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MERÊD: LET’S CELEBRATE THE LEGACY THAT HE LEFT

Meredydd Evans, born December 9, 1919, died February 21, 2015 The great Welsh icon Dr Meredydd Evans – masterful folk singer, Welsh language activist who campaigned for non-violent and peaceful protests, Doctor of Philosophy, folksong collector, head of the BBC’s Welsh light entertainments, writer, editor, historian – died on February 21, 2015 after a short…

1st April 2015: Foxglove Trio at Llantrisant Folk Club

TRIO TRIUMPH! FOXGLOVES DELIVER A WELSH/ENGLISH MUSICAL DELIGHT  The Foxglove Trio are unique and a revelation; Mid-Wales singer Ffion Mair, Swansea-born spectacular ‘cellist and guitar player Cathy Mason and Patrick Dean, melodeon player and ‘cello player from Yorkshire, stirred up a bubbling cauldron of inspiring and exhilarating songs, tunes and absolutely lovely arrangements that had…

CD Reviews – Mick’s Picks

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Click the icon above to see pre-January 2017 CD Reviews Expand the Table of Contents (below) to find the review you want DECEMBER 2018 DRAGONS BREATH Recovery (EP) Independently released: No catalogue number www.dragons-breath.co.uk If you are an avid ceilidh dancer and a twmpath enthusiast – or if you went along to your very first barn…