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Links to UK folk music magazines, folk clubs, venues, events and resources.

 

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Folktalk is happy to add reciprocal links to permanent sites offering folk related information and to clubs, venues and events.

In order to keep the information in this list to manageable levels we do not include performers, agents and retail sales outlets.

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Our address is http://www.folktalk.co.uk please add it to your site, then email your URL to jim@folktalk.co.uk together with a brief description of your site. Clubs & venues please include the Town & County where it is not apparent from the name of the club.

 

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INTERNATIONAL SITES

 

Traditional Celtic Music & Dance in The Netherlands. Lots of venues, and contacts A good place to start if you're planning a visit or putting together a tour.

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NATIONAL SITES

 

English folk and traditional music on the Internet. An impressive site from Martin Nail covering all aspects of English folk music on the net. A thorough and comprehensive listing of information sources in easy to follow groupings.

Webfeet All you need to know about dance in the U.K. and beyond

Folk and Roots News and Events.

Traditional Drama Research Group Extensive site covering Mummers, Plough Plays, Guisers and related activities across the U.K. and beyond

The Acoustic Music Archive Lyrics & chords to traditional songs

UKSessions An online database listing musician's sessions in the U.K.

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SOUTHERN ENGLAND

 

Mr Red's Mid West Covers South West England plus parts of South Wales and West Midlands

Venues

BODMIN FOLK CLUB (Cornwall)

BUDE FOLK CLUB (Cornwall)

EVERYMAN FOLK CLUB (Suffolk)

SUTTON ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB (Surrey)

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CENTRAL ENGLAND

 

Lincolnshire Folk A county wide organisation which aims to promote Lincolnshire's heritage of songs, stories, tunes and dances.

Fizgig On line music magazine for Lincolnshire covering all aspects of live music in the county and beyond.

Peterborough Folk Diary, Folk news and what's on for Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and the fens

The Traditional Arts Team runs events in the Midlands relating to traditional song, music, storytelling and dance. It also publishes a monthly diary of folk and related activities.

Island Folk Internet Radio folk show on http://www.lindseyonline.uk/ A wide range of folk, roots and acoustic music that focuses on unsigned and local artists where possible The show runs on a Thursdays 7-9pm,

Venues

ALFORD ACOUSTIC (Lincs.)

CAMBRIDGE FOLK CLUB

CHASE FOLK CLUB (Staffs)

EP'TH FOLK (North Lincs)

Grimsby Folk Club

GAINSBOROUGH FOLK CLUB (Lincs.)

FARNSFIELD ACOUSTIC (Notts.)

Louth Folk Club (Lincolnshire)

Poynton Ceilidhs (Cheshire)

WORLD UNLIMITED (Birmingham)

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WALES

 

Mari Arts Includes information on Llantrisant folk club and a selection of material on Welsh folk song, dance & customs, plus a comprehensive listing of what's happening in Wales. A good place to start if you're visiting the principality.

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NORTHERN ENGLAND

 

The Yorkshire Garland A project to collect and record the Traditional songs of Yorkshire

Yorkshire Folk Arts A large, easily navigated site covering Yorkshire and Northern lincolnshire, including: news, a directory of folk activities in the region and a "conflict calendar" for clubs and promoters to help avoid clashes of events

Folkimages As well as the extensive gallery of photographs of folk performers which the name suggests this site has much useful information on folk in the North West.

Stirrings Magazine for South Yorkshire and adjoining areas, includes links and Folkzone performers' pages

Folk North West On-line version of this popular magazine

Cumbria Folk Music What's on in Cumbria

Tykes News Folk magazine for Yorkshire

North West Folk An online guide to gigs, events, artists, music sessions, clubs and workshops for folk music
in North West England

Venues

BUSH FOLK CLUB (Manchester)

Junction (Goole)

Off The Starboard Bow (Liverpool)

Saltburn Folk Club

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SCOTLAND

 

Music in Scotland Extensive site covering all aspects of folk music in Scotland

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Miscellaneous

 

 

 
Clarty Sough
Award winning duo performing traditional and self penned songs
   
The Roaring Forties

Sea Songs & Shanties from around the world

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