Halsway Manor is a folk arts centre that provides courses, events and activities for everyone interested in traditional folk music, dance and song, storytelling, folklore and arts and crafts. Located in the Quantock Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - in West Somerset, Halsway Manor has a fascinating history that goes back over 600 years. The Manor has a warm friendly atmosphere, tranquil woods and gardens, great food, a bar, a range of overnight accommodation and camping in the grounds. The Kennedy Grant Library contains thousands of books and recordings of folklore, customs, traditional folk music, dance and song - an excellent resource for research and study.
HOUSE CONCERTS AT HALSWAY: As the evenings draw in and the nights get colder, why not join us at Halsway for one of our public house conacrts? A warm welcome, log fires, good comany and red-hot musicguarenteed! Tickets available in advance or on the door. B&B available if you want to stay over.
Thu 19 November / 8pm: Commonground
Tue 24 November / 8pm: Topette!!
Sat 28 November / 8pm: London Klezmer Quartet
Sun 6 December / 5pm: Give Voice
TELLING TALES: With 50 interviews now planned or completed, the Halsway story is really taking shape.
Join us to share your memories of Halsway! Click here for more details. Halsway Manor Society celebrates 50 years in 2015 – and is embarking on a major oral history project to uncover their unique story as part of their Golden Jubilee celebrations! The project -TELLING TALES - is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
BBC PERFORMING ARTS FUND FELLOWSHIP LATEST. Choreographer and dancer Hannah Moore is working as Halsways BBC PAF Fellow. Click here for more.
If you're visting Halsway, there's now a very handy travel planning app. Just enter 'Halsway Manor' as your destination HERE