Calendar of Events

Major events, annual and one-off events are listed in the calendar below. Details of regular meeting times for clubs and groups are shown in the relevant section of this website or can be obtained from the contacts for each of the clubs.

March

efn Magazine
March quarterly issue published.

April

An evening Wivenhoe charity event for Ukraine has been organised for Saturday 9th April at William Loveless Hall.

The Frost Vandoorn Fest 2022, a Morris extravaganza, will be held at The Three Horseshoes, Molehill Green, Takeley on Saturday 23 April
https://www.facebook.com/events/the-three-horseshoes-molehill-green/frost-vandoorn-fest-2022/924804218389493/

EFA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM has had to be postponed due to urgent and difficult personal circumstances. The meeting at Widford Village Hall on Sunday 24th April is therefore cancelled. The new date is 10th July.

Leigh-on-Sea Folk Arts Fundraising Concert
At St Clements Church on Friday 29th April 2022 featuring Will Varley
https://leighfolkfestival.com/

May

A Ukranian Benefit Ceilidh will be held on Saturday 7th May at The Plume School Hall, Fambridge Road, Maldon from 7:30pm to 11:30pm. Tickets £10.
Contact: john.parsons1@sky.com or tel: 07809 271491

ESSEX FOLK ASSOCIATION ‘PLAYFORD BALL’ 
Saturday 14th May 2022 from 7.00 pm to 10.45 pm

Rowhedge Shanty Festival
Saturday 21st May

“More Than Melodeons”
On Saturday 28th May East Anglian Traditional Music Trust are holding a Multi-Instrumental Workshop at Wingfield Barns, Suffolk.
info: www.eatmt.org.uk

Playford Ball

June

efn Magazine
June quarterly issue published
Contact editor@essexfolk.uk

LEIGH-ON-SEA FOLK FESTIVAL
23-26th June 2022

Leigh Festival

July

EFA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Sunday 10th July, 2:00pm for a 2:30pm start in Widford Village Hall
The AGM had to be postponed from it’s original scheduled date in April and will now take place in July.

September

efn Magazine
September quarterly issue published
Contact editor@essexfolk

Shanty Concert in St. Mary’s Wivenhoe
Friday 2nd September

Old Leigh Shanty Festival
Saturday 10th September

North Norfolk Shanty Festival
Saturday-Sunday 17-18 September at Brancaster Staithe

October

Preparing for Shanty singing Inside The Redoubt at Harwich 2021

December

efn Magazine
December quarterly issue published
Contact editor@essexfolk.uk