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

Members' Admission Prices Shown

The Hoy Diary 2023


The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club
meet at 7.45pm in
The Estuary Club, 1386 London Road, Leigh on Sea SS9 2UJ

November 2023

7th Granny's Attic £12     PA.

14th Hunter Muskett £8

21st Open Night

8th Damien Barber £7

December 2023

5th Chris Fox £8

12th John Ward Trio £8

19th Hoy Christmas Party

26th Closed - Boxing Day at The Crooked Billet

January 2024

2nd Open Night with The Hoy Shanty Crew

9th Arfur Do & The Toerags  £7

16th The Famous Potatoes £7

23rd Bass & Taylor £7

30th Aaron Catlow & Brooks Williams £10 (Ext Eve)

February 2024

6th Counter's Creek £8

13th Daria Kulesh & Tristan Seume £8

20th Open Night with Maddie Morris £2

27th Emily Slade   £7

March 2024

5th North Sea Gas £8

12th Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman £12 (Ext Eve)

19th Tom McConville £8

26th Open Night £2

April 2024

2nd Reg Meyross £8

9th Boo Hewerdine £10

16th Open Night £2

23rd Pete Morton £8

30th Painted Sky £8   PA

May 2024

7th Janice Burns & Jon Doran £8

14th TBA

21st Open Night

28th Emerald Hill

June 2024

4th Na Mara £7

11th Open Night

18th Paul Downes & Mick Ryan £8

25th TBA

July 2024

16th Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner £7

23rd 'In conversation' with Peggy Seeger

30th Nick Dow

August 2024

20th Open Night

September 2024

10th Max & Veronica

17th Jez Lowe £8

24th Open Night

October 2024

1st Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne £8

8th The Brothers Gillespie £10

15th Open Night

29th Liz Simcock £7

November 2024

5th Tannahill Weavers £10

19th Open Night



Booking a Floor Spot at The Hoy

Guest Nights 

On a normal guest night we have several floor-spots
who perform between 7.45 and 8.25 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 1386 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 2UJ, 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 7.00pm - The Music Starts at 7.45pm

New Members are always welcome

Contact Tony Prior for more details
07805 641797