Taking a break from the folk arts, Sue Kendrick, one of Folk On The Farm’s main writers has put her knowledge of sheep farming to good use in a new […]
Then join us for a day long melodeon workshop! Bryan Dawson from dance band Double Capers leads us so we'll be in good hands. Aimed at beginners and improvers the […]
Mothering Sunday or Mothers Day as it is more commonly known is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent which in 2015 falls on the 15th March. (In the UK […]
Folk On The Farm open new site to other folk art practictioners for folk news and folk events listings.
Pancake day is much beloved by the sweet toothed fraternity, but did you know it is actually part of the Shrove Tide celebrations and marks the beginning of Lent?
Halloween is based on the old Celtic festival of Samhain which means summer’s end and marks the end of the Celtic year. It is a time for winter preparation when […]
According to our Celtic ancestors, there are four cross-quarter days of which Lammas is one. It falls on the 1st August by our reckoning, but as the calendar has been tampered with over the centuries, we’re probably a few days out!
It was an ambitious project to turn last year’s Ashby Arts Festival project, a DVD of Johanne with the Long Hair into a live performance set against a back drop […]
Folk on the Farm on local radio
Take one lowly milkmaid, a high born knight, a meddlesome monk and a mischievous old biddy with a fondness for green magic and you’ve a tabloid topping headline show set to be the premier event of the 2010 Ashby de la Zouch Arts Festival.