In 1967, a small group of enthusiasts who met weekly to sing in the Masons Arms decided to start a club to attract traditional performers to Cornwall. The first recorded club night of the Bodmin Traditional Folk Club was on 31st May 1968 in an upper room at The Barley Sheaf.

Cyril & Vic

Since then, the club has met almost every single Friday night, welcoming a range of singers, musicians and occasional dancers from Britain and beyond at both guest nights and open houses.

Bodmin FC Anna & Elizabeth
Anna & Elizabeth – August 2016

Our new home is upstairs at Bodmin Band & Social Club, with drinks at social club prices. Find us there every Friday except Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and the August bank holiday weekend, when we’re at Cornwall Folk Festival.

Bodmin Folk Club is a members club. Membership details are here.

Bodmin FC
Members Showcase with Steve Hunt, accompanied by Richard Trethewey on mandolin & Pete Berryman on guitar.

Visiting singers, musicians and audiences are always very welcome.

Bodmin FC Ruth Keggin
Manx Gaelic singer & musician, Ruth Keggin from the Isle of Man.

Catch the latest Bodmin Folk Club chatter over on Facebook and twitter.

Bodmin FC Interval Band
The Interval Band, with Pete Marlow on washboard, Andy Ancrum on mandolin & Warm Gold’s very own Chris Ridley on squeeze box.

Tickets for all events can be purchased in advance online through the Cornish Riviera Box Office, by phone on (01726) 879 500 or in person at any Tourist Information Offices in Cornwall.