There is a wealth of information on the traditional music of East Anglia. The most recent articles appear here in date/season order and as they are updated they go on to form part of the forthcoming Newsletter which is sent out 3-4 times per year. As time moves on, these articles will be transferred to the Archives – Past Articles section.
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Halesworth Day of Dance 2 April 2022 Read here about this annual event organised by local Molly dance side Oxblood Molly.
Bendle’s Bit by John Bentham. Recollections of a travelling salesman in East Anglia feature in this Midlands based Newsletter for Tigerfolk – formerly Traditions at the Tiger. Written in January 2022.
A Hornpipe by Any Other Name by Chris Holderness. Written in March 2021, this article appears on the EATMT website at the same time that a film version of the talk with music and stepdance has been produced. This film replaced the October 2021 planned event “The Yarmouth Hornpipe”. You can watch the film HERE (and if you like it, please do consider making a ‘ticket’ donation).
Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties – Ralph Vaughan Williams’ collected folk songs. A Review of Albion Records’ latest CD release written by Essex based musician Ed Caines.
Remembering Peter Bellamy 30 years on with contributions from David Bartlett, Paddy Butcher and Alan Helsdon
Puppetry by Greg Pallone
Laura Cox’s Song Book by Alan Helsdon
Harry, Holt & Harmony by Alan Helsdon
Reintroducing Jig Dolls to the Netherlands by Martin Judkins
‘What We’ve Been Up To‘ Catching up with The Howsons
Remembering Walter Pardon – 25 years on
A Life in Folk by Pete Jennings
Remembering Harry Cox – 50 years on
Two Bold Singermen and the English Folk Revival by Bruce Lindsay – Review by Chris Holderness
The Sea Shanty and its East Anglian connections by Debbie Jones, Harwich Shanty Festival
Remembering Geoff Roberts by Damien Barber
East Suffolk Country Band – with contributors from far and wide
When Ivy and Albert met Sally – by Sally Barrett
Recollections of Ruth Askew in the Blaxhall Ship – a plea from John Marshall-Potter
Oral Traditions – by Neil Lanham
Mindful Morris for Mayday 2020 – by Rita Gallard