Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the UK’s most popular festivals. This year it celebrates 50 years with a line up including Van Morrison, Richard Thompson, Roseanne Cash and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has unveiled its autumn music line up begin at Cecil Sharp House this September. The season promises to bring audiences some of the biggest names on the English folk circuit.
The four-day world music festival WOMAD takes place at Charlton Park in Wiltshire. It is has an eclectic line up featuring music from Cuba, Bulgaria, New Zealand and Africa to name but a few.
Between 1959 and 1980 the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) President, Shirley Collins MBE, changed the course of folk music in England and America.