Traditional Music and Song at Tonbridge Folk Club (Nellies)
When We Meet
First and third Mondays of each month from 8-11 pm. Musicians, singers and audience welcome.
Where We Meet
The Flying Dutchman, 118 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, TN11 9EN.
A hat collection is held on guest nights and a contribution of £7 (£5 concessions) is suggested.
Floor spots available – arranged on the night.
Diary of Events
This replaces our originally advertised guest, Malcolm Bushby, who is unfortunately ill. Gordon has appeared at the club before as one half of “The Jones Boys”, and will perform traditional songs from the British Isles and further afield. We are very grateful to him for agreeing to perform at short notice, and look forward to hearing him again. The Jones Boys
A legend of the nautical festival circuit, Tom sings rip-roaring shanties and other songs of a salty nature, with and without accompaniment of Button accordion or ukulele. Come along and have a good sing! Tom Lewis
An immensely talented young singer with a new slant on traditional songs, and his own songs written in the traditional style. Expect stirring songs about Jacobite uprisings and the Napoleonic wars. Sam Walter
An extremely talented singer-songwriter with many diverse topics in his songs, accompanied by accomplished finger style guitar playing. Chris Cleverley
Lizzie Gutteridge combines medieval and renaissance music and song, on traditional instruments, with 21stC looping technology. Described as “Looping Through Time” this gives an interesting new slant to traditional music. Consort of One
Forthcoming attractions: Mon 16 Jul 2018 – Triage | Mon 6 Aug 2018 – Border Crossing | Mon 3 Sep 2018 – Rosewood | Mon 17 Sep 2018 – Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton | Mon 1 Oct 2018 – John Molineux | Mon 19 Nov 2018 – John Ward Trio | Mon 3 Dec 2018 – Bob Kenward | Mon 17 Dec 2018 – Nonesuch Mummers
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News and Blog
Here's a video of Fiddle and Faff, our talented guests on 5th February.
Residents Paul Stepto and Pete Metcalfe have released a new CD. ‘The Devil Inside Us’ includes eight original songs and four covers. The styles and subjects are varied, ranging from 19th century American history, mobile phones and guns, to chocolate, Caravaggio and...
Some performers have the knack of drawing you in to their music, arousing your interest and connecting you with whatever they’re singing and playing. Nick Dow, our guest on Monday, 4th December has this ability in spades - probably acquired over decades of treading...