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 (August/September 2018)    

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

Carlton Tavern, Hartington Street, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7BN
Friday 3rd August        Acoustic Music & Song   9 pm   
phone 01244 674821. (Every 1st Friday)
 
St Werburgh’s Parish Centre, Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DZ  
Monday 6th August    ‘Rondezvous’ Dance Night   8 pm  
email  rondezvous@hotmail.co.uk  (Every 1st Monday)

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP 
Wednesday 8th August     Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Gardeners Arms, Christleton Road, Chester, CH3 5UF    
Sunday 19th August      Informal Session   6 pm
phone 01244 319132. (Every 3rd Sunday)    

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP 
Wednesday 22nd August      Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Rake & Pikel, Chester Road, Huntington, Chester, CH3 6BS 
Friday 31st August      Informal Session   9 pm  
phone 01244 318254. (Every last Friday)

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

Juice Bar, 4 Rufus Court, Northgate St, Chester, CH1 2JW
Thursday 6th September      Songwriters Circle   8 pm
phone 01244 403782. (Every 1st Thursday)   

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

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP
Wednesday 12th September   Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

St Mary’s Handbridge Centre, Overleigh Road, Chester, CH4 7HL
Friday 16th February    Sam Kelly & Jamie Francis  7.30 pm. £14    
phone 01244 342468 or email  SoundBox27@outlook.com

Raven Folk Club, Bear & Billet, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RU
Sunday 16th September   Ninebarrow   8.30 pm. £10
phone 01244 343788.or email raven@ravenfolk.org.uk

Gardeners Arms, Christleton Road, Chester, CH3 5UF    
Sunday 16th September    Informal Session   6 pm
phone 01244 319132. (Every 3rd Sunday)  

St Mary’s Handbridge Centre, Overleigh Road, Chester, CH4 7HL
Friday 21st September     The Askew Sisters   7.30 pm. £14  
phone 01244 342468 or email  SoundBox27@outlook.com

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RP
Wednesday 26th September    Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

The Lock Keeper, Frodsham Street Canal Side, Chester, CH1 3LH  
Friday 28th September     Fiddlestone   7.30 pm. £8    
phone 01244 342468 or email  SoundBox27@outlook.com

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)