• 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.

- help us tell the story of the Halsway Manor Society - more details here.

WE ARE RECUITING: Finance Manager (4 days per week). For an infromal chat and an application pack contact Paul James, Chief Executive. Call: 01984 618274 extension 4 / 07825 631769 / chiefexec@halswaymanor.org.uk

Jan - Jun 2015 brochure available shortly - click here for a preview!

FIND OUT MORE about how to celebrate our Golden Jubilee / 50th Anniversary in 2015. 


FUNDING APPEAL. 'Buy a Note' and support Halsway Manor. You can listen here and buy a note online here.

Our Hothouse residential courses encourage young people to get involved in the folk arts. What's it all about? Watch the short film  by Simon Whitehead. FIND OUT 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
Dead Good Guides: Rites of Passage Autumn...
29th Sep -
3rd Oct 2014
Dead Good Guides come to Halsway to lead a course exploring the skills and experience relevant to creating and leading your own Secular Ceremonies.
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What's on
Halsway Manor Society Members' Weekend 2014
3rd - 6th Oct 2014
Dance and music weekend for members of the Society with Frances Oates and Barefoot.
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What's on
South Dorset Caledonian Society Scottish...
10th - 12th Oct 2014
A full and exciting weekend of Scottish dancing and social activities.
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What's on
Halsway Manor Walking Week - October 2014.
13th - 17th Oct 2014
Walking holidays on the Quantocks and Exmoor with our experienced local guides.
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What's on
Concert: Eddie Upton "Past Delights"
16th Oct 2014
Eddie Upton celebrates 50 years as a fine singer of English folk songs. He has some great stories too. Suitable for all ages.
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Images of the Manor and recent events. Click here