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


All Club Meetings are suspended

until further notice


Apologies for any inconvenience




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 



7th       John Spiers & Jackie Oates £10
14th    Open Night with Sedbuskers
21st    Hunter Muskett £7
28th     Paul Downes & Mick Ryan £7


5th    Steve Tilston £8

Sat 9th Hoy's 50th Birthday Party 
Arfur Do & the Toerags, Jez Lowe, Martin Carthy, Melrose Quartet.
Also from 12 noon to 6pm Hoy Floor Singers from over 50 years
Contact Tony Prior to book your spot !

12th   Chris Sherburn, Denny Bartlett & Emily Sanders £8
19th   Open Night
26th   Brooks Williams £8


2nd    Martyn Wyndham-Read £7
9th    John Kirkpatrick £8
16th  Arrowsmith/Robb Trio £8
23rd  Dansmall £7
30th  Open Night


7th    The Thumping Tommys £8
14th  Nick Dow £6
21st  Pilgrim’s Way £10
28th  Quicksilver £7 

                     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