Podcasts Roving Folk







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  Hosted by Ken Hudson      
  Broadcast 4th Sunday of the month 10am - 12pm    


Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by Chris Newman & Maire Ni Chathasaigh, Sally Ironmonger, Antoine & Owena, The PendleFolk, Sharon Shannon, Seckou Keita & Catrine Finch, Ninebarrow, Jeff Warner, Rattle On The Stovepipe, Harry Boardman, Lyn Heraud & Pat Turner, Na-Mara, Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies, Bert Draycott, Doonan Family Band, Mark Dowding, Becky Taylor, Hebric, Edwina Hayes, Findlay Napier, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Whapweasal ......

  August 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary -  Virtual Summer Festival of Folk (Past & Present)  - Songs and Music by Ken & Brad Kolodner, De Danann, Bob & Gill Berry, Steve Benbow, Dominic Behan, Stuart Douglas, The Chieftains, The Road to Peterloo, Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher, John Conolly, Border Reivers Project, Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer, Ruth & Sadie Price, Here at the Fair Cast, The Oldham Tinkers, Pete Norman & Kath Charnock, Jeff Warner, The Bromleys, Magpie Lane, Phil Beer, Gregory Jolivet & Andy Cutting, Show of Hands ....

  July 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by  Fairport Convention, Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, Young Tradition, Show of Hands, Daphne's Flight, Kate Rusby, Coe Peters & Smyth, Mark Dowding, Rattle on the Stovepipe, Yan Tan Tether, Will Fly, The Twagger Band, Jim Radford, Karan Casey & James Taylor, Mark Knopfler, Lankum, Skipinnish, Eliza Carthy, Hebric, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, Bob & Gill Berry, O'Hooley & Tidow, Whapweasel .....

  June 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by Alan Bell, Houghton Weavers, Clancy & Makem, Jack Rutter,The Johnstons, Liz Moore, Marie Little, Sara Grey & Kieran Means, Cosmotheka, Tom McFarland & Fil Campbell, Hebric, Damian Barber, Geoff with Memories of Alan Bell, Derek Gifford, Martin Simpson, Jez Lowe, Kelly Oliver, Seckou Keita, Sharon Shannon ....

  May 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by The Fureys, Cloudstreet, Melrose Quartet, Stanley Accrington, Kate Rusby, Peter Paul & Mary, Dave Burland, Sara Grey & Kieran Means, John Conolly & Pete Sumner, The Dovetail Trio, James J Turner, Merry Hell, Dave Kidman & Lynne Edmondson, Steve Tilston, The Willows, Brass Monkey, Cara Dillon, Narthen, Steve Turner, Mark Knopfler, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Mick Ryan & the Cast of 'Here at the Fair' ......

  April 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by Kathryn Tickell, Jez Lowe, High Level Ranters, Ken Wilson, New Lost City Ramblers, Nick Dow, John Kirkpatrick, Iona Fyfe Trio, Dick Miles, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Houghton Weavers, Steve & Sandra Harrison, Trials of Cato, Review of 'Here at the Fair' CDs, Pete Coe, Interview & Songs from Alice Jones, The Dubliners, Will Fly .....

  March 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by  Steeleye Span, Jody Marshall, Lindisfarne, Billy Mitchell, Regal Slip, Martyn Wyndham-Read, New Victory Band, Iona Fyfe Trio, Mark Dowding, Rouse Ye Women, Mrs Porter's Band, Gareth Davies-Jones, David Gibb, Lucy Ward, Road to Peterloo, Kacy & Clayton, Kathryn Tickell, Tom McConville, John Doyle, Pilgrim's Way ...

  Feb 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by  Pete & Chris Coe, Alice Jones, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Barbara Dickson, Roy Wilcock & Bridget Guest, Dave Goulder, Peter Bellamy, Grace Notes, Mark Dowding, Ragged Trousers, Phil Beer, Liz Law & Terry Conway, Janet Russell, Hebric, Phoebe Rees, The Wilson Family, Jackie Oates, Greg Russell & Ciaron Algar, Ralph McTell, Fisherman's Friends, Dan Evans, Jody Marshall, Tom McConville ....

  Jan 2019      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Festive Songs & Music by Crickmore:Crewe, Home Service, Iain McIntosh, Roy Bailey, John McCutcheon, Leadbelly, Chris Foster, Mike Harding, Medieval Baebes, Dave Burland's Village Carollers, Partners in Krime, Peter Paul & Mary, Roger McGuinn & Odetta, Lonnie Donegan, Doc Watson, Dolores & Sean Keane, Kate Rusby, Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band, Jez Lowe, Magpie Lane, Mary Humphreys & Anahata .....

