What's on at the Fo’c’sle Folk Club, Southampton

Fridays at 8pm at the Richmond Inn, 108 Portswood Road

Here’s what’s on for the next few weeks.
To look further ahead, view our online calendar, or our current leaflet.
Song of the Week: The Sweet Nightingale
31 Mar 2017

Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner

31st – LYNNE HERAUD & PAT TURNER.  Great music and humour, always popular at the Fo’c’sle.                       £9 (members £7)

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7 Apr 2017

Pete Harris

Pete Harris, bluesperson, fine folksinger and multi-instrumentalist, in a rare solo gig.  Oh yes!

14 Apr 2017


It's a singaround.  It's also Easter weekend.

Other things of interest

No petticoats here!

We have Louise Jordan at the Fo'c'sle on 24 March, with her acclaimed album about women who served in the Great War "No Petticoats Here."      Visit her at louisejordan.co.uk for more about the album.


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Parking behind the nearby shops near "Iceland"  is now managed by cameras.  If you stay for the full evening you will be fined £60.



Sunjay Brayne is a young singer and guitarist with a blues edge, and gave us a great evening here a year or two ago.  We booked him again for this May, but he's been chosen to play the title part in "Buddy Holly and the Cricketers" all round the country, so he'll be with us on 30 June instead.  Oh boy!

Reg Meuross - 18 November 2016

"Thanks for a lovely night!" (Reg Meuross)

"We had a wonderful evening, and made very welcome by @FocsleFC" (Adrian Harris)

Jon Witcher

Good to see Jon Witcher drop in at the club (9 Dec '16).  A former stalwart of the club, and the lead singer with Hampshire Union, Jon moved to Wales in 1989.  Somewhere down the intervening 27 years he shaved off a magnificent beard!

Paul Clarke

7 October

Mesmerizing evening with Lee Collinson: my favourite of the year.  Since his last Focsle visit (when Debra Chesman was in charge!), he hasn't lost a drop, not in vigour, fluidity, wit or authority (he claimed afterwards to be less sharp, but you wouldn't have known). The (enviable*) banjo-playing could provide him with a living on its own, yet that's a sort of sideline for him.  Keep a lookout for his occasional (3 or 4 times yearly) intimate gigs like this. Top dollar.

* inevitable jokes notwithstanding

John Licqorish ("Meon Rose")

(25 November)

Had a great night at the Collaborations singaround on Friday - great club - great people - community singing - kazoos - what more could you ask for - look forward to goin again soon