Leigh Folk Festival | Cunning Folk
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Cunning Folk

Cunning Folk


Cunning Folk is a folk performer, storyteller & music promoter & also runs the South East London Folklore society, a monthly pub meeting with speakers talking on subjects ranging from Wicca to Shakespeare, from Robin Hood to The Transports. He has performed supports for Alasdair Roberts, Stick In The Wheel, Martin Carthy & other supports of good folk keep rolling in. A new album, “Constant Companion” is due for release in October 2018. The 2017 album, “Ritual Land, Uncommon Ground” has been described as“a quietly huge endeavour, a labour of love, full of valuable knowledge, surprising stylistic breadth and exquisite songwriting.” Folk Radio UK, “beautifully-rendered pastoral and Pagan acoustic folk-pop.” fRoots. Cunning Folk puts on regular folk & roots music & spoken word events & talks in interesting places in a mission to bring wonderful interesting music, storytelling, history & poetry to like-minded souls. He’s also the mover and shaker behind the highly successful Bermondsey Folk Festival, an event which is now in its fourth year.

Where to find them

Library Gardens (main stage): Sat 23, Start: 13.25 – Finish: 14.05

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