Ben the Hoose – winners of Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006

Phil Garland – Folk Music Awards 2007

Christchurch Folk Music Club Phil Garland – Folk Music Awards 2007 The founder and life member of the Christchurch Folk Club, Phil Garland, won the Tui for the best folk album of 2007. The folklorist and balladeer’s 18th record ‘Southern Odyssey’ has taken out...
Ben the Hoose – winners of Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006

A Collection of Photos from John Flynn

Christchurch Folk Music Club A Collection of Photos from John Flynn The first 6 photos in this collection provided by John Flynn were taken by Brian Milne at the High Street Folk Center A very young Alistair Hulett Frank Fyfe Bush Band (L-R) Warwick Brock, Gordon...
Ben the Hoose – winners of Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006

Barry Davies

Christchurch Folk Music Club Barry Davies By Tony Hale Copyright 2017 Despite the Welshness of his name, Barry Davies is from South Devon, from Paignton to be exact and in 1971 he was a 23 year old guitar hero of the author who would sit in the front row of the Folk...
Ben the Hoose – winners of Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006

Obituary – Brien Halpin

Christchurch Folk Music Club Obituary – Brien Halpin The funeral for Brien Halpin was on Monday, 5 December 2017. At the age of 84, another voice in the Christchurch Folk Music Club’s 49 year history speaks no more. For the majority who read this, the name means...
Ben the Hoose – winners of Tui for Best Folk Music Album of 2006

The Folk Boom & Beyond

Christchurch Folk Music Club The Folk Boom & Beyond Folk music has been an integral part of the Christchurch music scene since the early 1960s. Various coffee bars around the city began hosting singers and groups well before the University Of Canterbury Folk...