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At the heart of English folk
The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

Five tips for building your repertoire

by Owen Ralph, musician and composer.

Bryony Griffith

The fear of singing

by Bryony Griffith, fiddle player, singer and member of the Demon Barbers.

Fun with Folk - photo by Roswitha Chesher

Why do we dance?

by Jeremy Carter-Gordon, dance scholar, teacher, and performer of traditional English and American folk music and dance. He holds a MA in Dance Knowledge, Practice, and Heritage. When he is not dancing he sings and plays banjo with the American vocal band Windborne.

Plains of Waterloo

Revisiting Waterloo

by Laura Smyth, singer and director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.

John England

"We should all be folk singers"

by Fay Hield, folk singer, ethnomusicologist and lecturer at Sheffield University.