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FolkEast – a bit of a song and a dance

Grapevine’s Festival of the Year 2017

Grapevine is delighted to announce their inaugural Music & Arts Festival Guide – Festival of the Year is FolkEast FolkEast is one of the younger festivals in East Anglia but has the feel of an event that has been around since time immemorial.  The quality of musicianship on display over …

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Kinidröme Comes to Halesworth

Those of you lucky enough to take a peek into the Kinidröme tent at last year’s FolkEast Festival may well have seen an array of historic films shot locally and hereabouts, some from the silent era, some in black and white and some shot in colour, but all projected on celluloid or magic …

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The Eastfolk Grapevine

Over the course of the FolkEast weekend Grapevine Magazine was on site producing the daily ‘Eastfolk Grapevine‘  Containing up to the minute observations of the goings-on on the Glemham Estate. Apart from Grapevine’s veteran photographer, now part of Eastfolk lore, the rest of the Grapevine team were experiencing FolkEast for …

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Grapevine Workshops at FolkEast

This year at FolkEast, Grapevine will be doing more than wandering about taking pictures and writing stuff.  We’ll be celebrating our 25th birthday by showing some up and coming young writers and budding photographers what it takes to tell a story and take the perfect picture. It is not our …

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Knight & Spiers at FolkEast

A unique collaboration between folk legends Peter Knight and John Spiers has been announced for East Anglia’s fast-rising festival FolkEast. The three day festival at the glorious 300-acre Suffolk estate of 16th century Glemham Hall will witness the debut performance of the pair on the Broad Roots stage on opening …

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FolkEast All Wrapped Up

An arboreal artwork that traditionally marks the start of the countdown to East Anglia’s fast-rising FolkEast festival has been unveiled. The annual dressing of a 65 foot dead oak tree on the festival site at Suffolk’s Glemham Hall Estate began in 2013. Visible from the nearby A12, it has become …

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Jackelope Pie & Green Jack!

 This month Foz previews one of his favourite festivals – FolkEast. The annual celebration of folk music and traditions goes from strength to strength and has been adopted by BBC Radio Suffolk as their Suffolk festival of the year. When it comes to folk music we’re particularly well served in …

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You do know we are on Instagram?

Join us on our WORDS&PICTURES workshops at #folkeast2016 and pick up your Grapevine Gary Notepad #writing #photography #workshop #journalism #glemhamhall #shorelark #BroadsideBoys A photo posted by GrapevineLIVE (@grapevinelive) on Aug 11, 2016 at 8:14am PDT

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Shorelark

Georgia Morgan Turner and Finn Collinson together are Shorelark, a contemporary folk duo drawing on a wide range of influences and unusual instrumentation to create fresh approach to British traditional music.  The duo will open the Grapevine stage at Ipswich Music Day on 3rd July so we caught up with …

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Aldeburgh Young Musicians

Tracking down Eremophila Alpestris was proving tricky.  The duo comprising Finn Collinson and Georgia Morgan Turner are better known as Shorelark, and will be opening the Grapevine stage at Ipswich Music Day.  It was Finn who came up with the idea of meeting up at Snape Maltings during Aldeburgh Young …

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