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Breaking the Bias: Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Trad Song

by Jennie Higgins...

Whose Auld Lang Syne is it Anyway

Whilst it is accepted that “Auld Lang Syne” is attributed to Robert Burns and is recognised far and wide, you...

The Treehouse Festival

This week’s guest blogger for our theme of Traditional Skills is Colin Hynson. He helps to organise the Treehouse Festival...

'Hark, Hark’ – A Paradigm of the Sheffield Carol Tradition

Ian Russell...

Street Cries as Musicological Phenomena By Liz Sheppard

Liz holds an MA in Traditional Music of the British Isles from the University of Sheffield. Her dissertation focused on...

Online singing - Covid Sings

Covid sings is an online singaround that currently takes place on the first Tuesday of each month. Hosted by Fay...

Singing through the dark times

Like most people, the current pandemic has tilted the world I have been living in and given an opportunity for...

Teaching folk music online

When the Covid pandemic hit, I think many music teachers were wary of what was coming a few weeks before...

Online Singing – The Soundpost Singing Days

The Soundpost Singing Weekends have become legendary in the folk world as a source of inspiration, knowledge, friendships and confidence...

COVID SINGS 1st June

The latest online Covid Sings session is on Tuesday 1st June 2021 and is live streamed to the Soundpost Facebook...

TST Website - What would you like to see?

We have lots of things planned for the Trad Song Tuesday website including blogs, special features, interviews and more, but...

TST Very Special Guest - KARINE POLWART

We are so excited that Karine Polwart https://twitter.com/IAMKP has agreed to be our very special TradSongTues guest on Tuesday 18th...

Meet the Team

Once Fay had the brilliant idea to echo the @FolkloreThurs group with a weekly Twitter event exploring folk songs she...

May Day

May Day is a day to celebrate. Across the world there are many different celebrations held on this day; pagan...

COVID SINGS 1st June

The latest online Covid Sings session is on Tuesday 1st June 2021 and is live streamed to the Soundpost Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sound... so people can watch and comment alongside. Around 30-50 singers usually join in and over 1000 people see the feed each week. We have regular singers from Britain, Ireland, the USA Canada and it is building into a really lovely community of singers.

The session is linked to the @TradSongTues twitter event and songs on the weekly theme are welcome, as well as anything else you want to share.

Themes for 1st June are:
* Teams
* Bird Songs
* Agriculture
* Gardens
* Soldiers

It'd be great if you could join us! Please follow the link and complete the very short registration form to receive the Zoom meet details. https://soundpost.org.uk/event...