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.

May
1
Wed
Folk at The Lion (afternoon folk-ish singaround) @ Atherstone Red Lion Hotel
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a (very) informal afternoon of songs with a folk-ish flavour, from 2:00 to 4:00 at The Atherstone Red Lion for our monthly sessions.
We use the Library, first right after entering the hotel from Long Street.
Turn up early for a coffee or a beer.
Come and join in! No need to book, really, just come along.
May
15
Wed
Red Shoes + Tom Patterson + WatlingStreet @ Atherstone Folk Club
May 15 @ 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

Jun
5
Wed
Folk at The Lion (afternoon folk-ish singaround) @ Atherstone Red Lion Hotel
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a (very) informal afternoon of songs with a folk-ish flavour, from 2:00 to 4:00 at The Atherstone Red Lion for our monthly sessions.
We use the Library, first right after entering the hotel from Long Street.
Turn up early for a coffee or a beer.
Come and join in! No need to book, really, just come along.
Jun
19
Wed
Rob Halligan + Thrup’nny Bits + WatlingStreet @ Atherstone Folk Club
Jun 19 @ 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

Jul
3
Wed
Folk at The Lion (afternoon folk-ish singaround) @ Atherstone Red Lion Hotel
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a (very) informal afternoon of songs with a folk-ish flavour, from 2:00 to 4:00 at The Atherstone Red Lion for our monthly sessions.
We use the Library, first right after entering the hotel from Long Street.
Turn up early for a coffee or a beer.
Come and join in! No need to book, really, just come along.
Jul
17
Wed
KC Jones + Adam Cooney + WatlingStreet @ Atherstone Folk Club
Jul 17 @ 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

Aug
7
Wed
Folk at The Lion (afternoon folk-ish singaround) @ Atherstone Red Lion Hotel
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a (very) informal afternoon of songs with a folk-ish flavour, from 2:00 to 4:00 at The Atherstone Red Lion for our monthly sessions.
We use the Library, first right after entering the hotel from Long Street.
Turn up early for a coffee or a beer.
Come and join in! No need to book, really, just come along.
Aug
21
Wed
Annual August Singers Night w/WatlingStreet @ Atherstone Folk Club
Aug 21 @ 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

Sep
4
Wed
Folk at The Lion (afternoon folk-ish singaround) @ Atherstone Red Lion Hotel
Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a (very) informal afternoon of songs with a folk-ish flavour, from 2:00 to 4:00 at The Atherstone Red Lion for our monthly sessions.
We use the Library, first right after entering the hotel from Long Street.
Turn up early for a coffee or a beer.
Come and join in! No need to book, really, just come along.
Sep
18
Wed
Lauren South + WatlingStreet @ Atherstone Folk Club
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Free admission – paper money Jug collection

Support act TBA

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