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The site was established in 1999 and has become one of the UK’s much loved on-line folk music resources.

The folking team is a small, dedicated group of people with a passion for music and a commitment to furthering the interests of the folk, acoustic and Americana music movement; with a growing team of writers & interviewers, reviewing the latest releases from the world of folk, each with their own inimitable style…

Click this link to view or join the group. A summary of the latest posts can be found in the feed below…

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Sarah Linn Allen Shiels launch tour starting soon!

Thursday 25 January 2018
The Acorn Penzance -- Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU
8pm (Doors 7:30pm)

Friday 26 January 2018
Limelight Theatre - Queens Park Arts Centre -- Queens Park, Aylesbury, Bucks HP21 7RT
8pm (Doors 7pm)

Sunday 28 January 2018
Folk in the Barn -- The Black Robin, Covet Lane, Kingston, nr Canterbury, Kent CT4 6HS
6.30pm (Doors 6pm)

Monday 29 January 2018
Colchester Folk Club -- Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester CO1 1NF
8:15pm (Doors 7:45pm)

Tuesday 30 January 2018
Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury -- Sun Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5NX
8:30pm (Doors 8pm)

Wednesday 31 January 2018
Pavilions Teignmouth -- The Den Crescent, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
8pm (Doors 7:30pm)

Friday 2 February 2018
Poly Falmouth -- 24 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3EG
7:30pm (Doors 7pm)

Saturday 3 February 2018
Millpool Centre -- The Millpool, West Looe, Cornwall PL13 2AF
7:30pm (Doors 7pm)

Sunday 4 February 2018
Square and Compass -- Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LF

Monday 5 February 2018
Terrace Cred @ The Greys -- 105 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UA

Thursday 8 February 2018
The Brindley Theatre (Studio) -- High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BG
8pm (Doors 7:30pm)

Friday 9 February 2018
The Sheep Dip Sessions (Sheep Dip Music) -- Princethorpe, Rugby
8pm (Doors 7:30pm)

Saturday 10 February 2018
Ustinov Studio - Theatre Royal Bath -- Sawclose, Bath BA1 1ET
8pm (Doors 7:45pm)

Sunday 11 February 2018
Tavistock Wharf -- Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT
7:30pm (Doors 7pm)

See for details of all dates. Further touring plans include Netherlands & Germany in Feb-Mar, UK & Ireland in April-May, USA in Sept-Oct, UK in Nov.
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Harpin Norm Lucien

Harpin' Norm Lucien : Free Times CafeJanuary 20, 2018, 7:30pmFree Times CafeHarpin' Norm Lucien doin' his songs backed by Kevin Jeffery, Alex Shain and Darlene Sacks. Come for the beer and good food and enjoy fab original tunes....join in on a few! ... See MoreSee Less

Harpin Norm Lucien : Free Times Cafe

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Matt Hicks

I took up the Uke about 12 years ago. Although most players gravitate towards more music hall and ragtime content, I’ve always seen it as the folk instrument that it is. Here’s my song about one of the last women to be executed in the UK for witchcraft. Jolly subject.

As a girl she'd always hope to see the young elms of Northernhay Rising up against the Roman walls. But the soldier said they're old now And she pulled away ...
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Sam Hand

Get yourselves to see the incredible Harp and a Monkey live in 2018. Come and help celebrate their 10th anniversary 🎉🎈🎉
8/2/18 Aberystwyth Folk Club
17/2/18 Heron Theatre 24/2/18 Arlington Arts Centre
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Darren Beech

Whilst we are in a The Men They Couldn't Hang mood, I'd thought it would be appropriate to dig this one out of the folking archive from 10 yrs ago - The Ghosts Of Cable Street - One from the folking archive for you. Recorded at the Gosport and Fareham festival at Easter 2008 . Recorded by Darren Beech on behalf of The Men They Couldn... ... See MoreSee Less

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Cable Street mural - taken on the 80th Anniversary March

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Nygel Packett

The Goose Is Out! Singaround this Sunday evening at The Ivy House 40 Stuart Road, Nunhead, London E15 3BE. Hope to see you there. 🙂

January SingaroundJanuary 14, 2018, 7:00pmThe Ivy HouseThe Goose Is Out! Singaround: The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE,
Sunday 14 January 7PM, £2.

Come and join us! All welcome, whether to sing solo, to join in the choruses, or just listen, £2 entry, pay on the door.
Click below for more info about the Singaround!
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January Singaround

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Max Eddleston

On Thursday 1st March,PJ Wright & Pete Scrowther are playing a rare duo gig at the Fighting Cocks,Clayhall rd,Gosport.
Free gig,jug collection and raffle to help pay.
This is only a small pub,so we can't fit a large audience!
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