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Styles Folk

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.

Chiltern Folk Association

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Under One Sky

A vocal and instrumental suite by the Scottish composer and musician, John McCusker, to celebrate contemporary folk music from Scotland and England; with details of performances and recording.

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