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Links to latest reviews, information from the folk community, updates on gigs and tours. There are numerous sites that provide full listings of all UK festivals, tours and gigs, this is simply news and information sent to FolkWords. If you would like your event, gig or tour listed here go to 'Contact'  and send your information to us.

Latest Reviews include:

The Good Earth Stuart Forrester album cover  Fran Wyburn Wood For The Trees  The Ox and The Ax album cover  Celticana album cover        

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 Album of the Month January 2018 - 'Fire' - Midnight Skyracer

Fire - Midnight Skyracer    

" ...tradition and contemporary working hand in hand"

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Annual FolkWords Album Awards - 2017

Full Results here: Winners, Runners Up, Highly Commended  

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Fairport Convention with support from Winter Wilson

20 Feb 2018, Farnham, The Maltings - 21 Feb 2018, Exeter, Corn Exchange - 22 Feb 2018, Tunbridge Wells, Assembly Hall Theatre - 23 Feb 2018, Bury St Edmunds, The Apex - 24 Feb 2018, St Albans, The Alban Arena - 25 Feb 2018, Bromsgrove, The Artrix 

www.fairportconvention.com - winterwilson.com

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Police Dog Hogan Tour – February - March 2018 

 23-Feb-18  Marlowe Theatre Canterbury  24-Feb-18 Norwich Arts Centre Norwich 14-Mar-18 The Platform Morecambe 15-Mar-18 The Met Bury 16-Mar-18 Sage  Gateshead  17-Mar-18 Crescent Arts York  22-Mar-18 Komedia  Brighton  23-Mar-18 St Georges Bristol  24-Mar-18  Exetern Phoenix Exeter                

 www.policedoghogan. 

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Bob Cheevers 2018 ‘StorySongs’ UK Tour

Feb. 22nd Backstage At The Green Hotel Kinross - Feb 23rd Berits & Brown 2 Parklands Eurocentral near Coatbridge - Feb. 24th Porters Cafe Bar Tynemouth Station, Station Terrace North Shields - Feb 27th The Lowther Club 82 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria - Feb 26th  String Theory with Paul Templeman Heart of Hawick, Tower Mill, Kirkstile - Feb 28th The Musician 42 Crafton St W, Leicester  

www.bobcheevers.com

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Music at the National Centre for Early Music - St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, York - Spring 2018

The Ennis Sisters + Dave Gunning - Tuesday 27th February 7.30pm www.theennissisters.com   www.davegunning.com -- Alister Anderson & Northlands Wednesday 14th March 7.30pm  www.aanorthlands.com -- Barluath Tuesday 27 March 7.30 pm www.barluath.com -- Maddy Prior with Hannah James & Giles Lewin Tuesday 17th April www.maddyprior.com -- You are Wolf: Keld - Kerry Andrews Friday 8th June 7.30pm www.youarewolf.com

Web: tickets.ncem.co.uk

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Zoe Mulford and Tom Kitching touring 2018  

Thu 12 Apr - Lymm - Lymm Folk Club - Fri 20 Apr - Bodmin - Bodmin Folk Club - Mon 23 Apr - Warwick- Warwick Folk Club - Mon 30 Apr - Stockport - Midway Folk Club - Fri 4 May - Todmorden - Todmorden Folk Festival 

www.zoemulford.com 

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Dan Walsh Trio 2018 UK Tour 

20/04 COVENTRY Big Comfy Bookshop www.thebigcomfybookshop.co.uk - 04/05 DERBYSHIRE North Wingfield Resource Centre www.liveandlocal.org.uk - 08 May STAFFORD Gatehouse Theatre www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk - 11 May KINGSWINFORD Woodman Folk Club www.woodmanfolk.co.uk -12 May PEAK DISTRICT Alstonefield Village Hall www.wegottickets.com/event/420258 - 15 May DARTFORD Dartford Folk Club www.dartfordfolk.org.uk - 16 May LONDON Slaughtered Lamb www.folkonmonday.co.uk/dan-walsh-trio - 17 May WINCHESTER Hyde Tavern www.hydetavern.co.uk - 18 May BURTON ON TRENT Burton Folk Club burtonfolkclub.org.uk - 19 May GUILDFORD Trinity Folk Festival www.trinityfolkfestival.co.uk - 19 May STAFFORDSHIRE Chebsey Parish Hall (Solo) www.liveandlocal.org.uk- 20 May OXFORD Holywell Music Rooms www.wegottickets.com/event/423382 ‚Äč- 22 May NEWCASTLE The Cumberland Arms www.wegottickets.com - 23 May SHEFFIELD The Greystones www.wegottickets.com/event - 24 May BISHOPS CASTLE Sparc Theatre www.sparctheatre.co.uk - 25 May OSWESTRY Willow Gallery www.willowgalleryoswestry.org - 29 May LEICESTER The Musician www.greenbirdpromotions.net - 20 June PRESTON Willows Folk Club www.thewillowsfolkclub.co.uk

www.danwalshbanjo.co.uk

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Lincoln Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 

Lincoln Alive Saturday 14th July 2018 - 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm 

Jacqui McShee's Pentangle, Julie Felix, Blair Dunlop, Galley Beggar, Said The Maiden
The BeauBowBelles - Early Bird tickets are only £23.00 

www.lincolnfolkfestival.co.uk

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Trowbridge Festival - 20/ 22nd July 2018

Folk, roots, world and acoustic music festival in the heart of Wiltshire

www.trowbridgefestival.co.uk

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