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Editor: Malcolm Douglas

 

South Riding Folk Arts Network News

The Quarterly Newsletter of the SRFN  
Features

Comprehensive List of Songbooks
Dave Herron

Social Dance Calling
Peter Barnard

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2006
No. 53 Winter
(final edition)
Front cover of SRFN News 53 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Rockingham Arms, Wentworth - The Licensing Act Revisited - The Naked Concertina - Riding into the Sunrise: the Network Bows Out (Mostly) - Folk Factory - Sheffield Folk Festival 2006- Beating the Bounds: South Riding News - New CDs and Books

No. 52 Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 52 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Roy Bailey returns his MBE - Ep'th Folk: 20 years on - EFDSS songwriting competition - The Music Room - While Shepherds Watched: preview of the Sheffield Carols 2006 - Review: Private Peaceful - Sheffield Folk Festival 2006 - Review: Jennifer Cutting - Review: Paul & Liz Davenport - Sheffield City Giants abroad

No. 51 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 51 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Licensing Issues - Club & Session news - Memories of Dave Brady - The Licensing Act in Action? - The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library Online - News from Doc Rowe - Danceouts June-August 2006 - Hallamshire Traditions - The Yorkshire Garland Project - Songs from the Frank Kidson Collection: The Lass of Humber-Side - Beating the Bounds: News from the South Riding

No. 50 Winter-Spring Front cover of SRFN News 50 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Folk Music in the Media - DERT 2006 - Sheffield Folk Festival - The Regal Reborn - Reviews: The Anglo Concertina Music of William Kimber - Florida: Untitled - The Watersons: A Yorkshire Christmas - Danceouts April-June 2006 - Local Traditions in Parson Cross - Hidden Treasure in Upperthorpe - Songs from the Frank Kidson Collection: Here's to You John Brown - The Last of May - Jake Thackray Project - Upcoming events - Goodison's Carols Republished

2005
No. 49 Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 49 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Sheffield Carols - Radio Britfolk - Jake Thackray Project - Network website - Upcoming events - Roy Bailey's Birthday - Sheffield Folk Festival - Local news - Christmas at Kelham Island - Billy Mills: a Memory - CD reviews: Crucible (Crux) - James Raynard (Strange Histories) - Tin Bath (Tin Bath) - Tender Roots Music School, Barnsley - The Red House Renewed - Sheffield Irish Centre Reborn - A Yorkshire Wassail - Radio Britfolk - Folk Viola - Arnold Crapper: the conference - Dance-Outs October-December - A Northern Dance: Bramham Moor

No. 48 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 48 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Radio Britfolk - EFDSS online - May Day at Kelham Island: photo feature - Beating the Bounds: local news - Morris Dancing on Fargate, 1971 - 'And the Winner is...': Lucy Huzzard on the Wickersley Acoustic Roots Competition - Dance-Outs, July-September - CDs: Coope, Boyes & Simpson; Whapweasel - Sheffield Folk Festival - Network Publications - Session Pub feature: The Red House - Arnold Crapper in Literature

With this edition we return to a 12-page format.

No. 47 Spring Front cover of SRFN News 47 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - SRFN: the Wind of Change - In Search of Robert Johnson - New CDs: brief notices - Dishing the DERT: Maltby's Champion Rappers - May Day at Kelham Island - Beating the Bounds: local news - Wickersley Acoustic Roots Competition - Dance-Outs, April-July - The Aphorisms of Arnold Crapper - Barnsley Tender Roots 2005 - Mary Humphreys & Anahata: Floating Verses

No. 46 Winter/Spring Front cover of SRFN News 46 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - BBC RAdio 2 Folk Awards 2005 - Internet Radio - Sam Smiths Bans Music! - Sister Josephine kicks the Habit - New Books and CDs: brief notices - Sheffield Folk Festival 2004: retrospective - Christmas at Kelham Island: photos - Beating the Bounds: local news - Maypole Dancing in Malaysia - South Riding Network: the Wind of Change - Arnold Crapper and the Oral Tradition - Ethnomusicologists invade Sheffield - David Smith, 1943-2004

2004
No. 45 Autumn/Winter Front cover of SRFN News 45 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Folk music on the BBC - Folk Arts in Peril - New Books and CDs: brief notices - Sheffield Folk Festival 2004: programme - Beating the Bounds: local news - Christmas at Kelham Island - Dance-outs, late 2004: where to see traditional dance displays - Arnold Crapper: the Thurnscoe Fiddler

No. 44 Summer/Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 44 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - Licensing and live music - Bradfield Traditional Music Weekend - New Books and CDs: brief notices - The Biggest Ceilidh Band in the World: Kelham 2004.: photos - Beating the Bounds: local news - Sheffield Folk Festival 2004 - Notes from Underground - Further Down the Capstick Trail - Dance-outs July-October: where to see traditional dance displays

No. 43 Spring/Summer Front cover of SRFN News 43 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - Bob Copper RIP - Sydney Carter RIP - Faking It with Wife Swap? - Barnsley Youth Folk Music: the Tender Roots Project - Beating the Bounds: local news - Sheffield Folk Festival 2004: May Ceilidh - Kelham Island Folk Festival 2004 - The Biggest Ceilidh Band in the World? - On the Capstick Trail - Dance-outs April-July: where to see traditional dance displays -Yorkshire Folk Arts "Conflict Calendar" - New CD releases

