Toy Museum Folk Club

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. Our aim is to bring to Brighton a friendly and inclusive take on the... Read More

Home Farm Festival 2018

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 world. It’s a terrific charity and a noble cause, so as ever we’ve... Read More

Folkroom’s 2017: A Musical Round-Up!

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 to the great records we missed! We just can’t keep up with all... Read More

Folkroom and Gender

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 in our manifesto. But we’d never actually done the maths before.... Read More

Gig News: A Night at the Museum and THEN! That’s What We Called Christmas

The year is slowly drawing to a close, and before we start taking stock of what a terrific year it’s been, Folkroom has time for a few more special nights out! With that in mind, we’d like to announce two very different gigs happening across the south of the UK in November and December. First up, on November 18th we have our very first event in a new series, Night at the Museum. We’re teaming up with Brighton promoters The Welcome... Read More

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