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Starting soon: Cornish & Devonian session

Starting soon: Cornish & Devonian session

If you know anyone who might want to come to the pub in Exeter on a Wednesday night for a few tunes and songs, please point them my way! There will be Cornish tunes because that’s what I know, Devon tunes because I want to 

Lockdown feast days & festivals

Lockdown feast days & festivals

This was so much fun! But I am still glad to declare this project finished as it means that lockdown is over and we can meet up to make music again. This festival calendar of small celebrations helped me to keep going from New Year 

Pignut Jig

Pignut Jig

John Dudding inspired this tune and I am sharing it in his memory today. The tune came about after Bagas Crowd played at a May Fair in 2018. After we had paraded through the beautiful wooded valley and played our tunes for the maypole dancing, 

New name & logo for Under The Sun – Upcycling

New name & logo for Under The Sun – Upcycling

A new name and a new logo: Under The Sun – Upcycling. Hooray! Updates on instagram @underthesun_upcycling

While Shepherds Watched – A Christmas Countdown for 2020

While Shepherds Watched – A Christmas Countdown for 2020

Many, many different tunes for the Christmas Carol “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By NIght”.

Lockdown song: We Still Bloom

Lockdown song: We Still Bloom

Written during the Coronavirus lockdown in the UK and recorded at home.

What is folk music?

What is folk music?

I didn’t even question what folk music was until I was already immersed in playing it. Then I started to come across people who thought it meant something different to what I had thought…

Canaire

Canaire

A song for Janette, for her ordination in June 2019.
The song takes the story of Canaire, 6th century Irish celtic saint and early advocate for women’s place in the church.