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Tonbridge Folk Club (Nellie's)

Traditional music and song at Tonbridge Folk Club. First and third Mondays of each month, 8-11 pm. Musicians, singers and audience welcome. Upstairs Function Room, Foresters Arms, 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2RT.

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Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner  

Mon 20 Apr 2015: Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner

Long time club favourites, their repertoire ranges from beautiful traditional lyrical songs to scurrilous ditties, in some cases self-penned. Two voices in perfect harmony, sometimes accompanied by English concertina, guitar and various whistles. Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner


Mon 18 May 2015: Gawkey

Matt Morton and Nigel Walker play lively renderings of tunes and original songs in the folk tradition, accompanied by guitar and fiddle. They have played at many venues ranging from small folk clubs to the Royal Albert and Royal Festival Halls. Gawkey


Mon 1 June 2015: Rosewood

An East Anglian trio, the members of whom will be familiar to club regulars from Crownstreet and Bof. Traditional and contemporary music and song, accompanied by a wide variety of instruments. Rosewood

Sadie Jemmett  

Mon 15 Jun 2015: Sadie Jemmett

A singer-songwriter with a beautiful voice and guitar, her songs reflect the eventful life which she has led. Sadie Jemmett

Gavin Davenport  

Mon 6 Jul 2015: Gavin Davenport

In the true family tradition, one of the finest young traditional singers. Sensitive interpretations of folk songs familiar and less familiar. Gavin Davenport

Forthcoming attractions: Mon 20 Jul 2015: Foxglove Trio | Mon 3 Aug 2015: Malcolm Ward | Mon 17 Aug 2015: Pete Metcalfe and Paul Stepto | Mon 7 Sep 2015: Dick Miles | Mon 21 Sep 2015: John & Di Cullen with Iris Bishop | Mon 5 October 2015: Sally Ironmonger | Mon 19 Oct 2015: Miriam Erasmus | Mon 2 November 2015: Julie Bubbles | Mon 16 Nov 2015: The Twagger Band | Mon 7 Dec 2015: Morrigan

A hat collection is held on guest nights and a contribution of £7 (£5 concessions) is suggested. Floor spots available - arranged on the night.
Note: No meeting first Monday in May. Last updated: 8 April 2015.


TFC News

eyeseeyoupromotions is a fledgling set-up trying to promote folk acts on a monthly Sunday at the Clubhouse at Tunbridge Wells Football Club.

On 10th May they have Blue Rose Code and on 21st June David Francey. Further information on their website.

8 April 2015

The Foresters Arms: business as usual!

A new manager has taken over at the the Foresters Arms, TFC's venue, and we are pleased to confirm that it will be business as usual for the club. We are very grateful to the previous landlord, Mick, for his support and wish him the best for the future.

27 January 2015

Stuff - a CD album from Pete Metcalfe and Paul Stepto

Favoured session tune sets updated

Dave Buss

Nellie's Resident Malcolm Ward now has a CD available...

FAQ about the club added here.

Drawings by Paul Gurney

Suggested contribution

Club Roundup: And the days grow short...

Thanks to local shops for displaying our programme

Hard Pressed: New Sea Songs Group

Grant Rule Trust Benefit Night

Cardinal's Error Halloween Night

The Travelling Folk - New Website