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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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Mon 2 Feb 2015: Alma

Emily Askew's new fiddle band rapidly making a name for themselves on the folk circuit. Traditional folk from Britain and Europe, not to be missed! Alma


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


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

Mon 18 May 2015: Gawkey | Mon 1 Jun 2015: Rosewood | Mon 6 July 2015: Gavin Davenport | Mon 20 Jul 2015: Foxglove Trio | Mon 3 Aug 2015: Malcolm Ward | Mon 5 October 2015: Sally Ironmonger | Mon 19 Oct 2015: Miriam Erasmus | Mon 2 November 2015: Julie Bubbles

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: 27 January 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