The all-female trio of singers and instrumentalists, Lady Maisery, have been causing a stir at festivals and concerts over the last year or so.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted that the album inspired by The Full English digital archive has been nominated for a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award. The album, featuring Martin Simpson, Seth Lakeman, Nancy Kerr, Fay Hield, Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron and Ben Nicholls, was commissioned by EFDSS - with a grant from the PRS for Music Foundation - and is released on Topic Records to mark the launch of The Full English digital archive in June this year.
Enjoy the festive season with a folk twist this December with a series of special events for all ages.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society has unveiled its Winter/Spring music season for Cecil Sharp House in London – the home of English folk music.
Hardly a week goes by without a folk festival taking place somewhere in the country! Plan next year’s diary with English Dance & Song magazine’s list of Folk Festivals in 2014. It is published in the magazine’s Winter 2013 issue, and is also available on the EFDSS website.