The Lamb Folk Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Lamb Folk Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, upstairs in The Lamb Inn in Eastbourne Old Town. Everybody is welcome and we present a wide range of professional folk singers and players as well as floor spots for visiting musicians.

Doors open at 7.30pm with an 8.00pm start.

Floor singers are welcome but early arrival is recommended.

Admission is half price for students and under 16s.

There is no charge for floor singers on open stage nights.

The Lamb Folk Club is run by volunteers.


The Lamb Folk Club

High Street, Eastbourne BN21 1HH

Nick Westcott
Brian Stimpson
Derek Legg

(01323) 728268


2nd November – Open Stage – Free

16th November – Titus - £6
Rescheduled from last year, this ever-popular four-piece delivers a huge range of traditional and new material featuring a variety of instruments, great vocal harmonies and much humour!

7th December – Black Strap Molasses - £2
From the humorous to the thought provoking, expect the usual mix from the popular quartet's ever growing and adventurous repertoire.

21st December – Christmas Party – Free
An evening of seasonal celebration with songs, food, giant raffle and lots of fun!


4th January 2017 – Open Stage - Free

18th January – Brian Stimpson 7 Song Banjo Set & Floorspots – Free

1st February – Double header – Ado Matheson & Mike Reinstein - £6
Ado's captivating vocals and beautiful songs evoke powerful images of his homeland on the
Western Isles of Scotland. Mike is a fine guitarist and consummate performer whose songs
have been described by Robb Johnson as “witty and wonderful snapshots of the planet's follies
and absurdities”. Two superb and contrasting songwriters on one bill!

15th February – Open Stage – Free

1st March – Kelly Oliver - £7
Described by Chris Hawkins at BBC 6 Music as “fabulously gifted, something special”, Kelly is
hot property! Since her award-winning debut album “This Land” (2014), Kelly has emerged as
one of the UK's finest new talents with songs regularly heard on BBC Radio 2 and 6. Don't miss!

15th March – Open Stage – Free

5th April – Pete Atkin - £7
We are proud and delighted to host one of Pete's comeback gigs! Since the 1970s the Pete Atkin
(music) and Clive James (lyrics) partnership has produced some of the finest songs in popular
music history and a fiercely loyal following. Pete will feature songs from his catalogue of
acclaimed albums, including 2015's “The Colours of the Night”.

19th April – Open Stage – Free

3rd May – French Music Night with Bof! - £7
Since 2000 this outstanding four-piece band has delivered an intoxicating brew of mainly
traditional music and song from Central France and Brittany. Using authentic instruments,
including bagpipes, hurdy gurdy, accordion and guitars, this is music to delight both the ears and
the feet!

17th May – Sunjay - £7
Sunjay has developed into a major talent with a rare mix of youth and a seemingly effortless
mastery of the acoustic guitar. With a clutch of award nominations, he is at the forefront of
“new generation blues-folk”. “An amazing picker, a must see” - Terry Reid.

7th June – My Sweet Patootie - £7
On tour from Canada, this superb trio brings tight harmonies, monstrous guitar, sizzling fiddle
and percussion to deliver roots, swing and ragtime at its best! “A winning combination of world-
class musicians and great entertainers” - Rondo Theatre UK.

21st June – Open Stage – Free

The Lamb Folk Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex