• 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.

WE ARE RECRUITING: Click here for our jobs page.

THREE GOLDEN ROSES FOR JUNE: Halsway Folk Dance Group have donated three roses to the Halsway Jubilee Golden Garden, in memory of longstanding member June Grace Turner. Click here for more.

FRIENDS OF HALSWAY MANOR 200 CLUB: Click here for results of the November draw.

TREE PLANTING: An apple tree and plaque have been added to the garden in front of the manor, in honour of Len Luckwill, one of those behind the original project to purchase the manor in 1965. Click here for more.

TELLING TALES: When did you first get involved with Halsway Manor? Do you have a story to tell?  Maybe you'd like to offer your time as a research volunteer? TELLING TALES is a Heritage Lottery Funded project celebrating 50 years of folk arts at Halsway Manor. Help us tell the history of the Halsway Manor Society; more details


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
Singer / Songwriters' workshop weekend 2014
28th - 30th Nov 2014
'Songs of the Child, Songs of the Land' led by Reg Meuross. An intensive workshop weekend for anyone who has thought about exploring songwriting.
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Concert: Reg Meuross 2014
29th Nov 2014
Songs and musical storytelling set to some of the most captivating melodies you'll ever hear. 8pm
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Step, Shuffle & Rant 2014
5th - 7th Dec 2014
Introducing stepping in social dance - with Instep.
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Halsway Sunday Club 2014 December
7th Dec 2014
Halsway Sunday Club Folk and acoustic music and song club. All welcome. In the Bar on the first Sunday of each month, except August. 8pm.
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Concert: Luke Daniels
8th Dec 2014
Fresh from performances with the Cara Dillon band, acclaimed musician Luke brings his solo show to Halsway Manor
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Images of the Manor and recent events. Click here