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At the heart of English folk
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Maz O’Connor to join Canadian exchange

Maz O’Connor to join Canadian exchange

Singer songwriter Maz O’Connor is the latest artist to take part in the English Folk Dance and Song Soceity (EFDSS) and Music PEI Artist Exchange programme that will see her join a tour of Canada with three other musicians.

Emily Askew goes to Hungary

Emily Askew goes to Hungary

English musician to share early music expertise at Hungarian conference

Folk musician Emily Askew will share her knowledge of early music at a conference in Hungary in October that celebrates English culture.

Exclusive interview: Carthy, Hardy, Farrell & Young

Exclusive interview: Carthy, Hardy, Farrell & Young

One of the most exciting things about the folk scene is the idea of community that permeates at every level, from its central role in the life cycle of folksongs to the manner and context in which they are performed. As such, it is always exciting when a new ensemble comes along, with every musician providing their own unique sound and style.

Spin Cycle: Casting off Yan Tan Tethera

Spin-Cycle - the Yan Tan Tethera finale

Next week we put the final stitch in the Yan Tan Tethera season of performances, events and workshops - curated by David Littler - with Spin-Cycle: a sonic journey into the world of spin.

The Askew Sisters: I Would that the Wars Were Well Over

The Askew Sisters: I Would that the Wars Were Well Over

The two sisters, Hazel and Emily Askew, are the featured singers in English Dance & Song magazine’s Autumn issue Singer, Song and Source series.