• enjoy
    ...our year round programme of courses, events and activities for all.
  • explore
    ...new activities and interests.
  • learn
    ...from leading practitioners, performers and artists and our folk library and archive.

The AGM is around the corner - click here to see the Financial Report and Accounts for 2014/15.

BODHRAN RAFFLE! And the winner is... Martin Dudley! Well done Martin, hope you enjoy your prize!

SIDMOUTH 2015 'SIGN-UP' PRIZE DRAW: Pick-up a subscription form at Sidmouth Folk Week and return it to the Sidmouth main Box Office or to Halsway Manor for your chance to win! Terms & conditions here. Good luck!

TELLING TALES: We now have our full team of volunteer interviewers on board, with the

final batch of training about to take place. 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 detailsHalsway 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 a grant of £41,100 from 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

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.

If you're visting Halsway, there's now a very handy travel planning app. Just enter 'Halsway Manor' as your destination HERE


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What's on

What's on
Halsway Manor Folk Summer School 2015
1st - 4th Sep 2015
Folk music, dance and song course with Sophy Ball, Kevin Dempsey, Kerry Fletcher, Jo Freya, Paul Hutchinson & Carolyn Robson.
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What's on
The 4th Harpas at Halsway: Nyckelharpa...
4th - 6th Sep 2015
With an international line-up of tutors including Vicki Swan (UK), Peter Hedlund (Sweden) and Didier Francois (Belgium). For beginners and more experienced players.
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What's on
Concert: Nyckelharpas at Halsway 2015
5th Sep 2015
With an international line-up of Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Peter Hedlund & Didier Francois.
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What's on
Southsea Reel Folk Dance Club Week 2015
6th - 11th Sep 2015
This dancing and walking week is for club and non-club members
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What's on
The Friends of Coleridge Autumn Study Weekend...
11th - 13th Sep 2015
Annual autumn study weekend for those who share an interest in Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
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