What’s On

Your guide to folk events in Coventry and Warwickshire.

We’ve linked to a new calendar format which should make more local folk events accessible and easy to update. Just click on the maroon lettering below – or scroll down for individual listing of forthcoming events.

Cov & Warks Folk Events Listing

If you are planning any folk event in the CV postcode area – big concert, back-room singaround, online performance, dance display, or whatever, click here to email us, providing the following details:

  • Date, start-time and end-time
  • Name of venue
  • Type of event
  • Artists/performers appearing
  • Location including postcode
  • Description – including how to book tickets, web links, etc
Please note that information on this page is based on advertising and public announcements by the venues and/or events organisers.
While every effort is made to ensure that details provided here are correct, CVFolk cannot guarantee its accuracy which is why we include contact information for each event so that you can check and confirm if necessary,

CVFolk is working in partnership with Folk21 Midlands region and many of the events listed here are shared in their own events listing.

Jul
20
Sat
Drama,Poetry and Song w/Andrew Sharpe, Lucy Hayton, Jo Emery, Rebecca Mileham, Emilie Lauren Jones @ Tree House Bookshop
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Enjoy an evening of conversation, drama, poetry, and music in the intimate setting of Kenilworth’s favourite micro-venue.
A performance of extracts from a new work by former family lawyer and playwright Andrew Sharpe; actor, advocate, and activist Lucy Hayton; and director Jo Emery. Originating from research into child sexual abuse and the fictional survivor ERICA and inspired by the poetry in ‘The Courage to Heal’ (Bass and Davies).
Music from Rebecca Mileham
Poetry from Emilie Lauren Jones, Coventry’s Poet Laureate

7pm doors for a 7.30pm start.
BYOB

 

Oct
16
Wed
Rack and Ruin + Indigo + Watling Street @ Atherstone Folk Club
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Free admission – paper money Jug collection

Your residents are WatlingStreet

WatlingStreet are Anne Beeson, Phil Benson, and Pete McParland.

Separately, they have been singing for as long as they can remember, and together, on and off, since the mid 2010s.

They formed the new band in September 2023, in order to become the residents at Atherstone Folk Club.

Floor-spots available! Just email Phil Benson and ask.

phil@atherstonefolkclub.org.uk