• 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.

OUR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT APPEAL: Launch event at Sidmouth Folk Week, Sunday 3 August at 1.45pm, with Taffy Thomas, Andy Cutting & Halsway Hothouse Band. All welcome. FIND OUT MORE.

THEY'VE DONE IT! Robin and Marian Williams have completed their epic 'Lands End - Halsway Manor - John O Groats' fundraising cycle ride. FIND OUT MORE.

“Telling Tales” – Halsway Manor’s oral history project wins £41,100 Heritage Lottery Fund support. FIND OUT MORE 

FIND OUT MORE about how to celebrate our Golden Jubilee / 50th Anniversary in 2015. 

Our Hothouse residential courses encourage young people to get involved in the folk arts. What's it all about? Watch the short film  by Simon Whitehead. FIND OUT 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.


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What's on

What's on
Halsway Manor Walking Week - July 2014
21st - 25th Jul 2014
Walking holiday on the Quantocks and Exmoor with our experienced local guides.
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Hong Kong Folk Club Reunion Weekend
25th - 27th Jul 2014
This is a private event, but why not book your own event at Halsway?
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Family Folk Week 2014
27th Jul -
1st Aug 2014
Enjoy a family holiday filled with fun folk activities.
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Summer Hothouse 2014
28th Jul -
2nd Aug 2014
Young musicians and dancers work together to create a new piece to perform live at festivals.
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6th Annual Violin Bow Making Course August...
1st - 8th Aug 2014
A seven day course led by Andrew Bellis that enables you to make a bow of the violin family.
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