Friday, 9 June 2017

Sunday July 2 - "The Beatles Skiffle Roots" with Quarryman Rod Davis

"The Beatles Skiffle Roots" and it is on Sunday 2 July at The Oaks Theatre, Knole Academy, Sevenoaks, TN13 3LE at 3pm.

Quarryman Rod Davis be talking about the origins of Skiffle and the Quarrymen, with musical illustrations with guitar, washboard and tea-chest bass, plus digital slides, followed by a full-on set from The Lonnigans.

This is all in aid of The Ridge View Special Needs School in Tonbridge. The event forms part of the Sevenoaks Summer Festival.

Tickets - Adults £16, under 16s £6 - are available from the Festival Box Office, 01732 450175 or

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Hot off the presses - Issue 62 out now!

Issue 62 of our quarterly magazine is out now for your summer reading. If you are a member, it is in the post. Non members can order a copy from our website here.

Issue 61 (February 2017) includes:
  • The Beatles A Day In The Life
  • Media Watch
  • Pete Shotton - 1941-2017
  • Coming Up-Forthcoming Events
  • Sgt. Peppers 50th Anniversary
  • OPP The Gift
  • The Beatles NOT For Sale
  • 50 years of Sgt.Pepper Parodies
  • Paperback Writers
  • Sgt. Pepper - Bandstands
  • Sgt. Pepper - A Closer Look
  • Try Some, Buy Some-New Releases
  • Paul McCartney - Tokyo Concert review
  • BBFC Offers and Discounts
  • As I Write This Letter
  • Crap Photo of the Month

Friday, 2 June 2017

Dung Beatles celebrate Sgt Pepper's 50th on the BBC - Listen Saturday

Turn in to BBC radio Saturday June 3 to listen to the Dung Beatles.

This week they recorded 7 songs from Sgt Pepper in a session at the BBC.  This band is local from Buckinghamshire and a personal favorite of our committee.  

The broadcast is this Saturday between 12 and 1 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the album’s release. The band worked really hard and it was quite a tricky set up for the sound engineer but it worked . Tune in listen for yourself at