 835122

The Red Lion Public House, Oxford Road, Old Marston Village, Oxford.  Last Monday of each month, except August.   8.30 pm Taube Marks 01865 552111 or

The Bricklayers Arms, Rectory Road, Little Bentley, CO7 8SL. 3rdTuesday each month, 8-11pm

The Wheatsheaf, Church Rd, Tattingstone, IP9 2LY. 2nd Tuesday each month, 8-11pm.
The White Horse, White Horse Hill, Tattingstone, IP9 2NU. Last Wednesday of each month.

Royal Oak, 22 Church Street, Naseby Northants, NN6 6DA. 7.30pm to 11.00pm 1st Tuesday each month. Bluegrass Jam session…free chips for pickers!! Brian Dowdall.

Cambridge Bluegrass and Old Time Session at The Six Bells 11 Covent Garden, Cambridge, CB1 2HS. 2nd Wednesday of the month 8:30 pm  Contact Jim Dougans on 07803 158084 or send message to the session FB page 

Bluegrass Bash. Park Gate Inn, Dodford B61 9AJ. 8pm 2nd& 4thWednesday.

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

The White Horse, The Street, South Lopham, Diss, IP22 2LH. . Last Monday of the month 7.45pm. Ian Tofte 07885517356

Helsby Bluegrass Club – Helsby Community Sports Club, Chester Road, Helsby WA8 0DL every Thursday  8.30pm. Kevin Shannon Mob 07955 221783, Sports Club No 01928 7222267.

Junction Pub, News Lane. Rainford WA11 7JU. Every Wednesday. . Contact Tony Cooney 07725268954. or Owen Duffy  07542048852.

Tass Bar, 1 High Street,EH1 1SR. First Thursday of each month. Betty Cooper

Green Tree Pub 45 E Main Street EH52 5AB. Usually, every second Tuesday each month. Ian Strain.   07761272019.

Bar Gumbo, Byers Road, last Monday each month. Wilf James
Star Bar, 537-539 Eglinton Street G5 9RN. Every three weeks. Harvey Allan.

Dundee, Angus and North Fife
Nothing regular at present, but anyone wanting a get together, or perhaps to set something up is welcome to get in touch with Ruth Alexander ( 01382 229960 or 0787048390) who has offered to help facilitate.

Scottish Highlands and Aberdeenshire
Similar to above – pickers, singers or just Bluegrass fans should contact Anna on 079061 73993 or