Didn't make it to Rochdale for DERT 2023? Never fear, here's a round up of the results and action.
The person who got the English folk dance movement off the ground was Mary Neal, a suffragette who eventually fell foul of that man Cecil Sharp’s quest for artistic authenticity. Derek Schofield tells the tale.
We chat to author Michael Heaney about his new book tracing the history of morris dancing from its earliest emergence to the present day.
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...
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…
Help us decide on the folk dance performance of the year. The judges have had their say, now it's down to you to pick a winner.
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.
We get the low-down on the Dancing England Rapper Tournament, otherwise known as DERT, coming to Rochdale in March.
You'd be hard-pressed to recall a time that Morris dancing infiltrated the Brit Awards. Here's how Boss Morris did it.
Celebrated melodeon player, John Spiers, joins Jon Wilks on the Old Songs Podcast to discuss the Morris tune, The Princess Royal.
Kind readers, all. Your attention please...
Morris Dancing - an English Tradition is a charming snapshot of the Morris scene as it danced its way out of the pandemic. Watch the film in full in the video player above.