Grand Ol’ Orpy1st & 3rd Tuesday each month (currently suspended).
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March 2020

Resident Trio Feature – CANCELLED

Friday March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£10

James trained classically in Piano & Clarinet and studied in Jazz at University. After gaining a degree in Music he taught Jazz piano at Middlesex University for a further 7 years. He has performed at Ronnie Scott’s, The London Palladium and worked with some of Britain’s greatest Jazz artists, including: Pete King, Alan Barnes, John Etheridge, Jim Mullen, Gerard Presencer, Stan Sulzmann, Derek Nash, Bobby Wellins, Rex Richardson, Mark Lockhart, Mick Hutton,Clark Tracey, London Musici, & Anita Wardell. James is…

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German Conversation Group – CANCELLED

Saturday March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Bar, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£1

A great opportunity to speak and practise your German in a friendly atmosphere. Free entry to OLC members; £1 temporary membership charge to non-OLC members. This is held on the last Saturday of each month.  

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Meet The Brewer/Tap Takeover – Tonbridge Brewery – CANCELLED

Monday March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Bar, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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We are pleased to welcome Tonbridge Brewery for a Meet The Brewer/Tap Takeover tonight, and will have a range of their beers available. Bar opens 6pm, Club and CAMRA members welcome. This event is postponed until later in the year.

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Colin Brunton – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£4

Popular local guitarist & singer Colin Brunton (from Short & Curlies + Two Chevrons Apart) will play a lively & entertaining set to finish the evening with friends to join him. Plus two mid-evening showcase spots from local mouth harp legend Ross Jacques + multi-instrumentalist & singer Jackie Santo. No Folk & Blues or Grand Ol' Orpy tonight because its the 5th Tues of the Month but Open Mic for the 1st hour with everyone welcome. Just £4.00 on the…

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April 2020

Ukulele Night

Thursday April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Bar, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£1

Our monthly ukulele night will take place in the bar. All standards welcome so why not pop down and pick up some tips and have a great evening too. Free entry to club members; £1 temporary membership charge for non-club members.

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Mississippi MacDonald

Saturday April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Quiz Night

Monday April 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Bar, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£2

Come and join us in the bar on the 1st Monday each month for our quiz night. £2 entry for a chance to win some beer money.

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Colin Reece & Friends

Saturday April 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£6

These boys were kings of the 80's Kent Folk Rock scene, with 100's of gigs, festival performances and European tours - individually they have played with some of the greatest folk rock artists - back together for a few gigs in their old stomping ground in 2020. Only one local gig this year, don't miss this one. Special guests and support. Playing hits of the last 40 years and Colin's original songs. Colin Reece - Professional Singer Songwriter, The Bully…

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The Nick Beston Quartet

Friday April 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£10

Nick’s musical career began at the age of 11 as a chorister at the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, London. At the age of 12 he took up the saxophone after finding an old instrument in the back of the cupboard at school, and by the age of 14 had decided to try and make a career as a professional musician. Nick worked his way through various youth bands, orchestras, sax quartets and big bands and, in 1991, went to…

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Spring Real Ale and Cider Festival – Postponed

Thursday April 23 @ 6:00 pm - Sunday April 26 @ 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Our Spring Real Ale and Cider Festival scheduled for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April, with a preview night for club and CAMRA members on Thursday 23rd April, has been postponed due to concerns with the Corona Virus.

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May 2020

Open Water

Friday May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£6

Joanne, Richard Jeff and Alex perform songs from the album 'Open Water'. Open Water area an acoustic quartet steeped in the British Folk Tradition with influence of Celtic and American Bluegrass. Based in the South East of England, Open Water bring a fresh approach to acoustic music. Joanne Doolan’s unique vocals emanate from her Welsh musical roots. Guitars and other stringed instruments are played by Jeff Alexander and Richard Rozze. Jeff’s influences come from traditions as varied as the Renaissance…

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Heads South

Friday May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£10

Heads South plays sizzling Latin Jazz combining Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a dynamic repertoire of original and classic tunes. The Band features top UK trumpeter Steve Waterman trumpet, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan on congas, bongos, cajon, guiro, Buster Birch on drums, timbale, castanets, frame drum, Venezuelan bassist Adolfredo Pulido, and leader/composer John Harriman on piano and organ. The Band has released two albums to critical acclaim, it was chosen to perform a national tour…

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June 2020

Not The Shadows

Saturday June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£5

Not The Shadows bring you the very best of Rock 'n Roll. £5 on the door

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Blue Harlem

Friday June 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£10

Blue Harlem have been widely regarded as one of the top swing/jump-blues bands on the London scene for over 15 years. They have become regular favourites at venues such as the world-famous Ronnie Scott's, The100 Club, The Hippodrome, Hideaway, Jitterbugs and many, many more. They enjoy an international reputation - 2007 found them launching the 4th International Film Festival of Dubai and in 2008, they were personally invited by Baz Luhrmann to perform for the launch of his 1940's blockbuster…

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August 2020

Open Gazebo Afternoon

Saturday August 1 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
£5

Paul Brown & Pauline Llewellyn We start August with a Saturday Guest + Open Gazebo Afternoon in the Garden. To comply with social distancing requirements our basic capacity is limited to an audience of 20 single people..So if you wish to attend it's recommended you message us to reserve a place in advance to avoid disappointment. Entrance is £5 plus £1 extra temporary membership charge if you are not a member of Orpington Liberal Club . This afternoon program will…

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Lunchtime Jazz Gazebo with Dave Silk, Jacci Norris & friends

