The annual jig competition, honouring the memory of the late John Gasson, takes place in August. We take a look at its quirks, its rules and its history.
Want to know what to expect from Sidmouth Folk Festival, 2023? We'll keep this page updated so that you stay in the know.
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.
A new year dawns and we wipe the folkie slate clean. We asked around to find out what 2023 holds for folk events and album releases. Here's what the Tradfolk team are looking forward to.
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.