First Class Jazz & Swing In Farnham
Welcome to Jazz At The Ivy Room - Farnham's First Jazz & Supper Club!
Located in The Ivy Room of the Grade II listed Farnham Conservative Club - a hidden gem of a venue, right in the centre of town - Jazz At The Ivy Room presents monthly sessions on the last Wednesday of each month. Come and hear the country’s finest jazz instrumentalists and singers.
With comfortable seating, atmospheric lighting and a well-stocked bar, we'll be bringing you the ambience of an after-hours metropolitan night spot. If the quality interpretations of jazz, soul, blues and swing songs don’t slip you into a New York state of mind, the moody lighting, chirpy staff and vintage venue certainly will.
Times & Tickets
Doors open at 7 pm with live music commencing at 7.45 pm until 10.15 pm. To guarantee your seat, please purchase your ticket online from this site (+ booking fee). Go to what's on for ticket links. Alternatively, tickets are available in advance from the Farnham Conservative Club bar or on the door (if we haven't sold out) at £12 per person.
Tables & Seating
All reservations/bookings are guaranteed a seat. Seating will be in a cabaret-style format with small tables, or in a theatre-style in rows. Group bookings of 6 or more will be seated together wherever possible.
'Curry In The Box' will be available to purchase before the show from 7 pm and will be served in the Members' Bar Dining area.
Using the finest fresh ingredients, you will be able to purchase an authentic home-made Chicken Curry served with aromatic cumin pulao or, for vegetarians, a Chickpea Curry. No pre-booking is required.
Jazz and a Curry, what better combination could there be? Well you could add a beer or two, available at The Conservative Club's heavily subsidised prices. Probably the cheapest pint in town!
The House Band
The resident house band is Sandra Lambert (Piano), Mick Hutton (Double Bass) and Jeff Lardner (Drums) and each month a guest or several guest artists will be invited to join them to perform.
Sandra Lambert - Piano
Sandra has performed and recorded with Bette Midler, Humphrey Lyttleton, Cilla Black, Paul O’Grady, Helen Shapiro and The London Symphony Orchestra. A sought after accompanist and arranger, Sandra is Musical Director of the highly acclaimed Simply Swing Band.
Mick Hutton - Bass
A staple of the British jazz scene, Mick has worked with Harry Beckett, Julian Argüelles, Iain Ballamy, Django Bates Ken Stubbs, Alan Barnes, Peter Erskine, Tina May, Jim Mullen, John Scofield, Alan Skidmore, Tommy Smith, John Taylor, Stan Tracey and Kenny Wheeler.
Jeff Lardner - Drums
Jeff has recorded and toured with the world’s foremost musicians and singers including Van Morrison, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Cole, Bobby Womack, Gregory Porter, Joss Stone, Mick Hucknall, Georgie Fame, BBC Big Band and Mark Knopfler.
Jazz At The Ivy Room can be found in The Ivy Room of The Farnham Conservative Club, Ivy House, Ivy Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PT Tel: 01252 723712. Look out for Robert Dyas in Downing Street on the one-way system and take the first right after that (Ivy Lane).
Ample free parking is available (after 6.30 pm) at the Central Car Park.
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