Sessions, pub or otherwise - Sesiynau, tafarn neu eraill

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.

A wnewch chi wirio, os gwelwch yn dda, fod y digwyddiadau yr ydym wedi rhestri isod yn digwydd yn y lleoliad ac ar yr amser a rhestrwyd isod. Mae camgymeriadau yn gallu digwydd, mae digwyddiadau yn cael eu canslo a.y.b.. felly mae’n hanfodol i chi i wirio'r wybodaeth cyn mynychu. 
Rydym wedi eich rhybuddio.

Fishguard Folk Music is not responsible for the content of external websites
Nid yw Gŵyl Werin Abergwaun yn gyfrifol am gynnwys gwefannau allanol
Fishguard Folk Festival AGM
Tuesday 2nd October, 6.30, Royal Oak

Come and get involved, your festival needs you


The Fishguard Session. The Royal Oak, Market Square, Fishguard SA65 9HA
EVERY TUESDAY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. MEETS @ 7.30 for 8.00
The session is informal and features folk and traditional performers, shanties, Welsh songs, Irish jigs and reels, singer/songwriters, and more. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in or just listen. 
Contact 07934 418186, email storesman@gmail.com, or the Oak 01348 218632.

Pembroke Dock Folk and Acoustic Club. The Helm 11-13 Commerical Row SA72 6JN Pembroke Dock  
Every Friday at 8pm Contact Mike 01646 621811. (formely at the Welshmans Arms)

Music at the Brewery Pontfaen. Gwaun Valley Brewery, Kilkiffeth Farm, Pontfaen, Fishguard, SA65 9TP. 
Session every Saturday till further notice. Contact Sarah on 01348 881304, or email: admin@gwaunvalleybrewery.co.uk 
7pm to midnight for a fun night of good music & good beer 

Pembrokeshire Pickers Tufton Arms, SA63 4TU
BlueGrass sessions,Tufton Arms try to meet every last Saturday of the month at 8 pm. No phone in the pub I'm reliably informed, NOW CONFIRMED, don't believe the web. Sometimes there might be a spontaneous pick in another location which will be posted on the Pembrokeshire Pickers Facebook page, where you can also post a message, or ask a question.

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.
A wnewch chi wirio, os gwelwch yn dda, fod y digwyddiadau yr ydym wedi rhestri isod yn digwydd yn y lleoliad ac ar yr amser a rhestrwyd isod. Mae camgymeriadau yn gallu digwydd, mae digwyddiadau yn cael eu canslo a.y.b.. felly mae’n hanfodol i chi i wirio'r wybodaeth cyn mynychu. 
Rydym wedi eich rhybuddio.

Burnett's Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire, SA67 9AX
Wednesday 26th September - TIA MCGRAFF AND TOMMY PARHAM - Internationally acclaimed Americana/Country singer and guitarist from Canada, touring Europe with her husband and long-time musical collaborator, Tommy. Tickets £10 each. A BB Skone Promotion.
Wednesday 10th October - ROB HARBRON AND EMMA REID - After a sell-out concert in the chapel last year, Sweden-based violinist Emma is returning, this time with renowned English squeezebox player Rob Harbron (Leveret, Remnant KIngs). Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm. 
A Burnett's Hill Chapel promotion.
Thursday 1st November - DANNY BARNES TRIO - Bluegrass and country blues trio led by one of America's finest banjo players. 
Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm. A Pembrokeshire Eclectic Music Society Promotion.
Thursday 15th November - JAYWALKERS - Talented young trio performing songs and tunes from the British and American folk tradition. Tickets £10 each. 7.30pm. A Pembrokeshire Eclectic Music Society Promotion.
More info here
For tickets please contact promoter Sue Oldrieve on 01646-680511 or see PI Gigs website. 
Main Street Music, 44 Main Street, Pembroke SA71 4NP is selling tickets for Burnett's Hill promotions. Telephone 01646-621530.
You can also reserve tickets by phoning 01646-651725.
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Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. Box office 01239 621200

