• 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.

24 HOURS OF FOLK - WE DID IT! You can still donate online here.

JUNIOR HOTHOUSE IS COMING. Click here to watch the video.

TELLING TALES: We now have our full team of volunteer interviewers on board, with the
final batch of training about to take place. With 50 interviews now planned or completed, the Halsway story is really taking shape. Join us to share your memories of Halsway! Click here for more detailsHalsway Manor Society celebrates 50 years in 2015 – and is embarking on a major oral history project to uncover their unique story as part of their Golden Jubilee celebrations! The project -TELLING TALES - is supported by a grant of £41,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

BBC PERFORMING ARTS FUND FELLOWSHIP LATEST. Choreographer and dancer Hannah Moore is working as Halsways BBC PAF Fellow. Click here for more


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.

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What's on

What's on
Halsway Manor Quantock Walking Week - July...
6th - 10th Jul 2015
Walking holiday on the Quantocks and Exmoor with our experienced local guides.
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What's on
Piano Accordion Workshop Weekend 2015
10th - 12th Jul 2015
with Paul Hutchinson, Jane Ward & Murray Grainger. For piano accordionists of all ages and abilities.
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What's on
Summer Days – Playford dancing and more 2015
13th - 17th Jul 2015
A relaxed week of morning workshops for dance, song and rapper sword with opportunities for strolls around the area in the afternoons and dances each evening.
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What's on
Frank Kidson weekend 2015
17th - 19th Jul 2015
We regret that this weekend has been cancelled.
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What's on
Concert: The Search for Five Finger Frank -...
18th Jul 2015
We regret that this event has been cancelled.
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