Welcome to the Cambridge folk home page
These pages are intended to tell you about the folky things you can do in and around
If you wanted Cambridge, MA, USA then try here.
If you wanted the Cambridge Folk Festival then try here.
- French dancing happens from time to time (mostly Wednesdays, I think), see here
- The Cambridge International Club do
all sorts of things, but in particular they dance on Monday evenings 8:30-10:30 at St Columba's Hall (entrance
from Downing Place - off Downing Street)
- The Capriol Society dance dances from the European Courts from the 14th to 17th centuries. They
meet at 7:45-9:45 on Tuesdays, at St Mark's Church hall, Barton Road.
Line Dance, Square Dance
Music and Song
These come and go, so this is probably out of date, but
- On Monday evenings there is an Irish session in the Swan, Mill Road, Cambridge.
- Hazel Fairburn runs a Fiddle Group on Mondays at the St Paul's Centre, Hills Road
- The Boot in Histon has a singaround on the first Tuesday of the month.
- The Plough and Fleece in Horningsea (CB25 9JG) has a session at 8.30 on Thursdays
- Fulbourn Hospital Sports and Social Club a session on the third Thursday of the month (8.30-11: contact Barry on 01223 722927)
- The Labour club (Mill Rd/Coleridge Rd) has an Irish session on Sunday evenings
- The Hardwicke Arms in Arrington has a session on alternate Sunday afternoons (run by Nigel Pennick -- keepinguptheday AT gmail DOT com)
- The Old Bull Inn in Royston has a session on the fourth Thursday of the month (run by hilary.w AT mypostoffice.co.uk)
- Cambridge Comhaltus run Irish fiddle/accordion/bodhran lessons on Wednesday evenings at the Rathmore club on Cherry Hinton Road.
- Join the Yahoo Cambridge-folk-sessions mailing list
- Cambridge Cafe Band Co-op not sure it counts as a session, but it's a chance to play folk music
- Guilden Morden has a church that runs Folk Nights on the first Saturday of the month
- In Ramsey, Jingles Music Club play folk/Blues/etc on the second Thursday of the month at the George Hotel
Annual folk music course at Burwell
Newsgroups (mostly defunct these days!)