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A Folk Song A Day

Singer Jon Boden's project to post a traditional song online, one for each day through a year, to promote the art of social/communal singing; includes podcasts, monthly albums, and archives.

The BBC Radio Ballads

An archive of the groundbreaking documentaries produced by Ewan MacColl and Charles Parker in the late 1950s, and of the 2006 Radio Ballads series.

BBC Wales Music: Folk and Traditional Music in Wales

Information about the traditional instruments of Wales, the history of the music, and the modern artists influenced by that heritage.

Bingham Folk Club

Holds regular weekly club meetings and folk music events at the local Town Pavilion. Highlights future events with dates.

The Casbar

An online guide to the folk scene in South Wales, with listings of clubs and gigs, venues, and festivals.

Cecil Sharp Project

A residential project bringing artists together to create new works based around the legacy of Cecil Sharp, particularly his Appalachian Diaries; includes artist profiles, recordings and performance details, and background on the collector's life.

Chiltern Folk Association

An association of the dance and song clubs in the Chilterns area.

The Darwin Song Project

Archive of a song writing project organised with the Shrewsbury Folk Festival in 2009 to celebrate the bi-centennial of the birth of Darwin. Includes artist profiles, performance calendar, and details of recordings available.

East Anglian Traditional Music Trust

Promotes awareness of and participation in the folk music traditions of the area; with details of events and workshops, profiles of local traditional singers and performers, background on special projects, resources, and contacts.

Folk at the Grove

A long established folk music venue with events dates and special nights details and directions to the club.

Folk Camps Society Ltd

Folk camps for people who enjoy folk music, dance and song as well as camping.

Folk South West

Folk arts development organisation for the South West of England; includes details of current projects plus videos, sound clips and sheet music.

Folk Train

Information about a monthly music session on trains between Sheffield and Edale, on the Hope Valley Line, with dates, newsletter, and photo galleries.

Hallamshire Traditions

Works to promote traditional music and song, by supporting performers, research and publishing resources, and their own performances. Includes a guide to their projects and activities, and a library of song collections and resources.

Hands Up for Trad

Dedicated to promoting Scottish traditional music through information, education and advocacy. Includes information about their awards, summer school and events, news, and contacts.

The Living Tradition

Online home of this magazine, with news and resources.

Ryburn 3 Step

A folk development project in the Ryburn Valley, West Yorkshire; includes details of workshops and events, folk club and sessions, dance groups, and contacts.

Scottish Community Song Groups

Information about a network of groups that have sprung up since the 90's to encourage people to get involved in singing; includes a directory, resources, news, and contacts.

A guide to the folk music scene in Scotland, with artist profiles, clubs and sessions, events, gigs, and a collection of lyrics.

Southern Counties Folk Federation (SCoFF)

A loose confederation of clubs, venues, festivals and other organisations promoting folk and acoustic music and dance; includes festival calendar, club listing, online magazine, and contacts.

Trac - Folk Development Agency for Wales

Promoting and developing the music and dance traditions of Wales. Includes lists of performances, workshops and events, with details of "The Big Experiment" workshop series and links to groups, storytellers and festivals across Wales.

Traditional Arts Team

Organises performances and training events in the Midlands relating to traditional song, music, storytelling, and dance. Includes events diary and venue details, and subscription information for their monthly magazine.

Traditional Music and Song Association of Scotland (TMSA)

Established to promote and present the traditional music and song heritage of Scotland. Offers a schedule of events, their local branches, news, and contacts.

Traditional Music Forum

A network of music organisations working to promote traditional Scottish music, and access to it for the widest possible playing and listening audiences. Includes a list of members, events calendar, and library of resources.

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