Folk at the New Room is a candlelit concert series taking place in a beautiful 18th Century chapel. Launching in November 2017 with Methera, Folk at the New Room has welcomed artists including Sam Sweeney from Bellowhead, Boldwood, Ian A.Anderson, Daniel & Emma Reid, I Fratelli Tarzanelli, and Bristol Folk Singers, with many more exciting local and international artists to come.
Gigs usually take place on a Thursday evening at 7.30pm, with doors at 7pm. The New Room cafe is open beforehand from 6.30pm serving drinks, soup, and a delicious selection of homemade cakes.
Tickets from £14 (£12 advance), £12 concessions (£10 advance), and are available online, in the New Room shop and on the door.
(tickets on Eventbrite and in the New Room shop)
Thursday 13th December - An intimate acoustic performance from Bellowhead violinist Sam Sweeney as he launches his solo album ‘The Unfinished Violin’ - SOLD OUT
Thursday 21st February 2019 - One woman, one instrument ... her touch and musicality is quite extraordinary, breaking accordionesque preconceptions and boundaries. Karen Tweed has a box full of musical treasures to share.
Saturday 18th May 2019 - Andy Cutting is a rarity. A musician's musician (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner Best Musician 2008, 2011 & 2016): a soulful and technically outstanding melodeon practitioner with an ear for a fine tune.