About the show
Playing tracks by
Tinkerscuss, Alex Roberts and Graeme Ross, Charlie Parr, Brocc, Ailsa Tully and more.
This folk show is about The Old Stories; there are songs of oak, ash and hawthorn, balefires, the uses of herbs, telling the bees, the uses of cold iron, midsummer dances, the song of Puck himself, singing in the seasons, sunken bells, hell-hounds, divination, shape-shifters and changelings, tales from The Mabinogian, nursery rhymes of untracecable origin, and many other ancient shadows that lurk in our landscape. There is music from The Unthanks, Blanche Rowen and Mike Gulston, Tinkerscuss, Cath and Phil Tyler, Life & Times, The Furrow Collective, Charlie Parr, Sam Lee, Ailsa Tully, Emily Portman, Pamela Wyn Shannon, Ferocious Dog, Brocc, Fay Brotherhood, Alex Roberts and Graeme Ross, Kizzy Meriel Crawford Music and Rachel Newton. Image by Arthur Rackham.