Category Archives: Musicians

Nigel Hobbins at Frittenden (Sunday), Horsmonden tunes workshop (Weds), Julie and Gavin at Whitstable Folk Club (Friday)

– Whitstable singer of traditional, old fashioned and newly written songs Nigel Hobbins is coming to Frittenden’s Bell & Jorrocks (TN17 2EJ) once again on the 24th April from 8pm, and we’re delighted to have him back. Look out for Little Willie’s Wild Woodbines and Golden Days among others…
– Wednesday the 27th is tunes workshop night at the Gun, Horsmonden TN12 8HT, from 8pm. Two of the tunes are online now at and as usual we’ll learn a third by ear on the night
– Julie and Gavin Atkin are appearing at Whitstable Folk Club on Friday the 29th from 8.30pm. The club’s at Whitstable Labour Club, 12 Belmont Rd, Whitstable CT5 1QP. Expect a fine mix of jolly tunes, nostalgic songs, rousing choruses, story songs that will keep you riveted – and a few laughs. Why not come along and chip in a song or tune or two of your own?
– Also, don’t forget it will be Chorus Night at the West End Tavern, Marden TN12 9JB from 8.30pm on Wednesday the 4th May. We’re looking forward to wall-to-wall rollicking chorus songs and beer, everyone can join in and it’s a free event – what’s not to like? If you fancy leading a song, please drop me a line at

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Harvest Hop at the Bell & Jorrocks 23rd November 2013


Get ready for the Harvest Hop Barndance at the Bell & Jorrocks pub at 8pm on the 23rd November 2013, featuring our favourite dances, party games, raffle, and a great candle-lit atmosphere, with our good fried Chris Rose calling, music from theHorsmonden Traditional Music Class and friends, and Frittenden favourites Annie Dearman and Steve Harrison adding to the general jollity.

(Annie and Steve are also our featured guests at the Frittenden session on the evening of Sunday 24th).

Tickets are £7 and £4 (concs), with all funds raised going to help fund the Frittenden Old Fashioned Night Out day scheduled for the 6th April. Call Gavin on 07985 522734 to reserve your tickets now!

If you play English traditional music and would like to join the band for a few tunes, you’re very welcome.

6th April – The Old Fashioned Night Out now has a programme

Frittenden Old Fashioned Night Out programme image

We have a programme! Click on the image to preview the programme for Saturday.