Monday 29th October RALPH MCTELL. One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, is now celebrating more than 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter. With a style that invites you into a unique world, he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant.
Friday 23rd November JAMIE SMITH'S MABON - If there’s one event you shouldn’t miss this year, it is the appearance of the bubbling, dynamic, joyous Jamie Smith’s MABON! The band of five consummate musicians has been hailed as one of the UK’s most accomplished, and over recent years has become ‘famed for brilliant live shows’ (Guardian), ‘unmatched by their peers’ (Songlines) and have ‘a fearsome reputation as a live band… stratospheric’ (Financial Times). 
17th November STICK IN THE WHEEL - Four times BBC Folk Award nominees, Stick In The Wheel, are a five-piece folk band from East London. Known for singer Nicola Kearey’s fierce, working-class delivery, and their culturally and politically switched on music, they skilfully tell stories through song that reconnect modern audiences to the past, drawing unexpected parallels between then and now. “Britain’s most exciting new folk band.” UNCUT}
Saturday 8th December - LES TRIABOLIQUESLes Triaboliques are Justin Adams (Robert Plant, JUJU, producer of Tinariwen and LOJO), Lu Edmonds (PIL, Shriekback, Billy Bragg, Mekons, 3 Mustaphas 3) and Ben Mandelson (Yiddish Twist Orchestra, Billy Bragg, 3 Mustaphas 3) - every one a multi-intrumentalist, record producer and serial collaborator. Les Triaboliques blend Justin’s desert-blues-soaked guitars with Lu’s Turkadelic saz and cümbüş and Ben’s mandolin/barizouki world-string-theories. Amplifiers, air, hands and voices at the ready to bring that famed Rivermudtwilight Sound. £15 (£14) (£3)
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Cuffern Manor, Roch, 01437 710071 Acoustic Music Evenings are held (usually, but not always, please check) on the first Thursday of every month, with some of the finest musicians from Pembrokeshire and beyond.
To come in 2018: October 4th Cosmotheka: November Lucy Ward  (tbc)
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P.I.Gs Concerts featuring internationally touring roots musicians in smaller cozy settings.
Who, When, and Where. Oct 11th Nathan Bell, Drovers Music Venue, Puncheston.  
Oct 12th James Clode, Cwtch Music Venue, Pembroke Dock... and more, TBC ... 
Payment through ENTS24 Advance payers get seats reserved; though it’s first come first serve as to which seat exactly. 
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Rhosygilwen Mansion, 01239 841387 
26th October - SCHUBERTIADE-FOLK MUSIC OF WALES. Our sixth Schubertiade begins with the Folk music of Wales with the famous mother and daughter duo Angharad and Delyth Jenkinson violin and harp, plus a specially arranged programme of folk influenced chamber music compositions with David Pepper (piano) and Nia Harries (cello). 
16th November  - STEVE TILSON.  Steve Tilston is one of our most celebrated songsmiths, widely recognised within the world of folk and contemporary music; the words, arrangements and subtle, quite superb guitar playing could be no one else. 

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Peppers, 16 West St.  Fishguard. SA65 9AE 01348 874540 
2nd Wednesday of each month. Straeon Gwaun - Fishguard Storytelling and music nights. 
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The Cellar Bar, Cardigan.  25/26 Quay St, Cardigan SA43 1HU. 07818 056599 
Regular Open Mic on Thursdays 
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Fishguard Folk Music is not responsible for the content of external websites
Nid yw Gŵyl Werin Abergwaun yn gyfrifol am gynnwys gwefannau allanol

Other stuff - Pethau eraill
Monday - SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE- Burton Memorial Hall, Houghton 7.30. 01437 741644.
SINGING FOR FUN. The Welsh branch of Singing for Fun. Memorial Hall on Station Road in Letterston. An ever-growing group (there are now over thirty singers) that meets on the second Monday morning of the month. All are welcome to join. Check the web site for details & dates! There is plenty of parking in the grounds and refreshments are provided. Other venues around and about check website, groups are now running in Letterston, Newport, Solva, Fishguard, Moylegrove and Dinas. Let's face it, Wales really is 'the Land of Song'.

Tuesday - INTERNATIONAL DANCE - Woodstock Community Hall  Eve Brennan. 01239 831404
APPALACHIAN DANCE - Narberth Old Grove House, 95 Hill Street, Haverfordwest, 7.30.
BORDER MORRIS - Heb Enw Morris - Llanfallteg Village Hall 7.30. Llanfallteg is near Clunderwen, about 2 miles north of
Llanddewi Velfrey and only 20 minutes drive from Haverfordwest. Give it a try! Contact Sheila 01239 831517 sheila@hebenw.org.uk

Wednesday - WELSH BORDER MORRIS - Abercych Village Hall  7.00 pm. 01994 419779.
SINGING WORKSHOPS with tutor Sarah Harmon, SPAN Arts building in Narberth. Singing workshops are monthly on the third Wednesday of each month, 7.15pm to 9.15pm. Please feel welcome to come and give voice, you don`t need any experience to enjoy singing in good company. We especially welcome young singers. Contact details Donna 01834 869323 www.span-arts.org.uk/

TRAD. DANCE PEMBROKE. Foundry House, Orange Way, Pembroke, SA71 4DR. Traditional dancing from across Europe and Wales. Come and join our friendly and informal class. Beginners welcome. No Partner necessary. Wednesdays fortnightly 7.30 - 9 p.m. Starting on the 25th Nov 2015. £3 per person £5 per couple. Contact Jess ~ 01646 685142

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed. 
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. 
If you see an incorrect listing, please let us know! You have been warned

Thursday - WELSH MUSIC CLUB, Fishguard & Goodwick Railwaymen's Club 7.30. All players interested in playing Welsh traditional music welcome, including beginners. Ring John or Joyce Price. Tel: 01348 874433 e-mail: J.Price4@btinternet.com
SCOTTISH COUNTRY and CEILIDH DANCE- Robeston Wathen Hall.  7.30 01994 419505 

Friday - AMERICAN SQUARE DANCE - Rudbaxton Hall 8p.m 01437 766371
LLANDOVERY FOLK DANCING meet regularly on the third Friday of the month (except August) with only an occasional variation. Dancing is usually of a British origin, (Welsh, English, or Scottish) with a variation of any of these on occasions, for example: Cornish or Manx. Dancing starts around 7.30pm, with the Rhys Prichard Hall sessions finishing at about 10.30pm and the larger events continuing until later. 
Telephone: 01550 720483. Alternate Telephone: 01550 750232 E-mail: kim@llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk