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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The singer, fiddle, guitar and ukulele player Germa Adan was born in Haiti, grew up in Florida and now lives in the UK. She says the RSPB reserve in the Sandwell Valley has been her place of calm duri...
April 16, 2021
This month's show features an interview with Jon Boden about his album “Last Mile Home” (and the joys of wild swimming). There’s also a beautiful track from Ninebarrow recorded in the historic St Jame...
April 6, 2021
The multi talented musician, producer and lover of the natural world Cosmo Sheldrake takes Matthew Bannister for a walk in the wood near his home. As well as creating electronic music from the song of...
March 12, 2021
The UK’s top folk artists performing beautiful original love songs. For the Folk on Foot Festival of LOVE on Valentine’s Day, 23 amazing folk acts each performed an original love song, a traditional l...
February 19, 2021
The UK’s top folk performers singing beautiful traditional love songs. For the Folk on Foot Festival of LOVE on Valentine’s Day, 23 amazing folk acts each performed an original love song, a traditiona...
February 17, 2021
The UK’s top folk performers singing their unique versions of classic love songs. For the Folk on Foot Festival of LOVE on Valentine’s Day, 23 amazing folk acts each performed an original love song, a...
February 15, 2021
Come with us to the back garden of a house in the Peak District village of Grindleford. There, in a magical atmospheric workshop with fiddles, banjos and drying gourds hanging from the ceiling, we fin...
January 22, 2021
The legendary guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson (who celebrated his 70th birthday in 2019) takes Matthew Bannister for a walk around the areas of London where he grew up, began playing the gui...
December 18, 2020
A selection of unique performances recorded on location for Folk on Foot by Frank Turner, Kitty Macfarlane, Chris Wood, Johnny Flynn, Ninebarrow and O’Hooley and Tidow. If you’ve already heard all the...
November 13, 2020
Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow created one of the most memorable sets of our summer Festivals, filmed at their home in the village of Golcar in West Yorkshire. They have an uncanny ability to move y...
October 23, 2020

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