• 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.

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.
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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 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


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Give Voice! Weekend 2015
4th - 6th Dec 2015
A weekend of song-sharing and workshops with Tom & Barbara Brown and guests.
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Give Voice! Concert 2015
6th Dec 2015
Early evening concert with Tom & Barbara Brown, Pete Coe, Janet Russell, Carolyn Robson and Bonny Sartin.
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Murder at the Manor! - The Curse of King...
10th Dec 2015
A thrilling 1920s themed murder mystery dinner...who dunnit?!
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The 12 Days of Christmas - Music and Mayhem...
11th Dec 2015
Combining seasonal 16th century music with winter tales, this evening’s concert will help ease you into the Christmas spirit. Renowned early music group Piva is joining forces with storyteller Tom...
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Halsway Manor Christmas Craft Fair 2015
12th Dec 2015
Local arts and crafts, lunch, cream teas, free parking.12 noon till 5pm.
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