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Links to various folk dance and music websites

Folk Dance and Song Group - Do you enjoy camping and caravanning - if so, why not join the Fok Dance and Song Group of the Camping and Caravanning Club where you can dance, sing, learn crafts and make new friends.

North West Section of the Folk Dance and Song Group - If you enjoy camping and caravanning and live in the North West then regular meets are held where you can dance, sing, learn crafts and make new friends.

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) aims to encourage, document and develop folk music, dance and song traditions within England.

The Lancashire Society has been set up to preserve the literary heritage of Lancashire and a programme of events is arranged.

Mersey and Deeside Folk - Mersey and Deeside Folk (MAD Folk), in conjunction with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) are organising a Pride and Prejudice ball as part of Liverpool's celebrations as European Capital of Culture in 2008 and this website gives you details.

International Folk Dance Resources - Lots of interesting information

Living Tradition Magazine Site- This site is one of the largest sites covering mainly the Folk & Traditional Music of the British Isles, Ireland and what is often called 'Celtic' music. This site is provided by The Living Tradition magazine.

Webfeet - Dancing on the Web- Information about all types of Folk Dancing

Folk Camp - Folk activity holidays appeal to people who like folk festivals, people who like dancing, people who like to make their own music and those who just want to meet lots of other fascinating people!

The Folk Mag The online guide to folk song, dance and roots music for the West Midland counties

fRoots - the world's leading roots, folk and world music magazine

Folk World - The Online Music Magazine - Europe's Folk World & Roots Music Scene: News & Gossip, Articles, Interviews, Forum, CD & Live Reviews, CD Competitions

Folking.com - is a web site dedicated to all forms of live and acoustic folk music.

Folk Clubs Around Warrington and North Cheshire - There are many Folk Clubs Thriving in the area. The number and quality of floor singers is excellant with diversity of styles and instruments.

Trouble at Mill - Details of What's On in Lancashire

Folk Music From the North West- Over the past twenty years I have been to many Folk Music events, based mainly in the North West of England. At a lot of these I've been accompanied by my battered old Pentax camera and as a result have amassed a number of photos that have never seen the light of day. The Galleries included are a selection of these photos. Roger Liptrot

Solent Waves- Newsletter of the Folk Association of South Hants

Music Festivals Venues and Clubs From South Yorkshire Folk - Lots of information about South Yorkshire Clubs.

South Riding Folk Network- Information about the folk scene in South Riding.

The Family Band- The Family Band Barn Dance and Ceilidh band is an "all night" band, providing complete entertainment for your evening, you get the band and a caller.

Folk and Roots Music - A site for people who appreciate folk and acoustic music by people who appreciate folk and acoustic music, the site will be continously extended and new resources/links will be added.

The Southport Swords - The Southport Swords are a team of Men's Sword & Morris dancers based in Southport, which is a seaside town about 12 miles north of Liverpool, England and attracts members from the surrounding villages and towns.

The Argarmeles Clog Team have been going for over 25 years, dancing North West Morris in the area around Southport and West Lancashire and throughout the country. They dance regularly in the evenings at local pubs throughout the summer and also at Folk Festivals, days of dance and fetes.

Real UK Music - UK portal for UK Clubs, Festivals and Concert Venues and general music resource.

About Lancs - Links to lots of interesting sites about Lancashire, not just folk related.

Set & Turn Single - The Independent Magazine for Folk Dancers

Wigan Folk Club - Details about Wigan Folk Club and useful links to other sites.

Leyland Accordion Club We are based at Leyland, Lancashire and we meet on the first, third and fifth Wednesdays of each month. We hold a concert on the third Wednesday of each month which is aimed at the general public. Full details are on our website or contact David on 01772 454328.

"Moorland Folk" Lively Lancashire folk rock band - been playing for nearly 30 years all over the North West. Dylan Owen of Ossy Acoustic fame, well known for his crazy lyrics is the brilliant lead guitar, Blackburn vet David Higginson is lead singer with Des Powell on bass.

Beat of India- If you are interested in Folk Music, then you may be interested in having a look at this site which is all about Indian Folk Music.

Houghton Weavers - If you are interested in finding out more about the Houghton Weavers and details of their concert dates then have a browse of this website.

St Helens Folk Dance Club - Details of St Helens Folk Dance Club who meet on Wednesdays at The Unison Social Club.

Stockton Heath Folk Dance Club - Details of Stockton Heath Folk Dance Club who meet most Monday evenings at St. Thomas's School, Parkgate Road, off Grappenhall Road, Stockton Heath, Warrington

Fiddle Music - This site is dedicated to all those inspired by folk and traditional fiddle musics from around the world.

UK Folk Festivals - Finding a folk festival in the UK has now become easier. Browse this website for details of most of the festivals in the UK.

Irish Music Daily provides information about Irish music, songs and performers.