Welcome to Edinburgh University Folk Society.

Get involved with some of the great things we have going on during the week:

Session – Tuesday 9-midnight (Venue tba – watch this space!)

The main event – a great place for tunes, songs and socialising.

If you’ve never been before then feel free to bring an instrument or come along for a listen.

Tune Teaching – Tuesday 8-9pm FolkSoc Room, Pleasance

Learn some new tunes by ear before our Tuesday session. Taught by a different member each week.

Tune books are also another good way of learning FolkSoc favourites.

Ceilidh Band Practise – Monday 8-10pm FolkSoc Room, Pleasance

Learn the sets to perform as part of our Ceilidh Band.

We also provide workshops in calling dances and use of a P.A.

Manx Session – Wednesday (fortnightly) 8-11pm FolkSoc Room, Pleasance

Another session! Traditional music from the Isle of Mann, with teaching interspersed throughout the session for anybody less familiar with Manx tunes.

Runs the first and third Wednesday of every month.

BalFolk – Wednesday (fortnightly) 8-10pm FolkSoc Room, Pleasance

Tune teaching and session with dance tunes from all over Europe, from Brittany to Macedonia.

In partnership with EdinBal. Runs the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

Song Group – Thursday 8-10pm FolkSoc Room, Pleasance

A chance to learn new folk songs – including some in Gaelic!

Location might vary so please sign up to our newsletter for more information.

Freshers’ Week!

For info on where you can find us during Freshers’ Week, please check out our Facebook page. Full of cool stuff :)

You can also subscribe to our Newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with what’s happening in FolkSoc.

Membership is £3 and is payable to the treasurer at a Tuesday session.