Monthly events

Club night: Sing, play along, or just listen. It's up to you! Last Friday of the month.

Open Stage: Put your name on the blackboard and you've got a gig. Or just listen. Second Friday of the month.

Tues Blues: A mainly accoustic jam for mellow classics and beltin' blues. Second Tuesday of the month.

Celtic Session: An informal jam session based on Celtic tunes. First Friday of the month.

Beginner Jam: A kid-friendly jam session for those just starting out or learning a new instrument.


Local and outside performers at the Newport Bowls Club. Drinks at bar prices. Now on an occasional basis, check the
events calendar for dates.

Annual events

Newport Folk Festival

A weekend of music, art, kids activities and more. Late June/early July. See the Festival website.

Bush Dance

A good old-fashioned bush dance in the beautiful surroundings of Newport Lakes. Usually third Sunday in March. See events calendar below for details. Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes, we will teach the dance steps.

Workshop series

Ukulele workshop
Ukulele workshop

We run a series of workshops in Autumn each year. The workshops have covered traditional folk instruments such as fiddle, guitar and mandolin, and also less conventional topics such as stagecraft, yodelling and how to use a PA system.

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Events calendar