  Dec 2018      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Lonnie Donegan, David Normanton & Ray Shenton, The Unthanks, House of Hamill, Ed Pickford - Three Track Challenge, Bob Davenport, Three City Four, Martin Carthy, Crickmore:Crewe, Commoner's Choir, Calan, Kate Rusby, John Kirkpatrick, Review of Hookey Mat CDs, York Waits, The Churchfitters, Granny's Attic, The Northern Front ..........


Nov 2018


Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Houghton Weavers, Oldham Tinkers, Heathen Kings, Lea Nicholson, Roger Davies, Ralph McTell, Benny Graham, Ray Hearne, Jez Lowe, Lynda Hardcastle & Alan Rose, The Twangles, 'Shine On' CD Review, Peter Paul & Mary, Gryphon, Brian Peters, String Theory, Niamh Parsons, Oysterband, High Kings, Daoiri Farrell, GigSpanner, Tom McConville ......





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Barrie & Ingrid Temple, Kipper Family, Hebric, 3 Track Challenge - Joy Leach, Chris Foster, My Sweet Patootie, Alistar Russell & Chris Parkinson, Caffrey Madge McGurk, Montrose Quartet, Eddi Reader, Eliza Carthy, Geoff's Review - Mischief Afoot, Emily Smith, Stephen Fearing, Roger Davies, The Wilsons .....





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by  Steeleye Span, Nonsuch Dulcimers, Dransfields, Bob & Carole Pegg, Tony Rose, Chris Foster, Prelude, Heathen Kings, Martyn Wyndham-Read, The Young'Uns, Ironopolis Singers, The Wilsons, Hector Gilcrist CD Review, Isca Fayre, Muckram Wakes, Tony Capstick, Hedgehog Pie, Doonan Family Band, Kimber's Men, York Waits, Merry Hell ......






Roving Folk - Virtual Summer Festival - Songs & Music by   Ken & Brad Kolodner, Barrie & Ingrid Temple, Tony Rose, Colum Sands, Tommy Sands, Christy Moore, Artisan, The Snapes, John Wright Band, QuickSilver, The Songwainers, Jack Rutter, The Teacups, Granny's Attic, Gryphon, Shirley Collins, Dougie Maclean, Archie Fisher, Vin Garbutt, Hebric, The Fagan Family, The Kipper Family, Cockersdale, Teesside Fettlers, Show of Hands ....





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Bellowhead, Gilmore & Roberts, Dougie Maclean, Sue Burgess, Tinkers Bag, Nick Dow, Mill Run Dulcimer Band, Will Noble & family, Yan Tan Tether, damian Barber & Mike Wilson. Richard Grainger, The House Band, Furrow Collective, Bryony Griffith CD Review,  Whitney Gin, Miriam Erasmus, Stephen Quigg, Bob & Gill Berry, Alice Jones, Oldham Tinkers, Tom McConville, Planxty.





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Martin Simpson & Chris Parkinson, Shirley Collins, Beggars Velvet, Duncan McFarlane Band, Stan Graham, Hebric, Miriam Erasmus, Sunjay, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Will Noble, Yan Tan Tether, Magpie Lane, Jackie Oates, The Fureys, Barbara Dickson, Allan Taylor, Geoff & Pennie Harris, Kenny Spiers, Louise Jordan, London Lasses, Roger Davies, The Salts, Bryony Griffith, Steeleye Span, Ralph McTell.





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Mairtin O'Connor, The High Kings, Jack Rutter, Alex Cummings & Nicola Beazley, Estbel, Geoff Higginbottom, Carolyn Robson, Daori Farrell, Peter & Barbara Snape, Flossie Malavialle, The Baghdaddies, Sting, Bob Fox, Dave Speight, Rosie Hood, The Fureys. Mike Harding, Geoff Lakeman, Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente, Louise Jordan, John JOnes, Phil Hare, Merry Hell.......





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by  Allan Taylor, Maddy Prior, Dovetail Trio, Lynda Hardcastle & Alan Rose, The Twangles, Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, English Country Blues Band, Maggie Holland, Tom Lewis, Moira Craig, John Kirkpatrick, Tom Paxton, Joan Baez, Sam Carter, Whitney Gin, Andy Irvine, Cockersdale, Kris drever, Roger Davies, Hilary James & Simon Mayor, Preston Isle Metal Band, Debra Cowan, Sandie Hudson ....





Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Bosco Beret, Jez Lowe, Wilson Family, Jackie Oates, Damian Dempsey, New Heritage, Cockersdale & Brian Senior, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Janet Russell, Trials of Cato, Sam Sweeney, Whitney Gin, Luke Daniels, Moya Brennan, John Kirkpatrick, Night Fall, Houghton Weavers, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, The Dubliners.

  Feb 2018      

Roving Folk - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Bandoggs, Jack Rutter, Hebric Steve Turner, Notts Alliance, Holme Valley Beagles, Grant Baynham Mary Humphries, Hayes Sisters, The Sangsters, Janet Russell, Fishermen's Friends, The Transports, Jim Causley, Jackie Oates, Nic Jones, New Victory Band, North Sea Gas ....

  Jan 2018      

'FESTIVE  Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by CBS, Jez Lowe, John McCutcheon, Mark Ward, Charlie Fretwell, Grant Baynham, Tom Lewis, Ninebarrow, Albion Christmas Band, Simon Mayor, Cara Dillon, Irish Rovers, Wilson & Swarb, Graffiti, Elizabeth Mitchell, O'Hooley & Tidow, Peter Paul & Mary, Benny Graham, Melrose Quartet, Kate Rusby, Stan Rogers, Topette, Jim Lawton, The Teacups ......

  Dec 2017      

'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Granny's Attic, Melrose Quartet, Albion Christmas band, Gordon Tyrall, York Waits, Crickmore:Crewe, Churchfitters, Barry Smith, Face Furniture, Wilson Family, Bandersnatch, Hilary James, Mrs Porter, Pilgrim's Way, Pete Coe, The Shepherds, Matthews Southern Comfort, Nick Dow, Cohen Braithewaite-Kilcoyne, The Young'Uns, Steeleye Span. ....

  Nov 2017      
  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Pete Coe, Peggy Seeger, The Fagan Family, Show of Hands, Harry Boardman, Alan Rose & Lynda Hardcastle, Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp, Hebric,Mawkin,Low Moor 1916, Pennine Folk, Kimbers Men, Graham Shaw, Peter Bond, Marie Little, Brian Peters, Jim Causley (CD Review), Steve Tilston, Martha Tilston, Kathryn Tickell ....   Oct 2017    
  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Regal Slip, Magpie Lane, Paula Ryan, Auldridge & Goldsmith, Harbottle & Jonas, Dave Burland, Pete Coe, Liz Simcock, Jolly Fine Company Company, Pat Ryan, Foxglove Trio, Show of Hands, Moirai (CD Review), Cockersdale, Hickman & Cassidy, Kathryn Tickell, Roger Davies, Shirley & Dolly Collins, Keith Kendrick, Gordon Giltrap ......   Sept  2017    
  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Grandson of Morris On, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Jim Causley, Moirai, Roger Davies, Maypoles to Mistletoe, Sowerby Bridge Morris, Dave Burland, Colum Sands, `Jeff Warner, Tannahill Weavers, Bob Fox, Frank O'Neill, Derek Gifford, Hicks & Goulbourn, Hedgehog Pie, Belshazzar's Feast, The Bromleys ......   Aug  2017    

'Roving Folk' -  Four Years of roving around the world of Folk - Tom Paxton Barrie & Ingrid Temple, Robin Dransfield, Dalesman's Litany, Swan Arcade, Kate Rusby, Old Swan band, Druids, The Young'Uns, Cythara, Changing Room, Mighty Doonans, Ed Pickford, High Kings, Sharon Shannon, Mumford & Sons, Dubliners, Cyril tawney, Bob Fox, Kings of the South Seas, Planxty ....... 

  July 2017    

'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Farewell to Vin - Songs & Music by Oysterband, Damian Clarke, Bob Pegg, Jim Jarrett, Tees-side Fettlers, Vin Garbutt, Caffrey, McGurk & Madge,  Long Hill Ramblers, Hebric, Seth Lakeman, Yan Tan Tether, Colum Sands, John Tams, Lucy Ward, Merry Hell, Roger Sutcliffe, Jez Lowe ...

  June 2017    



'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs and Music by Cloudstreet, Wilson McGladdery, Wilcock & Guest, Bob Pegg, Reg Meuross, Caffrey, McGurk & Madge, Keith Kendrick, Sally Barker, Sam Sweeney, Robb Johnson, Show of Hands, Long Hill ramblers, Peggy Seeger, Russell & Algar, Russell & Parkinson, Quicksilver .....

