Derek Schofield

Derek Schofield is a writer, researcher, occasional singer and, at Whitby Folk Week, an MC. He was the editor of English Dance & Song magazine from 2005 until 2015, and is now the reviews editor for the Folk Music Journal. He has written two books, on the histories of the Sidmouth and Towersey festivals, and is completing a third, on the history of Cheshire’s Manley Morris Dancers. He is now researching the history of the English folk dance revival.