The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club 
Home of Contemporary & Traditional Folk Music for 47 years

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 2017

Hoy Singers Nights


Feb 28th     Richard Digance                           MC Tony

Mar 7th       Bob Fox                             MC Simon 

Mar 14th     Pete Coe                            MC Judy

Mar 21st     Open Night                        MC Mick
                    featuring The Chadwell Hillbillies

Mar 28th     James Brothers                MC Steve

Apr 4th       The Watergrain Band         MC Will

Apr 11th     Sara Mathews & Doug Eunson    MC Jane

Apr 18th     Remembering Jack Forbes       MC Tony

Apr 22nd    Folk n Ale Festival                     Royal Pavilion, Southend Pier

Apr 23rd     Folk n Ale Festival                     Royal Pavilion, Southend  Pier

Apr 25th     Three Dollar Shoe           MC Jon

May 2nd     Dovetail Trio                                

May 9th      Jed Grimes        

May 16th    Patchouli                                      

May 23rd    Gluepot                                       

May 31st    James Keelaghan                      

Jun 6th       Jez Lowe                                    
Jun 13th     Danny Pedlar & Rosie Butler-Hall

Jun 20th     Open Night with Friction Farm

Jun 23rd    Singaround at Leigh Folk Festival (Crooked Billet)
Jun 24th    Hoy Stage at Leigh Folk Festival (Library Gardens)
Jun 25th    Hoy / Priority Stage at Leigh Folk Festival (Billet Wharf)

Jun 27th     Ewan Wilkinson & Sandy Brechin  

Jul 4th     Mrs Akroyd Band 

Jul 11th    John Wort Hannam

Jul 18th    Open Night

Jul 25th    Emerald Hill

Aug 1st     Georgia Shackleton Trio

Aug 8th     Phil Beer

Aug 15th   Open Night

Aug 22nd  Snufkin

Aug 29th   Stick in the Wheel

Sep 5th    Jeff Warner

Sep 10th    Hoy / Priority Stage at Leigh Regatta

Sep 12th    Jack Lawrence with Richard Plank & Alan Ward

Sep 19th    Open Night

Sep 26th    Daria Kulesh

Oct 3rd    Saul Rose & James Delarre

Oct 10th    Open Night

Oct 17th    Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley with Emily Sanders

Oct 24th    Jim Bainbridge

Oct 31st    Pilgrims Way

Nov 7th    Wildwood Jack

Nov 14th    Open Night

Nov 21st    Archie Fisher

Nov 28th    Said the Maiden

Dec 5th    Hoy Christmas Party

Dec 12th    Granny's Attic

Dec 19th    Open Night

Dec 26th    Closed


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 to 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


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

Contact Tony Prior for more details
07805 641797