There has been a folk club in Mansfield for over 50 years.

Its venue has changed many times, but since October 2011, its home has been upstairs at the Black Bull Pub on Woodhouse Road in Mansfield, and a warm welcome is extended to all.

We meet every Monday evening throughout the year (including Bank Holidays). Doors open 7.45pm for prompt 8.30pm start and we aim to finish at 11pm.

A varied programme runs throughout the year with:-
  • Acoustic "Singers & Musician Nights" open to whoever turns up;
  • "Feature Nights" where 2x20 mins are given over to the named performer - the rest of the evening being opened up to floor spots;
  • Monthly "Guest Night" with main artist + named support act.
There is a break halfway through the evening for a few sandwiches (included in admission fee) and a raffle.
All Singers' Nights and Feature Nights £1
Guest Nights...prices vary and are shown in the programme. Tickets are available approx 4 weeks in advance and can be reserved by contacting the club organiser...see Contacts page.
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The MUGS (Mansfield Ukulele Group) also meet at the Black Bull every Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. All Uke players or would-be-players are welcome to come along and join us. Web site here. Facebook page here.
14th-15th July at Mansfield Rugby Union Football Club, Eakring Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 3EW There's loads of superb acts and entertainment as well as plenty of great beer and free parking! The fun starts on the 14th July Friday evening from 7pm with an informal jammin' session and the festival begins in earnest at 12 noon on Saturday 15th and goes on until 12 midnight (bars till 11:45pm).

Most singer's nights end with a massed band. Sometimes surprising who shows up!