• Aug 13

    Reg Meuross presents his stunning song cycle Stolen From God, with the sparkling playing of kora master Suntou Susso and concertina wizard Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne. The live show, which features a narration on the historical background to each song, was previewed during last year’s Black History Month. Featuring vocals from all three musicians, alongside incredible instrumentation, […]

  • Aug 6

    Cliff Barstow was a founder member of White Rose Morris Men, as well as being one of the organisers of the folk dance festival which would go on to become IVFDF. He was a proponent of an elegant, upright, unforced style of dancing, which White Rose commemorate in the jig competition held in his memory. […]

  • Aug 4

    Keith launches his brand new ‘’Shantydisestablishmentarianism’ album here at Whitby this year, with a potted version of his full-length stage show – ‘The Shantyskeptics!’ (Described as ‘Monty Python meets South Pacific!’) Worldwide Folk Festival favourite, Keith Donnelly (‘the funniest thing to happen to folk music since the banjo!’) has written, parodied, pastiched, and more or […]

  • Aug 1

    Dr Sarah Morgan 1948 -2013 Sarah Morgan was a linchpin of the English traditional folk scene. What began as a musical interest, led her through a capella harmony singing with, Don Morgan, Mary Eagle, Bread & Roses and Hen Party, to the trio Craig, Morgan, Robson. As a committed supporter of Whitby Folk Week, Sarah […]