Songs From Faraway Places

We don’t often have visitors from outside the UK at Nitten Folk Club: most of our guests hail from our own sunny (?) shores, although many of them have visited America, and many other countries, when touring. Last night it was the USA’s turn to reciprocate as we we welcomed Aidan Quinn and Christine Stay, …

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The Return of Ragged Glory

Ragged Glory returned to the NItten stage on Thursday 11th August after a long absence. They had been scheduled to play in April but were stricken by the now almost ubiquitous COVID bug.  It was therefore decided to break with tradition and host an additional guest night in August and thankfully the guys (and gal) …

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At Last – The Ian Walker Band

The last time Ian Walker graced the Nitten Folk Club stage was, incredibly, in 2014, when he was joined by Ian Bruce. He returned on Thursday fronting The Ian Walker Band and an enthusiastic crowd turned out to welcome him back. Ian led the proceedings, on vocals, guitar, autoharp, electric banjo (good grief) and a …

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Sylvia and Sandy

Thursday saw the long anticipated (and much delayed) appearance at Nitten Folk Club of the stunning combination of Sylvia Barnes and Sandy Stanage. We had originally booked them for 2020 – seems so far away now – and on Thursday they finally managed to make the gig – and a wonderful performance is was. Two …

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Poetry Competition Winner

Last night saw the first annual Nitten Club Poetry Competition take place since the pandemic began and it was a fabulous night. There were eight entries and the quality from all was truly quite outstanding. It’s amazing how creative people can be when they’re invited to take part in events like this. We heard biting …

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Welcome Back

As we tiptoe tentatively into 2022 (tricky thing to say but doesn’t it alliterate beautifully? ) we welcome you all to our brand new website, designed for us by our very own Ronnie Miller.  It’s here that you will find everything you need to know about the club and the exciting programme we have lined …

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