Folk News

News from FolkWords and information from the folk community, updates on gigs and tours. This is not a definitive list, there are numerous sites that provide full listings of all UK festivals, tours and gigs, this is simply a listing of information sent to FolkWords. If you would like your event, gig  or tour listed here go to 'Contact FolkWords'  and send your information to us.

 

 Album of the Month January 2017 - 'Long Lost Home' - Daria Kulesh

“... an indisputable privilege to fall into its embrace”

Album of the Month 

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The FolkWords Album Awards 2016 

Categories and Winners 

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Ray Cooper ‘Love & Vengeance’ Tour UK  2017   

Apr 29th-30th Big Session Festival Buxton - May 5th Folk On The Pier Festival Cromer 

www.raycooper.org

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BARBARA DICKSON 'IN GOOD COMPANY' TOUR

FEBRUARY 2017 - 19 CLACTON West Cliff Theatre www.westcliffclacton.co.uk · 22 LOWESTOFT Marina www.marinatheatre.co.uk · 23 MILTON KEYNES Stables www.stables.org · 24 LICHFIELD Garrick www.lichfieldgarrick.com · 26 GLENROTHES Rothes Hall www.onfife.com · 27 EDINBURGH Queens Theatre www.thequeenshall.net · 28 PERTH Concert Hall www.horsecross.co.uk · MARCH 2017 1 GLASGOW Royal Concert Hall www.glasgowconcerthalls.com ·m3 LIVERPOOL Philharmonic www.liverpoolphil.com · 4  SOLIHULL Arts Centre thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk

www.barbaradickson.net

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Folk at the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), York 

Leveret - Monday 6th March 2017 7.30pm - Tickets: £16.00 (concessions £14.00; student standby £5.00 available 15 mins before the concert). www.leveretband.com  

Steve Tilson & Jez Lowe - Tuesday 28th March 2017 7.30pm - Tickets: £15.00 (concessions £13.00; student standby £5.00 available 15 mins before the concert). www.stevetilston.com www.jezlowe.com 

Faustus - Monday 10th April 2017 7.30pm - Tickets: £16.00 (concessions £14.00; students: £5). www.faustusband.com 

Calan - Wednesday 3rd May 2017 7.30pm - Tickets: £15.00 (concessions £13.00; student standby £5.00 available 15 mins before the concert).www.calan-band.com 

Web: tickets.ncem.co.uk

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FEAST OF FIDDLES April 2017 UK Tour Dates 

 6th Preston, The Minster, Fofshop.org.uk 7th Lowdham, Village Hall, wegottickets.com/warthogpromotions 8th Wimborne, Tivoli Theatre, tivoliwimborne.co.uk 9th Exeter, Corn Exchange, exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange 10th Chippenham, Neeld Arts Centre, neeld.co.uk 11th London, Union Chapel, Online Only unionchapel.org.uk 12th Milton Keynes, The Stables stables.org 13th Tewkesbury, The Roses Theatre, rosestheatre.org

www.feastoffiddles.co.uk

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THE UNTHANKS ‘How Wild The Wind Blows’ - 18 April - 28 May 

Performing the Songs & Poems of Molly Drake 

18th April – NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME New Vic Theatre - 19th April – MANCHESTER RNCM -20th April – WREXHAM William Aston Hall - 21st April – KENDAL Brewery Arts Centre  - 22nd April EDINBURGH The Queens Hall - 23rd April – BERWICK UPON TWEED Maltings Theatre - 26th April – BIRMINGHAM The Glee Club - 27th April – CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange - 28th April – BASINGSTOKE The Anvil - 29th April – CARDIFF Tramshed - 30th April – BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire Music Centre - 1st May – BRIGHTON The Old Market - 2nd May – SOUTHAMPTON Turner Sims - 3rd May – LONDON The Albany - 6th May – CLITHEROE The Grand - 7th May – BARROW IN FURNESS The Forum - 10th May - RUNCORN Brindley - 11th May – LEEDS City Varieties - 12th May – LEEDS City Varieties - 13th May – STOCKTON ON TEES ARC - 14th May – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Theatre Royal - 25th May – DUBLIN Vicar St - 28th May – LONDON 3PM The Barbican Milton Court - 28th May – LONDON 7.30PM The Barbican Milton Court

Tickets / Info: www.the-unthanks.com

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FolkLaw "Back to our Roots!" Spring Tour 19 Apr-19 May 2017

Swindon (Wiltshire), Lymm (Cheshire) Bingham (Nottinghamshire), Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire), Banbury (Oxfordshire), Stroud (Gloucestershire) Whitecroft (Forest of Dean), Fishponds (Bristol),Cirencester (East Gloucestershire), Langdale (Cumbria), Brackley (Northamptonshire), Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

www.folklaw.co.uk/Concerts.

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Show of Hands’ 25th anniversary show at the Royal Albert Hall - Easter Sunday 2017 - April 16 

Steve Knightley and Phil Beer will be joined by Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston and Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, Matt Leonard and Leonard Podolak and Devon’s Lost Sound Chorus 

Royal Albert Hall Tickets Prices: Grand Tier £60; Loggia £60; Second Tier £55; Stalls £47.50; Front Arena £47.50; Rear Arena £45; Circle £35 (restricted view £30). 

www.royalalberthall.com - www.showofhands.co.uk

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Corinne West – Yew Tree UK Tour 2017

Thursday 27th April Otterton Mill, Budleigh Salterton - Friday 28th April Square & CompassWorth Matravers, Swanage - Saturday 29 April Otley Courthouse, Otley - Tuesday 2 May Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury - Wednesday 3 May West End Centre, Aldershot, Hampshire - Friday 5 May Fire Station Arts Centre, Carlisle - Saturday 6 May Eyemouth Hippodrome, Eyemouth - Sunday 7 May Fire Station Creative, Dunfermline - Monday 8 May Crafts & Things Argyll - Thursday 11 May  South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell - Saturday 13 May Roots ‘n’All, Barry  - Sunday 14 May Twickfolk, Twickenham, Middlesex

Tour information: https://www.corinnewest.com

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Kate Rusby - Tour Dates - May 2017

10 Preston, Charter Theatre   prestonguildhall.co.uk    11 Wakefield, Unity Works unityworks.co.uk 12 Stockport, The Plaza  stockportplaza.co.uk 13 Chesterfield, Winding Wheel  chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk  14 Kettering, The Lighthouse Theatre  lighthousetheatre.co.uk   17 Cheltenham Town Hall  cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk  18 Basingstoke, The Anvil  anvilarts.org.uk  19 Yeovil, Octagon Theatre  octagon-theatre.co.uk  20 Portsmouth, Kings Theatre  kingsportsmouth.co.uk  21 High Wycombe, Wycombe Swan  wycombeswan.co.uk

www.katerusby.com

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 Towersey Festival 25-28 August 2017, Thame, Oxfordshire
 
Show Of Hands, Lindisfarne, The Blockheads and Foy Vance, KT Tunstall, Newton Faulkner, Eliza Carthy's The Wayward Band, Jon Boden, Lindisfarne,The Blockheads, Megson, Jim Causley (Singer Of The Year), plus a guaranteed slot for the winner of the Young Folk Award category.
Tickets available now with Adult Day Tickets from £30, Youth £21, Child £14, under 5 free. Tickets for the full festival are £126-£57 (Tier 3).

www.towerseyfestival.com

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