The Potteries Folk Club traces its origins back to 1962. As the longest established folk club in the area, it has been organizing folk song, music and dance events in North Staffordshire for fifty plus years.
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Our program for 2017
Fri 10th Nov 2017:     Mike Wilson & Damien Barber
Two of the finest exponents of Traditional Song in the UK. They have a rich shared repertoire of Traditional songs plus the work of modern Folk writers such as Bellamy, McColl and Mike Waterson.
Fri 8th Dec 2017:     Pete Morton's Magical Christmas Tree
Pete Morton, Emily Sanders, Chris Parkinson and a tree. Not just any old Christmas tree but a very magical one. Pick a scroll from the tree and await the magic. Vibrant new songs,beautiful old carols and stunning instrumentals.
Our program for 2018
Fri 12th Jan 2018:     Highest scoring acts from Jan. 2017 Hiring Fair
Break a Leg,      Play Folk, Jazz and Blues with Voice, Clarinet and Guitar
Phil Maddocks,      Sees success as getting the next song written and played in public.
Fri 9th Feb 2018:     David Campbell
Son of Ian Campbell, Grandson of Dave and Betty Campbell is the only member of Birmingham's most celebrated singing family still active in traditional music. Primarily an unaccompanied singer, also accompanies himself on banjo or ukulele. He sings what he fancies !
Fri 9th Mar 2018:     Bob and Gill Berry
CANCELLED Because our club room has suffered some structural damage as a result of the recent spell of bad weather.
We look forward to welcoming Bob and Gill Berry at a later date.
Fri 13th Apr 2018:     Steve Turner
Known as a pioneer of highly sophisticated English Concertina song accompaniments. Also accompanies himself on Cittern and plays Mandolin and Banjo.
Fri 11th May 2018:     Paul Walker and Karen Pfeiffer
A local Anglo-German duo, Karen adds Alto Recorder, Tin Whistle and percussion to Paul's Guitar playing. They perform self penned songs along with a selection of contemporary classics in a likeable humorous style.
Fri 8th June 2018:     Robb Johnson
A musician and songwriter who has been called 'one of the last genuine political songwriters'. Known for his mix of political satire and wit.
Fri 13th July 2018:    SUMMER SINGAROUND     Free admission.
Fri 10th Aug 2017:    SUMMER SINGAROUND     Free Admission
Fri 14th Sept 2018:     Stephen Fearing
POSTPONED Due to tour date changes Replacement Arist TBA
New simplified admission charges!
ADMISSION £10£1 off for concessions (unemployed, over-60s, students, disabled etc.)
£1 off for members (Membership fee for 2014 is £5)
Floor Singers and Musicians are always welcome. Either book a spot in advance by phoning Jason (01782) 813401 or turn up at the club by 8.30 pm at the latest.
MEMBERSHIP:You don't have to be a member to attend our events, but if you are a member you pay a reduced admission charge. Join now. Just send £5 to Jason Hill, 54 Price St, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4EN
Please make your cheque payable to Potteries Folk Song Club and enclose a stamped addressed envelope.
North Staffs Folk Diary
The North Staffs Folk Diary is published quarterly and lists all folk song and music events in the area. To receive a regular copy, send five stamps for the next four issues to:
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