Apart from myriad
links to clubs included throughout this website, here are some more general
links. If you would like your link included, just drop a note to email@example.com
and we would appreciate any reciprocal links
FolkActive Aims to encourage
and enable people and groups of all ages to become active in traditional
music, dance and folk arts.
FolkonWight What's on in the Isle of Wight
Lancashire Folk Association
Links to many folk organisations and publications, mainly to the north
and west of us. Also links to music resources etc.
& Dorset Folk Events Website run by Steve Cunio, listing clubs,
sessions and events for our neighbouring counties. Club lists include
links to maps showing the locations. Sign up to get e-mails showing the
most recently aded events.
Sussex Folk Guide
Sussex Folk Association (SusFA)
Roughly equivalent association to FASH but covering folk events and organisations
in East and West Sussex. Comprehensive website with directories of local
clubs and lists of events. Sussex Pie, their quarterly journal, back after
a few months absence, is available only by e-mailing the editor
Folk Arts (No apparent activity for some time).
English Folk Dance and Song Society
British Association of American Square Dancing Clubs. Site includes a
'find a local club' map with general details of every club. Round Dancing
is also covered (think called ballroom dancing).
Camps Folk Music, Song and Dance activity holidays throughout the UK
Friends of English
Dance "Fledgling" website pulling together a directory of dance clubs,
callers and bands/musicians, plus a dance events calendar. Consider adding
your club, or if you are a caller or a musician, yourself, to their listings.
(Note - the organisers of this site were previously called Friends of
Cecil Sharp House).
Manor in the South West of England, the only permanent residential
folk music centre in the UK
The Morris Ring
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
The Vaughan Williams
Webfeet Many links from home page
to dance organisations, bands and callers. Not complete and some out of
Belgium based AADS
Promote Dances & Music in Western Europe
Ancient Music of Ireland
Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS)
American equivalent of our EFDSS
Celfyddydau Mari Arts (Folk
Wales Home Page)
harp.net Festivals, Summerschools,
Irish Harp Organisations, Albums, Magazines and a Harp Bulletin Board
Irish Music Magazine
news, views and more on the Irish Folk and Trad scene
Morris Dance Database
International database of Morris sides, what dances they perform and tunes
they dance to.
The Society for International Folk Dancing
Colin Hume's website has a huge amount of information for callers and dancers, with descriptions of many figures and instructions for many dances.
Contactaband. Una bolton keeps lists of bands and callers available for events you might wish to organise. No website, so contact her by 'phone on 02392 632770
Folk Dance and Song Group of the Camping
and Caravanning Club. The local branch can be found here.
Jigfoot - lively five piece ceilidh band
Iscalis - a trio playing traditional,
original and contemporary acoustic music. Featuring female vocals, and
combinations of guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, and bass.
Spike Island Band (Spike
Island is the old name for Sholing, a district of Southampton). A versatile
six-piece barn dance band
Threepenny Bit - Eight-piece concert
and ceilidh band based in Hampshire
West Gallery - music sung by church
and chapel bands in the 1700s and early 1800s. Sung locally by Madding
Woodsiders Barn Dance Band,