bbc radio 2 folk awards

Interview: Emily Portman

'Traditional folk offers a rich seam to draw from - it's taught me a lot': award-winning artist Emily Portman on the lure of Britain's old-time sound...

Interview: Kellie While

'The folk world has got a lot savvier over the past decade': Acoustic singer, songwriter and head of 7digital Creative on the past, present and future of folk music...

Playlist: Julie Fowlis

Welcome to this week's playlist curated by Julie Fowlis, a multi-award-winning Gaelic singer and musician. Listen to an eclectic selection going from Bananarama to Scottish folk and back again...

RIP Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick, a folk musician best known for his work with legendary folk act Fairport Convention, has passed away.