Welcome to Folk21

We are a voluntary group of musicians, organisers and promoters dedicated to supporting Britain’s guest-booking folk clubs and local venues, and provide a collective voice for Britain’s folk club scene. Our purpose is to do what we can to sustain, support and develop a circuit of guest-booking venues that thrives today and into the future.

We promote

  • Networking and co-operation between guest-booking folk clubs across the UK
  • Working links and collaboration with other national folk-related organisations
  • Best practices for running a successful folk club
  • New ideas and initiatives for the continued success of folk clubs in the 21st century

We offer

  • Real and tangible support for folk club organisers
  • National and regional conferences and networking events
  • Showcase concerts
  • Start-up advice
  • A discussion forum for all who are passionate about folk music performance and the folk club experience

Folk21for folk clubs in the 21st century

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