Pin Drop Silence

Nobody really knows what folk music is. Some people – the purists – will tell you that it’s songs that have been passed down orally from generation to generation. There are some folk clubs in the UK that stick so strictly to this idea that they present acts with extensive lists of pre-approved tracks. Lists that literally define which songs are (and which songs are not) folk songs. But what can this version of folk music offer 21st century... Read More

Folkroom postpones all Summer/Autumn 2020 dates including Brighton & Hove Folk Festival

In light of the continuing risk of Coronavirus, Folkroom are stepping back from putting on live in-person gigs for the season. Sadly, this means that we’ve had to reschedule our inaugural Brighton & Hove Folk Festival for 11th September 2021. Our Autumn run of the Toy Museum Folk Club and our event with Eliza Carthy on the Golden Hinde will also be postponed. While it’s true that countries across the world are looking hesitantly towards... Read More