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.

Evening Fee

A hat collection is held on guest nights and a contribution of £7 (£5 concessions) is suggested.

Singers Welcome

Floor spots available – arranged on the night.

Diary of Events

Mon 16 Jul – Triage

Welcome return of this popular local band who made a good impact last time. Expect lively renderings of tunes and songs with various instruments. Triage

 

Mon 6 Aug – Border Crossing

An Englishman an Irishman and a Scot combine to give a mix of traditional songs and tunes from all three countries. First time at the club. Border Crossing 

Mon 20 Aug 2018 – Pete Metcalfe & Paul Stepto

Two of our residents with an eclectic mix of songs, mostly accompanied by various stringed instruments, and many self-penned. Now is your chance to see them do a full set! Pete and Paul’s FB

Mon 3 Sep 2018 – Rosewood

Welcome return of this popular band from East Anglia. Lively renderings of traditional and contemporary folk music accompanied by a variety of instruments. Rosewood 

Mon 17 Sep 2018 – Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton

Making their second visit to the club, they bring fine performances of both traditional and self-penned songs, accompanied by Andrew’s concertina and Carole’s woodwind instruments. Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton

 

Mon 1 Oct 2018 – John Molineux

A fine traditional singer and master of various instruments including guitar, mandolin fiddle whistle and dulcimer, John has previously played with the John Renbourn Band. He is also noted as a storyteller. John Molineux.

 

 

 

 

Forthcoming attractions: 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

New CD from Pete and Paul

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...