2019 Calendar

 NORTH CENTRAL FOLK AREA MEETS 2019

 

 

            Date          Venue     Map Ref                 Information
February Social?
March 15th – 17th Chads 128/103168 Our AGM   Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  What have you got that’s green?  Hall available all weekend. Booked meet
April 5th – 7th Fulford 127/953377 A nice hall that is available all weekend. Hard standing only. Convenient for the Potteries.
April 17th – 22nd Easter meet Home Counties Kempston, Nr Bedford, All the usual Fun
April 22nd – 26th Easter follow on Home Counties Rode
May 3rd – 7th Seagrave 129/616177 May Day weekend.  Folk music in the village. Hall is available all weekend and a bus to Loughborough Markets!  Fantastic.  Invite to the Midlands.
May 24th – 28th Swythamley 118/979643 Back to one of our favourite haunts – hall available all weekend.  Venue set in a Wonderful walking and touring area.
June 7th – 9th Cannock Wood Village Hall 128/049121 We’ll have Strawberries and Cream for tea after you have built up your appetite with a walk over Cannock Chase.
June 21st – 26th Epworth, Lincs Ridings Pre Group AGM meet. Invite to all from Ridings Group. Include on Sat Epworth music day
June 26th – July 1st Martin, Lincs Ridings Folk group AGM This can be fun – usually great dancing, plus music making and craft in the day
July 12th -15th Ashover Showground 119/351632 Go walking in this pretty Derbyshire village. On the edge of the Peak District
August 8th – 12th Thoresby Park 120/639714 The Morris Car Collection Rally is held in the Park and Clumber Park is within cycling distance.  Invite to Ridings.
August 23rd – 27th Wellingore 121/983569 Craft weekend – hall available all weekend.  Have you got an interest to share?  Has anyone got an Ocarina to bring along to do a ‘fun’ music session? Located in village Nice local walks. This could be your chance for a Lincoln City Adventure!  The area is steeped in history, for not only were the Romans there but so were the R.A.F. in World War Two.  Use the bus and visit the superb local shops, cathedral or markets during this extended weekend.
September 6th – 10th Abbots Bromley 128/073259 Little Dunstal Farm with an invite to join in their Horn Dance Celebrations on Monday.
September 20th – 22nd Fradley 128/160133 Harvest Celebration – The Coventry Canal runs through the village and merges with the Trent and Mersey Canal at nearby Fradley Junction so plenty of walking. Also Buses to Burton or Lichfield
October 11th – 13th Fulford V. H. 127/953377 This is a cosy venue with nice hall and available all weekend. Convenient for the Potteries.
October 25th – 27th Chads 128/103168  Halloween Weekend – this is a ‘who can frighten who’ theme! Don’t forget Your puddings! Hall available all weekend. Booked Meet.
November 15th – 17th Hough V. H. 118/715530 Last Meet of the season – all hard standing – hall available all weekend. The National Cycle network (route 70) runs through the Parish as well as two major public footpaths – the South Cheshire Way (N-S) and the Crewe and Nantwich Circular walk (E-W).
December 14th Doveridge V.H. 128/118343 Its Christmas Party Time again – do come – The more the merrier – don’t forget your American supper etc.