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Annual FolkWords Album Awards - 2017

Categories and Nominations

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 Album of the Month December 2017: 'Bring Back Home' - Ange Hardy

Bring Back Home Ange Hardy    

"Deeply rooted in folk tradition - bursting with originality and invention"

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Sarah McQuaid Tour January 2018

January: Thurs 25. The Acorn, Parade Street, Penzance, Cornwall - Fri 26. Limelight Theatre, Queens Park Arts Centre, Queens Park, Aylesbury, Bucks - Sun 28. Folk In The Barn,  The Black Robin, Covet Lane, Kingston, nr Canterbury, Kent - Mon 29. Colchester Folk Club, Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, Essex - Tues 30. The Roses Sun Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire Wed 31. Pavilions, The Den Crescent, Teignmouth, Devon

February 2018: Fri 2. The Poly, 24 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall - Sat 3. The Millpool Centre,  The Millpool, West Looe, Cornwall - Sun 4. The Square and Compass,  Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset - Mon 5. Terrace Cred @ The Greys, 105 Southover Street, Brighton, East Sussex - Thu 8. The Brindley Arts Centre High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, - Fri 9. The Sheep Dip Sessions, Sheep Dip Lane, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warwickshire - Sat 10. Ustinov Studio Theatre, Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath, Somerset - Sun 11. The Wharf, Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon 

 www.sarahmcquaid.com 

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Fairport Convention with support from Winter Wilson

25 Jan 2018, Tewkesbury, The Roses Theatre - 26 Jan 2018, Southport, The Atkinson - 27 Jan 2018, Lincoln, Drill Hall - 28 Jan 2018, Buxton, Opera House - 30 Jan 2018, Nottingham, Playhouse - 31 Jan 2018, Peterborough, Key Theatre - 01 Feb 2018, Coventry, The Albany Theatre - 02 Feb 2018, Morecambe, The Platform - 03 Feb 2018, Settle, Victoria Hall - 04 Feb 2018, Salford, The Lowry - 06 Feb 2018, Milton Keynes, The Stables - 07 Feb 2018, Stoke, The New Vic Theatre - 08 Feb 2018, Durham, Gala Theatre - 09 Feb 2018, Whitby, Pavilion Theatre - 10 Feb 2018, Leeds, City Varieties - 11 Feb 2018, Banbury, Trades and Labour Club - 13 Feb 2018, Canterbury, The Gulbenkian - 14 Feb 2018, Canterbury, The Gulbenkian - 15 Feb 2018, Worthing, Connaught Theatre - 16 Feb 2018, Frome, Cheese and Grain - 17 Feb 2018, London, Union Chapel - 18 Feb 2018, Winchester, Theatre Royal - 20 Feb 2018, Farnham, The Maltings - 21 Feb 2018, Exeter, Corn Exchange - 22 Feb 2018, Tunbridge Wells, Assembly Hall Theatre - 23 Feb 2018, Bury St Edmunds, The Apex - 24 Feb 2018, St Albans, The Alban Arena - 25 Feb 2018, Bromsgrove, The Artrix 

www.fairportconvention.com - winterwilson.com

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Zoe Mulford and Tom Kitching touring 2018 

Wed 17 Jan - Nottingham - Carrington Triangle Folk Club - Thu 18th Jan - Bradford - Topic Folk Club - Fri 19 Jan - Northwich - Northwich Folk Club - Wed 24 Jan - Kirkham, Lancs - Willows Folk Club - Fri 26 Jan - Guildford - Music Institute Folk Club - Sat 27 Jan - Combe Martin - Shammick Acoustic - Sun 28 Jan - Reading – Readifolk - Thu 12 Apr - Lymm - Lymm Folk Club - Fri 20 Apr - Bodmin - Bodmin Folk Club - Mon 23 Apr - Warwick- Warwick Folk Club - Mon 30 Apr - Stockport - Midway Folk Club - Fri 4 May - Todmorden - Todmorden Folk Festival

www.zoemulford.com

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Police Dog Hogan Tour – February - March 2018 

31-Jan-18 The Brook Southampton  01-Feb-18 MAC Birmingham    02-Feb-18 The Junction Cambridge  08-Feb-18 Scala London 23-Feb-18  Marlowe Theatre Canterbury  24-Feb-18 Norwich Arts Centre Norwich 14-Mar-18 The Platform Morecambe 15-Mar-18 The Met Bury 16-Mar-18 Sage  Gateshead  17-Mar-18 Crescent Arts York  22-Mar-18 Komedia  Brighton  23-Mar-18 St Georges Bristol  24-Mar-18  Exetern Phoenix Exeter                

 www.policedoghogan. 

