Youth Music Award Concert

Todmorden Folk Festival’s Youth Music Award Concert was held of Sunday 11th February.  The talent, confidence and variety of the performances made for some difficult decision making by our panel of judges. The winning duo will perform the opening slot at our saturday night concert in Todmorden Unitarian Church.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Todmorden Youth Music Award

Ursula and Sasha Glendinning

 

Todmorden Folk Festival 2018 commission

Stan Rogers: His Life & Songs. Presenter Roger Kennington.

Stan Rogers, hero of the Canadian folk scene, was killed in 1983 aged only 33. He wrote a catalogue of iconic songs (e.g. Mary Ellen Carter, Barratt’s Privateers, North West Passage) and performed acclaimed versions of other classics. Come and hear about his life and join festival favourites to enjoy (and sing along to) some of Stan Rogers’ most memorable songs. Performers will include Kimber’s Men including John Bromley, Ruth & Sadie Price (with friends from She Shanties), and Karina Knight.

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Manchester Folk Festival

Some Todmorden Folk Festival favourites around this weekend! Coven is made up of three previous festival headline acts and along with Melrose Quartet, they're all at Manchester Folk Festival. ... See more

An urban festival in the heart of the city. A gathering of all kinds of folk. From 18-21 October 2018 we bring music, singing, dancing, workshops, artists in conversation and more to Manchester city ... See more

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Janet Russell - Old Woman Is Watching

Just found this beautiful video from Janet Russell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tySTutfbalg

From her album 'Gathering the Fragments,' which can be purchased from Harbourtown Records http://www.harbourtownrecords.com. Neither music nor images belong ...

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We're so excited to be making this fantastic theatre our new Sunday night concert venue for the brilliant Colbalt Tales and the incomparable Martin Simpson... Todmorden Hippodrome!

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