  May 2017    
  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Albion Country Band, June Tabor, Great Big Sea, Pete Morton, Shirley Collins, Strawhead, Pegleg Ferret, Rosie Stewart, Fil Campbell, Granny's Attic, Joe Stead, Hebric, Kimber's Men., Bob Pegg, Watersons, Wayward Band, Lowland Folk 4, The Shee, Roisin Ban, Reg Meuross, CBS .   April 2017    
  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe, Trials o Cato, Joe Stead, Tommy Sands, Paul Robeson, Chris Hendry & Johnny Handle, Nick Dow, Mark Dowding,Fil campbell, 3 Daft Monkeys, Lucy Ward, Moira Craig, Tams & Coope, Madd Prior, Eddi Reader, Megson, Rattle on the Stovepipe....  


March 2017


  'Roving Folk' - Folk Diary - Songs & Music by Fairport, Dublin Legends, Shirley Collins, Mick Ryan, Jez Lowe, Dave Goulder, Jim Moray, Johnny Handle & Chris Hendry,Tom McConville, Richard Digance, Sam Kelly Trio, Kris Drever, Martin Carthy, Roy Bailey, Strawbs, Teacups, Claire Hastings, Roy Wilcock & Bridget Guest ..   Feb. 2017    
  'Roving Folk' - Jan 2017 - Songs & Music connected with the month - Folk Diary - Hebric, Richard Thompson, Albion band, McAlmans, Corries, Davy Steele, Tom Lewis, Basco, ray Hearne, Marry Waterson, Hut People, Tom paxton, Robin Laing, GigSpanner, Granny's Attic, Houghton Weavers, Steve Turner, Pete Coe, John Kirkpatrick, Transports, Northlands ....   Jan. 2017    

'Roving Folk' - Dec 2016 - Special Christmas Compendium 2016 - broadcast on Christmas Day - Songs and Music for  the Festive Season incl. Johnny Coppin, Kate Rusby, Magpie Lane, Maddy Prior, John Kirkpatrick,  McGarrigles, Enya, Loreena McKennitt, Barbara Dickson, Shirley Collins, Blacxkmore's Night, Mary Black, Moya Brennan, Steeleye Span, Gryphon & Hammered Dulcimer Music

  Dec. 2016    
  'Roving Folk' - Nov 2016 - Songs & Music connected with the month  - Folk Diary - HEBRIC 3 Track Challenge - Demon Barbers XL, Maddy Prior, Brian Peters, Kate Rusby, Houghton Weavers, Mark Knopfler, Fureys, Tom McConville, York Waits, Salsa Celtica, Albion Christmas Band, Churchfitters, Dave Burland, Vin Garbutt, Martha Tilston ...   Nov. 2016    
  ''Roving Folk' - Oct 2016 - Songs & Music connected with the month  - Folk Diary - Child Migration CD Review  ... Corries, Kath Reade, Show of Hands, Roger Davies, Fox & Luckley, Gilmore & Roberts, Hilary James & Simon Mayor, Jim Eldon, Kimber's Men, Tom Lewis, Megson, Roy Bailey, Bob Pegg, Mumford, Simon & Garfunkel ...   Oct. 2016    
  'Roving Folk' - Sept 2016 - Songs & Music connected with the month  - Folk Diary   ...  Steeleye Span, Runrig, Corries, Archie Fisher, Martin Carthy, Andy Irvine, Keith Kendrick,Ian Campbell Group, Dana & Susan Robinson, Debra Cowan, Kris Drever, Jimmy Crowley, Kieron Means & Sara Gray, We Banjo 3,Ralph McTell ...   Sept. 2016    
  'Roving Folk' - August 2016 - Topic 60  - Granny's Attic CD Review - Carnival Band, Lord Kitchener,Dana & Susan Robinson, Georgina Boyes, Hamish Imlach, Archie & Ray Fisher, Peggy Seeger, Nick Dow, Debra Cowan, Russell & Algar, Norman Blake, Nic Jones, Bruce Molsky ...   August 2016    
  'Roving Folk' - July 2016 - Songs & Music - festivals - Topic FC 1966 - Granny's Attic, Martyn Wyndham Read, Wilsons, Yan Tan Tether, Roger Sutcliffe, Guy carawan, Eric Bibb, Alex campbell, Matt McGinn, Harry Boardman, Ruth & sadie Price, Bill Price, The Teacups, Tale of Ale Revisited, Johnny Handle, Bernard Wrigley, Marie Little, Vin G ...   July 2016