Folk Association of South Hants


As well as the clubs listed below, see the more informal sessions at pubs and suchlike by clicking here, and you can see where the various clubs are on our locate a club page.


Emsworth Folk Club - 8 - 10 pm, 2nd and 4th Mondays. Emsworth Community Centre, Church Walk, Emsworth, PO10 7DP. Contact the Centre on 01243 373805 for more information

Forest Folk - 7.30 singarounds on 1st & 8.00 guest nights on 3rd Mondays, North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane, North Boarhunt, PO17  6DD. Charles Gale 01329 833625.

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Four Marks Folk Band Workshops - 7.30-9.30. 1st & 3rd Mondays. Four Marks Village Hall, Lymington Bottom, GU34 5AA. Paul Northcott 01962 620196 or

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.



Green Man Folk Club - 2nd Tues. Singarounds at The Golden Pheasant, Farringdon, GU34 3DJ. Concert days vary, at Holybourne Theatre, Holybourne, GU34 4EL. Alan & Lesley 01420 562471

Ringwood Folk Club - 8.00-10.50, every Tuesday. From 30th January onwards in The Wathen-Bartlett at The Burley Club, Pound Lane, Burley, BH24 4EB. Situated between the Village Hall & the Burley Triangle. Large car park & cheap bar.
Before the 30th, at Bisterne Village Hall, Bisterne, Ringwood, BH24 3BN. Take the B3347 south out of Ringwood. Look out for a thatched house on the left about 2.5 miles from the town centre; the turning for the hall is just before it, marked with blue signs. 01425 673713



Broadside - 8.00. The Old House at Home, Locksway Road, Milton, Portsmouth, PO4 8JR.

Christchurch Folk Club - 8.30. 2nd Wednesday, The Ship Inn, High Street, Christchurch.
Last Wednesday, Ye Olde George Inn, Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23  1DT. Informal sessions.


Fo'c'sle Folk Club - 8-11. Generally 2nd and 4th Wednesdays (check the website) for singaround sessions at The Guide Dog, 38 Earls Road, Bevois Valley, Southampton, SO14 6SF. Guest nights probably at Café Reflections, Shirley High St., Southampton, SO15 3NL (again, check the website). e-mail or

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Hambledon Folk Club - 8.30 2nd Wednesdays. The Youth Club Hut, Village Hall, Hambledon, PO7 4RW.
John and Ros 02392 632719

Lymington Folk & Blues Club 8.00 1st Wednesdays (open session), Thomas Tripp pub, Lymington SO41 9GF

Winchester Folk Club - 8.00. 1st Monday, club/guest night, 3rd Wednesday, singaround, Hyde Tavern, Hyde Street, Winchester, SO23 7DY.



Milford Folk Club - 2nd Thursdays. 7.15 for 8:00 -11.00. Village Community Centre, Sea Road, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0PH.

Nonsuch Folk Club - 8-11 every Thursday. Bishops Waltham Social Club, SO32 1AR (adjoining Houchin Street car park). Mike and Janice 02380 641732


Riverside Folk Club - 8-11. Junction pub, St Denys, Southampton, SO17 2JZ. Weekly 'Open Floor' & monthly guest nights. Paula. 02380 578617.

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White Lion Folk Club 3rd Thursday 8.30-11. Wherwell (near Andover), SP11 7JF. Roly Clarke 07919 120159

Wimborne Folk Club Thursdays 8.15pm at the Horns Inn, Colehill, Wimborne, BH21 7AA. Contact via the website.


Bourne Folk Salisbury 7.30. Boscombe Social Club on A338 Salisbury - Cholderton Road, SP4 0AB. Keith Harris 01980 611217 e-mail

Grayshott Folk Club. 7.30. Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ. Des O'Byrne 01428 607096 or also Note that some concerts are held on a Saturday, and occasionally the club uses St. Alban's Church, Tilford Road, Hindhead, GU26 6RB, or the Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, GU27 2LA.

Wessex Acoustic - 7.30 The Royal British Legion, Blandford Forum, DT11 7AD. Kathy 01202 732239
or John Butcher 01202 690856


Bournemouth Folk Club - 8.00 weekly. Trouville Hotel, Priory Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5DH. Occasionally on other days at The Shelley Theatre, 16 Beechwood Ave, Bournemouth, BH5 1LX. Paul Burke

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Brunny Folk Club/Fiveways Folk - 7.00-10.00, doors open 6.30. 1st and 3rd Sundays except July and August. The Royal British Legion, Wimborne BH21 1LT. Karen,

Havant Folk Club 7.45 3rd Sunday, Cricket/Hockey Club Pavilion, Park Road South, Havant, PO9 1HH. DiElle 02392 006507 or See for directions to the club.

Woolston & Bursledon Folk Club - 7.30-10.45. Bursledon Village Hall, Long Lane, Bursledon, SO31 8BZ. Sam and Sandy Satyanadhan 02380 434209


Whitchurch Folk Club - 8.00, doors open 7.30. Whitchurch Parish Hall, London Road, RG28 7LQ or the Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester St., Whitchurch, RG28 7HP. (Check the website to see which). Jon Wilks

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