If you would like to receive communications about the Club including reminders about upcoming guests, contact John L.
Welcome to the website of Stockton Folk Club
In 2022 we re-opened in The Moline Cross at Norton Cricket Club. We're using a large function room which has good acoustics. On our first night we numbered about 35 participants including 21 solo or duo performers. See our Gallery page.
Our new landlady, Kendra remarked, "Well, what a wonderful evening and what great singers you have - it was truly great to see so many of you there".
We're a friendly club that believes in participation, not just listening, so come and join in some rousing choruses. A typical evening begins at around 7:45 p.m. usually with a short instrumental session or "knurdle" when our regulars work their way through some well-tried tunes: anyone is welcome to join in and to add to the repertoire. Singing starts at 8:15 p.m.
We're currently booking guest-nights once a month (except in August): other nights are "singarounds" (see What's on). At a singaround everyone is encouraged to get up and sing, play a tune, recite, clog dance or do whatever they want to do, provided it falls under the wide umbrella of folk. Don't worry, nobody is coerced into getting up but we always welcome new performers. On a guest night, floor spots are limited: if you are visiting and want to perform, catch the M.C. early -- you may still be restricted to one song!
Entry is £2 for singarounds (which includes a raffle ticket and subsidises guest nights) and typically £8 for guests (£6 for members - annual subs recommence in April).
For the full address and directions see our Find Us page.
The Club is usually closed on bank holiday Mondays but please check our What's-on page.