Folk events in Chester

This page gives details of folk events in Chester itself (and occasionally in Kelsall).

For information about all music events in the Chester area, link to:
'Music in Chester' - a music diary produced by Chester in Concert.

What's On (January/February 2018)    

St Werburgh’s Parish Centre, Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DZ 
Monday 1st January     ‘Rondezvous’ Dance Night   8 pm  
email rondezvous@hotmail.co.uk  (Every 1st Monday)

Juice Bar, 4 Rufus Court, Northgate St, Chester, CH1 2JW
Thursday 4th January     Songwriters Circle   8 pm
phone 01244 403782. (Every 1st Thursday)   

Carlton Tavern, Hartington Street, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7BN
Friday 5th January     Acoustic Music & Song   9 pm   
phone 01244 674821. (Every 1st Friday)  

Saughall scout hut, Fiddlers Lane, Saughall, Chester, CH1 6DH
Saturday 6th January  Open Mic for Under 19s  7 - 9pm
More information. (First Saturday of each month)

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP
Wednesday 10th January   Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Gardeners Arms, Christleton Road, Chester, CH3 5UF    
Sunday 14th January    Informal Session   6 pm
phone 01244 319132. (Every 3rd Sunday)  

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP
Wednesday 24th January    Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Rake & Pikel, Chester Road, Huntington, Chester, CH3 6BS 
Friday 26th January     Informal Session   9 pm  
phone 01244 318254. (Every last Friday)

Juice Bar, 4 Rufus Court, Northgate St, Chester, CH1 2JW
Thursday 1st February     Songwriters Circle   8 pm   
phone 01244 403782. (Every 1st Thursday)  

Carlton Tavern, Hartington Street, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7BN
Friday 2nd February       Acoustic Music & Song   9 pm   
phone 01244 674821. (Every 1st Friday)

St Mary’s Creative Space, St. Mary’s Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW
Saturday 3rd February Radcliffe, Russell & Lee plus The Time Bandits 7.30 pm. £10
phone 01244 671202 or 400730 (in aid of The Lord Mayor of Chester’s charities)

Saughall scout hut, Fiddlers Lane, Saughall, Chester, CH1 6DH
Saturday 3rd February  Open Mic for Under 19s  7 - 9pm
More information. (First Saturday of each month)

St Werburgh’s Parish Centre, Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DZ  
Monday 5th February     ‘Rondezvous’ Dance Night   8 pm  
email  rondezvous@hotmail.co.uk  (Every 1st Monday)

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP 
Wednesday 7th February    Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

The Lock Keeper, Frodsham Street Canal Side, Chester, CH1 3LH  
Friday 16th February     ‘Sharing the Love’   7.30 pm. £8    
phone 01244 342468 or email  soundbox27@outlook.com

Gardeners Arms, Christleton Road, Chester, CH3 5UF    
Sunday 18th February      Informal Session   6 pm
phone 01244 319132. (Every 3rd Sunday)    

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP 
Wednesday 21st February      Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Rake & Pikel, Chester Road, Huntington, Chester, CH3 6BS 
Friday 23rd February     Informal Session   9 pm  
phone 01244 318254. (Every last Friday)

Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3AU 
Saturday 24th February     February Folk Day   from 12 noon 
more information

Regular Weekly Events:

Sundays: The Bear & Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RU
'The Raven Folk Club', 8:30 pm.
(phone 01244 343788 or e-mail raven@ravenfolk.org.uk)

Sundays: Telford's Warehouse, Tower Wharf, Chester, CH1 4EZ
Open mic session. 8 pm
(phone 01244 390090)

Mondays: Chester City Morris Men, Community Centre, Tower Road, Chester, CH1 4JA
Practice night. New members welcome. 8 pm.
(phone 01244 350275 or e-mail pete.lorna.jones@plj.myzen.co.uk)

Mondays: St Werburghs Parish Centre, Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DZ
Afternoon Folk Session. 2 pm
(phone 01244 321218)

Tuesdays: Alexander's, Rufus Court, Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 2JW
'Tuesday Unplugged'. 8 pm
(phone 01244 340005)

Wednesdays: St Werburghs parish centre, Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DZ
'Mr Happy's Come All Ye'. 9 pm
(phone 01244 675860)

Thursdays: The Gardeners Arms, Christleton Road, Chester, CH3 5UF 
Informal Session. 9 pm
(phone 01244 342120)