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Bob Cheevers 2018 ‘StorySongs’ UK Tour

Feb. 9th Square Compass - Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset - Feb 10th Dolphin Hotel Station Road, Dolphin Square Bovey Tracey, Devon - Feb 11 The Platform Tavern  Town Quay Southampton - Feb. 12th The Greys in Brighton105 Southover Street, Brighton - Feb. 15th The Green Note106 Parkway, London - Feb 16th Queenshead 29 Chesterfield Rd, Belper Derbyshire - Feb 17th The Tap St Johns 10 Queens Road, Hull - Feb. 19th Celtic Music Radio 54 Admiral Street, Glasgow - Feb. 22nd Backstage At The Green Hotel Kinross - Feb 23rd Berits & Brown 2 Parklands Eurocentral near Coatbridge - Feb. 24th Porters Cafe Bar Tynemouth Station, Station Terrace North Shields - Feb 27th The Lowther Club 82 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria - Feb 26th  String Theory with Paul Templeman Heart of Hawick, Tower Mill, Kirkstile - Feb 28th The Musician 42 Crafton St W, Leicester  

www.bobcheevers.com

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Music at the National Centre for Early Music - St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, York - Spring 2018

The Ennis Sisters + Dave Gunning - Tuesday 27th February 7.30pm www.theennissisters.com   www.davegunning.com -- Alister Anderson & Northlands Wednesday 14th March 7.30pm  www.aanorthlands.com -- Barluath Tuesday 27 March 7.30 pm www.barluath.com -- Maddy Prior with Hannah James & Giles Lewin Tuesday 17th April www.maddyprior.com -- You are Wolf: Keld - Kerry Andrews Friday 8th June 7.30pm www.youarewolf.com

Web: tickets.ncem.co.uk

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Dan Walsh Trio 2018 UK Tour 

20/04 COVENTRY Big Comfy Bookshop www.thebigcomfybookshop.co.uk - 04/05 DERBYSHIRE North Wingfield Resource Centre www.liveandlocal.org.uk - 08 May STAFFORD Gatehouse Theatre www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk - 11 May KINGSWINFORD Woodman Folk Club www.woodmanfolk.co.uk -12 May PEAK DISTRICT Alstonefield Village Hall www.wegottickets.com/event/420258 - 15 May DARTFORD Dartford Folk Club www.dartfordfolk.org.uk - 16 May LONDON Slaughtered Lamb www.folkonmonday.co.uk/dan-walsh-trio - 17 May WINCHESTER Hyde Tavern www.hydetavern.co.uk - 18 May BURTON ON TRENT Burton Folk Club burtonfolkclub.org.uk - 19 May GUILDFORD Trinity Folk Festival www.trinityfolkfestival.co.uk - 19 May STAFFORDSHIRE Chebsey Parish Hall (Solo) www.liveandlocal.org.uk- 20 May OXFORD Holywell Music Rooms www.wegottickets.com/event/423382 ‚Äč- 22 May NEWCASTLE The Cumberland Arms www.wegottickets.com - 23 May SHEFFIELD The Greystones www.wegottickets.com/event - 24 May BISHOPS CASTLE Sparc Theatre www.sparctheatre.co.uk - 25 May OSWESTRY Willow Gallery www.willowgalleryoswestry.org - 29 May LEICESTER The Musician www.greenbirdpromotions.net - 20 June PRESTON Willows Folk Club www.thewillowsfolkclub.co.uk

www.danwalshbanjo.co.uk

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Lincoln Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 

Lincoln Alive Saturday 14th July 2018 - 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm 

Jacqui McShee's Pentangle, Julie Felix, Blair Dunlop, Galley Beggar, Said The Maiden
The BeauBowBelles - Early Bird tickets are only £23.00 

www.lincolnfolkfestival.co.uk

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Trowbridge Festival - 20/ 22nd July 2018

Folk, roots, world and acoustic music festival in the heart of Wiltshire

www.trowbridgefestival.co.uk

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