Orpington Folk Club
Born on the West Coast of Scotland, he was brought up on a staple
diet of Scottish and Irish Folk with a dash of Old-Time and Country Music.
As well as his own powerful songs, Jim is a distinctive and original guitarist,
with great vocals, and a huge repertoire of both traditional and contemporary
songs and tunes.
|11th||SINGERS & MUSICIANS NIGHT (Open to All)|
ROBIN SLATER & FIDDLE FIT
A ‘locals’ night. Robin, who is a regular
singer at the club originally hails from
Fiddlefit comprises Bill on guitar and vocals and Judith on fiddle. They play songs and music from a wide variety of sources in a lively and entertaining way.
Now a four piece, Suntrap is Sara Byers (accordion
and vocals), Debbie Chalmers and Mary Wilson (violins) and Paul Hoad (guitar
and vocals). They describe themselves as ‘an original English folk
band with dazzling vocal harmonies, guitars, fiddles, accordion, bodhran,
whistles, harmonica; playing contemporary, traditional and new roots music’.
|01. Silver (Byers)
02. Sweet Fast River (Hoad)
03. Blacksmith (Trad)
04. Holdin' On (Seamans/Stone)
05. The Man With The Child In His Eyes (Bush)
06. All Things are Quite Silent (Trad)
07. His or Mine (Hoad)
08. Peacock (Byers)
09. Black Crow's Wings (Hoad)
10. River (Byers)
11. If Tears Were Money (Hoad)
12. Green Wood Laddie (Trad)
Special Event Below
ORPINGTON FOLK CLUB SCRATCH BAND @
THE CRAY FESTIVAL OF MUSIC
The Cray Festival is being
run by the local council, St Mary Cray &
The Orpington Folk Club Scratch are to host an evening of folk music
& song at the Cray Festival of music on 26th June. As well as
the Scratch Band there will be other singers & musicians entertaining
on the night. Robin Slater, Paul Steele, Ben Little and others. For information
please telephone or email using the address and phone number below.
The evening will be run on the lines of a singer & musicians night. All are welcome to watch and listen. There will be no entrance fee but there will be a collection with the procedes to help fund the festival and other worthy charities.
26th June 8:15pm - 11:00pm
Hope to see you there!