Brighton & Hove Folk Festival

Folkroom is thrilled to announce the first Brighton & Hove Folk Festival, debuting September 5th 2020 at The Brunswick in Hove! We’re going to be bringing together some of the best acts from across the UK folk scene, and putting on the first of what we hope will become an annual event in the city.We’re proud to have illustrator, author and political cartoonist Chris Riddell as a patron for the festival, and excited to have him... Read More

Folkroom teams with Hobgoblin Music

Folkroom are very excited to announce that our Brighton events are now sponsored by our favourite music store! Hobgoblin Music, who have branches around the UK (and just a few minutes away from our events at Brighton Toy & Model Museum) will be supporting our Brighton gigs, allowing us to continue bringing the very best live folk music to the city!We love Hobgoblin – not least because they specialise in folk and acoustic instruments.... Read More

Happy Release Day Ben Walker

Ben Walker’s new solo album Echo is out today on Folkroom Records. The critically-acclaimed record is available now in record stores around the country, as well as all the usual online spots. It’s been a long but tremendously rewarding journey to reach this point, and we’d like to thank everyone who has pre-ordered their copy. If you’ve not bought yours yet, now is quite literally the best time to do it so far. We think... Read More

Toy Museum Folk Club announces its 2019 Autumn season!

One of the regular highlights of the last year for the Folkroom team has been our Toy Museum Folk Club events in Brighton. As well as welcoming some of the brightest talents in folk music to the city, we’ve had the honour of doing it in one of the most magical venues we’ve ever known! With one show left in our Spring season (it’s a doozy, so grab your ticket now!), it’s time to reveal our incredible line-up for our... Read More

Ben Walker announces new album ‘Echo’

Following last year’s critically acclaimed EP, Ben Walker has today announced his debut solo album Echo, to be released on July 5th via Folkroom Records. Ben was recently hailed as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now’ by Total Guitar magazine. After six critically acclaimed albums and a BBC Folk Award as a duo with Josienne Clarke he has built a reputation among his peers for fusing tradition and innovation... Read More

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