Today marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The battle inspired a vast array of songs, ballads and dance tunes to be written and passed on. Here are a few, submitted by the good people of the internet. Thanks very much to everyone who contributed!
A huge congratulations to Ashley Hutchings MBE and Kathryn Tickell OBE for being recognised and honoured by the Queen for their services to folk music.
Freely downloadable learning materials created by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) are now available via the new EFDSS Resource Bank.
Thursday 18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. As with many such landmark historical events, the battle was widely recorded in a whole host of songs and ballads, particularly on broadsides.