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Suffolk Folk

Promoting Traditional Music, song and dance in East Anglia

Links to Useful Resources

This page links to web sites for venues and other folk resources in East Anglia and useful resources nationally.

For a more comprehensive listing including sessions, singers, musicians, callers and dance bands consult the latest copy of Mardles magazine.

Local Resources

  • Peterborough Folk Diary - what's on in Peterborough, North Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire, East Northamptonshire and West Norfolk.
  • Everyman Folk Club links page
  • Norfolk Folk - a list of folk clubs, sessions and resources in and around Norfolk.
  • Cambridge Folk lists of Folk dance and song resoources: groups, clubs, ceilidh bands
  • Littlebirdtoldme.info A guide to folk music, storytelling and dance events in Norfolk and North Suffolk.
  • East Anglian Traditional Music Trust, a voluntary organisation based in Suffolk, which aims to promote awareness of and participation in the folk music traditions of East Anglia.
  • Constant Billy Trust "To advance the education of the public - especially schoolchildren, and provide facilities and resources for the promotion of traditional folk arts and culture"
  • Hedingham Fair (Colin and Karen Cater) produce books, cards, T-shirts and other goods featuring folklore and traditional customs and music. They support and participate in the work of folk music organisations: EFDSS, Morris Ring, Morris Federation, Open Morris, Folk Arts Network, and an annual cycle of folk festivals and events.
  • IPScene for information about events in the Ipswich area (postcodes IP1 - IP17)
  • The Wireless which includes Mike Norris folk music slot Mondays 7-9pm.
  • Treewind Anahata's recording studio and folk specialist record label in Cambridgeshire.
  • Teather Creative Design specialising in CD artwork, packaging and short-run production.

Local Venues

Annual Events

Morris etc.

National Resources

Musical Instruments

  • Hobgoblin Music Acoustic and Folk Music Specialists
  • Wheatstone Concertinas: manufacture, tuning and repairs (based in Suffolk!)
  • West End Music a Music Shop in Ipswich.
  • Con Rendell - Luthier based in Manningtree, Essex.
  • Otis Luxton musical stringed instruments hand made to order in Woodbridge, Suffolk.
  • The Music Hut, North Walsham, Norfolk, where you can also buy a copy of Mardles!

Miscellaneous