Sunday August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Holly’s Buddies Duo & Open Gazebo (Sold Out)

Saturday August 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Starting at 14.30 we'll be treated to 2 sets from Holly's Buddies Duo with the ever popular Tony Dobson & Kim Johnson playing hits from the late 50's & early 60's. Midway through the afternoon there's going to an Open Gazebo session with a series of entertaining floorspots. The cost of the event is £5 + £1 for temporary membership if you're not a member of OLC ..there will also be a hat collection towards the costs of the club's…

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Graham Corbould & Open Gazebo Evening

Friday August 21 @ 6:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£5

Friday 21/08 Evening GRAHAM CORBOULD + Open Gazebo Evening @ Orpington Liberal Club. 18.45 to 20.55 hrs £5 ..advanced reservation recommended. We're back on Friday 21st Aug with an early evening with a Guest + Open Gazebo Session in the Orpington Liberal Club Garden Our guest is the excellent Graham Corbould a regular on the South London Music Scene. Graham plays great covers from the 60's .Kinks & Rolling Stones are a special treat. Graham also writes & plays fine…

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Ceri James, Ross Jacques & Jo Honey + Open Gazebo

Saturday August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£5

Bank Holiday Saturday Night weather permitting we'll be out in the Orpington Liberal Club Garden for a super Guest + Open Gazebo night featuring three local legends who are all stars in their own right playing alone & together ..singer-songwriter & guitarist Ceri James + keyboard genius , multi-instrumentalist & singer songwriter Jo Honey + veteran mouth harp wizard Ross Jacques who has also recently been showcasing his talents as a vocalist. with his feeling for the blues. In between…

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Bank Holiday Opening

Monday August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Orpington Liberal Club, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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The bar will be open all day for the August Bank Holiday.

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The Fran Mcgillvray Band

Monday August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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For bookings & times please contact Steve Wehrle on 07801089375

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September 2020

Fiddlefit Duo + Open Gazebo

Friday September 4 @ 6:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£5

Another special early evening Guest + Open Gazebo Session in the Orpington Liberal Club Garden Tonight's guests are the ever popular Fiddlefit Duo. Judith on fiddle & Bill on guitar & vocals play a lively & up-tempo mix of songs and tunes which includes of Eastern European, Irish, Cajun, Americana, Popular Covers ..plus some surprises! ..They always go down a storm whenever they play Orpington Liberal Club or Cafe Dolce Vita Petts Wood ..so we recommend you reserve a seat…

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Jazz In The Garden With Dave Silk & Friends

Sunday September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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David Silk's Jaznights Ensemble featuring Dave Silk (Bass), Somon Goodwin (Guitar), Jacci Norris (Vocal) and Mieko Kanal (Vocal), performing a mix of swing, latin and easy-listening tunes. Hat Collection

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Anne Sumner + Open Gazebo

Friday September 11 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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An early evening Guest + Open Gazebo Session in the Orpington Liberal Club Garden Tonight's guest is singer-songwriter Anne Sumner will be treating us to one of her fabulous sets featuring finely crafted songs, with poetic turns of phrase, willowy guitar strains & a powerfully expressive voice. Plus a few sing-along covers thrown in for good measure. Anne simply exudes class & deserves to be heard. Anne's set will be preceded by an Open Gazebo session in which we welcome…

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Sunday Lunchtime Garden Special

Sunday September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Wwe've got another classy OLC Sunday Lunchtime Garden special featuring 2 live sets from Paul Brown with a selection of songs & tunes from his vast repertoire reaching down the years from Classic to Crooners to Glam Rock & beyond. Paul is a regular guest at Orpington Liberal Club & Cafe Dolce Vita. He's an accomplished musician, music teacher, children's entertainer,& jobbing musician with carefully prepared sets to suit every occasion. Paul will be supported by Carol Fenwick published author,…

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Folk Garden Special With Great Guests

Saturday September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Here's the line up & schedule for Saturday & what a great one it is ..it's a free entry with a hat collection.., please be generous so we can at least cover the performers travel expenses. 12.00 Onward Bar Opens 13.30-14.00 greetings & floorspots 14.00-14.30 IVAN NORTH 14.30- 15.00 DAVE HARPER'S HASHTAG 15.00- 15.30 JOHN MATTHEWS (from Border Crossing) 15.30-15.50 break / floorspots 15.50-16.20 BOB KENWARD 16.20-16.50 TONE DEAF LEOPARD 16.50- 17.20 KEVIN HENTY 17.20- 18.00 LINDA SMITH & ALAN…

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David Silk’s Good time Jazz Quartet

Sunday September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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Evening Open Gazebo

Tuesday September 22 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Garden, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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£5

We're hosting a live outdoor session with music, songs, poems, comedy and very short stories on Tuesday Evenings. There'll be a Gazebo in the Orpington Liberal Club Garden. Chairs will be provided but you will be welcome to bring your own provided it's of a type which won't dig into the lawn. We take it in turns to get up & sit or stand in the Gazebo to perform. The session is acoustic with no PA or mains electric available.…

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Mutineers Saison Showcase

Saturday September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orpington Liberal Club Bar, 7 Station Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 0RZ United Kingdom
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We will be showcasing a new beer from the Bromley based Mutineers brewery for Club/CAMRA members only. Saison is a classic french style saison using Kent Golding hops and loads of oats, giving a smooth earthy beer with lots of aroma, and a crisp tart finish. Rob, the brewer, will be joining us, so you can have a (socially distanced) chat with him. Plus our normal range of excellent ales on the bar! Bar opens at Midday.

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