Music

A friendly group, no experience necessary and new members always welcome. We meet in Tonbridge Parish Church on the 2nd and 4th Fridays, either in the main church or in the upper room from  10.30am - 12 noon. The cafe in the church is open from 10am when members can have a coffee before we meet, if they wish.

A group of guitarists come together to play and support each other in their learning and practice. Level of expertise is not important. Anyone interested should bring guitar, music, stand and a footstool if used. 2nd Wednesday of each month, 2.00pm.

The purpose of this group is to explore the folk music of the British Isles.  Players and singers, whether novice or not, are welcome. We will be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday afternoon of each month.

For anyone who likes Jazz and/or wishes to know more about it. Sessions include guest performers, talks and demonstrations on topics such as jazz styles, musicians, singers and many others, by members or guests. Several members have taken the opportunity to introduce jazz topics of their choice. We will also arrange visits to jazz concerts, clubs or other jazz related events. . Monthly, on the 2nd Thursday from 3.00pm in Hildenborough.

We meet each month. Come when the subject interests you. We also support concerts in Tonbridge by Tonbridge Music Club, Tonbridge Philharmonic Society, and at Tonbridge Parish Church.

This is an open group. Any Tonbridge U3A member may attend a meeting, if the subject interests them, but please let us know. Meetings are usually in Meetings are on the 2nd Monday each month at 10.00am, in Tonbridge. We saw Marriage of Figaro at Glyndebourne in 2013.

There are three groups - Beginners , Extra and Intermediate - for anyone who enjoys playing recorders and making music with others - for fun! Improvers - 1st and 3rd Monday afternoons from 2.00pm in Hadlow.  Extra - 4th Monday of the month from 10.00am in Hildenborough. Intermediate -  2nd and 4th Tuesdays in the month from 10.00 am  in Hildenborough

Members enjoy singing, making music, having fun and developing vocal and musical abilities. Previous experience in singing or knowledge of music notation not necessary. It is planned to incorporate players of different musical instruments and varying abilities to accompany the singing. The group is led by John Lawrence, who has a rich experience in performing and developing musicians and bands, as well as some background in choral singing. The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2.30pm in Tonbridge.

This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month from 7.00pm in Tonbridge. No experience needed!