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 18 Sep 2017 – Jeff Warner

International star of the folk world, and son of two parents noted for their collecting of North American Folk Music. Jeff is a skilled performer with concertina and banjo accompaniment. Not to be missed. Jeff Warner


Mon 2 Oct 2017 – The Snapes

A legendary duo from Lancashire who perform with passion a well balanced mix of fine traditional and humorous songs. Barbara’s fine vocals are matched by Peter’s sensitive accompaniment. The Snapes


Mon 16 Oct 2017 – Phil Hare

A skilled singer-songwriter who writes and performs with passion. His fine voice and exceptionally skilled guitar playing combine with a good rapport with the audience to give an unforgettable experience. Phil Hare


Mon 6 Nov 2017 – Sally Ironmonger with Brian Carter

Witty & topical songs from a local singer-songwriter, performed in a charismatic way. Sally’s strong voice and Brian’s skilled guitar playing combine to give a good stage presence which never fails to entertain. Sally Ironmonger


Mon 20 Nov 2017 – Gareth Davies-Jones

Originally from Ulster, but now resident in the Tyne Valley, Gareth is a skilled singer-songwriter whose subjects cover many themes such as maritime, coal mining and iconic landscapes, much relating to his current home. Gareth Davies-Jones


Mon 4 Dec 2017 – Nick Dow

Nick has been singing traditional folk songs for over forty years. He married into a traveller family, and this reflects in some of his songs. He is also noted for his songs from the West Country, many of which were collected by him.


Forthcoming attractions: Mon 18 Dec 2017 – Will Duke | Mon 15 Jan 2018 – Harbottle & Jonas | Mon 5 Feb 2018 – Fiddle & Faff | Mon 5 Mar 2018 – Cosgrave & Banks | Mon 19 Mar 2018 – Alden, Patterson & Dashwood | Mon 16 Apr 2018 – Malcolm Bushby | Mon 21 May 2018 – Tom Lewis | Mon 4 Jun 2018 – Sam Walter | Monday 18 Jun 2018 – Chris Cleverley | Mon 17 Sep 2018 – Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton

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