Folk at the New Room: Melrose Quartet

Join our May folk music gig with Melrose Quartet!

Dive into the World of Folk Music! Join us and folk music lovers for a mesmerizing night of soulful melodies. Connect with like-minded enthusiasts and let the magic of folk music elevate your experience!

This May, immerse yourself in the spellbinding melodies of an unforgettable folk music spectacle, starring the exceptionally talented Melrose Quartet.

From deep roots in their hometown’s vibrant music, song and dance scene, to smashing concert appearances in the UK and abroad, Sheffield-based Melrose Quartet have attracted a reputation for making music that truly connects with people.

This is music for everybody.

In concert, Melrose Quartet perform a diverse repertoire – carousing chorus songs, lively dance tunes, ancient stories and modern pieces written in celebration of everything from weddings & birthdays to issues that affect all of our 21st century lives.



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 23 May, 2024

  • Folk Gig Venue: John Wesley’s New Room

  • Tickets: £18 advance / £20 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.

Learn more