Nonsuch Folk Club 

 8pm- 11pm every Thursday.. at Bishops Waltham Social Club, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1AR    
(adjoining the Houchin Street car park, which is free afte
r 6pm)



Come and our join our wonderful regulars !

All Welcome!

Every Thursday 

  Open to singers, musicians or if you just want to listen..

 (come and have a go at singing, playing an instrument or join in the banter)


(Please don't be put off with the 'members only' notices on the door, Nonsuch folk club have special dispensation to allow in any guests or visitors. Just ring the bell at the door and you will be admitted.)

As usual, in our Singaround format, we are delighted when anyone should take their turn to sing a song, play a tune or tell a story 

- usually from their seat or 'on stage' if you prefer.

We encourage ‘anything goes’ as it is a chance to. try out new styles and content.

feel free to join in the choruses, relax, listen or chill-out in pleasant company. Any stories or comments happily received

19th April feature spot with Rob Williams


Long and varied musical career in his 20's and 30's. 

Several years playing acoustic guitar music. MC'd Strathclyde University Folk Club for 

2 years introducing acts and performing.

Played keyboards for many different bands - covers and originals.

Musical director for amateur dramatic society for several years performing Grease, 

Guys and Dolls, Godspell etc

Enjoyed the intimacy of playing and singing solo acoustic music so took it up again on 

retiring two years ago.

                                      10th May Sue Harris

Sue Harris first picked up a guitar at the age of 15 playing covers of popular singers of the time such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchel, Elton John, Simon and Garfunkel to delight her school mates. It wasn’t long before she started writing her own songs and playing in local folk clubs. Being brought up in Wales it was little wonder that Sue developed her great love of harmony singing and in the year 2000 she joined the Southampton based Shanty group Priory Hard for several years. She also collaborated with Rachel Livingstone and Rosie Marshal to form the group ‘Gallimauphry’ in 2007 playing at several folk venues in the Hampshire area and appearing many times at Alcester Folk Festival. Going solo, she now has a diverse range of songs, from traditional to contemporary folk and self-penned songs both accompanied and unaccompanied providing plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in the music.

                                  June 7th Steve Coltman

Steve Coltman is a local artist who has enjoyed singing and writing his own songs for over 30 years, usually from the comfort of his home. The songs are often on issues of topical interest or of concern to him, or of a personal nature based on his own feelings and experiences. He has attended sing around evenings at several folk clubs in the area but these days is happy to be a regular at Nonsuch Folk Club.


Generally we hold a Singaround Every Week from 8 - 11pm with an occasional guest event or a feature spot 

On Special Guest Evenings a door charge of £4 is made For other evenings an occasional donation of approx. £1.00 (+)  


(The links above are still under development) 

Email us with suggestions or queries:

For phone enquiries: Mike or Jan  on 02380 641732

Our venue is the Bishops Waltham Social Club, SO32 1AR 

adjoining the Houchin Street car park, which is free after 6pm.

Important!! - Please do not email or post directly to the Bishops Waltham Social Club. 

FASH : The Folk Association of South Hampshire : has details of other folk clubs in the region.   The Focsle Music.