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 (April/May 2017)    

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

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

Carlton Tavern, Hartington Street, Handbridge, Chester
Friday 7th April       Acoustic Music & Song   9 pm   
phone 01244 674821. (Every 1st Friday)
 
Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester 
Wednesday 12th April   Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Alexander’s Live, Rufus Court, Chester, CH1 2JW
Wednesday 12th April Deportees 8 pm
phone 01244 401402

Telfords Warehouse, Tower Wharf, Chester, CH1 4EZ
Thursday 13th April Deportees with Ben Robertson 8.30 pm
phone 01244 390090

Golden Eagle, Castle Street, Chester    
Sunday 16th April      Informal Session   9 pm
phone 01244 325523. (Every 3rd Sunday)    

Music Train Chester to Plumley
Wednesday 19th April Full House, Time Bandits, Steerage Class. Leaves Chester 7 pm
Email musictrains@midcheshirerail.org.uk

The Lock Keeper, Canal Side, Chester, CH1 3LH  
Friday 21st April     Sam Carter   8 pm.  £12  
email  sound_box@live.co.uk

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

Rake & Pikel, Chester Road, Huntington, Chester    
Friday 28th April   Acoustic Jam   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 318254. (Every last Friday)

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

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

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

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

Cross Keys, Lower Bridge Street, Chester
Wednesday 17th May    Irish Music Session   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 344460. (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)

Golden Eagle, Castle Street, Chester 
Sunday 21st May    Informal Session   9 pm
phone 01244 325523. (Every 3rd Sunday)  

Rake & Pikel, Chester Road, Huntington, Chester, CH1 3LH    
Friday 26th May    Acoustic Jam   8.30 pm  
phone 01244 318254. (Every last Friday)

Kelsall Green, Chester Road, Kelsall, CW6 0RS    
Friday 26th – Monday 29th May    Chester Folk Festival  
more information

Regular Weekly Events:

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

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

Mondays: Chester City Morris Men, Community Centre, Tower Road, Chester
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, 26 Brook Street, Chester
Afternoon Folk Session. 2 pm
(phone 01244 321218)

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

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

Thursdays: The Gardeners Arms, Boughton, Chester 
Informal Session. 9 pm
(phone 01244 342120)

Lord Binning