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Benjamin Folke Thomas: UK Shows

Ben Folke Thomas Aug

Benjamin Folke Thomas returns at the weekend for another series of UK appearances. There are two festivals: the Purbeck Valley Folk Festival and the Base Camp Festival. A London show at The Islington, a Birmingham show at the Kitchen Garden Cafe, and a charity gig at the Alain Rouveure Galleries in Todenham in Gloucestershire. Ben’s […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas: May UK Dates: Clevedon & Weston-Super-Mare.

Ben Folke Thomas: April 2016

Ben Folke Thomas returns to the UK in mid-May for a pair of shows in the West Country . Sadly the Under The Apple Tree Roots festival is no longer happening at Silverstone at the end of the month and thus Ben’s schedule has been a little revised and some shows will now be re-scheduled […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas plays the inaugural Under The Apple Tree Roots Festival


Much- beloved disc jockey Whispering Bob Harris is hosting his very own festival and we’re very pleased that he’s invited Benjamin Folke Thomas to appear Ben will be playing on the AMA-UK Pub Stage at the inaugural Under The Apple Tree Roots Festival over the Spring Bank holiday weekend at Silverstone Woodlands near Stowe in […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas at C2C: Country to Country – London O2 – 11th – 13th March

Benjamin Folke Thomas C2C

We’re very pleased to announce that Benjamin Folke Thomas will be performing at the London C2C Festival which takes place this March 11th – 13th.. Ben is playing three sets on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th and he’ll also be doing signing following his appearance on the Under The Apple Tree Sessions stage. The timings […]

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Ben Folke Thomas announces UK Dates : Spring 2016

BFT Tour 2016

Benjamin Folke Thomas announces his first UK dates of 2016. All the dates posted so far are band shows with the Swedish Folk Maffia: April 14th : The Forge at The Anvil , Basingstoke 15th : The Watermark, Ivybridge 16th : David Hall Arts Centre, South Petherton 17th : The Prince Albert, Stroud 19th : […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas: Upcoming solo shows

Studio Ben

Benjamin Folke Thomas is playing a few low-key shows in London and Oxfordshire next month. He’s heading to the Association Of Festival Organisers annual conference for a showcase and he’s slotted a few solo dates around it. Wed 11th Nov: The Spiritual Bar, Camden Thurs 12th Nov: The Joiners Arms, Camberwell Fri 13th Nov: The […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas: Swiss Tour starts 15th October


Following Ben’s recent UK tour he’s now heading to Switzerland for a few dates from this coming Thursday. Thurs, 15 October Gotthard Bar, Zurich, Switzerland Fri, 16 October Kulturfabrik, Wetzikon, Switzerland Sat, 17 October Zoo Bar, Berne, Switzerland Sun, 18 October Renee Bar, Basel, Switzerland Mon, 19 October Irish Pub, Wetzikon, Switzerland Wed, 21 October […]

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Bucketfull Of Brains #83 now available : Order here

BOB#83 Cover

As you may be aware we also run a magazine. The new issue is now available. Prices inclusive of postage etc are UK £5.20, Europe £8.25, and USA / Rest Of The World £9.60 Order here or if in London you can purchase from Sister Ray.

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Benjamin Folke Thomas goes to Germany

Ben Folke Thomas photographed at the Joiners Arms in Camberwell, London, on 12 September 2013 by Bleddyn Butcher

  Before Benjamin Folke Thomas sets out on the UK tour at the back end of September he’s off to Germany for a few shows accompanied by Henning Sernhede. This is the first time he’ll have played there, and it’s a little foot in the water but if it goes well then it’ll no doubt […]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas: UK Autumn Tour

Ben Autumn UK Tour

Ben Folke Thomas is back in the UK next week to play the Cropredy Fringe and to do a signing in the shop on the festival site. On Thursday afternoon (13th Aug) at 2pm you’ll find him in the village at The Red Lion and the signing is later that afternoon. Following that he has […]

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