Folk Talks 2022

For the 2022 festival, we collaborated with the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic to host four fantastic talks on folklore and culture.

With the support of the fantastic filmmaker Nick Farrimond and Calderdale Council the talks were recorded and are available for you to view below.

Enjoy!

FOLK TALKS 2022

For the first time in 2022, Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival hosted a series of four fantastic talks about folk music and culture with in collaboration with the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic.

Class Trespass: How Radical Histories Interlink with Folk Music and Class Struggles

Since 2015, Johnny has been writing self-penned material and delving deep into Northern English folk song and story.

In March 2020, Campbell has release two further singles, Hard Times of Old England & Winter Hill Trespass.

 

The former receiving play on Ian Lynch's (Lankum) Fire Draw Near podcast, the latter, gaining national press in Country Walking Magazine & The Guardian as well as collaborating with Boff Whalley (Chumbawamba / Commoners Choir) on WOVEN, an English Arts Council funded project that promotes the textile heritage of West Yorkshire.

https://johnnycampbell.co.uk/

Johnny Campbell

FOLK TALKS 2022

For the first time in 2022, Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival hosted a series of four fantastic talks about folk music and culture with in collaboration with the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic.

Lancashire Dialect

Jennifer Reid performs Lancashire dialect and Manchester broadside ballads and clog dances on occasion. 

https://www.jenniferballads.com/

Jennifer Reid

FOLK TALKS 2022

For the first time in 2022, Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival hosted a series of four fantastic talks about folk music and culture with in collaboration with the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic.

Stoodley Pike
A Folk Meta-Narrative

John Billingsley has been collecting the folklore and place narratives of the upper Calder valley for 40 years, and has written or edited a number of books and articles on related topics. He is also convenor of the Folklore Section of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society, and editor of the neo-antiquarian journal, Northern Earth.

www.northernearth.co.uk

John Billingsley