Alternate Wednesdays from 8pm

(see Diary for actual dates)



Black-Eyed Nancy formed in early 2017 and play a combination of original material with traditional folk elements. They have played gigs the length and breadth of Cornwall from pub rooms to main stages and have represented Cornwall at the Festival Interceltique in Lorient in Brittany. They recently won the Kan rag Kernow competition and will be representing Cornwall at the Pan Celtic Festival in Ireland.

Tel: 01726 879500. And from the Club

29th May: MARK DOWDING .


Mark Dowding has been performing folk music since his days at school eventually finding the local folk club network and establishing himself as a resident singer at various clubs around the country as he moved with his job. In the early 1980s he was a resident at Harry Boardman’s Unicorn Folk Club where he was able to integrate songs of his native Lancashire into his repertoire.

Since those early days, Mark has had regular gigs throughout the years, runs a successful folk club in his home village for the last ten years and has appeared on numerous local radio folk programmes as either a guest or guest presenter.

Over the last ten years or so, Mark has been a regular visitor to folk clubs in Cornwall including Penzance and Bodmin and Bude festival whilst on holiday in the area and is delighted to be asked to Penzance as the guest.

Tel: 01726 879500. Tickets can also be bought at the NT Welcome Centre by the Penzance Rail & Bus Stations.



Granny’s Attic are a fantastic folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional musicians and fine singers and play English traditional and original music. Formed in 2009, they have since played at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and have been heralded for their lively performances and maturity beyond their years in their delivery and selection of traditional songs.
Tel: 01726 879500. And at the Club. Tickets will also be available from The Acorn

4th September: BRIAN PETERS.


A giant on the international folk circuit, Brian has visited the Club on several occasions, always to great acclaim

"Brian is a true all-rounder, on the one hand a passionate singer able to tackle big songs, and on the other a multi-instrumentalist acknowledged as one of England’s leading exponents of the anglo concertina and melodeon (button accordion) and a skilled guitarist as well. Having begun his career in the folk clubs of England, he’s taken his music to stages all over the world, touring regularly in America, Europe and Australia, but always retaining a deep commitment to the musical traditions of his native country"..

Tel: 01726 879500. And at the Club


6th November: BEVERLY SMITH

Please note... this is an extra Folk Club event, so please come along and support!

BIO on its way!

Tel: 01726 879500. And at the Club