UPDATE: 22/07/21

 

On 19th July 2021, we moved to Stage 4 of HMG's "road map" out of the pandemic so our Merry Hell gig on Friday 6th August 2021,

goes ahead as "normal" and marks a return to our spiritual home base of Grayshott Village Hall for the first time since

29th February 2020.

 

We'd love you to join us for some upbeat live Folk/Rock music, that will lift your spirits and put you in the holiday mood.........but don't leave it too long to order your tickets as we've already sold more than half of them.

 

Friday 6th August 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

MERRY HELL

 

"Joyful Folk-Rock with messages of hope for today"

 

 

Festivals all over the country will be welcoming Merry Hell to their line ups this Summer. Wickham, Beardy, Towersey, Cornwall and Lyme are just a few of the festivals that the band will be taking their feelgood vibes to and here at Grayshott Folk Club, we will be welcoming them back with open arms. They last appeared at Grayshott in July 2019 and although so much has happened since then, we were very keen to get them back at the earliest opportunity. 

 

Despite the 2020 lockdown, Merry Hell managed to record a brand new album and release a new single. Both proved to be very welcome distractions and a great pick-me-up for so many people. So much so, that their album "Emergency Lullabies" got terrific reviews and Merry Hell were awarded Best Folk Act of 2020 by Folking.com Awards.

 

Check out Merry Hell's 2020 lockdown single "When We Meet Again" right here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_yeAsNg7K6E

 

If you want to leave your troubles behind and come out for a "reet good night out", you can't do better than seeing Merry Hell play live at Grayshott Folk Club.

 

At: 

Grayshott Village Hall,

Headley Road,

Grayshott,

Nr. HINDHEAD,

Surrey GU26 6TZ

 

Tickets £16

For further information and ticket reservations,

Call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

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Coming Soon to Grayshott Folk Club:

 

Sunday 5th September 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

Serious Child with Andy Ruddy

+ Kirsty McGee

 

At Grayshott Social Club GU26 6HL

 

Tickets £10

Call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

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Saturday 25th September 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

Siobhan Miller & Band

 

At Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ

 

Tickets £16

Call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

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Saturday 30th October 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

India Electric Co.

 

At Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ

 

Tickets £18

Call Des O'Byrne

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Saturday 6th November 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

Tannahill Weavers

 

At Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ

 

 

Tickets £16

Call Des O'Byrne 01428 607096

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Friday 12th November 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

Coig

+ Copper Viper

 

At Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ

 

Tickets £18

Call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

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Saturday 18th December 2021 @ 7.30pm

 

Grayshott Folk Club's Christmas Special with

Melrose Quartet

 

At Grayshott Village Hall GU26 6TZ

 

Call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

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Clearly, events after March 2020 were beyond our control and whilst we had to postpone a dozen gigs or more last year, we are proud to say that we did still witness some memorable performances, between lock downs those being:

 

Katherine Priddy/Jon Wilks

September 26th 2020

 

Zoe Wren + Hannah Dorman

October 22nd 2020

 

We thank all of these performers for putting on excellent shows despite the obvious challenges that Covid-19 presented.

In addition, we would like to thank all of those punters whose determination and support made our efforts so worthwhile.

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Postponed gigs in 2020, included:

 

Siobhan Miller, Bob Fox, Oysters 3, Daphne's Flight, John Blek,

Tannahill Weavers, Fara, Tim Edey, Jonny Coppin,

Honey & The Bear and Becky Mills.

 

We fully intend to reschedule their gigs just as soon as we can.

 

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Sadly, owing to continuing Covid-19 restrictions in 2021, we have so far had to postpone planned gigs with:

 

The Bully Wee Band, The Leisure Society, John Blek, The Way Down Wanderers (due to be on tour from the USA), McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle and Daphne's Flight.

 

We also intend to re-arrange gigs with these performers,

IF and WHEN possible. Please keep checking back here as new information will appear here just as soon as we confirm things.

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Please note: our e-mail address is now:

grayshottfolkclub@btinternet.com

Or you can call us on 01428 607096

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A little bit of Grayshott Folk Club history:

 

Grayshott Folk Club went live with our first ever gig on

22nd January 2011. The main aim of Grayshott Folk Club is to bring "quality live music at affordable prices " to Grayshott, which is a village near HINDHEAD in South-West Surrey.

 

We mostly host Folk bands/musicians and our past guests have included;

 

Altan, Ashley Hutchings/Blair Dunlop/Becky Mills, Belshazzar's Feast, Breabach, Coig, Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies, Jon Wilks, Katherine Priddy, Lau, Merry Hell, O'Hooley & Tidow, Sam Carter/Sam Sweeney, Strawbs,The Bully Wee Band, The Churchfitters, The Young 'Uns and Tide Lines, amongst many others. 

 

We occasionally stray off-piste with a little bit of live Americana/Pop/Rock/Prog Rock music and

Caravan, Colin Blunstone & Band, Jarrod Dickenson, Joe Topping & Scott Poley, Linda Lewis, Mike d'Abo, Police Dog Hogan, The Christians and The Leisure Society have all played for us since we started out.

 

Basically, we do whatever we can, to keep it live, keep it local and to keep hungry musicians off our streets......

 

Our first choice venue is:

Grayshott Village Hall,

Headley Road,

Grayshott,

Nr. HINDHEAD,

Surrey GU26 6TZ

 

and from time to time, we also use

 

Grayshott Social Club, Hill Road, Grayshott,

Nr. HINDHEAD Surrey GU26 6HL

and

St. Alban's Church, Tilford Road,

HINDHEAD, Surrey GU26 6RB

as venues to host our live music events.

 

If you wish to buy tickets for our gigs, you can buy them in person from either:

Grayshott Post Office, Crossways Road, Grayshott GU26 6HJ

or

Haslemere Bookshop, High Street, HASLEMERE, Surrey GU27

 

Alternatively, you can call Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096

or e-mail me at: grayshottfolkclub@btinternet.com 

for all enquiries relating to Grayshott Folk Club.

 

We also sell our tickets online through ENTS 24 but please be advised there is a 10% surcharge for using this service.

 

Ents24 tickets

 

 

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Our future gigs will be announced, as and when they are confirmed and once we have found a way to ensure we can put on gigs that are Covid-19 safe.

 

Watch this space and do please keep coming back to us!