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.
New. ... 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.
Halsway Manor and Folk Radio UK. Listen to The Tale of the Poor Mudered Woman - Halsway Manor Chief Executive Paul James and folk legend Shirley Collins look into the true events behind the folk song The Poor Murdered Woman. Listen to Julie Murphy's Halsway Session for Folk Radio UK. Listen to Folk Radio UK on Deezer.
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