ENGLAND 

ABOUT ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND

Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts and culture in England. It is an arm's length government-funded body and National Lottery Distributor which champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives. 

www.artscouncil.org.uk

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SHOWCASES

 

BRITISH UNDERGROUND FOLK MUSIC SPECIAL

SHOWCASES

British Underground and the Musicians' Union present the MU Summer of Live Folk Special featuring John Smith, Lady Nade, Chloe Foy, Sam Lee, The Armagh Rhymers, Lauren Housely, The Bookshop Band and Findlay Napier.

GLOBAL MUSIC MATCH FROM ENGLAND

Featuring the artists from England presented by English Folk Expo.

BOTH SIDES NOW SHOWCASE

Brighter Sound presented a live-streamed showcase from their Both Sides Now programme as part of Greater Manchester's United We Stream series.

THE UK OFFICIAL FOLK ALBUMS CHART

The Official Folk Albums Chart launch event featuring Fay Hield, Kris Drever, VRi and The Breath.

 

PANELS

DOES FOLK MUSIC HAVE A PROBLEM WITH DIVERSITY IN THE UK?

As part of English Folk Expo's Folk Talk Live event, we hosted this discussion between Lady Nade, Yola, Allison Russell and Kyshona.

CAN LIVE STREAMING BE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO LIVE PERFORMANCE?

As part of English Folk Expo's Folk Talk Live event, discussion between Matt Bartlett (Midnight Mango), Victoria Robinson (The Bury Met), Wozzy Brewster (Midi Music Company), Matthew Bannister (Folk on Foot) and chaired by Michael Hughes (The Young’uns)

THE DISRUPT RESIDENCY

The DISRUPT residency brought together 11 of the North West's most exciting young artists to create brand new music based around themes of protest, to link into the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. Over 4 days the artists worked together to create five original tracks using Peterloo, and their own experiences of protest, as inspiration.

 

ORGANISATIONS

ENGLISH FOLK EXPO

www.englishfolkexpo.com