The Railway Inn, Boundary Road, Portslade BN41 1GA
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This is the sort of thing that happens here!

Take a look at this video, taken at Roy Bailey's most recent gig at Railway Roots!

Railway Roots Night means:

  • Live words, music and performance...
  • In a capacious back room in a pub: the newly-refurbished Railway Inn in Boundary Road, Portslade, right by the station...
  • Usually on the first Thursday of every month, from 8pm to 11pm...
  • Occasional mid-month specials...
  • The Railway Inn serves Harveys' fine ales...
  • And admission is £7 minimum.

Who could ask for more?

Performers will include both a (paid) guest, and a featured (unpaid) support act, so consequently floor spots need to be booked in advance - email if you are interested in doing a support act.

Admission is on the basis of first-come, first-served on the night. The minimum cost of entry is £7 per person; but if you are not unwaged / a student / skint for other reasons / a floor performer, a voluntary donation over and above that sum would be much appreciated.

The resident is Robb Johnson (thoroughgoing singer-songwriter). Floor performers are very welcome.

"And isn't it funny the excitement generated by the raffle? Like me, buying a ticket for £1, so I can win a bag of sweets that are worth £1, that I don't want, in order 2give 2my son, who I don't want 2eat them, yet I'm excited and delighted when I win!" (Jo Chedgey)

Railway Roots Next Event

Thursday 4th April: Phil Odgers

 Phil 'Swill' Odgers appears at Railway Roots on Thursday 4th April 2019

Phil "Swill" Odgers is one half of the legendary joint vocal strike force of UK folk rebel rockers The Men They Couldn’t Hang, and is of course also known as leader of The Swaggerband.