• enjoy
    ...our year round programme of courses, events and activities for all.
  • explore
    ...new activities and interests.
  • learn
    ...from leading practitioners, performers and artists and our folk library and archive.

Hothouse Festival - Sat 19 April - details here. Buy tickets for Hothouse Festival here.

Live information on Somerset roads here, rail information here.

Halsway Manor is a folk arts centre that provides courses, events and activities for everyone interested in traditional folk music, dance and song, storytelling, folklore and arts and crafts. Located in the Quantock Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - in West Somerset, Halsway Manor has a fascinating history that goes back over 600 years. The Manor has a warm friendly atmosphere, tranquil woods and gardens, great food, a bar, a range of overnight accommodation and camping in the grounds. The Kennedy Grant Library contains thousands of books and recordings of folklore, customs, traditional folk music, dance and song - an excellent resource for research and study.

Read our Annual Report 2013 and find out more about what we do. Our Future. Click here to find out more about our exciting development plans. Click here to take part in our survey about the future of Halsway Manor.  Click here to see the results of the survey of our members about our plans. Find out more.


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What's on

What's on
Halsway Manor Easter House Party 2014
20th - 25th Apr 2014
Ted and Pat Morse, Chris, Julie and Nick Dewhurst host this magnificent Easter folk event with a packed programme of walks, dancing, music workshops and much more.
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West Somerset Morris Men
24th Apr 2014
Practice session. 7:45-10pm.
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Falconers Folk Dance Club 2014
25th - 27th Apr 2014
Why not bring your folk dance or song club to Halsway for a fun event?
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Concert: Pedal Folk - In Pursuit of Spring
27th Apr 2014
Pedal Folk visit Halsway Manor as part of their recreation of the 1913 London to Somerset cycle trip made by poet and wordsmith Edward Thomas in his book ‘In Pursuit Of Spring’!
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Kendal Ramblers Walking Week 2014
28th Apr -
2nd May 2014
This is a private event, but why not bring your folk dance or song club to Halsway for a fun midweek or weekend break?
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Images of the Manor and recent events. Click here