Despite his initial scepticism, Tom Cox has found himself seduced by the magic of wild swimming. Even though I always made it clear that I only used the place for its swimming pool, people often seemed a little surprised when I told them I had a gym membership. I’m not out of shape, so I […]
Fans of Gillian Welch, M. Ward, Mavis Staples and Emmylou Harris might want to head over to the NPR website and listen to live broadcasts of their sets at this weekends Newport Folk Festival. Gillian Welch is playing today at 4.45pm (eastern time) which, without wanting to get all Spinal Tap is, I think, 9.45pm […]
T Shirt by Caitlin Rose. The last song from her awesome set at Port Eliot last Friday (albeit filmed in Mcr a few nights later). Holy shiver time. (thanks to Billy)
The Applecart Festival in Victoria Park looks like our kind of lazy day out. The line up includes such Friends of the River as Saint Etienne, Andrew Weatherall, Steve Mason, Magic Numbers, The Balearic Folk Orchestra, Sean Rowley and Kevin Rowland (DJing)… alongside us putting on a little early afternoon Nature Disco with the mighty […]
Just a few of the emails we’ve received about last weekend’s Port Eliot Festival.