LINKS
To some very useful websites
In no particular order but well worth some exploration
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The English Folk Dance and Song Society The most long established and authoritative organisation dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional music and dance in the British Isles. A marvellous resource.
Folk and Roots magazine
www.folkandroots.co.uk
A guide to the folk and acoustic scene, with information about UK folk gigs, folk concerts, folk festivals and hundreds of links!
The Mudcat Cafe
www.mudcat.org
An American based website based on a discussion group covering all forms of folk and related matters. The site includes a very useful search facility for the words to thousands of songs. Very strong British presence.
Traditional Music Library
www.traditionalmusic.co.uk
A superb reference for traditional music
Allmusic
www.allmusic.com
Interesting links to a wide range of musical styles and information etc. The "Country" link gets you to the folk related pages but do try the others as well.
Sing Out Magazinewww.singout.org
American traditional music magazine. Provides a good index so that you can locate obscure and arcane articles.
East Anglian Traditional Music Trust
www.eatmt.org.uk
The East Anglian Traditional Music Trust is a voluntary organisation based in Suffolk, which aims to promote awareness of and participation in the folk music traditions of East Anglia. East Anglia has a rich seam of such music, and has provided inspiration for composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, and been the subject of many recordings, books and articles. On this website you will find news about our current projects, and how to get involved, including workshops and evening classes, community projects, research and publications. You will also find further information about our past projects, and links to other sites of related interest.
Veteran CDs
www.veteran.co.uk
An excellent source of CDs of East Anglian traditional music.
Norfolk Folk and Acoustic Forum
www.magicfolk.co.uk/forum/
Here's a really useful service enabling all involved in Folk activities in Norfolk to communicate and really find out what is going down. Use it!
Suffolk Folk
www.suffolkfolk.co.uk
Suffolk Folk is a non profit making organisation that aims to promote traditional and modern folkmusic, song and dance in Suffolk and contiguous areas. If you would like to become a member, the subscriptions are £10 per year for individuals and £20 per year for family membership. Suffolk Folk publishes "Mardles" magazine, which is mailed to members quarterly.
Membership also enables reduced entry to events hosted or supported by the organisation.
 Gleanings
www.gleanings.co.uk
Folk music tutorial workshops in Shropshire. Holiday courses at “Gleanings’ in the Beautiful South Shropshire Hills An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
To some websites of interest
If you are touring in the West Norfolk area, here are some places which will surely interest you with links to sources of furhter information
 Wolferton Royal Station
www.wolfertonroyalstation.co.uk
This is the actual railway station where the Royal Family used to arrive on the train to get to Sandringham House

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