Updated
22 Jul 2017

Links to Previous Artists At the Club
Tickets can always be reserved in advance by contacting Derry and Debby, tel: 01384 560462. 
If you are interested in joining the club,  which will give you a reduction on the admission price each week, please see the Membership Information 
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Summer Break
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15/09/17 Singers Night and Membership Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Renewal of Membership £5.00 and you will save a pound off the entrance fee every time you visit the club – so five visits then it’s all savings. Makes sense!

Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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22/09/17 Stanley Accrington Members £6 / Non-members £7
  November 2014 was the last time we hosted Stanley. You probably won’t have forgotten it!! Stanley emerged from the dark days of the ‘70’s and has been terrorizing audiences ever since! He performs some silly, some VERY silly and just occasionally some serious stuff, in the forms of poems, songs or pastiches, all over the UK and beyond. Variously described as ‘a leg-end in his own trousers’ – ‘often with much flares’ and other descriptions too rude to mention! A visit to his website is a must, if only to look at the anagram section!!
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29/09/17 Anthony John Clarke Members £8 / Non-members £9
  Well, what can you say about AJC? Almost a club resident, he’s only missed a couple of years since the beginning of the century!! He loves coming to the club, we love having him to entertain us so it’s perfect symmetry. Seriously, he really is an excellent singer/songwriter, something of a raconteur and an all round nice fella. You’ve all seen him several times before but he never fails to deliver a superb nights entertainment so sit back and enjoy.
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06/10/17 Dan Walsh Members £7 / Non-members £8
  Undoubtedly one of the best banjo players in the UK, Dan plays a very varied mix of styles taking in folk, funk, bluegrass, jazz, rock and even a few Indian Raga’s thrown in for good measure. He really does make it sing in whatever way he likes! No slouch on the guitar either AND he can sing; in fact he’s just too damn talented all round for my liking!! This’ll be Dan’s third visit to the club which just proves how popular he’s been in previous ones. Welcome back Dan.
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13/10/17 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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20/10/17 Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby Members £8 / Non-members £9
  Not seen at the club since 2012 so therefore long overdue this return visit of one of the folk genre’s best loved duos. Brian and Cathryn have visited the club on many occasions and enthralled us with their delightfully laid back, easy style, enchanting vocals and Brian’s dazzling guitar virtuosity. Tonight will I’m sure be no exception. With Brian originally hailing from Northern Ireland and Cathryn from the US of A we can expect an evening of eclectic, largely self-penned music inspired by life on both sides of the pond.
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27/10/17 Jinski Members £6 / Non-members £7
  This’ll be the third visit to the club from Newcastle based Dave Kennedy and Steve Wegrzynski who together form Jinski. They are both accomplished guitarists with strong, distinctive voices and prolific songwriters to boot. They have recorded with many influential artistes on the modern folk scene including Karen Tweed, and Pete Challoner from the Old/New Rope String band and have supported artistes such as Joe Jackson, the Proclaimers, Lindisfarne and Kathryn Tickell. They gave us a great night’s entertainment back in February of 2015 so it’s high time for this very welcome return visit.
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03/11/17 Keith Donnelly Members £7 / Non-members £8
  Well……what can you say about Keith Donnelley?
Simply this – he’s an excellent guitarist, superb singer/songwriter, VERY funny man, first rate childrens entertainer so he’ll feel right at home with us lot!! His songs encompass the whole gamut of styles from comedy to sensitive ballads with some hot up-tempo stuff thrown into the mix for good measure. He will no doubt regale us with tales of his escapades during his many years of touring and performing in the UK and overseas. This will be his second visit and will certainly be a night not to be missed!

