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

Every Tuesday Night at 8.00pm

The Royal British Legion
Telephone: 01702 347581
7/9 Northview Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9NG.


Hoy Contact: Tony Prior : 07805 641797

Hoy   The Hoy Shanty Crew  Folk n Ale Fest 2018

Hoy Singers Sessions


18th      Nancy Kerr     MC Jane
25th     Steve Turner    MC Stewart


2nd    Georgia Lewis Trio    MC Yael
9th     Glymjack Duo            MC Simon
16th    John Kirkpatrick        MC Jane
23rd    Open Night featuring Pete Dunhill, Joe Parker & Charlie Skelton
30th    Alastair Anderson    MC Steve


6th      Martyn Wyndham-Read    MC Trevor
Hunter Muskett                    MC Judy
Open Night                            MC Tony
   Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp   MC Yael


4th    Open Night                        MC Tony
11th  Jenny Sturgeon Trio        MC Steve
18th  Hoy Christmas Party with Thameside Mummers
25th  Closed
26th  Boxing Day at The Billet

January 2019

1st    Closed
8th    Special Night with The Hoy Shanty Crew
15th    Georgia Shackleton
22nd    Liz Simcock
29th    Alden Patterson & Dashwood


5th    Arfur Do & The Toe Rags
12th    Open Night featuring Broomdasher
19th    The James Brothers
26th    Brian Peters


5th    Granny's Attic
12th    Elizabeth & Jameson
19th    Open Night
26th    Si Barron


2nd    TBC
9th    Open Night
16th    Jez Lowe
23rd    Saul Rose & James Delarre
30th    Alice Jones


7th    Open Night
14th    Chris Cleverley
21st    Sara Grey & Kieron Means
28th    Jack Rutter


4th    TBC
11th    Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts
18th    Open Night
25th    Ewan Wilkinson & Sandy Brechin

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

Contact Tony Prior for more details
07805 641797