Robin Hood’s Bay

Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

7th - 8th - 9th June 2019

A FREE WEEKEND (Well, mostly Free)

 of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds

in and around the 'famed city of Robin Hood's Bay'

on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.


OUTLINE PROGRAMME: These are the Organised? Events.

You will find informal performances - the Acoustic Cafe Dash - by singers & musicians

Saturday & Sunday in most of the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

EVENTS are FREE apart from the Puppet Shows* and Concert* highlighted below

TICKETS  for these events are now available online HERE

Friday 7th June:

8.30 - Late:  Folk Club Night: Regular and Visiting Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 8th June:


11.00 and 13.00: PUPPET SHOW for Children* “A Dragon’s Tale” upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime & Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Thieving Magpie Morris and 400 Roses in the Dock and elsewhere

12.00 to 12.15: Taiko Drumming in the Dock with the Kaminari UK Taiko Drummers

Afternoon: Further Taiko Drumming Sessions will take place on the Quarterdeck

12.30 to 2.30-ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room. MC Bill Adair.

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin bar

2.00: PUPPET WORKSHOP for Children - meet the puppets and create you very own Dragon Puppet -

- upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station with Paul Batten of Theatrix Arts.  

2.30 - 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room. MC TBA.

4.00: Performance by the Fylingdales Folk Choir

7.30 - Late (Doors 7.00): SATURDAY CONCERT* in The Cove (a.k.a. The Old Chapel/Swell/Secret Seaview)

- and featuring The Smugglers, The Jon Palmer & Wendy Ross Duo, Carrie Martin, Rum Doodle and Bill Adair

Sunday 9th June:


Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Thieving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.00 - 16.00 ish: Acoustic Cafe Dash in most village pubs and cafes

Sunday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin bar

12.30 - 2.50: Afternoon S&M Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room. MC Eddie Lawler

3.00: BIG RAFFLE DRAW in Ye Dolphin - Who has won the Super Prizes???

3.00 - 4.30-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

with Bill Adair and Rum Doodle


And for those who still have not had enough . . .

from 8.30- ish: Last Survivor’s Sessions in Ye Dolphin and the bottom bar of the Bay Hotel


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   For ACCOMMODATION see the Bed & Breakfast and Holiday Cottages

and Camping & Caravan pages on the Bay Folk Club Website at folkclub.rhbay.co.uk


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The Bay Folk Club meets every Friday Evening in the big room of Ye Dolphin,

a characterful pub on King Street in the old village of Robin Hood’s Bay,

where we keep alive the local tradition of music and singing.

We start as soon as we can after 8.30 p.m.

Check the Guest List at our NEW Website: folkclub.rhbay.co.uk

N.B. †S&M means Singers and Musicians !

*TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Bay Folk Weekend

June 7 - 8 - 9 2019

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Diary Dates: 2020 Robin Hood's Bay Folk Weekend:

June 5th 6th & 7th 2020