Nell Leyshon talks about her new play, FOLK, her fascination with source singers, Louie Hooper and Lucy White, and the difficulties inherent in bringing Cecil Sharp to life on stage.
Will Pound discusses his new album and explains all the newbie needs to know about Morris dancing.
A Sheffield folk dance group have found themselves at the centre of the latest alleged 10 Downing Street Covid-19 lockdown contraventions, this time relating to an illegal Morris dance or ‘team building work event’.
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.