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 over Christmas.

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

 

 

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 Much of their material is based on Mary's research into unpublished versions of traditional songs, and is presented in simple but beautifully crafted musical arrangements.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

 

 

07 Nov 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: Napoleon Crossing the Rhine – D

 

14 Nov 2018

Entrance £3

 

CLUB AGM followed by SINGERS’ NIGHT

There will be a short AGM meeting. Followed by songs, tunes, poems and prose from our regular performers and visitors.

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform for the enjoyment of all. This evening, timings are such that performers will be asked for one tune or song rather than the usual two numbers.

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: Shandon Bells – D

 

21 Nov 2018

Entrance £9

 

MIKE NICHOLSON

 

Mike is one of those singers who has a loyal following everywhere he goes. He draws his audience to him with a superb voice, a warm presentation and great songs that have something to say.

www.mikenicholson.me.uk

 

 

28 Nov 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: Willafjord – D

 

05 Dec 2018

Entrance £9

 

EWAN McLENNAN

 

Ewan McLennan is known as an artist at the forefront of his generation. The songs he sings, and writes are rooted in traditional songs and the tradition of folk music as social commentary. An outstanding guitarist, a magnificent interpreter of traditional song and an immensely gifted songwriter.

www.ewanmclennan.co.uk

 

 

12 Dec 2018

Entrance £3

 

SEASONAL SINGERS’ NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS PARTY

A small buffet of seasonal snacks and cake will be provided in the interval. The Club's famous annual Christmas raffle will take place. Please bring one or more small wrapped prizes to donate to the raffle, and mark them “Boy/Girl/Any”.

Our singers’ nights are open to anyone wishing to perform for the enjoyment of all. This evening, timings are such that performers will be asked for one tune or song rather than the ususal two numbers.

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: Ding Dong Merrily on High – G

 

The club will be closed for the Christmas break and will return on 9th January with a Singers’ Night.

 

 

More great acts to come in 2019, so keep checking this website for further details and updates . . .

 

 

 

 

16 January 2019

 

John Ward Trio

 

 

 

 

 

30 January 2019

 

Damien Barber & Mike Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

13 February 2019

 

Ian W Brown

 

 

 

 

 

27 February 2019

 

Brian Peters

 

 

 

 

 

06 March 2019

 

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer

 

 

 

 

 

20 March 2019

 

Ninebarrow

 

 

 

 

 

10 April 2019

 

Steve Tilston

 

 

 

 

 

24 April 2019

 

Richard Digance

 

 

 

 

 

08 May 2019

 

Dave Burland

 

 

 

 

 

22 May 2019

 

annA rydeR

 

 

 

 

 

05 June 2019

 

Quicksilver

 

 

 

 

 

19 June 2019

 

Stanley Accrington

 

 

 

 

 

03 July 2019

 

Steve Turner

 

 

 

 

 

17 July 2019

 

Reg Meuross

 

 

 

 

 

31 July 2019

 

Jack Rutter

 

 

 

 

 

18 September 2019

 

Liz Simcock

 

 

 

 

 

09 October 2019

 

Craig & Willoughby

 

 

 

 

 

30 October 2019

 

Geoff Lakeman

 

 

 

 

 

06 November 2019

 

Tom McConville

 

 

 

 

 

27 November 2019

 

Harbottle & Jonas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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