Chris Wood to headline Brighton & Hove Folk Festival

Brighton and Hove Folk Festival poster by Chris Riddell Six time BBC Folk Award winner Chris Wood has been announced as the headliner for Brighton and Hove’s first folk festival. Established local promoters Folkroom have announced their full line-up for the festival, which takes place at The Brunswick in Hove on September 11th 2021. As well as the critically-acclaimed Chris... Read More

Brighton & Hove Folk Festival is coming this September

With a heavy heart, we took the decision to shelve Folkroom’s ten-year anniversary celebration and launch of the first full Folkroom festival last Summer. So we’re delighted to confirm that the inaugural Brighton and Hove Folk Festival will finally be going ahead on September 11th 2021! Joined by our patron, renowned illustrator and political cartoonist... Read More

Pillow Fort Folk Festival is streaming today – WATCH NOW!

Our first ever stay-at-home festival takes place today! Join us on Youtube and on Facebook from 12:30pm BST for a day of music, streamed live from the artist’s own pillow forts. All our artists’ songs will also be live illustrated by Chris Riddell. Pillow Fort Folk Festival is free to watch, but we are encouraging donations! All proceeds will be split between... 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... Read More

Spring 2020 at the Toy Museum Folk Club

Our Toy Museum Folk Club gigs remain one of our most popular Folkroom events series, so we’re thrilled to announce our Spring 2020 season, which will run from February to May next year. As ever, we’ve worked hard to pull together a fantastic and varied line-up that captures the British folk scene at its very finest. We have eight headliners joining us next spring,... Read More