Welcome to the Forest Folk Club in the Beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire!

It seems so long ago that we were all able to enjoy our folk events together, so much has changed but perhaps we can, with caution, begin to peep above the parapet and resume in a restricted capacity.

Gerry Ffrench was the first of our cancelled gigs back in March 2020 and so it would seem appropriate that she will be our first booking.
She is visiting Gloucestershire to do one or two other gigs and so we have booked an evening with her on Sunday August 15th in the function room of The Orepool in Sling.
Because we will restrict numbers to an absolute maximum of 30, I would be grateful if you could let me know ASAP if you would like to attend and how many will be with you. I will then add you to the list, but on a first come first served basis, so only those who have pre booked will be allowed in. Entry will be £7 on the door and we will space out seating and ventilate the room as much as possible. We would ask that all those attending have been double vaccinated. No floor spots will be available at the moment. Please arrive by 7.45 for an 8 pm start.
To reserve your seat please email: forestofdeanfolkclub@gmail.com
Below is some editorial about Gerry, if you have not heard her before, I can promise you an entertaining evening of beautifully crafted songs and music.

Orepool Inn

Orepool Inn, Chepstow Road,
Sling, Coleford GL16 8LH

p: 01594 833883

e: orepool.inn@hotmail.com

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At Forest Folk Club we have been promoting Folk and acoustic music in this area for in excess of 35 years and are proud of our legacy of keeping music live and accessible to everyone in this area and beyond. Our legendary “Singers Nights” welcome musicians and performers of all acoustic music to come along and showcase their talents, we always extend a warm and encouraging welcome!
Over the years the club has hosted many great professional acts from around this country and beyond – such names as Steve Tilston, Jez Lowe, Vin Garbutt, Sarah McQuaid, Harvey Andrews, Johnny Coppin, Archie Fisher…..to name but a few!
Our venue at Orepool Inn,  Sling near Coleford boasts a cosy, warm atmosphere, good food and ale, and even bed and breakfast accommodation.
Check the What’s On in 2021  page for upcoming dates and guests. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

Forest Folk Club is a “not for profit” organisation