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Ashington Folk Club has a long and distinguished history. Ever since the days of the Cellar Club from the early 1960s onwards, Ashington has been regarded as an important musical venue.

We believe that this music and cultural heritage should not exist just in fading memories, but that it should be made available to one and all. So we are trying to piece together key dates, people involved, major events, guest lists, photos, recordings, etc.

Click on highlighted years below to find out more. Information is either not available or not yet published for the others.

If you have any memorabilia, photos, programmes, posters, tickets, etc that you would allow us to copy - please email us. Or maybe you have memories that you'd like to share - we'd love to hear from you.

    1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007    

Special thanks must go to Ken and Christine Self who ran the club from 1986 to 1999, not only for doing such a magnificent job of it, but also for providing detailed listings for over 600 weeks of club events (1986 to 1997). Also to Doug Cadwell for listings from the late 90s to 2003.

While running the club, jiva produced a magnificent archive of club night reviews, photos and soundbites - all of which are available at the click of the mouse from the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 pages.

See the current Ashington Folk Club website and Facebook group for information from 2008 onwards.

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