Northumbrian wunderkind, Frankie Archer, announces the release of 'Close the Coalhouse Door', a follow-up to her well-received first single, 'Over the Border'.
Folk culture features
From wassailing to beating the bounds, dig into our traditional customs pages and discover something new.
From injuries to history, everything you (and the internet) have ever wanted to know about the Cooper's Hill cheese rolling contest in Gloucestershire.
Bampton Morris dancing is known worldwide for its extraordinary lineage. We chat to one of the tradition bearers and dig into the history.
Once a year, over the long Spring Bank Holiday weekend, the occupants of Combe Martin, the Earl of Rone Council, and a fair number of spectators enact this fascinating tradition. Alex Hurr takes a deep dive into its history, but warns of distinct fever-dream vibes along the way.
Newcomers to the world of traditional customs and rituals very quickly come face to face with beasts and hobby horses. In this article, we attempt to offer some explanation for the inexplicable.
The Old Songs Podcast
Exploring traditional folk music one song at a time.
Rosie Hood and Jon Wilks discuss 'The Cruel Mother', a traditional song that surely continues to have relevance in these modern times.
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.
From the archives
- A Listener's Guide to Traditional Singing
- Arts & Crafts
- Beasts and Giants
- Customs, Rituals and Traditions
- Folkeast x Tradfolk content hub
- Morris Dancing
- The Merry Month of May
- the old songs podcast
- Tradfolk 101