Angeline Morrison partners with EFDSS to unveil a resource on Black British History and its ties to UK folk songs, shedding light on hidden narratives.
Discover Teesdale's rich folk legacy with M@HoT's initiative for young artists. Dive into rehearsals, masterclasses, and perform on grand folk stages!
Dive into a year-long celebration of Scottish music, culture, and spoken word, from tradition to contemporary artistry.
Prep for the summer...
All you need to know about the best folk festivals the UK has to offer.
The Old Songs Podcast
Exploring traditional folk music one song at a time.
Dig in to our selection of articles covering traditional British customs and the manner in which they survive and thrive today.
Rediscover the 19th-century dahlia craze at Stonehenge. Dive into its history and the grand return of the Stonehenge Dahlia Shows in 2023.
The annual jig competition, honouring the memory of the late John Gasson, takes place in August. We take a look at its quirks, its rules and its history.
A highlight of Sidmouth Folk Festival, the Sidmouth Horse Trials take place on the first Sunday of the festival. Tradfolk Rach investigates.
While the summer solstice is commonly associated with something seemingly more spiritual, the rituals of Midsummer had more earthy connections.
The Salisbury Giant is a rare example of a processional giant from the late medieval period, commonly associated with midsummer celebrations.
Why is the month of May so important to the folk world? Here's our list of what to do, where to go, what to see, and what it all means.
Walking bush, Jack in the Green, has a history dating back to the early 1800s. Here's how the character came into being.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the maypole tradition, but were too uncomfortable to ask.
Folk music reviews
Reviewing the latest releases on the traditional folk music scene. We focus on traditional music, or music that has been directly inspired by it.