Folk Connections


01Folk Connections: Voice Of The People20160130

Continuing Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend, Verity Sharp chairs a discussion about the history, origins and future of folk song collecting in the UK. With studio performances from Emily Portman, Fay Hield and Thomas McCarthy.

02Sam Lee And Friends20160131

Verity Sharp presents a concert by UK folk singer Sam Lee, recorded at Celtic Connections in Glasgow.

Joined by Traveller and Gypsy tradition-bearers from Scotland, Ireland and England, Sam Lee and and his band perform a special concert at Tron Theatre in Glasgow as part of Celtic Connections

Part of Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend.

03Celtic Connections 2016 Highlights20160131
03Celtic Connections 2016 Highlights20160131

Verity Sharp and Bruce MacGregor join the Festival after-show party, sample more highlights from Celtic Connections, and contrast the folk scenes in England and Scotland.