The Travelling Folk


The Travelling Folk (TTF) is a travelling folk club for West Kent and East Sussex. We don't meet regularly in one venue but gather in pre-selected pubs around the area on the first and third Thursdays of each month to enjoy ourselves and to bring folk music to those who may not have had the opportunity of experiencing a live folk session before. |



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Sussex Song & Ale - 3rd, 4th, & 5th July 2015 SOLD OUT

A weekend of music and song deep in the Sussex countryside hosted by The Travelling Folk.

The village hall in Upper Dicker has its own level and easily accessible campsite suitable for tents, caravans and motor-homes. The Hall has excellent facilities for campers to use including a large, fully-equipped kitchen, toilets and showers. Tea and coffee is provided in the kitchen. A bar selling award-winning Harveys beer, lager cider, wine, spirits and soft drinks is open when the sessions are on.

Organised sessions are held in the Village Hall on Friday evening, Saturday lunchtime and evening and Sunday lunchtime where everyone will have an opportunity to sing, play or recite. There is also an informal tune session on Saturday afternoon, usually held outside. Whether you are a singer, musician, storyteller or would just like to relax and let others entertain you, there is something for you.

As always there will be guided walks around the local countryside on Saturday morning. Following The Travelling Folk tradition we would like everybody to join us for a get-together meal on Saturday evening at 6pm. Bring your own food, tables, chairs etc to join the fun. Outside even if damp: inside if raining! The bar will be open for drinks.

Any profits from the festival and the bar are donated to charity. There is a charity fundraising raffle for which all donations of prizes are welcomed. This year the charity is Headway - the charity that works to improve life after brain injury In memory of our friend Dave Hill who is much missed. First prize will be two tickets for next year's Song & Ale.

Prices: Weekend with camping £17.50 per person. Weekend without camping £12.50. Children under sixteen are free providing they share their accompanying adult's accommodation. Dogs are permitted on the campsite, if kept on a lead, but not in the Hall.

For further details: Liz Randall


Walk arranged by Janet Elizabeth

Pictures of 2010 event