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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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Teyr  

Mon 16 Feb 2015: Teyr

Spirited performances of traditional and contemporary folk, from a young trio hailing from Ireland, Wales and Cornwall respectively. Uillean pipes, guitar, fiddle and accordion figure in their line up. Teyr

Barluarth  

Mon 2 Mar 2015: Barluath

Five young scottish musicians with an impressive line-up of instruments: fiddle, whistles, guitar, highland and border bagpipes, bouzouki, guitar and piano/keyboards. Traditional and contemporary material from Scotland and America. Barluath

Roy Clinging
 

Mon 16 Mar 2015: Roy Clinging

Skilful performances of traditional songs, with accompaniment from English concertina and guitar, especially from his native Cheshire. Music hall and dance tunes are also likely to find their way into the mix. Roy Clinging

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

Gawkey  

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

Rosewood  

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


Forthcoming attractions: Mon 15 Jun 2015: Sadie Jemmett | Mon 6 July 2015: Gavin Davenport | 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 | 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: 11 February 2015.
 

 
 

TFC News

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