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News from FolkWords and information from the folk community, updates on gigs and tours. There are numerous sites that provide full listings of all UK festivals, tours and gigs, this is simply a listing of information sent to FolkWords. If you would like your event, gig  or tour listed here go to 'Contact'  and send your information to us. 

Latest album reviews include: 

Inventions from Leveret  Heaven Knows bella gaffney  Alice Howe  Eric Barnett Shipwreck in a Bottle

             Inclined to be Red Greg Russell  Love and Loss - A Lone Voice 001 Georgia lewis The Bird Who Sings Freedom                      

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 Album of the Month June 2017: 'No Heaven' Chapin-Wickwar

 Chapin Wickwar No Heaven   

 "... nakedly revealing and sensitive soul-baring songs"  

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Sarah McQuaid 2017 Tour Dates

Saturday-Sunday 22-23 July 2017 Stainsby Festival Brunt's Farm, Stainsby, Chesterfield www.stainsbyfestival.org.ukThursday 27 July 2017 Evesham Arts Centre Victoria Avenue, Evesham www.eveshamartscentre.co.ukSaturday 23 September 2017 Southdowns Folk Festival Bognor Regis southdownsfolkfest.co.ukSunday 24 September 2017 The Subscription Rooms Gloucestershire www.subscriptionrooms.org.ukTuesday 26 September 2017 Rye Arts Festival -- Rye Community Centre, East Sussex www.ryeartsfestival.co.ukSunday 15 October 2017 Dreamers Folk -- The Sportsman's Arms, Redruth www.dreamersfolk.co.uk

 www.sarahmcquaid.com/tour 

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UNDERNEATH THE STARS FESTIVAL 21/ 23rd July 2017

Cannon Hall Open Farm, Cawthorn, South Yorkshire  

EDWARD II * RODDY WOOMBLE * JOHN TAMS & BARRY COOPE MARRY WATERSON * ÍMAR * ROB HERON & THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA * DAMIEN O’KANE * SHEELANAGIG * YOLA CARTER * THE DESTROYERS * NEWTON FAULKNER * KATE RUSBY * SHOW OF HANDS LUCY ROSE * RAGHU DIXIT

 www.underthestarsfest.co.uk.

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 Towersey Festival 25-28 August 2017, Thame, Oxfordshire
 
Show Of Hands, Lindisfarne, The Blockheads and Foy Vance, KT Tunstall, Newton Faulkner, Eliza Carthy's The Wayward Band, Jon Boden, Lindisfarne,The Blockheads, Megson, Jim Causley (Singer Of The Year), plus a guaranteed slot for the winner of the Young Folk Award category.
Tickets available now with Adult Day Tickets from £30, Youth £21, Child £14, under 5 free. Tickets for the full festival are £126-£57 (Tier 3).

www.towerseyfestival.com

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