• 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.

Travel:  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
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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May Day Celebrations 2014
1st May 2014
A day for local schools to visit Halsway Manor for workshops in music, maypole and country dancing.
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Society for International Folk Dance 2014
2nd - 6th May 2014
For details on the Society's event at Halsway manor, please visit their website www.sifd.org
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Images of the Manor and recent events. Click here