Traditional Music and Song at Tonbridge Folk Club (Nellies)

Diary of Events

Mon 1 Jul 2019 – Stone Junction

A mix of  folk, bluegrass, Americana, Celtic, roots and original acoustic music, with three-part harmonies and accompanied by guitars, mandolin, banjo, accordion and whistles. An exciting evening, not to be missed. Stone Junction

Mon 15 Jul 2019 – Lyndsey Rule

Formerly part of the well-remembered Pig’s Ear band and now performing with her mother Sue Rule as Silk Purse, Lyndsey has a fine voice and an affinity for traditional songs, backed up with an ability to play a variety of instruments.

Mon 5 Aug 2019 – Natasha Norodien

An eclectic assortment of traditional and contemporary folk song from a lady with a beautiful voice and skilled guitar accompaniment.



Mon 19 Aug 2019 – Kelter

An eclectic mix of World Music including Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Spanish, Gypsy, Swing, Jazz and Celtic, all skilfully played with panache. Kelter



Mon 2 Sep 2019 – Broomdasher

Glorious harmonies and carefully crafted arrangements of traditional songs from this six-piece acapella group. Broomdasher



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





Forthcoming attractions: Mon 21 Oct 2019 – Geoff Higginbottom | Mon 4 Nov 2019 – Daria Kulesh | Mon 18 Nov 2019 – Sally Ironmonger with Brian Carter | Mon 2 Dec 2019 – Chris n Alan Davis | Mon 16 Dec 2019 – Alan Richardson

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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.