Welcome to the Friends of Folk on-line shop.


Friends of Folk gigs resume in 2021 - seven nights are booked at Fox Lane Sports & Social Club in Leyland with others The Atkinson in Southport.  


With regret the 2020 gigs have been cancelled due to Covid 19

Thursday 3 September - cancelled - Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer - Rescheduled for Thursday 3 June 2021

Thursday 1 October - cancelled - A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel - Rescheduled for Thursday 7 October 2021

Thursday 29 October - cancelled - Avondale - Rescheduled for Thursday 2 September 2021

Thursday 3 December - cancelled - Brian McNeill - Rescheduled for Thursday 4 November 2021


The 2021 Leyland gigs are..............


Thursday 4 February 2021

Becky Mills


Thursday 6 May 2021

Chris Bannister


Thursday 3 June 2021

Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer


Thursday 2 September 2021



Thursday 7 October 2021

A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel

with Tim Chu & Ian Bailey


Thursday 4 November 2021

Brian McNeill


Thursday 2 December 2021

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer


Tickets for these are available on the FoF Shop page.

Just click on the 'Shop' link above.  For the Atkinson gigs see below....


Also available in the on-line shop are three CDs from

Folk/Rock legend - Rick Kemp

They are

- Codes

- Fanfare

- Perfect Blue

If ordering albums from outside the United Kingdom please email [email protected] for postage cost


At The Atkinson in 2021

Thursday 25 February - Avondale

Thursday 18 March - The Blackheart Orchestra

Sunday 25 April - Feast of Fiddles

Thursday 5 August - Brian McNeill

Thursday 21 October - Ashley Hutchings

and tickets for these are available at The Atkinson website


For more details of all gigs go to the main Friends of Folk website at


To receive regular updates of gigs from Friends of Folk and other venues across central and west Lancashire just send email to [email protected]


Friends of Folk - a not-for-profit organisation - bringing the best in folk, folk/rock,

acoustic, singer/songwriter and roots music