Category Archives: Events

Sarah McQuaid – new album and tour dates

I don’t often review other people’s music nowadays, but I’m always happy to make an exception for Sarah McQuaid. SARAH MCQUAID – The St Buryan Sessions (Shovel And A Spade Records SAASCD002) The album is released on October 15th 2021, … Continue reading

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FolkLife updates

The 27th September edition of FolkLife is now available online, along with previous updates and newsletters and a link for subscribing to email newsletters.

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News from Folklife magazine

Quite a lot of information in the latest newsletter: check out the links below. folklife.uk  Folk news (read or download).  Festivals & Workshops Diary. Zoom list.  Free Updates Newsletter. folklife-directory.uk  detailed listings. folklife-traditions.uk  researched articles, archive, downloads. David Harley

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Folk Life online edition

Folk Life and Folk Life West online edition for May-August David Harley

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Closing/suspended events

Because of the Covid-19 health crisis, a large number of regular events have already been cancelled or at least suspended. I’m afraid I can’t promise to keep on top of all the events listed here as they go offline and … Continue reading

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Shroppie Fly & Kings Head Market Drayton: updated info.

Alan Thompson tells me that: “The session at the Shropshire fly at Audlem is on again every Monday night from around 8pm and has been for about two months now hope this helps. The session at the Kings Head on … Continue reading

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Thom Morecroft album launch in Shrewsbury

Thom Morecroft contacted us about an album he’s releasing called the feng shui and the sushi, and an accompanying launch night gig in Shrewsbury. He tells us that “I’m a Liverpool-based Singer-Songwriter who’s been played on 6music and I have a … Continue reading

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2nd Friday session at Castlefields Community Centre

A gentle reminder from Roger Drummond: “October already and the middle of Autumn and time once again for our Friday meet at Castlefields Community Hall. Sorry for the late notice but as usual meet 8pm for 8.30pm for a mix … Continue reading

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Shropshire Roads Folk Sessions

I’ve just received updated information from Clive Grainger about these sessions. (Thanks, Clive.) “Hi David, could you include the following on the Sabrinaflu listings, pleasde? We are not quite in the Severn Valley, but close to a couple of tributaries … Continue reading

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Folk trio Doggerland at Hellens, in Herefordshire

This is an event that sounds interesting at Much Marcle near Ledbury on 12th July: https://hellensmanor.com/event/doggerland-where-england-and-scandinavia-meet/ Sounds interesting, including Swedish and Norwegian dance tunes and sea songs. You can get directions to the venue here: https://hellensmanor.com/visiting-hellens/#find-us David Harley

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