The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club 
Home of Contemporary & Traditional Folk Music since 1970

Members' Admission Prices Shown

The Hoy Diary 2022

7th June Jez Lowe   MC Judy

14th June - Steve Tilston  £8   MC Steve

1st June - Open Night £2    MC Tony

28th Jun. DanSmall    £7   MC Trevor

5th July - Andy Cutting £10   MC Jane

19th July - Open Night   £2   MC Tony

26th July - Quicksilver  £7  MC Tony

2nd August - Emerald Hill  £7   MC Judy

9th August - Wizz Jones    MC Bill tbc

16th August - Open Night  £2  MC Tony

23rd August - Special Night with Goodnight Crow   MC Yael tbc

20th Sep -   Open Night  £2   MC Tony

27th Sep - Will Finn & Rosie Calvert   £8  tbc

18th Oct - Sara Grey  £10    

25th Oct - Open Night   £2

8th Nov - Hoy AGM

15th Nov - Open Night  £2     MC Tony

20th Dec - Open Night  £2 MC Tony


Booking a Floor Spot at The Hoy

Guest Nights 

On a normal guest night we have several floor-spots
who perform between 8.00 and 9.00 pm
Please arrive early and ask the MC
on the night if you want to perform. 

Open Nights 

These often feature a 40 minute spot by a pre-booked guest,
sometimes a local semi-professional artiste. 
If you would like to be considered for this spot,
please contact Tony Prior on 07805 641797
or email

The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club Privacy Policy 

Should an individual be asked to provide certain information by which they may be identified, they may be assured it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. 

The following information may be collected and stored: Name, telephone, email address, Hoy membership details (including membership number and Club joining date)

How is information collected ? From a Hoy membership application form, verbally or by email

What is done with the information obtained ?  To communicate with Hoy members and other supporters to provide details about Club-related events as well as items relating to membership welfare. Membership information is not passed on to third parties for any reason.

Where is the information stored ? In order to prevent unauthorised access, appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures are employed to safeguard and secure the information collected which is stored on membership cards held at 7-9 Northview Drive, Westcliff on Sea, Essex SS0 0NG, on computer records by the Club Membership Secretary and with Mailchimp for the purpose of distribution.

Controlling Personal Information:
An individual may choose to restrict the collection or use of their personal information by writing to: Jane Oliver Hoy at Anchor Folk Club Membership Secretary, Ravenswood, 148 Essex Way, Benfleet, Essex SS7 1LN or  by sending an email to

This policy is effective from May 2018 but may be changed from time to time by updating this document.



Doors Open at 7.30pm - The Music Starts at 8pm
New Members are always welcome

Contact Tony Prior for more details
07805 641797