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
Ye Olde Chequers Inn, 122 High St., Tonbridge, TN9 1AS
Mon 21 Nov 2022 – Vic & Tina Smith
Well known in the Sussex folk scene, they will be presenting their multi-media show that celebrates our feathered friends in song, tune, verse and lore, along with many illustrations, which has been very well received at other clubs and festivals. Vic & Tina Smith
Mon 5 Dec 2022 – Sally Ironmonger with Brian Carter
Welcome return of a Kent singer with many entertaining and thought provoking songs, skilfully accompanied by Brian with guitar. Sally Ironmonger
Mon 19 Dec 2022 – Simon Kempston
One of Scotland’s very best singer-songwriters, a composer and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist based in Edinburgh. His beautifully crafted material showcases his distinctive, intricate fingerstyle guitar work, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals. Simon Kempston
Mon 16 Jan 2023 – Four Gone Confusion
Our residents John & Di Cullen are joined by Pete & Brenda Storer to make this foursome. In addition to fine musicianship, you can expect superb four-part harmonies in interpretations of an eclectic range of songs. Four Gone Confusion
Mon 6 Feb 2023 – Dave Ellis & Boo Howard
One of the finest guitarists on the folk scene, Dave’s playing blends beautifully with Boo’s superb vocals to give a truly lovely sound, but the lyrics in some cases have considerable bite. Dave Ellis & Boo Howard
Mon 20 Feb 2023 – Dick Miles
Dick is a fine exponent of traditional song, sung acapella or accompanied by concertina or banjo. His songs originate from various parts of the British Isles, including Ireland where he now lives. Dick Miles
Forthcoming attractions: Mon 6 Mar 2023 – Alan Reid | Mon 20 Mar 2023 – Steve Turner | Mon 3 Apr 2023 – Martin Ledner | Mon 15 May 2023 – Paul McGladdery | Mon 18 Sep 2023 – Here & There | Mon 2 Oct 2023 – Bruce Watson | Mon 6 Nov 2023 – Wildwood Jack | Mon 20 Nov 2023 – Johnny Campbell
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Here's a video of Richard Grainger, our guest on 18th March. Come along and see him live!
Here's a video of Glymjack performing Light the Evening Fire. Look out for Steve Knightley's and Phil Beer's contributions.
Here's a video of Mitchell and Vincent performing High Germany. Don't miss them on Monday!