Courses coming up in February
Enrolments for Spring Term 2015 are now open. Here are some of our courses starting in February. Details of all the courses and workshops are available on the courses page of our website.
Courses starting in February
Starting Monday 23rd February
Line Dancing Beginners10.30 - 11.30pm
Full Fee £25.25 / Over 60s £23.25 / Benefit £17.25
Circle Dancing1.30 - 3.00pm
Full Fee £37.90 / Over 60s £34.90 / Benefit £25.90Hula Hooping for Beginners5.30 - 6.30pm
Full Fee £25.25 / Over 60s £23.25 / Benefit £17.25
Starting Tuesday 24th FebruaryRelaxation and Autogenic Training6.00 - 7.15pm
Full Fee £31.55 / Over 60s £29.55 / Benefit £21.55Alternative Photo Printing at Home7.00 - 10.00pm
Full Fee £107.75 / Over 60s £101.75 / Benefit £83.75Digitally Exploring Illustration7.45 - 9.45pm
Full Fee £50.50 / Over 60s £46.50 / Benefit £34.50
Starting Wednesday 25th FebruarySculpture with Natural Forms10.00 - 12.30pm
Full Fee £103.10 / Over 60s £98.10 / Benefit £83.10Portraiture1.30 - 4.00pm
Full Fee £78.75 / Over 60s £73.75 / Benefit £58.80Botanical Painting1.45 - 4.00pm
Full Fee £64.80 / Over 60s £60.30 / Benefit £46.80
Starting Thursday 26th FebruaryA Photographic Journey5.30 - 7.30pm
Full Fee £50.50 / Over 60s £46.50 / Benefit £34.50Illustration Extended7.45 - 9.45pm
Full Fee £58.50 / Over 60s £54.50 / Benefit £42.50Improve your Cartooning7.45 - 9.45pm
Full Fee £31.55 / Over 60s £29.55 / Benefit £21.55
You can enrol by paying over the phone with a debit or credit card, by sending us a cheque with an enrolment form, or you can pop in and see us at reception.
The Bristol Folk House - An Exhibition of Historical Photos
A semi-permanent photography exhibition showing historical images of the Bristol Folk House.
From the 30th of January 2014 - in the café bar
We have a very exciting new project taking place in our courtyard. We are in the early stages of redeveloping our basement. Watch this space to find out what we are up too....
Bristol Bluegrass Day
7th Bristol Bluegrass Day
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February 2015
2 Days of Bluegrass Music and Workshops.
This year the Saturday evening concert line-up includes Cardboard Fox, The Goat Roper Rodeo Band, The Hogranch, Acoustic Bridge and The New Thunderbridge Bluegrass Band.
A new Friday evening performance of the cult bluegrass musical comedy Fat Shirley, A Trailer Park Opera presented by the 3 Chords Theatre Company, and feature the Bluegrass Days host hand the Hogranch.
Fat Shirleys Tralier Park Opera
Doors 7.30pm Starts 8.00pm>
£9 (£7 with Saturday ticket)
Jamming in the cafe afterwards.
Workshops by The Bath Bluegrass School
10.00am to 1.00pm
£25 (advance booking only)
Fiddle with Laura Carrivick
Guitar with Charlottoe Carrivick
Banjo with John Breese
Open Mic1.00pm to 3.00pm £Free
Led Jam session in the cafe1.00pm to 5.30pm £Free
5-Band Evening Concert
Doors 5.30pm Starts 6.00pm
Tickets £18 (£15 for workshop participants)Tickets available from the Bristol Folk House reception
0117 926 2987
Jazz & Blues Festival 2015
This years Jazz and Blues Festival will involve around 150 free and ticketed events at Colston Hall, The Folk House and Watershed. Some of this year's highlights include The Big Swing Dance with the 17-piece Bruce/llett Big Band, a unique Louis Armstrong Celebration featuring very special guests from New Orleans and Cartoon Jazz with the Big Buzzard Boogie Band.
Special workshops will be held at The Folk House all weekend.
More details to follow. Please visit the website for more information
Postcards now 50p
Got a favourite cover from over the years? Folk House postcards are now available from reception, only 50p or 4 for £1.50. Collect all 8.
Drop in & Draw every Friday
Our popular Drop in & Draw sessions run each Friday during term time. There is no tuition in these sessions but the model is provided so just come along with your drawing materials and get drawing!
Every Friday during term time 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 15:00.
£7 for one session or £10 for both
Sessions for the Autumn Term will be held on the following dates:
16th, 23rd, 30th January
6th, 13th, 27th February
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March
Please note that spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis in person only (you cannot pay for someone who is due to arrive later). We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes early to give yourself the best chance of getting a place and do arrive on time as you will not be allowed into the classroom once the class has started.
Join the Folk House Co-op today!
As we are a self-funding organisation, The Bristol Folk House relies heavily on the support of our co-op members to continue running this huge range of courses and workshops.
For just £10 per year you can become a member of the co-op and take advantage of these lovely incentives:
The Folk House prospectus straight to your door. We will post the prospectus out to you before it goes online.
Exclusive enrolment day. We open enrolments to co-op members one day before everyone else.
Quick enrolment. Just give us your co-op number and away you go!*
Local Shop Discounts. You will receive discounts in lots of friendly shops local to Park Street.
Newsletter. Keep in the loop with everything that's been happening by receiving our annual newsletter.
AGM. An invitation to the Folk House Annual General Meeting.
Inner Happiness. Get a lovely warm glow inside knowing that you are supporting the Folk House and everything we do!
*remember to tell us if you move house or change your number though!
If you'd like to join you can either fill in the enrolment form at the back of the prospectus or ring us on 0117 926 2987. Thanks!
Please note there is a £1 charge for a replacement card so make sure you keep it safe!
Keep up-to-date with what's happening at The Folk House.
Join our facebook group here
You can download the prospectus for our Spring term courses 2015
Download the PDF
Folk House Music
Ticket price: £7.00 inc booking fee