UK Folk Music & Traditional Dance
The UK Folk Music website was established in 2011 to promote and support the fabulous folk music from our shores. Our intent has always been to spotlight some of the amazing home grown talent from the UK.
The UK Folk Music website has always supported and promoted Folk Clubs.
An essential part of the folk scene in the U.K, folk clubs and sessions continue to provide entertainment and give performers a vital opportunity to hone their skills in front of an audience.
In our Folk Club index, we have over two hundred folk clubs listed and we are always happy to add more when we find out about them.
Please support your local folk club and get in touch if you can suggest a folk club to be added to our Folk Club Index.
We always believe that Morris Dancing in all its forms should be included with information about folk music. The two forms of traditional pastimes go hand in hand.
We have complied a huge guide to Morris Sides in the UK. You can locate Morris Dancers by the easy-to-use the A to Z Index. The easy to locate a selection of Morris Sides in your area.
We have over six hundred and twenty Morris Sides listed.
Our own folk music show presented by Alan Morley, brings you an exciting mix of brand new releases, old favourites plus up and coming artists.
We try to tie in the show with the music reviews on the website, and we welcome the submission of CD’s but also tracks via our Soundcloud group.
The show is updated every month and all shows are archived for listening at any time you like.
The UK Folk Music website has always featured folk album reviews and we continue to add more as more arrive at our office.
The majority of folk CDs have been reviewed by folk music journalist Pete Fyfe, however our editor Alan Morley also chips in with some opinions of his own.
We must announce that our good friend Pete Fyfe passed away in April 2015 after a long period of ill health, he’ll be much missed.
For the immediate future, we will not be reviewing new releases but we might include any CD’s which are submitted in the folk music radio show.