Traditional Music and Song at Tonbridge Folk Club (Nellies)

Diary of Events

Mon 16 Sep 2019 – Wildwood Jack

Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman are a husband and wife duo, who perform an eclectic mix of folk, country and world music, accompanied by finger-picked guitar and ukulele. Wildwood Jack 


Mon 7 Oct 2019 –Tom Lewis 

Renowned for his robust renderings of shanties and other sea songs, Tom served in the Royal Navy as a submariner and has extensive knowledge of all things nautical. Tom Lewis





Mon 21 Oct 2019 – Geoff Higginbottom 

Well known on the folk scene for his renderings of an eclectic mixture of songs, Geoff possesses a powerful voice which can do justice to Sea Shanties but he also can perform the quieter material as well. Geoff Higginbottom 


Mon 4 Nov 2019 – Daria Kulesh

Welcome return to the club of a lady who continues to make an impact on the folk world, with her original and melodious songs based on her Russian heritage and experience of life. Daria Kulesh 



Mon 18 Nov 2019 – Sally Ironmonger with

Brian Carter

Welcome return of this popular duo from Kent, with Sally’s songs brilliantly accompanied by Brian’s guitar. Songs serious and amusing, many of them with a Kent theme. Sally Ironmonger 



Mon 2 Dec 2019 – Chris N Alan Davis

Popular duo from Kent with traditional and contemporary folk song skilfully accompanied by guitar and recorder. 



Mon 16 Dec 2019 – Alan Richardson

Welcome return of a local singer–songwriter who accompanies himself with guitar. Mainly self-penned songs with some of a seasonal nature.  





Forthcoming attractions: Mon 6 Jan 2020 – Morrigan | Mon 3 Feb 2020 – Ben Walker | Mon 17 Feb 2020 – Zetor in the Kailyard | Mon 2 Mar 2010 – Karen Langridge | Mon 16 Mar 2020 – Steve Turner | 6 Apr 2020 – Christopher Mark Jones | Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Richard Grainger | Mon 6 Jul 2020 – Skinner & T’Witch | Mon 7 Sept 2020 – Jeff Warner | Mon 5 Oct 2020 – Dick Miles

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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.