A new release from Ben Walker

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Renowned acoustic guitarist Ben Walker today releases his debut solo record, The Fox on the Downs EP, on Folkroom Records. Regular followers of ours will recognise Ben as one half of Folk Award-winning duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, who released two records on Folkroom before being signed by Rough Trade in 2016. The new EP is available both digitally and on CD from Folkroom’s... Read More

Toy Museum Folk Club

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Mairearad and Anna Folkroom is launching a new live music series of gigs – the Toy Museum Folk Club! We’re excited to have been given the opportunity to collaborate with Brighton Toy & Model Museum on this project, which will see us bring some of the finest folk musicians in Britain to their unique (and absolutely stunning) location beneath Brighton train station.... Read More

Home Farm Festival 2018

This is, to be fair, not remotely representative of this year's line-up.

This is, to be fair, not remotely representative of this year’s line-up. We are proud to announce the line-up for the Folkroom Stage at this year’s Home Farm Festival! We’ve been working with Home Farm for six years now, helping them raise money for their wonderful work sending school equipment to children in disaster-stricken and impoverished regions across the... Read More

Folkroom’s 2017: A Musical Round-Up!

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December being December, our Twitter timeline is filled with Best of 2017 lists – websites doing their best to serve the past year’s music up to us in easily digestible listicles. And hey, that’s great. In fact, one of the reasons we don’t tend to do a round-up of our favourite albums for the year is that we rely so heavily on these lists to introduce us... Read More

Folkroom and Gender

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Phew. Look at that title. Heavy stuff, right out of the gate. But here’s the thing: a couple of years ago a friend of ours asked about what the gender split was like amongst acts playing Folkroom gigs. Immediately, we were curious too. We wanted to create an environment where women are given just as much opportunity and representation as men – hell, it’s even... Read More