Folk at the New Room: Chris Wood

Join our March folk music gig with folk musician Chris Wood!

If you’re a folk music aficionado, seize the opportunity to join fellow music lovers for a captivating evening filled with soulful tunes and a community of like-minded enthusiasts!

This March, immerse yourself in an enchanting folk music gig featuring the brilliant Chris Wood.

Twice honored with the title ‘Folk Singer of the Year’ by BBC Radio 2, Chris Wood illuminates his songwriting prowess, unveiling a deep passion for the unofficial history of English-speaking people. His compositions encompass traditional English dance music, including Morris and various rituals, creating a soothing and lighthearted ambiance ideal for a post-work evening.



Award-winning Cafe Bar Before the Folk Gig Open

Before the gig starts, treat yourself with drink and refreshments at our award-winning cafe.

Indulge in our daily array of homemade cakes and desserts, lovingly crafted to add a sweet touch to your day. Savour a hot drink, a locally crafted beer, or a bowl of delicious soup as you anticipate the upcoming performance!



There’s even an opportunity to engage in informal music sessions and chat with our talented musician before the main event! Prepare to immerse yourself in a night of heartwarming folk melodies that will leave an indelible mark on your memory.

Folk Gig Information

  • Folk Gig Date: Thursday 21 March, 2024

  • Folk Gig Venue: John Wesley’s New Room

  • Tickets: £14 advance / £16 on the door

  • Cafe Bar opens 6pm, Doors 7pm



Folk Gig Season Ticket Discount

Are you a folk music lover? Why not buy your season tickets for a 25% discount!
Buy all 6 Folk at the New Room gigs for £75, saving up to £25!




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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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