• Poetry TeaBetter Days Coming Soon – Poetry Tea Party
    It’s been a miserable year for social events, but there are plenty of signs to indicate that better times are coming our way. Here at Folk On The Farm we are looking forward to running a variety of events and workshops beginning with a Poetry Tea. This will take place in the farm garden and revolve around a sumptuous cream tea consisting of homemade and locally sourced cakes, scones, jam, cream and sandwiches. To keep you entertained Sue Kendrick and Lois Crofton will invite you to take a […]
  • Tom Kitching Busk England
    Leading traditional fiddle player, Tom Kitching, will be performing a very personal concert of music and spoken word charting his 15 month busking trip around England. From Berwick to Deal, Penzance to Carlisle, Tom has been performing on the streets of England, getting to know his own country better through its own music. Finding streets full of character and characters, good humour, sadness, and the unmistakeable quirkyness of the English, this is a project that has captured the imagination […]
  • Harmony Singing Workshop With The Young ‘Uns
    Come and join Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes, BBC Folk award winners on this one day workshop at Thringstone Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire. LE67 8NR. This laid back singing workshop is open to everyone irrespective of whether you think you can sing or not! As well as being superb musicians, the Young ‘Uns have a wicked sense of humour so the emphasis is very much on having fun as well as learning some great songs! You can read more about The Young […]
  • Needwood & s Derbyshire noon columnNoon Column Walks – A Jolly Good Walk With A Difference!
    During the summer of 2017 we joined ROOTS Community Singers as they took their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. These walks are now available as electronic downloads for everyone to enjoy! There are six walks in the series ranging from easy to moderate and around 5 miles duration.  They all feature one of the unique Noon Columns which mark the 6 main areas of the National Forest. The walks are roughly 5 […]
  • King's Arms May Day Revels
    once we finally had a lovely afternoon for our May Day Revels.  The weather was mainly sunny and fairly warm which made a change from preceding years when we have usually been frozen stiff or blown away. Held at the King’s Arms, this lovely old pub on Coleorton moor provided a fitting venue for a vigorous set of morris dancing from Loughborough based Bare Bones who joined in with the Maypole dancing to stage a demonstration set of three dances which were then attempted with rather less […]