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  • Accordion Profile Magazine
    Monthly, national and international coverage.
    Editor: Heather Smith
    Email: heather@accordions.karoo.co.uk.

  • Down Your Way
    Monthly magazine about Yorkshire: nostalgia, heritage, tradition, memorabilia.
    Editor: Kevin Hopkinson
    Telephone: 01756 701381
    Email: editorial@downyourway.co.uk
    Website: http://www.downyourway.co.uk/

  • FolkTalk
    Folk in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire.
    FolkTalk has now ceased print publication, but continues as a web-based resource.
    Editor: Jim Hancock
    57 Lloyds Avenue, Scunthorpe DN17 1BY
    Telephone: 01724 844241
    Email: jim@folktalk.co.uk
    Website: http://www.folktalk.co.uk/

  • Rattle Up My Boys
    Quarterly publication for those with an interest in sword dancing.
    Editor: Jeff Lawson
    110, Park Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1QY
    Telephone: 01257 249686
    Email: rattleupmyboys@gmail.com

  • Stirrings
    Folk & Acoustic Music
    Independent quarterly publication founded 1974, covering the "South Riding" area.
    Website: http://www.stirrings.org.uk/

  • Tykes' News
    Quarterly publication covering the West Yorks folk scene. Subscriptions £8.00 p.a.
    Editor: Carol Wood
    408 Skipton Road, Utley, Keighley, West Yorks BD20 6HP
    Telephone: 01535 606939
    Email: editor@tykesnews.org.uk
    Website: http://www.tykesnews.org.uk/
    Online events listings: http://www.jimlawton.info/filofolk/

  • Yorkshire Post
    A listings supplement, The Guide, appears every Friday, containing short previews and features. Copy deadline is two weeks before publication date. Send details to:
    David Turner
    2 Meadowcroft, Drighlington, Bradford BD11 1AZ
    Email: davidjohnturner1960@googlemail.com
    Send pictures to:
    Features (The Guide), Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF
    Email: Sarah.Freeman@ypn.co.uk
    Website: http://www.ypn.co.uk/
Books: new
  • Hallamshire Traditions
    Folk and Traditional Arts consultancy run by Paul and Liz Davenport. Paul's 'South Riding' series of song and tune books are now available from them.
    Email: admin@hallamtrads.co.uk
    Website: http://www.hallamtrads.co.uk/

  • David Herron Publishing
    reprints and publishes books on traditional English music and song. Publications: 'Boxing the Compass' by Roy Palmer 2001, a revised paperback reprint of The Oxford Book of Sea Songs, 'Bosun's Locker' by Stan Hugill 2006 (Reprinting) the collected writings of Stan's column in Spin magazine, 'The Elliotts of Birtley' by Pete Wood 2008, a social and musical history of the Elliotts and their impact on the Folk Revival, 'Working Songs' by Roy Palmer 2010, Roy Palmer's bestselling examination of industrial folk song and its continued legacy today.
    1 Fairbanks, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 2AB
    Telephone: 01422 832460
    Email: herronbookpublishing@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.herronpublishing.co.uk/

  • Mally's Traditional Music Store
    Mail-order. Publisher and distributor of tunebooks, songbooks, tutors and recordings.
    Address: 3 East View, Moorside, Cleckheaton BD19 6LD
    Telephone: 01274 876388
    Fax: 01274 865208
    Email: mally@mally.com
    Website: http://www.mally.com/

  • The Morris Shop
    Travelling shop & mail-order for Books, CDs, DVDs and equipment. "The one stop shop for all things Morris." Organised under the auspices of the Morris Ring. Profits go to the central funds for the benefit, furtherance and promotion of the Morris.
    Contact: Steve Adamson
    Telephone: 01274 773830
    Email: RingSales@TheMorrisRing.org
    Website: http://www.themorrisring.org/Shop.htm

  • Yorkshire Dales Workshops
    Mail-order. Tunebooks, recordings (including Scandinavian imports) and Geoff Bowen's How to Play Folk Fiddle.
    Address: Yorkshire Dales Workshops, School of Art & Media, Craven College - Aireville Campus, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1US
    Telephone: 01756 799367
    Email: office@ydw.org.uk
    Website: http://www.ydw.org.uk/

Books: secondhand and out of print
  • Collectors' Folk Books
    Secondhand and out of print folksong and folklore books: mail order. Full descriptions of items available, with digital photographs if required. Unconditional guarantee of satisfaction. Email and online catalogues.
    Address: Dave Eyre
    43 Storrs Hall Road, Sheffield S6 5AW
    Telephone: 0114 234 4044
    Email: dave@deyre.plus.com
    Website: http://www.collectorsfolk.co.uk/


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