Christchurch Folk Music Club
Camel Cottage, Andy Thompson in Concert
By Tony Hale
“The evening was drizzly and coolish, welcome relief from a recent series of enervating
norwesters. Andy had invited me to Addington’s Camel Cottage, in parts rambling
home, recording studio and mini-concert venue for alternative music. He said he
would be doing two or three songs….. Read more
Scottish-born musicians Kenny Ritch and Bob McNeill of the duo Ben the Hoose are the winners of the Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006 for the album The Little Cascade.
The founder and life member of the Christchurch Folk Club, Phil Garland, won the Tui for the best folk album of 2007.
The first 6 photos in this collection provided by John Flynn were taken by Brian Milne at the High Street Folk Center A very young Alistair Hulett Frank Fyfe Bush Band (L-R) Warwick Brock, Gordon Collier, Vic Brown, Frank Fyfe, Dave Hart, Mike...
By Tony Hale Copyright 2017 Despite the Welshness of his name, Barry Davies is from South Devon, from Paignton to be exact and in 1971 he was a 23 year old guitar hero of the author who would sit in the front row of the Folk Centre taking notes. Each had...
At the age of 84, another voice in the Christchurch Folk Music Club’s 49 year history speaks no more