Martin and Eliza Carthy to headline Brighton and Hove Folk Festival 2022

Photo: David Kilpatrick If you haven’t got your tickets yet for Brighton and Hove Folk Festival now might be the time! We’re excited to announce that Martin and Eliza Carthy, each an icon of English folk music in their own right, will headline this year’s festival, which will take place at the beach-front venue Patterns, in Brighton on September 10th 2022. The father and daughter duo are two of the most established names in folk music,... Read More

Announcing Brighton & Hove Folk Festival 2022!

Brighton’s very own folk festival returns for its second year! After a sell-out debut last summer despite lockdown worries, Brighton and Hove Folk Festival will officially return on September 10th 2022.  Bigger and better in new host venue Patterns, this brilliant one-day event is a welcome addition to the Brighton scene, run by established local promoters Folkroom. Renowned illustrator and political cartoonist Chris Riddell,... Read More

Introducing Folkroom Matinées at Green Note

After two years of sporadic gigging, Folkroom are excited to be returning to live music again this March. As well as the return of our regular events in London and Brighton, we’re excited to be launching a new series of gigs at one of the capital’s most renowned folk venues: Green Note! Folkroom Matinées at Green Note will see some of the most exciting talents in folk music performing at accessible, family-friendly events on... Read More

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

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

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