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Links to latest FolkWords reviews, updates on gigs and tours. There are numerous sites that provide full listings of all UK festivals, tours and gigs, this is simply news and information sent to FolkWords. If you would like your event, gig or tour listed here go to 'Contact'  and send your information to us.

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We All Share The Same Sky - Jon Budworth

Flat as the Earth - Lonesome George  By The Night album cover 001  Midnight Sun - The Gothard Sisters

                                      Horizon Lines Matthew Byrne  Mishaped Pearls - Shivelight   The Pipe Slang album cover 001                                         

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 Album of the Month April 2018 - ‘Between The Golden Age & The Promised Land’ - Ray Cooper

Between the Golden Age and The Promised Land 

"... an album awash with atmosphere"

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Sarah McQuaid 

Tour Dates UK & Ireland 2018 

 MAY 2018 - Thur 17. Nottingham Playhouse Studio Theatre, Nottingham - Sat 19. Tŷ Siamas Neuadd Idris, Dolgellau, Gwynedd - Sun 20. High Forest Community Centre Sinderhope, near Allendale, Northumberland - Wed 23. The Milton Rooms Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire - Thur 24. Settle Victoria Hall Kirkgate, Settle, North Yorkshire - Fri 25. The Old Town Hall High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - Sat 26. Silver Street Sessions at Cotleigh Brewery, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, Somerset * JUNE 2018 - Sat 2. Praa Sands Community Centre Pengersick Lane, Praa Sands, Penzance, Cornwall 

www.sarahmcquaid.com

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Dan Walsh Trio 2018 UK Tour 

  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 ​- 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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Cardboard Fox UK Tour 2018

JUNE 6 • ALBUM LAUNCH: THE USTINOV AT THEATRE ROYAL • BATH, SOMERSET - 8 • MINETY VILLAGE HALL • MINETY, WILTSHIRE – JULY 27 • BEER AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL • POOLE, DORSET – AUGUST 11/12• DARTMOOR FOLK FESTIVAL • SOUTH ZEAL, DEVON - 17 • PURBECK VALLEY FOLK FESTIVAL • HARMAN'S CROSS, DORSET

www.cardboardfox.co.uk

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

You are Wolf: Keld - Kerry Andrews Friday 8th June 7.30pm www.youarewolf.com 

Web: tickets.ncem.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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FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Suffolk - August 17-19, 2018

Featuring: Oysterband, Show of Hands, The John Langan Band, Tim Edey, Irish Mythen, The Wilsons, John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle, Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, The Young’ uns, Will Pound, Rachael McShane and The Cartographers plus Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, Rodney Branigan, Reg Meuross, Wild Willy Barrett’s French Connection, The Magnificent AK47, Luke Daniels & His Amazing Polyphon, Winter Wilson and Alden Patterson and Dashwood.

Early Bird tickets are sold out. Advance weekend tickets: £120(adult), £108 (full time students, senior citizens) £80 for Youth tickets (12-17 year old) - must be purchased with an adult ticket. Family weekend tickets for two adults and two 12-17 year olds are £360. Free admission for children aged 11 and under; camping is £15 per tent with a £25 charge for campervans and caravans. Located close to the A12, the festival will also be running shuttle buses to the site from Wickham Market station.

www.folkeast.co.uk

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