As Halwyn Folk release a new video exploring Old Christmas, we take a look at some of the commonly asked questions around Twelfth Night.
Soak your toast in cider, grab your pans and wooden spoons, and head out into your nearest orchard to awaken the sleeping trees and wassail the evil spirits away.
In this week's episode of the Old Songs Podcast, Nick Hart interviews Jon Wilks about the traditional song, The Gloucestershire Wassail [Roud 209].
From books to prints, from workshops to subscriptions, here's the Tradfolk list of Christmas gifts for that special folkie in your life.
Released as a charity single, 'Early Pearly' is a traditional song from Ripon, Yorkshire. Bryony Griffith gives us the lowdown.
Tom Goskar, a born-again guise dancer in southwest Cornwall, explores the little-known Cornish tradition that is guise dancing.
Heading to the Sheffield Carols? Want to know where to go, what songs to sing and a little of the etiquette? We've got you covered.
Rachel Wilkinson traces the incredible tradition of the Glen Rock Carolers from Sheffield, UK, to Pennsylvania, USA, up with the Christmas dawn for 174 years.
Yule and Christmas... there's a connection there, surely. So, what's the difference? Is one Christian and the other Pagan, or is there more to it than that? And why, when decking the halls with boughs of holly, are we encouraged to don gay apparel and "troll the ancient Yuletide carol"? Where does Yule end and Christmas begin?
In 1992, Britpop band, Blur, found time in the studio to record 'The Gloucestershire Wassail'. Here's the story of how it came to pass.
Which are the best traditional Christmas songs to warm your winter? We asked 10 of our favourite traditional singers for their recommendations.
Ready to start wassailing? Not even sure what wassailing is? Here's everything you need to know to get a good wassail going.