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 Beer Seller, 64 High Street, Tonbridge, TN9 1EH.

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 2 Mar 2020 – Karen Langridge

A local singer from Kent with a beautiful voice, who sings traditional and contemporary songs, both acapella and accompanied.


Mon 16 Mar 2020 – Steve Turner

Well known on the folk scene as a fine singer of traditional songs, Steve is particularly noted for his skilled accompaniments with English concertina. Steve Turner


Mon 6 Apr 2020 – Christopher Mark Jones

Described as a bonafide storyteller in the mould of the classic folk troubadour, he combines captivating lyrics with skilled guitar accompaniment. Americana at its best. Christopher Mark Jones

Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Richard Grainger

Hailing from Tees-side, Richard is an accomplished performer, with guitar, of both his own and traditional songs. Expect material with a maritime theme and reflecting the former industries of the north-east. Richard Grainger



Mon 18 May 2020 – David Fisher

A strong voice accompanied by fine guitar playing does justice to his songs, both traditional and self-penned, inviting audience participation. David Fisher



Mon 1 Jun 2020 – Vic & Tina Smith

All the Birds of the Air, a multi-media show featuring birds in song. Images on the screen illustrated by live music from Vic & Tina who are accomplished musicians and singers.


Forthcoming attractions: Mon 6 Jul 2020 – Skinner & T’Witch | Mon 20 Jul 2020 – Martin Ledner | Mon 7 Sept 2020 – Jeff Warner | Mon 21 Sep 2020 – Miriam Erasmus | Mon 5 Oct 2020 – Dick Miles | Mon 19 October – Celtic Caim Duo | Mon 2 Nov 2020 – Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds | Mon 16 Nov 2020 – Alden, Patterson & Dashwood

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