few links you may find useful:-
Benbow Folk Club:
A popular and friendly club in Chapel Street in the heart of Penzance.
Round the room singarounds and occasional guests. Every alternate
Wednesday, 8.30pm. Check the website
to find out dates.
Inn Folk Club:
A friendly club, catering for pretty much all tastes in music.
Round the room singarounds and occasional 'theme' nights. Free
sandwiches also make an appearance at some point in the proceedings!
Alternate Wednesdays, 8.30pm. Check the website
to find out dates.
Singing Cellar Folk and Acoustic Music Club:
Penzance's newest club, hosted by Baldrick's Plan. Also in Chapel
Street, from 8pm on the 4th Friday of each month from 8pm. A small,
intimate venue with great atmosphere and fabulous acoustics. Find
us on Facebook
Pirate Music Session:
A great session in the Pirate Inn, Alverton Road, Penzance. Loads
of tunes; Cornish, English, Irish, Scottish, Euopean and American,
plus some songs. Tuesday, 8.30pm-ish
A show with a difference! A monthly musical evening featuring
invited performers and guests. Folk-oriented but catering for
a whole range of musical tastes. First Friday of each month in
the Wrecker's Bar, Admiral Benbow, Chapel Street, Penzance from
8.30pm. No website, but click here
to contact organiser, George Chippendale.
: A great weekly club at the Sportsman's Arms, Four Lanes, Redruth.
Be warned.... this audience can sing! Sunday, 7.30pm - 10.30pm.
A well attended and thoroughly enjoyable monthly Folk Night, with
singers and musicians travelling from all over the South West.
Third Saturday of each month, September - May.
Morris: Undoubtedly the most
south-westerley placed Border Morris side in the Country!
Folk Festival: The 42nd Cornwall
Folk Festival takes place over August bank holiday from Friday
22nd to Monday 25th August with lots of live artists, plus workshops
and dance sets. The festival takes place at various venues in
Wadebridge and offers street entertainment and friendly atmosphere,
real ales in the local bars and a variety of folk styles as well
as an array of local bands and Cornish music.
Inn, St. Just: Every Monday:
The Diddly Dees - from 8.30pm Celtic Folk music. If you have an
instrument, and can play, come and join in!