Folk Music for all

Welcome to the Cross Keys Inn Folk Club

Built in 1745 in the heart of Saddleworth lies the 'Cross Keys Inn'. It is situated on the old Marsden Packhorse route and first opened as a Tavern in 1753. (Some believe that Jim was actually first at the bar on opening night!)

The Inn is host to one of the longest running Folk Clubs in the North West of England and is hosted by Jim Schofield. We meet every Wednesday evening in the much acclaimed "Buckley's Kitchen", a small intimate room with a stone flagged floor and a big, ancient cooking range. The club is regularly visited by artists from home and abroad who never fail to entertain. Why not come along for an evening of good music and entertainment, we are quite sure you will not be dissapointed. 

Buckley's Kitchen

The Red Room

The Barn

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Many thanks to Anne English & Shelley Williams. I'm sorry I was not able to be with you on the night.

This week Aug 27th we Peterloo   

Geoff Higginbottom, Martin Gittins and Bob Ashworth make up 'Peterloo' who recently performed a concert to commemorate the anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester in 1819. Lets hope that some of this rubs of on Wednesday night. If it does, we're in for a treat.

As usual, see you there 8:30 Pm.


Road Diversion Information

The road up to the Cross Keys, Church Road is closed for the next six weeks (sewers being replaced). There are diversion signs from the end of Shaw Hall Bank Road Greenfield which send you along Chew Valley Road past Tescos then left up Kinders Lane and along Gelfield Lane. The signs are well placed but you may need a little more time to get there. You can also get there from Diggle taking the road opposite the Hanging Gate Pub this will bring you to the Cross keys from the other side.

If you are not sure my phone no 07740697257.



Cross Keys Inn

Our hosts, Dave, Sharon, Becks and Craig would like to welcome you to their traditional country pub and join them for a warm welcome, great atmosphere, fine cask ales and traditional       freshly prepared home cooked food.   

We have several rooms throughout the pub which can be dined in or booked for any occasion, we have a large beer garden to the rear and children's play area.  We also have a large covered terrace and outside seating to the front.

Opening times:

Our hours of food service are:

Monday - Friday  12:00 to 14:30 and 17:30 to 20:30

Saturday            12:00 to 20:30

Sunday              12:00 to 19:30

Web Site prepared by George Pilch 2011. All Rights Reserved.