We get the low-down on the Dancing England Rapper Tournament, otherwise known as DERT, coming to Rochdale in March.
Boss Morris are one of the most prominent Morris dance sides of today. Jon Wilks caught up with Alex Merry and Lily Cheetham to find out how they took the folk scene by storm.
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.
Didn't make it to Rochdale for DERT 2023? Never fear, here's a round up of the results and action.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Molly dancing: the hows, the whys, the history, and the dating hazards...
We don’t cover many (any, thus far) metal gigs here at Tradfolk, but when we heard of a Morris team entering a battle of the bands competition, we decided this was the opportunity we’d been waiting for…
Blackthorn Ritualistic Folk discuss their rapidly growing tribe, their connection with nature, and the launch of their Lughnasadh Folk Festival.
Bampton Morris dancing is known worldwide for its extraordinary lineage. We chat to one of the tradition bearers and dig into the history.
Does anyone mention Morris in their dating profile? Does it come up on the first date? And if so, what’s the reaction of the unsuspecting other party? Ahead of Valentine's Day, Tradfolk asked the questions...
Jon Wilks chats to folk singer and Morris dancer, Ellie Gowers, about her close encounters with history in the making.
Elizabeth Kinder digs into the latest Morris revival and finds that it's all about the women.
With morris dancing very definitely on the rise again, Alex Merry and Ian A. Anderson celebrate Laurel Swift, the force of energy who set the latest revival in motion more than a decade ago.