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10/11/17 Brooks Williams Members £7 / Non-members £8
   All the way from Statesboro, Georgia (but now, resident in the UK), this will be Brooks’s third visit to the club and having seen him on the last occasion as well as in the duo State of the Union with Boo Hewerdine I can tell you that you are in for a real treat. Brooks is a master of the guitar - rated in the world’s top 100 - and an excellent singer songwriter. He records on his own record label and, these days, seems more at home with blues and Americana styles. He has an enormous back catalogue of over 20 CD’s from his 25+ years of making music and he’s sure to travel home with a lighter load than he came with!.
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17/11/17 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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24/11/17 Trials of Cato Members £7 / Non-members £8
  Billed as “The Biggest British folk band ever to come out of The Levant”, (have there been others???), this trio of Robin Jones, Will Addison and Tomos Williams so impressed us earlier this year at the Wirral folk festival that they were snapped up for a club appearance there and then! They all sing, they all play, with the usual selection of stringed instruments in the mix and they perform a strong set of both original and traditional material. AND I believe we can most certainly claim that they will be the only band we have ever booked that performed their debut on Radio Beirut!! (I may be wrong…..but I doubt it).
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01/12/17 Jigantics Members £8 / Non-members £9
  We had them in 2015, we had them in 2016 and they’ve just about crept in to 2017, so this will be the third visit to the club from this lively five piece folk/rock band who are guaranteed to get your toes tapping and shakers a’shakin’! They went down so well on previous visits that a return booking was on the cards immediately. The line-up is basically guitar, fiddle, bass, mandolin and drums but with the odd variation thrown in just to make it more interesting. Combined with powerful vocals this night will be sure to appeal to the Woodman crowd……...just don’t expect to be quietly serenaded off to sleep!!
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08/12/17 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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15/12/17 Woodman Christmas Panto Extravaganza          £7 Including Supper
  “Oh no it isn’t”……..you’re quite correct, it isn’t!! However with limited resources and a very shallow pool - nay puddle - of talent to call upon, we do our best.
No doubt our friends and compatriots from Bromsgrove Folk Club will be along to join in the….ahem….fun, and raise the level of the entertainment to something approaching amateur…..if we’re lucky!
On a brighter note, the food’ll be great!!
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Christmas Break
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05/01/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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12/01/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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19/01/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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26/01/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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02/02/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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09/02/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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16/02/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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23/02/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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02/03/18 Singers Night Members £2/ Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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09/03/18 Rag Mama Rag Members £6 / Non-members £7
  Incredibly it was way back in 2010 that RMR last strutted their country-blues stuff on the Woodman stage so a few of you may not know about them. Let me enlighten you. They are a duo comprising Ashley and Deborah Dow and have been performing since 1991 so they’ve had a few years to hone their performance. They play on a very interesting mix of stringed instruments, harmonica and assorted percussion and create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences’ feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20’s and 30’s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20’s and 30’s period.

Welcome back, it’s been too long.
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16/03/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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23/03/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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30/03/18 Club Closed – Good Friday Members £ / Non-members £
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06/04/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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13/04/17 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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20/04/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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27/04/18 Ninebarrow Members £8 / Non-members £9
  Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as sounding ‘damn fine’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. Not only exceptional singers and musicians, Ninebarrow are also equally passionate about the stories behind their songs - combining their music with history, folklore and storytelling. Their first visit so let’s make it a good’n!!
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04/05/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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11/05/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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18/05/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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25/05/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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01/06/18 Club Closed - Wirral Folk Festival
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08/06/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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15/06/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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22/06/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
  Details will be posted when available
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29/06/18 Singers Night Members £2 / Non-members £3
  Get there early to book your spot as Singers' Nights are very popular and slots are limited However, to be sure, it would be best to book a spot in advance by contacting Debby & Derry either by phone or email - contact details are on the home page.

Please note that if you have pre-booked a spot you need to be at the club before 8:30 to confirm, or the slot may be re-allocated
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06/07/18 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
   
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13/07/17 Club Closed - Bromsgrove Folk Festival
   
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20/07/17 TBD Members £ / Non-members £
   
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Summer Break
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