Folk Music, Dance and Song Events List

for the South Lakes

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This site displays upcoming folk music, dance and song events in the South Lakes area. You can advertise your event for free or check for clashes whilst setting up a new event. There are two sections: One-off Events and Regular Events.

One-off Events





2019      What




Contact/Ticket details

Dec 7th Sat

Cumbrian  Christmas Ceilidh     Tumbling Tom            Big Band                Callers - Fiona Rigg           &   Les Ord 

Entertainment, bar, complementary mulled wine.


Kendal Town Hall   LA9 4DL Adults  £10 Youths £7  reserve tickets with Martyn Harvey   01539 720551
2020   2020   2020   2020  
Jan 11th Saturday Crook Morris Annual Damson Wassail

1:15 The Row Lyth Valley  LA8 8DD

3:00    The Hare & Hounds Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN

Collection Crook Morris & invited guests    The Kendal Revellers


Jan 13th Monday Crook Morris practice sessions restart Ghyllside Primary School LA9 4JB Annual Subs Martyn Harvey

01539 720551 Martyn

01539 558590 Juliet

Mar 28th Saturday

Spring Fling Ceilidh with Albireo & callers       Martyn & Dan 

Kendal Parish Hall    LA9 5AF Adult £10 Youth £7 Crook Morris reserve tickets with Martyn

01539 720551 Martyn

Sep 12th Saturday

Reel Folk   

  Roy Garrington     with Julie & Chris        Dewhurst           Workshops 10:15      Dance 19:15          inc supper

Grange Over Sands

Victoria Hall    LA11 6DP


Crook FDG   Pat

01539 561573




Regular Events

When Frequency What      Where Price Who Contact/Ticket details
Second Friday Monthly Lake District Folk & Acoustic club  Staveley Hawkshead Brewery River Bar from £3
Third Friday Monthly Hale & Hearty Music & Song Carnforth County Hotel Free
Second Mondays Monthly Singaround

Staveley Eagle & Child

Upstairs Function Room

Charity Collection  

Steve & Sandra Harrison

07813 403808

Mondays Weekly

Crook Morris Practices                                          

Cotswold, Border, Rapper and Mumming

7th Oct - 9th Dec inclusive.          Restart 13th Jan, 2020

Oct free then annual subs

Kendal                                  Ghyllside Primary School      Gillinggate                                         LA9 4JB                             

October free

01539 720551 Martyn

01539 558590 Juliet

Mondays Weekly

Step (clog) dancing 

Garland Morris Dancing


Beck Community Centre  LA9 7NZ

£2 per session Westmorland Step & Garland Dancers

01524 761576 Gillian

Tuesdays am Weekly Circle Dance Classes

Bristeer Village Hall

Drop in. Cheaper by term.



Miggy Scott

01539 728650
Tuesdays Weekly

Folk Session

(Ist Hour for less experienced players) 


Hope & Anchor   LA12 7BD 

Free Les Ord
Tuesdays 2nd each month Session.        Hosted by Carolyn Francis &                  The Lakeland Fiddlers


Brewery         Arts Centre     LA9 4HE

Vats Bar

free Carolyn Francis
Tuesdays Term Time

Folk Harmony Evening

Learning by ear


Castle St Centre 7.30 - 9.30 pm

£54 each term David Burbidge 




Legs Levens Appalachian Dance &

The Limestone Cowboys

Levens Village Institute                                8 - 10 pm

01539 560534




Sept - April

Folk At The Silverdale 8 - 11 pm

Guest Artists & Floor Singers

Silverdale Hotel, Shore Road


  Grant Davies

01525 701029


Ravenstonedale Folk Dance Club.                           

September - end April with a Christmas Break

Newbiggin On Lune Village Hall        CA17 4NS

near Kirkby Stephen


Chris Bland


015396 24258

017683 41549

Thursdays   Crook Folk Dance Group

Crook Memorial Hall



Pat Borland

01539 561573 



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