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 21s.

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
Nick Cant
Christine Halpin

(01323) 728268 


20th November – Open Stage – Free

4th December – Steve Tilston - £8
Revered by fans and critics alike for his insightful lyrics, gorgeous melodies and quite superb guitar arrangements, Steve is an award-winning and hugely respected songsmith. Oh, and he was also the inspiration for a Hollywood movie starring Al Pacino! “The more you listen, the more there is to discover” Bob Harris.

18th December – Black Strap Molasses - £2 (Doors 7pm Start 7.30pm)
From the humorous to the thought provoking, this popular five-piece delivers infectious rhythms and great harmonies with an ever adventurous repertoire which may even include a Christmas song or two! Admission includes mince pie or Christmas cake. Please note earlier start time.

1st January 2020 - Open stage - 7 p.m. To 9 p.m. - Free
Note earlier start & finish. Singers and musicians all welcome .

15th January 2020 – Saskia Griffiths-Moore - £7
International British Folk and Abbey Road artist Saskia Griffiths-Moore is increasingly known for her crystal clear vocals, frequently compared to Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell and Eva Cassidy. She sings Baez and Bob Dylan songs, and her own melody led songs in the genres of Americana, roots & darker folk music.

5th February 2020 – Double header – Hannah Scott and Hickory Signals - £8
Hannah Scott draws much of the inspiration for her music from her affinity with Italy and with creative partner Stefano Della Casa creates songs that combine live elements with electronica.  
Multi-instrumentalists Laura Ward and Adam Ronchetti, a.k.a Hickory Signals, are a folk duo from Brighton. Their sound is based around Ward’s powerful leading vocal and Ronchetti’s vibrant acoustic guitar and pulsing cajon to which they add flute, percussion and shruti drones, building each song to rousing effect.
Two wonderful acts together!

19th February 2020 – North Sea Gas - £8
Put simply "North Sea Gas" are a highly entertaining Scottish folk band who have an ever-growing fan base ranging through all age groups thus giving the "Gas" shows a wonderful atmosphere and universal appeal. A return visit as they celebrate 40 years' performing, after a storming set last year.

4th March 2020 – Rowan Godel, Benji Kirkpatrick and Tim Cotterell - £8
A versatile and dynamic singer and writer with an original style and a love of vocal harmony and musical arrangement throughout her career, Rowan has recently been appearing live on the UK folk scene with her trio, featuring multi instrumentalists, Benji Kirkpatrick (Bellowhead, Faustus, The Transports) and Tim Cotterell (Martha Tilston, Nick Burbridge), all of whom are members of John Jones' “Reluctant Ramblers”.

18th March 2020 – Ray Cooper - £8
An acoustic singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, the guy that sings with a cello, as well as mandolin, guitar and piano, Ray was for many years a member of Oysterband, then in 2013 he decided to go solo and has released three acclaimed albums.
1st April 2020 – Open stage – Singers and musicians all welcome – free entry

15th April 2020 – Elizabeth and Jameson - £8
Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create an indie-folk sound which encompasses their individual musical backgrounds.  Together as a duo Elizabeth & Jameson arguably offers the best of simplistic, classic song writing at its best with acoustic guitar, violin and exquisite harmony vocals.

6th May 2020 - Open stage – Singers and musicians all welcome – free entry

20th May 2020 – Martin Carthy - £9
For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest musicians and we are pleased to welcome folk “royalty” to the Lamb!

3rd June 2020 – Steve Ashley - £7
Steve Ashley has long been regarded as one of British folk's finest singer-songwriters and has played a significant role in the development of British folk-rock.

17th June 2020 – Luke Jackson - £7
Luke is a Singer-Songwriter from Canterbury who over the past few years he has steadily developed a reputation for himself in folk, roots, Americana & acoustic music. Again a repeat visit from a great artist!

The Lamb Folk Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex