Access Folk Logo – Folk Music Research from Sheffield England UK

Exploring ways to increase and diversify participation in English folk singing

▻ What is the place of folk singing in contemporary England?

▻ Do people want to engage with English cultural heritage through song?

How can we facilitate participation in folk singing in England?

Jacken Elswyth photo by Mike Watts

Access Folk supports and explores ways to increase and diversify participation in English folk singing.


Hoy at Anchor photo by Gary Franklin

Access Folk is built on co-production principles where the people affected have real power to direct the research.

Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne photo by kmlivemusic

Access Folk will trial and evaluate new approaches in collaboration with the wider folk singing scene.