Kentish Folk Clubs
Always expect excellent music - and do not be too surprised if the artists are just back from or on their way to headlining at a major music venue - some remarkably good music at these Kent Folk Clubs :
- Dartford Folk Club:
Dartford Working Men's Club,
Every Tuesday 8.30 - 11.00
Floor Singers Welcome (advisable To Ring For A Spot)
The venue where the folk club is held
has won the
prestigious Campaign for Real Ale Kent Club of the Year Award 2002!
Telephone: +44 (0) 1322 222553 E-mail:
- Egerton Folk Club:
at the 'Mundy Bois', Mundy Bois Road, Pluckley.
meet last tuesday of every month from 8.15 - 11pm.
For information ring Martin Ledner 01233 841814 or email :
- Friday Folk Club, Deal:
Royal Marines Association (RMA Club), Deal (opposite the bandstand on Walmer Green).
meet every Friday in the upstairs room from 8.15 - 11pm.
For information ring Avril on 01-843-864208 or email Sue on
- Folk At The Drum:
Held in The Drum, North Stanford just off Stone Street which is
just North of the Hythe Exit from the M20.
- meets every Thursday from 8.00 - 11pm.
Includes the old White Hart Folk from Hythe.
Contact : David Pleasants, 01797 320 518
- Faversham Folk Club :
The Chimney Boy, Preston St., Faversham.
- regular every Wednesday _at_ 8.00 for 8.30 pm.
Info: Alan Cole 01795 531 649,
Info & Bookings: Andy Pigg 01843 866 754
Fordwich Folk Club used to meet in the bar at the Fordwich Arms, King Street,
Fordwich, Nr. Canterbury, on the first and third Sundays of each month (except
August), at about 8.30pm, but at the moment the club is not meeting.
- Fordwich Country and Blues :
Fordwich C&B Club meet in the bar at the Fordwich Arms, King Street,
Fordwich, Nr. Canterbury, on the second and fourth and fifth Sundays of each month,
at about 8.30pm. Come and play, come and listen ...
An acoustic club, most meetings being singers nights/come
all ye's/open stage.
- Island Folk :
based upstairs at the Bradstow Mill, 125, High Street, Broadstairs, Kent,
on the last Monday of each month,
at 7.30 for 8.00pm.
The intention is to provide quality (mainly) acoustic music across a wide spectrum including folk, blues, ethnic, americana, etc.
- MuzikMan :
Not a club, but Mike is virtually a one man music industry -
this is his gig list - so keep it up Mike.
- Nellies :
meet at the Ivy House, 199 High Street, Tonbridge, TN9 1BW. 01732 352382,
In the downstairs bar, 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month, 8pm start.
- The Old House at Home :
Pudding Lane, Maidstone.
"Great music, great atmosphere and all welcome."
But I am told that this has now ended (Burned down !).
Enquiries:- 01634 244 213
- Orpington Folk Club :
the 'Change of Horses',
Farnborough High Street,
Orpington Folk Music and Song Club exists to promote folk music and
Venue Tel: 01689 852949.
Ted Handley : 020 8325 6513,
Steve Jennings : 01959 532 754,
Ivan North : 01689 870 197,
Brian Bruce : 0020 8856 5711.
- Shipwrights' Arms Folk :
Welcomes you to another summer season of ‘Open Stage’
afternoons for folk/Blues musicians and singers
supported by Folk Band WATERSHED.
Hollow Shore, Ham Road, Faversham.
Enquiries:-Derek (at the pub) 01795 590088 or
Mike (Watershed Band) 01795 536635
- Sussex Folk Club :
ROYAL OAK,Station Street, Lewes.
Enquiries:- (01273) 478124 or 881416
Email : tinvic_at_globalnet_dot_co_dot_uk
White Hart Folk
White Hart Folk Club -
Has now been subsumed into "Folk at The Drum" - see above.
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