Kentucky to Kent UK
Appalachian Music in the Garden of England

a day festival on August Bank Holiday each year at St Julians Club, Sevenoaks, Kent - Monday 26 August 2013

The Leanne Thorose Band
Rick Townend
The A&E Stringband

The Kent Carters

Programme starts 11am open for continuous picking (no charge for entry to site)


11.45-12.45 Rick Townend - guitar
3.00-4.00 Rick Townend - banjo Ced Thorose - resophonic guitar
4.30-5.30 Emily Smith - fiddle Leanne Thorose - mandolin

1 pm Lunch-time Open-Mike stage

5 pm Barn-dance on the lawn - no charge

8 pm Concert featuring all artistes

Ticket Prices: Entry to site/Picking/barn-dance - FREE; Workshops £7(£5 conc); Concert - £12 (conc.£8)
concessions - over 60 / under 16 / unwaged - Tickets from St Julians Club (make cheques to 'St Julians Club'), Sevenoaks, TN15 0RX

How to get to St Julians:
by train - from London Charing Cross (4 per hour) and most Kent stations (1 or 2 per hour). Sevenoaks is 3
0 minutes from London. Taxi journey to St Julians about 10 mins. There is also bus 401 [click at the top for 'Sunday' and 'All Stops'] 2-hourly from Tonbridge or Sevenoaks stations to Morleys Roundabout - pleasant 25 minute walk to St Julians along bridle-path (see or try TN15 0RX on Google maps). Please check time of last train back to your home station, and also if there are delays because of railway maintenance - see
by car - Sevenoaks is near Junc.5 on the M25 [if coming from the east turn off the M26 at Wrotham Heath - you cannot leave the M26 for Sevenoaks at M25-J5]. Follow signs to Sevenoaks and go through town heading south. About a mile out of town pass the White Hart pub on R, take next L - St Julian Road. 3/4 mile along this turn R into St Julians Club drive, then after 3/4 mile park above or below tennis courts. House entrance is a little further, by weeping willow tree. There is a map at - postcode is TN15 0RX [note - if you are using SatNav and approaching from the south via the village of Underriver, please do not turn left at the north end of Underriver - it's a farm track and blocked by gates etc.; carry on to the top of the hill and then turn left - St Julians driveway is half way between that junction and River Hill]

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