Folk in the media

Little or no folk music on BBCTV (except in Scotland!) Some folk music on Sky Arts, (Now on Freeview) RTE, TG4 (ROI)and ALBA.(For those with good broadband!)
Radio programmes listed below:(Ange Hardy has a comprehensive list of folk radio stations Here)

  • BBC Radio 2
  • FM 88-90.2 Wednesdays 9pm, presenter Mark Ratcliffe,

  • Dean Radio Chris Arscott's Folk& Acoustic Music Show is now on Dean Radio 95.7 & 105.6 FM at 6pm Contact Chris on (Podcast via the Dean Radio schedule on the website after the repeat on Thursday at 9pm)

  • Cirencester RadioPete Wild’s The Acoustic Years radio show Sundays 6 – 7pm on Cirencester Radio

  • The Folk Collective with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe 7 – 8pm Listen live on 107.1 FM in Winchcombe area, or online Every Monday 7 - 8pm

  • GlosTrad Folk Radio Podcasts inspired by the GlosTrad archive. Looking at the tradition of music and song in the county. Broadcast monthly – at the beginning of each month. Available via iTunes, Stretcher, Soundcloud, Mixcloud and directly from the website.


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