Welcome to Stortfolk ! 
Good Folk & Acoustic music from the United Kingdom and abroad

We are a friendly, mainly totally acoustic folk club.
We enjoy a wide range of music, from Traditional to Modern, with a bit of blues, music-hall and country as a side order.

Nearly Every
8:30pm start
come early!

British Legion, Windhill
Bishop's Stortford

CM23 2NG - 01279 653 284

concessions for the unwaged and Members
Singers nights - £3.50
Licensed Bar - Real Ales at tasty prices
A Warm and Welcoming venue

17/04/2014 : Billy Hill & Ramon Goose(*)


Listen, admire, then come & see them live!



Click HERE for the British Legion, Bishops Stortford

Our Programme 2014 (so far ....)

03/04/2014 : Debora Cowen(*)
One of the leading folk singers in the USA. With a voice that blends Celtic and Appalachian styles, Debra Cowan performs a cappella and with guitar, interpreting a wide range of traditional and contemporary folk songs.

10/04/2014 : Chris Flegg
Miss-booked for the 27/March when we had a singers night! Very much booked in for this evening - Brilliant singer songwriter and great friend of the club.

17/04/2014 : Billy Hill & Ramon Goose(*)
A very fine young fiddler (16y) on his way to stardom - New Roots finalist.

24/04/2014 : Tinderbox (*)
Tinderbox are an award winning acoustic duo featuring Dublin born Monique Houraghan with a distinctive ‘honey-like’ vocal, and Dan Tucker with an intricate finger style guitar technique - brilliant!

01/05/2014 : Singers Night
to welcome in the May .. oh!

08/05/2014 : Kyle Carey
Alaska born and extensively traveled Kyle Carey is a singer songwriter with strong celtic leanings. Her performances are very special.

15/05/2014 : Na Mara
A welcome return of the Lads from St Albans - described as "elegant and skilled musicians" "… continuity comes in the form of the quality of storytelling; and that's what na-mara do best: tell stories to which you can't but listen.”

22/05/2014 : David Gibb (*)
Left handed, balding, middle aged, songwriting - we welcome back the REAL
Dave Gibb - a folky from Scotland’s highest village. Lyrically Dave is a storyteller and troubadour and is determined to maintain the art of storytelling through song. A real joy to welcome back.

29/05/2014 : ISSY & DAVID EMENEY with KATE RIAZ (*)

Can life get better than this - we might not be able to afford them - but they are playing the club! Come in your thousands - a highlight for the year!

05/06/2014 Two Coats Colder

12/06/2014 Rosa's Very Beautiful Daughters

19/06/2014 Singers Night

26/06/2014 Victoriana Gaye

03/07/2014 Daniel Nestlerode

10/07/2014 Tony Winn

17/07/2014 Singers Night

More to come - including

25/09/2014 John Watterson: Fake Thackery

ENQUIRE WITHIN ..... links to all parts ....

- for the Wassail - or click the button below
- for mumming - scripts & information, wanderings abroad
- for information on Harlow International Theatre Exchange

Saturday 26 April 8PM

at the Church
The Hut People - Folk with humour & style!

TICKETS £12.50....CHILDREN £8.00.... Are available now from
John Arnell... 01279 777239
John Burton... 01279 777674
Jon Howells... 01279 777965

Singaround format, instruments welcome. £20 for the weekend, £15 Saturday Only, £10 Friday or Saturday Evening - includes contribution for National Trust.
Profits to WAFC and Air Ambulance

Friday night - bring & share supper

Saturday supper pre-bookable

Camping available

Event finishes at 13:00 on Sunday

Contact: janpoetayres (at) yahoo.co.uk * for fliers / details / booking

More information - Waltham Abbey Folk Club on Facebook
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Club Organisers :
Jon & Hilary McNamara
Tel: 01279 656664/ 078047469713
j.f.mcnamara (at) talk21.com

Webmaster :granddadbelly
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