Folk on Foot

Matthew Bannister goes walking with a leading folk musician in a landscape that has inspired them. They sing and play exclusive acoustic songs on location.

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Six unique performances of complete songs by all the artists featured in season 2:   Seth Lakeman: Kitty Jay Kerry Andrew/You Are Wolf: As Sylvie Was Walking Jon Boden: Dancing In The Factory Stick I...
April 12, 2019
The Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis takes Matthew Bannister for a snowy walk on the dramatic shores of Loch Ness near her home in the Scottish Highlands. Accompanied by her husband Eamon Doorley, we hear J...
March 15, 2019
Stick in the Wheel’s music has been described as “precision folk with anger, lust and blood.” The band’s founders Nicola Kearey and Ian Carter take Matthew Bannister for a walk through their ...
February 15, 2019
Jon Cleave and Billy Hawkins of Fisherman’s Friends take Matthew Bannister for a walk around their beautiful home village of Port Isaac in Cornwall, telling tales and singing songs inspired by the s...
January 18, 2019
Kerry Andrew has been described by Robert Macfarlane as “a writer and musician of frankly alarming talent”. She is a composer, novelist and vocalist who performs alt folk under the name You Are Wo...
December 14, 2018
Seth Lakeman is the Mercury Music Prize nominated singer, fiddle player and guitarist who will forever be associated with Dartmoor. He grew up in the village of Buckland Monachorum with his two brothe...
November 16, 2018
  The former Bellowhead lead singer and winner of eleven Radio 2 Folk Awards takes Matthew on a walk near his home in the Loxley Valley on the outskirts of Sheffield. This landscape inspired his 2009...
October 19, 2018
A first chance to hear some extracts from Season 2 of Folk on Foot. This time we'll be walking with: Jon Boden in the Loxley Valley Seth Lakeman on Dartmoor Kerry Andrew at the Brockwell Lido Fisherma...
October 13, 2018
Six complete songs recorded on location for Season 1 of Folk on Foot:    Eliza Carthy and Family: “Some Old Salty”   Steve Knightley: “The Dive”  Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman: “The Leavin...
September 20, 2018
The multi award winning singer Cara Dillon comes from the small town of  Dungiven in Northern Ireland. It is a place steeped in myth and legend with a powerful musical tradition. As Cara and her husb...
September 6, 2018

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