Published Articles

Is the Tradition Living? (contribution to a discussion on the future of the fol song revival).  The Living Tradition, Issue 13 (Nov/Dec 1995)

Cultural and Political Origins of the Folk-Song Society and the Irish Dimension – Folk Music Journal, 2015 Volume 10, No. 5.

The Merging of the Folk-Song Society and the English Folk Dance Society: Amalgamation or Take-over? – Folk Music Journal, 2016 Volume 11, No. 1.

English Folk Song collectors and the idea of the Peasant (jointly with Vic Gammon) – Folk Music Journal, 2016 Volume 11, No. 1.

The Concept of Tradition – The Living Tradition, issue 119 (June 2017)

Forthcoming

Title – Songs for Schools: Cecil Sharp, Patriotism and the National Song Book.  To be published in the Folk Music Journal, Volume 11 Number 3, 2018 (published December 2017)

Talks

English Folk Song Collectors and the  Idea of the Peasant (jointly with Vic Gammon)

University of Leeds – Thursday 22 October, 2015

University of Newcastle – Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Whitby Folk Week – Friday 26 August, 2016

 

Traditional Song Forum – University of Sheffield Saturday 16 September 2017

‘Academic Study – what has happened in the academic study of folk song and what may happen in the future?’