Programme

Come out and enjoy a good evening’s folk! Lots of variety and a warm welcome awaits in our venue at Dorking Golf Club (click here for directions).

The club meets each Wednesday except for breaks during August and after the first Wednesday in December until the New Year.

Please be prepared to pay in cash as the club does not have the facilities for card payments.

 

 

18 July 2018

Entrance £3

SINGERS’ NIGHT

The usual Singers' night principles will apply tonight. The evening has an optional theme of Songs of the South East and profits will go to a local charity The Brigitte Trust.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Michael Turner’s Waltz – G (no. 30)

 

25 July 2018

Visitors £5 / Members free

End of Season Buffet & Singers' Night

Due to time limitation, performers will be by invitation only.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Over The Hills And Far Away – D (no. 43)

 

The club will be closed during August, and will return on 12th September with a Singers’ Night.

 

12 Sept 2018

Entrance £3

Club re-opens with a SINGERS’ NIGHT

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform one or two acoustic items for the enjoyment of all. Each floor spot should take no more than 10 minutes.

Our regular singers' nights are often well attended. Although the MC tries to accommodate all performers, this cannot be guaranteed on busy nights. If you are keen to perform, please arrive in good time and let the door person know.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Steamboat – G

 

 

19 Sept 2018

Entrance £9

 

CLIVE CARROLL

 

A rare opportunity to see this guitar phenomenon in our intimate venue. Clive's masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have rendered him one of today’s most admired and respected guitarists.

www.clivecarroll.co.uk

 

 

 

26 Sept 2018

Entrance £3

SINGERS’ NIGHT

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform one or two acoustic items for the enjoyment of all. Each floor spot should take no more than 10 minutes.

Our regular singers' nights are often well attended. Although the MC tries to accommodate all performers, this cannot be guaranteed on busy nights. If you are keen to perform, please arrive in good time and let the door person know.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Walter Bulwer’s Polka No 1 – G/D

 

03 Oct 2018

Entrance £9

 

CARRIVICK SISTERS

 

The Sisters are one of the UK's top young bluegrass and folk acts, performing on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, and claw-hammer banjo. They engage and entertain their audiences with tight sibling vocal harmonies and multi-instrumental virtuosity. Much of their original material is inspired by their early years in South Devon, an area rich in folk lore and legends.

www.thecarrivicksisters.co.uk

 

 

10 Oct 2018

Entrance £3

 

RNLI SINGERS’ NIGHT – SONGS OF THE SEA

This is a benefit evening for the RNLI with a theme of the Sea.

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform one or two acoustic items for the enjoyment of all. Each floor spot should take no more than 10 minutes.

Our regular singers' nights are often well attended. Although the MC tries to accommodate all performers, this cannot be guaranteed on busy nights. If you are keen to perform, please arrive in good time and let the door person know.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Trumpet Hornpipe – G

 

17 Oct 2018

Entrance £3

 

SINGERS’ NIGHT

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform one or two acoustic items for the enjoyment of all. Each floor spot should take no more than 10 minutes.

Our regular singers' nights are often well attended. Although the MC tries to accommodate all performers, this cannot be guaranteed on busy nights. If you are keen to perform, please arrive in good time and let the door person know.

The Singers' Night 'join in' tune played after the interval can be found in "English pub session tunes" by Dave Mallinson, ISBN 1 899512 65 9

Tonight’s Join-in tune is: Bonny Kate – G

 

24 Oct 2018

Entrance £10

 

STEPHEN FEARING

 

Stephen is considered one of the finest songwriters in Canada and has built a national – and international – audience for his music, appearing at major events such as the Reading Festival and WOMAD. He is a gifted storyteller and true musical nomad with the ability to enthral audiences. Do not miss his visit to Dorking.

www.stephenfearing.ca

 

 

31 Oct 2018

Entrance £9

 

MARY HUMPHREYS AND ANAHATA

 

An evening of English traditional music and song. Mary sings and plays English concertina and banjo, and Anahata plays melodeons, Anglo concertina and cello. Much of their material is based on Mary's research into unpublished versions of traditional songs, and is presented in simple but beautifully crafted musical arrangements.

www.maryanahata.co.uk

 

 

More great acts to come in 2018, so keep checking this website for further details and updates . . .

 

 

 

 

07 November 2018

 

Singers’ Night

 

 

 

 

 

14 November 2018

 

AGM followed by Singers’ Night

 

 

 

 

 

21 November 2018

 

Mike Nicholson

 

 

 

 

 

28 November 2018

 

Singers’ Night

 

 

 

 

 

05 December 2018

 

Ewan McLennan

 

 

 

 

 

12 December 2018

 

Singers’ Night and Christmas Raffle

 

 

Important Information

Notice: Dorking Folk Club gives no warranty that artists named in the Programme or any publicity will perform at any particular time, or at all, and reserve the right to present alternative performers and re-programme events where unforeseen circumstances prevail. However, every effort will be made to carry out the programme as advertised.

 

Note: phone number below is for Dorking Folk Club not Dorking Golf Club.

Contact Information

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Dorking Golf Club
Deepdene Avenue
Dorking
Surrey
RH5 4BX

info@dorkingfolkclub.org.uk

07754 853171