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

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, and a selection of wonderful support acts for you to discover alongside... 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

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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