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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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Long Lankin  

Mon 15 February 2016:
Long Lankin

Four female singers in close harmony, with a wide repertoire of songs, with accompaniment on a variety of instruments. Do not miss their debut at the club. Lord Lankin

Skinner & T'wich  

Mon 7 Mar 2016:
Skinner & T'wich

Steve Skinner & Sandra Twitchett combine to produce beautiful harmonies accompanied by driving rhythmic guitar. Steve's skill as a songwriter and guitarist is matched by Sandra's classical background as a singer. Skinner & T'wich

Hard Pressed  

Mon 21 Mar 2016:
Hard Pressed

Welcome return of this maritime trio as part of the Sovereign Seas Folk Festival 2016. Expect plenty of singalong choruses, together with more reflective nautical songs. Hard Pressed Sovereign Seas Festival


Mon 4 Apr 2016: Ninebarrow

An exciting award winning duo. Close harmonies, with a mixture of skilfully crafted original material, and their own take on traditional songs. Ninenbarrow

Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer  

Mon 18 Apr 2016: Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

(replacing Gavin Davenport)

Return visit of a popular duo with a variety of instruments, including Swedish nyckelharpa. They provide a skilful blend of traditional and self-penned material. Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

Forthcoming attractions: Mon 16 May 2016: Wheres Spot Band (replacing Tom & Barbara Brown) | Mon 6 June 2016: Richard Grainger | Mon 20 Jun 2016: Na-Mara | Mon 1 Aug 2016: Morning Tree | Mon 19 Sep 2016: Steve Turner | Mon 3 Oct: Phil Hare | Mon 7 Nov 2016: Wild Geese | Mon 21 Nov 2016: Dovetail Trio | Mon 5 Dec 2016: Emily Askew Band

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: 13 February 2016.


TFC News

Hosted page for Roger Resch added.


Nellie's (TFC) is now affiliated to Folk21, a voluntary group of musicians, organisers and promoters dedicated to supporting Britain's guest-booking folk clubs and local venues and providing a collective voice for Britain's folk club scene. Click on the logo to learn more.

John and Di Cullen have joined Nellie's residents.

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.

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.

Stuff - a CD album from Pete Metcalfe and Paul Stepto