No. 42 Winter/Spring Front cover of SRFN News 42 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - Government launches "Live Music Forum" -Bob Copper MBE - "Underground music": Singing in the Blue John Cavern? - Memories of John Beckingham - Tony Capstick: the Legacy? - Triskele Sword in Portugal - Beating the Bounds: local news - SRFN: new plans - Classic English Folk Songs: the Penguin Book of English Folk Songs re-issued - Yorkshire Folk Arts - Sacred Harp in Sheffield - Barnsley Youth Festival/ Tender Roots Project - Kelham Island Folk Festival: Bringing in the May

2003
No. 41 Autumn/Winter Front cover of SRFN News 41 and link to index page Available in PDF format.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - Sheffield Folk Festival - Will Atkinson - Kelham Island Christmas Market: "Christmas in Old Sheffield" - Old Christmas in the South Riding - Tony Capstick: Some thoughts. A memorial by Dave Burland - Still Growing: a new songbook from EFDSS - Rattlejag Morris - Handsworth Longsword - Dance-Outs

Note: as of this issue, a move to new production methods means that we are once again able to provide the newsletter online in pdf format. We plan to fill the recent gaps where software and platform issues prevented us from doing this, but it will take time.
No. 40 Summer/Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 40 Not yet available online.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - Book Reviews: The English Mummers' Play; Child Ballads Reprinted - "Folk Goes to College" - English Dance & Song Magazine - Internet Resources: Dance - Dance-Outs
No. 39 Spring/Summer Front cover of SRFN News 39 Not yet available online.

Editorial - The "Doc" Rowe Collection - Review: Gina Le Faux Live 2001 - News from the South Riding - Yorkshire Folk Arts - Internet Resources: Online Field Collections
No. 38 Spring/Summer Front cover of SRFN News 38 Not yet available online.

Editorial - The "Doc" Rowe Collection - Review: Gina Le Faux Live 2001 - News from the South Riding - Yorkshire Folk Arts - Internet Resources: Online Field Collections
2002
No. 37 Autumn/Winter Front cover of SRFN News 37 Not yet available online.

Editorial - The "Doc" Rowe Collection - Review: Gina Le Faux Live 2001 - News from the South Riding - Yorkshire Folk Arts - Internet Resources: Online Field Collections
No. 36 Summer/Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 36 and link to index Available in PDF format.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - "From Bulgaria with Love" - Intervarsity Folk Dance Festival 2003 - "A Very Common Nuisance" : ballad-singing in Sheffield, 1833 - Keith Hinchliffe - Internet Resources: Traditional Drama etc. - A "Do" for "Doc" - Dance-Outs
No. 35 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 35 and link to index Available in PDF format.

Editorial - News from the South Riding - Book Reviews: The English Mummers' Play; Child Ballads Reprinted - "Folk Goes to College" - English Dance & Song Magazine - Internet Resources: Dance - Dance-Outs
No. 34 Spring Front cover of SRFN News 34 and link to index Available in PDF format.

Editorial - The "Doc" Rowe Collection - Review: Gina Le Faux Live 2001 - News from the South Riding - Yorkshire Folk Arts - Internet Resources: Online Field Collections
2001
No. 33 Winter Front cover of SRFN News 33 and link to index Available in PDF format.

Editorial - "Played in Sheffield": Review - Beating the Bounds: events and news from the South Riding - Folk Club listings
No. 32 Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 32 and link to index Available in PDF format.

Editorial - "Let's See How They Handle Their Swords": DERT in Sheffield - Harlequinettes move to new venue - Folk Music Resources on the Internet, Part 2: Tunes: Midi and ABC Formats - Music in the Round: Roy Bailey Reports - Pub Sessions in the South Riding area - SRFN at the Red House - Directory Updates
No. 31 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 31 Not yet available online.
No. 30 Spring Front cover of SRFN News 30 Not yet available online.
2000
No. 29 Winter Front cover of SRFN News 29 and link to index Editorial - Ted Earnshaw Tribute - Jenny Fox recalls the Golden Age of the Sheffield Folk Scene - Mrs D's review of the summer and highlights to come - Sara Wills reviews Eliza Carthy's Angels and Cigarettes - Dance-outs November 2000 to early January 2001 - Calling all Viola Players - CeilidhSoc moves to new venue - Clogging at Kelham Island - Diatonia - Grindleford's weekly Clog, Fiddle & Whistle Workshops - Hathersage launches new session - Hepworth Folk Club changes venue - Kelham Island Victorian Christmas Market - Les Panards Dansants - Spire Folk starts reviewing CDs
No. 28 Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 28 and link to index In search of Frank Kidson - MayFest 2000 Feedback - To see a fine Lady ride a White Horse - SRFN at NCPM - Sound Sense - Reviews - The Djembe Guide - Images of Tradition - Dance-outs - Events - Updates
No. 27 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 27 Not yet available online
No. 26 Spring Front cover of SRFN News 26 and link to index Red House - 422 - BBC Young Folk Award - Roy Bailey, MBE - Doc Rowe - Traditional Music Degrees - Rodger the Badger - Grenoside sword dance - Cath James - Future Traditions - Social Dance Calling (4)
1999
No. 25 Winter Front cover of SRFN News25 and link to index The Pack - Rydale 3 Step - Long Company - Synthetic Folk - The folk closet - Peter Bellamy CD - Christmas shop - AVID workshops - The Bay Horse - Ted Earnshaw CD - Wickersley Shoes - Social Dance Calling (3)
No. 24 Autumn Front cover of SRFN News 24 and link to index Musicians Union - Rosie Knows - Morris - On festivals - Dave Herron's chapbook - Social Dance Calling (2)
No. 23 Summer Front cover of SRFN News 23 and link to index Front cover facsimile - Announcement of online newsletter- Social Dance Calling (1)
No. 22 Spring Front cover of SRFN News 22 Not yet available online
 


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